Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 414 491 727
Rank change year-on-year +77 +236 -20
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 500 358 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.92% 3.15% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 272 97
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £425 £400 £354
90th Percentile £650 £611 £575
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
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 17,117 11,357 7,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.66% 12.87% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,942 7,912 5,213
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £623 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 156 123
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -11.11%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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
London -13 321 £525 +2.94% 66
South East +2 45 £512 +7.68% 9
North of England +48 44 £500 +11.11% 24
South West +41 44 £500 -10.31% 2
Midlands +38 34 £550 +22.22% 5
West Midlands +34 31 £550 +22.22% 3
North West +15 22 £513 +24.24% 11
Yorkshire +9 16 £500 +11.11% 10
East of England -16 11 £550 +4.27% 21
North East - 6 £525 - 3
East Midlands - 3 £500 - 2
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 England region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 474 (94.80%) Amazon AWS
2 400 (80.00%) DevOps
3 262 (52.40%) Python
4 260 (52.00%) Ansible
5 248 (49.60%) Linux
6 228 (45.60%) Puppet
7 223 (44.60%) Docker
8 222 (44.40%) Terraform
9 203 (40.60%) Jenkins
10 156 (31.20%) Configuration Management
11 155 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
12 153 (30.60%) Amazon EC2
13 152 (30.40%) Git (software)
14 151 (30.20%) Opscode Chef
15 145 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
16 132 (26.40%) Serverless
17 131 (26.20%) AWS Lambda
18 127 (25.40%) Java
19 115 (23.00%) Web Services
20 107 (21.40%) Bash Shell
21 101 (20.20%) Amazon S3
22 94 (18.80%) Ruby
23 89 (17.80%) Kubernetes
24 85 (17.00%) Microservices
25 84 (16.80%) Continuous Delivery
26 83 (16.60%) Amazon RDS
27 81 (16.20%) Windows
28 79 (15.80%) Microsoft Azure
29 68 (13.60%) Open Source
30 62 (12.40%) Route 53

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 57 (11.40%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (10.00%) nginx
3 44 (8.80%) Apache
4 43 (8.60%) Confluence
5 22 (4.40%) Tomcat
6 17 (3.40%) IIS
7 15 (3.00%) JBoss
7 15 (3.00%) OpenStack
8 12 (2.40%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (1.80%) Jetty
11 4 (0.80%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.80%) SAS
12 3 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.60%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.60%) CMS
12 3 (0.60%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.40%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 474 (94.80%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (30.60%) Amazon EC2
3 132 (26.40%) Serverless
4 131 (26.20%) AWS Lambda
5 101 (20.20%) Amazon S3
6 79 (15.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 62 (12.40%) Route 53
8 58 (11.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 52 (10.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 45 (9.00%) Google Cloud Platform
11 42 (8.40%) Amazon ELB
11 42 (8.40%) Amazon SQS
12 27 (5.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 23 (4.60%) Slack
14 22 (4.40%) Amazon Kinesis
14 22 (4.40%) PaaS
15 18 (3.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 18 (3.60%) CloudFront
16 15 (3.00%) GitHub
16 15 (3.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.40%) HTTP
2 24 (4.80%) TCP/IP
3 20 (4.00%) SSL
4 18 (3.60%) Firewall
5 12 (2.40%) DNS
6 10 (2.00%) Network Security
7 8 (1.60%) Internet
8 7 (1.40%) WAN
9 6 (1.20%) LAN
9 6 (1.20%) SMS
9 6 (1.20%) VPN
10 5 (1.00%) ZigBee
11 4 (0.80%) SAN
12 3 (0.60%) SMTP
13 2 (0.40%) DHCP
13 2 (0.40%) MPLS
13 2 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.40%) VLAN
14 1 (0.20%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (16.60%) Amazon RDS
2 52 (10.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 37 (7.40%) NoSQL
4 35 (7.00%) MongoDB
5 29 (5.80%) Hadoop
6 28 (5.60%) MySQL
6 28 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (4.80%) Relational Database
8 20 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (3.60%) Big Data
10 17 (3.40%) RDBMS
11 16 (3.20%) Oracle Database
12 14 (2.80%) Redis
13 10 (2.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (1.80%) DB2
15 8 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (1.40%) HBase
17 5 (1.00%) Couchbase
17 5 (1.00%) Hazelcast
18 4 (0.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 203 (40.60%) Jenkins
2 152 (30.40%) Git (software)
3 57 (11.40%) TeamCity
4 54 (10.80%) JIRA
5 42 (8.40%) Maven
6 34 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 33 (6.60%) Artifactory
8 31 (6.20%) SonarQube
9 28 (5.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 27 (5.40%) Subversion
11 24 (4.80%) Cucumber
12 23 (4.60%) GitLab
13 17 (3.40%) Grunt
13 17 (3.40%) Selenium
14 16 (3.20%) Bitbucket
14 16 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (2.60%) JMeter
16 12 (2.40%) Vagrant
17 11 (2.20%) git-flow
17 11 (2.20%) Mercurial
General
1 45 (9.00%) Finance
2 18 (3.60%) Banking
3 16 (3.20%) Publishing
4 13 (2.60%) Retail
5 6 (1.20%) Law
6 5 (1.00%) Marketing
7 4 (0.80%) Billing
7 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.60%) Advertising
8 3 (0.60%) Games
8 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Electronics
9 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.40%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 291 (58.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 184 (36.80%) AWS Engineer
3 160 (32.00%) AWS DevOps
4 135 (27.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 70 (14.00%) Senior DevOps
6 61 (12.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 54 (10.80%) Developer
8 52 (10.40%) Cloud Engineer
9 50 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
10 47 (9.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 42 (8.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 31 (6.20%) Consultant
13 30 (6.00%) Architect
14 25 (5.00%) AWS Developer
15 22 (4.40%) Senior Linux Engineer
16 21 (4.20%) DevOps Consultant
17 17 (3.40%) AWS Architect
18 15 (3.00%) AWS Consultant
19 13 (2.60%) Automation Engineer
19 13 (2.60%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (23.00%) Web Services
2 48 (9.60%) Node.js
3 45 (9.00%) Elastic Stack
4 33 (6.60%) JSON
5 23 (4.60%) .NET
6 18 (3.60%) Kafka
7 17 (3.40%) React
8 15 (3.00%) Sensu
8 15 (3.00%) Spring
9 13 (2.60%) REST
10 12 (2.40%) Middleware
11 11 (2.20%) .NET Core
11 11 (2.20%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.20%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.20%) Sass
12 10 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (1.80%) Spring Boot
14 8 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (1.60%) boto
14 8 (1.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.40%) Public Cloud
2 31 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (5.20%) Linux Command Line
4 22 (4.40%) Clustering
5 17 (3.40%) PKI
5 17 (3.40%) Private Cloud
6 16 (3.20%) Fintech
7 13 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.20%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.20%) Digital Media
9 11 (2.20%) User Experience
10 10 (2.00%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.40%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.20%) DataPower
12 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.80%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 248 (49.60%) Linux
2 81 (16.20%) Windows
3 40 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (8.00%) Unix
4 23 (4.60%) CentOS
5 22 (4.40%) Debian
6 15 (3.00%) Windows Server
7 13 (2.60%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.40%) Solaris
10 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.80%) DC/OS
12 3 (0.60%) Fedora
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (80.00%) DevOps
2 156 (31.20%) Configuration Management
3 155 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
4 145 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (17.00%) Microservices
6 84 (16.80%) Continuous Delivery
7 68 (13.60%) Open Source
8 61 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
9 58 (11.60%) Test Automation
10 53 (10.60%) Scrum
11 48 (9.60%) TDD
12 39 (7.80%) Load Balancing
12 39 (7.80%) Software Engineering
13 38 (7.60%) Kanban
14 34 (6.80%) Migration
15 32 (6.40%) Coaching
15 32 (6.40%) Mentoring
16 28 (5.60%) BDD
17 26 (5.20%) Auto-Scaling
17 26 (5.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 262 (52.40%) Python
2 127 (25.40%) Java
3 107 (21.40%) Bash Shell
4 94 (18.80%) Ruby
5 48 (9.60%) PowerShell
6 36 (7.20%) Perl
7 34 (6.80%) C#
8 31 (6.20%) JavaScript
9 27 (5.40%) Shell Script
10 26 (5.20%) Go
10 26 (5.20%) Groovy
10 26 (5.20%) SQL
11 20 (4.00%) PHP
12 16 (3.20%) ES6
13 8 (1.60%) C++
13 8 (1.60%) ES7
14 4 (0.80%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.40%) Scala
16 1 (0.20%) C
16 1 (0.20%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 36 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.40%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.80%) Degree
5 5 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.80%) MCSE
6 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.60%) CISA
7 3 (0.60%) CISM
7 3 (0.60%) CISSP
7 3 (0.60%) RHCE
8 2 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.40%) PMP
9 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.00%) GCP
2 15 (3.00%) QA
3 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 223 (44.60%) Docker
2 11 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.20%) Varnish
3 10 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.60%) etcd
5 5 (1.00%) Firmware
6 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.60%) HDFS
8 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.40%) vSphere
9 1 (0.20%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.20%) PowerDNS
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 260 (52.00%) Ansible
2 228 (45.60%) Puppet
3 222 (44.40%) Terraform
4 151 (30.20%) Opscode Chef
5 89 (17.80%) Kubernetes
6 47 (9.40%) Kibana
7 41 (8.20%) Mesos
8 39 (7.80%) logstash
9 35 (7.00%) Packer
10 29 (5.80%) Docker Swarm
11 26 (5.20%) Nagios
12 25 (5.00%) Salt
13 19 (3.80%) Grafana
13 19 (3.80%) Rancher
14 16 (3.20%) Consul
15 13 (2.60%) StatsD
16 11 (2.20%) Graylog
16 11 (2.20%) Tivoli
17 10 (2.00%) Rundeck
18 9 (1.80%) collectd
Vendors
1 60 (12.00%) Splunk
2 37 (7.40%) Google
2 37 (7.40%) Oracle
3 22 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.00%) VMware
5 14 (2.80%) Atlassian
5 14 (2.80%) Red Hat
5 14 (2.80%) SaltStack
6 11 (2.20%) IBM
7 10 (2.00%) CA
7 10 (2.00%) Micro Focus
7 10 (2.00%) New Relic
7 10 (2.00%) Serena
8 9 (1.80%) AppDynamics
9 6 (1.20%) Teradata
10 5 (1.00%) Dynatrace
10 5 (1.00%) Perforce
10 5 (1.00%) SAP
10 5 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.80%) hybris