Period
to 13 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 13 May 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 139 140 192
Rank change year-on-year +1 +52 -3
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 15 18 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.53% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.56% 1.71% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 39
10th Percentile " £466 £461
25th Percentile £463 £509 £516
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £509 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% -4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £647 £594 £684
90th Percentile £731 £634 £753
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 960 1,051 1,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.04% 31.11% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 828 1,561
10th Percentile £363 £300 £363
25th Percentile £438 £413 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £505 £525
Median % change year-on-year +3.96% -3.81% +5.00%
75th Percentile £603 £600 £600
90th Percentile £675 £666 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
10th Percentile £13.48 £17.10 £11.85
25th Percentile £13.63 £22.11 £12.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £41.40 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -45.65% +107.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £25.18 £52.63 £22.75
90th Percentile £27.77 £59.00 £27.52
Central London median hourly rate £22.98 £26.44 £19.25
% change year-on-year -13.11% +37.35% -10.93%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in the City of London

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in the City of London

AWS CloudFormation
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 May 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 13 (86.67%) AWS
2 10 (66.67%) Docker
3 9 (60.00%) DevOps
3 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (53.33%) Azure
5 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Microservices
6 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (40.00%) Web Development
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) Terraform
7 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (26.67%) Ansible
8 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
8 4 (26.67%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) OWASP
8 4 (26.67%) Node.js
8 4 (26.67%) High Availability
9 3 (20.00%) REST
9 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
9 3 (20.00%) HTML5
9 3 (20.00%) JIRA

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 13 (86.67%) AWS
2 8 (53.33%) Azure
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (20.00%) Serverless
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (13.33%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (6.67%) GCP
6 1 (6.67%) PaaS
6 1 (6.67%) SaaS
6 1 (6.67%) Stackdriver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Bower
4 1 (6.67%) CircleCI
4 1 (6.67%) Grunt
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) webpack
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) Node.js
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 3 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (13.33%) Kafka
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) Laravel
5 1 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (6.67%) LESS
5 1 (6.67%) Redux
5 1 (6.67%) Sass
5 1 (6.67%) Vue.js
5 1 (6.67%) Vuetify.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Microservices
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Web Development
4 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (26.67%) High Availability
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) OWASP
5 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Architectural Design
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
7 2 (13.33%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Terraform
2 4 (26.67%) Ansible
2 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Databricks
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft