Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 411 461 597
Rank change year-on-year +50 +136 -
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 248 162 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.47% 0.31% 0.075%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.12% 2.01% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 102 30
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £406 £352 £425
90th Percentile £636 £575 £601
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 11,682 8,065 5,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.04% 15.67% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,596 5,128 3,621
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £263
90th Percentile £606 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 145 113
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.65
90th Percentile £48.40 £43.64 £43.65
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% -12.20%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +20 96 £525 +15.38% 20
North of England +28 79 £500 +14.29% 24
Yorkshire +50 64 £500 +11.11% 5
Midlands +12 22 £425 -22.73% 18
South West -41 22 £450 -10.00% 9
East of England +21 16 £493 -10.45% 7
West Midlands -10 15 £475 +5.56% 10
North West -20 14 £456 +7.35% 17
Scotland -1 12 £469 +4.17% 4
East Midlands +15 7 £413 -21.43% 8
North East -10 1 £525 +10.53% 2
Wales - 1 - - 1
AWS Lambda
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 246 (99.19%) Amazon AWS
2 245 (98.79%) Serverless
3 128 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (46.77%) DevOps
5 115 (46.37%) Amazon S3
6 113 (45.56%) Amazon EC2
7 110 (44.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 85 (34.27%) Jenkins
9 81 (32.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 80 (32.26%) Web Services
11 75 (30.24%) Java
12 71 (28.63%) Python
13 69 (27.82%) JavaScript
14 68 (27.42%) Amazon RDS
15 65 (26.21%) Amazon SQS
16 61 (24.60%) JIRA
17 58 (23.39%) Git (software)
17 58 (23.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 55 (22.18%) Terraform
18 55 (22.18%) Scrum
19 53 (21.37%) TDD
19 53 (21.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 53 (21.37%) Ansible
20 52 (20.97%) Node.js
20 52 (20.97%) Software Engineering
21 51 (20.56%) Docker
22 50 (20.16%) AngularJS
23 47 (18.95%) Linux
24 46 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
24 46 (18.55%) Confluence

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 46 (18.55%) Confluence
2 32 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (8.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (4.84%) CMS
5 11 (4.44%) Apache Spark
6 10 (4.03%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.61%) Apache
8 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.81%) nginx
9 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.40%) IIS
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 246 (99.19%) Amazon AWS
2 245 (98.79%) Serverless
3 115 (46.37%) Amazon S3
4 113 (45.56%) Amazon EC2
5 110 (44.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 65 (26.21%) Amazon SQS
7 58 (23.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 53 (21.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 42 (16.94%) Amazon Kinesis
10 32 (12.90%) CloudFront
11 31 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
12 30 (12.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 22 (8.87%) Route 53
14 19 (7.66%) Amazon EMR
15 18 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (7.26%) SaaS
16 15 (6.05%) IaaS
17 14 (5.65%) PaaS
18 8 (3.23%) AWS CloudTrail
18 8 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (17.74%) Firewall
2 20 (8.06%) VPN
3 16 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.05%) DNS
5 14 (5.65%) ICMP
6 7 (2.82%) SSL
7 5 (2.02%) HTTP
8 4 (1.61%) MQTT
8 4 (1.61%) SSH
9 2 (0.81%) IPsec
10 1 (0.40%) DHCP
10 1 (0.40%) DMZ
10 1 (0.40%) DSL
10 1 (0.40%) LAN
10 1 (0.40%) WAN
10 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (32.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 68 (27.42%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (7.66%) Big Data
4 17 (6.85%) Amazon Athena
4 17 (6.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 16 (6.45%) MySQL
6 13 (5.24%) Amazon Aurora
6 13 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (4.03%) Data Lake
9 9 (3.63%) Hadoop
9 9 (3.63%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.63%) SQL Server
10 8 (3.23%) Apache Hive
10 8 (3.23%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.23%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.82%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.42%) Redis
12 6 (2.42%) Sqoop
13 4 (1.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 85 (34.27%) Jenkins
2 61 (24.60%) JIRA
3 58 (23.39%) Git (software)
4 29 (11.69%) Maven
5 22 (8.87%) IntelliJ
6 20 (8.06%) Mercurial
7 19 (7.66%) GitLab
8 17 (6.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (6.05%) JUnit
10 13 (5.24%) Gradle
11 11 (4.44%) SonarQube
12 10 (4.03%) Checkstyle
12 10 (4.03%) Eclipse
13 7 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.42%) Bitbucket
15 5 (2.02%) git-flow
15 5 (2.02%) Subversion
16 4 (1.61%) Cucumber
16 4 (1.61%) Selenium
17 3 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (8.47%) Retail
2 17 (6.85%) Finance
3 8 (3.23%) Banking
4 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.21%) Back Office
6 2 (0.81%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (41.13%) Developer
2 53 (21.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (18.55%) AWS DevOps
3 46 (18.55%) AWS Engineer
4 37 (14.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 35 (14.11%) AWS Developer
6 29 (11.69%) Java Developer
7 22 (8.87%) Consultant
7 22 (8.87%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.26%) Architect
9 17 (6.85%) Software Engineer
10 16 (6.45%) AWS Consultant
10 16 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (6.05%) AWS Architect
12 13 (5.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (4.84%) React Developer
13 12 (4.84%) Senior DevOps
14 10 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
15 9 (3.63%) E-Commerce Engineer
16 8 (3.23%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (32.26%) Web Services
2 52 (20.97%) Node.js
3 50 (20.16%) AngularJS
4 44 (17.74%) React
5 38 (15.32%) REST
6 29 (11.69%) JSON
7 27 (10.89%) HTML
7 27 (10.89%) Spring
8 22 (8.87%) CSS
9 21 (8.47%) .NET
10 20 (8.06%) RESTful
11 19 (7.66%) HTML5
12 15 (6.05%) Spring Boot
13 14 (5.65%) .NET Core
13 14 (5.65%) CSS3
14 13 (5.24%) Sass
15 12 (4.84%) JSR 170
16 11 (4.44%) LESS
16 11 (4.44%) Struts
17 10 (4.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.45%) Public Cloud
2 15 (6.05%) User Experience
3 12 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.82%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.42%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.02%) PKI
7 5 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.21%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) CESG
11 1 (0.40%) Life Science
11 1 (0.40%) NHS
11 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.95%) Linux
2 10 (4.03%) Windows
3 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.61%) Android
4 4 (1.61%) Unix
5 3 (1.21%) CentOS
5 3 (1.21%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.40%) Debian
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (46.77%) DevOps
3 55 (22.18%) Scrum
4 53 (21.37%) TDD
5 52 (20.97%) Software Engineering
6 46 (18.55%) Auto-Scaling
6 46 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (16.94%) Microservices
8 35 (14.11%) Kanban
9 32 (12.90%) E-Commerce
10 30 (12.10%) Configuration Management
11 29 (11.69%) BDD
11 29 (11.69%) Unit Testing
12 28 (11.29%) Coaching
12 28 (11.29%) OO
12 28 (11.29%) Open Source
13 27 (10.89%) Computer Science
13 27 (10.89%) Pair Programming
13 27 (10.89%) User Stories
14 22 (8.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.24%) Java
2 71 (28.63%) Python
3 69 (27.82%) JavaScript
4 39 (15.73%) Java 8
5 24 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 24 (9.68%) SQL
6 11 (4.44%) C#
7 10 (4.03%) Perl
7 10 (4.03%) Scala
8 9 (3.63%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.23%) Ruby
9 8 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.82%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.42%) ES6
11 6 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.02%) C
13 3 (1.21%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.81%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.81%) PHP
15 1 (0.40%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 24 (9.68%) Degree
2 20 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (7.26%) Security Cleared
4 15 (6.05%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.23%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.21%) MCITP
6 3 (1.21%) MCSE
6 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.81%) CISM
7 2 (0.81%) CISSP
7 2 (0.81%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.85%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (20.56%) Docker
2 6 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.40%) KVM
4 1 (0.40%) Snort
4 1 (0.40%) Squid
4 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (22.18%) Terraform
2 53 (21.37%) Ansible
3 31 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 27 (10.89%) Puppet
5 25 (10.08%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.82%) Salt
7 5 (2.02%) Packer
8 4 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.21%) Mesos
9 3 (1.21%) Nessus
9 3 (1.21%) rkt
10 2 (0.81%) Kibana
11 1 (0.40%) Consul
11 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.40%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.40%) Rancher
Vendors
1 22 (8.87%) Adobe
2 17 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.42%) Oracle
4 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.21%) Informatica
5 3 (1.21%) Qualys
5 3 (1.21%) RedGate
6 2 (0.81%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.81%) Apple
6 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.81%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.81%) Splunk
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco
7 1 (0.40%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.40%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 1 (0.40%) IBM
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.40%) VMware