Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 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
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 376 565 784
Rank change year-on-year +189 +219 +120
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 718 344 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.33% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.90% 1.99% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 265 76
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £403 £384 £425
90th Percentile £675 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24,791 17,252 12,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.52% 16.71% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,184 11,983 8,565
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 220 189
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -16.28%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.45
90th Percentile £61.77 £58.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.30 £17.03
% change year-on-year -4.38% +7.47% -24.31%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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
England +181 700 £535 +7.00% 188
London +194 465 £550 +7.32% 125
UK excluding London +63 241 £500 +5.26% 67
South East +37 110 £525 +10.53% 18
North of England +31 79 £469 +4.17% 23
Yorkshire +54 65 £488 +8.33% 9
Midlands -2 17 £413 -25.00% 7
South West -54 15 £450 -5.26% 8
North West -38 12 £425 - 11
Scotland -7 10 £469 +4.17% 3
East Midlands +11 9 £413 -17.50% 3
East of England +6 9 £510 -2.86% 7
West Midlands -14 8 £538 - 4
North East -6 2 £475 - 3
Wales -18 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 with a requirement for AWS Lambda.

1 710 (98.89%) Amazon AWS
2 703 (97.91%) Serverless
3 305 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
4 282 (39.28%) DevOps
5 281 (39.14%) Python
6 271 (37.74%) Amazon S3
7 267 (37.19%) Amazon EC2
8 266 (37.05%) JavaScript
9 259 (36.07%) Node.js
10 239 (33.29%) Java
11 230 (32.03%) Docker
12 185 (25.77%) Git (software)
13 184 (25.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 183 (25.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 181 (25.21%) Terraform
16 166 (23.12%) Ansible
16 166 (23.12%) Amazon RDS
17 158 (22.01%) Jenkins
18 140 (19.50%) Linux
19 139 (19.36%) Microservices
20 135 (18.80%) Amazon SQS
21 133 (18.52%) Web Services
22 131 (18.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 130 (18.11%) React
24 124 (17.27%) Software Engineering
25 123 (17.13%) TDD
26 113 (15.74%) MySQL
27 110 (15.32%) CSS
28 108 (15.04%) HTML
29 100 (13.93%) Amazon Kinesis

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 80 (11.14%) Elasticsearch
2 53 (7.38%) Confluence
3 23 (3.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 21 (2.92%) Apache Spark
5 18 (2.51%) Apache
6 16 (2.23%) CMS
7 12 (1.67%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.53%) Gunicorn
9 7 (0.97%) IIS
9 7 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.84%) SAS
11 3 (0.42%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.42%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.42%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.14%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
13 1 (0.14%) nginx
13 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Magento
2 3 (0.42%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 710 (98.89%) Amazon AWS
2 703 (97.91%) Serverless
3 271 (37.74%) Amazon S3
4 267 (37.19%) Amazon EC2
5 184 (25.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 135 (18.80%) Amazon SQS
7 131 (18.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 100 (13.93%) Amazon Kinesis
9 88 (12.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 66 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 63 (8.77%) Route 53
12 58 (8.08%) CloudFront
13 54 (7.52%) Amazon ELB
14 50 (6.96%) Amazon EMR
15 44 (6.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 36 (5.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 35 (4.87%) AWS CloudTrail
18 27 (3.76%) GitHub
19 24 (3.34%) PaaS
20 23 (3.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.10%) Firewall
2 39 (5.43%) DNS
2 39 (5.43%) TCP/IP
3 22 (3.06%) VPN
4 14 (1.95%) ICMP
5 7 (0.97%) HTTP
6 6 (0.84%) SSL
7 4 (0.56%) SSH
8 3 (0.42%) LAN
8 3 (0.42%) MQTT
8 3 (0.42%) WAN
9 2 (0.28%) Skype
10 1 (0.14%) BGP
10 1 (0.14%) DHCP
10 1 (0.14%) DSL
10 1 (0.14%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.14%) Internet
10 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.14%) OSPF
10 1 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (25.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 166 (23.12%) Amazon RDS
3 113 (15.74%) MySQL
4 87 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (9.05%) MongoDB
6 53 (7.38%) NoSQL
7 48 (6.69%) Relational Database
8 46 (6.41%) Amazon Redshift
9 38 (5.29%) Redis
10 37 (5.15%) Big Data
11 28 (3.90%) Couchbase
11 28 (3.90%) SQL Server
12 27 (3.76%) Hadoop
13 26 (3.62%) Amazon Aurora
13 26 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (2.65%) Amazon Athena
15 18 (2.51%) Apache Hive
16 15 (2.09%) Data Lake
17 9 (1.25%) Presto
17 9 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 185 (25.77%) Git (software)
2 158 (22.01%) Jenkins
3 77 (10.72%) JIRA
4 58 (8.08%) Selenium
5 43 (5.99%) Mocha
6 42 (5.85%) Maven
7 39 (5.43%) Gatling
8 31 (4.32%) GitLab
9 23 (3.20%) IntelliJ
9 23 (3.20%) Mercurial
10 19 (2.65%) Gradle
10 19 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 19 (2.65%) webpack
11 16 (2.23%) Eclipse
11 16 (2.23%) JUnit
12 15 (2.09%) TeamCity
13 14 (1.95%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.95%) Jasmine
14 13 (1.81%) CircleCI
15 12 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (12.95%) Finance
1 93 (12.95%) Retail
2 29 (4.04%) Banking
3 20 (2.79%) Law
4 12 (1.67%) Back Office
5 8 (1.11%) Legal
6 7 (0.97%) Front Office
6 7 (0.97%) Marketing
7 6 (0.84%) Games
7 6 (0.84%) Publishing
8 5 (0.70%) Automotive
9 4 (0.56%) Billing
10 3 (0.42%) Advertising
10 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 303 (42.20%) Developer
2 159 (22.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 156 (21.73%) AWS Engineer
4 117 (16.30%) AWS DevOps
5 105 (14.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 91 (12.67%) AWS Developer
7 56 (7.80%) Senior Developer
7 56 (7.80%) Software Engineer
8 55 (7.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 55 (7.66%) Node.js Developer
9 52 (7.24%) React Developer
10 46 (6.41%) Architect
11 45 (6.27%) Java Developer
12 40 (5.57%) Cloud Engineer
13 39 (5.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 39 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
14 38 (5.29%) AWS Architect
14 38 (5.29%) Data Engineer
15 35 (4.87%) Python Engineer
16 32 (4.46%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (36.07%) Node.js
2 133 (18.52%) Web Services
3 130 (18.11%) React
4 110 (15.32%) CSS
5 108 (15.04%) HTML
6 98 (13.65%) REST
7 83 (11.56%) AngularJS
8 56 (7.80%) Jest
9 48 (6.69%) Spring
10 47 (6.55%) HTML5
10 47 (6.55%) Redux
11 46 (6.41%) Express
12 43 (5.99%) Chai
13 42 (5.85%) JSON
14 40 (5.57%) Enzyme
15 37 (5.15%) .NET
16 35 (4.87%) CSS3
16 35 (4.87%) Sass
17 33 (4.60%) RESTful
18 30 (4.18%) koa
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (6.55%) Cloud Native
3 23 (3.20%) Fintech
3 23 (3.20%) Public Cloud
4 22 (3.06%) User Experience
5 19 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.53%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.11%) PKI
11 7 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (0.97%) Equities
12 6 (0.84%) Robotics
12 6 (0.84%) Tandem
13 4 (0.56%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.42%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 140 (19.50%) Linux
2 35 (4.87%) Windows
3 29 (4.04%) Unix
4 11 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.39%) Android
5 10 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.56%) CentOS
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) VMS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (39.28%) DevOps
3 139 (19.36%) Microservices
4 124 (17.27%) Software Engineering
5 123 (17.13%) TDD
6 88 (12.26%) Test Automation
6 88 (12.26%) Unit Testing
7 87 (12.12%) Scrum
8 81 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
9 78 (10.86%) BDD
10 77 (10.72%) Configuration Management
10 77 (10.72%) E-Commerce
11 54 (7.52%) SOA
12 53 (7.38%) Auto-Scaling
13 51 (7.10%) OO
14 50 (6.96%) Front End Development
15 49 (6.82%) Migration
16 45 (6.27%) Problem-Solving
17 44 (6.13%) Kanban
18 40 (5.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 281 (39.14%) Python
2 266 (37.05%) JavaScript
3 239 (33.29%) Java
4 82 (11.42%) ES6
5 64 (8.91%) Bash Shell
6 59 (8.22%) TypeScript
7 54 (7.52%) SQL
8 49 (6.82%) Java 8
9 45 (6.27%) Go
10 35 (4.87%) Ruby
11 28 (3.90%) Scala
12 27 (3.76%) C#
12 27 (3.76%) PHP
13 19 (2.65%) PowerShell
14 17 (2.37%) PHP 7
15 12 (1.67%) Perl
16 9 (1.25%) C
17 7 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.97%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.70%) AWK
Qualifications
1 38 (5.29%) Degree
2 33 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (2.79%) AWS Certification
6 10 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.97%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.42%) MCITP
8 3 (0.42%) MCSE
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.14%) CCNP
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.90%) QA
2 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.28%) PMO
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 230 (32.03%) Docker
2 8 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.14%) HDFS
6 1 (0.14%) KVM
6 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 181 (25.21%) Terraform
2 166 (23.12%) Ansible
3 86 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (10.72%) Puppet
5 76 (10.58%) Kubernetes
6 51 (7.10%) Packer
7 14 (1.95%) Salt
8 8 (1.11%) Grafana
8 8 (1.11%) Kibana
9 7 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.97%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.84%) logstash
11 5 (0.70%) Graphite
11 5 (0.70%) rkt
12 4 (0.56%) Consul
12 4 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.56%) Nagios
13 3 (0.42%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.28%) Oozie
14 2 (0.28%) Opsview
Vendors
1 27 (3.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.48%) Splunk
3 23 (3.20%) Adobe
4 17 (2.37%) Oracle
5 11 (1.53%) Atlassian
5 11 (1.53%) Google
5 11 (1.53%) Red Hat
5 11 (1.53%) Tableau
6 9 (1.25%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 7 (0.97%) Solace
8 5 (0.70%) New Relic
9 4 (0.56%) Apple
9 4 (0.56%) hybris
9 4 (0.56%) Reuters
9 4 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.42%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.42%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.42%) Interwoven
10 3 (0.42%) RedGate
10 3 (0.42%) VMware