The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon SQS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon SQS over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 565 542 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 14 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.019% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.73% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1910 1222 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.64% 2.56% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 792 376
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 17
Average hourly rate £21.56 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

Amazon SQS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon SQS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon SQS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon SQS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon SQS across the England region.

Amazon SQS Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon SQS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon SQS across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Amazon SQS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Amazon SQS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon SQS within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 8 £450 +15.38% 2
Yorkshire -5 3 - - 1
South West - 2 £325 -
East of England - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
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Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon SQS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon SQS.

1 22 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (80.77%) Java
3 20 (76.92%) Web Services
4 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (50.00%) Amazon S3
6 12 (46.15%) TDD
6 12 (46.15%) Subversion
7 11 (42.31%) REST
8 10 (38.46%) JIRA
9 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
9 9 (34.62%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (34.62%) XML
9 9 (34.62%) MySQL
10 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 8 (30.77%) Windows
10 8 (30.77%) C#
10 8 (30.77%) SQL
10 8 (30.77%) .NET
10 8 (30.77%) MVC
10 8 (30.77%) WCF
10 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
10 8 (30.77%) JSON
11 7 (26.92%) Scrum
11 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
11 7 (26.92%) UNIX
12 6 (23.08%) Spring
12 6 (23.08%) Maven
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon SQS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon SQS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Kentico
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 22 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 5 (19.23%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
1 9 (34.62%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.54%) RavenDB
4 3 (11.54%) HBase
4 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.69%) SimpleDB
6 1 (3.85%) Redis
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Subversion
2 10 (38.46%) JIRA
3 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 6 (23.08%) Maven
5 5 (19.23%) MSBuild
5 5 (19.23%) NUnit
5 5 (19.23%) CruiseControl
5 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
6 4 (15.38%) IntelliJ
6 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
7 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (7.69%) LLBLGen Pro
8 2 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) Web Services
2 11 (42.31%) REST
3 9 (34.62%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 8 (30.77%) .NET
4 8 (30.77%) WCF
4 8 (30.77%) JSON
5 6 (23.08%) Spring
6 5 (19.23%) Kafka
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (15.38%) Apache Avro
7 4 (15.38%) Apache Camel
8 3 (11.54%) CSS3
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (11.54%) jQuery
8 3 (11.54%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) HTML
9 2 (7.69%) Middleware
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.69%) iPhone
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) UNIX
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) MVC
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) ETL
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
9 1 (3.85%) Kanban
9 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Content Management
9 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 4 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) XQuery
4 4 (15.38%) XPath
5 3 (11.54%) Scala
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Appcelerator
2 2 (7.69%) Sencha
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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