Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 299 395
Rank change year-on-year +94 +96 -
Contract jobs citing Serverless 192 65 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.15% 0.41% 0.005%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.76% 2.83% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 66 1
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 - -

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 3,332 2,300 1,931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.93% 14.42% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,104 1,438 1,283
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £269
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £480 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +2.67% +3.89% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 27
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.82% -19.51% -1.20%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.25 £13.64
90th Percentile £56.25 £41.50 £51.95
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -13.80%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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
Surrey +32 72 £475 -5.00% 6
Thames Valley +25 66 £458 +7.65% 13
Berkshire +24 56 £450 +5.88% 12
Hampshire +13 31 £500 - 10
East Sussex -1 16 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire -18 10 £525 +23.53%
West Sussex +1 5 £500 - 1
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 118 (61.46%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (51.56%) Node.js
4 90 (46.88%) JavaScript
5 89 (46.35%) AWS Lambda
6 82 (42.71%) Docker
7 70 (36.46%) DevOps
8 64 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 63 (32.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 63 (32.81%) Git (software)
10 57 (29.69%) Python
11 56 (29.17%) TDD
12 51 (26.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 50 (26.04%) TypeScript
13 50 (26.04%) BDD
14 49 (25.52%) Amazon EC2
14 49 (25.52%) Configuration Management
15 47 (24.48%) Web Services
16 46 (23.96%) CSS
16 46 (23.96%) HTML
16 46 (23.96%) Ansible
17 44 (22.92%) Terraform
18 43 (22.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 43 (22.40%) AngularJS
18 43 (22.40%) Linux
19 41 (21.35%) Opscode Chef
19 41 (21.35%) Puppet
19 41 (21.35%) React
19 41 (21.35%) Redux
20 37 (19.27%) Azure Functions

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 13 (6.77%) Confluence
2 6 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.08%) Apache
4 4 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.04%) SAS
6 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 118 (61.46%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (46.35%) AWS Lambda
3 63 (32.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (26.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 49 (25.52%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (19.27%) Azure Functions
7 28 (14.58%) Amazon S3
8 26 (13.54%) Amazon SQS
9 20 (10.42%) SaaS
10 13 (6.77%) AWS CodePipeline
10 13 (6.77%) GitHub
11 10 (5.21%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (5.21%) AWS Fargate
12 9 (4.69%) PaaS
13 7 (3.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (3.13%) Azure Machine Learning
15 5 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 3 (1.56%) CloudFront
17 3 (1.56%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.60%) VPN
3 3 (1.56%) HTTP
3 3 (1.56%) SSL
4 2 (1.04%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 22 (11.46%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.85%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (8.85%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.81%) Cosmos DB
5 14 (7.29%) Big Data
6 13 (6.77%) NoSQL
7 12 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.69%) MySQL
9 8 (4.17%) Amazon Aurora
9 8 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (4.17%) Data Lake
9 8 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.65%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.56%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.04%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 64 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 63 (32.81%) Git (software)
3 26 (13.54%) Mocha
4 25 (13.02%) webpack
5 23 (11.98%) Visual Studio Team System
6 22 (11.46%) Babel
6 22 (11.46%) Gerrit
6 22 (11.46%) Sinon.JS
7 15 (7.81%) JIRA
7 15 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (4.69%) Mercurial
8 9 (4.69%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.13%) GitLab
9 6 (3.13%) Gradle
9 6 (3.13%) Maven
10 5 (2.60%) JUnit
11 4 (2.08%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.08%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.56%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.56%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (5.73%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.04%) Advertising
2 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.04%) Marketing
2 2 (1.04%) Retail
3 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (60.94%) Developer
2 46 (23.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (18.23%) Node.js Developer
4 33 (17.19%) AWS Engineer
5 32 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 30 (15.63%) AWS DevOps
6 30 (15.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 30 (15.63%) React Developer
7 20 (10.42%) Cloud Developer
8 18 (9.38%) AWS Developer
9 15 (7.81%) C# Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Azure Developer
10 11 (5.73%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (5.21%) Lead Developer
11 10 (5.21%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.69%) Tester
13 8 (4.17%) Backend Developer
14 7 (3.65%) Software Engineer
15 6 (3.13%) .NET Developer
15 6 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (51.56%) Node.js
2 47 (24.48%) Web Services
3 46 (23.96%) CSS
3 46 (23.96%) HTML
4 43 (22.40%) AngularJS
5 41 (21.35%) React
5 41 (21.35%) Redux
6 37 (19.27%) RESTful
7 34 (17.71%) HTML5
8 31 (16.15%) CSS3
9 25 (13.02%) Chai
10 24 (12.50%) .NET
11 23 (11.98%) JSON
12 22 (11.46%) Express
12 22 (11.46%) JMS
13 17 (8.85%) GraphQL
13 17 (8.85%) RxJS
14 16 (8.33%) REST
15 15 (7.81%) D3.js
16 14 (7.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.94%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (7.81%) User Experience
3 10 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.60%) Life Science
4 5 (2.60%) PKI
5 3 (1.56%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.40%) Linux
2 32 (16.67%) Windows
3 21 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (10.94%) Unix
4 5 (2.60%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.04%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (36.46%) DevOps
3 56 (29.17%) TDD
4 50 (26.04%) BDD
5 49 (25.52%) Configuration Management
6 37 (19.27%) Test Automation
7 36 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 35 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (15.10%) OO
9 29 (15.10%) SDLC
10 28 (14.58%) Scrum
11 27 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (13.02%) API Design
12 25 (13.02%) Web Development
13 24 (12.50%) API Development
14 23 (11.98%) Software Engineering
15 19 (9.90%) Deployment Automation
16 17 (8.85%) Software Testing
17 15 (7.81%) Functional Testing
18 14 (7.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 90 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 57 (29.69%) Python
3 50 (26.04%) TypeScript
4 34 (17.71%) Bash Shell
4 34 (17.71%) ES6
4 34 (17.71%) Java
5 23 (11.98%) C#
5 23 (11.98%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.81%) SQL
7 5 (2.60%) Java 8
8 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.04%) Go
9 2 (1.04%) Groovy
9 2 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.17%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) GCP
3 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 82 (42.71%) Docker
2 11 (5.73%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (23.96%) Ansible
2 44 (22.92%) Terraform
3 41 (21.35%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (21.35%) Puppet
4 33 (17.19%) Kubernetes
5 22 (11.46%) Packer
6 21 (10.94%) Salt
7 5 (2.60%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (10.94%) Red Hat
2 12 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.08%) Google
4 3 (1.56%) Adobe
4 3 (1.56%) Databricks
5 2 (1.04%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle
5 2 (1.04%) Tableau
6 1 (0.52%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.52%) VMware