Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 139 216 296
Rank change year-on-year +77 +80 +124
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 774 641 797
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.86% 1.19% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.43% 3.87% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 515 525
10th Percentile £413 £425 £413
25th Percentile £463 £481 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £618 £638 £615
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £10.50
Median % change year-on-year - +328.57% -
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £45.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +69.81% -

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 14,252 16,574 24,680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.19% 30.78% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,268 11,783 17,434
10th Percentile £313 £288 £313
25th Percentile £406 £400 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £673 £675 £656
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 256 244
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £11.08
25th Percentile £15.00 £16.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.25% +14.29% -5.72%
75th Percentile £38.66 £39.31 £25.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £61.13 £48.40
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -0.17%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +82 578 £525 -4.55% 116
North of England +21 60 £475 -13.64% 41
South East +35 55 £475 -9.52% 17
North West +11 44 £445 -15.24% 29
East of England +20 19 £438 -16.67% 11
Midlands +40 18 £425 -15.84% 22
South West +41 16 £425 -26.09% 15
West Midlands +35 12 £425 -26.09% 14
Yorkshire +22 10 £500 -16.67% 10
East Midlands +27 6 £425 -15.84% 8
North East +26 6 £488 -45.83% 2
AWS Lambda
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 760 (98.19%) Serverless
2 752 (97.16%) AWS
3 418 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
4 344 (44.44%) Amazon S3
5 315 (40.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 315 (40.70%) Python
6 309 (39.92%) JavaScript
7 293 (37.86%) Terraform
8 287 (37.08%) Node.js
9 275 (35.53%) Docker
10 267 (34.50%) Software Engineering
11 264 (34.11%) Kubernetes
12 243 (31.40%) React
12 243 (31.40%) TypeScript
13 220 (28.42%) Finance
13 220 (28.42%) Web Services
14 219 (28.29%) Amazon SQS
15 216 (27.91%) Amazon RDS
16 184 (23.77%) DevOps
17 180 (23.26%) AWS Step Functions
18 175 (22.61%) Front Office
19 171 (22.09%) Asset Management
20 156 (20.16%) Microservices
21 154 (19.90%) SQL
22 153 (19.77%) Java
23 152 (19.64%) Amazon EC2
24 142 (18.35%) Investment Management
25 114 (14.73%) Azure
26 100 (12.92%) AWS CloudFormation
27 94 (12.14%) Git (software)

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 34 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
2 30 (3.88%) Confluence
3 26 (3.36%) Apache
4 23 (2.97%) Apache Spark
5 20 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.68%) Apache Airflow
7 12 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.03%) IBM Domino
8 8 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.65%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.39%) CMS
12 3 (0.39%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.39%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.26%) Apache Synapse
13 2 (0.26%) Drupal
13 2 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.78%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Figma
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Magento
2 7 (0.90%) Shopify
3 5 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 760 (98.19%) Serverless
2 752 (97.16%) AWS
3 344 (44.44%) Amazon S3
4 219 (28.29%) Amazon SQS
5 180 (23.26%) AWS Step Functions
6 152 (19.64%) Amazon EC2
7 114 (14.73%) Azure
8 100 (12.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 77 (9.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 72 (9.30%) Amazon ECS
11 56 (7.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 53 (6.85%) Azure Functions
13 45 (5.81%) Amazon EKS
14 44 (5.68%) Amazon Kinesis
15 42 (5.43%) Logic Apps
16 39 (5.04%) GitHub
17 36 (4.65%) Amazon Cognito
17 36 (4.65%) Route 53
18 35 (4.52%) CloudFront
19 32 (4.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.33%) DNS
2 14 (1.81%) Firewall
2 14 (1.81%) HTTP
3 11 (1.42%) VPN
4 9 (1.16%) SSH
4 9 (1.16%) Unified Communications
5 8 (1.03%) FTP
5 8 (1.03%) SSL
6 5 (0.65%) Internet
7 4 (0.52%) CTI
7 4 (0.52%) Softphone
8 3 (0.39%) Skype
9 2 (0.26%) DHCP
9 2 (0.26%) DSL
9 2 (0.26%) MQTT
9 2 (0.26%) Network Security
9 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.13%) LAN
10 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (40.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 216 (27.91%) Amazon RDS
3 63 (8.14%) MongoDB
4 62 (8.01%) PostgreSQL
5 54 (6.98%) Big Data
6 51 (6.59%) MySQL
7 45 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (5.43%) SQL Server
9 40 (5.17%) Amazon Redshift
10 34 (4.39%) Azure SQL Database
10 34 (4.39%) Data Lake
11 33 (4.26%) NoSQL
12 27 (3.49%) Hadoop
13 24 (3.10%) Amazon Aurora
14 22 (2.84%) Amazon Athena
15 17 (2.20%) Redis
16 12 (1.55%) Power BI
16 12 (1.55%) Tableau
17 11 (1.42%) Apache Hive
18 10 (1.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 94 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 77 (9.95%) Jenkins
3 51 (6.59%) JIRA
4 26 (3.36%) Maven
5 21 (2.71%) JUnit
6 20 (2.58%) kappa
7 19 (2.45%) Gradle
7 19 (2.45%) Selenium
8 17 (2.20%) CircleCI
8 17 (2.20%) PowerDesigner
9 16 (2.07%) Ant
9 16 (2.07%) GitLab
10 12 (1.55%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.55%) SonarQube
11 10 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.16%) Mocha
12 9 (1.16%) Mockito
12 9 (1.16%) Postman
13 7 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 220 (28.42%) Finance
2 175 (22.61%) Front Office
3 19 (2.45%) Retail
4 16 (2.07%) Banking
4 16 (2.07%) Public Sector
5 12 (1.55%) Marketing
6 9 (1.16%) Advertising
7 7 (0.90%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.52%) Games
8 4 (0.52%) Publishing
9 3 (0.39%) German Language
9 3 (0.39%) Law
10 2 (0.26%) Billing
10 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
10 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 427 (55.17%) Developer
2 225 (29.07%) AWS Developer
3 175 (22.61%) React Developer
4 126 (16.28%) Full Stack Developer
5 122 (15.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 120 (15.50%) AWS Engineer
7 105 (13.57%) Node.js Developer
8 84 (10.85%) Python Developer
9 77 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 76 (9.82%) Python Engineer
11 62 (8.01%) AWS DevOps
12 61 (7.88%) Senior Developer
13 60 (7.75%) Architect
13 60 (7.75%) Software Engineer
14 50 (6.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 46 (5.94%) Data Engineer
16 40 (5.17%) Java Developer
17 39 (5.04%) Python Software Engineer
18 31 (4.01%) Cloud Engineer
18 31 (4.01%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (37.08%) Node.js
2 243 (31.40%) React
3 220 (28.42%) Web Services
4 57 (7.36%) .NET
5 54 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 54 (6.98%) RESTful
6 41 (5.30%) REST
7 40 (5.17%) GraphQL
8 36 (4.65%) CSS
9 34 (4.39%) Kafka
10 32 (4.13%) Vue.js
11 28 (3.62%) HTML
12 27 (3.49%) Lambda Expressions
12 27 (3.49%) Redux
13 21 (2.71%) Spring
14 19 (2.45%) JSON
15 18 (2.33%) JDBC
15 18 (2.33%) PySpark
16 17 (2.20%) Django
17 16 (2.07%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.01%) Cloud Native
2 31 (4.01%) Equities
2 31 (4.01%) Fixed Income
3 29 (3.75%) Derivative
3 29 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.45%) User Experience
7 18 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.94%) Hedge funds
9 14 (1.81%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.42%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.29%) Replication
12 9 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.90%) Clustering
14 7 (0.90%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.78%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.65%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.40%) Linux
2 33 (4.26%) Windows
3 16 (2.07%) CentOS
4 12 (1.55%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.03%) Android
7 6 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.78%) Unix
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (34.50%) Software Engineering
3 184 (23.77%) DevOps
4 171 (22.09%) Asset Management
5 156 (20.16%) Microservices
6 142 (18.35%) Investment Management
7 76 (9.82%) Scrum
8 67 (8.66%) SDLC
9 63 (8.14%) Infrastructure as Code
10 60 (7.75%) Test Automation
11 56 (7.24%) Data Engineering
11 56 (7.24%) TDD
12 52 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (6.33%) ETL
14 41 (5.30%) Data Modelling
15 36 (4.65%) Kanban
15 36 (4.65%) Mentoring
16 35 (4.52%) Analytics
17 34 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (4.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 315 (40.70%) Python
2 309 (39.92%) JavaScript
3 243 (31.40%) TypeScript
4 154 (19.90%) SQL
5 153 (19.77%) Java
6 56 (7.24%) Go
7 46 (5.94%) C#
8 42 (5.43%) C++
9 40 (5.17%) Bash Shell
10 36 (4.65%) Java 8
10 36 (4.65%) PL/SQL
10 36 (4.65%) Scala
11 35 (4.52%) T-SQL
12 32 (4.13%) Kotlin
13 19 (2.45%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.33%) Ruby
15 15 (1.94%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.81%) ES6
17 13 (1.68%) PHP
18 8 (1.03%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 64 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 61 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 44 (5.68%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.26%) Degree
6 2 (0.26%) GPEN
6 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.26%) OSCP
7 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.84%) QA
2 13 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.65%) GDPR
4 2 (0.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 275 (35.53%) Docker
2 11 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.90%) Postfix
4 7 (0.90%) qmail
5 5 (0.65%) HDFS
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.13%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 293 (37.86%) Terraform
2 264 (34.11%) Kubernetes
3 54 (6.98%) Ansible
4 24 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (2.71%) Puppet
6 11 (1.42%) Packer
7 5 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (0.52%) Foglight
8 4 (0.52%) Grafana
8 4 (0.52%) Nagios
9 3 (0.39%) Consul
9 3 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.39%) Istio
9 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.26%) Control-M
10 2 (0.26%) Graphite
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.26%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.13%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 67 (8.66%) Oracle
2 42 (5.43%) MuleSoft
3 28 (3.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.20%) BiZZdesign
5 16 (2.07%) Informatica
6 15 (1.94%) Google
7 12 (1.55%) IBM
8 11 (1.42%) Cloudera
8 11 (1.42%) New Relic
8 11 (1.42%) VMware
9 10 (1.29%) Databricks
10 9 (1.16%) Dynatrace
11 8 (1.03%) Xerox
12 7 (0.90%) SAP
13 6 (0.78%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.78%) Hortonworks
13 6 (0.78%) WorldPay
14 5 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.65%) Splunk
15 4 (0.52%) Palo Alto