Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 200 206
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.034% 0.16% 0.034%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.18% 1.27% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
South West median daily rate £463 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +38.46% -
10th Percentile £339 £425 £313
90th Percentile £596 £503 £338
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
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 1,090 708 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.72% 12.90% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 486 360
South West median daily rate £425 £383 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.29%
10th Percentile £275 £204 £237
90th Percentile £575 £528 £600
England median daily rate £486 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.21% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 15
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -15.38% +85.71%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.50 £10.62
90th Percentile £49.63 £50.00 £39.90
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.71 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.23% +8.97% -17.39%

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

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon SQS in the South West over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in the South West

Amazon SQS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Bristol -19 1 £325 -27.78% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £600 - 1
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Doctrine
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure

Amazon SQS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Doctrine
1 1 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Zend