Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 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
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 105 120
Rank change year-on-year +47 +15 +93
Contract jobs citing Serverless 1,160 444 939
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.45% 2.49% 2.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.70% 7.40% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 393 617
10th Percentile £425 £425 £450
25th Percentile £488 £488 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £675 £663 £625
90th Percentile £713 £750 £688
England median daily rate £525 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £65.00 - £10.50
England median hourly rate £44.25 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.67% +8.43% -36.15%

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 9,915 5,999 12,587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.06% 33.61% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,259 4,517 9,201
10th Percentile £366 £338 £350
25th Percentile £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £631 £625 £613
90th Percentile £700 £706 £675
England median daily rate £508 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +1.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 73
10th Percentile £14.83 £13.60 £13.05
25th Percentile £20.55 £20.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +28.00% +19.05% -8.50%
75th Percentile £61.75 £47.94 £34.51
90th Percentile £68.25 £61.18 £52.40
England median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% -2.44% +9.33%

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 19 June 2021.

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 19 June 2021. 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 79 £525 - 93
West London +13 11 £530 -15.54% 24
South London +26 6 £625 +25.00% 3
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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.

1 852 (73.45%) AWS
2 691 (59.57%) AWS Lambda
3 619 (53.36%) Agile Software Development
4 442 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 426 (36.72%) Software Engineering
6 415 (35.78%) Python
7 403 (34.74%) Azure
8 387 (33.36%) React
9 365 (31.47%) Finance
10 353 (30.43%) Terraform
11 349 (30.09%) Amazon S3
12 347 (29.91%) DevOps
13 345 (29.74%) Node.js
14 344 (29.66%) Kubernetes
15 341 (29.40%) Docker
16 326 (28.10%) TypeScript
17 317 (27.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 300 (25.86%) Web Services
19 269 (23.19%) SQL
20 262 (22.59%) Asset Management
21 253 (21.81%) Amazon SQS
22 252 (21.72%) Microservices
23 248 (21.38%) Azure Functions
24 226 (19.48%) .NET
25 223 (19.22%) Front Office
26 220 (18.97%) Amazon RDS
27 216 (18.62%) Material-UI
28 210 (18.10%) Java
29 199 (17.16%) AWS Step Functions
30 178 (15.34%) Investment Management

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 65 (5.60%) Apache Spark
2 64 (5.52%) Apache
3 55 (4.74%) Apache Airflow
4 44 (3.79%) SharePoint
5 40 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
6 29 (2.50%) Confluence
7 26 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.78%) Luigi
10 6 (0.52%) CMS
11 5 (0.43%) SAS
12 4 (0.34%) nginx
12 4 (0.34%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.26%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.26%) IIS
14 2 (0.17%) Drupal
14 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Fuse
15 1 (0.086%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.17%) Figma
2 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.21%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) Shopify
4 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.086%) Aligne
5 1 (0.086%) Magento
5 1 (0.086%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.086%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 852 (73.45%) AWS
2 691 (59.57%) AWS Lambda
3 403 (34.74%) Azure
4 349 (30.09%) Amazon S3
5 253 (21.81%) Amazon SQS
6 248 (21.38%) Azure Functions
7 199 (17.16%) AWS Step Functions
8 164 (14.14%) GCP
9 122 (10.52%) Amazon EC2
10 105 (9.05%) AWS CloudFormation
11 97 (8.36%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 91 (7.84%) Azure Logic Apps
12 91 (7.84%) PaaS
13 83 (7.16%) Azure Storage
14 64 (5.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 62 (5.34%) Amazon ECS
16 58 (5.00%) IaaS
17 55 (4.74%) GitHub
18 50 (4.31%) Amazon EKS
19 45 (3.88%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.29%) DNS
2 14 (1.21%) HTTP
3 11 (0.95%) Firewall
4 6 (0.52%) Internet
5 5 (0.43%) DSL
5 5 (0.43%) VPN
6 4 (0.34%) Network Security
7 3 (0.26%) AMQP
8 2 (0.17%) MQTT
9 1 (0.086%) 5G
9 1 (0.086%) Broadband
9 1 (0.086%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.086%) Extranet
9 1 (0.086%) FTP
9 1 (0.086%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.086%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.086%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.086%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.086%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (27.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 220 (18.97%) Amazon RDS
3 91 (7.84%) Big Data
4 90 (7.76%) Azure SQL Database
5 80 (6.90%) MongoDB
6 73 (6.29%) NoSQL
7 68 (5.86%) SQL Server
8 66 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
9 61 (5.26%) Data Lake
10 59 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (3.02%) MySQL
12 32 (2.76%) Hadoop
13 23 (1.98%) Amazon Athena
13 23 (1.98%) Relational Database
14 22 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
15 19 (1.64%) Redis
16 15 (1.29%) Amazon Aurora
16 15 (1.29%) Tableau
17 14 (1.21%) Power BI
18 12 (1.03%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 120 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 113 (9.74%) Jenkins
3 60 (5.17%) JIRA
4 34 (2.93%) Maven
5 32 (2.76%) webpack
6 28 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 23 (1.98%) Cypress.io
7 23 (1.98%) JUnit
8 22 (1.90%) Gradle
8 22 (1.90%) kappa
9 21 (1.81%) Bitbucket
9 21 (1.81%) PowerDesigner
10 18 (1.55%) GitLab
11 16 (1.38%) Selenium
12 15 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (1.21%) Mocha
14 12 (1.03%) Ant
15 11 (0.95%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.95%) Postman
16 10 (0.86%) CircleCI
General
1 365 (31.47%) Finance
2 223 (19.22%) Front Office
3 144 (12.41%) Social Skills
4 36 (3.10%) Banking
5 34 (2.93%) Presentation Skills
6 27 (2.33%) Retail
7 26 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (2.24%) Public Sector
8 13 (1.12%) Marketing
9 11 (0.95%) Back Office
10 7 (0.60%) Legal
11 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.52%) Publishing
12 5 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.26%) Advertising
13 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.17%) Games
14 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 608 (52.41%) Developer
2 236 (20.34%) React Developer
3 214 (18.45%) AWS Developer
4 166 (14.31%) Software Engineer
5 149 (12.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 125 (10.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 121 (10.43%) Architect
8 108 (9.31%) AWS Engineer
8 108 (9.31%) Node.js Developer
9 101 (8.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 99 (8.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 80 (6.90%) Python Engineer
12 79 (6.81%) Python Developer
12 79 (6.81%) Senior Developer
13 75 (6.47%) Data Engineer
14 61 (5.26%) Java Developer
15 51 (4.40%) Azure Developer
16 50 (4.31%) .NET Developer
17 46 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
18 42 (3.62%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (33.36%) React
2 345 (29.74%) Node.js
3 300 (25.86%) Web Services
4 226 (19.48%) .NET
5 216 (18.62%) Material-UI
6 110 (9.48%) AngularJS
7 83 (7.16%) Kafka
8 79 (6.81%) REST
9 77 (6.64%) GraphQL
10 71 (6.12%) React Native
10 71 (6.12%) RESTful
11 68 (5.86%) CSS
12 54 (4.66%) .NET Core
13 46 (3.97%) HTML
14 39 (3.36%) Vue.js
15 32 (2.76%) Flask
15 32 (2.76%) Lambda Expressions
15 32 (2.76%) Spring
16 31 (2.67%) OAuth
16 31 (2.67%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 98 (8.45%) Cloud Native
2 37 (3.19%) Data Structures
3 35 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (2.76%) User Experience
5 30 (2.59%) Derivative
5 30 (2.59%) Equities
5 30 (2.59%) Fixed Income
6 28 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (1.90%) Algorithms
8 20 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.55%) Blog
10 16 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.21%) Public Cloud
12 11 (0.95%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.86%) Replication
13 10 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (0.78%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 70 (6.03%) Linux
2 59 (5.09%) Windows
3 15 (1.29%) Ubuntu
4 12 (1.03%) CentOS
5 11 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.69%) Android
8 7 (0.60%) Unix
9 3 (0.26%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.17%) Debian
10 2 (0.17%) VMS
11 1 (0.086%) Alpine Linux
11 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (53.36%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (36.72%) Software Engineering
3 347 (29.91%) DevOps
4 262 (22.59%) Asset Management
5 252 (21.72%) Microservices
6 178 (15.34%) Investment Management
7 110 (9.48%) Test Automation
8 107 (9.22%) SDLC
9 104 (8.97%) TDD
10 100 (8.62%) Data Engineering
11 93 (8.02%) Scrum
12 91 (7.84%) Analytics
13 77 (6.64%) Web Application Development
14 63 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (5.34%) Infrastructure as Code
16 60 (5.17%) Data Modelling
16 60 (5.17%) Progressive Web App
17 59 (5.09%) BDD
18 55 (4.74%) ETL
18 55 (4.74%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 442 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 415 (35.78%) Python
3 326 (28.10%) TypeScript
4 269 (23.19%) SQL
5 210 (18.10%) Java
6 152 (13.10%) C#
7 63 (5.43%) T-SQL
8 61 (5.26%) Go
9 58 (5.00%) C++
10 47 (4.05%) PL/SQL
11 44 (3.79%) PowerShell
12 37 (3.19%) Kotlin
13 33 (2.84%) ES6
14 32 (2.76%) Bash Shell
15 30 (2.59%) Java 8
16 27 (2.33%) Scala
17 16 (1.38%) Ruby
18 14 (1.21%) PHP
19 13 (1.12%) Shell Script
20 9 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 82 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 76 (6.55%) SC Cleared
3 48 (4.14%) AWS Certification
4 29 (2.50%) Degree
5 21 (1.81%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (0.86%) ISEB
8 7 (0.60%) PhD
9 6 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.26%) CISSP
11 2 (0.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.17%) CCSP
11 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.086%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 27 (2.33%) QA
2 24 (2.07%) Accessibility
3 12 (1.03%) GRC
4 4 (0.34%) NIST
5 3 (0.26%) GDPR
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) SOC 2
7 1 (0.086%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.086%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.086%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.086%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.086%) NCSC
7 1 (0.086%) SLA
System Software
1 341 (29.40%) Docker
2 23 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.26%) Varnish
3 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 353 (30.43%) Terraform
2 344 (29.66%) Kubernetes
3 86 (7.41%) Ansible
4 20 (1.72%) Puppet
5 19 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (0.78%) Packer
8 4 (0.34%) Grafana
8 4 (0.34%) Istio
8 4 (0.34%) Knative
8 4 (0.34%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.26%) Nagios
9 3 (0.26%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.17%) Control-M
11 1 (0.086%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.086%) Consul
11 1 (0.086%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.086%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.086%) Salt
Vendors
1 94 (8.10%) Microsoft
2 84 (7.24%) Databricks
3 65 (5.60%) Oracle
4 63 (5.43%) MuleSoft
5 34 (2.93%) Google
6 27 (2.33%) BiZZdesign
7 16 (1.38%) Adobe
7 16 (1.38%) Cloudera
8 13 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.03%) Alibaba
10 11 (0.95%) Informatica
11 10 (0.86%) SAP
12 7 (0.60%) Splunk
12 7 (0.60%) WorldPay
13 6 (0.52%) Hortonworks
13 6 (0.52%) New Relic
14 5 (0.43%) Atlassian
15 4 (0.34%) CA
15 4 (0.34%) hybris
15 4 (0.34%) Red Hat