Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 24 February 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
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 229 217
Rank change year-on-year +51 -12 -12
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 44 63 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.75% 0.72% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.24% 2.38% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 62
Central London median daily rate £575 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £490 £505 £425
90th Percentile £665 £691 £620
London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £90.00 -
% change year-on-year -61.11% - -

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 Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,961 2,646 2,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.37% 30.06% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,495 2,049 1,603
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +3.36%
10th Percentile £300 £349 £313
90th Percentile £663 £656 £625
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 23
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.76 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.28% -8.49% +2.91%
10th Percentile £18.58 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £24.88 £44.80
London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £26.78
% change year-on-year +30.23% -19.70% +19.44%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in Central London

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in Central London

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in Central London over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in Central London

AWS CloudFormation
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
City of London +52 32 £594 -5.00% 21
AWS CloudFormation
London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Central London region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 44 (100.00%) AWS
2 32 (72.73%) DevOps
3 29 (65.91%) Terraform
4 26 (59.09%) Python
5 23 (52.27%) Docker
5 23 (52.27%) Kubernetes
6 18 (40.91%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (38.64%) Ansible
7 17 (38.64%) Serverless
8 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
9 15 (34.09%) Amazon S3
10 14 (31.82%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (29.55%) Java
11 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (27.27%) Linux
12 12 (27.27%) Infrastructure as Code
13 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
15 9 (20.45%) Puppet
15 9 (20.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
16 8 (18.18%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
17 7 (15.91%) Azure
17 7 (15.91%) Web Services
17 7 (15.91%) Ruby
17 7 (15.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 7 (15.91%) AWS CodePipeline

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (13.64%) Confluence
2 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 44 (100.00%) AWS
2 18 (40.91%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (38.64%) Serverless
4 15 (34.09%) Amazon S3
5 14 (31.82%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (20.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (18.18%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (15.91%) AWS CodePipeline
8 7 (15.91%) Azure
9 6 (13.64%) CloudFront
9 6 (13.64%) GitHub
10 5 (11.36%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (11.36%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (11.36%) Route 53
11 4 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (9.09%) GCP
11 4 (9.09%) OpenShift
12 3 (6.82%) Amazon Cognito
12 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (4.55%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DNS
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) HBase
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Redis
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (2.27%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Presto
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (13.64%) CircleCI
4 6 (13.64%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 4 (9.09%) Subversion
6 3 (6.82%) Travis CI
7 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.55%) Gradle
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium
8 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.27%) Postman
8 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (27.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Data Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Developer
7 3 (6.82%) AWS Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Site Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.55%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
8 2 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Digital Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
2 6 (13.64%) Node.js
3 3 (6.82%) Swagger
4 2 (4.55%) JSON
4 2 (4.55%) Kafka
4 2 (4.55%) React
4 2 (4.55%) Serverless Framework
4 2 (4.55%) YAML
5 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.27%) AWS Amplify
5 1 (2.27%) CSS
5 1 (2.27%) CSS3
5 1 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.27%) HTML
5 1 (2.27%) HTML5
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) RAML
5 1 (2.27%) Redux
5 1 (2.27%) Sass
5 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Cloud Native
2 3 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) DevOps
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) Kanban
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.09%) Data Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.82%) Fintech
7 3 (6.82%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.82%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 3 (6.82%) Open Source
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.55%) Machine Learning
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Python
2 13 (29.55%) Java
3 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.91%) Ruby
5 6 (13.64%) Go
6 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.36%) SQL
7 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.09%) Scala
8 3 (6.82%) Perl
9 2 (4.55%) Groovy
9 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.55%) CISSP
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) NIST
1 2 (4.55%) NIST 800
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (65.91%) Terraform
2 23 (52.27%) Kubernetes
3 17 (38.64%) Ansible
4 9 (20.45%) Puppet
5 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.82%) Salt
7 2 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
1 2 (4.55%) Google
1 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
1 2 (4.55%) Teradata
1 2 (4.55%) TOWER Software
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.27%) Splunk