Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 506 569 575
Rank change year-on-year +63 +6 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 116 72 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.95% 0.82% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 65 37
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £444 £413 £413
90th Percentile £605 £580 £525
England median daily rate £513 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.53% -
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 12,193 8,776 6,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 26.25% 18.64% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,027 6,574 4,684
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £302
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 82 49
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.40 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% -8.94% +11.90%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.33 £14.81
90th Percentile £86.25 £159.25 £98.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +4 37 £600 +20.00% 7
West London - 15 £463 - 6
South London - 1 £575 -
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
3 58 (50.00%) Serverless
4 51 (43.97%) Node.js
4 51 (43.97%) Microservices
5 50 (43.10%) Amazon S3
6 47 (40.52%) Docker
7 46 (39.66%) Amazon EC2
8 43 (37.07%) Git (software)
9 42 (36.21%) MySQL
10 41 (35.34%) TDD
11 40 (34.48%) JavaScript
12 37 (31.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 35 (30.17%) Amazon RDS
14 33 (28.45%) E-Commerce
15 29 (25.00%) NoSQL
16 27 (23.28%) Puppet
16 27 (23.28%) Configuration Management
17 26 (22.41%) Jenkins
18 24 (20.69%) DevOps
18 24 (20.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 24 (20.69%) Software Engineering
19 23 (19.83%) PHP
19 23 (19.83%) AWS CloudFormation
19 23 (19.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 23 (19.83%) Front End Development
20 22 (18.97%) BDD
21 21 (18.10%) CSS
21 21 (18.10%) JSON

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 20 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (9.48%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.17%) IIS
4 4 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.59%) Confluence
5 3 (2.59%) Jetty
5 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.72%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 116 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 58 (50.00%) Serverless
3 50 (43.10%) Amazon S3
4 46 (39.66%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (20.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 23 (19.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (19.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 17 (14.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (11.21%) CloudFront
10 11 (9.48%) npm
11 9 (7.76%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (6.03%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (6.03%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (5.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (5.17%) AWS CloudTrail
13 6 (5.17%) Heroku
13 6 (5.17%) Route 53
14 4 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (36.21%) MySQL
2 37 (31.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 35 (30.17%) Amazon RDS
4 29 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 20 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (8.62%) MongoDB
6 10 (8.62%) RDBMS
6 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
7 7 (6.03%) Redis
8 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.72%) Big Data
9 2 (1.72%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.86%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (37.07%) Git (software)
2 26 (22.41%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.03%) JIRA
4 6 (5.17%) Grunt
4 6 (5.17%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.45%) GitLab
5 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.59%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.72%) Selenium
8 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.86%) git-flow
8 1 (0.86%) Gradle
8 1 (0.86%) Maven
8 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (12.07%) Retail
2 8 (6.90%) Finance
3 6 (5.17%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Legal
4 4 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (72.41%) Developer
2 42 (36.21%) Senior Developer
3 34 (29.31%) AWS Engineer
4 30 (25.86%) AWS Developer
5 27 (23.28%) Senior Software Developer
6 18 (15.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 18 (15.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (15.52%) Software Engineer
7 17 (14.66%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (13.79%) AWS Software Engineer
8 16 (13.79%) JavaScript Engineer
8 16 (13.79%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 16 (13.79%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (12.07%) PHP Developer
10 12 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
10 12 (10.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 12 (10.34%) React Developer
10 12 (10.34%) Senior React Developer
11 11 (9.48%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (9.48%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (43.97%) Node.js
2 21 (18.10%) CSS
2 21 (18.10%) JSON
2 21 (18.10%) Symfony
3 20 (17.24%) HTML
3 20 (17.24%) Redux
4 19 (16.38%) React
5 16 (13.79%) .NET
5 16 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (12.07%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (12.07%) REST
7 11 (9.48%) Catalyst
7 11 (9.48%) CPAN
7 11 (9.48%) DBIx::Class
7 11 (9.48%) Moose
7 11 (9.48%) Plack
7 11 (9.48%) XML
8 9 (7.76%) AngularJS
9 8 (6.90%) HTML5
9 8 (6.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Cloud Native
2 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.03%) Fintech
4 6 (5.17%) Robotics
4 6 (5.17%) Tandem
4 6 (5.17%) Virtual Team
5 5 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.59%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.86%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.86%) User Experience
8 1 (0.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.24%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Windows
3 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.03%) Unix
5 3 (2.59%) Android
5 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.72%) CentOS
6 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.97%) Microservices
3 41 (35.34%) TDD
4 33 (28.45%) E-Commerce
5 27 (23.28%) Configuration Management
6 24 (20.69%) DevOps
6 24 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 23 (19.83%) Front End Development
8 22 (18.97%) BDD
9 19 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (15.52%) Scrum
11 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
12 14 (12.07%) Mentoring
12 14 (12.07%) SOLID
13 13 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (11.21%) Kanban
14 12 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (7.76%) Analytics
16 8 (6.90%) Open Source
16 8 (6.90%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 23 (19.83%) PHP
3 19 (16.38%) TypeScript
4 17 (14.66%) PHP 7
5 16 (13.79%) C#
6 15 (12.93%) Java
6 15 (12.93%) Python
7 13 (11.21%) SQL
8 12 (10.34%) PowerShell
9 11 (9.48%) Perl
10 10 (8.62%) Java 8
11 8 (6.90%) Ruby
12 7 (6.03%) Bash Shell
13 6 (5.17%) ES6
14 3 (2.59%) Scala
15 1 (0.86%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.86%) Clojure
15 1 (0.86%) ClojureScript
15 1 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) AWS Certification
1 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.86%) Degree
System Software
1 47 (40.52%) Docker
2 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (23.28%) Puppet
2 18 (15.52%) Ansible
3 15 (12.93%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (10.34%) Kubernetes
5 9 (7.76%) Terraform
6 8 (6.90%) Packer
7 5 (4.31%) logstash
8 4 (3.45%) Kibana
9 2 (1.72%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.86%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
2 3 (2.59%) Google
3 1 (0.86%) IBM
3 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.86%) Splunk