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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 394 420
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26  
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 27 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.18% 0.065%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.83% 1.50% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 6
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 3243 2669 1722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.62% 12.30% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2316 1990 1182
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 26
Median hourly rate £22.62 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% -37.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.66 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £44.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -5 2 £533 +12.10% 3
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 58 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (79.31%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (55.17%) Java
3 32 (55.17%) Docker
4 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (48.28%) Jenkins
6 27 (46.55%) Amazon S3
7 26 (44.83%) Microservices
8 25 (43.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 25 (43.10%) Spring
9 24 (41.38%) Maven
10 21 (36.21%) Linux
10 21 (36.21%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (34.48%) DevOps
12 19 (32.76%) Spring Boot
12 19 (32.76%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (32.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (32.76%) Scrum
13 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
13 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
13 17 (29.31%) Twilio
13 17 (29.31%) Kafka
13 17 (29.31%) Swagger
13 17 (29.31%) Greenfield Project
14 16 (27.59%) Python
15 15 (25.86%) Web Services
16 14 (24.14%) Ruby
16 14 (24.14%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (20.69%) Node.js
18 11 (18.97%) AWS Lambda

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 21 (36.21%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (13.79%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) nginx
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 58 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (79.31%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (46.55%) Amazon S3
4 17 (29.31%) Twilio
5 14 (24.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (18.97%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (17.24%) Amazon ELB
8 9 (15.52%) CloudFront
8 9 (15.52%) Route 53
9 8 (13.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (8.62%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (8.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (6.90%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 3 (5.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (5.17%) Google Analytics
13 3 (5.17%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (3.45%) AWS OpsWorks
14 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Broadband
1 2 (3.45%) DNS
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
1 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) MQTT
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) Skype
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 19 (32.76%) Amazon RDS
2 19 (32.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.07%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
4 7 (12.07%) RethinkDB
5 5 (8.62%) Big Data
6 4 (6.90%) Apache Hive
7 3 (5.17%) BigQuery
7 3 (5.17%) MySQL
7 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.72%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 28 (48.28%) Jenkins
2 24 (41.38%) Maven
3 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.90%) JUnit
5 3 (5.17%) JIRA
6 2 (3.45%) CircleCI
6 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.45%) Gradle
6 2 (3.45%) Mockito
6 2 (3.45%) RSpec
6 2 (3.45%) Subversion
6 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.72%) git-flow
7 1 (1.72%) GoCD
7 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.72%) webpack
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Developer
2 28 (48.28%) Java Developer
3 17 (29.31%) AWS Developer
4 12 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (12.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Agile Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Web Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Redshift Developer
11 2 (3.45%) HTML Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Java Scala Developer
11 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Scala Developer
12 1 (1.72%) Java Web Developer
12 1 (1.72%) Linux Administrator
12 1 (1.72%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) Spring
2 19 (32.76%) Spring Boot
3 17 (29.31%) Kafka
3 17 (29.31%) Swagger
4 15 (25.86%) Web Services
5 12 (20.69%) Node.js
6 10 (17.24%) HTML
7 8 (13.79%) CSS
8 5 (8.62%) Apache Camel
8 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.62%) REST
9 4 (6.90%) jQuery
9 4 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.17%) React
10 3 (5.17%) Redux
10 3 (5.17%) Spring MVC
11 2 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (3.45%) JSON
11 2 (3.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.72%) CentOS
3 1 (1.72%) CoreOS
3 1 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (1.72%) Debian
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.83%) Microservices
3 20 (34.48%) DevOps
4 19 (32.76%) Scrum
5 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.79%) BDD
7 8 (13.79%) TDD
8 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.62%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (8.62%) Web Development
10 4 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (6.90%) Data Architecture
10 4 (6.90%) Information Management
10 4 (6.90%) Kanban
10 4 (6.90%) MVC
10 4 (6.90%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) Python
3 14 (24.14%) Ruby
4 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.79%) PHP
5 8 (13.79%) SQL
6 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.62%) ES6
8 3 (5.17%) Scala
9 2 (3.45%) C#
9 2 (3.45%) Perl
9 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.72%) Erlang
10 1 (1.72%) F#
10 1 (1.72%) GraphQL
10 1 (1.72%) Groovy
10 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.72%) XPath
10 1 (1.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 32 (55.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Ansible
1 9 (15.52%) Terraform
2 8 (13.79%) Puppet
3 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.45%) Salt
5 1 (1.72%) collectd
5 1 (1.72%) Grafana
5 1 (1.72%) Graphite
5 1 (1.72%) Kibana
5 1 (1.72%) logstash
5 1 (1.72%) Mesos
5 1 (1.72%) StatsD
5 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Google
2 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe
3 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.72%) NetApp
3 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.72%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.72%) VMware
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