Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 330 361 337
Rank change year-on-year +31 -24 +36
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 48 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.31% 0.60% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 15
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £305 £414
90th Percentile £668 £538 £479
England median daily rate £513 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.53% +3.33%
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 3,661 3,022 1,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.87% 18.33% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,301 1,841 1,195
South East median daily rate £475 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £283
90th Percentile £619 £588 £612
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 41 33
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -9.14% +3.39%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.00 £56.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% -12.20%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +33 22 £500 -
Berkshire +18 22 £500 +53.85%
Hampshire - 16 £550 - 5
East Sussex - 5 £600 -
West Sussex -10 3 £250 -52.20%
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 48 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (81.25%) Java
3 34 (70.83%) AWS Lambda
3 34 (70.83%) Serverless
3 34 (70.83%) Java 8
4 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (64.58%) Git (software)
6 30 (62.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 30 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (56.25%) Microservices
7 27 (56.25%) Amazon S3
8 25 (52.08%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (50.00%) React
9 24 (50.00%) Spring
10 23 (47.92%) Web Services
11 22 (45.83%) IntelliJ
11 22 (45.83%) Adobe
11 22 (45.83%) Maven
11 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
11 22 (45.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 22 (45.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 22 (45.83%) CloudFront
11 22 (45.83%) REST
11 22 (45.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
13 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
14 16 (33.33%) DevOps
15 15 (31.25%) Scrum
15 15 (31.25%) TDD
16 14 (29.17%) Spring Boot

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 30 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (45.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 12 (25.00%) CMS
4 10 (20.83%) Apache Solr
4 10 (20.83%) Confluence
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 48 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (70.83%) AWS Lambda
2 34 (70.83%) Serverless
3 27 (56.25%) Amazon S3
4 25 (52.08%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (45.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 22 (45.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 22 (45.83%) CloudFront
6 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (10.42%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (4.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (62.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (10.42%) Big Data
4 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.25%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.25%) MySQL
6 2 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (64.58%) Git (software)
2 22 (45.83%) IntelliJ
2 22 (45.83%) Maven
3 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
4 13 (27.08%) Gradle
4 13 (27.08%) JIRA
5 10 (20.83%) Checkstyle
5 10 (20.83%) Eclipse
5 10 (20.83%) JUnit
5 10 (20.83%) Mercurial
5 10 (20.83%) SonarQube
6 4 (8.33%) GitLab
7 3 (6.25%) Subversion
7 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.17%) Liquibase
9 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (29.17%) Software Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
6 6 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (10.42%) AWS Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Backend Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Java Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Java Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering Manager
10 2 (4.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) React
1 24 (50.00%) Spring
2 23 (47.92%) Web Services
3 22 (45.83%) REST
4 14 (29.17%) Spring Boot
5 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (25.00%) JSON
5 12 (25.00%) JSR 170
6 10 (20.83%) JSF
6 10 (20.83%) Spring MVC
6 10 (20.83%) Struts
7 6 (12.50%) RESTful
8 4 (8.33%) Node.js
8 4 (8.33%) Vue.js
9 3 (6.25%) .NET
9 3 (6.25%) .NET Core
9 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.17%) EJB
10 2 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Native
1 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.08%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) Microservices
3 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 16 (33.33%) DevOps
5 15 (31.25%) Scrum
5 15 (31.25%) TDD
6 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (25.00%) BDD
7 12 (25.00%) Coaching
7 12 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 10 (20.83%) Content Management
8 10 (20.83%) Kanban
8 10 (20.83%) MVC
8 10 (20.83%) Pair Programming
8 10 (20.83%) SOA
8 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
8 10 (20.83%) User Stories
9 5 (10.42%) Release Management
9 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) Java
2 34 (70.83%) Java 8
3 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Ansible
1 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Adobe
2 2 (4.17%) Apple