The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon SQS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon SQS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 406 404 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 18 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.035% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.11% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £200 -
% change year-on-year
+125.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon SQS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1620 1200 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.94% 5.24% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 817 524
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.75 £52.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

Amazon SQS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Amazon SQS Jobs Demand Trend in London

Amazon SQS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Amazon SQS Daily Rate Trend in London

Amazon SQS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon SQS across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Amazon SQS Daily Rate Histogram in London

Amazon SQS
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
City of London - 2 £425 - 4
Amazon SQS
England

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 26 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (73.08%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (69.23%) Linux
4 13 (50.00%) Python
4 13 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (42.31%) DevOps
5 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
5 11 (42.31%) Java
6 10 (38.46%) PHP
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (38.46%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 9 (34.62%) MySQL
7 9 (34.62%) Apache
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
8 8 (30.77%) DNS
8 8 (30.77%) JSON
8 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) Amazon S3
8 8 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (30.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (26.92%) CentOS
9 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (26.92%) BDD
9 7 (26.92%) Redis
9 7 (26.92%) TDD
9 7 (26.92%) Spring
10 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (23.08%) RESTful
10 6 (23.08%) Amazon ELB

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (34.62%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) Drupal
3 3 (11.54%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (73.08%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (30.77%) Amazon S3
4 8 (30.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (23.08%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (15.38%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 3 (11.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (34.62%) MySQL
3 7 (26.92%) Redis
4 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
5 4 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.85%) MarkLogic
7 1 (3.85%) DB2
7 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
2 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (19.23%) Maven
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.54%) Hudson
5 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.85%) EasyMock
6 1 (3.85%) Mockito
6 1 (3.85%) Checkstyle
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Python Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Django Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Python/Django Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) JSON
3 7 (26.92%) Spring
4 6 (23.08%) RESTful
5 5 (19.23%) Apache Camel
5 5 (19.23%) XML
5 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
6 4 (15.38%) Symfony
6 4 (15.38%) Django
7 3 (11.54%) boto
7 3 (11.54%) MCollective
7 3 (11.54%) Memcached
7 3 (11.54%) REST
7 3 (11.54%) Gherkin
8 2 (7.69%) LAMP
8 2 (7.69%) Java EE
9 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
9 1 (3.85%) JPA
9 1 (3.85%) Spring Security
9 1 (3.85%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) CentOS
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) DevOps
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) BDD
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) API Design
7 4 (15.38%) Kanban
8 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.54%) OOP
9 2 (7.69%) MVC
9 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 2 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (3.85%) Microservices
10 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) PHP
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) Scala
6 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
3 3 (11.54%) Vagrant
3 3 (11.54%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
1 3 (11.54%) Akamai
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Sun
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