Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 216 303
Rank change year-on-year +45 +87 +65
Contract jobs citing Serverless 190 187 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.38% 1.13% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.07% 5.17% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 118 63
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £394 £411 £408
90th Percentile £630 £625 £575
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
South East median hourly rate £72.50 - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £75.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

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 3,744 3,619 2,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.18% 21.94% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,379 2,315 1,763
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £263 £305 £263
90th Percentile £615 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £480 £465
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 44 40
South East median hourly rate £35.75 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.29% +11.11% -19.68%
10th Percentile £16.25 £10.73 £11.13
90th Percentile £83.75 £75.58 £41.01
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +9.45%

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 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Serverless in the South East

Serverless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serverless in the South East.

Contractor 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 23 October 2019. 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 +19 60 £500 - 17
Berkshire -9 53 £489 -2.25% 7
Surrey +26 46 £550 +4.76% 12
Hampshire +1 40 £475 +2.70% 4
West Sussex +47 31 £425 -32.00% 3
Kent - 7 £438 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £540 - 7
East Sussex +1 3 £500 +6.67% 3
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 112 (58.95%) Azure
2 94 (49.47%) AWS
3 75 (39.47%) AWS Lambda
4 74 (38.95%) DevOps
5 68 (35.79%) Azure Functions
6 67 (35.26%) .NET
7 63 (33.16%) C#
8 61 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (31.05%) Microsoft
10 53 (27.89%) Python
11 47 (24.74%) SQL
12 44 (23.16%) .NET Core
13 42 (22.11%) REST
13 42 (22.11%) SQL Server
14 39 (20.53%) Java
14 39 (20.53%) Azure Active Directory
14 39 (20.53%) Cosmos DB
15 37 (19.47%) AngularJS
15 37 (19.47%) Computer Science
16 36 (18.95%) Degree
16 36 (18.95%) PaaS
16 36 (18.95%) Active Directory
17 35 (18.42%) JavaScript
18 32 (16.84%) .NET Framework
19 31 (16.32%) IaaS
19 31 (16.32%) Node.js
19 31 (16.32%) Docker
19 31 (16.32%) Kubernetes
20 28 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
20 28 (14.74%) Azure SQL Database

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 12 (6.32%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.68%) Confluence
3 6 (3.16%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.11%) Apache
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.53%) CMS
7 1 (0.53%) Drupal
7 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.53%) nginx
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 112 (58.95%) Azure
2 94 (49.47%) AWS
3 75 (39.47%) AWS Lambda
4 68 (35.79%) Azure Functions
5 39 (20.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 36 (18.95%) PaaS
7 31 (16.32%) IaaS
8 24 (12.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (11.58%) Power Platform
10 21 (11.05%) SaaS
11 17 (8.95%) iPaaS
12 15 (7.89%) Amazon Kinesis
13 13 (6.84%) Amazon S3
13 13 (6.84%) GitHub
14 11 (5.79%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (4.21%) Amazon ECS
16 8 (4.21%) AWS CodePipeline
16 8 (4.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.63%) Wireshark
2 4 (2.11%) VPN
3 3 (1.58%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) Firewall
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) Network Security
4 1 (0.53%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 39 (20.53%) Cosmos DB
3 28 (14.74%) Azure SQL Database
4 26 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (11.58%) Power BI
6 21 (11.05%) Data Lake
7 19 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (9.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (8.95%) Data Mart
10 11 (5.79%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.68%) Amazon Athena
11 7 (3.68%) MySQL
11 7 (3.68%) Redis
12 6 (3.16%) SQLite
13 5 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (2.63%) Big Data
14 4 (2.11%) NoSQL
15 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (11.58%) Jenkins
2 21 (11.05%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.74%) JIRA
6 8 (4.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (3.68%) ReSharper
8 6 (3.16%) Selenium
9 4 (2.11%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.11%) Subversion
10 3 (1.58%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.58%) Gradle
10 3 (1.58%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.58%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.05%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.05%) Maven
12 1 (0.53%) Checkstyle
12 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.53%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 16 (8.42%) Finance
2 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.58%) Front Office
4 1 (0.53%) Automotive
4 1 (0.53%) Local Government
4 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (50.00%) Developer
2 31 (16.32%) .NET Developer
3 28 (14.74%) AWS Developer
4 26 (13.68%) Architect
5 20 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
5 20 (10.53%) Azure Developer
6 18 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (8.42%) Integration Architect
8 13 (6.84%) Azure Engineer
8 13 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (6.84%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.79%) Azure Architect
9 11 (5.79%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.79%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (5.26%) Python Developer
11 9 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.74%) Integration Developer
12 8 (4.21%) Azure DevOps
12 8 (4.21%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.21%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (35.26%) .NET
2 44 (23.16%) .NET Core
3 42 (22.11%) REST
4 37 (19.47%) AngularJS
5 32 (16.84%) .NET Framework
6 31 (16.32%) Node.js
7 28 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (14.21%) React
9 25 (13.16%) JSON
10 23 (12.11%) ASP.NET
10 23 (12.11%) XML
11 21 (11.05%) Entity Framework
11 21 (11.05%) LINQ
11 21 (11.05%) RabbitMQ
12 20 (10.53%) SOAP
13 19 (10.00%) Web Services
14 17 (8.95%) Middleware
15 15 (7.89%) JMS
16 10 (5.26%) RESTful
17 9 (4.74%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.05%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.84%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.79%) Private Cloud
4 8 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.68%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.16%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.11%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.05%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.05%) User Experience
10 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.21%) Linux
2 21 (11.05%) Windows
3 6 (3.16%) Android
3 6 (3.16%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.53%) CentOS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.95%) DevOps
2 61 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (19.47%) Computer Science
4 26 (13.68%) TDD
5 23 (12.11%) Microservices
6 22 (11.58%) Scrum
7 21 (11.05%) BDD
8 20 (10.53%) Machine Learning
9 19 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (9.47%) B2C
10 18 (9.47%) Data Integration
10 18 (9.47%) Data Modelling
10 18 (9.47%) High Availability
10 18 (9.47%) Information Management
10 18 (9.47%) UML
11 17 (8.95%) API Design
11 17 (8.95%) Data Governance
11 17 (8.95%) Data Stewardship
11 17 (8.95%) Logical Data Model
11 17 (8.95%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (33.16%) C#
2 53 (27.89%) Python
3 47 (24.74%) SQL
4 39 (20.53%) Java
5 35 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 26 (13.68%) T-SQL
7 21 (11.05%) PowerShell
8 18 (9.47%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.21%) Ruby
10 7 (3.68%) PHP
10 7 (3.68%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.11%) Groovy
12 3 (1.58%) Java 8
13 2 (1.05%) C
13 2 (1.05%) Scala
14 1 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.53%) ES6
14 1 (0.53%) Go
14 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (18.95%) Degree
2 25 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 24 (12.63%) SC Cleared
4 23 (12.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.53%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.95%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.21%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.53%) NIST
System Software
1 36 (18.95%) Active Directory
2 31 (16.32%) Docker
3 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.53%) HDFS
4 1 (0.53%) Varnish
4 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (16.32%) Kubernetes
2 27 (14.21%) Ansible
3 18 (9.47%) Terraform
4 9 (4.74%) Puppet
5 7 (3.68%) MIIS
6 6 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.58%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 59 (31.05%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.58%) Databricks
3 18 (9.47%) Xamarin
4 6 (3.16%) Splunk
5 5 (2.63%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.63%) Oracle
6 4 (2.11%) Cisco
6 4 (2.11%) Dell
6 4 (2.11%) EMC
6 4 (2.11%) Google
6 4 (2.11%) NetApp
6 4 (2.11%) VMware
7 2 (1.05%) New Relic
7 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.53%) Informatica
8 1 (0.53%) Symantec