Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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.

AWS Lambda
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 132 205
Rank change year-on-year +24 +73 +14
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 25 111 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.12% 1.71% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.39% 5.12% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 84 37
Median daily rate £594 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% -4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £426 £500 £513
90th Percentile £771 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £563
% change year-on-year -4.35% +2.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 738 2,170 1,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.12% 33.41% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 1,725 1,530
Median daily rate £514 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £329 £365 £362
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -2.38% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £19.00 £18.56 £16.25
90th Percentile £58.25 £58.13 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% +5.26%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AWS Lambda as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Lambda in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in the City of London

AWS Lambda
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Lambda in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 25 (100.00%) AWS
2 23 (92.00%) Serverless
3 16 (64.00%) Terraform
3 16 (64.00%) DevOps
4 13 (52.00%) Python
5 10 (40.00%) Docker
5 10 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (32.00%) Amazon S3
7 8 (32.00%) Kubernetes
8 7 (28.00%) Azure
8 7 (28.00%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (28.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) TDD
9 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (24.00%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (24.00%) Puppet
9 6 (24.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (20.00%) Go
10 5 (20.00%) Ansible
10 5 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (20.00%) Ruby
11 4 (16.00%) Time Management
11 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming

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 2 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 25 (100.00%) AWS
2 23 (92.00%) Serverless
3 10 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (32.00%) Amazon S3
5 7 (28.00%) Azure
6 6 (24.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (24.00%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (16.00%) Route 53
9 3 (12.00%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (12.00%) Azure Functions
9 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (12.00%) GCP
9 3 (12.00%) GitHub
10 2 (8.00%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (8.00%) AWS Step Functions
10 2 (8.00%) OpenShift
11 1 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (4.00%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.00%) OpenVPN
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) Redis
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.00%) BigQuery
5 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) minitest
2 2 (8.00%) RSpec
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) GitLab
3 1 (4.00%) Gradle
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) AWS DevOps
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) AWS Architect
6 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Azure Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) Redux
2 2 (8.00%) Serverless Framework
2 2 (8.00%) YAML
3 1 (4.00%) Kafka
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) DevOps
2 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) Fintech
6 4 (16.00%) Microservices
6 4 (16.00%) Observability
6 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.00%) Time Management
7 3 (12.00%) API Development
7 3 (12.00%) Auto-Scaling
7 3 (12.00%) Decision-Making
7 3 (12.00%) High Availability
8 2 (8.00%) Release Management
8 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (20.00%) Go
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Groovy
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) Scala
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) Terraform
2 8 (32.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (24.00%) Puppet
4 5 (20.00%) Ansible
5 2 (8.00%) Graphite
5 2 (8.00%) Nagios
5 2 (8.00%) Prometheus
6 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.00%) Packer
6 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (8.00%) Facebook
2 2 (8.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (4.00%) Cadence
3 1 (4.00%) HubSpot
3 1 (4.00%) New Relic
3 1 (4.00%) SAP