Period
to 26 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Serverless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Serverless over the 6 months to 26 October 2020 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.

Serverless Computing
UK > England
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 133 252
Rank change year-on-year +36 +119 +226
Contract jobs citing Serverless 687 1,497 1,050
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.49% 1.95% 1.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.82% 6.60% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 1,090 787
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £369 £400 £413
90th Percentile £738 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.72% -3.33% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £58.75
% change year-on-year -51.72% +23.40% -

Serverless 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 8,786 22,697 22,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.82% 29.49% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,865 15,691 15,798
Median daily rate £500 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £306
90th Percentile £675 £662 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 356 309
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.40 £14.00 £11.28
90th Percentile £53.75 £82.50 £56.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year +63.40% +22.40% -10.83%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in England

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Serverless in England.

Daily rate trend for Serverless in England

Serverless
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Serverless in England over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Serverless in England

Serverless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Serverless in England.

Hourly rate trend for Serverless in England

Serverless
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Serverless in England over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Serverless in England

Serverless
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 Serverless within the England region over the 6 months to 26 October 2020. 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 +51 497 £550 - 147
North of England +21 86 £450 -2.70% 65
North West +3 60 £432 -6.59% 45
South East +60 55 £488 +2.63% 41
Yorkshire +58 16 £500 +8.11% 10
East of England +61 14 £513 - 14
Midlands +47 14 £425 -5.56% 28
West Midlands +36 13 £373 -17.22% 18
North East +26 9 £513 +12.64% 10
South West +18 7 £450 -5.26% 20
East Midlands +28 1 £475 -0.52% 10
Serverless
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Serverless 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 Serverless.

1 551 (80.20%) AWS
2 469 (68.27%) AWS Lambda
3 384 (55.90%) Python
4 345 (50.22%) DevOps
5 329 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
6 260 (37.85%) Java
7 256 (37.26%) Azure
8 254 (36.97%) Finance
9 251 (36.54%) Web Services
10 227 (33.04%) Docker
11 223 (32.46%) Software Engineering
12 212 (30.86%) SQL
13 210 (30.57%) Kubernetes
14 202 (29.40%) Asset Management
15 199 (28.97%) Amazon EC2
16 184 (26.78%) Amazon S3
17 179 (26.06%) Jenkins
18 178 (25.91%) Microservices
19 170 (24.75%) Amazon ECS
20 169 (24.60%) JavaScript
21 168 (24.45%) Terraform
22 146 (21.25%) Hedge funds
23 141 (20.52%) Amazon Redshift
23 141 (20.52%) Banking
24 135 (19.65%) React
25 129 (18.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 124 (18.05%) AWS CloudFormation
26 124 (18.05%) GCP
27 120 (17.47%) Front Office
28 118 (17.18%) Fixed Income

Serverless
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
1 107 (15.57%) Apache
2 22 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.62%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.60%) Confluence
5 9 (1.31%) Jupyter
6 7 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.87%) Drupal
8 5 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.73%) Headless CMS
9 4 (0.58%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.58%) IIS
10 3 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.29%) JBoss
11 2 (0.29%) nginx
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.15%) Jetty
12 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Exstream
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 551 (80.20%) AWS
2 469 (68.27%) AWS Lambda
3 256 (37.26%) Azure
4 199 (28.97%) Amazon EC2
5 184 (26.78%) Amazon S3
6 170 (24.75%) Amazon ECS
7 124 (18.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 124 (18.05%) GCP
8 116 (16.89%) Azure Functions
9 86 (12.52%) Amazon SQS
10 68 (9.90%) Apigee
11 64 (9.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 59 (8.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 56 (8.15%) OpenShift
14 37 (5.39%) AWS CloudTrail
14 37 (5.39%) PaaS
15 34 (4.95%) Power Platform
16 32 (4.66%) GitHub
17 29 (4.22%) Amazon Kinesis
17 29 (4.22%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.20%) DNS
2 9 (1.31%) HTTP
3 8 (1.16%) Network Security
4 6 (0.87%) Internet
5 4 (0.58%) SSH
5 4 (0.58%) VPN
6 3 (0.44%) Firewall
6 3 (0.44%) FTP
7 2 (0.29%) DHCP
7 2 (0.29%) SMTP
8 1 (0.15%) Broadband
8 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.15%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (20.52%) Amazon Redshift
2 129 (18.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 110 (16.01%) PostgreSQL
4 107 (15.57%) MySQL
5 105 (15.28%) SQL Server
6 102 (14.85%) Amazon RDS
7 59 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (7.28%) NoSQL
9 31 (4.51%) Relational Database
10 29 (4.22%) Data Lake
11 28 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
11 28 (4.08%) Big Data
12 23 (3.35%) Cosmos DB
13 22 (3.20%) Amazon Aurora
13 22 (3.20%) MongoDB
13 22 (3.20%) RDBMS
14 20 (2.91%) Redis
15 15 (2.18%) Apache Ignite
16 13 (1.89%) Spotfire
17 12 (1.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 179 (26.06%) Jenkins
2 114 (16.59%) Artifactory
3 96 (13.97%) Git (software)
4 81 (11.79%) GitLab
5 33 (4.80%) RStudio
6 28 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 25 (3.64%) TeamCity
8 19 (2.77%) JIRA
9 16 (2.33%) SonarQube
10 14 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (1.89%) Maven
12 11 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.60%) Gradle
13 9 (1.31%) JUnit
14 8 (1.16%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.16%) Bitbucket Server
14 8 (1.16%) Mocha
14 8 (1.16%) Selenium
15 7 (1.02%) Postman
16 6 (0.87%) kappa
General
1 254 (36.97%) Finance
2 141 (20.52%) Banking
3 120 (17.47%) Front Office
4 36 (5.24%) Back Office
5 29 (4.22%) Investment Banking
6 25 (3.64%) Public Sector
7 24 (3.49%) Retail
8 8 (1.16%) Law
9 7 (1.02%) Marketing
10 6 (0.87%) Games
11 5 (0.73%) Advertising
12 4 (0.58%) Retail Finance
13 2 (0.29%) German Language
13 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 313 (45.56%) Developer
2 143 (20.82%) AWS Engineer
3 132 (19.21%) Software Engineer
4 112 (16.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 104 (15.14%) AWS Developer
6 92 (13.39%) Architect
6 92 (13.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 89 (12.95%) Python Developer
8 81 (11.79%) Java Developer
9 77 (11.21%) Python Engineer
10 69 (10.04%) AWS DevOps
10 69 (10.04%) Java Engineer
10 69 (10.04%) Java Software Developer
11 53 (7.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 53 (7.71%) JavaScript Developer
12 52 (7.57%) Java Software Engineer
13 48 (6.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 48 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
13 48 (6.99%) SQL Developer
14 47 (6.84%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (36.54%) Web Services
2 135 (19.65%) React
3 101 (14.70%) AngularJS
4 90 (13.10%) Node.js
5 78 (11.35%) gRPC
5 78 (11.35%) Swagger
6 75 (10.92%) .NET
7 71 (10.33%) OAuth
8 67 (9.75%) Vue.js
9 51 (7.42%) REST
10 42 (6.11%) J2EE
11 39 (5.68%) J2SE
12 35 (5.09%) CSS
12 35 (5.09%) GraphQL
13 34 (4.95%) HTML
13 34 (4.95%) Kafka
13 34 (4.95%) RESTful
14 23 (3.35%) .NET Core
15 20 (2.91%) React Native
16 18 (2.62%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 146 (21.25%) Hedge funds
2 118 (17.18%) Fixed Income
3 117 (17.03%) Derivative
4 113 (16.45%) Equities
5 66 (9.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 64 (9.32%) Greenfield Project
7 44 (6.40%) Cloud Native
8 15 (2.18%) Blog
8 15 (2.18%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (1.60%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.31%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.16%) User Experience
13 7 (1.02%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (0.87%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
16 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (11.64%) Linux
2 20 (2.91%) Windows
3 17 (2.47%) Unix
4 9 (1.31%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.31%) CentOS
5 7 (1.02%) Android
5 7 (1.02%) Debian
6 4 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (50.22%) DevOps
2 329 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (32.46%) Software Engineering
4 202 (29.40%) Asset Management
5 178 (25.91%) Microservices
6 109 (15.87%) Investment Management
7 95 (13.83%) Infrastructure as Code
8 70 (10.19%) Scrum
9 68 (9.90%) Test Automation
10 64 (9.32%) Deployment Automation
11 60 (8.73%) Decision-Making
12 58 (8.44%) Mentoring
13 57 (8.30%) Open Source
13 57 (8.30%) TDD
14 48 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (6.55%) Infrastructure Automation
16 32 (4.66%) Migration
17 29 (4.22%) Analytics
18 28 (4.08%) Kanban
19 27 (3.93%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 384 (55.90%) Python
2 260 (37.85%) Java
3 212 (30.86%) SQL
4 169 (24.60%) JavaScript
5 73 (10.63%) C#
5 73 (10.63%) TypeScript
6 69 (10.04%) Kotlin
7 45 (6.55%) Bash Shell
8 36 (5.24%) R
9 35 (5.09%) Scala
10 31 (4.51%) PowerShell
11 23 (3.35%) Go
12 21 (3.06%) Ruby
13 19 (2.77%) Java 8
14 15 (2.18%) Clojure
15 14 (2.04%) PHP
16 13 (1.89%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.89%) VBA
17 11 (1.60%) C++
17 11 (1.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 37 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.80%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.64%) Sun Certification
4 22 (3.20%) AWS Certification
5 17 (2.47%) Degree
6 8 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.87%) CISA
7 6 (0.87%) CISM
7 6 (0.87%) CISSP
7 6 (0.87%) CLAS
7 6 (0.87%) GIAC
8 5 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.15%) GPEN
11 1 (0.15%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.77%) QA
2 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.87%) COBIT
3 6 (0.87%) GDPR
3 6 (0.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.15%) NCSC
4 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 227 (33.04%) Docker
2 10 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.29%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.15%) iptables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 210 (30.57%) Kubernetes
2 168 (24.45%) Terraform
3 57 (8.30%) Ansible
4 39 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (3.35%) Puppet
6 19 (2.77%) Packer
7 10 (1.46%) Consul
8 9 (1.31%) Kibana
9 6 (0.87%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.73%) Grafana
11 3 (0.44%) Demisto
12 2 (0.29%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.29%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.29%) Istio
13 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 1 (0.15%) Foglight
13 1 (0.15%) Knative
13 1 (0.15%) Nagios
13 1 (0.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 99 (14.41%) Google
2 79 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 66 (9.61%) Oracle
4 23 (3.35%) Databricks
5 13 (1.89%) SAP
6 8 (1.16%) MuleSoft
6 8 (1.16%) Splunk
7 7 (1.02%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.87%) Dynatrace
8 6 (0.87%) Informatica
8 6 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.73%) VMware
10 4 (0.58%) BiZZdesign
10 4 (0.58%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.58%) New Relic
11 3 (0.44%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.44%) StreamSets
12 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.29%) WSO2