Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 141 146
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 8 36 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.29% 0.84% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.10% 3.16% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 8
Median daily rate £588 £525 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.90% +18.31% -6.58%
10th Percentile £490 £425 £388
90th Percentile £663 £625 £523
South East median daily rate £568 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +8.15% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 728 1,138 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.02% 26.66% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 619 450
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £185 £312 £320
90th Percentile £629 £625 £620
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 10
Median hourly rate £20.75 £35.00 £19.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.71% +83.68% +27.03%
10th Percentile £16.50 £16.50 £16.03
90th Percentile £60.38 £47.94 £35.75
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.38 £18.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% +23.33%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in Berkshire

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in Berkshire

AWS CloudFormation
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in Berkshire over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 +19 4 £588 +6.82%
Reading +12 2 £700 +33.33% 3
Newbury -9 1 - -
AWS CloudFormation
South East

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) AWS
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Development
2 4 (50.00%) Serverless
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) Node.js
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Sass
2 4 (50.00%) LESS
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript

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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (50.00%) Serverless
3 2 (25.00%) IaaS
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (12.50%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (12.50%) Azure
4 1 (12.50%) CloudFront
4 1 (12.50%) GCP
4 1 (12.50%) Route 53
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevSecOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) CSS3
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
1 4 (50.00%) LESS
1 4 (50.00%) Node.js
1 4 (50.00%) REST
1 4 (50.00%) Sass
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Redux
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Native
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Development
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
1 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) CrowdStrike
1 1 (12.50%) CyberArk
1 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
1 1 (12.50%) Qualys
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec
1 1 (12.50%) Trend Micro
1 1 (12.50%) VMware