Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 309 395 476
Rank change year-on-year +86 +81 +208
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 738 559 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 0.60% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.15% 3.00% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 398 278
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £400
90th Percentile £700 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £62.50 - -

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 23,398 18,645 11,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 26.71% 20.12% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,223 12,815 8,041
England median daily rate £500 £480 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.49% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £285
90th Percentile £662 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 241 142
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.37% -7.41%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £50.50 £51.35
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11% -16.28%

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 +64 428 £568 +7.08% 52
South East +48 102 £525 +5.00% 2
North of England +53 97 £550 +12.02% 12
East of England +62 47 £525 +5.00% 10
North West +22 46 £700 +27.27% 3
South West -33 36 £513 +2.50% 3
Yorkshire +24 35 £475 - 7
Midlands -6 28 £510 -7.27%
East Midlands +33 20 £480 -4.00%
North East +4 16 £525 +5.00% 2
West Midlands -36 8 £653 +18.64%
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 697 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 543 (73.58%) DevOps
3 463 (62.74%) Terraform
4 374 (50.68%) Docker
5 370 (50.14%) Python
6 351 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
7 327 (44.31%) Jenkins
8 305 (41.33%) Kubernetes
9 287 (38.89%) Ansible
10 273 (36.99%) Linux
11 219 (29.67%) Amazon EC2
12 214 (29.00%) Java
12 214 (29.00%) Serverless
13 206 (27.91%) Amazon S3
14 204 (27.64%) AWS Lambda
15 190 (25.75%) Puppet
16 186 (25.20%) Amazon RDS
17 178 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
18 170 (23.04%) Opscode Chef
19 167 (22.63%) Git (software)
19 167 (22.63%) Bash Shell
20 146 (19.78%) Web Services
21 135 (18.29%) Configuration Management
22 134 (18.16%) Finance
23 126 (17.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
23 126 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
24 124 (16.80%) Windows
25 118 (15.99%) JIRA
25 118 (15.99%) Amazon SQS
26 114 (15.45%) Software Engineering

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 84 (11.38%) Confluence
2 55 (7.45%) nginx
3 38 (5.15%) Apache
4 36 (4.88%) IIS
5 35 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (3.39%) Apache Spark
7 21 (2.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
8 12 (1.63%) Luigi
9 11 (1.49%) CMS
10 6 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.41%) SAS
13 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.27%) Jetty
13 2 (0.27%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.14%) Lightstreamer
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.14%) iWork
Cloud Services
1 697 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (29.67%) Amazon EC2
3 214 (29.00%) Serverless
4 206 (27.91%) Amazon S3
5 204 (27.64%) AWS Lambda
6 126 (17.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 126 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
7 118 (15.99%) Amazon SQS
8 109 (14.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 107 (14.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 74 (10.03%) PaaS
11 61 (8.27%) OpenShift
12 49 (6.64%) Amazon Kinesis
12 49 (6.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 39 (5.28%) Amazon EMR
13 39 (5.28%) GitHub
14 38 (5.15%) Amazon Glacier
14 38 (5.15%) AWS CloudTrail
15 35 (4.74%) SaaS
16 28 (3.79%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.32%) VPN
2 38 (5.15%) DNS
3 37 (5.01%) Firewall
4 22 (2.98%) HTTP
5 21 (2.85%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.03%) MQTT
7 12 (1.63%) DHCP
8 10 (1.36%) IPsec
9 9 (1.22%) FTP
9 9 (1.22%) Network Security
10 5 (0.68%) ICMP
10 5 (0.68%) WAN
11 4 (0.54%) LAN
12 3 (0.41%) SSL
12 3 (0.41%) tcpdump
12 3 (0.41%) VSAN
13 2 (0.27%) Internet
13 2 (0.27%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
14 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (25.20%) Amazon RDS
2 92 (12.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 80 (10.84%) Amazon Redshift
4 61 (8.27%) Big Data
5 45 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (5.96%) MySQL
7 39 (5.28%) MongoDB
8 37 (5.01%) Hadoop
9 36 (4.88%) Relational Database
10 33 (4.47%) NoSQL
11 29 (3.93%) SQL Server
12 25 (3.39%) Amazon Athena
13 22 (2.98%) Amazon Aurora
14 17 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.90%) RDBMS
16 12 (1.63%) Azkaban
17 10 (1.36%) Redis
18 9 (1.22%) Apache Hive
19 5 (0.68%) Neo4j
19 5 (0.68%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 327 (44.31%) Jenkins
2 167 (22.63%) Git (software)
3 118 (15.99%) JIRA
4 72 (9.76%) Artifactory
5 57 (7.72%) GitLab
6 44 (5.96%) Maven
7 43 (5.83%) RStudio
8 38 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 28 (3.79%) Gradle
9 28 (3.79%) Travis CI
10 27 (3.66%) CircleCI
11 25 (3.39%) Subversion
12 24 (3.25%) Vagrant
13 23 (3.12%) Sonatype Nexus
14 22 (2.98%) Bitbucket
15 21 (2.85%) SonarQube
16 18 (2.44%) TeamCity
17 16 (2.17%) gulp
18 15 (2.03%) IBM UrbanCode
19 13 (1.76%) Mercurial
General
1 134 (18.16%) Finance
2 46 (6.23%) Front Office
3 24 (3.25%) Banking
4 21 (2.85%) Retail
5 10 (1.36%) Marketing
6 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (0.95%) Law
7 7 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.81%) Billing
9 5 (0.68%) German Language
10 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.41%) Publishing
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 346 (46.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 200 (27.10%) AWS Engineer
3 168 (22.76%) Developer
4 157 (21.27%) AWS DevOps
5 130 (17.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 100 (13.55%) AWS Developer
7 77 (10.43%) Cloud Engineer
8 62 (8.40%) Senior DevOps
9 61 (8.27%) Java Developer
10 57 (7.72%) Architect
11 51 (6.91%) Senior Developer
12 47 (6.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 34 (4.61%) AWS Architect
13 34 (4.61%) Python Developer
14 30 (4.07%) Java Software Developer
14 30 (4.07%) Senior Software Developer
15 28 (3.79%) Cloud Architect
16 27 (3.66%) Java Engineer
17 22 (2.98%) Platform Engineer
17 22 (2.98%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (19.78%) Web Services
2 83 (11.25%) Node.js
3 59 (7.99%) Kafka
4 52 (7.05%) J2EE
5 51 (6.91%) REST
6 49 (6.64%) .NET
7 41 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
7 41 (5.56%) JSON
8 38 (5.15%) AngularJS
9 32 (4.34%) React
10 27 (3.66%) HTML
11 26 (3.52%) CSS
12 24 (3.25%) XML
13 23 (3.12%) Sass
14 22 (2.98%) Apache NiFi
14 22 (2.98%) JMS
14 22 (2.98%) SOAP
15 19 (2.57%) HTML5
15 19 (2.57%) J2SE
16 17 (2.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.10%) Public Cloud
2 43 (5.83%) Fixed Income
3 36 (4.88%) Algorithms
4 30 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
5 26 (3.52%) Data Centre
6 25 (3.39%) Cloud Native
6 25 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (3.12%) User Experience
8 21 (2.85%) Fintech
9 20 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (2.30%) Data Structures
11 16 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (2.03%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.76%) PKI
14 7 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (0.95%) Clustering
14 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
15 5 (0.68%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 273 (36.99%) Linux
2 124 (16.80%) Windows
3 43 (5.83%) Unix
4 41 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (3.52%) Ubuntu
6 22 (2.98%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.57%) CentOS
8 14 (1.90%) Android
9 10 (1.36%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.81%) Mesosphere
12 5 (0.68%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.54%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.54%) Solaris
14 3 (0.41%) DC/OS
14 3 (0.41%) Fedora
15 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.14%) SUSE
16 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (73.58%) DevOps
2 351 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
4 135 (18.29%) Configuration Management
5 114 (15.45%) Software Engineering
6 105 (14.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 102 (13.82%) Microservices
8 89 (12.06%) Open Source
9 85 (11.52%) Migration
9 85 (11.52%) Scrum
10 78 (10.57%) TDD
11 68 (9.21%) Test Automation
12 56 (7.59%) Asset Management
13 55 (7.45%) Decision-Making
14 53 (7.18%) Continuous Deployment
15 47 (6.37%) Unit Testing
16 43 (5.83%) Kanban
17 42 (5.69%) OO
18 40 (5.42%) Problem-Solving
19 39 (5.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 370 (50.14%) Python
2 214 (29.00%) Java
3 167 (22.63%) Bash Shell
4 110 (14.91%) PowerShell
5 76 (10.30%) Ruby
6 71 (9.62%) JavaScript
7 52 (7.05%) SQL
8 37 (5.01%) Java 8
9 35 (4.74%) Perl
10 32 (4.34%) Shell Script
11 31 (4.20%) Scala
12 24 (3.25%) Go
13 23 (3.12%) C#
14 20 (2.71%) PHP
15 17 (2.30%) Groovy
16 14 (1.90%) TypeScript
17 13 (1.76%) ES6
18 11 (1.49%) C++
19 5 (0.68%) C
19 5 (0.68%) ES7
Qualifications
1 90 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 81 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 52 (7.05%) AWS Certification
4 13 (1.76%) Degree
5 12 (1.63%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.54%) PhD
7 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.14%) CCNP
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CISSP
8 1 (0.14%) GIAC
8 1 (0.14%) MCSE
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.85%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.30%) QA
3 5 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 374 (50.68%) Docker
2 32 (4.34%) Virtual Machines
3 31 (4.20%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.36%) Apache Flume
6 8 (1.08%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.81%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.41%) Squid
8 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.41%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.41%) vSphere
9 2 (0.27%) etcd
9 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.27%) Xen
9 2 (0.27%) XenApp
10 1 (0.14%) Firmware
10 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 463 (62.74%) Terraform
2 305 (41.33%) Kubernetes
3 287 (38.89%) Ansible
4 190 (25.75%) Puppet
5 170 (23.04%) Opscode Chef
6 70 (9.49%) Packer
7 57 (7.72%) Consul
8 39 (5.28%) Docker Swarm
9 38 (5.15%) Salt
10 30 (4.07%) Mesos
11 17 (2.30%) Kibana
12 16 (2.17%) logstash
13 13 (1.76%) Nagios
13 13 (1.76%) Sysdig
14 12 (1.63%) Grafana
15 10 (1.36%) Marathon
16 8 (1.08%) Graphite
17 7 (0.95%) Prometheus
18 6 (0.81%) Rancher
19 4 (0.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 75 (10.16%) Google
2 49 (6.64%) Microsoft
3 45 (6.10%) Oracle
4 39 (5.28%) Splunk
5 22 (2.98%) Atlassian
6 21 (2.85%) VMware
7 17 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 15 (2.03%) New Relic
9 10 (1.36%) Qualys
10 8 (1.08%) Citrix
11 7 (0.95%) AppDynamics
11 7 (0.95%) SaltStack
12 6 (0.81%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.68%) ArcSight
13 5 (0.68%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (0.68%) CyberArk
13 5 (0.68%) Fortinet
13 5 (0.68%) Interwoven
13 5 (0.68%) Mercator
13 5 (0.68%) Symantec