Period
to 22 November 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 362 358
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 15 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.51% 0.90% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 23
South East median daily rate £488 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £425 £415 £401
90th Percentile £538 £494 £500
England median daily rate £500 £465 £465
% change year-on-year +7.53% - +32.86%
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 2925 2005 1306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.37% 11.99% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1831 1285 783
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% +1.82%
10th Percentile £263 £264 £255
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 34 33
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.59% +14.06% +11.30%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.09 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.97 £56.75 £38.95
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 -19 13 £500 +11.11%
Oxfordshire -3 9 £500 +9.59%
Berkshire +6 3 £475 +5.56%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £525 -
East Sussex - 1 £475 -
Surrey - 1 £288 -
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon SQS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (86.67%) Spring
4 12 (80.00%) DevOps
5 10 (66.67%) Microservices
6 9 (60.00%) REST
6 9 (60.00%) Docker
6 9 (60.00%) Maven
6 9 (60.00%) SOA
7 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
7 8 (53.33%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (53.33%) Spring Boot
8 7 (46.67%) Kafka
8 7 (46.67%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (46.67%) HTTP
9 6 (40.00%) TDD
9 6 (40.00%) Scrum
9 6 (40.00%) Amazon S3
9 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (33.33%) Kanban
11 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
11 4 (26.67%) JUnit
12 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 3 (20.00%) Web Services
12 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (20.00%) Gradle
12 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 3 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda

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 2 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
1 2 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (46.67%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (40.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (20.00%) Serverless
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (13.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) AMQP
2 1 (6.67%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Maven
2 4 (26.67%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Gradle
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) Checkstyle
4 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (13.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.67%) Mockito
General
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Spring
2 9 (60.00%) REST
3 8 (53.33%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (53.33%) Spring Boot
4 7 (46.67%) Kafka
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) JSF
6 2 (13.33%) React
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Struts
7 1 (6.67%) Middleware
7 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) DevOps
3 10 (66.67%) Microservices
4 9 (60.00%) SOA
5 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
7 5 (33.33%) Kanban
8 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (13.33%) BDD
10 2 (13.33%) Content Management
10 2 (13.33%) MVC
10 2 (13.33%) User Stories
11 1 (6.67%) Coaching
11 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
11 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle