Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 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.

AWS Lambda
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 163 186 306
Rank change year-on-year +23 +120 +183
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 316 607 384
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.59% 1.50% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.67% 4.85% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 381 286
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £438 £438 £425
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +11.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £70.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £70.00

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 6,768 12,508 11,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.05% 30.86% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,847 9,028 8,114
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £350 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £656
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 87 98
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% +1.52% +39.97%
10th Percentile £17.75 £13.80 £14.10
90th Percentile £53.13 £70.00 £90.38
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.16 £20.00
% change year-on-year +35.87% +5.80% +5.26%

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 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
Central London +24 41 £550 - 10
South London +37 17 £538 -34.85%
East London +42 2 £543 -5.65%
North London - 1 £525 -
AWS Lambda
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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.

1 313 (99.05%) AWS
2 306 (96.84%) Serverless
3 200 (63.29%) Python
4 161 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (50.00%) DevOps
6 147 (46.52%) Amazon EC2
7 146 (46.20%) Amazon S3
7 146 (46.20%) Docker
8 145 (45.89%) Finance
9 143 (45.25%) Kubernetes
10 139 (43.99%) Java
11 128 (40.51%) Terraform
12 125 (39.56%) Software Engineering
13 124 (39.24%) Web Services
14 117 (37.03%) Amazon Redshift
15 115 (36.39%) Amazon RDS
16 114 (36.08%) Amazon ECS
17 112 (35.44%) Asset Management
18 108 (34.18%) AWS CloudFormation
19 103 (32.59%) Jenkins
20 89 (28.16%) Front Office
21 87 (27.53%) Fixed Income
21 87 (27.53%) Amazon SQS
22 83 (26.27%) Artifactory
23 79 (25.00%) Microservices
23 79 (25.00%) OpenShift
24 76 (24.05%) Decision-Making
25 70 (22.15%) Derivative
26 69 (21.84%) Equities
27 68 (21.52%) Deployment Automation

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 29 (9.18%) Apache
2 18 (5.70%) Apache Spark
3 16 (5.06%) Confluence
4 15 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Pulsar
5 2 (0.63%) CMS
5 2 (0.63%) JBoss
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.32%) Drupal
6 1 (0.32%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 313 (99.05%) AWS
2 306 (96.84%) Serverless
3 147 (46.52%) Amazon EC2
4 146 (46.20%) Amazon S3
5 114 (36.08%) Amazon ECS
6 108 (34.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 87 (27.53%) Amazon SQS
8 79 (25.00%) OpenShift
9 47 (14.87%) Azure
10 36 (11.39%) GCP
11 30 (9.49%) Amazon Kinesis
11 30 (9.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 23 (7.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (6.01%) Apigee
14 15 (4.75%) Amazon EMR
15 14 (4.43%) GitHub
16 13 (4.11%) AWS Step Functions
16 13 (4.11%) CloudFront
17 12 (3.80%) Amazon EKS
18 10 (3.16%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.90%) DNS
2 4 (1.27%) Network Security
3 3 (0.95%) OpenVPN
4 2 (0.63%) HTTP
4 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.63%) MQTT
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
5 1 (0.32%) Skype
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (37.03%) Amazon Redshift
2 115 (36.39%) Amazon RDS
3 47 (14.87%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (12.66%) MySQL
5 37 (11.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 36 (11.39%) Amazon Athena
7 31 (9.81%) SQL Server
8 23 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (6.96%) NoSQL
10 21 (6.65%) Big Data
11 14 (4.43%) Relational Database
12 10 (3.16%) Amazon Aurora
12 10 (3.16%) Hadoop
12 10 (3.16%) MongoDB
13 8 (2.53%) Data Lake
14 7 (2.22%) Pentaho
15 6 (1.90%) Looker
15 6 (1.90%) Redis
16 5 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (1.58%) Presto
Development Applications
1 103 (32.59%) Jenkins
2 83 (26.27%) Artifactory
3 57 (18.04%) RStudio
4 36 (11.39%) Git (software)
5 23 (7.28%) GitLab
6 20 (6.33%) JIRA
7 9 (2.85%) Maven
8 8 (2.53%) Gradle
9 7 (2.22%) Ant
10 6 (1.90%) CircleCI
10 6 (1.90%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.58%) Subversion
12 4 (1.27%) Snyk
13 3 (0.95%) GoCD
13 3 (0.95%) RSpec
14 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.63%) JUnit
14 2 (0.63%) minitest
14 2 (0.63%) Selenium
14 2 (0.63%) Travis CI
General
1 145 (45.89%) Finance
2 89 (28.16%) Front Office
3 42 (13.29%) Banking
4 14 (4.43%) Back Office
5 9 (2.85%) Marketing
6 6 (1.90%) Retail
7 5 (1.58%) Advertising
7 5 (1.58%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (42.09%) Developer
2 68 (21.52%) AWS Engineer
3 59 (18.67%) Java Developer
4 58 (18.35%) AWS Developer
5 47 (14.87%) Java Software Developer
6 44 (13.92%) Python Engineer
7 42 (13.29%) AWS DevOps
7 42 (13.29%) Data Engineer
8 41 (12.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 40 (12.66%) Lead Developer
9 40 (12.66%) Python Developer
10 38 (12.03%) Lead Java Developer
10 38 (12.03%) Lead Software Developer
11 32 (10.13%) Architect
12 31 (9.81%) Java Engineer
12 31 (9.81%) Software Engineer
13 29 (9.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 25 (7.91%) AWS Architect
15 21 (6.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 21 (6.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (39.24%) Web Services
2 67 (21.20%) J2EE
3 65 (20.57%) J2SE
4 49 (15.51%) Node.js
5 44 (13.92%) React
6 28 (8.86%) Swagger
7 27 (8.54%) gRPC
8 25 (7.91%) GraphQL
9 21 (6.65%) OAuth
10 19 (6.01%) REST
11 16 (5.06%) Kafka
11 16 (5.06%) RESTful
12 15 (4.75%) .NET
12 15 (4.75%) Redux
13 13 (4.11%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (3.80%) D3.js
15 11 (3.48%) JSON
16 10 (3.16%) AngularJS
16 10 (3.16%) NumPy
16 10 (3.16%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 87 (27.53%) Fixed Income
2 70 (22.15%) Derivative
3 69 (21.84%) Equities
4 48 (15.19%) Hedge funds
5 23 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (6.01%) Cloud Native
7 9 (2.85%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.22%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.90%) User Experience
10 3 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.63%) Marketing Technology
11 2 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Pricing Data
11 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.63%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.63%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.59%) Linux
2 8 (2.53%) Unix
3 5 (1.58%) Windows
4 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (50.00%) DevOps
3 125 (39.56%) Software Engineering
4 112 (35.44%) Asset Management
5 79 (25.00%) Microservices
6 76 (24.05%) Decision-Making
7 68 (21.52%) Deployment Automation
8 38 (12.03%) Mentoring
9 36 (11.39%) Infrastructure Automation
10 32 (10.13%) Investment Management
11 28 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (8.23%) Analytics
12 26 (8.23%) TDD
13 22 (6.96%) Data Engineering
14 20 (6.33%) Infrastructure as Code
14 20 (6.33%) Scrum
15 19 (6.01%) Front End Development
15 19 (6.01%) Visualisation
16 17 (5.38%) ETL
17 16 (5.06%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 200 (63.29%) Python
2 139 (43.99%) Java
3 64 (20.25%) R
4 55 (17.41%) JavaScript
5 47 (14.87%) SQL
6 20 (6.33%) Ruby
7 18 (5.70%) TypeScript
8 15 (4.75%) C#
9 12 (3.80%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.80%) Scala
10 10 (3.16%) Go
10 10 (3.16%) Java 8
11 9 (2.85%) C++
12 6 (1.90%) Groovy
12 6 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.27%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.27%) VBA
14 3 (0.95%) Clojure
14 3 (0.95%) ES6
Qualifications
1 14 (4.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.22%) Sun Certification
4 5 (1.58%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.95%) Degree
6 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.58%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.32%) GDPR
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 146 (46.20%) Docker
2 3 (0.95%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.63%) BusyBox
3 2 (0.63%) HDFS
3 2 (0.63%) LXC
Systems Management
1 143 (45.25%) Kubernetes
2 128 (40.51%) Terraform
3 19 (6.01%) Ansible
4 8 (2.53%) Puppet
5 4 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.63%) Graphite
6 2 (0.63%) Nagios
6 2 (0.63%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.32%) Istio
7 1 (0.32%) Knative
7 1 (0.32%) Mesos
Vendors
1 38 (12.03%) Google
2 26 (8.23%) Oracle
3 9 (2.85%) Informatica
3 9 (2.85%) Tableau
4 7 (2.22%) Talend
5 6 (1.90%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.58%) Facebook
7 3 (0.95%) Apiary
7 3 (0.95%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.95%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.95%) IBM
7 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.95%) Splunk
8 2 (0.63%) Calypso
8 2 (0.63%) Charles River
8 2 (0.63%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.63%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.63%) SAP
8 2 (0.63%) SimCorp
8 2 (0.63%) TOWER Software