Period
to 3 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 December 2020 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 > North West
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 59 200
Rank change year-on-year 0 +141 -27
Contract jobs citing Serverless 69 164 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 3.06% 3.06% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.61% 11.73% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 135 13
Median daily rate £432 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £376
90th Percentile £515 £590 £658
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 -
% change year-on-year -51.72% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 718 1,398 1,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.80% 26.09% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 940 953
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £269 £268 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £613
England median daily rate £491 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -1.74% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 69
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.43 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.57% -0.40% -12.50%
10th Percentile £15.09 £13.75 £11.46
90th Percentile £57.75 £55.63 £42.50
Median hourly rate £29.25 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +36.05% +22.86% -14.63%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the North West

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Serverless in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Serverless in the North West

Serverless
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Serverless in the North West over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Serverless in the North West

Serverless
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 Serverless within the North West region over the 6 months to 3 December 2020. 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
Cheshire +9 33 £432 -11.84% 2
Manchester -4 25 £450 -5.26% 48
Merseyside +31 5 £375 -14.29% 3
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 61 (88.41%) AWS
2 45 (65.22%) AWS Lambda
3 40 (57.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 38 (55.07%) Python
5 36 (52.17%) Infrastructure as Code
6 29 (42.03%) DevOps
7 22 (31.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 20 (28.99%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (26.09%) Docker
9 18 (26.09%) AWS CloudTrail
9 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (26.09%) NoSQL
9 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
10 17 (24.64%) Test Automation
11 16 (23.19%) TDD
11 16 (23.19%) RDBMS
11 16 (23.19%) SonarQube
11 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
11 16 (23.19%) Coveralls
11 16 (23.19%) Canary Deployment
11 16 (23.19%) Blue-Green Deployment
12 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
13 14 (20.29%) Django
13 14 (20.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (17.39%) Flask
15 11 (15.94%) Kubernetes
15 11 (15.94%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (15.94%) Terraform
15 11 (15.94%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (14.49%) Finance

Serverless
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 (2.90%) CMS
1 2 (2.90%) JBoss
1 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (88.41%) AWS
2 45 (65.22%) AWS Lambda
3 40 (57.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (31.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 18 (26.09%) AWS CloudTrail
6 16 (23.19%) Coveralls
7 14 (20.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (15.94%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (14.49%) AWS CodeCommit
10 9 (13.04%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (13.04%) AWS CodeBuild
11 7 (10.14%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (10.14%) OpenShift
12 6 (8.70%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (7.25%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (5.80%) Azure
14 4 (5.80%) GitHub
15 3 (4.35%) Amazon Cognito
15 3 (4.35%) Amazon EKS
15 3 (4.35%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) DNS
1 5 (7.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) NoSQL
2 16 (23.19%) RDBMS
2 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (7.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.90%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.90%) MySQL
6 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.90%) Redis
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 16 (23.19%) SonarQube
3 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.14%) Bitbucket Server
4 7 (10.14%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.25%) Gradle
5 5 (7.25%) JUnit
5 5 (7.25%) Maven
6 3 (4.35%) JIRA
7 2 (2.90%) CA Release Automation
7 2 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.45%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.45%) Postman
8 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Games
5 2 (2.90%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) AWS Engineer
2 22 (31.88%) Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) AWS Architect
5 7 (10.14%) AWS Developer
6 6 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Data Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) DevOps Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Django Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Python/Django Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) Django
2 12 (17.39%) Flask
3 7 (10.14%) Node.js
4 4 (5.80%) PySpark
4 4 (5.80%) React
5 3 (4.35%) Lambda Expressions
5 3 (4.35%) Swagger
6 2 (2.90%) .NET
6 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) HTML
6 2 (2.90%) jQuery
6 2 (2.90%) OAuth
6 2 (2.90%) REST
6 2 (2.90%) RESTful
7 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.45%) Kafka
7 1 (1.45%) Laravel
7 1 (1.45%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.35%) Online Games
3 2 (2.90%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Linux
1 6 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (2.90%) Android
2 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Infrastructure as Code
2 29 (42.03%) DevOps
3 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (24.64%) Test Automation
5 16 (23.19%) Blue-Green Deployment
5 16 (23.19%) Canary Deployment
5 16 (23.19%) TDD
6 10 (14.49%) Validation
7 9 (13.04%) Fintech
7 9 (13.04%) Microservices
7 9 (13.04%) Project Governance
7 9 (13.04%) Scrum
8 6 (8.70%) Auto-Scaling
8 6 (8.70%) Cryptography
8 6 (8.70%) Observability
8 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.25%) ETL
9 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) Python
2 9 (13.04%) Java
3 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.14%) C#
5 6 (8.70%) SQL
6 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.25%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.80%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.90%) Go
8 2 (2.90%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (15.94%) Kubernetes
2 11 (15.94%) Terraform
3 7 (10.14%) Ansible
4 5 (7.25%) Puppet
5 2 (2.90%) Grafana
5 2 (2.90%) Istio
Vendors
1 2 (2.90%) AppDynamics
1 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com