Period
to 6 July 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 174 219
Rank change year-on-year +60 +45 +90
Contract jobs citing Serverless 101 212 186
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.65% 1.40% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.09% 5.26% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 152 116
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £394
90th Percentile £575 £625 £544
England median daily rate £550 £538 £513
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £72.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.93% +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 1,658 4,029 3,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.04% 26.58% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,091 2,617 2,195
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £258 £287 £298
90th Percentile £638 £610 £595
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 76 41
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +86.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £16.13 £15.38 £11.85
90th Percentile £54.25 £83.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £34.25 £23.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year +43.34% +19.48% -2.44%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +31 33 £450 -18.18% 3
Thames Valley +49 28 £463 -2.63% 18
Berkshire +39 22 £425 -10.53% 9
West Sussex +39 20 £504 +26.00%
Hampshire +46 8 £506 +6.58% 4
East Sussex +40 6 £500 -
Kent +29 5 £450 -10.00% 3
Oxfordshire +32 3 £463 +2.78% 6
Buckinghamshire +30 3 £500 -4.76% 3
Middlesex +14 1 - -
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 77 (76.24%) AWS
2 67 (66.34%) AWS Lambda
3 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (45.54%) JavaScript
5 37 (36.63%) Node.js
6 35 (34.65%) Python
7 34 (33.66%) DevOps
8 33 (32.67%) Java
8 33 (32.67%) SQL
8 33 (32.67%) Web Services
8 33 (32.67%) Scrum
9 31 (30.69%) Amazon S3
9 31 (30.69%) Azure
10 29 (28.71%) Terraform
11 26 (25.74%) RESTful
11 26 (25.74%) C#
12 24 (23.76%) Microservices
12 24 (23.76%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (22.77%) Git (software)
13 23 (22.77%) Docker
13 23 (22.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 20 (19.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 19 (18.81%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (18.81%) .NET
16 18 (17.82%) REST
16 18 (17.82%) Jenkins
16 18 (17.82%) AngularJS
16 18 (17.82%) React
17 17 (16.83%) Java 8
17 17 (16.83%) Kanban

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 (12.87%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.94%) CMS
2 6 (5.94%) Confluence
2 6 (5.94%) Drupal
3 5 (4.95%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.96%) Headless CMS
5 2 (1.98%) Apache
5 2 (1.98%) JBoss
5 2 (1.98%) nginx
5 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.98%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.98%) Shopify
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (76.24%) AWS
2 67 (66.34%) AWS Lambda
3 31 (30.69%) Amazon S3
3 31 (30.69%) Azure
4 24 (23.76%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (22.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 19 (18.81%) Amazon SQS
7 16 (15.84%) Azure Functions
8 14 (13.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (10.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 11 (10.89%) Amazon Kinesis
10 10 (9.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (9.90%) AWS Step Functions
10 10 (9.90%) CloudFront
11 8 (7.92%) AWS CloudTrail
11 8 (7.92%) Heroku
11 8 (7.92%) Route 53
12 7 (6.93%) AWS CodeBuild
13 6 (5.94%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (5.94%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) VPN
2 4 (3.96%) DNS
3 3 (2.97%) AMQP
3 3 (2.97%) MQTT
4 2 (1.98%) Firewall
4 2 (1.98%) Network Security
4 2 (1.98%) SSH
4 2 (1.98%) SSL
4 2 (1.98%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.98%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.99%) 3G
5 1 (0.99%) Broadband
5 1 (0.99%) CDMA
5 1 (0.99%) DWDM
5 1 (0.99%) Internet
5 1 (0.99%) IPv4
5 1 (0.99%) IPv6
5 1 (0.99%) LTE
5 1 (0.99%) MPLS
5 1 (0.99%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
3 14 (13.86%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (8.91%) Amazon Athena
5 8 (7.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (7.92%) Big Data
6 7 (6.93%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (5.94%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (5.94%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.94%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.95%) Power BI
9 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.97%) Blockchain
10 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.97%) QlikView
10 3 (2.97%) Redis
10 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (22.77%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.82%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.90%) Selenium
4 9 (8.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (5.94%) JIRA
5 6 (5.94%) Maven
5 6 (5.94%) Mocha
5 6 (5.94%) Spinnaker
6 5 (4.95%) Bitbucket
6 5 (4.95%) JUnit
7 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.96%) Gradle
7 4 (3.96%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.97%) ERwin
8 3 (2.97%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (10.89%) Marketing
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 3 (2.97%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (45.54%) Developer
2 25 (24.75%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (13.86%) Architect
3 14 (13.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Data Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) React Developer
5 7 (6.93%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.94%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (5.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.95%) AWS Architect
7 5 (4.95%) AWS Software Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) AWS Developer
8 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.63%) Node.js
2 33 (32.67%) Web Services
3 26 (25.74%) RESTful
4 19 (18.81%) .NET
5 18 (17.82%) AngularJS
5 18 (17.82%) React
5 18 (17.82%) REST
6 12 (11.88%) HTML
7 11 (10.89%) .NET Framework
7 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET
7 11 (10.89%) CSS
8 8 (7.92%) .NET Core
8 8 (7.92%) Entity Framework
8 8 (7.92%) HTML5
8 8 (7.92%) JSON
9 7 (6.93%) Ajax
9 7 (6.93%) CSS3
9 7 (6.93%) Spring Boot
10 6 (5.94%) GraphQL
10 6 (5.94%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Acoustics
2 5 (4.95%) Cloud Native
3 4 (3.96%) User Experience
4 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.97%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.97%) PKI
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.98%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (0.99%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.99%) Life Science
6 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) Linux
2 8 (7.92%) Unix
3 4 (3.96%) Windows
4 3 (2.97%) Debian
5 2 (1.98%) VMS
6 1 (0.99%) Solaris
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.66%) DevOps
3 33 (32.67%) Scrum
4 24 (23.76%) Microservices
5 17 (16.83%) Kanban
6 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
7 13 (12.87%) Open Source
8 12 (11.88%) ETL
8 12 (11.88%) TDD
9 10 (9.90%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.91%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (7.92%) Analytics
11 8 (7.92%) Observability
12 7 (6.93%) BDD
12 7 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure as Code
12 7 (6.93%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.93%) SDLC
12 7 (6.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.54%) JavaScript
2 35 (34.65%) Python
3 33 (32.67%) Java
3 33 (32.67%) SQL
4 26 (25.74%) C#
5 17 (16.83%) Java 8
6 11 (10.89%) Ruby
7 10 (9.90%) Scala
8 8 (7.92%) TypeScript
9 7 (6.93%) Go
9 7 (6.93%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.96%) ES6
10 4 (3.96%) VB
11 3 (2.97%) C
11 3 (2.97%) PHP
11 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.97%) Solidity
12 2 (1.98%) C++
12 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.97%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) SANS
3 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (22.77%) Docker
2 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (28.71%) Terraform
2 13 (12.87%) Kubernetes
3 10 (9.90%) Packer
4 8 (7.92%) Ansible
5 5 (4.95%) Consul
5 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.97%) Kibana
6 3 (2.97%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.98%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.98%) Istio
7 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.99%) Puppet
8 1 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (11.88%) Adobe
3 8 (7.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle
6 3 (2.97%) Informatica
6 3 (2.97%) Tableau
7 2 (1.98%) Databricks
7 2 (1.98%) Google
7 2 (1.98%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.99%) F5
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat