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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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 181 127 204
Rank change year-on-year -54 +77 +41
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 1,381 1,358 552
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 2.05% 1.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.32% 5.69% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 988 1,065 471
10th Percentile £429 £411 £419
25th Percentile £485 £458 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £700 £600 £650
90th Percentile £775 £713 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
10th Percentile £60.95 £22.53 -
25th Percentile £65.00 £24.40 -
Median hourly rate £75.00 £27.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +172.73% -38.89% +328.57%
75th Percentile £77.50 £36.25 -
90th Percentile £79.60 £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 £25.07 £45.00
% change year-on-year +199.22% -44.30% -

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 31,992 23,853 12,869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.95% 35.95% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,258 17,003 9,065
10th Percentile £345 £325 £308
25th Percentile £450 £413 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £510 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £595
90th Percentile £749 £679 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £463
% change year-on-year +8.11% - +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 396 190
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.24 £12.75
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.75 £16.31
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -2.44%
75th Percentile £50.19 £45.00 £32.88
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £19.69
% change year-on-year -3.78% +1.57% +5.01%

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 3 July 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 3 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Top 16 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 3 July 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 -55 1,059 £600 +14.29% 166
Work from Home -42 839 £545 +3.81% 85
London -57 741 £625 +19.05% 97
UK excluding London -31 364 £525 +10.53% 79
Scotland +5 133 £523 +14.84% 12
North of England -34 79 £525 +10.53% 31
South East -27 60 £525 +5.00% 8
North West -25 53 £525 +17.98% 17
Midlands -21 33 £500 +5.26% 7
South West -15 32 £588 +23.68% 12
East of England -21 24 £485 -0.51% 5
Yorkshire -26 24 £550 +11.39% 10
West Midlands -30 24 £538 +13.16% 3
East Midlands -1 9 £500 +14.29% 4
Wales -19 4 £488 -3.47% 3
North East -12 2 £430 -9.47% 4

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1,353 (97.97%) Serverless
2 1,326 (96.02%) AWS
3 628 (45.47%) Python
4 624 (45.18%) Agile
5 590 (42.72%) DevOps
6 550 (39.83%) Amazon S3
7 516 (37.36%) CI/CD
8 463 (33.53%) Terraform
9 456 (33.02%) Microservices
10 417 (30.20%) JavaScript
11 411 (29.76%) Java
12 378 (27.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 377 (27.30%) React
14 350 (25.34%) Kubernetes
15 345 (24.98%) Amazon EC2
16 330 (23.90%) Node.js
17 329 (23.82%) Software Engineering
18 325 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
19 322 (23.32%) TypeScript
20 321 (23.24%) Docker
21 317 (22.95%) DynamoDB
22 259 (18.75%) Jenkins
23 238 (17.23%) Finance
24 232 (16.80%) Full Stack Development
25 230 (16.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
26 226 (16.36%) Amazon RDS
27 219 (15.86%) Test Automation
28 209 (15.13%) Linux
29 200 (14.48%) Amazon SQS
30 193 (13.98%) 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 63 (4.56%) Apache Spark
2 47 (3.40%) Apache
3 43 (3.11%) Confluence
4 30 (2.17%) Apache Airflow
4 30 (2.17%) nginx
5 21 (1.52%) Apache Solr
5 21 (1.52%) GeoServer
6 13 (0.94%) Camunda
7 11 (0.80%) CMS
7 11 (0.80%) IIS
8 10 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.65%) Documentum
9 9 (0.65%) FileNet
10 7 (0.51%) Ethereum
10 7 (0.51%) Jupyter
11 6 (0.43%) Headless CMS
12 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.14%) Luigi
14 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.36%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.072%) PlantUML
Business Applications
1 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.14%) Cloudability
2 2 (0.14%) Magento
2 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.072%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.072%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,353 (97.97%) Serverless
2 1,326 (96.02%) AWS
3 550 (39.83%) Amazon S3
4 378 (27.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 345 (24.98%) Amazon EC2
6 230 (16.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 200 (14.48%) Amazon SQS
8 175 (12.67%) Amazon ECS
9 161 (11.66%) Azure
10 157 (11.37%) GitHub
11 141 (10.21%) OpenShift
12 128 (9.27%) AWS Step Functions
13 115 (8.33%) Amazon Kinesis
14 114 (8.25%) AWS Fargate
15 111 (8.04%) Amazon EKS
16 106 (7.68%) AWS CodePipeline
17 105 (7.60%) Route 53
18 87 (6.30%) Amazon Cognito
19 84 (6.08%) GCP
20 83 (6.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.61%) DNS
2 29 (2.10%) Firewall
3 14 (1.01%) VPN
4 10 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.58%) tcpdump
6 7 (0.51%) HTTP
7 6 (0.43%) Network Security
8 4 (0.29%) FTP
8 4 (0.29%) SSH
8 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.22%) DHCP
9 3 (0.22%) Internet
9 3 (0.22%) IPsec
10 2 (0.14%) Intranet
10 2 (0.14%) SSL
10 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.072%) AMQP
11 1 (0.072%) CTI
11 1 (0.072%) MPLS
11 1 (0.072%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (22.95%) DynamoDB
2 226 (16.36%) Amazon RDS
3 174 (12.60%) PostgreSQL
4 168 (12.17%) NoSQL
5 123 (8.91%) Amazon Aurora
6 116 (8.40%) MongoDB
7 112 (8.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 98 (7.10%) Elasticsearch
9 77 (5.58%) Relational Database
10 74 (5.36%) Amazon Athena
11 67 (4.85%) Big Data
12 63 (4.56%) MySQL
13 61 (4.42%) Data Lake
14 59 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
15 44 (3.19%) RDBMS
16 29 (2.10%) Redis
17 28 (2.03%) SQL Server
18 26 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
19 23 (1.67%) Spatial Data
20 20 (1.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 259 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 193 (13.98%) Git (software)
3 123 (8.91%) GitLab
4 103 (7.46%) JIRA
5 68 (4.92%) Artifactory
6 53 (3.84%) Cypress.io
7 43 (3.11%) Bitbucket
8 37 (2.68%) JUnit
9 32 (2.32%) kappa
10 31 (2.24%) Maven
11 30 (2.17%) Mockito
12 19 (1.38%) Gradle
12 19 (1.38%) PowerDesigner
13 18 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (1.30%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.01%) SonarQube
15 13 (0.94%) CircleCI
15 13 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
16 12 (0.87%) git-flow
16 12 (0.87%) Selenium
General
1 238 (17.23%) Finance
2 177 (12.82%) Social Skills
3 129 (9.34%) Public Sector
4 92 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (3.26%) Influencing Skills
6 39 (2.82%) Banking
7 31 (2.24%) Legal
8 29 (2.10%) Front Office
9 24 (1.74%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.94%) Law
12 12 (0.87%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.72%) Retail
14 9 (0.65%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
15 7 (0.51%) Presentation Skills
16 5 (0.36%) Marketing
17 4 (0.29%) Advertising
17 4 (0.29%) Games
18 3 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 472 (34.18%) Developer
2 387 (28.02%) AWS Engineer
3 204 (14.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 175 (12.67%) Software Engineer
5 169 (12.24%) AWS Developer
6 168 (12.17%) AWS DevOps
7 149 (10.79%) Architect
8 147 (10.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 112 (8.11%) Java Developer
10 106 (7.68%) AWS Software Engineer
11 90 (6.52%) Data Engineer
12 87 (6.30%) Full Stack Developer
13 79 (5.72%) Python Developer
14 65 (4.71%) AWS Architect
14 65 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
15 59 (4.27%) React Developer
16 48 (3.48%) AWS Data Engineer
16 48 (3.48%) Python Engineer
17 44 (3.19%) Backend Developer
18 43 (3.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (27.30%) React
2 330 (23.90%) Node.js
3 156 (11.30%) Kafka
4 148 (10.72%) REST
5 145 (10.50%) Spring
6 124 (8.98%) Spring Boot
7 102 (7.39%) .NET
8 94 (6.81%) GraphQL
9 85 (6.15%) HTML
10 82 (5.94%) CSS
10 82 (5.94%) JSON
11 73 (5.29%) AngularJS
12 69 (5.00%) PySpark
13 65 (4.71%) Elastic Stack
14 61 (4.42%) OAuth
15 56 (4.06%) RESTful
16 53 (3.84%) OAuth2
17 49 (3.55%) Spring Security
18 46 (3.33%) YAML
19 42 (3.04%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 104 (7.53%) Cloud Native
2 99 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
3 92 (6.66%) Legacy Systems
4 72 (5.21%) User Experience
5 59 (4.27%) Hedge funds
6 56 (4.06%) Data Protection Act
7 42 (3.04%) iPad
8 41 (2.97%) Algorithms
9 37 (2.68%) Data Structures
10 33 (2.39%) Virtual Team
11 29 (2.10%) Public Cloud
12 25 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.52%) Mobile App
15 20 (1.45%) NHS
16 14 (1.01%) IoT
17 13 (0.94%) Derivative
17 13 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
18 10 (0.72%) Fixed Income
18 10 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 209 (15.13%) Linux
2 72 (5.21%) Windows
3 43 (3.11%) Unix
4 18 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 16 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.36%) CentOS
7 3 (0.22%) Android
7 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.14%) Alpine Linux
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.14%) Debian
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.072%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (45.18%) Agile
2 590 (42.72%) DevOps
3 516 (37.36%) CI/CD
4 456 (33.02%) Microservices
5 329 (23.82%) Software Engineering
6 325 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
7 232 (16.80%) Full Stack Development
8 219 (15.86%) Test Automation
9 172 (12.45%) TDD
10 142 (10.28%) Scrum
11 122 (8.83%) Event-Driven
12 118 (8.54%) Analytics
13 113 (8.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 106 (7.68%) Unit Testing
15 104 (7.53%) Mentoring
16 101 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
17 94 (6.81%) ETL
18 92 (6.66%) Migration
19 86 (6.23%) Data Modelling
19 86 (6.23%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 628 (45.47%) Python
2 417 (30.20%) JavaScript
3 411 (29.76%) Java
4 322 (23.32%) TypeScript
5 193 (13.98%) SQL
6 124 (8.98%) Bash
7 70 (5.07%) Ruby
8 65 (4.71%) C#
8 65 (4.71%) Scala
9 60 (4.34%) Go
10 49 (3.55%) PowerShell
11 31 (2.24%) PHP
12 29 (2.10%) ES6
12 29 (2.10%) Shell Script
13 28 (2.03%) Groovy
14 22 (1.59%) C++
15 21 (1.52%) VBScript
16 20 (1.45%) PL/SQL
17 17 (1.23%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 138 (9.99%) Security Cleared
2 125 (9.05%) SC Cleared
3 92 (6.66%) AWS Certification
4 30 (2.17%) Degree
5 19 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.43%) OCP
7 6 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.14%) CCA
9 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.072%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.072%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.072%) CISSP
10 1 (0.072%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.072%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.00%) Accessibility
2 37 (2.68%) QA
3 27 (1.96%) GDPR
4 14 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.29%) PMO
7 3 (0.22%) MiFID
7 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.072%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.072%) NCSC
8 1 (0.072%) NIST
8 1 (0.072%) SLA
System Software
1 321 (23.24%) Docker
2 12 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.22%) Squid
4 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.14%) Snort
6 1 (0.072%) NFS
6 1 (0.072%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.072%) pfSense
6 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.072%) zsh
Systems Management
1 463 (33.53%) Terraform
2 350 (25.34%) Kubernetes
3 130 (9.41%) Ansible
4 108 (7.82%) Grafana
5 64 (4.63%) Kibana
6 39 (2.82%) Puppet
7 28 (2.03%) Prometheus
8 22 (1.59%) Packer
9 15 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (0.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 6 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.29%) Consul
12 4 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.29%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.29%) Istio
12 4 (0.29%) Nagios
12 4 (0.29%) Rancher
12 4 (0.29%) systemd
13 3 (0.22%) logstash
13 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 69 (5.00%) Oracle
2 44 (3.19%) Microsoft
3 28 (2.03%) IBM
4 25 (1.81%) Databricks
5 24 (1.74%) Splunk
6 23 (1.67%) BiZZdesign
7 22 (1.59%) ServiceNow
8 20 (1.45%) Google
9 18 (1.30%) Atlassian
10 17 (1.23%) SAP
11 14 (1.01%) New Relic
11 14 (1.01%) VMware
12 11 (0.80%) MuleSoft
13 10 (0.72%) AppDynamics
14 9 (0.65%) ESRI
14 9 (0.65%) OpenText
14 9 (0.65%) WSO2
15 8 (0.58%) Bloomberg
15 8 (0.58%) Confluent
16 7 (0.51%) Dynatrace