Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Amazon SQS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon SQS over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 231 247
Rank change year-on-year +67 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 12 18 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.93% 0.86% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 8
Median daily rate £550 £556 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.12% +11.25% +8.70%
10th Percentile £413 £513 £412
90th Percentile £704 £619 £575
Central London median daily rate £550 £563 £500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon SQS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,296 2,083 1,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.09% 30.72% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,002 1,634 1,350
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £310 £363 £337
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 17
Median hourly rate £30.72 £19.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.63% -4.38% -5.46%
10th Percentile £18.68 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.88 £23.65 £50.35
Median hourly rate £26.44 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +39.16% -5.00% -5.46%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon SQS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in the City of London

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon SQS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in the City of London

Amazon SQS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon SQS in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon SQS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 12 (100.00%) AWS
2 9 (75.00%) Python
3 8 (66.67%) Amazon S3
4 7 (58.33%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (58.33%) GitHub
4 7 (58.33%) Route 53
5 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (41.67%) Serverless
7 4 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (33.33%) Okta
7 4 (33.33%) CircleCI
7 4 (33.33%) Kubernetes
7 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (33.33%) OSGi
7 4 (33.33%) REST
7 4 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (33.33%) Apache Sling
7 4 (33.33%) J2SE
7 4 (33.33%) XSLT
7 4 (33.33%) Adobe
7 4 (33.33%) SAML
7 4 (33.33%) Workflow
7 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
7 4 (33.33%) Lucene
7 4 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) Workflow Management

Amazon SQS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) InDesign
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) AWS
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 7 (58.33%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (58.33%) GitHub
3 7 (58.33%) Route 53
4 5 (41.67%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (41.67%) Serverless
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (25.00%) PaaS
7 2 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (16.67%) AWS Step Functions
7 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (8.33%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (8.33%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 1 (8.33%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (8.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon Athena
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (16.67%) Data Lake
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Redis
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) KDB
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Presto
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) CircleCI
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) AWS Architect
1 2 (16.67%) AWS Solutions Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Consultant
1 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Python Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Scala Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Sling
1 4 (33.33%) J2SE
1 4 (33.33%) Lucene
1 4 (33.33%) OSGi
1 4 (33.33%) REST
1 4 (33.33%) SAML
1 4 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) Esper
3 1 (8.33%) Kafka
3 1 (8.33%) NumPy
3 1 (8.33%) Pyramid
3 1 (8.33%) React
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) SciPy
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Debian
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow Management
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (25.00%) Project Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Data Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) Go
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 4 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (25.00%) Prometheus
2 3 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (8.33%) Kibana
3 1 (8.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe
1 4 (33.33%) Okta
2 2 (16.67%) Lets Encrypt
3 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle