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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 420 421 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.016% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.89% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £408 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
1007 624 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.12% 2.52% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 466 284
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 18 September 2014.

Amazon SQS Daily Rate Histogram in London

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) TDD
4 10 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (66.67%) Amazon S3
4 10 (66.67%) NoSQL
5 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (53.33%) Scrum
6 8 (53.33%) BDD
7 7 (46.67%) REST
7 7 (46.67%) JIRA
7 7 (46.67%) MySQL
8 6 (40.00%) Subversion
9 5 (33.33%) Digital Media
9 5 (33.33%) UNIX
9 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 5 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (26.67%) Apache Camel
10 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
10 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
10 4 (26.67%) IntelliJ
10 4 (26.67%) XQuery
10 4 (26.67%) XML
10 4 (26.67%) XPath
10 4 (26.67%) Confluence
10 4 (26.67%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (26.67%) Spring
10 4 (26.67%) Maven

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (26.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (13.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (46.67%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) Redis
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.67%) SimpleDB
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) Subversion
3 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) Maven
4 4 (26.67%) IntelliJ
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (13.33%) NUnit
5 2 (13.33%) CruiseControl
5 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Scala Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) Apache Camel
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (26.67%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
5 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) XPath
2 4 (26.67%) XQuery
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Scala
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby