Period
to 17 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 293 361
Rank change year-on-year +84 +68 -
Contract jobs citing Serverless 187 77 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.14% 0.47% 0.100%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.48% 2.86% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 68 15
South East median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £411 £410 £418
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 - -

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 3,413 2,688 1,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.72% 16.53% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,175 1,696 1,266
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.54%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +3.01% +5.17% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 36
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -15.86% +22.56%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.13 £13.00
90th Percentile £82.33 £41.01 £56.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.77
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.54% -18.38%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 October 2018. 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 +49 67 £500 +6.38% 21
Surrey +18 66 £519 +3.75% 6
Berkshire +39 51 £500 +17.65% 17
Hampshire +16 42 £475 - 12
Oxfordshire +2 16 £525 +11.70% 3
East Sussex -4 9 £469 +4.17% 2
West Sussex -12 1 £625 -
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 118 (63.10%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (57.22%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (46.52%) AWS Lambda
4 84 (44.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 75 (40.11%) JavaScript
6 72 (38.50%) DevOps
7 65 (34.76%) Node.js
8 60 (32.09%) Git (software)
9 59 (31.55%) Docker
10 55 (29.41%) Jenkins
11 54 (28.88%) AngularJS
11 54 (28.88%) TDD
12 50 (26.74%) Python
12 50 (26.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 48 (25.67%) Amazon EC2
14 47 (25.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 46 (24.60%) Azure Functions
16 45 (24.06%) Scrum
17 42 (22.46%) Web Services
17 42 (22.46%) C#
17 42 (22.46%) .NET
17 42 (22.46%) Amazon S3
17 42 (22.46%) BDD
18 41 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (21.93%) Opscode Chef
18 41 (21.93%) Ansible
19 38 (20.32%) Puppet
19 38 (20.32%) Software Engineering
20 34 (18.18%) JSON
20 34 (18.18%) OO

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 21 (11.23%) Confluence
2 12 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (5.35%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.14%) Apache
4 4 (2.14%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.60%) CMS
5 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.07%) SAS
7 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 118 (63.10%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (46.52%) AWS Lambda
3 84 (44.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (25.67%) Amazon EC2
5 47 (25.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 46 (24.60%) Azure Functions
7 42 (22.46%) Amazon S3
8 32 (17.11%) Amazon SQS
9 27 (14.44%) SaaS
10 16 (8.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (8.02%) Amazon Kinesis
11 15 (8.02%) PaaS
12 14 (7.49%) AWS Fargate
13 12 (6.42%) GitHub
14 11 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (5.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 10 (5.35%) CloudFront
16 8 (4.28%) AWS CodePipeline
17 5 (2.67%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.67%) VPN
3 4 (2.14%) HTTP
3 4 (2.14%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) DSL
4 1 (0.53%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 25 (13.37%) MongoDB
3 24 (12.83%) Cosmos DB
4 23 (12.30%) SQL Server
5 16 (8.56%) NoSQL
6 14 (7.49%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (6.95%) Amazon Aurora
7 13 (6.95%) MySQL
8 12 (6.42%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (6.42%) Big Data
8 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.74%) RDBMS
10 7 (3.74%) Redis
11 6 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.67%) Data Lake
13 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.60%) Geospatial Data
13 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 60 (32.09%) Git (software)
2 55 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 30 (16.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 21 (11.23%) JIRA
5 20 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (9.09%) Mercurial
7 13 (6.95%) Maven
8 12 (6.42%) Visual Studio
9 10 (5.35%) GitLab
9 10 (5.35%) IntelliJ
10 9 (4.81%) Mocha
11 8 (4.28%) Gradle
11 8 (4.28%) JUnit
11 8 (4.28%) webpack
12 7 (3.74%) Checkstyle
12 7 (3.74%) Eclipse
12 7 (3.74%) SonarQube
13 4 (2.14%) Gerrit
13 4 (2.14%) Sinon.JS
13 4 (2.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (4.28%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.74%) Marketing
3 2 (1.07%) Advertising
3 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.07%) Publishing
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
4 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 109 (58.29%) Developer
2 35 (18.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (12.83%) AWS DevOps
4 23 (12.30%) AWS Developer
4 23 (12.30%) Cloud Developer
5 22 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
5 22 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 19 (10.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.49%) React Developer
8 13 (6.95%) .NET Developer
8 13 (6.95%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (6.42%) Azure Developer
9 12 (6.42%) Backend Developer
9 12 (6.42%) Node.js Developer
10 11 (5.88%) Architect
10 11 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.88%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.35%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (5.35%) Lead Developer
12 8 (4.28%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (34.76%) Node.js
2 54 (28.88%) AngularJS
3 42 (22.46%) .NET
3 42 (22.46%) Web Services
4 34 (18.18%) JSON
5 32 (17.11%) REST
6 26 (13.90%) HTML
7 25 (13.37%) CSS
7 25 (13.37%) React
7 25 (13.37%) RESTful
8 21 (11.23%) HTML5
9 20 (10.70%) Redux
10 18 (9.63%) CSS3
11 15 (8.02%) SOAP
12 14 (7.49%) RxJS
12 14 (7.49%) Sass
13 13 (6.95%) Vue.js
14 12 (6.42%) SAML
15 11 (5.88%) .NET Framework
16 10 (5.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) User Experience
2 11 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.67%) PKI
4 5 (2.67%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.60%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.07%) Life Science
8 1 (0.53%) Fintech
8 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.11%) Linux
2 23 (12.30%) Windows
3 11 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (5.88%) Unix
4 6 (3.21%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (1.07%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (57.22%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (38.50%) DevOps
3 54 (28.88%) TDD
4 45 (24.06%) Scrum
5 42 (22.46%) BDD
6 41 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (20.32%) Software Engineering
8 34 (18.18%) OO
9 26 (13.90%) Kanban
9 26 (13.90%) Unit Testing
10 24 (12.83%) Configuration Management
11 19 (10.16%) MVC
12 18 (9.63%) Pair Programming
12 18 (9.63%) User Stories
13 17 (9.09%) Microservices
14 16 (8.56%) Functional Testing
14 16 (8.56%) OOP
14 16 (8.56%) SOA
15 15 (8.02%) Release Management
15 15 (8.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 75 (40.11%) JavaScript
2 50 (26.74%) Python
3 42 (22.46%) C#
4 30 (16.04%) Java
5 29 (15.51%) PowerShell
5 29 (15.51%) TypeScript
6 23 (12.30%) Bash Shell
6 23 (12.30%) SQL
7 16 (8.56%) ES6
8 11 (5.88%) Java 8
9 2 (1.07%) Go
9 2 (1.07%) Groovy
9 2 (1.07%) Perl
9 2 (1.07%) Ruby
9 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 18 (9.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.81%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) QA
System Software
1 59 (31.55%) Docker
2 11 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (21.93%) Ansible
1 41 (21.93%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (20.32%) Puppet
3 34 (18.18%) Terraform
4 30 (16.04%) Kubernetes
5 12 (6.42%) Packer
6 11 (5.88%) Salt
7 5 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.07%) Kibana
9 1 (0.53%) Grafana
9 1 (0.53%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.35%) Adobe
4 6 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.67%) Google
6 3 (1.60%) Databricks
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle
7 2 (1.07%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.07%) Tableau
8 1 (0.53%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.53%) Splunk