Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 262 476
Rank change year-on-year +101 +214 +90
Contract jobs citing Serverless 761 461 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.78% 0.99% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.21% 4.55% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 385 90
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £412
90th Percentile £686 £645 £625
England median daily rate £538 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +11.11%
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 12,261 10,137 6,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 28.68% 21.79% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,984 7,512 4,714
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 87 42
London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.78 £21.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.83% +26.94% -4.13%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.11
90th Percentile £72.50 £71.75 £106.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -10.00%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +98 196 £550 +6.80% 88
West London +32 23 £520 +15.56% 33
South London +27 16 £500 +8.11% 2
East London -27 15 £569 +10.98% 25
North London - 5 £650 - 2
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 (73.72%) Amazon AWS
2 468 (61.50%) AWS Lambda
3 303 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (32.72%) DevOps
5 246 (32.33%) Docker
6 244 (32.06%) JavaScript
7 226 (29.70%) Node.js
8 222 (29.17%) Python
9 216 (28.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 190 (24.97%) Amazon S3
11 188 (24.70%) Terraform
12 187 (24.57%) Amazon EC2
12 187 (24.57%) Java
13 181 (23.78%) Microservices
14 170 (22.34%) Jenkins
15 163 (21.42%) Finance
16 153 (20.11%) Kubernetes
17 142 (18.66%) Amazon RDS
18 139 (18.27%) SQL
19 127 (16.69%) Azure Functions
20 126 (16.56%) Web Services
21 120 (15.77%) Test Automation
22 119 (15.64%) Git (software)
22 119 (15.64%) Linux
23 115 (15.11%) TDD
24 113 (14.85%) React
25 109 (14.32%) AWS CloudFormation
26 103 (13.53%) Ansible
27 100 (13.14%) CSS
28 98 (12.88%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 65 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (4.20%) Confluence
3 29 (3.81%) Apache Spark
4 24 (3.15%) Apache
5 10 (1.31%) SAS
5 10 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.18%) IIS
7 8 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.05%) Gunicorn
7 8 (1.05%) nginx
8 6 (0.79%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.53%) Luigi
11 2 (0.26%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) Drupal
12 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.13%) InVision
2 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 561 (73.72%) Amazon AWS
2 468 (61.50%) AWS Lambda
3 216 (28.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 190 (24.97%) Amazon S3
5 187 (24.57%) Amazon EC2
6 127 (16.69%) Azure Functions
7 109 (14.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 89 (11.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 74 (9.72%) Amazon Kinesis
10 73 (9.59%) Amazon SQS
11 70 (9.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 62 (8.15%) PaaS
13 55 (7.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 46 (6.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 46 (6.04%) Route 53
15 43 (5.65%) CloudFront
16 41 (5.39%) GitHub
17 38 (4.99%) AWS CloudTrail
18 30 (3.94%) Amazon EMR
18 30 (3.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.39%) DNS
2 24 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.23%) Firewall
4 16 (2.10%) VPN
5 14 (1.84%) HTTP
6 9 (1.18%) DHCP
7 7 (0.92%) IPsec
7 7 (0.92%) SSL
8 6 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.79%) DMZ
9 5 (0.66%) AMQP
10 2 (0.26%) FTP
10 2 (0.26%) ICMP
10 2 (0.26%) LAN
10 2 (0.26%) WAN
11 1 (0.13%) BGP
11 1 (0.13%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.13%) Internet
11 1 (0.13%) OSPF
11 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (18.66%) Amazon RDS
2 98 (12.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 80 (10.51%) NoSQL
4 69 (9.07%) PostgreSQL
5 68 (8.94%) MySQL
6 67 (8.80%) Data Lake
7 66 (8.67%) MongoDB
8 58 (7.62%) Big Data
8 58 (7.62%) Cosmos DB
9 55 (7.23%) SQL Server
10 47 (6.18%) Redis
11 44 (5.78%) Amazon Redshift
12 37 (4.86%) Azure SQL Database
13 36 (4.73%) Hadoop
14 23 (3.02%) Relational Database
15 21 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (2.63%) Amazon Athena
17 18 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (2.10%) Apache Hive
19 14 (1.84%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 170 (22.34%) Jenkins
2 119 (15.64%) Git (software)
3 49 (6.44%) Selenium
4 45 (5.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 39 (5.12%) JIRA
5 39 (5.12%) Mocha
6 29 (3.81%) webpack
7 26 (3.42%) Artifactory
7 26 (3.42%) TeamCity
8 23 (3.02%) Cucumber
9 22 (2.89%) Babel
10 20 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (2.50%) GitLab
12 18 (2.37%) Gatling
12 18 (2.37%) Jasmine
13 17 (2.23%) CircleCI
14 14 (1.84%) Maven
15 12 (1.58%) Moq
15 12 (1.58%) RStudio
15 12 (1.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 163 (21.42%) Finance
2 78 (10.25%) Banking
3 42 (5.52%) Retail
4 26 (3.42%) Front Office
5 17 (2.23%) Law
6 14 (1.84%) Marketing
7 12 (1.58%) Back Office
8 10 (1.31%) Games
9 9 (1.18%) Legal
10 7 (0.92%) Advertising
11 5 (0.66%) Automotive
12 3 (0.39%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Avionics
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 311 (40.87%) Developer
2 148 (19.45%) AWS Engineer
3 136 (17.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 95 (12.48%) AWS DevOps
5 83 (10.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 75 (9.86%) Architect
7 74 (9.72%) Senior Developer
8 63 (8.28%) AWS Developer
9 54 (7.10%) JavaScript Developer
10 49 (6.44%) Java Developer
11 46 (6.04%) Cloud Engineer
12 45 (5.91%) React Developer
13 44 (5.78%) .NET Developer
14 42 (5.52%) Full Stack Developer
15 38 (4.99%) Data Engineer
16 37 (4.86%) Azure Developer
16 37 (4.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 34 (4.47%) Cloud Architect
17 34 (4.47%) Node.js Developer
18 33 (4.34%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (29.70%) Node.js
2 126 (16.56%) Web Services
3 113 (14.85%) React
4 100 (13.14%) CSS
5 97 (12.75%) .NET
6 96 (12.61%) HTML
7 81 (10.64%) AngularJS
8 80 (10.51%) REST
9 61 (8.02%) Express
10 48 (6.31%) .NET Core
11 46 (6.04%) Jest
11 46 (6.04%) RESTful
12 41 (5.39%) Sass
13 37 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 36 (4.73%) Kafka
15 34 (4.47%) jQuery
16 32 (4.20%) Spring
17 31 (4.07%) HTML5
17 31 (4.07%) OAuth
18 30 (3.94%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.70%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (6.44%) User Experience
3 43 (5.65%) Fintech
4 37 (4.86%) Cloud Native
5 28 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.97%) Public Cloud
7 15 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.58%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.45%) PKI
10 7 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (0.66%) Equities
12 5 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.66%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.39%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 119 (15.64%) Linux
2 34 (4.47%) Unix
3 22 (2.89%) Windows
4 11 (1.45%) Android
5 9 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.18%) CentOS
6 7 (0.92%) Debian
7 6 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (32.72%) DevOps
3 181 (23.78%) Microservices
4 120 (15.77%) Test Automation
5 115 (15.11%) TDD
6 92 (12.09%) Scrum
7 90 (11.83%) Software Engineering
8 75 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (9.46%) BDD
10 71 (9.33%) Migration
11 51 (6.70%) Continuous Delivery
12 50 (6.57%) Unit Testing
13 49 (6.44%) Analytics
14 47 (6.18%) Configuration Management
14 47 (6.18%) E-Commerce
14 47 (6.18%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (6.04%) Open Source
16 38 (4.99%) Front End Development
17 34 (4.47%) Data Science
17 34 (4.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 244 (32.06%) JavaScript
2 222 (29.17%) Python
3 187 (24.57%) Java
4 139 (18.27%) SQL
5 98 (12.88%) ES6
6 84 (11.04%) C#
7 64 (8.41%) TypeScript
8 49 (6.44%) Ruby
9 45 (5.91%) Go
10 44 (5.78%) Bash Shell
11 37 (4.86%) PowerShell
12 31 (4.07%) Java 8
13 22 (2.89%) Scala
14 17 (2.23%) C++
15 16 (2.10%) C
15 16 (2.10%) JSX
15 16 (2.10%) PHP
16 14 (1.84%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.71%) U-SQL
18 9 (1.18%) ES7
Qualifications
1 36 (4.73%) AWS Certification
2 19 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.58%) Degree
5 5 (0.66%) ISEB
5 5 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.53%) PhD
7 3 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CCNP
9 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.13%) MCAD
9 1 (0.13%) MCP
9 1 (0.13%) MCSD
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.29%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.53%) PSD2
3 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 246 (32.33%) Docker
2 17 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.92%) Apache Flume
3 7 (0.92%) Snort
3 7 (0.92%) Squid
4 6 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 188 (24.70%) Terraform
2 153 (20.11%) Kubernetes
3 103 (13.53%) Ansible
4 71 (9.33%) Puppet
5 65 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (4.86%) Packer
7 20 (2.63%) Kibana
8 15 (1.97%) Mesos
9 13 (1.71%) FortiGate
10 11 (1.45%) rkt
11 9 (1.18%) logstash
12 7 (0.92%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.66%) Grafana
13 5 (0.66%) Salt
14 4 (0.53%) Nagios
14 4 (0.53%) Prometheus
15 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
16 2 (0.26%) Consul
16 2 (0.26%) Opsview
16 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 79 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 55 (7.23%) Google
3 24 (3.15%) Splunk
4 17 (2.23%) Atlassian
5 16 (2.10%) MuleSoft
6 12 (1.58%) Tableau
7 11 (1.45%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 9 (1.18%) Oracle
9 8 (1.05%) New Relic
10 7 (0.92%) CheckPoint
10 7 (0.92%) Cisco
10 7 (0.92%) Dynatrace
10 7 (0.92%) Ping Identity
11 6 (0.79%) Databricks
11 6 (0.79%) Nintex
12 5 (0.66%) Interwoven
12 5 (0.66%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.66%) Reuters
13 4 (0.53%) Facebook
13 4 (0.53%) Twitter