Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 206 242
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 +35
Contract jobs citing Serverless 77 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 0.57% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.41% 3.73% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 38 6
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £475 £450 £472
90th Percentile £675 £595 £575
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +14.94%
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 1,747 1,045 858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.92% 15.25% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,430 829 716
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.61%
10th Percentile £338 £309 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 5
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.72% -18.18% -9.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.90 £17.61
90th Percentile £32.08 £30.96 £48.12
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% -36.84% +17.62%

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 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Serverless in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 59 (76.62%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (75.32%) AWS Lambda
3 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (45.45%) Terraform
5 31 (40.26%) Finance
5 31 (40.26%) Python
6 29 (37.66%) Ansible
7 28 (36.36%) Java
8 27 (35.06%) DevOps
9 25 (32.47%) Node.js
10 22 (28.57%) Amazon S3
11 21 (27.27%) Docker
12 20 (25.97%) Microservices
13 18 (23.38%) Jenkins
14 17 (22.08%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (22.08%) Packer
14 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
15 16 (20.78%) Linux
15 16 (20.78%) TDD
15 16 (20.78%) React
16 15 (19.48%) REST
16 15 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
18 13 (16.88%) Amazon RDS
18 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
18 13 (16.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (16.88%) SQL
18 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
19 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure

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 5 (6.49%) Apache Spark
1 5 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.19%) Confluence
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Gunicorn
4 1 (1.30%) nginx
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (76.62%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (75.32%) AWS Lambda
3 22 (28.57%) Amazon S3
4 17 (22.08%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (16.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (15.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (15.58%) Route 53
7 11 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
7 11 (14.29%) CloudFront
8 10 (12.99%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (12.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (7.79%) Azure Functions
10 6 (7.79%) OpenShift
10 6 (7.79%) PaaS
11 4 (5.19%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (5.19%) GitHub
12 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.30%) SNMP
2 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (10.39%) Redis
3 7 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (7.79%) Big Data
4 6 (7.79%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (6.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (6.49%) MySQL
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (5.19%) Data Lake
6 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.30%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (1.30%) Azkaban
9 1 (1.30%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.30%) Presto
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.09%) JIRA
4 6 (7.79%) webpack
5 4 (5.19%) Babel
6 3 (3.90%) CircleCI
7 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.60%) GoCD
7 2 (2.60%) Mocha
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.30%) Appium
8 1 (1.30%) Calabash
8 1 (1.30%) GitLab
8 1 (1.30%) Gradle
8 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.30%) Liquibase
8 1 (1.30%) Moq
8 1 (1.30%) MSTest
8 1 (1.30%) NUnit
8 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Retail
3 6 (7.79%) Financial Institution
3 6 (7.79%) Law
4 3 (3.90%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Developer
2 24 (31.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (24.68%) AWS DevOps
3 19 (24.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 19 (24.68%) AWS Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Senior DevOps
4 17 (22.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 13 (16.88%) Python Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) React Developer
7 9 (11.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (11.69%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (9.09%) AWS Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) C Developer
10 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Data Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) Node.js
2 16 (20.78%) React
3 15 (19.48%) REST
4 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
5 9 (11.69%) RESTful
6 7 (9.09%) .NET
6 7 (9.09%) Sass
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Core
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (6.49%) CSS
7 5 (6.49%) Kafka
7 5 (6.49%) Lambda Expressions
7 5 (6.49%) OAuth
7 5 (6.49%) OAuth2
7 5 (6.49%) OpenID
8 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.19%) Angular 2
8 4 (5.19%) Entity Framework
8 4 (5.19%) Spring
9 3 (3.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (12.99%) Fintech
3 7 (9.09%) User Experience
4 6 (7.79%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.90%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) DevOps
3 20 (25.97%) Microservices
4 16 (20.78%) TDD
5 15 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
6 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.58%) Scrum
8 10 (12.99%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.79%) BDD
10 6 (7.79%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (7.79%) SOA
11 5 (6.49%) API Design
11 5 (6.49%) Isomorphic JavaScript
11 5 (6.49%) MVC
11 5 (6.49%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.49%) Wireframes
12 4 (5.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) Python
2 28 (36.36%) Java
3 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.88%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) C#
6 6 (7.79%) ES6
7 5 (6.49%) C
8 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.19%) JSX
8 4 (5.19%) Scala
9 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.60%) Go
10 2 (2.60%) Java 8
10 2 (2.60%) PHP
10 2 (2.60%) PHP 7
10 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.60%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (45.45%) Terraform
2 29 (37.66%) Ansible
3 17 (22.08%) Packer
4 12 (15.58%) Kubernetes
5 9 (11.69%) Puppet
6 6 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (7.79%) Sysdig
7 2 (2.60%) Grafana
7 2 (2.60%) rkt
8 1 (1.30%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Splunk
2 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.60%) Google
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.30%) Nintex
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) PubNub
4 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com