Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 172 144 253
Rank change year-on-year -28 +109 +105
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 1,413 759 753
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.81% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.50% 5.37% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,056 622 551
10th Percentile £419 £385 £413
25th Percentile £481 £438 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £638
90th Percentile £713 £713 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
10th Percentile £51.05 £22.53 -
25th Percentile £57.13 £24.40 -
Median hourly rate £65.50 £27.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +138.18% -38.89% +5.88%
75th Percentile £84.06 £33.75 -
90th Percentile £109.38 £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £25.07 £45.00
% change year-on-year +87.51% -44.30% +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 31,416 14,143 21,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.79% 33.81% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,744 10,149 14,953
10th Percentile £336 £303 £275
25th Percentile £431 £400 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £495 £490
Median % change year-on-year +7.07% +1.02% -1.51%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £448 £450
% change year-on-year +6.15% -0.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 278 330
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £13.11
25th Percentile £15.25 £15.79 £16.09
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.57 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.94% +12.83% +14.29%
75th Percentile £40.00 £45.00 £33.94
90th Percentile £63.25 £60.00 £67.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.11% +8.82%

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 25 January 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing AWS Lambda over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Top 17 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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -37 1,077 £550 +4.76% 295
London -37 780 £575 +9.52% 173
Work from Home -26 462 £550 +4.76% 75
UK excluding London -20 309 £500 +11.11% 155
Scotland -29 67 £455 +1.11% 23
North of England -61 66 £500 +11.11% 46
South East -56 53 £519 +6.41% 22
North West -53 45 £525 +16.67% 28
South West -25 36 £585 +26.49% 15
Midlands -46 31 £500 +17.65% 24
Wales -1 28 £550 - 10
East of England -23 27 £438 +9.38% 11
West Midlands -43 17 £513 +41.38% 16
Yorkshire -41 14 £488 -2.50% 14
East Midlands -25 13 £500 +17.65% 8
North East -2 7 £468 -6.50% 4
Northern Ireland 0 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 1,379 (97.59%) Serverless
2 1,369 (96.89%) AWS
3 633 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
4 591 (41.83%) CI/CD
5 554 (39.21%) Amazon S3
6 535 (37.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 534 (37.79%) Python
8 524 (37.08%) Terraform
9 507 (35.88%) DevOps
10 442 (31.28%) Node.js
11 428 (30.29%) React
12 427 (30.22%) JavaScript
13 402 (28.45%) Software Engineering
14 373 (26.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 363 (25.69%) Full Stack Development
16 355 (25.12%) Docker
17 347 (24.56%) Kubernetes
18 336 (23.78%) TypeScript
19 315 (22.29%) Java
20 314 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
21 304 (21.51%) Microservices
22 292 (20.67%) Finance
23 257 (18.19%) Amazon RDS
24 256 (18.12%) Infrastructure as Code
25 234 (16.56%) Amazon EC2
26 228 (16.14%) Azure
27 226 (15.99%) SQL
28 215 (15.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
29 203 (14.37%) AWS Step Functions
30 198 (14.01%) Git (software)

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 51 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
2 49 (3.47%) Confluence
3 44 (3.11%) Apache
4 40 (2.83%) Apache Spark
5 37 (2.62%) Apache Airflow
6 24 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.13%) CMS
8 15 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 13 (0.92%) Jupyter
10 11 (0.78%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.71%) Camunda
12 9 (0.64%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.50%) IIS
14 6 (0.42%) Luigi
15 4 (0.28%) GeoServer
15 4 (0.28%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.28%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.28%) WordPress
16 3 (0.21%) nginx
17 2 (0.14%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.28%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.071%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (0.78%) Shopify
2 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.071%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,379 (97.59%) Serverless
2 1,369 (96.89%) AWS
3 554 (39.21%) Amazon S3
4 373 (26.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 314 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
6 234 (16.56%) Amazon EC2
7 228 (16.14%) Azure
8 215 (15.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 203 (14.37%) AWS Step Functions
10 161 (11.39%) Amazon ECS
11 120 (8.49%) Amazon Kinesis
12 115 (8.14%) GitHub
13 104 (7.36%) Amazon Cognito
14 87 (6.16%) AWS Fargate
15 80 (5.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 78 (5.52%) Route 53
17 75 (5.31%) AWS CodePipeline
18 70 (4.95%) PaaS
19 66 (4.67%) Amazon EKS
20 60 (4.25%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.84%) DNS
2 24 (1.70%) HTTP
3 17 (1.20%) VPN
4 15 (1.06%) Firewall
5 13 (0.92%) HTTPS
6 12 (0.85%) DHCP
7 11 (0.78%) Skype
8 9 (0.64%) LAN
8 9 (0.64%) WAN
9 6 (0.42%) SSL
9 6 (0.42%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.21%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.14%) 5G
11 2 (0.14%) Broadband
11 2 (0.14%) DSL
11 2 (0.14%) DVB
11 2 (0.14%) Internet
11 2 (0.14%) RTSP
11 2 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (37.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 257 (18.19%) Amazon RDS
3 130 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
4 128 (9.06%) NoSQL
5 124 (8.78%) Amazon Redshift
6 105 (7.43%) Amazon Athena
7 103 (7.29%) Big Data
8 85 (6.02%) MongoDB
9 68 (4.81%) Amazon Aurora
10 66 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
11 60 (4.25%) Data Lake
12 51 (3.61%) Relational Database
13 37 (2.62%) MySQL
14 35 (2.48%) Redis
15 33 (2.34%) Tableau
16 28 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
17 21 (1.49%) SQL Server
18 18 (1.27%) Hadoop
18 18 (1.27%) Metadata
18 18 (1.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 198 (14.01%) Git (software)
2 155 (10.97%) Jenkins
3 93 (6.58%) GitLab
3 93 (6.58%) JIRA
4 45 (3.18%) Bitbucket
5 32 (2.26%) Cucumber
6 30 (2.12%) Artifactory
7 28 (1.98%) Maven
8 26 (1.84%) Cypress.io
9 24 (1.70%) SonarQube
10 21 (1.49%) Mocha
10 21 (1.49%) Postman
11 20 (1.42%) git-flow
11 20 (1.42%) kappa
12 19 (1.34%) JUnit
12 19 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
13 18 (1.27%) Locust
13 18 (1.27%) PowerDesigner
13 18 (1.27%) Sinon.JS
14 16 (1.13%) Mockito
General
1 292 (20.67%) Finance
2 159 (11.25%) Front Office
3 151 (10.69%) Social Skills
4 107 (7.57%) Public Sector
5 47 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (2.62%) Retail
7 29 (2.05%) Banking
8 25 (1.77%) Legal
9 24 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.70%) Presentation Skills
10 16 (1.13%) Influencing Skills
11 14 (0.99%) Law
12 13 (0.92%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.85%) Games
14 11 (0.78%) Marketing
15 10 (0.71%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.64%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.42%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 532 (37.65%) Developer
2 346 (24.49%) AWS Engineer
3 228 (16.14%) Software Engineer
4 155 (10.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 150 (10.62%) Architect
5 150 (10.62%) AWS Developer
6 110 (7.78%) AWS DevOps
7 109 (7.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 101 (7.15%) AWS Software Engineer
9 99 (7.01%) Data Engineer
10 93 (6.58%) React Developer
11 89 (6.30%) Python Engineer
12 88 (6.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 83 (5.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 83 (5.87%) Node.js Developer
14 82 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
14 82 (5.80%) Python Developer
15 80 (5.66%) JavaScript Engineer
16 76 (5.38%) Java Developer
17 62 (4.39%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (31.28%) Node.js
2 428 (30.29%) React
3 161 (11.39%) REST
4 107 (7.57%) Material-UI
5 101 (7.15%) Kafka
6 100 (7.08%) .NET
7 79 (5.59%) AngularJS
8 75 (5.31%) CSS
9 74 (5.24%) Spring Boot
10 71 (5.02%) HTML
11 65 (4.60%) GraphQL
12 63 (4.46%) Spring
13 61 (4.32%) Vue.js
14 55 (3.89%) Jest
15 40 (2.83%) .NET Core
15 40 (2.83%) ADO
15 40 (2.83%) RESTful
16 34 (2.41%) JSON
17 33 (2.34%) PySpark
18 32 (2.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (9.06%) Cloud Native
2 57 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
3 54 (3.82%) Legacy Systems
4 40 (2.83%) User Experience
5 39 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 37 (2.62%) Derivative
7 34 (2.41%) Fixed Income
8 33 (2.34%) Equities
8 33 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (2.05%) Hedge funds
10 27 (1.91%) Virtual Team
11 21 (1.49%) iPad
11 21 (1.49%) NHS
12 19 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
13 17 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (1.06%) Replication
16 14 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (7.86%) Linux
2 80 (5.66%) Windows
3 21 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 14 (0.99%) Unix
5 13 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (0.92%) Windows Server 2019
6 12 (0.85%) Android
7 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (0.57%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.21%) Mesosphere
10 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.071%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 591 (41.83%) CI/CD
3 507 (35.88%) DevOps
4 402 (28.45%) Software Engineering
5 363 (25.69%) Full Stack Development
6 304 (21.51%) Microservices
7 256 (18.12%) Infrastructure as Code
8 160 (11.32%) Asset Management
9 147 (10.40%) Test Automation
10 138 (9.77%) Scrum
11 124 (8.78%) TDD
12 117 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
13 116 (8.21%) Investment Management
14 115 (8.14%) Analytics
15 85 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
16 77 (5.45%) Migration
17 73 (5.17%) Data Engineering
18 68 (4.81%) SDLC
19 66 (4.67%) Mentoring
20 63 (4.46%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 534 (37.79%) Python
2 427 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 336 (23.78%) TypeScript
4 315 (22.29%) Java
5 226 (15.99%) SQL
6 78 (5.52%) C#
7 75 (5.31%) Bash
8 70 (4.95%) PowerShell
9 53 (3.75%) Go
10 51 (3.61%) Kotlin
11 48 (3.40%) Java 8
12 47 (3.33%) Scala
13 40 (2.83%) Java 11
14 38 (2.69%) Ruby
15 31 (2.19%) PL/SQL
16 30 (2.12%) C++
17 28 (1.98%) T-SQL
18 24 (1.70%) Shell Script
19 13 (0.92%) C
20 12 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 134 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 122 (8.63%) SC Cleared
3 92 (6.51%) AWS Certification
4 43 (3.04%) Degree
5 28 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 24 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.42%) CISSP
9 4 (0.28%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.14%) OCP
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.071%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.071%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.071%) CITP
12 1 (0.071%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.071%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.76%) Accessibility
1 39 (2.76%) GDPR
2 36 (2.55%) QA
3 31 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.06%) SLA
5 7 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.35%) NIST
7 5 (0.35%) NIST 800
8 3 (0.21%) NCSC
9 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.071%) IFRS
10 1 (0.071%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.071%) PMO
System Software
1 355 (25.12%) Docker
2 36 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.071%) NFS
5 1 (0.071%) pfSense
5 1 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.071%) zsh
Systems Management
1 524 (37.08%) Terraform
2 347 (24.56%) Kubernetes
3 89 (6.30%) Ansible
4 36 (2.55%) Grafana
5 17 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 16 (1.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 16 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (0.78%) Kibana
7 11 (0.78%) Prometheus
8 10 (0.71%) Puppet
9 8 (0.57%) Packer
10 7 (0.50%) Pingdom
11 4 (0.28%) Consul
12 3 (0.21%) Automic
12 3 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.21%) logstash
13 2 (0.14%) Control-M
13 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (4.18%) Oracle
2 46 (3.26%) Microsoft
3 34 (2.41%) MuleSoft
4 32 (2.26%) Databricks
5 24 (1.70%) Google
6 18 (1.27%) BiZZdesign
7 17 (1.20%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.06%) Splunk
9 14 (0.99%) IBM
9 14 (0.99%) Informatica
10 12 (0.85%) Confluent
10 12 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 11 (0.78%) CloudEndure
12 9 (0.64%) Elastic Path
12 9 (0.64%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.64%) TOWER Software
12 9 (0.64%) VMware
13 8 (0.57%) SAP
14 6 (0.42%) Citrix