Period
to 27 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for AWS Lambda skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS Lambda over the 6 months to 27 September 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.

AWS Lambda
UK > England
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 225 356
Rank change year-on-year +66 +131 +222
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 442 985 660
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.23% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.46% 4.19% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 667 488
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £381 £413 £412
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £538
% change year-on-year - +2.33% +13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% -

AWS Lambda 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 8,088 23,525 21,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.87% 29.33% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,447 16,143 15,133
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £306
90th Percentile £694 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 369 315
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +18.42% -7.32%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £82.50 £63.58
Median hourly rate £34.00 £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +58.14% +19.44% -10.00%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AWS Lambda as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in England

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Lambda in England.

Daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in England

AWS Lambda
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Lambda in England over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in England

AWS Lambda
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS Lambda in England.

Hourly rate trend for AWS Lambda in England

AWS Lambda
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Lambda within the England region over the 6 months to 27 September 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 +59 351 £550 - 95
North of England +51 37 £450 -2.70% 36
South East +144 34 £475 -9.52% 18
North West +27 29 £431 -6.81% 25
East of England +61 7 £345 -31.00% 7
North East +39 6 £543 +15.43% 1
South West +86 5 £450 -10.00% 11
Yorkshire +69 2 £450 +7.14% 10
AWS Lambda
UK

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Lambda 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 England region with a requirement for AWS Lambda.

1 438 (99.10%) AWS
2 435 (98.42%) Serverless
3 318 (71.95%) Python
4 249 (56.33%) DevOps
5 231 (52.26%) Finance
6 224 (50.68%) Web Services
7 223 (50.45%) Java
8 217 (49.10%) Agile Software Development
9 195 (44.12%) Software Engineering
9 195 (44.12%) Docker
10 194 (43.89%) Asset Management
11 178 (40.27%) Kubernetes
12 168 (38.01%) Amazon S3
13 164 (37.10%) Amazon EC2
14 158 (35.75%) Amazon ECS
15 157 (35.52%) Jenkins
16 153 (34.62%) SQL
17 151 (34.16%) Amazon Redshift
18 145 (32.81%) Microservices
19 139 (31.45%) Hedge funds
20 137 (31.00%) Banking
21 135 (30.54%) Azure
22 120 (27.15%) Terraform
22 120 (27.15%) Artifactory
23 118 (26.70%) Investment Management
24 116 (26.24%) Front Office
25 113 (25.57%) Fixed Income
26 110 (24.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
27 107 (24.21%) Derivative
28 102 (23.08%) Equities

AWS Lambda
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 95 (21.49%) Apache
2 22 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.04%) Confluence
4 8 (1.81%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.81%) Jupyter
5 7 (1.58%) Headless CMS
6 3 (0.68%) Drupal
6 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.23%) Camunda
8 1 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) OpenWhisk
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.23%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 438 (99.10%) AWS
2 435 (98.42%) Serverless
3 168 (38.01%) Amazon S3
4 164 (37.10%) Amazon EC2
5 158 (35.75%) Amazon ECS
6 135 (30.54%) Azure
7 101 (22.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 97 (21.95%) GCP
9 93 (21.04%) Amazon SQS
10 71 (16.06%) Apigee
11 52 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 52 (11.76%) OpenShift
12 43 (9.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 35 (7.92%) Azure Functions
14 28 (6.33%) AWS CloudTrail
14 28 (6.33%) AWS Step Functions
15 24 (5.43%) Amazon Kinesis
16 23 (5.20%) Amazon Cognito
17 17 (3.85%) Route 53
18 16 (3.62%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.85%) DNS
2 10 (2.26%) HTTP
3 5 (1.13%) DHCP
4 3 (0.68%) Skype
4 3 (0.68%) VPN
5 2 (0.45%) Firewall
5 2 (0.45%) FTP
5 2 (0.45%) SMTP
5 2 (0.45%) SSH
6 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.23%) Network Security
6 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (34.16%) Amazon Redshift
2 110 (24.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 96 (21.72%) PostgreSQL
4 94 (21.27%) MySQL
5 90 (20.36%) Amazon RDS
6 88 (19.91%) SQL Server
7 45 (10.18%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (7.69%) NoSQL
9 19 (4.30%) Relational Database
10 17 (3.85%) RDBMS
11 15 (3.39%) MongoDB
11 15 (3.39%) Spotfire
12 13 (2.94%) Amazon Aurora
12 13 (2.94%) Big Data
12 13 (2.94%) Data Lake
13 12 (2.71%) Amazon Athena
14 7 (1.58%) Hadoop
15 6 (1.36%) Apache Ignite
16 5 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 157 (35.52%) Jenkins
2 120 (27.15%) Artifactory
3 75 (16.97%) GitLab
4 59 (13.35%) Git (software)
5 37 (8.37%) RStudio
6 17 (3.85%) SonarQube
7 14 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (2.94%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.71%) Maven
10 10 (2.26%) JIRA
11 9 (2.04%) Gradle
11 9 (2.04%) JUnit
12 8 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.81%) Bitbucket Server
13 6 (1.36%) Spinnaker
14 4 (0.90%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.90%) NUnit
14 4 (0.90%) Postman
15 3 (0.68%) GoCD
16 2 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 231 (52.26%) Finance
2 137 (31.00%) Banking
3 116 (26.24%) Front Office
4 38 (8.60%) Back Office
5 27 (6.11%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.71%) Retail
7 5 (1.13%) Marketing
8 4 (0.90%) Advertising
8 4 (0.90%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.68%) Games
10 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 232 (52.49%) Developer
2 132 (29.86%) AWS Engineer
3 102 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 94 (21.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 88 (19.91%) AWS Developer
6 78 (17.65%) Python Developer
7 75 (16.97%) Java Developer
8 68 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
9 67 (15.16%) Java Software Developer
9 67 (15.16%) Python Engineer
10 65 (14.71%) Java Engineer
11 63 (14.25%) DevOps Engineer
12 50 (11.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 47 (10.63%) Java Software Engineer
14 44 (9.95%) JavaScript Developer
14 44 (9.95%) SQL Developer
15 40 (9.05%) Architect
16 39 (8.82%) AWS Software Engineer
17 34 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
18 31 (7.01%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (50.68%) Web Services
2 92 (20.81%) React
3 83 (18.78%) gRPC
4 76 (17.19%) Swagger
5 72 (16.29%) OAuth
6 67 (15.16%) AngularJS
7 50 (11.31%) Vue.js
8 44 (9.95%) J2EE
8 44 (9.95%) J2SE
8 44 (9.95%) Node.js
9 43 (9.73%) .NET
10 27 (6.11%) REST
11 25 (5.66%) GraphQL
12 23 (5.20%) RESTful
13 14 (3.17%) .NET Core
14 13 (2.94%) Django
14 13 (2.94%) HTML
15 12 (2.71%) .NET Framework
15 12 (2.71%) Kafka
16 11 (2.49%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 139 (31.45%) Hedge funds
2 113 (25.57%) Fixed Income
3 107 (24.21%) Derivative
4 102 (23.08%) Equities
5 50 (11.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 47 (10.63%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (5.66%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.49%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.36%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.36%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.68%) Blog
11 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.68%) Replication
12 2 (0.45%) Acoustics
12 2 (0.45%) Industry 4.0
12 2 (0.45%) Pricing Data
12 2 (0.45%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.22%) Linux
2 17 (3.85%) Unix
3 9 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.04%) Windows
4 8 (1.81%) CentOS
5 7 (1.58%) Android
6 3 (0.68%) Debian
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (56.33%) DevOps
2 217 (49.10%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (44.12%) Software Engineering
4 194 (43.89%) Asset Management
5 145 (32.81%) Microservices
6 118 (26.70%) Investment Management
7 62 (14.03%) Decision-Making
8 61 (13.80%) Deployment Automation
9 58 (13.12%) Mentoring
10 45 (10.18%) Test Automation
11 43 (9.73%) Infrastructure as Code
12 41 (9.28%) Infrastructure Automation
13 38 (8.60%) Open Source
14 37 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (7.92%) Technology Roadmap
16 29 (6.56%) Scrum
17 27 (6.11%) TDD
18 21 (4.75%) Visualisation
19 20 (4.52%) API Design
20 19 (4.30%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 318 (71.95%) Python
2 223 (50.45%) Java
3 153 (34.62%) SQL
4 99 (22.40%) JavaScript
5 50 (11.31%) Kotlin
6 40 (9.05%) TypeScript
7 38 (8.60%) R
8 32 (7.24%) C#
9 29 (6.56%) Bash Shell
10 18 (4.07%) Java 8
11 17 (3.85%) C++
11 17 (3.85%) Scala
12 15 (3.39%) VBA
13 11 (2.49%) Ruby
14 9 (2.04%) Go
15 6 (1.36%) Clojure
15 6 (1.36%) PHP
15 6 (1.36%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.36%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.13%) ES6
Qualifications
1 25 (5.66%) Sun Certification
2 16 (3.62%) AWS Certification
3 13 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.13%) Degree
6 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.49%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) GDPR
2 3 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.23%) NCSC
3 1 (0.23%) NIST
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 195 (44.12%) Docker
2 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.45%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 178 (40.27%) Kubernetes
2 120 (27.15%) Terraform
3 29 (6.56%) Ansible
4 18 (4.07%) Puppet
5 16 (3.62%) Packer
6 14 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.04%) Consul
8 6 (1.36%) Prometheus
9 5 (1.13%) Kibana
10 4 (0.90%) Grafana
11 3 (0.68%) Istio
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.45%) Graphite
13 1 (0.23%) Knative
13 1 (0.23%) Mesos
13 1 (0.23%) Nagios
13 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 93 (21.04%) Google
2 65 (14.71%) Oracle
3 27 (6.11%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.71%) Databricks
5 6 (1.36%) Informatica
6 4 (0.90%) Adobe
7 3 (0.68%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.68%) CloudEndure
7 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.68%) Tableau
8 2 (0.45%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (0.45%) Talend
9 1 (0.23%) Apple
9 1 (0.23%) Brightcove
9 1 (0.23%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.23%) New Relic
9 1 (0.23%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.23%) Splunk
9 1 (0.23%) VMware