Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 224 336 464
Rank change year-on-year +112 +128 +254
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 764 767 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 0.78% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.77% 3.02% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 552 362
UK median daily rate £550 £538 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% +2.50%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £406
90th Percentile £700 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £498
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.32% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -

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 20,269 25,433 19,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.09% 25.88% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,728 17,537 13,471
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £310 £300
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 308 250
UK median hourly rate £21.34 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.94% -12.50% +7.85%
10th Percentile £13.15 £11.50 £11.23
90th Percentile £68.75 £55.75 £53.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% +4.48% -1.82%

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 February 2020.

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 February 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 +88 719 £550 - 256
London +77 447 £550 - 127
UK excluding London +155 309 £525 +5.00% 146
North of England +89 100 £525 +16.02% 43
South East +61 86 £550 +4.76% 37
North West +98 82 £525 +20.34% 25
South West +41 40 £500 - 6
East of England +56 37 £525 +10.53% 20
Scotland +44 36 £500 +8.11% 13
Yorkshire +17 11 £488 +7.73% 17
Midlands +36 10 £505 +6.32% 23
North East +26 7 £763 +64.86% 1
East Midlands +43 6 £478 +15.76% 6
West Midlands +31 4 £575 +8.24% 17
Wales +27 2 £450 -14.29% 3

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 741 (96.99%) Serverless
2 723 (94.63%) AWS
3 385 (50.39%) Python
4 341 (44.63%) Amazon S3
5 324 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
6 317 (41.49%) DevOps
7 274 (35.86%) Amazon EC2
8 267 (34.95%) Java
9 255 (33.38%) Docker
10 231 (30.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 224 (29.32%) Terraform
12 200 (26.18%) Kubernetes
13 191 (25.00%) Node.js
14 182 (23.82%) Web Services
15 174 (22.77%) Amazon RDS
16 163 (21.34%) Software Engineering
17 160 (20.94%) Microservices
18 157 (20.55%) Amazon SQS
19 154 (20.16%) JavaScript
20 150 (19.63%) Jenkins
21 147 (19.24%) Finance
22 144 (18.85%) Amazon ECS
23 142 (18.59%) Amazon Redshift
24 134 (17.54%) Git (software)
25 126 (16.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 115 (15.05%) Linux
27 101 (13.22%) Front Office
27 101 (13.22%) React
28 95 (12.43%) Scrum
29 91 (11.91%) Amazon Kinesis

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 56 (7.33%) Apache Spark
2 46 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (5.50%) Confluence
4 14 (1.83%) Apache
5 10 (1.31%) CMS
6 8 (1.05%) nginx
7 6 (0.79%) Headless CMS
8 5 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.65%) Drupal
9 4 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.52%) JBoss
10 3 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.26%) Camunda
11 2 (0.26%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.26%) WildFly
12 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.13%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 9 (1.18%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.26%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 741 (96.99%) Serverless
2 723 (94.63%) AWS
3 341 (44.63%) Amazon S3
4 274 (35.86%) Amazon EC2
5 231 (30.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 157 (20.55%) Amazon SQS
7 144 (18.85%) Amazon ECS
8 91 (11.91%) Amazon Kinesis
9 88 (11.52%) OpenShift
10 83 (10.86%) Azure
11 73 (9.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 67 (8.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 66 (8.64%) CloudFront
14 47 (6.15%) GitHub
15 42 (5.50%) Amazon Cognito
16 41 (5.37%) Amazon EMR
17 38 (4.97%) SaaS
18 36 (4.71%) AWS Step Functions
18 36 (4.71%) Route 53
19 27 (3.53%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.75%) VPN
2 10 (1.31%) DNS
3 7 (0.92%) Network Security
4 6 (0.79%) AMQP
4 6 (0.79%) Firewall
4 6 (0.79%) HTTP
4 6 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.52%) MQTT
5 4 (0.52%) SSL
6 3 (0.39%) DSL
6 3 (0.39%) Internet
6 3 (0.39%) IPsec
6 3 (0.39%) SNMP
6 3 (0.39%) SSH
7 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.26%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.26%) Skype
7 2 (0.26%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (22.77%) Amazon RDS
2 142 (18.59%) Amazon Redshift
3 126 (16.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 78 (10.21%) Amazon Athena
5 69 (9.03%) NoSQL
6 61 (7.98%) MySQL
7 50 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (5.76%) Big Data
9 34 (4.45%) MongoDB
10 28 (3.66%) Amazon Aurora
11 27 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (3.40%) Redis
13 25 (3.27%) Data Lake
13 25 (3.27%) Hadoop
14 18 (2.36%) Relational Database
15 17 (2.23%) Presto
16 12 (1.57%) Spotfire
17 11 (1.44%) SQL Server
18 10 (1.31%) Power BI
19 9 (1.18%) KDB
Development Applications
1 150 (19.63%) Jenkins
2 134 (17.54%) Git (software)
3 70 (9.16%) Artifactory
4 52 (6.81%) JIRA
4 52 (6.81%) RStudio
5 32 (4.19%) Maven
6 31 (4.06%) Gradle
7 28 (3.66%) CircleCI
8 23 (3.01%) Cucumber
9 20 (2.62%) Selenium
10 17 (2.23%) Bitbucket
11 14 (1.83%) GitLab
11 14 (1.83%) Travis CI
12 13 (1.70%) Mockito
13 11 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.44%) Mocha
14 10 (1.31%) Subversion
15 9 (1.18%) Ant
15 9 (1.18%) JUnit
16 7 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 147 (19.24%) Finance
2 101 (13.22%) Front Office
3 41 (5.37%) Public Sector
4 31 (4.06%) Banking
5 27 (3.53%) Marketing
6 21 (2.75%) Retail
7 11 (1.44%) Games
8 8 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.92%) Advertising
10 5 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.52%) Electronics
11 4 (0.52%) Law
12 3 (0.39%) Back Office
12 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (43.19%) Developer
2 162 (21.20%) AWS Engineer
3 147 (19.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 120 (15.71%) AWS Developer
5 98 (12.83%) AWS DevOps
6 84 (10.99%) Python Developer
7 81 (10.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 80 (10.47%) Java Developer
9 77 (10.08%) Architect
10 64 (8.38%) Data Engineer
11 63 (8.25%) Python Engineer
12 56 (7.33%) Senior Developer
13 48 (6.28%) Software Engineer
14 44 (5.76%) Lead Developer
15 38 (4.97%) Cloud Engineer
15 38 (4.97%) Lead Software Developer
16 37 (4.84%) AWS Architect
16 37 (4.84%) Java Software Developer
17 34 (4.45%) Lead Java Developer
18 31 (4.06%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (25.00%) Node.js
2 182 (23.82%) Web Services
3 101 (13.22%) React
4 64 (8.38%) Kafka
5 58 (7.59%) J2EE
6 55 (7.20%) RESTful
7 53 (6.94%) J2SE
8 46 (6.02%) .NET
9 40 (5.24%) AngularJS
10 36 (4.71%) REST
11 33 (4.32%) Laravel
12 29 (3.80%) Spring
13 28 (3.66%) GraphQL
14 27 (3.53%) Spring Boot
14 27 (3.53%) Vue.js
15 26 (3.40%) HTML
15 26 (3.40%) JSON
16 24 (3.14%) CSS
16 24 (3.14%) Redux
17 22 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.78%) Fixed Income
2 66 (8.64%) Greenfield Project
3 65 (8.51%) Derivative
4 52 (6.81%) Equities
5 26 (3.40%) Cloud Native
6 19 (2.49%) Hedge funds
7 16 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (1.96%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.70%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.70%) User Experience
10 11 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.31%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.18%) Smart Home
13 8 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
15 5 (0.65%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 4 (0.52%) Marketing Technology
17 3 (0.39%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 115 (15.05%) Linux
2 42 (5.50%) Windows
3 28 (3.66%) Unix
4 11 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.05%) Debian
5 8 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.79%) Android
7 5 (0.65%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.52%) CentOS
8 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (41.49%) DevOps
3 163 (21.34%) Software Engineering
4 160 (20.94%) Microservices
5 95 (12.43%) Scrum
6 85 (11.13%) Asset Management
7 78 (10.21%) Decision-Making
8 76 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (9.95%) TDD
9 72 (9.42%) Deployment Automation
10 70 (9.16%) Infrastructure as Code
11 57 (7.46%) Open Source
12 53 (6.94%) Analytics
13 51 (6.68%) E-Commerce
13 51 (6.68%) ETL
14 48 (6.28%) Kanban
15 44 (5.76%) Data Engineering
16 42 (5.50%) BDD
17 40 (5.24%) Test Automation
18 39 (5.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 385 (50.39%) Python
2 267 (34.95%) Java
3 154 (20.16%) JavaScript
4 83 (10.86%) SQL
5 77 (10.08%) R
6 60 (7.85%) Ruby
7 49 (6.41%) Bash Shell
7 49 (6.41%) TypeScript
8 48 (6.28%) PHP
9 47 (6.15%) C#
10 35 (4.58%) Scala
11 30 (3.93%) Groovy
12 27 (3.53%) Go
13 25 (3.27%) C++
13 25 (3.27%) Java 8
14 14 (1.83%) ES6
15 12 (1.57%) Perl
15 12 (1.57%) VBA
16 11 (1.44%) Kotlin
17 8 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 58 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 57 (7.46%) AWS Certification
4 16 (2.09%) Degree
5 6 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.39%) ISEB
6 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.23%) QA
2 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) GDPR
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 255 (33.38%) Docker
2 12 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.52%) HDFS
3 4 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.39%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.26%) BusyBox
5 2 (0.26%) LXC
5 2 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 224 (29.32%) Terraform
2 200 (26.18%) Kubernetes
3 63 (8.25%) Ansible
4 50 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (6.02%) Puppet
6 23 (3.01%) Packer
7 16 (2.09%) Prometheus
8 10 (1.31%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (1.31%) Kibana
9 7 (0.92%) Rancher
10 6 (0.79%) Grafana
10 6 (0.79%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.52%) Consul
11 4 (0.52%) Nagios
12 3 (0.39%) Fluentd
13 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.13%) Graphite
14 1 (0.13%) Knative
14 1 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 34 (4.45%) Google
2 25 (3.27%) Informatica
3 18 (2.36%) IBM
3 18 (2.36%) Oracle
4 17 (2.23%) Tableau
5 14 (1.83%) SAP
6 11 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (1.44%) Splunk
7 10 (1.31%) IBM Sterling
8 9 (1.18%) Bloomberg
8 9 (1.18%) Talend
9 8 (1.05%) Facebook
9 8 (1.05%) Microsoft
10 7 (0.92%) Adobe
10 7 (0.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.92%) Teradata
11 6 (0.79%) Mercator
12 5 (0.65%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.65%) SaltStack
13 3 (0.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud