Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 76 108
Rank change year-on-year +16 +32 +89
Contract jobs citing Serverless 1,401 455 954
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.19% 3.37% 2.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.97% 9.63% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,043 391 633
10th Percentile £425 £413 £425
25th Percentile £488 £475 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £688 £713 £638
90th Percentile £720 £750 £700
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £10.50
England median hourly rate £41.00 £82.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +13.10% +11.54%

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 12,776 4,726 12,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.20% 35.00% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,425 3,528 9,275
10th Percentile £377 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £719 £725 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 15 91
10th Percentile £13.38 £13.58 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.21 £20.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -32.43% +76.19% +3.70%
75th Percentile £45.06 £49.00 £25.75
90th Percentile £65.00 £59.25 £53.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.92 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.39% -0.39% +20.00%

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 17 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Serverless in London over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Hourly 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 September 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 +10 103 £575 +9.52% 100
South London +11 12 £475 -17.75% 4
West London -15 7 £575 -8.73% 32
East London - 2 £704 - 18
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1,041 (74.30%) AWS
2 810 (57.82%) AWS Lambda
3 687 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
4 511 (36.47%) Azure
5 497 (35.47%) JavaScript
6 468 (33.40%) Software Engineering
7 467 (33.33%) DevOps
8 466 (33.26%) React
9 454 (32.41%) Python
10 435 (31.05%) Full Stack Development
11 419 (29.91%) Finance
12 416 (29.69%) Node.js
13 408 (29.12%) Kubernetes
13 408 (29.12%) Terraform
14 406 (28.98%) Docker
15 392 (27.98%) Amazon S3
16 380 (27.12%) TypeScript
17 377 (26.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 313 (22.34%) SQL
19 306 (21.84%) Azure Functions
20 301 (21.48%) Microservices
21 299 (21.34%) Web Services
22 283 (20.20%) Java
23 278 (19.84%) Amazon SQS
24 268 (19.13%) Asset Management
25 243 (17.34%) Front Office
26 241 (17.20%) Amazon RDS
27 221 (15.77%) Material-UI
28 218 (15.56%) AWS Step Functions
29 211 (15.06%) Social Skills

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 90 (6.42%) Apache Spark
2 80 (5.71%) Apache Airflow
3 70 (5.00%) Apache
4 45 (3.21%) SharePoint
5 38 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (2.43%) Confluence
7 32 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
8 21 (1.50%) Luigi
9 15 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 14 (1.00%) nginx
11 9 (0.64%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.57%) CMS
13 5 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.36%) SAS
14 4 (0.29%) IIS
14 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.21%) Headless CMS
15 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.14%) Traefik
Applications
1 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.14%) Figma
3 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.071%) Aligne
6 1 (0.071%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,041 (74.30%) AWS
2 810 (57.82%) AWS Lambda
3 511 (36.47%) Azure
4 392 (27.98%) Amazon S3
5 306 (21.84%) Azure Functions
6 278 (19.84%) Amazon SQS
7 218 (15.56%) AWS Step Functions
8 176 (12.56%) GCP
9 171 (12.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 166 (11.85%) Amazon EC2
11 147 (10.49%) PaaS
12 115 (8.21%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 105 (7.49%) IaaS
14 97 (6.92%) Amazon ECS
15 85 (6.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 82 (5.85%) Amazon EKS
16 82 (5.85%) GitHub
17 76 (5.42%) Azure Storage
18 72 (5.14%) Azure Data Factory
19 70 (5.00%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.00%) DNS
2 25 (1.78%) HTTP
3 17 (1.21%) Firewall
4 10 (0.71%) AMQP
4 10 (0.71%) Internet
5 8 (0.57%) VPN
6 7 (0.50%) DHCP
7 6 (0.43%) 5G
8 5 (0.36%) DSL
8 5 (0.36%) Network Security
8 5 (0.36%) VoIP
9 4 (0.29%) Broadband
10 2 (0.14%) 4G
10 2 (0.14%) Extranet
10 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.14%) LAN
10 2 (0.14%) SAN
10 2 (0.14%) WAN
10 2 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (26.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 241 (17.20%) Amazon RDS
3 118 (8.42%) NoSQL
4 97 (6.92%) Big Data
5 96 (6.85%) MongoDB
6 87 (6.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 74 (5.28%) Data Lake
7 74 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
8 57 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (3.57%) Hadoop
10 49 (3.50%) SQL Server
11 43 (3.07%) Amazon Athena
12 39 (2.78%) MySQL
13 38 (2.71%) Relational Database
14 34 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 31 (2.21%) Metadata
15 31 (2.21%) Redis
16 26 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
17 23 (1.64%) Power BI
18 18 (1.28%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 152 (10.85%) Git (software)
2 150 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 85 (6.07%) JIRA
4 43 (3.07%) Bitbucket
5 42 (3.00%) Maven
5 42 (3.00%) webpack
6 39 (2.78%) GitLab
7 30 (2.14%) Cypress.io
8 29 (2.07%) Mocha
9 27 (1.93%) JUnit
10 23 (1.64%) Gradle
11 20 (1.43%) JMeter
12 17 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (1.14%) Selenium
14 15 (1.07%) CircleCI
14 15 (1.07%) PowerDesigner
14 15 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
15 13 (0.93%) Cucumber
16 12 (0.86%) kappa
17 11 (0.79%) Postman
General
1 419 (29.91%) Finance
2 243 (17.34%) Front Office
3 211 (15.06%) Social Skills
4 53 (3.78%) Presentation Skills
5 45 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (3.21%) Banking
6 32 (2.28%) Public Sector
7 24 (1.71%) Retail
8 22 (1.57%) Back Office
8 22 (1.57%) Marketing
9 16 (1.14%) Legal
10 13 (0.93%) Law
11 9 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.50%) Publishing
13 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
13 6 (0.43%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.36%) Documentation Skills
15 4 (0.29%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 601 (42.90%) Developer
2 248 (17.70%) Software Engineer
3 197 (14.06%) React Developer
4 194 (13.85%) AWS Engineer
5 192 (13.70%) Architect
6 162 (11.56%) AWS Developer
7 138 (9.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 122 (8.71%) Full Stack Developer
9 106 (7.57%) Node.js Developer
10 102 (7.28%) Data Engineer
11 97 (6.92%) JavaScript Developer
11 97 (6.92%) Python Engineer
12 94 (6.71%) DevOps Engineer
13 81 (5.78%) JavaScript Engineer
14 75 (5.35%) Java Developer
15 72 (5.14%) Python Developer
16 71 (5.07%) Azure Engineer
17 69 (4.93%) AWS Software Engineer
18 63 (4.50%) AWS Architect
19 61 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (33.26%) React
2 416 (29.69%) Node.js
3 299 (21.34%) Web Services
4 221 (15.77%) Material-UI
5 201 (14.35%) .NET
6 119 (8.49%) AngularJS
7 114 (8.14%) Kafka
8 111 (7.92%) REST
9 97 (6.92%) GraphQL
10 89 (6.35%) RESTful
11 76 (5.42%) CSS
12 69 (4.93%) .NET Core
13 57 (4.07%) HTML
13 57 (4.07%) Spring
14 54 (3.85%) Vue.js
15 52 (3.71%) React Native
16 47 (3.35%) ARM Templates
16 47 (3.35%) Jest
17 45 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
18 40 (2.86%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 113 (8.07%) Cloud Native
2 54 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 48 (3.43%) Derivative
4 46 (3.28%) Equities
5 43 (3.07%) Fixed Income
5 43 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 42 (3.00%) Data Structures
7 30 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 30 (2.14%) Legacy Systems
8 29 (2.07%) Public Cloud
9 27 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
10 22 (1.57%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.43%) Virtual Team
12 19 (1.36%) User Experience
13 17 (1.21%) Mobile App
14 16 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (1.07%) Tandem
16 14 (1.00%) Management Information System
17 12 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 12 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 83 (5.92%) Windows
2 70 (5.00%) Linux
3 14 (1.00%) Unix
4 11 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.71%) Android
6 8 (0.57%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.21%) CentOS
9 3 (0.21%) Debian
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.071%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.071%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (33.40%) Software Engineering
3 467 (33.33%) DevOps
4 435 (31.05%) Full Stack Development
5 301 (21.48%) Microservices
6 268 (19.13%) Asset Management
7 181 (12.92%) Investment Management
8 141 (10.06%) Infrastructure as Code
9 126 (8.99%) Analytics
10 120 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 108 (7.71%) Data Engineering
12 107 (7.64%) TDD
13 96 (6.85%) Scrum
14 94 (6.71%) SDLC
15 62 (4.43%) Continuous Delivery
16 61 (4.35%) Migration
16 61 (4.35%) OO
17 60 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
17 60 (4.28%) Web Application Development
18 58 (4.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 497 (35.47%) JavaScript
2 454 (32.41%) Python
3 380 (27.12%) TypeScript
4 313 (22.34%) SQL
5 283 (20.20%) Java
6 159 (11.35%) C#
7 60 (4.28%) Go
8 59 (4.21%) T-SQL
9 54 (3.85%) Kotlin
10 51 (3.64%) Scala
11 49 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 43 (3.07%) C++
13 40 (2.86%) PL/SQL
14 39 (2.78%) Bash Shell
15 36 (2.57%) Java 8
16 26 (1.86%) ES6
17 23 (1.64%) PHP
18 20 (1.43%) Java 11
18 20 (1.43%) Ruby
19 18 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 68 (4.85%) AWS Certification
2 61 (4.35%) Degree
3 52 (3.71%) Security Cleared
4 44 (3.14%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (1.21%) PhD
7 14 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.71%) ISEB
8 10 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.57%) CISSP
10 3 (0.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.21%) CCSP
10 3 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.14%) CISA
11 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.57%) QA
2 37 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.71%) Accessibility
4 13 (0.93%) GRC
5 8 (0.57%) NIST
6 7 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.36%) GDPR
8 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.21%) SOC 2
10 2 (0.14%) COBIT
10 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.14%) SLA
11 1 (0.071%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.071%) NIST 800
System Software
1 406 (28.98%) Docker
2 35 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.21%) Varnish
4 2 (0.14%) Squid
4 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.071%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.071%) KVM
5 1 (0.071%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.071%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 408 (29.12%) Kubernetes
1 408 (29.12%) Terraform
2 68 (4.85%) Ansible
3 20 (1.43%) Puppet
4 14 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.71%) Prometheus
7 8 (0.57%) Grafana
8 6 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 4 (0.29%) Packer
9 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.21%) Nagios
11 2 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.14%) Istio
11 2 (0.14%) Kibana
11 2 (0.14%) Oozie
12 1 (0.071%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.071%) Mesos
12 1 (0.071%) Rancher
Vendors
1 117 (8.35%) Databricks
2 98 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 70 (5.00%) Oracle
4 47 (3.35%) MuleSoft
5 34 (2.43%) Google
6 22 (1.57%) BiZZdesign
6 22 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (1.28%) Adobe
8 17 (1.21%) SAP
9 16 (1.14%) Alibaba
9 16 (1.14%) CA
9 16 (1.14%) Cloudera
10 12 (0.86%) New Relic
10 12 (0.86%) Splunk
11 8 (0.57%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.50%) WorldPay
13 6 (0.43%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.36%) Cisco
14 5 (0.36%) IBM
14 5 (0.36%) Informatica