Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 530 531 560
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 88 69 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.17% 0.080%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.91% 1.11% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 31
London median daily rate £488 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £363
90th Percentile £588 £538 £588
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 9,689 6,244 3,994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.64% 15.11% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,231 4,639 2,983
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 50 41
London median hourly rate £26.78 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.56% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.01 £10.50
90th Percentile £75.00 £109.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.96
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.80% -11.30%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 -20 11 £500 +11.11% 4
East London - 7 £513 - 3
West London -25 6 £525 +1.94% 2
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 87 (98.86%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (70.45%) Java
3 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (57.95%) Amazon EC2
5 50 (56.82%) Amazon S3
6 45 (51.14%) Docker
6 45 (51.14%) Microservices
7 34 (38.64%) Jenkins
8 31 (35.23%) AWS Lambda
8 31 (35.23%) Serverless
9 30 (34.09%) Linux
10 29 (32.95%) TDD
11 28 (31.82%) Software Engineering
12 27 (30.68%) Node.js
13 26 (29.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 26 (29.55%) AWS CloudFormation
13 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
14 25 (28.41%) DevOps
15 24 (27.27%) NoSQL
15 24 (27.27%) Web Services
15 24 (27.27%) Python
16 23 (26.14%) Elasticsearch
17 22 (25.00%) Scrum
18 21 (23.86%) AngularJS
19 20 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
20 19 (21.59%) Swagger
20 19 (21.59%) Spring
21 18 (20.45%) Git (software)
21 18 (20.45%) Kafka
21 18 (20.45%) webpack

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 (26.14%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.82%) Apache
3 5 (5.68%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.55%) nginx
5 3 (3.41%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.41%) NServiceBus
6 2 (2.27%) Jetty
7 1 (1.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 87 (98.86%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (57.95%) Amazon EC2
3 50 (56.82%) Amazon S3
4 31 (35.23%) AWS Lambda
4 31 (35.23%) Serverless
5 26 (29.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (13.64%) Amazon Kinesis
7 11 (12.50%) Route 53
8 9 (10.23%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (9.09%) CloudFront
10 7 (7.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (5.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (3.41%) Datadog
13 3 (3.41%) GitHub
13 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (2.27%) Heroku
14 2 (2.27%) IaaS
14 2 (2.27%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) SSH
2 8 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (2.27%) Firewall
3 2 (2.27%) Network Security
3 2 (2.27%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.14%) SSL
4 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 24 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 16 (18.18%) MySQL
4 15 (17.05%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (17.05%) MongoDB
5 12 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (10.23%) Neo4j
8 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
9 4 (4.55%) Big Data
9 4 (4.55%) CouchDB
10 3 (3.41%) RavenDB
11 2 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.27%) Flink
11 2 (2.27%) Hazelcast
11 2 (2.27%) HBase
12 1 (1.14%) BigQuery
12 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.45%) webpack
3 17 (19.32%) Maven
4 16 (18.18%) Babel
5 10 (11.36%) CircleCI
6 8 (9.09%) Grunt
7 7 (7.95%) TeamCity
8 6 (6.82%) Subversion
9 3 (3.41%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.41%) JIRA
9 3 (3.41%) Mockito
9 3 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.27%) EasyMock
10 2 (2.27%) GitLab
10 2 (2.27%) Mocha
10 2 (2.27%) Selenium
10 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) French Language
5 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (59.09%) Developer
2 31 (35.23%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) AWS Developer
4 9 (10.23%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (5.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.41%) AWS Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Big Data Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Data Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.68%) Node.js
2 24 (27.27%) Web Services
3 21 (23.86%) AngularJS
4 19 (21.59%) Spring
4 19 (21.59%) Swagger
5 18 (20.45%) Kafka
6 17 (19.32%) CSS
7 15 (17.05%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (15.91%) jQuery
9 13 (14.77%) Spring Boot
10 12 (13.64%) React
10 12 (13.64%) Redux
11 11 (12.50%) HTML
12 10 (11.36%) Apache Camel
12 10 (11.36%) Jest
12 10 (11.36%) JSON
12 10 (11.36%) OAuth2
12 10 (11.36%) Sass
13 9 (10.23%) ActiveMQ
13 9 (10.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) User Experience
2 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.68%) Fintech
7 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.27%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.14%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.14%) Clustering
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Linux
2 8 (9.09%) Android
3 6 (6.82%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.68%) Unix
5 4 (4.55%) Debian
6 3 (3.41%) CentOS
7 1 (1.14%) Fedora
7 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (51.14%) Microservices
3 29 (32.95%) TDD
4 28 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 25 (28.41%) DevOps
6 22 (25.00%) Scrum
7 20 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (17.05%) BDD
9 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 11 (12.50%) Mathematics
10 11 (12.50%) Project Management
11 9 (10.23%) Configuration Management
12 8 (9.09%) IT Governance
12 8 (9.09%) Open Source
12 8 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (9.09%) Supplier Management
13 6 (6.82%) High Availability
14 5 (5.68%) SOA
15 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (4.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 62 (70.45%) Java
2 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 24 (27.27%) Python
4 18 (20.45%) ES6
5 13 (14.77%) SQL
6 10 (11.36%) ES7
6 10 (11.36%) Ruby
7 9 (10.23%) ES8
7 9 (10.23%) Shell Script
8 8 (9.09%) Go
9 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.55%) C#
10 4 (4.55%) Scala
11 3 (3.41%) PHP
12 2 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Degree
2 9 (10.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.41%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.27%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.14%) PhD
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) GCP
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (51.14%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.27%) Firmware
2 2 (2.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) Kubernetes
1 13 (14.77%) Terraform
2 9 (10.23%) Ansible
2 9 (10.23%) Puppet
3 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.68%) Grafana
5 4 (4.55%) Kibana
5 4 (4.55%) logstash
5 4 (4.55%) Packer
6 2 (2.27%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.27%) Nagios
6 2 (2.27%) Oozie
6 2 (2.27%) Salt
7 1 (1.14%) collectd
7 1 (1.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Splunk
2 10 (11.36%) Google
3 5 (5.68%) New Relic
4 3 (3.41%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.27%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.27%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.27%) MapR
6 1 (1.14%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.14%) SaltStack