Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 89 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - -
Contract jobs citing Serverless 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.22% 0.083% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.83% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate £630 - -
North West median daily rate £513 £475 -
% change year-on-year +7.89% - -
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 363 156 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.17% 12.89% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 118 100
Cheshire median daily rate £409 £400 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.28% -8.31% -8.16%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £321
90th Percentile £576 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £430 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +1.18% -1.16% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.23% - -
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.11% +58.93% +3.70%

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
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 14 August 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
Macclesfield - 1 £630 -
Serverless
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
1 3 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (66.67%) boto
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
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 SQS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) YAML
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (66.67%) Scaled Agile Framework

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
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
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 CloudTrail
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (33.33%) npm
3 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
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
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Geb
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) boto
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) YAML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) RAML
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) RxJava
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) Spring WebFlux
2 1 (33.33%) Swagger
2 1 (33.33%) Vert.x
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk