Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 396 608
Rank change year-on-year +155 +212 +217
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 1,013 650 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 0.64% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.00% 2.84% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 464 223
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £363
90th Percentile £688 £673 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 25,312 22,893 15,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.78% 22.64% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,250 15,757 10,471
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.71% +1.78%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 340 225
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.89% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.80 £11.25 £11.10
90th Percentile £78.75 £64.85 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.34 £17.50 £18.96
% change year-on-year +27.63% -7.70% +14.91%

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 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Lambda.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Top 15 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 23 September 2019. 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 +127 945 £550 - 225
London +99 644 £564 +2.50% 140
UK excluding London +164 359 £500 +5.26% 95
North of England +59 104 £466 +0.81% 33
South East +26 91 £525 - 21
North West +84 88 £469 -16.67% 27
Scotland +73 50 £525 +10.53% 3
South West +10 37 £500 +17.65% 9
East of England +47 34 £500 +11.11% 10
Midlands +54 31 £456 +14.06% 12
West Midlands +47 23 £450 -5.26% 2
Wales +31 12 £450 - 2
Yorkshire -14 10 £420 -9.19% 6
East Midlands +26 8 £513 +41.38% 10
North East +31 6 £470 +17.50%

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 1,002 (98.91%) Serverless
2 992 (97.93%) AWS
3 492 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 488 (48.17%) Amazon S3
5 483 (47.68%) DevOps
6 479 (47.29%) Python
7 435 (42.94%) Java
8 359 (35.44%) Docker
9 356 (35.14%) Amazon EC2
10 343 (33.86%) Terraform
11 285 (28.13%) Finance
12 280 (27.64%) Web Services
13 255 (25.17%) Amazon RDS
14 252 (24.88%) Jenkins
15 248 (24.48%) AWS CloudFormation
16 246 (24.28%) Node.js
17 242 (23.89%) Amazon SQS
18 240 (23.69%) Kubernetes
19 225 (22.21%) Software Engineering
20 220 (21.72%) Microservices
21 218 (21.52%) Git (software)
22 211 (20.83%) Amazon ECS
23 210 (20.73%) Linux
24 199 (19.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
25 196 (19.35%) Amazon Redshift
26 194 (19.15%) JavaScript
27 178 (17.57%) Ansible
28 163 (16.09%) Asset Management
29 157 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
30 148 (14.61%) 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
1 109 (10.76%) Apache Spark
2 71 (7.01%) Confluence
3 69 (6.81%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (5.03%) Apache
5 19 (1.88%) Apache Solr
5 19 (1.88%) nginx
6 16 (1.58%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (0.69%) Anypoint
8 6 (0.59%) Jupyter
8 6 (0.59%) Luigi
8 6 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.30%) WordPress
11 2 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.20%) CMS
11 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.20%) WildFly
12 1 (0.099%) IIS
12 1 (0.099%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.39%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.099%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,002 (98.91%) Serverless
2 992 (97.93%) AWS
3 488 (48.17%) Amazon S3
4 356 (35.14%) Amazon EC2
5 248 (24.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 242 (23.89%) Amazon SQS
7 211 (20.83%) Amazon ECS
8 135 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 134 (13.23%) OpenShift
10 126 (12.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 109 (10.76%) CloudFront
12 104 (10.27%) Azure
13 103 (10.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 86 (8.49%) GitHub
15 81 (8.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 67 (6.61%) Route 53
17 58 (5.73%) Amazon EMR
18 50 (4.94%) SaaS
19 44 (4.34%) Amazon ELB
20 33 (3.26%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.86%) VPN
2 14 (1.38%) HTTP
3 11 (1.09%) Firewall
4 9 (0.89%) Internet
4 9 (0.89%) Network Security
5 6 (0.59%) DNS
5 6 (0.59%) DSL
5 6 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (0.59%) WAN
5 6 (0.59%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.30%) FTP
7 2 (0.20%) Skype
7 2 (0.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.099%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.099%) ISDN
8 1 (0.099%) LAN
8 1 (0.099%) MPLS
8 1 (0.099%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.099%) Wireless
8 1 (0.099%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (25.17%) Amazon RDS
2 199 (19.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 196 (19.35%) Amazon Redshift
4 109 (10.76%) NoSQL
5 104 (10.27%) MySQL
6 69 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
7 65 (6.42%) Big Data
8 56 (5.53%) Amazon Athena
8 56 (5.53%) MongoDB
9 55 (5.43%) Hadoop
10 48 (4.74%) Relational Database
11 37 (3.65%) Apache Hive
11 37 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (3.55%) SQL Server
13 35 (3.46%) Amazon Aurora
14 30 (2.96%) Data Lake
15 20 (1.97%) RDBMS
16 19 (1.88%) Presto
17 17 (1.68%) Redis
18 15 (1.48%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 252 (24.88%) Jenkins
2 218 (21.52%) Git (software)
3 141 (13.92%) Artifactory
4 91 (8.98%) JIRA
5 74 (7.31%) RStudio
6 73 (7.21%) GitLab
7 54 (5.33%) Bitbucket
8 36 (3.55%) Maven
9 33 (3.26%) Travis CI
10 32 (3.16%) CircleCI
10 32 (3.16%) Selenium
10 32 (3.16%) TeamCity
11 25 (2.47%) Cucumber
12 23 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
13 19 (1.88%) Vagrant
14 18 (1.78%) JUnit
15 17 (1.68%) Subversion
16 13 (1.28%) Gradle
16 13 (1.28%) Mocha
16 13 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 285 (28.13%) Finance
2 94 (9.28%) Front Office
3 55 (5.43%) Banking
4 36 (3.55%) Retail
5 26 (2.57%) Public Sector
6 19 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.38%) Marketing
8 12 (1.18%) Advertising
9 9 (0.89%) Games
10 8 (0.79%) Law
10 8 (0.79%) Publishing
11 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.30%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.099%) Automotive
15 1 (0.099%) Back Office
15 1 (0.099%) Electronics
15 1 (0.099%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 490 (48.37%) Developer
2 272 (26.85%) AWS Engineer
3 241 (23.79%) AWS Developer
4 186 (18.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 119 (11.75%) AWS DevOps
6 106 (10.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 101 (9.97%) Java Developer
8 96 (9.48%) Senior Developer
9 94 (9.28%) Python Developer
10 81 (8.00%) Architect
11 77 (7.60%) Data Engineer
12 71 (7.01%) JavaScript Developer
13 61 (6.02%) Angular Developer
13 61 (6.02%) Lead Developer
14 58 (5.73%) React Developer
15 53 (5.23%) Cloud Engineer
15 53 (5.23%) JavaScript Engineer
16 51 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
17 49 (4.84%) Node.js Developer
18 48 (4.74%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (27.64%) Web Services
2 246 (24.28%) Node.js
3 135 (13.33%) J2EE
4 133 (13.13%) Kafka
5 107 (10.56%) React
6 102 (10.07%) AngularJS
7 85 (8.39%) .NET
8 72 (7.11%) RESTful
9 70 (6.91%) CSS
10 67 (6.61%) HTML
11 58 (5.73%) Spring
12 51 (5.03%) JSON
13 44 (4.34%) J2SE
14 43 (4.24%) REST
14 43 (4.24%) Spring Boot
15 37 (3.65%) .NET Core
16 35 (3.46%) Vue.js
17 31 (3.06%) SOAP
18 29 (2.86%) Laravel
18 29 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.88%) Fixed Income
2 59 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (3.46%) Cloud Native
4 34 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (2.07%) Data Structures
5 21 (2.07%) Derivative
5 21 (2.07%) Public Cloud
6 20 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
6 20 (1.97%) PKI
7 18 (1.78%) User Experience
8 17 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
9 16 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.89%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
11 9 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.79%) Digital Media
12 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
12 8 (0.79%) Equities
12 8 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 210 (20.73%) Linux
2 75 (7.40%) Windows
3 47 (4.64%) Unix
4 12 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 9 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.79%) Android
7 7 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.30%) CentOS
8 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.099%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.099%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.099%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 483 (47.68%) DevOps
3 225 (22.21%) Software Engineering
4 220 (21.72%) Microservices
5 163 (16.09%) Asset Management
6 157 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
7 148 (14.61%) Scrum
8 110 (10.86%) TDD
9 85 (8.39%) Decision-Making
10 83 (8.19%) Open Source
11 82 (8.09%) Analytics
12 80 (7.90%) Fintech
13 79 (7.80%) Deployment Automation
14 78 (7.70%) Infrastructure as Code
15 76 (7.50%) Configuration Management
16 66 (6.52%) Front End Development
17 60 (5.92%) E-Commerce
18 59 (5.82%) ETL
18 59 (5.82%) Machine Learning
18 59 (5.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 479 (47.29%) Python
2 435 (42.94%) Java
3 194 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 109 (10.76%) SQL
5 89 (8.79%) Bash Shell
6 62 (6.12%) Ruby
7 59 (5.82%) C#
8 58 (5.73%) Scala
9 54 (5.33%) PowerShell
10 46 (4.54%) PHP
11 44 (4.34%) TypeScript
12 40 (3.95%) ES6
12 40 (3.95%) Java 8
13 39 (3.85%) Go
14 33 (3.26%) R
15 21 (2.07%) Groovy
16 20 (1.97%) C++
17 17 (1.68%) ES7
18 12 (1.18%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 125 (12.34%) AWS Certification
2 34 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.47%) Degree
4 22 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.69%) CISM
7 7 (0.69%) CISSP
8 5 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (0.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.30%) ISEB
10 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.099%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.099%) CCNA
12 1 (0.099%) CCNP
12 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.099%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.07%) QA
2 9 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.79%) SLA
4 5 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (0.39%) NCSC
6 1 (0.099%) COBIT
6 1 (0.099%) GDPR
6 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 359 (35.44%) Docker
2 11 (1.09%) HDFS
3 6 (0.59%) LXC
4 5 (0.49%) Varnish
5 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.099%) Firmware
6 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.099%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 343 (33.86%) Terraform
2 240 (23.69%) Kubernetes
3 178 (17.57%) Ansible
4 66 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (6.32%) Puppet
6 27 (2.67%) Packer
7 13 (1.28%) Grafana
8 10 (0.99%) Kibana
9 8 (0.79%) Consul
9 8 (0.79%) logstash
9 8 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.69%) Graphite
10 7 (0.69%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.59%) Nagios
11 6 (0.59%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.49%) Istio
12 5 (0.49%) Rancher
13 4 (0.39%) Marathon
13 4 (0.39%) Mesos
Vendors
1 39 (3.85%) SAP
1 39 (3.85%) Splunk
2 35 (3.46%) Informatica
3 34 (3.36%) Atlassian
4 31 (3.06%) IBM
4 31 (3.06%) IBM Sterling
5 30 (2.96%) Google
6 20 (1.97%) Microsoft
7 12 (1.18%) MuleSoft
8 11 (1.09%) Ping Identity
9 10 (0.99%) Oracle
10 8 (0.79%) AppDynamics
10 8 (0.79%) Teradata
11 7 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.69%) WSO2
12 6 (0.59%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.59%) Talend
13 5 (0.49%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.49%) SaltStack
14 4 (0.39%) Tableau