Period
to

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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 59 114
Rank change year-on-year -16 +55 +26
Contract jobs citing Serverless 1,253 1,089 471
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.24% 4.49% 2.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.50% 11.60% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 856 403
10th Percentile £438 £425 £431
25th Percentile £505 £488 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £530 £550
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% -3.64% -
75th Percentile £700 £675 £638
90th Percentile £800 £713 £750
England median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £58.25 - -
Median hourly rate £61.50 £65.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -5.38% - -
75th Percentile £64.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +63.84% -1.67% +328.57%

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 14,735 9,390 6,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.14% 38.68% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,047 6,884 5,125
10th Percentile £390 £363 £325
25th Percentile £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 41 42
10th Percentile £19.74 £15.00 £13.20
25th Percentile £23.06 £21.73 £18.55
Median hourly rate £39.75 £33.50 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.66% +39.58% +11.63%
75th Percentile £64.94 £63.75 £42.89
90th Percentile £79.28 £68.00 £60.65
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +2.56%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +39 209 £650 +23.81% 50
South London -13 16 £438 -22.57%
West London -8 9 £550 +3.77% 13
East London - 2 £575 - 9
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 892 (71.19%) AWS
2 716 (57.14%) AWS Lambda
3 579 (46.21%) DevOps
4 539 (43.02%) CI/CD
5 495 (39.51%) Agile
6 464 (37.03%) Azure
7 455 (36.31%) Python
8 413 (32.96%) Terraform
9 385 (30.73%) Microservices
10 337 (26.90%) Docker
11 333 (26.58%) Kubernetes
12 287 (22.91%) Software Engineering
13 271 (21.63%) Infrastructure as Code
14 267 (21.31%) Finance
15 264 (21.07%) Java
16 260 (20.75%) JavaScript
17 235 (18.75%) React
17 235 (18.75%) SQL
18 233 (18.60%) Azure Functions
19 232 (18.52%) Node.js
20 225 (17.96%) AWS CloudFormation
21 217 (17.32%) Amazon S3
22 206 (16.44%) .NET
23 193 (15.40%) Full Stack Development
24 190 (15.16%) C#
25 187 (14.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 172 (13.73%) Social Skills
27 168 (13.41%) Git (software)
27 168 (13.41%) TypeScript
28 165 (13.17%) Kafka

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 60 (4.79%) Apache Spark
2 34 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (2.55%) Apache
4 28 (2.23%) Confluence
5 25 (2.00%) Apache Airflow
6 17 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.04%) Camunda
7 13 (1.04%) IIS
8 11 (0.88%) nginx
8 11 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.80%) CMS
10 8 (0.64%) Ethereum
10 8 (0.64%) Jupyter
10 8 (0.64%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.48%) Luigi
11 6 (0.48%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.40%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.32%) Headless CMS
14 3 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.40%) Shopify
3 4 (0.32%) Carpe Diem
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.32%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.24%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.16%) Cloudability
5 2 (0.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.080%) Primavera
6 1 (0.080%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 892 (71.19%) AWS
2 716 (57.14%) AWS Lambda
3 464 (37.03%) Azure
4 233 (18.60%) Azure Functions
5 225 (17.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 217 (17.32%) Amazon S3
7 160 (12.77%) Amazon EC2
8 149 (11.89%) GitHub
9 148 (11.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 125 (9.98%) Amazon ECS
11 117 (9.34%) PaaS
12 108 (8.62%) Amazon SQS
13 90 (7.18%) Azure Logic Apps
14 89 (7.10%) Amazon Kinesis
15 87 (6.94%) GCP
16 81 (6.46%) AWS Fargate
17 77 (6.15%) IaaS
18 74 (5.91%) Azure Service Bus
19 70 (5.59%) Power Platform
20 68 (5.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.60%) DNS
2 17 (1.36%) HTTP
3 14 (1.12%) Firewall
4 13 (1.04%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.64%) VPN
6 6 (0.48%) Internet
7 3 (0.24%) Network Security
7 3 (0.24%) SSL
8 2 (0.16%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.16%) DHCP
8 2 (0.16%) IPsec
8 2 (0.16%) RTSP
8 2 (0.16%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.080%) Broadband
9 1 (0.080%) FTP
9 1 (0.080%) IPFS
9 1 (0.080%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.080%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (14.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 109 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 104 (8.30%) Big Data
4 103 (8.22%) Amazon RDS
5 87 (6.94%) Data Lake
6 86 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
7 84 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
8 66 (5.27%) MongoDB
9 64 (5.11%) SQL Server
10 60 (4.79%) Relational Database
11 54 (4.31%) Azure SQL Database
12 52 (4.15%) Amazon Redshift
13 48 (3.83%) Power BI
14 47 (3.75%) Amazon Athena
15 34 (2.71%) RDBMS
16 33 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
17 26 (2.08%) MySQL
18 20 (1.60%) Amazon Aurora
18 20 (1.60%) Metadata
19 18 (1.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 168 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 149 (11.89%) Jenkins
3 64 (5.11%) GitLab
4 63 (5.03%) JIRA
5 32 (2.55%) CircleCI
6 29 (2.31%) Artifactory
6 29 (2.31%) Cypress.io
6 29 (2.31%) kappa
7 22 (1.76%) PowerDesigner
8 20 (1.60%) Gradle
9 19 (1.52%) Bitbucket
9 19 (1.52%) Maven
10 18 (1.44%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.28%) git-flow
11 16 (1.28%) SonarQube
12 14 (1.12%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.04%) SpecFlow
14 12 (0.96%) webpack
15 11 (0.88%) Selenium
15 11 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 267 (21.31%) Finance
2 172 (13.73%) Social Skills
3 67 (5.35%) Banking
4 55 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (3.91%) Public Sector
6 41 (3.27%) Front Office
7 39 (3.11%) Legal
8 29 (2.31%) Retail
9 27 (2.15%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.76%) Law
11 20 (1.60%) Investment Banking
12 19 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
13 10 (0.80%) Influencing Skills
13 10 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
14 9 (0.72%) Telecoms
15 8 (0.64%) Documentation Skills
16 7 (0.56%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.48%) Publishing
17 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 341 (27.21%) Developer
2 260 (20.75%) AWS Engineer
3 184 (14.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 183 (14.60%) Architect
5 141 (11.25%) Software Engineer
6 113 (9.02%) AWS DevOps
7 100 (7.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 89 (7.10%) Data Engineer
9 87 (6.94%) AWS Developer
10 77 (6.15%) AWS Software Engineer
11 73 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
12 65 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
13 64 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
14 59 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
15 57 (4.55%) .NET Developer
16 53 (4.23%) Java Developer
16 53 (4.23%) Python Developer
17 49 (3.91%) AWS Architect
18 46 (3.67%) React Developer
19 43 (3.43%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (18.75%) React
2 232 (18.52%) Node.js
3 206 (16.44%) .NET
4 165 (13.17%) Kafka
5 100 (7.98%) REST
6 61 (4.87%) AngularJS
6 61 (4.87%) GraphQL
7 51 (4.07%) HTML
8 46 (3.67%) CSS
9 45 (3.59%) .NET Framework
9 45 (3.59%) Vue.js
10 42 (3.35%) .NET Core
10 42 (3.35%) ARM Templates
11 41 (3.27%) Spring Boot
12 38 (3.03%) RESTful
13 37 (2.95%) ADO
14 36 (2.87%) ASP.NET
14 36 (2.87%) Jest
15 34 (2.71%) JSON
15 34 (2.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.18%) Cloud Native
2 110 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
3 59 (4.71%) Public Cloud
4 53 (4.23%) Hedge funds
5 42 (3.35%) Data Structures
6 33 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 27 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 25 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 25 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
10 24 (1.92%) Legacy Systems
11 23 (1.84%) iPad
12 21 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
13 20 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.52%) User Experience
15 14 (1.12%) Data Centre
15 14 (1.12%) Management Information System
16 13 (1.04%) Mobile App
17 11 (0.88%) Blockchain
17 11 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 108 (8.62%) Linux
2 67 (5.35%) Windows
3 15 (1.20%) Unix
4 9 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.48%) Android
7 5 (0.40%) CentOS
7 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.24%) Debian
9 2 (0.16%) Alpine Linux
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.080%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (46.21%) DevOps
2 539 (43.02%) CI/CD
3 495 (39.51%) Agile
4 385 (30.73%) Microservices
5 287 (22.91%) Software Engineering
6 271 (21.63%) Infrastructure as Code
7 193 (15.40%) Full Stack Development
8 138 (11.01%) Test Automation
9 112 (8.94%) TDD
10 108 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
11 106 (8.46%) Analytics
11 106 (8.46%) Scrum
12 100 (7.98%) Event-Driven
12 100 (7.98%) Migration
13 83 (6.62%) Data Science
14 79 (6.30%) SDLC
15 77 (6.15%) Data Modelling
16 74 (5.91%) E-Commerce
17 70 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
18 69 (5.51%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 455 (36.31%) Python
2 264 (21.07%) Java
3 260 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 235 (18.75%) SQL
5 190 (15.16%) C#
6 168 (13.41%) TypeScript
7 92 (7.34%) PowerShell
8 81 (6.46%) Bash
9 70 (5.59%) Go
10 38 (3.03%) Scala
11 35 (2.79%) T-SQL
12 34 (2.71%) Ruby
13 31 (2.47%) C++
14 22 (1.76%) ES6
15 19 (1.52%) C
16 17 (1.36%) PHP
16 17 (1.36%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.80%) Groovy
17 10 (0.80%) R
17 10 (0.80%) Rust
Qualifications
1 93 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 90 (7.18%) SC Cleared
3 60 (4.79%) AWS Certification
4 38 (3.03%) Degree
5 14 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.96%) FFIEC
7 11 (0.88%) PMP
8 9 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.56%) CISSP
10 6 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.48%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.32%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.16%) CCA
13 2 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.080%) OCP
14 1 (0.080%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.080%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.39%) QA
2 43 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 36 (2.87%) GDPR
4 19 (1.52%) Accessibility
5 16 (1.28%) PCI DSS
6 14 (1.12%) NIST
7 12 (0.96%) GLBA
8 3 (0.24%) WCAG
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.16%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.080%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.080%) MiFID
10 1 (0.080%) SLA
10 1 (0.080%) SOC 2
System Software
1 337 (26.90%) Docker
2 16 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.24%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.24%) Squid
6 2 (0.16%) Snort
7 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.080%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 413 (32.96%) Terraform
2 333 (26.58%) Kubernetes
3 92 (7.34%) Ansible
4 30 (2.39%) Packer
5 18 (1.44%) Puppet
6 16 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.96%) Grafana
7 12 (0.96%) Kibana
8 9 (0.72%) Prometheus
9 8 (0.64%) Consul
10 5 (0.40%) Pingdom
11 4 (0.32%) Istio
11 4 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 3 (0.24%) Opsgenie
13 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.16%) logstash
13 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 133 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 82 (6.54%) Databricks
3 38 (3.03%) Oracle
4 28 (2.23%) MuleSoft
4 28 (2.23%) SAP
5 26 (2.08%) BiZZdesign
6 22 (1.76%) Google
7 18 (1.44%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.12%) Splunk
9 13 (1.04%) Pega
9 13 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.96%) Cloudera
10 12 (0.96%) Confluent
10 12 (0.96%) Informatica
11 11 (0.88%) Charles River
12 9 (0.72%) ESRI
12 9 (0.72%) ServiceNow
13 8 (0.64%) Adobe
14 7 (0.56%) hybris
14 7 (0.56%) VMware