Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 December 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.

Serverless Computing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 180 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs citing Serverless 29 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.021% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.35% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £450 - -
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,234 803 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.80% 16.57% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 529 376
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.18% +6.73%
10th Percentile £300 £219 £250
90th Percentile £600 £565 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 12
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -12.31% +23.11%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.83 £13.77
90th Percentile £21.50 £24.98 £21.47
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.92%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Serverless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the West Midlands

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Serverless in the West Midlands

Serverless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Serverless in the West Midlands

Serverless
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serverless within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Birmingham - 21 £450 - 4
Coventry 0 5 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 - 1
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Serverless 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (55.17%) DevOps
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (51.72%) C#
5 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
6 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (37.93%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (34.48%) Azure Functions
8 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
8 10 (34.48%) .NET
8 10 (34.48%) Python
9 9 (31.03%) Docker
10 8 (27.59%) Terraform
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) MVC
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
12 6 (20.69%) Perl
12 6 (20.69%) Finance
12 6 (20.69%) Maven
12 6 (20.69%) JIRA
12 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (20.69%) Microservices
12 6 (20.69%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (17.24%) Amazon S3
13 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
13 5 (17.24%) MSTest
13 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
13 5 (17.24%) SQL

Serverless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (6.90%) Anypoint
1 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) EPiServer
1 2 (6.90%) Mule
1 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (37.93%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (34.48%) Azure Functions
5 6 (20.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (17.24%) Amazon S3
7 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (6.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (6.90%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (6.90%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (6.90%) CloudFront
9 2 (6.90%) IaaS
9 2 (6.90%) PaaS
9 2 (6.90%) SaaS
10 1 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) Maven
3 5 (17.24%) MSTest
4 4 (13.79%) NUnit
4 4 (13.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.34%) Selenium
5 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.90%) Moq
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) React Developer
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Backend Developer
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.79%) HTML
5 4 (13.79%) HTML5
5 4 (13.79%) Node.js
5 4 (13.79%) React
5 4 (13.79%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 3 (10.34%) RESTful
7 2 (6.90%) Dojo
7 2 (6.90%) MSMQ
7 2 (6.90%) OAuth
7 2 (6.90%) SAML
7 2 (6.90%) SOAP
7 2 (6.90%) Swagger
7 2 (6.90%) WCF
7 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) DevOps
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (27.59%) TDD
5 7 (24.14%) MVC
6 6 (20.69%) Microservices
7 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (13.79%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
8 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) SOA
8 4 (13.79%) Web Design
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.34%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (10.34%) Open Source
9 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
9 3 (10.34%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) Python
4 6 (20.69%) Perl
5 5 (17.24%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Terraform
2 4 (13.79%) Ansible
3 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.34%) Puppet
4 2 (6.90%) Mesos
4 2 (6.90%) rkt
4 2 (6.90%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
2 2 (6.90%) MuleSoft
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.45%) VMware