Period
to 4 December 2021

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 December 2021 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 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 161 118 196
Rank change year-on-year -43 +78 +44
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 20 4 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.34% 0.60% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 19
10th Percentile £579 £306 £413
25th Percentile £613 £349 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £640 £428 £540
Median % change year-on-year +49.71% -20.83% +8.00%
75th Percentile £686 £511 £584
90th Percentile £710 £557 £628
Central London median daily rate £640 £428 £548
% change year-on-year +49.71% -21.92% -8.75%

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 1,489 666 1,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.02% 33.45% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,170 528 1,592
10th Percentile £400 £319 £325
25th Percentile £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £600
90th Percentile £738 £650 £674
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 18
10th Percentile " £20.25 £18.64
25th Percentile £13.88 £20.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year -32.94% +1.60% +19.51%
75th Percentile £24.31 £21.88 £22.70
90th Percentile £31.93 £22.25 £24.43
Central London median hourly rate £17.13 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.41% +1.19% +12.30%

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 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 19 (95.00%) AWS
2 17 (85.00%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (85.00%) Serverless
3 14 (70.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Amazon S3
4 9 (45.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (35.00%) Microservices
5 7 (35.00%) Cloud Native
5 7 (35.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) DevOps
6 6 (30.00%) Social Skills
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (25.00%) Docker
7 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (20.00%) Hedge funds
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Financial Institution
8 4 (20.00%) Legal
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (20.00%) GDPR
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (20.00%) Terraform
8 4 (20.00%) API Design
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon ECS

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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 19 (95.00%) AWS
2 17 (85.00%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (85.00%) Serverless
3 9 (45.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (25.00%) Amazon EKS
5 4 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (20.00%) Amazon ECS
5 4 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (20.00%) AWS Step Functions
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (10.00%) Azure
7 2 (10.00%) GitHub
7 2 (10.00%) Route 53
8 1 (5.00%) AWS CodeBuild
8 1 (5.00%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (5.00%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (5.00%) Matillion
8 1 (5.00%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 3 (15.00%) Data Lake
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Postman
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) AWS Architect
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Database Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Database Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Database Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) RESTful
1 3 (15.00%) Spring
1 3 (15.00%) Swagger
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ADO
2 2 (10.00%) gRPC
2 2 (10.00%) Kafka
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) Express
3 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (5.00%) Mongoose
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) React
3 1 (5.00%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (5.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Cloud Native
2 4 (20.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.00%) Legacy Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Microservices
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) API Design
4 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) AOP
5 3 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Test-First Development
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (20.00%) Terraform
3 3 (15.00%) Ansible
4 1 (5.00%) Grafana
4 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com