Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 256 320 357
Rank change year-on-year +64 +37 +121
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 286 600 710
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.93% 0.80% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.89% 2.68% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 398 562
Median daily rate £500 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £400 £417 £413
90th Percentile £625 £675 £700
UK median daily rate £521 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -5.23% - +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £90.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -71.67% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £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 9,894 22,347 23,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.30% 29.95% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,554 15,298 16,404
Median daily rate £495 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £305
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £490 £498 £475
% change year-on-year -1.51% +4.74% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 372 313
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% +22.86% -14.63%
10th Percentile £13.15 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £78.75 £59.50
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +35.71% +20.00% -12.50%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in England.

Daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in England over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 29 November 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 +20 152 £550 -4.35% 62
North of England +121 94 £450 -14.29% 38
North West +88 78 £440 -20.00% 19
South East +146 25 £500 -9.09% 16
Yorkshire +52 11 £475 -5.00% 14
East of England +76 6 £400 -20.00% 12
North East +42 5 £450 -7.69% 5
West Midlands +54 3 £538 -14.00% 10
Midlands +54 3 £538 +19.44% 13
South West +51 1 £450 -21.74% 7
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 278 (97.20%) AWS
2 204 (71.33%) DevOps
3 181 (63.29%) Terraform
4 173 (60.49%) Python
5 136 (47.55%) Serverless
6 128 (44.76%) Kubernetes
6 128 (44.76%) Jenkins
7 126 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (43.01%) Docker
9 114 (39.86%) AWS Lambda
10 110 (38.46%) Infrastructure as Code
11 108 (37.76%) Java
12 107 (37.41%) Amazon EC2
13 96 (33.57%) Amazon ECS
14 88 (30.77%) Amazon S3
15 84 (29.37%) Ansible
16 74 (25.87%) Amazon RDS
17 73 (25.52%) Linux
18 71 (24.83%) Finance
19 66 (23.08%) Bash Shell
20 64 (22.38%) Microservices
21 61 (21.33%) OpenShift
22 60 (20.98%) Amazon EKS
23 56 (19.58%) Software Engineering
24 55 (19.23%) Web Services
24 55 (19.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
25 54 (18.88%) Opscode Chef
25 54 (18.88%) Git (software)
26 53 (18.53%) Azure
27 52 (18.18%) Amazon SQS

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 11 (3.85%) Confluence
2 10 (3.50%) Jupyter
3 6 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.75%) Apache
4 5 (1.75%) IIS
4 5 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.40%) nginx
6 3 (1.05%) JBoss
7 2 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.35%) OpenWhisk
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Magento
1 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 278 (97.20%) AWS
2 136 (47.55%) Serverless
3 114 (39.86%) AWS Lambda
4 107 (37.41%) Amazon EC2
5 96 (33.57%) Amazon ECS
6 88 (30.77%) Amazon S3
7 61 (21.33%) OpenShift
8 60 (20.98%) Amazon EKS
9 55 (19.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 53 (18.53%) Azure
11 52 (18.18%) Amazon SQS
12 45 (15.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 42 (14.69%) AWS CloudTrail
14 35 (12.24%) Route 53
15 26 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 25 (8.74%) Amazon Kinesis
17 21 (7.34%) PaaS
17 21 (7.34%) SaaS
18 19 (6.64%) Amazon ELB
18 19 (6.64%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.55%) DNS
2 9 (3.15%) Network Security
2 9 (3.15%) VPN
3 8 (2.80%) HTTP
4 7 (2.45%) Firewall
5 4 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.40%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.05%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.05%) H.323
6 3 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.05%) MGCP
6 3 (1.05%) NX-OS
6 3 (1.05%) Sourcefire
6 3 (1.05%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.05%) VoIP
6 3 (1.05%) Wireless
7 2 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (25.87%) Amazon RDS
2 45 (15.73%) Amazon Redshift
3 35 (12.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 35 (12.24%) Relational Database
4 30 (10.49%) NoSQL
5 25 (8.74%) RDBMS
6 23 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (6.29%) Redis
8 14 (4.90%) Amazon Aurora
8 14 (4.90%) MySQL
9 7 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.45%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.10%) Amazon Athena
10 6 (2.10%) Amazon QuickSight
11 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.75%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.40%) Bigtable
12 4 (1.40%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 128 (44.76%) Jenkins
2 54 (18.88%) Git (software)
3 39 (13.64%) Artifactory
4 26 (9.09%) GitLab
5 24 (8.39%) RStudio
6 19 (6.64%) SonarQube
7 17 (5.94%) JIRA
8 16 (5.59%) TeamCity
9 13 (4.55%) Gradle
10 11 (3.85%) Maven
11 10 (3.50%) Bitbucket Server
12 7 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (2.45%) JUnit
12 7 (2.45%) Terragrunt
13 6 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (1.75%) CircleCI
15 4 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (1.40%) Vagrant
16 3 (1.05%) Grunt
General
1 71 (24.83%) Finance
2 37 (12.94%) Front Office
3 27 (9.44%) Banking
4 8 (2.80%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.40%) Games
5 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.05%) Advertising
6 3 (1.05%) Law
6 3 (1.05%) Marketing
6 3 (1.05%) Retail
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (38.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 104 (36.36%) AWS Engineer
3 61 (21.33%) AWS DevOps
4 51 (17.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 44 (15.38%) Developer
6 37 (12.94%) Architect
7 36 (12.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 28 (9.79%) AWS Developer
8 28 (9.79%) Python Engineer
9 21 (7.34%) Java Developer
10 19 (6.64%) AWS Architect
11 15 (5.24%) Python Developer
12 14 (4.90%) Lead DevOps
13 13 (4.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 13 (4.55%) Lead Developer
13 13 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
14 12 (4.20%) Java Engineer
14 12 (4.20%) Java Software Developer
14 12 (4.20%) Lead Java Developer
14 12 (4.20%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (19.23%) Web Services
2 43 (15.03%) REST
3 30 (10.49%) J2EE
4 28 (9.79%) J2SE
4 28 (9.79%) Node.js
5 21 (7.34%) SOAP
6 18 (6.29%) Lambda Expressions
7 17 (5.94%) HTML
8 15 (5.24%) Kafka
9 14 (4.90%) Django
9 14 (4.90%) Flask
9 14 (4.90%) HTML5
10 13 (4.55%) .NET
10 13 (4.55%) Spring
11 12 (4.20%) Redux
11 12 (4.20%) Spring Boot
12 9 (3.15%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (2.80%) JSON
14 7 (2.45%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.94%) Equities
2 36 (12.59%) Derivative
2 36 (12.59%) Fixed Income
3 15 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.24%) Cloud Native
4 13 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.80%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.45%) Clustering
7 7 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.10%) PKI
9 4 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.40%) User Experience
10 3 (1.05%) Blog
10 3 (1.05%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 73 (25.52%) Linux
2 28 (9.79%) Windows
3 19 (6.64%) Unix
4 15 (5.24%) CentOS
5 10 (3.50%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.05%) CoreOS
8 3 (1.05%) VMS
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (71.33%) DevOps
2 126 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (38.46%) Infrastructure as Code
4 64 (22.38%) Microservices
5 56 (19.58%) Software Engineering
6 42 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (14.69%) Decision-Making
6 42 (14.69%) Scrum
7 40 (13.99%) Deployment Automation
7 40 (13.99%) Infrastructure Automation
8 38 (13.29%) Asset Management
9 29 (10.14%) Configuration Management
10 26 (9.09%) Migration
11 22 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 20 (6.99%) TDD
13 18 (6.29%) Blue-Green Deployment
13 18 (6.29%) Canary Deployment
14 17 (5.94%) Auto-Scaling
15 14 (4.90%) Web Development
16 13 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 173 (60.49%) Python
2 108 (37.76%) Java
3 66 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 32 (11.19%) JavaScript
5 29 (10.14%) PowerShell
6 28 (9.79%) R
7 20 (6.99%) SQL
8 17 (5.94%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.85%) Go
10 7 (2.45%) C#
10 7 (2.45%) PHP
10 7 (2.45%) Ruby
11 5 (1.75%) C
11 5 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.40%) C++
12 4 (1.40%) Groovy
13 3 (1.05%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.05%) Perl
14 2 (0.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 25 (8.74%) AWS Certification
2 18 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.75%) CCNA
6 4 (1.40%) CCNP
6 4 (1.40%) Degree
7 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.35%) CCIE
8 1 (0.35%) CISA
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.59%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.05%) NIST
3 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 123 (43.01%) Docker
2 13 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.15%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.10%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.75%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.40%) Varnish
8 3 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (1.05%) Gluster
8 3 (1.05%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.70%) etcd
9 2 (0.70%) HDFS
9 2 (0.70%) vSphere
10 1 (0.35%) LXC
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 181 (63.29%) Terraform
2 128 (44.76%) Kubernetes
3 84 (29.37%) Ansible
4 54 (18.88%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (15.38%) Puppet
6 12 (4.20%) Consul
7 11 (3.85%) Packer
8 6 (2.10%) Grafana
8 6 (2.10%) Prometheus
8 6 (2.10%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.75%) PingFederate
9 5 (1.75%) Salt
10 3 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.70%) Kibana
11 2 (0.70%) Nessus
11 2 (0.70%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (5.94%) VMware
2 15 (5.24%) Splunk
3 14 (4.90%) Oracle
4 12 (4.20%) Google
4 12 (4.20%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.15%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.80%) Dynatrace
7 7 (2.45%) Cisco
8 6 (2.10%) F5
9 4 (1.40%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.05%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.05%) ExtraHop
10 3 (1.05%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.70%) Databricks
11 2 (0.70%) McAfee
11 2 (0.70%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.35%) Dell
12 1 (0.35%) Radianz