Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 93 184
Rank change year-on-year +8 +91 +22
Contract jobs citing Serverless 33 160 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.83% 2.59% 1.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.46% 7.76% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 129 63
Median daily rate £530 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.78% +2.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £413 £465 £475
90th Percentile £638 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
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 604 2,063 1,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.57% 33.43% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 1,618 1,512
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £315 £349 £331
90th Percentile £638 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -2.38% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 14
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.72% +10.26% +8.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £18.70 £13.00
90th Percentile £41.38 £56.55 £30.23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% +8.11%

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 1 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Serverless in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 21 (63.64%) AWS
2 19 (57.58%) DevOps
3 17 (51.52%) Terraform
4 16 (48.48%) Azure
5 15 (45.45%) Python
6 12 (36.36%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure as Code
7 10 (30.30%) C#
8 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (27.27%) Docker
9 8 (24.24%) Ansible
9 8 (24.24%) Kubernetes
9 8 (24.24%) PaaS
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (21.21%) Microservices
10 7 (21.21%) Azure Functions
11 6 (18.18%) Cosmos DB
11 6 (18.18%) GCP
11 6 (18.18%) Amazon S3
11 6 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (18.18%) Linux
12 5 (15.15%) DNS
12 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
12 5 (15.15%) Retail
12 5 (15.15%) Google
12 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (15.15%) TeamCity
12 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
12 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery

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 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) AWS
2 16 (48.48%) Azure
3 12 (36.36%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (24.24%) PaaS
5 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (21.21%) Azure Functions
6 6 (18.18%) Amazon S3
6 6 (18.18%) GCP
7 5 (15.15%) Logic Apps
8 4 (12.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (9.09%) IaaS
9 3 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (6.06%) Amazon Cognito
10 2 (6.06%) CloudFront
10 2 (6.06%) Power Platform
10 2 (6.06%) PowerApps
10 2 (6.06%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
1 6 (18.18%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (12.12%) Big Data
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.06%) OLTP
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.03%) BigQuery
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.15%) TeamCity
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (12.12%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (3.03%) GitLab
4 1 (3.03%) Gradle
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) Postman
4 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Retail Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Azure Developer
6 3 (9.09%) AWS Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Chief Technology Officer
8 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) React
2 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) Node.js
2 3 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Core
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) Kafka
4 1 (3.03%) pytest
4 1 (3.03%) Redux
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) Swagger
4 1 (3.03%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (3.03%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) DevOps
2 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure as Code
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Microservices
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.12%) Open Source
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.06%) B2B
8 2 (6.06%) High Availability
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Python
2 10 (30.30%) C#
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.12%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 3 (9.09%) Go
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.06%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) ES6
7 1 (3.03%) ES7
7 1 (3.03%) Groovy
7 1 (3.03%) Kotlin
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) AWS Certification
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CISA
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) CLAS
3 1 (3.03%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) COBIT
1 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) Terraform
2 8 (24.24%) Ansible
2 8 (24.24%) Kubernetes
3 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (12.12%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Demisto
4 1 (3.03%) Graphite
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) Packer
4 1 (3.03%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Google
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.03%) New Relic