Period
to 26 June 2019

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 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.

Serverless Computing
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 183 226
Rank change year-on-year +86 +43 +40
Contract jobs citing Serverless 226 116 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.67% 1.27% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.12% 4.77% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 102 25
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £463 £463 £413
90th Percentile £675 £673 £588
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £70.00 -

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 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%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in Central London

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Serverless in Central London

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

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

Contractor 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 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 +100 179 £550 -4.35% 12
West End of London +15 15 £538 -17.31% 2
Southwark -25 12 £535 +4.90%
City of Westminster - 7 £525 - 1
Serverless
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 147 (65.04%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (59.73%) AWS Lambda
3 96 (42.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 94 (41.59%) Microservices
5 93 (41.15%) Docker
6 78 (34.51%) Node.js
7 76 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (29.65%) DevOps
9 66 (29.20%) Kubernetes
10 62 (27.43%) Finance
11 58 (25.66%) SQL
12 56 (24.78%) .NET
13 55 (24.34%) Python
14 51 (22.57%) C#
15 48 (21.24%) Java
15 48 (21.24%) Azure Functions
16 47 (20.80%) Amazon S3
17 46 (20.35%) TDD
18 43 (19.03%) JavaScript
18 43 (19.03%) Cosmos DB
18 43 (19.03%) ES6
19 42 (18.58%) Azure SQL Database
20 40 (17.70%) Amazon EC2
20 40 (17.70%) Fintech
21 38 (16.81%) Terraform
22 37 (16.37%) Linux
23 36 (15.93%) Amazon RDS
24 35 (15.49%) Redis
24 35 (15.49%) Git (software)
25 33 (14.60%) Data Lake

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 25 (11.06%) Confluence
2 22 (9.73%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (7.08%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.77%) Apache
5 3 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.88%) Gunicorn
6 2 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.44%) CMS
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 147 (65.04%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (59.73%) AWS Lambda
3 96 (42.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (21.24%) Azure Functions
5 47 (20.80%) Amazon S3
6 40 (17.70%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (14.60%) Amazon ECS
8 26 (11.50%) GitHub
9 25 (11.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (11.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 22 (9.73%) Amazon Kinesis
11 19 (8.41%) CloudFront
12 18 (7.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (7.52%) Route 53
14 15 (6.64%) Amazon SQS
15 14 (6.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 13 (5.75%) PaaS
16 13 (5.75%) SaaS
17 10 (4.42%) Heroku
18 9 (3.98%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.65%) HTTP
2 4 (1.77%) DNS
2 4 (1.77%) Firewall
3 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.33%) WAN
4 2 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.44%) BGP
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) OSPF
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.03%) Cosmos DB
2 42 (18.58%) Azure SQL Database
3 36 (15.93%) Amazon RDS
4 35 (15.49%) Redis
5 33 (14.60%) Data Lake
6 31 (13.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 18 (7.96%) Big Data
7 18 (7.96%) MySQL
8 14 (6.19%) NoSQL
8 14 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (5.75%) Relational Database
10 12 (5.31%) Neo4j
11 11 (4.87%) MongoDB
12 10 (4.42%) SQL Server
13 9 (3.98%) Hadoop
14 7 (3.10%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (3.10%) Blockchain
15 6 (2.65%) Apache Hive
15 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (2.21%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 35 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.39%) Jenkins
3 26 (11.50%) JIRA
4 17 (7.52%) webpack
5 16 (7.08%) Mocha
6 14 (6.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (4.87%) Babel
7 11 (4.87%) Jasmine
8 10 (4.42%) CircleCI
9 9 (3.98%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.98%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.54%) Selenium
11 7 (3.10%) Gatling
12 5 (2.21%) GitLab
12 5 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.77%) SpecFlow
14 3 (1.33%) Artifactory
14 3 (1.33%) Subversion
14 3 (1.33%) tSQLt
15 2 (0.88%) NUnit
General
1 62 (27.43%) Finance
2 19 (8.41%) Retail
3 13 (5.75%) Banking
4 6 (2.65%) Games
5 5 (2.21%) Front Office
6 4 (1.77%) Advertising
6 4 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.33%) Law
8 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (34.51%) Developer
2 39 (17.26%) AWS Engineer
3 37 (16.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (11.50%) AWS DevOps
5 25 (11.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 22 (9.73%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.08%) AWS Developer
8 14 (6.19%) React Developer
8 14 (6.19%) Software Engineer
9 13 (5.75%) .NET Developer
9 13 (5.75%) Python Developer
10 12 (5.31%) Azure Engineer
10 12 (5.31%) Data Engineer
11 11 (4.87%) Azure Developer
12 10 (4.42%) Architect
12 10 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
12 10 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.98%) Technical Leader
14 8 (3.54%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (34.51%) Node.js
2 56 (24.78%) .NET
3 33 (14.60%) .NET Core
4 32 (14.16%) AngularJS
5 31 (13.72%) Express
6 29 (12.83%) React
7 25 (11.06%) RESTful
8 24 (10.62%) Web Services
9 23 (10.18%) koa
10 21 (9.29%) CSS
11 19 (8.41%) Sass
12 18 (7.96%) HTML
12 18 (7.96%) Jest
13 17 (7.52%) Kafka
14 16 (7.08%) OAuth
15 14 (6.19%) GraphQL
15 14 (6.19%) OAuth2
16 11 (4.87%) .NET Framework
17 10 (4.42%) OpenID
17 10 (4.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.39%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (7.08%) User Experience
3 11 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.10%) PKI
5 6 (2.65%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.21%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.88%) Smart City
9 1 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Online Games
9 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.44%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.44%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.44%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.37%) Linux
2 18 (7.96%) Unix
3 11 (4.87%) Windows
4 5 (2.21%) Android
4 5 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Solaris
7 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (41.59%) Microservices
2 76 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (29.65%) DevOps
4 46 (20.35%) TDD
5 40 (17.70%) Fintech
6 32 (14.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 25 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (11.06%) Software Engineering
8 24 (10.62%) Scrum
9 22 (9.73%) Test Automation
10 20 (8.85%) OOP
11 19 (8.41%) Unit Testing
12 16 (7.08%) BDD
12 16 (7.08%) SOA
13 14 (6.19%) Front End Development
13 14 (6.19%) Infrastructure as Code
14 13 (5.75%) Configuration Management
15 12 (5.31%) Analytics
15 12 (5.31%) Pair Programming
15 12 (5.31%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.66%) SQL
2 55 (24.34%) Python
3 51 (22.57%) C#
4 48 (21.24%) Java
5 43 (19.03%) ES6
5 43 (19.03%) JavaScript
6 32 (14.16%) TypeScript
7 12 (5.31%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.87%) Go
9 10 (4.42%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.98%) Java 8
11 7 (3.10%) JSX
12 5 (2.21%) PHP
12 5 (2.21%) Scala
12 5 (2.21%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.77%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.77%) C++
13 4 (1.77%) Kotlin
14 3 (1.33%) U-SQL
15 2 (0.88%) ES7
Qualifications
1 8 (3.54%) AWS Certification
2 5 (2.21%) ISEB
2 5 (2.21%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.88%) Degree
3 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) CCNP
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.44%) MCSE
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 93 (41.15%) Docker
2 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) Varnish
4 1 (0.44%) HDFS
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 66 (29.20%) Kubernetes
2 38 (16.81%) Terraform
3 31 (13.72%) Ansible
4 13 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.54%) Grafana
5 8 (3.54%) Graphite
5 8 (3.54%) Puppet
6 6 (2.65%) logstash
7 5 (2.21%) Kibana
8 3 (1.33%) Marathon
8 3 (1.33%) Mesos
9 1 (0.44%) Consul
9 1 (0.44%) Istio
9 1 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.44%) linkerd
9 1 (0.44%) Nagios
9 1 (0.44%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.44%) rkt
9 1 (0.44%) Salt
9 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.19%) Splunk
3 13 (5.75%) Atlassian
4 9 (3.98%) Google
5 6 (2.65%) Databricks
6 3 (1.33%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.33%) Ping Identity
7 2 (0.88%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco
8 1 (0.44%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.44%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.44%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.44%) Nintex
8 1 (0.44%) Okta
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) SnapLogic
8 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.44%) Sony
8 1 (0.44%) Teradata