Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 107 188
Rank change year-on-year -20 +81 +23
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 52 13 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 0.73% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.65% 2.23% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 12 35
10th Percentile £485 £430 £478
25th Percentile £500 £503 £515
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £554 £575
Median % change year-on-year -0.63% -3.74% -4.17%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £638
90th Percentile £726 £649 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £554 £575
% change year-on-year -0.63% -3.74% -4.17%

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 1,426 582 2,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.29% 32.84% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,100 457 1,613
10th Percentile £380 £313 £326
25th Percentile £463 £413 £435
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £600
90th Percentile £732 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £518 £525
% change year-on-year +6.28% -1.43% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 18
10th Percentile £13.56 £16.00 £18.68
25th Percentile £13.88 £17.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -28.75% -4.76% +7.69%
75th Percentile £23.56 £21.25 £23.69
90th Percentile £41.78 £22.00 £31.69
Central London median hourly rate £17.13 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -14.38% -5.88% +6.25%

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 17 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 43 (82.69%) AWS
2 41 (78.85%) DevOps
3 33 (63.46%) Docker
4 31 (59.62%) Git (software)
4 31 (59.62%) Python
5 30 (57.69%) Infrastructure as Code
6 26 (50.00%) Azure
7 25 (48.08%) Kubernetes
8 21 (40.38%) Terraform
9 20 (38.46%) Jenkins
10 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (34.62%) Microservices
12 16 (30.77%) Java
13 15 (28.85%) Finance
13 15 (28.85%) Cloud Native
13 15 (28.85%) Serverless
14 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 13 (25.00%) Legal
14 13 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (23.08%) GDPR
15 12 (23.08%) GCP
15 12 (23.08%) Social Skills
15 12 (23.08%) Financial Institution
15 12 (23.08%) Node.js
15 12 (23.08%) Hedge funds
15 12 (23.08%) Data Protection
16 11 (21.15%) Web Services
16 11 (21.15%) Ansible
17 10 (19.23%) Subversion
17 10 (19.23%) 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 4 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 43 (82.69%) AWS
2 26 (50.00%) Azure
3 15 (28.85%) Serverless
4 13 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (23.08%) GCP
6 6 (11.54%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (11.54%) Amazon S3
6 6 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (9.62%) AWS Fargate
7 5 (9.62%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 4 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (7.69%) AWS CodePipeline
8 4 (7.69%) AWS Step Functions
8 4 (7.69%) npm
9 3 (5.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (5.77%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 3 (5.77%) GitHub
10 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (3.85%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Data Lake
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (7.69%) BigQuery
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.77%) Bigtable
4 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.85%) Big Data
5 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.85%) Redis
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (59.62%) Git (software)
2 20 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 10 (19.23%) JIRA
3 10 (19.23%) Subversion
4 8 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (11.54%) CircleCI
6 4 (7.69%) Bower
6 4 (7.69%) Grunt
6 4 (7.69%) webpack
7 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.85%) GoCD
7 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.92%) GCC
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Legal
3 12 (23.08%) Financial Institution
3 12 (23.08%) Social Skills
4 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Architect
3 12 (23.08%) Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) AWS Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Platform Architect
7 4 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Azure Architect
8 3 (5.77%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Lead PHP Developer
8 3 (5.77%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Node.js
2 11 (21.15%) Web Services
3 6 (11.54%) HTML
3 6 (11.54%) HTML5
3 6 (11.54%) REST
4 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.69%) CSS
4 4 (7.69%) CSS3
4 4 (7.69%) Laravel
4 4 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (7.69%) LESS
4 4 (7.69%) React
4 4 (7.69%) Sass
4 4 (7.69%) Vue.js
4 4 (7.69%) Vuetify.js
5 3 (5.77%) Spring
6 2 (3.85%) ADO
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Avro
6 2 (3.85%) Kafka
6 2 (3.85%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Cloud Native
2 12 (23.08%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.85%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) DevOps
2 30 (57.69%) Infrastructure as Code
3 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (34.62%) Microservices
5 12 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 10 (19.23%) Analytics
7 8 (15.38%) Architectural Design
7 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.46%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (13.46%) User Stories
8 7 (13.46%) Web Development
9 6 (11.54%) Task Automation
10 5 (9.62%) AOP
10 5 (9.62%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (9.62%) Decision-Making
10 5 (9.62%) DevSecOps
10 5 (9.62%) OWASP
10 5 (9.62%) Software Architecture
10 5 (9.62%) TDD
10 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) Python
2 16 (30.77%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
5 7 (13.46%) SQL
6 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.69%) PHP
8 3 (5.77%) C#
8 3 (5.77%) Kotlin
8 3 (5.77%) Scala
8 3 (5.77%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.85%) C
9 2 (3.85%) C++
10 1 (1.92%) Bicep
10 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) CISSP
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (63.46%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) LXC
Systems Management
1 25 (48.08%) Kubernetes
2 21 (40.38%) Terraform
3 11 (21.15%) Ansible
4 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) CASB
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Databricks
1 6 (11.54%) Google
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com