Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 447 514 740
Rank change year-on-year +67 +226 -29
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 430 362 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.69% 3.08% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 271 94
England median daily rate £525 £508 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +9.43% +5.40%
10th Percentile £419 £413 £363
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £515 £509 £464
% change year-on-year +1.23% +9.70% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 15988 11744 7217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.95% 12.30% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11182 8120 4941
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £605 £590
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 172 114
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.65 £10.65
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £39.70
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +11.11% -15.29% +7.59%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London -40 275 £525 - 20
South East +16 50 £500 +5.26% 8
North of England +75 42 £500 +11.11% 7
South West +28 28 £490 -10.91% 2
North West +24 28 £525 +16.67% 5
East of England -8 19 £550 +7.84% 5
Midlands +29 18 £488 +8.33% 4
West Midlands +33 16 £525 +16.67% 2
Yorkshire +25 13 £500 -6.98% 1
East Midlands -1 3 £438 - 2
North East - 1 £550 - 1
AWS CloudFormation
UK

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 England region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 411 (95.58%) Amazon AWS
2 342 (79.53%) DevOps
3 243 (56.51%) Python
4 240 (55.81%) Linux
5 214 (49.77%) Puppet
6 206 (47.91%) Ansible
7 193 (44.88%) Terraform
8 190 (44.19%) Docker
9 189 (43.95%) Jenkins
10 161 (37.44%) Configuration Management
11 153 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
12 144 (33.49%) Amazon EC2
13 133 (30.93%) Opscode Chef
14 130 (30.23%) Git (software)
15 122 (28.37%) Continuous Integration
16 114 (26.51%) Bash Shell
17 107 (24.88%) Web Services
18 105 (24.42%) Java
19 101 (23.49%) Amazon S3
20 100 (23.26%) Serverless
20 100 (23.26%) AWS Lambda
21 86 (20.00%) Kubernetes
21 86 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
22 85 (19.77%) Ruby
23 77 (17.91%) Microservices
24 71 (16.51%) Amazon RDS
25 62 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
26 57 (13.26%) JIRA
27 56 (13.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
28 55 (12.79%) Scrum

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 50 (11.63%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (10.70%) Confluence
3 45 (10.47%) Apache
3 45 (10.47%) nginx
4 31 (7.21%) Tomcat
5 18 (4.19%) OpenStack
6 16 (3.72%) JBoss
7 14 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (2.56%) IIS
9 9 (2.09%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.40%) SAS
11 5 (1.16%) CMS
11 5 (1.16%) Jetty
11 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (3.02%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 411 (95.58%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (33.49%) Amazon EC2
3 101 (23.49%) Amazon S3
4 100 (23.26%) AWS Lambda
4 100 (23.26%) Serverless
5 62 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 56 (13.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 48 (11.16%) Route 53
8 41 (9.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 37 (8.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 35 (8.14%) Amazon SQS
11 32 (7.44%) Amazon ELB
12 23 (5.35%) PaaS
13 22 (5.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 21 (4.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 20 (4.65%) IaaS
16 19 (4.42%) CloudFront
17 17 (3.95%) GitHub
17 17 (3.95%) Slack
18 12 (2.79%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.53%) HTTP
2 34 (7.91%) SSL
3 28 (6.51%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.88%) Firewall
5 13 (3.02%) Network Security
6 12 (2.79%) DNS
7 8 (1.86%) Internet
7 8 (1.86%) LAN
8 7 (1.63%) WAN
9 5 (1.16%) LDAP
9 5 (1.16%) SMTP
9 5 (1.16%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.93%) SAN
10 4 (0.93%) SMS
11 3 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.70%) VPN
12 2 (0.47%) DHCP
12 2 (0.47%) OpenFlow
13 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.51%) Amazon RDS
2 47 (10.93%) MongoDB
2 47 (10.93%) MySQL
3 44 (10.23%) NoSQL
4 38 (8.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 32 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (7.21%) Relational Database
7 29 (6.74%) RDBMS
8 24 (5.58%) Hadoop
8 24 (5.58%) SQL Server
9 22 (5.12%) Oracle Database
10 18 (4.19%) Big Data
11 17 (3.95%) Redis
12 15 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (3.02%) DB2
14 5 (1.16%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.16%) HBase
15 4 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.70%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 189 (43.95%) Jenkins
2 130 (30.23%) Git (software)
3 57 (13.26%) JIRA
4 46 (10.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 36 (8.37%) TeamCity
6 35 (8.14%) Maven
7 29 (6.74%) Artifactory
7 29 (6.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (6.28%) Subversion
9 26 (6.05%) Cucumber
9 26 (6.05%) GitLab
10 25 (5.81%) Bitbucket
11 20 (4.65%) SonarQube
11 20 (4.65%) Vagrant
12 15 (3.49%) Grunt
13 14 (3.26%) Selenium
14 12 (2.79%) JMeter
15 11 (2.56%) Mercurial
16 9 (2.09%) webpack
17 8 (1.86%) RSpec
General
1 40 (9.30%) Finance
2 23 (5.35%) Publishing
3 15 (3.49%) Retail
4 13 (3.02%) Banking
5 6 (1.40%) Law
6 4 (0.93%) Games
7 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.47%) Back Office
8 2 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 262 (60.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 162 (37.67%) AWS Engineer
3 135 (31.40%) AWS DevOps
4 120 (27.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 59 (13.72%) Cloud Engineer
6 45 (10.47%) Developer
7 43 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
7 43 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
8 41 (9.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 39 (9.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 37 (8.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 24 (5.58%) AWS Developer
12 18 (4.19%) Consultant
13 17 (3.95%) Architect
13 17 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
14 15 (3.49%) Senior Linux Engineer
15 13 (3.02%) DevOps Developer
16 11 (2.56%) Automation Developer
16 11 (2.56%) AWS Architect
16 11 (2.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (24.88%) Web Services
2 42 (9.77%) Node.js
3 35 (8.14%) JSON
4 33 (7.67%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (5.81%) React
6 21 (4.88%) Middleware
6 21 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (4.42%) Spring
8 15 (3.49%) boto
9 14 (3.26%) Sensu
10 13 (3.02%) Kafka
11 11 (2.56%) Sass
12 10 (2.33%) REST
12 10 (2.33%) Spring Boot
13 9 (2.09%) LEMP Stack
13 9 (2.09%) Redux
14 8 (1.86%) Hibernate
14 8 (1.86%) Serverless Framework
15 7 (1.63%) HTML
16 6 (1.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.67%) Public Cloud
2 21 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (3.95%) PKI
4 16 (3.72%) Clustering
4 16 (3.72%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.79%) Digital Media
6 11 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 10 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.09%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.09%) User Experience
9 8 (1.86%) Fintech
10 7 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.40%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (1.40%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.16%) DataPower
13 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.47%) iPad
13 2 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 240 (55.81%) Linux
2 49 (11.40%) Windows
3 44 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (9.30%) Unix
5 31 (7.21%) CentOS
6 17 (3.95%) Ubuntu
7 16 (3.72%) Debian
8 13 (3.02%) Solaris
9 12 (2.79%) Windows Server
10 10 (2.33%) DC/OS
11 5 (1.16%) Amazon Linux
11 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.93%) Fedora
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (79.53%) DevOps
2 161 (37.44%) Configuration Management
3 153 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (28.37%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 77 (17.91%) Microservices
7 55 (12.79%) Scrum
8 51 (11.86%) Open Source
9 44 (10.23%) Kanban
10 42 (9.77%) Continuous Deployment
11 38 (8.84%) TDD
12 36 (8.37%) Load Balancing
13 35 (8.14%) Test Automation
14 26 (6.05%) Software Engineering
15 25 (5.81%) Migration
16 22 (5.12%) Coaching
17 20 (4.65%) E-Commerce
17 20 (4.65%) Mentoring
18 19 (4.42%) Auto-Scaling
19 18 (4.19%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 243 (56.51%) Python
2 114 (26.51%) Bash Shell
3 105 (24.42%) Java
4 85 (19.77%) Ruby
5 38 (8.84%) Perl
6 31 (7.21%) PowerShell
7 29 (6.74%) SQL
8 28 (6.51%) JavaScript
9 22 (5.12%) Go
9 22 (5.12%) PHP
9 22 (5.12%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.49%) ES6
11 14 (3.26%) Groovy
12 8 (1.86%) C++
13 5 (1.16%) C#
13 5 (1.16%) Scala
14 2 (0.47%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.23%) Clojure
15 1 (0.23%) C-shell
15 1 (0.23%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 19 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.95%) AWS Certification
2 17 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.26%) Degree
4 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.47%) CISSP
5 2 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.23%) CISA
6 1 (0.23%) CISM
6 1 (0.23%) MCP
6 1 (0.23%) MCSA
6 1 (0.23%) MCSE
6 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.23%) PMP
6 1 (0.23%) RHCE
6 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.12%) GCP
2 8 (1.86%) QA
3 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 190 (44.19%) Docker
2 18 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.02%) Varnish
4 9 (2.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (1.63%) etcd
6 5 (1.16%) Firmware
6 5 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.70%) HDFS
7 3 (0.70%) vSphere
8 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.47%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.23%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.23%) iptables
9 1 (0.23%) NFS
9 1 (0.23%) PowerDNS
9 1 (0.23%) vCloud
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 214 (49.77%) Puppet
2 206 (47.91%) Ansible
3 193 (44.88%) Terraform
4 133 (30.93%) Opscode Chef
5 86 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 42 (9.77%) Mesos
7 33 (7.67%) Kibana
8 29 (6.74%) Docker Swarm
8 29 (6.74%) logstash
8 29 (6.74%) Packer
9 26 (6.05%) Nagios
10 18 (4.19%) Rancher
11 16 (3.72%) Grafana
11 16 (3.72%) Salt
12 11 (2.56%) StatsD
13 9 (2.09%) Graylog
13 9 (2.09%) Tivoli
14 8 (1.86%) Consul
14 8 (1.86%) Rundeck
15 7 (1.63%) collectd
Vendors
1 49 (11.40%) Splunk
2 36 (8.37%) Oracle
3 27 (6.28%) Red Hat
4 23 (5.35%) Google
5 17 (3.95%) VMware
6 16 (3.72%) Atlassian
7 13 (3.02%) SaltStack
8 10 (2.33%) New Relic
9 9 (2.09%) AppDynamics
9 9 (2.09%) IBM
10 8 (1.86%) CA
10 8 (1.86%) Micro Focus
10 8 (1.86%) Microsoft
10 8 (1.86%) Serena
11 7 (1.63%) hybris
11 7 (1.63%) Rackspace
12 6 (1.40%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.16%) MuleSoft
13 5 (1.16%) Perforce
13 5 (1.16%) Teradata