Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 191 184
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.22% 0.17% 0.044%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.11% 1.22% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
East of England median daily rate £600 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £458 £449 £513
90th Percentile £630 £538 £538
England median daily rate £513 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 899 655 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.97% 13.68% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 393 262
East of England median daily rate £426 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.28% +9.76% -1.80%
10th Percentile £164 £138 £205
90th Percentile £600 £588 £611
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 16
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.00% +309.84% -50.41%
10th Percentile £15.23 £38.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £35.00 £96.25 £33.73
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% -12.20%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon SQS in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 January 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire - 6 £575 - 2
Hertfordshire +2 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £610 -
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon S3
3 7 (70.00%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (70.00%) Serverless
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (50.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (50.00%) JSON
6 4 (40.00%) Perl
6 4 (40.00%) Web Services
6 4 (40.00%) Python
6 4 (40.00%) YAML
6 4 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (40.00%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (40.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (30.00%) AWS Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (30.00%) Data Stewardship
7 3 (30.00%) DevOps
7 3 (30.00%) REST
7 3 (30.00%) JMS
7 3 (30.00%) SOAP
7 3 (30.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) HTTP
7 3 (30.00%) WSDL
7 3 (30.00%) SSL
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon S3
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (70.00%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (70.00%) Serverless
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (40.00%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (30.00%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon QuickSight
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Architect
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Data Integration Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) YAML
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) WSDL
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) boto
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Java EE
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Life Science
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Stewardship
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Salt
1 2 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy