Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 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.

Serverless Computing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 70 103 136
Rank change year-on-year +33 +33 +71
Contract jobs citing Serverless 57 98 126
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.74% 1.99% 1.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.39% 6.13% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 91 110
Median daily rate £575 £540 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.48% -1.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £388 £425 £463
90th Percentile £638 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £539 £568
% change year-on-year +6.73% -5.07% +13.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 679 1,598 1,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.66% 32.41% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 1,269 1,493
Median daily rate £525 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £313
90th Percentile £650 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £510 £520 £525
% change year-on-year -1.92% -0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 13
Median hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +17.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £20.25 £18.71 £12.25
90th Percentile £22.25 £23.72 £23.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year +9.76% +13.10% +0.69%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Serverless in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Serverless in the City of London

Serverless
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Serverless in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Serverless in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 34 (59.65%) Azure
2 30 (52.63%) AWS
3 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.84%) AWS Lambda
4 20 (35.09%) DevOps
5 19 (33.33%) Terraform
6 18 (31.58%) Azure Functions
7 17 (29.82%) C#
8 15 (26.32%) SQL
9 14 (24.56%) Python
9 14 (24.56%) PaaS
10 13 (22.81%) TDD
10 13 (22.81%) Banking
11 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
11 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
11 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.54%) IaaS
12 10 (17.54%) BDD
12 10 (17.54%) .NET
13 9 (15.79%) Java
13 9 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure as Code
14 8 (14.04%) Amazon Aurora
14 8 (14.04%) Microservices
14 8 (14.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (14.04%) Node.js
14 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (14.04%) Amazon S3
14 8 (14.04%) MySQL

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 7 (12.28%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.51%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) Moodle
3 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 34 (59.65%) Azure
2 30 (52.63%) AWS
3 21 (36.84%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (31.58%) Azure Functions
5 14 (24.56%) PaaS
6 10 (17.54%) IaaS
7 9 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (14.04%) Amazon S3
9 5 (8.77%) Logic Apps
9 5 (8.77%) Power Platform
9 5 (8.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (7.02%) PowerApps
11 3 (5.26%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (5.26%) GCP
11 3 (5.26%) GitHub
11 3 (5.26%) Power Automate
11 3 (5.26%) SaaS
12 2 (3.51%) Apigee
12 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (3.51%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) Amazon Aurora
2 8 (14.04%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (14.04%) MySQL
2 8 (14.04%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (12.28%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.02%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (7.02%) OLTP
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.51%) Cloud Spanner
6 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) Power BI
7 1 (1.75%) Redis
7 1 (1.75%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (8.77%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.02%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.26%) Mocha
6 2 (3.51%) Gatling
6 2 (3.51%) JMeter
6 2 (3.51%) JUnit
6 2 (3.51%) Postman
6 2 (3.51%) PyUnit
6 2 (3.51%) Selenium
7 1 (1.75%) JIRA
7 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 13 (22.81%) Banking
2 7 (12.28%) Retail
3 5 (8.77%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Public Sector
4 4 (7.02%) Retail Finance
5 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) DBA
6 5 (8.77%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Azure Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) Node.js
3 7 (12.28%) Spring
4 6 (10.53%) GraphQL
4 6 (10.53%) React
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (7.02%) Spring Boot
5 4 (7.02%) Swagger
6 3 (5.26%) CSS
6 3 (5.26%) Express
6 3 (5.26%) JSON
6 3 (5.26%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.51%) HTML
7 2 (3.51%) Kafka
7 2 (3.51%) REST
7 2 (3.51%) RESTful
7 2 (3.51%) WCF
7 2 (3.51%) Web Services
7 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Cloud Native
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) EPoS
5 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.75%) CentOS
2 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) DevOps
3 13 (22.81%) TDD
4 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 10 (17.54%) BDD
6 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure as Code
7 8 (14.04%) Microservices
8 7 (12.28%) Migration
9 6 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 6 (10.53%) SDLC
10 5 (8.77%) High Availability
11 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (7.02%) Open Source
11 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (7.02%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) C#
2 15 (26.32%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) Python
4 9 (15.79%) Java
5 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.26%) Ruby
9 2 (3.51%) C
9 2 (3.51%) ES6
9 2 (3.51%) Go
9 2 (3.51%) Java 8
9 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.75%) C++
10 1 (1.75%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) AWS Certification
1 2 (3.51%) CEH
1 2 (3.51%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (3.51%) CISSP
1 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) Terraform
2 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.53%) Ansible
4 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (7.02%) Foglight
4 4 (7.02%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.75%) Consul
5 1 (1.75%) Demisto
5 1 (1.75%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Confluent
4 1 (1.75%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.75%) PagerDuty