Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 191 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.12% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
South West median daily rate - £450 -
England median daily rate £513 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,231 769 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.55% 13.71% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 516 379
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +14.58%
10th Percentile £260 £190 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £588
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 16
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -45.04% +111.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.50 £14.01
90th Percentile £187.50 £48.75 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Amazon SQS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in the South West

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon SQS in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in the South West