Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 July 2018 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 193 186
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.064% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.75% 0.45% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
East of England median daily rate £525 £350 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -28.21% -
10th Percentile £513 £325 £456
90th Percentile £588 £375 £506
England median daily rate £506 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +9.46% -2.63% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 804 670 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.93% 14.38% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 394 334
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £240 £200 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £480 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +3.78% +2.78% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 6
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £37.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.35% +134.92% -60.63%
10th Percentile £13.18 £15.39 £15.00
90th Percentile £65.63 £63.75 £19.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -15.56%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Amazon SQS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in the East of England

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in the East of England

Amazon SQS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon SQS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 4 £525 -
Cambridgeshire +6 2 - -
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Java 8
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 4 (66.67%) Scala
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS

Amazon SQS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Java 8
2 4 (66.67%) Scala