Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 215 243
Rank change year-on-year +20 +28 +52
Contract jobs citing Serverless 65 35 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 0.53% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.68% 3.44% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 4
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £475 £438 £475
90th Percentile £675 £633 £525
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +14.94%
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 1,767 1,017 796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.19% 15.35% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,435 793 661
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £357 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -
10th Percentile £16.01 £12.39 £18.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £31.15 £37.40
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -19.46%

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 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Serverless in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 47 (72.31%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (69.23%) AWS Lambda
3 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (44.62%) Terraform
5 28 (43.08%) Ansible
6 26 (40.00%) Node.js
6 26 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 25 (38.46%) Amazon S3
8 23 (35.38%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (33.85%) Linux
9 22 (33.85%) DevOps
10 21 (32.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (32.31%) Java
11 20 (30.77%) Python
11 20 (30.77%) Docker
12 19 (29.23%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (29.23%) Route 53
12 19 (29.23%) Configuration Management
12 19 (29.23%) Finance
13 18 (27.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (24.62%) CloudFront
14 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
14 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (23.08%) TDD
15 15 (23.08%) React
15 15 (23.08%) Microservices
15 15 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (21.54%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (21.54%) Fintech
16 14 (21.54%) Git (software)

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 (15.38%) Confluence
2 7 (10.77%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) Gunicorn
5 1 (1.54%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (72.31%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (69.23%) AWS Lambda
3 25 (38.46%) Amazon S3
4 23 (35.38%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (32.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (29.23%) Route 53
7 18 (27.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 16 (24.62%) CloudFront
9 15 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (16.92%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (16.92%) GitHub
11 9 (13.85%) OpenShift
12 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (12.31%) PaaS
13 6 (9.23%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (9.23%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (6.15%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (4.62%) Azure Functions
15 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) DKIM
2 1 (1.54%) DMARC
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.54%) SNMP
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (10.77%) Big Data
3 6 (9.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (9.23%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (7.69%) Redis
5 4 (6.15%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (6.15%) Data Lake
5 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.08%) MySQL
7 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.54%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.54%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.46%) JIRA
4 8 (12.31%) webpack
5 7 (10.77%) Babel
6 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.62%) CircleCI
8 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.08%) GoCD
9 1 (1.54%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.54%) GitLab
9 1 (1.54%) Gradle
9 1 (1.54%) Hudson
9 1 (1.54%) Liquibase
9 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.54%) Mocha
9 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Developer
2 17 (26.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (21.54%) AWS DevOps
3 14 (21.54%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (15.38%) React Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (9.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) UI Developer
8 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) C Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) Node.js
2 15 (23.08%) React
3 10 (15.38%) REST
3 10 (15.38%) RESTful
4 9 (13.85%) CSS
4 9 (13.85%) Sass
5 8 (12.31%) AngularJS
5 8 (12.31%) OAuth
5 8 (12.31%) OAuth2
5 8 (12.31%) OpenID
6 7 (10.77%) .NET
7 6 (9.23%) Kafka
8 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.69%) Spring
9 4 (6.15%) .NET Core
9 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (4.62%) Angular 2
10 3 (4.62%) Entity Framework
10 3 (4.62%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Fintech
2 9 (13.85%) User Experience
3 8 (12.31%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (12.31%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.62%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.54%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) DevOps
3 19 (29.23%) Configuration Management
4 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (23.08%) Microservices
5 15 (23.08%) TDD
6 14 (21.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (15.38%) Scrum
8 9 (13.85%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (12.31%) Wireframes
10 6 (9.23%) Analytics
10 6 (9.23%) BDD
10 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.69%) Data Analytics
11 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
12 4 (6.15%) Open Source
12 4 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (6.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) Java
2 20 (30.77%) Python
3 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.46%) SQL
5 8 (12.31%) Bash Shell
5 8 (12.31%) C#
6 7 (10.77%) ES6
6 7 (10.77%) JSX
7 4 (6.15%) C
8 2 (3.08%) Java 8
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) PHP 7
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) Scala
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.54%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) AWS Certification
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (44.62%) Terraform
2 28 (43.08%) Ansible
3 13 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (18.46%) Kubernetes
4 12 (18.46%) Puppet
5 8 (12.31%) Sysdig
6 6 (9.23%) Packer
7 4 (6.15%) PingFederate
8 2 (3.08%) Grafana
8 2 (3.08%) rkt
9 1 (1.54%) Graphite
9 1 (1.54%) Kibana
9 1 (1.54%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Splunk
2 8 (12.31%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.62%) Google
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Capita
4 1 (1.54%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.54%) New Relic
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle