Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 159 214
Rank change year-on-year +61 +55 +19
Contract jobs citing Serverless 126 100 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.25% 1.40% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.61% 5.13% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 87 43
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £436 £463 £450
90th Percentile £688 £675 £608
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
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 1,907 1,949 1,333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.05% 27.30% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,483 1,580 1,066
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £660 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 24
City of London median hourly rate £20.92 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -2.78% -45.86%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.95 £23.75 £30.26
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.76 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.03% -1.26% -42.86%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
London Bridge - 5 £525 -
Moorgate - 3 £525 -
Serverless
Central London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 86 (68.25%) AWS
2 80 (63.49%) AWS Lambda
3 51 (40.48%) Python
4 48 (38.10%) Microservices
5 45 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (32.54%) Docker
7 39 (30.95%) DevOps
7 39 (30.95%) Azure
8 34 (26.98%) Java
8 34 (26.98%) Kubernetes
9 32 (25.40%) SQL
10 31 (24.60%) Data Lake
11 29 (23.02%) Amazon S3
12 28 (22.22%) Node.js
12 28 (22.22%) Finance
13 26 (20.63%) Azure Functions
14 25 (19.84%) Terraform
15 22 (17.46%) C#
16 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 20 (15.87%) Azure SQL Database
17 20 (15.87%) .NET
17 20 (15.87%) JavaScript
18 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
18 19 (15.08%) Ruby
18 19 (15.08%) JIRA
18 19 (15.08%) Go
18 19 (15.08%) Jenkins
18 19 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
19 18 (14.29%) Scala

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 17 (13.49%) Confluence
2 8 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.76%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.59%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.79%) JBoss
5 1 (0.79%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 86 (68.25%) AWS
2 80 (63.49%) AWS Lambda
3 39 (30.95%) Azure
4 29 (23.02%) Amazon S3
5 26 (20.63%) Azure Functions
6 18 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (13.49%) GitHub
8 12 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (9.52%) Azure Data Factory
9 11 (8.73%) Amazon EMR
10 10 (7.94%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (6.35%) Amazon Cognito
11 8 (6.35%) GCP
12 7 (5.56%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (5.56%) AWS CodePipeline
12 7 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (4.76%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 6 (4.76%) Route 53
14 5 (3.97%) AWS Step Functions
14 5 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
1 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.60%) Data Lake
2 20 (15.87%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 14 (11.11%) MySQL
4 13 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (8.73%) Big Data
7 10 (7.94%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (7.94%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (7.94%) Redis
8 9 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
8 9 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 8 (6.35%) Apache Hive
10 7 (5.56%) NoSQL
11 6 (4.76%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (4.76%) Hadoop
12 5 (3.97%) Neo4j
12 5 (3.97%) Power BI
12 5 (3.97%) Presto
Development Applications
1 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.08%) Jenkins
2 19 (15.08%) JIRA
3 7 (5.56%) CircleCI
4 6 (4.76%) Mocha
4 6 (4.76%) Selenium
4 6 (4.76%) Travis CI
5 5 (3.97%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.38%) Gatling
7 3 (2.38%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.59%) Gradle
8 2 (1.59%) Maven
8 2 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.59%) webpack
9 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Advertising
3 7 (5.56%) Retail
4 6 (4.76%) Marketing
5 5 (3.97%) Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.59%) Front Office
6 2 (1.59%) Games
6 2 (1.59%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (40.48%) Developer
2 20 (15.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (11.11%) Architect
3 14 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (10.32%) AWS Developer
5 12 (9.52%) Python Developer
6 9 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) React Developer
6 9 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Azure Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Data Architect
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Data Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Data Architect
11 4 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.22%) Node.js
2 20 (15.87%) .NET
3 16 (12.70%) Kafka
4 14 (11.11%) Web Services
5 12 (9.52%) Redux
6 11 (8.73%) .NET Core
6 11 (8.73%) RESTful
7 8 (6.35%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.35%) CSS
7 8 (6.35%) Express
7 8 (6.35%) React
8 7 (5.56%) HTML
8 7 (5.56%) Jest
9 6 (4.76%) koa
10 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (3.97%) Chai
10 5 (3.97%) GraphQL
11 4 (3.17%) Flask
11 4 (3.17%) Lambda Expressions
11 4 (3.17%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.56%) Cloud Native
3 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.38%) Marketing Technology
5 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.59%) Life Science
5 2 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.59%) PKI
5 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Derivative
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Equities
6 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.79%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.90%) Linux
2 8 (6.35%) Unix
3 5 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.17%) Debian
4 4 (3.17%) Windows
5 2 (1.59%) Android
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) Microservices
2 45 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (30.95%) DevOps
4 19 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
5 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (11.11%) ETL
5 14 (11.11%) Migration
5 14 (11.11%) TDD
6 12 (9.52%) Fintech
7 11 (8.73%) Data Management
7 11 (8.73%) Test Automation
8 10 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (6.35%) Analytics
9 8 (6.35%) Data Science
9 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure as Code
9 8 (6.35%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.35%) Scrum
9 8 (6.35%) SOA
9 8 (6.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.48%) Python
2 34 (26.98%) Java
3 32 (25.40%) SQL
4 22 (17.46%) C#
5 20 (15.87%) JavaScript
6 19 (15.08%) Go
6 19 (15.08%) Ruby
7 18 (14.29%) Scala
8 9 (7.14%) TypeScript
9 8 (6.35%) ES6
10 4 (3.17%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.17%) Kotlin
11 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.38%) Groovy
11 3 (2.38%) PHP
12 1 (0.79%) C
12 1 (0.79%) C++
12 1 (0.79%) ES7
12 1 (0.79%) JSX
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 41 (32.54%) Docker
2 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.59%) HDFS
4 1 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (26.98%) Kubernetes
2 25 (19.84%) Terraform
3 12 (9.52%) Ansible
4 8 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (4.76%) Puppet
5 6 (4.76%) Rancher
6 4 (3.17%) Kibana
6 4 (3.17%) Packer
6 4 (3.17%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.79%) CASB
8 1 (0.79%) Grafana
8 1 (0.79%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (10.32%) Google
2 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.14%) Databricks
4 6 (4.76%) Facebook
4 6 (4.76%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.38%) Splunk
5 3 (2.38%) Teradata
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle
6 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.59%) Tableau
7 1 (0.79%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.79%) Zend