Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Serverless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Serverless over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 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.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 454 774 863
Rank change year-on-year +320 +89 -
Contract jobs citing Serverless 484 122 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.12% 0.025%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.95% 0.99% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 91 21
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £388 £425 £385
90th Percentile £625 £625 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £469 -
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Serverless 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 16423 12353 7468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.20% 11.78% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11383 8492 5040
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £270 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 185 116
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.45% -14.30% +20.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £22.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -25.01% +30.00%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Serverless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the UK

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Serverless.

Contractor daily rate trend for Serverless in the UK

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Serverless in the UK

Serverless
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 Serverless within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +298 441 £500 - 42
London +158 280 £525 +5.00% 19
UK excluding London +187 200 £475 +1.33% 22
South East +64 77 £475 +4.11% 7
Wales +45 36 £525 +50.00% 1
South West +37 36 £438 -12.50% 4
North of England +90 35 £425 -20.93% 7
North West +50 29 £415 -22.79% 3
Midlands - 7 £494 - 2
East of England - 7 £500 - 1
Scotland - 4 £425 -
East Midlands - 4 £481 - 1
North East - 3 £475 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Serverless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Serverless.

1 390 (80.58%) Amazon AWS
2 314 (64.88%) AWS Lambda
3 277 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (42.15%) Node.js
5 200 (41.32%) Python
6 199 (41.12%) DevOps
7 168 (34.71%) Java
8 158 (32.64%) Git (software)
9 151 (31.20%) Web Services
10 147 (30.37%) Docker
11 146 (30.17%) Jenkins
11 146 (30.17%) Amazon EC2
12 145 (29.96%) JavaScript
13 124 (25.62%) Linux
14 114 (23.55%) TDD
15 111 (22.93%) Amazon S3
16 106 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
17 103 (21.28%) SQL
17 103 (21.28%) Terraform
18 102 (21.07%) AWS CloudFormation
19 97 (20.04%) HTML
20 96 (19.83%) CSS
21 86 (17.77%) Ansible
22 83 (17.15%) Microservices
23 82 (16.94%) Scrum
24 77 (15.91%) Configuration Management
24 77 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
25 74 (15.29%) Amazon RDS
25 74 (15.29%) RESTful
26 73 (15.08%) Puppet

Serverless
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 34 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (6.61%) Confluence
3 13 (2.69%) Apache
3 13 (2.69%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.07%) nginx
5 9 (1.86%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.65%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.45%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.45%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.24%) SAS
8 6 (1.24%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.03%) CMS
9 5 (1.03%) JBoss
10 4 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.83%) Luigi
11 3 (0.62%) Drupal
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.21%) Jetty
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 390 (80.58%) Amazon AWS
2 314 (64.88%) AWS Lambda
3 146 (30.17%) Amazon EC2
4 111 (22.93%) Amazon S3
5 102 (21.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 58 (11.98%) PaaS
6 58 (11.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 50 (10.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 50 (10.33%) GitHub
8 49 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (7.23%) Route 53
10 31 (6.40%) Amazon SQS
11 29 (5.99%) Amazon Kinesis
11 29 (5.99%) SaaS
12 28 (5.79%) CloudFront
13 17 (3.51%) npm
14 14 (2.89%) Amazon EMR
15 11 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (2.27%) IaaS
16 10 (2.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.86%) SSL
2 6 (1.24%) SAN
2 6 (1.24%) SMS
2 6 (1.24%) SMTP
3 5 (1.03%) SSH
4 4 (0.83%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.83%) Internet
5 3 (0.62%) HTTP
5 3 (0.62%) Network Security
6 2 (0.41%) ATM
6 2 (0.41%) DNS
6 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.41%) MQTT
6 2 (0.41%) Skype
6 2 (0.41%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.41%) VPLS
6 2 (0.41%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) AMQP
7 1 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (15.29%) Amazon RDS
2 72 (14.88%) NoSQL
3 52 (10.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 34 (7.02%) Big Data
5 33 (6.82%) MySQL
6 32 (6.61%) MongoDB
6 32 (6.61%) Redis
7 29 (5.99%) Amazon Redshift
8 23 (4.75%) SQL Server
9 20 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.69%) Neo4j
11 11 (2.27%) Relational Database
12 10 (2.07%) Blockchain
12 10 (2.07%) Hadoop
12 10 (2.07%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.86%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.45%) Data Lake
15 6 (1.24%) DocumentDB
15 6 (1.24%) Presto
Development Applications
1 158 (32.64%) Git (software)
2 146 (30.17%) Jenkins
3 58 (11.98%) JIRA
4 36 (7.44%) Mocha
5 32 (6.61%) Babel
5 32 (6.61%) Maven
6 27 (5.58%) webpack
7 26 (5.37%) Bitbucket
8 25 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 20 (4.13%) Cucumber
10 19 (3.93%) Grunt
11 17 (3.51%) Artifactory
12 13 (2.69%) Gerrit
12 13 (2.69%) Selenium
12 13 (2.69%) Sinon.JS
13 11 (2.27%) GitLab
13 11 (2.27%) NUnit
14 10 (2.07%) Jasmine
14 10 (2.07%) Vagrant
15 9 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 65 (13.43%) Finance
2 37 (7.64%) Banking
3 9 (1.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.65%) Marketing
4 8 (1.65%) Retail
5 6 (1.24%) Publishing
6 5 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.83%) Electronics
7 4 (0.83%) Games
7 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.62%) International Banking
8 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 257 (53.10%) Developer
2 128 (26.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 101 (20.87%) AWS Engineer
4 77 (15.91%) AWS DevOps
5 66 (13.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 65 (13.43%) AWS Developer
7 59 (12.19%) Java Developer
8 37 (7.64%) Full Stack Developer
9 33 (6.82%) Architect
10 32 (6.61%) .NET Developer
11 31 (6.40%) Node.js Developer
12 23 (4.75%) Senior Developer
13 22 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (4.55%) Python Developer
14 18 (3.72%) Cloud Engineer
14 18 (3.72%) DevOps Developer
15 16 (3.31%) C# Developer
16 15 (3.10%) Angular Developer
16 15 (3.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 15 (3.10%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (42.15%) Node.js
2 151 (31.20%) Web Services
3 97 (20.04%) HTML
4 96 (19.83%) CSS
5 74 (15.29%) RESTful
6 65 (13.43%) JSON
7 63 (13.02%) React
8 56 (11.57%) .NET
9 52 (10.74%) AngularJS
10 44 (9.09%) HTML5
11 42 (8.68%) REST
12 38 (7.85%) OAuth
12 38 (7.85%) OpenID
13 36 (7.44%) Dropwizard
13 36 (7.44%) OAuth2
14 33 (6.82%) CSS3
15 32 (6.61%) Swagger
16 31 (6.40%) Redux
17 27 (5.58%) Angular 2
17 27 (5.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.58%) Linux Command Line
1 27 (5.58%) User Experience
2 20 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (3.31%) Fintech
4 13 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.86%) Cloud Native
6 8 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.65%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.45%) PKI
8 6 (1.24%) Social Media
8 6 (1.24%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.83%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.83%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.83%) Smart Home
11 3 (0.62%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.41%) W3C
13 1 (0.21%) Blog
13 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 124 (25.62%) Linux
2 31 (6.40%) Unix
3 25 (5.17%) CentOS
4 19 (3.93%) Windows
5 16 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.07%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.24%) Android
8 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.41%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (41.12%) DevOps
3 114 (23.55%) TDD
4 106 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (17.15%) Microservices
6 82 (16.94%) Scrum
7 77 (15.91%) Configuration Management
7 77 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 63 (13.02%) Open Source
9 56 (11.57%) Test Automation
10 54 (11.16%) Software Engineering
11 53 (10.95%) BDD
12 35 (7.23%) CQRS
13 29 (5.99%) API Development
13 29 (5.99%) Continuous Deployment
14 27 (5.58%) Analytics
15 26 (5.37%) MVC
16 25 (5.17%) Kanban
17 24 (4.96%) Migration
18 23 (4.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 200 (41.32%) Python
2 168 (34.71%) Java
3 145 (29.96%) JavaScript
4 103 (21.28%) SQL
5 57 (11.78%) C#
6 45 (9.30%) Ruby
7 43 (8.88%) TypeScript
8 41 (8.47%) ES6
9 31 (6.40%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.93%) PHP
11 17 (3.51%) Scala
12 16 (3.31%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.10%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.86%) Go
15 8 (1.65%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.45%) Groovy
17 6 (1.24%) VB.NET
18 5 (1.03%) CoffeeScript
19 4 (0.83%) VB
20 3 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (5.79%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (3.10%) AWS Certification
5 14 (2.89%) Degree
6 12 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) CEH
7 1 (0.21%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.21%) CISA
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) CISM
7 1 (0.21%) CRISC
7 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) GIAC
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.48%) QA
2 6 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.41%) RosettaNet
5 1 (0.21%) GCP
5 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 147 (30.37%) Docker
2 12 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.21%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.21%) NFS
4 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 103 (21.28%) Terraform
2 86 (17.77%) Ansible
3 73 (15.08%) Puppet
4 55 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (9.09%) Kubernetes
6 12 (2.48%) Mesos
7 11 (2.27%) Packer
8 10 (2.07%) Nagios
9 9 (1.86%) Kibana
10 8 (1.65%) Consul
10 8 (1.65%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.24%) Pingdom
11 6 (1.24%) Rsyslog
12 5 (1.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 3 (0.62%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.62%) Rancher
14 2 (0.41%) Graphite
14 2 (0.41%) logstash
14 2 (0.41%) Marathon
15 1 (0.21%) Graylog
Vendors
1 29 (5.99%) New Relic
2 24 (4.96%) Atlassian
3 20 (4.13%) Google
4 19 (3.93%) Splunk
5 13 (2.69%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.69%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.65%) AppDynamics
7 7 (1.45%) Facebook
8 6 (1.24%) IBM
8 6 (1.24%) PagerDuty
8 6 (1.24%) VMware
9 5 (1.03%) Rackspace
9 5 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.03%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.83%) Adobe
10 4 (0.83%) NetApp
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle
10 4 (0.83%) SAP
10 4 (0.83%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.62%) OpenText