Period
to 5 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 5 March 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
England > London
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 166 246
Rank change year-on-year +75 +80 +122
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 549 447 502
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.73% 1.59% 1.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.24% 4.66% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 352 384
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £413
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,583 9,591 12,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.71% 34.18% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,525 7,115 9,522
Median daily rate £520 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £340
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 71 65
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.93 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.39% +20.68% -26.35%
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.07 £78.75 £42.34
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.50% +14.29% -2.78%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing AWS Lambda as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in London

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Lambda in London.

Daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in London

AWS Lambda
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Lambda in London over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in London

AWS Lambda
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 5 March 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
Central London +45 30 £525 -4.55% 39
South London +41 17 £505 -8.18% 5
West London +40 7 £530 +10.13% 7
AWS Lambda
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 London region with a requirement for AWS Lambda.

1 542 (98.72%) Serverless
2 535 (97.45%) AWS
3 342 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
4 270 (49.18%) Python
5 253 (46.08%) Amazon S3
6 244 (44.44%) Software Engineering
7 227 (41.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 225 (40.98%) JavaScript
9 204 (37.16%) Web Services
9 204 (37.16%) Docker
10 201 (36.61%) React
11 200 (36.43%) TypeScript
11 200 (36.43%) Finance
12 190 (34.61%) Terraform
13 186 (33.88%) Kubernetes
14 182 (33.15%) Asset Management
15 169 (30.78%) Front Office
16 168 (30.60%) Node.js
17 153 (27.87%) Amazon SQS
18 152 (27.69%) SQL
19 149 (27.14%) Amazon RDS
20 147 (26.78%) DevOps
21 134 (24.41%) AWS Step Functions
22 130 (23.68%) Java
22 130 (23.68%) Amazon EC2
23 123 (22.40%) Investment Management
24 121 (22.04%) Microservices
25 86 (15.66%) Azure
26 70 (12.75%) AngularJS
27 63 (11.48%) Hedge funds

AWS Lambda
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 40 (7.29%) Apache
2 31 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.55%) Confluence
5 13 (2.37%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Jetty
9 1 (0.18%) Mule
9 1 (0.18%) nginx
9 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 542 (98.72%) Serverless
2 535 (97.45%) AWS
3 253 (46.08%) Amazon S3
4 153 (27.87%) Amazon SQS
5 134 (24.41%) AWS Step Functions
6 130 (23.68%) Amazon EC2
7 86 (15.66%) Azure
8 60 (10.93%) Amazon ECS
9 51 (9.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 50 (9.11%) Azure Functions
11 41 (7.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 38 (6.92%) Logic Apps
13 33 (6.01%) GitHub
14 29 (5.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 27 (4.92%) Amazon Cognito
16 25 (4.55%) GCP
17 21 (3.83%) Route 53
18 20 (3.64%) CloudFront
19 18 (3.28%) Amazon EKS
19 18 (3.28%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.28%) CTI
1 7 (1.28%) Softphone
2 5 (0.91%) HTTP
2 5 (0.91%) Network Security
3 4 (0.73%) SSH
4 3 (0.55%) DNS
4 3 (0.55%) FTP
5 2 (0.36%) DHCP
5 2 (0.36%) SMTP
5 2 (0.36%) VPN
6 1 (0.18%) DSL
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.18%) MQTT
6 1 (0.18%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (41.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 149 (27.14%) Amazon RDS
3 49 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (8.20%) MySQL
5 39 (7.10%) Amazon Redshift
5 39 (7.10%) Big Data
5 39 (7.10%) SQL Server
6 37 (6.74%) MongoDB
7 36 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (5.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 22 (4.01%) Apache Ignite
10 21 (3.83%) Data Lake
11 16 (2.91%) Amazon Aurora
12 14 (2.55%) Hadoop
13 13 (2.37%) Amazon Athena
14 11 (2.00%) Redis
15 10 (1.82%) Tableau
16 9 (1.64%) Relational Database
17 7 (1.28%) PowerCenter
18 6 (1.09%) Looker
Development Applications
1 58 (10.56%) Jenkins
2 48 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.74%) GitLab
4 20 (3.64%) Maven
5 18 (3.28%) JIRA
6 16 (2.91%) Artifactory
7 15 (2.73%) kappa
8 13 (2.37%) CircleCI
8 13 (2.37%) PowerDesigner
9 12 (2.19%) Ant
9 12 (2.19%) Gradle
10 9 (1.64%) JUnit
10 9 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.46%) Postman
11 8 (1.46%) Selenium
12 5 (0.91%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.91%) Cypress.io
12 5 (0.91%) webpack
13 4 (0.73%) Mockito
General
1 200 (36.43%) Finance
2 169 (30.78%) Front Office
3 32 (5.83%) Banking
4 13 (2.37%) Retail
5 12 (2.19%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.00%) Advertising
6 11 (2.00%) Marketing
7 10 (1.82%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.09%) Back Office
9 4 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) German Language
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 343 (62.48%) Developer
2 165 (30.05%) AWS Developer
3 126 (22.95%) React Developer
4 106 (19.31%) Python Developer
5 100 (18.21%) JavaScript Developer
6 91 (16.58%) Software Engineer
7 89 (16.21%) Full Stack Developer
8 78 (14.21%) Python Engineer
9 74 (13.48%) AWS Engineer
10 69 (12.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 62 (11.29%) Node.js Developer
12 61 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
13 49 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
14 44 (8.01%) AWS DevOps
15 42 (7.65%) Java Developer
16 39 (7.10%) Architect
16 39 (7.10%) JavaScript Engineer
17 38 (6.92%) Senior Developer
18 31 (5.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 27 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (37.16%) Web Services
2 201 (36.61%) React
3 168 (30.60%) Node.js
4 70 (12.75%) AngularJS
5 60 (10.93%) Vue.js
6 46 (8.38%) .NET
7 31 (5.65%) RESTful
8 28 (5.10%) GraphQL
9 27 (4.92%) Kafka
10 25 (4.55%) REST
11 23 (4.19%) Redux
12 22 (4.01%) OAuth
13 21 (3.83%) Swagger
14 19 (3.46%) CSS
14 19 (3.46%) gRPC
15 18 (3.28%) HTML
16 16 (2.91%) Lambda Expressions
17 15 (2.73%) Django
18 12 (2.19%) JDBC
18 12 (2.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.48%) Hedge funds
2 62 (11.29%) Fixed Income
3 61 (11.11%) Equities
4 60 (10.93%) Derivative
5 59 (10.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 41 (7.47%) Cloud Native
7 21 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (3.10%) User Experience
10 16 (2.91%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.64%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.28%) IVR
13 6 (1.09%) Replication
14 5 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.73%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.55%) Reference Data
17 2 (0.36%) Blog
17 2 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
17 2 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.02%) Linux
2 20 (3.64%) Windows
3 10 (1.82%) CentOS
3 10 (1.82%) Ubuntu
4 7 (1.28%) Android
5 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.73%) Unix
8 3 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 182 (33.15%) Asset Management
4 147 (26.78%) DevOps
5 123 (22.40%) Investment Management
6 121 (22.04%) Microservices
7 47 (8.56%) SDLC
8 44 (8.01%) Test Automation
9 41 (7.47%) Scrum
10 35 (6.38%) Data Engineering
11 34 (6.19%) TDD
12 31 (5.65%) Data Development
12 31 (5.65%) Infrastructure as Code
13 29 (5.28%) Data Architecture
13 29 (5.28%) Data Modelling
14 28 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (5.10%) ETL
15 27 (4.92%) Mentoring
16 26 (4.74%) Open Source
17 24 (4.37%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 270 (49.18%) Python
2 225 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 200 (36.43%) TypeScript
4 152 (27.69%) SQL
5 130 (23.68%) Java
6 61 (11.11%) Kotlin
7 41 (7.47%) C++
8 37 (6.74%) Go
9 36 (6.56%) Scala
10 35 (6.38%) C#
11 32 (5.83%) T-SQL
12 31 (5.65%) PL/SQL
13 22 (4.01%) Clojure
14 20 (3.64%) Bash Shell
15 16 (2.91%) Java 8
16 12 (2.19%) Ruby
17 9 (1.64%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.28%) PHP
18 7 (1.28%) Shell Script
19 5 (0.91%) Rust
Qualifications
1 50 (9.11%) SC Cleared
1 50 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.19%) AWS Certification
3 6 (1.09%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) Degree
6 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.82%) QA
2 7 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.28%) GDPR
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 204 (37.16%) Docker
2 7 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.73%) HDFS
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 190 (34.61%) Terraform
2 186 (33.88%) Kubernetes
3 53 (9.65%) Ansible
4 20 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (3.64%) Puppet
5 9 (1.64%) Packer
6 5 (0.91%) Kibana
7 4 (0.73%) Consul
7 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (0.73%) Foglight
8 3 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.36%) Control-M
9 2 (0.36%) Grafana
9 2 (0.36%) Graphite
9 2 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.18%) Nagios
10 1 (0.18%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (10.38%) Oracle
2 35 (6.38%) MuleSoft
3 22 (4.01%) Google
3 22 (4.01%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.37%) BiZZdesign
5 12 (2.19%) Databricks
5 12 (2.19%) Informatica
6 8 (1.46%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.09%) Hortonworks
8 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.55%) Brightcove
9 3 (0.55%) Palo Alto
9 3 (0.55%) Splunk
10 2 (0.36%) Dell
10 2 (0.36%) New Relic
10 2 (0.36%) Talend
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco
11 1 (0.18%) SAP
11 1 (0.18%) Zend