Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 276 286 331
Rank change year-on-year +10 +45 +20
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 39 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.33% 0.073% 0.030%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.44% 0.52% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 3
North of England median daily rate £500 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +26.32%
England median daily rate £513 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.53% +3.33%
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 2,715 1,541 1,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 22.92% 13.99% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,857 1,085 1,003
North of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -0.61%
10th Percentile £267 £250 £275
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 17 25
North of England median hourly rate £17.25 £14.46 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -19.67% -40.38%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.05 £10.80
90th Percentile £33.74 £22.80 £55.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% -12.20%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +11 20 £500 +2.56% 6
Yorkshire -4 19 £500 - 4
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 39 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (87.18%) Jenkins
3 33 (84.62%) DevOps
4 31 (79.49%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (64.10%) Bash Shell
6 23 (58.97%) Linux
7 22 (56.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 21 (53.85%) Public Cloud
8 21 (53.85%) Python
8 21 (53.85%) Configuration Management
9 20 (51.28%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (51.28%) Serverless
10 19 (48.72%) SaaS
10 19 (48.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (48.72%) Docker
11 18 (46.15%) Amazon S3
12 17 (43.59%) JIRA
12 17 (43.59%) Firewall
12 17 (43.59%) Amazon RDS
13 16 (41.03%) Puppet
13 16 (41.03%) Auto-Scaling
13 16 (41.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (41.03%) Kubernetes
14 15 (38.46%) Microservices
14 15 (38.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (38.46%) VPN
15 14 (35.90%) Confluence
15 14 (35.90%) Ansible
16 13 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (33.33%) Route 53

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 14 (35.90%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (79.49%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (51.28%) AWS Lambda
3 20 (51.28%) Serverless
4 19 (48.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (48.72%) SaaS
5 18 (46.15%) Amazon S3
6 16 (41.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (38.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (33.33%) Route 53
9 12 (30.77%) IaaS
9 12 (30.77%) PaaS
10 4 (10.26%) CloudFront
11 3 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (5.13%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (5.13%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (5.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (2.56%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) VPN
3 13 (33.33%) DNS
3 13 (33.33%) ICMP
3 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 17 (43.59%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (30.77%) MySQL
4 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
5 4 (10.26%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (5.13%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.13%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (87.18%) Jenkins
2 17 (43.59%) JIRA
3 13 (33.33%) GitLab
3 13 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (25.64%) SonarQube
5 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
3 13 (33.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Data Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Spring Boot
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (5.13%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (2.56%) boto
4 1 (2.56%) Dropwizard
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) Swagger
4 1 (2.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Public Cloud
2 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) CentOS
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) DevOps
2 21 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 16 (41.03%) Auto-Scaling
4 15 (38.46%) Microservices
5 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) Coaching
5 13 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 13 (33.33%) Open Source
5 13 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 13 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
6 9 (23.08%) Scrum
7 8 (20.51%) Technical Leadership
8 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.38%) API Design
9 6 (15.38%) API Development
9 6 (15.38%) B2B
9 6 (15.38%) B2C
9 6 (15.38%) TDD
9 6 (15.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Bash Shell
2 21 (53.85%) Python
3 9 (23.08%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) Perl
4 6 (15.38%) Java 8
5 3 (7.69%) C
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) Kubernetes
1 16 (41.03%) Puppet
2 14 (35.90%) Ansible
3 11 (28.21%) Terraform
4 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.56%) Kibana
5 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Talend
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle