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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 July 2022 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 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 90 100
Rank change year-on-year +40 +10 -14
Contract jobs citing Serverless 195 79 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.50% 2.50% 1.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.08% 6.78% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 61 33
10th Percentile £450 £363 £425
25th Percentile £513 £447 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £775 £638 £638
90th Percentile £813 £750 £738
Central London median daily rate £650 £525 £534
% change year-on-year +23.81% -1.69% -2.91%

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 1,614 1,165 871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.25% 36.80% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,233 852 682
10th Percentile £363 £370 £310
25th Percentile £475 £463 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £543 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.99% +5.85% -2.38%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.58 £20.36
25th Percentile £15.75 £13.88 £29.07
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £43.95
Median % change year-on-year +122.22% -48.81% +106.82%
75th Percentile £57.50 £29.50 £55.06
90th Percentile £74.50 £36.45 £59.38
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £21.25 £41.40
% change year-on-year +95.29% -48.67% +94.82%

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 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Serverless in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 149 (76.41%) AWS
2 108 (55.38%) AWS Lambda
3 95 (48.72%) DevOps
4 88 (45.13%) CI/CD
5 73 (37.44%) Python
5 73 (37.44%) Agile
6 66 (33.85%) Software Engineering
7 61 (31.28%) Terraform
8 55 (28.21%) Microservices
9 54 (27.69%) Infrastructure as Code
10 49 (25.13%) Docker
11 46 (23.59%) Kubernetes
12 45 (23.08%) Azure
13 42 (21.54%) Finance
14 40 (20.51%) Node.js
15 39 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
16 37 (18.97%) Social Skills
16 37 (18.97%) Java
17 35 (17.95%) Test Automation
18 32 (16.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 31 (15.90%) JavaScript
19 31 (15.90%) SQL
20 30 (15.38%) Amazon S3
21 29 (14.87%) Amazon EC2
21 29 (14.87%) TypeScript
21 29 (14.87%) Kafka
22 28 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
23 27 (13.85%) Linux
23 27 (13.85%) GitHub
23 27 (13.85%) Jenkins

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 12 (6.15%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.08%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.56%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (2.05%) Confluence
4 4 (2.05%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.03%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Cloudability
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 149 (76.41%) AWS
2 108 (55.38%) AWS Lambda
3 45 (23.08%) Azure
4 39 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (16.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 30 (15.38%) Amazon S3
7 29 (14.87%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (13.85%) GitHub
9 20 (10.26%) Azure Functions
10 16 (8.21%) Azure DevOps
11 15 (7.69%) Snowflake
12 14 (7.18%) Amazon Kinesis
13 13 (6.67%) Amazon EventBridge
13 13 (6.67%) IaaS
13 13 (6.67%) PaaS
14 12 (6.15%) Amazon ECS
14 12 (6.15%) AWS Fargate
14 12 (6.15%) SaaS
15 11 (5.64%) Amazon EKS
15 11 (5.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) HTTP
1 7 (3.59%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.54%) DNS
2 3 (1.54%) Network Security
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (9.74%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (9.23%) DynamoDB
3 18 (9.23%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.72%) Data Lake
5 11 (5.64%) Big Data
6 8 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.59%) Power BI
8 6 (3.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.08%) SAP HANA
9 5 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (2.56%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.05%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (1.54%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (1.54%) Flink
11 3 (1.54%) HDInsight
11 3 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (13.85%) Jenkins
2 23 (11.79%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.74%) GitLab
4 10 (5.13%) Artifactory
4 10 (5.13%) SonarQube
5 9 (4.62%) kappa
6 8 (4.10%) JIRA
7 7 (3.59%) PowerDesigner
8 5 (2.56%) CircleCI
8 5 (2.56%) git-flow
9 4 (2.05%) Snakemake
10 3 (1.54%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.03%) Babel
11 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (1.03%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.03%) Terragrunt
11 2 (1.03%) webpack
12 1 (0.51%) PyCharm
12 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 42 (21.54%) Finance
2 37 (18.97%) Social Skills
3 20 (10.26%) Legal
4 16 (8.21%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.54%) Banking
6 3 (1.54%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (1.54%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.03%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Tech for Good
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (25.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (22.05%) AWS Engineer
3 30 (15.38%) Architect
4 29 (14.87%) Developer
5 24 (12.31%) AWS DevOps
6 23 (11.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 22 (11.28%) Software Engineer
8 15 (7.69%) Python Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (6.15%) AWS Software Engineer
10 12 (6.15%) Engineering Manager
11 11 (5.64%) Software Engineering Manager
11 11 (5.64%) Software Manager
12 10 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
12 10 (5.13%) Data Engineer
12 10 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 10 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 9 (4.62%) AWS Developer
13 9 (4.62%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.51%) Node.js
2 29 (14.87%) Kafka
3 18 (9.23%) React
3 18 (9.23%) REST
4 16 (8.21%) RESTful
5 15 (7.69%) .NET
6 9 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (4.62%) Spring Boot
7 8 (4.10%) Web Services
8 7 (3.59%) ARM Templates
8 7 (3.59%) Flask
9 6 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (3.08%) SOAP
10 5 (2.56%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.05%) Pandas
11 4 (2.05%) pytest
11 4 (2.05%) scikit-learn
11 4 (2.05%) Tidyverse
12 3 (1.54%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.85%) Cloud Native
2 23 (11.79%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (8.21%) Hedge funds
3 16 (8.21%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.64%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.08%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.03%) IoT
7 2 (1.03%) Legacy Applications
7 2 (1.03%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.51%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Equities
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.85%) Linux
2 8 (4.10%) Windows
3 6 (3.08%) Debian
3 6 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.08%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.54%) Android
4 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (48.72%) DevOps
2 88 (45.13%) CI/CD
3 73 (37.44%) Agile
4 66 (33.85%) Software Engineering
5 55 (28.21%) Microservices
6 54 (27.69%) Infrastructure as Code
7 35 (17.95%) Test Automation
8 26 (13.33%) Full Stack Development
9 23 (11.79%) Scrum
10 21 (10.77%) Data Protection
11 19 (9.74%) Data Science
11 19 (9.74%) Kanban
12 18 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (9.23%) Data Pipeline
13 16 (8.21%) Migration
14 15 (7.69%) Data Modelling
14 15 (7.69%) TOGAF
15 13 (6.67%) Data Analysis
16 12 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (37.44%) Python
2 37 (18.97%) Java
3 31 (15.90%) JavaScript
3 31 (15.90%) SQL
4 29 (14.87%) TypeScript
5 19 (9.74%) Go
6 17 (8.72%) PowerShell
7 14 (7.18%) C#
8 12 (6.15%) Bash
9 9 (4.62%) ES6
9 9 (4.62%) Scala
10 8 (4.10%) PHP
11 7 (3.59%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.08%) Perl
12 6 (3.08%) Ruby
13 2 (1.03%) Groovy
14 1 (0.51%) C
14 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (11.28%) SC Cleared
1 22 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.69%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.54%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.03%) Degree
4 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) CISSP
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.26%) GDPR
2 2 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (25.13%) Docker
2 7 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 61 (31.28%) Terraform
2 46 (23.59%) Kubernetes
3 10 (5.13%) HP Fortify
4 4 (2.05%) Ansible
5 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.51%) Grafana
6 1 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.51%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.15%) BiZZdesign
3 7 (3.59%) Databricks
4 6 (3.08%) Cloudera
4 6 (3.08%) Confluent
4 6 (3.08%) MuleSoft
4 6 (3.08%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.08%) SAP
5 4 (2.05%) Splunk
6 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.03%) Google
6 2 (1.03%) Spotify
7 1 (0.51%) ATG
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle
7 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore