Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 455 545
Rank change year-on-year +103 +90 +210
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 691 433 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.09% 2.75% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 341 256
England median daily rate £550 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £411 £413
90th Percentile £700 £632 £588
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
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 22,337 15,749 11,876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 23.51% 16.64% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,582 11,011 8,194
England median daily rate £492 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £485 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.19% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 202 170
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.92%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £12.23
90th Percentile £59.50 £60.00 £56.76
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.31 £18.00
% change year-on-year -9.39% +7.29% -16.82%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +74 404 £550 +4.76% 88
North of England +72 134 £550 +10.00% 28
South East +32 77 £544 +11.54% 21
Yorkshire +41 63 £525 +5.00% 7
North West -1 45 £700 +33.33% 17
South West -21 33 £450 +2.86% 11
Midlands +9 32 £450 -5.26% 16
North East - 26 £525 - 4
East Midlands +17 19 £423 -6.11% 5
West Midlands -11 12 £544 +8.75% 11
East of England 0 11 £550 - 8
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 648 (93.78%) Amazon AWS
2 525 (75.98%) DevOps
3 405 (58.61%) Terraform
4 365 (52.82%) Linux
5 357 (51.66%) Ansible
6 348 (50.36%) Jenkins
7 313 (45.30%) Python
8 261 (37.77%) Puppet
9 259 (37.48%) Docker
10 252 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
11 250 (36.18%) Opscode Chef
12 226 (32.71%) Amazon EC2
13 201 (29.09%) Serverless
14 185 (26.77%) AWS Lambda
15 181 (26.19%) Configuration Management
16 177 (25.62%) Java
17 164 (23.73%) Amazon S3
18 144 (20.84%) Kubernetes
19 138 (19.97%) Amazon RDS
20 137 (19.83%) Bash Shell
21 133 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
21 133 (19.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
22 131 (18.96%) Git (software)
23 130 (18.81%) Windows
24 129 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
25 118 (17.08%) Web Services
25 118 (17.08%) Ruby
26 114 (16.50%) PowerShell
27 96 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
27 96 (13.89%) Splunk

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 60 (8.68%) IIS
2 42 (6.08%) Confluence
3 36 (5.21%) nginx
4 32 (4.63%) Tomcat
5 29 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (3.91%) Apache
7 19 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (1.88%) Jetty
8 13 (1.88%) Mongrel
8 13 (1.88%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.01%) JBoss
10 6 (0.87%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.87%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.72%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.14%) Drupal
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.58%) HipChat
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 648 (93.78%) Amazon AWS
2 226 (32.71%) Amazon EC2
3 201 (29.09%) Serverless
4 185 (26.77%) AWS Lambda
5 164 (23.73%) Amazon S3
6 133 (19.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 129 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 88 (12.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 84 (12.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 61 (8.83%) PaaS
11 49 (7.09%) Amazon ELB
11 49 (7.09%) Amazon SQS
12 42 (6.08%) IaaS
13 35 (5.07%) SaaS
14 32 (4.63%) Route 53
15 29 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
16 28 (4.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 25 (3.62%) Datadog
18 20 (2.89%) Amazon Kinesis
19 18 (2.60%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 72 (10.42%) Firewall
2 36 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 35 (5.07%) DNS
4 31 (4.49%) HTTP
5 24 (3.47%) VPN
6 13 (1.88%) ICMP
7 12 (1.74%) SSL
8 6 (0.87%) DHCP
8 6 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (0.87%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (0.72%) LAN
9 5 (0.72%) SAN
9 5 (0.72%) WAN
10 4 (0.58%) FTP
10 4 (0.58%) IPsec
10 4 (0.58%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.58%) Network Security
11 3 (0.43%) MQTT
12 2 (0.29%) IPv6
12 2 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (19.97%) Amazon RDS
2 66 (9.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 44 (6.37%) MongoDB
4 41 (5.93%) MySQL
5 37 (5.35%) Hadoop
6 27 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (3.62%) Big Data
8 20 (2.89%) Amazon Aurora
8 20 (2.89%) SQL Server
9 18 (2.60%) NoSQL
10 15 (2.17%) Redis
11 13 (1.88%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.30%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.87%) MarkLogic
14 6 (0.87%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.72%) Amazon Athena
16 4 (0.58%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.58%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 348 (50.36%) Jenkins
2 131 (18.96%) Git (software)
3 96 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 93 (13.46%) Maven
5 67 (9.70%) JIRA
6 50 (7.24%) Travis CI
7 43 (6.22%) GitLab
8 42 (6.08%) TeamCity
9 41 (5.93%) Vagrant
10 37 (5.35%) Artifactory
11 36 (5.21%) Gradle
12 29 (4.20%) Hudson
12 29 (4.20%) Sonatype Nexus
13 22 (3.18%) CircleCI
14 21 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (2.60%) Ant
15 18 (2.60%) Subversion
16 16 (2.32%) Selenium
17 14 (2.03%) Mercurial
17 14 (2.03%) MSBuild
General
1 63 (9.12%) Finance
2 36 (5.21%) Banking
3 28 (4.05%) Front Office
4 25 (3.62%) Retail
5 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.43%) Law
6 3 (0.43%) Publishing
6 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.29%) Advertising
7 2 (0.29%) Games
7 2 (0.29%) Marketing
7 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 399 (57.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 232 (33.57%) AWS Engineer
3 175 (25.33%) AWS DevOps
4 160 (23.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 77 (11.14%) Developer
6 72 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
7 50 (7.24%) Architect
8 47 (6.80%) AWS Architect
9 45 (6.51%) Operations Engineer
10 43 (6.22%) Consultant
11 33 (4.78%) Software Engineer
12 32 (4.63%) AWS Developer
13 30 (4.34%) Senior DevOps
14 27 (3.91%) AWS Consultant
15 25 (3.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 24 (3.47%) Lead Software Engineer
16 24 (3.47%) Python Engineer
17 23 (3.33%) AWS Software Engineer
18 22 (3.18%) Azure DevOps
18 22 (3.18%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (17.08%) Web Services
2 77 (11.14%) Node.js
3 55 (7.96%) Elastic Stack
4 54 (7.81%) AngularJS
5 52 (7.53%) .NET
6 50 (7.24%) React
7 29 (4.20%) Spring Boot
8 26 (3.76%) NumPy
9 25 (3.62%) SciPy
10 23 (3.33%) REST
10 23 (3.33%) Spring
11 20 (2.89%) JSON
12 19 (2.75%) HTML
12 19 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (2.60%) CSS
14 14 (2.03%) J2EE
15 13 (1.88%) JRuby
15 13 (1.88%) Kafka
15 13 (1.88%) Servlets
16 12 (1.74%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (5.79%) Cloud Native
2 40 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 36 (5.21%) Public Cloud
4 32 (4.63%) Linux Command Line
5 29 (4.20%) Private Cloud
6 22 (3.18%) Data Centre
7 18 (2.60%) Fintech
8 14 (2.03%) User Experience
9 13 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.74%) Fat Client
10 12 (1.74%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.16%) PKI
12 7 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 365 (52.82%) Linux
2 130 (18.81%) Windows
3 73 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 65 (9.41%) Unix
5 60 (8.68%) CentOS
6 43 (6.22%) Ubuntu
7 33 (4.78%) Windows Server
8 22 (3.18%) Debian
9 14 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.88%) Fedora
11 10 (1.45%) Android
11 10 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.16%) DC/OS
13 6 (0.87%) Amazon Linux
13 6 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.72%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.43%) Mesosphere
15 3 (0.43%) Solaris
16 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (75.98%) DevOps
2 252 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (26.19%) Configuration Management
4 133 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (12.16%) Software Engineering
6 79 (11.43%) Microservices
7 69 (9.99%) Auto-Scaling
8 68 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 63 (9.12%) Scrum
10 59 (8.54%) Open Source
11 47 (6.80%) Migration
12 46 (6.66%) Build Automation
12 46 (6.66%) Test Automation
13 37 (5.35%) Deployment Automation
13 37 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 37 (5.35%) ITIL
14 36 (5.21%) SDLC
15 33 (4.78%) OO
15 33 (4.78%) Problem-Solving
16 32 (4.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 313 (45.30%) Python
2 177 (25.62%) Java
3 137 (19.83%) Bash Shell
4 118 (17.08%) Ruby
5 114 (16.50%) PowerShell
6 65 (9.41%) JavaScript
7 43 (6.22%) Go
8 41 (5.93%) SQL
9 33 (4.78%) Perl
10 27 (3.91%) C++
11 25 (3.62%) Shell Script
12 23 (3.33%) Groovy
13 18 (2.60%) C#
14 15 (2.17%) PHP
15 13 (1.88%) Scala
16 10 (1.45%) ES6
16 10 (1.45%) TypeScript
17 9 (1.30%) PL/SQL
18 8 (1.16%) Java 8
19 6 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 95 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 87 (12.59%) SC Cleared
3 80 (11.58%) AWS Certification
4 49 (7.09%) Degree
5 38 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.58%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.29%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) CCNP
9 1 (0.14%) CCSA
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.14%) CISM
9 1 (0.14%) CISSP
9 1 (0.14%) MCSE
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.63%) QA
2 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 259 (37.48%) Docker
2 51 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (5.50%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (4.20%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.76%) VirtualBox
6 15 (2.17%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.87%) etcd
8 5 (0.72%) flannel
9 4 (0.58%) Xen
10 3 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.43%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.43%) XenApp
11 2 (0.29%) Firmware
12 1 (0.14%) iptables
12 1 (0.14%) KVM
12 1 (0.14%) Varnish
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 405 (58.61%) Terraform
2 357 (51.66%) Ansible
3 261 (37.77%) Puppet
4 250 (36.18%) Opscode Chef
5 144 (20.84%) Kubernetes
6 83 (12.01%) Packer
7 60 (8.68%) Salt
8 39 (5.64%) Kibana
9 34 (4.92%) Consul
10 33 (4.78%) logstash
11 26 (3.76%) Docker Swarm
12 23 (3.33%) Nagios
13 15 (2.17%) Mesos
14 13 (1.88%) Grafana
15 12 (1.74%) Graylog
16 7 (1.01%) Rancher
16 7 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (1.01%) Sysdig
17 6 (0.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 5 (0.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 96 (13.89%) Splunk
2 60 (8.68%) Red Hat
3 59 (8.54%) Google
3 59 (8.54%) VMware
4 57 (8.25%) Microsoft
5 27 (3.91%) Oracle
6 25 (3.62%) New Relic
7 19 (2.75%) AppDynamics
7 19 (2.75%) Citrix
8 18 (2.60%) Dynatrace
8 18 (2.60%) SaltStack
9 12 (1.74%) MKS
10 10 (1.45%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.16%) Cisco
12 7 (1.01%) Solace
13 5 (0.72%) CA
13 5 (0.72%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.72%) Interwoven
13 5 (0.72%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.72%) ServiceNow