Period
to 16 October 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 16 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.

Serverless Computing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 183 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing Serverless 27 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.022% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.31% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £425 - -
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 - -

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 1,171 731 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.08% 15.90% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 471 360
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £213 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
England median daily rate £488 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +3.39% -35.87%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.23 £13.00
90th Percentile £21.50 £51.73 £18.53
England median hourly rate £17.55 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.25% +5.26% -18.72%

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 16 October 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 16 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
Birmingham - 18 £425 - 11
Coventry -8 8 £650 - 1
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (55.56%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
4 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
5 11 (40.74%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (37.04%) Azure Functions
6 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
6 10 (37.04%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) MVC
6 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (29.63%) DevOps
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
10 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 6 (22.22%) RESTful
10 6 (22.22%) SOLID
11 5 (18.52%) Terraform
11 5 (18.52%) MSTest
11 5 (18.52%) Node.js
11 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
11 5 (18.52%) Kanban
11 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software

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 3 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) EPiServer
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Magento
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (40.74%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (37.04%) Azure Functions
4 5 (18.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (14.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3
6 3 (11.11%) PaaS
7 1 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (3.70%) CloudFront
7 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) MSTest
3 4 (14.81%) NUnit
3 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) Moq
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Backend Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Azure Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Angular Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Mobile Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
5 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (22.22%) RESTful
6 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 5 (18.52%) Node.js
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) HTML5
8 3 (11.11%) jQuery
8 3 (11.11%) REST
8 3 (11.11%) XML
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (7.41%) Dojo
9 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
9 2 (7.41%) JSON
9 2 (7.41%) MSMQ
9 2 (7.41%) SOAP
9 2 (7.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (29.63%) DevOps
4 6 (22.22%) SOLID
5 5 (18.52%) Kanban
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
6 4 (14.81%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (14.81%) Microservices
6 4 (14.81%) SOA
6 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Web Development
7 3 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
7 3 (11.11%) ERP
7 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
8 2 (7.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Terraform
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) JD Edwards
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle