Period
to 22 November 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 22 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 362 363
Rank change year-on-year +32 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 54 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.48% 0.51% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 17
South East median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £420 £425 £415
90th Percentile £683 £538 £494
England median daily rate £513 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.53% -
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 3,650 2,953 2,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.94% 17.53% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,327 1,841 1,292
South East median daily rate £462 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.71% -2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £266
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 47 34
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -9.59% +14.06%
10th Percentile £12.18 £10.75 £12.09
90th Percentile £68.53 £42.97 £56.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

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 22 November 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 22 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
Hampshire - 21 £550 - 1
Thames Valley +32 20 £500 - 3
Berkshire +11 20 £500 +5.26% 2
East Sussex -1 9 £550 +15.79%
West Sussex - 2 £250 - 4
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 53 (98.15%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (81.48%) AWS Lambda
2 44 (81.48%) Serverless
3 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (70.37%) Git (software)
5 36 (66.67%) Java
6 34 (62.96%) Amazon S3
7 33 (61.11%) JavaScript
8 27 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 27 (50.00%) Java 8
9 26 (48.15%) Jenkins
9 26 (48.15%) Web Services
10 24 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
11 23 (42.59%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (42.59%) React
12 22 (40.74%) Microservices
13 21 (38.89%) DevOps
14 20 (37.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 20 (37.04%) Docker
14 20 (37.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 20 (37.04%) CloudFront
14 20 (37.04%) IntelliJ
14 20 (37.04%) Adobe
14 20 (37.04%) Scrum
14 20 (37.04%) Maven
14 20 (37.04%) Spring
14 20 (37.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 18 (33.33%) Software Engineering
15 18 (33.33%) REST
16 16 (29.63%) Python

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 24 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (37.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (20.37%) Apache Solr
3 11 (20.37%) Confluence
4 9 (16.67%) CMS
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 53 (98.15%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (81.48%) AWS Lambda
2 44 (81.48%) Serverless
3 34 (62.96%) Amazon S3
4 23 (42.59%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (37.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 20 (37.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 20 (37.04%) CloudFront
6 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (25.93%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (3.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (7.41%) Big Data
5 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.56%) Redis
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (70.37%) Git (software)
2 26 (48.15%) Jenkins
3 20 (37.04%) IntelliJ
3 20 (37.04%) Maven
4 14 (25.93%) Gradle
5 13 (24.07%) JIRA
6 11 (20.37%) Checkstyle
6 11 (20.37%) Eclipse
6 11 (20.37%) JUnit
6 11 (20.37%) Mercurial
6 11 (20.37%) SonarQube
7 9 (16.67%) GitLab
8 2 (3.70%) Liquibase
8 2 (3.70%) Subversion
8 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Cloud Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 11 (20.37%) AWS Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Software Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Backend Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Functional Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Tester
10 2 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Architect
10 2 (3.70%) Engineering Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Java Architect
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Architect
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Architect
10 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) Web Services
2 23 (42.59%) React
3 20 (37.04%) Spring
4 18 (33.33%) REST
5 14 (25.93%) AngularJS
6 12 (22.22%) Vue.js
7 11 (20.37%) JSF
7 11 (20.37%) Spring MVC
7 11 (20.37%) Struts
8 9 (16.67%) JSON
8 9 (16.67%) JSR 170
8 9 (16.67%) Spring Boot
9 5 (9.26%) RESTful
10 4 (7.41%) Node.js
11 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (3.70%) Java EE
11 2 (3.70%) JMS
11 2 (3.70%) JPA
11 2 (3.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.85%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Microservices
3 21 (38.89%) DevOps
4 20 (37.04%) Scrum
5 18 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 15 (27.78%) TDD
7 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (22.22%) BDD
9 11 (20.37%) Content Management
9 11 (20.37%) Kanban
9 11 (20.37%) MVC
9 11 (20.37%) Pair Programming
9 11 (20.37%) SOA
9 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
9 11 (20.37%) User Stories
10 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
11 9 (16.67%) Coaching
12 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
13 5 (9.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) Java
2 33 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 27 (50.00%) Java 8
4 16 (29.63%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.70%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) ES6
6 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) Ansible
2 5 (9.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Adobe
2 2 (3.70%) Apple