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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 400 417 432
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 32 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.045% 0.017%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.38% 0.69% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 2
Average daily rate £475 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £394 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £438 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £410 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.85% +31.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
2324 1447 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.10% 6.45% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1683 965 738
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 6
Average hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £17.50 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +44 3 £406 -4.41% 1
Amazon SQS
England

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 50 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (78.00%) Amazon S3
3 34 (68.00%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (54.00%) Java
6 25 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 23 (46.00%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (44.00%) DevOps
9 18 (36.00%) Web Services
10 17 (34.00%) SOA
11 16 (32.00%) Linux
11 16 (32.00%) Ruby
12 15 (30.00%) TDD
12 15 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (28.00%) Jenkins
13 14 (28.00%) Route 53
13 14 (28.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (28.00%) RESTful
13 14 (28.00%) NoSQL
14 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (26.00%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
16 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
16 11 (22.00%) Spring
16 11 (22.00%) Unix
16 11 (22.00%) Python
16 11 (22.00%) JUnit
16 11 (22.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 10 (20.00%) Docker

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (8.00%) Node.js
2 3 (6.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.00%) JBoss
2 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 50 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (78.00%) Amazon S3
3 34 (68.00%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (28.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 14 (28.00%) Route 53
6 13 (26.00%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (22.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 10 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (20.00%) CloudFront
9 9 (18.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (16.00%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (14.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (10.00%) PaaS
13 4 (8.00%) IaaS
14 3 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (2.00%) GitHub
15 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (12.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 23 (46.00%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (28.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (14.00%) Redis
5 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (12.00%) MySQL
5 6 (12.00%) SimpleDB
6 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (6.00%) MarkLogic
8 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (22.00%) JUnit
4 10 (20.00%) Maven
5 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (14.00%) Mockito
6 6 (12.00%) RSpec
7 4 (8.00%) Liquibase
7 4 (8.00%) Subversion
7 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.00%) JIRA
9 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.00%) Hudson
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
1 5 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Java Developer
4 14 (28.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Architect
8 4 (8.00%) AWS Architect
8 4 (8.00%) Azure Architect
8 4 (8.00%) Platform Architect
8 4 (8.00%) Scala Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Scala Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) Web Services
2 14 (28.00%) RESTful
3 11 (22.00%) Spring
4 10 (20.00%) REST
5 9 (18.00%) JSON
5 9 (18.00%) LAMP
6 7 (14.00%) J2EE
7 6 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (12.00%) XML
8 5 (10.00%) HTML
9 4 (8.00%) .NET
9 4 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (8.00%) Akka
9 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
9 4 (8.00%) Play Framework
9 4 (8.00%) SOAP
9 4 (8.00%) Swagger
10 3 (6.00%) EJB
10 3 (6.00%) HTML5
10 3 (6.00%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) MPEG
3 3 (6.00%) Wiki
4 2 (4.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Unix
3 7 (14.00%) Windows
4 6 (12.00%) Android
4 6 (12.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Debian
5 1 (2.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) DevOps
2 17 (34.00%) SOA
3 15 (30.00%) TDD
4 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (18.00%) BDD
8 8 (16.00%) Auto-Scaling
8 8 (16.00%) OO
8 8 (16.00%) SDLC
8 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (14.00%) Project Management
9 7 (14.00%) Validation
10 6 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (10.00%) Release Management
11 5 (10.00%) Scrum
12 4 (8.00%) Mobile Development
13 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
13 3 (6.00%) Video Processing
13 3 (6.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) Ruby
3 11 (22.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) Scala
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (16.00%) Puppet
3 7 (14.00%) Packer
4 3 (6.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Sun
3 1 (2.00%) Apigee
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) Zend
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