Period
to 6 December 2019

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 6 December 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.

AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 366 572
Rank change year-on-year +120 +206 +219
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 875 726 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 0.69% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.62% 2.84% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 540 274
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £413 £400 £378
90th Percentile £700 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -

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 24,145 25,529 17,916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.62% 24.35% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,385 17,723 12,438
UK median daily rate £495 £484 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +2.98% +4.44%
10th Percentile £275 £305 £275
90th Percentile £660 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 339 233
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +7.85%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £63.10 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +8.82%

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 6 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Lambda.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 December 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
England +126 806 £550 +2.80% 274
London +78 545 £550 - 153
UK excluding London +123 321 £500 - 146
North of England +46 95 £475 - 45
North West +83 80 £475 +11.76% 27
South East +8 68 £550 +4.76% 31
Scotland +77 59 £525 +12.00% 19
South West +28 40 £500 +11.11% 13
East of England +65 36 £525 +2.94% 14
Midlands +52 18 £505 +22.42% 18
Yorkshire -19 12 £475 -5.00% 18
East Midlands +35 11 £505 +22.42% 13
West Midlands +36 7 £463 -13.95% 5
Wales +32 5 £475 - 4
North East +19 3 £488 +2.63%

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

1 856 (97.83%) Serverless
2 812 (92.80%) AWS
3 404 (46.17%) Python
4 379 (43.31%) DevOps
5 369 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
6 365 (41.71%) Amazon S3
7 311 (35.54%) Java
8 270 (30.86%) Docker
9 251 (28.69%) Amazon EC2
10 230 (26.29%) Terraform
11 220 (25.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 213 (24.34%) Node.js
13 203 (23.20%) Microservices
14 192 (21.94%) Kubernetes
15 189 (21.60%) Web Services
16 177 (20.23%) Software Engineering
16 177 (20.23%) Git (software)
17 173 (19.77%) Amazon SQS
18 172 (19.66%) JavaScript
19 171 (19.54%) Finance
20 170 (19.43%) Amazon RDS
21 159 (18.17%) Jenkins
22 157 (17.94%) Linux
23 155 (17.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 138 (15.77%) Amazon ECS
25 130 (14.86%) Amazon Redshift
26 115 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
27 110 (12.57%) Scrum
28 109 (12.46%) SQL
29 104 (11.89%) React

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 64 (7.31%) Apache Spark
2 61 (6.97%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (6.17%) Confluence
4 26 (2.97%) Apache
5 12 (1.37%) nginx
6 10 (1.14%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.69%) CMS
9 5 (0.57%) Camunda
10 4 (0.46%) Anypoint
10 4 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.46%) Headless CMS
11 3 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.34%) JBoss
11 3 (0.34%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.34%) WordPress
12 2 (0.23%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.03%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 856 (97.83%) Serverless
2 812 (92.80%) AWS
3 365 (41.71%) Amazon S3
4 251 (28.69%) Amazon EC2
5 220 (25.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 173 (19.77%) Amazon SQS
7 138 (15.77%) Amazon ECS
8 97 (11.09%) Azure
9 92 (10.51%) Amazon Kinesis
10 86 (9.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 73 (8.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 72 (8.23%) GitHub
13 68 (7.77%) CloudFront
14 67 (7.66%) OpenShift
15 56 (6.40%) Amazon Cognito
16 51 (5.83%) AWS Step Functions
17 45 (5.14%) Route 53
18 42 (4.80%) Amazon EMR
19 37 (4.23%) SaaS
20 36 (4.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.74%) VPN
2 9 (1.03%) HTTP
3 8 (0.91%) Firewall
3 8 (0.91%) Network Security
4 5 (0.57%) DNS
4 5 (0.57%) Internet
5 4 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.34%) AMQP
6 3 (0.34%) DSL
6 3 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.34%) IPsec
6 3 (0.34%) SNMP
7 2 (0.23%) MQTT
7 2 (0.23%) Skype
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
7 2 (0.23%) WAN
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.11%) SSH
8 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (19.43%) Amazon RDS
2 155 (17.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 130 (14.86%) Amazon Redshift
4 89 (10.17%) NoSQL
5 83 (9.49%) MySQL
6 58 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (6.40%) Amazon Athena
8 47 (5.37%) MongoDB
9 46 (5.26%) Hadoop
10 45 (5.14%) Big Data
11 35 (4.00%) Amazon Aurora
11 35 (4.00%) Data Lake
12 31 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (2.74%) Apache Hive
13 24 (2.74%) Presto
13 24 (2.74%) Relational Database
14 22 (2.51%) Redis
15 17 (1.94%) SQL Server
16 13 (1.49%) Neo4j
16 13 (1.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 177 (20.23%) Git (software)
2 159 (18.17%) Jenkins
3 71 (8.11%) JIRA
4 61 (6.97%) Artifactory
5 38 (4.34%) CircleCI
6 33 (3.77%) GitLab
6 33 (3.77%) RStudio
7 32 (3.66%) Bitbucket
8 30 (3.43%) Maven
9 24 (2.74%) Selenium
10 23 (2.63%) Gradle
11 19 (2.17%) TeamCity
12 18 (2.06%) Cucumber
13 17 (1.94%) Jasmine
14 16 (1.83%) Travis CI
15 13 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
16 12 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (1.26%) IntelliJ
17 11 (1.26%) JUnit
18 10 (1.14%) Mocha
General
1 171 (19.54%) Finance
2 80 (9.14%) Front Office
3 52 (5.94%) Banking
4 34 (3.89%) Public Sector
5 28 (3.20%) Retail
6 18 (2.06%) Marketing
7 11 (1.26%) Advertising
7 11 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.03%) Games
9 7 (0.80%) Law
10 6 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.57%) Publishing
12 3 (0.34%) Back Office
12 3 (0.34%) Electronics
12 3 (0.34%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 381 (43.54%) Developer
2 181 (20.69%) AWS Engineer
3 166 (18.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 149 (17.03%) AWS Developer
5 95 (10.86%) AWS DevOps
6 92 (10.51%) Architect
7 82 (9.37%) Python Developer
8 81 (9.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 74 (8.46%) Senior Developer
10 67 (7.66%) Data Engineer
10 67 (7.66%) Java Developer
11 56 (6.40%) Software Engineer
12 47 (5.37%) Python Engineer
13 46 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
14 44 (5.03%) React Developer
15 43 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
15 43 (4.91%) Lead Developer
16 41 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
17 34 (3.89%) AWS Architect
18 32 (3.66%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (24.34%) Node.js
2 189 (21.60%) Web Services
3 104 (11.89%) React
4 83 (9.49%) Kafka
5 71 (8.11%) .NET
6 56 (6.40%) RESTful
7 47 (5.37%) HTML
8 44 (5.03%) AngularJS
8 44 (5.03%) CSS
8 44 (5.03%) J2EE
9 41 (4.69%) REST
10 40 (4.57%) Spring
11 33 (3.77%) JSON
11 33 (3.77%) Laravel
12 31 (3.54%) Redux
13 28 (3.20%) GraphQL
14 25 (2.86%) Spring Boot
15 24 (2.74%) Pandas
16 23 (2.63%) Sass
17 22 (2.51%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.23%) Greenfield Project
2 69 (7.89%) Fixed Income
3 32 (3.66%) Derivative
4 28 (3.20%) Cloud Native
5 23 (2.63%) Public Cloud
6 22 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.06%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.60%) Equities
9 14 (1.60%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.26%) PKI
11 11 (1.26%) Smart Home
12 10 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
12 10 (1.14%) User Experience
12 10 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
13 9 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 157 (17.94%) Linux
2 55 (6.29%) Windows
3 45 (5.14%) Unix
4 15 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.14%) Android
6 8 (0.91%) Debian
6 8 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.57%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.46%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (43.31%) DevOps
2 369 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (23.20%) Microservices
4 177 (20.23%) Software Engineering
5 115 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
6 110 (12.57%) Scrum
7 102 (11.66%) TDD
8 80 (9.14%) Asset Management
9 67 (7.66%) Infrastructure as Code
10 64 (7.31%) Analytics
10 64 (7.31%) ETL
11 59 (6.74%) Computer Science
11 59 (6.74%) Open Source
12 58 (6.63%) E-Commerce
13 56 (6.40%) BDD
14 55 (6.29%) Deployment Automation
15 52 (5.94%) Migration
16 51 (5.83%) Decision-Making
17 49 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
18 48 (5.49%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 404 (46.17%) Python
2 311 (35.54%) Java
3 172 (19.66%) JavaScript
4 109 (12.46%) SQL
5 67 (7.66%) C#
6 66 (7.54%) Bash Shell
7 65 (7.43%) R
8 60 (6.86%) Ruby
9 51 (5.83%) PHP
10 50 (5.71%) Scala
11 44 (5.03%) Go
11 44 (5.03%) TypeScript
12 32 (3.66%) C++
12 32 (3.66%) Java 8
13 30 (3.43%) PowerShell
14 26 (2.97%) ES6
15 21 (2.40%) Groovy
16 13 (1.49%) Perl
16 13 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 12 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (9.26%) AWS Certification
2 55 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 46 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.66%) Degree
5 12 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.80%) CISM
7 7 (0.80%) CISSP
8 6 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.34%) ISEB
10 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.29%) QA
2 9 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.69%) SLA
5 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.34%) NCSC
6 2 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 270 (30.86%) Docker
2 12 (1.37%) HDFS
3 9 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.34%) Varnish
6 2 (0.23%) BusyBox
6 2 (0.23%) LXC
7 1 (0.11%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 230 (26.29%) Terraform
2 192 (21.94%) Kubernetes
3 93 (10.63%) Ansible
4 53 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (5.71%) Puppet
6 30 (3.43%) Packer
7 19 (2.17%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.49%) Grafana
9 12 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (1.37%) Kibana
10 9 (1.03%) Nagios
10 9 (1.03%) Rancher
11 7 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.80%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.69%) Consul
13 3 (0.34%) Fluentd
13 3 (0.34%) Graphite
13 3 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.23%) Istio
14 2 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 32 (3.66%) Google
2 29 (3.31%) Splunk
3 19 (2.17%) IBM
4 18 (2.06%) Informatica
4 18 (2.06%) SAP
5 15 (1.71%) Microsoft
5 15 (1.71%) Oracle
6 12 (1.37%) IBM Sterling
7 11 (1.26%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.26%) Teradata
8 10 (1.14%) Ping Identity
9 9 (1.03%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.03%) MuleSoft
9 9 (1.03%) Tableau
10 8 (0.91%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.80%) SaltStack
12 6 (0.69%) Adobe
12 6 (0.69%) Facebook
13 5 (0.57%) Mercator