Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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.

Amazon AWS Lambda
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 358 573
Rank change year-on-year +117 +215 +219
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 889 668 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.14% 0.71% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.90% 3.01% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 476 233
England median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £375
90th Percentile £688 £675 £588
UK median daily rate £548 £545 £475
% change year-on-year +0.46% +14.74% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £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 22,821 22,194 14,949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.35% 23.53% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,762 15,441 10,375
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 311 209
England median hourly rate £22.72 £17.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.06% -12.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £60.00 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +9.45%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in England

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Lambda in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in England

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Lambda in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily 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 17 October 2019. 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 +88 585 £550 - 129
North of England +67 104 £470 -1.05% 37
North West +102 86 £475 +13.37% 24
South East +23 83 £525 - 27
South West +30 44 £488 +8.33% 10
Midlands +67 35 £465 +16.25% 15
East of England +64 34 £500 -1.96% 12
West Midlands +48 25 £456 -3.95% 5
Yorkshire -14 12 £440 -12.00% 10
East Midlands +42 10 £505 +39.31% 8
North East +21 6 £470 +10.59% 3
AWS Lambda
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 878 (98.76%) Serverless
2 870 (97.86%) AWS
3 431 (48.48%) Python
4 425 (47.81%) DevOps
5 421 (47.36%) Amazon S3
6 410 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
7 360 (40.49%) Java
8 312 (35.10%) Docker
9 302 (33.97%) Amazon EC2
10 263 (29.58%) Terraform
11 220 (24.75%) Node.js
12 216 (24.30%) Git (software)
13 215 (24.18%) Jenkins
13 215 (24.18%) Finance
14 208 (23.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 207 (23.28%) Amazon SQS
16 203 (22.83%) Web Services
17 197 (22.16%) Amazon RDS
18 193 (21.71%) Linux
18 193 (21.71%) Microservices
19 185 (20.81%) Kubernetes
19 185 (20.81%) Amazon ECS
20 168 (18.90%) Software Engineering
21 163 (18.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 159 (17.89%) Amazon Redshift
23 153 (17.21%) JavaScript
24 130 (14.62%) Scrum
25 129 (14.51%) Ansible
26 128 (14.40%) Amazon Kinesis
27 121 (13.61%) Amazon CloudWatch

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
1 103 (11.59%) Apache Spark
2 71 (7.99%) Confluence
3 59 (6.64%) Elasticsearch
4 45 (5.06%) Apache
5 19 (2.14%) nginx
6 15 (1.69%) Apache Solr
7 13 (1.46%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.34%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.34%) WordPress
11 2 (0.22%) Luigi
11 2 (0.22%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
12 1 (0.11%) IIS
12 1 (0.11%) JBoss
12 1 (0.11%) Tornado
Applications
1 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.79%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 878 (98.76%) Serverless
2 870 (97.86%) AWS
3 421 (47.36%) Amazon S3
4 302 (33.97%) Amazon EC2
5 208 (23.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 207 (23.28%) Amazon SQS
7 185 (20.81%) Amazon ECS
8 128 (14.40%) Amazon Kinesis
9 121 (13.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 107 (12.04%) CloudFront
11 96 (10.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 93 (10.46%) Azure
13 89 (10.01%) GitHub
14 74 (8.32%) OpenShift
15 70 (7.87%) Route 53
16 57 (6.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 56 (6.30%) Amazon EMR
18 37 (4.16%) Amazon ELB
19 34 (3.82%) AWS Fargate
20 30 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.92%) VPN
2 13 (1.46%) HTTP
3 8 (0.90%) Internet
3 8 (0.90%) Network Security
4 6 (0.67%) Firewall
4 6 (0.67%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.56%) DNS
6 4 (0.45%) DSL
7 3 (0.34%) FTP
7 3 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.34%) WAN
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.11%) ISDN
8 1 (0.11%) LAN
8 1 (0.11%) MPLS
8 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.11%) Wireless
8 1 (0.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (22.16%) Amazon RDS
2 163 (18.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 159 (17.89%) Amazon Redshift
4 96 (10.80%) MySQL
5 93 (10.46%) NoSQL
6 62 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
7 57 (6.41%) Amazon Athena
7 57 (6.41%) Big Data
8 51 (5.74%) Hadoop
9 50 (5.62%) MongoDB
10 35 (3.94%) Amazon Aurora
10 35 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (3.71%) Apache Hive
12 31 (3.49%) Relational Database
13 23 (2.59%) Presto
13 23 (2.59%) SQL Server
14 22 (2.47%) Data Lake
14 22 (2.47%) Redis
15 15 (1.69%) Neo4j
16 13 (1.46%) HBase
Development Applications
1 216 (24.30%) Git (software)
2 215 (24.18%) Jenkins
3 92 (10.35%) JIRA
4 84 (9.45%) Artifactory
5 47 (5.29%) RStudio
6 46 (5.17%) Bitbucket
7 43 (4.84%) GitLab
8 33 (3.71%) CircleCI
8 33 (3.71%) Maven
9 27 (3.04%) Selenium
10 26 (2.92%) Travis CI
11 24 (2.70%) TeamCity
12 21 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
13 19 (2.14%) Cucumber
14 17 (1.91%) Vagrant
15 16 (1.80%) JUnit
16 15 (1.69%) Gradle
17 14 (1.57%) Mocha
17 14 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
18 13 (1.46%) Subversion
General
1 215 (24.18%) Finance
2 82 (9.22%) Front Office
3 52 (5.85%) Banking
4 33 (3.71%) Retail
5 11 (1.24%) Advertising
5 11 (1.24%) Marketing
6 10 (1.12%) Games
7 9 (1.01%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.79%) Law
9 6 (0.67%) Publishing
10 3 (0.34%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.22%) Automotive
11 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 411 (46.23%) Developer
2 231 (25.98%) AWS Engineer
3 184 (20.70%) AWS Developer
4 178 (20.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 111 (12.49%) AWS DevOps
6 102 (11.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 82 (9.22%) Python Developer
8 79 (8.89%) Data Engineer
9 75 (8.44%) Java Developer
10 69 (7.76%) Senior Developer
11 66 (7.42%) Architect
12 57 (6.41%) React Developer
13 51 (5.74%) JavaScript Developer
14 50 (5.62%) Node.js Developer
15 46 (5.17%) Lead Developer
15 46 (5.17%) Python Engineer
16 45 (5.06%) Cloud Engineer
16 45 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
17 42 (4.72%) Platform Engineer
18 41 (4.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (24.75%) Node.js
2 203 (22.83%) Web Services
3 121 (13.61%) Kafka
4 93 (10.46%) React
5 80 (9.00%) .NET
6 77 (8.66%) J2EE
7 70 (7.87%) AngularJS
8 69 (7.76%) RESTful
9 56 (6.30%) CSS
10 53 (5.96%) HTML
11 44 (4.95%) Spring
12 40 (4.50%) JSON
13 34 (3.82%) Laravel
14 32 (3.60%) .NET Core
14 32 (3.60%) Spring Boot
15 27 (3.04%) GraphQL
15 27 (3.04%) REST
16 26 (2.92%) Sass
17 25 (2.81%) Redux
18 23 (2.59%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.99%) Fixed Income
2 61 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (3.82%) Cloud Native
4 31 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 24 (2.70%) Derivative
6 21 (2.36%) PKI
7 20 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
9 12 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.24%) User Experience
11 10 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.01%) Smart Home
12 9 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
13 8 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
13 8 (0.90%) Equities
13 8 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 193 (21.71%) Linux
2 68 (7.65%) Windows
3 47 (5.29%) Unix
4 10 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.01%) Android
5 9 (1.01%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.45%) Debian
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (47.81%) DevOps
2 410 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (21.71%) Microservices
4 168 (18.90%) Software Engineering
5 130 (14.62%) Scrum
6 120 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
7 112 (12.60%) Asset Management
8 104 (11.70%) TDD
9 76 (8.55%) Analytics
10 67 (7.54%) E-Commerce
11 65 (7.31%) Computer Science
11 65 (7.31%) Configuration Management
12 64 (7.20%) Decision-Making
12 64 (7.20%) Fintech
13 61 (6.86%) Infrastructure as Code
14 60 (6.75%) BDD
15 59 (6.64%) Deployment Automation
15 59 (6.64%) Open Source
16 58 (6.52%) Machine Learning
16 58 (6.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 431 (48.48%) Python
2 360 (40.49%) Java
3 153 (17.21%) JavaScript
4 108 (12.15%) SQL
5 77 (8.66%) Bash Shell
6 54 (6.07%) C#
6 54 (6.07%) Ruby
6 54 (6.07%) Scala
7 50 (5.62%) PHP
8 45 (5.06%) TypeScript
9 40 (4.50%) PowerShell
10 37 (4.16%) R
11 31 (3.49%) ES6
12 30 (3.37%) Java 8
13 29 (3.26%) C++
14 28 (3.15%) Go
15 15 (1.69%) Groovy
16 12 (1.35%) ES7
16 12 (1.35%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.24%) C
Qualifications
1 109 (12.26%) AWS Certification
2 31 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.37%) Degree
4 26 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.79%) CISM
7 7 (0.79%) CISSP
8 4 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.34%) ISEB
9 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.11%) CCNA
11 1 (0.11%) CCNP
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.25%) QA
2 9 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.67%) SLA
4 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 312 (35.10%) Docker
2 8 (0.90%) HDFS
3 6 (0.67%) LXC
3 6 (0.67%) Varnish
4 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 263 (29.58%) Terraform
2 185 (20.81%) Kubernetes
3 129 (14.51%) Ansible
4 64 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (6.19%) Puppet
6 30 (3.37%) Packer
7 12 (1.35%) Grafana
8 11 (1.24%) Prometheus
9 9 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (1.01%) Rancher
10 8 (0.90%) Consul
10 8 (0.90%) Kibana
11 7 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.67%) Graphite
12 6 (0.67%) Nagios
12 6 (0.67%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.56%) Istio
14 3 (0.34%) Fluentd
14 3 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
14 3 (0.34%) linkerd
Vendors
1 38 (4.27%) Splunk
2 34 (3.82%) Informatica
3 32 (3.60%) Atlassian
4 31 (3.49%) IBM
4 31 (3.49%) IBM Sterling
4 31 (3.49%) SAP
5 18 (2.02%) Google
6 12 (1.35%) Ping Identity
7 11 (1.24%) Microsoft
7 11 (1.24%) Teradata
8 9 (1.01%) Oracle
9 8 (0.90%) AppDynamics
10 7 (0.79%) Bloomberg
10 7 (0.79%) SaltStack
11 5 (0.56%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.56%) Talend
12 4 (0.45%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.45%) Tableau
13 2 (0.22%) New Relic
13 2 (0.22%) Vertica