Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 371 349 466
Rank change year-on-year -22 +117 +264
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 405 125 377
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.78% 1.51% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 103 175
10th Percentile £463 £475 £425
25th Percentile £488 £500 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £648 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £653 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £523
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK median hourly rate - - £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 22,711 8,251 23,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.53% 32.16% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,424 5,884 16,519
10th Percentile £325 £315 £300
25th Percentile £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 108 326
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.88 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.13 £16.69 £15.56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.92 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.39% -0.39% +20.00%
75th Percentile £41.41 £41.06 £42.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £55.00 £70.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.92 £20.52
% change year-on-year +0.39% +1.94% +17.26%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +13 323 £550 - 44
South West -15 27 £485 +17.58% 6
North of England -65 24 £625 +13.64% 9
North West -46 14 £600 +17.07% 4
North East -9 10 £625 - 2
East of England -60 6 £450 -25.00% 4
South East -101 2 £475 -5.00% 4
West Midlands -68 1 £525 -10.06% 4
Midlands -77 1 £525 -10.06% 4
Amazon SQS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 401 (99.01%) AWS
2 334 (82.47%) AWS Lambda
3 333 (82.22%) Serverless
4 285 (70.37%) Amazon S3
5 278 (68.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 247 (60.99%) Agile Software Development
7 242 (59.75%) Docker
8 240 (59.26%) Node.js
9 232 (57.28%) Software Engineering
10 231 (57.04%) Terraform
11 226 (55.80%) Kubernetes
12 222 (54.81%) React
13 212 (52.35%) AWS Step Functions
14 209 (51.60%) JavaScript
15 207 (51.11%) Full Stack Development
16 205 (50.62%) Amazon RDS
17 204 (50.37%) Finance
18 200 (49.38%) Web Services
18 200 (49.38%) TypeScript
19 179 (44.20%) Investment Management
20 177 (43.70%) Front Office
20 177 (43.70%) Asset Management
20 177 (43.70%) Material-UI
21 114 (28.15%) Java
22 79 (19.51%) AWS CloudFormation
23 70 (17.28%) Amazon EC2
24 65 (16.05%) Microservices
25 61 (15.06%) Python
26 60 (14.81%) Git (software)
27 57 (14.07%) 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 16 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.73%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (0.99%) Confluence
4 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 401 (99.01%) AWS
2 334 (82.47%) AWS Lambda
3 333 (82.22%) Serverless
4 285 (70.37%) Amazon S3
5 212 (52.35%) AWS Step Functions
6 79 (19.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 70 (17.28%) Amazon EC2
8 57 (14.07%) Amazon ECS
9 40 (9.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 37 (9.14%) Azure
11 36 (8.89%) Amazon Kinesis
12 31 (7.65%) Route 53
13 30 (7.41%) Amazon EKS
14 20 (4.94%) IaaS
15 19 (4.69%) CloudFront
16 16 (3.95%) GitHub
17 15 (3.70%) AWS Fargate
17 15 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 12 (2.96%) Amazon EMR
19 9 (2.22%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) 5G
1 2 (0.49%) Broadband
2 1 (0.25%) DNS
2 1 (0.25%) Firewall
2 1 (0.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.25%) MQTT
2 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (68.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 205 (50.62%) Amazon RDS
3 40 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (4.94%) Amazon Redshift
5 19 (4.69%) Data Lake
6 17 (4.20%) Amazon Athena
6 17 (4.20%) Redis
7 14 (3.46%) Amazon Aurora
8 13 (3.21%) MySQL
9 12 (2.96%) Big Data
10 11 (2.72%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.72%) SQL Server
11 10 (2.47%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.98%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.48%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.99%) BigQuery
15 4 (0.99%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.74%) HBase
16 3 (0.74%) Presto
Development Applications
1 60 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 41 (10.12%) Jenkins
3 22 (5.43%) JUnit
4 19 (4.69%) webpack
5 14 (3.46%) GitLab
6 12 (2.96%) JIRA
7 11 (2.72%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.48%) Maven
9 5 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.23%) CircleCI
10 4 (0.99%) Mockito
10 4 (0.99%) Selenium
11 3 (0.74%) Babel
11 3 (0.74%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.74%) Cypress.io
11 3 (0.74%) EasyMock
11 3 (0.74%) ESLint
11 3 (0.74%) gulp
11 3 (0.74%) Mocha
11 3 (0.74%) TestNG
General
1 204 (50.37%) Finance
2 177 (43.70%) Front Office
3 33 (8.15%) Social Skills
4 26 (6.42%) Public Sector
5 18 (4.44%) Marketing
6 16 (3.95%) Electronics
6 16 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.96%) Law
8 8 (1.98%) Music Industry
9 4 (0.99%) Avionics
9 4 (0.99%) Retail
10 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Legal
11 2 (0.49%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.25%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 256 (63.21%) Developer
2 135 (33.33%) React Developer
3 132 (32.59%) AWS Developer
4 115 (28.40%) Software Engineer
5 82 (20.25%) Node.js Developer
6 71 (17.53%) Full Stack Developer
7 67 (16.54%) Java Developer
8 66 (16.30%) AWS Engineer
9 59 (14.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 51 (12.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 48 (11.85%) AWS Software Engineer
12 46 (11.36%) JavaScript Engineer
13 23 (5.68%) Architect
14 19 (4.69%) Senior Developer
15 16 (3.95%) AWS Architect
16 12 (2.96%) Data Engineer
17 11 (2.72%) Cloud Engineer
18 10 (2.47%) Python Engineer
18 10 (2.47%) Senior Java Developer
19 9 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (59.26%) Node.js
2 222 (54.81%) React
3 200 (49.38%) Web Services
4 177 (43.70%) Material-UI
5 40 (9.88%) Spring
6 30 (7.41%) Spring Boot
7 28 (6.91%) GraphQL
8 27 (6.67%) RESTful
9 25 (6.17%) REST
10 20 (4.94%) Kafka
11 19 (4.69%) CSS
11 19 (4.69%) gRPC
12 18 (4.44%) Swagger
13 15 (3.70%) LitElement
14 14 (3.46%) AngularJS
15 12 (2.96%) .NET
15 12 (2.96%) Jest
16 10 (2.47%) Serverless Framework
17 9 (2.22%) ADO
18 8 (1.98%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.43%) Cloud Native
2 18 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (1.48%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.49%) Hedge funds
5 2 (0.49%) Replication
5 2 (0.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.25%) Equities
6 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.25%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.25%) NHS
6 1 (0.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.21%) Unix
2 10 (2.47%) Linux
3 8 (1.98%) Windows
4 4 (0.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Android
5 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (60.99%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (57.28%) Software Engineering
3 207 (51.11%) Full Stack Development
4 179 (44.20%) Investment Management
5 177 (43.70%) Asset Management
6 65 (16.05%) Microservices
7 48 (11.85%) DevOps
8 42 (10.37%) Test Automation
9 31 (7.65%) Scrum
10 29 (7.16%) TDD
11 26 (6.42%) User Stories
12 20 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (4.20%) Analytics
14 16 (3.95%) Availability Management
14 16 (3.95%) Capacity Management
14 16 (3.95%) Information Security
14 16 (3.95%) Programme Management
14 16 (3.95%) Prototyping
14 16 (3.95%) Secure Coding
14 16 (3.95%) User Research
Programming Languages
1 209 (51.60%) JavaScript
2 200 (49.38%) TypeScript
3 114 (28.15%) Java
4 61 (15.06%) Python
5 23 (5.68%) SQL
6 14 (3.46%) Java 11
7 9 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.98%) C#
8 8 (1.98%) Go
9 7 (1.73%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.48%) C++
10 6 (1.48%) Ruby
10 6 (1.48%) Scala
11 5 (1.23%) Java 8
11 5 (1.23%) PHP
12 3 (0.74%) ES6
13 2 (0.49%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.25%) C
14 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (4.20%) AWS Certification
1 17 (4.20%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.23%) Degree
5 3 (0.74%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.25%) CITP
6 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.25%) PhD
6 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.94%) QA
2 15 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.74%) GDPR
4 2 (0.49%) Accessibility
System Software
1 242 (59.75%) Docker
2 6 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.74%) HDFS
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 231 (57.04%) Terraform
2 226 (55.80%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.98%) Ansible
4 6 (1.48%) Grafana
5 4 (0.99%) Istio
5 4 (0.99%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.49%) Kibana
7 2 (0.49%) Packer
7 2 (0.49%) Puppet
7 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.25%) Mesos
8 1 (0.25%) Nagios
8 1 (0.25%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 17 (4.20%) SAP
2 13 (3.21%) CA
3 11 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.48%) Google
4 6 (1.48%) Informatica
4 6 (1.48%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.23%) IBM
6 4 (0.99%) Cloudera
6 4 (0.99%) Databricks
6 4 (0.99%) Splunk
7 3 (0.74%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle
8 2 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.25%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.25%) Cloudamize
9 1 (0.25%) CloudEndure
9 1 (0.25%) Dataiku
9 1 (0.25%) Facebook
9 1 (0.25%) Sonatype