Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 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.

Amazon AWS Lambda
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 252 296 303
Rank change year-on-year +44 +7 +78
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 97 88 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.43% 2.49% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 48 72
South East median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £403 £396 £339
90th Percentile £630 £658 £549
England median daily rate £550 £550 £475
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £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 3,997 3,533 2,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.62% 21.30% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,559 2,253 1,625
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £300 £263
90th Percentile £615 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 49 30
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.84% +15.15% -16.69%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £64.45 £39.93
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year +20.68% -9.33% +10.29%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing AWS Lambda as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in the South East

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Lambda in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor 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 19 September 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
Thames Valley +25 45 £475 -9.52% 5
Berkshire -13 34 £475 -7.32% 1
Surrey +45 31 £600 +9.09% 4
Buckinghamshire - 10 £525 - 1
West Sussex +25 8 £631 +57.81% 1
Hampshire -6 7 £625 +2.04% 2
East Sussex -2 3 £500 +42.86% 1
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +19 1 £450 -14.29% 3
AWS Lambda
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 97 (100.00%) AWS
1 97 (100.00%) Serverless
2 57 (58.76%) Python
3 40 (41.24%) Java
4 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (31.96%) DevOps
6 29 (29.90%) Ansible
6 29 (29.90%) Node.js
7 28 (28.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 28 (28.87%) Linux
8 27 (27.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 20 (20.62%) Jenkins
9 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
10 19 (19.59%) Middleware
10 19 (19.59%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (19.59%) Terraform
11 18 (18.56%) Amazon Kinesis
11 18 (18.56%) Puppet
12 17 (17.53%) JMS
13 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
14 15 (15.46%) Bash Shell
14 15 (15.46%) Webhook
15 14 (14.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (14.43%) Amazon S3
16 13 (13.40%) Azure
16 13 (13.40%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (13.40%) Kafka
16 13 (13.40%) GitHub
16 13 (13.40%) Docker
17 12 (12.37%) Scrum

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 3 (3.09%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.06%) Confluence
3 1 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.03%) Apache
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.03%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 97 (100.00%) AWS
1 97 (100.00%) Serverless
2 28 (28.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (18.56%) Amazon Kinesis
4 14 (14.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 14 (14.43%) Amazon S3
5 13 (13.40%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (13.40%) Azure
5 13 (13.40%) GitHub
6 12 (12.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (11.34%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (10.31%) Amazon ECS
8 10 (10.31%) Amazon EMR
9 9 (9.28%) Route 53
10 8 (8.25%) CloudFront
11 6 (6.19%) AWS CodePipeline
11 6 (6.19%) OpenShift
12 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (3.09%) AWS IoT
14 2 (2.06%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) VPN
2 5 (5.15%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.06%) DSL
4 1 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (7.22%) Amazon Athena
2 7 (7.22%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (7.22%) MySQL
3 5 (5.15%) Big Data
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.06%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.06%) Redis
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.03%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
1 20 (20.62%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.19%) SpecFlow
2 6 (6.19%) TeamCity
2 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.12%) Gradle
5 3 (3.09%) JIRA
6 2 (2.06%) Selenium
7 1 (1.03%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.03%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.03%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.03%) JUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Maven
7 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Automotive
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (62.89%) Developer
2 34 (35.05%) AWS Developer
3 24 (24.74%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Python Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Security Engineer
6 10 (10.31%) Java Developer
7 9 (9.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) Integration Developer
9 7 (7.22%) .NET Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Architect
10 5 (5.15%) Applications Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) AWS DevOps
11 4 (4.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Designer
11 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.09%) PHP Developer
12 3 (3.09%) Python Engineer
12 3 (3.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.90%) Node.js
2 19 (19.59%) Middleware
2 19 (19.59%) RabbitMQ
3 17 (17.53%) JMS
4 13 (13.40%) Kafka
5 9 (9.28%) .NET
5 9 (9.28%) .NET Core
5 9 (9.28%) AngularJS
5 9 (9.28%) Web Services
6 8 (8.25%) HTML
6 8 (8.25%) RESTful
7 7 (7.22%) CSS
8 6 (6.19%) JSON
8 6 (6.19%) XML
8 6 (6.19%) YAML
9 5 (5.15%) React
9 5 (5.15%) SOAP
10 4 (4.12%) Spring
11 3 (3.09%) React Native
12 2 (2.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (4.12%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.87%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.96%) DevOps
3 15 (15.46%) Webhook
4 12 (12.37%) Scrum
5 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.28%) Microservices
7 8 (8.25%) Analytics
7 8 (8.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (8.25%) Data Encryption
7 8 (8.25%) DevSecOps
7 8 (8.25%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (8.25%) Open Source
8 7 (7.22%) Kanban
9 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.19%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (6.19%) Web Development
10 5 (5.15%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.15%) SOLID
10 5 (5.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.76%) Python
2 40 (41.24%) Java
3 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
4 15 (15.46%) Bash Shell
5 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.28%) C#
7 8 (8.25%) Ruby
8 6 (6.19%) Groovy
8 6 (6.19%) Java 8
8 6 (6.19%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.15%) PHP
9 5 (5.15%) SQL
10 3 (3.09%) C
11 2 (2.06%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.03%) ES6
12 1 (1.03%) Go
12 1 (1.03%) Korn
12 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) NIST
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Docker
2 2 (2.06%) HDFS
3 1 (1.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (29.90%) Ansible
2 19 (19.59%) Terraform
3 18 (18.56%) Puppet
4 11 (11.34%) Kubernetes
5 10 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.09%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (5.15%) AppDynamics
1 5 (5.15%) Splunk
2 3 (3.09%) Black Duck
3 2 (2.06%) New Relic
3 2 (2.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe
4 1 (1.03%) Databricks
4 1 (1.03%) Dell
4 1 (1.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.03%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (1.03%) Informatica
4 1 (1.03%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.03%) Tableau