Period
to 16 May 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 May 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 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 122 152
Rank change year-on-year -1 +30 +65
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 30 33 89
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 0.99% 1.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.10% 3.21% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 63
10th Percentile £339 £438 £480
25th Percentile £413 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% -1.08%
75th Percentile £575 £625 £641
90th Percentile £599 £738 £688
Central London median daily rate £521 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -5.23% - -
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 967 1,029 1,998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.05% 30.95% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 809 1,567
10th Percentile £363 £298 £363
25th Percentile £444 £413 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £505 £525
Median % change year-on-year +3.96% -3.81% +5.00%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.10 £12.05
25th Percentile £13.69 £22.11 £13.84
Median hourly rate £18.38 £41.40 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -55.62% +104.44% -7.95%
75th Percentile £24.82 £52.63 £23.50
90th Percentile £27.34 £59.00 £28.56
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.44 £19.63
% change year-on-year -14.90% +34.73% -6.55%

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 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 May 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 30 (100.00%) AWS
2 29 (96.67%) Serverless
3 12 (40.00%) Python
4 11 (36.67%) Terraform
5 10 (33.33%) DevOps
5 10 (33.33%) Node.js
6 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (26.67%) Amazon S3
7 8 (26.67%) Microservices
8 7 (23.33%) Docker
9 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
10 4 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (13.33%) SQL
10 4 (13.33%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (13.33%) AWS Certification
10 4 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
11 3 (10.00%) React
11 3 (10.00%) WorldPay
11 3 (10.00%) ES6
11 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (10.00%) DevSecOps
11 3 (10.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 3 (10.00%) Observability
11 3 (10.00%) Finance

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 (6.67%) Apache Airflow
1 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (100.00%) AWS
2 29 (96.67%) Serverless
3 8 (26.67%) Amazon S3
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (10.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (10.00%) Azure
5 3 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (6.67%) Amazon Cognito
6 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (6.67%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (6.67%) CloudFront
6 2 (6.67%) Route 53
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Step Functions
7 1 (3.33%) Azure Functions
7 1 (3.33%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon QuickSight
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.33%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.33%) Delta Lake
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.33%) Power BI
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Mocha
2 1 (3.33%) Robot Framework
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Social Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Backend Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Backend Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (10.00%) React
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Core
3 2 (6.67%) Express
3 2 (6.67%) GraphQL
3 2 (6.67%) JSON
3 2 (6.67%) Kafka
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 2 (6.67%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) Django
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) JMS
4 1 (3.33%) OAuth
4 1 (3.33%) OpenID
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Microservices
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (10.00%) DevSecOps
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Observability
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Data Pipeline
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Kanban
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Python
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) ES6
5 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.67%) C
6 2 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) Go
7 1 (3.33%) Kotlin
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Terraform
2 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (3.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) WorldPay
2 2 (6.67%) Databricks
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft