Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 218 199
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19 +34
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 82 79 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.92% 0.86% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.94% 3.52% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 64 46
Central London median daily rate £588 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.90% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £463 £425 £427
90th Percentile £698 £624 £588
London median daily rate £568 £530 £510
% change year-on-year +7.08% +3.92% +7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £62.50 - -

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 2,793 2,243 1,158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 31.40% 24.34% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,160 1,754 931
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £325
90th Percentile £675 £645 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 10
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.72% -7.16%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £45.30 £48.25 £29.77
London median hourly rate £24.50 £26.78 £20.08
% change year-on-year -8.50% +33.36% -22.78%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 56 £600 +14.29% 9
City of Westminster - 9 £588 -
West End of London - 8 £588 -
Southwark -31 7 £543 -9.58%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £550 -
AWS CloudFormation
London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 77 (93.90%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (59.76%) Terraform
3 48 (58.54%) DevOps
4 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (51.22%) Python
6 37 (45.12%) Kubernetes
7 35 (42.68%) Linux
7 35 (42.68%) Java
8 34 (41.46%) Ansible
9 33 (40.24%) Docker
10 29 (35.37%) Microservices
11 28 (34.15%) Jenkins
12 24 (29.27%) Serverless
13 22 (26.83%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (24.39%) Amazon S3
14 20 (24.39%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (21.95%) Amazon RDS
16 17 (20.73%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
16 17 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (20.73%) Migration
17 16 (19.51%) Finance
17 16 (19.51%) PaaS
18 14 (17.07%) PHP
18 14 (17.07%) Web Services
18 14 (17.07%) Scala
19 13 (15.85%) Data Migration
19 13 (15.85%) Mesos
19 13 (15.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 12 (14.63%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 10 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (10.98%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Confluence
4 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.22%) Luigi
6 1 (1.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 77 (93.90%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (29.27%) Serverless
3 22 (26.83%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (24.39%) Amazon S3
4 20 (24.39%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (19.51%) PaaS
6 13 (15.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 12 (14.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (14.63%) SaaS
8 10 (12.20%) AWS CloudTrail
8 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (9.76%) Amazon Glacier
9 8 (9.76%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (8.54%) Datadog
11 6 (7.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (6.10%) GitHub
13 4 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (4.88%) OpenShift
14 3 (3.66%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) BGP
3 1 (1.22%) DHCP
3 1 (1.22%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) OSPF
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (9.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.54%) Big Data
4 6 (7.32%) Amazon Aurora
4 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.10%) MySQL
6 4 (4.88%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.66%) Blockchain
7 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.44%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.44%) Redis
9 1 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.22%) Azkaban
9 1 (1.22%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.22%) InfluxDB
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (34.15%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.32%) JIRA
4 4 (4.88%) GitLab
4 4 (4.88%) Subversion
5 3 (3.66%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.66%) CircleCI
6 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.44%) Babel
6 2 (2.44%) Maven
6 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.44%) webpack
7 1 (1.22%) Grunt
7 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.22%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Electronics
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Publishing
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (25.61%) Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Scala Developer
4 9 (10.98%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (9.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Architect
7 6 (7.32%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (6.10%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) AWS Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (3.66%) Blockchain Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) Web Services
2 12 (14.63%) Kafka
2 12 (14.63%) Node.js
3 11 (13.41%) React
4 10 (12.20%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (10.98%) JSON
5 9 (10.98%) XML
6 8 (9.76%) Apache NiFi
6 8 (9.76%) JMS
6 8 (9.76%) REST
6 8 (9.76%) SOAP
7 4 (4.88%) .NET
7 4 (4.88%) Redux
8 3 (3.66%) RESTful
8 3 (3.66%) Spring Boot
9 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.44%) Flask
9 2 (2.44%) Sass
9 2 (2.44%) Serverless Framework
10 1 (1.22%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Algorithms
2 7 (8.54%) Fintech
3 6 (7.32%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.88%) Hedge funds
5 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.66%) PKI
7 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.44%) User Experience
8 1 (1.22%) Blog
8 1 (1.22%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.68%) Linux
2 10 (12.20%) Windows
3 8 (9.76%) Unix
4 4 (4.88%) Mesosphere
4 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.66%) Android
5 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) DevOps
2 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (35.37%) Microservices
4 17 (20.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (20.73%) Migration
5 13 (15.85%) Data Migration
6 9 (10.98%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (10.98%) Data Encryption
6 9 (10.98%) Scrum
7 8 (9.76%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (9.76%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 8 (9.76%) TDD
8 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.54%) Data Transformation
8 7 (8.54%) Post-Production
9 6 (7.32%) ETL
10 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.10%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.22%) Python
2 35 (42.68%) Java
3 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
4 14 (17.07%) PHP
4 14 (17.07%) Scala
5 11 (13.41%) Java 8
6 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.54%) Ruby
7 6 (7.32%) Go
7 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.10%) ES6
8 5 (6.10%) SQL
9 4 (4.88%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.66%) C
10 3 (3.66%) C#
10 3 (3.66%) Perl
11 2 (2.44%) C++
11 2 (2.44%) ES7
11 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.22%) CCNP
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.22%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) MCSE
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 33 (40.24%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.22%) etcd
Systems Management
1 49 (59.76%) Terraform
2 37 (45.12%) Kubernetes
3 34 (41.46%) Ansible
4 13 (15.85%) Mesos
5 11 (13.41%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (12.20%) Puppet
7 9 (10.98%) Kibana
8 8 (9.76%) logstash
8 8 (9.76%) Marathon
9 5 (6.10%) Grafana
9 5 (6.10%) Salt
10 3 (3.66%) Prometheus
11 2 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (2.44%) Packer
12 1 (1.22%) Capistrano
12 1 (1.22%) Consul
12 1 (1.22%) Graphite
12 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
12 1 (1.22%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (1.22%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.66%) Google
4 2 (2.44%) Interwoven
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.44%) New Relic
4 2 (2.44%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.44%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) Splunk
4 2 (2.44%) Tableau
5 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) Okta
5 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.22%) VMware