Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 446 574 731
Rank change year-on-year +128 +157 -1
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 218 286 136
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.30% 1.16% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 150 108
Median daily rate £550 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +12.33%
10th Percentile £450 £448 £411
90th Percentile £713 £663 £600
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 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 16,718 24,607 19,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.70% 27.80% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,298 17,064 13,213
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 280 239
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.05 £12.21 £11.75
90th Percentile £57.25 £63.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.49% -4.38% +11.11%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +111 138 £550 +4.76% 25
West Midlands +93 33 £500 +11.11%
Midlands +85 33 £500 +11.11%
South East +79 20 £550 +15.79% 1
North of England +60 13 £495 -1.00% 1
North West +47 10 £493 -6.19% 1
South West +44 8 £475 +2.70% 4
East of England +25 6 £625 +4.17% 2
Yorkshire +52 2 £500 -
North East - 1 - -
Amazon SQS
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 218 (100.00%) AWS
2 154 (70.64%) Java
3 153 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (70.18%) Amazon EC2
4 142 (65.14%) Amazon RDS
5 141 (64.68%) Web Services
6 125 (57.34%) Amazon S3
6 125 (57.34%) Serverless
7 121 (55.50%) AWS Lambda
8 118 (54.13%) Jenkins
9 113 (51.83%) Python
10 104 (47.71%) Terraform
11 103 (47.25%) Docker
12 97 (44.50%) Software Engineering
13 95 (43.58%) DevOps
14 91 (41.74%) Amazon Redshift
15 87 (39.91%) Amazon ECS
15 87 (39.91%) Asset Management
16 86 (39.45%) Finance
16 86 (39.45%) AWS CloudFormation
17 84 (38.53%) Front Office
18 83 (38.07%) Fixed Income
19 82 (37.61%) Kubernetes
20 80 (36.70%) Git (software)
21 71 (32.57%) Derivative
22 68 (31.19%) Equities
23 64 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
24 63 (28.90%) Microservices
25 62 (28.44%) J2EE
26 61 (27.98%) Decision-Making

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 34 (15.60%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.05%) Confluence
3 8 (3.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (2.75%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.29%) Apache
6 4 (1.83%) CMS
6 4 (1.83%) Headless CMS
7 3 (1.38%) nginx
8 2 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.46%) Luigi
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.38%) InDesign
1 3 (1.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.46%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.92%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 218 (100.00%) AWS
2 153 (70.18%) Amazon EC2
3 125 (57.34%) Amazon S3
3 125 (57.34%) Serverless
4 121 (55.50%) AWS Lambda
5 87 (39.91%) Amazon ECS
6 86 (39.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 60 (27.52%) OpenShift
8 25 (11.47%) CloudFront
9 23 (10.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 23 (10.55%) Route 53
10 22 (10.09%) Amazon Kinesis
10 22 (10.09%) Azure
11 21 (9.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 21 (9.63%) GitHub
12 19 (8.72%) GCP
13 16 (7.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (5.50%) Amazon EKS
15 11 (5.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 10 (4.59%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.05%) HTTP
2 10 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.13%) SSL
4 8 (3.67%) DNS
5 4 (1.83%) MQTT
6 3 (1.38%) VPN
7 2 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (65.14%) Amazon RDS
2 91 (41.74%) Amazon Redshift
3 57 (26.15%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (18.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 16 (7.34%) Amazon Athena
5 16 (7.34%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.96%) Redis
7 9 (4.13%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.13%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.67%) Big Data
8 8 (3.67%) Data Lake
9 7 (3.21%) Amazon Aurora
9 7 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.75%) MySQL
11 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.38%) KDB
11 3 (1.38%) Presto
12 2 (0.92%) Amazon QuickSight
12 2 (0.92%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 118 (54.13%) Jenkins
2 80 (36.70%) Git (software)
3 59 (27.06%) Artifactory
4 48 (22.02%) RStudio
5 47 (21.56%) Maven
6 42 (19.27%) JUnit
7 39 (17.89%) DbUnit
7 39 (17.89%) jMock
7 39 (17.89%) Mockito
7 39 (17.89%) SonarQube
8 12 (5.50%) JIRA
9 9 (4.13%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.75%) Gradle
11 5 (2.29%) CircleCI
11 5 (2.29%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.83%) GitLab
12 4 (1.83%) Subversion
13 2 (0.92%) Mocha
14 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
General
1 86 (39.45%) Finance
2 84 (38.53%) Front Office
3 30 (13.76%) Public Sector
4 17 (7.80%) Banking
5 16 (7.34%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.21%) Retail
7 6 (2.75%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (54.59%) Developer
2 87 (39.91%) Java Developer
3 55 (25.23%) AWS Developer
4 39 (17.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (15.14%) Lead Developer
5 33 (15.14%) Lead Java Developer
6 32 (14.68%) Java Software Developer
6 32 (14.68%) Lead Software Developer
7 31 (14.22%) AWS Engineer
8 29 (13.30%) Python Engineer
9 28 (12.84%) AWS DevOps
10 26 (11.93%) J2EE Developer
10 26 (11.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 22 (10.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 22 (10.09%) Python Developer
12 21 (9.63%) Java Engineer
13 18 (8.26%) Software Engineer
14 17 (7.80%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 17 (7.80%) Lead DevOps
14 17 (7.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (64.68%) Web Services
2 62 (28.44%) J2EE
3 57 (26.15%) J2SE
4 51 (23.39%) RESTful
5 50 (22.94%) AngularJS
6 49 (22.48%) Spring
7 39 (17.89%) ActiveMQ
7 39 (17.89%) PowerMock
7 39 (17.89%) SOAP
8 32 (14.68%) Node.js
9 31 (14.22%) JPA
10 30 (13.76%) Hibernate
10 30 (13.76%) Spring Cloud
11 28 (12.84%) REST
12 25 (11.47%) React
13 16 (7.34%) Redux
14 12 (5.50%) Elastic Stack
15 11 (5.05%) Kafka
15 11 (5.05%) Spring Boot
16 9 (4.13%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 83 (38.07%) Fixed Income
2 71 (32.57%) Derivative
3 68 (31.19%) Equities
4 24 (11.01%) Hedge funds
5 16 (7.34%) Blog
6 15 (6.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (5.05%) Cloud Native
9 6 (2.75%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.29%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.83%) NHS
11 4 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.92%) Video\Live Streaming
14 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.46%) User Experience
14 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.55%) Linux
2 6 (2.75%) Unix
3 4 (1.83%) Debian
4 3 (1.38%) Android
4 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.38%) Windows
5 1 (0.46%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (44.50%) Software Engineering
3 95 (43.58%) DevOps
4 87 (39.91%) Asset Management
5 64 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (28.90%) Microservices
7 61 (27.98%) Decision-Making
8 60 (27.52%) Open Source
9 54 (24.77%) Deployment Automation
10 52 (23.85%) Scrum
10 52 (23.85%) TDD
11 43 (19.72%) BDD
12 29 (13.30%) Kanban
13 28 (12.84%) BPMN
14 25 (11.47%) Machine Learning
15 24 (11.01%) Infrastructure Automation
16 22 (10.09%) Migration
17 21 (9.63%) Artificial Intelligence
18 19 (8.72%) Biometrics
19 16 (7.34%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (70.64%) Java
2 113 (51.83%) Python
3 60 (27.52%) R
4 39 (17.89%) JavaScript
5 31 (14.22%) SQL
6 18 (8.26%) Kotlin
7 12 (5.50%) Go
7 12 (5.50%) Java 8
7 12 (5.50%) Ruby
8 11 (5.05%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.59%) PHP
10 6 (2.75%) Scala
11 5 (2.29%) C#
12 3 (1.38%) C++
12 3 (1.38%) Perl
12 3 (1.38%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.92%) C
14 1 (0.46%) Clojure
14 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (15.14%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.13%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.29%) Degree
5 3 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.92%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.46%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) GDPR
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 103 (47.25%) Docker
2 38 (17.43%) Postfix
3 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.38%) Varnish
3 3 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 104 (47.71%) Terraform
2 82 (37.61%) Kubernetes
3 11 (5.05%) Prometheus
4 10 (4.59%) Puppet
5 6 (2.75%) Ansible
6 5 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.29%) Packer
7 4 (1.83%) Kibana
7 4 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.92%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.46%) logstash
10 1 (0.46%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (3.67%) Adobe
2 7 (3.21%) Lets Encrypt
3 5 (2.29%) Oracle
4 4 (1.83%) Okta
5 3 (1.38%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.92%) Google
7 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.46%) Facebook
7 1 (0.46%) Foundry
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.46%) New Relic
7 1 (0.46%) Palantir
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.46%) SAP
7 1 (0.46%) Splunk
7 1 (0.46%) WSO2