Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for AWS Lambda skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS Lambda over the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Amazon AWS Lambda
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 187 230
Rank change year-on-year -19 +43 -
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 16 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.29% 0.055%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.34% 2.59% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
North West median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 - -

AWS Lambda 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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,196 656 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.91% 11.33% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 422 349
North West median daily rate £435 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% -1.16% +4.24%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £290
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 15 12
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.62% +107.14% -18.84%
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.30 £10.62
90th Percentile £166.50 £67.70 £15.70
England median hourly rate £18.95 £20.71 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.50% +8.97% -17.39%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing AWS Lambda as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in the North West

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Lambda in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in the North West

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Lambda in the North West over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the North West

AWS Lambda
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Lambda within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Manchester -12 11 £450 - 10
Cheshire -13 2 £630 -
Merseyside +14 1 £850 +126.67%
AWS Lambda
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Lambda 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 North West region with a requirement for AWS Lambda.

1 16 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (100.00%) Serverless
2 13 (81.25%) DevOps
3 11 (68.75%) Python
4 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
5 9 (56.25%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (43.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (43.75%) Docker
7 7 (43.75%) Terraform
7 7 (43.75%) CloudFront
8 6 (37.50%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
8 6 (37.50%) JIRA
8 6 (37.50%) Java
8 6 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (31.25%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (31.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
9 5 (31.25%) Ansible
9 5 (31.25%) Puppet
9 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
10 4 (25.00%) Node.js
10 4 (25.00%) Magento
10 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (25.00%) Linux
10 4 (25.00%) Firewall
10 4 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation

AWS Lambda
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (100.00%) Serverless
2 9 (56.25%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (43.75%) CloudFront
4 7 (43.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (37.50%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
7 4 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (18.75%) Route 53
9 2 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (12.50%) GitHub
10 1 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (6.25%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) CircleCI
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) boto
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) Kafka
2 2 (12.50%) YAML
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) DevOps
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (12.50%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Deep Learning
6 1 (6.25%) Global Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Logistics
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Groovy
3 2 (12.50%) Java 8
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Go
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Terraform
2 5 (31.25%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
2 5 (31.25%) Puppet
3 2 (12.50%) Consul
3 2 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
4 1 (6.25%) Kibana
4 1 (6.25%) Mesos
4 1 (6.25%) Packer
4 1 (6.25%) Rancher
4 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com