Period
to

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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 460 242 293
Rank change year-on-year -218 +51 +38
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 132 294 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.33% 1.06% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.88% 2.73% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 265 103
10th Percentile £409 - £488
25th Percentile £490 £488 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £700 £688 £628
90th Percentile £750 £713 £705
England median daily rate £588 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +11.90% -4.55% +9.18%

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 15,027 10,773 6,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.94% 38.91% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,261 7,848 4,542
10th Percentile £399 £369 £350
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £530 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £713
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 51 34
10th Percentile £19.97 £14.75 £13.60
25th Percentile £26.25 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.85 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.38% +31.40% +16.28%
75th Percentile £67.97 £51.63 £47.94
90th Percentile £82.75 £65.00 £61.18
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.24% +5.25% -4.76%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -15 15 £453 -30.38% 11
South London -6 10 £425 -10.53%
West London - 2 £525 - 1
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 131 (99.24%) AWS
2 99 (75.00%) Serverless
3 94 (71.21%) AWS Lambda
4 73 (55.30%) Amazon S3
5 64 (48.48%) Java
5 64 (48.48%) Agile
6 63 (47.73%) Microservices
7 61 (46.21%) DevOps
8 59 (44.70%) DynamoDB
9 55 (41.67%) CI/CD
10 53 (40.15%) Docker
11 49 (37.12%) Amazon RDS
12 44 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
12 44 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 43 (32.58%) Python
14 37 (28.03%) TDD
15 35 (26.52%) Git (software)
15 35 (26.52%) Amazon ECS
16 33 (25.00%) React
17 30 (22.73%) AWS CloudFormation
17 30 (22.73%) Spring
17 30 (22.73%) SQL
18 29 (21.97%) Terraform
19 28 (21.21%) Spring Boot
19 28 (21.21%) Azure
19 28 (21.21%) Kafka
20 27 (20.45%) C#
20 27 (20.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 27 (20.45%) Kubernetes
21 26 (19.70%) .NET

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 (6.06%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.79%) Apache Airflow
2 5 (3.79%) Ethereum
2 5 (3.79%) Luigi
3 4 (3.03%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) CMS
4 2 (1.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Pulsar
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.76%) Documentum
5 1 (0.76%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 131 (99.24%) AWS
2 99 (75.00%) Serverless
3 94 (71.21%) AWS Lambda
4 73 (55.30%) Amazon S3
5 44 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (26.52%) Amazon ECS
7 30 (22.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 28 (21.21%) Azure
9 27 (20.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 19 (14.39%) Azure DevOps
10 19 (14.39%) OpenShift
11 16 (12.12%) Amazon Cognito
11 16 (12.12%) Amazon Kinesis
11 16 (12.12%) Route 53
12 15 (11.36%) AWS Step Functions
13 12 (9.09%) Azure Functions
13 12 (9.09%) Azure Service Bus
14 11 (8.33%) GitHub
15 10 (7.58%) SaaS
16 9 (6.82%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) VPN
2 2 (1.52%) Firewall
2 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.52%) tcpdump
2 2 (1.52%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.76%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (44.70%) DynamoDB
2 49 (37.12%) Amazon RDS
3 23 (17.42%) NoSQL
3 23 (17.42%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 18 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 14 (10.61%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (10.61%) MySQL
7 12 (9.09%) Amazon Athena
7 12 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (8.33%) MongoDB
8 11 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (6.06%) Redis
10 7 (5.30%) Big Data
10 7 (5.30%) Hadoop
10 7 (5.30%) Presto
10 7 (5.30%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.03%) Power BI
12 3 (2.27%) GIS
Development Applications
1 35 (26.52%) Git (software)
2 26 (19.70%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.36%) Artifactory
3 15 (11.36%) GitLab
4 11 (8.33%) JUnit
5 8 (6.06%) SpecFlow
6 7 (5.30%) Gradle
7 5 (3.79%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.03%) Maven
8 4 (3.03%) Mockito
8 4 (3.03%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.27%) JIRA
9 3 (2.27%) Postman
10 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.52%) Cypress.io
10 2 (1.52%) DbUnit
10 2 (1.52%) jMock
10 2 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.76%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.76%) git-flow
General
1 25 (18.94%) Finance
2 22 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 14 (10.61%) Front Office
4 10 (7.58%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.03%) Retail
7 3 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.76%) Billing
9 1 (0.76%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (40.15%) Developer
2 26 (19.70%) Architect
3 21 (15.91%) AWS Engineer
4 16 (12.12%) AWS Architect
4 16 (12.12%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.85%) .NET Developer
6 13 (9.85%) AWS Developer
6 13 (9.85%) Java Developer
6 13 (9.85%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 10 (7.58%) Data Engineer
9 10 (7.58%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 9 (6.82%) Software Engineer
11 8 (6.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 8 (6.06%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
12 7 (5.30%) Big Data Engineer
12 7 (5.30%) Hadoop Engineer
13 6 (4.55%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.00%) React
2 30 (22.73%) Spring
3 28 (21.21%) Kafka
3 28 (21.21%) Spring Boot
4 26 (19.70%) .NET
5 23 (17.42%) REST
6 21 (15.91%) AngularJS
7 16 (12.12%) GraphQL
8 15 (11.36%) .NET Framework
8 15 (11.36%) Entity Framework
8 15 (11.36%) J2EE
9 14 (10.61%) ASP.NET
9 14 (10.61%) HTML
10 13 (9.85%) CSS
10 13 (9.85%) JSON
11 11 (8.33%) Node.js
12 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET Core
12 10 (7.58%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (6.82%) JPA
13 9 (6.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 7 (5.30%) Blockchain
2 7 (5.30%) Equities
2 7 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.55%) Reference Data
3 6 (4.55%) Robotics
4 5 (3.79%) Derivative
4 5 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.79%) Tandem
4 5 (3.79%) Web3
5 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.27%) Clustering
6 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.27%) NHS
7 2 (1.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.82%) Unix
2 8 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) Agile
2 63 (47.73%) Microservices
3 61 (46.21%) DevOps
4 55 (41.67%) CI/CD
5 44 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 37 (28.03%) TDD
7 24 (18.18%) Event-Driven
8 22 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (15.15%) Full Stack Development
9 20 (15.15%) Open Source
9 20 (15.15%) Test Automation
10 19 (14.39%) Clean Code
10 19 (14.39%) OO
11 18 (13.64%) BDD
12 15 (11.36%) Scrum
12 15 (11.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 14 (10.61%) Mentoring
13 14 (10.61%) Unit Testing
14 13 (9.85%) SOLID
14 13 (9.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.48%) Java
2 43 (32.58%) Python
3 30 (22.73%) SQL
4 27 (20.45%) C#
5 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.88%) TypeScript
7 14 (10.61%) Go
8 10 (7.58%) T-SQL
9 8 (6.06%) Scala
10 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.79%) Rust
10 5 (3.79%) Solidity
11 4 (3.03%) Bash
12 3 (2.27%) C
12 3 (2.27%) C++
12 3 (2.27%) PHP
12 3 (2.27%) R
12 3 (2.27%) VB
13 2 (1.52%) Ruby
14 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.52%) Degree
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) GDPR
1 3 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (40.15%) Docker
2 2 (1.52%) Postfix
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (21.97%) Terraform
2 27 (20.45%) Kubernetes
3 8 (6.06%) Kibana
4 6 (4.55%) Grafana
5 4 (3.03%) Ansible
6 3 (2.27%) Rancher
7 1 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.76%) Kustomize
7 1 (0.76%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 11 (8.33%) IBM
2 7 (5.30%) Oracle
3 5 (3.79%) New Relic
4 2 (1.52%) VMware
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe
5 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.76%) NN4M
5 1 (0.76%) Okta
5 1 (0.76%) OpenText
5 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.76%) Splunk
5 1 (0.76%) TIBCO