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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 172 144 154
Rank change year-on-year -28 +10 +74
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 17 6 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.06% 0.59% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
10th Percentile £413 £306 -
25th Percentile £429 £348 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £553 £438 £550
Median % change year-on-year +26.29% -20.45% -8.33%
75th Percentile £720 £503 £607
90th Percentile £741 £531 £665
Central London median daily rate £553 £438 £550
% change year-on-year +26.29% -20.45% -8.33%

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 1,604 1,009 992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.68% 35.49% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,257 731 780
10th Percentile £375 £363 £300
25th Percentile £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £503
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +4.48% -4.29%
75th Percentile £688 £619 £600
90th Percentile £775 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
10th Percentile - £13.50 £17.10
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.69 £22.11
Median hourly rate £18.34 £18.38 £41.40
Median % change year-on-year -0.18% -55.62% +104.44%
75th Percentile £27.00 £24.82 £52.63
90th Percentile £59.25 £27.34 £59.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £26.44
% change year-on-year -10.29% -14.90% +34.73%

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 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 17 (100.00%) AWS
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) Kafka
3 9 (52.94%) Social Skills
4 8 (47.06%) CI/CD
4 8 (47.06%) Serverless
4 8 (47.06%) Analytics
4 8 (47.06%) Big Data
4 8 (47.06%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) OO
5 7 (41.18%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (41.18%) Agile
5 7 (41.18%) AOP
5 7 (41.18%) REST
5 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (35.29%) Docker
6 6 (35.29%) DevOps
6 6 (35.29%) Microservices
6 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) Workflow
7 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
7 5 (29.41%) Scala
7 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
7 5 (29.41%) Azure
7 5 (29.41%) Derivative
7 5 (29.41%) Statistics

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 5 (29.41%) Apache Airflow
1 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
1 5 (29.41%) Luigi
2 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) AWS
2 8 (47.06%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (47.06%) Serverless
3 7 (41.18%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (29.41%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (29.41%) Azure
4 5 (29.41%) GCP
5 4 (23.53%) SaaS
5 4 (23.53%) Snowflake
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
6 3 (17.65%) AWS CodeBuild
6 3 (17.65%) AWS CodePipeline
6 3 (17.65%) AWS Fargate
6 3 (17.65%) Matillion
7 2 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (11.76%) Datadog
7 2 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Big Data
2 7 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon Athena
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
3 5 (29.41%) MySQL
3 5 (29.41%) Presto
3 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) GitLab
2 1 (5.88%) Gradle
2 1 (5.88%) Postman
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Social Skills
3 5 (29.41%) Financial Institution
3 5 (29.41%) Legal
4 2 (11.76%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Big Data Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Data Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Hadoop Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Kafka
2 7 (41.18%) REST
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
3 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (23.53%) SQLAlchemy
4 3 (17.65%) GraphQL
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
4 3 (17.65%) React
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Core
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) CSS3
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) Hystrix
5 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Derivative
1 5 (29.41%) Equities
1 5 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (29.41%) Hedge funds
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Analytics
1 8 (47.06%) CI/CD
2 7 (41.18%) Agile
2 7 (41.18%) AOP
2 7 (41.18%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) Microservices
4 5 (29.41%) Actionable Insight
4 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (29.41%) Customer Acquisition
4 5 (29.41%) Data Munging
4 5 (29.41%) Data Pipeline
4 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
4 5 (29.41%) Informatics
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) Statistics
4 5 (29.41%) Workflow
4 5 (29.41%) Workflow Management
5 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) Scala
5 4 (23.53%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Terraform
2 3 (17.65%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) IBM