Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 547 552 572
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20 +26
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 74 53 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.66% 0.73% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 51
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £420 £405 £363
90th Percentile £600 £585 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £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 11,192 7,257 5,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.61% 16.94% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,194 5,262 4,189
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £485 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.19% +4.44% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 60 54
London median hourly rate £22.25 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -3.84% -15.08%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £14.18
90th Percentile £92.88 £65.75 £48.11
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.99% -14.74%

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 August 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 August 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 -8 27 £500 - 11
West London - 13 £463 - 3
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 74 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (56.76%) Amazon EC2
2 42 (56.76%) Microservices
3 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (52.70%) Git (software)
5 38 (51.35%) Amazon S3
6 33 (44.59%) Docker
7 32 (43.24%) Serverless
8 30 (40.54%) AWS Lambda
9 29 (39.19%) TDD
10 25 (33.78%) Jenkins
11 24 (32.43%) DevOps
11 24 (32.43%) Node.js
12 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
13 21 (28.38%) Puppet
14 20 (27.03%) NoSQL
14 20 (27.03%) MySQL
14 20 (27.03%) JSON
15 19 (25.68%) Amazon RDS
15 19 (25.68%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
16 18 (24.32%) Scrum
17 17 (22.97%) Configuration Management
17 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
18 16 (21.62%) Java
18 16 (21.62%) CSS
19 15 (20.27%) PostgreSQL
19 15 (20.27%) RabbitMQ
20 14 (18.92%) REST
20 14 (18.92%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 10 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (12.16%) OpenStack
3 6 (8.11%) IIS
4 3 (4.05%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.05%) Confluence
4 3 (4.05%) Jetty
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.35%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 74 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (56.76%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (51.35%) Amazon S3
4 32 (43.24%) Serverless
5 30 (40.54%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (25.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (18.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (17.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (17.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 10 (13.51%) Heroku
10 8 (10.81%) npm
11 7 (9.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (9.46%) IaaS
12 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (5.41%) GitHub
14 3 (4.05%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (4.05%) CloudFront
14 3 (4.05%) Route 53
15 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (1.35%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) MySQL
1 20 (27.03%) NoSQL
2 19 (25.68%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (20.27%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (17.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
6 9 (12.16%) RDBMS
6 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.35%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 39 (52.70%) Git (software)
2 25 (33.78%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.51%) Maven
4 6 (8.11%) JIRA
5 5 (6.76%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.05%) Gradle
7 2 (2.70%) Ant
7 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.70%) Bundler
7 2 (2.70%) gulp
7 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.70%) Subversion
8 1 (1.35%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.35%) Grunt
8 1 (1.35%) JUnit
8 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.35%) Selenium
8 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (8.11%) Banking
1 6 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (70.27%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) AWS Developer
2 18 (24.32%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (13.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 10 (13.51%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (12.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (10.81%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (10.81%) Perl Developer
8 8 (10.81%) PHP Developer
9 7 (9.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
10 6 (8.11%) AWS Software Engineer
10 6 (8.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (8.11%) JavaScript Engineer
10 6 (8.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) Node.js
2 20 (27.03%) JSON
3 16 (21.62%) CSS
4 15 (20.27%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (18.92%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (18.92%) HTML
5 14 (18.92%) REST
6 12 (16.22%) Spring
7 10 (13.51%) React
7 10 (13.51%) Redux
7 10 (13.51%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (13.51%) Spring Boot
7 10 (13.51%) Symfony
8 8 (10.81%) Catalyst
8 8 (10.81%) CPAN
8 8 (10.81%) DBIx::Class
8 8 (10.81%) Moose
8 8 (10.81%) Plack
8 8 (10.81%) Web Services
8 8 (10.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Virtual Team
2 7 (9.46%) Cloud Native
3 5 (6.76%) Fintech
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.35%) Robotics
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.35%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
5 1 (1.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Microservices
2 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.19%) TDD
4 24 (32.43%) DevOps
5 18 (24.32%) Scrum
5 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
6 17 (22.97%) Configuration Management
6 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
7 14 (18.92%) Front End Development
7 14 (18.92%) MVC
8 13 (17.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (17.57%) Open Source
9 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.51%) Kanban
11 9 (12.16%) BDD
11 9 (12.16%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (12.16%) High Availability
12 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.11%) SOLID
12 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
2 16 (21.62%) Java
3 12 (16.22%) Ruby
4 11 (14.86%) Java 8
4 11 (14.86%) PHP
4 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
4 11 (14.86%) Python
5 9 (12.16%) SQL
6 8 (10.81%) Perl
6 8 (10.81%) PHP 7
7 7 (9.46%) C#
8 5 (6.76%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) Clojure
10 1 (1.35%) ES8
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 33 (44.59%) Docker
2 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (28.38%) Puppet
2 12 (16.22%) Ansible
3 10 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.11%) Kubernetes
4 6 (8.11%) Packer
5 3 (4.05%) Terraform
6 1 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.35%) Grafana
6 1 (1.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) New Relic
2 5 (6.76%) Rollbar
3 4 (5.41%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) VMware