Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 466 732 729
Rank change year-on-year +266 -3 +48
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 393 109 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.65% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 77 74
England median daily rate £515 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +13.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £410 £395
90th Percentile £675 £608 £563
UK median daily rate £504 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +0.75% +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 23,813 20,039 12,260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 28.61% 21.78% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,444 13,759 8,459
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £620
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 274 175
England median hourly rate £23.98 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.89% +5.26% -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £57.13 £62.65
UK median hourly rate £22.65 £18.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year +19.56% -0.29% -3.11%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +247 294 £525 +5.00% 14
South East +3 35 £475 +2.70%
Midlands +29 22 £463 -26.00% 2
West Midlands +15 22 £463 -25.70% 2
East of England +16 21 £600 +14.29%
North of England +34 16 £488 -15.58% 6
Yorkshire +30 10 £500 -4.76% 3
North West +27 6 £475 -24.60% 3
South West -21 5 £450 -2.70% 4
Amazon SQS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 383 (97.46%) Amazon AWS
2 281 (71.50%) Amazon S3
3 275 (69.97%) Java
4 269 (68.45%) Agile Software Development
5 246 (62.60%) Amazon EC2
6 242 (61.58%) Amazon RDS
7 240 (61.07%) Serverless
8 237 (60.31%) AWS Lambda
9 189 (48.09%) Jenkins
10 184 (46.82%) DevOps
11 183 (46.56%) Docker
12 178 (45.29%) Python
13 173 (44.02%) Terraform
14 168 (42.75%) Web Services
15 163 (41.48%) Software Engineering
16 160 (40.71%) Kubernetes
17 156 (39.69%) Git (software)
18 155 (39.44%) Finance
19 147 (37.40%) Amazon ECS
20 145 (36.90%) AWS CloudFormation
20 145 (36.90%) Artifactory
21 141 (35.88%) Amazon Redshift
22 126 (32.06%) Continuous Integration
23 116 (29.52%) Asset Management
24 113 (28.75%) TDD
25 111 (28.24%) J2EE
26 107 (27.23%) Microservices
27 104 (26.46%) OpenShift
27 104 (26.46%) AngularJS
28 101 (25.70%) JavaScript

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 49 (12.47%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (10.18%) Apache
3 35 (8.91%) Apache Spark
4 23 (5.85%) Confluence
5 16 (4.07%) Apache Solr
6 11 (2.80%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (2.54%) Luigi
8 8 (2.04%) GeoServer
9 6 (1.53%) IIS
10 5 (1.27%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.02%) Anypoint
11 4 (1.02%) Mule
12 3 (0.76%) CMS
12 3 (0.76%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.51%) Drupal
13 2 (0.51%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Magento
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 383 (97.46%) Amazon AWS
2 281 (71.50%) Amazon S3
3 246 (62.60%) Amazon EC2
4 240 (61.07%) Serverless
5 237 (60.31%) AWS Lambda
6 147 (37.40%) Amazon ECS
7 145 (36.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 104 (26.46%) OpenShift
9 65 (16.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 65 (16.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 54 (13.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 36 (9.16%) CloudFront
12 35 (8.91%) Amazon EMR
13 34 (8.65%) AWS CloudTrail
14 33 (8.40%) Amazon Kinesis
15 24 (6.11%) Amazon Glacier
16 21 (5.34%) Route 53
17 19 (4.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 19 (4.83%) PaaS
18 17 (4.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.36%) HTTP
2 12 (3.05%) MQTT
3 10 (2.54%) DNS
4 9 (2.29%) SSL
5 7 (1.78%) FTP
5 7 (1.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.27%) Internet
7 3 (0.76%) Firewall
8 2 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (61.58%) Amazon RDS
2 141 (35.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 76 (19.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 69 (17.56%) MySQL
5 64 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
6 54 (13.74%) NoSQL
7 44 (11.20%) Big Data
8 38 (9.67%) Amazon Athena
9 35 (8.91%) Relational Database
10 29 (7.38%) Amazon Aurora
10 29 (7.38%) MongoDB
10 29 (7.38%) Redis
11 24 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (5.85%) Apache Hive
13 16 (4.07%) Hadoop
14 10 (2.54%) Azkaban
15 9 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (2.29%) RDBMS
16 6 (1.53%) SQL Server
17 5 (1.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 189 (48.09%) Jenkins
2 156 (39.69%) Git (software)
3 145 (36.90%) Artifactory
4 81 (20.61%) GitLab
5 69 (17.56%) RStudio
6 42 (10.69%) Maven
7 38 (9.67%) Mockito
8 32 (8.14%) JIRA
9 31 (7.89%) Bitbucket
10 29 (7.38%) SonarQube
10 29 (7.38%) Travis CI
11 28 (7.12%) JUnit
12 23 (5.85%) Sonatype Nexus
13 19 (4.83%) DbUnit
14 18 (4.58%) jMock
15 16 (4.07%) Selenium
16 15 (3.82%) Cucumber
16 15 (3.82%) Subversion
17 13 (3.31%) TeamCity
18 12 (3.05%) EasyMock
General
1 155 (39.44%) Finance
2 69 (17.56%) Front Office
3 19 (4.83%) Retail
4 6 (1.53%) Games
4 6 (1.53%) Marketing
5 5 (1.27%) Online Betting
6 4 (1.02%) German Language
6 4 (1.02%) Law
6 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.76%) Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Electronics
8 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 277 (70.48%) Developer
2 145 (36.90%) AWS Developer
3 113 (28.75%) Java Developer
4 79 (20.10%) AWS Engineer
5 71 (18.07%) Senior Developer
6 63 (16.03%) Angular Developer
7 53 (13.49%) JavaScript Developer
8 48 (12.21%) Data Engineer
9 43 (10.94%) UI Developer
10 39 (9.92%) Python Developer
11 38 (9.67%) JavaScript Engineer
11 38 (9.67%) UI Engineer
12 37 (9.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 35 (8.91%) Lead Developer
13 35 (8.91%) Senior Java Developer
14 34 (8.65%) Senior Software Developer
15 30 (7.63%) Python Engineer
16 29 (7.38%) AWS DevOps
16 29 (7.38%) Java Software Developer
17 24 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (42.75%) Web Services
2 111 (28.24%) J2EE
3 104 (26.46%) AngularJS
4 73 (18.58%) Spring
5 70 (17.81%) SOAP
6 68 (17.30%) Node.js
7 66 (16.79%) REST
8 59 (15.01%) Kafka
9 52 (13.23%) Spring Boot
10 50 (12.72%) JSON
11 48 (12.21%) HTML
12 47 (11.96%) CSS
12 47 (11.96%) React
13 46 (11.70%) XML
14 44 (11.20%) RESTful
15 36 (9.16%) HTML5
16 32 (8.14%) Hibernate
17 30 (7.63%) Vue.js
18 26 (6.62%) JPA
19 25 (6.36%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.56%) Fixed Income
2 31 (7.89%) Data Structures
3 13 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.31%) User Experience
4 11 (2.80%) Cloud Native
4 11 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.29%) Life Science
6 8 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.27%) Online Games
9 4 (1.02%) NHS
9 4 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.51%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.25%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.25%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (24.43%) Linux
2 19 (4.83%) Unix
3 15 (3.82%) Windows
4 13 (3.31%) Ubuntu
5 10 (2.54%) CentOS
6 8 (2.04%) Fedora
7 5 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.02%) Android
8 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (68.45%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (46.82%) DevOps
3 163 (41.48%) Software Engineering
4 126 (32.06%) Continuous Integration
5 116 (29.52%) Asset Management
6 113 (28.75%) TDD
7 107 (27.23%) Microservices
8 101 (25.70%) Scrum
9 100 (25.45%) Open Source
10 71 (18.07%) Decision-Making
11 64 (16.28%) BDD
12 62 (15.78%) Front End Development
13 60 (15.27%) Deployment Automation
14 50 (12.72%) Analytics
15 49 (12.47%) Release Management
16 46 (11.70%) Migration
16 46 (11.70%) Test Automation
17 40 (10.18%) Kanban
18 39 (9.92%) Data Modelling
19 34 (8.65%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 275 (69.97%) Java
2 178 (45.29%) Python
3 101 (25.70%) JavaScript
4 59 (15.01%) SQL
5 57 (14.50%) Java 8
6 47 (11.96%) Bash Shell
7 28 (7.12%) Scala
8 27 (6.87%) TypeScript
9 18 (4.58%) ES6
10 17 (4.33%) PowerShell
11 15 (3.82%) C#
12 7 (1.78%) PHP
13 6 (1.53%) C
14 5 (1.27%) Perl
14 5 (1.27%) R
14 5 (1.27%) Ruby
14 5 (1.27%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.02%) Go
16 3 (0.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 2 (0.51%) ES7
Qualifications
1 42 (10.69%) AWS Certification
2 33 (8.40%) Security Cleared
3 32 (8.14%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.58%) Degree
5 12 (3.05%) CTC Cleared
6 11 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.04%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.51%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.34%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.27%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 183 (46.56%) Docker
2 17 (4.33%) Postfix
3 10 (2.54%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.02%) Varnish
5 3 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 173 (44.02%) Terraform
2 160 (40.71%) Kubernetes
3 99 (25.19%) Ansible
4 17 (4.33%) Puppet
5 7 (1.78%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.76%) Nagios
8 2 (0.51%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.25%) Grafana
9 1 (0.25%) Graphite
9 1 (0.25%) Kibana
9 1 (0.25%) logstash
9 1 (0.25%) Packer
9 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.25%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 36 (9.16%) Oracle
2 27 (6.87%) Atlassian
3 17 (4.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.29%) Google
4 9 (2.29%) MicroStrategy
4 9 (2.29%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.04%) SAP
6 5 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.02%) Dell
7 4 (1.02%) IBM
7 4 (1.02%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.02%) WSO2
8 3 (0.76%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.51%) Adobe
10 1 (0.25%) BMC
10 1 (0.25%) Cisco
10 1 (0.25%) Elastic Path
10 1 (0.25%) HP
10 1 (0.25%) hybris
10 1 (0.25%) SevOne