Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 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
London > Central London
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 224 211
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13 +13
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 66 72 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.80% 0.79% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.33% 2.86% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 56 44
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -3.45%
10th Percentile £431 £475 £420
90th Percentile £688 £725 £625
London median daily rate £565 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £105.00 - -
London median hourly rate £70.00 £75.00 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 2,834 2,519 1,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.32% 27.64% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,255 1,994 1,045
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 24
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -20.83%
10th Percentile £17.73 £16.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £60.75 £34.00 £29.77
London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £21.23
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.99% -3.51%

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 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
City of London +8 48 £550 - 28
City of Westminster -6 7 £600 -9.43%
West End of London +11 3 £588 -9.62%
Southwark -15 1 £395 -20.60%
AWS CloudFormation
London

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 Central London region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 62 (93.94%) AWS
2 42 (63.64%) Python
2 42 (63.64%) DevOps
3 34 (51.52%) Terraform
4 31 (46.97%) Linux
4 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (43.94%) Kubernetes
6 28 (42.42%) Ansible
6 28 (42.42%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
8 26 (39.39%) Java
9 25 (37.88%) Amazon S3
10 23 (34.85%) Docker
11 19 (28.79%) Bash Shell
11 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
12 18 (27.27%) Infrastructure as Code
13 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
13 17 (25.76%) Migration
14 16 (24.24%) Puppet
14 16 (24.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (22.73%) Microservices
15 15 (22.73%) Finance
16 14 (21.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (21.21%) Serverless
17 13 (19.70%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (19.70%) Continuous Delivery
17 13 (19.70%) Kafka
17 13 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
17 13 (19.70%) JSON

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 11 (16.67%) Apache
2 9 (13.64%) Apache Spark
3 8 (12.12%) Confluence
4 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (3.03%) Jupyter
5 2 (3.03%) nginx
6 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 62 (93.94%) AWS
2 28 (42.42%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (37.88%) Amazon S3
4 16 (24.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 14 (21.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 14 (21.21%) Serverless
6 13 (19.70%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (18.18%) AWS CloudTrail
8 9 (13.64%) Amazon Glacier
8 9 (13.64%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (12.12%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (12.12%) Azure
10 7 (10.61%) GitHub
11 6 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (7.58%) Datadog
12 5 (7.58%) GCP
12 5 (7.58%) PaaS
12 5 (7.58%) SaaS
13 4 (6.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) BGP
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (16.67%) Big Data
3 8 (12.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (10.61%) Hadoop
4 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.09%) Apache Hive
5 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.06%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.55%) Presto
8 2 (3.03%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.03%) Apache Zeppelin
8 2 (3.03%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.03%) Parquet
8 2 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (1.52%) MySQL
9 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.15%) JIRA
4 5 (7.58%) GitLab
5 4 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.55%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.03%) GoCD
7 2 (3.03%) JMeter
7 2 (3.03%) Maven
7 2 (3.03%) Selenium
7 2 (3.03%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.03%) Subversion
7 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.52%) Codeship
8 1 (1.52%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Billing
6 2 (3.03%) Electronics
6 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Games
7 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) AWS Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Developer
3 10 (15.15%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (13.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Data Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) AWS Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) AWS Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.03%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) JSON
1 13 (19.70%) Kafka
2 11 (16.67%) XML
3 10 (15.15%) Web Services
4 8 (12.12%) Apache NiFi
4 8 (12.12%) JMS
4 8 (12.12%) REST
4 8 (12.12%) SOAP
5 6 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (6.06%) Node.js
6 4 (6.06%) Redux
6 4 (6.06%) Spring Boot
7 3 (4.55%) React
8 2 (3.03%) Lambda Expressions
9 1 (1.52%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.52%) LAMP
9 1 (1.52%) Spring
9 1 (1.52%) WebRTC
9 1 (1.52%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Cloud Native
2 7 (10.61%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.06%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.03%) PKI
5 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Blog
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.97%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Windows
3 7 (10.61%) Unix
4 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.03%) CentOS
5 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) DevOps
2 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (27.27%) Infrastructure as Code
5 17 (25.76%) Migration
6 15 (22.73%) Microservices
7 13 (19.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 11 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 10 (15.15%) Data Encryption
9 10 (15.15%) ETL
10 9 (13.64%) Configuration Management
11 8 (12.12%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (12.12%) TDD
11 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (10.61%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (10.61%) Data Transformation
12 7 (10.61%) DevSecOps
12 7 (10.61%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) Python
2 26 (39.39%) Java
3 19 (28.79%) Bash Shell
4 11 (16.67%) Java 8
5 10 (15.15%) Scala
6 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 7 (10.61%) SQL
8 6 (9.09%) Ruby
9 5 (7.58%) C#
9 5 (7.58%) Perl
10 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.03%) C
11 2 (3.03%) Go
11 2 (3.03%) PHP
12 1 (1.52%) C++
12 1 (1.52%) ES6
12 1 (1.52%) Groovy
12 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) AWS Certification
3 3 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) RHCE
5 1 (1.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 23 (34.85%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (51.52%) Terraform
2 29 (43.94%) Kubernetes
3 28 (42.42%) Ansible
4 16 (24.24%) Puppet
5 13 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (7.58%) Mesos
7 4 (6.06%) Packer
8 3 (4.55%) Kibana
8 3 (4.55%) logstash
8 3 (4.55%) Marathon
9 2 (3.03%) Consul
9 2 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (3.03%) Salt
10 1 (1.52%) Grafana
10 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.52%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (1.52%) Prometheus
10 1 (1.52%) SCCM
10 1 (1.52%) Suricata
10 1 (1.52%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.55%) Google
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
3 3 (4.55%) Splunk
3 3 (4.55%) Tableau
4 2 (3.03%) New Relic
4 2 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.03%) Teradata
5 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.52%) Qualys
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) SaltStack