Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 241 370
Rank change year-on-year +81 +129 +214
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 551 972 682
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.70% 1.15% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.38% 3.97% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 707 508
Median daily rate £525 £545 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% +2.59% +11.84%
10th Percentile £381 £413 £404
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -7.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £58.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £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 10,242 24,483 24,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.64% 29.03% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,686 16,783 16,669
Median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +3.26%
10th Percentile £310 £294 £305
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 410 333
Median hourly rate £33.25 £21.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.23% +22.40% -11.67%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.63 £74.13 £57.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +20.00% -

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 27 October 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 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 27 October 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 +73 478 £550 - 182
London +60 363 £550 - 96
UK excluding London +82 131 £463 -7.50% 98
Work from Home -38 114 £475 -13.64% 52
North of England +70 52 £450 -5.26% 31
North West +41 41 £431 -9.26% 23
South East +138 39 £488 -7.14% 23
Scotland +47 26 £463 -11.90% 12
East of England +67 9 £400 -23.81% 6
North East +38 8 £500 +6.38% 3
Yorkshire +73 3 £500 +5.26% 5
South West +71 3 £450 -7.69% 11
Midlands +64 2 £363 -19.44% 13
West Midlands +51 2 £363 -14.71% 7

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 545 (98.91%) AWS
2 539 (97.82%) Serverless
3 373 (67.70%) Python
4 294 (53.36%) DevOps
5 288 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
6 245 (44.46%) Java
7 241 (43.74%) Web Services
8 232 (42.11%) Finance
9 216 (39.20%) Software Engineering
9 216 (39.20%) Docker
10 214 (38.84%) Amazon S3
11 201 (36.48%) Amazon EC2
12 194 (35.21%) Asset Management
13 183 (33.21%) Jenkins
14 180 (32.67%) Kubernetes
15 178 (32.30%) Amazon ECS
16 172 (31.22%) Microservices
17 169 (30.67%) SQL
18 148 (26.86%) Terraform
19 144 (26.13%) Amazon Redshift
19 144 (26.13%) Hedge funds
20 143 (25.95%) AWS CloudFormation
21 142 (25.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 136 (24.68%) JavaScript
22 136 (24.68%) Banking
23 132 (23.96%) Azure
24 121 (21.96%) Artifactory
25 118 (21.42%) Front Office
26 116 (21.05%) Fixed Income
27 115 (20.87%) Derivative

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
1 103 (18.69%) Apache
2 31 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.63%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.63%) Confluence
4 8 (1.45%) Jupyter
5 5 (0.91%) Drupal
5 5 (0.91%) Headless CMS
6 4 (0.73%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.54%) JBoss
7 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.54%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.36%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.18%) Documentum
9 1 (0.18%) FileNet
9 1 (0.18%) Jetty
9 1 (0.18%) Mule
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Exstream
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 545 (98.91%) AWS
2 539 (97.82%) Serverless
3 214 (38.84%) Amazon S3
4 201 (36.48%) Amazon EC2
5 178 (32.30%) Amazon ECS
6 143 (25.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 132 (23.96%) Azure
8 97 (17.60%) GCP
9 89 (16.15%) Amazon SQS
10 67 (12.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 67 (12.16%) Apigee
11 62 (11.25%) OpenShift
12 60 (10.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 37 (6.72%) Amazon Kinesis
13 37 (6.72%) AWS CloudTrail
13 37 (6.72%) Route 53
14 35 (6.35%) Azure Functions
14 35 (6.35%) GitHub
15 31 (5.63%) Amazon EKS
16 29 (5.26%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.72%) DNS
2 9 (1.63%) HTTP
3 5 (0.91%) DHCP
3 5 (0.91%) Network Security
4 4 (0.73%) SSH
5 3 (0.54%) FTP
5 3 (0.54%) Internet
5 3 (0.54%) Skype
6 2 (0.36%) Firewall
6 2 (0.36%) SMTP
7 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (26.13%) Amazon Redshift
2 142 (25.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 113 (20.51%) MySQL
4 107 (19.42%) PostgreSQL
5 101 (18.33%) Amazon RDS
6 91 (16.52%) SQL Server
7 57 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (7.62%) NoSQL
9 34 (6.17%) Relational Database
10 31 (5.63%) Big Data
11 27 (4.90%) Amazon Aurora
12 26 (4.72%) Data Lake
13 21 (3.81%) MongoDB
14 19 (3.45%) RDBMS
15 16 (2.90%) Amazon Athena
16 15 (2.72%) Apache Ignite
17 13 (2.36%) Redis
17 13 (2.36%) Spotfire
18 7 (1.27%) Hadoop
19 6 (1.09%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 183 (33.21%) Jenkins
2 121 (21.96%) Artifactory
3 96 (17.42%) GitLab
4 78 (14.16%) Git (software)
5 33 (5.99%) RStudio
6 18 (3.27%) SonarQube
7 14 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (2.36%) Maven
9 12 (2.18%) JIRA
9 12 (2.18%) TeamCity
10 10 (1.81%) Gradle
11 9 (1.63%) JUnit
11 9 (1.63%) kappa
12 8 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.45%) Bitbucket Server
13 6 (1.09%) CircleCI
13 6 (1.09%) Spinnaker
14 5 (0.91%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.91%) Postman
14 5 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 232 (42.11%) Finance
2 136 (24.68%) Banking
3 118 (21.42%) Front Office
4 36 (6.53%) Back Office
5 27 (4.90%) Investment Banking
6 17 (3.09%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.09%) Retail
7 9 (1.63%) Advertising
7 9 (1.63%) Marketing
8 5 (0.91%) Law
9 3 (0.54%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 262 (47.55%) Developer
2 171 (31.03%) AWS Engineer
3 118 (21.42%) Software Engineer
4 105 (19.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 104 (18.87%) AWS Developer
6 91 (16.52%) AWS DevOps
6 91 (16.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 88 (15.97%) Python Developer
8 81 (14.70%) Python Engineer
9 78 (14.16%) Java Developer
10 73 (13.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 69 (12.52%) Java Engineer
11 69 (12.52%) Java Software Developer
12 52 (9.44%) Java Software Engineer
13 51 (9.26%) Architect
14 46 (8.35%) JavaScript Developer
15 45 (8.17%) AWS Software Engineer
15 45 (8.17%) Python Software Engineer
16 44 (7.99%) SQL Developer
17 40 (7.26%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (43.74%) Web Services
2 112 (20.33%) React
3 81 (14.70%) AngularJS
4 78 (14.16%) gRPC
5 76 (13.79%) OAuth
5 76 (13.79%) Swagger
6 68 (12.34%) Node.js
7 67 (12.16%) Vue.js
8 42 (7.62%) .NET
9 41 (7.44%) J2EE
10 39 (7.08%) J2SE
11 35 (6.35%) REST
12 30 (5.44%) Kafka
13 28 (5.08%) RESTful
14 27 (4.90%) GraphQL
15 21 (3.81%) Spring Boot
16 18 (3.27%) Lambda Expressions
16 18 (3.27%) Spring
17 17 (3.09%) Django
18 15 (2.72%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 144 (26.13%) Hedge funds
2 116 (21.05%) Fixed Income
3 115 (20.87%) Derivative
4 111 (20.15%) Equities
5 64 (11.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 57 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (4.90%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.63%) User Experience
10 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.91%) Replication
12 4 (0.73%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.54%) Blog
13 3 (0.54%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.36%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.61%) Linux
2 17 (3.09%) Unix
3 14 (2.54%) Windows
4 10 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.63%) CentOS
6 8 (1.45%) Android
6 8 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.73%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (0.73%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.54%) Debian
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (53.36%) DevOps
2 288 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (39.20%) Software Engineering
4 194 (35.21%) Asset Management
5 172 (31.22%) Microservices
6 109 (19.78%) Investment Management
7 84 (15.25%) Infrastructure as Code
8 75 (13.61%) Test Automation
9 58 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
10 57 (10.34%) Mentoring
11 56 (10.16%) Decision-Making
12 55 (9.98%) Scrum
13 48 (8.71%) TDD
14 43 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (7.08%) Infrastructure Automation
16 38 (6.90%) Open Source
17 32 (5.81%) Continuous Delivery
18 29 (5.26%) Kanban
19 27 (4.90%) Technology Roadmap
20 26 (4.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 373 (67.70%) Python
2 245 (44.46%) Java
3 169 (30.67%) SQL
4 136 (24.68%) JavaScript
5 64 (11.62%) Kotlin
6 62 (11.25%) TypeScript
7 53 (9.62%) Bash Shell
8 34 (6.17%) R
9 30 (5.44%) Java 8
10 26 (4.72%) C#
10 26 (4.72%) Scala
11 15 (2.72%) Clojure
12 13 (2.36%) Ruby
12 13 (2.36%) VBA
13 11 (2.00%) C++
13 11 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.81%) Go
15 9 (1.63%) ES6
16 8 (1.45%) Groovy
17 7 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (4.54%) Sun Certification
2 18 (3.27%) AWS Certification
3 17 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.91%) Degree
6 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) GPEN
7 1 (0.18%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.27%) QA
2 6 (1.09%) GDPR
3 4 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.54%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.18%) NCSC
5 1 (0.18%) NIST
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 216 (39.20%) Docker
2 5 (0.91%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.18%) HDFS
5 1 (0.18%) iptables
5 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 180 (32.67%) Kubernetes
2 148 (26.86%) Terraform
3 64 (11.62%) Ansible
4 24 (4.36%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (3.27%) Packer
6 17 (3.09%) Puppet
7 16 (2.90%) Kibana
8 14 (2.54%) Grafana
9 10 (1.81%) Consul
10 5 (0.91%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 2 (0.36%) Foglight
12 2 (0.36%) Istio
13 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.18%) Knative
13 1 (0.18%) Nagios
13 1 (0.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 87 (15.79%) Google
2 66 (11.98%) Oracle
3 26 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.54%) Databricks
5 4 (0.73%) BiZZdesign
5 4 (0.73%) Informatica
5 4 (0.73%) MuleSoft
6 3 (0.54%) CloudEndure
7 2 (0.36%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.36%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.36%) New Relic
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.36%) Splunk
7 2 (0.36%) Talend
8 1 (0.18%) Apple
8 1 (0.18%) Brightcove
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco
8 1 (0.18%) Facebook
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.18%) ServiceNow