Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 192 207
Rank change year-on-year +89 +15 -6
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 14 41 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.40% 2.03% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 36
Median daily rate £530 £575 £593
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.83% -2.95% +12.86%
10th Percentile £425 £455 £478
90th Percentile £638 £650 £750
Central London median daily rate £530 £575 £600
% change year-on-year -7.83% -4.17% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £105.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £105.00 -

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 583 2,021 1,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.42% 33.86% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 1,601 1,534
Median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £316 £345 £343
90th Percentile £638 £650 £673
Central London median daily rate £518 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -1.43% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.02% +0.56%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.55 £23.68
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +36.90% +11.94% -1.26%

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 28 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 13 (92.86%) AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (57.14%) DevOps
4 7 (50.00%) Terraform
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (35.71%) Kafka
6 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
6 5 (35.71%) Ansible
6 5 (35.71%) Docker
6 5 (35.71%) Redux
6 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Banking
7 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
7 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) Web Development
8 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (21.43%) Scalability Testing
8 3 (21.43%) HTML5
8 3 (21.43%) Puppet
8 3 (21.43%) Multithreading

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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (21.43%) GCP
3 3 (21.43%) PaaS
3 3 (21.43%) SaaS
3 3 (21.43%) Serverless
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 2 (14.29%) AWS CodePipeline
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (14.29%) Azure
4 2 (14.29%) Route 53
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (7.14%) AWS CodeBuild
5 1 (7.14%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (14.29%) Redis
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (7.14%) Impala
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Grunt
2 2 (14.29%) gulp
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (7.14%) CircleCI
3 1 (7.14%) GitLab
3 1 (7.14%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Developer
3 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 1 (7.14%) Django Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Kafka
1 5 (35.71%) Redux
2 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) Lambda Expressions
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
3 2 (14.29%) Flask
3 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (14.29%) React
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (7.14%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Blog
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) High Availability
6 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
6 3 (21.43%) Microservices
6 3 (21.43%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (21.43%) Scalability Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) ES6
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (14.29%) etcd
2 2 (14.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Terraform
2 5 (35.71%) Ansible
2 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
3 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (21.43%) Puppet
4 2 (14.29%) Consul
5 1 (7.14%) Kubeflow
5 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Cloudera