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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 386 398 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.022% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.27% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£432 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon SQS
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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 London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1478 1042 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.54% 4.59% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 727 408
Average daily rate £425 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.43% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £76.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+96.07% -53.21%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (77.78%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (77.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) Apache
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Web Services
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) RESTful
5 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (50.00%) Amazon S3
5 9 (50.00%) BDD
5 9 (50.00%) Python
5 9 (50.00%) SOA
5 9 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (50.00%) Apache Camel
6 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
7 7 (38.89%) Subversion
8 6 (33.33%) Spring
8 6 (33.33%) Maven
8 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 6 (33.33%) PHP
8 6 (33.33%) JSON
8 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (27.78%) Public Cloud

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (61.11%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (77.78%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (77.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 9 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (50.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (11.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 4 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (38.89%) Subversion
4 6 (33.33%) Maven
5 5 (27.78%) Hudson
6 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 3 (16.67%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (11.11%) Grunt
8 2 (11.11%) Selenium
8 2 (11.11%) Gerrit
8 2 (11.11%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
1 10 (55.56%) RESTful
2 9 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 6 (33.33%) Spring
3 6 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 3 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 3 (16.67%) Memcached
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) boto
6 2 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (27.78%) Public Cloud
2 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
2 5 (27.78%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) TDD
2 9 (50.00%) BDD
2 9 (50.00%) SOA
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) Kanban
7 3 (16.67%) OOP
8 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (22.22%) Scala
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Akamai
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