Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 343 350 358
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 +6
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 34 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.093% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.01% 0.60% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 25
South East median daily rate £550 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £378 £425 £413
90th Percentile £687 £561 £513
England median daily rate £511 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.25% +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,356 2,495 1,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.48% 15.43% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,156 1,592 1,269
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 30
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -15.86% +12.06%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £82.25 £39.93 £57.01
England median hourly rate £18.70 £20.91 £18.77
% change year-on-year -10.57% +11.39% -20.12%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in the South East

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in the South East

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon SQS in the South East over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in the South East

Amazon SQS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Hampshire - 15 £625 - 4
East Sussex +4 12 £400 -15.79%
Berkshire 0 7 £550 +7.32% 2
Thames Valley -2 7 £550 +10.00% 2
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 33 (97.06%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (91.18%) AWS Lambda
2 31 (91.18%) Serverless
3 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
3 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (64.71%) Git (software)
5 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
6 20 (58.82%) Amazon S3
7 19 (55.88%) Java
8 16 (47.06%) Scrum
9 15 (44.12%) Python
9 15 (44.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (44.12%) Docker
10 14 (41.18%) DevOps
11 13 (38.24%) AWS Fargate
11 13 (38.24%) Web Services
11 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
11 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
12 12 (35.29%) Vue.js
12 12 (35.29%) Ansible
12 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
13 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
13 10 (29.41%) React
14 9 (26.47%) GitLab
14 9 (26.47%) Gradle
14 9 (26.47%) Microservices
14 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
14 9 (26.47%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (26.47%) Spring

Amazon SQS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (20.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Apache Solr
2 7 (20.59%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 33 (97.06%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (91.18%) AWS Lambda
2 31 (91.18%) Serverless
3 20 (58.82%) Amazon S3
4 13 (38.24%) AWS Fargate
4 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (26.47%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (20.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (20.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (20.59%) CloudFront
7 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.59%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (8.82%) Redis
5 2 (5.88%) Big Data
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
3 9 (26.47%) GitLab
3 9 (26.47%) Gradle
4 7 (20.59%) Checkstyle
4 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
4 7 (20.59%) IntelliJ
4 7 (20.59%) JIRA
4 7 (20.59%) JUnit
4 7 (20.59%) Maven
4 7 (20.59%) Mercurial
4 7 (20.59%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (5.88%) Liquibase
6 1 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) Cloud Developer
3 10 (29.41%) AWS Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Tester
5 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Functional Tester
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Backend Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Java Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.94%) Applications Tester
10 1 (2.94%) AWS Specialist
10 1 (2.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) Mobile Tester
10 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) Web Services
2 12 (35.29%) Vue.js
3 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
3 10 (29.41%) React
4 9 (26.47%) Spring
5 7 (20.59%) JSF
5 7 (20.59%) REST
5 7 (20.59%) Spring MVC
5 7 (20.59%) Struts
6 2 (5.88%) EJB
6 2 (5.88%) Java EE
6 2 (5.88%) JMS
6 2 (5.88%) JPA
6 2 (5.88%) Kafka
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js
6 2 (5.88%) RESTful
6 2 (5.88%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.94%) CSS
7 1 (2.94%) HTML
7 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Scrum
3 14 (41.18%) DevOps
4 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (26.47%) Microservices
4 9 (26.47%) TDD
4 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
5 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 7 (20.59%) Agile Testing
6 7 (20.59%) BDD
6 7 (20.59%) Content Management
6 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Kanban
6 7 (20.59%) MVC
6 7 (20.59%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Pair Programming
6 7 (20.59%) SOA
6 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
6 7 (20.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
2 19 (55.88%) Java
3 15 (44.12%) Python
4 7 (20.59%) Java 8
5 1 (2.94%) ES6
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Ansible
2 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Adobe
2 2 (5.88%) Appcelerator