Period
to 16 October 2021

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 16 October 2021 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 104 136
Rank change year-on-year -4 +32 +78
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 67 13 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.75% 0.73% 1.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.70% 2.23% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 11 78
10th Percentile £363 £400 £513
25th Percentile £444 £469 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £625 £575
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -4.17%
75th Percentile £665 £706 £650
90th Percentile £765 £775 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £625 £575
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -4.17%

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 1,427 582 2,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.31% 32.84% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,101 457 1,608
10th Percentile £380 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £600
90th Percentile £731 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £518 £525
% change year-on-year +6.28% -1.43% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 18
10th Percentile £13.56 £16.00 £18.68
25th Percentile £13.88 £17.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -28.75% -4.76% +7.69%
75th Percentile £23.56 £21.25 £23.69
90th Percentile £41.78 £22.00 £31.69
Central London median hourly rate £17.13 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -14.38% -5.88% +6.25%

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 16 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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 66 (98.51%) Serverless
2 65 (97.01%) AWS
3 24 (35.82%) DevOps
4 22 (32.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 22 (32.84%) Python
5 21 (31.34%) Java
6 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
6 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (28.36%) Amazon S3
7 19 (28.36%) Microservices
8 18 (26.87%) Amazon ECS
8 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
9 17 (25.37%) Jenkins
9 17 (25.37%) Node.js
10 14 (20.90%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (20.90%) SQL
10 14 (20.90%) Full Stack Development
11 13 (19.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (19.40%) Terraform
12 11 (16.42%) Docker
12 11 (16.42%) Social Skills
13 10 (14.93%) React
13 10 (14.93%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (14.93%) .NET
13 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
14 9 (13.43%) Finance
14 9 (13.43%) MongoDB
14 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
14 9 (13.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (13.43%) Kubernetes

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 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (2.99%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) nginx
3 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 66 (98.51%) Serverless
2 65 (97.01%) AWS
3 19 (28.36%) Amazon S3
4 18 (26.87%) Amazon ECS
5 14 (20.90%) Amazon SQS
6 13 (19.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (14.93%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (13.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (13.43%) Amazon EKS
8 9 (13.43%) AWS Fargate
9 8 (11.94%) AWS Step Functions
10 7 (10.45%) Azure
11 5 (7.46%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (7.46%) CloudFront
11 5 (7.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (5.97%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (5.97%) SaaS
13 3 (4.48%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (4.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) 5G
2 2 (2.99%) Broadband
2 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (13.43%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.96%) Amazon Athena
3 6 (8.96%) Data Lake
4 5 (7.46%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.48%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.99%) Big Data
7 2 (2.99%) Data Mart
7 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.49%) HBase
8 1 (1.49%) MySQL
8 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.37%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.45%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.46%) JIRA
5 4 (5.97%) Sourcetree
6 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.99%) JUnit
6 2 (2.99%) Maven
6 2 (2.99%) Postman
7 1 (1.49%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.49%) git-flow
7 1 (1.49%) minitest
7 1 (1.49%) RSpec
7 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (16.42%) Social Skills
2 9 (13.43%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Influencing Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Advertising
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 8 (11.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) AWS Architect
5 5 (7.46%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (7.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Data Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) AWS Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Database Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) Node.js
2 10 (14.93%) .NET
2 10 (14.93%) React
3 8 (11.94%) REST
4 6 (8.96%) GraphQL
5 5 (7.46%) .NET Core
5 5 (7.46%) Kafka
6 4 (5.97%) CSS
6 4 (5.97%) HTML
6 4 (5.97%) HTML5
6 4 (5.97%) RESTful
6 4 (5.97%) Serverless Framework
6 4 (5.97%) Spring Boot
6 4 (5.97%) Web Services
7 3 (4.48%) Lambda Expressions
7 3 (4.48%) Spring
8 2 (2.99%) gRPC
8 2 (2.99%) Jest
8 2 (2.99%) PySpark
8 2 (2.99%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Cloud Native
2 4 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.48%) Legacy Applications
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.99%) Social Media
5 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Linux
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) DevOps
2 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.36%) Microservices
4 14 (20.90%) Full Stack Development
5 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (8.96%) API Design
7 6 (8.96%) Coaching
7 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.96%) Scrum
7 6 (8.96%) TDD
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.46%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.97%) ChatOps
9 4 (5.97%) Data Pipeline
9 4 (5.97%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) Python
2 21 (31.34%) Java
3 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.90%) SQL
5 5 (7.46%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.48%) C#
6 3 (4.48%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) Go
7 2 (2.99%) Java 8
7 2 (2.99%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) Bicep
8 1 (1.49%) ES6
8 1 (1.49%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) IFRS
2 1 (1.49%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Terraform
2 9 (13.43%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.97%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (2.99%) Confluent
1 2 (2.99%) Databricks
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.99%) WorldPay
2 1 (1.49%) Adobe
2 1 (1.49%) Facebook
2 1 (1.49%) Google
2 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle
2 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com