Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 590 813
Rank change year-on-year +215 +223 +74
Contract jobs citing AWS Lambda 668 297 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.30% 0.087%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.90% 1.92% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 232 70
UK median daily rate £539 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.42% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £425
90th Percentile £675 £588 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 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 23,001 15,456 12,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.31% 15.55% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,816 10,649 8,292
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +8.43%
10th Percentile £303 £270 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 220 185
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -20.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.23 £11.56
90th Percentile £62.06 £63.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £17.06
% change year-on-year -6.67% +9.91% -25.83%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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 +198 659 £550 +15.79% 170
London +196 464 £550 +10.00% 92
UK excluding London +42 195 £500 +11.11% 93
South East +14 89 £525 +16.67% 23
North of England +22 70 £475 +11.76% 21
Yorkshire - 57 £500 - 10
Midlands +4 15 £400 -15.79% 11
West Midlands -11 11 £475 - 4
North West -31 10 £419 +0.96% 8
South West -36 10 £450 +2.86% 15
East of England -1 6 £510 +20.00% 8
East Midlands +6 4 £363 -23.68% 7
Scotland -23 4 £475 +5.56% 12
North East +3 3 £425 -10.53% 3
Wales -15 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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.

1 655 (98.05%) Amazon AWS
2 647 (96.86%) Serverless
3 309 (46.26%) Python
4 274 (41.02%) DevOps
5 261 (39.07%) Amazon EC2
6 259 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
7 256 (38.32%) Node.js
8 245 (36.68%) Amazon S3
9 223 (33.38%) Terraform
10 222 (33.23%) Docker
11 215 (32.19%) JavaScript
12 211 (31.59%) Java
13 200 (29.94%) AWS CloudFormation
14 197 (29.49%) Ansible
15 176 (26.35%) Linux
16 166 (24.85%) Amazon RDS
17 165 (24.70%) Git (software)
18 162 (24.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 160 (23.95%) Jenkins
20 134 (20.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
21 130 (19.46%) Microservices
22 123 (18.41%) Opscode Chef
23 121 (18.11%) Configuration Management
24 114 (17.07%) MySQL
25 112 (16.77%) Software Engineering
26 107 (16.02%) Web Services
27 104 (15.57%) Amazon SQS
28 100 (14.97%) Finance
29 99 (14.82%) Puppet
30 96 (14.37%) REST

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 54 (8.08%) Confluence
2 50 (7.49%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.84%) Apache
4 18 (2.69%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.10%) Gunicorn
6 10 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (1.50%) CMS
7 8 (1.20%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.05%) IIS
8 7 (1.05%) nginx
9 6 (0.90%) SAS
10 5 (0.75%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.45%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.30%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.15%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.15%) Facebook Platform
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.15%) HipChat
1 1 (0.15%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Magento
2 3 (0.45%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 655 (98.05%) Amazon AWS
2 647 (96.86%) Serverless
3 261 (39.07%) Amazon EC2
4 245 (36.68%) Amazon S3
5 200 (29.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 134 (20.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 104 (15.57%) Amazon SQS
8 82 (12.28%) Amazon Kinesis
9 80 (11.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 70 (10.48%) Route 53
11 62 (9.28%) Amazon ELB
12 61 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 54 (8.08%) CloudFront
14 42 (6.29%) GitHub
15 39 (5.84%) Amazon EMR
16 31 (4.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 28 (4.19%) PaaS
18 25 (3.74%) Azure Functions
19 22 (3.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 22 (3.29%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.43%) Firewall
2 32 (4.79%) DNS
3 26 (3.89%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.69%) VPN
5 10 (1.50%) ICMP
5 10 (1.50%) MQTT
6 9 (1.35%) Internet
7 7 (1.05%) HTTP
7 7 (1.05%) SAN
8 6 (0.90%) LAN
8 6 (0.90%) WAN
9 5 (0.75%) SSL
10 4 (0.60%) DHCP
10 4 (0.60%) Network Security
10 4 (0.60%) SSH
10 4 (0.60%) VLAN
11 3 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.45%) MPLS
11 3 (0.45%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (24.85%) Amazon RDS
2 162 (24.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 114 (17.07%) MySQL
4 92 (13.77%) PostgreSQL
5 50 (7.49%) MongoDB
5 50 (7.49%) Relational Database
6 49 (7.34%) NoSQL
7 40 (5.99%) Redis
8 38 (5.69%) Amazon Redshift
9 27 (4.04%) Big Data
10 26 (3.89%) Couchbase
11 25 (3.74%) Amazon Aurora
12 23 (3.44%) Hadoop
12 23 (3.44%) SQL Server
13 19 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.95%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.65%) Amazon Athena
16 8 (1.20%) Data Lake
16 8 (1.20%) Neo4j
16 8 (1.20%) Presto
Development Applications
1 165 (24.70%) Git (software)
2 160 (23.95%) Jenkins
3 74 (11.08%) JIRA
4 47 (7.04%) Selenium
5 35 (5.24%) Gatling
6 34 (5.09%) Mocha
7 30 (4.49%) Maven
8 25 (3.74%) GitLab
9 18 (2.69%) Mercurial
9 18 (2.69%) webpack
10 17 (2.54%) Cucumber
10 17 (2.54%) JUnit
11 16 (2.40%) Gradle
12 14 (2.10%) Jasmine
13 12 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (1.65%) Eclipse
15 10 (1.50%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.50%) IntelliJ
16 9 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 100 (14.97%) Finance
2 81 (12.13%) Retail
3 30 (4.49%) Banking
4 15 (2.25%) Law
5 10 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.20%) Marketing
7 7 (1.05%) Games
7 7 (1.05%) Publishing
8 6 (0.90%) Advertising
8 6 (0.90%) Legal
9 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.45%) Billing
10 3 (0.45%) Front Office
11 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 255 (38.17%) Developer
2 170 (25.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 169 (25.30%) AWS Engineer
4 128 (19.16%) AWS DevOps
5 115 (17.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 87 (13.02%) AWS Developer
7 57 (8.53%) Node.js Developer
8 51 (7.63%) Software Engineer
9 50 (7.49%) Cloud Engineer
10 48 (7.19%) JavaScript Developer
11 45 (6.74%) Architect
11 45 (6.74%) React Developer
12 40 (5.99%) Senior Developer
13 37 (5.54%) Full Stack Developer
14 36 (5.39%) Python Engineer
15 34 (5.09%) Data Engineer
16 33 (4.94%) AWS Architect
16 33 (4.94%) Java Developer
17 31 (4.64%) Consultant
18 29 (4.34%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (38.32%) Node.js
2 107 (16.02%) Web Services
3 96 (14.37%) REST
4 92 (13.77%) HTML
5 90 (13.47%) CSS
6 87 (13.02%) React
7 61 (9.13%) AngularJS
8 47 (7.04%) HTML5
9 43 (6.44%) Jest
10 39 (5.84%) .NET
10 39 (5.84%) Redux
11 37 (5.54%) Enzyme
11 37 (5.54%) JSON
12 34 (5.09%) Chai
12 34 (5.09%) Express
12 34 (5.09%) Spring
13 33 (4.94%) Sass
14 32 (4.79%) CSS3
15 30 (4.49%) RESTful
16 28 (4.19%) koa
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.44%) Cloud Native
1 43 (6.44%) Computer Science
2 29 (4.34%) Fintech
3 26 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (3.59%) User Experience
5 20 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 20 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
6 18 (2.69%) Public Cloud
7 17 (2.54%) PKI
8 15 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.35%) Internet of Things
12 9 (1.35%) Replication
13 8 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.90%) Equities
14 6 (0.90%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.90%) Robotics
14 6 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 176 (26.35%) Linux
2 67 (10.03%) Unix
3 48 (7.19%) Windows
4 33 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.35%) CentOS
6 9 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (0.60%) Android
8 4 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.45%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.15%) VMS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (41.02%) DevOps
2 259 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (19.46%) Microservices
4 121 (18.11%) Configuration Management
5 112 (16.77%) Software Engineering
6 93 (13.92%) TDD
7 83 (12.43%) Scrum
8 73 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (10.18%) Unit Testing
10 63 (9.43%) Test Automation
11 58 (8.68%) Auto-Scaling
12 57 (8.53%) BDD
13 55 (8.23%) E-Commerce
14 48 (7.19%) SOA
15 47 (7.04%) OO
16 41 (6.14%) Problem-Solving
17 39 (5.84%) Migration
18 37 (5.54%) Kanban
19 34 (5.09%) Open Source
20 32 (4.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 309 (46.26%) Python
2 215 (32.19%) JavaScript
3 211 (31.59%) Java
4 83 (12.43%) Bash Shell
5 61 (9.13%) ES6
6 47 (7.04%) Go
6 47 (7.04%) TypeScript
7 45 (6.74%) SQL
8 34 (5.09%) Ruby
9 30 (4.49%) C#
9 30 (4.49%) PHP
10 28 (4.19%) Java 8
11 21 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.99%) Scala
13 19 (2.84%) PHP 7
14 13 (1.95%) Groovy
15 9 (1.35%) Perl
16 8 (1.20%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.75%) C
18 4 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (7.19%) Degree
2 40 (5.99%) Security Cleared
3 35 (5.24%) SC Cleared
4 34 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (4.19%) AWS Certification
6 11 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.65%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.75%) CISSP
8 4 (0.60%) CISM
9 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.30%) CCSA
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.15%) CCNA
11 1 (0.15%) CCNP
11 1 (0.15%) MCITP
11 1 (0.15%) MCSE
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.29%) QA
2 8 (1.20%) SLA
3 5 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.45%) GDPR
4 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 222 (33.23%) Docker
2 9 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.75%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 223 (33.38%) Terraform
2 197 (29.49%) Ansible
3 123 (18.41%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (14.82%) Puppet
5 71 (10.63%) Kubernetes
6 65 (9.73%) Packer
7 26 (3.89%) Salt
8 11 (1.65%) Grafana
9 9 (1.35%) Graphite
10 8 (1.20%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.90%) Kibana
12 6 (0.90%) Sysdig
13 5 (0.75%) Consul
13 5 (0.75%) Oozie
14 4 (0.60%) Mesos
15 3 (0.45%) Capistrano
15 3 (0.45%) logstash
16 2 (0.30%) Nagios
16 2 (0.30%) Rancher
Vendors
1 31 (4.64%) Red Hat
2 30 (4.49%) Splunk
3 24 (3.59%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.29%) Atlassian
5 20 (2.99%) Oracle
6 12 (1.80%) VMware
7 11 (1.65%) Google
8 10 (1.50%) Adobe
9 9 (1.35%) SaltStack
10 8 (1.20%) Interwoven
11 7 (1.05%) Remedy
11 7 (1.05%) Solace
12 6 (0.90%) New Relic
12 6 (0.90%) Tableau
13 5 (0.75%) Cisco
13 5 (0.75%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.60%) hybris
14 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.45%) Bloomberg
15 3 (0.45%) Symantec