Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 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.

AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 228 321 464
Rank change year-on-year +93 +143 +228
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 701 786 490
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.11% 0.81% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.70% 3.02% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 569 354
Median daily rate £550 £530 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +2.42% +6.15%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £391
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 18,952 26,018 20,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.04% 26.90% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,675 17,973 13,937
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £283 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 295 264
Median hourly rate £23.19 £18.66 £18.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.28% -1.50% +5.25%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.25 £59.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +17.14% +2.94% -0.35%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Lambda.

Daily rate trend for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Lambda over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS Lambda.

Hourly rate trend for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Top 16 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 28 March 2020. 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 +88 661 £550 +2.33% 210
London +54 370 £550 - 112
UK excluding London +147 321 £525 +5.00% 110
North of England +92 104 £525 +12.90% 40
South East +93 89 £525 - 20
North West +77 66 £525 +13.21% 23
South West +50 45 £518 +3.50% 8
East of England +63 41 £525 +10.53% 8
Work from Home +25 32 £525 - 26
Scotland +29 29 £500 +8.11% 12
Yorkshire +39 25 £600 +26.32% 13
North East +32 13 £900 +94.59% 4
Midlands +46 11 £505 +1.00% 22
East Midlands +34 7 £505 +22.42% 3
West Midlands +37 4 £575 -5.15% 19
Wales +32 4 £450 -21.74%

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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.

1 684 (97.57%) AWS
2 680 (97.00%) Serverless
3 373 (53.21%) Python
4 314 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
5 311 (44.37%) Amazon S3
6 286 (40.80%) DevOps
7 263 (37.52%) Amazon EC2
8 245 (34.95%) Docker
9 238 (33.95%) Terraform
10 236 (33.67%) Java
11 208 (29.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 190 (27.10%) Kubernetes
12 190 (27.10%) Node.js
13 166 (23.68%) JavaScript
14 165 (23.54%) Web Services
15 164 (23.40%) Amazon RDS
16 151 (21.54%) Jenkins
17 144 (20.54%) Finance
18 135 (19.26%) Software Engineering
18 135 (19.26%) Amazon ECS
19 134 (19.12%) Amazon Redshift
20 132 (18.83%) Microservices
21 129 (18.40%) Amazon SQS
22 127 (18.12%) Git (software)
23 111 (15.83%) Linux
24 108 (15.41%) React
25 106 (15.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 94 (13.41%) OpenShift
27 92 (13.12%) Front Office
28 90 (12.84%) Scrum

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 46 (6.56%) Apache Spark
2 38 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (5.14%) Confluence
4 11 (1.57%) Apache
4 11 (1.57%) CMS
5 9 (1.28%) nginx
6 7 (1.00%) Drupal
6 7 (1.00%) Headless CMS
7 5 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.57%) JBoss
9 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.29%) Camunda
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.29%) WildFly
11 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.14%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 9 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.71%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.29%) Shopify
4 2 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 684 (97.57%) AWS
2 680 (97.00%) Serverless
3 311 (44.37%) Amazon S3
4 263 (37.52%) Amazon EC2
5 208 (29.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 135 (19.26%) Amazon ECS
7 129 (18.40%) Amazon SQS
8 94 (13.41%) OpenShift
9 86 (12.27%) Amazon Kinesis
10 79 (11.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 79 (11.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 76 (10.84%) Azure
12 66 (9.42%) CloudFront
13 55 (7.85%) Amazon EMR
14 45 (6.42%) Amazon Cognito
15 44 (6.28%) GitHub
16 40 (5.71%) Route 53
17 36 (5.14%) AWS Step Functions
18 31 (4.42%) SaaS
19 26 (3.71%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.43%) VPN
2 15 (2.14%) DNS
3 8 (1.14%) Network Security
4 7 (1.00%) HTTP
4 7 (1.00%) MQTT
4 7 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.86%) AMQP
5 6 (0.86%) Firewall
6 4 (0.57%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.57%) SSL
7 3 (0.43%) IPsec
7 3 (0.43%) SNMP
7 3 (0.43%) SSH
8 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.29%) Skype
8 2 (0.29%) SMS
8 2 (0.29%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (23.40%) Amazon RDS
2 134 (19.12%) Amazon Redshift
3 106 (15.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 73 (10.41%) Amazon Athena
5 55 (7.85%) NoSQL
6 52 (7.42%) Big Data
7 46 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (5.42%) MySQL
9 31 (4.42%) MongoDB
10 25 (3.57%) Amazon Aurora
10 25 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (3.14%) Relational Database
12 20 (2.85%) Data Lake
13 16 (2.28%) Redis
14 15 (2.14%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.43%) Power BI
15 10 (1.43%) SQL Server
16 9 (1.28%) Presto
16 9 (1.28%) Spotfire
17 8 (1.14%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 151 (21.54%) Jenkins
2 127 (18.12%) Git (software)
3 67 (9.56%) Artifactory
4 48 (6.85%) RStudio
5 45 (6.42%) JIRA
6 32 (4.56%) Bitbucket
6 32 (4.56%) CircleCI
6 32 (4.56%) GitLab
7 31 (4.42%) Maven
8 28 (3.99%) Gradle
9 20 (2.85%) Cucumber
10 17 (2.43%) Travis CI
11 15 (2.14%) Selenium
12 13 (1.85%) JUnit
13 12 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (1.71%) GoCD
13 12 (1.71%) Mockito
14 10 (1.43%) Mocha
15 9 (1.28%) Ant
15 9 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 144 (20.54%) Finance
2 92 (13.12%) Front Office
3 37 (5.28%) Public Sector
4 28 (3.99%) Banking
4 28 (3.99%) Marketing
5 14 (2.00%) Retail
6 10 (1.43%) Advertising
6 10 (1.43%) Games
7 6 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.57%) Law
9 3 (0.43%) Electronics
9 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.29%) Back Office
10 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 300 (42.80%) Developer
2 157 (22.40%) AWS Engineer
3 142 (20.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 101 (14.41%) AWS Developer
5 98 (13.98%) AWS DevOps
6 79 (11.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 72 (10.27%) Python Developer
8 70 (9.99%) Java Developer
9 58 (8.27%) Data Engineer
10 57 (8.13%) Architect
11 53 (7.56%) Python Engineer
12 48 (6.85%) Software Engineer
13 47 (6.70%) Senior Developer
14 44 (6.28%) React Developer
15 39 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
15 39 (5.56%) Lead Developer
16 37 (5.28%) JavaScript Developer
17 34 (4.85%) Java Software Developer
18 33 (4.71%) AWS Architect
18 33 (4.71%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (27.10%) Node.js
2 165 (23.54%) Web Services
3 108 (15.41%) React
4 64 (9.13%) Kafka
5 55 (7.85%) J2EE
6 53 (7.56%) J2SE
7 45 (6.42%) RESTful
8 42 (5.99%) REST
9 41 (5.85%) AngularJS
10 40 (5.71%) .NET
11 33 (4.71%) GraphQL
12 30 (4.28%) Spring
12 30 (4.28%) Vue.js
13 28 (3.99%) HTML
14 27 (3.85%) JSON
14 27 (3.85%) Spring Boot
15 26 (3.71%) CSS
15 26 (3.71%) Redux
16 22 (3.14%) React Native
17 19 (2.71%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.98%) Fixed Income
2 58 (8.27%) Derivative
3 53 (7.56%) Equities
3 53 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (3.57%) Cloud Native
5 22 (3.14%) Hedge funds
6 14 (2.00%) User Experience
7 12 (1.71%) Public Cloud
8 11 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.57%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.28%) Acoustics
10 9 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.57%) Marketing Technology
12 4 (0.57%) Smart Home
13 3 (0.43%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (15.83%) Linux
2 41 (5.85%) Windows
3 23 (3.28%) Unix
4 12 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.00%) Android
7 5 (0.71%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.57%) CentOS
8 4 (0.57%) Debian
8 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (40.80%) DevOps
3 135 (19.26%) Software Engineering
4 132 (18.83%) Microservices
5 90 (12.84%) Scrum
6 89 (12.70%) TDD
7 82 (11.70%) Infrastructure as Code
8 81 (11.55%) Asset Management
9 80 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (10.41%) Decision-Making
10 73 (10.41%) Deployment Automation
11 51 (7.28%) Analytics
12 50 (7.13%) BDD
13 47 (6.70%) ETL
14 43 (6.13%) Kanban
14 43 (6.13%) Open Source
15 40 (5.71%) Data Engineering
16 39 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
17 37 (5.28%) E-Commerce
18 35 (4.99%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 373 (53.21%) Python
2 236 (33.67%) Java
3 166 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 77 (10.98%) SQL
5 65 (9.27%) R
6 54 (7.70%) Ruby
7 52 (7.42%) C#
8 50 (7.13%) Bash Shell
9 45 (6.42%) TypeScript
10 42 (5.99%) Scala
11 40 (5.71%) Go
12 32 (4.56%) Groovy
13 26 (3.71%) PHP
14 24 (3.42%) Java 8
15 15 (2.14%) C++
16 14 (2.00%) ES6
17 12 (1.71%) Perl
18 11 (1.57%) Kotlin
19 10 (1.43%) Shell Script
20 9 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (7.70%) Security Cleared
2 44 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 43 (6.13%) AWS Certification
4 13 (1.85%) Degree
5 12 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.57%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.43%) GDPR
4 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 245 (34.95%) Docker
2 12 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.57%) BusyBox
4 3 (0.43%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.29%) HDFS
5 2 (0.29%) LXC
5 2 (0.29%) Varnish
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 238 (33.95%) Terraform
2 190 (27.10%) Kubernetes
3 65 (9.27%) Ansible
4 43 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (5.85%) Puppet
6 12 (1.71%) Packer
7 9 (1.28%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.71%) Consul
9 5 (0.71%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.57%) Nagios
11 3 (0.43%) Kibana
11 3 (0.43%) Rancher
12 2 (0.29%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.29%) Istio
12 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.14%) Graphite
13 1 (0.14%) Knative
13 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 38 (5.42%) Google
2 24 (3.42%) Informatica
3 19 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (2.57%) IBM
5 16 (2.28%) Oracle
5 16 (2.28%) Tableau
6 14 (2.00%) SAP
7 13 (1.85%) Adobe
8 10 (1.43%) IBM Sterling
9 9 (1.28%) Facebook
9 9 (1.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 9 (1.28%) Splunk
10 8 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.00%) Talend
12 6 (0.86%) Teradata
13 5 (0.71%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.71%) Mercator
13 5 (0.71%) Microsoft
14 3 (0.43%) Sophos