Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 109 101
Rank change year-on-year +35 -8 +102
Contract jobs citing Serverless 66 67 169
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.73% 1.65% 2.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.79% 5.31% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 125
10th Percentile £373 £431 £455
25th Percentile £461 £463 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £531 £550
Median % change year-on-year +3.53% -3.41% +2.33%
75th Percentile £600 £595 £625
90th Percentile £638 £651 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £10.50

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 847 1,262 2,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.03% 31.09% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 997 1,649
10th Percentile £363 £300 £363
25th Percentile £436 £413 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
10th Percentile £15.05 £18.66 £11.88
25th Percentile £17.55 £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate £23.45 £26.44 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -11.31% +39.16% -11.06%
75th Percentile £27.34 £47.75 £20.88
90th Percentile £28.64 £58.25 £22.75
Central London median hourly rate £26.23 £20.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year +27.93% +8.58% -11.62%

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 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Serverless in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 39 (59.09%) AWS
2 30 (45.45%) AWS Lambda
3 29 (43.94%) Azure
4 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (28.79%) DevOps
5 19 (28.79%) Terraform
6 16 (24.24%) Banking
6 16 (24.24%) C#
7 15 (22.73%) Python
7 15 (22.73%) Node.js
7 15 (22.73%) Azure Functions
8 14 (21.21%) .NET
9 13 (19.70%) SQL
9 13 (19.70%) TDD
9 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
9 13 (19.70%) Microservices
10 12 (18.18%) Java
10 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.64%) Finance
12 9 (13.64%) MySQL
12 9 (13.64%) BDD
13 8 (12.12%) PaaS
13 8 (12.12%) NServiceBus
13 8 (12.12%) IaaS
13 8 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (12.12%) GCP

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 8 (12.12%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.03%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) Moodle
3 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 39 (59.09%) AWS
2 30 (45.45%) AWS Lambda
3 29 (43.94%) Azure
4 15 (22.73%) Azure Functions
5 8 (12.12%) Amazon S3
5 8 (12.12%) GCP
5 8 (12.12%) IaaS
5 8 (12.12%) PaaS
6 6 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (7.58%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (7.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (6.06%) Amazon Cognito
8 4 (6.06%) Logic Apps
8 4 (6.06%) Power Automate
8 4 (6.06%) Power Platform
9 3 (4.55%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 3 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (4.55%) GitHub
9 3 (4.55%) PowerApps
10 2 (3.03%) Cloud Functions
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) HTTP
1 2 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (13.64%) MySQL
4 8 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (10.61%) Amazon Aurora
6 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (4.55%) OLTP
9 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
9 2 (3.03%) Cloud Spanner
9 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.52%) Amazon QuickSight
10 1 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.52%) Power BI
10 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.52%) Sisense
10 1 (1.52%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.06%) Mocha
4 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.55%) Selenium
4 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.03%) Gatling
5 2 (3.03%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) JMeter
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.03%) PyUnit
5 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.03%) webpack
6 1 (1.52%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Postman
6 1 (1.52%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (24.24%) Banking
2 9 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Developer
2 8 (12.12%) Architect
2 8 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 6 (9.09%) DBA
4 6 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Node.js
2 14 (21.21%) .NET
3 7 (10.61%) React
3 7 (10.61%) Spring
4 6 (9.09%) CSS
4 6 (9.09%) GraphQL
5 5 (7.58%) HTML
5 5 (7.58%) JSON
5 5 (7.58%) RESTful
5 5 (7.58%) Spring Boot
6 4 (6.06%) Express
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (6.06%) Web Services
7 3 (4.55%) Kafka
7 3 (4.55%) Swagger
7 3 (4.55%) XML
8 2 (3.03%) HTML5
8 2 (3.03%) Redux
8 2 (3.03%) SciPy
8 2 (3.03%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Replication
3 3 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Blog
5 1 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) CentOS
2 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) DevOps
3 13 (19.70%) Microservices
3 13 (19.70%) TDD
3 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
4 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.64%) BDD
6 8 (12.12%) Scrum
7 7 (10.61%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (10.61%) Migration
8 6 (9.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (9.09%) SDLC
9 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.58%) High Availability
9 5 (7.58%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.06%) Database Tuning
10 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) C#
2 15 (22.73%) Python
3 13 (19.70%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) Java
4 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.06%) ES6
6 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.06%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.55%) Ruby
7 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.03%) C
8 2 (3.03%) Go
8 2 (3.03%) Java 8
9 1 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.55%) CISSP
3 2 (3.03%) CEH
3 2 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) GDPR
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Docker
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) Terraform
2 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (6.06%) Foglight
4 3 (4.55%) Ansible
5 1 (1.52%) Consul
5 1 (1.52%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) Confluent
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.52%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.52%) WorldPay