Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 May 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
England > London
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 205 256 308
Rank change year-on-year +51 +52 +27
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 237 428 375
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.06% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.54% 3.42% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 265 286
Median daily rate £563 £555 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +3.26% +5.39%
10th Percentile £475 £475 £450
90th Percentile £713 £688 £625
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.33% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year - -53.33% -

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6,702 12,510 11,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.96% 30.86% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,804 9,030 8,180
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £350 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £656
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 87 98
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% +1.52% +39.97%
10th Percentile £17.75 £13.80 £14.10
90th Percentile £53.13 £70.00 £90.38
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.16 £20.00
% change year-on-year +41.78% +5.80% +5.49%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in London

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in London

AWS CloudFormation
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in London

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in London

AWS CloudFormation
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Central London +63 22 £550 -2.22% 9
South London +9 11 £586 +4.64% 3
East London +41 4 £540 -1.82% 1
West London +32 2 £563 +7.14% 1
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 London region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 232 (97.89%) AWS
2 182 (76.79%) DevOps
3 176 (74.26%) Terraform
4 147 (62.03%) Python
5 135 (56.96%) Docker
6 134 (56.54%) Kubernetes
7 119 (50.21%) Jenkins
7 119 (50.21%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (49.79%) Amazon EC2
9 115 (48.52%) Amazon S3
10 112 (47.26%) Serverless
11 108 (45.57%) AWS Lambda
12 106 (44.73%) Finance
13 102 (43.04%) Java
14 92 (38.82%) Amazon ECS
15 87 (36.71%) Web Services
16 86 (36.29%) OpenShift
17 83 (35.02%) Amazon RDS
18 82 (34.60%) Software Engineering
19 75 (31.65%) Amazon Redshift
20 73 (30.80%) Artifactory
20 73 (30.80%) Deployment Automation
20 73 (30.80%) Amazon SQS
20 73 (30.80%) Front Office
21 72 (30.38%) Asset Management
22 69 (29.11%) Decision-Making
23 67 (28.27%) Fixed Income
23 67 (28.27%) J2EE
24 65 (27.43%) J2SE
25 63 (26.58%) Equities

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 22 (9.28%) Confluence
2 10 (4.22%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.11%) nginx
4 3 (1.27%) Apache
5 2 (0.84%) JBoss
5 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.42%) Luigi
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.84%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 232 (97.89%) AWS
2 118 (49.79%) Amazon EC2
3 115 (48.52%) Amazon S3
4 112 (47.26%) Serverless
5 108 (45.57%) AWS Lambda
6 92 (38.82%) Amazon ECS
7 86 (36.29%) OpenShift
8 73 (30.80%) Amazon SQS
9 31 (13.08%) Azure
10 29 (12.24%) Amazon EKS
11 25 (10.55%) GCP
11 25 (10.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (8.02%) AWS CodePipeline
13 16 (6.75%) Route 53
14 13 (5.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (5.49%) Amazon Kinesis
14 13 (5.49%) GitHub
15 12 (5.06%) CloudFront
16 8 (3.38%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (3.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.22%) Firewall
2 6 (2.53%) DNS
2 6 (2.53%) Internet
2 6 (2.53%) Skype
3 5 (2.11%) VPN
4 3 (1.27%) HTTP
4 3 (1.27%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.42%) Network Security
6 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (35.02%) Amazon RDS
2 75 (31.65%) Amazon Redshift
3 17 (7.17%) Amazon Athena
4 16 (6.75%) Big Data
5 14 (5.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 13 (5.49%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.95%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.11%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.69%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.69%) Spark SQL
11 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.27%) Redis
12 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.84%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.84%) DB2
12 2 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.84%) MySQL
12 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 119 (50.21%) Jenkins
2 73 (30.80%) Artifactory
3 58 (24.47%) RStudio
4 41 (17.30%) Git (software)
5 32 (13.50%) JIRA
6 12 (5.06%) GitLab
7 11 (4.64%) SonarQube
8 9 (3.80%) Bitbucket
9 8 (3.38%) CircleCI
9 8 (3.38%) Subversion
10 7 (2.95%) Selenium
11 4 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.69%) Maven
11 4 (1.69%) Terragrunt
12 3 (1.27%) Babel
12 3 (1.27%) JUnit
12 3 (1.27%) Postman
12 3 (1.27%) webpack
13 2 (0.84%) Ant
13 2 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 106 (44.73%) Finance
2 73 (30.80%) Front Office
3 11 (4.64%) Banking
4 7 (2.95%) Games
4 7 (2.95%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.69%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Billing
6 3 (1.27%) Police
7 2 (0.84%) Law
7 2 (0.84%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (40.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (29.54%) AWS Engineer
3 68 (28.69%) Developer
4 64 (27.00%) AWS DevOps
5 52 (21.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 49 (20.68%) AWS Developer
7 40 (16.88%) Java Developer
8 38 (16.03%) Java Software Developer
8 38 (16.03%) Lead Developer
8 38 (16.03%) Lead Java Developer
8 38 (16.03%) Lead Software Developer
9 29 (12.24%) Python Engineer
10 26 (10.97%) Python Developer
11 23 (9.70%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 20 (8.44%) Cloud Engineer
12 20 (8.44%) J2EE Developer
12 20 (8.44%) Java Engineer
12 20 (8.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 20 (8.44%) Lead DevOps
12 20 (8.44%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (36.71%) Web Services
2 67 (28.27%) J2EE
3 65 (27.43%) J2SE
4 18 (7.59%) Node.js
5 13 (5.49%) REST
6 12 (5.06%) Swagger
7 11 (4.64%) CSS
8 10 (4.22%) GraphQL
9 9 (3.80%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.38%) HTML
11 7 (2.95%) React
12 5 (2.11%) jQuery
12 5 (2.11%) JSON
12 5 (2.11%) Kafka
12 5 (2.11%) Lambda Expressions
12 5 (2.11%) Sass
13 4 (1.69%) Pandas
13 4 (1.69%) PySpark
14 3 (1.27%) Redux
14 3 (1.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 67 (28.27%) Fixed Income
2 63 (26.58%) Derivative
2 63 (26.58%) Equities
3 27 (11.39%) Cloud Native
4 19 (8.02%) Public Cloud
5 15 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.11%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.84%) Blog
10 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.84%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.61%) Linux
2 13 (5.49%) Unix
3 6 (2.53%) Windows
4 5 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (76.79%) DevOps
2 119 (50.21%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (34.60%) Software Engineering
4 73 (30.80%) Deployment Automation
5 72 (30.38%) Asset Management
6 69 (29.11%) Decision-Making
7 61 (25.74%) Infrastructure as Code
8 44 (18.57%) Infrastructure Automation
9 31 (13.08%) Microservices
10 25 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (9.70%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (9.70%) Scrum
12 16 (6.75%) Configuration Management
12 16 (6.75%) Migration
12 16 (6.75%) Open Source
13 15 (6.33%) BDD
14 13 (5.49%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.06%) Project Management
16 11 (4.64%) Coaching
16 11 (4.64%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 147 (62.03%) Python
2 102 (43.04%) Java
3 61 (25.74%) R
4 28 (11.81%) Bash Shell
5 25 (10.55%) JavaScript
6 21 (8.86%) SQL
7 20 (8.44%) PowerShell
8 16 (6.75%) TypeScript
9 14 (5.91%) Go
10 9 (3.80%) C#
10 9 (3.80%) Ruby
11 6 (2.53%) Groovy
12 5 (2.11%) Perl
13 4 (1.69%) C
13 4 (1.69%) C++
13 4 (1.69%) Scala
13 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.27%) PHP
15 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.84%) RPG
Qualifications
1 24 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.91%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.11%) Degree
5 3 (1.27%) MCSA
5 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.84%) CISM
6 2 (0.84%) CISSP
6 2 (0.84%) OCP
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.42%) NIST
System Software
1 135 (56.96%) Docker
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) LXC
3 1 (0.42%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 176 (74.26%) Terraform
2 134 (56.54%) Kubernetes
3 59 (24.89%) Ansible
4 42 (17.72%) Puppet
5 39 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.22%) Consul
7 6 (2.53%) Packer
8 4 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.84%) Salt
10 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.42%) Istio
10 1 (0.42%) Mesos
10 1 (0.42%) Oozie
10 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (4.22%) Splunk
2 9 (3.80%) Google
3 5 (2.11%) Atlassian
3 5 (2.11%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.11%) Sparx
4 2 (0.84%) Calypso
4 2 (0.84%) Charles River
4 2 (0.84%) F5
4 2 (0.84%) Foundry
4 2 (0.84%) IBM
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.84%) New Relic
4 2 (0.84%) Palantir
4 2 (0.84%) Perforce
4 2 (0.84%) SimCorp
4 2 (0.84%) Tableau
4 2 (0.84%) TOWER Software
4 2 (0.84%) VMware
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe
5 1 (0.42%) Murex