Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 256 329 358
Rank change year-on-year +73 +29 -3
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 20 55 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.79% 1.33% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 12
Median daily rate £550 £475 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -8.26% +1.02%
10th Percentile £427 £425 £325
90th Percentile £660 £613 £571
England median daily rate £550 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 2,537 4,134 3,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.53% 26.24% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 2,629 1,997
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £213 £282 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 69 45
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +23.33%
10th Percentile £15.10 £12.25 £12.11
90th Percentile £46.80 £60.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate £24.43 £18.76 £20.00
% change year-on-year +30.22% -6.20% +5.26%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Amazon SQS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon SQS in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in the South East

Amazon SQS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon SQS in the South East over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +33 10 £600 +20.00%
Berkshire +33 8 £600 +20.00%
Surrey +63 6 £494 +9.72% 1
East Sussex +13 4 £575 +21.05%
Oxfordshire - 1 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £650 -
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 20 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 20 (100.00%) AWS
2 18 (90.00%) AWS Lambda
2 18 (90.00%) Serverless
3 15 (75.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (65.00%) Web Services
6 12 (60.00%) Java
6 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (60.00%) CloudFront
6 12 (60.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (45.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 8 (40.00%) Java 8
9 7 (35.00%) Spring Boot
9 7 (35.00%) Amazon Cognito
9 7 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (30.00%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (30.00%) RESTful
11 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (25.00%) Maven
11 5 (25.00%) Python
11 5 (25.00%) Linux
11 5 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (25.00%) Microservices
11 5 (25.00%) Gradle
11 5 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (25.00%) Amazon Athena
12 4 (20.00%) Headless CMS
12 4 (20.00%) React
12 4 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk

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 7 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (20.00%) CMS
2 4 (20.00%) Headless CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 20 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 20 (100.00%) AWS
2 18 (90.00%) AWS Lambda
2 18 (90.00%) Serverless
3 14 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (60.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (60.00%) CloudFront
5 9 (45.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon Cognito
7 6 (30.00%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (20.00%) Route 53
9 4 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (15.00%) AWS IoT
10 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (5.00%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (5.00%) GitHub
11 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) MQTT
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon Athena
3 4 (20.00%) Big Data
3 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (25.00%) Gradle
1 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) AWS Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) Spring Boot
3 6 (30.00%) RESTful
4 4 (20.00%) JSON
4 4 (20.00%) JSR 170
4 4 (20.00%) React
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) Node.js
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (5.00%) Java EE
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) Kafka
6 1 (5.00%) Laravel
6 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (5.00%) Memcached
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Microservices
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
4 3 (15.00%) Project Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) System Testing
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Java 8
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Go
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Terraform
2 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.00%) Kibana
3 1 (5.00%) logstash
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) WSO2