Period
to 19 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 June 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)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 504 777 735
Rank change year-on-year +273 -42 +72
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 383 114 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.51% 0.54% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 79 82
UK median daily rate £510 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £424 £400 £398
90th Percentile £675 £604 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 25,319 21,130 12,810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.91% 21.19% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,366 14,417 8,828
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £655 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 306 177
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% - -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.74 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.50 £56.25 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.41% -2.86% +6.06%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon SQS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in the UK

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon SQS in the UK

Amazon SQS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon SQS over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon SQS in the UK

Amazon SQS
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 June 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
England +277 381 £515 +0.49% 21
London +241 285 £525 +5.00% 9
UK excluding London +59 96 £475 -9.52% 17
South East +24 35 £475 +18.75%
Midlands +29 22 £463 -26.00% 2
West Midlands +21 22 £463 -25.70% 2
East of England +21 21 £600 +14.29%
North of England +44 17 £488 -22.62% 6
Yorkshire - 10 £500 - 3
North West +18 7 £475 -24.60% 3
South West -27 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 373 (97.39%) Amazon AWS
2 273 (71.28%) Amazon S3
3 265 (69.19%) Java
4 262 (68.41%) Agile Software Development
5 241 (62.92%) Amazon EC2
6 237 (61.88%) Amazon RDS
7 230 (60.05%) Serverless
8 227 (59.27%) AWS Lambda
9 185 (48.30%) Jenkins
10 178 (46.48%) Docker
10 178 (46.48%) DevOps
11 171 (44.65%) Python
12 166 (43.34%) Terraform
13 160 (41.78%) Web Services
14 157 (40.99%) Software Engineering
15 152 (39.69%) Kubernetes
16 151 (39.43%) Git (software)
17 149 (38.90%) Finance
18 143 (37.34%) AWS CloudFormation
19 142 (37.08%) Amazon ECS
20 139 (36.29%) Artifactory
21 138 (36.03%) Amazon Redshift
22 125 (32.64%) Continuous Integration
23 114 (29.77%) TDD
24 112 (29.24%) Asset Management
25 107 (27.94%) J2EE
26 105 (27.42%) Microservices
27 100 (26.11%) OpenShift
27 100 (26.11%) AngularJS
28 98 (25.59%) JavaScript

Amazon SQS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 48 (12.53%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (10.44%) Apache
3 35 (9.14%) Apache Spark
4 23 (6.01%) Confluence
5 16 (4.18%) Apache Solr
6 11 (2.87%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (2.61%) Luigi
8 8 (2.09%) GeoServer
9 6 (1.57%) IIS
10 5 (1.31%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.04%) Anypoint
11 4 (1.04%) Mule
12 3 (0.78%) CMS
12 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.52%) Drupal
13 2 (0.52%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 373 (97.39%) Amazon AWS
2 273 (71.28%) Amazon S3
3 241 (62.92%) Amazon EC2
4 230 (60.05%) Serverless
5 227 (59.27%) AWS Lambda
6 143 (37.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 142 (37.08%) Amazon ECS
8 100 (26.11%) OpenShift
9 64 (16.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 63 (16.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 53 (13.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 36 (9.40%) CloudFront
13 35 (9.14%) Amazon EMR
14 34 (8.88%) AWS CloudTrail
15 33 (8.62%) Amazon Kinesis
16 24 (6.27%) Amazon Glacier
17 20 (5.22%) Route 53
18 19 (4.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 17 (4.44%) PaaS
20 16 (4.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.53%) HTTP
2 12 (3.13%) MQTT
3 10 (2.61%) DNS
4 9 (2.35%) SSL
5 7 (1.83%) FTP
5 7 (1.83%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.31%) Internet
7 3 (0.78%) Firewall
8 2 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (61.88%) Amazon RDS
2 138 (36.03%) Amazon Redshift
3 76 (19.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 70 (18.28%) MySQL
5 64 (16.71%) PostgreSQL
6 51 (13.32%) NoSQL
7 44 (11.49%) Big Data
8 36 (9.40%) Amazon Athena
8 36 (9.40%) Relational Database
9 31 (8.09%) Amazon Aurora
10 29 (7.57%) MongoDB
10 29 (7.57%) Redis
11 24 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (6.01%) Apache Hive
13 16 (4.18%) Hadoop
14 10 (2.61%) Azkaban
14 10 (2.61%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (2.35%) RDBMS
16 6 (1.57%) SQL Server
17 5 (1.31%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 185 (48.30%) Jenkins
2 151 (39.43%) Git (software)
3 139 (36.29%) Artifactory
4 77 (20.10%) GitLab
5 67 (17.49%) RStudio
6 42 (10.97%) Maven
7 38 (9.92%) Mockito
8 32 (8.36%) JIRA
9 29 (7.57%) Bitbucket
9 29 (7.57%) SonarQube
10 28 (7.31%) JUnit
11 27 (7.05%) Travis CI
12 24 (6.27%) Sonatype Nexus
13 19 (4.96%) DbUnit
14 18 (4.70%) jMock
15 16 (4.18%) Selenium
16 15 (3.92%) Cucumber
16 15 (3.92%) Subversion
17 13 (3.39%) TeamCity
18 12 (3.13%) EasyMock
General
1 149 (38.90%) Finance
2 67 (17.49%) Front Office
3 20 (5.22%) Retail
4 6 (1.57%) Games
4 6 (1.57%) Marketing
5 5 (1.31%) Online Betting
6 4 (1.04%) German Language
6 4 (1.04%) Law
6 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.78%) Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 270 (70.50%) Developer
2 141 (36.81%) AWS Developer
3 111 (28.98%) Java Developer
4 75 (19.58%) AWS Engineer
5 70 (18.28%) Senior Developer
6 60 (15.67%) Angular Developer
7 51 (13.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 46 (12.01%) Data Engineer
9 41 (10.70%) UI Developer
10 38 (9.92%) Python Developer
11 36 (9.40%) JavaScript Engineer
11 36 (9.40%) UI Engineer
12 35 (9.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 35 (9.14%) Senior Java Developer
13 34 (8.88%) Senior Software Developer
14 33 (8.62%) Lead Developer
15 28 (7.31%) AWS DevOps
15 28 (7.31%) Python Engineer
16 27 (7.05%) Java Software Developer
17 23 (6.01%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (41.78%) Web Services
2 107 (27.94%) J2EE
3 100 (26.11%) AngularJS
4 70 (18.28%) SOAP
4 70 (18.28%) Spring
5 66 (17.23%) Node.js
6 65 (16.97%) REST
7 58 (15.14%) Kafka
8 53 (13.84%) Spring Boot
9 50 (13.05%) JSON
10 48 (12.53%) HTML
11 47 (12.27%) CSS
12 46 (12.01%) XML
13 45 (11.75%) RESTful
14 44 (11.49%) React
15 36 (9.40%) HTML5
16 31 (8.09%) Hibernate
17 29 (7.57%) Vue.js
18 25 (6.53%) J2SE
18 25 (6.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 67 (17.49%) Fixed Income
2 31 (8.09%) Data Structures
3 13 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.39%) User Experience
4 11 (2.87%) Cloud Native
4 11 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.35%) Life Science
6 8 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.31%) Online Games
9 4 (1.04%) NHS
10 2 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.52%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.26%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 95 (24.80%) Linux
2 19 (4.96%) Unix
3 14 (3.66%) Windows
4 13 (3.39%) Ubuntu
5 10 (2.61%) CentOS
6 8 (2.09%) Fedora
7 5 (1.31%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.04%) Android
8 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (68.41%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (46.48%) DevOps
3 157 (40.99%) Software Engineering
4 125 (32.64%) Continuous Integration
5 114 (29.77%) TDD
6 112 (29.24%) Asset Management
7 105 (27.42%) Microservices
8 98 (25.59%) Scrum
9 96 (25.07%) Open Source
10 68 (17.75%) Decision-Making
11 64 (16.71%) BDD
12 60 (15.67%) Front End Development
13 58 (15.14%) Deployment Automation
14 47 (12.27%) Release Management
15 46 (12.01%) Test Automation
16 45 (11.75%) Analytics
16 45 (11.75%) Migration
17 40 (10.44%) Kanban
18 39 (10.18%) Data Modelling
19 34 (8.88%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 265 (69.19%) Java
2 171 (44.65%) Python
3 98 (25.59%) JavaScript
4 58 (15.14%) Java 8
5 57 (14.88%) SQL
6 46 (12.01%) Bash Shell
7 26 (6.79%) Scala
7 26 (6.79%) TypeScript
8 18 (4.70%) ES6
9 17 (4.44%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.66%) C#
11 7 (1.83%) PHP
12 6 (1.57%) C
13 5 (1.31%) Perl
13 5 (1.31%) R
13 5 (1.31%) Ruby
14 4 (1.04%) Go
14 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 2 (0.52%) ES7
Qualifications
1 38 (9.92%) AWS Certification
2 33 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 32 (8.36%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.44%) Degree
5 12 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
6 11 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.09%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.52%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.48%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.04%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 178 (46.48%) Docker
2 17 (4.44%) Postfix
3 10 (2.61%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.04%) Varnish
5 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 166 (43.34%) Terraform
2 152 (39.69%) Kubernetes
3 96 (25.07%) Ansible
4 16 (4.18%) Puppet
5 7 (1.83%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.52%) Nagios
8 1 (0.26%) Grafana
8 1 (0.26%) Graphite
8 1 (0.26%) Kibana
8 1 (0.26%) logstash
8 1 (0.26%) Packer
8 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.26%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 36 (9.40%) Oracle
2 27 (7.05%) Atlassian
3 17 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.61%) MicroStrategy
5 9 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.35%) SAP
6 8 (2.09%) Google
7 5 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.04%) Dell
8 4 (1.04%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.04%) WSO2
9 3 (0.78%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.78%) IBM
10 2 (0.52%) Adobe
10 2 (0.52%) Talend
11 1 (0.26%) BMC
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco
11 1 (0.26%) Elastic Path
11 1 (0.26%) hybris
11 1 (0.26%) SevOne