Period
to 23 May 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 May 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 273 412 676
Rank change year-on-year +139 +264 +173
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 894 563 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.56% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.58% 2.69% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 382 129
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +11.70% -6.00%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £338
90th Percentile £675 £661 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £70.00 -
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 24,995 20,916 12,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.47% 20.75% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,215 14,297 8,582
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 300 166
UK median hourly rate £21.33 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.26% +5.56% -16.28%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.98 £10.50
90th Percentile £57.83 £56.25 £58.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £16.76 £17.45
% change year-on-year +16.35% -3.93% +1.13%

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 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 May 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 +127 866 £550 +4.76% 65
London +111 591 £550 - 37
UK excluding London +102 299 £475 -5.00% 34
South East +36 102 £525 +5.85% 6
North of England +44 78 £450 - 13
North West +34 48 £450 -10.00% 7
Midlands +39 44 £500 -9.09% 4
West Midlands +33 42 £500 +5.26% 2
South West -31 28 £475 -5.00% 2
Yorkshire +27 26 £450 - 3
East of England +33 24 £475 -13.64% 3
Scotland +35 13 £525 +23.53% 4
Wales - 10 £450 - 2
North East +10 4 £435 +2.35% 3
East Midlands +16 2 £481 -12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 867 (96.98%) Amazon AWS
1 867 (96.98%) Serverless
2 462 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (48.77%) DevOps
4 424 (47.43%) Amazon S3
5 380 (42.51%) Python
6 370 (41.39%) Java
7 369 (41.28%) Amazon EC2
8 327 (36.58%) Docker
9 309 (34.56%) Terraform
10 272 (30.43%) Amazon RDS
11 256 (28.64%) Web Services
12 243 (27.18%) Finance
13 239 (26.73%) AWS CloudFormation
14 236 (26.40%) Jenkins
15 231 (25.84%) Node.js
16 226 (25.28%) Kubernetes
17 203 (22.71%) JavaScript
18 194 (21.70%) Amazon SQS
18 194 (21.70%) Microservices
19 188 (21.03%) Software Engineering
20 186 (20.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 184 (20.58%) Linux
22 183 (20.47%) Ansible
23 169 (18.90%) Git (software)
24 164 (18.34%) Amazon Redshift
25 152 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
26 147 (16.44%) Amazon Kinesis
27 133 (14.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
28 130 (14.54%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 83 (9.28%) Elasticsearch
2 82 (9.17%) Apache Spark
3 69 (7.72%) Confluence
4 43 (4.81%) Apache
5 21 (2.35%) Apache Airflow
6 16 (1.79%) Apache Solr
7 15 (1.68%) nginx
8 10 (1.12%) Luigi
9 9 (1.01%) IIS
10 7 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.67%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.56%) CMS
12 5 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.56%) WildFly
13 4 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.34%) Anypoint
14 3 (0.34%) Gunicorn
14 3 (0.34%) SAS
15 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 867 (96.98%) Amazon AWS
1 867 (96.98%) Serverless
2 424 (47.43%) Amazon S3
3 369 (41.28%) Amazon EC2
4 239 (26.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 194 (21.70%) Amazon SQS
6 147 (16.44%) Amazon Kinesis
7 133 (14.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 130 (14.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 101 (11.30%) CloudFront
10 100 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 90 (10.07%) OpenShift
12 88 (9.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 72 (8.05%) Amazon EMR
13 72 (8.05%) Route 53
14 60 (6.71%) GitHub
15 46 (5.15%) Amazon ELB
16 41 (4.59%) AWS CloudTrail
17 39 (4.36%) SaaS
18 38 (4.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.47%) VPN
2 28 (3.13%) DNS
3 25 (2.80%) Firewall
4 13 (1.45%) SSL
5 12 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.23%) HTTP
7 9 (1.01%) DHCP
7 9 (1.01%) IPsec
8 7 (0.78%) DMZ
9 4 (0.45%) DSL
9 4 (0.45%) Internet
9 4 (0.45%) WAN
10 3 (0.34%) ICMP
10 3 (0.34%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.22%) LAN
11 2 (0.22%) MQTT
11 2 (0.22%) Network Security
11 2 (0.22%) Wireless
12 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (30.43%) Amazon RDS
2 186 (20.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 164 (18.34%) Amazon Redshift
4 94 (10.51%) NoSQL
5 75 (8.39%) Big Data
6 70 (7.83%) MySQL
7 68 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
8 64 (7.16%) MongoDB
9 48 (5.37%) Amazon Athena
10 41 (4.59%) Hadoop
10 41 (4.59%) SQL Server
11 37 (4.14%) Relational Database
12 33 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (3.13%) Amazon Aurora
14 25 (2.80%) Apache Hive
14 25 (2.80%) RDBMS
15 24 (2.68%) Data Lake
16 22 (2.46%) Redis
17 13 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
18 10 (1.12%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 236 (26.40%) Jenkins
2 169 (18.90%) Git (software)
3 119 (13.31%) Artifactory
4 89 (9.96%) JIRA
5 71 (7.94%) GitLab
6 59 (6.60%) RStudio
7 31 (3.47%) Maven
7 31 (3.47%) Selenium
8 28 (3.13%) Bitbucket
9 21 (2.35%) Cucumber
10 20 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 20 (2.24%) TeamCity
11 19 (2.13%) Travis CI
11 19 (2.13%) Vagrant
12 17 (1.90%) CircleCI
12 17 (1.90%) Subversion
13 15 (1.68%) JUnit
13 15 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (1.45%) Mockito
15 12 (1.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 243 (27.18%) Finance
2 69 (7.72%) Front Office
3 59 (6.60%) Banking
4 38 (4.25%) Retail
5 13 (1.45%) Marketing
6 12 (1.34%) Law
6 12 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.89%) Advertising
8 7 (0.78%) Games
9 6 (0.67%) Back Office
9 6 (0.67%) Legal
9 6 (0.67%) Publishing
10 4 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.34%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 397 (44.41%) Developer
2 260 (29.08%) AWS Engineer
3 207 (23.15%) AWS Developer
4 178 (19.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 136 (15.21%) AWS DevOps
6 114 (12.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 111 (12.42%) Senior Developer
8 105 (11.74%) Java Developer
9 67 (7.49%) Python Developer
10 64 (7.16%) Architect
11 62 (6.94%) Data Engineer
12 53 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
13 52 (5.82%) JavaScript Developer
14 47 (5.26%) Angular Developer
15 45 (5.03%) JavaScript Engineer
16 42 (4.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 41 (4.59%) AWS Architect
18 40 (4.47%) Python Engineer
18 40 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
19 39 (4.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (28.64%) Web Services
2 231 (25.84%) Node.js
3 121 (13.53%) J2EE
4 107 (11.97%) Kafka
5 98 (10.96%) AngularJS
6 91 (10.18%) React
7 64 (7.16%) CSS
8 61 (6.82%) HTML
9 57 (6.38%) Spring
10 51 (5.70%) JSON
10 51 (5.70%) RESTful
11 49 (5.48%) REST
11 49 (5.48%) Spring Boot
12 48 (5.37%) .NET
13 42 (4.70%) J2SE
14 39 (4.36%) Express
15 38 (4.25%) HTML5
16 31 (3.47%) jQuery
17 29 (3.24%) Sass
18 28 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.82%) Fintech
2 59 (6.60%) Fixed Income
3 48 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (4.25%) User Experience
5 32 (3.58%) Cloud Native
6 31 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
7 19 (2.13%) PKI
8 15 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
9 14 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.57%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.23%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
13 9 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.89%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.89%) Life Science
15 7 (0.78%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 184 (20.58%) Linux
2 54 (6.04%) Unix
3 53 (5.93%) Windows
4 20 (2.24%) Ubuntu
5 12 (1.34%) CentOS
6 10 (1.12%) Debian
7 8 (0.89%) Android
7 8 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.89%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.34%) Fedora
11 1 (0.11%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (48.77%) DevOps
3 194 (21.70%) Microservices
4 188 (21.03%) Software Engineering
5 152 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
6 125 (13.98%) Asset Management
7 110 (12.30%) Scrum
8 104 (11.63%) TDD
9 93 (10.40%) Open Source
10 73 (8.17%) Decision-Making
10 73 (8.17%) Infrastructure as Code
11 69 (7.72%) Configuration Management
12 66 (7.38%) Analytics
13 63 (7.05%) Deployment Automation
14 62 (6.94%) Test Automation
15 59 (6.60%) BDD
16 57 (6.38%) Front End Development
17 55 (6.15%) OO
17 55 (6.15%) Unit Testing
18 53 (5.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 380 (42.51%) Python
2 370 (41.39%) Java
3 203 (22.71%) JavaScript
4 90 (10.07%) SQL
5 74 (8.28%) Bash Shell
6 73 (8.17%) ES6
7 56 (6.26%) Java 8
8 53 (5.93%) TypeScript
9 47 (5.26%) Scala
10 40 (4.47%) Ruby
11 35 (3.91%) PowerShell
12 34 (3.80%) C#
13 21 (2.35%) Go
14 20 (2.24%) Shell Script
15 19 (2.13%) PHP
16 10 (1.12%) ES7
17 9 (1.01%) Kotlin
17 9 (1.01%) Perl
18 8 (0.89%) C
19 7 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 100 (11.19%) AWS Certification
2 32 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.12%) Degree
5 7 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.45%) CISM
6 4 (0.45%) CISSP
6 4 (0.45%) CREST Certified
6 4 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.22%) CCNP
7 2 (0.22%) PhD
8 1 (0.11%) CCNA
8 1 (0.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.11%) MCSE
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.24%) QA
2 7 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.45%) PSD2
5 2 (0.22%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 327 (36.58%) Docker
2 11 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.23%) Squid
3 8 (0.89%) Snort
4 7 (0.78%) HDFS
5 5 (0.56%) LXC
6 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 309 (34.56%) Terraform
2 226 (25.28%) Kubernetes
3 183 (20.47%) Ansible
4 79 (8.84%) Puppet
5 56 (6.26%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.68%) Packer
7 21 (2.35%) Kibana
8 12 (1.34%) rkt
9 11 (1.23%) Graphite
10 10 (1.12%) HAProxy
11 9 (1.01%) Grafana
12 8 (0.89%) FortiGate
12 8 (0.89%) logstash
12 8 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.78%) Mesos
14 6 (0.67%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.67%) Salt
15 5 (0.56%) Nessus
16 4 (0.45%) Istio
16 4 (0.45%) Marathon
Vendors
1 42 (4.70%) Atlassian
2 30 (3.36%) Google
3 27 (3.02%) SAP
4 22 (2.46%) Microsoft
5 21 (2.35%) IBM
5 21 (2.35%) Informatica
5 21 (2.35%) Oracle
6 20 (2.24%) MuleSoft
7 18 (2.01%) IBM Sterling
8 17 (1.90%) Splunk
9 10 (1.12%) Black Duck
10 9 (1.01%) Ping Identity
10 9 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.89%) Dynatrace
11 8 (0.89%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.78%) New Relic
12 7 (0.78%) Tableau
13 5 (0.56%) Interwoven
13 5 (0.56%) Qualys
14 4 (0.45%) Adobe