Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 361 442 752
Rank change year-on-year +81 +310 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 153 419 118
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.50% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.54% 1.72% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 201 91
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £431 £425 £413
90th Percentile £675 £675 £600
UK median daily rate £550 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £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 9,931 24,320 21,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.03% 29.02% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,653 16,754 14,578
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £688 £660 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 344 303
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.88% +18.34% +2.56%
10th Percentile £16.10 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £70.70 £73.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +59.09% +15.79% -

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 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in England

Amazon SQS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon SQS in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 3 August 2020. 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 +21 95 £550 +2.33% 30
East of England +74 19 £606 +3.19%
South East +161 14 £500 +5.26% 2
North of England +121 10 £495 +13.14% 4
South West +79 8 £431 -9.21%
North West +79 8 £495 +4.21% 1
Midlands +74 3 £584 +26.22% 3
West Midlands +48 3 £584 +26.22% 2
Yorkshire +84 1 - - 3
North East - 1 - -
Amazon SQS
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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.

1 151 (98.69%) AWS
2 123 (80.39%) Amazon S3
3 106 (69.28%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (67.32%) Serverless
5 101 (66.01%) AWS Lambda
6 99 (64.71%) DevOps
7 95 (62.09%) Amazon RDS
8 87 (56.86%) Amazon EC2
8 87 (56.86%) Java
8 87 (56.86%) Terraform
9 86 (56.21%) Amazon Redshift
9 86 (56.21%) Jenkins
10 85 (55.56%) Python
11 80 (52.29%) Web Services
11 80 (52.29%) Docker
11 80 (52.29%) Kubernetes
12 72 (47.06%) Software Engineering
13 68 (44.44%) Finance
14 67 (43.79%) Decision-Making
14 67 (43.79%) Deployment Automation
14 67 (43.79%) Amazon ECS
15 66 (43.14%) Front Office
16 65 (42.48%) AWS CloudFormation
17 64 (41.83%) Fixed Income
18 63 (41.18%) Asset Management
18 63 (41.18%) Derivative
19 61 (39.87%) OpenShift
20 60 (39.22%) Artifactory
20 60 (39.22%) Equities
21 54 (35.29%) J2SE

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 26 (16.99%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (9.80%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.92%) Jupyter
4 5 (3.27%) Confluence
5 4 (2.61%) Apache
6 3 (1.96%) nginx
7 2 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.31%) CMS
7 2 (1.31%) Headless CMS
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.65%) IIS
8 1 (0.65%) Luigi
8 1 (0.65%) OpenWhisk
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 151 (98.69%) AWS
2 123 (80.39%) Amazon S3
3 103 (67.32%) Serverless
4 101 (66.01%) AWS Lambda
5 87 (56.86%) Amazon EC2
6 67 (43.79%) Amazon ECS
7 65 (42.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 61 (39.87%) OpenShift
9 16 (10.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (8.50%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (8.50%) GitHub
10 13 (8.50%) Route 53
11 12 (7.84%) AWS Step Functions
11 12 (7.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (7.19%) Amazon EKS
12 11 (7.19%) Amazon Kinesis
13 10 (6.54%) Amazon Cognito
14 8 (5.23%) CloudFront
14 8 (5.23%) Power Platform
14 8 (5.23%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.54%) HTTP
2 9 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.23%) SSL
4 7 (4.58%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.65%) MQTT
5 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (62.09%) Amazon RDS
2 86 (56.21%) Amazon Redshift
3 25 (16.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 23 (15.03%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (13.73%) Amazon Aurora
6 12 (7.84%) Apache Hive
6 12 (7.84%) NoSQL
7 10 (6.54%) Data Lake
7 10 (6.54%) MongoDB
8 9 (5.88%) Big Data
8 9 (5.88%) MySQL
9 8 (5.23%) Power BI
9 8 (5.23%) Redis
10 7 (4.58%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.92%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (3.92%) Star Schema
12 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.96%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.96%) Presto
Development Applications
1 86 (56.21%) Jenkins
2 60 (39.22%) Artifactory
3 43 (28.10%) RStudio
4 38 (24.84%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (5.23%) Maven
6 8 (5.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (4.58%) JUnit
8 6 (3.92%) JIRA
8 6 (3.92%) Spinnaker
9 4 (2.61%) DbUnit
9 4 (2.61%) GitLab
9 4 (2.61%) jMock
9 4 (2.61%) Mockito
9 4 (2.61%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.31%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.31%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.31%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (44.44%) Finance
2 66 (43.14%) Front Office
3 8 (5.23%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.96%) Banking
5 3 (1.96%) Legal
5 3 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (38.56%) Developer
2 39 (25.49%) AWS DevOps
2 39 (25.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (25.49%) Java Developer
3 35 (22.88%) AWS Developer
4 29 (18.95%) Lead Developer
5 28 (18.30%) AWS Engineer
5 28 (18.30%) Lead Java Developer
6 27 (17.65%) Java Software Developer
6 27 (17.65%) Lead Software Developer
7 26 (16.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 24 (15.69%) Python Engineer
9 21 (13.73%) Java Engineer
10 19 (12.42%) Python Developer
11 18 (11.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 17 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
12 17 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 14 (9.15%) Data Engineer
14 11 (7.19%) AWS Specialist
14 11 (7.19%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (52.29%) Web Services
2 54 (35.29%) J2EE
2 54 (35.29%) J2SE
3 18 (11.76%) RESTful
4 15 (9.80%) .NET
5 11 (7.19%) AngularJS
5 11 (7.19%) Node.js
5 11 (7.19%) React
6 9 (5.88%) .NET Core
7 8 (5.23%) .NET Framework
7 8 (5.23%) Backbone.js
7 8 (5.23%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (5.23%) Spring
8 5 (3.27%) Kafka
9 4 (2.61%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (2.61%) PowerMock
9 4 (2.61%) REST
9 4 (2.61%) SOAP
9 4 (2.61%) Spring Cloud
10 3 (1.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (41.83%) Fixed Income
2 63 (41.18%) Derivative
3 60 (39.22%) Equities
4 9 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.27%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.27%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.96%) Blog
7 3 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.31%) Pricing Data
9 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.03%) Linux
2 6 (3.92%) CentOS
2 6 (3.92%) Unix
3 3 (1.96%) Android
3 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.96%) Debian
4 1 (0.65%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (69.28%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (64.71%) DevOps
3 72 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 67 (43.79%) Decision-Making
4 67 (43.79%) Deployment Automation
5 63 (41.18%) Asset Management
6 39 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (21.57%) Infrastructure Automation
8 29 (18.95%) Analytics
9 28 (18.30%) Microservices
10 25 (16.34%) ETL
10 25 (16.34%) Scrum
11 19 (12.42%) High Availability
12 15 (9.80%) Infrastructure as Code
12 15 (9.80%) TDD
13 14 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (8.50%) Open Source
15 12 (7.84%) Technical Leadership
16 11 (7.19%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (56.86%) Java
2 85 (55.56%) Python
3 43 (28.10%) R
4 22 (14.38%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.46%) Go
6 15 (9.80%) Bash Shell
6 15 (9.80%) Ruby
7 14 (9.15%) SQL
8 11 (7.19%) C#
8 11 (7.19%) Java 8
9 7 (4.58%) Scala
10 4 (2.61%) C++
11 2 (1.31%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.65%) C
12 1 (0.65%) Clojure
12 1 (0.65%) PHP
12 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.27%) AWS Certification
1 5 (3.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.31%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.31%) Degree
5 1 (0.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) GDPR
1 4 (2.61%) GxP
2 2 (1.31%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 80 (52.29%) Docker
2 3 (1.96%) Postfix
3 2 (1.31%) Varnish
4 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 87 (56.86%) Terraform
2 80 (52.29%) Kubernetes
3 11 (7.19%) Packer
4 10 (6.54%) Prometheus
5 6 (3.92%) Consul
5 6 (3.92%) Puppet
6 5 (3.27%) Ansible
7 4 (2.61%) Kibana
8 2 (1.31%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.65%) logstash
9 1 (0.65%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (11.76%) Talend
2 9 (5.88%) Informatica
2 9 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.58%) Oracle
4 6 (3.92%) Lets Encrypt
5 3 (1.96%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.31%) Adobe
6 2 (1.31%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.65%) Facebook
7 1 (0.65%) Foundry
7 1 (0.65%) Palantir
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) Splunk
7 1 (0.65%) WSO2