Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 173 203
Rank change year-on-year -8 +30 -16
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 19 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.35% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.78% 3.63% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
East of England median daily rate £550 £510 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.84% +10.27% +2.78%
10th Percentile £500 £335 £410
90th Percentile £689 £588 £500
England median daily rate £525 £508 £464
% change year-on-year +3.45% +9.43% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 683 468 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.50% 9.77% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 258 283
East of England median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -0.93%
10th Percentile £140 £206 £251
90th Percentile £588 £600 £574
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 23
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £16.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +290.63% -46.67% +71.43%
10th Percentile £37.00 £10.63 £13.10
90th Percentile £63.75 £32.82 £39.55
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +6.25%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in the East of England

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the East of England over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor 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 10 December 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +10 13 £550 +69.23% 3
Norfolk -16 4 - -
Bedfordshire -4 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AWS CloudFormation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 19 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (78.95%) Python
2 15 (78.95%) DevOps
3 12 (63.16%) Puppet
3 12 (63.16%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
4 11 (57.89%) Ansible
5 10 (52.63%) Docker
5 10 (52.63%) Terraform
5 10 (52.63%) Amazon S3
6 9 (47.37%) Unix
6 9 (47.37%) Kubernetes
6 9 (47.37%) Mesos
7 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (42.11%) Route 53
7 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
9 6 (31.58%) Solaris
9 6 (31.58%) Web Services
9 6 (31.58%) GCP
9 6 (31.58%) MySQL
9 6 (31.58%) Oracle
9 6 (31.58%) DB2
9 6 (31.58%) JIRA
9 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (31.58%) Confluence
9 6 (31.58%) Bitbucket
9 6 (31.58%) Amazon RDS

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 6 (31.58%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (31.58%) Confluence
2 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
3 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 19 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (52.63%) Amazon S3
3 8 (42.11%) Route 53
4 6 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (26.32%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (21.05%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (21.05%) Serverless
7 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (15.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (15.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (15.79%) PaaS
7 3 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (10.53%) CloudFront
9 1 (5.26%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (5.26%) GitHub
9 1 (5.26%) Heroku
9 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (31.58%) DB2
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Bitbucket
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.26%) Checkstyle
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Mocha
4 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) AWS Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) boto
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
3 2 (10.53%) React
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) Redux
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.26%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Unix
3 6 (31.58%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) DC/OS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) DevOps
2 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) API Development
7 1 (5.26%) BDD
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.26%) Microservices
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Go
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) ES6
5 1 (5.26%) GraphQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Puppet
2 11 (57.89%) Ansible
3 10 (52.63%) Terraform
4 9 (47.37%) Kubernetes
4 9 (47.37%) Mesos
5 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (31.58%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (31.58%) Rancher
7 2 (10.53%) Marathon
8 1 (5.26%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Sonatype