Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 13 December 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.

Serverless Computing
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 306 352
Rank change year-on-year +103 +46 +43
Contract jobs citing Serverless 204 73 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 0.44% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.37% 2.44% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 51 18
South East median daily rate £513 £497 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.98% +17.19%
10th Percentile £410 £363 £425
90th Percentile £650 £580 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,802 2,989 2,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.35% 17.83% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,405 1,835 1,291
South East median daily rate £473 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.44% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £613 £580 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 47 35
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.97 £56.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Serverless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the South East

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Serverless in the South East

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Serverless in the South East

Serverless
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 Serverless within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Thames Valley +65 82 £500 - 14
Surrey +27 62 £538 +10.26% 11
Berkshire +50 61 £500 - 10
Hampshire +14 38 £450 -18.18% 4
Oxfordshire +1 18 £525 +7.69% 4
East Sussex -6 10 £569 +26.95% 1
West Sussex -12 6 £625 +25.40% 3
Buckinghamshire +23 3 £475 -
Middlesex +14 3 £425 -
Kent +3 1 £550 - 5
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 141 (69.12%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (52.94%) AWS Lambda
4 85 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 79 (38.73%) JavaScript
6 73 (35.78%) DevOps
7 68 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 62 (30.39%) TDD
9 60 (29.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 59 (28.92%) Node.js
10 59 (28.92%) Amazon EC2
10 59 (28.92%) Amazon S3
11 58 (28.43%) Web Services
12 57 (27.94%) AngularJS
13 56 (27.45%) Docker
14 55 (26.96%) Jenkins
14 55 (26.96%) Software Engineering
15 49 (24.02%) AWS CloudFormation
16 48 (23.53%) Amazon SQS
17 46 (22.55%) Scrum
18 45 (22.06%) Java
19 44 (21.57%) C#
20 43 (21.08%) Python
20 43 (21.08%) BDD
21 42 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
21 42 (20.59%) .NET
22 41 (20.10%) React
23 40 (19.61%) REST
24 37 (18.14%) Azure Functions
25 36 (17.65%) Ansible

Serverless
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 30 (14.71%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (11.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 23 (11.27%) Confluence
3 12 (5.88%) CMS
4 11 (5.39%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.98%) Apache
6 2 (0.98%) SAS
7 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 141 (69.12%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (52.94%) AWS Lambda
3 85 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (28.92%) Amazon EC2
4 59 (28.92%) Amazon S3
5 49 (24.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 48 (23.53%) Amazon SQS
7 37 (18.14%) Azure Functions
8 30 (14.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 25 (12.25%) CloudFront
10 23 (11.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 23 (11.27%) SaaS
11 21 (10.29%) Amazon Kinesis
12 15 (7.35%) GitHub
13 14 (6.86%) AWS Fargate
14 12 (5.88%) PaaS
15 11 (5.39%) Dynamics 365
16 7 (3.43%) IaaS
16 7 (3.43%) Route 53
17 6 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.45%) HTTP
2 5 (2.45%) SSL
2 5 (2.45%) VPN
3 3 (1.47%) MQTT
4 1 (0.49%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (29.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 20 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 19 (9.31%) Cosmos DB
3 19 (9.31%) SQL Server
4 16 (7.84%) Amazon Aurora
4 16 (7.84%) MySQL
5 13 (6.37%) Azure SQL Database
6 12 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (5.88%) Big Data
6 12 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.39%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.43%) Redis
10 6 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.45%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.47%) Amazon Athena
12 3 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.47%) BigQuery
13 2 (0.98%) Amazon QuickSight
13 2 (0.98%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 68 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 55 (26.96%) Jenkins
3 26 (12.75%) JIRA
3 26 (12.75%) Maven
3 26 (12.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 23 (11.27%) IntelliJ
5 22 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (9.80%) Mercurial
7 14 (6.86%) Gradle
8 12 (5.88%) JUnit
9 11 (5.39%) Checkstyle
9 11 (5.39%) Eclipse
9 11 (5.39%) SonarQube
10 10 (4.90%) GitLab
11 9 (4.41%) Visual Studio
12 7 (3.43%) Mocha
13 5 (2.45%) webpack
14 4 (1.96%) Subversion
15 3 (1.47%) CircleCI
15 3 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (3.43%) Marketing
1 7 (3.43%) Retail
2 2 (0.98%) Advertising
2 2 (0.98%) Finance
2 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
2 2 (0.98%) Publishing
2 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.49%) Banking
3 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (56.86%) Developer
2 25 (12.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (11.27%) AWS Developer
4 21 (10.29%) C# Developer
4 21 (10.29%) Cloud Developer
5 19 (9.31%) AWS DevOps
5 19 (9.31%) AWS Engineer
6 18 (8.82%) Software Engineer
7 16 (7.84%) Backend Developer
7 16 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (7.35%) Architect
9 14 (6.86%) .NET Developer
9 14 (6.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (6.86%) Azure Developer
9 14 (6.86%) React Developer
9 14 (6.86%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (5.39%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.41%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 9 (4.41%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.92%) Node.js
2 58 (28.43%) Web Services
3 57 (27.94%) AngularJS
4 42 (20.59%) .NET
5 41 (20.10%) React
6 40 (19.61%) REST
7 35 (17.16%) JSON
8 30 (14.71%) RESTful
9 20 (9.80%) HTML
10 19 (9.31%) CSS
11 17 (8.33%) HTML5
12 16 (7.84%) .NET Framework
13 15 (7.35%) .NET Core
14 14 (6.86%) CSS3
14 14 (6.86%) Redux
14 14 (6.86%) SOAP
15 13 (6.37%) Sass
15 13 (6.37%) Vue.js
16 12 (5.88%) JSR 170
17 11 (5.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) User Experience
2 8 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.45%) PKI
4 5 (2.45%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.47%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.98%) Fintech
7 2 (0.98%) Life Science
8 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.49%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.78%) Linux
2 10 (4.90%) Windows
3 5 (2.45%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.96%) Unix
5 2 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (35.78%) DevOps
3 62 (30.39%) TDD
4 55 (26.96%) Software Engineering
5 46 (22.55%) Scrum
6 43 (21.08%) BDD
7 42 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (17.16%) OO
9 31 (15.20%) Microservices
9 31 (15.20%) Unit Testing
10 29 (14.22%) Kanban
11 26 (12.75%) Pair Programming
11 26 (12.75%) User Stories
12 22 (10.78%) MVC
13 21 (10.29%) OOP
14 20 (9.80%) E-Commerce
14 20 (9.80%) SOA
15 15 (7.35%) Functional Programming
16 14 (6.86%) Front End Development
16 14 (6.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 79 (38.73%) JavaScript
2 45 (22.06%) Java
3 44 (21.57%) C#
4 43 (21.08%) Python
5 26 (12.75%) SQL
6 24 (11.76%) Java 8
6 24 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 24 (11.76%) TypeScript
7 17 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.86%) ES6
9 3 (1.47%) Kotlin
9 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.98%) Perl
10 2 (0.98%) Ruby
11 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.86%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (27.45%) Docker
2 6 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (17.65%) Ansible
2 33 (16.18%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (15.20%) Puppet
4 26 (12.75%) Terraform
5 25 (12.25%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.45%) Packer
6 5 (2.45%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.96%) Salt
8 3 (1.47%) Kibana
9 1 (0.49%) Grafana
9 1 (0.49%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 23 (11.27%) Adobe
2 13 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.47%) Google
5 3 (1.47%) SAP
6 2 (0.98%) Apple
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle
6 2 (0.98%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.98%) Tableau
7 1 (0.49%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.49%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 1 (0.49%) Splunk