Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for AWS Lambda skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS Lambda over the 6 months to 26 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 AWS Lambda
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 221 229
Rank change year-on-year +75 +8 +41
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 137 74 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.62% 0.81% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.92% 3.04% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 63 22
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £491 £490 £417
90th Percentile £688 £675 £588
London median daily rate £550 £550 £475
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £70.00 -

AWS Lambda 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 Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,783 2,433 1,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.93% 26.67% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,201 1,916 959
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +3.68%
10th Percentile £369 £325 £300
90th Percentile £673 £663 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 15
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.46% -3.84%
10th Percentile £16.45 £16.25 £13.07
90th Percentile £40.15 £40.63 £29.77
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year -2.00% +18.18% -15.38%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing AWS Lambda as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in Central London

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Lambda in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in Central London

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Lambda in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in Central London

AWS Lambda
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Lambda within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 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
City of London +62 101 £575 -4.17% 12
West End of London +12 12 £538 -6.52% 1
Southwark -27 8 £545 +5.83%
City of Westminster - 7 £638 - 1
AWS Lambda
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Lambda 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 Central London region with a requirement for AWS Lambda.

1 135 (98.54%) Amazon AWS
1 135 (98.54%) Serverless
2 67 (48.91%) Node.js
3 62 (45.26%) Docker
4 59 (43.07%) Microservices
5 55 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (37.23%) Python
6 51 (37.23%) DevOps
7 46 (33.58%) Java
8 45 (32.85%) Amazon S3
9 43 (31.39%) Finance
10 42 (30.66%) Amazon EC2
11 38 (27.74%) Amazon RDS
12 37 (27.01%) Kubernetes
13 34 (24.82%) ES6
13 34 (24.82%) Terraform
13 34 (24.82%) Linux
14 32 (23.36%) Git (software)
14 32 (23.36%) Amazon ECS
15 31 (22.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 31 (22.63%) Express
16 30 (21.90%) Ansible
16 30 (21.90%) TypeScript
17 29 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
18 28 (20.44%) JavaScript
19 25 (18.25%) Confluence
19 25 (18.25%) JIRA
19 25 (18.25%) GitHub
19 25 (18.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 23 (16.79%) koa

AWS Lambda
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 25 (18.25%) Confluence
2 18 (13.14%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (7.30%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.19%) Apache
4 3 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.46%) Gunicorn
5 2 (1.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.46%) WildFly
6 1 (0.73%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.73%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 135 (98.54%) Amazon AWS
1 135 (98.54%) Serverless
2 45 (32.85%) Amazon S3
3 42 (30.66%) Amazon EC2
4 32 (23.36%) Amazon ECS
5 29 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (18.25%) GitHub
6 25 (18.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 21 (15.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (14.60%) Amazon Kinesis
9 19 (13.87%) CloudFront
10 18 (13.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 18 (13.14%) Route 53
11 16 (11.68%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (8.03%) Azure Functions
12 11 (8.03%) SaaS
13 10 (7.30%) Heroku
14 9 (6.57%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (6.57%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (6.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) Firewall
2 3 (2.19%) DNS
2 3 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.19%) WAN
3 2 (1.46%) HTTP
3 2 (1.46%) Network Security
4 1 (0.73%) BGP
4 1 (0.73%) DHCP
4 1 (0.73%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.73%) OSPF
4 1 (0.73%) VPN
4 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.74%) Amazon RDS
2 31 (22.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 19 (13.87%) MySQL
4 15 (10.95%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (8.76%) Redis
5 12 (8.76%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.57%) MongoDB
7 8 (5.84%) Neo4j
7 8 (5.84%) NoSQL
8 7 (5.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (5.11%) Big Data
9 6 (4.38%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (3.65%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.65%) Couchbase
10 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.19%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (1.46%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.46%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.46%) Power BI
12 2 (1.46%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 32 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 25 (18.25%) JIRA
3 23 (16.79%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.30%) CircleCI
5 9 (6.57%) Mocha
6 8 (5.84%) Selenium
7 7 (5.11%) Gatling
8 6 (4.38%) webpack
9 4 (2.92%) GitLab
9 4 (2.92%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.19%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.19%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.46%) MSTest
11 2 (1.46%) NUnit
11 2 (1.46%) Robot Framework
11 2 (1.46%) Subversion
12 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.73%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.73%) Maven
12 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (31.39%) Finance
2 16 (11.68%) Retail
3 9 (6.57%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Games
5 3 (2.19%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Advertising
6 2 (1.46%) Front Office
6 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (36.50%) Developer
2 35 (25.55%) AWS Engineer
3 31 (22.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (17.52%) AWS DevOps
5 23 (16.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 14 (10.22%) AWS Developer
7 13 (9.49%) Python Developer
8 12 (8.76%) Senior Developer
9 10 (7.30%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
10 9 (6.57%) Software Engineer
11 8 (5.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (5.11%) Java Developer
12 7 (5.11%) Node.js Developer
13 5 (3.65%) Architect
13 5 (3.65%) Data Engineer
13 5 (3.65%) Python Engineer
14 4 (2.92%) AWS Software Engineer
14 4 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
14 4 (2.92%) React Developer
14 4 (2.92%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (48.91%) Node.js
2 31 (22.63%) Express
3 23 (16.79%) koa
4 21 (15.33%) RESTful
4 21 (15.33%) Web Services
5 17 (12.41%) Kafka
6 14 (10.22%) CSS
7 12 (8.76%) HTML
8 11 (8.03%) Jest
8 11 (8.03%) React
9 10 (7.30%) Redux
10 9 (6.57%) .NET
10 9 (6.57%) Chai
10 9 (6.57%) Django
10 9 (6.57%) Flask
10 9 (6.57%) GraphQL
11 8 (5.84%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.84%) OAuth2
11 8 (5.84%) Sass
11 8 (5.84%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.11%) PKI
1 7 (5.11%) User Experience
2 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (3.65%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.65%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.46%) Smart City
7 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.73%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.82%) Linux
2 17 (12.41%) Unix
3 5 (3.65%) Android
3 5 (3.65%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.92%) Windows
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.07%) Microservices
2 55 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (37.23%) DevOps
4 21 (15.33%) Fintech
5 20 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (14.60%) OOP
6 19 (13.87%) Software Engineering
6 19 (13.87%) TDD
6 19 (13.87%) Unit Testing
7 18 (13.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (11.68%) Test Automation
9 13 (9.49%) BDD
9 13 (9.49%) Configuration Management
10 12 (8.76%) Infrastructure as Code
10 12 (8.76%) Pair Programming
10 12 (8.76%) SOA
11 11 (8.03%) Scrum
12 10 (7.30%) Front End Development
13 8 (5.84%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (5.11%) Mob Programming
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.23%) Python
2 46 (33.58%) Java
3 34 (24.82%) ES6
4 30 (21.90%) TypeScript
5 28 (20.44%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.03%) Go
7 10 (7.30%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.57%) Java 8
9 7 (5.11%) SQL
10 6 (4.38%) PHP
11 5 (3.65%) C#
11 5 (3.65%) Scala
12 4 (2.92%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.92%) Kotlin
13 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.46%) C++
14 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (5.84%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) CCNP
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.73%) Degree
3 1 (0.73%) MCSE
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (45.26%) Docker
2 2 (1.46%) Varnish
3 1 (0.73%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (27.01%) Kubernetes
2 34 (24.82%) Terraform
3 30 (21.90%) Ansible
4 13 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.84%) Graphite
5 8 (5.84%) Puppet
6 7 (5.11%) Grafana
7 5 (3.65%) logstash
8 4 (2.92%) Kibana
9 3 (2.19%) Marathon
9 3 (2.19%) Mesos
10 1 (0.73%) Consul
10 1 (0.73%) Istio
10 1 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.73%) linkerd
10 1 (0.73%) Nagios
10 1 (0.73%) Packer
10 1 (0.73%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.73%) rkt
10 1 (0.73%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Splunk
2 13 (9.49%) Atlassian
3 8 (5.84%) Google
4 3 (2.19%) Ping Identity
5 2 (1.46%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco
6 1 (0.73%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.73%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.73%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.73%) Sony
6 1 (0.73%) Teradata