Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 167 228
Rank change year-on-year +73 +61 +32
Contract jobs citing Serverless 185 143 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.47% 1.55% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.20% 5.41% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 129 50
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £425 £463 £450
90th Percentile £688 £675 £590
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 £72.50 £75.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

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 2,570 2,643 1,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.38% 28.69% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,002 2,127 1,285
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 27
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.02% -4.74% -45.71%
10th Percentile £18.04 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.75 £29.11
London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +15.79% -11.63% -11.34%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +74 147 £556 +1.14% 69
Southwark +34 11 £525 +10.53%
City of Westminster +7 9 £588 -9.62%
West End of London +30 5 £613 -5.77%
Serverless
London

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 120 (64.86%) AWS
2 119 (64.32%) AWS Lambda
3 78 (42.16%) Microservices
4 68 (36.76%) Docker
5 67 (36.22%) Python
6 62 (33.51%) DevOps
7 58 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (30.81%) Java
9 53 (28.65%) Azure
9 53 (28.65%) Node.js
10 46 (24.86%) Amazon S3
10 46 (24.86%) Kubernetes
11 45 (24.32%) SQL
12 38 (20.54%) Terraform
13 37 (20.00%) Finance
14 36 (19.46%) .NET
14 36 (19.46%) Data Lake
15 35 (18.92%) Amazon EC2
16 34 (18.38%) C#
16 34 (18.38%) TDD
17 33 (17.84%) Azure Functions
18 32 (17.30%) Software Engineering
18 32 (17.30%) Git (software)
19 31 (16.76%) Jenkins
20 29 (15.68%) GitHub
21 28 (15.14%) Azure SQL Database
21 28 (15.14%) JIRA
21 28 (15.14%) JavaScript
21 28 (15.14%) Linux
22 26 (14.05%) Confluence

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 26 (14.05%) Confluence
2 11 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.08%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) JBoss
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Chatbot
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 120 (64.86%) AWS
2 119 (64.32%) AWS Lambda
3 53 (28.65%) Azure
4 46 (24.86%) Amazon S3
5 35 (18.92%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (17.84%) Azure Functions
7 29 (15.68%) GitHub
8 23 (12.43%) Amazon ECS
9 20 (10.81%) Amazon SQS
10 18 (9.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 14 (7.57%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (7.57%) CloudFront
12 13 (7.03%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (7.03%) Route 53
13 12 (6.49%) Amazon EMR
13 12 (6.49%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (4.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (4.86%) AWS CodePipeline
14 9 (4.86%) GCP
15 8 (4.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.16%) Network Security
2 3 (1.62%) HTTP
3 2 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.08%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) DSL
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.46%) Data Lake
2 28 (15.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 22 (11.89%) Redis
4 21 (11.35%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (10.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 18 (9.73%) MySQL
6 18 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (9.19%) MongoDB
8 16 (8.65%) Cosmos DB
9 11 (5.95%) Amazon Redshift
9 11 (5.95%) Big Data
9 11 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (5.95%) Neo4j
10 10 (5.41%) Relational Database
11 9 (4.86%) Apache Hive
12 8 (4.32%) Amazon Athena
12 8 (4.32%) NoSQL
13 7 (3.78%) Hadoop
13 7 (3.78%) Power BI
14 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (17.30%) Git (software)
2 31 (16.76%) Jenkins
3 28 (15.14%) JIRA
4 15 (8.11%) CircleCI
5 10 (5.41%) Mocha
6 7 (3.78%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.78%) Selenium
7 6 (3.24%) Travis CI
7 6 (3.24%) webpack
8 5 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.16%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.16%) Gatling
9 4 (2.16%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.62%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.08%) Babel
11 2 (1.08%) Gradle
11 2 (1.08%) Maven
11 2 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.54%) Appium
General
1 37 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (5.41%) Banking
3 8 (4.32%) Retail
4 7 (3.78%) Advertising
4 7 (3.78%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.16%) Games
6 3 (1.62%) Front Office
6 3 (1.62%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Electronics
7 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.08%) Law
7 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (33.51%) Developer
2 34 (18.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (16.76%) AWS Engineer
4 21 (11.35%) AWS DevOps
5 20 (10.81%) Architect
5 20 (10.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 17 (9.19%) Software Engineer
7 12 (6.49%) Python Developer
8 11 (5.95%) AWS Developer
8 11 (5.95%) React Developer
9 10 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Node.js Developer
10 9 (4.86%) Data Engineer
11 8 (4.32%) Azure Developer
11 8 (4.32%) Data Architect
11 8 (4.32%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.32%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
13 6 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (28.65%) Node.js
2 36 (19.46%) .NET
3 21 (11.35%) RESTful
4 20 (10.81%) .NET Core
4 20 (10.81%) Web Services
5 18 (9.73%) AngularJS
5 18 (9.73%) Kafka
6 12 (6.49%) Express
6 12 (6.49%) Jest
6 12 (6.49%) React
7 10 (5.41%) CSS
7 10 (5.41%) HTML
8 9 (4.86%) Redux
9 8 (4.32%) Chai
10 7 (3.78%) GraphQL
10 7 (3.78%) koa
10 7 (3.78%) Sass
10 7 (3.78%) VCL
11 6 (3.24%) Laravel
11 6 (3.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.89%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.86%) Cloud Native
3 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.70%) PKI
4 5 (2.70%) User Experience
5 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.08%) Life Science
5 2 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.54%) Equities
6 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.54%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.14%) Linux
2 13 (7.03%) Unix
3 5 (2.70%) Android
3 5 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.70%) Windows
4 4 (2.16%) Debian
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.16%) Microservices
2 62 (33.51%) DevOps
3 58 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (18.38%) TDD
5 32 (17.30%) Software Engineering
6 21 (11.35%) Fintech
7 20 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (8.65%) ETL
9 16 (8.65%) Migration
10 14 (7.57%) Configuration Management
11 13 (7.03%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (6.49%) Machine Learning
12 12 (6.49%) Pair Programming
12 12 (6.49%) Scrum
12 12 (6.49%) SOA
12 12 (6.49%) Test Automation
13 11 (5.95%) Infrastructure as Code
13 11 (5.95%) Open Source
14 10 (5.41%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.22%) Python
2 57 (30.81%) Java
3 45 (24.32%) SQL
4 34 (18.38%) C#
5 28 (15.14%) JavaScript
6 19 (10.27%) Go
6 19 (10.27%) Scala
7 16 (8.65%) Ruby
8 11 (5.95%) ES6
8 11 (5.95%) TypeScript
9 9 (4.86%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.24%) PHP
11 4 (2.16%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.16%) Groovy
11 4 (2.16%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.62%) C++
12 3 (1.62%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.08%) C
13 2 (1.08%) JSX
13 2 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.49%) AWS Certification
2 7 (3.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.54%) Degree
3 1 (0.54%) ISEB
3 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.62%) GDPR
2 3 (1.62%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (36.76%) Docker
2 4 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.62%) Varnish
3 3 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 46 (24.86%) Kubernetes
2 38 (20.54%) Terraform
3 23 (12.43%) Ansible
4 14 (7.57%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (5.95%) Puppet
6 6 (3.24%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (3.24%) Packer
6 6 (3.24%) Prometheus
6 6 (3.24%) Rancher
7 5 (2.70%) Grafana
7 5 (2.70%) Graphite
7 5 (2.70%) Kibana
8 2 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.54%) CASB
9 1 (0.54%) Consul
9 1 (0.54%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.54%) Istio
9 1 (0.54%) linkerd
9 1 (0.54%) logstash
9 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (8.11%) Google
1 15 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.95%) Databricks
3 9 (4.86%) Splunk
4 8 (4.32%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.24%) SaltStack
6 4 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.16%) Tableau
6 4 (2.16%) Teradata
7 3 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.08%) Facebook
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle
8 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.54%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.54%) Nintex
9 1 (0.54%) SAP
9 1 (0.54%) SnapLogic
9 1 (0.54%) Zend