Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 438 557
Rank change year-on-year +221 +119 -
Contract jobs citing Serverless 583 135 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.28% 0.34% 0.083%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.51% 2.16% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 106 31
London median daily rate £533 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £438 £394 £381
90th Percentile £675 £625 £663
England median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
England median hourly rate £57.50 - -

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 10,586 6,236 4,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.22% 15.85% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,732 4,573 3,335
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +9.41%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £306
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
England median daily rate £483 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.05% +2.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 47 53
London median hourly rate £26.60 £19.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.97% -26.92% -4.26%
10th Percentile £14.03 £11.00 £13.56
90th Percentile £91.00 £128.00 £46.98
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -6.17% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +53 114 £515 -1.90% 31
West London - 20 £525 - 18
East London -3 12 £475 -32.14% 7
South London -48 9 £525 - 3
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 423 (72.56%) Amazon AWS
2 365 (62.61%) AWS Lambda
3 293 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
4 212 (36.36%) Python
5 209 (35.85%) DevOps
6 200 (34.31%) Node.js
7 185 (31.73%) Terraform
8 183 (31.39%) JavaScript
9 175 (30.02%) Docker
10 171 (29.33%) Jenkins
11 167 (28.64%) Amazon EC2
12 160 (27.44%) Amazon S3
13 153 (26.24%) Linux
13 153 (26.24%) Ansible
14 149 (25.56%) Java
15 142 (24.36%) TDD
16 138 (23.67%) Configuration Management
17 120 (20.58%) Finance
18 118 (20.24%) Git (software)
19 108 (18.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 106 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
21 102 (17.50%) Microservices
22 97 (16.64%) AWS CloudFormation
22 97 (16.64%) Amazon RDS
23 96 (16.47%) React
24 93 (15.95%) HTML
25 91 (15.61%) Route 53
26 89 (15.27%) Web Services
27 88 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
28 87 (14.92%) Bash Shell

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 51 (8.75%) Apache Spark
2 45 (7.72%) Confluence
3 36 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (5.15%) Apache
5 21 (3.60%) nginx
6 14 (2.40%) Gunicorn
7 12 (2.06%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.54%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.86%) CMS
11 3 (0.51%) IIS
11 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.34%) Mule
13 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.17%) Drupal
13 1 (0.17%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Magento
1 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 423 (72.56%) Amazon AWS
2 365 (62.61%) AWS Lambda
3 167 (28.64%) Amazon EC2
4 160 (27.44%) Amazon S3
5 108 (18.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 97 (16.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 91 (15.61%) Route 53
8 79 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
9 70 (12.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 65 (11.15%) GitHub
11 61 (10.46%) CloudFront
12 48 (8.23%) Amazon ELB
13 47 (8.06%) Amazon Kinesis
14 26 (4.46%) Amazon EMR
15 20 (3.43%) PaaS
16 19 (3.26%) OpenShift
17 18 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
18 17 (2.92%) Amazon SQS
18 17 (2.92%) SaaS
19 14 (2.40%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.80%) HTTP
2 22 (3.77%) DNS
3 15 (2.57%) Firewall
4 14 (2.40%) Internet
5 13 (2.23%) SAN
6 11 (1.89%) DKIM
6 11 (1.89%) DMARC
7 7 (1.20%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (1.20%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.03%) DHCP
8 6 (1.03%) VPN
9 4 (0.69%) MQTT
9 4 (0.69%) SMS
9 4 (0.69%) VLAN
10 3 (0.51%) LAN
10 3 (0.51%) MPLS
10 3 (0.51%) Network Security
10 3 (0.51%) SSH
10 3 (0.51%) WAN
11 2 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (16.64%) Amazon RDS
2 69 (11.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 48 (8.23%) Big Data
3 48 (8.23%) Hadoop
4 45 (7.72%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (7.03%) NoSQL
6 36 (6.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 35 (6.00%) SQL Server
8 33 (5.66%) MySQL
9 24 (4.12%) Cosmos DB
10 22 (3.77%) Apache Hive
10 22 (3.77%) Data Lake
10 22 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (3.60%) Redis
12 20 (3.43%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (2.23%) MongoDB
14 12 (2.06%) Neo4j
14 12 (2.06%) Relational Database
15 10 (1.72%) Data Mining
15 10 (1.72%) Flink
Development Applications
1 171 (29.33%) Jenkins
2 118 (20.24%) Git (software)
3 51 (8.75%) JIRA
4 43 (7.38%) webpack
5 38 (6.52%) Mocha
6 37 (6.35%) TeamCity
7 36 (6.17%) Babel
8 18 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (2.57%) Jasmine
9 15 (2.57%) Sinon.JS
10 13 (2.23%) Gerrit
11 12 (2.06%) Maven
11 12 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (1.72%) Ant
13 10 (1.72%) CircleCI
13 10 (1.72%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.54%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.37%) Gradle
15 8 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 120 (20.58%) Finance
2 64 (10.98%) Banking
3 23 (3.95%) Retail
4 13 (2.23%) Marketing
5 8 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.20%) Games
7 6 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.03%) Law
8 4 (0.69%) Advertising
9 3 (0.51%) Publishing
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.17%) International Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 231 (39.62%) Developer
2 141 (24.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 116 (19.90%) AWS Engineer
4 95 (16.30%) AWS DevOps
5 79 (13.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 54 (9.26%) Node.js Developer
7 52 (8.92%) .NET Developer
8 48 (8.23%) Architect
9 45 (7.72%) Cloud Engineer
10 42 (7.20%) AWS Developer
10 42 (7.20%) JavaScript Developer
11 38 (6.52%) React Developer
12 30 (5.15%) Java Developer
13 25 (4.29%) AWS Architect
14 22 (3.77%) Python Developer
15 21 (3.60%) Data Engineer
16 20 (3.43%) Senior Developer
17 19 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
18 18 (3.09%) Consultant
19 17 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (34.31%) Node.js
2 96 (16.47%) React
3 93 (15.95%) HTML
4 89 (15.27%) Web Services
5 82 (14.07%) .NET
6 80 (13.72%) RESTful
7 70 (12.01%) HTML5
8 67 (11.49%) AngularJS
9 66 (11.32%) CSS
10 64 (10.98%) OAuth
11 60 (10.29%) OAuth2
12 53 (9.09%) Redux
13 51 (8.75%) REST
14 46 (7.89%) OpenID
15 44 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (6.52%) jQuery
17 34 (5.83%) Kafka
18 32 (5.49%) .NET Core
18 32 (5.49%) Sass
19 30 (5.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.55%) Fintech
2 40 (6.86%) User Experience
3 35 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (5.49%) Cloud Native
5 24 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.74%) Replication
8 12 (2.06%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.89%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.89%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.54%) Clustering
11 9 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (1.20%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.03%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.03%) PKI
13 6 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.03%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 153 (26.24%) Linux
2 87 (14.92%) Unix
3 30 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (5.15%) Windows
4 15 (2.57%) Ubuntu
5 12 (2.06%) CoreOS
6 9 (1.54%) Android
6 9 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.20%) CentOS
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.34%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
10 1 (0.17%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (35.85%) DevOps
3 142 (24.36%) TDD
4 138 (23.67%) Configuration Management
5 102 (17.50%) Microservices
6 88 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (13.72%) Continuous Delivery
8 63 (10.81%) Scrum
9 58 (9.95%) OO
10 54 (9.26%) MVC
11 49 (8.40%) Test Automation
12 46 (7.89%) E-Commerce
13 45 (7.72%) BDD
14 44 (7.55%) Analytics
14 44 (7.55%) Open Source
15 43 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
16 41 (7.03%) Software Engineering
17 38 (6.52%) SOA
18 36 (6.17%) Data Ingestion
19 32 (5.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 212 (36.36%) Python
2 183 (31.39%) JavaScript
3 149 (25.56%) Java
4 87 (14.92%) Bash Shell
5 72 (12.35%) SQL
6 66 (11.32%) C#
7 56 (9.61%) Ruby
8 51 (8.75%) ES6
9 25 (4.29%) JSX
9 25 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 24 (4.12%) TypeScript
11 16 (2.74%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.40%) Go
13 13 (2.23%) Scala
14 10 (1.72%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.20%) Groovy
15 7 (1.20%) PHP
16 6 (1.03%) Java 8
16 6 (1.03%) U-SQL
16 6 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (8.58%) Security Cleared
2 41 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.35%) AWS Certification
4 16 (2.74%) Degree
5 11 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.69%) CISSP
6 4 (0.69%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.51%) CISM
8 2 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) CCSA
9 1 (0.17%) CIPD
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) MCSA
9 1 (0.17%) MCSE
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 14 (2.40%) QA
3 12 (2.06%) SLA
4 8 (1.37%) GDPR
4 8 (1.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (1.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 175 (30.02%) Docker
2 15 (2.57%) HDFS
3 14 (2.40%) Apache Flume
4 11 (1.89%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.86%) Squid
8 3 (0.51%) Varnish
9 2 (0.34%) etcd
9 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 185 (31.73%) Terraform
2 153 (26.24%) Ansible
3 106 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (14.92%) Puppet
5 67 (11.49%) Kubernetes
6 42 (7.20%) Packer
7 23 (3.95%) Mesos
8 21 (3.60%) Consul
8 21 (3.60%) Kibana
9 19 (3.26%) Oozie
10 17 (2.92%) Grafana
11 13 (2.23%) Nagios
12 12 (2.06%) Sysdig
13 11 (1.89%) ZABBIX
14 9 (1.54%) Salt
15 8 (1.37%) logstash
16 7 (1.20%) Graphite
16 7 (1.20%) PingFederate
17 6 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
17 6 (1.03%) rkt
Vendors
1 40 (6.86%) Atlassian
2 33 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.97%) Splunk
4 24 (4.12%) Red Hat
5 20 (3.43%) Google
6 16 (2.74%) Oracle
6 16 (2.74%) SaltStack
6 16 (2.74%) VMware
7 15 (2.57%) MuleSoft
8 12 (2.06%) IBM
8 12 (2.06%) Remedy
9 9 (1.54%) AlienVault
9 9 (1.54%) Cisco
9 9 (1.54%) Cloudera
10 8 (1.37%) EMC
10 8 (1.37%) New Relic
10 8 (1.37%) Talend
11 7 (1.20%) Symantec
12 6 (1.03%) ForgeRock
13 5 (0.86%) TOWER Software