Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 340 341 353
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 16 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.25% 0.099%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 1.12% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 13
South East median daily rate £513 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £385 £395 £425
90th Percentile £554 £683 £548
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
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 3,761 3,562 2,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.31% 21.83% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,389 2,272 1,746
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £616 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £476 £465
% change year-on-year +5.04% +2.37% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 43 38
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% +11.11% -19.68%
10th Percentile £16.25 £10.65 £10.88
90th Percentile £83.75 £77.80 £41.12
England median hourly rate £22.72 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.80% -12.50% +7.85%

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 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
Thames Valley +20 8 £475 -9.52% 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £395 -
Surrey - 4 £538 -
Hampshire -7 3 £500 -11.11%
Berkshire -12 2 £475 -9.52% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £575 - 1
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 16 (100.00%) AWS
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Amazon S3
3 13 (81.25%) AWS Lambda
3 13 (81.25%) Serverless
4 10 (62.50%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 8 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (50.00%) CloudFront
5 8 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (43.75%) SOAP
6 7 (43.75%) Web Services
6 7 (43.75%) Python
7 6 (37.50%) .NET
7 6 (37.50%) C#
7 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (37.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (37.50%) .NET Core
7 6 (37.50%) DevOps
8 5 (31.25%) Docker
8 5 (31.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
8 5 (31.25%) Route 53
8 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
8 5 (31.25%) Gradle
8 5 (31.25%) SOLID
8 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) PowerShell

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 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) AWS
2 14 (87.50%) Amazon S3
3 13 (81.25%) AWS Lambda
3 13 (81.25%) Serverless
4 8 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (50.00%) CloudFront
5 6 (37.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (31.25%) Route 53
7 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (12.50%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (12.50%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (12.50%) AWS Fargate
8 2 (12.50%) GitHub
9 1 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Redis
4 1 (6.25%) SimpleDB
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Gradle
2 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
2 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) Gatling
3 2 (12.50%) Geb
3 2 (12.50%) GitLab
3 2 (12.50%) gulp
3 2 (12.50%) Spock
4 1 (6.25%) Checkstyle
4 1 (6.25%) DbUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) git-flow
4 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) AWS Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Backend Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) SOAP
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Core
3 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) YAML
4 3 (18.75%) Node.js
4 3 (18.75%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) Dropwizard
5 2 (12.50%) Guice
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) Kafka
5 2 (12.50%) OAuth
5 2 (12.50%) OAuth2
5 2 (12.50%) Ratpack
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 5 (31.25%) SOLID
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Microservices
4 4 (25.00%) Project Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (12.50%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) OWASP
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (18.75%) Java 8
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) ES6
6 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (18.75%) Terraform
3 2 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle