Period
to 22 September 2017

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 22 September 2017 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
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 826 893
Rank change year-on-year +240 +67 -
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 275 75 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.070% 0.011%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.88% 0.65% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 54 9
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £363 £425 £384
90th Percentile £588 £663 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 -
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 14629 11590 7033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.83% 10.78% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10031 8049 4633
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% -
10th Percentile £270 £275 £250
90th Percentile £625 £605 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 182 131
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.77 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.54% -16.57% +28.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £48.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +11.65% -26.09% +31.43%

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 22 September 2017.

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 22 September 2017. 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 +226 270 £475 -5.00% 25
London +84 144 £505 +1.00% 14
UK excluding London +173 130 £450 -10.00% 11
South East +82 70 £450 - 8
North of England +97 23 £450 -16.28%
South West - 22 £438 - 2
North West +46 20 £450 -16.28%
East of England - 12 £425 - 1
Midlands - 6 £488 -
East Midlands - 5 £488 -
North East - 3 £475 -
Scotland - 3 £450 -
Wales +3 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Lambda also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AWS Lambda.

1 268 (97.45%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (51.64%) DevOps
3 123 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (42.91%) Amazon EC2
5 114 (41.45%) Jenkins
6 94 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (33.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 91 (33.09%) Node.js
9 87 (31.64%) Linux
10 86 (31.27%) Docker
11 83 (30.18%) Git (software)
12 77 (28.00%) JavaScript
13 75 (27.27%) Amazon S3
14 70 (25.45%) Python
15 69 (25.09%) Terraform
16 65 (23.64%) Ansible
17 62 (22.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 62 (22.55%) Java
18 61 (22.18%) Web Services
18 61 (22.18%) TDD
19 54 (19.64%) Amazon RDS
20 50 (18.18%) Puppet
21 49 (17.82%) React
21 49 (17.82%) SQL
22 46 (16.73%) JIRA
22 46 (16.73%) AngularJS
23 44 (16.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 44 (16.00%) Scrum
24 43 (15.64%) .NET
25 42 (15.27%) Configuration Management

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 28 (10.18%) Confluence
2 21 (7.64%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (4.73%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.64%) Apache
5 9 (3.27%) nginx
6 7 (2.55%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.55%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.18%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.18%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.82%) SAS
9 4 (1.45%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.45%) JBoss
10 3 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (1.09%) CMS
10 3 (1.09%) Luigi
11 2 (0.73%) IIS
12 1 (0.36%) Amazon Alexa
12 1 (0.36%) Jetty
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 268 (97.45%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (42.91%) Amazon EC2
3 92 (33.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 75 (27.27%) Amazon S3
5 44 (16.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 39 (14.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 33 (12.00%) GitHub
8 26 (9.45%) Amazon SQS
8 26 (9.45%) Route 53
9 25 (9.09%) SaaS
10 19 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (6.55%) CloudFront
12 17 (6.18%) Amazon ELB
12 17 (6.18%) Amazon Kinesis
13 12 (4.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 12 (4.36%) PaaS
14 10 (3.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (3.64%) IaaS
15 8 (2.91%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (2.91%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.91%) SSL
2 6 (2.18%) SMS
2 6 (2.18%) SMTP
3 5 (1.82%) MQTT
4 4 (1.45%) DNS
4 4 (1.45%) HTTP
4 4 (1.45%) SAN
5 3 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.73%) LDAP
6 2 (0.73%) Network Security
7 1 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (22.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 54 (19.64%) Amazon RDS
3 30 (10.91%) Redis
4 25 (9.09%) MySQL
5 24 (8.73%) Amazon Redshift
6 23 (8.36%) MongoDB
7 21 (7.64%) NoSQL
7 21 (7.64%) SQL Server
8 20 (7.27%) Big Data
9 13 (4.73%) Apache Hive
10 11 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (3.64%) Presto
12 9 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.55%) Hadoop
14 6 (2.18%) RDBMS
14 6 (2.18%) Relational Database
15 3 (1.09%) Couchbase
15 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (1.09%) Sqoop
15 3 (1.09%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 114 (41.45%) Jenkins
2 83 (30.18%) Git (software)
3 46 (16.73%) JIRA
4 24 (8.73%) Bitbucket
5 23 (8.36%) Mocha
6 19 (6.91%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (5.45%) Grunt
8 14 (5.09%) Maven
8 14 (5.09%) NUnit
9 12 (4.36%) Gradle
10 11 (4.00%) Artifactory
10 11 (4.00%) Selenium
11 10 (3.64%) Jasmine
12 9 (3.27%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.91%) Bower
14 7 (2.55%) Vagrant
15 6 (2.18%) GitLab
15 6 (2.18%) Mercurial
15 6 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (2.18%) webpack
General
1 23 (8.36%) Finance
2 6 (2.18%) Marketing
2 6 (2.18%) Retail
3 5 (1.82%) Publishing
4 3 (1.09%) Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.73%) Advertising
5 2 (0.73%) Games
5 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 132 (48.00%) Developer
2 99 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (25.45%) AWS Engineer
4 58 (21.09%) AWS DevOps
5 56 (20.36%) AWS Developer
6 50 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 28 (10.18%) .NET Developer
8 25 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
9 19 (6.91%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (6.18%) Angular Developer
11 15 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (4.73%) Cloud Engineer
13 12 (4.36%) Java Developer
13 12 (4.36%) Senior Developer
14 11 (4.00%) C# Developer
15 10 (3.64%) Architect
15 10 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (3.64%) DevOps Developer
16 9 (3.27%) Software Engineer
16 9 (3.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (33.09%) Node.js
2 61 (22.18%) Web Services
3 49 (17.82%) React
4 46 (16.73%) AngularJS
5 43 (15.64%) .NET
6 36 (13.09%) Serverless Framework
7 33 (12.00%) HTML
8 31 (11.27%) CSS
9 26 (9.45%) JSON
10 24 (8.73%) jQuery
10 24 (8.73%) REST
11 22 (8.00%) Angular 2
12 19 (6.91%) HTML5
12 19 (6.91%) Redux
13 14 (5.09%) ASP.NET
14 12 (4.36%) Ajax
14 12 (4.36%) RESTful
15 11 (4.00%) .NET Core
15 11 (4.00%) .NET Framework
16 10 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
1 15 (5.45%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.36%) Fintech
3 11 (4.00%) User Experience
4 8 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.18%) PKI
6 5 (1.82%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.82%) Smart Home
7 4 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.45%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.45%) Social Media
8 3 (1.09%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.36%) Blog
9 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) Social Network
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (31.64%) Linux
2 29 (10.55%) CentOS
3 20 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (6.18%) Unix
5 15 (5.45%) Ubuntu
6 12 (4.36%) Windows
7 4 (1.45%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.73%) Android
8 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (51.64%) DevOps
2 123 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (22.18%) TDD
5 44 (16.00%) Scrum
6 42 (15.27%) Configuration Management
6 42 (15.27%) Test Automation
7 41 (14.91%) Software Engineering
8 37 (13.45%) BDD
9 35 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
10 30 (10.91%) Microservices
11 27 (9.82%) Kanban
12 21 (7.64%) Continuous Deployment
12 21 (7.64%) Open Source
12 21 (7.64%) Workflow
13 17 (6.18%) Front End Development
14 16 (5.82%) Task Automation
15 15 (5.45%) Migration
16 14 (5.09%) Pair Programming
16 14 (5.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 77 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 70 (25.45%) Python
3 62 (22.55%) Java
4 49 (17.82%) SQL
5 34 (12.36%) C#
6 24 (8.73%) TypeScript
7 21 (7.64%) Bash Shell
8 19 (6.91%) T-SQL
9 17 (6.18%) Ruby
10 11 (4.00%) ES6
11 10 (3.64%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.27%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.18%) Go
13 6 (2.18%) PHP
14 5 (1.82%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.82%) Scala
15 4 (1.45%) Perl
15 4 (1.45%) VB
16 3 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (5.09%) AWS Certification
1 14 (5.09%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) CEH
5 1 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.36%) CISA
5 1 (0.36%) CISM
5 1 (0.36%) CRISC
5 1 (0.36%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) GCP
2 1 (0.36%) GDPR
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (31.27%) Docker
2 10 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.09%) HDFS
3 3 (1.09%) Squid
4 1 (0.36%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.36%) LXC
4 1 (0.36%) NFS
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 69 (25.09%) Terraform
2 65 (23.64%) Ansible
3 50 (18.18%) Puppet
4 37 (13.45%) Kubernetes
4 37 (13.45%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.64%) Kibana
5 10 (3.64%) Pingdom
6 9 (3.27%) logstash
7 8 (2.91%) Consul
8 7 (2.55%) Nagios
8 7 (2.55%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.18%) Packer
10 5 (1.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 5 (1.82%) Rsyslog
11 4 (1.45%) Graphite
12 3 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (1.09%) Prometheus
12 3 (1.09%) rkt
12 3 (1.09%) Sysdig
13 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 25 (9.09%) New Relic
2 18 (6.55%) Atlassian
3 14 (5.09%) AppDynamics
4 13 (4.73%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.64%) Facebook
5 10 (3.64%) PagerDuty
6 7 (2.55%) Google
6 7 (2.55%) Splunk
7 6 (2.18%) Oracle
8 5 (1.82%) Adobe
8 5 (1.82%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.82%) VMware
9 4 (1.45%) IBM
10 3 (1.09%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.09%) NetApp
10 3 (1.09%) OpenText
11 2 (0.73%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.73%) Snow
11 2 (0.73%) SOASTA, Inc