Period
to 12 May 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 12 May 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
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 162 198
Rank change year-on-year +70 +36 +122
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 651 341 592
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.76% 1.62% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.23% 4.76% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 291 362
10th Percentile £425 £438 £425
25th Percentile £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
75th Percentile £660 £675 £638
90th Percentile £713 £750 £675
England median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year - +328.57% -83.85%

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 9,000 7,158 12,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.19% 34.00% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,617 5,340 9,195
10th Percentile £363 £325 £350
25th Percentile £431 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £623 £606
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 66
10th Percentile £15.38 £14.40 £12.88
25th Percentile £21.37 £19.68 £17.89
Median hourly rate £44.75 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +79.00% +19.05% -16.00%
75th Percentile £65.00 £48.97 £34.58
90th Percentile £68.00 £65.48 £63.13
England median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £18.66
% change year-on-year +5.25% +7.18% -1.79%

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 12 May 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 12 May 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 +17 33 £521 -5.23% 44
South London +34 12 £505 +1.00% 1
West London - 9 £530 - 11
AWS Lambda
England

For the 6 months to 12 May 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.

1 637 (97.85%) Serverless
2 631 (96.93%) AWS
3 392 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
4 318 (48.85%) Amazon S3
5 299 (45.93%) JavaScript
6 288 (44.24%) Software Engineering
7 281 (43.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 271 (41.63%) Node.js
9 268 (41.17%) TypeScript
10 267 (41.01%) Terraform
11 265 (40.71%) Kubernetes
12 258 (39.63%) React
13 257 (39.48%) Docker
14 242 (37.17%) Python
15 231 (35.48%) Amazon SQS
16 226 (34.72%) Finance
17 223 (34.25%) Web Services
18 212 (32.57%) Amazon RDS
19 199 (30.57%) Front Office
20 197 (30.26%) Asset Management
21 188 (28.88%) AWS Step Functions
22 169 (25.96%) Investment Management
23 148 (22.73%) Microservices
24 135 (20.74%) DevOps
25 125 (19.20%) SQL
26 108 (16.59%) Amazon EC2
27 99 (15.21%) Java
28 98 (15.05%) Azure
29 76 (11.67%) AWS CloudFormation
30 61 (9.37%) .NET

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 42 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (2.76%) Confluence
3 14 (2.15%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.54%) Apache
6 5 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.46%) CMS
8 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.15%) Camunda
9 1 (0.15%) Drupal
9 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.15%) Figma
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 637 (97.85%) Serverless
2 631 (96.93%) AWS
3 318 (48.85%) Amazon S3
4 231 (35.48%) Amazon SQS
5 188 (28.88%) AWS Step Functions
6 108 (16.59%) Amazon EC2
7 98 (15.05%) Azure
8 76 (11.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 57 (8.76%) Azure Functions
10 55 (8.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 51 (7.83%) Amazon ECS
12 50 (7.68%) Azure Logic Apps
13 42 (6.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 42 (6.45%) Azure Storage
14 36 (5.53%) Amazon EKS
15 34 (5.22%) CloudFront
15 34 (5.22%) GitHub
16 30 (4.61%) Route 53
17 28 (4.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 25 (3.84%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.23%) HTTP
2 7 (1.08%) DNS
3 5 (0.77%) VPN
4 4 (0.61%) CTI
4 4 (0.61%) Internet
4 4 (0.61%) Softphone
5 2 (0.31%) DSL
6 1 (0.15%) 5G
6 1 (0.15%) Broadband
6 1 (0.15%) Firewall
6 1 (0.15%) MQTT
6 1 (0.15%) Network Security
6 1 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (43.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 212 (32.57%) Amazon RDS
3 55 (8.45%) MongoDB
4 45 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 41 (6.30%) Big Data
7 26 (3.99%) SQL Server
8 24 (3.69%) Amazon Redshift
9 23 (3.53%) Data Lake
9 23 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (2.92%) MySQL
11 16 (2.46%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.15%) Amazon Athena
13 13 (2.00%) Tableau
14 11 (1.69%) Relational Database
15 10 (1.54%) NoSQL
16 9 (1.38%) Amazon Aurora
17 8 (1.23%) PowerCenter
18 6 (0.92%) Looker
18 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (8.45%) Jenkins
2 54 (8.29%) Git (software)
3 32 (4.92%) JIRA
4 23 (3.53%) Maven
5 17 (2.61%) Gradle
6 15 (2.30%) Ant
6 15 (2.30%) JUnit
6 15 (2.30%) kappa
7 14 (2.15%) CircleCI
8 13 (2.00%) PowerDesigner
9 10 (1.54%) Selenium
10 9 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.23%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.23%) GitLab
11 8 (1.23%) Mocha
11 8 (1.23%) Mockito
11 8 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (1.23%) webpack
12 7 (1.08%) Cypress.io
13 6 (0.92%) EasyMock
General
1 226 (34.72%) Finance
2 199 (30.57%) Front Office
3 50 (7.68%) Social Skills
4 16 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.00%) Public Sector
5 13 (2.00%) Retail
6 11 (1.69%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (1.38%) Banking
7 9 (1.38%) Marketing
8 7 (1.08%) Advertising
8 7 (1.08%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.77%) Publishing
10 3 (0.46%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (0.31%) Games
11 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 394 (60.52%) Developer
2 220 (33.79%) AWS Developer
3 185 (28.42%) React Developer
4 126 (19.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 125 (19.20%) Full Stack Developer
6 107 (16.44%) Node.js Developer
7 85 (13.06%) AWS Engineer
8 75 (11.52%) Python Developer
9 65 (9.98%) Python Engineer
10 56 (8.60%) Architect
11 55 (8.45%) Software Engineer
12 54 (8.29%) DevOps Engineer
13 53 (8.14%) Senior Developer
14 39 (5.99%) AWS DevOps
15 38 (5.84%) Python Software Engineer
16 35 (5.38%) Data Engineer
17 33 (5.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 31 (4.76%) Java Developer
19 29 (4.45%) AWS Architect
19 29 (4.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (41.63%) Node.js
2 258 (39.63%) React
3 223 (34.25%) Web Services
4 61 (9.37%) .NET
5 48 (7.37%) AngularJS
6 45 (6.91%) GraphQL
7 34 (5.22%) RESTful
8 31 (4.76%) REST
9 29 (4.45%) Vue.js
10 25 (3.84%) Redux
11 24 (3.69%) CSS
12 23 (3.53%) .NET Core
13 19 (2.92%) HTML
13 19 (2.92%) Kafka
14 18 (2.76%) Lambda Expressions
15 16 (2.46%) Django
16 15 (2.30%) Flask
16 15 (2.30%) JDBC
17 14 (2.15%) JSON
18 11 (1.69%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.29%) Cloud Native
2 29 (4.45%) Equities
2 29 (4.45%) Fixed Income
3 27 (4.15%) Derivative
3 27 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.30%) User Experience
6 14 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.84%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.54%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.92%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.61%) IVR
11 4 (0.61%) Replication
12 3 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.53%) Linux
2 39 (5.99%) Windows
3 12 (1.84%) CentOS
3 12 (1.84%) Ubuntu
4 6 (0.92%) Android
5 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.61%) Unix
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (44.24%) Software Engineering
3 197 (30.26%) Asset Management
4 169 (25.96%) Investment Management
5 148 (22.73%) Microservices
6 135 (20.74%) DevOps
7 59 (9.06%) SDLC
8 54 (8.29%) Data Engineering
9 48 (7.37%) Test Automation
10 46 (7.07%) Scrum
11 42 (6.45%) Data Development
12 36 (5.53%) TDD
13 34 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 34 (5.22%) Infrastructure as Code
14 32 (4.92%) ETL
15 30 (4.61%) Data Architecture
16 29 (4.45%) Mentoring
17 28 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (4.15%) Analytics
19 26 (3.99%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 299 (45.93%) JavaScript
2 268 (41.17%) TypeScript
3 242 (37.17%) Python
4 125 (19.20%) SQL
5 99 (15.21%) Java
6 53 (8.14%) C#
6 53 (8.14%) Go
7 52 (7.99%) C++
8 43 (6.61%) T-SQL
9 42 (6.45%) PL/SQL
10 30 (4.61%) Kotlin
11 25 (3.84%) Java 8
12 23 (3.53%) Scala
13 17 (2.61%) Bash Shell
14 15 (2.30%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.84%) ES6
16 11 (1.69%) Ruby
17 10 (1.54%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.92%) Clojure
19 4 (0.61%) Rust
Qualifications
1 56 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 54 (8.29%) SC Cleared
3 41 (6.30%) AWS Certification
4 5 (0.77%) Degree
5 3 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.31%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.61%) QA
2 12 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.31%) GDPR
3 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) GRC
4 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 257 (39.48%) Docker
2 9 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.15%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 267 (41.01%) Terraform
2 265 (40.71%) Kubernetes
3 44 (6.76%) Ansible
4 17 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.61%) Puppet
5 7 (1.08%) Packer
6 3 (0.46%) Grafana
6 3 (0.46%) Nagios
6 3 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.31%) Control-M
7 2 (0.31%) Graphite
8 1 (0.15%) Consul
8 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.15%) Foglight
Vendors
1 50 (7.68%) Oracle
2 47 (7.22%) MuleSoft
3 19 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.15%) Informatica
5 13 (2.00%) BiZZdesign
5 13 (2.00%) Databricks
6 11 (1.69%) Cloudera
7 9 (1.38%) Google
8 7 (1.08%) WorldPay
9 6 (0.92%) Hortonworks
10 5 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.77%) VMware
11 4 (0.61%) New Relic
11 4 (0.61%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.46%) Brightcove
12 3 (0.46%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.46%) SAP
12 3 (0.46%) Splunk
13 2 (0.31%) Dell
13 2 (0.31%) Talend