Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 2019 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 357 528 579
Rank change year-on-year +171 +51 -28
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 184 114 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.59% 0.88% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 101 62
London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £459 £450 £413
90th Percentile £778 £606 £556
England median daily rate £540 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +5.37% +2.50% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,538 12,949 9,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.68% 27.58% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,242 9,607 6,942
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £328 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £491 £475
% change year-on-year +1.83% +3.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 77 85
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -11.63% -14.00%
10th Percentile £16.80 £12.50 £11.55
90th Percentile £78.75 £75.77 £58.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +22.86% -13.58% +6.58%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in London

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon SQS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in London

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon SQS in London over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor 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 10 December 2019. 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
Central London +37 29 £545 -9.17% 4
South London +61 17 £575 - 1
West London +15 4 £460 -3.16% 6
East London - 1 £525 - 1
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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.

1 184 (100.00%) AWS
2 126 (68.48%) Serverless
3 125 (67.93%) Amazon S3
4 124 (67.39%) AWS Lambda
5 120 (65.22%) Java
6 114 (61.96%) Amazon RDS
7 101 (54.89%) Python
8 93 (50.54%) Docker
9 91 (49.46%) DevOps
9 91 (49.46%) Web Services
10 89 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
10 89 (48.37%) Software Engineering
11 88 (47.83%) Amazon EC2
12 87 (47.28%) Kubernetes
13 78 (42.39%) Finance
14 73 (39.67%) Terraform
15 69 (37.50%) Asset Management
16 65 (35.33%) Front Office
16 65 (35.33%) Fixed Income
16 65 (35.33%) Microservices
17 63 (34.24%) Amazon Redshift
18 61 (33.15%) Amazon ECS
19 59 (32.07%) Git (software)
20 58 (31.52%) AWS CloudFormation
21 56 (30.43%) Jenkins
22 47 (25.54%) Artifactory
23 44 (23.91%) R
24 43 (23.37%) OpenShift
25 40 (21.74%) Decision-Making
26 37 (20.11%) AngularJS

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 23 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (9.78%) Confluence
3 17 (9.24%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.26%) Apache
5 4 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (1.63%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.09%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) Drupal
8 1 (0.54%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) InDesign
1 3 (1.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.89%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (1.63%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 184 (100.00%) AWS
2 126 (68.48%) Serverless
3 125 (67.93%) Amazon S3
4 124 (67.39%) AWS Lambda
5 88 (47.83%) Amazon EC2
6 61 (33.15%) Amazon ECS
7 58 (31.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 43 (23.37%) OpenShift
9 24 (13.04%) Amazon Kinesis
10 20 (10.87%) AWS CodePipeline
10 20 (10.87%) GitHub
11 19 (10.33%) Route 53
12 17 (9.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 17 (9.24%) CloudFront
13 16 (8.70%) GCP
14 14 (7.61%) AWS Step Functions
14 14 (7.61%) Azure
15 12 (6.52%) AWS CodeDeploy
16 8 (4.35%) AWS Fargate
17 7 (3.80%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) DNS
1 2 (1.09%) FTP
1 2 (1.09%) HTTP
1 2 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (1.09%) SSL
1 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (61.96%) Amazon RDS
2 63 (34.24%) Amazon Redshift
3 33 (17.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 29 (15.76%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (11.96%) Relational Database
6 20 (10.87%) Amazon Athena
7 19 (10.33%) NoSQL
8 17 (9.24%) MongoDB
8 17 (9.24%) RDBMS
9 13 (7.07%) Hadoop
9 13 (7.07%) Presto
10 11 (5.98%) Amazon Aurora
10 11 (5.98%) MySQL
11 9 (4.89%) KDB
12 8 (4.35%) Big Data
13 6 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (3.26%) Redis
13 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
14 5 (2.72%) Neo4j
15 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (32.07%) Git (software)
2 56 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 47 (25.54%) Artifactory
4 26 (14.13%) RStudio
5 22 (11.96%) Maven
6 21 (11.41%) Bitbucket
7 19 (10.33%) JIRA
8 13 (7.07%) JUnit
9 12 (6.52%) GitLab
10 11 (5.98%) Gradle
11 10 (5.43%) Mockito
12 8 (4.35%) IntelliJ
13 7 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (3.80%) CircleCI
13 7 (3.80%) DbUnit
13 7 (3.80%) jMock
13 7 (3.80%) SonarQube
14 6 (3.26%) Selenium
14 6 (3.26%) Travis CI
15 5 (2.72%) Cucumber
General
1 78 (42.39%) Finance
2 65 (35.33%) Front Office
3 10 (5.43%) Banking
4 7 (3.80%) Retail
5 6 (3.26%) Publishing
6 5 (2.72%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.17%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.09%) Law
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (47.83%) Developer
2 54 (29.35%) AWS Developer
3 40 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
4 36 (19.57%) Java Developer
5 30 (16.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (13.59%) Lead Developer
7 23 (12.50%) Architect
7 23 (12.50%) Data Engineer
7 23 (12.50%) Python Engineer
8 22 (11.96%) Software Engineer
9 20 (10.87%) AWS Architect
9 20 (10.87%) Senior Developer
10 19 (10.33%) Java Software Developer
11 18 (9.78%) J2EE Developer
11 18 (9.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 18 (9.78%) Lead Java Developer
11 18 (9.78%) Lead Software Developer
12 17 (9.24%) Python Developer
12 17 (9.24%) Senior Software Engineer
13 15 (8.15%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (49.46%) Web Services
2 37 (20.11%) AngularJS
3 31 (16.85%) J2EE
4 23 (12.50%) J2SE
5 22 (11.96%) React
5 22 (11.96%) RESTful
6 20 (10.87%) Kafka
6 20 (10.87%) Node.js
7 18 (9.78%) JPA
7 18 (9.78%) Spring
8 16 (8.70%) .NET
9 15 (8.15%) NumPy
9 15 (8.15%) Pandas
9 15 (8.15%) SciPy
10 13 (7.07%) Spring Boot
11 12 (6.52%) Guice
11 12 (6.52%) Hibernate
12 11 (5.98%) REST
13 10 (5.43%) Backbone.js
13 10 (5.43%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 65 (35.33%) Fixed Income
2 29 (15.76%) Derivative
2 29 (15.76%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (9.24%) Hedge funds
4 12 (6.52%) Algorithms
5 10 (5.43%) Equities
6 8 (4.35%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.72%) Blog
7 5 (2.72%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.63%) NHS
8 3 (1.63%) Pricing Data
8 3 (1.63%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.09%) User Experience
10 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.76%) Linux
2 9 (4.89%) Unix
3 8 (4.35%) Debian
4 4 (2.17%) Windows
5 3 (1.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (49.46%) DevOps
2 89 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (48.37%) Software Engineering
3 69 (37.50%) Asset Management
4 65 (35.33%) Microservices
5 40 (21.74%) Decision-Making
6 31 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (16.30%) Open Source
8 27 (14.67%) Scrum
9 22 (11.96%) Machine Learning
9 22 (11.96%) Quantitative Analysis
10 19 (10.33%) Analytics
10 19 (10.33%) TDD
11 17 (9.24%) Computer Science
11 17 (9.24%) Deployment Automation
11 17 (9.24%) Fintech
12 15 (8.15%) BDD
13 13 (7.07%) ETL
13 13 (7.07%) Mathematics
14 11 (5.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 120 (65.22%) Java
2 101 (54.89%) Python
3 44 (23.91%) R
4 30 (16.30%) JavaScript
5 24 (13.04%) C#
6 17 (9.24%) SQL
7 16 (8.70%) C++
8 15 (8.15%) Scala
9 14 (7.61%) Java 8
10 12 (6.52%) PHP
11 9 (4.89%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.89%) TypeScript
12 8 (4.35%) C
13 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.09%) ES6
14 2 (1.09%) Go
14 2 (1.09%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.54%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 19 (10.33%) AWS Certification
2 17 (9.24%) Degree
3 8 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.26%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 93 (50.54%) Docker
2 7 (3.80%) Postfix
3 2 (1.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 87 (47.28%) Kubernetes
2 73 (39.67%) Terraform
3 10 (5.43%) Packer
4 9 (4.89%) Ansible
5 8 (4.35%) Prometheus
6 7 (3.80%) Kibana
7 4 (2.17%) Nagios
7 4 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.63%) Istio
8 3 (1.63%) linkerd
9 2 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 11 (5.98%) Oracle
2 9 (4.89%) Bloomberg
3 4 (2.17%) Adobe
3 4 (2.17%) Okta
4 3 (1.63%) Google
4 3 (1.63%) IBM
4 3 (1.63%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.09%) Mercator
5 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.54%) Talend
6 1 (0.54%) Zend