Period
to 18 April 2021

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 18 April 2021 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
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 248 317 416
Rank change year-on-year +69 +99 +143
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 222 136 195
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.01% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.66% 1.68% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 114 83
10th Percentile £475 £483 £463
25th Percentile £488 £500 £473
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £713 £700 £615
90th Percentile " £713 £685
England median daily rate £525 £550 £504
% change year-on-year -4.55% +9.18% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
England median hourly rate - - £10.50

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 8,339 8,073 12,913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.92% 34.24% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,153 5,998 9,491
10th Percentile £358 £320 £350
25th Percentile £425 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £613 £619 £600
90th Percentile £694 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 73
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £22.12 £19.35 £13.50
Median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +42.00% +25.00% -24.80%
75th Percentile £64.06 £61.13 £27.25
90th Percentile £68.00 £78.75 £56.50
England median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.29% -7.01%

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 18 April 2021.

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 18 April 2021. 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 +37 6 £438 -20.09% 11
West London +27 2 - - 4
South London +44 1 £475 -7.32%
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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.

1 221 (99.55%) AWS
2 198 (89.19%) Amazon S3
3 192 (86.49%) AWS Lambda
4 190 (85.59%) Serverless
5 175 (78.83%) Agile Software Development
6 172 (77.48%) Docker
7 170 (76.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 160 (72.07%) Kubernetes
9 157 (70.72%) Node.js
9 157 (70.72%) Web Services
9 157 (70.72%) AWS Step Functions
10 156 (70.27%) Terraform
11 155 (69.82%) Amazon RDS
12 151 (68.02%) TypeScript
12 151 (68.02%) JavaScript
13 150 (67.57%) Software Engineering
14 148 (66.67%) React
15 146 (65.77%) Finance
16 141 (63.51%) Front Office
16 141 (63.51%) Asset Management
16 141 (63.51%) Investment Management
17 34 (15.32%) DevOps
18 32 (14.41%) Python
19 29 (13.06%) Amazon EC2
20 27 (12.16%) AWS CloudFormation
20 27 (12.16%) Amazon ECS
21 25 (11.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 23 (10.36%) Jenkins
23 22 (9.91%) Microservices
24 21 (9.46%) Java

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 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.90%) Confluence
3 1 (0.45%) Anypoint
3 1 (0.45%) Apache
3 1 (0.45%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 221 (99.55%) AWS
2 198 (89.19%) Amazon S3
3 192 (86.49%) AWS Lambda
4 190 (85.59%) Serverless
5 157 (70.72%) AWS Step Functions
6 29 (13.06%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (12.16%) Amazon ECS
7 27 (12.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 25 (11.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 14 (6.31%) Route 53
10 13 (5.86%) Amazon EKS
10 13 (5.86%) CloudFront
11 11 (4.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (4.50%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (4.05%) AWS CodePipeline
14 8 (3.60%) IaaS
15 7 (3.15%) Amazon Cognito
15 7 (3.15%) Azure
15 7 (3.15%) PaaS
16 6 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (76.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 155 (69.82%) Amazon RDS
3 16 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.95%) Big Data
4 11 (4.95%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.15%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.70%) MySQL
7 5 (2.25%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.45%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.45%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (10.36%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.50%) JUnit
2 10 (4.50%) Mockito
3 8 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.25%) Maven
5 4 (1.80%) EasyMock
5 4 (1.80%) Selenium
5 4 (1.80%) TestNG
6 3 (1.35%) JIRA
7 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.90%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.45%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.45%) GitLab
8 1 (0.45%) JMeter
8 1 (0.45%) Mocha
8 1 (0.45%) RSpec
8 1 (0.45%) webpack
General
1 146 (65.77%) Finance
2 141 (63.51%) Front Office
3 9 (4.05%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.80%) Law
5 2 (0.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Publishing
5 2 (0.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 172 (77.48%) Developer
2 152 (68.47%) AWS Developer
3 142 (63.96%) React Developer
4 78 (35.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 78 (35.14%) Node.js Developer
5 77 (34.68%) JavaScript Developer
6 19 (8.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
8 14 (6.31%) Java Developer
9 11 (4.95%) Architect
9 11 (4.95%) AWS DevOps
10 10 (4.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.70%) AWS Architect
11 6 (2.70%) Python Engineer
12 5 (2.25%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.25%) Cloud Architect
12 5 (2.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (2.25%) Data Architect
12 5 (2.25%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (2.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (70.72%) Node.js
1 157 (70.72%) Web Services
2 148 (66.67%) React
3 11 (4.95%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (4.50%) .NET
5 9 (4.05%) REST
5 9 (4.05%) XML
6 8 (3.60%) RESTful
6 8 (3.60%) Spring Boot
7 7 (3.15%) JSON
7 7 (3.15%) Lambda Expressions
7 7 (3.15%) Spring
8 6 (2.70%) WireMock
8 6 (2.70%) XSD
9 5 (2.25%) GraphQL
9 5 (2.25%) HTML
9 5 (2.25%) JAX-RS
9 5 (2.25%) JSON Schema
10 4 (1.80%) CSS
10 4 (1.80%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.60%) User Experience
2 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
2 3 (1.35%) Reference Data
3 2 (0.90%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (0.90%) Robotics
3 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.95%) Linux
2 6 (2.70%) Windows
3 5 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.35%) CentOS
4 3 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (78.83%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (67.57%) Software Engineering
3 141 (63.51%) Asset Management
3 141 (63.51%) Investment Management
4 34 (15.32%) DevOps
5 22 (9.91%) Microservices
6 16 (7.21%) Scrum
7 11 (4.95%) TDD
8 10 (4.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (4.50%) Open Source
8 10 (4.50%) Test Automation
9 9 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.05%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (4.05%) Waterfall
10 8 (3.60%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (3.60%) User Stories
11 7 (3.15%) SDLC
11 7 (3.15%) Unit Testing
12 6 (2.70%) Data Modelling
12 6 (2.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 151 (68.02%) JavaScript
1 151 (68.02%) TypeScript
2 32 (14.41%) Python
3 21 (9.46%) Java
4 12 (5.41%) SQL
5 8 (3.60%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.70%) C#
7 5 (2.25%) Go
7 5 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.80%) Java 8
9 1 (0.45%) C++
9 1 (0.45%) Groovy
9 1 (0.45%) R
9 1 (0.45%) Scala
9 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (9.46%) SC Cleared
1 21 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.86%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.90%) Degree
4 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.60%) QA
System Software
1 172 (77.48%) Docker
2 6 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 160 (72.07%) Kubernetes
2 156 (70.27%) Terraform
3 13 (5.86%) Ansible
4 11 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.95%) Puppet
5 5 (2.25%) Packer
6 4 (1.80%) Grafana
6 4 (1.80%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.35%) Consul
8 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (4.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.25%) Cloudera
3 3 (1.35%) Informatica
4 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (0.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.45%) Databricks
5 1 (0.45%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.45%) WSO2