Period
to 26 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 September 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.

AWS Lambda
England > South East
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 270 297
Rank change year-on-year +141 +27 +8
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 34 91 87
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.98% 0.64% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.89% 2.31% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 68 55
Median daily rate £475 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £333 £400 £388
90th Percentile £625 £630 £665
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% -

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 South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 875 3,933 3,527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.11% 27.48% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 2,518 2,261
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £300
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 95 45
Median hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +105.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £16.38 £16.25 £10.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £83.75 £73.35
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £19.00
% change year-on-year +52.64% +20.68% -6.17%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing AWS Lambda as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in the South East

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Lambda in the South East.

Daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in the South East

AWS Lambda
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Lambda in the South East over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the South East

AWS Lambda
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 26 September 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
Surrey +70 11 £488 -17.02% 4
Thames Valley +95 8 £450 -6.49% 12
West Sussex +52 8 £500 -20.79%
Berkshire +79 7 £450 -5.26% 5
East Sussex +42 3 £500 - 1
Kent - 3 £450 - 1
Hampshire +75 1 £700 +12.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +42 1 £425 -19.05%
AWS Lambda
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for AWS Lambda.

1 34 (100.00%) Serverless
2 32 (94.12%) AWS
3 21 (61.76%) Web Services
4 17 (50.00%) DevOps
5 16 (47.06%) Docker
5 16 (47.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (44.12%) Terraform
6 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
7 14 (41.18%) Java 8
8 13 (38.24%) Infrastructure as Code
8 13 (38.24%) Kubernetes
8 13 (38.24%) Python
8 13 (38.24%) RESTful
9 12 (35.29%) Amazon S3
10 11 (32.35%) Node.js
10 11 (32.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (32.35%) Microservices
10 11 (32.35%) Java
11 10 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
12 9 (26.47%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
13 8 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (23.53%) Observability
14 7 (20.59%) Amazon ECS
14 7 (20.59%) AWS CloudTrail
14 7 (20.59%) API Design

AWS Lambda
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.76%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) Headless CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Drupal
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) OpenWhisk
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 34 (100.00%) Serverless
2 32 (94.12%) AWS
3 16 (47.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (35.29%) Amazon S3
5 10 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (26.47%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (20.59%) Amazon ECS
8 7 (20.59%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (20.59%) AWS CloudTrail
9 6 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (17.65%) AWS CodePipeline
10 5 (14.71%) AWS CodeBuild
10 5 (14.71%) Azure
10 5 (14.71%) GitHub
11 4 (11.76%) AWS Step Functions
12 3 (8.82%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 3 (8.82%) PaaS
12 3 (8.82%) Route 53
12 3 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 7 (20.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (17.65%) Spinnaker
5 4 (11.76%) JIRA
5 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.88%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.88%) Maven
7 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) AWS Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (29.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) React Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Junior
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Web Services
2 13 (38.24%) RESTful
3 11 (32.35%) Node.js
4 5 (14.71%) React
5 4 (11.76%) Lambda Expressions
6 2 (5.88%) .NET
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.94%) CSS
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) Java SE
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) JSON
7 1 (2.94%) OAuth
7 1 (2.94%) OpenID
7 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.94%) SAML
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.88%) Acoustics
2 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Industry 4.0
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
1 7 (20.59%) Unix
2 3 (8.82%) Debian
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) DevOps
2 13 (38.24%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (32.35%) Microservices
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (23.53%) Observability
5 7 (20.59%) API Design
5 7 (20.59%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (17.65%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 6 (17.65%) Kanban
6 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (11.76%) Open Source
8 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.82%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 2 (5.88%) Analytics
10 2 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) Java 8
3 13 (38.24%) Python
4 11 (32.35%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) Go
5 7 (20.59%) Ruby
5 7 (20.59%) Scala
6 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
7 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 3 (8.82%) C#
9 2 (5.88%) ES6
9 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.94%) ES7
10 1 (2.94%) Perl
10 1 (2.94%) PHP
10 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Terraform
2 13 (38.24%) Kubernetes
3 5 (14.71%) Packer
4 4 (11.76%) Ansible
4 4 (11.76%) Prometheus
5 3 (8.82%) Kibana
6 2 (5.88%) Istio
7 1 (2.94%) Grafana
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Adobe
2 2 (5.88%) Google
2 2 (5.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle