Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 123 205
Rank change year-on-year +21 +82 +28
Contract jobs citing Serverless 88 144 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.87% 2.11% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.79% 7.54% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 120 43
City of London median daily rate £545 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £425 £463 £463
90th Percentile £678 £675 £623
Central London median daily rate £543 £560 £514
% change year-on-year -3.13% +9.00% -3.29%
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 1,520 1,910 1,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.26% 28.01% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,188 1,516 1,195
City of London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £319
90th Percentile £663 £665 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 17
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50% -5.34%
10th Percentile £18.70 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £23.75 £37.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.76 £20.50
% change year-on-year +7.94% -8.49% +2.91%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 -
Serverless
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 66 (75.00%) AWS
2 50 (56.82%) AWS Lambda
3 42 (47.73%) Python
4 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (35.23%) DevOps
5 25 (28.41%) Terraform
6 24 (27.27%) Microservices
6 24 (27.27%) SQL
7 23 (26.14%) Docker
8 22 (25.00%) Azure
9 21 (23.86%) Kubernetes
10 20 (22.73%) Amazon S3
10 20 (22.73%) Java
10 20 (22.73%) Ruby
11 19 (21.59%) Node.js
12 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
12 17 (19.32%) C#
12 17 (19.32%) Data Lake
12 17 (19.32%) Azure Functions
13 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 15 (17.05%) Google
14 15 (17.05%) Go
15 14 (15.91%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (15.91%) Scala
15 14 (15.91%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (15.91%) Linux
16 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure as Code
17 12 (13.64%) .NET
17 12 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation

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 10 (11.36%) Confluence
2 7 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.68%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 66 (75.00%) AWS
2 50 (56.82%) AWS Lambda
3 22 (25.00%) Azure
4 20 (22.73%) Amazon S3
5 17 (19.32%) Azure Functions
6 14 (15.91%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (12.50%) GitHub
9 10 (11.36%) Amazon Cognito
9 10 (11.36%) GCP
10 9 (10.23%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (6.82%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 6 (6.82%) AWS CodePipeline
11 6 (6.82%) Power Platform
11 6 (6.82%) Route 53
12 5 (5.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (5.68%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (5.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) DNS
1 2 (2.27%) OpenVPN
1 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) Data Lake
2 14 (15.91%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (10.23%) Amazon Athena
5 8 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 8 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
7 6 (6.82%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (6.82%) Power BI
8 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.68%) MySQL
9 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.55%) Redis
10 3 (3.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.41%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (3.41%) Neo4j
11 2 (2.27%) Big Data
11 2 (2.27%) Presto
11 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.36%) JIRA
4 5 (5.68%) CircleCI
4 5 (5.68%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.68%) Travis CI
5 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.41%) Selenium
6 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.27%) Gradle
6 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.27%) Subversion
7 1 (1.14%) Appium
7 1 (1.14%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.14%) Maven
7 1 (1.14%) Mocha
7 1 (1.14%) RSpec
7 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (10.23%) Marketing
2 8 (9.09%) Finance
3 7 (7.95%) Advertising
4 3 (3.41%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Front Office
5 2 (2.27%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Developer
2 19 (21.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) AWS Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Architect
5 10 (11.36%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (11.36%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Azure Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Python Developer
7 8 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Ruby Developer
9 5 (5.68%) React Developer
10 4 (4.55%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.55%) AWS Architect
10 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Data Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Facebook Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Data Architect
11 3 (3.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) Node.js
2 12 (13.64%) .NET
3 10 (11.36%) Redux
4 9 (10.23%) Web Services
5 8 (9.09%) Kafka
6 6 (6.82%) React
7 5 (5.68%) Lambda Expressions
7 5 (5.68%) RESTful
7 5 (5.68%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (5.68%) Serverless Framework
8 4 (4.55%) .NET Core
8 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.55%) GraphQL
8 4 (4.55%) iOS SDK
8 4 (4.55%) Vue.js
9 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.41%) CSS
9 3 (3.41%) HTML
9 3 (3.41%) JSON
9 3 (3.41%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Cloud Native
2 6 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing Technology
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Life Science
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.14%) Derivative
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.55%) Debian
3 4 (4.55%) Unix
4 3 (3.41%) Windows
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (35.23%) DevOps
2 24 (27.27%) Microservices
3 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure as Code
4 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.23%) Migration
6 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 7 (7.95%) Front End Development
7 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.95%) Scrum
8 6 (6.82%) API Development
8 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (6.82%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 6 (6.82%) Kanban
8 6 (6.82%) TDD
9 5 (5.68%) Data Management
9 5 (5.68%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.73%) Python
2 24 (27.27%) SQL
3 20 (22.73%) Java
3 20 (22.73%) Ruby
4 17 (19.32%) C#
5 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 15 (17.05%) Go
7 14 (15.91%) Scala
8 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.55%) Apple Swift
9 4 (4.55%) Kotlin
9 4 (4.55%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.41%) Groovy
10 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.27%) PHP
11 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.14%) C
12 1 (1.14%) C++
12 1 (1.14%) ES6
12 1 (1.14%) ES7
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) AWS Certification
2 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) ISEB
3 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 23 (26.14%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.27%) HDFS
4 1 (1.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (28.41%) Terraform
2 21 (23.86%) Kubernetes
3 10 (11.36%) Ansible
4 9 (10.23%) Puppet
5 5 (5.68%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.68%) Prometheus
5 5 (5.68%) Rancher
6 4 (4.55%) Kibana
6 4 (4.55%) Packer
7 1 (1.14%) CASB
7 1 (1.14%) Graphite
7 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Google
2 8 (9.09%) Facebook
3 7 (7.95%) Databricks
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.68%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.41%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.27%) New Relic
7 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.27%) Splunk
7 2 (2.27%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.14%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.14%) Teradata