Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 565 603
Rank change year-on-year +3 +38 -3
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 73 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.84% 0.84% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 16
London median daily rate £500 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.14% +15.00%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £400
90th Percentile £578 £535 £531
England median daily rate £500 £465 £458
% change year-on-year +7.53% +1.64% +30.71%
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 8731 6400 3784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.53% 14.16% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6521 4713 2805
London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £617
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 49 27
London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.51% +23.10% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.40 £14.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £97.75 £98.00 £31.59
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +11 12 £500 +12.36% 3
East London - 8 £513 - 2
North London -11 1 £400 -
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon SQS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 73 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (68.49%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (67.12%) Java
4 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (56.16%) Amazon S3
5 39 (53.42%) Microservices
6 37 (50.68%) Docker
6 37 (50.68%) Linux
7 34 (46.58%) DevOps
8 33 (45.21%) Python
9 30 (41.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 30 (41.10%) Jenkins
10 27 (36.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 27 (36.99%) AWS Lambda
10 27 (36.99%) Serverless
11 26 (35.62%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (35.62%) Software Engineering
12 25 (34.25%) TDD
13 24 (32.88%) Amazon RDS
14 23 (31.51%) Scrum
14 23 (31.51%) Web Services
15 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
15 22 (30.14%) MongoDB
16 21 (28.77%) Node.js
17 20 (27.40%) Ansible
17 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
18 19 (26.03%) NoSQL
19 18 (24.66%) Spring
19 18 (24.66%) Terraform
20 17 (23.29%) Maven

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 26 (35.62%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.22%) Apache Solr
2 6 (8.22%) nginx
3 4 (5.48%) Apache
4 3 (4.11%) Confluence
5 2 (2.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.74%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 73 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (68.49%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (56.16%) Amazon S3
4 30 (41.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (36.99%) AWS Lambda
5 27 (36.99%) Serverless
6 15 (20.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 14 (19.18%) Route 53
8 12 (16.44%) Amazon ELB
9 11 (15.07%) CloudFront
10 10 (13.70%) Amazon Kinesis
10 10 (13.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (10.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (6.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (6.85%) Heroku
13 3 (4.11%) GitHub
14 2 (2.74%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (2.74%) IaaS
15 1 (1.37%) SaaS
15 1 (1.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) HTTP
1 6 (8.22%) SSH
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) SSL
4 2 (2.74%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) LDAP
4 2 (2.74%) Network Security
4 2 (2.74%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) Skype
5 1 (1.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 24 (32.88%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (30.14%) MongoDB
4 19 (26.03%) NoSQL
5 9 (12.33%) MySQL
6 8 (10.96%) Neo4j
7 6 (8.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (6.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (4.11%) CouchDB
9 3 (4.11%) Hazelcast
10 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.37%) Big Data
11 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.37%) Redis
11 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (41.10%) Jenkins
2 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
3 17 (23.29%) Maven
4 13 (17.81%) webpack
5 8 (10.96%) Babel
5 8 (10.96%) Grunt
5 8 (10.96%) Subversion
6 6 (8.22%) CircleCI
6 6 (8.22%) JIRA
7 5 (6.85%) TeamCity
8 4 (5.48%) JUnit
9 3 (4.11%) Artifactory
9 3 (4.11%) Gradle
9 3 (4.11%) IntelliJ
9 3 (4.11%) Mockito
9 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.74%) git-flow
10 2 (2.74%) GitLab
General
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Developer
2 27 (36.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (34.25%) Java Developer
4 18 (24.66%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (16.44%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (16.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) AWS Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (4.11%) WebOps Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Agile Developer
11 2 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Ruby Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Senior WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) Web Services
2 21 (28.77%) Node.js
3 18 (24.66%) Spring
4 15 (20.55%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (17.81%) Sass
6 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
7 10 (13.70%) CSS
7 10 (13.70%) HTML
7 10 (13.70%) Spring Boot
8 9 (12.33%) Kafka
9 8 (10.96%) Apache Camel
9 8 (10.96%) Serverless Framework
10 7 (9.59%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (9.59%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (9.59%) JSON
10 7 (9.59%) React
10 7 (9.59%) Swagger
11 6 (8.22%) REST
11 6 (8.22%) RESTful
11 6 (8.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) User Experience
2 12 (16.44%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.11%) Fintech
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.68%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.85%) Debian
4 3 (4.11%) CentOS
4 3 (4.11%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.37%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (53.42%) Microservices
3 34 (46.58%) DevOps
4 26 (35.62%) Software Engineering
5 25 (34.25%) TDD
6 23 (31.51%) Scrum
7 16 (21.92%) BDD
8 14 (19.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.33%) IT Governance
9 9 (12.33%) Project Management
9 9 (12.33%) SOA
9 9 (12.33%) Supplier Management
10 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.96%) Open Source
11 6 (8.22%) Kanban
12 5 (6.85%) High Availability
12 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.48%) Code Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 49 (67.12%) Java
2 33 (45.21%) Python
3 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.55%) Ruby
5 13 (17.81%) ES6
6 12 (16.44%) Bash Shell
7 8 (10.96%) PHP
8 7 (9.59%) Go
8 7 (9.59%) SQL
9 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.11%) C#
11 2 (2.74%) Scala
12 1 (1.37%) Erlang
12 1 (1.37%) F#
12 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (50.68%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.74%) Firmware
2 2 (2.74%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (27.40%) Ansible
2 18 (24.66%) Terraform
3 13 (17.81%) Puppet
4 8 (10.96%) Kubernetes
4 8 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (8.22%) Kibana
5 6 (8.22%) logstash
6 4 (5.48%) Packer
7 3 (4.11%) collectd
7 3 (4.11%) Salt
7 3 (4.11%) StatsD
8 2 (2.74%) Grafana
8 2 (2.74%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.74%) Nagios
8 2 (2.74%) Oozie
9 1 (1.37%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) SaltStack
2 3 (4.11%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe
3 2 (2.74%) New Relic
3 2 (2.74%) Splunk
4 1 (1.37%) Google