Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 September 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 > North of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 284 371
Rank change year-on-year -6 +87 -27
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 26 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.21% 0.12% 0.013%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.14% 1.10% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 2
North of England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £394 £374 £425
90th Percentile £538 £529 £475
England median daily rate £506 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England 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 the North of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,275 1,182 1,298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.60% 10.58% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,494 780 891
North of England median daily rate £425 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £300
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 21 30
North of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +41.38% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.90 £67.25 £32.05
England median hourly rate £18.95 £20.71 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.50% +8.97% -17.39%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Amazon SQS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in the North of England

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon SQS in the North of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in the North of England

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon SQS in the North of England over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in the North of England

Amazon SQS
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

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 North of England region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
North West -8 19 £500 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire -18 7 £501 +0.25% 2
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 North of England region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 26 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (96.15%) DevOps
3 24 (92.31%) Python
4 20 (76.92%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (76.92%) Docker
4 20 (76.92%) Jenkins
5 19 (73.08%) Kubernetes
6 18 (69.23%) Puppet
7 17 (65.38%) Microservices
8 16 (61.54%) Ansible
8 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (50.00%) Terraform
10 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
10 12 (46.15%) Scrum
11 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
11 10 (38.46%) BDD
11 10 (38.46%) TDD
11 10 (38.46%) Linux
11 10 (38.46%) Perl
11 10 (38.46%) MySQL
12 9 (34.62%) Web Services
12 9 (34.62%) Java
12 9 (34.62%) CentOS
12 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (34.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (34.62%) Spring Boot
12 9 (34.62%) Serverless
13 8 (30.77%) Monetization
13 8 (30.77%) Java 8

Amazon SQS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 (11.54%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (76.92%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (34.62%) Serverless
4 8 (30.77%) SaaS
5 7 (26.92%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (19.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (15.38%) CloudFront
9 3 (11.54%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
10 2 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (7.69%) Slack
10 2 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) MySQL
2 9 (34.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
4 4 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 2 (7.69%) Big Data
5 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.85%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 8 (30.77%) SonarQube
3 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Architect
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Spring Boot
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
3 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (7.69%) boto
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) Kafka
4 2 (7.69%) YAML
5 1 (3.85%) Dropwizard
5 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) Node.js
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
1 8 (30.77%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) CentOS
2 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) DevOps
2 17 (65.38%) Microservices
3 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) Scrum
5 10 (38.46%) BDD
5 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 8 (30.77%) API Design
6 8 (30.77%) API Development
6 8 (30.77%) B2B
6 8 (30.77%) B2C
6 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Monetization
6 8 (30.77%) User Stories
7 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 2 (7.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Python
2 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 10 (38.46%) Perl
4 9 (34.62%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) Java 8
6 2 (7.69%) Go
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (73.08%) Kubernetes
2 18 (69.23%) Puppet
3 16 (61.54%) Ansible
4 13 (50.00%) Terraform
5 9 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (11.54%) Kibana
7 2 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (7.69%) Grafana
7 2 (7.69%) Graylog
7 2 (7.69%) Prometheus
8 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) Apigee
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle