Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 325 515 538
Rank change year-on-year +190 +23 -6
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 182 103 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.85% 0.81% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 78 71
London median daily rate £575 £544 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +11.54% +5.41%
10th Percentile £488 £463 £413
90th Percentile £745 £675 £588
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +8.11%
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 9,813 12,706 10,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.33% 28.84% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,090 9,299 7,540
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £340 £313
90th Percentile £695 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 87 89
London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £26.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.97% +11.56%
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £59.68 £65.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +5.26%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 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
Central London +61 28 £548 -8.75% 12
South London +40 6 £513 -10.87% 1
West London +22 1 £500 -2.44% 8
East London - 1 £525 - 1
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 London region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 182 (100.00%) AWS
2 126 (69.23%) Java
2 126 (69.23%) Python
3 122 (67.03%) Serverless
4 120 (65.93%) AWS Lambda
5 118 (64.84%) Amazon RDS
6 116 (63.74%) Amazon S3
6 116 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
7 114 (62.64%) Software Engineering
8 113 (62.09%) Web Services
9 110 (60.44%) Docker
10 109 (59.89%) Terraform
11 106 (58.24%) Amazon EC2
12 101 (55.49%) DevOps
13 100 (54.95%) Front Office
13 100 (54.95%) Asset Management
13 100 (54.95%) Fixed Income
14 98 (53.85%) Finance
14 98 (53.85%) Amazon Redshift
15 95 (52.20%) Kubernetes
16 88 (48.35%) Amazon ECS
17 87 (47.80%) AWS CloudFormation
18 84 (46.15%) Jenkins
19 78 (42.86%) Derivative
20 72 (39.56%) R
21 66 (36.26%) Decision-Making
22 63 (34.62%) Artifactory
22 63 (34.62%) OpenShift
22 63 (34.62%) Equities
23 59 (32.42%) J2EE

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 28 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (9.34%) Apache Spark
3 13 (7.14%) Confluence
4 4 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.20%) Apache
5 3 (1.65%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.10%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) InDesign
1 3 (1.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (1.65%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 182 (100.00%) AWS
2 122 (67.03%) Serverless
3 120 (65.93%) AWS Lambda
4 116 (63.74%) Amazon S3
5 106 (58.24%) Amazon EC2
6 88 (48.35%) Amazon ECS
7 87 (47.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 63 (34.62%) OpenShift
9 28 (15.38%) GitHub
10 27 (14.84%) GCP
11 26 (14.29%) Azure
12 22 (12.09%) Route 53
13 21 (11.54%) AWS CodePipeline
14 20 (10.99%) Amazon Kinesis
15 17 (9.34%) CloudFront
16 12 (6.59%) AWS CodeDeploy
17 11 (6.04%) Amazon EKS
17 11 (6.04%) AWS Step Functions
18 9 (4.95%) PaaS
19 7 (3.85%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) DNS
1 10 (5.49%) HTTP
1 10 (5.49%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.95%) SSL
3 2 (1.10%) FTP
4 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (64.84%) Amazon RDS
2 98 (53.85%) Amazon Redshift
3 24 (13.19%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (12.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 19 (10.44%) Amazon Athena
6 17 (9.34%) NoSQL
7 14 (7.69%) Redis
8 13 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 13 (7.14%) Presto
9 12 (6.59%) MongoDB
10 11 (6.04%) Amazon Aurora
11 9 (4.95%) KDB
12 8 (4.40%) MySQL
13 7 (3.85%) Data Lake
14 6 (3.30%) Big Data
14 6 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (3.30%) Relational Database
15 4 (2.20%) RDBMS
15 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
16 3 (1.65%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 84 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 63 (34.62%) Artifactory
3 57 (31.32%) Git (software)
4 49 (26.92%) RStudio
5 17 (9.34%) Maven
6 14 (7.69%) Bitbucket
7 13 (7.14%) JIRA
8 9 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (4.40%) JUnit
10 7 (3.85%) Gradle
10 7 (3.85%) Mockito
11 6 (3.30%) DbUnit
11 6 (3.30%) jMock
11 6 (3.30%) SonarQube
12 4 (2.20%) CircleCI
12 4 (2.20%) Subversion
13 3 (1.65%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.65%) Selenium
14 2 (1.10%) IntelliJ
14 2 (1.10%) Jasmine
General
1 100 (54.95%) Front Office
2 98 (53.85%) Finance
3 19 (10.44%) Banking
4 17 (9.34%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.85%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.85%) Retail
6 6 (3.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (47.25%) Developer
2 57 (31.32%) AWS Developer
3 53 (29.12%) Java Developer
4 45 (24.73%) DevOps Engineer
5 41 (22.53%) AWS Engineer
6 35 (19.23%) Python Engineer
7 34 (18.68%) Java Software Developer
7 34 (18.68%) Lead Developer
7 34 (18.68%) Lead Java Developer
7 34 (18.68%) Lead Software Developer
8 31 (17.03%) AWS DevOps
9 29 (15.93%) J2EE Developer
9 29 (15.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 28 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 24 (13.19%) Python Developer
12 23 (12.64%) Software Engineer
13 18 (9.89%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 17 (9.34%) Senior Software Engineer
15 16 (8.79%) Data Engineer
15 16 (8.79%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (62.09%) Web Services
2 59 (32.42%) J2EE
3 56 (30.77%) J2SE
4 34 (18.68%) AngularJS
5 25 (13.74%) Node.js
5 25 (13.74%) React
6 16 (8.79%) Kafka
6 16 (8.79%) RESTful
7 15 (8.24%) NumPy
7 15 (8.24%) Redux
7 15 (8.24%) SciPy
8 13 (7.14%) Spring
9 10 (5.49%) Backbone.js
9 10 (5.49%) Pandas
10 9 (4.95%) Apache NiFi
10 9 (4.95%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (4.95%) Esper
10 9 (4.95%) JPA
10 9 (4.95%) Pyramid
10 9 (4.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 100 (54.95%) Fixed Income
2 78 (42.86%) Derivative
3 63 (34.62%) Equities
4 30 (16.48%) Hedge funds
5 22 (12.09%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (9.89%) Blog
7 15 (8.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (6.59%) Algorithms
9 10 (5.49%) Cloud Native
10 4 (2.20%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.65%) Pricing Data
11 3 (1.65%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.10%) NHS
13 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.64%) Linux
2 9 (4.95%) Unix
3 8 (4.40%) Debian
4 1 (0.55%) Android
4 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (62.64%) Software Engineering
3 101 (55.49%) DevOps
4 100 (54.95%) Asset Management
5 66 (36.26%) Decision-Making
6 53 (29.12%) Deployment Automation
7 37 (20.33%) Microservices
8 31 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (15.93%) Open Source
10 27 (14.84%) Machine Learning
11 19 (10.44%) Artificial Intelligence
11 19 (10.44%) Portfolio Management
11 19 (10.44%) Scrum
12 18 (9.89%) Infrastructure Automation
12 18 (9.89%) Quantitative Analysis
13 16 (8.79%) Infrastructure as Code
14 15 (8.24%) Fund Management
14 15 (8.24%) Investment Management
14 15 (8.24%) Performance Attribution
14 15 (8.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 126 (69.23%) Java
1 126 (69.23%) Python
2 72 (39.56%) R
3 38 (20.88%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.34%) Kotlin
5 14 (7.69%) C#
5 14 (7.69%) C++
6 13 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 12 (6.59%) PHP
8 11 (6.04%) Scala
8 11 (6.04%) SQL
9 10 (5.49%) Go
10 9 (4.95%) Ruby
11 8 (4.40%) C
12 7 (3.85%) Java 8
13 6 (3.30%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.10%) ES6
15 1 (0.55%) Clojure
15 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (7.14%) Degree
2 8 (4.40%) AWS Certification
2 8 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.30%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 110 (60.44%) Docker
2 6 (3.30%) Postfix
3 2 (1.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 109 (59.89%) Terraform
2 95 (52.20%) Kubernetes
3 15 (8.24%) Prometheus
4 11 (6.04%) Packer
5 7 (3.85%) Kibana
6 4 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.10%) Ansible
7 2 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.55%) Istio
8 1 (0.55%) linkerd
Vendors
1 10 (5.49%) Oracle
2 9 (4.95%) Bloomberg
3 7 (3.85%) Lets Encrypt
4 4 (2.20%) Adobe
4 4 (2.20%) Okta
5 3 (1.65%) Google
5 3 (1.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.10%) Mercator
6 2 (1.10%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.55%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.55%) New Relic
7 1 (0.55%) Talend