Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 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.

AWS Lambda
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 200 230
Rank change year-on-year +62 +30 +3
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 83 62 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.47% 0.87% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.30% 3.17% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 25
City of London median daily rate £563 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +6.33%
10th Percentile £513 £475 £459
90th Percentile £688 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +5.00%
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 1,932 1,958 1,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.22% 27.46% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,507 1,591 1,064
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £661 £668 £638
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 26
City of London median hourly rate £20.92 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -2.78% -45.86%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.95 £23.75 £29.76
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.76 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.03% -1.26% -45.71%

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 7 December 2019.

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

AWS Lambda
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Lambda within the City of London region over the 6 months to 7 December 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
Moorgate - 3 £525 -
AWS Lambda
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 82 (98.80%) Serverless
2 78 (93.98%) AWS
3 40 (48.19%) Python
4 35 (42.17%) DevOps
5 34 (40.96%) Microservices
5 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (38.55%) Java
7 31 (37.35%) Docker
8 30 (36.14%) Amazon S3
9 25 (30.12%) Terraform
10 24 (28.92%) Node.js
11 23 (27.71%) Kubernetes
11 23 (27.71%) Finance
12 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
13 19 (22.89%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
14 18 (21.69%) JIRA
14 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
15 17 (20.48%) Go
15 17 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (20.48%) Ruby
16 16 (19.28%) Confluence
16 16 (19.28%) GitHub
17 14 (16.87%) Kafka
17 14 (16.87%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (16.87%) MySQL
17 14 (16.87%) Linux
18 13 (15.66%) Web Services
18 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
18 13 (15.66%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 16 (19.28%) Confluence
2 8 (9.64%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.23%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.41%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 82 (98.80%) Serverless
2 78 (93.98%) AWS
3 30 (36.14%) Amazon S3
4 19 (22.89%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (19.28%) GitHub
6 12 (14.46%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (13.25%) Amazon EMR
8 10 (12.05%) Azure
9 9 (10.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (8.43%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (8.43%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (8.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (7.23%) Amazon Cognito
11 6 (7.23%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (7.23%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 6 (7.23%) Route 53
12 5 (6.02%) AWS Step Functions
13 4 (4.82%) AWS Fargate
13 4 (4.82%) Azure Functions
13 4 (4.82%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
1 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) MySQL
1 14 (16.87%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (15.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (13.25%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
4 10 (12.05%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (12.05%) Big Data
5 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
6 8 (9.64%) Apache Hive
7 7 (8.43%) Data Lake
8 6 (7.23%) Amazon Athena
8 6 (7.23%) Hadoop
8 6 (7.23%) Neo4j
8 6 (7.23%) Redis
9 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.02%) Presto
10 4 (4.82%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.61%) Couchbase
11 3 (3.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
2 18 (21.69%) JIRA
3 8 (9.64%) CircleCI
4 6 (7.23%) Selenium
4 6 (7.23%) Travis CI
5 5 (6.02%) Mocha
6 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.61%) Gatling
8 2 (2.41%) Gradle
8 2 (2.41%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.41%) Maven
8 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.41%) webpack
9 1 (1.20%) Appium
9 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.20%) Liquibase
9 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Advertising
3 7 (8.43%) Retail
4 6 (7.23%) Marketing
5 4 (4.82%) Banking
6 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.41%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.20%) Electronics
7 1 (1.20%) Front Office
7 1 (1.20%) Law
7 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Python Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Architect
6 9 (10.84%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) AWS Developer
7 8 (9.64%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (9.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Data Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Data Architect
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Architect
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Data Architect
10 4 (4.82%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) AWS Software Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Facebook Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) Node.js
2 14 (16.87%) Kafka
3 13 (15.66%) Web Services
4 11 (13.25%) RESTful
5 9 (10.84%) Redux
6 8 (9.64%) Express
7 6 (7.23%) koa
8 5 (6.02%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.02%) Chai
8 5 (6.02%) Jest
9 4 (4.82%) Django
9 4 (4.82%) Flask
9 4 (4.82%) PySpark
9 4 (4.82%) REST
10 3 (3.61%) CSS
10 3 (3.61%) HTML
10 3 (3.61%) React
10 3 (3.61%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (3.61%) Spring
10 3 (3.61%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (8.43%) Cloud Native
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing Technology
4 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Derivative
5 1 (1.20%) Equities
5 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.20%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) Linux
2 8 (9.64%) Unix
3 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.82%) Debian
5 3 (3.61%) Android
5 3 (3.61%) Windows
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) DevOps
2 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.96%) Microservices
3 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
4 17 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (13.25%) Data Management
6 10 (12.05%) ETL
7 9 (10.84%) Fintech
8 8 (9.64%) Data Modelling
8 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (9.64%) TDD
9 7 (8.43%) Migration
9 7 (8.43%) Pair Programming
9 7 (8.43%) Scrum
9 7 (8.43%) SOA
9 7 (8.43%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.19%) Python
2 32 (38.55%) Java
3 17 (20.48%) Go
3 17 (20.48%) Ruby
4 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.05%) Scala
6 9 (10.84%) SQL
7 6 (7.23%) ES6
7 6 (7.23%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.02%) Apple Swift
8 5 (6.02%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.61%) Groovy
10 2 (2.41%) C#
11 1 (1.20%) C
11 1 (1.20%) C++
11 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) AWS Certification
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.61%) QA
System Software
1 31 (37.35%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) HDFS
3 1 (1.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (30.12%) Terraform
2 23 (27.71%) Kubernetes
3 11 (13.25%) Ansible
4 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (8.43%) Puppet
6 6 (7.23%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (7.23%) Rancher
7 5 (6.02%) Prometheus
8 4 (4.82%) Kibana
8 4 (4.82%) Packer
9 3 (3.61%) Graphite
10 2 (2.41%) Grafana
10 2 (2.41%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (1.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Google
2 6 (7.23%) Facebook
2 6 (7.23%) SaltStack
3 5 (6.02%) Splunk
4 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.61%) Teradata
5 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.41%) Tableau
6 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft