Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 283 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +347
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 39 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.32% 0.11% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.55% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 0
North of England median daily rate £500 £500 -
England median daily rate £513 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.53% -
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 2,522 1,451 1,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 20.75% 12.80% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,665 982 959
North of England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £269 £209 £291
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £491 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.32% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 13 37
North of England median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +41.94% -43.64%
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.85 £11.19
90th Percentile £42.50 £62.90 £52.10
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -13.64%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 21 £500 -2.44% 6
Yorkshire +8 18 £513 +2.50% 1
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 39 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (94.87%) DevOps
3 33 (84.62%) Amazon EC2
4 32 (82.05%) Jenkins
5 24 (61.54%) Bash Shell
5 24 (61.54%) Python
6 22 (56.41%) Linux
6 22 (56.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 21 (53.85%) SaaS
7 21 (53.85%) Serverless
8 20 (51.28%) Configuration Management
8 20 (51.28%) Docker
8 20 (51.28%) Public Cloud
9 19 (48.72%) Kubernetes
9 19 (48.72%) Puppet
9 19 (48.72%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (46.15%) Microservices
10 18 (46.15%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (46.15%) JIRA
11 17 (43.59%) Ansible
11 17 (43.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (41.03%) Firewall
12 16 (41.03%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (38.46%) Confluence
13 15 (38.46%) Amazon S3
14 14 (35.90%) VPN
14 14 (35.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
15 13 (33.33%) Terraform

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 15 (38.46%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (84.62%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (53.85%) SaaS
3 21 (53.85%) Serverless
4 19 (48.72%) AWS Lambda
5 18 (46.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (43.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (38.46%) Amazon S3
8 14 (35.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (30.77%) IaaS
9 12 (30.77%) PaaS
9 12 (30.77%) Route 53
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 Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (5.13%) Slack
13 1 (2.56%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
2 14 (35.90%) VPN
3 12 (30.77%) DNS
3 12 (30.77%) ICMP
3 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 16 (41.03%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (25.64%) MySQL
4 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.13%) Big Data
5 2 (5.13%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (82.05%) Jenkins
2 18 (46.15%) JIRA
3 12 (30.77%) GitLab
3 12 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (20.51%) SonarQube
5 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.56%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) AWS DevOps
3 12 (30.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (12.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Architect
8 1 (2.56%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.56%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) Spring Boot
1 10 (25.64%) Web Services
2 9 (23.08%) Spring
3 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.13%) JSON
4 2 (5.13%) Kafka
5 1 (2.56%) boto
5 1 (2.56%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) Node.js
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) Swagger
5 1 (2.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (51.28%) Public Cloud
2 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) 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 37 (94.87%) DevOps
2 20 (51.28%) Configuration Management
3 18 (46.15%) Microservices
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
6 12 (30.77%) Coaching
6 12 (30.77%) Load Balancing
6 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 12 (30.77%) Open Source
6 12 (30.77%) Scrum
6 12 (30.77%) Software Delivery
6 12 (30.77%) Systems Engineering
7 11 (28.21%) BDD
7 11 (28.21%) TDD
8 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
9 9 (23.08%) API Development
9 9 (23.08%) B2B
9 9 (23.08%) B2C
9 9 (23.08%) Functional Testing
9 9 (23.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Bash Shell
1 24 (61.54%) Python
2 10 (25.64%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) Java 8
3 9 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (7.69%) C
5 2 (5.13%) Go
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Kubernetes
1 19 (48.72%) Puppet
2 17 (43.59%) Ansible
3 13 (33.33%) Terraform
4 11 (28.21%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.69%) Kibana
6 2 (5.13%) Grafana
6 2 (5.13%) Graylog
6 2 (5.13%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle