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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
England / East of England
Rank 123 117 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.25% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.20% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £525 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £418
% change year-on-year -2.56% +16.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon SQS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 251 210 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 11.56% 8.60% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 140 103
Median daily rate £450 £429 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.95% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £326 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £15.40 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Amazon SQS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 3 £525 -
Amazon SQS
England

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon SQS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven

Amazon SQS
Top Related 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 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Handlebars
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Mustache
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Concurrent Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL