Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 238 248
Rank change year-on-year +45 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 22 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.15% 0.97% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 11
City of London median daily rate £540 £506 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.25% +8.70%
10th Percentile £413 £475 £406
90th Percentile £629 £583 £550
Central London median daily rate £545 £600 £500
% change year-on-year -9.17% +20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 1,907 1,949 1,333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.05% 27.30% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,483 1,580 1,066
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £660 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 24
City of London median hourly rate £20.92 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -2.78% -45.86%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.95 £23.75 £30.26
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.76 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.03% -1.26% -42.86%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon SQS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon SQS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in the City of London

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon SQS in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 22 (100.00%) AWS
2 13 (59.09%) Amazon S3
3 12 (54.55%) Docker
3 12 (54.55%) Kubernetes
3 12 (54.55%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (54.55%) Serverless
4 11 (50.00%) DevOps
4 11 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (50.00%) GitHub
4 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (50.00%) Python
5 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 9 (40.91%) Java
6 9 (40.91%) Linux
6 9 (40.91%) Microservices
7 8 (36.36%) Terraform
7 8 (36.36%) JIRA
7 8 (36.36%) Scrum
7 8 (36.36%) Route 53
7 8 (36.36%) Confluence
8 7 (31.82%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (31.82%) Web Services
8 7 (31.82%) AWS CodePipeline
9 6 (27.27%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 6 (27.27%) PHP
9 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (27.27%) Node.js

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 8 (36.36%) Confluence
2 4 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) InDesign
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) AWS
2 13 (59.09%) Amazon S3
3 12 (54.55%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (54.55%) Serverless
4 11 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (50.00%) GitHub
5 8 (36.36%) Route 53
6 7 (31.82%) AWS CodePipeline
7 6 (27.27%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 5 (22.73%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (18.18%) CloudFront
10 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (9.09%) AWS Fargate
11 2 (9.09%) AWS Step Functions
11 2 (9.09%) GCP
11 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.09%) Redis
6 1 (4.55%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (4.55%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.55%) KDB
6 1 (4.55%) MariaDB
6 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
6 1 (4.55%) Presto
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (18.18%) CircleCI
3 4 (18.18%) Gradle
4 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 2 (9.09%) Gatling
5 2 (9.09%) Geb
5 2 (9.09%) GitLab
5 2 (9.09%) gulp
5 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
5 2 (9.09%) Maven
5 2 (9.09%) Mocha
5 2 (9.09%) Selenium
5 2 (9.09%) Spock
6 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Developer
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Python Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) Node.js
2 6 (27.27%) REST
3 4 (18.18%) Apache Sling
3 4 (18.18%) J2SE
3 4 (18.18%) Kafka
3 4 (18.18%) Lucene
3 4 (18.18%) OSGi
3 4 (18.18%) SAML
3 4 (18.18%) XSLT
4 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) Spring Boot
5 2 (9.09%) Celery
5 2 (9.09%) Chai
5 2 (9.09%) Dropwizard
5 2 (9.09%) Jest
5 2 (9.09%) Ratpack
5 2 (9.09%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Derivative
2 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Debian
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) DevOps
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 9 (40.91%) Microservices
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 4 (18.18%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 4 (18.18%) Workflow
7 4 (18.18%) Workflow Management
8 3 (13.64%) Analytics
8 3 (13.64%) BDD
8 3 (13.64%) Project Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
9 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) PHP
4 4 (18.18%) TypeScript
5 3 (13.64%) Scala
6 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.09%) ES6
6 2 (9.09%) Go
6 2 (9.09%) Java 8
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) AWS Certification
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Kubernetes
2 8 (36.36%) Terraform
3 4 (18.18%) Kibana
3 4 (18.18%) Packer
3 4 (18.18%) Prometheus
3 4 (18.18%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe
1 4 (18.18%) Okta
2 3 (13.64%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle