Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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.

Amazon AWS Lambda
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 202 217
Rank change year-on-year +74 +15 -
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 102 55 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.65% 0.79% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.95% 3.01% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 24
City of London median daily rate £575 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £513 £487 £456
90th Percentile £688 £675 £621
Central London median daily rate £575 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -4.17% +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 2,059 1,827 1,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.39% 26.37% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,624 1,503 860
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £665 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 17
City of London median hourly rate £21.92 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.34% +5.56% -37.39%
10th Percentile £19.03 £13.00 £12.23
90th Percentile £57.08 £31.15 £29.26
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -33.91%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 7 £500 -
AWS Lambda
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 101 (99.02%) Serverless
2 98 (96.08%) AWS
3 50 (49.02%) Docker
3 50 (49.02%) DevOps
3 50 (49.02%) Java
3 50 (49.02%) Python
4 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (46.08%) Microservices
5 38 (37.25%) Finance
5 38 (37.25%) Amazon S3
6 37 (36.27%) Node.js
7 33 (32.35%) Terraform
8 31 (30.39%) JIRA
9 30 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 30 (29.41%) Jenkins
10 29 (28.43%) Confluence
10 29 (28.43%) Kubernetes
10 29 (28.43%) Linux
11 27 (26.47%) GitHub
12 26 (25.49%) Ansible
13 25 (24.51%) Kafka
14 22 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (20.59%) RESTful
15 21 (20.59%) Amazon RDS
15 21 (20.59%) Fintech
16 20 (19.61%) Amazon ECS
16 20 (19.61%) Azure
16 20 (19.61%) MySQL
17 19 (18.63%) Continuous Delivery

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 29 (28.43%) Confluence
2 11 (10.78%) Apache Spark
2 11 (10.78%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
3 2 (1.96%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.98%) JBoss
4 1 (0.98%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 101 (99.02%) Serverless
2 98 (96.08%) AWS
3 38 (37.25%) Amazon S3
4 30 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (26.47%) GitHub
6 20 (19.61%) Amazon ECS
6 20 (19.61%) Azure
7 18 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (14.71%) Route 53
9 12 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 12 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (10.78%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (10.78%) CloudFront
11 10 (9.80%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (8.82%) Azure Functions
13 8 (7.84%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (3.92%) Fastly
14 4 (3.92%) Heroku
15 3 (2.94%) PaaS
15 3 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) HTTP
1 2 (1.96%) VPN
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.59%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (19.61%) MySQL
3 17 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 17 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 15 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (10.78%) Big Data
6 10 (9.80%) Amazon Redshift
6 10 (9.80%) Apache Hive
6 10 (9.80%) MongoDB
7 7 (6.86%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (6.86%) Data Lake
7 7 (6.86%) Hadoop
7 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
7 7 (6.86%) Redis
8 6 (5.88%) Couchbase
9 5 (4.90%) Neo4j
10 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.94%) Presto
11 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.96%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 31 (30.39%) JIRA
2 30 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 30 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.82%) Mocha
4 8 (7.84%) CircleCI
4 8 (7.84%) Selenium
5 6 (5.88%) Gatling
6 4 (3.92%) Travis CI
6 4 (3.92%) webpack
7 3 (2.94%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.94%) GitLab
7 3 (2.94%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.98%) Gradle
9 1 (0.98%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.98%) Maven
9 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (37.25%) Finance
2 18 (17.65%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Banking
4 5 (4.90%) Advertising
4 5 (4.90%) Games
5 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Developer
2 28 (27.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (25.49%) AWS Engineer
4 18 (17.65%) AWS DevOps
4 18 (17.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (13.73%) Python Developer
6 11 (10.78%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 10 (9.80%) AWS Developer
8 9 (8.82%) Software Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (6.86%) Architect
11 5 (4.90%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.90%) Data Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) React Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Architect
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Data Architect
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Python Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.27%) Node.js
2 25 (24.51%) Kafka
3 21 (20.59%) RESTful
4 16 (15.69%) Express
5 13 (12.75%) koa
5 13 (12.75%) Web Services
6 9 (8.82%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.82%) Chai
6 9 (8.82%) Django
6 9 (8.82%) Flask
6 9 (8.82%) Jest
6 9 (8.82%) Redux
7 7 (6.86%) CSS
7 7 (6.86%) HTML
8 6 (5.88%) Enzyme
8 6 (5.88%) OAuth
8 6 (5.88%) OAuth2
8 6 (5.88%) REST
8 6 (5.88%) Spring
8 6 (5.88%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Cloud Native
2 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) PKI
3 6 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.90%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (4.90%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.92%) User Experience
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Equities
7 1 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.98%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) Linux
2 17 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (3.92%) Android
3 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.96%) Windows
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
5 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.02%) DevOps
2 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (46.08%) Microservices
3 22 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (20.59%) Fintech
5 19 (18.63%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 16 (15.69%) Configuration Management
7 16 (15.69%) TDD
8 15 (14.71%) SOA
8 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
9 14 (13.73%) Pair Programming
10 11 (10.78%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.82%) BDD
11 9 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (8.82%) Data Management
11 9 (8.82%) Front End Development
11 9 (8.82%) Mob Programming
12 8 (7.84%) ETL
12 8 (7.84%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 50 (49.02%) Java
1 50 (49.02%) Python
2 14 (13.73%) Go
3 13 (12.75%) ES6
4 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.78%) TypeScript
5 9 (8.82%) Ruby
6 7 (6.86%) Java 8
6 7 (6.86%) Scala
6 7 (6.86%) SQL
7 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.92%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.92%) C#
8 4 (3.92%) Kotlin
9 3 (2.94%) PHP
10 2 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.98%) ISEB
2 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 50 (49.02%) Docker
2 2 (1.96%) HDFS
2 2 (1.96%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (32.35%) Terraform
2 29 (28.43%) Kubernetes
3 26 (25.49%) Ansible
4 16 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (7.84%) Puppet
6 5 (4.90%) Graphite
7 4 (3.92%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (3.92%) Grafana
7 4 (3.92%) Kibana
7 4 (3.92%) logstash
7 4 (3.92%) Rancher
8 3 (2.94%) Marathon
8 3 (2.94%) Mesos
9 2 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.98%) Consul
10 1 (0.98%) Istio
10 1 (0.98%) linkerd
10 1 (0.98%) Nagios
10 1 (0.98%) Packer
10 1 (0.98%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 11 (10.78%) Splunk
3 8 (7.84%) Google
4 4 (3.92%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.96%) Tableau
5 2 (1.96%) Teradata
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle
6 1 (0.98%) Ping Identity
6 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow