Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 239 302
Rank change year-on-year +20 +63 +71
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 146 423 395
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.08% 1.11% 0.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.11% 3.40% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 267 312
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £460 £450 £425
90th Percentile £730 £688 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £105.00 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +40.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £60.50 £75.00
% change year-on-year -42.15% -19.33% -

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 4,694 12,453 11,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.73% 32.53% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,302 8,888 8,775
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £478
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 112 80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -3.37% +3.49%
10th Percentile £21.05 £17.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.35 £66.83 £78.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +55.56% +20.00% -6.25%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +82 11 £550 -4.35% 20
South London +13 3 £625 +13.64% 5
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 140 (95.89%) AWS
2 113 (77.40%) DevOps
3 106 (72.60%) Python
4 105 (71.92%) Terraform
5 93 (63.70%) Docker
6 90 (61.64%) Kubernetes
7 89 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (58.90%) Amazon EC2
9 79 (54.11%) Jenkins
10 78 (53.42%) Amazon S3
11 77 (52.74%) Finance
11 77 (52.74%) Serverless
12 75 (51.37%) AWS Lambda
13 71 (48.63%) Amazon ECS
14 68 (46.58%) Software Engineering
14 68 (46.58%) Java
15 65 (44.52%) Web Services
15 65 (44.52%) Amazon RDS
16 59 (40.41%) Amazon Redshift
17 58 (39.73%) OpenShift
18 55 (37.67%) Artifactory
19 54 (36.99%) Amazon SQS
19 54 (36.99%) Asset Management
19 54 (36.99%) Front Office
20 53 (36.30%) Equities
20 53 (36.30%) Decision-Making
20 53 (36.30%) Deployment Automation
21 52 (35.62%) Fixed Income
21 52 (35.62%) Derivative
22 44 (30.14%) J2SE

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 9 (6.16%) Jupyter
2 6 (4.11%) Confluence
3 4 (2.74%) Apache
3 4 (2.74%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.74%) nginx
4 2 (1.37%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.37%) IIS
4 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 140 (95.89%) AWS
2 86 (58.90%) Amazon EC2
3 78 (53.42%) Amazon S3
4 77 (52.74%) Serverless
5 75 (51.37%) AWS Lambda
6 71 (48.63%) Amazon ECS
7 58 (39.73%) OpenShift
8 54 (36.99%) Amazon SQS
9 25 (17.12%) Azure
10 23 (15.75%) Amazon EKS
11 21 (14.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (9.59%) Route 53
13 12 (8.22%) AWS CodePipeline
14 11 (7.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (7.53%) GCP
15 10 (6.85%) Amazon Kinesis
15 10 (6.85%) CloudFront
16 8 (5.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 7 (4.79%) AWS CloudTrail
18 6 (4.11%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) DNS
2 6 (4.11%) Firewall
2 6 (4.11%) VPN
3 4 (2.74%) Internet
3 4 (2.74%) Skype
4 2 (1.37%) HTTP
4 2 (1.37%) Network Security
5 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (44.52%) Amazon RDS
2 59 (40.41%) Amazon Redshift
3 10 (6.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (6.16%) Amazon Aurora
4 9 (6.16%) Redis
5 7 (4.79%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.11%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.42%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (2.74%) MySQL
8 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.05%) Big Data
9 3 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.37%) Looker
10 2 (1.37%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon QuickSight
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.68%) Impala
11 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 79 (54.11%) Jenkins
2 55 (37.67%) Artifactory
3 38 (26.03%) RStudio
4 20 (13.70%) Git (software)
5 9 (6.16%) JIRA
6 5 (3.42%) Gradle
6 5 (3.42%) Terragrunt
6 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.74%) GitLab
7 4 (2.74%) Maven
8 3 (2.05%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (1.37%) JUnit
9 2 (1.37%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.37%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.37%) webpack
10 1 (0.68%) Bower
10 1 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.68%) Postman
General
1 77 (52.74%) Finance
2 54 (36.99%) Front Office
3 12 (8.22%) Banking
4 6 (4.11%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.74%) Games
6 2 (1.37%) Law
6 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (34.93%) AWS Engineer
2 50 (34.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (30.82%) AWS DevOps
4 37 (25.34%) Developer
5 36 (24.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 33 (22.60%) Python Engineer
7 30 (20.55%) AWS Developer
8 24 (16.44%) Java Developer
9 22 (15.07%) Java Software Developer
9 22 (15.07%) Lead Developer
9 22 (15.07%) Lead Java Developer
9 22 (15.07%) Lead Software Developer
9 22 (15.07%) Python Developer
10 19 (13.01%) Architect
11 17 (11.64%) Lead DevOps
12 16 (10.96%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 16 (10.96%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 15 (10.27%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (10.27%) Java Engineer
14 14 (9.59%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (44.52%) Web Services
2 44 (30.14%) J2EE
2 44 (30.14%) J2SE
3 15 (10.27%) REST
4 10 (6.85%) Lambda Expressions
5 8 (5.48%) GraphQL
5 8 (5.48%) HTML
6 7 (4.79%) HTML5
7 6 (4.11%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.11%) Kafka
7 6 (4.11%) Swagger
8 5 (3.42%) .NET
8 5 (3.42%) CSS
8 5 (3.42%) Spring
8 5 (3.42%) Spring Boot
8 5 (3.42%) Vue.js
9 4 (2.74%) React
9 4 (2.74%) Redux
9 4 (2.74%) Sass
10 3 (2.05%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 53 (36.30%) Equities
2 52 (35.62%) Derivative
2 52 (35.62%) Fixed Income
3 16 (10.96%) Cloud Native
4 10 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (5.48%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.05%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.37%) Blog
8 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.37%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.68%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.92%) Linux
2 12 (8.22%) CentOS
3 4 (2.74%) Unix
3 4 (2.74%) Windows
4 3 (2.05%) CoreOS
4 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (77.40%) DevOps
2 89 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (46.58%) Software Engineering
4 54 (36.99%) Asset Management
5 53 (36.30%) Decision-Making
5 53 (36.30%) Deployment Automation
6 42 (28.77%) Infrastructure Automation
7 34 (23.29%) Infrastructure as Code
8 23 (15.75%) Microservices
9 19 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (8.90%) Scrum
12 12 (8.22%) Configuration Management
13 10 (6.85%) DevSecOps
14 9 (6.16%) Machine Learning
15 8 (5.48%) Migration
15 8 (5.48%) Project Management
16 7 (4.79%) Artificial Intelligence
16 7 (4.79%) BDD
16 7 (4.79%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 106 (72.60%) Python
2 68 (46.58%) Java
3 39 (26.71%) R
4 24 (16.44%) Bash Shell
5 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.79%) SQL
6 7 (4.79%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.42%) C
8 5 (3.42%) C++
8 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.74%) Groovy
9 4 (2.74%) PHP
9 4 (2.74%) Ruby
10 3 (2.05%) C#
10 3 (2.05%) Go
11 2 (1.37%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) AWS Certification
2 6 (4.11%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.74%) Degree
4 2 (1.37%) CCNA
4 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.68%) NIST
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (63.70%) Docker
2 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.05%) Gluster
3 2 (1.37%) Varnish
3 2 (1.37%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 105 (71.92%) Terraform
2 90 (61.64%) Kubernetes
3 31 (21.23%) Ansible
4 16 (10.96%) Puppet
5 13 (8.90%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (6.85%) Packer
7 8 (5.48%) Consul
8 4 (2.74%) Grafana
9 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.37%) Kibana
10 2 (1.37%) Nessus
10 2 (1.37%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.37%) Rundeck
10 2 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.68%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 6 (4.11%) Splunk
2 4 (2.74%) Google
2 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.05%) Cisco
3 3 (2.05%) F5
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle
3 3 (2.05%) VMware
4 2 (1.37%) Adobe
4 2 (1.37%) McAfee
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.37%) New Relic
4 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.37%) Tableau
5 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Refinitiv
5 1 (0.68%) SaltStack