Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 10 December 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 - 89
Rank change year-on-year - +89 -
Contract jobs citing Serverless 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.24% - 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.80% - 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Cheshire median daily rate £488 - £600
10th Percentile £394 - £515
90th Percentile £571 - £608
North West median daily rate £520 £425 £600
% change year-on-year +22.35% -29.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 376 196 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.20% 14.83% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 141 93
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +6.10%
10th Percentile £264 £280 £270
90th Percentile £575 £588 £623
North West median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £12.75
10th Percentile £17.43 - £11.43
90th Percentile £42.50 - £13.68
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% +56.86% -57.77%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in Cheshire

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Serverless in Cheshire

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless in Cheshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Serverless in Cheshire

Serverless
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serverless within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Alderley Edge - 1 £575 -
Chester - 1 £400 -
Serverless
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (66.67%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Certification
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) boto
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Serverless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (66.67%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) boto
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Salt