Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 August 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
England > London
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 114 224
Rank change year-on-year +23 +110 +205
Contract jobs citing Serverless 426 967 599
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.77% 2.42% 1.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.32% 7.55% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 662 482
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £413 £439 £425
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £70.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year -51.72% +11.54% -

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5,122 12,800 11,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.35% 32.00% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,609 9,227 8,504
Median daily rate £525 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 104 86
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.72 £22.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.08% - +7.37%
10th Percentile £20.60 £14.00 £14.14
90th Percentile £55.50 £70.00 £92.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% +12.50% +2.56%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in London

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Serverless in London

Serverless
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Serverless in London over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Serverless in London

Serverless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Serverless in London

Serverless
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 Serverless within the London region over the 6 months to 6 August 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 -7 45 £525 -4.55% 24
West London +25 4 £628 +19.52% 1
South London +36 3 £650 -21.21% 1
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 London region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 350 (82.16%) AWS
2 298 (69.95%) AWS Lambda
3 269 (63.15%) Python
4 230 (53.99%) DevOps
5 225 (52.82%) Finance
6 207 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
7 197 (46.24%) Java
8 196 (46.01%) Kubernetes
9 188 (44.13%) Docker
10 175 (41.08%) Web Services
11 165 (38.73%) Asset Management
11 165 (38.73%) Software Engineering
12 159 (37.32%) Azure
13 146 (34.27%) Jenkins
14 143 (33.57%) Microservices
14 143 (33.57%) Amazon ECS
15 142 (33.33%) Terraform
16 138 (32.39%) Amazon EC2
17 136 (31.92%) Amazon Redshift
18 129 (30.28%) Amazon S3
19 118 (27.70%) SQL
20 112 (26.29%) Banking
21 109 (25.59%) Front Office
22 107 (25.12%) Artifactory
23 106 (24.88%) Amazon RDS
24 98 (23.00%) JavaScript
25 95 (22.30%) GCP
26 93 (21.83%) Fixed Income
27 92 (21.60%) Hedge funds
28 91 (21.36%) AWS CloudFormation

Serverless
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 64 (15.02%) Apache
2 18 (4.23%) Apache Spark
3 16 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.11%) Confluence
5 7 (1.64%) Jupyter
6 6 (1.41%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.47%) IIS
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) Drupal
8 1 (0.23%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 15 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Actimize
2 1 (0.23%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 350 (82.16%) AWS
2 298 (69.95%) AWS Lambda
3 159 (37.32%) Azure
4 143 (33.57%) Amazon ECS
5 138 (32.39%) Amazon EC2
6 129 (30.28%) Amazon S3
7 95 (22.30%) GCP
8 91 (21.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 80 (18.78%) Amazon SQS
10 76 (17.84%) OpenShift
11 59 (13.85%) Azure Functions
12 48 (11.27%) Apigee
13 23 (5.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 21 (4.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 20 (4.69%) AWS Step Functions
16 17 (3.99%) Amazon EKS
17 16 (3.76%) Amazon Kinesis
18 15 (3.52%) CloudFront
18 15 (3.52%) GitHub
19 14 (3.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.88%) DNS
2 3 (0.70%) HTTP
2 3 (0.70%) Internet
2 3 (0.70%) OpenVPN
2 3 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.47%) Firewall
3 2 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.47%) MQTT
3 2 (0.47%) Network Security
3 2 (0.47%) VPN
4 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (31.92%) Amazon Redshift
2 106 (24.88%) Amazon RDS
3 84 (19.72%) PostgreSQL
4 77 (18.08%) MySQL
5 67 (15.73%) SQL Server
6 47 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (10.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 32 (7.51%) NoSQL
9 19 (4.46%) Big Data
10 18 (4.23%) Data Lake
11 17 (3.99%) MongoDB
12 16 (3.76%) Relational Database
13 15 (3.52%) Amazon Aurora
13 15 (3.52%) Spotfire
14 13 (3.05%) Amazon Athena
14 13 (3.05%) Cosmos DB
15 11 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
15 11 (2.58%) Hadoop
16 10 (2.35%) Redis
17 8 (1.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 146 (34.27%) Jenkins
2 107 (25.12%) Artifactory
3 65 (15.26%) GitLab
4 47 (11.03%) Git (software)
5 42 (9.86%) RStudio
6 15 (3.52%) JIRA
7 11 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (1.88%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.88%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.17%) Mocha
10 4 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.94%) JUnit
10 4 (0.94%) Maven
10 4 (0.94%) Selenium
11 3 (0.70%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.70%) Gradle
11 3 (0.70%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.70%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.70%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.47%) GoCD
General
1 225 (52.82%) Finance
2 112 (26.29%) Banking
3 109 (25.59%) Front Office
4 31 (7.28%) Back Office
5 17 (3.99%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.58%) Public Sector
7 9 (2.11%) Retail
8 8 (1.88%) Marketing
9 7 (1.64%) Games
10 4 (0.94%) Advertising
11 2 (0.47%) Law
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (42.96%) Developer
2 93 (21.83%) AWS Engineer
3 69 (16.20%) Architect
4 67 (15.73%) Java Developer
5 64 (15.02%) AWS Developer
6 63 (14.79%) Software Engineer
7 55 (12.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 54 (12.68%) AWS DevOps
9 53 (12.44%) Java Software Developer
10 52 (12.21%) Python Engineer
11 49 (11.50%) Java Engineer
12 48 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
13 44 (10.33%) Python Developer
14 38 (8.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 38 (8.92%) Solutions Architect
15 30 (7.04%) AWS Architect
15 30 (7.04%) SQL Developer
16 29 (6.81%) Java Software Engineer
17 28 (6.57%) Lead Developer
18 27 (6.34%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (41.08%) Web Services
2 76 (17.84%) React
3 62 (14.55%) gRPC
4 55 (12.91%) Swagger
5 53 (12.44%) J2EE
5 53 (12.44%) J2SE
6 52 (12.21%) Node.js
7 51 (11.97%) OAuth
8 48 (11.27%) .NET
9 36 (8.45%) AngularJS
10 29 (6.81%) GraphQL
11 28 (6.57%) Vue.js
12 24 (5.63%) REST
13 23 (5.40%) Kafka
14 15 (3.52%) CSS
15 14 (3.29%) .NET Core
16 13 (3.05%) HTML
17 12 (2.82%) D3.js
18 11 (2.58%) Jest
18 11 (2.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 93 (21.83%) Fixed Income
2 92 (21.60%) Hedge funds
3 79 (18.54%) Derivative
4 76 (17.84%) Equities
5 46 (10.80%) Greenfield Project
6 37 (8.69%) Cloud Native
7 16 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.58%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.11%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.64%) Blog
10 7 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.41%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.94%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.94%) User Experience
13 4 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
14 3 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.62%) Linux
2 17 (3.99%) Windows
3 7 (1.64%) CentOS
3 7 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.41%) Debian
4 6 (1.41%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.94%) Unix
6 3 (0.70%) Android
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (53.99%) DevOps
2 207 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (38.73%) Asset Management
3 165 (38.73%) Software Engineering
4 143 (33.57%) Microservices
5 86 (20.19%) Investment Management
6 77 (18.08%) Decision-Making
7 76 (17.84%) Deployment Automation
8 54 (12.68%) Mentoring
9 47 (11.03%) Infrastructure Automation
10 40 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (9.39%) Infrastructure as Code
11 38 (8.92%) TDD
12 36 (8.45%) Analytics
13 30 (7.04%) Visualisation
14 29 (6.81%) Open Source
15 26 (6.10%) Technology Roadmap
16 23 (5.40%) Test Automation
17 21 (4.93%) Data Engineering
18 19 (4.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 269 (63.15%) Python
2 197 (46.24%) Java
3 118 (27.70%) SQL
4 98 (23.00%) JavaScript
5 65 (15.26%) C#
6 44 (10.33%) R
7 29 (6.81%) TypeScript
8 23 (5.40%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.69%) C++
9 20 (4.69%) Kotlin
10 18 (4.23%) Go
11 16 (3.76%) Ruby
12 15 (3.52%) VBA
13 12 (2.82%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.88%) Perl
14 8 (1.88%) Scala
15 7 (1.64%) Java 8
15 7 (1.64%) PHP
15 7 (1.64%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.41%) ES6
Qualifications
1 22 (5.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.23%) Sun Certification
3 17 (3.99%) Degree
3 17 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.58%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.41%) CISA
5 6 (1.41%) CISM
5 6 (1.41%) CISSP
5 6 (1.41%) CLAS
5 6 (1.41%) GIAC
6 5 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.58%) QA
2 8 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.41%) COBIT
4 6 (1.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.23%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.23%) NCSC
5 1 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 188 (44.13%) Docker
2 9 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.70%) HDFS
3 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.47%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.47%) BusyBox
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 196 (46.01%) Kubernetes
2 142 (33.33%) Terraform
3 42 (9.86%) Ansible
4 24 (5.63%) Puppet
5 9 (2.11%) Packer
6 7 (1.64%) Consul
7 6 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.47%) Graphite
8 2 (0.47%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.47%) Nagios
8 2 (0.47%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.23%) Istio
9 1 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 87 (20.42%) Google
2 49 (11.50%) Oracle
3 35 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.82%) SAP
5 10 (2.35%) Databricks
6 8 (1.88%) Cloudera
6 8 (1.88%) Informatica
7 7 (1.64%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.17%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.17%) Facebook
9 5 (1.17%) Tableau
10 4 (0.94%) Splunk
11 3 (0.70%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.70%) New Relic
11 3 (0.70%) VMware
12 2 (0.47%) HP
12 2 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.47%) TOWER Software