Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 188 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - +215
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.059% 0.021% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.44% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median daily rate £525 - -
England median daily rate £500 £465 £465
% change year-on-year +7.53% - +32.86%
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 688 472 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.45% 9.69% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 268 294
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £147 £211 £263
90th Percentile £586 £588 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 26
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £18.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.22% -43.31% +104.84%
10th Percentile £37.00 £12.10 £13.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £34.18 £47.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.31 £21.64
% change year-on-year +3.60% -10.79% +20.22%

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 18 November 2017. 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 -6 1 £525 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) YAML
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

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 (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%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) Serverless
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Java 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%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Handlebars
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
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%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) YAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft