Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 December 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
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 112 88 161
Rank change year-on-year -24 +73 +38
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 34 7 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.26% 2.09% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 10
10th Percentile " £350 £406
25th Percentile £413 £378 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £413 £513
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% -19.51% -6.82%
75th Percentile £675 £438 £632
90th Percentile " £538 £641
England median daily rate £563 £513 £550
% change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% -

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 East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 798 335 912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.20% 25.04% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 223 626
10th Percentile £185 £201 £231
25th Percentile £325 £315 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £448 £448
Median % change year-on-year +0.56% - +5.29%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £538
90th Percentile £625 £583 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 25 16
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.60 £14.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate £16.66 £20.00 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -16.69% +17.65% -2.86%
75th Percentile £26.74 £24.23 £19.88
90th Percentile £46.39 £53.00 £35.05
England median hourly rate £20.70 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -8.00% +9.76% +17.14%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in the East of England

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in the East of England

AWS CloudFormation
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the East of England

AWS CloudFormation
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation within the East of England region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk 0 12 £425 +6.25%
Hertfordshire -16 11 £650 - 6
Cambridgeshire - 10 £525 - 5
Norfolk - 1 £435 -
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 34 (100.00%) AWS
2 27 (79.41%) DevOps
3 23 (67.65%) Terraform
4 21 (61.76%) Python
5 16 (47.06%) Web Services
5 16 (47.06%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (47.06%) Serverless
6 15 (44.12%) Kubernetes
6 15 (44.12%) Amazon SQS
6 15 (44.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (44.12%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (41.18%) Docker
8 13 (38.24%) Bash Shell
9 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
9 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
9 12 (35.29%) Java
9 12 (35.29%) Machine Learning
10 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
10 11 (32.35%) AWS Certification
10 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce
10 11 (32.35%) OO
10 11 (32.35%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (32.35%) Architectural Design
10 11 (32.35%) Decision-Making
11 10 (29.41%) Project Delivery
12 9 (26.47%) Cloud Native
13 8 (23.53%) Social Skills
14 7 (20.59%) CircleCI
14 7 (20.59%) Travis CI
14 7 (20.59%) Azure

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (2.94%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 34 (100.00%) AWS
2 16 (47.06%) AWS Lambda
2 16 (47.06%) Serverless
3 15 (44.12%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (20.59%) Azure
5 6 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (17.65%) Amazon S3
6 5 (14.71%) Amazon Glacier
6 5 (14.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (14.71%) CloudFront
7 2 (5.88%) GCP
8 1 (2.94%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.94%) GitHub
8 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (14.71%) MySQL
3 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.82%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (2.94%) Big Data
6 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
3 7 (20.59%) CircleCI
3 7 (20.59%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.94%) Gradle
General
1 8 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Architect
2 12 (35.29%) Cloud Architect
2 12 (35.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) Node.js
3 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 5 (14.71%) .NET Core
3 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (14.71%) React
4 1 (2.94%) Keras
4 1 (2.94%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.94%) Swagger
4 1 (2.94%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) DevOps
2 15 (44.12%) Infrastructure as Code
3 12 (35.29%) Machine Learning
4 11 (32.35%) Architectural Design
4 11 (32.35%) Artificial Intelligence
4 11 (32.35%) Decision-Making
4 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce
4 11 (32.35%) OO
5 10 (29.41%) Project Delivery
6 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Automation
7 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
8 4 (11.76%) Coaching
9 3 (8.82%) Full Stack Development
10 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.88%) Analytics
10 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
10 2 (5.88%) Data Engineering
10 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.88%) Task Automation
11 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Python
2 13 (38.24%) Bash Shell
3 12 (35.29%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) Go
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) Java 8
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 23 (67.65%) Terraform
2 15 (44.12%) Kubernetes
3 3 (8.82%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.94%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft