Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 9 May 2021 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)
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 334 411 545
Rank change year-on-year +77 +134 +193
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 302 213 306
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.97% 1.49% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 170 144
10th Percentile £450 £450 £421
25th Percentile £488 £500 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £501
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +9.73% -2.20%
75th Percentile £660 £700 £600
90th Percentile £713 £713 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK median hourly rate £25.07 - £10.50

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 15,345 14,337 23,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.50% 30.79% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,058 10,174 16,789
10th Percentile £313 £292 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £594 £594 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 224 232
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £14.50 £16.50 £13.94
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £18.33
Median % change year-on-year +5.25% +9.11% -3.25%
75th Percentile £38.94 £40.00 £32.66
90th Percentile £61.00 £60.10 £49.98
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +2.86%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Amazon SQS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in England

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon SQS in England.

Daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in England

Amazon SQS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon SQS in England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in England

Amazon SQS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 9 May 2021. 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
London +71 256 £525 -4.55% 36
South West +48 14 £415 +0.61% 5
North of England +42 11 £500 +1.52% 10
South East +37 6 £488 -15.22% 3
North East +31 5 £541 - 3
Yorkshire +23 3 £450 - 3
North West +18 3 £350 -28.93% 4
East of England +21 2 £350 -48.15%
Midlands -10 2 £413 -18.52% 5
East Midlands - 2 £413 - 1
Amazon SQS
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 300 (99.34%) AWS
2 250 (82.78%) Serverless
3 248 (82.12%) AWS Lambda
4 244 (80.79%) Amazon S3
5 222 (73.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 217 (71.85%) Agile Software Development
7 204 (67.55%) Docker
8 197 (65.23%) Node.js
9 191 (63.25%) Kubernetes
10 189 (62.58%) Amazon RDS
11 187 (61.92%) Terraform
12 186 (61.59%) JavaScript
13 185 (61.26%) Software Engineering
14 183 (60.60%) Web Services
15 181 (59.93%) React
16 179 (59.27%) AWS Step Functions
17 177 (58.61%) Finance
18 176 (58.28%) TypeScript
19 162 (53.64%) Front Office
19 162 (53.64%) Asset Management
19 162 (53.64%) Investment Management
20 51 (16.89%) Python
21 45 (14.90%) DevOps
22 42 (13.91%) AWS CloudFormation
22 42 (13.91%) Java
23 37 (12.25%) Amazon EC2
24 31 (10.26%) Jenkins
24 31 (10.26%) Microservices
24 31 (10.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
24 31 (10.26%) Amazon ECS

Amazon SQS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.99%) Apache Spark
2 3 (0.99%) CMS
2 3 (0.99%) Confluence
2 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) Anypoint
3 1 (0.33%) Apache
3 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.33%) nginx
3 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 300 (99.34%) AWS
2 250 (82.78%) Serverless
3 248 (82.12%) AWS Lambda
4 244 (80.79%) Amazon S3
5 179 (59.27%) AWS Step Functions
6 42 (13.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 37 (12.25%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (10.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 31 (10.26%) Amazon ECS
9 25 (8.28%) CloudFront
10 17 (5.63%) Route 53
10 17 (5.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 16 (5.30%) Amazon Kinesis
12 14 (4.64%) Amazon EKS
12 14 (4.64%) Azure
13 12 (3.97%) AWS Fargate
13 12 (3.97%) IaaS
14 11 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (3.64%) AWS CodePipeline
15 10 (3.31%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.66%) HTTP
1 2 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.33%) 5G
2 1 (0.33%) Broadband
2 1 (0.33%) DNS
2 1 (0.33%) Firewall
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) MQTT
2 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (73.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 189 (62.58%) Amazon RDS
3 21 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.30%) MySQL
5 12 (3.97%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.97%) SQL Server
6 11 (3.64%) Big Data
7 8 (2.65%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.99%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.66%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.66%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.66%) Redis
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.33%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.33%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 23 (7.62%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.30%) JUnit
3 13 (4.30%) Mockito
4 12 (3.97%) Maven
5 8 (2.65%) Selenium
6 6 (1.99%) EasyMock
6 6 (1.99%) TestNG
7 5 (1.66%) GitLab
7 5 (1.66%) JIRA
8 4 (1.32%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.66%) JMeter
9 2 (0.66%) REST Assured
9 2 (0.66%) RSpec
9 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.33%) Cypress.io
10 1 (0.33%) jMock
General
1 177 (58.61%) Finance
2 162 (53.64%) Front Office
3 17 (5.63%) Social Skills
4 16 (5.30%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.66%) Law
6 4 (1.32%) Electronics
6 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.32%) Marketing
6 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
7 2 (0.66%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
7 2 (0.66%) Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 217 (71.85%) Developer
2 186 (61.59%) AWS Developer
3 171 (56.62%) React Developer
4 102 (33.77%) Full Stack Developer
5 101 (33.44%) Node.js Developer
6 96 (31.79%) JavaScript Developer
7 25 (8.28%) AWS Engineer
7 25 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (7.62%) Architect
9 21 (6.95%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (3.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.98%) AWS Architect
11 9 (2.98%) Data Engineer
11 9 (2.98%) Python Engineer
12 8 (2.65%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.32%) Cloud Engineer
14 6 (1.99%) Senior Developer
15 5 (1.66%) Data Architect
15 5 (1.66%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (65.23%) Node.js
2 183 (60.60%) Web Services
3 181 (59.93%) React
4 22 (7.28%) REST
5 16 (5.30%) HTML
5 16 (5.30%) Spring
6 15 (4.97%) JSON
6 15 (4.97%) RESTful
7 14 (4.64%) Express
8 12 (3.97%) Spring Boot
9 11 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
9 11 (3.64%) JSON Schema
10 10 (3.31%) .NET
10 10 (3.31%) Lambda Expressions
11 9 (2.98%) CSS
11 9 (2.98%) XML
12 8 (2.65%) JAX-RS
12 8 (2.65%) Kafka
12 8 (2.65%) WireMock
13 6 (1.99%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.64%) User Experience
2 5 (1.66%) Cloud Native
3 4 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
4 3 (0.99%) Reference Data
5 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.66%) Online Games
5 2 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (0.66%) Robotics
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.33%) Equities
6 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.30%) Linux
2 10 (3.31%) Windows
3 5 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.99%) CentOS
6 2 (0.66%) Android
6 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (71.85%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (61.26%) Software Engineering
3 162 (53.64%) Asset Management
3 162 (53.64%) Investment Management
4 45 (14.90%) DevOps
5 31 (10.26%) Microservices
6 22 (7.28%) Scrum
7 19 (6.29%) Test Automation
8 17 (5.63%) Open Source
9 16 (5.30%) TDD
10 14 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (4.30%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (3.97%) SDLC
12 12 (3.97%) User Stories
13 10 (3.31%) Unit Testing
14 9 (2.98%) BDD
14 9 (2.98%) OO
14 9 (2.98%) Waterfall
15 8 (2.65%) OOP
15 8 (2.65%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 186 (61.59%) JavaScript
2 176 (58.28%) TypeScript
3 51 (16.89%) Python
4 42 (13.91%) Java
5 21 (6.95%) SQL
6 12 (3.97%) Go
7 11 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.65%) C#
9 7 (2.32%) Java 8
10 6 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.66%) C++
11 5 (1.66%) Scala
12 3 (0.99%) PHP
13 2 (0.66%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.66%) Groovy
13 2 (0.66%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.33%) R
14 1 (0.33%) Ruby
14 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (8.94%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.61%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.62%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.66%) Degree
5 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.33%) PhD
5 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 204 (67.55%) Docker
2 7 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) HDFS
3 1 (0.33%) Postfix
3 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 191 (63.25%) Kubernetes
2 187 (61.92%) Terraform
3 15 (4.97%) Ansible
4 12 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.97%) Puppet
5 5 (1.66%) Grafana
5 5 (1.66%) Packer
6 4 (1.32%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.99%) Consul
8 1 (0.33%) Istio
8 1 (0.33%) Nagios
8 1 (0.33%) Salt
8 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (3.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.99%) Informatica
3 5 (1.66%) Cloudera
3 5 (1.66%) SAP
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle
5 2 (0.66%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.66%) Databricks
5 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.33%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.33%) Cloudamize
6 1 (0.33%) CloudEndure
6 1 (0.33%) Dataiku
6 1 (0.33%) Google
6 1 (0.33%) Incapsula
6 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.33%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.33%) WSO2
6 1 (0.33%) Xerox