Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 368 537
Rank change year-on-year +189 +169 +52
Contract jobs citing Serverless 747 301 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.59% 0.63% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.96% 3.34% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 266 60
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £419 £419 £442
90th Percentile £675 £631 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 12,531 9,007 6,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 26.61% 18.97% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,290 6,766 4,718
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.74%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 81 51
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% -14.00% +24.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.13
90th Percentile £82.18 £58.75 £97.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in London

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Serverless in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Serverless in London

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless in London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 11 December 2018. 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 +73 154 £550 +10.00% 54
West London - 30 £480 - 27
South London - 15 £500 - 1
East London -30 14 £450 -12.20% 20
North London - 1 £550 - 1
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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.

1 561 (75.10%) Amazon AWS
2 454 (60.78%) AWS Lambda
3 307 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
4 289 (38.69%) JavaScript
5 257 (34.40%) Python
6 251 (33.60%) DevOps
7 244 (32.66%) Node.js
8 239 (31.99%) Docker
9 219 (29.32%) Java
10 182 (24.36%) Amazon S3
11 181 (24.23%) Amazon EC2
12 180 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 166 (22.22%) Terraform
14 159 (21.29%) TDD
15 155 (20.75%) Microservices
16 150 (20.08%) HTML
17 148 (19.81%) Jenkins
18 135 (18.07%) Ansible
19 134 (17.94%) Finance
20 132 (17.67%) Git (software)
21 124 (16.60%) CSS
22 121 (16.20%) React
23 111 (14.86%) Linux
24 107 (14.32%) Azure Functions
25 104 (13.92%) Test Automation
26 102 (13.65%) Opscode Chef
27 101 (13.52%) REST
27 101 (13.52%) Software Engineering
28 100 (13.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
28 100 (13.39%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 52 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.54%) Confluence
4 18 (2.41%) Apache
5 17 (2.28%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (1.47%) Gunicorn
8 8 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.94%) IIS
10 5 (0.67%) CMS
11 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.54%) SAS
12 3 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.40%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.40%) Magnolia
13 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.13%) Facebook Platform
14 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (2.41%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.27%) InVision
3 1 (0.13%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 561 (75.10%) Amazon AWS
2 454 (60.78%) AWS Lambda
3 182 (24.36%) Amazon S3
4 181 (24.23%) Amazon EC2
5 180 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 107 (14.32%) Azure Functions
7 100 (13.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 81 (10.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 71 (9.50%) Amazon Kinesis
10 61 (8.17%) Amazon SQS
11 53 (7.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 43 (5.76%) Route 53
13 39 (5.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 38 (5.09%) PaaS
15 37 (4.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 36 (4.82%) Amazon EMR
17 30 (4.02%) AWS CloudTrail
18 29 (3.88%) OpenShift
19 27 (3.61%) CloudFront
20 25 (3.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.35%) DNS
2 32 (4.28%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.74%) HTTP
4 10 (1.34%) Firewall
5 6 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (0.67%) VPN
7 3 (0.40%) SSL
8 2 (0.27%) Extranet
8 2 (0.27%) ICMP
8 2 (0.27%) Internet
8 2 (0.27%) LAN
8 2 (0.27%) WAN
9 1 (0.13%) AMQP
9 1 (0.13%) BGP
9 1 (0.13%) DHCP
9 1 (0.13%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.13%) Network Security
9 1 (0.13%) OSPF
9 1 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (13.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 99 (13.25%) Amazon RDS
3 93 (12.45%) MySQL
4 73 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (7.63%) NoSQL
6 56 (7.50%) Data Lake
7 52 (6.96%) MongoDB
8 47 (6.29%) Redis
9 46 (6.16%) Relational Database
10 45 (6.02%) SQL Server
11 38 (5.09%) Cosmos DB
12 35 (4.69%) Amazon Redshift
13 31 (4.15%) Big Data
14 28 (3.75%) Couchbase
15 26 (3.48%) Hadoop
16 22 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
17 18 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (1.74%) Apache Hive
19 12 (1.61%) Neo4j
20 10 (1.34%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 148 (19.81%) Jenkins
2 132 (17.67%) Git (software)
3 65 (8.70%) Mocha
4 51 (6.83%) Selenium
5 39 (5.22%) Gatling
5 39 (5.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 34 (4.55%) webpack
7 32 (4.28%) JIRA
8 24 (3.21%) TeamCity
9 19 (2.54%) Jasmine
10 15 (2.01%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.87%) Babel
11 14 (1.87%) Maven
12 13 (1.74%) CircleCI
12 13 (1.74%) NUnit
12 13 (1.74%) Sinon.JS
13 12 (1.61%) Moq
14 11 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (1.47%) Robot Framework
15 10 (1.34%) Grunt
General
1 134 (17.94%) Finance
2 86 (11.51%) Retail
3 63 (8.43%) Banking
4 22 (2.95%) Law
5 12 (1.61%) Marketing
6 9 (1.20%) Back Office
7 8 (1.07%) Legal
8 7 (0.94%) Front Office
9 6 (0.80%) Billing
9 6 (0.80%) Games
10 5 (0.67%) Publishing
11 3 (0.40%) Automotive
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Avionics
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 323 (43.24%) Developer
2 164 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 155 (20.75%) AWS Engineer
4 103 (13.79%) AWS DevOps
5 100 (13.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 67 (8.97%) Architect
7 65 (8.70%) React Developer
8 64 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 63 (8.43%) Full Stack Developer
10 61 (8.17%) Node.js Developer
11 57 (7.63%) AWS Developer
12 50 (6.69%) Senior Developer
13 49 (6.56%) .NET Developer
14 46 (6.16%) Software Engineer
15 41 (5.49%) Cloud Engineer
15 41 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 36 (4.82%) Azure Developer
17 35 (4.69%) Data Engineer
18 34 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
18 34 (4.55%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (32.66%) Node.js
2 150 (20.08%) HTML
3 124 (16.60%) CSS
4 121 (16.20%) React
5 101 (13.52%) REST
6 95 (12.72%) AngularJS
7 92 (12.32%) Web Services
8 87 (11.65%) .NET
9 81 (10.84%) Redux
10 69 (9.24%) HTML5
11 66 (8.84%) jQuery
12 61 (8.17%) Jest
13 59 (7.90%) Express
14 51 (6.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 49 (6.56%) Chai
16 48 (6.43%) RESTful
17 45 (6.02%) .NET Core
18 42 (5.62%) Enzyme
19 37 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
20 32 (4.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 98 (13.12%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (7.36%) Cloud Native
3 41 (5.49%) Fintech
4 38 (5.09%) User Experience
5 15 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (1.74%) Public Cloud
7 12 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.34%) Data Centre
10 7 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
10 7 (0.94%) Equities
10 7 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.80%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.80%) Robotics
11 6 (0.80%) Tandem
11 6 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.54%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 111 (14.86%) Linux
2 27 (3.61%) Unix
2 27 (3.61%) Windows
3 10 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.07%) Android
5 5 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (0.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (33.60%) DevOps
3 159 (21.29%) TDD
4 155 (20.75%) Microservices
5 104 (13.92%) Test Automation
6 101 (13.52%) Software Engineering
7 84 (11.24%) Migration
8 76 (10.17%) Configuration Management
9 75 (10.04%) BDD
9 75 (10.04%) Scrum
10 70 (9.37%) Unit Testing
11 69 (9.24%) OO
12 60 (8.03%) MVC
13 57 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (6.96%) E-Commerce
14 52 (6.96%) SDLC
15 48 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
16 47 (6.29%) SOA
17 44 (5.89%) Continuous Delivery
18 38 (5.09%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 289 (38.69%) JavaScript
2 257 (34.40%) Python
3 219 (29.32%) Java
4 97 (12.99%) ES6
5 90 (12.05%) SQL
6 72 (9.64%) C#
7 68 (9.10%) Ruby
8 66 (8.84%) Go
9 62 (8.30%) TypeScript
10 40 (5.35%) Bash Shell
10 40 (5.35%) PowerShell
11 35 (4.69%) PHP
12 28 (3.75%) Scala
13 24 (3.21%) Java 8
14 17 (2.28%) PHP 7
15 11 (1.47%) C
16 9 (1.20%) Groovy
17 8 (1.07%) JSX
18 7 (0.94%) Clojure
19 6 (0.80%) ES7
Qualifications
1 24 (3.21%) Degree
2 14 (1.87%) AWS Certification
3 13 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.07%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.13%) CCNP
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.13%) CRISC
8 1 (0.13%) ISACA
8 1 (0.13%) MCITP
8 1 (0.13%) MCSE
8 1 (0.13%) MCTS
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.81%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 239 (31.99%) Docker
2 13 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.13%) HDFS
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 166 (22.22%) Terraform
2 135 (18.07%) Ansible
3 102 (13.65%) Opscode Chef
4 97 (12.99%) Kubernetes
4 97 (12.99%) Puppet
5 72 (9.64%) Packer
6 28 (3.75%) Mesos
7 7 (0.94%) Grafana
7 7 (0.94%) Salt
7 7 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.80%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.80%) Kibana
8 6 (0.80%) logstash
9 5 (0.67%) Graphite
9 5 (0.67%) rkt
10 4 (0.54%) Consul
10 4 (0.54%) Nagios
10 4 (0.54%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.27%) Oozie
11 2 (0.27%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 48 (6.43%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.55%) Google
3 27 (3.61%) Splunk
4 18 (2.41%) Nintex
5 12 (1.61%) Oracle
6 10 (1.34%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.20%) Tableau
8 7 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 7 (0.94%) Cisco
8 7 (0.94%) Solace
9 6 (0.80%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 5 (0.67%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.54%) Reuters
11 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.40%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.40%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.40%) Databricks
12 3 (0.40%) Interwoven
12 3 (0.40%) Ping Identity
12 3 (0.40%) Rackspace