Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 238 324
Rank change year-on-year +98 +86 +187
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 618 713 701
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.80% 1.08% 0.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.46% 3.58% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 543 526
Median daily rate £525 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £388 £413 £413
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -

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 11,314 19,896 23,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.91% 30.25% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,068 14,018 16,408
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £303 £281 £305
90th Percentile £663 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £495
% change year-on-year +1.01% - +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 290 275
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £74.05 £42.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% +11.43% -2.78%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +78 468 £525 -4.55% 104
North of England +66 63 £463 -7.50% 33
North West +37 48 £450 -5.26% 22
South East +101 41 £463 -21.28% 11
Midlands +61 12 £425 -15.84% 15
East of England +49 11 £400 -23.81% 12
Yorkshire +46 10 £525 +7.69% 9
West Midlands +46 6 £363 -27.50% 8
East Midlands +34 6 £425 -15.84% 7
North East +40 5 £488 -34.56% 2
South West +57 4 £431 -13.75% 15
AWS Lambda
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 613 (99.19%) Serverless
2 611 (98.87%) AWS
3 341 (55.18%) Python
4 332 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
5 265 (42.88%) Amazon S3
6 239 (38.67%) Software Engineering
7 237 (38.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 232 (37.54%) Web Services
9 218 (35.28%) Finance
10 209 (33.82%) Docker
11 206 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 204 (33.01%) DevOps
13 192 (31.07%) Asset Management
14 190 (30.74%) Amazon EC2
14 190 (30.74%) React
15 186 (30.10%) Terraform
16 183 (29.61%) Java
17 182 (29.45%) Kubernetes
18 176 (28.48%) SQL
19 158 (25.57%) Front Office
20 152 (24.60%) Node.js
21 147 (23.79%) TypeScript
22 141 (22.82%) Amazon RDS
23 131 (21.20%) Microservices
24 126 (20.39%) Amazon SQS
25 121 (19.58%) Investment Management
26 114 (18.45%) Azure
27 108 (17.48%) Amazon ECS
28 103 (16.67%) AWS Step Functions
29 101 (16.34%) Jenkins

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 68 (11.00%) Apache
2 20 (3.24%) Confluence
2 20 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.75%) Apache Spark
4 15 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.46%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.81%) Drupal
8 4 (0.65%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.32%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.32%) JBoss
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.16%) Camunda
11 1 (0.16%) Documentum
11 1 (0.16%) FileNet
11 1 (0.16%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.16%) IIS
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.65%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Exstream
1 1 (0.16%) Magento
1 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 613 (99.19%) Serverless
2 611 (98.87%) AWS
3 265 (42.88%) Amazon S3
4 190 (30.74%) Amazon EC2
5 126 (20.39%) Amazon SQS
6 114 (18.45%) Azure
7 108 (17.48%) Amazon ECS
8 103 (16.67%) AWS Step Functions
9 92 (14.89%) AWS CloudFormation
10 76 (12.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 58 (9.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 50 (8.09%) GCP
13 44 (7.12%) Azure Functions
14 42 (6.80%) Amazon Kinesis
15 40 (6.47%) GitHub
16 37 (5.99%) Apigee
17 33 (5.34%) Amazon EKS
18 29 (4.69%) Route 53
19 27 (4.37%) Amazon Cognito
20 24 (3.88%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.29%) DNS
2 7 (1.13%) CTI
2 7 (1.13%) Network Security
2 7 (1.13%) Softphone
3 5 (0.81%) Firewall
4 4 (0.65%) DHCP
4 4 (0.65%) Internet
4 4 (0.65%) SSH
4 4 (0.65%) VPN
5 3 (0.49%) FTP
5 3 (0.49%) HTTP
5 3 (0.49%) Skype
5 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.32%) SMTP
7 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.16%) LAN
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) VoIP
7 1 (0.16%) WAN
7 1 (0.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (38.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 141 (22.82%) Amazon RDS
3 80 (12.94%) MySQL
4 75 (12.14%) Amazon Redshift
5 67 (10.84%) PostgreSQL
6 56 (9.06%) SQL Server
7 39 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (5.18%) Big Data
9 28 (4.53%) Data Lake
10 27 (4.37%) MongoDB
11 24 (3.88%) NoSQL
12 22 (3.56%) Apache Ignite
13 21 (3.40%) Amazon Aurora
14 20 (3.24%) Amazon Athena
15 19 (3.07%) Redis
15 19 (3.07%) Relational Database
16 15 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
17 14 (2.27%) Hadoop
18 11 (1.78%) RDBMS
19 10 (1.62%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 101 (16.34%) Jenkins
2 66 (10.68%) Git (software)
3 53 (8.58%) GitLab
4 50 (8.09%) Artifactory
5 24 (3.88%) JIRA
6 17 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (2.27%) CircleCI
8 13 (2.10%) Maven
9 12 (1.94%) Selenium
10 11 (1.78%) Gradle
11 10 (1.62%) Postman
11 10 (1.62%) RStudio
11 10 (1.62%) SonarQube
12 8 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.29%) JUnit
12 8 (1.29%) kappa
13 7 (1.13%) Ant
13 7 (1.13%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.97%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 218 (35.28%) Finance
2 158 (25.57%) Front Office
3 77 (12.46%) Banking
4 19 (3.07%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.91%) Retail
6 14 (2.27%) Marketing
7 12 (1.94%) Back Office
7 12 (1.94%) Public Sector
8 9 (1.46%) Advertising
9 7 (1.13%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.81%) Law
11 4 (0.65%) Games
11 4 (0.65%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 348 (56.31%) Developer
2 157 (25.40%) AWS Developer
3 138 (22.33%) AWS Engineer
4 119 (19.26%) Software Engineer
5 118 (19.09%) Python Developer
6 104 (16.83%) React Developer
7 97 (15.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 97 (15.70%) Python Engineer
8 83 (13.43%) Full Stack Developer
9 81 (13.11%) JavaScript Developer
10 70 (11.33%) DevOps Engineer
11 69 (11.17%) Python Software Engineer
12 65 (10.52%) AWS DevOps
13 55 (8.90%) Node.js Developer
14 53 (8.58%) Java Developer
15 50 (8.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 42 (6.80%) JavaScript Engineer
17 41 (6.63%) Architect
18 40 (6.47%) Java Engineer
19 38 (6.15%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (37.54%) Web Services
2 190 (30.74%) React
3 152 (24.60%) Node.js
4 89 (14.40%) AngularJS
5 74 (11.97%) Vue.js
6 45 (7.28%) Swagger
7 43 (6.96%) .NET
8 41 (6.63%) OAuth
9 38 (6.15%) gRPC
10 35 (5.66%) Kafka
11 32 (5.18%) RESTful
12 26 (4.21%) Django
12 26 (4.21%) REST
13 23 (3.72%) GraphQL
13 23 (3.72%) Redux
14 21 (3.40%) CSS
14 21 (3.40%) Lambda Expressions
15 19 (3.07%) Flask
15 19 (3.07%) HTML
16 15 (2.43%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 99 (16.02%) Hedge funds
2 90 (14.56%) Fixed Income
3 89 (14.40%) Derivative
4 88 (14.24%) Equities
5 73 (11.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 39 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
7 28 (4.53%) Cloud Native
8 26 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (2.27%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.10%) User Experience
11 9 (1.46%) Replication
12 7 (1.13%) IVR
13 6 (0.97%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.65%) Blog
14 4 (0.65%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.49%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
15 3 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
16 2 (0.32%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.19%) Linux
2 17 (2.75%) Windows
3 7 (1.13%) Android
3 7 (1.13%) CentOS
4 5 (0.81%) Unix
5 4 (0.65%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (38.67%) Software Engineering
3 204 (33.01%) DevOps
4 192 (31.07%) Asset Management
5 131 (21.20%) Microservices
6 121 (19.58%) Investment Management
7 60 (9.71%) Test Automation
8 59 (9.55%) Infrastructure as Code
9 57 (9.22%) Scrum
10 48 (7.77%) TDD
11 37 (5.99%) Open Source
12 32 (5.18%) Data Engineering
12 32 (5.18%) ETL
13 29 (4.69%) Kanban
13 29 (4.69%) SDLC
14 28 (4.53%) Data Architecture
14 28 (4.53%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (4.05%) Mentoring
16 23 (3.72%) Auto-Scaling
16 23 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 341 (55.18%) Python
2 206 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 183 (29.61%) Java
4 176 (28.48%) SQL
5 147 (23.79%) TypeScript
6 74 (11.97%) Kotlin
7 41 (6.63%) Scala
8 33 (5.34%) Bash Shell
9 27 (4.37%) C#
10 26 (4.21%) C++
10 26 (4.21%) Go
11 22 (3.56%) Clojure
12 17 (2.75%) Java 8
13 16 (2.59%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.59%) T-SQL
14 14 (2.27%) R
15 13 (2.10%) Ruby
16 11 (1.78%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.62%) PHP
18 8 (1.29%) ES6
Qualifications
1 38 (6.15%) SC Cleared
1 38 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 28 (4.53%) AWS Certification
3 12 (1.94%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.32%) Degree
5 2 (0.32%) GPEN
5 2 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.32%) OSCP
6 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.43%) QA
2 7 (1.13%) GDPR
3 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.32%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) NIST
System Software
1 209 (33.82%) Docker
2 5 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.65%) HDFS
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.49%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.16%) iptables
5 1 (0.16%) Varnish
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 186 (30.10%) Terraform
2 182 (29.45%) Kubernetes
3 52 (8.41%) Ansible
4 25 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (3.24%) Puppet
6 9 (1.46%) Packer
7 7 (1.13%) Consul
8 6 (0.97%) Kibana
9 5 (0.81%) Grafana
10 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (0.65%) Foglight
11 3 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.32%) Graphite
12 2 (0.32%) Istio
12 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.16%) Pingdom
13 1 (0.16%) Salt
13 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (10.52%) Oracle
2 41 (6.63%) Google
3 24 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.91%) MuleSoft
5 17 (2.75%) Databricks
6 8 (1.29%) Informatica
7 6 (0.97%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.81%) BiZZdesign
8 5 (0.81%) Splunk
9 4 (0.65%) SAP
10 3 (0.49%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.49%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco
11 2 (0.32%) CloudEndure
11 2 (0.32%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.32%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.32%) New Relic
11 2 (0.32%) Siemens
11 2 (0.32%) Talend