Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 182 378
Rank change year-on-year +70 +196 +167
Contract jobs citing Serverless 846 731 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.35% 1.58% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.09% 5.82% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 571 248
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £419
90th Percentile £700 £675 £631
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
London median hourly rate £72.50 £75.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £75.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

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 11,939 12,560 8,955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.12% 27.06% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,568 9,300 6,718
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £483 £470
% change year-on-year +3.63% +2.66% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 79 84
London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -11.63% -11.34%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £65.85 £147.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +5.26%

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 15 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Serverless in London

Serverless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serverless in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Serverless in London

Serverless
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor 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 15 November 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 +64 184 £550 -0.90% 98
East London +37 25 £563 +18.42% 20
West London +18 19 £500 - 27
South London +44 16 £550 +10.00% 9
North London +17 6 £550 - 3
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 595 (70.33%) AWS
2 565 (66.78%) AWS Lambda
3 351 (41.49%) Python
4 318 (37.59%) DevOps
5 306 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
6 289 (34.16%) Java
7 268 (31.68%) Microservices
8 250 (29.55%) Amazon S3
9 246 (29.08%) Azure
10 242 (28.61%) Docker
11 200 (23.64%) Finance
12 198 (23.40%) Node.js
13 197 (23.29%) Terraform
14 193 (22.81%) Kubernetes
15 184 (21.75%) Amazon EC2
16 183 (21.63%) Software Engineering
17 176 (20.80%) JavaScript
18 161 (19.03%) SQL
19 154 (18.20%) Web Services
20 148 (17.49%) Amazon SQS
21 147 (17.38%) Azure Functions
22 142 (16.78%) Git (software)
23 138 (16.31%) C#
24 135 (15.96%) .NET
25 134 (15.84%) Amazon ECS
26 132 (15.60%) Amazon RDS
27 131 (15.48%) Jenkins
27 131 (15.48%) AWS CloudFormation
28 127 (15.01%) React
29 126 (14.89%) Linux

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 68 (8.04%) Apache Spark
2 52 (6.15%) Confluence
3 50 (5.91%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (3.90%) Apache
5 10 (1.18%) Apache Solr
6 7 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (0.83%) nginx
7 6 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.59%) SAS
9 3 (0.35%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.35%) WordPress
10 2 (0.24%) IIS
10 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.24%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) FINCAD Analytics
2 5 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 595 (70.33%) AWS
2 565 (66.78%) AWS Lambda
3 250 (29.55%) Amazon S3
4 246 (29.08%) Azure
5 184 (21.75%) Amazon EC2
6 148 (17.49%) Amazon SQS
7 147 (17.38%) Azure Functions
8 134 (15.84%) Amazon ECS
9 131 (15.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 84 (9.93%) GitHub
11 68 (8.04%) Amazon Kinesis
12 58 (6.86%) GCP
13 55 (6.50%) OpenShift
14 51 (6.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 48 (5.67%) Azure Data Factory
15 48 (5.67%) CloudFront
16 47 (5.56%) PaaS
17 43 (5.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 37 (4.37%) Route 53
19 32 (3.78%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.72%) VPN
2 9 (1.06%) Network Security
3 8 (0.95%) HTTP
4 6 (0.71%) DNS
4 6 (0.71%) Firewall
5 4 (0.47%) Internet
6 3 (0.35%) DHCP
6 3 (0.35%) DSL
6 3 (0.35%) FTP
7 2 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.24%) IPsec
7 2 (0.24%) Skype
7 2 (0.24%) SNMP
7 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.24%) X.509
8 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.12%) WAN
8 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (15.60%) Amazon RDS
2 108 (12.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 102 (12.06%) Amazon Redshift
4 90 (10.64%) Data Lake
4 90 (10.64%) NoSQL
5 70 (8.27%) Azure SQL Database
6 58 (6.86%) MySQL
7 57 (6.74%) MongoDB
8 54 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (5.44%) Amazon Athena
10 44 (5.20%) Hadoop
10 44 (5.20%) Redis
11 43 (5.08%) Big Data
12 36 (4.26%) Cosmos DB
13 33 (3.90%) SQL Server
14 32 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (3.66%) Relational Database
16 25 (2.96%) Power BI
17 24 (2.84%) Apache Hive
18 23 (2.72%) Presto
Development Applications
1 142 (16.78%) Git (software)
2 131 (15.48%) Jenkins
3 61 (7.21%) JIRA
4 58 (6.86%) Artifactory
5 32 (3.78%) RStudio
6 29 (3.43%) CircleCI
7 28 (3.31%) GitLab
8 26 (3.07%) Jasmine
9 25 (2.96%) Maven
10 24 (2.84%) Bitbucket
11 21 (2.48%) TeamCity
11 21 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
12 20 (2.36%) Mocha
13 18 (2.13%) Cucumber
14 17 (2.01%) Selenium
14 17 (2.01%) Travis CI
15 15 (1.77%) webpack
16 13 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 12 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
18 11 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 200 (23.64%) Finance
2 84 (9.93%) Front Office
3 48 (5.67%) Banking
4 23 (2.72%) Retail
5 16 (1.89%) Public Sector
6 12 (1.42%) Games
7 10 (1.18%) Law
7 10 (1.18%) Marketing
8 8 (0.95%) Advertising
8 8 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.47%) Publishing
11 2 (0.24%) Automotive
11 2 (0.24%) Back Office
11 2 (0.24%) Electronics
11 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 392 (46.34%) Developer
2 148 (17.49%) AWS Engineer
3 128 (15.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 127 (15.01%) AWS Developer
5 94 (11.11%) Architect
6 76 (8.98%) AWS DevOps
7 74 (8.75%) Senior Developer
8 71 (8.39%) Python Developer
9 70 (8.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 63 (7.45%) React Developer
10 63 (7.45%) Software Engineer
11 58 (6.86%) Node.js Developer
12 56 (6.62%) Data Engineer
13 55 (6.50%) Java Developer
14 50 (5.91%) Azure Developer
14 50 (5.91%) Full Stack Developer
15 49 (5.79%) JavaScript Developer
16 48 (5.67%) .NET Developer
17 40 (4.73%) Python Engineer
18 37 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (23.40%) Node.js
2 154 (18.20%) Web Services
3 135 (15.96%) .NET
4 127 (15.01%) React
5 87 (10.28%) Kafka
6 67 (7.92%) AngularJS
7 65 (7.68%) CSS
8 55 (6.50%) HTML
9 50 (5.91%) RESTful
10 49 (5.79%) .NET Core
11 46 (5.44%) J2EE
12 43 (5.08%) Redux
13 40 (4.73%) Sass
14 34 (4.02%) GraphQL
15 33 (3.90%) Jest
16 32 (3.78%) REST
16 32 (3.78%) Vue.js
17 24 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (2.84%) Pandas
17 24 (2.84%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.05%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (7.45%) Fixed Income
3 30 (3.55%) Cloud Native
4 29 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.07%) Derivative
6 21 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.25%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.01%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.77%) PKI
10 14 (1.65%) User Experience
11 12 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.30%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
12 11 (1.30%) Smart Home
13 10 (1.18%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.95%) Equities
16 6 (0.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 126 (14.89%) Linux
2 47 (5.56%) Windows
3 43 (5.08%) Unix
4 16 (1.89%) Android
5 12 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.42%) VMS
6 10 (1.18%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.95%) Debian
8 5 (0.59%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.59%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (37.59%) DevOps
2 306 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (31.68%) Microservices
4 183 (21.63%) Software Engineering
5 126 (14.89%) TDD
6 89 (10.52%) Analytics
7 87 (10.28%) Asset Management
8 83 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (8.87%) Open Source
10 73 (8.63%) Scrum
11 65 (7.68%) Machine Learning
12 61 (7.21%) ETL
13 58 (6.86%) Computer Science
14 55 (6.50%) Fintech
15 51 (6.03%) Infrastructure as Code
16 49 (5.79%) Artificial Intelligence
16 49 (5.79%) Migration
17 48 (5.67%) BDD
17 48 (5.67%) Decision-Making
18 46 (5.44%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 351 (41.49%) Python
2 289 (34.16%) Java
3 176 (20.80%) JavaScript
4 161 (19.03%) SQL
5 138 (16.31%) C#
6 61 (7.21%) R
7 58 (6.86%) Scala
7 58 (6.86%) TypeScript
8 44 (5.20%) Ruby
9 40 (4.73%) C++
10 39 (4.61%) Bash Shell
10 39 (4.61%) Go
11 33 (3.90%) ES6
11 33 (3.90%) PowerShell
12 29 (3.43%) Java 8
13 24 (2.84%) PHP
14 14 (1.65%) C
15 12 (1.42%) Groovy
15 12 (1.42%) VBA
16 10 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (8.39%) AWS Certification
2 38 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.66%) Degree
4 27 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.83%) CISM
6 7 (0.83%) CISSP
6 7 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.35%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) ISEB
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.18%) QA
2 9 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.47%) GDPR
4 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 242 (28.61%) Docker
2 15 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.54%) HDFS
4 9 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.59%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.59%) Varnish
6 3 (0.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) BusyBox
7 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 197 (23.29%) Terraform
2 193 (22.81%) Kubernetes
3 88 (10.40%) Ansible
4 39 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (4.14%) Puppet
6 25 (2.96%) Packer
7 16 (1.89%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.54%) Grafana
9 11 (1.30%) Kibana
10 9 (1.06%) logstash
11 8 (0.95%) Nagios
12 7 (0.83%) Rancher
12 7 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.71%) Consul
13 6 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (0.71%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
14 5 (0.59%) collectd
14 5 (0.59%) Graphite
14 5 (0.59%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 83 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.15%) Google
3 40 (4.73%) Splunk
4 28 (3.31%) Databricks
5 22 (2.60%) Oracle
6 17 (2.01%) Informatica
7 16 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 14 (1.65%) SAP
9 13 (1.54%) IBM
9 13 (1.54%) IBM Sterling
10 11 (1.30%) Teradata
11 9 (1.06%) Bloomberg
12 8 (0.95%) Ping Identity
13 7 (0.83%) MuleSoft
13 7 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.83%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.71%) Alteryx
14 6 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.71%) StreamSets
15 5 (0.59%) New Relic