Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 115 192
Rank change year-on-year +46 +77 +185
Contract jobs citing Serverless 501 869 704
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.53% 2.37% 1.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.08% 7.24% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 654 551
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £388 £425 £425
90th Percentile £750 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.33% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £75.00
% change year-on-year -51.72% -3.33% -

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 4,968 12,011 12,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.98% 32.82% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,470 8,674 9,064
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 103 81
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% -6.54%
10th Percentile £22.43 £17.55 £12.50
90th Percentile £41.83 £53.75 £77.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +55.56% +28.57% -12.50%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +17 37 £530 -3.64% 42
South London +36 7 £505 -8.18% 8
West London +25 6 £630 +20.00% 4
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 412 (82.24%) AWS
2 364 (72.65%) AWS Lambda
3 325 (64.87%) Python
4 272 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
5 265 (52.89%) DevOps
6 246 (49.10%) Finance
7 234 (46.71%) Java
8 221 (44.11%) Web Services
9 209 (41.72%) Software Engineering
10 206 (41.12%) Azure
11 204 (40.72%) Asset Management
12 188 (37.52%) SQL
13 185 (36.93%) Docker
14 177 (35.33%) Kubernetes
15 167 (33.33%) Amazon S3
16 164 (32.73%) Amazon EC2
17 150 (29.94%) Amazon ECS
18 148 (29.54%) Jenkins
19 145 (28.94%) Hedge funds
20 141 (28.14%) Microservices
21 140 (27.94%) Amazon Redshift
22 133 (26.55%) Banking
23 123 (24.55%) Terraform
24 122 (24.35%) Front Office
25 121 (24.15%) Fixed Income
26 120 (23.95%) Derivative
27 119 (23.75%) JavaScript
28 117 (23.35%) Artifactory
29 115 (22.95%) Equities
30 112 (22.36%) GCP

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
1 103 (20.56%) Apache
2 19 (3.79%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.80%) Jupyter
5 6 (1.20%) Confluence
5 6 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.80%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.60%) Drupal
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.40%) IIS
8 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.20%) Camunda
9 1 (0.20%) Jetty
9 1 (0.20%) Luigi
9 1 (0.20%) Mule
9 1 (0.20%) nginx
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 412 (82.24%) AWS
2 364 (72.65%) AWS Lambda
3 206 (41.12%) Azure
4 167 (33.33%) Amazon S3
5 164 (32.73%) Amazon EC2
6 150 (29.94%) Amazon ECS
7 112 (22.36%) GCP
8 79 (15.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 78 (15.57%) Azure Functions
10 75 (14.97%) Amazon SQS
11 68 (13.57%) Apigee
12 52 (10.38%) OpenShift
13 31 (6.19%) Power Platform
14 28 (5.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 25 (4.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 22 (4.39%) PaaS
17 20 (3.99%) AWS Step Functions
18 19 (3.79%) Amazon Cognito
18 19 (3.79%) Dynamics 365
18 19 (3.79%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.20%) DNS
2 7 (1.40%) Network Security
3 4 (0.80%) HTTP
3 4 (0.80%) SSH
4 3 (0.60%) FTP
4 3 (0.60%) Internet
4 3 (0.60%) VPN
5 2 (0.40%) DHCP
5 2 (0.40%) Firewall
5 2 (0.40%) SMTP
6 1 (0.20%) Broadband
6 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.20%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (27.94%) Amazon Redshift
2 101 (20.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 97 (19.36%) MySQL
4 96 (19.16%) PostgreSQL
5 94 (18.76%) SQL Server
6 88 (17.56%) Amazon RDS
7 59 (11.78%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (6.19%) NoSQL
9 29 (5.79%) Data Lake
10 26 (5.19%) Big Data
11 20 (3.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 18 (3.59%) Amazon Aurora
13 15 (2.99%) Cosmos DB
14 14 (2.79%) Apache Ignite
14 14 (2.79%) Relational Database
15 13 (2.59%) Hadoop
15 13 (2.59%) Redis
15 13 (2.59%) Spotfire
16 11 (2.20%) Amazon Athena
17 9 (1.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 148 (29.54%) Jenkins
2 117 (23.35%) Artifactory
3 78 (15.57%) GitLab
4 55 (10.98%) Git (software)
5 35 (6.99%) RStudio
6 21 (4.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (2.20%) JIRA
8 9 (1.80%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.40%) Maven
9 7 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.20%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.20%) kappa
10 6 (1.20%) Mocha
10 6 (1.20%) Postman
11 5 (1.00%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.00%) Selenium
12 4 (0.80%) PowerDesigner
13 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.60%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.60%) JUnit
General
1 246 (49.10%) Finance
2 133 (26.55%) Banking
3 122 (24.35%) Front Office
4 36 (7.19%) Back Office
5 29 (5.79%) Investment Banking
6 18 (3.59%) Retail
7 15 (2.99%) Public Sector
8 6 (1.20%) Games
8 6 (1.20%) Marketing
9 4 (0.80%) Advertising
9 4 (0.80%) Law
9 4 (0.80%) Retail Finance
10 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 241 (48.10%) Developer
2 120 (23.95%) Software Engineer
3 111 (22.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 100 (19.96%) AWS Engineer
5 85 (16.97%) AWS Developer
6 84 (16.77%) Python Developer
7 79 (15.77%) Java Developer
8 74 (14.77%) Python Engineer
9 70 (13.97%) Java Software Developer
10 69 (13.77%) Java Engineer
11 65 (12.97%) Architect
11 65 (12.97%) DevOps Engineer
12 58 (11.58%) AWS DevOps
13 51 (10.18%) Java Software Engineer
14 44 (8.78%) SQL Developer
15 43 (8.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 43 (8.58%) Python Software Engineer
15 43 (8.58%) Solutions Architect
16 42 (8.38%) AWS Software Engineer
17 39 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (44.11%) Web Services
2 106 (21.16%) React
3 86 (17.17%) AngularJS
4 78 (15.57%) gRPC
5 75 (14.97%) Swagger
6 69 (13.77%) OAuth
7 65 (12.97%) Vue.js
8 53 (10.58%) .NET
9 45 (8.98%) J2EE
10 42 (8.38%) J2SE
11 39 (7.78%) Node.js
12 30 (5.99%) Kafka
13 29 (5.79%) REST
14 24 (4.79%) GraphQL
15 17 (3.39%) CSS
16 16 (3.19%) HTML
17 15 (2.99%) RESTful
18 13 (2.59%) .NET Core
19 12 (2.40%) JSON
20 10 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 145 (28.94%) Hedge funds
2 121 (24.15%) Fixed Income
3 120 (23.95%) Derivative
4 115 (22.95%) Equities
5 65 (12.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 50 (9.98%) Greenfield Project
7 28 (5.59%) Cloud Native
8 14 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.79%) Blog
9 11 (2.20%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.00%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.60%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.40%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.20%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (1.00%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.80%) User Experience
16 3 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.18%) Linux
2 13 (2.59%) Windows
3 8 (1.60%) CentOS
4 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.80%) Debian
4 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
4 4 (0.80%) Unix
5 3 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.40%) Android
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (52.89%) DevOps
3 209 (41.72%) Software Engineering
4 204 (40.72%) Asset Management
5 141 (28.14%) Microservices
6 111 (22.16%) Investment Management
7 62 (12.38%) Decision-Making
8 59 (11.78%) Deployment Automation
9 52 (10.38%) Mentoring
10 45 (8.98%) Test Automation
11 44 (8.78%) Open Source
12 42 (8.38%) Infrastructure Automation
13 40 (7.98%) Scrum
14 34 (6.79%) Infrastructure as Code
14 34 (6.79%) TDD
15 28 (5.59%) Analytics
16 27 (5.39%) Technology Roadmap
17 23 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (3.99%) Data Architecture
19 18 (3.59%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 325 (64.87%) Python
2 234 (46.71%) Java
3 188 (37.52%) SQL
4 119 (23.75%) JavaScript
5 68 (13.57%) Kotlin
6 60 (11.98%) TypeScript
7 48 (9.58%) C#
8 38 (7.58%) R
9 27 (5.39%) Scala
10 25 (4.99%) Bash Shell
11 18 (3.59%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.79%) Clojure
13 13 (2.59%) VBA
14 12 (2.40%) C++
14 12 (2.40%) Go
14 12 (2.40%) Ruby
15 11 (2.20%) PHP
16 6 (1.20%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.00%) Perl
17 5 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.99%) Sun Certification
4 16 (3.19%) Degree
5 11 (2.20%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.20%) CISA
6 6 (1.20%) CISM
6 6 (1.20%) CISSP
6 6 (1.20%) CLAS
6 6 (1.20%) GIAC
7 5 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.00%) QA
2 7 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.20%) COBIT
3 6 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.00%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.20%) NCSC
5 1 (0.20%) NIST
System Software
1 185 (36.93%) Docker
2 8 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.40%) HDFS
4 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) iptables
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 177 (35.33%) Kubernetes
2 123 (24.55%) Terraform
3 41 (8.18%) Ansible
4 18 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (3.19%) Puppet
6 11 (2.20%) Packer
7 10 (2.00%) Consul
8 5 (1.00%) Kibana
9 3 (0.60%) Demisto
10 2 (0.40%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 1 (0.20%) Foglight
11 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.20%) Knative
11 1 (0.20%) Nagios
11 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 88 (17.56%) Google
2 69 (13.77%) Microsoft
3 65 (12.97%) Oracle
4 23 (4.59%) Databricks
5 10 (2.00%) SAP
6 7 (1.40%) Informatica
7 6 (1.20%) MuleSoft
7 6 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.20%) Splunk
8 4 (0.80%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.80%) BiZZdesign
8 4 (0.80%) Cloudera
8 4 (0.80%) Dynatrace
8 4 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.80%) VMware
9 3 (0.60%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.60%) New Relic
9 3 (0.60%) StreamSets
10 2 (0.40%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.40%) Talend