Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 293 345 574
Rank change year-on-year +52 +229 -45
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 119 261 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.66% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.89% 2.13% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 114 44
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £480 £456 £425
90th Percentile £713 £706 £592
England median daily rate £550 £515 £513
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £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 6,303 12,258 11,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.62% 30.87% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,545 8,823 8,170
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £350 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 93
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -0.36% +32.46%
10th Percentile £18.40 £13.95 £14.32
90th Percentile £53.50 £70.00 £91.00
Median hourly rate £33.61 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +52.77% +10.00% +5.49%

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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 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 +88 7 £550 -8.33% 5
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 119 (100.00%) AWS
2 97 (81.51%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (79.83%) Python
4 94 (78.99%) Java
4 94 (78.99%) Terraform
5 88 (73.95%) Finance
5 88 (73.95%) Amazon S3
6 87 (73.11%) Software Engineering
6 87 (73.11%) Docker
7 86 (72.27%) Serverless
8 85 (71.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 84 (70.59%) AWS Lambda
10 83 (69.75%) Asset Management
10 83 (69.75%) Fixed Income
10 83 (69.75%) Front Office
11 82 (68.91%) Web Services
11 82 (68.91%) Derivative
11 82 (68.91%) Amazon ECS
12 81 (68.07%) Equities
13 80 (67.23%) DevOps
14 78 (65.55%) Jenkins
15 77 (64.71%) Amazon RDS
16 76 (63.87%) Amazon EC2
16 76 (63.87%) Kubernetes
17 72 (60.50%) AWS CloudFormation
18 71 (59.66%) J2EE
19 67 (56.30%) Decision-Making
19 67 (56.30%) Deployment Automation
20 64 (53.78%) J2SE
20 64 (53.78%) Artifactory

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 17 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.36%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.84%) Apache
3 1 (0.84%) Confluence
3 1 (0.84%) Luigi
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 119 (100.00%) AWS
2 88 (73.95%) Amazon S3
3 86 (72.27%) Serverless
4 84 (70.59%) AWS Lambda
5 82 (68.91%) Amazon ECS
6 76 (63.87%) Amazon EC2
7 72 (60.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 64 (53.78%) OpenShift
9 18 (15.13%) Azure
9 18 (15.13%) GCP
10 10 (8.40%) Amazon EKS
11 9 (7.56%) GitHub
11 9 (7.56%) Route 53
12 8 (6.72%) PaaS
13 7 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (4.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (4.20%) AWS Step Functions
14 5 (4.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (3.36%) Amazon Cognito
15 4 (3.36%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) HTTP
2 8 (6.72%) DNS
2 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (71.43%) Amazon Redshift
2 77 (64.71%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (10.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (9.24%) Redis
5 10 (8.40%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.40%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.04%) Amazon Athena
6 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.20%) Data Lake
7 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.52%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.52%) Presto
9 2 (1.68%) Big Data
9 2 (1.68%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.68%) Looker
9 2 (1.68%) MySQL
9 2 (1.68%) Parquet
9 2 (1.68%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 78 (65.55%) Jenkins
2 64 (53.78%) Artifactory
3 55 (46.22%) RStudio
4 20 (16.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.20%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.68%) JUnit
7 2 (1.68%) Subversion
8 1 (0.84%) JIRA
8 1 (0.84%) Maven
General
1 88 (73.95%) Finance
2 83 (69.75%) Front Office
3 17 (14.29%) Banking
4 15 (12.61%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
6 1 (0.84%) Games
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (50.42%) Developer
2 46 (38.66%) Java Developer
3 44 (36.97%) AWS Developer
4 36 (30.25%) Lead Developer
4 36 (30.25%) Lead Java Developer
5 35 (29.41%) Java Software Developer
5 35 (29.41%) Lead Software Developer
6 33 (27.73%) AWS DevOps
7 28 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 25 (21.01%) AWS Engineer
9 24 (20.17%) J2EE Developer
9 24 (20.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 24 (20.17%) Python Engineer
10 23 (19.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 22 (18.49%) Java Engineer
12 20 (16.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 20 (16.81%) Lead DevOps
12 20 (16.81%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 19 (15.97%) Python Developer
14 15 (12.61%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (68.91%) Web Services
2 71 (59.66%) J2EE
3 64 (53.78%) J2SE
4 21 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 20 (16.81%) React
6 19 (15.97%) Node.js
7 16 (13.45%) Redux
8 9 (7.56%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (5.04%) .NET
10 4 (3.36%) Backbone.js
10 4 (3.36%) Kafka
11 3 (2.52%) .NET Core
11 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.52%) NumPy
11 3 (2.52%) Pandas
11 3 (2.52%) RESTful
11 3 (2.52%) SciPy
11 3 (2.52%) Spring
11 3 (2.52%) Spring Boot
12 2 (1.68%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 83 (69.75%) Fixed Income
2 82 (68.91%) Derivative
3 81 (68.07%) Equities
4 17 (14.29%) Hedge funds
5 16 (13.45%) Blog
6 15 (12.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.52%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.68%) Pricing Data
9 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.68%) Android
1 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (81.51%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (73.11%) Software Engineering
3 83 (69.75%) Asset Management
4 80 (67.23%) DevOps
5 67 (56.30%) Decision-Making
5 67 (56.30%) Deployment Automation
6 29 (24.37%) Infrastructure Automation
7 21 (17.65%) Investment Management
8 19 (15.97%) Open Source
8 19 (15.97%) Portfolio Management
9 16 (13.45%) Machine Learning
10 15 (12.61%) Artificial Intelligence
10 15 (12.61%) Fund Management
10 15 (12.61%) Performance Attribution
11 14 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (9.24%) Microservices
12 11 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (7.56%) Infrastructure as Code
14 8 (6.72%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 95 (79.83%) Python
2 94 (78.99%) Java
3 57 (47.90%) R
4 28 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.13%) Kotlin
6 10 (8.40%) Ruby
7 9 (7.56%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.56%) Go
8 8 (6.72%) SQL
9 4 (3.36%) C#
10 3 (2.52%) Java 8
11 2 (1.68%) C++
11 2 (1.68%) PHP
12 1 (0.84%) C
12 1 (0.84%) Clojure
12 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.84%) Scala
12 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 87 (73.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 94 (78.99%) Terraform
2 76 (63.87%) Kubernetes
3 8 (6.72%) Prometheus
4 4 (3.36%) Ansible
5 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.68%) Puppet
6 1 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.84%) Oozie
6 1 (0.84%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (5.88%) Lets Encrypt
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.52%) Informatica
4 2 (1.68%) Google
5 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.84%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.84%) Facebook
5 1 (0.84%) Foundry
5 1 (0.84%) New Relic
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle
5 1 (0.84%) Palantir
5 1 (0.84%) SAP
5 1 (0.84%) Splunk