Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 30 July 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 57 84
Rank change year-on-year +26 +27 +60
Contract jobs citing Serverless 101 13 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.43% 1.52% 1.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.74% 6.13% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 7 14
10th Percentile £410 £454 £488
25th Percentile £425 £459 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £470 £475 £550
Median % change year-on-year -1.05% -13.64% +56.03%
75th Percentile £525 £513 £613
90th Percentile £553 £563 £683
Scotland median daily rate £458 £473 £525
% change year-on-year -3.17% -10.00% +44.83%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 539 212 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.99% 24.74% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 119 288
10th Percentile £350 £223 £288
25th Percentile £410 £300 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £455 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +13.75% -11.11% -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £550
90th Percentile £600 £599 £600
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
Scotland median hourly rate £63.00 £20.00 £17.90
% change year-on-year +215.00% +11.73% +10.12%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in Edinburgh

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Serverless in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Serverless in Edinburgh

Serverless
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Serverless in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Serverless in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 95 (94.06%) AWS
2 87 (86.14%) AWS Lambda
3 66 (65.35%) Amazon S3
4 60 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (57.43%) JavaScript
6 55 (54.46%) Python
7 53 (52.48%) PostgreSQL
8 52 (51.49%) TypeScript
9 50 (49.50%) React
10 49 (48.51%) Amazon Aurora
11 45 (44.55%) Microservices
12 43 (42.57%) Java
13 42 (41.58%) AWS CloudFormation
14 41 (40.59%) Public Sector
15 38 (37.62%) OpenShift
16 36 (35.64%) DevOps
17 35 (34.65%) Grafana
17 35 (34.65%) Accessibility
18 33 (32.67%) Jenkins
19 32 (31.68%) Infrastructure as Code
20 28 (27.72%) Legacy Systems
20 28 (27.72%) Spring
21 27 (26.73%) TDD
21 27 (26.73%) Human-Centred Design
21 27 (26.73%) Elasticsearch
22 24 (23.76%) Docker
22 24 (23.76%) Spring Boot
22 24 (23.76%) HTML
22 24 (23.76%) CSS
23 20 (19.80%) Pair Programming

Serverless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 27 (26.73%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.98%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.98%) SAS
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
3 1 (0.99%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (94.06%) AWS
2 87 (86.14%) AWS Lambda
3 66 (65.35%) Amazon S3
4 42 (41.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 38 (37.62%) OpenShift
6 9 (8.91%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (8.91%) Azure
7 7 (6.93%) AWS CodeBuild
7 7 (6.93%) Microsoft 365
7 7 (6.93%) Route 53
8 6 (5.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (5.94%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 6 (5.94%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (5.94%) AWS CodePipeline
9 4 (3.96%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.98%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.99%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 1 (0.99%) AWS Step Functions
11 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.99%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (52.48%) PostgreSQL
2 49 (48.51%) Amazon Aurora
3 18 (17.82%) MongoDB
4 11 (10.89%) Informix
5 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.96%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (3.96%) InfluxDB
7 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.98%) GIS
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.99%) Big Data
9 1 (0.99%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.99%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (32.67%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.88%) Cypress.io
3 8 (7.92%) GitLab
4 7 (6.93%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) ProC
General
1 41 (40.59%) Public Sector
2 17 (16.83%) Finance
3 12 (11.88%) Social Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Influencing Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Legal
5 4 (3.96%) Banking
5 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.98%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 45 (44.55%) Developer
2 14 (13.86%) Technical Leader
3 13 (12.87%) Architect
4 10 (9.90%) AWS Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Software Developer
5 9 (8.91%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) AWS Architect
6 6 (5.94%) Data Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) AWS Consultant
7 4 (3.96%) Consultant
7 4 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Python Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Server Consultant
8 3 (2.97%) Domain Architect
8 3 (2.97%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (49.50%) React
2 28 (27.72%) Spring
3 24 (23.76%) CSS
3 24 (23.76%) HTML
3 24 (23.76%) Spring Boot
4 18 (17.82%) OAuth
4 18 (17.82%) OAuth2
4 18 (17.82%) Spring Security
5 17 (16.83%) PostGIS
6 14 (13.86%) REST
7 12 (11.88%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (10.89%) Node.js
9 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.96%) Lambda Expressions
9 4 (3.96%) Web Services
10 3 (2.97%) .NET
10 3 (2.97%) PySpark
11 2 (1.98%) Kafka
11 2 (1.98%) OpenLayers
12 1 (0.99%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.72%) Legacy Systems
2 17 (16.83%) User Experience
3 6 (5.94%) Cloud Native
4 5 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.96%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.96%) Legacy Code
6 3 (2.97%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) Linux
2 7 (6.93%) Ubuntu
3 6 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.55%) Microservices
3 36 (35.64%) DevOps
4 32 (31.68%) Infrastructure as Code
5 27 (26.73%) Human-Centred Design
5 27 (26.73%) TDD
6 20 (19.80%) Mentoring
6 20 (19.80%) Pair Programming
6 20 (19.80%) Test Automation
7 19 (18.81%) Coaching
7 19 (18.81%) ETL
8 17 (16.83%) Analytics
8 17 (16.83%) Architecture Roadmap
8 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
8 17 (16.83%) Unit Testing
9 16 (15.84%) Scrum
10 14 (13.86%) Product Roadmap
11 13 (12.87%) Kanban
11 13 (12.87%) Migration
12 12 (11.88%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (57.43%) JavaScript
2 55 (54.46%) Python
3 52 (51.49%) TypeScript
4 43 (42.57%) Java
5 19 (18.81%) Java 11
6 15 (14.85%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.92%) SQL
8 6 (5.94%) Groovy
9 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.98%) Java 8
10 2 (1.98%) Scala
11 1 (0.99%) C
11 1 (0.99%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
1 4 (3.96%) OCP
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (34.65%) Accessibility
2 4 (3.96%) GDPR
3 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (23.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (34.65%) Grafana
2 15 (14.85%) Kibana
3 13 (12.87%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.93%) Ansible
5 6 (5.94%) Terraform
6 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.98%) StreamSets
4 1 (0.99%) CloudEndure
4 1 (0.99%) Splunk
4 1 (0.99%) VMware