Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 268 270 322
Rank change year-on-year +2 +52 +231
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 324 87 282
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.96% 0.65% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.51% 1.85% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 80 126
10th Percentile " " £454
25th Percentile £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £675 £600 £605
90th Percentile £713 £631 £681
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
England median hourly rate - - £10.50

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 12,925 4,708 12,630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.23% 35.13% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,551 3,515 9,148
10th Percentile £381 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 15 96
10th Percentile £13.38 £13.58 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.26 £20.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +19.05% +3.70%
75th Percentile £51.00 £47.88 £25.81
90th Percentile £65.00 £59.25 £53.13
England median hourly rate £20.51 £20.92 £21.00
% change year-on-year -1.95% -0.39% +20.00%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -45 16 £640 +31.28% 14
East London - 2 £704 - 3
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 321 (99.07%) AWS
2 280 (86.42%) AWS Lambda
3 278 (85.80%) Serverless
4 250 (77.16%) Amazon S3
5 241 (74.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 235 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
7 226 (69.75%) Docker
8 221 (68.21%) Kubernetes
9 220 (67.90%) Node.js
10 215 (66.36%) Software Engineering
11 213 (65.74%) React
11 213 (65.74%) Terraform
12 209 (64.51%) AWS Step Functions
13 205 (63.27%) JavaScript
14 201 (62.04%) TypeScript
15 198 (61.11%) Amazon RDS
15 198 (61.11%) Full Stack Development
16 197 (60.80%) Finance
17 187 (57.72%) Web Services
18 184 (56.79%) Investment Management
19 182 (56.17%) Front Office
19 182 (56.17%) Asset Management
19 182 (56.17%) Material-UI
20 76 (23.46%) Java
21 48 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
22 46 (14.20%) Microservices
23 38 (11.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
24 37 (11.42%) AWS CloudFormation
24 37 (11.42%) Python
25 34 (10.49%) Amazon ECS

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 11 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.16%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (0.93%) Confluence
4 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.62%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 321 (99.07%) AWS
2 280 (86.42%) AWS Lambda
3 278 (85.80%) Serverless
4 250 (77.16%) Amazon S3
5 209 (64.51%) AWS Step Functions
6 48 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (11.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 37 (11.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (10.49%) Amazon ECS
10 29 (8.95%) Route 53
11 28 (8.64%) Amazon EKS
12 23 (7.10%) Azure
13 21 (6.48%) Amazon Kinesis
14 12 (3.70%) IaaS
14 12 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 10 (3.09%) CloudFront
16 9 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
17 8 (2.47%) Amazon Cognito
17 8 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
17 8 (2.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.62%) 5G
1 2 (0.62%) Broadband
2 1 (0.31%) DNS
2 1 (0.31%) Firewall
2 1 (0.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (74.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 198 (61.11%) Amazon RDS
3 16 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (3.40%) Amazon Aurora
5 10 (3.09%) Data Lake
6 8 (2.47%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.16%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.85%) Big Data
8 6 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.85%) MySQL
8 6 (1.85%) Redis
9 4 (1.23%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (1.23%) BigQuery
9 4 (1.23%) SQL Server
10 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.93%) Presto
Development Applications
1 31 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.17%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.25%) webpack
4 11 (3.40%) JIRA
5 4 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.23%) JUnit
5 4 (1.23%) Maven
6 3 (0.93%) CircleCI
6 3 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.93%) Selenium
7 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.62%) EasyMock
7 2 (0.62%) Mocha
7 2 (0.62%) Mockito
7 2 (0.62%) TestNG
8 1 (0.31%) Chocolatey
8 1 (0.31%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.31%) ESLint
8 1 (0.31%) JMeter
8 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
General
1 197 (60.80%) Finance
2 182 (56.17%) Front Office
3 26 (8.02%) Social Skills
4 14 (4.32%) Public Sector
5 10 (3.09%) Marketing
6 9 (2.78%) Electronics
6 9 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.47%) Law
8 4 (1.23%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.93%) Retail
10 2 (0.62%) Legal
10 2 (0.62%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.31%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 206 (63.58%) Developer
2 132 (40.74%) React Developer
3 115 (35.49%) Software Engineer
4 110 (33.95%) AWS Developer
5 65 (20.06%) AWS Engineer
5 65 (20.06%) Node.js Developer
6 62 (19.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 57 (17.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 53 (16.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 52 (16.05%) AWS Software Engineer
10 50 (15.43%) JavaScript Engineer
11 44 (13.58%) Java Developer
12 17 (5.25%) Architect
13 12 (3.70%) AWS Architect
14 11 (3.40%) Data Engineer
15 6 (1.85%) Platform Engineer
15 6 (1.85%) Ruby Developer
15 6 (1.85%) Senior Developer
16 5 (1.54%) Applications Developer
16 5 (1.54%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (67.90%) Node.js
2 213 (65.74%) React
3 187 (57.72%) Web Services
4 182 (56.17%) Material-UI
5 26 (8.02%) RESTful
6 25 (7.72%) GraphQL
7 21 (6.48%) REST
8 19 (5.86%) CSS
8 19 (5.86%) gRPC
9 16 (4.94%) Kafka
9 16 (4.94%) Spring
10 15 (4.63%) LitElement
11 14 (4.32%) Spring Boot
12 10 (3.09%) Swagger
13 8 (2.47%) ADO
14 7 (2.16%) Jest
15 6 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
16 5 (1.54%) .NET
16 5 (1.54%) AngularJS
17 4 (1.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.63%) Cloud Native
2 10 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.62%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.31%) Equities
7 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.31%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.31%) NHS
7 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Replication
7 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.16%) Linux
2 6 (1.85%) Unix
3 2 (0.62%) Windows
4 1 (0.31%) Android
4 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (66.36%) Software Engineering
3 198 (61.11%) Full Stack Development
4 184 (56.79%) Investment Management
5 182 (56.17%) Asset Management
6 46 (14.20%) Microservices
7 33 (10.19%) DevOps
8 26 (8.02%) Test Automation
9 22 (6.79%) Scrum
10 18 (5.56%) TDD
11 15 (4.63%) Tech Ops
12 14 (4.32%) Validation
13 13 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (4.01%) Project Management
14 12 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (3.40%) User Stories
16 10 (3.09%) API Design
16 10 (3.09%) API Development
17 9 (2.78%) Capacity Management
17 9 (2.78%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 205 (63.27%) JavaScript
2 201 (62.04%) TypeScript
3 76 (23.46%) Java
4 37 (11.42%) Python
5 19 (5.86%) SQL
6 7 (2.16%) Go
7 6 (1.85%) C++
7 6 (1.85%) Ruby
8 5 (1.54%) C#
9 4 (1.23%) Java 11
9 4 (1.23%) Java 8
9 4 (1.23%) PHP
9 4 (1.23%) Scala
10 3 (0.93%) ES6
11 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.31%) C
12 1 (0.31%) Groovy
12 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (2.47%) AWS Certification
2 7 (2.16%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.23%) Degree
4 2 (0.62%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.86%) QA
2 15 (4.63%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.93%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) Accessibility
System Software
1 226 (69.75%) Docker
2 3 (0.93%) HDFS
3 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 221 (68.21%) Kubernetes
2 213 (65.74%) Terraform
3 8 (2.47%) Ansible
4 5 (1.54%) Grafana
5 4 (1.23%) Istio
6 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.93%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.62%) Kibana
7 2 (0.62%) Packer
7 2 (0.62%) Puppet
7 2 (0.62%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.31%) Mesos
8 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (4.01%) CA
2 10 (3.09%) SAP
3 6 (1.85%) Google
3 6 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.54%) IBM
5 4 (1.23%) Databricks
5 4 (1.23%) Informatica
5 4 (1.23%) Splunk
6 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.93%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle
7 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.31%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.31%) Cloudamize
8 1 (0.31%) CloudEndure
8 1 (0.31%) Facebook
8 1 (0.31%) New Relic
8 1 (0.31%) Sonatype