Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 492 566
Rank change year-on-year +205 +74 -
Contract jobs citing Serverless 428 100 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.91% 0.24% 0.070%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.40% 1.60% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 77 28
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £425 £410 £362
90th Percentile £638 £605 £625
England median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 9,724 6,248 4,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.71% 15.12% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,262 4,643 3,008
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £315 £320 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 50 41
London median hourly rate £26.78 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.56% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.01 £10.50
90th Percentile £96.13 £109.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.96
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.80% -11.30%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +42 73 £515 -3.06% 17
East London +4 10 £513 -26.79% 8
South London - 4 £463 -
West London - 4 £525 - 15
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 321 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 274 (64.02%) AWS Lambda
3 224 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (42.99%) Python
5 182 (42.52%) DevOps
6 173 (40.42%) Node.js
7 164 (38.32%) Java
8 147 (34.35%) TDD
8 147 (34.35%) Amazon S3
9 146 (34.11%) Docker
10 141 (32.94%) Jenkins
11 139 (32.48%) Amazon EC2
12 112 (26.17%) JavaScript
13 105 (24.53%) Terraform
14 102 (23.83%) Linux
15 99 (23.13%) Ansible
16 97 (22.66%) Git (software)
17 89 (20.79%) Microservices
18 86 (20.09%) Web Services
19 85 (19.86%) Finance
20 82 (19.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 82 (19.16%) Continuous Delivery
21 75 (17.52%) Configuration Management
22 72 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
23 68 (15.89%) AWS CloudFormation
23 68 (15.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 68 (15.89%) Amazon RDS
24 66 (15.42%) React
25 64 (14.95%) HTML
26 63 (14.72%) Scrum

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 42 (9.81%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (8.18%) Confluence
3 28 (6.54%) Apache
3 28 (6.54%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.34%) nginx
5 7 (1.64%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.40%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.47%) CMS
7 2 (0.47%) Drupal
7 2 (0.47%) Jetty
7 2 (0.47%) Mule
7 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
8 1 (0.23%) Luigi
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 321 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 274 (64.02%) AWS Lambda
3 147 (34.35%) Amazon S3
4 139 (32.48%) Amazon EC2
5 82 (19.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 68 (15.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 52 (12.15%) GitHub
7 52 (12.15%) Route 53
8 51 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 43 (10.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 42 (9.81%) Amazon Kinesis
10 42 (9.81%) CloudFront
11 32 (7.48%) Amazon SQS
12 29 (6.78%) Amazon ELB
13 22 (5.14%) Amazon EMR
14 16 (3.74%) SaaS
15 13 (3.04%) OpenShift
16 10 (2.34%) npm
17 9 (2.10%) Akamai
17 9 (2.10%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.10%) SSH
2 7 (1.64%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (0.93%) Bluetooth
3 4 (0.93%) Internet
4 3 (0.70%) DHCP
4 3 (0.70%) DNS
4 3 (0.70%) Firewall
4 3 (0.70%) HTTP
4 3 (0.70%) SMS
5 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.47%) Skype
5 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.47%) VPLS
6 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (15.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 68 (15.89%) Amazon RDS
2 35 (8.18%) Amazon Redshift
2 35 (8.18%) NoSQL
3 32 (7.48%) Big Data
3 32 (7.48%) Hadoop
4 30 (7.01%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (4.21%) MySQL
6 17 (3.97%) Data Lake
6 17 (3.97%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.74%) Neo4j
7 16 (3.74%) SQL Server
8 14 (3.27%) Redis
9 13 (3.04%) Apache Hive
10 12 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.34%) Cosmos DB
12 9 (2.10%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.64%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 141 (32.94%) Jenkins
2 97 (22.66%) Git (software)
3 47 (10.98%) JIRA
4 42 (9.81%) webpack
5 39 (9.11%) Babel
6 27 (6.31%) Mocha
7 23 (5.37%) TeamCity
8 20 (4.67%) Sinon.JS
9 19 (4.44%) Gerrit
10 11 (2.57%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.57%) Grunt
11 10 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (2.10%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.87%) Maven
14 7 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (1.40%) Artifactory
15 6 (1.40%) GitLab
15 6 (1.40%) Selenium
15 6 (1.40%) SpecFlow
16 5 (1.17%) Codeception
General
1 85 (19.86%) Finance
2 49 (11.45%) Banking
3 12 (2.80%) Marketing
4 11 (2.57%) Retail
5 10 (2.34%) Games
6 7 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.70%) Advertising
7 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.47%) Billing
8 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) International Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 194 (45.33%) Developer
2 123 (28.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 87 (20.33%) AWS Engineer
4 79 (18.46%) AWS DevOps
5 64 (14.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 47 (10.98%) Java Developer
7 43 (10.05%) Node.js Developer
8 33 (7.71%) AWS Developer
9 29 (6.78%) .NET Developer
9 29 (6.78%) Architect
10 26 (6.07%) Senior Developer
11 25 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (4.67%) Python Developer
14 19 (4.44%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 19 (4.44%) React Developer
15 17 (3.97%) Data Engineer
16 16 (3.74%) Consultant
17 14 (3.27%) AWS Architect
18 13 (3.04%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (40.42%) Node.js
2 86 (20.09%) Web Services
3 66 (15.42%) React
4 64 (14.95%) HTML
5 53 (12.38%) CSS
6 52 (12.15%) HTML5
7 50 (11.68%) RESTful
8 47 (10.98%) .NET
9 41 (9.58%) OAuth2
10 40 (9.35%) AngularJS
11 37 (8.64%) OAuth
11 37 (8.64%) REST
12 35 (8.18%) CSS3
13 33 (7.71%) Redux
14 31 (7.24%) JSON
15 29 (6.78%) OpenID
16 28 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (6.31%) Sass
18 24 (5.61%) Express
19 21 (4.91%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (6.31%) Fintech
2 27 (6.31%) User Experience
3 24 (5.61%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.80%) Mainframe
6 11 (2.57%) Cloud Native
6 11 (2.57%) Digital Media
7 10 (2.34%) Analytical Mindset
8 9 (2.10%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.64%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.93%) Social Media
14 3 (0.70%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.47%) Media Streaming
15 2 (0.47%) Online Banking
15 2 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (23.83%) Linux
2 41 (9.58%) Unix
3 21 (4.91%) Windows
4 11 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.34%) Android
6 8 (1.87%) CentOS
6 8 (1.87%) CoreOS
7 6 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) Debian
9 1 (0.23%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (42.52%) DevOps
3 147 (34.35%) TDD
4 89 (20.79%) Microservices
5 82 (19.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 75 (17.52%) Configuration Management
7 72 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (14.72%) Scrum
9 50 (11.68%) Test Automation
10 43 (10.05%) BDD
11 40 (9.35%) Software Engineering
12 34 (7.94%) Analytics
13 31 (7.24%) Migration
14 30 (7.01%) Web Development
15 29 (6.78%) E-Commerce
16 28 (6.54%) Open Source
17 27 (6.31%) API Development
18 26 (6.07%) Data Ingestion
19 25 (5.84%) OO
20 23 (5.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 184 (42.99%) Python
2 164 (38.32%) Java
3 112 (26.17%) JavaScript
4 61 (14.25%) Ruby
5 57 (13.32%) Bash Shell
6 44 (10.28%) ES6
7 42 (9.81%) C#
8 38 (8.88%) SQL
9 33 (7.71%) TypeScript
10 16 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.04%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.80%) Scala
13 11 (2.57%) Go
14 10 (2.34%) ES7
14 10 (2.34%) PHP
15 8 (1.87%) Groovy
16 7 (1.64%) GraphQL
16 7 (1.64%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.40%) VB.NET
18 5 (1.17%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (3.50%) AWS Certification
2 14 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.34%) Degree
5 8 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.23%) MCSA
7 1 (0.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.74%) PCI DSS
2 15 (3.50%) QA
3 6 (1.40%) GDPR
4 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 146 (34.11%) Docker
2 10 (2.34%) HDFS
3 7 (1.64%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.17%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.17%) Squid
5 3 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.23%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (24.53%) Terraform
2 99 (23.13%) Ansible
3 63 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (12.85%) Kubernetes
5 47 (10.98%) Puppet
6 30 (7.01%) Packer
7 28 (6.54%) Mesos
8 26 (6.07%) Kibana
9 17 (3.97%) Consul
10 12 (2.80%) Nagios
11 11 (2.57%) Grafana
12 10 (2.34%) Oozie
13 9 (2.10%) ZABBIX
14 7 (1.64%) logstash
15 5 (1.17%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (1.17%) Prometheus
15 5 (1.17%) rkt
15 5 (1.17%) Sysdig
16 3 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
16 3 (0.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 29 (6.78%) Atlassian
2 21 (4.91%) Splunk
3 18 (4.21%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.50%) Google
5 14 (3.27%) Oracle
6 13 (3.04%) MuleSoft
7 12 (2.80%) IBM
7 12 (2.80%) New Relic
8 8 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.64%) AlienVault
10 6 (1.40%) ForgeRock
10 6 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.17%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.93%) Capita
12 4 (0.93%) Elastic Path
12 4 (0.93%) Talend
13 3 (0.70%) AppDynamics
13 3 (0.70%) Hortonworks
14 2 (0.47%) SaltStack
14 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow