Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for AWS Lambda skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS Lambda over the 6 months to 18 October 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.

Amazon AWS Lambda
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 219 243
Rank change year-on-year +16 +24 +36
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 59 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.39% 0.030%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.36% 2.48% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 2
City of London median daily rate £600 £525 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +25.00%
10th Percentile £475 £456 £479
90th Percentile £675 £619 £613
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +26.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

AWS Lambda 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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,756 1,089 869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.05% 15.89% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,438 872 726
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £341 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 5
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -18.18% -9.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.90 £17.61
90th Percentile £33.00 £30.96 £48.12
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% -36.84% +17.62%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AWS Lambda as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in the City of London

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Lambda in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in the City of London

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Lambda in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Lambda 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 City of London region with a requirement for AWS Lambda.

1 57 (96.61%) Amazon AWS
1 57 (96.61%) Serverless
2 33 (55.93%) Terraform
2 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (52.54%) Python
4 28 (47.46%) Ansible
5 27 (45.76%) Finance
6 26 (44.07%) Java
6 26 (44.07%) DevOps
7 21 (35.59%) Docker
7 21 (35.59%) Amazon S3
8 20 (33.90%) Node.js
9 17 (28.81%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (28.81%) Packer
9 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
10 15 (25.42%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (25.42%) Linux
11 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
11 13 (22.03%) Microservices
12 12 (20.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (20.34%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
13 11 (18.64%) Route 53
13 11 (18.64%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (18.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (18.64%) Kubernetes
14 10 (16.95%) CloudFront
14 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
15 9 (15.25%) REST

AWS Lambda
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (8.47%) Apache Spark
1 5 (8.47%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.78%) Confluence
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Gunicorn
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (96.61%) Amazon AWS
1 57 (96.61%) Serverless
2 21 (35.59%) Amazon S3
3 17 (28.81%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (20.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (18.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (18.64%) Amazon Kinesis
5 11 (18.64%) Route 53
6 10 (16.95%) CloudFront
7 9 (15.25%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (15.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (11.86%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (8.47%) OpenShift
9 5 (8.47%) PaaS
10 4 (6.78%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (6.78%) GitHub
10 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (1.69%) SNMP
1 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (8.47%) MySQL
4 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.78%) Redis
5 3 (5.08%) Big Data
5 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.69%) Azkaban
7 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.69%) Presto
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.86%) JIRA
4 3 (5.08%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.39%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.39%) GoCD
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) GitLab
6 1 (1.69%) Gradle
6 1 (1.69%) JUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) TestRail
6 1 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 27 (45.76%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Retail
3 5 (8.47%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.47%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (32.20%) AWS DevOps
2 19 (32.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 19 (32.20%) AWS Engineer
3 18 (30.51%) Developer
4 17 (28.81%) Senior DevOps
4 17 (28.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 13 (22.03%) Python Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) AWS Developer
6 6 (10.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (10.17%) React Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Data Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (5.08%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) Node.js
2 9 (15.25%) REST
3 7 (11.86%) React
4 6 (10.17%) Kafka
5 5 (8.47%) Lambda Expressions
6 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.78%) RESTful
7 3 (5.08%) GraphQL
7 3 (5.08%) Spring
8 2 (3.39%) Doctrine
8 2 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (3.39%) JMS
8 2 (3.39%) JSON
8 2 (3.39%) React Native
8 2 (3.39%) Sass
8 2 (3.39%) Symfony
8 2 (3.39%) Web Services
9 1 (1.69%) HTML5
9 1 (1.69%) OAuth
9 1 (1.69%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.47%) Fintech
2 5 (8.47%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.69%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.07%) DevOps
3 15 (25.42%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (22.03%) Microservices
5 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
6 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.25%) TDD
8 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Scrum
11 5 (8.47%) API Design
11 5 (8.47%) Deployment Automation
12 4 (6.78%) Isomorphic JavaScript
12 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
13 3 (5.08%) BDD
13 3 (5.08%) CRM
13 3 (5.08%) OO
14 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 2 (3.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Python
2 26 (44.07%) Java
3 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.78%) Scala
6 2 (3.39%) Go
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) PHP 7
6 2 (3.39%) Ruby
6 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) ES6
7 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) AWS Certification
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) GDPR
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 21 (35.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (55.93%) Terraform
2 28 (47.46%) Ansible
3 17 (28.81%) Packer
4 11 (18.64%) Kubernetes
5 8 (13.56%) Puppet
6 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (8.47%) Sysdig
8 2 (3.39%) Grafana
8 2 (3.39%) rkt
9 1 (1.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Splunk
2 3 (5.08%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.39%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com