Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 161 219 291
Rank change year-on-year +58 +72 +41
Contract jobs citing Serverless 160 175 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.39% 1.10% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.06% 4.61% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 114 53
South East median daily rate £525 £525 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.85% +5.81%
10th Percentile £360 £416 £350
90th Percentile £675 £650 £598
England median daily rate £525 £550 £510
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £72.50 - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 - -

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 3,159 3,792 3,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.44% 23.87% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,021 2,392 1,880
South East median daily rate £462 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.79% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £241 £285 £267
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 65 41
South East median hourly rate £23.94 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.80% +12.90% -9.14%
10th Percentile £14.48 £12.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £63.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -7.89% -

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 19 January 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Contractor hourly 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 19 January 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 +44 55 £525 -4.55% 23
Thames Valley +4 42 £550 +10.00% 29
Berkshire 0 34 £550 +4.76% 17
West Sussex +52 28 £463 -26.00% 5
Hampshire +17 19 £538 +19.44% 6
East Sussex +19 7 £650 +4.00%
Kent +15 6 £444 -19.32%
Buckinghamshire +24 4 £475 - 6
Oxfordshire +10 4 - - 6
Middlesex +11 1 - -
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 84 (52.50%) AWS
2 79 (49.38%) Azure
3 74 (46.25%) AWS Lambda
4 66 (41.25%) DevOps
5 64 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (32.50%) Python
7 51 (31.88%) Azure Functions
8 48 (30.00%) .NET
9 45 (28.13%) C#
10 43 (26.88%) SQL
11 42 (26.25%) JavaScript
12 41 (25.63%) Java
13 40 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 36 (22.50%) REST
15 34 (21.25%) SQL Server
16 33 (20.63%) Amazon S3
16 33 (20.63%) Azure Active Directory
17 32 (20.00%) .NET Core
18 29 (18.13%) Scrum
19 28 (17.50%) Web Services
19 28 (17.50%) Active Directory
20 27 (16.88%) AngularJS
21 25 (15.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 25 (15.63%) Docker
21 25 (15.63%) Degree
21 25 (15.63%) Computer Science
22 24 (15.00%) React
23 23 (14.38%) Cosmos DB
23 23 (14.38%) .NET Framework
24 22 (13.75%) Node.js

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 10 (6.25%) Confluence
2 5 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.13%) CMS
2 5 (3.13%) Headless CMS
3 4 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.25%) Apache
5 2 (1.25%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 84 (52.50%) AWS
2 79 (49.38%) Azure
3 74 (46.25%) AWS Lambda
4 51 (31.88%) Azure Functions
5 33 (20.63%) Amazon S3
5 33 (20.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (13.13%) Amazon Kinesis
6 21 (13.13%) PaaS
6 21 (13.13%) Power Platform
7 20 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (10.63%) IaaS
9 16 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 16 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
9 16 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (10.00%) SaaS
10 15 (9.38%) Amazon Cognito
10 15 (9.38%) CloudFront
11 11 (6.88%) GitHub
11 11 (6.88%) iPaaS
12 10 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) AMQP
2 2 (1.25%) Internet
2 2 (1.25%) MQTT
2 2 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) IPsec
3 1 (0.63%) SNMP
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 23 (14.38%) Cosmos DB
4 21 (13.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 21 (13.13%) Power BI
5 20 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (11.88%) Big Data
7 17 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (10.00%) Data Lake
9 14 (8.75%) Amazon Athena
10 12 (7.50%) Amazon Redshift
11 11 (6.88%) Data Mart
12 9 (5.63%) MongoDB
12 9 (5.63%) Redis
13 7 (4.38%) MySQL
13 7 (4.38%) NoSQL
14 6 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (3.75%) SQLite
15 5 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Jenkins
2 14 (8.75%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.13%) Visual Studio
4 10 (6.25%) JIRA
4 10 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.00%) Selenium
6 7 (4.38%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.38%) ReSharper
7 5 (3.13%) Gradle
8 3 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.88%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.88%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.88%) JUnit
8 3 (1.88%) Maven
8 3 (1.88%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.88%) Snyk
8 3 (1.88%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.88%) Subversion
9 2 (1.25%) GoCD
9 2 (1.25%) kappa
General
1 13 (8.13%) Finance
2 4 (2.50%) Marketing
3 3 (1.88%) Front Office
3 3 (1.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.25%) Automotive
4 2 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (46.88%) Developer
2 21 (13.13%) .NET Developer
2 21 (13.13%) Architect
3 20 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (11.25%) AWS Developer
5 17 (10.63%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (10.00%) Azure Developer
7 12 (7.50%) Technical Leader
8 10 (6.25%) Integration Architect
9 9 (5.63%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Data Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Python Developer
9 9 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.00%) Integration Developer
10 8 (5.00%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Azure Architect
11 7 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.38%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.00%) .NET
2 36 (22.50%) REST
3 32 (20.00%) .NET Core
4 28 (17.50%) Web Services
5 27 (16.88%) AngularJS
6 24 (15.00%) React
7 23 (14.38%) .NET Framework
8 22 (13.75%) Node.js
9 20 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (10.00%) Entity Framework
12 15 (9.38%) JSON
12 15 (9.38%) LINQ
13 14 (8.75%) SOAP
14 13 (8.13%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (8.13%) XML
15 10 (6.25%) Middleware
16 7 (4.38%) JMS
16 7 (4.38%) RESTful
17 5 (3.13%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.00%) User Experience
4 6 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.75%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.88%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.88%) PKI
7 2 (1.25%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.63%) Acoustics
8 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) FMCG
8 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.13%) Linux
1 13 (8.13%) Windows
2 6 (3.75%) Android
2 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.25%) CentOS
4 2 (1.25%) VMS
4 2 (1.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.25%) DevOps
2 64 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.13%) Scrum
4 25 (15.63%) Computer Science
5 22 (13.75%) TDD
6 20 (12.50%) Microservices
7 16 (10.00%) BDD
7 16 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (10.00%) Kanban
8 15 (9.38%) Data Integration
9 14 (8.75%) API Design
9 14 (8.75%) Information Management
10 13 (8.13%) B2C
11 12 (7.50%) Data Modelling
11 12 (7.50%) Test Automation
11 12 (7.50%) UML
12 11 (6.88%) Data Governance
12 11 (6.88%) Data Stewardship
12 11 (6.88%) High Availability
12 11 (6.88%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.50%) Python
2 45 (28.13%) C#
3 43 (26.88%) SQL
4 42 (26.25%) JavaScript
5 41 (25.63%) Java
6 20 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 12 (7.50%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.13%) PHP
11 4 (2.50%) Java 8
12 3 (1.88%) Ruby
12 3 (1.88%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.63%) C
13 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.63%) Go
13 1 (0.63%) Perl
13 1 (0.63%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 25 (15.63%) Degree
2 18 (11.25%) SC Cleared
2 18 (11.25%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.88%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.63%) NIST
System Software
1 28 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (13.75%) Kubernetes
2 18 (11.25%) Terraform
3 12 (7.50%) Ansible
4 7 (4.38%) MIIS
5 2 (1.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.63%) Nagios
6 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.38%) Databricks
3 12 (7.50%) Xamarin
4 7 (4.38%) Oracle
5 5 (3.13%) Google
6 4 (2.50%) Adobe
7 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.25%) Splunk
7 2 (1.25%) Tableau
8 1 (0.63%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.63%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.63%) Mercator
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.63%) Sophos
8 1 (0.63%) Symantec
8 1 (0.63%) VMware