Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 424 569
Rank change year-on-year +220 +145 +25
Contract jobs citing Serverless 617 193 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.36% 0.45% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.55% 2.67% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 157 42
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £425 £416 £425
90th Percentile £675 £631 £663
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £70.00 - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 - -

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 11,123 7,220 5,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.44% 16.94% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,172 5,233 4,170
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £480 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +2.67% +3.89% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 63 54
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.36% -3.84% -15.08%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.25 £14.18
90th Percentile £93.45 £58.75 £47.35
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -13.80%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +62 121 £550 +4.76% 43
West London - 33 £506 - 20
East London -7 16 £475 - 12
South London -25 9 £540 - 1
North London - 1 £550 -
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 450 (72.93%) Amazon AWS
2 368 (59.64%) AWS Lambda
3 280 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (37.93%) DevOps
5 230 (37.28%) Python
6 207 (33.55%) JavaScript
7 206 (33.39%) Terraform
8 183 (29.66%) Node.js
9 182 (29.50%) Docker
10 177 (28.69%) Amazon EC2
11 170 (27.55%) Ansible
12 169 (27.39%) Amazon S3
13 164 (26.58%) Linux
14 162 (26.26%) Jenkins
15 148 (23.99%) Java
16 142 (23.01%) Opscode Chef
17 136 (22.04%) Configuration Management
18 134 (21.72%) TDD
19 124 (20.10%) Finance
20 120 (19.45%) Microservices
21 118 (19.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
22 115 (18.64%) AWS CloudFormation
23 113 (18.31%) Puppet
24 111 (17.99%) Git (software)
25 107 (17.34%) HTML
26 102 (16.53%) Amazon RDS
27 99 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
28 92 (14.91%) React
29 87 (14.10%) Unix
30 83 (13.45%) SQL

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 44 (7.13%) Confluence
2 43 (6.97%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (6.81%) Apache Spark
4 21 (3.40%) Apache
5 15 (2.43%) Gunicorn
5 15 (2.43%) nginx
6 10 (1.62%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.13%) CMS
7 7 (1.13%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.97%) IIS
9 5 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.49%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.32%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.32%) SAS
13 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.16%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.16%) HipChat
2 1 (0.16%) InVision
2 1 (0.16%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Magento
1 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 450 (72.93%) Amazon AWS
2 368 (59.64%) AWS Lambda
3 177 (28.69%) Amazon EC2
4 169 (27.39%) Amazon S3
5 118 (19.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 115 (18.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 99 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 78 (12.64%) Route 53
9 70 (11.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 66 (10.70%) GitHub
11 62 (10.05%) Azure Functions
12 54 (8.75%) CloudFront
13 51 (8.27%) Amazon Kinesis
14 36 (5.83%) Amazon ELB
15 34 (5.51%) OpenShift
16 27 (4.38%) Amazon EMR
17 25 (4.05%) Amazon SQS
17 25 (4.05%) PaaS
18 24 (3.89%) Google Cloud Platform
19 18 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.19%) HTTP
2 28 (4.54%) DNS
3 22 (3.57%) Firewall
4 15 (2.43%) Internet
5 13 (2.11%) SAN
6 11 (1.78%) DKIM
6 11 (1.78%) DMARC
7 8 (1.30%) MQTT
8 7 (1.13%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.13%) Unified Communications
8 7 (1.13%) VPN
9 4 (0.65%) LAN
9 4 (0.65%) VLAN
9 4 (0.65%) WAN
10 3 (0.49%) DHCP
10 3 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.49%) MPLS
10 3 (0.49%) Network Security
11 2 (0.32%) SNMP
11 2 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (16.53%) Amazon RDS
2 61 (9.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 44 (7.13%) MySQL
3 44 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (6.97%) Big Data
5 41 (6.65%) NoSQL
6 37 (6.00%) Hadoop
7 36 (5.83%) Redis
8 34 (5.51%) SQL Server
9 31 (5.02%) Amazon Redshift
10 26 (4.21%) Data Lake
11 25 (4.05%) Cosmos DB
12 23 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (3.57%) Neo4j
13 22 (3.57%) Relational Database
14 20 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
15 16 (2.59%) Apache Hive
16 15 (2.43%) MongoDB
17 11 (1.78%) Flink
18 9 (1.46%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 162 (26.26%) Jenkins
2 111 (17.99%) Git (software)
3 51 (8.27%) JIRA
4 41 (6.65%) webpack
5 38 (6.16%) Mocha
6 35 (5.67%) TeamCity
7 26 (4.21%) Babel
8 20 (3.24%) Visual Studio Team System
9 18 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (2.76%) CircleCI
11 16 (2.59%) Jasmine
12 15 (2.43%) Maven
13 11 (1.78%) Selenium
14 10 (1.62%) Gradle
15 9 (1.46%) Visual Studio
16 8 (1.30%) Ant
16 8 (1.30%) Cucumber
16 8 (1.30%) GitLab
17 7 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (1.13%) tSQLt
General
1 124 (20.10%) Finance
2 50 (8.10%) Banking
3 41 (6.65%) Retail
4 9 (1.46%) Marketing
5 8 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.30%) Law
5 8 (1.30%) Publishing
6 6 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.65%) Advertising
8 3 (0.49%) Electronics
8 3 (0.49%) Games
8 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.16%) Billing
9 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.16%) Legal
9 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 221 (35.82%) Developer
2 156 (25.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 149 (24.15%) AWS Engineer
4 111 (17.99%) AWS DevOps
5 100 (16.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 63 (10.21%) Cloud Engineer
7 53 (8.59%) .NET Developer
8 49 (7.94%) Architect
8 49 (7.94%) JavaScript Developer
9 45 (7.29%) AWS Developer
10 43 (6.97%) Node.js Developer
11 37 (6.00%) React Developer
12 29 (4.70%) Operations Engineer
13 25 (4.05%) AWS Architect
14 24 (3.89%) Python Developer
15 23 (3.73%) Data Engineer
16 21 (3.40%) Java Developer
17 20 (3.24%) Software Engineer
18 19 (3.08%) Python Engineer
19 17 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (29.66%) Node.js
2 107 (17.34%) HTML
3 92 (14.91%) React
4 83 (13.45%) .NET
5 79 (12.80%) HTML5
6 77 (12.48%) Web Services
7 73 (11.83%) RESTful
8 68 (11.02%) Redux
9 66 (10.70%) AngularJS
9 66 (10.70%) CSS
10 44 (7.13%) jQuery
10 44 (7.13%) REST
11 39 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 39 (6.32%) Sass
11 39 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 34 (5.51%) .NET Core
13 33 (5.35%) Kafka
14 32 (5.19%) OAuth
14 32 (5.19%) OAuth2
15 30 (4.86%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (7.78%) User Experience
3 46 (7.46%) Cloud Native
4 41 (6.65%) Fintech
5 22 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.40%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.59%) Replication
8 14 (2.27%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.11%) PKI
10 8 (1.30%) Clustering
10 8 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.30%) Internet of Things
10 8 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.13%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
12 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 164 (26.58%) Linux
2 87 (14.10%) Unix
3 38 (6.16%) Windows
4 26 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.59%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.13%) Android
8 6 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.97%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.81%) CentOS
10 3 (0.49%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.32%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (37.93%) DevOps
3 136 (22.04%) Configuration Management
4 134 (21.72%) TDD
5 120 (19.45%) Microservices
6 70 (11.35%) MVC
7 69 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (11.18%) OO
8 57 (9.24%) Software Engineering
9 56 (9.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 53 (8.59%) Scrum
11 46 (7.46%) Migration
12 43 (6.97%) Test Automation
13 42 (6.81%) E-Commerce
13 42 (6.81%) SOA
14 41 (6.65%) BDD
14 41 (6.65%) Open Source
14 41 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (6.00%) Analytics
16 34 (5.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 230 (37.28%) Python
2 207 (33.55%) JavaScript
3 148 (23.99%) Java
4 83 (13.45%) SQL
5 75 (12.16%) Bash Shell
6 62 (10.05%) C#
7 54 (8.75%) ES6
8 52 (8.43%) Ruby
9 31 (5.02%) PowerShell
10 29 (4.70%) JSX
11 19 (3.08%) TypeScript
12 17 (2.76%) PHP
13 14 (2.27%) Java 8
14 13 (2.11%) Go
15 12 (1.94%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.78%) Groovy
17 9 (1.46%) T-SQL
18 7 (1.13%) Scala
19 6 (0.97%) PHP 7
19 6 (0.97%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.32%) AWS Certification
3 38 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.08%) Degree
5 15 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.13%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.81%) CISSP
8 4 (0.65%) CISM
9 2 (0.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.32%) CCSA
9 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.16%) CCNA
10 1 (0.16%) CCNP
10 1 (0.16%) CIPD
10 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 13 (2.11%) QA
3 12 (1.94%) SLA
4 8 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (0.97%) GCP
6 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 182 (29.50%) Docker
2 14 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.94%) Apache Flume
4 10 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.81%) HDFS
6 3 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.49%) Varnish
7 2 (0.32%) etcd
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 206 (33.39%) Terraform
2 170 (27.55%) Ansible
3 142 (23.01%) Opscode Chef
4 113 (18.31%) Puppet
5 82 (13.29%) Kubernetes
6 64 (10.37%) Packer
7 29 (4.70%) Mesos
8 18 (2.92%) Grafana
9 17 (2.76%) Salt
10 15 (2.43%) Oozie
11 13 (2.11%) Graphite
12 11 (1.78%) Consul
13 9 (1.46%) Sysdig
14 5 (0.81%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.81%) Kibana
14 5 (0.81%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.65%) Nagios
15 4 (0.65%) PingFederate
15 4 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
16 2 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 36 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.67%) Atlassian
3 30 (4.86%) Splunk
4 28 (4.54%) Google
5 23 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.76%) VMware
7 15 (2.43%) SaltStack
8 12 (1.94%) Oracle
8 12 (1.94%) Remedy
9 10 (1.62%) Cisco
10 8 (1.30%) EMC
10 8 (1.30%) Interwoven
11 7 (1.13%) Symantec
12 6 (0.97%) Cloudera
12 6 (0.97%) New Relic
12 6 (0.97%) Talend
13 5 (0.81%) TOWER Software
14 4 (0.65%) SAP
14 4 (0.65%) Solace
15 3 (0.49%) AlienVault