Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 375 464 631
Rank change year-on-year +89 +167 +102
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 163 270 220
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.43% 1.35% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 184 164
Median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £430 £450 £425
90th Percentile £713 £725 £621
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £505
% change year-on-year -4.55% +8.91% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.63 - -

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 11,420 19,982 23,512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.96% 30.23% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,134 14,069 16,692
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £303 £280 £306
90th Percentile £663 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £495 £490 £495
% change year-on-year +1.02% -1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 289 276
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +11.43% -1.41%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £59.88 £74.35 £42.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% +11.43% -2.78%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +72 131 £525 -10.26% 26
North of England +100 12 £475 -5.00% 15
North West +63 7 £475 -7.32% 7
South East +117 5 £469 -14.77% 2
Yorkshire +52 4 £475 -5.00% 7
East of England +45 4 £350 -44.00% 1
South West +93 3 £439 -7.63% 2
Midlands +17 2 £525 +7.69% 2
East Midlands - 2 £525 -
North East - 1 - - 1
Amazon SQS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 163 (100.00%) AWS
2 130 (79.75%) Serverless
3 127 (77.91%) Amazon S3
4 125 (76.69%) AWS Lambda
5 123 (75.46%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (66.87%) Amazon RDS
7 103 (63.19%) Docker
8 102 (62.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 99 (60.74%) Kubernetes
10 97 (59.51%) Terraform
11 95 (58.28%) Web Services
12 94 (57.67%) Node.js
13 87 (53.37%) Software Engineering
14 83 (50.92%) Finance
15 81 (49.69%) Asset Management
15 81 (49.69%) Front Office
16 79 (48.47%) AWS Step Functions
17 78 (47.85%) JavaScript
18 77 (47.24%) React
19 76 (46.63%) TypeScript
20 68 (41.72%) Investment Management
21 47 (28.83%) DevOps
22 45 (27.61%) Python
23 40 (24.54%) Java
23 40 (24.54%) Amazon EC2
24 33 (20.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
24 33 (20.25%) AWS CloudFormation
24 33 (20.25%) Microservices
25 32 (19.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
26 31 (19.02%) 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 7 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.84%) CMS
2 3 (1.84%) Jupyter
3 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.23%) JBoss
3 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.61%) Confluence
4 1 (0.61%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.61%) nginx
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
4 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 163 (100.00%) AWS
2 130 (79.75%) Serverless
3 127 (77.91%) Amazon S3
4 125 (76.69%) AWS Lambda
5 79 (48.47%) AWS Step Functions
6 40 (24.54%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (20.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 33 (20.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (19.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 31 (19.02%) Amazon ECS
10 17 (10.43%) Route 53
11 14 (8.59%) Azure
12 13 (7.98%) Amazon Cognito
12 13 (7.98%) GitHub
13 11 (6.75%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (6.75%) OpenShift
14 10 (6.13%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (4.91%) Amazon EKS
15 8 (4.91%) AWS Fargate
15 8 (4.91%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.07%) HTTP
2 4 (2.45%) Network Security
3 3 (1.84%) DNS
3 3 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.23%) DHCP
4 2 (1.23%) FTP
4 2 (1.23%) SMTP
4 2 (1.23%) SSH
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (66.87%) Amazon RDS
2 102 (62.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 17 (10.43%) Amazon Redshift
4 16 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (8.59%) MySQL
6 11 (6.75%) NoSQL
7 9 (5.52%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.91%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.45%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (2.45%) Big Data
9 4 (2.45%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.84%) Amazon QuickSight
10 3 (1.84%) Redis
11 2 (1.23%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (1.23%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.61%) Bigtable
12 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.61%) Redshift Spectrum
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (18.40%) Jenkins
2 15 (9.20%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.75%) Artifactory
4 9 (5.52%) JUnit
4 9 (5.52%) Mockito
5 8 (4.91%) Maven
5 8 (4.91%) RStudio
6 7 (4.29%) JIRA
7 6 (3.68%) Selenium
8 4 (2.45%) GitLab
8 4 (2.45%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.45%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.45%) Sublime Text
9 3 (1.84%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (1.23%) CA Release Automation
10 2 (1.23%) DbUnit
10 2 (1.23%) jMock
10 2 (1.23%) REST Assured
10 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 83 (50.92%) Finance
2 81 (49.69%) Front Office
3 8 (4.91%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.84%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (69.33%) Developer
2 83 (50.92%) AWS Developer
3 70 (42.94%) React Developer
4 39 (23.93%) Full Stack Developer
5 36 (22.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 36 (22.09%) Node.js Developer
6 20 (12.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (11.04%) AWS Engineer
8 17 (10.43%) Java Developer
9 15 (9.20%) AWS DevOps
10 13 (7.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 12 (7.36%) Architect
12 8 (4.91%) Python Engineer
13 7 (4.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 7 (4.29%) Python Developer
13 7 (4.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 6 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
15 4 (2.45%) C# Developer
15 4 (2.45%) Lead Developer
15 4 (2.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (58.28%) Web Services
2 94 (57.67%) Node.js
3 77 (47.24%) React
4 16 (9.82%) JSON
5 14 (8.59%) HTML
6 13 (7.98%) Spring
7 12 (7.36%) REST
8 10 (6.13%) CSS
8 10 (6.13%) Spring Boot
9 9 (5.52%) JSON Schema
10 8 (4.91%) J2EE
10 8 (4.91%) J2SE
10 8 (4.91%) RESTful
10 8 (4.91%) XML
11 7 (4.29%) JMS
11 7 (4.29%) XSD
12 6 (3.68%) .NET
12 6 (3.68%) Express
12 6 (3.68%) Kafka
13 5 (3.07%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) Derivative
1 15 (9.20%) Fixed Income
2 14 (8.59%) User Experience
3 13 (7.98%) Equities
4 4 (2.45%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.45%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.84%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.23%) Blog
6 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.23%) Online Games
6 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.23%) Robotics
6 2 (1.23%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.43%) Linux
2 7 (4.29%) CentOS
3 5 (3.07%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.45%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (1.23%) Android
5 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (75.46%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (53.37%) Software Engineering
3 81 (49.69%) Asset Management
4 68 (41.72%) Investment Management
5 47 (28.83%) DevOps
6 33 (20.25%) Microservices
7 19 (11.66%) Decision-Making
8 15 (9.20%) Open Source
9 14 (8.59%) Scrum
10 13 (7.98%) TDD
11 12 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.75%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (6.75%) Deployment Automation
13 10 (6.13%) Configuration Management
13 10 (6.13%) Data Transformation
13 10 (6.13%) Test Automation
14 9 (5.52%) Mentoring
14 9 (5.52%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (5.52%) SDLC
15 8 (4.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (47.85%) JavaScript
2 76 (46.63%) TypeScript
3 45 (27.61%) Python
4 40 (24.54%) Java
5 12 (7.36%) Bash Shell
6 9 (5.52%) R
7 8 (4.91%) SQL
8 6 (3.68%) C#
9 4 (2.45%) Go
9 4 (2.45%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.84%) PHP
11 2 (1.23%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.61%) ES6
12 1 (0.61%) Groovy
12 1 (0.61%) Java 8
12 1 (0.61%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) Ruby
12 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (13.50%) SC Cleared
1 22 (13.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.98%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) GDPR
3 1 (0.61%) GxP
System Software
1 103 (63.19%) Docker
2 2 (1.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 99 (60.74%) Kubernetes
2 97 (59.51%) Terraform
3 16 (9.82%) Ansible
4 11 (6.75%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (5.52%) Puppet
6 7 (4.29%) Consul
6 7 (4.29%) Grafana
6 7 (4.29%) Prometheus
7 4 (2.45%) Kibana
8 3 (1.84%) Packer
9 2 (1.23%) Istio
10 1 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (3.07%) CheckPoint
2 3 (1.84%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.23%) AppDynamics
3 2 (1.23%) Databricks
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.61%) Incapsula
4 1 (0.61%) Informatica
4 1 (0.61%) Splunk
4 1 (0.61%) Talend
4 1 (0.61%) WooCommerce
4 1 (0.61%) Xerox