Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 117 163 215
Rank change year-on-year +46 +52 -17
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 17 30 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.25% 2.02% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 35
Median daily rate £575 £575 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £463 £427 £498
90th Percentile £750 £650 £763
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £594
% change year-on-year - -3.16% +17.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 757 1,482 1,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.35% 31.99% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 1,178 1,547
Median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £312 £350
90th Percentile £650 £657 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £511 £525
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +17.14% -16.12%
10th Percentile £15.05 £18.70 £12.25
90th Percentile £24.64 £57.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate £22.98 £20.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +14.88% +6.61% -10.08%

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 4 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (100.00%) AWS
2 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
3 10 (58.82%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) Docker
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Microservices
5 8 (47.06%) Terraform
5 8 (47.06%) Amazon ECS
6 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (41.18%) DevOps
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) REST
7 6 (35.29%) Ansible
7 6 (35.29%) Kafka
7 6 (35.29%) Python
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (35.29%) Web Development
7 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (35.29%) Redux
8 5 (29.41%) Lambda Expressions
8 5 (29.41%) Spring Boot
8 5 (29.41%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (29.41%) Spring
8 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
9 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning

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 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) AWS
2 8 (47.06%) Amazon ECS
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (23.53%) Azure
3 4 (23.53%) PaaS
3 4 (23.53%) SaaS
4 3 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (17.65%) Serverless
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (11.76%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (11.76%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (11.76%) OpenShift
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (5.88%) AWS CodeBuild
6 1 (5.88%) AWS CodeCommit
6 1 (5.88%) CloudFront
6 1 (5.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (11.76%) H.323
1 2 (11.76%) MGCP
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
1 2 (11.76%) NX-OS
1 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
2 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Multicast
2 1 (5.88%) VPLS
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) Redis
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Grunt
3 2 (11.76%) gulp
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.88%) CircleCI
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Django Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Kafka
1 6 (35.29%) Redux
1 6 (35.29%) REST
2 5 (29.41%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (29.41%) Lambda Expressions
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) Spring Boot
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) Node.js
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) Django
4 2 (11.76%) Flask
4 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.76%) React
4 2 (11.76%) Swagger
4 2 (11.76%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Blog
3 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Microservices
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) Web Development
4 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (23.53%) Scalability Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) DNA
6 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) ES6
4 2 (11.76%) R
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Go
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (11.76%) etcd
2 2 (11.76%) Varnish
2 2 (11.76%) VMware NSX
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Terraform
2 6 (35.29%) Ansible
3 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
3 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (23.53%) Puppet
4 3 (17.65%) Consul
4 3 (17.65%) Salt
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (11.76%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (5.88%) Pingdom
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) ExtraHop
2 2 (11.76%) F5
2 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
2 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) PagerDuty
3 1 (5.88%) Radianz