Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 17 November 2017 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 791 868
Rank change year-on-year +231 +77 -
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 329 103 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.097% 0.022%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.98% 0.83% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 75 19
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.94% -
10th Percentile £375 £425 £384
90th Percentile £600 £648 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 -
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 16645 12464 7473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.19% 11.76% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11533 8574 5039
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £269 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £601 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 186 115
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.45% -14.30% +20.22%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.71 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.51% -24.18% +28.57%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWS Lambda as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Lambda over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +225 323 £488 -2.50% 33
London +102 176 £500 - 15
UK excluding London +150 151 £450 -10.00% 17
South East +54 69 £450 -1.37% 4
North of England +95 36 £431 -19.77% 7
South West +28 31 £444 -11.25% 4
North West +50 30 £425 -20.93% 5
East of England - 7 £500 - 1
Midlands - 6 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 2
North East - 3 £475 -
East Midlands - 3 £475 - 1
Scotland - 3 £450 -
Wales +7 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Lambda also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AWS Lambda.

1 319 (96.96%) Amazon AWS
2 317 (96.35%) Serverless
3 175 (53.19%) DevOps
4 159 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (42.55%) Amazon EC2
6 123 (37.39%) Jenkins
7 122 (37.08%) Docker
8 116 (35.26%) Python
9 109 (33.13%) Node.js
10 108 (32.83%) Linux
11 105 (31.91%) Amazon S3
12 104 (31.61%) AWS CloudFormation
13 101 (30.70%) Git (software)
14 95 (28.88%) Terraform
15 91 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
16 88 (26.75%) Java
17 79 (24.01%) Web Services
17 79 (24.01%) Ansible
18 74 (22.49%) Amazon RDS
19 63 (19.15%) JavaScript
20 62 (18.84%) TDD
21 61 (18.54%) Puppet
22 60 (18.24%) Configuration Management
23 55 (16.72%) JIRA
24 53 (16.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 53 (16.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
25 50 (15.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
25 50 (15.20%) SQL
26 49 (14.89%) React
27 48 (14.59%) GitHub

AWS Lambda
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 31 (9.42%) Confluence
2 25 (7.60%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.95%) Apache
3 13 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.04%) nginx
5 9 (2.74%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.43%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.13%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.82%) SAS
8 6 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.52%) JBoss
10 4 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (1.22%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.22%) CMS
10 4 (1.22%) Luigi
11 3 (0.91%) Drupal
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon Alexa
13 1 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 319 (96.96%) Amazon AWS
2 317 (96.35%) Serverless
3 140 (42.55%) Amazon EC2
4 105 (31.91%) Amazon S3
5 104 (31.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 53 (16.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 50 (15.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 48 (14.59%) GitHub
9 35 (10.64%) Route 53
10 32 (9.73%) Amazon SQS
11 29 (8.81%) Amazon Kinesis
12 28 (8.51%) CloudFront
13 20 (6.08%) SaaS
14 14 (4.26%) Amazon EMR
14 14 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (3.65%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (3.65%) PaaS
16 11 (3.34%) IaaS
16 11 (3.34%) npm
17 10 (3.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.74%) SSL
2 6 (1.82%) SAN
2 6 (1.82%) SMS
2 6 (1.82%) SMTP
3 5 (1.52%) SSH
4 4 (1.22%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.91%) HTTP
5 3 (0.91%) Internet
5 3 (0.91%) Network Security
6 2 (0.61%) DNS
7 1 (0.30%) LDAP
7 1 (0.30%) MQTT
7 1 (0.30%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.49%) Amazon RDS
2 53 (16.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 31 (9.42%) MySQL
4 29 (8.81%) Amazon Redshift
5 28 (8.51%) Redis
6 25 (7.60%) MongoDB
7 22 (6.69%) NoSQL
8 21 (6.38%) SQL Server
9 18 (5.47%) Big Data
10 13 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (3.04%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.04%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.74%) Apache Hive
13 8 (2.43%) Neo4j
14 7 (2.13%) Hadoop
15 6 (1.82%) Presto
16 5 (1.52%) Couchbase
16 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 123 (37.39%) Jenkins
2 101 (30.70%) Git (software)
3 55 (16.72%) JIRA
4 32 (9.73%) Maven
5 24 (7.29%) Bitbucket
5 24 (7.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 23 (6.99%) Mocha
7 20 (6.08%) Cucumber
8 17 (5.17%) Artifactory
9 14 (4.26%) Grunt
10 13 (3.95%) Selenium
11 12 (3.65%) Babel
11 12 (3.65%) webpack
12 11 (3.34%) GitLab
12 11 (3.34%) NUnit
13 10 (3.04%) Jasmine
13 10 (3.04%) Vagrant
14 8 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (2.13%) Subversion
16 6 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 19 (5.78%) Finance
2 11 (3.34%) Retail
3 6 (1.82%) Publishing
4 4 (1.22%) Games
4 4 (1.22%) Marketing
4 4 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.91%) Banking
5 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.61%) Billing
6 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 148 (44.98%) Developer
2 122 (37.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 91 (27.66%) AWS Engineer
4 72 (21.88%) AWS DevOps
5 62 (18.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 58 (17.63%) AWS Developer
7 24 (7.29%) .NET Developer
7 24 (7.29%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (5.47%) DevOps Developer
8 18 (5.47%) Java Developer
9 16 (4.86%) Angular Developer
9 16 (4.86%) Architect
9 16 (4.86%) Node.js Developer
10 15 (4.56%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (3.95%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.65%) Automation Developer
12 12 (3.65%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (3.34%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (33.13%) Node.js
2 79 (24.01%) Web Services
3 49 (14.89%) React
4 43 (13.07%) AngularJS
5 36 (10.94%) .NET
6 33 (10.03%) JSON
7 31 (9.42%) CSS
8 30 (9.12%) HTML
9 24 (7.29%) Redux
10 23 (6.99%) REST
11 22 (6.69%) Angular 2
12 20 (6.08%) jQuery
13 19 (5.78%) Sass
14 17 (5.17%) HTML5
15 12 (3.65%) Chai
15 12 (3.65%) Spring
16 10 (3.04%) .NET Core
16 10 (3.04%) ASP.NET
17 9 (2.74%) RESTful
18 8 (2.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (4.26%) Fintech
3 13 (3.95%) User Experience
4 8 (2.43%) Cloud Native
4 8 (2.43%) Social Media
5 7 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.13%) PKI
6 6 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.22%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.22%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.22%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.30%) Blog
9 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (32.83%) Linux
2 27 (8.21%) Unix
3 26 (7.90%) CentOS
4 17 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.34%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.82%) Android
6 6 (1.82%) Windows
7 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.61%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.30%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (53.19%) DevOps
2 159 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (18.84%) TDD
5 60 (18.24%) Configuration Management
6 47 (14.29%) Microservices
6 47 (14.29%) Scrum
7 45 (13.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 42 (12.77%) Software Engineering
9 37 (11.25%) Test Automation
10 33 (10.03%) BDD
11 27 (8.21%) Continuous Deployment
12 24 (7.29%) Kanban
13 21 (6.38%) Open Source
14 18 (5.47%) Migration
15 17 (5.17%) Analytics
16 16 (4.86%) Front End Development
16 16 (4.86%) Pair Programming
17 15 (4.56%) Task Automation
17 15 (4.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 116 (35.26%) Python
2 88 (26.75%) Java
3 63 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 50 (15.20%) SQL
5 31 (9.42%) Bash Shell
6 30 (9.12%) C#
7 28 (8.51%) TypeScript
8 20 (6.08%) ES6
9 18 (5.47%) PHP
10 16 (4.86%) Shell Script
11 15 (4.56%) T-SQL
12 14 (4.26%) Ruby
13 10 (3.04%) Scala
14 9 (2.74%) Go
15 7 (2.13%) Groovy
16 6 (1.82%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.82%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.52%) CoffeeScript
18 4 (1.22%) VB
19 3 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (4.86%) AWS Certification
2 14 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.82%) Degree
5 5 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.30%) CEH
6 1 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.30%) CISA
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.30%) CISM
6 1 (0.30%) CRISC
6 1 (0.30%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) GCP
2 1 (0.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 122 (37.08%) Docker
2 10 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.30%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.30%) NFS
4 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 95 (28.88%) Terraform
2 79 (24.01%) Ansible
3 61 (18.54%) Puppet
4 43 (13.07%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (11.25%) Kubernetes
6 10 (3.04%) Nagios
7 8 (2.43%) ZABBIX
8 7 (2.13%) Packer
8 7 (2.13%) Pingdom
9 6 (1.82%) Kibana
9 6 (1.82%) Mesos
9 6 (1.82%) Rsyslog
10 5 (1.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 5 (1.52%) Consul
11 3 (0.91%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.91%) Rancher
12 2 (0.61%) Graphite
12 2 (0.61%) logstash
12 2 (0.61%) Marathon
13 1 (0.30%) Graylog
Vendors
1 29 (8.81%) New Relic
2 22 (6.69%) Atlassian
3 19 (5.78%) Splunk
4 18 (5.47%) Google
5 13 (3.95%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.74%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.13%) Facebook
7 7 (2.13%) PagerDuty
8 6 (1.82%) VMware
9 5 (1.52%) Rackspace
9 5 (1.52%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.22%) Adobe
10 4 (1.22%) IBM
10 4 (1.22%) NetApp
10 4 (1.22%) Oracle
11 3 (0.91%) Microsoft
11 3 (0.91%) OpenText
11 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.61%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.61%) Snow