Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS CloudFormation over the 6 months to 22 January 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 CloudFormation
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 166 149
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17 -
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 32 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.77% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.43% 1.64% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 14
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -
10th Percentile £428 £503 £450
90th Percentile £598 £568 £543
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

AWS CloudFormation 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 Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 932 732 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.52% 18.01% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 420 265
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £252
90th Percentile £601 £588 £598
South East median daily rate £475 £443 £450
% change year-on-year +7.34% -1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.30 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.59% -4.03% +24.34%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.98 £14.77
90th Percentile £46.50 £39.23 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.28
% change year-on-year +12.90% -10.30% -5.30%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in Berkshire

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in Berkshire

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in Berkshire

AWS CloudFormation
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Bracknell +9 18 £550 - 2
Newbury +6 6 £479 -
Reading -9 6 £525 -4.55% 1
AWS CloudFormation
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 28 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (71.88%) DevOps
3 21 (65.63%) AWS Lambda
3 21 (65.63%) Serverless
4 19 (59.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 19 (59.38%) Node.js
4 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
5 18 (56.25%) AngularJS
6 17 (53.13%) User Stories
6 17 (53.13%) Functional Programming
6 17 (53.13%) REST
6 17 (53.13%) Web Services
6 17 (53.13%) OOP
6 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (53.13%) TDD
6 17 (53.13%) Pair Programming
6 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
6 17 (53.13%) Unit Testing
6 17 (53.13%) Amazon Kinesis
7 16 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (37.50%) HTML
9 12 (37.50%) CSS
9 12 (37.50%) User Experience
9 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
10 11 (34.38%) Kanban
10 11 (34.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (34.38%) CSS3
10 11 (34.38%) Confluence
10 11 (34.38%) HTML5

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (34.38%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 28 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (65.63%) AWS Lambda
2 21 (65.63%) Serverless
3 17 (53.13%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (15.63%) IaaS
5 5 (15.63%) PaaS
6 4 (12.50%) OpenShift
7 2 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
7 2 (6.25%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (3.13%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (3.13%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (3.13%) CloudFront
8 1 (3.13%) Datadog
8 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.13%) SMTP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 11 (34.38%) JIRA
4 10 (31.25%) Mercurial
5 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
5 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.13%) CF BOSH
7 1 (3.13%) GitLab
7 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (28.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) React Developer
3 8 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior React Developer
6 4 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Architect
8 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Big Data Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) Node.js
2 18 (56.25%) AngularJS
3 17 (53.13%) REST
3 17 (53.13%) Web Services
4 12 (37.50%) CSS
4 12 (37.50%) HTML
5 11 (34.38%) CSS3
5 11 (34.38%) HTML5
5 11 (34.38%) LESS
5 11 (34.38%) Sass
6 9 (28.13%) React
7 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (3.13%) GraphQL
7 1 (3.13%) JSON
7 1 (3.13%) JSP
7 1 (3.13%) Redux
7 1 (3.13%) RESTful
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) CentOS
4 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) DevOps
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Functional Programming
2 17 (53.13%) OOP
2 17 (53.13%) Pair Programming
2 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 17 (53.13%) TDD
2 17 (53.13%) Unit Testing
2 17 (53.13%) User Stories
3 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (34.38%) BDD
4 11 (34.38%) Cross-Browser Development
4 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Kanban
4 11 (34.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 10 (31.25%) API Testing
5 10 (31.25%) OO
6 9 (28.13%) Release Management
6 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) ES6
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) AWS Certification
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Terraform
2 9 (28.13%) Ansible
3 7 (21.88%) Kubernetes
4 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (18.75%) Puppet
5 3 (9.38%) Packer
6 2 (6.25%) Salt
7 1 (3.13%) Consul
7 1 (3.13%) Mesos
7 1 (3.13%) Pingdom
7 1 (3.13%) SCCM
7 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) MKS
3 1 (3.13%) New Relic
3 1 (3.13%) Nintex
3 1 (3.13%) PagerDuty
3 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) VMware