Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 182 164
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18 +25
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 7 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.26% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.02% 1.86% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 13
East of England median daily rate £550 £460 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.57% -5.64% +8.21%
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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 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 686 590 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.57% 13.72% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 352 309
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £201 £213 £244
90th Percentile £575 £593 £575
England median daily rate £484 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.22% +2.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 4
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% +136.07% -49.17%
10th Percentile £13.51 £13.73 £15.00
90th Percentile £104.38 £63.75 £15.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -6.17% -10.00%

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
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 23 May 2018. 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
Norfolk +1 3 £550 -3.30% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £475 +5.56% 2
Hertfordshire -7 2 £550 +29.41% 6
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Terraform
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (42.86%) AWS Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Cloud Native
5 3 (42.86%) YAML
5 3 (42.86%) Puppet
5 3 (42.86%) Route 53
5 3 (42.86%) JSON
5 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) Docker
6 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
7 1 (14.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (14.29%) Graphite
7 1 (14.29%) Sensu
7 1 (14.29%) logstash
7 1 (14.29%) Dynatrace

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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (42.86%) Route 53
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Cloud Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) YAML
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) DC/OS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Ansible
1 6 (85.71%) Terraform
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 1 (14.29%) Graphite
5 1 (14.29%) logstash
5 1 (14.29%) Nagios
5 1 (14.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dynatrace