Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 528 749 862
Rank change year-on-year +221 +113 -
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 366 113 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.12% 0.019%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.10% 0.94% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 81 17
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £389 £425 £388
90th Percentile £613 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 -
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -
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 17,449 12,009 7,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.40% 12.43% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,111 8,257 5,064
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £280 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 168 120
UK median hourly rate £18.81 £18.55 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.44% -15.01% -3.02%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £56.87 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £23.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -28.17% +18.75%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +218 360 £500 - 108
London +96 206 £513 +2.50% 68
UK excluding London +121 156 £475 -5.00% 40
South East +28 69 £465 -0.80% 4
North of England +66 39 £438 -27.08% 15
North West +38 32 £425 -29.17% 11
South West +32 29 £475 -5.00% 7
Midlands - 12 £550 - 7
East of England -9 5 £550 - 7
East Midlands - 5 £525 - 3
North East - 4 £475 -
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 4
West Midlands - 3 £413 - 4
Scotland - 3 £450 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 354 (96.72%) Amazon AWS
1 354 (96.72%) Serverless
2 214 (58.47%) DevOps
3 185 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (46.45%) Amazon EC2
5 159 (43.44%) Docker
6 154 (42.08%) Amazon S3
7 146 (39.89%) Python
8 138 (37.70%) Jenkins
9 136 (37.16%) Java
10 133 (36.34%) Linux
11 130 (35.52%) Node.js
12 119 (32.51%) Git (software)
13 112 (30.60%) Terraform
14 111 (30.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 96 (26.23%) Ansible
16 87 (23.77%) Amazon RDS
17 83 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
18 77 (21.04%) TDD
19 75 (20.49%) JavaScript
20 74 (20.22%) Configuration Management
21 73 (19.95%) Web Services
22 72 (19.67%) Puppet
22 72 (19.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 71 (19.40%) Microservices
24 70 (19.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
25 68 (18.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 66 (18.03%) JIRA
27 56 (15.30%) Software Engineering
27 56 (15.30%) 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 38 (10.38%) Confluence
2 36 (9.84%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (8.20%) Apache
4 21 (5.74%) Tomcat
5 19 (5.19%) nginx
6 15 (4.10%) Apache Solr
7 14 (3.83%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.19%) JBoss
8 8 (2.19%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (1.37%) Jetty
11 4 (1.09%) CMS
11 4 (1.09%) Mule
12 3 (0.82%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.82%) Drupal
12 3 (0.82%) IIS
12 3 (0.82%) Mongrel
12 3 (0.82%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.82%) SAS
12 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 354 (96.72%) Amazon AWS
1 354 (96.72%) Serverless
2 170 (46.45%) Amazon EC2
3 154 (42.08%) Amazon S3
4 111 (30.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 72 (19.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 70 (19.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 53 (14.48%) GitHub
8 51 (13.93%) Route 53
9 46 (12.57%) CloudFront
10 42 (11.48%) Amazon SQS
11 29 (7.92%) Amazon Kinesis
12 24 (6.56%) Amazon ELB
13 20 (5.46%) SaaS
14 18 (4.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 14 (3.83%) Google Cloud Platform
16 13 (3.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 13 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (3.28%) Amazon EMR
18 11 (3.01%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.46%) SSH
2 8 (2.19%) HTTP
2 8 (2.19%) SMS
3 7 (1.91%) DNS
3 7 (1.91%) Internet
3 7 (1.91%) SSL
4 6 (1.64%) DHCP
4 6 (1.64%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (1.64%) SAN
5 5 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.09%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.09%) FTP
6 4 (1.09%) IPsec
7 3 (0.82%) SMTP
7 3 (0.82%) VPN
8 2 (0.55%) Network Security
9 1 (0.27%) Firewall
9 1 (0.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (23.77%) Amazon RDS
2 68 (18.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 31 (8.47%) MySQL
4 27 (7.38%) Redis
5 24 (6.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 24 (6.56%) MongoDB
6 23 (6.28%) NoSQL
7 21 (5.74%) Hadoop
8 19 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.28%) Big Data
10 11 (3.01%) SQL Server
11 10 (2.73%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.73%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.46%) Neo4j
13 7 (1.91%) Apache Hive
14 6 (1.64%) Presto
15 5 (1.37%) Couchbase
16 3 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.82%) HBase
16 3 (0.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 138 (37.70%) Jenkins
2 119 (32.51%) Git (software)
3 66 (18.03%) JIRA
4 46 (12.57%) Maven
5 34 (9.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 33 (9.02%) Artifactory
7 27 (7.38%) Cucumber
8 17 (4.64%) Bitbucket
9 16 (4.37%) Grunt
10 15 (4.10%) Selenium
10 15 (4.10%) webpack
11 14 (3.83%) Babel
11 14 (3.83%) Mocha
12 11 (3.01%) Gradle
13 9 (2.46%) GitLab
13 9 (2.46%) JUnit
13 9 (2.46%) Mercurial
13 9 (2.46%) Vagrant
14 8 (2.19%) Eclipse
14 8 (2.19%) IntelliJ
General
1 23 (6.28%) Finance
2 9 (2.46%) Retail
3 8 (2.19%) Marketing
4 6 (1.64%) Games
4 6 (1.64%) Publishing
4 6 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.37%) Banking
5 5 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.27%) Automotive
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (39.62%) Developer
2 142 (38.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 98 (26.78%) AWS Engineer
4 79 (21.58%) AWS DevOps
5 69 (18.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 53 (14.48%) AWS Developer
7 36 (9.84%) Java Developer
8 21 (5.74%) Architect
9 16 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (4.37%) Software Engineer
10 15 (4.10%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (3.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 14 (3.83%) Node.js Developer
11 14 (3.83%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.83%) SQL Developer
12 13 (3.55%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.55%) DevOps Developer
13 12 (3.28%) Python Developer
14 11 (3.01%) AWS Architect
15 10 (2.73%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (35.52%) Node.js
2 73 (19.95%) Web Services
3 50 (13.66%) React
4 37 (10.11%) JSON
5 36 (9.84%) AngularJS
6 34 (9.29%) .NET
7 29 (7.92%) REST
8 28 (7.65%) CSS
8 28 (7.65%) HTML
9 23 (6.28%) Sass
10 21 (5.74%) Spring
11 17 (4.64%) HTML5
11 17 (4.64%) jQuery
12 16 (4.37%) Elastic Stack
12 16 (4.37%) Redux
13 14 (3.83%) XML
14 13 (3.55%) Chai
15 12 (3.28%) Express
16 11 (3.01%) .NET Core
16 11 (3.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.74%) Linux Command Line
2 17 (4.64%) Fintech
2 17 (4.64%) User Experience
3 15 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.28%) Cloud Native
6 11 (3.01%) Digital Media
7 9 (2.46%) Analytical Mindset
7 9 (2.46%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.19%) Social Media
9 7 (1.91%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.09%) PKI
11 2 (0.55%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.55%) MPEG
12 1 (0.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 133 (36.34%) Linux
2 33 (9.02%) Unix
3 20 (5.46%) CentOS
4 16 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.46%) CoreOS
6 7 (1.91%) Android
7 4 (1.09%) Windows
8 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.55%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (58.47%) DevOps
2 185 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (21.04%) TDD
5 74 (20.22%) Configuration Management
6 71 (19.40%) Microservices
7 56 (15.30%) Scrum
7 56 (15.30%) Software Engineering
8 52 (14.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 36 (9.84%) BDD
10 35 (9.56%) Test Automation
11 34 (9.29%) Open Source
12 27 (7.38%) Kanban
13 23 (6.28%) Auto-Scaling
14 22 (6.01%) Continuous Deployment
15 21 (5.74%) Front End Development
16 17 (4.64%) Analytics
16 17 (4.64%) E-Commerce
16 17 (4.64%) Migration
17 16 (4.37%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 146 (39.89%) Python
2 136 (37.16%) Java
3 75 (20.49%) JavaScript
4 50 (13.66%) Bash Shell
5 38 (10.38%) SQL
6 33 (9.02%) Ruby
7 24 (6.56%) ES6
8 20 (5.46%) Go
9 19 (5.19%) C#
9 19 (5.19%) Scala
9 19 (5.19%) Shell Script
10 18 (4.92%) PHP
10 18 (4.92%) TypeScript
11 17 (4.64%) Groovy
12 8 (2.19%) ES7
12 8 (2.19%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.64%) Perl
14 5 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.37%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.09%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 23 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.01%) AWS Certification
2 22 (6.01%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.46%) Degree
4 5 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.10%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 159 (43.44%) Docker
2 8 (2.19%) HDFS
3 5 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.37%) Squid
3 5 (1.37%) Xen
4 4 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.82%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.82%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.27%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.27%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 112 (30.60%) Terraform
2 96 (26.23%) Ansible
3 72 (19.67%) Puppet
4 47 (12.84%) Kubernetes
5 42 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (5.46%) Kibana
7 18 (4.92%) Nagios
8 16 (4.37%) ZABBIX
9 14 (3.83%) Mesos
9 14 (3.83%) Packer
10 8 (2.19%) Consul
10 8 (2.19%) Prometheus
11 7 (1.91%) logstash
12 5 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 5 (1.37%) Grafana
12 5 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (1.37%) rkt
12 5 (1.37%) Sysdig
13 3 (0.82%) Rancher
13 3 (0.82%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 34 (9.29%) Splunk
2 28 (7.65%) New Relic
3 27 (7.38%) Google
4 22 (6.01%) Atlassian
5 16 (4.37%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.73%) Oracle
6 10 (2.73%) VMware
7 8 (2.19%) Microsoft
8 7 (1.91%) Adobe
9 5 (1.37%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.37%) Rackspace
9 5 (1.37%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.09%) Facebook
10 4 (1.09%) NetApp
11 3 (0.82%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.82%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.82%) Hortonworks
11 3 (0.82%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.82%) OpenText
11 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com