Period
to 1 October 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 1 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.

AWS Lambda
England > London
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 157 267
Rank change year-on-year +56 +110 +205
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 358 672 464
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.65% 1.76% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.63% 5.40% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 438 346
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £425
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £70.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% -

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 4,694 12,453 11,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.73% 32.53% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,302 8,888 8,775
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £478
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 112 80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -3.37% +3.49%
10th Percentile £21.05 £17.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.35 £66.83 £78.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +55.56% +20.00% -6.25%

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 1 October 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 1 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
Central London +29 17 £568 -1.30% 25
South London +34 5 £505 -8.18% 4
AWS Lambda
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 356 (99.44%) AWS
2 355 (99.16%) Serverless
3 275 (76.82%) Python
4 226 (63.13%) Finance
5 215 (60.06%) DevOps
6 210 (58.66%) Web Services
7 208 (58.10%) Java
8 205 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
9 199 (55.59%) Asset Management
10 191 (53.35%) Software Engineering
11 172 (48.04%) Docker
12 164 (45.81%) Kubernetes
13 156 (43.58%) Amazon ECS
14 153 (42.74%) Amazon S3
15 149 (41.62%) Amazon Redshift
16 148 (41.34%) Amazon EC2
17 147 (41.06%) SQL
18 144 (40.22%) Hedge funds
19 142 (39.66%) Jenkins
20 135 (37.71%) Banking
21 128 (35.75%) Microservices
22 123 (34.36%) Artifactory
23 121 (33.80%) Azure
23 121 (33.80%) Investment Management
24 117 (32.68%) Front Office
25 115 (32.12%) Fixed Income
26 111 (31.01%) Derivative
27 106 (29.61%) Equities
28 100 (27.93%) Apache
29 96 (26.82%) Terraform

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
1 100 (27.93%) Apache
2 16 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.23%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.23%) Jupyter
4 5 (1.40%) Confluence
5 2 (0.56%) Drupal
6 1 (0.28%) Camunda
6 1 (0.28%) nginx
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 356 (99.44%) AWS
2 355 (99.16%) Serverless
3 156 (43.58%) Amazon ECS
4 153 (42.74%) Amazon S3
5 148 (41.34%) Amazon EC2
6 121 (33.80%) Azure
7 93 (25.98%) GCP
8 80 (22.35%) Amazon SQS
9 75 (20.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 72 (20.11%) Apigee
11 52 (14.53%) OpenShift
12 27 (7.54%) Azure Functions
13 24 (6.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 24 (6.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 19 (5.31%) AWS Step Functions
15 18 (5.03%) Amazon Cognito
16 13 (3.63%) Amazon EKS
16 13 (3.63%) Route 53
17 12 (3.35%) CloudFront
17 12 (3.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.40%) DNS
2 4 (1.12%) HTTP
2 4 (1.12%) Network Security
3 2 (0.56%) DHCP
3 2 (0.56%) FTP
3 2 (0.56%) SMTP
3 2 (0.56%) SSH
3 2 (0.56%) VPN
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.28%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (41.62%) Amazon Redshift
2 94 (26.26%) MySQL
2 94 (26.26%) PostgreSQL
3 93 (25.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 89 (24.86%) SQL Server
5 81 (22.63%) Amazon RDS
6 45 (12.57%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (5.31%) NoSQL
8 14 (3.91%) Spotfire
9 13 (3.63%) Amazon Aurora
10 12 (3.35%) Big Data
11 11 (3.07%) Amazon Athena
11 11 (3.07%) Data Lake
12 9 (2.51%) Apache Ignite
13 7 (1.96%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.96%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.68%) MongoDB
15 5 (1.40%) Redis
15 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 142 (39.66%) Jenkins
2 123 (34.36%) Artifactory
3 77 (21.51%) GitLab
4 37 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 37 (10.34%) RStudio
5 13 (3.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (1.96%) Maven
7 5 (1.40%) JIRA
8 4 (1.12%) Postman
8 4 (1.12%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.84%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.84%) Gradle
9 3 (0.84%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.84%) JUnit
9 3 (0.84%) Sublime Text
9 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (0.56%) kappa
11 1 (0.28%) fastlane
11 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 226 (63.13%) Finance
2 135 (37.71%) Banking
3 117 (32.68%) Front Office
4 39 (10.89%) Back Office
5 27 (7.54%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.51%) Retail
7 3 (0.84%) Games
7 3 (0.84%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 201 (56.15%) Developer
2 103 (28.77%) Software Engineer
3 98 (27.37%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 93 (25.98%) AWS Engineer
5 80 (22.35%) AWS Developer
6 77 (21.51%) Java Developer
7 75 (20.95%) Python Developer
8 71 (19.83%) Java Software Developer
9 68 (18.99%) Java Engineer
9 68 (18.99%) Python Engineer
10 55 (15.36%) AWS DevOps
11 50 (13.97%) Java Software Engineer
12 46 (12.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 46 (12.85%) SQL Developer
13 41 (11.45%) Architect
14 39 (10.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 38 (10.61%) AWS Software Engineer
16 35 (9.78%) Python Software Engineer
17 33 (9.22%) JavaScript Developer
18 32 (8.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (58.66%) Web Services
2 86 (24.02%) gRPC
3 79 (22.07%) Swagger
4 76 (21.23%) React
5 74 (20.67%) OAuth
6 63 (17.60%) AngularJS
7 54 (15.08%) Vue.js
8 44 (12.29%) J2EE
8 44 (12.29%) J2SE
9 35 (9.78%) .NET
10 24 (6.70%) Node.js
11 20 (5.59%) GraphQL
12 19 (5.31%) REST
13 10 (2.79%) Kafka
14 9 (2.51%) .NET Framework
14 9 (2.51%) Redux
15 8 (2.23%) .NET Core
15 8 (2.23%) Backbone.js
16 7 (1.96%) JSON
17 6 (1.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 144 (40.22%) Hedge funds
2 115 (32.12%) Fixed Income
3 111 (31.01%) Derivative
4 106 (29.61%) Equities
5 54 (15.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 48 (13.41%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (3.91%) Cloud Native
8 10 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.68%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.12%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.12%) User Experience
11 3 (0.84%) Blog
11 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.56%) Pricing Data
12 2 (0.56%) Raspberry Pi
13 1 (0.28%) Industry 4.0
13 1 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.17%) Linux
2 8 (2.23%) CentOS
3 5 (1.40%) Unix
4 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.12%) Windows
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (60.06%) DevOps
2 205 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (55.59%) Asset Management
4 191 (53.35%) Software Engineering
5 128 (35.75%) Microservices
6 121 (33.80%) Investment Management
7 62 (17.32%) Decision-Making
8 53 (14.80%) Deployment Automation
9 50 (13.97%) Mentoring
10 40 (11.17%) Infrastructure Automation
11 34 (9.50%) Technology Roadmap
12 31 (8.66%) Test Automation
13 28 (7.82%) Open Source
14 20 (5.59%) Scrum
15 18 (5.03%) Performance Management
16 17 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (4.75%) Visualisation
17 15 (4.19%) Data Architecture
17 15 (4.19%) Data Engineering
17 15 (4.19%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 275 (76.82%) Python
2 208 (58.10%) Java
3 147 (41.06%) SQL
4 73 (20.39%) JavaScript
5 54 (15.08%) Kotlin
6 39 (10.89%) TypeScript
7 38 (10.61%) R
8 24 (6.70%) C#
9 17 (4.75%) Bash Shell
10 16 (4.47%) C++
11 14 (3.91%) VBA
12 12 (3.35%) Scala
13 9 (2.51%) Clojure
14 6 (1.68%) PHP
15 5 (1.40%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.12%) Ruby
17 3 (0.84%) ES6
17 3 (0.84%) Java 8
18 2 (0.56%) Groovy
18 2 (0.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 26 (7.26%) Sun Certification
2 14 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.63%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.35%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.40%) Degree
6 3 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.12%) GDPR
1 4 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.28%) NCSC
2 1 (0.28%) NIST
2 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 172 (48.04%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.28%) iptables
3 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 164 (45.81%) Kubernetes
2 96 (26.82%) Terraform
3 28 (7.82%) Ansible
4 11 (3.07%) Puppet
5 10 (2.79%) Packer
6 9 (2.51%) Consul
7 7 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.40%) Kibana
9 2 (0.56%) Nagios
10 1 (0.28%) Graphite
10 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.28%) Istio
10 1 (0.28%) Knative
10 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 88 (24.58%) Google
2 66 (18.44%) Oracle
3 23 (6.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.35%) Databricks
5 6 (1.68%) Informatica
6 3 (0.84%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.84%) Tableau
7 2 (0.56%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.56%) Talend
8 1 (0.28%) Apple
8 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.28%) Brightcove
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco
8 1 (0.28%) Confluent
8 1 (0.28%) New Relic
8 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.28%) StreamSets
8 1 (0.28%) VMware