Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 January 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 326 277 352
Rank change year-on-year -49 +75 +162
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 270 125 169
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.71% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.87% 1.89% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 111 119
10th Percentile £450 - £475
25th Percentile £488 £488 £519
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £600
Median % change year-on-year - -8.33% +14.29%
75th Percentile £650 £675 £713
90th Percentile £713 £713 £765
England median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile £73.25 - -
25th Percentile £74.38 - -
Median hourly rate £77.50 - -
75th Percentile £79.38 - -
90th Percentile £79.75 - -
England median hourly rate £77.50 - -

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14,411 6,608 10,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.75% 37.72% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,730 4,917 7,506
10th Percentile £388 £338 £313
25th Percentile £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £615
90th Percentile £750 £688 £700
England median daily rate £538 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 24 74
10th Percentile £13.88 £20.30 £15.73
25th Percentile £20.07 £22.44 £18.71
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +18.60% +14.94%
75th Percentile £55.00 £57.19 £42.93
90th Percentile £70.27 £68.00 £78.75
England median hourly rate £20.96 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.75% +10.00% +14.29%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Amazon SQS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in London

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon SQS in London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in London

Amazon SQS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon SQS in London over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in London

Amazon SQS
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -50 17 £628 +14.09% 8
South London - 15 £533 - 1
East London - 2 £704 - 7
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 270 (100.00%) AWS
2 210 (77.78%) Serverless
3 206 (76.30%) AWS Lambda
4 192 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
5 182 (67.41%) CI/CD
6 181 (67.04%) Amazon S3
7 165 (61.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 156 (57.78%) Software Engineering
8 156 (57.78%) Kubernetes
9 153 (56.67%) Terraform
10 150 (55.56%) Docker
11 142 (52.59%) Node.js
12 138 (51.11%) JavaScript
12 138 (51.11%) React
13 137 (50.74%) Amazon RDS
14 135 (50.00%) Finance
15 134 (49.63%) Full Stack Development
16 129 (47.78%) TypeScript
17 126 (46.67%) AWS Step Functions
18 117 (43.33%) Front Office
18 117 (43.33%) Asset Management
19 106 (39.26%) Investment Management
19 106 (39.26%) Material-UI
20 70 (25.93%) Java
21 66 (24.44%) DevOps
22 54 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
23 51 (18.89%) Python
24 50 (18.52%) Scrum
25 47 (17.41%) Microservices
26 44 (16.30%) Test Automation

Amazon SQS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (2.96%) JBoss
1 8 (2.96%) Tomcat
1 8 (2.96%) WebLogic
1 8 (2.96%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.59%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.59%) Confluence
2 7 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.48%) Apache
4 2 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Pulsar
5 1 (0.37%) Luigi
Applications
1 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 270 (100.00%) AWS
2 210 (77.78%) Serverless
3 206 (76.30%) AWS Lambda
4 181 (67.04%) Amazon S3
5 126 (46.67%) AWS Step Functions
6 54 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 43 (15.93%) Amazon ECS
8 36 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (12.59%) Azure
10 27 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 18 (6.67%) Amazon EKS
12 17 (6.30%) Amazon Kinesis
13 16 (5.93%) AWS Fargate
14 14 (5.19%) IaaS
15 13 (4.81%) CloudFront
16 12 (4.44%) AWS CodePipeline
16 12 (4.44%) OpenShift
16 12 (4.44%) Snowflake
17 11 (4.07%) Route 53
18 9 (3.33%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.22%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (61.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 137 (50.74%) Amazon RDS
3 26 (9.63%) Amazon Redshift
4 24 (8.89%) NoSQL
5 21 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (4.81%) Data Lake
8 12 (4.44%) Amazon Aurora
8 12 (4.44%) Big Data
8 12 (4.44%) MySQL
9 11 (4.07%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.33%) Amazon Athena
10 9 (3.33%) Hadoop
10 9 (3.33%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.22%) Redshift Spectrum
11 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.22%) Tableau
12 5 (1.85%) Redis
13 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 33 (12.22%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.81%) Artifactory
4 12 (4.44%) JIRA
5 11 (4.07%) SonarQube
6 9 (3.33%) Postman
7 8 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (2.59%) Maven
9 6 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.22%) JUnit
10 5 (1.85%) GitLab
10 5 (1.85%) JMeter
10 5 (1.85%) Mockito
10 5 (1.85%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.85%) webpack
11 3 (1.11%) DbUnit
11 3 (1.11%) jMock
12 2 (0.74%) Cypress.io
12 2 (0.74%) git-flow
12 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 135 (50.00%) Finance
2 117 (43.33%) Front Office
3 26 (9.63%) Social Skills
4 15 (5.56%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.33%) Legal
6 8 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.96%) Marketing
6 8 (2.96%) Retail
6 8 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.59%) Electronics
7 7 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.11%) Publishing
9 2 (0.74%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (0.74%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.37%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 134 (49.63%) Developer
2 94 (34.81%) Software Engineer
3 63 (23.33%) React Developer
4 62 (22.96%) AWS Engineer
5 44 (16.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 44 (16.30%) JavaScript Engineer
6 43 (15.93%) AWS Software Engineer
7 37 (13.70%) AWS Developer
7 37 (13.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 33 (12.22%) Node.js Developer
9 24 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (7.78%) Data Engineer
11 19 (7.04%) Java Developer
11 19 (7.04%) Senior DevOps
12 17 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
14 12 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
15 10 (3.70%) Architect
16 8 (2.96%) Senior Developer
16 8 (2.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (52.59%) Node.js
2 138 (51.11%) React
3 106 (39.26%) Material-UI
4 30 (11.11%) REST
5 16 (5.93%) ADO
5 16 (5.93%) Jest
5 16 (5.93%) Spring
6 13 (4.81%) RESTful
6 13 (4.81%) Swagger
7 12 (4.44%) Kafka
7 12 (4.44%) Spring Boot
8 11 (4.07%) .NET
8 11 (4.07%) J2EE
8 11 (4.07%) J2SE
9 10 (3.70%) GraphQL
9 10 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (3.70%) Vue.js
10 8 (2.96%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.96%) Lambda Expressions
11 7 (2.59%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.04%) Cloud Native
2 16 (5.93%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.33%) Hedge funds
4 8 (2.96%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.85%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.11%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.74%) NHS
9 2 (0.74%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.74%) Robotics
10 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.37%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.70%) Linux
2 8 (2.96%) Amazon Linux
2 8 (2.96%) CentOS
2 8 (2.96%) Debian
2 8 (2.96%) Oracle Linux
2 8 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (2.96%) Ubuntu
2 8 (2.96%) Unix
3 6 (2.22%) Windows
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (67.41%) CI/CD
3 156 (57.78%) Software Engineering
4 134 (49.63%) Full Stack Development
5 117 (43.33%) Asset Management
6 106 (39.26%) Investment Management
7 66 (24.44%) DevOps
8 50 (18.52%) Scrum
9 47 (17.41%) Microservices
10 44 (16.30%) Test Automation
11 32 (11.85%) TDD
12 24 (8.89%) Deployment Automation
13 18 (6.67%) API Design
14 17 (6.30%) Infrastructure as Code
15 16 (5.93%) ETL
15 16 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
16 15 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (5.56%) DevSecOps
16 15 (5.56%) Open Source
16 15 (5.56%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (51.11%) JavaScript
2 129 (47.78%) TypeScript
3 70 (25.93%) Java
4 51 (18.89%) Python
5 32 (11.85%) SQL
6 16 (5.93%) C#
7 12 (4.44%) Go
8 10 (3.70%) Ruby
9 9 (3.33%) Bash
9 9 (3.33%) Java 11
10 8 (2.96%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.48%) Java 8
12 4 (1.48%) PHP
12 4 (1.48%) Scala
12 4 (1.48%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.11%) C++
14 1 (0.37%) C
14 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (5.19%) SC Cleared
1 14 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.48%) AWS Certification
2 4 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.11%) Degree
4 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.33%) GDPR
2 5 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.85%) QA
3 3 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 150 (55.56%) Docker
2 5 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.74%) Postfix
4 1 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 156 (57.78%) Kubernetes
2 153 (56.67%) Terraform
3 24 (8.89%) Ansible
4 8 (2.96%) Docker Swarm
4 8 (2.96%) Grafana
4 8 (2.96%) Prometheus
5 6 (2.22%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.22%) Kibana
6 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.37%) Istio
7 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (4.07%) Oracle
2 8 (2.96%) Red Hat
3 7 (2.59%) Google
3 7 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (2.59%) SAP
4 4 (1.48%) Actifio
5 3 (1.11%) CA
5 3 (1.11%) IBM
6 2 (0.74%) Databricks
7 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.37%) Facebook
7 1 (0.37%) Informatica
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.37%) MKS
7 1 (0.37%) Spotify
7 1 (0.37%) TIBCO