Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 572 525 526
Rank change year-on-year -47 +1 +53
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 59 62 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.55% 0.99% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 55 63
London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £405 £405 £363
90th Percentile £591 £556 £588
England median daily rate £513 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
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 10,646 6,275 4,550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.34% 15.91% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,786 4,596 3,326
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +10.59%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £306
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
England median daily rate £484 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.22% +2.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 48 53
London median hourly rate £26.60 £20.08 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.46% -22.78% -4.26%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.00 £13.56
90th Percentile £90.75 £127.88 £46.98
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -37 13 £475 +4.97% 9
West London -28 7 £525 +7.14% 3
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 58 (98.31%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (57.63%) Amazon S3
3 33 (55.93%) Docker
4 32 (54.24%) Microservices
4 32 (54.24%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (52.54%) Java
6 25 (42.37%) NoSQL
7 21 (35.59%) Jenkins
8 20 (33.90%) DevOps
9 19 (32.20%) Swagger
10 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
10 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
11 17 (28.81%) Node.js
11 17 (28.81%) Serverless
12 16 (27.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (27.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (27.12%) TDD
12 16 (27.12%) CSS
13 15 (25.42%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (25.42%) AngularJS
14 14 (23.73%) Kafka
15 13 (22.03%) React
15 13 (22.03%) Open Source
15 13 (22.03%) Spring
15 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
15 13 (22.03%) Degree
16 12 (20.34%) Maven
16 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
16 12 (20.34%) OAuth

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 4 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.08%) NServiceBus
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.39%) Confluence
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
4 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 58 (98.31%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (57.63%) Amazon S3
3 32 (54.24%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (28.81%) Serverless
5 16 (27.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (25.42%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (13.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (13.56%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (13.56%) CloudFront
8 7 (11.86%) IaaS
8 7 (11.86%) Route 53
9 6 (10.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (10.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (8.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (8.47%) Heroku
11 4 (6.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (5.08%) Datadog
12 3 (5.08%) Twilio
12 3 (5.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 3 (5.08%) SSH
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) NoSQL
2 16 (27.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (20.34%) MySQL
3 12 (20.34%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (18.64%) MongoDB
5 8 (13.56%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (11.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (6.78%) Neo4j
8 3 (5.08%) RavenDB
8 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (3.39%) Big Data
9 2 (3.39%) CouchDB
9 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.69%) BigQuery
10 1 (1.69%) Flink
10 1 (1.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Jenkins
2 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
3 12 (20.34%) Maven
4 8 (13.56%) Babel
4 8 (13.56%) webpack
5 6 (10.17%) CircleCI
5 6 (10.17%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.08%) Gradle
6 3 (5.08%) JIRA
6 3 (5.08%) Mocha
6 3 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (5.08%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.39%) Ant
7 2 (3.39%) Bundler
7 2 (3.39%) gulp
7 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.39%) Subversion
8 1 (1.69%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.69%) JUnit
General
1 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) French Language
5 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.25%) AWS Developer
4 8 (13.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.08%) AWS Architect
8 3 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) Swagger
2 17 (28.81%) Node.js
3 16 (27.12%) CSS
4 15 (25.42%) AngularJS
5 14 (23.73%) Kafka
6 13 (22.03%) React
6 13 (22.03%) Spring
7 12 (20.34%) OAuth
7 12 (20.34%) OAuth2
7 12 (20.34%) Redux
7 12 (20.34%) Web Services
8 11 (18.64%) Jest
8 11 (18.64%) jQuery
8 11 (18.64%) REST
8 11 (18.64%) Spring Boot
9 10 (16.95%) HTML
9 10 (16.95%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (15.25%) Apache Camel
11 8 (13.56%) D3.js
11 8 (13.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.56%) User Experience
3 7 (11.86%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (8.47%) Virtual Team
5 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.78%) Fintech
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.39%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.69%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.69%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Android
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Microservices
2 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.90%) DevOps
4 16 (27.12%) TDD
5 13 (22.03%) Open Source
5 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
6 11 (18.64%) Scrum
7 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
8 9 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (13.56%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (13.56%) MVC
9 8 (13.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.47%) BDD
10 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.78%) High Availability
11 4 (6.78%) Project Management
11 4 (6.78%) SOA
11 4 (6.78%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Java
2 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.95%) ES8
3 10 (16.95%) Java 8
3 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 9 (15.25%) Python
5 8 (13.56%) ES6
5 8 (13.56%) Ruby
6 4 (6.78%) C#
6 4 (6.78%) Go
7 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) Scala
9 1 (1.69%) C++
9 1 (1.69%) Clojure
9 1 (1.69%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.78%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.39%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) GCP
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 33 (55.93%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.17%) Puppet
2 6 (10.17%) Terraform
3 4 (6.78%) Ansible
3 4 (6.78%) Grafana
3 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.69%) Graphite
4 1 (1.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Splunk
2 10 (16.95%) Google
3 8 (13.56%) New Relic
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.47%) Rollbar
5 3 (5.08%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.69%) MapR
6 1 (1.69%) VMware