Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 376 485 606
Rank change year-on-year +109 +121 +133
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 605 380 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.00% 2.91% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 315 223
England median daily rate £538 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £378
90th Percentile £660 £631 £598
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £75.00 - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20,139 13,049 10,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.56% 14.81% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,931 8,953 7,422
England median daily rate £480 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +3.89% +10.43%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £648 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 184 150
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -13.80%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £74.00 £62.93 £47.59
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -2.63% -3.11% -12.84%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +65 367 £550 +4.76% 103
North of England +55 106 £525 +2.44% 28
South East -1 76 £523 +10.00% 14
Yorkshire +32 53 £525 -2.33% 8
North West +5 37 £490 -4.39% 18
South West +7 34 £488 +11.43% 8
North East +7 16 £500 +11.00% 2
Midlands -19 16 £513 +13.89% 13
West Midlands -21 12 £525 +10.53% 10
East of England -26 5 £550 +17.02% 6
East Midlands -4 3 £375 -16.67% 3
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 584 (96.53%) Amazon AWS
2 432 (71.40%) DevOps
3 355 (58.68%) Ansible
4 352 (58.18%) Terraform
5 292 (48.26%) Linux
6 279 (46.12%) Python
7 270 (44.63%) Puppet
8 266 (43.97%) Jenkins
9 239 (39.50%) Docker
10 231 (38.18%) Opscode Chef
11 210 (34.71%) Amazon EC2
12 209 (34.55%) Serverless
13 190 (31.40%) AWS Lambda
14 178 (29.42%) Configuration Management
15 175 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
16 171 (28.26%) Windows
17 156 (25.79%) Kubernetes
18 144 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
19 139 (22.98%) Amazon S3
20 136 (22.48%) Microsoft Azure
21 123 (20.33%) Amazon RDS
22 119 (19.67%) Git (software)
23 116 (19.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 110 (18.18%) Bash Shell
25 106 (17.52%) PowerShell
26 103 (17.02%) Java
26 103 (17.02%) Packer
27 98 (16.20%) Node.js
28 94 (15.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 92 (15.21%) Security Cleared

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 42 (6.94%) IIS
2 26 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (4.13%) Confluence
3 25 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.14%) nginx
5 13 (2.15%) Apache
5 13 (2.15%) JBoss
6 8 (1.32%) Jetty
6 8 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.16%) Mongrel
8 6 (0.99%) Apache Pig
8 6 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.33%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (0.50%) HipChat
2 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 584 (96.53%) Amazon AWS
2 210 (34.71%) Amazon EC2
3 209 (34.55%) Serverless
4 190 (31.40%) AWS Lambda
5 139 (22.98%) Amazon S3
6 136 (22.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 116 (19.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 74 (12.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 66 (10.91%) Amazon ELB
9 66 (10.91%) Google Cloud Platform
10 40 (6.61%) Route 53
11 29 (4.79%) CloudFront
12 27 (4.46%) PaaS
13 22 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
14 21 (3.47%) AWS CodePipeline
14 21 (3.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 21 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
15 20 (3.31%) Datadog
15 20 (3.31%) SaaS
16 19 (3.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 71 (11.74%) Firewall
2 24 (3.97%) HTTP
3 18 (2.98%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.15%) VPN
5 12 (1.98%) DNS
5 12 (1.98%) Software-Defined Networking
6 8 (1.32%) SAN
7 6 (0.99%) SSL
8 5 (0.83%) SMS
9 4 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.50%) DHCP
10 3 (0.50%) FTP
10 3 (0.50%) IPsec
10 3 (0.50%) MQTT
10 3 (0.50%) NAS
11 2 (0.33%) Internet
11 2 (0.33%) Network Security
11 2 (0.33%) SNMP
12 1 (0.17%) BGP
12 1 (0.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (20.33%) Amazon RDS
2 48 (7.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 30 (4.96%) MySQL
4 27 (4.46%) Big Data
5 26 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (3.64%) MongoDB
7 21 (3.47%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.31%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.81%) Redis
10 16 (2.64%) Amazon Aurora
11 15 (2.48%) Relational Database
12 12 (1.98%) SQL Server
13 10 (1.65%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (1.16%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.99%) HBase
16 6 (0.99%) MarkLogic
16 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
18 4 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 266 (43.97%) Jenkins
2 119 (19.67%) Git (software)
3 70 (11.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 49 (8.10%) Vagrant
5 46 (7.60%) TeamCity
5 46 (7.60%) Travis CI
6 39 (6.45%) Maven
7 35 (5.79%) JIRA
8 23 (3.80%) CircleCI
9 22 (3.64%) Ant
10 20 (3.31%) GoCD
10 20 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
11 19 (3.14%) Gradle
11 19 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (2.98%) Selenium
12 18 (2.98%) Subversion
13 13 (2.15%) Mercurial
14 12 (1.98%) GitLab
14 12 (1.98%) SonarQube
15 9 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 45 (7.44%) Finance
2 27 (4.46%) Retail
3 14 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.98%) Banking
5 10 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.16%) Publishing
7 5 (0.83%) Advertising
8 4 (0.66%) Games
9 3 (0.50%) Marketing
10 2 (0.33%) Law
10 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 333 (55.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 197 (32.56%) AWS Engineer
3 168 (27.77%) AWS DevOps
4 152 (25.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 75 (12.40%) Cloud Engineer
6 52 (8.60%) Developer
7 47 (7.77%) Consultant
8 46 (7.60%) Senior DevOps
9 41 (6.78%) Architect
9 41 (6.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 39 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
11 29 (4.79%) AWS Consultant
12 22 (3.64%) AWS Architect
13 20 (3.31%) AWS Developer
13 20 (3.31%) Platform Engineer
14 16 (2.64%) DevOps Consultant
14 16 (2.64%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 15 (2.48%) Linux Engineer
15 15 (2.48%) Python Engineer
15 15 (2.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (16.20%) Node.js
2 72 (11.90%) Web Services
3 59 (9.75%) Elastic Stack
4 38 (6.28%) .NET
5 22 (3.64%) Spring Boot
6 21 (3.47%) Spring
7 20 (3.31%) React
8 19 (3.14%) AngularJS
8 19 (3.14%) JSON
9 16 (2.64%) HTML
9 16 (2.64%) REST
10 13 (2.15%) CSS
10 13 (2.15%) JSP
11 12 (1.98%) HTML5
11 12 (1.98%) RESTful
12 11 (1.82%) CSS3
12 11 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (1.82%) Sass
12 11 (1.82%) Struts
12 11 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.23%) Linux Command Line
2 39 (6.45%) Private Cloud
3 35 (5.79%) Public Cloud
4 34 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 30 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (4.46%) Cloud Native
7 24 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (3.64%) Data Centre
9 18 (2.98%) Fintech
10 16 (2.64%) User Experience
11 15 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.82%) PKI
13 9 (1.49%) Clustering
13 9 (1.49%) Fat Client
13 9 (1.49%) Thin Client
14 8 (1.32%) Hedge funds
15 7 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
17 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
17 3 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 292 (48.26%) Linux
2 171 (28.26%) Windows
3 94 (15.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 52 (8.60%) CentOS
4 52 (8.60%) Unix
5 45 (7.44%) Ubuntu
6 43 (7.11%) Windows Server
7 24 (3.97%) DC/OS
8 21 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.64%) Debian
10 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.99%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.99%) Fedora
13 4 (0.66%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.50%) Android
14 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.33%) Solaris
16 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (71.40%) DevOps
2 178 (29.42%) Configuration Management
3 175 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (14.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 66 (10.91%) Migration
7 59 (9.75%) Auto-Scaling
8 54 (8.93%) Open Source
9 53 (8.76%) Microservices
10 51 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
11 49 (8.10%) Deployment Automation
11 49 (8.10%) Scrum
12 48 (7.93%) Software Engineering
13 38 (6.28%) Test Automation
14 37 (6.12%) SDLC
15 35 (5.79%) ITIL
15 35 (5.79%) OO
16 32 (5.29%) Build Automation
17 26 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 21 (3.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 279 (46.12%) Python
2 110 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 106 (17.52%) PowerShell
4 103 (17.02%) Java
5 89 (14.71%) Ruby
6 59 (9.75%) JavaScript
7 30 (4.96%) Go
8 29 (4.79%) SQL
9 25 (4.13%) Perl
10 22 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 20 (3.31%) C#
12 13 (2.15%) ES6
13 11 (1.82%) Groovy
13 11 (1.82%) PHP
14 8 (1.32%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.83%) C
15 5 (0.83%) C++
16 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.50%) Java 8
18 1 (0.17%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 92 (15.21%) Security Cleared
2 77 (12.73%) AWS Certification
3 76 (12.56%) SC Cleared
4 42 (6.94%) Degree
5 33 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.32%) BC Cleared
7 7 (1.16%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.50%) CISSP
8 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.33%) CCSA
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.33%) CISM
9 2 (0.33%) MCSE
9 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCSD
10 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.80%) GCP
2 19 (3.14%) QA
3 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 239 (39.50%) Docker
2 72 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (6.28%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (4.79%) VirtualBox
5 25 (4.13%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.64%) Active Directory
7 10 (1.65%) etcd
8 7 (1.16%) Varnish
8 7 (1.16%) Xen
9 5 (0.83%) KVM
9 5 (0.83%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.66%) flannel
11 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.17%) iptables
12 1 (0.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 355 (58.68%) Ansible
2 352 (58.18%) Terraform
3 270 (44.63%) Puppet
4 231 (38.18%) Opscode Chef
5 156 (25.79%) Kubernetes
6 103 (17.02%) Packer
7 85 (14.05%) Salt
8 43 (7.11%) Docker Swarm
9 20 (3.31%) Consul
10 19 (3.14%) Kibana
11 18 (2.98%) Mesos
12 17 (2.81%) Nagios
13 15 (2.48%) logstash
14 13 (2.15%) Sysdig
15 8 (1.32%) Grafana
15 8 (1.32%) Rancher
16 7 (1.16%) Graylog
17 6 (0.99%) CA Single Sign-On
17 6 (0.99%) Prometheus
18 5 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 83 (13.72%) Splunk
2 80 (13.22%) VMware
3 75 (12.40%) Google
4 63 (10.41%) Red Hat
5 47 (7.77%) Microsoft
6 26 (4.30%) New Relic
7 21 (3.47%) Oracle
8 18 (2.98%) SaltStack
9 13 (2.15%) Dynatrace
10 12 (1.98%) AppDynamics
10 12 (1.98%) Cisco
11 10 (1.65%) CA
11 10 (1.65%) Rackspace
12 9 (1.49%) Citrix
12 9 (1.49%) MKS
13 8 (1.32%) Interwoven
14 7 (1.16%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.99%) Perforce
16 5 (0.83%) Cloudera
17 4 (0.66%) ServiceNow