Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 212 192
Rank change year-on-year +60 -20 -11
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 31 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.63% 0.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.07% 2.20% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 52
City of London median daily rate £588 £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +25.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £483 £498 £425
90th Percentile £650 £763 £588
Central London median daily rate £575 £600 £500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 1,497 1,956 1,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.08% 28.58% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,167 1,550 1,221
City of London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £345 £323
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 18
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50% -5.34%
10th Percentile £18.70 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £23.75 £36.18
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.76 £20.25
% change year-on-year +7.94% -7.36% +1.66%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in the City of London

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 31 (100.00%) AWS
2 22 (70.97%) DevOps
3 19 (61.29%) Python
3 19 (61.29%) Terraform
4 18 (58.06%) Kubernetes
5 15 (48.39%) Docker
6 13 (41.94%) Amazon S3
6 13 (41.94%) Serverless
7 12 (38.71%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (38.71%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (38.71%) Ansible
8 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
10 8 (25.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (22.58%) Azure
11 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
11 7 (22.58%) Java
11 7 (22.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (19.35%) JIRA
12 6 (19.35%) Confluence
12 6 (19.35%) Puppet
12 6 (19.35%) Node.js
13 5 (16.13%) Kanban
13 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
13 5 (16.13%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (16.13%) Cloud Native
14 4 (12.90%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 6 (19.35%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 31 (100.00%) AWS
2 13 (41.94%) Amazon S3
2 13 (41.94%) Serverless
3 12 (38.71%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (38.71%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (22.58%) Azure
4 7 (22.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (16.13%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (12.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (12.90%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (12.90%) GitHub
6 4 (12.90%) Route 53
7 3 (9.68%) Amazon Cognito
7 3 (9.68%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (9.68%) AWS CodePipeline
7 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (9.68%) OpenShift
8 2 (6.45%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 2 (6.45%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 2 (6.45%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) OpenVPN
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) Data Lake
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Redis
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.23%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) HBase
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (19.35%) JIRA
4 4 (12.90%) CircleCI
4 4 (12.90%) Subversion
5 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) Gradle
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.23%) Postman
6 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.23%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Architect
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 2 (6.45%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Node.js
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 3 (9.68%) Swagger
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) React
4 2 (6.45%) YAML
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Amplify
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) Kafka
5 1 (3.23%) RAML
5 1 (3.23%) Redux
5 1 (3.23%) Sass
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) DevOps
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (16.13%) Kanban
5 4 (12.90%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Data Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Fintech
6 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.68%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) Information Security
7 2 (6.45%) Microservices
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Python
2 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.90%) Go
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) Scala
7 2 (6.45%) Groovy
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) NIST
1 2 (6.45%) NIST 800
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) Terraform
2 18 (58.06%) Kubernetes
3 12 (38.71%) Ansible
4 6 (19.35%) Puppet
5 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
1 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
1 2 (6.45%) TOWER Software
2 1 (3.23%) Splunk
2 1 (3.23%) Teradata