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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 135 145 124
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21 +68
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 60 22 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.38% 0.69% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.72% 1.89% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 15
10th Percentile £413 £454 £468
25th Percentile £464 £463 £510
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £509 £557
Median % change year-on-year +15.48% -8.66% +1.27%
75th Percentile £753 £581 £631
90th Percentile £819 £680 £660
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £557
% change year-on-year +14.29% -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 1,614 1,165 871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.25% 36.80% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,233 852 682
10th Percentile £363 £370 £310
25th Percentile £475 £463 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £543 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.99% +5.85% -2.38%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.58 £20.36
25th Percentile £15.75 £13.88 £29.07
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £43.95
Median % change year-on-year +122.22% -48.81% +106.82%
75th Percentile £57.50 £29.50 £55.06
90th Percentile £74.50 £36.45 £59.38
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £21.25 £41.40
% change year-on-year +95.29% -48.67% +94.82%

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 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 57 (95.00%) AWS
2 42 (70.00%) DevOps
2 42 (70.00%) Terraform
3 39 (65.00%) Serverless
4 38 (63.33%) AWS Lambda
5 32 (53.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 30 (50.00%) CI/CD
7 23 (38.33%) Kubernetes
7 23 (38.33%) Microservices
8 22 (36.67%) Infrastructure as Code
9 20 (33.33%) Cloud Native
9 20 (33.33%) Node.js
9 20 (33.33%) Java
9 20 (33.33%) Python
10 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
10 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
11 15 (25.00%) Agile
11 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 14 (23.33%) DynamoDB
12 14 (23.33%) AWS CodePipeline
12 14 (23.33%) Social Skills
13 13 (21.67%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (20.00%) Linux
14 12 (20.00%) Kafka
14 12 (20.00%) Docker
15 11 (18.33%) TypeScript
15 11 (18.33%) Ansible
15 11 (18.33%) Go
15 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
16 10 (16.67%) Ruby

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 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 57 (95.00%) AWS
2 39 (65.00%) Serverless
3 38 (63.33%) AWS Lambda
4 32 (53.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 14 (23.33%) AWS CodePipeline
6 13 (21.67%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
8 9 (15.00%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (15.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (13.33%) Amazon EKS
9 8 (13.33%) Azure
9 8 (13.33%) GCP
10 7 (11.67%) Amazon S3
11 6 (10.00%) AWS Fargate
11 6 (10.00%) GitHub
11 6 (10.00%) PaaS
12 4 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (6.67%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 4 (6.67%) Azure Storage
13 3 (5.00%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) Network Security
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) DynamoDB
2 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (3.33%) Big Data
5 2 (3.33%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.67%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.67%) Metadata
6 1 (1.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (3.33%) Babel
4 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (3.33%) CircleCI
4 2 (3.33%) GitLab
4 2 (3.33%) Terragrunt
4 2 (3.33%) webpack
5 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.67%) GoCD
5 1 (1.67%) Gradle
5 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 14 (23.33%) Social Skills
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Legal
4 3 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (41.67%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (28.33%) AWS DevOps
3 17 (28.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Software Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) AWS Software Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) AWS Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Architect
9 4 (6.67%) AWS Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Security Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) AWS Consultant
11 2 (3.33%) GCP DevOps Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) GCP Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
11 2 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) Node.js
2 12 (20.00%) Kafka
3 10 (16.67%) React
4 9 (15.00%) .NET
4 9 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (15.00%) REST
4 9 (15.00%) RESTful
5 7 (11.67%) Web Services
6 4 (6.67%) JSON
7 3 (5.00%) cloud-init
7 3 (5.00%) CSS
7 3 (5.00%) HTML
8 2 (3.33%) Apache Camel
8 2 (3.33%) ARM Templates
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.33%) Hystrix
8 2 (3.33%) Jest
8 2 (3.33%) Redux
8 2 (3.33%) Spring Boot
8 2 (3.33%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Cloud Native
2 8 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 4 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (5.00%) PKI
7 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) CentOS
2 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) DevOps
2 30 (50.00%) CI/CD
3 23 (38.33%) Microservices
4 22 (36.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 15 (25.00%) Agile
5 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.00%) API Design
6 9 (15.00%) Full Stack Development
7 7 (11.67%) Code Coverage
7 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.67%) High Availability
9 4 (6.67%) Migration
9 4 (6.67%) Scrum
9 4 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) Java
1 20 (33.33%) Python
2 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.33%) Go
3 11 (18.33%) TypeScript
4 10 (16.67%) Ruby
5 9 (15.00%) Bash
5 9 (15.00%) ES6
6 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.67%) SQL
8 2 (3.33%) C#
8 2 (3.33%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) Groovy
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) GDPR
2 3 (5.00%) Accessibility
2 3 (5.00%) NCSC
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (70.00%) Terraform
2 23 (38.33%) Kubernetes
3 11 (18.33%) Ansible
4 8 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (11.67%) Puppet
6 3 (5.00%) Grafana
6 3 (5.00%) Packer
6 3 (5.00%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.67%) Graphite
7 1 (1.67%) Nagios
7 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Splunk
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) PagerDuty
3 2 (3.33%) Spotify
4 1 (1.67%) Databricks
4 1 (1.67%) VMware