Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 217 206
Rank change year-on-year -23 -11 +60
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 56 58 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.61% 0.67% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.16% 3.47% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 61
Central London median daily rate £625 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £484 £425 £429
90th Percentile £763 £625 £588
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £90.00 - -

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 Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,589 1,670 1,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 28.01% 19.35% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,063 1,295 966
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +13.51%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £325
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 4
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £27.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% -34.45% +24.82%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £13.59
90th Percentile £28.25 £32.34 £50.31
London median hourly rate £18.88 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.18% -12.00% +17.26%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 -11 45 £625 +25.00% 17
Southwark -32 3 £525 -12.50%
West End of London - 2 £663 -
City of Westminster - 2 £663 -
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £550 -
AWS CloudFormation
London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 52 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (75.00%) Terraform
3 39 (69.64%) DevOps
4 30 (53.57%) Linux
5 29 (51.79%) Ansible
6 28 (50.00%) Docker
6 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (44.64%) Jenkins
7 25 (44.64%) Kubernetes
8 23 (41.07%) Python
9 20 (35.71%) Java
10 13 (23.21%) Ruby
11 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (19.64%) Puppet
12 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
13 9 (16.07%) Finance
13 9 (16.07%) React
13 9 (16.07%) Elastic Stack
14 8 (14.29%) Algorithms
14 8 (14.29%) Mesos
14 8 (14.29%) Microservices
14 8 (14.29%) Splunk
14 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 8 (14.29%) Web Services
14 8 (14.29%) PaaS
14 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
14 8 (14.29%) Node.js
14 8 (14.29%) Scala
14 8 (14.29%) Amazon EC2

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 (10.71%) Confluence
1 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.79%) Jetty
3 1 (1.79%) Luigi
3 1 (1.79%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 52 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (14.29%) PaaS
4 7 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (10.71%) SaaS
6 5 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
7 4 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (7.14%) Datadog
7 4 (7.14%) Serverless
8 2 (3.57%) Apigee
8 2 (3.57%) GitHub
8 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.79%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) BGP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) OSPF
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) MySQL
1 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.36%) Redis
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.57%) Blockchain
2 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.79%) Azkaban
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (44.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.14%) CircleCI
4 4 (7.14%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) Subversion
5 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.36%) GoCD
5 3 (5.36%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.79%) Ant
7 1 (1.79%) GitLab
7 1 (1.79%) Gradle
7 1 (1.79%) Grunt
7 1 (1.79%) gulp
7 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Scala Developer
4 6 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (10.71%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Blockchain Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Elastic Stack
1 9 (16.07%) React
2 8 (14.29%) Node.js
2 8 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) REST
4 3 (5.36%) RESTful
5 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.57%) Flask
5 2 (3.57%) Kafka
5 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.57%) SOAP
5 2 (3.57%) Swagger
6 1 (1.79%) Celery
6 1 (1.79%) CSS3
6 1 (1.79%) LESS
6 1 (1.79%) Pandas
6 1 (1.79%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (1.79%) Sass
6 1 (1.79%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.79%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 5 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.36%) Fintech
4 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Blog
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Mesosphere
3 4 (7.14%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Android
4 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) CentOS
5 1 (1.79%) Debian
5 1 (1.79%) Fedora
5 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) DevOps
2 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.29%) Microservices
4 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.50%) Kanban
6 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (10.71%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) User Stories
8 3 (5.36%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.36%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (5.36%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.36%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Python
2 20 (35.71%) Java
3 13 (23.21%) Ruby
4 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.29%) Scala
5 7 (12.50%) PHP
6 6 (10.71%) Go
7 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.93%) SQL
8 4 (7.14%) Perl
9 3 (5.36%) C
9 3 (5.36%) ES6
9 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 28 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.79%) etcd
2 1 (1.79%) KVM
2 1 (1.79%) Varnish
2 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (75.00%) Terraform
2 29 (51.79%) Ansible
3 25 (44.64%) Kubernetes
4 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (19.64%) Puppet
6 8 (14.29%) Mesos
7 6 (10.71%) Kibana
7 6 (10.71%) logstash
8 5 (8.93%) Marathon
8 5 (8.93%) Packer
9 4 (7.14%) Grafana
9 4 (7.14%) Salt
10 3 (5.36%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (3.57%) Graphite
11 2 (3.57%) Prometheus
12 1 (1.79%) Consul
12 1 (1.79%) Graylog
12 1 (1.79%) Nagios
12 1 (1.79%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Splunk
2 5 (8.93%) Google
3 4 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.57%) CA
5 2 (3.57%) New Relic
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.57%) Tableau
6 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) Perforce
6 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.79%) VMware