Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 138 198
Rank change year-on-year +44 +60 +24
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 17 96 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 1.62% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.89% 4.80% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 81 49
Median daily rate £450 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.74% -4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £350 £513 £475
90th Percentile £660 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £450 £575 £600
% change year-on-year -21.74% -4.17% +14.29%
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 589 2,001 1,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.61% 33.69% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 1,582 1,551
Median daily rate £514 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £316 £345 £338
90th Percentile £638 £651 £663
Central London median daily rate £523 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +0.48% -0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.02% +0.56%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.55 £23.68
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +36.90% +11.94% -1.26%

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 31 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (100.00%) AWS
2 15 (88.24%) Serverless
3 10 (58.82%) Python
4 9 (52.94%) DevOps
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (41.18%) Terraform
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (35.29%) Amazon S3
6 6 (35.29%) Docker
7 5 (29.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) MySQL
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
9 3 (17.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (17.65%) Ansible
9 3 (17.65%) High Availability
9 3 (17.65%) GitHub
9 3 (17.65%) Banking
9 3 (17.65%) Ruby
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (17.65%) Migration

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 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) AWS
2 15 (88.24%) Serverless
3 6 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (35.29%) Amazon S3
4 5 (29.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (17.65%) GitHub
6 2 (11.76%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (11.76%) AWS Step Functions
6 2 (11.76%) Azure
6 2 (11.76%) CloudFront
6 2 (11.76%) Route 53
7 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (5.88%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (5.88%) Datadog
7 1 (5.88%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon Aurora
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) Redis
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (5.88%) GitLab
2 1 (5.88%) Gradle
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Mocha
2 1 (5.88%) Postman
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) AWS DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.88%) React Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Node.js
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) pytest
2 1 (5.88%) React
2 1 (5.88%) React Native
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Fintech
5 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Terraform
2 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
3 3 (17.65%) Ansible
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (11.76%) Foglight
4 2 (11.76%) Puppet
5 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle