Period
to 29 November 2021

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 November 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.

AWS Lambda
UK > England
6 months to
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 160 155 247
Rank change year-on-year -5 +92 +128
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 1,213 538 806
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.72% 1.77% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.84% 5.46% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 450 573
10th Percentile £425 £375 £413
25th Percentile £475 £438 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +3.29%
75th Percentile £650 £650 £625
90th Percentile £713 £725 £688
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £549
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.33% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £61.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £65.50 - -

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 25,052 9,860 22,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.49% 32.51% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,228 7,010 15,709
10th Percentile £323 £308 £285
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £706 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 161 327
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.75 £13.83
25th Percentile £14.39 £16.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.97 £22.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.69% +7.32% +17.14%
75th Percentile £44.81 £42.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £60.00 £74.95
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +14.29%

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 November 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing AWS Lambda in England over the 6 months to 29 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 November 2021. 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 -21 851 £550 - 149
North of England -47 95 £500 +11.11% 55
North West -38 68 £500 +13.38% 42
South East -74 63 £525 +7.69% 23
South West -16 46 £570 +38.18% 18
East of England -32 28 £450 +12.50% 11
Midlands -51 27 £475 +31.03% 36
Yorkshire -33 21 £463 -7.50% 7
West Midlands -45 17 £475 +31.03% 20
East Midlands - 9 £490 - 14
North East -14 6 £450 -14.29% 6
AWS Lambda
UK

For the 6 months to 29 November 2021, 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 1,188 (97.94%) Serverless
2 1,171 (96.54%) AWS
3 549 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
4 510 (42.04%) Amazon S3
5 497 (40.97%) Terraform
6 471 (38.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 466 (38.42%) Python
8 409 (33.72%) JavaScript
9 408 (33.64%) Node.js
10 407 (33.55%) React
11 382 (31.49%) Software Engineering
12 381 (31.41%) Full Stack Development
13 377 (31.08%) Docker
14 363 (29.93%) DevOps
15 349 (28.77%) Kubernetes
16 346 (28.52%) TypeScript
17 331 (27.29%) Amazon SQS
18 330 (27.21%) Finance
19 286 (23.58%) Java
20 283 (23.33%) Web Services
21 273 (22.51%) Amazon RDS
22 256 (21.10%) Amazon EC2
22 256 (21.10%) AWS CloudFormation
23 249 (20.53%) AWS Step Functions
24 238 (19.62%) Microservices
25 222 (18.30%) SQL
26 220 (18.14%) Front Office
27 214 (17.64%) Asset Management
28 183 (15.09%) Azure
29 167 (13.77%) Infrastructure as Code

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 48 (3.96%) Confluence
2 40 (3.30%) Apache
3 37 (3.05%) Apache Airflow
3 37 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (2.89%) Apache Spark
5 24 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.15%) nginx
7 9 (0.74%) Jupyter
7 9 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.58%) Camunda
8 7 (0.58%) CMS
8 7 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.41%) Luigi
9 5 (0.41%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.33%) IIS
11 3 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.25%) Traefik
12 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.33%) Shopify
2 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.082%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.082%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,188 (97.94%) Serverless
2 1,171 (96.54%) AWS
3 510 (42.04%) Amazon S3
4 331 (27.29%) Amazon SQS
5 256 (21.10%) Amazon EC2
5 256 (21.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 249 (20.53%) AWS Step Functions
7 183 (15.09%) Azure
8 143 (11.79%) Amazon ECS
9 136 (11.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 111 (9.15%) GitHub
11 86 (7.09%) Amazon Kinesis
12 80 (6.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 76 (6.27%) Amazon EKS
14 74 (6.10%) PaaS
15 70 (5.77%) Route 53
16 63 (5.19%) AWS Fargate
17 58 (4.78%) Amazon EMR
18 55 (4.53%) Amazon Cognito
19 53 (4.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.81%) DNS
2 15 (1.24%) Firewall
3 14 (1.15%) VPN
4 11 (0.91%) HTTP
5 10 (0.82%) AMQP
5 10 (0.82%) DHCP
5 10 (0.82%) SSL
6 9 (0.74%) LAN
6 9 (0.74%) WAN
7 8 (0.66%) Internet
8 7 (0.58%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.49%) VoIP
10 5 (0.41%) 5G
10 5 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.41%) Skype
11 3 (0.25%) Broadband
11 3 (0.25%) DSL
11 3 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.25%) Wireless
12 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (38.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 273 (22.51%) Amazon RDS
3 100 (8.24%) Amazon Athena
4 83 (6.84%) NoSQL
5 78 (6.43%) MongoDB
6 77 (6.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 71 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
8 64 (5.28%) Data Lake
9 61 (5.03%) Big Data
10 50 (4.12%) MySQL
11 44 (3.63%) Relational Database
12 43 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
13 29 (2.39%) Redis
14 28 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
14 28 (2.31%) Tableau
15 24 (1.98%) Amazon Aurora
15 24 (1.98%) Apache Ignite
15 24 (1.98%) SQL Server
16 23 (1.90%) Hadoop
17 18 (1.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 161 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 151 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 81 (6.68%) JIRA
4 53 (4.37%) GitLab
5 39 (3.22%) Bitbucket
6 35 (2.89%) Maven
7 29 (2.39%) webpack
8 28 (2.31%) Mocha
9 26 (2.14%) Cucumber
10 22 (1.81%) Cypress.io
11 21 (1.73%) JUnit
12 20 (1.65%) git-flow
13 18 (1.48%) kappa
13 18 (1.48%) Mockito
14 16 (1.32%) Postman
15 15 (1.24%) CircleCI
16 14 (1.15%) SonarQube
16 14 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
17 13 (1.07%) Selenium
18 12 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 330 (27.21%) Finance
2 220 (18.14%) Front Office
3 148 (12.20%) Social Skills
4 47 (3.87%) Public Sector
5 33 (2.72%) Retail
6 32 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (2.06%) Banking
8 24 (1.98%) Legal
9 20 (1.65%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.48%) Law
11 15 (1.24%) Games
12 14 (1.15%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.99%) Marketing
13 12 (0.99%) Presentation Skills
14 11 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.58%) Electronics
17 6 (0.49%) Influencing Skills
17 6 (0.49%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 503 (41.47%) Developer
2 310 (25.56%) AWS Engineer
3 258 (21.27%) Software Engineer
4 137 (11.29%) AWS Developer
5 121 (9.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 119 (9.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 118 (9.73%) React Developer
8 105 (8.66%) JavaScript Engineer
9 101 (8.33%) AWS Software Engineer
10 99 (8.16%) Architect
11 97 (8.00%) Python Engineer
12 95 (7.83%) Python Developer
13 82 (6.76%) AWS DevOps
13 82 (6.76%) Java Developer
14 80 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
15 79 (6.51%) Node.js Developer
16 69 (5.69%) Data Engineer
17 67 (5.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 67 (5.52%) Python Software Engineer
18 65 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (33.64%) Node.js
2 407 (33.55%) React
3 283 (23.33%) Web Services
4 158 (13.03%) Material-UI
5 109 (8.99%) REST
6 92 (7.58%) GraphQL
7 91 (7.50%) AngularJS
8 63 (5.19%) RESTful
9 61 (5.03%) .NET
9 61 (5.03%) CSS
9 61 (5.03%) Kafka
10 56 (4.62%) Vue.js
11 50 (4.12%) Spring
12 46 (3.79%) Jest
13 40 (3.30%) JSON
14 39 (3.22%) HTML
14 39 (3.22%) Spring Boot
15 38 (3.13%) Express
16 33 (2.72%) .NET Core
17 31 (2.56%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 90 (7.42%) Cloud Native
2 54 (4.45%) Derivative
3 50 (4.12%) Fixed Income
4 49 (4.04%) Equities
4 49 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 41 (3.38%) Data Protection Act
6 40 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (2.47%) Legacy Systems
8 21 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (1.48%) Hedge funds
10 16 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.24%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.15%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.07%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.74%) iPad
15 8 (0.66%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.66%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (6.51%) Linux
2 75 (6.18%) Windows
3 18 (1.48%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.24%) Unix
5 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (0.49%) Android
6 6 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.082%) CentOS
9 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (31.49%) Software Engineering
3 381 (31.41%) Full Stack Development
4 363 (29.93%) DevOps
5 238 (19.62%) Microservices
6 214 (17.64%) Asset Management
7 167 (13.77%) Infrastructure as Code
8 161 (13.27%) Investment Management
9 93 (7.67%) TDD
10 88 (7.25%) Analytics
11 86 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
12 80 (6.60%) Scrum
13 77 (6.35%) Test Automation
14 64 (5.28%) SDLC
15 62 (5.11%) Data Protection
16 55 (4.53%) E-Commerce
17 53 (4.37%) Continuous Delivery
17 53 (4.37%) Data Engineering
18 50 (4.12%) Data Pipeline
19 49 (4.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 466 (38.42%) Python
2 409 (33.72%) JavaScript
3 346 (28.52%) TypeScript
4 286 (23.58%) Java
5 222 (18.30%) SQL
6 63 (5.19%) PowerShell
7 62 (5.11%) Kotlin
8 61 (5.03%) Bash Shell
8 61 (5.03%) C#
9 54 (4.45%) Java 8
10 45 (3.71%) Go
11 30 (2.47%) C++
11 30 (2.47%) PL/SQL
11 30 (2.47%) Scala
12 26 (2.14%) Java 11
13 25 (2.06%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.24%) Ruby
15 13 (1.07%) ES6
16 11 (0.91%) PHP
17 10 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 79 (6.51%) AWS Certification
2 79 (6.51%) SC Cleared
3 35 (2.89%) Degree
4 21 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.33%) CISSP
6 4 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.082%) CITP
8 1 (0.082%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.082%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.082%) ISEB
8 1 (0.082%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.05%) QA
2 31 (2.56%) GDPR
3 29 (2.39%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.74%) SLA
5 8 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.49%) NIST
7 5 (0.41%) GRC
7 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.33%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.25%) Accessibility
9 3 (0.25%) NCSC
10 2 (0.16%) COBIT
11 1 (0.082%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.082%) IFRS
11 1 (0.082%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.082%) PMO
System Software
1 377 (31.08%) Docker
2 34 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.082%) NFS
5 1 (0.082%) pfSense
5 1 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 497 (40.97%) Terraform
2 349 (28.77%) Kubernetes
3 63 (5.19%) Ansible
4 20 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.57%) Puppet
6 14 (1.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 11 (0.91%) Grafana
8 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.49%) Packer
9 6 (0.49%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.41%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.33%) Pingdom
11 4 (0.33%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.25%) Kibana
13 2 (0.16%) Control-M
13 2 (0.16%) Istio
13 2 (0.16%) Nagios
13 2 (0.16%) Oozie
14 1 (0.082%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (5.44%) Oracle
2 32 (2.64%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.23%) MuleSoft
4 25 (2.06%) Databricks
5 21 (1.73%) Google
6 14 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.07%) CA
8 12 (0.99%) BiZZdesign
9 11 (0.91%) Splunk
10 9 (0.74%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.74%) TOWER Software
11 8 (0.66%) Alibaba
11 8 (0.66%) AppDynamics
11 8 (0.66%) SAP
11 8 (0.66%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.66%) VMware
12 6 (0.49%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.49%) Confluent
12 6 (0.49%) Informatica
12 6 (0.49%) New Relic