Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 206 302
Rank change year-on-year +32 +96 +94
Contract jobs citing Serverless 201 200 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.35% 1.17% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.05% 5.69% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 127 62
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £410 £404 £338
90th Percentile £625 £575 £523
England median daily rate £534 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +1.67% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
South East median hourly rate £72.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.00% - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 3,982 3,517 2,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.72% 20.62% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,564 2,212 1,382
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.18% +4.65%
10th Percentile £277 £300 £263
90th Percentile £613 £595 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 42 32
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £18.95 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.75% +20.29% -19.68%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.91 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £49.75 £43.15
England median hourly rate £23.84 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +19.18% -4.76% +10.53%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +34 79 £481 +1.32% 25
Surrey +6 59 £575 +21.05% 6
Berkshire -2 56 £475 +3.83% 17
Hampshire +6 34 £475 -2.56% 12
West Sussex +30 16 £425 -15.00% 6
Buckinghamshire - 15 £525 - 8
Oxfordshire +32 8 £450 -10.00%
Kent - 7 £500 - 8
East Sussex -19 3 £500 +17.65% 2
Middlesex - 3 £425 - 1
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 117 (58.21%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (56.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (49.75%) AWS Lambda
4 76 (37.81%) C#
5 75 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (33.33%) DevOps
7 62 (30.85%) .NET
8 61 (30.35%) Azure Functions
9 57 (28.36%) Python
10 43 (21.39%) JavaScript
11 40 (19.90%) Java
12 35 (17.41%) Microsoft
12 35 (17.41%) Kubernetes
13 34 (16.92%) Ansible
13 34 (16.92%) AngularJS
14 33 (16.42%) Docker
14 33 (16.42%) TDD
15 32 (15.92%) JSON
15 32 (15.92%) PaaS
15 32 (15.92%) Git (software)
15 32 (15.92%) AWS CloudFormation
16 31 (15.42%) Node.js
16 31 (15.42%) PowerShell
17 30 (14.93%) Scrum
17 30 (14.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 30 (14.93%) Terraform
18 29 (14.43%) .NET Core
18 29 (14.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 29 (14.43%) XML
18 29 (14.43%) Linux

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 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.48%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.49%) Confluence
3 5 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.99%) Apache
5 3 (1.49%) IBM Domino
5 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.00%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.00%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.00%) nginx
6 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.50%) CMS
7 1 (0.50%) Drupal
7 1 (0.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 117 (58.21%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (56.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (49.75%) AWS Lambda
4 61 (30.35%) Azure Functions
5 32 (15.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (15.92%) PaaS
6 26 (12.94%) IaaS
7 23 (11.44%) Amazon Kinesis
8 17 (8.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 17 (8.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 16 (7.96%) Amazon S3
9 16 (7.96%) SaaS
10 15 (7.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (6.47%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (5.97%) Amazon EMR
13 11 (5.47%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (4.98%) Amazon ECS
14 10 (4.98%) CloudFront
14 10 (4.98%) Route 53
15 8 (3.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.98%) VPN
2 5 (2.49%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.49%) DSL
3 3 (1.49%) SSL
4 2 (1.00%) Firewall
4 2 (1.00%) Network Security
5 1 (0.50%) DHCP
5 1 (0.50%) DMZ
5 1 (0.50%) DNS
5 1 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) IPsec
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 24 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 23 (11.44%) Cosmos DB
4 15 (7.46%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (6.47%) Big Data
6 11 (5.47%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.98%) Amazon Athena
8 9 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.98%) Data Lake
9 8 (3.98%) Redis
10 7 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.99%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.49%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (2.49%) Data Mart
12 5 (2.49%) MySQL
12 5 (2.49%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.49%) Power BI
13 3 (1.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.49%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 32 (15.92%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.95%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.47%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (5.47%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.98%) JIRA
6 6 (2.99%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.99%) Gradle
7 4 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.49%) Selenium
8 3 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.00%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.00%) Maven
9 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.50%) Checkstyle
10 1 (0.50%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.50%) JUnit
10 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 20 (9.95%) Finance
2 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.49%) Law
4 1 (0.50%) Automotive
4 1 (0.50%) Front Office
4 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (45.77%) Developer
2 29 (14.43%) AWS Developer
3 24 (11.94%) Architect
3 24 (11.94%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (10.95%) .NET Developer
5 19 (9.45%) Azure Developer
6 17 (8.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (7.96%) Cloud Engineer
8 15 (7.46%) Azure Engineer
9 14 (6.97%) Software Engineer
10 13 (6.47%) Consultant
10 13 (6.47%) Security Engineer
11 12 (5.97%) C# Developer
12 11 (5.47%) Python Developer
13 9 (4.48%) Senior Developer
14 7 (3.48%) Software Developer
15 6 (2.99%) Azure Software Engineer
15 6 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
15 6 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
16 5 (2.49%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (30.85%) .NET
2 34 (16.92%) AngularJS
3 32 (15.92%) JSON
4 31 (15.42%) Node.js
5 29 (14.43%) .NET Core
5 29 (14.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 29 (14.43%) XML
6 25 (12.44%) RESTful
7 24 (11.94%) REST
7 24 (11.94%) SOAP
8 23 (11.44%) Web Services
9 21 (10.45%) ASP.NET
10 19 (9.45%) Kafka
11 18 (8.96%) React
12 16 (7.96%) .NET Framework
12 16 (7.96%) HTML
13 13 (6.47%) CSS
13 13 (6.47%) WCF
14 12 (5.97%) Entity Framework
14 12 (5.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.48%) Cloud Native
4 6 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.99%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.99%) User Experience
6 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.00%) Life Science
7 2 (1.00%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.50%) PKI
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.43%) Linux
2 14 (6.97%) Windows
3 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.50%) CentOS
4 1 (0.50%) Debian
4 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (33.33%) DevOps
3 33 (16.42%) TDD
4 30 (14.93%) Scrum
5 29 (14.43%) Software Engineering
6 26 (12.94%) Microservices
7 22 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (9.45%) BDD
9 17 (8.46%) Computer Science
10 15 (7.46%) Information Security
10 15 (7.46%) Technical Leadership
11 14 (6.97%) DevSecOps
11 14 (6.97%) Open Source
12 12 (5.97%) Analytics
12 12 (5.97%) API Development
12 12 (5.97%) B2C
13 11 (5.47%) Kanban
13 11 (5.47%) MVC
13 11 (5.47%) Webhook
14 10 (4.98%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 76 (37.81%) C#
2 57 (28.36%) Python
3 43 (21.39%) JavaScript
4 40 (19.90%) Java
5 31 (15.42%) PowerShell
6 27 (13.43%) SQL
7 15 (7.46%) Bash Shell
8 11 (5.47%) Java 8
9 10 (4.98%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.98%) Ruby
11 7 (3.48%) Groovy
11 7 (3.48%) Kotlin
12 6 (2.99%) ES6
13 4 (1.99%) C
13 4 (1.99%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.00%) Korn
14 2 (1.00%) Perl
14 2 (1.00%) PHP
14 2 (1.00%) Scala
14 2 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.96%) Degree
2 11 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.98%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.49%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.49%) CISSP
5 2 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.00%) CISM
5 2 (1.00%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.98%) NIST
2 6 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.49%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.00%) NCSC
5 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (16.42%) Docker
2 16 (7.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.49%) HDFS
4 1 (0.50%) Snort
4 1 (0.50%) Squid
4 1 (0.50%) Varnish
4 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (17.41%) Kubernetes
2 34 (16.92%) Ansible
3 30 (14.93%) Terraform
4 26 (12.94%) Puppet
5 15 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.49%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.00%) Nessus
7 2 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.50%) Kibana
8 1 (0.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 35 (17.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.98%) Black Duck
3 9 (4.48%) Xamarin
4 8 (3.98%) Databricks
5 5 (2.49%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.49%) SAP
5 5 (2.49%) Sony
5 5 (2.49%) Splunk
6 4 (1.99%) Dell
7 3 (1.49%) Cisco
7 3 (1.49%) EMC
7 3 (1.49%) NetApp
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle
7 3 (1.49%) VMware
8 2 (1.00%) New Relic
8 2 (1.00%) Qualys
9 1 (0.50%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.50%) Sonatype
9 1 (0.50%) Tableau