Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Serverless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Serverless over the 6 months to 8 April 2020 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.

Serverless Computing
London > Central London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 114 201
Rank change year-on-year 0 +87 +34
Contract jobs citing Serverless 90 213 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.74% 2.37% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.30% 7.26% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 157 85
Median daily rate £525 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% -6.82%
10th Percentile £413 £450 £463
90th Percentile £649 £675 £625
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £72.50 - -

Serverless 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 1,699 2,934 2,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.84% 32.63% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,268 2,262 1,816
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 21
Median hourly rate £26.44 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.16% -5.00% +7.72%
10th Percentile £18.54 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.74 £35.00 £48.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £26.78
% change year-on-year +42.86% -8.50% +40.92%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in Central London

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Serverless in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Serverless in Central London

Serverless
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Serverless in Central London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Serverless in Central London

Serverless
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 Serverless within the Central London region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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 -15 68 £525 -4.55% 41
City of Westminster +19 4 £400 -23.81%
Southwark +47 2 £475 -11.21%
West End of London +21 1 £513 -2.38%
Serverless
London

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Serverless 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 Serverless.

1 69 (76.67%) AWS
2 50 (55.56%) AWS Lambda
3 43 (47.78%) Python
4 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (30.00%) DevOps
5 24 (26.67%) Terraform
6 23 (25.56%) Azure
6 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
6 23 (25.56%) SQL
7 20 (22.22%) Amazon S3
7 20 (22.22%) Docker
8 18 (20.00%) Google
8 18 (20.00%) Azure Functions
9 17 (18.89%) Ruby
10 16 (17.78%) Node.js
11 15 (16.67%) Microservices
11 15 (16.67%) C#
11 15 (16.67%) Data Lake
12 14 (15.56%) Infrastructure as Code
12 14 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (14.44%) Kubernetes
13 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (13.33%) Finance
14 12 (13.33%) GCP
14 12 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
15 11 (12.22%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (12.22%) Go
15 11 (12.22%) Java
15 11 (12.22%) .NET
15 11 (12.22%) Linux

Serverless
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 6 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.44%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (76.67%) AWS
2 50 (55.56%) AWS Lambda
3 23 (25.56%) Azure
4 20 (22.22%) Amazon S3
5 18 (20.00%) Azure Functions
6 14 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (13.33%) GCP
8 11 (12.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (10.00%) GitHub
10 8 (8.89%) Amazon Cognito
10 8 (8.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (7.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (7.78%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (7.78%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (5.56%) Route 53
13 4 (4.44%) Data Lake Analytics
13 4 (4.44%) Firebase
13 4 (4.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) DNS
1 2 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (2.22%) OpenVPN
1 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) Data Lake
2 12 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (11.11%) Amazon Athena
3 10 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (7.78%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (7.78%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.33%) Big Data
7 3 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (3.33%) MySQL
7 3 (3.33%) Neo4j
7 3 (3.33%) Power BI
7 3 (3.33%) Redis
7 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) JIRA
2 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.22%) minitest
3 2 (2.22%) RSpec
3 2 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.11%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Marketing
3 8 (8.89%) Advertising
4 5 (5.56%) Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Public Sector
5 4 (4.44%) Front Office
6 2 (2.22%) Local Government
7 1 (1.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (56.67%) Developer
2 16 (17.78%) AWS Developer
3 15 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 11 (12.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) React Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Architect
6 8 (8.89%) Azure Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Ruby Developer
8 6 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.56%) AWS Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Data Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) Node.js
2 11 (12.22%) .NET
2 11 (12.22%) Redux
3 10 (11.11%) React
4 8 (8.89%) Vue.js
5 7 (7.78%) Kafka
6 6 (6.67%) RESTful
6 6 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (6.67%) Serverless Framework
7 5 (5.56%) Lambda Expressions
8 4 (4.44%) GraphQL
8 4 (4.44%) iOS SDK
8 4 (4.44%) Web Services
9 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.33%) Jest
9 3 (3.33%) JSON
9 3 (3.33%) React Native
9 3 (3.33%) Swagger
9 3 (3.33%) YAML
10 2 (2.22%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Cloud Native
2 6 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.44%) Marketing Technology
4 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.44%) Windows
4 2 (2.22%) Debian
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (30.00%) DevOps
2 15 (16.67%) Microservices
3 14 (15.56%) Infrastructure as Code
4 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.89%) Analytics
7 7 (7.78%) API Development
7 7 (7.78%) Data Engineering
7 7 (7.78%) Front End Development
7 7 (7.78%) TDD
7 7 (7.78%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (6.67%) Data Management
8 6 (6.67%) Machine Learning
8 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.56%) Fintech
9 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.78%) Python
2 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
2 23 (25.56%) SQL
3 17 (18.89%) Ruby
4 15 (16.67%) C#
5 11 (12.22%) Go
5 11 (12.22%) Java
6 10 (11.11%) Scala
7 5 (5.56%) Apple Swift
7 5 (5.56%) Kotlin
8 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.33%) C++
9 3 (3.33%) Groovy
9 3 (3.33%) PHP
9 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.33%) VBA
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
10 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 20 (22.22%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.33%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (26.67%) Terraform
2 13 (14.44%) Kubernetes
3 8 (8.89%) Ansible
3 8 (8.89%) Puppet
4 3 (3.33%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.22%) Graphite
5 2 (2.22%) Nagios
5 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.11%) Kibana
6 1 (1.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Google
2 9 (10.00%) Facebook
3 4 (4.44%) Databricks
4 3 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.22%) New Relic
5 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.22%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Splunk
5 2 (2.22%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.11%) BiZZdesign
6 1 (1.11%) Cadence
6 1 (1.11%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.11%) Teradata
6 1 (1.11%) Zend