Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for AWS Lambda skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS Lambda over the 6 months to 14 November 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.

Amazon AWS Lambda
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 503 650
Rank change year-on-year +50 +147 +28
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 223 148 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.40% 0.27% 0.051%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.96% 1.90% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 96 25
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £378 £356 £418
90th Percentile £638 £563 £598
UK median daily rate £538 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% +14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £58.75 - -

AWS Lambda 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,406 7,788 5,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 20.48% 14.46% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,371 4,957 3,774
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £263
90th Percentile £595 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £485 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.19% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 147 132
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.70% -25.96%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.31 £18.00
% change year-on-year -9.39% +7.29% -17.51%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing AWS Lambda as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in the UK excluding London

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Lambda in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in the UK excluding London

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Lambda in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK excluding London

AWS Lambda
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Lambda within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
South East +25 101 £525 +16.67% 24
North of England +34 75 £488 +11.43% 15
Yorkshire +47 62 £500 +11.11% 5
Midlands 0 15 £419 -16.25% 11
South West -44 13 £450 +1.41% 9
North West -26 11 £419 -1.41% 10
Scotland -7 10 £469 +4.17% 9
East of England +14 8 £525 +5.00% 9
West Midlands -22 8 £538 - 3
East Midlands +18 7 £375 -21.05% 8
North East -1 2 £475 -
Wales -21 1 - - 2
AWS Lambda
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Lambda 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for AWS Lambda.

1 221 (99.10%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (98.21%) Serverless
3 105 (47.09%) Amazon EC2
4 101 (45.29%) Amazon S3
5 100 (44.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 99 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (43.95%) DevOps
8 83 (37.22%) Jenkins
9 82 (36.77%) JavaScript
10 71 (31.84%) Python
11 70 (31.39%) Web Services
11 70 (31.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 64 (28.70%) Amazon RDS
12 64 (28.70%) Git (software)
12 64 (28.70%) Amazon SQS
13 62 (27.80%) Node.js
13 62 (27.80%) Java
14 58 (26.01%) Docker
15 56 (25.11%) Terraform
16 55 (24.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 53 (23.77%) Ansible
18 50 (22.42%) Scrum
19 46 (20.63%) JIRA
19 46 (20.63%) Auto-Scaling
20 43 (19.28%) Firewall
20 43 (19.28%) Linux
21 42 (18.83%) Software Engineering
21 42 (18.83%) AngularJS
21 42 (18.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 41 (18.39%) React

AWS Lambda
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 36 (16.14%) Confluence
2 28 (12.56%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (8.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (4.48%) Apache Solr
5 8 (3.59%) CMS
6 4 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.90%) Apache
7 2 (0.90%) SAS
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 221 (99.10%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (98.21%) Serverless
3 105 (47.09%) Amazon EC2
4 101 (45.29%) Amazon S3
5 100 (44.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 64 (28.70%) Amazon SQS
7 55 (24.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 42 (18.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 31 (13.90%) Amazon ELB
10 26 (11.66%) CloudFront
11 22 (9.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 21 (9.42%) Amazon Kinesis
13 20 (8.97%) Route 53
14 19 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (8.07%) IaaS
16 14 (6.28%) AWS Fargate
16 14 (6.28%) PaaS
17 13 (5.83%) SaaS
18 8 (3.59%) Amazon EMR
19 5 (2.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.28%) Firewall
2 15 (6.73%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.73%) VPN
3 13 (5.83%) DNS
4 12 (5.38%) ICMP
5 4 (1.79%) MQTT
5 4 (1.79%) SSH
6 3 (1.35%) SSL
7 2 (0.90%) HTTP
8 1 (0.45%) DSL
8 1 (0.45%) Internet
8 1 (0.45%) LAN
8 1 (0.45%) WAN
8 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (31.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 64 (28.70%) Amazon RDS
3 21 (9.42%) MySQL
4 18 (8.07%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.73%) Amazon Aurora
6 14 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (4.93%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (4.04%) Big Data
10 8 (3.59%) SQL Server
11 7 (3.14%) Redis
12 6 (2.69%) Amazon Athena
12 6 (2.69%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (2.24%) Data Lake
13 5 (2.24%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.24%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.35%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.35%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.35%) QlikView
14 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 83 (37.22%) Jenkins
2 64 (28.70%) Git (software)
3 46 (20.63%) JIRA
4 22 (9.87%) GitLab
4 22 (9.87%) Maven
5 18 (8.07%) IntelliJ
5 18 (8.07%) Mercurial
6 15 (6.73%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (5.83%) Gradle
8 12 (5.38%) JUnit
9 10 (4.48%) Checkstyle
9 10 (4.48%) Eclipse
9 10 (4.48%) SonarQube
10 6 (2.69%) git-flow
10 6 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.24%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.24%) Selenium
12 4 (1.79%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.79%) Subversion
13 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (6.73%) Finance
2 8 (3.59%) Retail
3 5 (2.24%) Banking
4 3 (1.35%) Back Office
4 3 (1.35%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.90%) Publishing
5 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (45.29%) Developer
2 43 (19.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (15.70%) AWS Developer
3 35 (15.70%) AWS DevOps
4 33 (14.80%) AWS Engineer
5 27 (12.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 24 (10.76%) Consultant
7 22 (9.87%) Java Developer
8 20 (8.97%) Cloud Developer
9 19 (8.52%) AWS Consultant
10 18 (8.07%) Senior Developer
11 15 (6.73%) Software Engineer
12 14 (6.28%) Architect
13 13 (5.83%) AWS Architect
13 13 (5.83%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (5.83%) Node.js Developer
14 11 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
15 10 (4.48%) React Developer
16 9 (4.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 8 (3.59%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (31.39%) Web Services
2 62 (27.80%) Node.js
3 42 (18.83%) AngularJS
4 41 (18.39%) React
5 31 (13.90%) REST
6 24 (10.76%) HTML
7 23 (10.31%) .NET
8 21 (9.42%) CSS
9 19 (8.52%) Vue.js
10 18 (8.07%) HTML5
11 17 (7.62%) JSON
11 17 (7.62%) Spring
12 15 (6.73%) RESTful
13 13 (5.83%) CSS3
14 12 (5.38%) .NET Core
14 12 (5.38%) Spring Boot
15 10 (4.48%) .NET Framework
15 10 (4.48%) JSF
15 10 (4.48%) Spring MVC
15 10 (4.48%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.42%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.28%) Public Cloud
3 12 (5.38%) User Experience
4 7 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.14%) Cloud Native
4 7 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.79%) PKI
7 4 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) CESG
10 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Replication
10 1 (0.45%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.28%) Linux
2 12 (5.38%) Windows
3 7 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.69%) Unix
5 4 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (1.35%) CentOS
7 2 (0.90%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) VMS
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (43.95%) DevOps
3 50 (22.42%) Scrum
4 46 (20.63%) Auto-Scaling
5 42 (18.83%) Software Engineering
6 41 (18.39%) TDD
7 35 (15.70%) Microservices
8 33 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (14.35%) Kanban
10 28 (12.56%) Configuration Management
11 24 (10.76%) BDD
11 24 (10.76%) Unit Testing
12 22 (9.87%) Coaching
13 21 (9.42%) E-Commerce
13 21 (9.42%) MVC
13 21 (9.42%) OO
13 21 (9.42%) Pair Programming
13 21 (9.42%) User Stories
14 20 (8.97%) IT Strategy
15 17 (7.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 82 (36.77%) JavaScript
2 71 (31.84%) Python
3 62 (27.80%) Java
4 28 (12.56%) Bash Shell
5 25 (11.21%) Java 8
6 17 (7.62%) SQL
7 15 (6.73%) C#
8 13 (5.83%) TypeScript
9 12 (5.38%) ES6
10 6 (2.69%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.69%) Ruby
10 6 (2.69%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.24%) Perl
12 3 (1.35%) C
12 3 (1.35%) Go
12 3 (1.35%) Scala
13 2 (0.90%) Groovy
13 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.76%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (9.42%) Degree
4 9 (4.04%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.69%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.35%) MCITP
6 3 (1.35%) MCSE
6 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.83%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) PMO
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (26.01%) Docker
2 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) KVM
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (25.11%) Terraform
2 53 (23.77%) Ansible
3 29 (13.00%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (11.66%) Kubernetes
4 26 (11.66%) Puppet
5 9 (4.04%) Packer
6 8 (3.59%) Salt
7 3 (1.35%) Kibana
8 2 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (8.07%) Adobe
2 15 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.59%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle
4 3 (1.35%) RedGate
4 3 (1.35%) Splunk
4 3 (1.35%) VMware
5 2 (0.90%) Apple
5 2 (0.90%) Google
5 2 (0.90%) Informatica
5 2 (0.90%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.90%) SaltStack
5 2 (0.90%) Tableau
5 2 (0.90%) WSO2
6 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco
6 1 (0.45%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.45%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.45%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com