Period
to 7 April 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 7 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
London > Central London
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 215 211
Rank change year-on-year +42 -4 -14
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 28 78 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.54% 0.87% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.66% 2.66% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 62 68
Median daily rate £550 £580 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +10.48% -
10th Percentile £482 £454 £425
90th Percentile £670 £691 £620
London median daily rate £563 £563 £525
% change year-on-year -0.09% +7.24% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 1,691 2,934 2,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.82% 32.63% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,261 2,262 1,816
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 21
Median hourly rate £26.44 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.16% -5.00% +7.72%
10th Percentile £18.54 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.74 £35.00 £48.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £26.78
% change year-on-year +42.86% -8.50% +40.92%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in Central London

AWS CloudFormation
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in Central London over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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 7 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
City of London +36 21 £550 -8.33% 19
AWS CloudFormation
London

For the 6 months to 7 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 Central London region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 28 (100.00%) AWS
2 22 (78.57%) Python
3 19 (67.86%) DevOps
3 19 (67.86%) Terraform
4 17 (60.71%) Kubernetes
5 14 (50.00%) Docker
6 13 (46.43%) Infrastructure as Code
7 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
7 12 (42.86%) Amazon S3
8 11 (39.29%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (39.29%) Serverless
9 10 (35.71%) Ansible
9 10 (35.71%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (35.71%) Bash Shell
9 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (32.14%) Puppet
11 8 (28.57%) Linux
11 8 (28.57%) Java
12 7 (25.00%) Ruby
12 7 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (17.86%) Cloud Native
13 5 (17.86%) Immutable Infrastructure
13 5 (17.86%) Go
13 5 (17.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
13 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
14 4 (14.29%) Azure
14 4 (14.29%) Finance
14 4 (14.29%) JIRA

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 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
1 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 28 (100.00%) AWS
2 12 (42.86%) Amazon S3
3 11 (39.29%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (39.29%) Serverless
4 10 (35.71%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (14.29%) Azure
6 4 (14.29%) GitHub
6 4 (14.29%) OpenShift
7 3 (10.71%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (10.71%) GCP
7 3 (10.71%) Route 53
8 2 (7.14%) Amazon Cognito
8 2 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (7.14%) Azure Functions
8 2 (7.14%) SaaS
9 1 (3.57%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) OpenVPN
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) HBase
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (14.29%) Subversion
4 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.71%) CircleCI
4 3 (10.71%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.57%) GitLab
5 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.57%) Postman
5 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Terragrunt
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
1 4 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) AWS Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Data Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) AWS Developer
6 2 (7.14%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 2 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Site Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 3 (10.71%) Swagger
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) React
3 2 (7.14%) YAML
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) AWS Amplify
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
4 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) Kafka
4 1 (3.57%) RAML
4 1 (3.57%) Redux
4 1 (3.57%) Sass
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Cloud Native
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) DevOps
2 13 (46.43%) Infrastructure as Code
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Data Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Fintech
6 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
6 3 (10.71%) Machine Learning
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) API Development
7 2 (7.14%) Data Science
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Microservices
7 2 (7.14%) Task Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Python
2 10 (35.71%) Bash Shell
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) Ruby
5 5 (17.86%) Go
5 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.14%) Groovy
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) Scala
7 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (67.86%) Terraform
2 17 (60.71%) Kubernetes
3 10 (35.71%) Ansible
4 9 (32.14%) Puppet
5 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (10.71%) Salt
7 2 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
1 2 (7.14%) Google
1 2 (7.14%) TOWER Software
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Splunk
2 1 (3.57%) Teradata