Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 286 308
Rank change year-on-year +73 +22 +36
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 86 100 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.80% 0.62% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.91% 2.57% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 64 41
South East median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £366 £413 £350
90th Percentile £675 £646 £575
England median daily rate £550 £550 £510
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 2,960 3,895 3,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.55% 24.34% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,910 2,455 1,972
South East median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £215 £281 £300
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 59 44
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -7.52%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.25 £10.08
90th Percentile £82.50 £64.20 £45.00
England median hourly rate £22.17 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.66% -12.50% +5.26%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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 +68 43 £513 +5.13% 14
Thames Valley +4 19 £588 +11.90% 16
Berkshire +2 17 £588 +11.90% 5
East Sussex +20 9 £650 -1.52% 2
Hampshire +49 8 £588 -2.08% 6
West Sussex +32 6 £694 +11.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £494 - 6
AWS Lambda
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 85 (98.84%) Serverless
2 84 (97.67%) AWS
3 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (51.16%) Amazon S3
5 39 (45.35%) Python
6 34 (39.53%) Java
7 32 (37.21%) Scrum
8 28 (32.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 27 (31.40%) Web Services
10 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
11 24 (27.91%) DevOps
11 24 (27.91%) Kanban
11 24 (27.91%) Amazon SQS
12 23 (26.74%) Amazon EC2
12 23 (26.74%) Amazon Kinesis
12 23 (26.74%) Terraform
13 22 (25.58%) Node.js
14 20 (23.26%) CloudFront
15 19 (22.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 19 (22.09%) Amazon Athena
16 18 (20.93%) Docker
16 18 (20.93%) Big Data
17 17 (19.77%) Jenkins
17 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
17 17 (19.77%) Amazon Cognito
18 16 (18.60%) Amazon Redshift
19 15 (17.44%) AWS CloudFormation
19 15 (17.44%) SQL
20 14 (16.28%) Selenium
20 14 (16.28%) REST

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 (9.30%) Apache Spark
1 8 (9.30%) CMS
2 6 (6.98%) Confluence
2 6 (6.98%) Headless CMS
3 4 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (4.65%) Drupal
3 4 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.49%) Apache
5 2 (2.33%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.33%) JBoss
5 2 (2.33%) nginx
5 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 85 (98.84%) Serverless
2 84 (97.67%) AWS
3 44 (51.16%) Amazon S3
4 24 (27.91%) Amazon SQS
5 23 (26.74%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (26.74%) Amazon Kinesis
6 20 (23.26%) CloudFront
7 19 (22.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 17 (19.77%) Amazon Cognito
9 15 (17.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (13.95%) Azure
10 12 (13.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (11.63%) Amazon ECS
11 10 (11.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 10 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (9.30%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (9.30%) Heroku
13 7 (8.14%) AWS Step Functions
13 7 (8.14%) BlazeMeter
14 6 (6.98%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) AMQP
2 4 (4.65%) MQTT
3 3 (3.49%) DNS
3 3 (3.49%) VPN
4 2 (2.33%) SSH
4 2 (2.33%) SSL
4 2 (2.33%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.16%) Firewall
5 1 (1.16%) HTTP
5 1 (1.16%) IPsec
5 1 (1.16%) SNMP
5 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 19 (22.09%) Amazon Athena
3 18 (20.93%) Big Data
4 16 (18.60%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (11.63%) NoSQL
6 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (9.30%) MySQL
7 7 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
8 6 (6.98%) Redis
9 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (4.65%) Power BI
11 3 (3.49%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (3.49%) Data Lake
11 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
11 3 (3.49%) QlikView
12 2 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
1 17 (19.77%) Jenkins
2 14 (16.28%) Selenium
3 7 (8.14%) Cucumber
3 7 (8.14%) Mocha
4 6 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (6.98%) Gradle
4 6 (6.98%) JIRA
4 6 (6.98%) JUnit
5 4 (4.65%) IntelliJ
5 4 (4.65%) Maven
6 3 (3.49%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.49%) ERwin
6 3 (3.49%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.49%) Snyk
6 3 (3.49%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.33%) kappa
7 2 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.16%) Charles Proxy
8 1 (1.16%) git-flow
General
1 5 (5.81%) Marketing
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Automotive
4 1 (1.16%) Finance
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) AWS Developer
3 16 (18.60%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Architect
4 12 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Data Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Python Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.81%) AWS Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Lead DevOps
11 3 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
11 3 (3.49%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Python Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) React Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior DevOps
11 3 (3.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) Web Services
2 22 (25.58%) Node.js
3 14 (16.28%) REST
4 12 (13.95%) React
5 10 (11.63%) Kafka
5 10 (11.63%) RESTful
6 9 (10.47%) CSS
6 9 (10.47%) HTML
7 8 (9.30%) React Native
8 7 (8.14%) CSS3
8 7 (8.14%) HTML5
9 5 (5.81%) Spring Boot
10 4 (4.65%) Ajax
10 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.65%) JSON
10 4 (4.65%) JSR 170
10 4 (4.65%) Middleware
11 3 (3.49%) Sass
11 3 (3.49%) Spring
11 3 (3.49%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) User Experience
2 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.16%) Acoustics
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) VMS
4 1 (1.16%) CentOS
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.16%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (37.21%) Scrum
3 24 (27.91%) DevOps
3 24 (27.91%) Kanban
4 12 (13.95%) Open Source
5 10 (11.63%) Data Engineering
5 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
5 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
6 9 (10.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 9 (10.47%) Project Delivery
6 9 (10.47%) TDD
7 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.30%) Microservices
7 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.14%) ETL
8 7 (8.14%) Load Testing
8 7 (8.14%) Pair Programming
8 7 (8.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.35%) Python
2 34 (39.53%) Java
3 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.44%) SQL
5 7 (8.14%) Java 8
6 6 (6.98%) PHP
7 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.81%) C#
8 4 (4.65%) Ruby
9 3 (3.49%) Scala
10 2 (2.33%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.16%) ES6
11 1 (1.16%) Go
11 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) Docker
2 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (26.74%) Terraform
2 8 (9.30%) Ansible
3 7 (8.14%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.49%) Consul
4 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.49%) Packer
4 3 (3.49%) Puppet
4 3 (3.49%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Adobe
1 5 (5.81%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (5.81%) Tableau
2 4 (4.65%) Informatica
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (1.16%) Databricks
4 1 (1.16%) IBM
4 1 (1.16%) Mercator
4 1 (1.16%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.16%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.16%) Sophos