Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 466 631 769
Rank change year-on-year +165 +138 +33
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 323 218 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.42% 0.95% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 171 92
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +7.53%
10th Percentile £438 £425 £425
90th Percentile £713 £618 £556
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,772 22,861 15,955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.72% 24.32% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,672 15,986 11,155
England median daily rate £500 £480 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +4.44%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £275
90th Percentile £663 £648 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 311 207
England median hourly rate £22.17 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £57.50 £59.25
UK median hourly rate £21.13 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.71% -12.50% +9.45%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in England

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon SQS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in England

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon SQS in England over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor 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 12 November 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
London +156 220 £550 +6.02% 34
Midlands +69 33 £475 +5.56% 4
West Midlands - 33 £475 - 2
East of England +56 24 £625 +8.70% 9
South West - 21 £475 - 4
South East -1 14 £525 +5.00% 3
North of England +10 10 £425 -15.00% 3
North West +13 7 £513 +2.50% 1
Yorkshire +8 3 £400 -21.95% 2
Amazon SQS
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 317 (98.14%) AWS
2 225 (69.66%) Java
3 212 (65.63%) Amazon S3
4 199 (61.61%) Agile Software Development
5 197 (60.99%) Serverless
6 191 (59.13%) AWS Lambda
7 174 (53.87%) Amazon RDS
8 163 (50.46%) Amazon EC2
9 148 (45.82%) Python
10 147 (45.51%) Git (software)
11 135 (41.80%) Jenkins
12 133 (41.18%) DevOps
13 132 (40.87%) Web Services
14 123 (38.08%) Docker
15 112 (34.67%) Kubernetes
16 109 (33.75%) Microservices
17 106 (32.82%) Scrum
18 105 (32.51%) Software Engineering
19 100 (30.96%) Continuous Integration
20 94 (29.10%) Amazon Redshift
21 93 (28.79%) Terraform
22 90 (27.86%) AWS CloudFormation
23 89 (27.55%) Amazon ECS
24 88 (27.24%) TDD
25 87 (26.93%) Finance
26 83 (25.70%) PostgreSQL
27 73 (22.60%) AngularJS
28 72 (22.29%) Spring
29 67 (20.74%) Asset Management
30 66 (20.43%) Artifactory

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 39 (12.07%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (11.76%) Apache Spark
3 32 (9.91%) Confluence
4 16 (4.95%) Apache
5 9 (2.79%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.62%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.31%) CMS
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) Tornado
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.93%) InDesign
1 3 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.48%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.93%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 317 (98.14%) AWS
2 212 (65.63%) Amazon S3
3 197 (60.99%) Serverless
4 191 (59.13%) AWS Lambda
5 163 (50.46%) Amazon EC2
6 90 (27.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 89 (27.55%) Amazon ECS
8 49 (15.17%) OpenShift
9 31 (9.60%) Amazon Kinesis
10 30 (9.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 28 (8.67%) CloudFront
11 28 (8.67%) GitHub
12 27 (8.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 27 (8.36%) Amazon EMR
13 23 (7.12%) AWS CodePipeline
13 23 (7.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 22 (6.81%) Route 53
15 21 (6.50%) GCP
16 17 (5.26%) Amazon Glacier
16 17 (5.26%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.10%) HTTP
2 7 (2.17%) DNS
3 4 (1.24%) FTP
3 4 (1.24%) SSL
3 4 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.93%) Firewall
4 3 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.93%) VPN
5 2 (0.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.31%) MQTT
6 1 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (53.87%) Amazon RDS
2 94 (29.10%) Amazon Redshift
3 83 (25.70%) PostgreSQL
4 59 (18.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 45 (13.93%) MySQL
5 45 (13.93%) NoSQL
6 33 (10.22%) Relational Database
7 28 (8.67%) Amazon Athena
8 27 (8.36%) Amazon Aurora
8 27 (8.36%) MongoDB
9 21 (6.50%) RDBMS
10 20 (6.19%) Apache Hive
11 17 (5.26%) Hadoop
12 16 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (4.95%) Redis
13 15 (4.64%) Big Data
14 12 (3.72%) Presto
15 10 (3.10%) Oracle BI EE
16 8 (2.48%) KDB
16 8 (2.48%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 147 (45.51%) Git (software)
2 135 (41.80%) Jenkins
3 66 (20.43%) Artifactory
4 58 (17.96%) Maven
5 43 (13.31%) JUnit
5 43 (13.31%) Mockito
6 36 (11.15%) DbUnit
6 36 (11.15%) SonarQube
7 35 (10.84%) JIRA
7 35 (10.84%) jMock
8 30 (9.29%) GitLab
9 28 (8.67%) RStudio
10 25 (7.74%) Bitbucket
11 23 (7.12%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (4.95%) Gradle
13 12 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (3.72%) CircleCI
13 12 (3.72%) Travis CI
14 11 (3.41%) Subversion
15 10 (3.10%) Selenium
General
1 87 (26.93%) Finance
2 56 (17.34%) Front Office
3 20 (6.19%) Public Sector
3 20 (6.19%) Retail
4 7 (2.17%) Banking
5 4 (1.24%) Publishing
6 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.93%) Games
6 3 (0.93%) Law
7 2 (0.62%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 182 (56.35%) Developer
2 92 (28.48%) Java Developer
3 75 (23.22%) AWS Developer
4 61 (18.89%) AWS Engineer
5 40 (12.38%) Data Engineer
6 39 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 37 (11.46%) Senior Developer
8 25 (7.74%) Lead Developer
9 23 (7.12%) Architect
9 23 (7.12%) Python Engineer
9 23 (7.12%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 23 (7.12%) Software Engineer
10 22 (6.81%) Python Developer
11 20 (6.19%) Java Software Developer
12 19 (5.88%) Angular Developer
12 19 (5.88%) AWS Architect
13 18 (5.57%) AWS DevOps
13 18 (5.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 17 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (4.95%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (40.87%) Web Services
2 73 (22.60%) AngularJS
3 72 (22.29%) Spring
4 54 (16.72%) RESTful
5 49 (15.17%) Node.js
6 44 (13.62%) J2EE
7 43 (13.31%) SOAP
8 41 (12.69%) JPA
9 40 (12.38%) ActiveMQ
10 37 (11.46%) Hibernate
11 36 (11.15%) Spring Boot
12 35 (10.84%) PowerMock
13 32 (9.91%) REST
14 30 (9.29%) React
15 27 (8.36%) HTML
15 27 (8.36%) Kafka
16 25 (7.74%) Spring Cloud
17 24 (7.43%) CSS
18 20 (6.19%) .NET
19 17 (5.26%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.34%) Fixed Income
2 28 (8.67%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (7.12%) Data Structures
4 18 (5.57%) Derivative
5 12 (3.72%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.41%) Cloud Native
7 9 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.79%) NHS
7 9 (2.79%) Video\Live Streaming
8 8 (2.48%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.86%) User Experience
11 4 (1.24%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.93%) Blog
12 3 (0.93%) Life Science
12 3 (0.93%) Pricing Data
12 3 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.62%) Online Games
13 2 (0.62%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.79%) Linux
2 11 (3.41%) Unix
3 10 (3.10%) Windows
4 8 (2.48%) Debian
5 7 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (61.61%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (41.18%) DevOps
3 109 (33.75%) Microservices
4 106 (32.82%) Scrum
5 105 (32.51%) Software Engineering
6 100 (30.96%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (27.24%) TDD
8 67 (20.74%) Asset Management
9 64 (19.81%) Open Source
10 62 (19.20%) BDD
11 57 (17.65%) Analytics
12 46 (14.24%) Decision-Making
13 45 (13.93%) Kanban
14 31 (9.60%) Machine Learning
15 30 (9.29%) Migration
16 27 (8.36%) Front End Development
17 25 (7.74%) Continuous Delivery
18 24 (7.43%) ETL
19 23 (7.12%) BPMN
19 23 (7.12%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 225 (69.66%) Java
2 148 (45.82%) Python
3 54 (16.72%) JavaScript
4 53 (16.41%) SQL
5 36 (11.15%) R
6 28 (8.67%) C#
7 25 (7.74%) Java 8
8 24 (7.43%) Scala
9 19 (5.88%) TypeScript
10 17 (5.26%) Bash Shell
10 17 (5.26%) C++
11 13 (4.02%) PHP
12 8 (2.48%) C
12 8 (2.48%) Ruby
13 7 (2.17%) ES6
13 7 (2.17%) Go
14 6 (1.86%) Perl
15 4 (1.24%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 46 (14.24%) Security Cleared
2 44 (13.62%) SC Cleared
3 42 (13.00%) AWS Certification
4 20 (6.19%) Degree
5 5 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.62%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 123 (38.08%) Docker
2 34 (10.53%) Postfix
3 6 (1.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.55%) Varnish
5 3 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.62%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 112 (34.67%) Kubernetes
2 93 (28.79%) Terraform
3 22 (6.81%) Ansible
4 11 (3.41%) Puppet
5 10 (3.10%) Packer
6 8 (2.48%) Prometheus
7 7 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (2.17%) Kibana
8 4 (1.24%) Nagios
8 4 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.93%) Istio
9 3 (0.93%) linkerd
Vendors
1 18 (5.57%) Oracle
2 10 (3.10%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (2.48%) Bloomberg
3 8 (2.48%) Talend
4 6 (1.86%) IBM
5 5 (1.55%) Adobe
5 5 (1.55%) Google
6 4 (1.24%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.24%) Okta
7 3 (0.93%) AppDynamics
7 3 (0.93%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.62%) Mercator
8 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.62%) SAP
8 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.31%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.31%) hybris
9 1 (0.31%) Zend