Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 232 392 618
Rank change year-on-year +160 +226 +213
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 1,015 569 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.20% 0.60% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.15% 2.73% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 381 176
England median daily rate £550 £539 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +19.75% -10.00%
10th Percentile £415 £406 £349
90th Percentile £688 £675 £588
UK median daily rate £550 £538 £450
% change year-on-year +2.33% +19.44% -10.00%
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 24,470 20,874 13,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 28.81% 22.11% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,915 14,401 8,918
England median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.11%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 287 192
England median hourly rate £23.90 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.48% -4.76% +8.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.53
90th Percentile £70.00 £73.00 £60.40
UK median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.55% - -

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +141 713 £550 - 191
South East +34 101 £525 +5.00% 26
North of England +76 97 £463 +2.78% 30
North West +59 71 £463 -7.50% 19
South West +8 44 £525 +2.44% 7
Midlands +42 36 £550 +15.79% 18
West Midlands +25 35 £550 +15.79% 9
East of England +34 23 £463 -9.31% 6
Yorkshire +23 20 £465 +3.33% 8
North East +24 6 £470 +10.59% 3
East Midlands +23 1 £550 +13.11% 9
AWS Lambda
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 992 (97.73%) Serverless
2 986 (97.14%) Amazon AWS
3 523 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
4 494 (48.67%) Amazon S3
5 487 (47.98%) DevOps
6 447 (44.04%) Java
7 443 (43.65%) Python
8 398 (39.21%) Amazon EC2
9 383 (37.73%) Terraform
10 373 (36.75%) Docker
11 298 (29.36%) Finance
12 296 (29.16%) Amazon RDS
13 273 (26.90%) Node.js
14 270 (26.60%) Web Services
15 263 (25.91%) Kubernetes
16 258 (25.42%) AWS CloudFormation
17 253 (24.93%) Jenkins
18 245 (24.14%) Amazon SQS
19 234 (23.05%) Microservices
20 230 (22.66%) Amazon ECS
21 227 (22.36%) Linux
22 221 (21.77%) JavaScript
23 220 (21.67%) Software Engineering
24 208 (20.49%) Git (software)
25 207 (20.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 190 (18.72%) Amazon Redshift
27 181 (17.83%) Ansible
28 159 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
29 158 (15.57%) Asset Management
30 154 (15.17%) Artifactory

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 (10.15%) Apache Spark
2 89 (8.77%) Elasticsearch
3 78 (7.68%) Confluence
4 57 (5.62%) Apache
5 21 (2.07%) Apache Solr
5 21 (2.07%) nginx
6 19 (1.87%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.79%) IIS
8 8 (0.79%) Jupyter
8 8 (0.79%) Luigi
9 5 (0.49%) WildFly
10 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.30%) SAS
11 3 (0.30%) WordPress
12 2 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.20%) CMS
12 2 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 992 (97.73%) Serverless
2 986 (97.14%) Amazon AWS
3 494 (48.67%) Amazon S3
4 398 (39.21%) Amazon EC2
5 258 (25.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 245 (24.14%) Amazon SQS
7 230 (22.66%) Amazon ECS
8 152 (14.98%) Amazon Kinesis
9 143 (14.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 126 (12.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 120 (11.82%) OpenShift
12 106 (10.44%) CloudFront
13 105 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
14 104 (10.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 76 (7.49%) Amazon EMR
15 76 (7.49%) GitHub
16 74 (7.29%) Route 53
17 42 (4.14%) Amazon ELB
18 39 (3.84%) SaaS
19 36 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.86%) VPN
2 20 (1.97%) DNS
3 19 (1.87%) Firewall
4 12 (1.18%) HTTP
5 9 (0.89%) DHCP
6 8 (0.79%) IPsec
6 8 (0.79%) SSL
7 7 (0.69%) DMZ
8 6 (0.59%) Internet
8 6 (0.59%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.49%) WAN
10 4 (0.39%) DSL
10 4 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.39%) Network Security
10 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.30%) FTP
11 3 (0.30%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.20%) LAN
12 2 (0.20%) MQTT
12 2 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (29.16%) Amazon RDS
2 207 (20.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 190 (18.72%) Amazon Redshift
4 107 (10.54%) NoSQL
5 90 (8.87%) MySQL
6 81 (7.98%) Big Data
7 67 (6.60%) MongoDB
7 67 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
8 64 (6.31%) Amazon Athena
9 52 (5.12%) Hadoop
10 49 (4.83%) Relational Database
11 41 (4.04%) SQL Server
12 39 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (3.15%) Apache Hive
14 30 (2.96%) Amazon Aurora
14 30 (2.96%) Data Lake
15 29 (2.86%) RDBMS
16 19 (1.87%) Redis
17 14 (1.38%) Neo4j
18 13 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 253 (24.93%) Jenkins
2 208 (20.49%) Git (software)
3 154 (15.17%) Artifactory
4 100 (9.85%) JIRA
5 88 (8.67%) GitLab
6 74 (7.29%) RStudio
7 47 (4.63%) Bitbucket
8 36 (3.55%) Maven
9 31 (3.05%) Selenium
10 29 (2.86%) Travis CI
11 26 (2.56%) CircleCI
12 24 (2.36%) TeamCity
13 21 (2.07%) Cucumber
13 21 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
14 20 (1.97%) Subversion
15 19 (1.87%) Vagrant
16 17 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (1.48%) JUnit
17 15 (1.48%) Mocha
18 14 (1.38%) Mockito
General
1 298 (29.36%) Finance
2 78 (7.68%) Front Office
3 57 (5.62%) Banking
4 36 (3.55%) Retail
5 14 (1.38%) Marketing
6 12 (1.18%) Advertising
7 10 (0.99%) Law
7 10 (0.99%) Publishing
8 9 (0.89%) Games
8 9 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.39%) Legal
11 3 (0.30%) Automotive
12 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.099%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 472 (46.50%) Developer
2 298 (29.36%) AWS Engineer
3 247 (24.33%) AWS Developer
4 190 (18.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 133 (13.10%) AWS DevOps
6 115 (11.33%) Java Developer
6 115 (11.33%) Senior Developer
7 112 (11.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 78 (7.68%) Data Engineer
9 76 (7.49%) Python Developer
10 75 (7.39%) JavaScript Developer
11 70 (6.90%) Architect
12 66 (6.50%) React Developer
13 62 (6.11%) Angular Developer
14 60 (5.91%) JavaScript Engineer
15 57 (5.62%) Cloud Engineer
16 56 (5.52%) Full Stack Developer
17 53 (5.22%) Node.js Developer
18 49 (4.83%) Java Software Developer
18 49 (4.83%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (26.90%) Node.js
2 270 (26.60%) Web Services
3 145 (14.29%) J2EE
4 132 (13.00%) Kafka
5 127 (12.51%) React
6 113 (11.13%) AngularJS
7 76 (7.49%) CSS
8 71 (7.00%) HTML
9 66 (6.50%) .NET
10 64 (6.31%) Spring
11 63 (6.21%) RESTful
12 55 (5.42%) Spring Boot
13 50 (4.93%) J2SE
13 50 (4.93%) JSON
14 42 (4.14%) REST
15 40 (3.94%) Express
16 39 (3.84%) Redux
16 39 (3.84%) Vue.js
17 33 (3.25%) GraphQL
18 32 (3.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.29%) Fixed Income
2 50 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.04%) Cloud Native
5 27 (2.66%) User Experience
6 24 (2.36%) Mobile Banking
6 24 (2.36%) PKI
7 20 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
9 13 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
10 12 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
10 12 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.99%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (0.89%) Life Science
13 9 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.69%) Music Streaming
15 6 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 227 (22.36%) Linux
2 67 (6.60%) Windows
3 61 (6.01%) Unix
4 22 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 12 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.08%) Android
6 11 (1.08%) CentOS
7 9 (0.89%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.79%) Debian
9 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.30%) Fedora
12 1 (0.099%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
2 487 (47.98%) DevOps
3 234 (23.05%) Microservices
4 220 (21.67%) Software Engineering
5 159 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
6 158 (15.57%) Asset Management
7 134 (13.20%) Scrum
8 116 (11.43%) TDD
9 103 (10.15%) Open Source
10 90 (8.87%) Decision-Making
11 87 (8.57%) Fintech
12 82 (8.08%) Analytics
13 78 (7.68%) Deployment Automation
14 71 (7.00%) Infrastructure as Code
15 69 (6.80%) Front End Development
16 68 (6.70%) Configuration Management
17 67 (6.60%) BDD
18 62 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
19 58 (5.71%) Machine Learning
20 56 (5.52%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 447 (44.04%) Java
2 443 (43.65%) Python
3 221 (21.77%) JavaScript
4 100 (9.85%) SQL
5 86 (8.47%) Bash Shell
6 67 (6.60%) ES6
7 66 (6.50%) Scala
8 64 (6.31%) TypeScript
9 58 (5.71%) Java 8
10 51 (5.02%) Ruby
11 46 (4.53%) C#
12 45 (4.43%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.56%) Go
14 23 (2.27%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.87%) PHP
16 18 (1.77%) ES7
17 15 (1.48%) Kotlin
18 13 (1.28%) Groovy
19 8 (0.79%) R
20 7 (0.69%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 118 (11.63%) AWS Certification
2 38 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.77%) Degree
5 15 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.49%) CISM
7 5 (0.49%) CISSP
8 4 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.20%) CCNP
10 2 (0.20%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.20%) PhD
11 1 (0.099%) CCNA
11 1 (0.099%) MCSE
11 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.67%) QA
2 7 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.39%) NIST
3 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.39%) PSD2
3 4 (0.39%) SLA
4 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.099%) COBIT
5 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.099%) PMO
System Software
1 373 (36.75%) Docker
2 11 (1.08%) Squid
3 10 (0.99%) HDFS
4 8 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.79%) Snort
5 6 (0.59%) LXC
6 5 (0.49%) Varnish
7 1 (0.099%) Firmware
7 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.099%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 383 (37.73%) Terraform
2 263 (25.91%) Kubernetes
3 181 (17.83%) Ansible
4 71 (7.00%) Puppet
5 63 (6.21%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (2.66%) Packer
7 16 (1.58%) Kibana
8 15 (1.48%) Graphite
9 12 (1.18%) Grafana
10 10 (0.99%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.89%) logstash
11 9 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.79%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.69%) Nagios
13 7 (0.69%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.49%) Consul
14 5 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.49%) Istio
14 5 (0.49%) Mesos
15 4 (0.39%) Marathon
Vendors
1 41 (4.04%) Atlassian
2 33 (3.25%) Splunk
3 32 (3.15%) Google
4 30 (2.96%) SAP
5 29 (2.86%) Informatica
6 28 (2.76%) IBM
7 26 (2.56%) IBM Sterling
8 21 (2.07%) MuleSoft
9 20 (1.97%) Microsoft
10 14 (1.38%) Oracle
11 9 (0.89%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.79%) Black Duck
12 8 (0.79%) Dynatrace
12 8 (0.79%) Ping Identity
13 6 (0.59%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.59%) Tableau
13 6 (0.59%) Teradata
14 5 (0.49%) Rackspace
15 4 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
16 3 (0.30%) Interwoven