Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 271 377 463
Rank change year-on-year +106 +86 +152
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 825 611 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.99% 0.65% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.41% 2.89% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 457 317
England median daily rate £550 £530 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £425 £413 £412
90th Percentile £672 £660 £631
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
England median hourly rate £70.00 £75.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
UK median hourly rate £70.00 £75.00 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 24,180 21,151 13,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.08% 22.47% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,637 14,638 9,339
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £310 £306 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £456
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 301 191
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -8.33% +7.09%
10th Percentile £13.30 £12.00 £10.96
90th Percentile £73.75 £73.75 £61.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -3.11%

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 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 17 August 2019. 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 +81 482 £560 +1.82% 125
North of England +22 99 £500 -4.76% 29
South East +41 96 £525 +0.96% 28
South West +21 74 £550 +17.33% 12
North West +39 65 £550 +12.13% 22
Midlands +53 38 £510 -0.49% 8
East of England +51 36 £463 -15.91% 14
East Midlands +50 28 £438 +16.67% 2
Yorkshire -11 26 £465 -11.43% 3
West Midlands +18 10 £650 +23.81% 6
North East +16 8 £488 -4.83% 4
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 803 (97.33%) Amazon AWS
2 571 (69.21%) DevOps
3 514 (62.30%) Terraform
4 462 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 430 (52.12%) Python
6 361 (43.76%) Docker
7 314 (38.06%) Kubernetes
8 297 (36.00%) Jenkins
8 297 (36.00%) Java
9 294 (35.64%) Serverless
10 292 (35.39%) Amazon EC2
11 289 (35.03%) Amazon S3
12 271 (32.85%) Linux
13 263 (31.88%) Ansible
14 253 (30.67%) AWS Lambda
15 242 (29.33%) Amazon RDS
16 228 (27.64%) Finance
17 215 (26.06%) Git (software)
18 189 (22.91%) Infrastructure as Code
19 179 (21.70%) Bash Shell
20 167 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
21 160 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
22 157 (19.03%) Security Cleared
22 157 (19.03%) Amazon SQS
23 156 (18.91%) Web Services
24 152 (18.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
25 150 (18.18%) Software Engineering
26 143 (17.33%) Puppet
27 140 (16.97%) Amazon ECS
28 129 (15.64%) Microservices

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 72 (8.73%) Confluence
2 51 (6.18%) Apache
3 41 (4.97%) nginx
4 37 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (3.88%) Apache Spark
6 18 (2.18%) IIS
7 10 (1.21%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.09%) Luigi
9 5 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.61%) CMS
9 5 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.48%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.36%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.36%) iPlanet
11 3 (0.36%) JBoss
11 3 (0.36%) WordPress
12 2 (0.24%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 6 (0.73%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.61%) R3 Corda
4 4 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 803 (97.33%) Amazon AWS
2 294 (35.64%) Serverless
3 292 (35.39%) Amazon EC2
4 289 (35.03%) Amazon S3
5 253 (30.67%) AWS Lambda
6 157 (19.03%) Amazon SQS
7 152 (18.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 140 (16.97%) Amazon ECS
9 107 (12.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 94 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 90 (10.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 89 (10.79%) OpenShift
13 60 (7.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 52 (6.30%) Amazon Kinesis
15 49 (5.94%) Amazon ELB
15 49 (5.94%) GitHub
15 49 (5.94%) PaaS
16 46 (5.58%) Amazon EMR
17 43 (5.21%) Amazon Glacier
17 43 (5.21%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.67%) VPN
2 22 (2.67%) Firewall
3 13 (1.58%) DNS
4 10 (1.21%) HTTP
4 10 (1.21%) Internet
4 10 (1.21%) MQTT
4 10 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.73%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.36%) DHCP
6 3 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.36%) IPsec
7 2 (0.24%) BGP
7 2 (0.24%) FTP
7 2 (0.24%) LAN
7 2 (0.24%) OSPF
7 2 (0.24%) WAN
8 1 (0.12%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (29.33%) Amazon RDS
2 112 (13.58%) Amazon Redshift
3 104 (12.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 65 (7.88%) Big Data
5 47 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 43 (5.21%) SQL Server
7 42 (5.09%) MySQL
8 35 (4.24%) NoSQL
9 34 (4.12%) Hadoop
10 33 (4.00%) MongoDB
11 25 (3.03%) Amazon Aurora
12 24 (2.91%) Amazon Athena
13 21 (2.55%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.58%) Apache Hive
16 11 (1.33%) Redis
17 9 (1.09%) Azkaban
18 7 (0.85%) HBase
19 6 (0.73%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 297 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 215 (26.06%) Git (software)
3 119 (14.42%) JIRA
4 115 (13.94%) Artifactory
5 76 (9.21%) RStudio
6 68 (8.24%) GitLab
7 51 (6.18%) Sonatype Nexus
8 34 (4.12%) Maven
9 25 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (2.79%) Bitbucket
10 23 (2.79%) SonarQube
11 21 (2.55%) TeamCity
12 20 (2.42%) Vagrant
13 17 (2.06%) Selenium
14 15 (1.82%) Subversion
15 14 (1.70%) CircleCI
15 14 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (1.21%) Visual Studio
17 9 (1.09%) Travis CI
General
1 228 (27.64%) Finance
2 76 (9.21%) Front Office
3 21 (2.55%) Banking
4 20 (2.42%) Retail
5 14 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.21%) Law
6 10 (1.21%) Marketing
7 9 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.97%) Billing
8 8 (0.97%) Publishing
9 7 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.73%) Games
11 5 (0.61%) German Language
12 4 (0.48%) Electronics
13 2 (0.24%) Back Office
13 2 (0.24%) Legal
13 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 316 (38.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 241 (29.21%) Developer
3 194 (23.52%) AWS Engineer
4 152 (18.42%) AWS Developer
5 127 (15.39%) AWS DevOps
6 107 (12.97%) Cloud Engineer
7 102 (12.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 100 (12.12%) Java Developer
9 71 (8.61%) Senior Developer
9 71 (8.61%) Senior DevOps
10 59 (7.15%) Lead Developer
11 56 (6.79%) Architect
12 50 (6.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 48 (5.82%) Java Software Developer
14 47 (5.70%) Python Developer
15 38 (4.61%) Senior Software Developer
16 30 (3.64%) J2EE Developer
16 30 (3.64%) Java Engineer
16 30 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 29 (3.52%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (18.91%) Web Services
2 72 (8.73%) J2EE
2 72 (8.73%) Kafka
3 67 (8.12%) Node.js
4 58 (7.03%) .NET
4 58 (7.03%) JSON
5 34 (4.12%) XML
6 33 (4.00%) REST
7 31 (3.76%) J2SE
8 30 (3.64%) AngularJS
8 30 (3.64%) React
9 29 (3.52%) Elastic Stack
10 27 (3.27%) SOAP
11 23 (2.79%) Apache NiFi
12 22 (2.67%) JMS
12 22 (2.67%) Spring
13 19 (2.30%) CSS
14 18 (2.18%) .NET Core
14 18 (2.18%) HTML
15 15 (1.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.21%) Fixed Income
2 53 (6.42%) Data Centre
3 51 (6.18%) Public Cloud
4 39 (4.73%) Cloud Native
5 33 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (2.79%) Algorithms
7 23 (2.79%) Data Structures
8 22 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (1.58%) Enterprise Cloud
9 13 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.21%) PKI
10 10 (1.21%) User Experience
11 9 (1.09%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (0.97%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (0.48%) Blog
14 4 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 271 (32.85%) Linux
2 100 (12.12%) Windows
3 63 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (4.85%) Unix
5 33 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 23 (2.79%) CentOS
7 14 (1.70%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.85%) Mesosphere
9 4 (0.48%) Android
9 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.48%) Kali Linux
9 4 (0.48%) Solaris
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) Fedora
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (69.21%) DevOps
2 462 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (22.91%) Infrastructure as Code
4 160 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
5 150 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 129 (15.64%) Microservices
7 119 (14.42%) Configuration Management
7 119 (14.42%) Migration
8 105 (12.73%) Scrum
9 100 (12.12%) Open Source
10 97 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 94 (11.39%) Asset Management
12 92 (11.15%) Decision-Making
13 73 (8.85%) TDD
14 58 (7.03%) Kanban
15 55 (6.67%) Test Automation
16 53 (6.42%) DevSecOps
17 52 (6.30%) Continuous Deployment
18 42 (5.09%) Computer Science
18 42 (5.09%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 430 (52.12%) Python
2 297 (36.00%) Java
3 179 (21.70%) Bash Shell
4 95 (11.52%) Ruby
5 90 (10.91%) PowerShell
6 63 (7.64%) SQL
7 54 (6.55%) JavaScript
8 40 (4.85%) Java 8
8 40 (4.85%) Shell Script
9 34 (4.12%) Perl
10 33 (4.00%) Go
11 31 (3.76%) C#
12 27 (3.27%) Scala
13 11 (1.33%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.21%) PHP
15 8 (0.97%) C++
16 7 (0.85%) C
16 7 (0.85%) ES6
17 6 (0.73%) R
18 5 (0.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 157 (19.03%) Security Cleared
2 127 (15.39%) SC Cleared
3 91 (11.03%) AWS Certification
4 20 (2.42%) Degree
5 13 (1.58%) RHCE
6 12 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
7 10 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.48%) PhD
10 2 (0.24%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.12%) CCNP
11 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.12%) MCSE
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.79%) QA
2 21 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.73%) GDPR
4 2 (0.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 361 (43.76%) Docker
2 14 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.97%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.61%) LXC
5 4 (0.48%) HDFS
5 4 (0.48%) Postfix
5 4 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) etcd
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.12%) Squid
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 514 (62.30%) Terraform
2 314 (38.06%) Kubernetes
3 263 (31.88%) Ansible
4 167 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
5 143 (17.33%) Puppet
6 76 (9.21%) Consul
7 65 (7.88%) Packer
8 21 (2.55%) Mesos
9 19 (2.30%) Nagios
10 17 (2.06%) Prometheus
11 14 (1.70%) Grafana
12 13 (1.58%) Sysdig
13 9 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (1.09%) Marathon
14 8 (0.97%) Graphite
14 8 (0.97%) Kibana
14 8 (0.97%) logstash
14 8 (0.97%) Salt
15 5 (0.61%) Rancher
16 4 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 53 (6.42%) Google
2 42 (5.09%) Oracle
3 35 (4.24%) Red Hat
4 34 (4.12%) Splunk
5 33 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (2.30%) New Relic
7 18 (2.18%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.58%) Qualys
9 12 (1.45%) AppDynamics
9 12 (1.45%) Sparx
10 10 (1.21%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.21%) SAP
11 7 (0.85%) ArcSight
11 7 (0.85%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.73%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (0.73%) CyberArk
12 6 (0.73%) Fortinet
12 6 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.73%) Symantec
12 6 (0.73%) Trend Micro