Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 383 547
Rank change year-on-year +201 +164 +57
Contract jobs citing Serverless 712 257 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.54% 0.57% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.10% 3.27% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 217 52
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £425 £419 £425
90th Percentile £675 £625 £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 £70.00 - -

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 11,679 7,848 6,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.29% 17.45% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,596 5,808 4,504
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +3.01% +5.17% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 73 53
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £14.60
90th Percentile £84.50 £165.00 £96.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.77
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.54% -18.38%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +59 142 £550 +4.76% 56
West London - 30 £525 - 28
East London -11 16 £475 -7.32% 13
South London -13 13 £525 - 3
North London - 1 £550 - 5
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 525 (73.74%) Amazon AWS
2 456 (64.04%) AWS Lambda
3 296 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (40.45%) Python
5 256 (35.96%) JavaScript
5 256 (35.96%) Node.js
6 239 (33.57%) DevOps
7 234 (32.87%) Docker
8 212 (29.78%) Java
9 198 (27.81%) Terraform
10 185 (25.98%) Amazon EC2
11 180 (25.28%) Amazon S3
12 161 (22.61%) Ansible
13 159 (22.33%) Linux
14 152 (21.35%) Microservices
15 146 (20.51%) TDD
16 143 (20.08%) HTML
17 138 (19.38%) Microsoft Azure
18 135 (18.96%) Finance
19 132 (18.54%) Git (software)
20 131 (18.40%) Jenkins
21 124 (17.42%) Opscode Chef
22 120 (16.85%) Configuration Management
23 110 (15.45%) AWS CloudFormation
24 107 (15.03%) React
25 106 (14.89%) Amazon RDS
26 105 (14.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
27 102 (14.33%) Puppet
28 101 (14.19%) CSS
28 101 (14.19%) Software Engineering

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 41 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (3.79%) Apache Spark
3 26 (3.65%) Confluence
4 23 (3.23%) Gunicorn
5 19 (2.67%) Apache
6 16 (2.25%) nginx
7 15 (2.11%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.98%) CMS
11 6 (0.84%) IIS
12 5 (0.70%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.56%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.56%) SAS
14 3 (0.42%) Magnolia
15 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.28%) Jupyter
16 1 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
16 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (1.83%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.28%) InVision
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) HipChat
3 1 (0.14%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 525 (73.74%) Amazon AWS
2 456 (64.04%) AWS Lambda
3 185 (25.98%) Amazon EC2
4 180 (25.28%) Amazon S3
5 138 (19.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 110 (15.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 105 (14.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 90 (12.64%) Azure Functions
9 66 (9.27%) Amazon Kinesis
10 64 (8.99%) Route 53
11 55 (7.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 53 (7.44%) Amazon SQS
13 42 (5.90%) GitHub
14 40 (5.62%) Google Cloud Platform
15 39 (5.48%) CloudFront
16 38 (5.34%) Amazon EMR
17 37 (5.20%) PaaS
18 35 (4.92%) Amazon ELB
19 31 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 27 (3.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.93%) DNS
2 24 (3.37%) HTTP
3 23 (3.23%) Firewall
4 21 (2.95%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.26%) Internet
6 8 (1.12%) MQTT
7 7 (0.98%) SAN
7 7 (0.98%) VPN
8 5 (0.70%) LAN
8 5 (0.70%) WAN
9 4 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.56%) DHCP
9 4 (0.56%) Network Security
9 4 (0.56%) VLAN
10 3 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.42%) MPLS
10 3 (0.42%) SSL
10 3 (0.42%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.28%) Extranet
11 2 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (14.89%) Amazon RDS
2 97 (13.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 94 (13.20%) MySQL
4 75 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 54 (7.58%) NoSQL
6 47 (6.60%) Redis
6 47 (6.60%) Relational Database
7 41 (5.76%) Big Data
8 36 (5.06%) Amazon Redshift
9 35 (4.92%) Hadoop
9 35 (4.92%) MongoDB
9 35 (4.92%) SQL Server
10 32 (4.49%) Data Lake
11 31 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
12 25 (3.51%) Couchbase
13 22 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
14 19 (2.67%) Neo4j
15 17 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.97%) Apache Hive
17 12 (1.69%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 132 (18.54%) Git (software)
2 131 (18.40%) Jenkins
3 63 (8.85%) Mocha
4 45 (6.32%) webpack
5 40 (5.62%) JIRA
6 39 (5.48%) Selenium
7 35 (4.92%) Gatling
8 28 (3.93%) Jasmine
9 26 (3.65%) Visual Studio Team System
10 23 (3.23%) Babel
11 18 (2.53%) TeamCity
12 17 (2.39%) Maven
13 11 (1.54%) Gradle
14 10 (1.40%) CircleCI
14 10 (1.40%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.40%) Grunt
14 10 (1.40%) NUnit
15 9 (1.26%) Moq
15 9 (1.26%) Robot Framework
16 8 (1.12%) Sinon.JS
General
1 135 (18.96%) Finance
2 87 (12.22%) Retail
3 46 (6.46%) Banking
4 20 (2.81%) Law
5 14 (1.97%) Marketing
6 7 (0.98%) Games
6 7 (0.98%) Publishing
7 6 (0.84%) Billing
7 6 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.84%) Legal
8 4 (0.56%) Advertising
9 3 (0.42%) Front Office
9 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.28%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.14%) Avionics
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 287 (40.31%) Developer
2 164 (23.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 160 (22.47%) AWS Engineer
4 108 (15.17%) AWS DevOps
5 104 (14.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 60 (8.43%) React Developer
7 59 (8.29%) AWS Developer
7 59 (8.29%) Node.js Developer
8 58 (8.15%) Architect
9 53 (7.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 50 (7.02%) Software Engineer
11 48 (6.74%) .NET Developer
11 48 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
12 42 (5.90%) Full Stack Developer
13 33 (4.63%) Python Engineer
14 32 (4.49%) Data Engineer
14 32 (4.49%) Senior Developer
15 29 (4.07%) Cloud Architect
16 26 (3.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 25 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (35.96%) Node.js
2 143 (20.08%) HTML
3 107 (15.03%) React
4 101 (14.19%) CSS
5 98 (13.76%) REST
6 88 (12.36%) Redux
7 85 (11.94%) AngularJS
8 83 (11.66%) HTML5
9 82 (11.52%) .NET
10 80 (11.24%) Web Services
11 61 (8.57%) jQuery
12 60 (8.43%) Jest
13 56 (7.87%) RESTful
14 48 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 43 (6.04%) JSON
16 42 (5.90%) Express
17 41 (5.76%) Chai
18 40 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
18 40 (5.62%) Sass
19 38 (5.34%) Enzyme
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (6.46%) Fintech
3 45 (6.32%) User Experience
4 43 (6.04%) Cloud Native
5 28 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.95%) Data Centre
7 13 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.83%) PKI
8 11 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.40%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.12%) Internet of Things
11 8 (1.12%) Replication
12 7 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.84%) Equities
13 6 (0.84%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.84%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 159 (22.33%) Linux
2 67 (9.41%) Unix
3 32 (4.49%) Windows
4 20 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.11%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.98%) Android
8 6 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.84%) CentOS
9 3 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.42%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (33.57%) DevOps
3 152 (21.35%) Microservices
4 146 (20.51%) TDD
5 120 (16.85%) Configuration Management
6 101 (14.19%) Software Engineering
7 79 (11.10%) Scrum
8 78 (10.96%) OO
9 74 (10.39%) MVC
10 66 (9.27%) Migration
11 65 (9.13%) Test Automation
12 64 (8.99%) BDD
13 63 (8.85%) Unit Testing
14 62 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (8.15%) SOA
16 53 (7.44%) Continuous Delivery
17 49 (6.88%) E-Commerce
18 47 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
19 43 (6.04%) SDLC
20 40 (5.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 288 (40.45%) Python
2 256 (35.96%) JavaScript
3 212 (29.78%) Java
4 87 (12.22%) ES6
5 78 (10.96%) SQL
6 69 (9.69%) C#
7 60 (8.43%) Go
8 59 (8.29%) Bash Shell
9 53 (7.44%) Ruby
10 48 (6.74%) TypeScript
11 38 (5.34%) PHP
12 37 (5.20%) PowerShell
13 25 (3.51%) Scala
14 21 (2.95%) Java 8
15 19 (2.67%) PHP 7
16 17 (2.39%) JSX
17 15 (2.11%) Groovy
18 8 (1.12%) C
19 6 (0.84%) Shell Script
20 4 (0.56%) AWK
Qualifications
1 33 (4.63%) Degree
2 27 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.51%) AWS Certification
3 25 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.69%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.70%) CISSP
7 4 (0.56%) CISM
8 2 (0.28%) CCSA
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.14%) CCNA
9 1 (0.14%) CCNP
9 1 (0.14%) CIPD
9 1 (0.14%) MCITP
9 1 (0.14%) MCTS
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.11%) QA
2 10 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.98%) SLA
4 5 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 234 (32.87%) Docker
2 16 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.70%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 198 (27.81%) Terraform
2 161 (22.61%) Ansible
3 124 (17.42%) Opscode Chef
4 102 (14.33%) Puppet
5 82 (11.52%) Kubernetes
6 70 (9.83%) Packer
7 23 (3.23%) Mesos
8 17 (2.39%) Salt
9 11 (1.54%) Grafana
10 9 (1.26%) Graphite
11 7 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.98%) Sysdig
12 6 (0.84%) Oozie
13 5 (0.70%) Consul
14 4 (0.56%) FortiGate
15 3 (0.42%) Capistrano
15 3 (0.42%) logstash
15 3 (0.42%) ZABBIX
16 2 (0.28%) Kibana
16 2 (0.28%) rkt
Vendors
1 46 (6.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.07%) Splunk
3 27 (3.79%) Google
4 21 (2.95%) Atlassian
5 18 (2.53%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.39%) Oracle
7 13 (1.83%) Nintex
8 8 (1.12%) Cisco
8 8 (1.12%) Interwoven
8 8 (1.12%) VMware
9 7 (0.98%) Remedy
9 7 (0.98%) SaltStack
9 7 (0.98%) Solace
10 5 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.56%) Tableau
11 4 (0.56%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.42%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.42%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.42%) Symantec