Period
to 22 September 2020

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 22 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.

Serverless Computing
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 178 204
Rank change year-on-year +70 +26 +95
Contract jobs citing Serverless 51 200 191
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 1.41% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.53% 5.10% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 142 120
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £413 £385 £400
90th Percentile £593 £624 £625
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £82.00 £72.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +45.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year -51.72% +11.54% -

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 922 3,921 3,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.57% 27.55% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 2,510 2,246
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £301 £275 £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 39 94 49
Median hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.25% +110.53% +15.15%
10th Percentile £15.50 £16.25 £11.10
90th Percentile £57.50 £83.75 £64.45
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.22 £19.00
% change year-on-year +50.76% +22.18% -9.52%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Serverless in the South East

Serverless
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Serverless in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Serverless in the South East

Serverless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Serverless in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 22 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
Thames Valley +68 13 £450 -7.93% 9
Surrey +50 13 £463 -15.91% 3
Berkshire +51 12 £450 -5.26% 4
West Sussex +28 12 £500 +17.65% 1
Hampshire +56 6 £500 +5.26% 6
Kent +24 4 £500 +5.26% 2
East Sussex +39 3 £500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +36 1 £425 -20.19%
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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 35 (68.63%) AWS Lambda
2 34 (66.67%) AWS
3 23 (45.10%) DevOps
4 21 (41.18%) Web Services
5 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
6 19 (37.25%) Docker
7 17 (33.33%) Azure
7 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (31.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 16 (31.37%) Terraform
9 15 (29.41%) Node.js
9 15 (29.41%) Python
10 14 (27.45%) RESTful
10 14 (27.45%) Java 8
11 13 (25.49%) Microservices
11 13 (25.49%) C#
11 13 (25.49%) Java
12 12 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (23.53%) Amazon S3
12 12 (23.53%) Kubernetes
12 12 (23.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (23.53%) Azure Functions
12 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
13 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
13 11 (21.57%) Scrum
13 11 (21.57%) SQL
14 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
14 10 (19.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (17.65%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (15.69%) Elasticsearch

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 8 (15.69%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.84%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Drupal
3 2 (3.92%) Headless CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) nginx
4 1 (1.96%) OpenWhisk
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (68.63%) AWS Lambda
2 34 (66.67%) AWS
3 17 (33.33%) Azure
4 16 (31.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 12 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (23.53%) Amazon S3
5 12 (23.53%) Azure Functions
6 10 (19.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (17.65%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (15.69%) Amazon ECS
9 7 (13.73%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (13.73%) AWS CloudTrail
9 7 (13.73%) AWS CodePipeline
10 6 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (11.76%) AWS CodeBuild
10 6 (11.76%) GitHub
10 6 (11.76%) Logic Apps
10 6 (11.76%) PaaS
11 5 (9.80%) IaaS
11 5 (9.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DNS
1 3 (5.88%) VPN
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) 3G
3 1 (1.96%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.96%) Broadband
3 1 (1.96%) CDMA
3 1 (1.96%) DWDM
3 1 (1.96%) GSM
3 1 (1.96%) IPv4
3 1 (1.96%) IPv6
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) LTE
3 1 (1.96%) MPLS
3 1 (1.96%) RSVP
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) UMTS
3 1 (1.96%) VPLS
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (13.73%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.84%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.96%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
3 7 (13.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (11.76%) Spinnaker
5 4 (7.84%) JIRA
5 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.92%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.92%) Maven
6 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 4 (7.84%) Marketing
2 3 (5.88%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) AWS Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (31.37%) Developer
4 10 (19.61%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (19.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) React Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Azure Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) Web Services
2 15 (29.41%) Node.js
3 14 (27.45%) RESTful
4 7 (13.73%) React
5 6 (11.76%) .NET
6 5 (9.80%) HTML
6 5 (9.80%) REST
7 4 (7.84%) CSS
7 4 (7.84%) Lambda Expressions
8 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET
9 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.92%) EDI
9 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.92%) GraphQL
9 2 (3.92%) HTML5
9 2 (3.92%) JSON
9 2 (3.92%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Cloud Native
2 3 (5.88%) Acoustics
3 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Industry 4.0
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Unix
3 3 (5.88%) Debian
4 2 (3.92%) Windows
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) DevOps
2 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.49%) Microservices
4 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
5 11 (21.57%) Scrum
6 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.69%) Observability
7 7 (13.73%) API Design
8 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (11.76%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 6 (11.76%) Kanban
8 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.76%) Migration
8 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (9.80%) Open Source
10 4 (7.84%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 4 (7.84%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) Python
3 14 (27.45%) Java 8
4 13 (25.49%) C#
4 13 (25.49%) Java
5 11 (21.57%) SQL
6 8 (15.69%) Ruby
7 7 (13.73%) Go
7 7 (13.73%) Scala
8 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.84%) ES6
10 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 3 (5.88%) TypeScript
11 2 (3.92%) VB
12 1 (1.96%) ES7
12 1 (1.96%) Perl
12 1 (1.96%) PHP
12 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Terraform
2 12 (23.53%) Kubernetes
3 7 (13.73%) Packer
4 4 (7.84%) Ansible
4 4 (7.84%) Prometheus
5 3 (5.88%) Kibana
6 2 (3.92%) Istio
7 1 (1.96%) Consul
7 1 (1.96%) Grafana
7 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Adobe
3 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Google
5 2 (3.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Databricks
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle