Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 121 182
Rank change year-on-year -17 +61 +16
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 29 16 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 0.66% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.34% 2.01% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 44
10th Percentile £463 £465 £447
25th Percentile £491 £508 £511
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £557 £550
Median % change year-on-year -5.75% +1.27% +2.33%
75th Percentile £609 £638 £611
90th Percentile £663 £648 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £557 £550
% change year-on-year -5.75% +1.27% -

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 1,241 795 2,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.53% 32.82% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 616 1,784
10th Percentile £375 £313 £364
25th Percentile £459 £419 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 14
10th Percentile £13.60 £20.36 £15.35
25th Percentile £13.88 £29.07 £18.78
Median hourly rate £22.25 £43.95 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year -49.37% +110.14% -4.93%
75th Percentile £28.42 £55.06 £22.89
90th Percentile £41.78 £59.38 £26.70
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £43.95 £21.00
% change year-on-year -49.37% +109.29% +5.00%

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 24 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (86.21%) AWS
2 23 (79.31%) DevOps
3 22 (75.86%) Docker
4 19 (65.52%) Git (software)
5 15 (51.72%) Python
6 14 (48.28%) Azure
6 14 (48.28%) Microservices
6 14 (48.28%) Kubernetes
6 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
6 14 (48.28%) Infrastructure as Code
7 11 (37.93%) Finance
8 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (34.48%) Node.js
9 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
10 8 (27.59%) Cloud Native
10 8 (27.59%) GDPR
10 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
10 8 (27.59%) Legal
10 8 (27.59%) Hedge funds
10 8 (27.59%) Subversion
10 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
11 7 (24.14%) Web Development
11 7 (24.14%) Web Services
11 7 (24.14%) User Stories
11 7 (24.14%) Terraform
11 7 (24.14%) Serverless
11 7 (24.14%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (20.69%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (20.69%) Ansible

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 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 25 (86.21%) AWS
2 14 (48.28%) Azure
3 7 (24.14%) Serverless
4 6 (20.69%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (17.24%) GCP
6 3 (10.34%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (10.34%) AWS Fargate
6 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (6.90%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
7 2 (6.90%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 2 (6.90%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (6.90%) AWS Step Functions
7 2 (6.90%) GitHub
7 2 (6.90%) npm
7 2 (6.90%) Stackdriver
8 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (6.90%) Data Lake
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) BigQuery
2 1 (3.45%) Bigtable
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Git (software)
2 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
3 8 (27.59%) Subversion
4 6 (20.69%) JIRA
5 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.90%) Bower
6 2 (6.90%) CircleCI
6 2 (6.90%) Grunt
6 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.90%) webpack
7 1 (3.45%) GCC
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
3 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
3 8 (27.59%) Legal
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Architect
1 10 (34.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) AWS Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Azure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Platform Architect
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Node.js
2 7 (24.14%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) HTML5
4 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) CSS3
4 2 (6.90%) Laravel
4 2 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (6.90%) LESS
4 2 (6.90%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) Sass
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
4 2 (6.90%) Vue.js
4 2 (6.90%) Vuetify.js
5 1 (3.45%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (3.45%) React
5 1 (3.45%) Redux
5 1 (3.45%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Cloud Native
1 8 (27.59%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) DevOps
2 14 (48.28%) Infrastructure as Code
2 14 (48.28%) Microservices
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
5 7 (24.14%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (24.14%) User Stories
5 7 (24.14%) Web Development
6 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) OWASP
7 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
7 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 4 (13.79%) Architectural Design
8 4 (13.79%) High Availability
8 4 (13.79%) Software Architecture
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Kubernetes
2 7 (24.14%) Terraform
3 6 (20.69%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) CASB
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) Databricks
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft