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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
England / London
Rank 372 401 397
Rank change year-on-year +29 -4  
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 28 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.057%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.94% 1.30% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 6
Median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £379 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £418
% change year-on-year -2.56% +16.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon SQS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2970 2080 1357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.26% 9.43% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2208 1538 913
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 28
Median hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.09% -3.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £43.50 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Amazon SQS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 3 £688 +103.70%
Hayes - 1 £470 -
Amazon SQS
England

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 70 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (84.29%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (61.43%) Java
4 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (54.29%) Amazon S3
6 31 (44.29%) Jenkins
7 30 (42.86%) Web Services
8 29 (41.43%) Ruby
9 28 (40.00%) Linux
10 26 (37.14%) Maven
11 25 (35.71%) Microservices
12 24 (34.29%) Amazon RDS
12 24 (34.29%) Spring
13 23 (32.86%) TDD
14 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
14 22 (31.43%) Elasticsearch
14 22 (31.43%) AWS CloudFormation
15 21 (30.00%) Docker
15 21 (30.00%) Python
16 19 (27.14%) DevOps
17 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
17 17 (24.29%) Scrum
18 16 (22.86%) BDD
18 16 (22.86%) REST
19 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
20 14 (20.00%) Apache
20 14 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 14 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
20 14 (20.00%) Kafka
21 13 (18.57%) Puppet

Amazon SQS
Top Related 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 22 (31.43%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (20.00%) Apache
3 10 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.00%) Confluence
5 6 (8.57%) IIS
5 6 (8.57%) nginx
6 4 (5.71%) Apache Pig
6 4 (5.71%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 70 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (84.29%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (54.29%) Amazon S3
4 22 (31.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (18.57%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (15.71%) Twilio
8 10 (14.29%) Route 53
9 9 (12.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 8 (11.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 8 (11.43%) CloudFront
11 7 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (5.71%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 3 (4.29%) Google Analytics
14 3 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (4.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
1 5 (7.14%) Kerberos
1 5 (7.14%) LDAP
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.86%) Broadband
3 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (1.43%) Network Security
4 1 (1.43%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.29%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (17.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
5 8 (11.43%) RethinkDB
6 7 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (8.57%) MySQL
8 4 (5.71%) Apache Hive
8 4 (5.71%) Big Data
9 3 (4.29%) BigQuery
9 3 (4.29%) Redis
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.43%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) Jenkins
2 26 (37.14%) Maven
3 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 10 (14.29%) JUnit
5 8 (11.43%) Cucumber
5 8 (11.43%) JIRA
6 7 (10.00%) Mockito
6 7 (10.00%) RSpec
7 6 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
8 5 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (4.29%) Subversion
10 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.43%) Log4Net
11 1 (1.43%) MSTest
11 1 (1.43%) NSubstitute
11 1 (1.43%) NUnit
11 1 (1.43%) Selenium
11 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (57.14%) Developer
2 25 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
3 15 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (12.86%) AWS Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Java Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Agile Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Software Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) AWS Software Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) NoSQL Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Redshift Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Java Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 2 (2.86%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.86%) Web Services
2 24 (34.29%) Spring
3 16 (22.86%) REST
4 14 (20.00%) Kafka
5 12 (17.14%) HTML
5 12 (17.14%) Spring Boot
6 11 (15.71%) Swagger
7 10 (14.29%) CSS
7 10 (14.29%) Node.js
8 7 (10.00%) .NET
8 7 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (8.57%) Apache Camel
9 6 (8.57%) J2EE
10 4 (5.71%) Django
10 4 (5.71%) JSON
10 4 (5.71%) SOAP
11 3 (4.29%) JMS
11 3 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (4.29%) Software Packaging
11 3 (4.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) PKI
2 4 (5.71%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Wiki
4 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.43%) BBC
4 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) CentOS
3 6 (8.57%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) Unix
5 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Microservices
3 23 (32.86%) TDD
4 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
5 19 (27.14%) DevOps
6 17 (24.29%) Scrum
7 16 (22.86%) BDD
8 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (14.29%) Open Source
10 9 (12.86%) Web Development
11 8 (11.43%) API Development
11 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
12 7 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
12 7 (10.00%) SOA
12 7 (10.00%) Video Processing
13 6 (8.57%) Security Monitoring
14 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (7.14%) Pair Programming
14 5 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
15 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) Java
2 29 (41.43%) Ruby
3 21 (30.00%) Python
4 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.71%) SQL
6 9 (12.86%) Perl
7 8 (11.43%) Bash Shell
8 7 (10.00%) C#
8 7 (10.00%) PHP
9 5 (7.14%) C
9 5 (7.14%) ES6
10 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.86%) Go
12 1 (1.43%) GraphQL
12 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.43%) XPath
12 1 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 21 (30.00%) Docker
2 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Puppet
2 8 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.00%) Ansible
4 5 (7.14%) SELinux
5 3 (4.29%) Terraform
6 2 (2.86%) Consul
6 2 (2.86%) Kibana
6 2 (2.86%) Mesos
7 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.43%) logstash
7 1 (1.43%) Packer
7 1 (1.43%) Perfmon
7 1 (1.43%) Salt
7 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.57%) New Relic
2 6 (8.57%) VMware
3 5 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.14%) Trend Micro
4 3 (4.29%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) NetApp
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.43%) Splunk
5 1 (1.43%) Sun
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