Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 730 791 791
Rank change year-on-year +61 0 +34
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 112 73 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.075% 0.067%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.73% 0.62% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 57 42
England median daily rate £500 £465 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% - +32.86%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £400
90th Percentile £556 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £500 £465 £465
% change year-on-year +7.53% - +32.86%
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 15434 11711 7086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.55% 12.02% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10787 8085 4808
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £605 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 168 113
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%
10th Percentile £10.99 £12.18 £10.60
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.79 £39.80
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.64
% change year-on-year +2.45% -14.30% +20.22%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -7 69 £500 +5.26% 10
South East +4 15 £488 +8.33% 1
North of England - 13 £500 - 1
North West - 9 £513 - 1
South West - 7 £450 - 2
West Midlands +30 5 £500 +11.11%
Midlands +29 5 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire - 4 £500 -
East of England -12 3 £525 - 2
East Midlands +11 2 £475 -
Amazon SQS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon SQS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 112 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (59.82%) Amazon EC2
2 67 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (58.04%) Java
4 63 (56.25%) Amazon S3
5 54 (48.21%) DevOps
6 52 (46.43%) Microservices
6 52 (46.43%) Linux
7 51 (45.54%) Docker
8 45 (40.18%) Jenkins
9 44 (39.29%) Python
10 41 (36.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 41 (36.61%) Amazon RDS
10 41 (36.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 40 (35.71%) Web Services
12 35 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
12 35 (31.25%) Node.js
13 32 (28.57%) TDD
13 32 (28.57%) Scrum
13 32 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
14 31 (27.68%) Serverless
14 31 (27.68%) Spring
14 31 (27.68%) MongoDB
15 30 (26.79%) Ansible
16 28 (25.00%) JavaScript
17 27 (24.11%) Git (software)
18 26 (23.21%) Maven
18 26 (23.21%) Terraform
19 24 (21.43%) Software Engineering
19 24 (21.43%) Ruby

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 35 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (10.71%) nginx
3 11 (9.82%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.46%) Confluence
5 4 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (3.57%) Apache
5 4 (3.57%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.79%) Jetty
7 1 (0.89%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 112 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (59.82%) Amazon EC2
3 63 (56.25%) Amazon S3
4 41 (36.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
6 31 (27.68%) Serverless
7 22 (19.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 22 (19.64%) Route 53
8 19 (16.96%) Amazon ELB
9 18 (16.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (11.61%) CloudFront
11 11 (9.82%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (6.25%) GitHub
14 5 (4.46%) Heroku
15 4 (3.57%) SaaS
16 3 (2.68%) AWS CloudTrail
16 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
17 2 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) HTTP
2 10 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.14%) SSL
4 5 (4.46%) SSH
5 3 (2.68%) Firewall
6 2 (1.79%) LDAP
6 2 (1.79%) Network Security
6 2 (1.79%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.89%) AMQP
7 1 (0.89%) DHCP
7 1 (0.89%) DNS
7 1 (0.89%) Internet
7 1 (0.89%) MQTT
7 1 (0.89%) SAN
7 1 (0.89%) Skype
7 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 41 (36.61%) Amazon RDS
2 31 (27.68%) MongoDB
3 23 (20.54%) NoSQL
4 17 (15.18%) MySQL
5 11 (9.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (7.14%) Neo4j
8 5 (4.46%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.68%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.68%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.79%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.79%) Big Data
10 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.79%) Redis
11 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (40.18%) Jenkins
2 27 (24.11%) Git (software)
3 26 (23.21%) Maven
4 13 (11.61%) Subversion
5 12 (10.71%) webpack
6 8 (7.14%) JIRA
6 8 (7.14%) JUnit
6 8 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 7 (6.25%) Babel
7 7 (6.25%) Grunt
8 6 (5.36%) CircleCI
8 6 (5.36%) Gradle
9 5 (4.46%) GitLab
9 5 (4.46%) IntelliJ
10 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.57%) JMeter
10 4 (3.57%) Mercurial
10 4 (3.57%) Mockito
10 4 (3.57%) RSpec
11 3 (2.68%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (3.57%) Publishing
2 3 (2.68%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Retail
3 1 (0.89%) Advertising
3 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.89%) Games
3 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (54.46%) Developer
2 37 (33.04%) Java Developer
3 28 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (19.64%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) AWS Developer
6 11 (9.82%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (9.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Node.js Developer
8 8 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior WebOps Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) Java Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) Agile Developer
12 3 (2.68%) Agile Java Developer
12 3 (2.68%) Ruby Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.71%) Web Services
2 35 (31.25%) Node.js
3 31 (27.68%) Spring
4 24 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (16.07%) Spring Boot
6 17 (15.18%) Kafka
7 16 (14.29%) REST
8 15 (13.39%) Elastic Stack
9 14 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 13 (11.61%) CSS
11 12 (10.71%) HTML
11 12 (10.71%) Sass
12 9 (8.04%) LEMP Stack
12 9 (8.04%) React
13 8 (7.14%) RESTful
13 8 (7.14%) Sensu
14 7 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (6.25%) Apache Camel
14 7 (6.25%) Hibernate
14 7 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) User Experience
2 11 (9.82%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.68%) Fintech
4 3 (2.68%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.89%) Clustering
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.89%) Online Games
5 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Social Media
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (46.43%) Linux
2 7 (6.25%) CentOS
3 6 (5.36%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.46%) Debian
5 4 (3.57%) Fedora
6 3 (2.68%) Unix
7 1 (0.89%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (48.21%) DevOps
3 52 (46.43%) Microservices
4 32 (28.57%) Scrum
4 32 (28.57%) TDD
5 24 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 23 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (19.64%) BDD
8 21 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 18 (16.07%) SOA
10 17 (15.18%) Configuration Management
10 17 (15.18%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (12.50%) Open Source
12 12 (10.71%) Kanban
13 11 (9.82%) E-Commerce
14 8 (7.14%) IT Governance
14 8 (7.14%) Project Management
14 8 (7.14%) Regression Testing
14 8 (7.14%) Supplier Management
14 8 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.04%) Java
2 44 (39.29%) Python
3 28 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (21.43%) Ruby
5 22 (19.64%) Bash Shell
6 15 (13.39%) PHP
7 13 (11.61%) ES6
8 9 (8.04%) SQL
9 7 (6.25%) Go
10 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.57%) C#
12 3 (2.68%) Scala
13 2 (1.79%) Perl
14 1 (0.89%) Erlang
14 1 (0.89%) F#
14 1 (0.89%) Groovy
14 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (0.89%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (45.54%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.79%) Firmware
2 2 (1.79%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (26.79%) Ansible
2 26 (23.21%) Terraform
3 23 (20.54%) Puppet
4 17 (15.18%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (12.50%) Kibana
5 14 (12.50%) logstash
6 9 (8.04%) Kubernetes
7 8 (7.14%) collectd
7 8 (7.14%) Salt
7 8 (7.14%) StatsD
8 4 (3.57%) Packer
9 2 (1.79%) Grafana
9 2 (1.79%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.79%) Nagios
9 2 (1.79%) Oozie
10 1 (0.89%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) SaltStack
2 8 (7.14%) Rackspace
3 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.57%) Adobe
5 2 (1.79%) Google
5 2 (1.79%) IBM
5 2 (1.79%) New Relic
5 2 (1.79%) Splunk
6 1 (0.89%) Facebook
6 1 (0.89%) NetApp
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.89%) VMware