Period
to 29 July 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 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.

AWS Lambda
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 135 178 240
Rank change year-on-year +43 +62 +159
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 1,132 491 1,019
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.98% 1.50% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.63% 4.82% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 433 670
10th Percentile £419 £419 £417
25th Percentile £463 £488 £464
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +2.33%
75th Percentile £625 £656 £625
90th Percentile £713 £750 £688
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 - £10.50
UK median hourly rate £46.00 - £10.50

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 20,100 10,195 24,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.16% 31.22% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,443 7,319 17,041
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
25th Percentile £419 £413 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £588
90th Percentile £699 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £518 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +3.60% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 143 297
10th Percentile £11.55 £13.68 £12.74
25th Percentile £14.00 £16.63 £15.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £40.30 £38.40 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.05 £54.75 £60.50
UK median hourly rate £21.03 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.13% -2.44% +17.14%

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 July 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
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 July 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 +47 814 £529 -6.04% 164
North of England -24 77 £475 -13.64% 53
South East -36 65 £500 +5.26% 21
North West -13 57 £475 -6.59% 41
South West +3 40 £475 -11.63% 15
East of England -1 26 £515 -1.90% 21
Midlands -22 25 £475 -10.38% 18
West Midlands - 20 £475 - 13
Yorkshire -22 15 £469 -21.88% 9
East Midlands -15 5 £450 -15.09% 4
North East -15 5 £475 -45.71% 3
AWS Lambda
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1,105 (97.61%) Serverless
2 1,096 (96.82%) AWS
3 521 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
4 466 (41.17%) Amazon S3
5 441 (38.96%) JavaScript
6 433 (38.25%) Python
7 422 (37.28%) Terraform
8 420 (37.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 416 (36.75%) Node.js
10 415 (36.66%) React
11 410 (36.22%) Full Stack Development
12 369 (32.60%) Docker
13 366 (32.33%) Kubernetes
14 364 (32.16%) Software Engineering
15 345 (30.48%) TypeScript
16 320 (28.27%) Amazon SQS
17 306 (27.03%) Finance
18 263 (23.23%) DevOps
19 261 (23.06%) Java
20 259 (22.88%) Web Services
21 255 (22.53%) Microservices
22 251 (22.17%) Amazon RDS
23 230 (20.32%) AWS Step Functions
24 223 (19.70%) Amazon EC2
25 220 (19.43%) SQL
26 212 (18.73%) Front Office
26 212 (18.73%) Asset Management
27 180 (15.90%) Azure
28 179 (15.81%) Investment Management
29 177 (15.64%) AWS CloudFormation

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 44 (3.89%) Confluence
2 39 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 33 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (2.83%) Apache Spark
5 26 (2.30%) Apache
5 26 (2.30%) Apache Airflow
6 14 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.06%) nginx
8 6 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.53%) IBM Domino
8 6 (0.53%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.44%) CMS
9 5 (0.44%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.18%) Luigi
Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.44%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.088%) Figma
Business Applications
1 8 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.53%) Magento
2 6 (0.53%) Shopify
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.088%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,105 (97.61%) Serverless
2 1,096 (96.82%) AWS
3 466 (41.17%) Amazon S3
4 320 (28.27%) Amazon SQS
5 230 (20.32%) AWS Step Functions
6 223 (19.70%) Amazon EC2
7 180 (15.90%) Azure
8 177 (15.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 111 (9.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 107 (9.45%) Amazon ECS
11 88 (7.77%) GitHub
12 75 (6.63%) Amazon EKS
12 75 (6.63%) GCP
13 72 (6.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 69 (6.10%) Route 53
15 54 (4.77%) Amazon Kinesis
16 53 (4.68%) CloudFront
16 53 (4.68%) IaaS
17 51 (4.51%) PaaS
18 48 (4.24%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.30%) DNS
2 18 (1.59%) HTTP
3 15 (1.33%) Firewall
3 15 (1.33%) Internet
4 11 (0.97%) SSL
5 10 (0.88%) AMQP
5 10 (0.88%) VPN
6 6 (0.53%) DHCP
6 6 (0.53%) FTP
6 6 (0.53%) SSH
7 5 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.44%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.44%) VoIP
8 4 (0.35%) 5G
8 4 (0.35%) DSL
9 3 (0.27%) MQTT
10 2 (0.18%) 4G
10 2 (0.18%) Broadband
10 2 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (37.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 251 (22.17%) Amazon RDS
3 107 (9.45%) MongoDB
4 83 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
5 60 (5.30%) MySQL
6 56 (4.95%) Big Data
7 55 (4.86%) NoSQL
8 52 (4.59%) Data Lake
9 49 (4.33%) Amazon Athena
10 43 (3.80%) Amazon Redshift
11 42 (3.71%) Azure SQL Database
12 40 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (3.09%) SQL Server
14 31 (2.74%) Hadoop
14 31 (2.74%) Relational Database
15 23 (2.03%) DB2
16 20 (1.77%) Metadata
17 15 (1.33%) Redis
18 14 (1.24%) Amazon Aurora
18 14 (1.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 152 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 133 (11.75%) Jenkins
3 75 (6.63%) JIRA
4 44 (3.89%) Maven
5 43 (3.80%) JUnit
6 31 (2.74%) webpack
7 30 (2.65%) Bitbucket
8 29 (2.56%) Mockito
9 28 (2.47%) GitLab
9 28 (2.47%) Mocha
10 24 (2.12%) SonarQube
11 23 (2.03%) Cypress.io
12 22 (1.94%) kappa
13 20 (1.77%) Cucumber
14 17 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (1.41%) EasyMock
15 16 (1.41%) TestNG
16 15 (1.33%) Gradle
16 15 (1.33%) PowerDesigner
16 15 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 306 (27.03%) Finance
2 212 (18.73%) Front Office
3 139 (12.28%) Social Skills
4 32 (2.83%) Public Sector
5 25 (2.21%) Retail
6 16 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.15%) Law
8 12 (1.06%) Banking
9 10 (0.88%) Legal
9 10 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
10 9 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.62%) Influencing Skills
11 7 (0.62%) Marketing
11 7 (0.62%) Music Industry
12 6 (0.53%) Games
13 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.44%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.35%) Avionics
14 4 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 566 (50.00%) Developer
2 242 (21.38%) AWS Developer
3 234 (20.67%) AWS Engineer
4 186 (16.43%) React Developer
5 152 (13.43%) Software Engineer
6 147 (12.99%) Full Stack Developer
7 130 (11.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 121 (10.69%) Node.js Developer
9 109 (9.63%) DevOps Engineer
10 93 (8.22%) Python Engineer
11 89 (7.86%) Architect
12 84 (7.42%) Java Developer
13 79 (6.98%) Python Developer
14 69 (6.10%) AWS DevOps
14 69 (6.10%) Senior Developer
15 65 (5.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 61 (5.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 59 (5.21%) Data Engineer
18 56 (4.95%) JavaScript Engineer
19 51 (4.51%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (36.75%) Node.js
2 415 (36.66%) React
3 259 (22.88%) Web Services
4 176 (15.55%) Material-UI
5 106 (9.36%) GraphQL
6 89 (7.86%) REST
7 83 (7.33%) RESTful
8 77 (6.80%) .NET
9 74 (6.54%) AngularJS
10 66 (5.83%) CSS
11 54 (4.77%) Spring
12 45 (3.98%) JSON
13 44 (3.89%) HTML
14 43 (3.80%) Kafka
15 41 (3.62%) Express
15 41 (3.62%) Spring Boot
16 37 (3.27%) .NET Core
17 36 (3.18%) Vue.js
18 32 (2.83%) Flask
19 30 (2.65%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.89%) Cloud Native
2 36 (3.18%) Derivative
3 35 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (3.00%) Equities
4 34 (3.00%) Fixed Income
5 33 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (2.83%) Legacy Systems
7 30 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
8 23 (2.03%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.15%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (1.06%) User Experience
11 12 (1.06%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (0.88%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 97 (8.57%) Linux
2 87 (7.69%) Windows
3 13 (1.15%) CentOS
4 12 (1.06%) Unix
5 11 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.27%) Android
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.088%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.088%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.088%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (36.22%) Full Stack Development
3 364 (32.16%) Software Engineering
4 263 (23.23%) DevOps
5 255 (22.53%) Microservices
6 212 (18.73%) Asset Management
7 179 (15.81%) Investment Management
8 110 (9.72%) Infrastructure as Code
9 88 (7.77%) SDLC
10 77 (6.80%) TDD
11 74 (6.54%) Scrum
12 71 (6.27%) Test Automation
13 65 (5.74%) Data Engineering
14 59 (5.21%) Analytics
14 59 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (4.42%) Data Pipeline
16 47 (4.15%) Mentoring
17 46 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
18 44 (3.89%) Continuous Delivery
19 41 (3.62%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 441 (38.96%) JavaScript
2 433 (38.25%) Python
3 345 (30.48%) TypeScript
4 261 (23.06%) Java
5 220 (19.43%) SQL
6 65 (5.74%) Go
7 61 (5.39%) C#
8 56 (4.95%) Java 8
9 48 (4.24%) C++
10 44 (3.89%) PL/SQL
11 40 (3.53%) Bash Shell
12 39 (3.45%) Kotlin
12 39 (3.45%) T-SQL
13 33 (2.92%) PowerShell
14 24 (2.12%) Java 11
15 23 (2.03%) ES6
16 22 (1.94%) Scala
17 19 (1.68%) Shell Script
18 16 (1.41%) PHP
19 12 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 74 (6.54%) AWS Certification
3 64 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.94%) Degree
5 9 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.18%) ISEB
7 2 (0.18%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.088%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.088%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.088%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.088%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.088%) PhD
8 1 (0.088%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.62%) QA
2 34 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.24%) GRC
4 9 (0.80%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.44%) GDPR
6 4 (0.35%) SLA
7 3 (0.27%) NIST
7 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.18%) COBIT
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.088%) HIPAA
System Software
1 369 (32.60%) Docker
2 22 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.53%) Postfix
4 6 (0.53%) qmail
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.088%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.088%) HDFS
6 1 (0.088%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 422 (37.28%) Terraform
2 366 (32.33%) Kubernetes
3 72 (6.36%) Ansible
4 29 (2.56%) Puppet
5 25 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 8 (0.71%) Packer
7 7 (0.62%) Grafana
8 5 (0.44%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.44%) Nagios
8 5 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.44%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.27%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.18%) Control-M
11 1 (0.088%) Consul
11 1 (0.088%) Graylog
11 1 (0.088%) Istio
11 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.088%) Oozie
11 1 (0.088%) Salt
Vendors
1 87 (7.69%) Oracle
2 45 (3.98%) MuleSoft
3 34 (3.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (2.39%) Databricks
5 22 (1.94%) Google
6 21 (1.86%) VMware
7 20 (1.77%) New Relic
8 18 (1.59%) Alibaba
9 15 (1.33%) BiZZdesign
10 14 (1.24%) IBM
10 14 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.06%) SolarWinds
12 11 (0.97%) CA
12 11 (0.97%) Cloudera
12 11 (0.97%) Informatica
12 11 (0.97%) WorldPay
13 9 (0.80%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.71%) SAP
15 7 (0.62%) Splunk
16 6 (0.53%) Cisco