Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 220 426
Rank change year-on-year +106 +206 +140
Contract jobs citing Serverless 991 599 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.41% 1.29% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.56% 5.15% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 462 142
London median daily rate £550 £539 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +1.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £450 £438 £401
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £535 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +1.90% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £70.00 -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 13,108 11,635 7,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.88% 25.02% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,471 8,556 5,172
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 61
London median hourly rate £24.50 £23.48 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.37% +9.19% -11.34%
10th Percentile £14.35 £14.91 £12.88
90th Percentile £70.00 £90.58 £107.50
England median hourly rate £23.90 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +19.48% -4.76% +10.53%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +85 229 £550 +4.76% 118
West London +33 38 £525 - 24
East London +11 20 £575 +21.05% 24
South London +29 15 £825 +54.93% 3
North London - 12 £575 - 2
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 780 (78.71%) Amazon AWS
2 697 (70.33%) AWS Lambda
3 466 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
4 411 (41.47%) DevOps
5 406 (40.97%) Java
6 378 (38.14%) Amazon S3
7 366 (36.93%) Python
8 358 (36.13%) Docker
9 338 (34.11%) Terraform
10 317 (31.99%) Finance
11 315 (31.79%) Amazon EC2
12 296 (29.87%) Microservices
13 285 (28.76%) Kubernetes
14 269 (27.14%) Web Services
15 263 (26.54%) Node.js
16 260 (26.24%) Amazon RDS
17 241 (24.32%) JavaScript
18 220 (22.20%) Microsoft Azure
19 216 (21.80%) Amazon SQS
20 215 (21.70%) Software Engineering
20 215 (21.70%) Jenkins
21 208 (20.99%) Amazon ECS
22 190 (19.17%) SQL
23 188 (18.97%) AWS CloudFormation
24 178 (17.96%) Linux
25 173 (17.46%) Amazon Redshift
26 161 (16.25%) Asset Management
27 159 (16.04%) Git (software)
28 151 (15.24%) TDD
29 148 (14.93%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 95 (9.59%) Apache Spark
2 67 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
3 65 (6.56%) Apache
4 59 (5.95%) Confluence
5 18 (1.82%) Apache Airflow
6 17 (1.72%) Apache Solr
7 14 (1.41%) nginx
8 11 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (0.81%) IIS
9 8 (0.81%) Luigi
10 7 (0.71%) SAS
11 4 (0.40%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.30%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.30%) WordPress
13 2 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.20%) CMS
13 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 780 (78.71%) Amazon AWS
2 697 (70.33%) AWS Lambda
3 378 (38.14%) Amazon S3
4 315 (31.79%) Amazon EC2
5 220 (22.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 216 (21.80%) Amazon SQS
7 208 (20.99%) Amazon ECS
8 188 (18.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 119 (12.01%) Amazon Kinesis
10 118 (11.91%) OpenShift
11 117 (11.81%) Azure Functions
12 90 (9.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 90 (9.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 81 (8.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 80 (8.07%) CloudFront
14 80 (8.07%) Google Cloud Platform
15 74 (7.47%) GitHub
16 57 (5.75%) Route 53
17 52 (5.25%) PaaS
18 45 (4.54%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.02%) VPN
2 17 (1.72%) Firewall
3 16 (1.61%) HTTP
4 15 (1.51%) DNS
5 11 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.81%) AMQP
6 8 (0.81%) DHCP
7 7 (0.71%) IPsec
7 7 (0.71%) SSL
8 6 (0.61%) DMZ
9 5 (0.50%) FTP
10 4 (0.40%) Internet
10 4 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.40%) Network Security
10 4 (0.40%) WAN
11 1 (0.10%) BGP
11 1 (0.10%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.10%) LAN
11 1 (0.10%) OSPF
11 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (26.24%) Amazon RDS
2 173 (17.46%) Amazon Redshift
3 148 (14.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 111 (11.20%) NoSQL
5 100 (10.09%) Big Data
6 79 (7.97%) MySQL
7 77 (7.77%) Data Lake
8 72 (7.27%) Cosmos DB
9 69 (6.96%) MongoDB
10 62 (6.26%) Hadoop
11 61 (6.16%) Azure SQL Database
11 61 (6.16%) SQL Server
12 60 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
13 57 (5.75%) Redis
14 49 (4.94%) Amazon Athena
15 47 (4.74%) Relational Database
16 45 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
17 26 (2.62%) RDBMS
18 22 (2.22%) Apache Hive
18 22 (2.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 215 (21.70%) Jenkins
2 159 (16.04%) Git (software)
3 147 (14.83%) Artifactory
4 84 (8.48%) GitLab
5 76 (7.67%) JIRA
6 74 (7.47%) RStudio
7 46 (4.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 41 (4.14%) Selenium
9 39 (3.94%) TeamCity
10 38 (3.83%) Bitbucket
11 29 (2.93%) Travis CI
12 27 (2.72%) Maven
12 27 (2.72%) webpack
13 23 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 22 (2.22%) Cucumber
14 22 (2.22%) Subversion
15 21 (2.12%) CircleCI
15 21 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
16 20 (2.02%) Mocha
17 18 (1.82%) Babel
General
1 317 (31.99%) Finance
2 85 (8.58%) Front Office
3 66 (6.66%) Banking
4 47 (4.74%) Retail
5 21 (2.12%) Advertising
6 18 (1.82%) Games
7 16 (1.61%) Marketing
8 10 (1.01%) Law
9 7 (0.71%) Legal
10 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.61%) Publishing
11 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.40%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.10%) German Language
14 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.10%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 455 (45.91%) Developer
2 252 (25.43%) AWS Engineer
3 211 (21.29%) AWS Developer
4 156 (15.74%) DevOps Engineer
5 112 (11.30%) AWS DevOps
6 110 (11.10%) Senior Developer
7 107 (10.80%) Java Developer
8 94 (9.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 79 (7.97%) JavaScript Developer
9 79 (7.97%) Python Developer
10 77 (7.77%) Data Engineer
11 71 (7.16%) React Developer
12 66 (6.66%) Architect
13 61 (6.16%) JavaScript Engineer
14 58 (5.85%) Angular Developer
15 55 (5.55%) Cloud Engineer
15 55 (5.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 54 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
17 52 (5.25%) Node.js Developer
18 46 (4.64%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (27.14%) Web Services
2 263 (26.54%) Node.js
3 147 (14.83%) React
4 137 (13.82%) J2EE
5 132 (13.32%) AngularJS
6 121 (12.21%) Kafka
7 113 (11.40%) .NET
8 88 (8.88%) CSS
9 72 (7.27%) HTML
10 64 (6.46%) RESTful
11 55 (5.55%) Redux
11 55 (5.55%) REST
12 52 (5.25%) .NET Core
12 52 (5.25%) Spring Boot
13 50 (5.05%) J2SE
13 50 (5.05%) Spring
14 47 (4.74%) Express
15 45 (4.54%) Sass
16 43 (4.34%) Vue.js
17 36 (3.63%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
2 74 (7.47%) Fixed Income
3 55 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.94%) User Experience
5 36 (3.63%) Cloud Native
6 24 (2.42%) Mobile Banking
7 23 (2.32%) PKI
8 20 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
11 12 (1.21%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.11%) Data Centre
13 10 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (0.71%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (0.71%) Music Streaming
15 6 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
16 3 (0.30%) Data Structures
16 3 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 178 (17.96%) Linux
2 67 (6.76%) Windows
3 55 (5.55%) Unix
4 15 (1.51%) Ubuntu
5 13 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.21%) Android
7 11 (1.11%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.71%) CentOS
8 7 (0.71%) Debian
9 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.20%) VMS
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (41.47%) DevOps
3 296 (29.87%) Microservices
4 215 (21.70%) Software Engineering
5 161 (16.25%) Asset Management
6 151 (15.24%) TDD
7 127 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 124 (12.51%) Scrum
9 119 (12.01%) Open Source
10 97 (9.79%) Analytics
11 96 (9.69%) Fintech
12 95 (9.59%) Decision-Making
13 78 (7.87%) Front End Development
13 78 (7.87%) Test Automation
14 76 (7.67%) BDD
15 71 (7.16%) Problem-Solving
16 68 (6.86%) Deployment Automation
17 67 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
18 66 (6.66%) Infrastructure as Code
19 64 (6.46%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 406 (40.97%) Java
2 366 (36.93%) Python
3 241 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 190 (19.17%) SQL
5 119 (12.01%) C#
6 79 (7.97%) TypeScript
7 67 (6.76%) ES6
8 60 (6.05%) Bash Shell
9 59 (5.95%) PowerShell
10 49 (4.94%) Java 8
10 49 (4.94%) Scala
11 42 (4.24%) Ruby
12 39 (3.94%) Go
13 19 (1.92%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.82%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.72%) C++
16 15 (1.51%) U-SQL
17 14 (1.41%) ES7
17 14 (1.41%) PHP
18 12 (1.21%) R
Qualifications
1 110 (11.10%) AWS Certification
2 18 (1.82%) Degree
3 16 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.50%) ISEB
6 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (0.30%) CISM
7 3 (0.30%) CISSP
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.10%) CCNP
9 1 (0.10%) MCAD
9 1 (0.10%) MCP
9 1 (0.10%) MCSD
9 1 (0.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.42%) QA
2 6 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.40%) PSD2
4 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.20%) SLA
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 358 (36.13%) Docker
2 18 (1.82%) HDFS
3 14 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.21%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.71%) Snort
5 7 (0.71%) Squid
6 4 (0.40%) Varnish
6 4 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 338 (34.11%) Terraform
2 285 (28.76%) Kubernetes
3 143 (14.43%) Ansible
4 41 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (4.04%) Puppet
6 18 (1.82%) Packer
7 16 (1.61%) Kibana
8 10 (1.01%) logstash
9 9 (0.91%) Grafana
10 8 (0.81%) Graphite
11 7 (0.71%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.71%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.61%) Nagios
12 6 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.50%) Istio
13 5 (0.50%) Mesos
14 4 (0.40%) Marathon
15 3 (0.30%) Consul
15 3 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
15 3 (0.30%) linkerd
Vendors
1 98 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 62 (6.26%) Google
3 41 (4.14%) Atlassian
4 37 (3.73%) Splunk
5 27 (2.72%) IBM
5 27 (2.72%) Informatica
6 26 (2.62%) SAP
7 25 (2.52%) IBM Sterling
8 23 (2.32%) MuleSoft
9 15 (1.51%) Databricks
10 12 (1.21%) Oracle
11 8 (0.81%) Facebook
11 8 (0.81%) New Relic
11 8 (0.81%) Ping Identity
11 8 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.81%) Twitter
12 7 (0.71%) Dynatrace
12 7 (0.71%) Tableau
13 6 (0.61%) Teradata
14 5 (0.50%) Rackspace