Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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.

AWS Lambda
London > Central London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 205 252
Rank change year-on-year +66 +47 0
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 113 90 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.55% 0.96% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.50% 3.30% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 84 27
Central London median daily rate £563 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £500 £475 £460
90th Percentile £688 £675 £625
London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

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 2,510 2,727 1,697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.53% 29.23% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,940 2,186 1,324
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £319 £325 £310
90th Percentile £656 £653 £638
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 33
Central London median hourly rate £20.92 £18.76 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.49% -1.26% -45.71%
10th Percentile £17.73 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £28.25 £30.80
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +18.42% -11.63% -21.82%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +66 86 £575 -4.17% 53
West End of London - 4 £525 -
City of Westminster - 4 £650 -
Southwark +42 3 £575 +22.34%
AWS Lambda
London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 111 (98.23%) Serverless
2 102 (90.27%) AWS
3 54 (47.79%) Python
4 44 (38.94%) Microservices
5 40 (35.40%) DevOps
5 40 (35.40%) Amazon S3
5 40 (35.40%) Java
6 38 (33.63%) Docker
7 37 (32.74%) Node.js
7 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (25.66%) Terraform
9 28 (24.78%) Finance
10 25 (22.12%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
11 24 (21.24%) Software Engineering
12 23 (20.35%) Jenkins
12 23 (20.35%) Kubernetes
13 21 (18.58%) JIRA
14 19 (16.81%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (16.81%) Confluence
15 18 (15.93%) GitHub
15 18 (15.93%) Ruby
16 17 (15.04%) Web Services
16 17 (15.04%) Linux
16 17 (15.04%) Go
17 16 (14.16%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
17 16 (14.16%) Amazon ECS
18 15 (13.27%) MySQL

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 19 (16.81%) Confluence
2 9 (7.96%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.19%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.77%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 111 (98.23%) Serverless
2 102 (90.27%) AWS
3 40 (35.40%) Amazon S3
4 25 (22.12%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (15.93%) GitHub
6 16 (14.16%) Amazon ECS
6 16 (14.16%) Amazon SQS
7 13 (11.50%) Azure
8 12 (10.62%) Amazon EMR
8 12 (10.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (8.85%) Amazon Kinesis
9 10 (8.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (7.96%) CloudFront
11 8 (7.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (6.19%) AWS CodePipeline
12 7 (6.19%) Route 53
13 6 (5.31%) Amazon Cognito
13 6 (5.31%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 6 (5.31%) Azure Functions
14 5 (4.42%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) Network Security
2 2 (1.77%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) DSL
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (13.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 15 (13.27%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (13.27%) MongoDB
2 15 (13.27%) MySQL
3 11 (9.73%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (8.85%) Big Data
5 9 (7.96%) Apache Hive
5 9 (7.96%) Neo4j
5 9 (7.96%) Redis
5 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
6 8 (7.08%) Amazon Athena
6 8 (7.08%) Data Lake
7 7 (6.19%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.42%) Presto
9 4 (3.54%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (3.54%) HBase
10 3 (2.65%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
2 23 (20.35%) Jenkins
3 21 (18.58%) JIRA
4 13 (11.50%) CircleCI
5 6 (5.31%) Mocha
5 6 (5.31%) Selenium
5 6 (5.31%) Travis CI
6 4 (3.54%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.65%) Gatling
7 3 (2.65%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.77%) Gradle
8 2 (1.77%) Maven
8 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.77%) webpack
9 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (24.78%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Advertising
3 8 (7.08%) Banking
4 7 (6.19%) Marketing
4 7 (6.19%) Retail
5 4 (3.54%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.65%) Front Office
7 2 (1.77%) Electronics
7 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (32.74%) Developer
2 22 (19.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (18.58%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (13.27%) Architect
5 14 (12.39%) Python Developer
6 13 (11.50%) AWS Developer
7 10 (8.85%) AWS DevOps
7 10 (8.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) Data Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Data Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Ruby Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Software Architect
12 3 (2.65%) Cloud Engineer
12 3 (2.65%) Facebook Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.74%) Node.js
2 17 (15.04%) Web Services
3 15 (13.27%) Kafka
4 12 (10.62%) RESTful
5 10 (8.85%) Express
5 10 (8.85%) Redux
6 6 (5.31%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.31%) Chai
6 6 (5.31%) Jest
6 6 (5.31%) koa
7 4 (3.54%) .NET
7 4 (3.54%) CSS
7 4 (3.54%) Django
7 4 (3.54%) Flask
7 4 (3.54%) HTML
7 4 (3.54%) React
7 4 (3.54%) REST
7 4 (3.54%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (3.54%) Spring
7 4 (3.54%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (7.08%) Cloud Native
3 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.65%) Marketing Technology
6 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.77%) PKI
6 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.77%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.88%) Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Equities
7 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.88%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Unix
3 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.54%) Debian
5 3 (2.65%) Android
5 3 (2.65%) Windows
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.94%) Microservices
2 40 (35.40%) DevOps
3 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (21.24%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.62%) ETL
7 11 (9.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (9.73%) Data Management
7 11 (9.73%) TDD
8 10 (8.85%) Fintech
8 10 (8.85%) Machine Learning
9 9 (7.96%) Open Source
10 8 (7.08%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.08%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (7.08%) Migration
10 8 (7.08%) Scrum
11 7 (6.19%) Data Science
11 7 (6.19%) Pair Programming
11 7 (6.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (47.79%) Python
2 40 (35.40%) Java
3 18 (15.93%) Ruby
4 17 (15.04%) Go
5 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.50%) SQL
7 12 (10.62%) Scala
8 8 (7.08%) TypeScript
9 7 (6.19%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.19%) ES6
10 6 (5.31%) Apple Swift
10 6 (5.31%) Kotlin
11 4 (3.54%) Groovy
12 3 (2.65%) C#
12 3 (2.65%) C++
13 2 (1.77%) PHP
13 2 (1.77%) VBA
14 1 (0.88%) C
14 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) AWS Certification
2 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 38 (33.63%) Docker
2 2 (1.77%) HDFS
2 2 (1.77%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (25.66%) Terraform
2 23 (20.35%) Kubernetes
3 15 (13.27%) Ansible
4 10 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (7.08%) Puppet
6 6 (5.31%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (5.31%) Packer
6 6 (5.31%) Prometheus
6 6 (5.31%) Rancher
7 5 (4.42%) Kibana
8 3 (2.65%) Grafana
8 3 (2.65%) Graphite
9 2 (1.77%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.88%) Consul
10 1 (0.88%) Fluentd
10 1 (0.88%) logstash
10 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) Google
2 6 (5.31%) Facebook
2 6 (5.31%) SaltStack
3 5 (4.42%) Splunk
4 4 (3.54%) Teradata
5 3 (2.65%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle
6 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.77%) Tableau
7 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.88%) SAP