Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 197 251 394
Rank change year-on-year +54 +143 +253
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 536 908 567
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.09% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.16% 3.86% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 605 395
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +11.64%
10th Percentile £421 £413 £388
90th Percentile £746 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £70.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £70.00

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 12,900 23,495 19,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.02% 28.29% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,699 16,266 13,622
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 285 271
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.73% +10.00% +8.23%
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.50 £58.75
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +32.18% +14.47% +5.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +23 312 £550 - 34
North of England +98 87 £550 +22.22% 18
South East +99 73 £525 - 19
North West +64 54 £525 +15.07% 15
South West +52 33 £550 +15.79% 6
East of England +61 26 £525 +10.53% 3
Yorkshire +54 20 £600 +33.33% 3
North East +39 13 £900 +106.90%
Midlands +52 4 £530 +6.00% 7
East Midlands +43 4 £530 +10.13% 2
AWS Lambda
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 527 (98.32%) AWS
2 522 (97.39%) Serverless
3 334 (62.31%) Python
4 248 (46.27%) DevOps
5 241 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
6 233 (43.47%) Amazon S3
7 220 (41.04%) Java
8 215 (40.11%) Docker
9 209 (38.99%) Amazon EC2
10 206 (38.43%) Terraform
11 188 (35.07%) Kubernetes
12 168 (31.34%) Finance
13 166 (30.97%) Web Services
14 153 (28.54%) Jenkins
15 144 (26.87%) AWS CloudFormation
15 144 (26.87%) Software Engineering
16 142 (26.49%) Amazon Redshift
17 141 (26.31%) Amazon ECS
18 136 (25.37%) Amazon RDS
19 120 (22.39%) Node.js
20 113 (21.08%) Microservices
20 113 (21.08%) Asset Management
21 111 (20.71%) JavaScript
22 108 (20.15%) Amazon SQS
23 90 (16.79%) OpenShift
24 86 (16.04%) Front Office
25 84 (15.67%) Fixed Income
26 83 (15.49%) Artifactory
26 83 (15.49%) Git (software)
27 81 (15.11%) Azure

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 36 (6.72%) Apache Spark
2 33 (6.16%) Apache
3 25 (4.66%) Confluence
4 23 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.87%) CMS
6 7 (1.31%) Drupal
7 6 (1.12%) Headless CMS
7 6 (1.12%) nginx
8 4 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.56%) JBoss
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Pulsar
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.37%) WildFly
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.19%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (1.49%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.37%) Shopify
2 2 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 527 (98.32%) AWS
2 522 (97.39%) Serverless
3 233 (43.47%) Amazon S3
4 209 (38.99%) Amazon EC2
5 144 (26.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 141 (26.31%) Amazon ECS
7 108 (20.15%) Amazon SQS
8 90 (16.79%) OpenShift
9 81 (15.11%) Azure
10 62 (11.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 60 (11.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 58 (10.82%) Amazon Kinesis
13 55 (10.26%) GCP
14 48 (8.96%) CloudFront
15 43 (8.02%) Amazon Cognito
16 37 (6.90%) Amazon EMR
17 32 (5.97%) AWS Step Functions
18 30 (5.60%) GitHub
19 22 (4.10%) Apigee
19 22 (4.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.36%) DNS
2 8 (1.49%) VPN
3 6 (1.12%) HTTP
4 5 (0.93%) Firewall
4 5 (0.93%) MQTT
4 5 (0.93%) Network Security
4 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.75%) OpenVPN
6 3 (0.56%) AMQP
6 3 (0.56%) SSL
7 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.37%) SMS
7 2 (0.37%) SSH
7 2 (0.37%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.19%) Internet
8 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.19%) Skype
8 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (26.49%) Amazon Redshift
2 136 (25.37%) Amazon RDS
3 79 (14.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 64 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (10.63%) Amazon Athena
6 48 (8.96%) MySQL
7 44 (8.21%) Big Data
8 41 (7.65%) SQL Server
9 36 (6.72%) NoSQL
10 30 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (3.54%) Relational Database
12 18 (3.36%) MongoDB
13 14 (2.61%) Amazon Aurora
14 11 (2.05%) Data Lake
14 11 (2.05%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.68%) Redis
16 7 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (1.31%) Pentaho
17 6 (1.12%) BigQuery
17 6 (1.12%) Looker
Development Applications
1 153 (28.54%) Jenkins
2 83 (15.49%) Artifactory
2 83 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 56 (10.45%) RStudio
4 40 (7.46%) GitLab
5 30 (5.60%) JIRA
6 20 (3.73%) Bitbucket
6 20 (3.73%) CircleCI
7 18 (3.36%) Maven
8 17 (3.17%) Cucumber
9 16 (2.99%) Gradle
10 13 (2.43%) GoCD
11 12 (2.24%) Travis CI
12 11 (2.05%) JUnit
12 11 (2.05%) Selenium
13 10 (1.87%) Mockito
13 10 (1.87%) SonarQube
14 7 (1.31%) Ant
15 6 (1.12%) Mocha
15 6 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 168 (31.34%) Finance
2 86 (16.04%) Front Office
3 48 (8.96%) Banking
4 24 (4.48%) Public Sector
5 23 (4.29%) Marketing
6 17 (3.17%) Back Office
7 8 (1.49%) Advertising
8 7 (1.31%) Games
8 7 (1.31%) Retail
8 7 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 209 (38.99%) Developer
2 128 (23.88%) AWS Engineer
3 101 (18.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 78 (14.55%) AWS DevOps
5 74 (13.81%) Java Developer
6 70 (13.06%) AWS Developer
7 61 (11.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 57 (10.63%) Data Engineer
9 53 (9.89%) Architect
10 51 (9.51%) Python Developer
11 47 (8.77%) Java Software Developer
12 46 (8.58%) Python Engineer
13 44 (8.21%) Software Engineer
14 40 (7.46%) Lead Developer
15 38 (7.09%) Lead Software Developer
16 37 (6.90%) Lead Java Developer
17 36 (6.72%) React Developer
18 34 (6.34%) Java Engineer
19 32 (5.97%) AWS Architect
20 31 (5.78%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (30.97%) Web Services
2 120 (22.39%) Node.js
3 74 (13.81%) React
4 65 (12.13%) J2EE
5 64 (11.94%) J2SE
6 45 (8.40%) Kafka
7 35 (6.53%) AngularJS
8 34 (6.34%) RESTful
9 33 (6.16%) Swagger
10 31 (5.78%) REST
11 30 (5.60%) GraphQL
12 29 (5.41%) gRPC
13 28 (5.22%) .NET
14 26 (4.85%) OAuth
15 24 (4.48%) Vue.js
16 20 (3.73%) JSON
16 20 (3.73%) Spring
16 20 (3.73%) Spring Boot
17 17 (3.17%) HTML
17 17 (3.17%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.67%) Fixed Income
2 68 (12.69%) Derivative
3 67 (12.50%) Equities
4 48 (8.96%) Hedge funds
5 35 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (4.29%) Cloud Native
7 11 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.05%) User Experience
8 8 (1.49%) Acoustics
8 8 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.75%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Industry 4.0
12 2 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.38%) Linux
2 24 (4.48%) Windows
3 14 (2.61%) Unix
4 9 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.56%) Android
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (0.37%) VMS
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (46.27%) DevOps
2 241 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (26.87%) Software Engineering
4 113 (21.08%) Asset Management
4 113 (21.08%) Microservices
5 75 (13.99%) Decision-Making
5 75 (13.99%) Deployment Automation
6 60 (11.19%) Infrastructure as Code
6 60 (11.19%) Scrum
7 54 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (9.14%) TDD
9 45 (8.40%) Mentoring
10 38 (7.09%) Infrastructure Automation
11 37 (6.90%) Analytics
11 37 (6.90%) Open Source
12 36 (6.72%) Continuous Deployment
13 35 (6.53%) Investment Management
14 33 (6.16%) BDD
15 32 (5.97%) ETL
16 31 (5.78%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 334 (62.31%) Python
2 220 (41.04%) Java
3 111 (20.71%) JavaScript
4 70 (13.06%) SQL
5 61 (11.38%) R
6 41 (7.65%) C#
7 36 (6.72%) Ruby
8 28 (5.22%) Bash Shell
8 28 (5.22%) Go
9 27 (5.04%) Groovy
9 27 (5.04%) TypeScript
10 23 (4.29%) Scala
11 21 (3.92%) Java 8
12 15 (2.80%) PHP
13 10 (1.87%) ES6
14 9 (1.68%) C++
15 8 (1.49%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.12%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.93%) Perl
18 4 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.73%) AWS Certification
4 11 (2.05%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.49%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.75%) Degree
7 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.99%) QA
2 5 (0.93%) GDPR
3 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 215 (40.11%) Docker
2 6 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.56%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.37%) BusyBox
4 2 (0.37%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) LXC
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 206 (38.43%) Terraform
2 188 (35.07%) Kubernetes
3 52 (9.70%) Ansible
4 25 (4.66%) Puppet
5 24 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.93%) Consul
6 5 (0.93%) Istio
6 5 (0.93%) Packer
7 3 (0.56%) Nagios
7 3 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.37%) Graphite
8 2 (0.37%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.37%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.19%) Knative
9 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 61 (11.38%) Google
2 34 (6.34%) Oracle
3 21 (3.92%) Informatica
4 17 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (2.43%) SAP
5 13 (2.43%) Tableau
6 12 (2.24%) Adobe
7 11 (2.05%) IBM
8 10 (1.87%) Microsoft
9 9 (1.68%) IBM Sterling
10 8 (1.49%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 7 (1.31%) Talend
12 5 (0.93%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.93%) Facebook
12 5 (0.93%) Splunk
13 3 (0.56%) Apiary
13 3 (0.56%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.56%) MuleSoft
14 2 (0.37%) Cloudera
14 2 (0.37%) Sparx