Period
to 9 August 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 9 August 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
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 221 237
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 0 21 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 0.96% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 15
Median daily rate - £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
Central London median daily rate £400 £588 £500
% change year-on-year -31.91% +17.50% -
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 738 2,186 1,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.11% 33.48% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 1,738 1,527
Median daily rate £514 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £329 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -2.38% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £19.00 £18.56 £16.25
90th Percentile £58.25 £58.13 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% +5.26%

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