Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 420 650 842
Rank change year-on-year +230 +192 +36
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 579 210 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.22% 0.051%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.69% 1.58% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 178 43
UK median daily rate £538 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £400 £349 £403
90th Percentile £675 £588 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £70.00 - -
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 21,512 13,286 10,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 13.96% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,709 9,078 7,428
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +12.08%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 193 165
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
10th Percentile £11.76 £10.96 £11.66
90th Percentile £57.38 £59.80 £46.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.79
% change year-on-year - +10.86% -21.08%

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 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Top 14 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 23 July 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 +235 574 £538 +19.60% 136
London +195 391 £550 +15.79% 67
UK excluding London +52 184 £475 +5.56% 81
South East +32 92 £500 +12.36% 17
North of England +26 49 £450 - 24
Yorkshire +3 24 £450 +12.50% 18
North West -10 22 £500 +11.11% 4
South West +1 20 £513 +17.14% 12
Midlands -2 15 £400 -33.33% 8
West Midlands - 10 £475 - 6
East Midlands +7 5 £350 -41.67% 2
East of England -14 5 £510 +16.57% 8
North East +3 3 £425 -22.73% 2
Scotland - 3 £425 - 9

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 570 (98.45%) Amazon AWS
2 563 (97.24%) Serverless
3 280 (48.36%) Python
4 272 (46.98%) DevOps
5 238 (41.11%) Amazon EC2
6 228 (39.38%) Terraform
7 221 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
8 215 (37.13%) Node.js
9 214 (36.96%) Ansible
10 208 (35.92%) Linux
11 204 (35.23%) Docker
12 193 (33.33%) Amazon S3
13 183 (31.61%) AWS CloudFormation
14 171 (29.53%) Jenkins
15 169 (29.19%) Java
16 152 (26.25%) Configuration Management
17 146 (25.22%) Opscode Chef
18 140 (24.18%) JavaScript
19 134 (23.14%) Git (software)
20 132 (22.80%) Puppet
20 132 (22.80%) Amazon RDS
21 129 (22.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 125 (21.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 119 (20.55%) Bash Shell
24 112 (19.34%) Unix
25 97 (16.75%) Route 53
26 93 (16.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
27 92 (15.89%) Web Services
28 88 (15.20%) Finance
29 87 (15.03%) Kubernetes

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 54 (9.33%) Confluence
2 39 (6.74%) Apache Spark
3 36 (6.22%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (3.80%) Apache
5 14 (2.42%) Gunicorn
5 14 (2.42%) nginx
6 12 (2.07%) Apache Pig
7 8 (1.38%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.86%) CMS
9 4 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.69%) IIS
9 4 (0.69%) SAS
9 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.52%) Amazon Alexa
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.17%) Mule
12 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) HipChat
1 1 (0.17%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Magento
2 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 570 (98.45%) Amazon AWS
2 563 (97.24%) Serverless
3 238 (41.11%) Amazon EC2
4 193 (33.33%) Amazon S3
5 183 (31.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 125 (21.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 97 (16.75%) Route 53
8 93 (16.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 74 (12.78%) Amazon Kinesis
10 67 (11.57%) CloudFront
10 67 (11.57%) GitHub
11 61 (10.54%) Amazon ELB
12 52 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
13 39 (6.74%) Amazon SQS
14 35 (6.04%) Amazon EMR
15 20 (3.45%) OpenShift
16 19 (3.28%) PaaS
17 16 (2.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 15 (2.59%) SaaS
19 12 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.35%) Firewall
2 13 (2.25%) SAN
3 11 (1.90%) MQTT
4 10 (1.73%) HTTP
4 10 (1.73%) Internet
5 9 (1.55%) DNS
6 8 (1.38%) VPN
7 7 (1.21%) SMS
7 7 (1.21%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.69%) VLAN
9 3 (0.52%) DHCP
9 3 (0.52%) LAN
9 3 (0.52%) MPLS
9 3 (0.52%) Network Security
9 3 (0.52%) WAN
10 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.35%) SNMP
10 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (22.80%) Amazon RDS
2 129 (22.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 60 (10.36%) MySQL
4 55 (9.50%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (7.08%) Amazon Redshift
5 41 (7.08%) NoSQL
6 35 (6.04%) Hadoop
7 33 (5.70%) Big Data
8 30 (5.18%) Redis
9 24 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (3.97%) SQL Server
11 22 (3.80%) MongoDB
12 21 (3.63%) Apache Hive
13 20 (3.45%) Relational Database
14 15 (2.59%) Data Lake
15 14 (2.42%) Flink
16 13 (2.25%) Amazon Aurora
17 11 (1.90%) Amazon Athena
17 11 (1.90%) Neo4j
18 8 (1.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 171 (29.53%) Jenkins
2 134 (23.14%) Git (software)
3 66 (11.40%) JIRA
4 17 (2.94%) Maven
4 17 (2.94%) Selenium
5 16 (2.76%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.59%) webpack
7 14 (2.42%) CircleCI
8 13 (2.25%) JUnit
9 11 (1.90%) Mercurial
10 10 (1.73%) Artifactory
10 10 (1.73%) Gradle
10 10 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (1.73%) Subversion
11 8 (1.38%) Ant
11 8 (1.38%) GitLab
12 7 (1.21%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.21%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.21%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.86%) RSpec
General
1 88 (15.20%) Finance
2 44 (7.60%) Banking
3 30 (5.18%) Retail
4 16 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.38%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.38%) Games
6 7 (1.21%) Advertising
7 6 (1.04%) Law
7 6 (1.04%) Publishing
8 4 (0.69%) Marketing
9 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 183 (31.61%) Developer
2 179 (30.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 158 (27.29%) AWS Engineer
4 122 (21.07%) AWS DevOps
5 110 (19.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 55 (9.50%) AWS Developer
7 49 (8.46%) Cloud Engineer
8 39 (6.74%) Architect
8 39 (6.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 31 (5.35%) Node.js Developer
10 28 (4.84%) Python Developer
11 27 (4.66%) AWS Architect
12 25 (4.32%) Consultant
13 22 (3.80%) Data Engineer
14 21 (3.63%) Software Engineer
15 20 (3.45%) Java Developer
16 18 (3.11%) AWS Consultant
16 18 (3.11%) Cloud Developer
16 18 (3.11%) Senior Developer
16 18 (3.11%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (37.13%) Node.js
2 92 (15.89%) Web Services
3 54 (9.33%) AngularJS
4 53 (9.15%) HTML
5 49 (8.46%) React
6 48 (8.29%) REST
7 46 (7.94%) CSS
7 46 (7.94%) Kafka
8 38 (6.56%) .NET
9 29 (5.01%) GraphQL
10 28 (4.84%) HTML5
11 26 (4.49%) JSON
12 24 (4.15%) RESTful
13 23 (3.97%) Sass
14 20 (3.45%) Serverless Framework
15 19 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
16 18 (3.11%) Spring
17 17 (2.94%) CSS3
18 16 (2.76%) D3.js
19 15 (2.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.43%) Linux Command Line
2 35 (6.04%) Fintech
3 25 (4.32%) User Experience
4 21 (3.63%) Cloud Native
5 20 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.28%) Data Centre
7 18 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (2.76%) Replication
9 15 (2.59%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.25%) PKI
11 11 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (1.55%) Clustering
12 9 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.55%) Internet of Things
13 8 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.38%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (1.04%) Video on Demand
15 5 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 208 (35.92%) Linux
2 112 (19.34%) Unix
3 50 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (7.94%) Windows
5 17 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.38%) CoreOS
7 7 (1.21%) Android
7 7 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.21%) CentOS
8 4 (0.69%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.35%) AIX
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (46.98%) DevOps
2 221 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (26.25%) Configuration Management
4 86 (14.85%) Microservices
5 85 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (11.92%) Software Engineering
7 68 (11.74%) TDD
8 54 (9.33%) Scrum
9 48 (8.29%) Test Automation
10 44 (7.60%) Continuous Delivery
11 35 (6.04%) Auto-Scaling
12 34 (5.87%) Migration
13 33 (5.70%) Open Source
13 33 (5.70%) Unit Testing
14 32 (5.53%) Deployment Automation
15 30 (5.18%) E-Commerce
16 29 (5.01%) BDD
16 29 (5.01%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (5.01%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (4.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 280 (48.36%) Python
2 169 (29.19%) Java
3 140 (24.18%) JavaScript
4 119 (20.55%) Bash Shell
5 41 (7.08%) Ruby
6 33 (5.70%) SQL
7 32 (5.53%) C#
8 28 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 22 (3.80%) TypeScript
10 21 (3.63%) Groovy
11 18 (3.11%) PowerShell
12 17 (2.94%) ES6
12 17 (2.94%) Go
13 16 (2.76%) PHP
14 10 (1.73%) Java 8
14 10 (1.73%) Scala
15 6 (1.04%) Perl
16 3 (0.52%) XPath
17 2 (0.35%) Korn
17 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (9.84%) AWS Certification
2 42 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 38 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.32%) Degree
5 21 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.21%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.86%) CISSP
8 4 (0.69%) CISM
9 2 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.35%) CCSA
10 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) CIPD
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.42%) QA
2 12 (2.07%) SLA
3 10 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.04%) GCP
5 4 (0.69%) GDPR
6 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 204 (35.23%) Docker
2 14 (2.42%) Apache Flume
3 12 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.73%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.04%) HDFS
5 6 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) Varnish
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 228 (39.38%) Terraform
2 214 (36.96%) Ansible
3 146 (25.22%) Opscode Chef
4 132 (22.80%) Puppet
5 87 (15.03%) Kubernetes
6 63 (10.88%) Packer
7 36 (6.22%) Salt
8 19 (3.28%) Oozie
9 16 (2.76%) Consul
9 16 (2.76%) Grafana
10 12 (2.07%) Graphite
11 11 (1.90%) Mesos
11 11 (1.90%) ZABBIX
12 10 (1.73%) Kibana
13 9 (1.55%) Rancher
13 9 (1.55%) Sysdig
14 8 (1.38%) Nagios
15 7 (1.21%) Capistrano
16 6 (1.04%) PingFederate
17 4 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 43 (7.43%) Red Hat
2 39 (6.74%) Atlassian
3 36 (6.22%) Splunk
4 21 (3.63%) Oracle
5 20 (3.45%) VMware
6 17 (2.94%) Google
7 16 (2.76%) SaltStack
8 14 (2.42%) New Relic
9 12 (2.07%) Microsoft
9 12 (2.07%) Remedy
10 9 (1.55%) Cisco
10 9 (1.55%) Cloudera
10 9 (1.55%) MuleSoft
11 8 (1.38%) EMC
11 8 (1.38%) Interwoven
11 8 (1.38%) Talend
12 7 (1.21%) AlienVault
12 7 (1.21%) Symantec
13 6 (1.04%) Elastic Path
13 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com