Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 156 260
Rank change year-on-year +45 +104 +221
Contract jobs citing Serverless 589 813 495
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.34% 1.90% 1.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.88% 6.28% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 579 414
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £425
90th Percentile £700 £688 £638
England median daily rate £525 £543 £513
% change year-on-year -3.23% +5.85% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 - £50.00

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 8,564 12,952 10,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.02% 30.26% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,161 9,404 7,938
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £319 £350 £319
90th Percentile £695 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 91 89
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £26.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -8.50% +26.57%
10th Percentile £18.35 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £70.00 £53.80
Median hourly rate £24.20 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.04% -6.25% +5.26%

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 5 April 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 5 April 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 -12 87 £525 -4.55% 64
South London +32 22 £500 - 8
West London +22 8 £456 -3.95% 21
East London +44 7 £550 -4.35% 7
North London +16 1 £525 -19.23% 1
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 420 (71.31%) AWS
2 344 (58.40%) AWS Lambda
3 265 (44.99%) Python
4 255 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (42.61%) DevOps
6 198 (33.62%) Docker
7 180 (30.56%) Kubernetes
8 179 (30.39%) Terraform
9 175 (29.71%) Azure
10 166 (28.18%) Amazon EC2
11 165 (28.01%) Amazon S3
12 159 (26.99%) Finance
13 149 (25.30%) Java
14 140 (23.77%) JavaScript
15 139 (23.60%) Microservices
16 127 (21.56%) Amazon RDS
17 126 (21.39%) Web Services
17 126 (21.39%) AWS CloudFormation
18 123 (20.88%) Jenkins
19 114 (19.35%) Software Engineering
20 113 (19.19%) Azure Functions
21 110 (18.68%) Front Office
22 107 (18.17%) Node.js
23 100 (16.98%) C#
24 98 (16.64%) SQL
25 96 (16.30%) Asset Management
26 95 (16.13%) Git (software)
26 95 (16.13%) React
27 93 (15.79%) Amazon ECS
28 90 (15.28%) OpenShift

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 26 (4.41%) Apache Spark
1 26 (4.41%) Confluence
1 26 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (1.53%) Apache
3 4 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (0.68%) Apache Pig
3 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.51%) IIS
4 3 (0.51%) JBoss
5 2 (0.34%) CMS
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.17%) nginx
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.34%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.17%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.17%) Actimize
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 420 (71.31%) AWS
2 344 (58.40%) AWS Lambda
3 175 (29.71%) Azure
4 166 (28.18%) Amazon EC2
5 165 (28.01%) Amazon S3
6 126 (21.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 113 (19.19%) Azure Functions
8 93 (15.79%) Amazon ECS
9 90 (15.28%) OpenShift
10 89 (15.11%) Amazon SQS
11 54 (9.17%) GitHub
11 54 (9.17%) PaaS
12 39 (6.62%) GCP
13 37 (6.28%) Amazon Kinesis
14 36 (6.11%) SaaS
15 35 (5.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 33 (5.60%) IaaS
17 28 (4.75%) Azure Active Directory
17 28 (4.75%) Azure Data Factory
18 26 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.23%) DNS
2 14 (2.38%) VPN
3 11 (1.87%) Network Security
4 10 (1.70%) DHCP
5 5 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.68%) Firewall
6 4 (0.68%) HTTP
7 3 (0.51%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.34%) IPsec
8 2 (0.34%) MQTT
8 2 (0.34%) Skype
8 2 (0.34%) SNMP
8 2 (0.34%) X.509
9 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (21.56%) Amazon RDS
2 89 (15.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 48 (8.15%) Data Lake
4 41 (6.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 41 (6.96%) NoSQL
5 38 (6.45%) Amazon Athena
6 34 (5.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 30 (5.09%) MongoDB
8 28 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (4.41%) Big Data
10 24 (4.07%) MySQL
11 23 (3.90%) Redis
12 19 (3.23%) Relational Database
13 18 (3.06%) Power BI
14 17 (2.89%) SQL Server
15 15 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (2.38%) Cosmos DB
17 12 (2.04%) Hadoop
18 11 (1.87%) Amazon Aurora
19 9 (1.53%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 123 (20.88%) Jenkins
2 95 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 62 (10.53%) Artifactory
4 48 (8.15%) RStudio
5 30 (5.09%) JIRA
5 30 (5.09%) Visual Studio Team System
6 21 (3.57%) GitLab
6 21 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 16 (2.72%) CircleCI
8 15 (2.55%) Maven
9 13 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.70%) Gradle
10 10 (1.70%) Mocha
11 9 (1.53%) Ant
11 9 (1.53%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (1.19%) Subversion
14 6 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.85%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.85%) Jasmine
General
1 159 (26.99%) Finance
2 110 (18.68%) Front Office
3 28 (4.75%) Banking
4 20 (3.40%) Marketing
4 20 (3.40%) Public Sector
5 11 (1.87%) Advertising
6 10 (1.70%) Games
7 6 (1.02%) Retail
8 4 (0.68%) Law
9 3 (0.51%) Local Government
9 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.51%) Publishing
9 3 (0.51%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 291 (49.41%) Developer
2 97 (16.47%) AWS Engineer
3 84 (14.26%) AWS Developer
4 83 (14.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 65 (11.04%) Python Developer
6 60 (10.19%) Python Engineer
7 55 (9.34%) Architect
7 55 (9.34%) AWS DevOps
8 52 (8.83%) Senior Developer
9 50 (8.49%) Java Developer
10 49 (8.32%) Azure Developer
11 42 (7.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 41 (6.96%) .NET Developer
13 38 (6.45%) Lead Developer
14 37 (6.28%) C# Developer
14 37 (6.28%) React Developer
15 34 (5.77%) Software Engineer
16 33 (5.60%) Java Software Developer
16 33 (5.60%) Lead Java Developer
17 32 (5.43%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (21.39%) Web Services
2 107 (18.17%) Node.js
3 95 (16.13%) React
4 86 (14.60%) .NET
5 55 (9.34%) J2EE
6 53 (9.00%) J2SE
7 37 (6.28%) RESTful
8 33 (5.60%) Vue.js
9 30 (5.09%) GraphQL
10 29 (4.92%) AngularJS
11 28 (4.75%) Kafka
12 27 (4.58%) REST
13 23 (3.90%) Redux
14 21 (3.57%) Jest
15 20 (3.40%) .NET Core
15 20 (3.40%) CSS
16 19 (3.23%) Swagger
16 19 (3.23%) YAML
17 18 (3.06%) HTML
18 17 (2.89%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 83 (14.09%) Fixed Income
2 57 (9.68%) Derivative
3 54 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (9.00%) Equities
5 38 (6.45%) Cloud Native
6 23 (3.90%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.21%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.70%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.53%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.36%) User Experience
12 7 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.02%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.68%) Marketing Technology
14 4 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
15 3 (0.51%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.39%) Linux
2 36 (6.11%) Windows
3 15 (2.55%) Unix
4 14 (2.38%) Android
5 13 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.02%) Debian
6 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.85%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.34%) CentOS
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (42.61%) DevOps
3 139 (23.60%) Microservices
4 114 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 96 (16.30%) Asset Management
6 79 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (13.07%) Decision-Making
7 77 (13.07%) Deployment Automation
8 72 (12.22%) TDD
9 56 (9.51%) Infrastructure as Code
10 52 (8.83%) Analytics
11 42 (7.13%) Scrum
12 40 (6.79%) Continuous Deployment
13 36 (6.11%) Migration
14 35 (5.94%) Test Automation
15 34 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
16 33 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (5.43%) Front End Development
18 29 (4.92%) Infrastructure Automation
19 27 (4.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 265 (44.99%) Python
2 149 (25.30%) Java
3 140 (23.77%) JavaScript
4 100 (16.98%) C#
5 98 (16.64%) SQL
6 64 (10.87%) R
7 40 (6.79%) TypeScript
8 38 (6.45%) Scala
9 37 (6.28%) Ruby
10 31 (5.26%) PowerShell
11 23 (3.90%) Bash Shell
12 21 (3.57%) Go
13 18 (3.06%) C++
14 14 (2.38%) Java 8
15 10 (1.70%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.70%) VBA
16 9 (1.53%) Kotlin
17 8 (1.36%) Groovy
17 8 (1.36%) PHP
18 7 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.04%) AWS Certification
3 12 (2.04%) Degree
4 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.68%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.87%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 198 (33.62%) Docker
2 33 (5.60%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (1.70%) vSphere
5 5 (0.85%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.68%) BusyBox
6 4 (0.68%) HDFS
7 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.34%) LXC
7 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
8 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 180 (30.56%) Kubernetes
2 179 (30.39%) Terraform
3 70 (11.88%) Ansible
4 34 (5.77%) Puppet
5 15 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.53%) Prometheus
7 8 (1.36%) Packer
8 4 (0.68%) Nagios
9 3 (0.51%) Kibana
9 3 (0.51%) logstash
10 2 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.34%) collectd
10 2 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.34%) Zipkin
11 1 (0.17%) Graphite
11 1 (0.17%) Knative
11 1 (0.17%) Mesos
11 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.64%) Google
3 20 (3.40%) Databricks
4 13 (2.21%) Facebook
4 13 (2.21%) Oracle
5 11 (1.87%) Splunk
6 10 (1.70%) Informatica
7 8 (1.36%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.02%) Tableau
9 6 (1.02%) Talend
10 5 (0.85%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.85%) SAP
11 4 (0.68%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.68%) IBM
11 4 (0.68%) New Relic
11 4 (0.68%) Teradata
12 3 (0.51%) Apiary
12 3 (0.51%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.51%) Mercator