Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 289 333 440
Rank change year-on-year +44 +107 +64
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 537 682 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.76% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.84% 2.86% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 508 365
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £425
90th Percentile £688 £700 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
England median hourly rate £25.50 £90.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.67% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £90.00 -
% change year-on-year -61.11% - -

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 18,909 23,863 18,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.61% 26.50% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,955 16,606 12,642
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 289 222
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.02 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £71.85 £55.50 £54.85
UK median hourly rate £21.42 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.68% -11.25% +9.45%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +66 326 £575 +4.55% 84
North of England +54 101 £525 -4.55% 39
North West +53 75 £525 -25.00% 27
South East +54 53 £575 +9.52% 26
Yorkshire +29 24 £505 +1.00% 9
South West +1 21 £603 +20.50% 9
Midlands +41 19 £450 - 25
East of England +5 14 £525 -4.55% 19
West Midlands +59 10 £650 +8.33% 20
East Midlands +28 9 £438 -2.78% 5
North East +4 2 £608 +15.71% 3
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 530 (98.70%) AWS
2 405 (75.42%) DevOps
3 357 (66.48%) Terraform
4 286 (53.26%) Python
5 281 (52.33%) Docker
6 243 (45.25%) Kubernetes
7 242 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
8 232 (43.20%) Serverless
9 211 (39.29%) AWS Lambda
10 201 (37.43%) Amazon EC2
11 199 (37.06%) Amazon S3
12 197 (36.69%) Jenkins
13 181 (33.71%) Ansible
14 156 (29.05%) Java
15 155 (28.86%) Infrastructure as Code
16 143 (26.63%) Opscode Chef
17 129 (24.02%) Amazon RDS
18 128 (23.84%) Linux
19 127 (23.65%) Puppet
20 123 (22.91%) Amazon ECS
21 113 (21.04%) Web Services
22 109 (20.30%) Finance
23 105 (19.55%) Amazon SQS
24 104 (19.37%) Configuration Management
25 103 (19.18%) Git (software)
26 101 (18.81%) OpenShift
27 98 (18.25%) Software Engineering
27 98 (18.25%) Amazon Redshift
28 89 (16.57%) Azure
29 81 (15.08%) Bash Shell

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 49 (9.12%) Confluence
2 34 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.79%) nginx
4 14 (2.61%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.49%) Apache
6 4 (0.74%) JBoss
6 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.56%) IIS
7 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.37%) WildFly
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 530 (98.70%) AWS
2 232 (43.20%) Serverless
3 211 (39.29%) AWS Lambda
4 201 (37.43%) Amazon EC2
5 199 (37.06%) Amazon S3
6 123 (22.91%) Amazon ECS
7 105 (19.55%) Amazon SQS
8 101 (18.81%) OpenShift
9 89 (16.57%) Azure
10 71 (13.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 60 (11.17%) GCP
12 44 (8.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 44 (8.19%) Route 53
13 43 (8.01%) CloudFront
14 37 (6.89%) AWS CodePipeline
14 37 (6.89%) GitHub
15 36 (6.70%) Amazon EKS
16 31 (5.77%) Amazon Kinesis
17 28 (5.21%) Amazon ELB
18 23 (4.28%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.77%) VPN
2 21 (3.91%) Firewall
3 17 (3.17%) DNS
4 9 (1.68%) Internet
5 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.74%) DHCP
6 4 (0.74%) HTTP
6 4 (0.74%) MQTT
6 4 (0.74%) WAN
7 3 (0.56%) SSL
8 2 (0.37%) FTP
8 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.37%) IPsec
8 2 (0.37%) LAN
8 2 (0.37%) Network Security
8 2 (0.37%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.37%) SSH
8 2 (0.37%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (24.02%) Amazon RDS
2 98 (18.25%) Amazon Redshift
3 51 (9.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 25 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (4.47%) Big Data
6 21 (3.91%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.72%) Amazon Athena
8 17 (3.17%) SQL Server
9 15 (2.79%) MySQL
10 11 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.05%) Redis
11 9 (1.68%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.30%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.93%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.93%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.74%) Amazon QuickSight
14 4 (0.74%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.74%) HBase
14 4 (0.74%) Spark SQL
15 3 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 197 (36.69%) Jenkins
2 103 (19.18%) Git (software)
3 72 (13.41%) Artifactory
4 56 (10.43%) JIRA
5 49 (9.12%) RStudio
6 39 (7.26%) CircleCI
7 33 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (4.84%) Bitbucket
9 25 (4.66%) GitLab
10 20 (3.72%) Travis CI
11 16 (2.98%) SonarQube
12 14 (2.61%) Subversion
13 10 (1.86%) Selenium
13 10 (1.86%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.68%) Gradle
14 9 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.30%) Cucumber
16 6 (1.12%) JMeter
16 6 (1.12%) Maven
17 5 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 109 (20.30%) Finance
2 69 (12.85%) Front Office
3 31 (5.77%) Public Sector
4 11 (2.05%) Banking
5 10 (1.86%) Retail
6 9 (1.68%) Games
7 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.93%) Billing
8 5 (0.93%) Marketing
8 5 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.93%) Publishing
9 4 (0.74%) Legal
10 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 225 (41.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 163 (30.35%) AWS Engineer
3 120 (22.35%) AWS DevOps
4 101 (18.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 101 (18.81%) Developer
5 61 (11.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 60 (11.17%) AWS Developer
7 47 (8.75%) Architect
7 47 (8.75%) Senior DevOps
8 42 (7.82%) Java Developer
9 41 (7.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 37 (6.89%) Lead Developer
10 37 (6.89%) Lead Software Developer
10 37 (6.89%) Python Engineer
11 34 (6.33%) Java Software Developer
11 34 (6.33%) Lead Java Developer
11 34 (6.33%) Python Developer
12 29 (5.40%) AWS Architect
12 29 (5.40%) Data Engineer
13 28 (5.21%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (21.04%) Web Services
2 59 (10.99%) Node.js
3 55 (10.24%) J2EE
4 53 (9.87%) J2SE
5 35 (6.52%) .NET
6 17 (3.17%) JSON
7 16 (2.98%) HTML
8 15 (2.79%) Kafka
9 14 (2.61%) Elastic Stack
10 13 (2.42%) YAML
11 11 (2.05%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.05%) React
11 11 (2.05%) Vue.js
12 10 (1.86%) Laravel
13 9 (1.68%) CSS
13 9 (1.68%) PySpark
14 8 (1.49%) .NET Core
14 8 (1.49%) Pandas
14 8 (1.49%) Spring Boot
14 8 (1.49%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.29%) Fixed Income
2 44 (8.19%) Derivative
2 44 (8.19%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (8.01%) Equities
4 35 (6.52%) Public Cloud
5 20 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (3.54%) Cloud Native
7 15 (2.79%) User Experience
8 14 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (2.42%) Data Centre
10 12 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (1.86%) Replication
12 7 (1.30%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.93%) Clustering
14 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
15 2 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 2 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.37%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 128 (23.84%) Linux
2 57 (10.61%) Windows
3 20 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (2.98%) Unix
5 14 (2.61%) CentOS
6 13 (2.42%) Ubuntu
7 12 (2.23%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.93%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.74%) VMS
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.37%) Android
10 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (75.42%) DevOps
2 242 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (28.86%) Infrastructure as Code
4 104 (19.37%) Configuration Management
5 98 (18.25%) Software Engineering
6 77 (14.34%) Asset Management
7 74 (13.78%) Deployment Automation
8 71 (13.22%) Decision-Making
8 71 (13.22%) Migration
9 61 (11.36%) Microservices
10 57 (10.61%) Scrum
11 54 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (8.01%) Infrastructure Automation
13 35 (6.52%) Kanban
14 33 (6.15%) Open Source
15 27 (5.03%) Continuous Delivery
16 26 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 23 (4.28%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 22 (4.10%) TDD
19 21 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 286 (53.26%) Python
2 156 (29.05%) Java
3 81 (15.08%) Bash Shell
4 65 (12.10%) R
5 59 (10.99%) Ruby
6 49 (9.12%) SQL
7 45 (8.38%) PowerShell
8 42 (7.82%) JavaScript
9 33 (6.15%) Go
10 26 (4.84%) Perl
11 20 (3.72%) TypeScript
12 19 (3.54%) Scala
13 18 (3.35%) PHP
14 13 (2.42%) C#
14 13 (2.42%) Groovy
15 9 (1.68%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.74%) Clojure
17 3 (0.56%) C
17 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (15.08%) Security Cleared
2 60 (11.17%) SC Cleared
3 57 (10.61%) AWS Certification
4 16 (2.98%) Degree
5 13 (2.42%) MCSA
5 13 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.93%) CISSP
8 3 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.56%) CISM
9 1 (0.19%) CCNA
9 1 (0.19%) CCNP
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) LPIC
9 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.19%) OCP
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.28%) QA
2 7 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.30%) NIST
3 4 (0.74%) HIPAA
3 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.56%) NCSC
4 3 (0.56%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) PSD2
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 281 (52.33%) Docker
2 14 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.37%) LXC
Systems Management
1 357 (66.48%) Terraform
2 243 (45.25%) Kubernetes
3 181 (33.71%) Ansible
4 143 (26.63%) Opscode Chef
5 127 (23.65%) Puppet
6 26 (4.84%) Packer
7 25 (4.66%) Prometheus
8 24 (4.47%) Docker Swarm
8 24 (4.47%) Salt
9 21 (3.91%) Consul
10 20 (3.72%) Grafana
11 18 (3.35%) Nagios
12 7 (1.30%) Rancher
13 3 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.37%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
15 1 (0.19%) Istio
15 1 (0.19%) Kubeflow
15 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (3.91%) Splunk
2 17 (3.17%) Google
3 14 (2.61%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.05%) Oracle
5 9 (1.68%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.30%) Teradata
7 6 (1.12%) Mercator
7 6 (1.12%) Sparx
8 5 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.93%) New Relic
8 5 (0.93%) VMware
9 4 (0.74%) IBM
9 4 (0.74%) Informatica
10 3 (0.56%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.56%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.37%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (0.37%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.37%) Qualys
11 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.37%) Trend Micro