Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 8 August 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 West
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 143 175
Rank change year-on-year +38 +32 +9
Contract jobs citing Serverless 38 93 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 1.50% 1.46% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.99% 5.73% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 53 16
Median daily rate £538 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +22.22% +9.09%
10th Percentile £377 £401 £313
90th Percentile £629 £738 £650
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year -51.72% +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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 761 1,624 1,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.02% 25.50% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 1,069 708
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% +9.68%
10th Percentile £344 £254 £269
90th Percentile £631 £650 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 40
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.00% -63.16%
10th Percentile £16.46 £13.78 £12.45
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.48 £59.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +48.94% +20.51% -7.14%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the South West

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Serverless in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Serverless in the South West

Serverless
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Serverless in the South West over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Serverless in the South West

Serverless
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 8 August 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
Bristol +33 16 £538 -2.27% 7
Devon +3 15 £603 - 6
Wiltshire +53 3 £375 -31.03% 1
Gloucestershire +34 2 £500 +21.21% 1
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 West region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 32 (84.21%) AWS
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (60.53%) Python
3 23 (60.53%) Jenkins
4 18 (47.37%) Java
5 15 (39.47%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (36.84%) Azure
7 13 (34.21%) TDD
7 13 (34.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (26.32%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) C#
9 9 (23.68%) Amazon S3
9 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
10 8 (21.05%) AWS Certification
10 8 (21.05%) BDD
10 8 (21.05%) Google
10 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 7 (18.42%) Scala
11 7 (18.42%) DevSecOps
12 6 (15.79%) Microservices
12 6 (15.79%) Kubernetes
12 6 (15.79%) React
12 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
13 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
13 5 (13.16%) Coaching
14 4 (10.53%) Azure Functions
14 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (10.53%) DevOps
14 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy

Serverless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 32 (84.21%) AWS
2 15 (39.47%) AWS Lambda
3 14 (36.84%) Azure
4 13 (34.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (23.68%) Amazon S3
6 4 (10.53%) Azure Functions
7 3 (7.89%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (5.26%) GCP
8 2 (5.26%) npm
8 2 (5.26%) PaaS
8 2 (5.26%) Yarn
9 1 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (2.63%) AWS CodeBuild
9 1 (2.63%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) Mockito
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.63%) Cypress.io
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 3 (7.89%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) AWS Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Python Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.79%) DevSecOps Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (13.16%) React Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Integration Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) React
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Core
2 3 (7.89%) Spring
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) Angular 2
3 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) Express
3 2 (5.26%) GraphQL
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) Node.js
3 2 (5.26%) REST
3 2 (5.26%) Sass
3 2 (5.26%) Spring Boot
3 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (5.26%) Vue.js
4 1 (2.63%) CSS3
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) TDD
3 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
4 8 (21.05%) BDD
5 7 (18.42%) DevSecOps
6 6 (15.79%) Microservices
7 5 (13.16%) Coaching
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) DevOps
8 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.26%) Analytics
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (5.26%) High Availability
9 2 (5.26%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) SDLC
9 2 (5.26%) Security Operations
9 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Python
2 18 (47.37%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) Scala
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) Groovy
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) AWS Certification
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Google
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian