Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 112 124
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 +88
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 44 25 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 1.03% 1.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.55% 3.14% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 84
10th Percentile £357 £438 £500
25th Percentile £419 £472 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £600 £575
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £625 £675 £650
90th Percentile £684 £771 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £575
% change year-on-year -4.55% -4.35% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £10.50

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 1,241 795 2,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.53% 32.82% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 616 1,784
10th Percentile £375 £313 £364
25th Percentile £459 £419 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 14
10th Percentile £13.60 £20.36 £15.35
25th Percentile £13.88 £29.07 £18.78
Median hourly rate £22.25 £43.95 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year -49.37% +110.14% -4.93%
75th Percentile £28.42 £55.06 £22.89
90th Percentile £41.78 £59.38 £26.70
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £43.95 £21.00
% change year-on-year -49.37% +109.29% +5.00%

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 24 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 43 (97.73%) Serverless
2 42 (95.45%) AWS
3 18 (40.91%) Python
4 15 (34.09%) DevOps
5 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 14 (31.82%) Node.js
6 12 (27.27%) Java
7 11 (25.00%) Amazon S3
7 11 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (25.00%) Microservices
7 11 (25.00%) Terraform
8 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.18%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
9 8 (18.18%) Social Skills
10 7 (15.91%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (15.91%) AWS Certification
10 7 (15.91%) Docker
10 7 (15.91%) React
10 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
11 6 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (13.64%) AWS Fargate
12 5 (11.36%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure as Code
12 5 (11.36%) Kubernetes
12 5 (11.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (11.36%) Serverless Framework
12 5 (11.36%) SQL
12 5 (11.36%) .NET
12 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2

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 (4.55%) Confluence
1 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 43 (97.73%) Serverless
2 42 (95.45%) AWS
3 11 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 8 (18.18%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (15.91%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (13.64%) AWS Fargate
7 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (11.36%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (11.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (9.09%) AWS Step Functions
9 3 (6.82%) Azure
9 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (6.82%) SaaS
10 2 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (4.55%) CloudFront
10 2 (4.55%) GitHub
10 2 (4.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.09%) Data Lake
4 3 (6.82%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) Delta Lake
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.27%) Metadata
6 1 (2.27%) Redis
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (4.55%) JUnit
4 2 (4.55%) Postman
4 2 (4.55%) Sourcetree
5 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.27%) Mocha
5 1 (2.27%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 8 (18.18%) Social Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Architect
5 6 (13.64%) AWS Developer
6 4 (9.09%) AWS Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Backend Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Database Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) DevSecOps Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Backend Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Node.js
2 7 (15.91%) React
3 5 (11.36%) .NET
3 5 (11.36%) Serverless Framework
4 4 (9.09%) GraphQL
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Core
5 3 (6.82%) CSS
5 3 (6.82%) HTML
5 3 (6.82%) Kafka
5 3 (6.82%) Lambda Expressions
5 3 (6.82%) REST
5 3 (6.82%) RESTful
5 3 (6.82%) Web Services
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.55%) Express
6 2 (4.55%) HTML5
6 2 (4.55%) OAuth
6 2 (4.55%) OpenID
7 1 (2.27%) PySpark
7 1 (2.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Cloud Native
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) DevOps
2 11 (25.00%) Microservices
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (9.09%) Fintech
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.82%) Coaching
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.82%) Scrum
6 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) DevSecOps
7 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.55%) Observability
7 2 (4.55%) Personalization
7 2 (4.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Task Automation
7 2 (4.55%) Technology Roadmap
7 2 (4.55%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Python
2 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.82%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.55%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) ES6
6 2 (4.55%) Java 8
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Go
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Terraform
2 5 (11.36%) Kubernetes
3 3 (6.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) WorldPay
2 2 (4.55%) Databricks
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle