Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 100 164
Rank change year-on-year +41 +64 +120
Contract jobs citing Serverless 865 693 762
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.35% 2.54% 1.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.53% 7.44% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 551 584
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £425
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 0
Median hourly rate £66.50 £72.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £72.50 -
% change year-on-year -37.93% - -

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 7,504 9,317 12,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.74% 34.21% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,470 6,919 9,382
Median daily rate £518 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £340
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 63
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.72 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.46% +19.55% -28.56%
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.51 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.07 £78.75 £44.92
Median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.29% -3.34%

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 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 +27 70 £550 +4.76% 93
South London +38 16 £505 -8.18% 6
West London +29 9 £530 +14.59% 21
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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.

1 664 (76.76%) AWS
2 536 (61.97%) AWS Lambda
3 506 (58.50%) Agile Software Development
4 389 (44.97%) Python
5 368 (42.54%) Software Engineering
6 340 (39.31%) JavaScript
7 315 (36.42%) Azure
8 311 (35.95%) React
9 295 (34.10%) Finance
10 281 (32.49%) Web Services
11 257 (29.71%) Terraform
12 254 (29.36%) Amazon S3
13 253 (29.25%) DevOps
14 251 (29.02%) Asset Management
15 243 (28.09%) Docker
16 237 (27.40%) Kubernetes
17 226 (26.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 214 (24.74%) TypeScript
19 205 (23.70%) Node.js
20 203 (23.47%) SQL
21 187 (21.62%) Microservices
22 180 (20.81%) Java
23 178 (20.58%) Front Office
24 171 (19.77%) .NET
25 157 (18.15%) Azure Functions
26 152 (17.57%) Amazon RDS
27 149 (17.23%) Amazon SQS
28 140 (16.18%) AngularJS
29 135 (15.61%) GCP
30 134 (15.49%) Amazon EC2

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 (6.01%) Apache
2 34 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 19 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.85%) Confluence
6 11 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.92%) NServiceBus
8 7 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.35%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.23%) CMS
11 2 (0.23%) Drupal
11 2 (0.23%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.12%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.12%) Luigi
Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Aligne
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.23%) Shopify
2 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 664 (76.76%) AWS
2 536 (61.97%) AWS Lambda
3 315 (36.42%) Azure
4 254 (29.36%) Amazon S3
5 157 (18.15%) Azure Functions
6 149 (17.23%) Amazon SQS
7 135 (15.61%) GCP
8 134 (15.49%) Amazon EC2
9 133 (15.38%) AWS Step Functions
10 84 (9.71%) Logic Apps
11 60 (6.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 59 (6.82%) Amazon ECS
13 51 (5.90%) PaaS
14 49 (5.66%) GitHub
15 45 (5.20%) Power Platform
16 42 (4.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 32 (3.70%) IaaS
17 32 (3.70%) PowerApps
18 30 (3.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 26 (3.01%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.16%) Network Security
2 7 (0.81%) CTI
2 7 (0.81%) Softphone
3 5 (0.58%) DNS
3 5 (0.58%) HTTP
3 5 (0.58%) SSH
4 4 (0.46%) Firewall
4 4 (0.46%) FTP
5 2 (0.23%) DHCP
5 2 (0.23%) SMTP
5 2 (0.23%) VPN
6 1 (0.12%) DSL
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) MQTT
6 1 (0.12%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (26.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 152 (17.57%) Amazon RDS
3 73 (8.44%) SQL Server
4 72 (8.32%) Azure SQL Database
5 60 (6.94%) Big Data
6 59 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
7 53 (6.13%) Data Lake
7 53 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (5.90%) MongoDB
9 47 (5.43%) MySQL
10 37 (4.28%) Amazon Redshift
11 22 (2.54%) Apache Ignite
12 19 (2.20%) NoSQL
13 17 (1.97%) Hadoop
14 16 (1.85%) Amazon Aurora
14 16 (1.85%) OLTP
15 14 (1.62%) Redis
16 13 (1.50%) Amazon Athena
17 11 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
17 11 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 88 (10.17%) Git (software)
1 88 (10.17%) Jenkins
2 35 (4.05%) Visual Studio Team System
3 31 (3.58%) JIRA
4 28 (3.24%) GitLab
5 24 (2.77%) Maven
6 22 (2.54%) kappa
7 21 (2.43%) PowerDesigner
7 21 (2.43%) webpack
8 18 (2.08%) Gradle
9 15 (1.73%) Artifactory
10 14 (1.62%) Ant
10 14 (1.62%) CircleCI
11 12 (1.39%) Postman
12 11 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.16%) Selenium
14 9 (1.04%) JUnit
15 8 (0.92%) Bitbucket
16 6 (0.69%) Cucumber
16 6 (0.69%) Mocha
General
1 295 (34.10%) Finance
2 178 (20.58%) Front Office
3 61 (7.05%) Banking
4 24 (2.77%) Marketing
4 24 (2.77%) Retail
5 22 (2.54%) Public Sector
6 14 (1.62%) Advertising
7 10 (1.16%) Multimedia
8 8 (0.92%) Billing
9 7 (0.81%) Back Office
10 4 (0.46%) Games
11 3 (0.35%) German Language
11 3 (0.35%) Publishing
11 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Law
12 2 (0.23%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 493 (56.99%) Developer
2 200 (23.12%) React Developer
3 180 (20.81%) Software Engineer
4 168 (19.42%) AWS Developer
5 140 (16.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 112 (12.95%) Python Developer
7 101 (11.68%) JavaScript Developer
8 100 (11.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 93 (10.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 87 (10.06%) AWS Engineer
11 79 (9.13%) Python Engineer
12 68 (7.86%) Node.js Developer
13 66 (7.63%) Architect
14 59 (6.82%) Python Software Engineer
15 55 (6.36%) AWS DevOps
16 53 (6.13%) Java Developer
17 48 (5.55%) Senior Developer
18 43 (4.97%) Azure Engineer
19 42 (4.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
20 37 (4.28%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (35.95%) React
2 281 (32.49%) Web Services
3 205 (23.70%) Node.js
4 171 (19.77%) .NET
5 140 (16.18%) AngularJS
6 78 (9.02%) React Native
7 67 (7.75%) Vue.js
8 51 (5.90%) RESTful
9 48 (5.55%) GraphQL
10 46 (5.32%) CSS
11 44 (5.09%) Kafka
11 44 (5.09%) REST
12 36 (4.16%) Redux
13 31 (3.58%) HTML
14 26 (3.01%) .NET Core
14 26 (3.01%) JSON
15 22 (2.54%) Swagger
16 21 (2.43%) OAuth
17 20 (2.31%) gRPC
17 20 (2.31%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.90%) Cloud Native
2 61 (7.05%) Blog
3 60 (6.94%) Hedge funds
4 59 (6.82%) Equities
4 59 (6.82%) Fixed Income
5 57 (6.59%) Derivative
5 57 (6.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (3.01%) User Experience
8 25 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.16%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.04%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.92%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.81%) IVR
14 6 (0.69%) Replication
14 6 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 66 (7.63%) Linux
2 25 (2.89%) Windows
3 12 (1.39%) Ubuntu
4 10 (1.16%) CentOS
5 8 (0.92%) Android
5 8 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.46%) Unix
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.35%) VMS
9 1 (0.12%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (58.50%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (42.54%) Software Engineering
3 253 (29.25%) DevOps
4 251 (29.02%) Asset Management
5 187 (21.62%) Microservices
6 122 (14.10%) Investment Management
7 99 (11.45%) Open Source
8 89 (10.29%) Test Automation
9 81 (9.36%) TDD
10 80 (9.25%) Web Application Development
11 78 (9.02%) SDLC
12 76 (8.79%) Progressive Web App
13 61 (7.05%) Scrum
14 51 (5.90%) Infrastructure as Code
15 47 (5.43%) BDD
16 45 (5.20%) Data Modelling
17 43 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (4.97%) Data Engineering
18 41 (4.74%) Analytics
19 39 (4.51%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 389 (44.97%) Python
2 340 (39.31%) JavaScript
3 214 (24.74%) TypeScript
4 203 (23.47%) SQL
5 180 (20.81%) Java
6 109 (12.60%) C#
7 61 (7.05%) Kotlin
8 52 (6.01%) C++
9 50 (5.78%) Go
10 46 (5.32%) T-SQL
11 40 (4.62%) PowerShell
11 40 (4.62%) Scala
12 37 (4.28%) PL/SQL
13 29 (3.35%) Bash Shell
14 22 (2.54%) Clojure
15 20 (2.31%) ES6
16 19 (2.20%) Java 8
17 15 (1.73%) Ruby
18 11 (1.27%) PHP
19 7 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 73 (8.44%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.66%) AWS Certification
4 12 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.69%) Degree
6 5 (0.58%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.23%) CEH
8 2 (0.23%) CISSP
8 2 (0.23%) PhD
9 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.73%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.27%) QA
3 8 (0.92%) GDPR
4 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) NCSC
4 1 (0.12%) NIST
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 243 (28.09%) Docker
2 13 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.46%) HDFS
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.12%) iptables
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 257 (29.71%) Terraform
2 237 (27.40%) Kubernetes
3 85 (9.83%) Ansible
4 34 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.89%) Puppet
6 9 (1.04%) Packer
7 5 (0.58%) Kibana
8 4 (0.46%) Consul
8 4 (0.46%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (0.46%) Foglight
9 3 (0.35%) Grafana
9 3 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.35%) Istio
9 3 (0.35%) Knative
10 2 (0.23%) Control-M
10 2 (0.23%) Graphite
10 2 (0.23%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.12%) MIIS
11 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 82 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 66 (7.63%) Oracle
3 45 (5.20%) MuleSoft
4 37 (4.28%) Databricks
5 35 (4.05%) Google
6 21 (2.43%) BiZZdesign
7 12 (1.39%) Informatica
8 8 (0.92%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.92%) Cloudera
9 6 (0.69%) Hortonworks
9 6 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.58%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.46%) Splunk
12 3 (0.35%) Adobe
12 3 (0.35%) Brightcove
12 3 (0.35%) GoldenSource
12 3 (0.35%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.35%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.35%) SAP
13 2 (0.23%) New Relic