Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Serverless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Serverless over the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Serverless Computing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 192 207
Rank change year-on-year +103 +15 +38
Contract jobs citing Serverless 176 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.76% 0.90% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.22% 3.38% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 51 32
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £466 £475 £438
90th Percentile £686 £675 £633
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Serverless 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 2,142 1,864 1,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.59% 26.63% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,696 1,517 840
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £312
90th Percentile £675 £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 15 11 21
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% -12.50%
10th Percentile £18.80 £16.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £58.65 £33.00 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -20.83%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Serverless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the City of London

Serverless
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 Serverless in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Serverless in the City of London

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Serverless in the City of London

Serverless
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 Serverless within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 August 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 - 13 £500 -
Serverless
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Serverless 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 Serverless.

1 115 (65.34%) AWS
2 107 (60.80%) AWS Lambda
3 85 (48.30%) Docker
4 84 (47.73%) Microservices
5 79 (44.89%) Azure
6 63 (35.80%) Kubernetes
7 62 (35.23%) DevOps
8 57 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (30.11%) Finance
10 49 (27.84%) Java
10 49 (27.84%) Python
11 48 (27.27%) SQL
12 47 (26.70%) .NET
13 46 (26.14%) C#
14 43 (24.43%) Amazon S3
15 42 (23.86%) Node.js
15 42 (23.86%) TDD
16 40 (22.73%) Azure Functions
17 39 (22.16%) Data Lake
18 38 (21.59%) Fintech
19 37 (21.02%) Cosmos DB
19 37 (21.02%) Azure SQL Database
20 34 (19.32%) Terraform
21 33 (18.75%) Git (software)
22 32 (18.18%) .NET Core
23 31 (17.61%) Jenkins
23 31 (17.61%) Linux
24 30 (17.05%) JIRA
25 28 (15.91%) Redis
25 28 (15.91%) AngularJS

Serverless
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 28 (15.91%) Confluence
2 16 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 10 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.70%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.57%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.57%) JBoss
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.57%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 115 (65.34%) AWS
2 107 (60.80%) AWS Lambda
3 79 (44.89%) Azure
4 43 (24.43%) Amazon S3
5 40 (22.73%) Azure Functions
6 28 (15.91%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (14.77%) GitHub
8 20 (11.36%) Amazon ECS
9 18 (10.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (7.95%) Amazon EMR
10 14 (7.95%) Amazon Kinesis
10 14 (7.95%) Route 53
11 12 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (5.68%) CloudFront
14 9 (5.11%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (5.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 8 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
16 6 (3.41%) PaaS
17 5 (2.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.70%) HTTP
2 2 (1.14%) VPN
3 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.16%) Data Lake
2 37 (21.02%) Azure SQL Database
2 37 (21.02%) Cosmos DB
3 28 (15.91%) Redis
4 24 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (10.80%) MySQL
6 18 (10.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 18 (10.23%) Relational Database
7 17 (9.66%) Big Data
8 15 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (6.25%) MongoDB
10 10 (5.68%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (5.68%) Apache Hive
10 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (5.68%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.98%) Couchbase
11 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
12 6 (3.41%) Amazon Aurora
12 6 (3.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (3.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 31 (17.61%) Jenkins
3 30 (17.05%) JIRA
4 13 (7.39%) Mocha
5 12 (6.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (3.98%) Gatling
6 7 (3.98%) Selenium
6 7 (3.98%) webpack
7 6 (3.41%) Jasmine
7 6 (3.41%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.84%) CircleCI
9 4 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.70%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.70%) Babel
10 3 (1.70%) GitLab
10 3 (1.70%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.70%) tSQLt
11 1 (0.57%) Liquibase
General
1 53 (30.11%) Finance
2 22 (12.50%) Retail
3 9 (5.11%) Banking
4 6 (3.41%) Advertising
4 6 (3.41%) Games
5 4 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (28.98%) Developer
2 33 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
3 32 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (11.93%) AWS DevOps
4 21 (11.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 15 (8.52%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.39%) Python Developer
7 12 (6.82%) AWS Developer
8 11 (6.25%) Data Engineer
8 11 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
8 11 (6.25%) React Developer
9 10 (5.68%) Azure Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (5.68%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Architect
11 8 (4.55%) Technical Leader
12 7 (3.98%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Senior Software Engineer
13 6 (3.41%) Azure Developer
13 6 (3.41%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (26.70%) .NET
2 42 (23.86%) Node.js
3 32 (18.18%) .NET Core
4 28 (15.91%) AngularJS
5 24 (13.64%) Kafka
6 23 (13.07%) Express
6 23 (13.07%) RESTful
7 20 (11.36%) koa
8 16 (9.09%) Web Services
9 13 (7.39%) Jest
9 13 (7.39%) React
10 12 (6.82%) CSS
11 11 (6.25%) Redux
12 10 (5.68%) Chai
12 10 (5.68%) HTML
13 9 (5.11%) Django
13 9 (5.11%) Flask
13 9 (5.11%) OAuth
13 9 (5.11%) OAuth2
14 7 (3.98%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.34%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.11%) Cloud Native
4 7 (3.98%) PKI
5 6 (3.41%) User Experience
6 5 (2.84%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.57%) Equities
8 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Online Games
8 1 (0.57%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.57%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.57%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.61%) Linux
2 18 (10.23%) Unix
3 7 (3.98%) Windows
4 4 (2.27%) Android
4 4 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.73%) Microservices
2 62 (35.23%) DevOps
3 57 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (23.86%) TDD
5 38 (21.59%) Fintech
6 24 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 19 (10.80%) SOA
10 16 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 15 (8.52%) Configuration Management
12 14 (7.95%) ETL
12 14 (7.95%) Pair Programming
12 14 (7.95%) Test Automation
13 13 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (7.39%) Data Modelling
13 13 (7.39%) OOP
14 12 (6.82%) Scrum
15 11 (6.25%) BDD
15 11 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.84%) Java
1 49 (27.84%) Python
2 48 (27.27%) SQL
3 46 (26.14%) C#
4 23 (13.07%) ES6
5 17 (9.66%) TypeScript
6 16 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.39%) Go
8 8 (4.55%) Scala
9 7 (3.98%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.98%) Java 8
9 7 (3.98%) Ruby
10 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.27%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.27%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.27%) PHP
12 3 (1.70%) JSX
12 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.70%) U-SQL
13 2 (1.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (5.11%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.27%) ISEB
2 4 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 85 (48.30%) Docker
2 2 (1.14%) HDFS
2 2 (1.14%) Varnish
3 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (35.80%) Kubernetes
2 34 (19.32%) Terraform
3 23 (13.07%) Ansible
4 13 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.84%) Graphite
5 5 (2.84%) Puppet
6 4 (2.27%) Grafana
6 4 (2.27%) Kibana
6 4 (2.27%) logstash
7 3 (1.70%) Marathon
7 3 (1.70%) Mesos
8 2 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.57%) CASB
9 1 (0.57%) Consul
9 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.57%) Istio
9 1 (0.57%) linkerd
9 1 (0.57%) Packer
9 1 (0.57%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.57%) Rancher
Vendors
1 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.82%) Atlassian
3 11 (6.25%) Splunk
4 9 (5.11%) Google
5 5 (2.84%) Databricks
6 4 (2.27%) Tableau
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.14%) Teradata
8 1 (0.57%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.57%) Nintex
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle
8 1 (0.57%) Ping Identity
8 1 (0.57%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.57%) Zend