Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 209 243
Rank change year-on-year +73 +34 +100
Contract jobs citing Serverless 141 187 141
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.49% 1.19% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.61% 4.53% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 128 91
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £360 £421 £363
90th Percentile £675 £649 £550
England median daily rate £525 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £72.50 - £50.00

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 2,512 4,129 3,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.49% 26.28% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,632 2,628 1,982
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £207 £277 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 68 44
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.26% +22.03%
10th Percentile £15.10 £12.25 £12.04
90th Percentile £46.80 £60.38 £45.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +31.58% -5.00% +5.26%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +52 58 £462 -16.05% 14
Thames Valley +8 36 £513 +2.50% 16
Berkshire +7 25 £588 +14.63% 9
West Sussex +41 24 £525 -16.00% 3
East Sussex +31 11 £644 -0.96%
Hampshire +48 8 £400 -11.11% 5
Oxfordshire +15 6 £463 -1.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £450 -5.26% 3
Kent +14 2 £450 -10.00% 1
Middlesex +12 1 - - 2
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 104 (73.76%) AWS
2 88 (62.41%) AWS Lambda
3 72 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (40.43%) JavaScript
5 52 (36.88%) Python
6 49 (34.75%) Azure
7 46 (32.62%) Scrum
8 45 (31.91%) Amazon S3
9 43 (30.50%) DevOps
10 40 (28.37%) SQL
11 37 (26.24%) Node.js
12 36 (25.53%) Java
13 35 (24.82%) Web Services
14 34 (24.11%) C#
15 31 (21.99%) Terraform
16 29 (20.57%) REST
17 28 (19.86%) React
18 27 (19.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 27 (19.15%) Azure Functions
18 27 (19.15%) .NET
19 26 (18.44%) Amazon EC2
20 25 (17.73%) Kanban
20 25 (17.73%) Amazon Kinesis
21 24 (17.02%) Docker
21 24 (17.02%) Amazon Redshift
21 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
22 23 (16.31%) Git (software)
22 23 (16.31%) TDD
23 22 (15.60%) Microservices
23 22 (15.60%) Big Data

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 9 (6.38%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.67%) CMS
3 7 (4.96%) Confluence
3 7 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.26%) Drupal
4 6 (4.26%) Headless CMS
5 4 (2.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.13%) Apache
6 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.42%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.42%) JBoss
7 2 (1.42%) nginx
7 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.42%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 104 (73.76%) AWS
2 88 (62.41%) AWS Lambda
3 49 (34.75%) Azure
4 45 (31.91%) Amazon S3
5 27 (19.15%) Azure Functions
6 26 (18.44%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (17.73%) Amazon Kinesis
8 21 (14.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 19 (13.48%) CloudFront
10 18 (12.77%) Amazon SQS
11 17 (12.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (10.64%) Amazon Cognito
13 14 (9.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (7.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 11 (7.80%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (7.80%) Heroku
15 10 (7.09%) Amazon ECS
15 10 (7.09%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (7.09%) AWS Step Functions
15 10 (7.09%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) AMQP
2 5 (3.55%) MQTT
3 4 (2.84%) SSL
3 4 (2.84%) VPN
4 3 (2.13%) DNS
5 2 (1.42%) Internet
5 2 (1.42%) Network Security
5 2 (1.42%) SSH
5 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.42%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.42%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.71%) 3G
6 1 (0.71%) 4G
6 1 (0.71%) 5G
6 1 (0.71%) IPv4
6 1 (0.71%) IPv6
6 1 (0.71%) LTE
6 1 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.71%) RSVP
6 1 (0.71%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 24 (17.02%) Amazon Redshift
2 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
3 22 (15.60%) Amazon Athena
3 22 (15.60%) Big Data
4 11 (7.80%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.09%) Power BI
6 9 (6.38%) Cosmos DB
6 9 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (6.38%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.55%) Blockchain
8 5 (3.55%) Data Lake
8 5 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.55%) Redis
9 3 (2.13%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.13%) MySQL
9 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.60%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.64%) Selenium
4 8 (5.67%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.67%) JUnit
5 7 (4.96%) JIRA
5 7 (4.96%) Mocha
6 6 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.26%) Gradle
6 6 (4.26%) Maven
7 5 (3.55%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.55%) Mercurial
8 4 (2.84%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.13%) ERwin
9 3 (2.13%) Snyk
9 3 (2.13%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.13%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.42%) kappa
10 2 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (9.22%) Marketing
2 9 (6.38%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 2 (1.42%) Automotive
4 2 (1.42%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Front Office
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Local Government
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (44.68%) Developer
2 27 (19.15%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (12.06%) Architect
4 16 (11.35%) Data Engineer
5 15 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Software Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Node.js Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Technical Leader
8 9 (6.38%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.38%) AWS Developer
9 8 (5.67%) React Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Azure Developer
11 6 (4.26%) AWS Architect
11 6 (4.26%) Python Engineer
12 5 (3.55%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Senior DevOps
12 5 (3.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.24%) Node.js
2 35 (24.82%) Web Services
3 29 (20.57%) REST
4 28 (19.86%) React
5 27 (19.15%) .NET
6 22 (15.60%) AngularJS
7 19 (13.48%) RESTful
8 14 (9.93%) .NET Framework
8 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET
8 14 (9.93%) CSS
8 14 (9.93%) HTML
9 13 (9.22%) .NET Core
10 11 (7.80%) Entity Framework
10 11 (7.80%) JSON
10 11 (7.80%) React Native
11 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (7.09%) CSS3
11 10 (7.09%) HTML5
12 9 (6.38%) Kafka
13 8 (5.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) User Experience
2 8 (5.67%) Acoustics
3 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.55%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.55%) PKI
4 3 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.42%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.71%) FMCG
6 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.71%) Life Science
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.51%) Linux
2 5 (3.55%) Windows
3 2 (1.42%) Unix
3 2 (1.42%) VMS
3 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.71%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) CentOS
4 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Solaris
4 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.62%) Scrum
3 43 (30.50%) DevOps
4 25 (17.73%) Kanban
5 23 (16.31%) TDD
6 22 (15.60%) Microservices
7 19 (13.48%) Software Engineering
8 16 (11.35%) ETL
9 14 (9.93%) Open Source
9 14 (9.93%) Unit Testing
10 13 (9.22%) BDD
10 13 (9.22%) E-Commerce
10 13 (9.22%) Test Automation
11 12 (8.51%) SDLC
12 11 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.09%) Analytics
13 10 (7.09%) Data Engineering
13 10 (7.09%) Data Integration
13 10 (7.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 10 (7.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (40.43%) JavaScript
2 52 (36.88%) Python
3 40 (28.37%) SQL
4 36 (25.53%) Java
5 34 (24.11%) C#
6 10 (7.09%) T-SQL
7 9 (6.38%) Java 8
8 7 (4.96%) Ruby
8 7 (4.96%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.84%) C
10 4 (2.84%) Scala
11 3 (2.13%) ES6
11 3 (2.13%) PHP
11 3 (2.13%) Solidity
12 2 (1.42%) C++
12 2 (1.42%) Go
12 2 (1.42%) Perl
12 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (4.96%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) AWS Certification
2 6 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.13%) SANS
3 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (17.02%) Docker
2 8 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (21.99%) Terraform
2 12 (8.51%) Kubernetes
3 11 (7.80%) Ansible
4 5 (3.55%) Consul
4 5 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.55%) Packer
5 3 (2.13%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.42%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.42%) Puppet
7 1 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.71%) Nagios
7 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
1 14 (9.93%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (8.51%) Adobe
3 8 (5.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 7 (4.96%) Oracle
5 5 (3.55%) Tableau
5 5 (3.55%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.84%) Informatica
7 3 (2.13%) Databricks
8 2 (1.42%) Google
8 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.71%) F5
9 1 (0.71%) IBM
9 1 (0.71%) Mercator
9 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.71%) Sophos
9 1 (0.71%) Splunk