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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 263 234 202
Rank change year-on-year -29 -32 +42
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 389 309 210
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.98% 1.12% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.59% 2.87% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 209 182
10th Percentile £463 £450 £475
25th Percentile £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £725 £650 £638
90th Percentile £825 £713 £725
England median daily rate £600 £536 £550
% change year-on-year +11.89% -2.50% -

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 15,031 10,774 6,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.94% 38.92% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,261 7,849 4,534
10th Percentile £400 £369 £350
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £530 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £713
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 51 34
10th Percentile £19.97 £14.75 £13.60
25th Percentile £26.25 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.85 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.38% +31.40% +16.28%
75th Percentile £67.97 £51.63 £47.94
90th Percentile £82.75 £65.00 £61.18
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.24% +5.25% -4.76%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +12 67 £600 +14.29% 29
West London -11 3 £525 -4.55% 3
South London -23 1 £575 -11.54%
North London - 1 - - 1
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 345 (88.69%) AWS
2 275 (70.69%) Terraform
3 265 (68.12%) DevOps
4 205 (52.70%) CI/CD
5 193 (49.61%) Kubernetes
6 190 (48.84%) Python
7 177 (45.50%) Serverless
8 172 (44.22%) Docker
9 171 (43.96%) Infrastructure as Code
10 155 (39.85%) AWS Lambda
11 142 (36.50%) Jenkins
12 140 (35.99%) Agile
13 115 (29.56%) Azure
13 115 (29.56%) Java
14 101 (25.96%) Bash
15 99 (25.45%) Linux
16 96 (24.68%) Ansible
17 95 (24.42%) Microservices
17 95 (24.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 87 (22.37%) JavaScript
19 84 (21.59%) Amazon EC2
20 77 (19.79%) Amazon ECS
21 75 (19.28%) Social Skills
21 75 (19.28%) Software Engineering
22 74 (19.02%) DynamoDB
23 71 (18.25%) Go
23 71 (18.25%) Git (software)
23 71 (18.25%) PowerShell
23 71 (18.25%) Finance
24 63 (16.20%) Node.js

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 18 (4.63%) nginx
2 13 (3.34%) Traefik
3 12 (3.08%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.31%) Confluence
5 7 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.29%) IIS
7 4 (1.03%) Apache
7 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.51%) Camunda
9 1 (0.26%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Cloudability
2 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 345 (88.69%) AWS
2 177 (45.50%) Serverless
3 155 (39.85%) AWS Lambda
4 115 (29.56%) Azure
5 95 (24.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 84 (21.59%) Amazon EC2
7 77 (19.79%) Amazon ECS
8 58 (14.91%) AWS CodePipeline
9 55 (14.14%) GCP
10 53 (13.62%) Amazon S3
11 50 (12.85%) PaaS
12 45 (11.57%) GitHub
13 43 (11.05%) AWS Fargate
14 41 (10.54%) Azure DevOps
15 38 (9.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 34 (8.74%) Amazon Kinesis
17 31 (7.97%) Datadog
18 30 (7.71%) Amazon SQS
18 30 (7.71%) Route 53
19 29 (7.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.91%) DNS
2 17 (4.37%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.60%) Network Security
4 10 (2.57%) Firewall
5 7 (1.80%) tcpdump
6 6 (1.54%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.54%) VPN
7 5 (1.29%) Internet
8 3 (0.77%) HTTP
9 2 (0.51%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.51%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.26%) BGP
10 1 (0.26%) FTP
10 1 (0.26%) IPsec
10 1 (0.26%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.26%) OSPF
10 1 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.02%) DynamoDB
2 44 (11.31%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (4.88%) Big Data
4 17 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (4.11%) Amazon Redshift
6 15 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.86%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.83%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.06%) Amazon Aurora
9 7 (1.80%) Delta Lake
10 6 (1.54%) Amazon Athena
11 5 (1.29%) MySQL
12 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.03%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.03%) Redis
13 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.77%) Power BI
14 2 (0.51%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.51%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 142 (36.50%) Jenkins
2 71 (18.25%) Git (software)
3 49 (12.60%) GitLab
4 35 (9.00%) JIRA
5 30 (7.71%) TeamCity
6 28 (7.20%) Gradle
7 26 (6.68%) Maven
8 16 (4.11%) Artifactory
8 16 (4.11%) CircleCI
9 15 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (3.08%) Bitbucket
11 10 (2.57%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (2.06%) Locust
13 5 (1.29%) Babel
13 5 (1.29%) webpack
14 3 (0.77%) CF BOSH
14 3 (0.77%) git-flow
14 3 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.77%) Terragrunt
14 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 75 (19.28%) Social Skills
2 71 (18.25%) Finance
3 24 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.40%) Banking
5 16 (4.11%) Public Sector
6 12 (3.08%) Front Office
7 7 (1.80%) Law
7 7 (1.80%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.03%) Legal
10 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.51%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Publishing
11 2 (0.51%) Retail
12 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 152 (39.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 140 (35.99%) AWS Engineer
3 97 (24.94%) AWS DevOps
4 91 (23.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 64 (16.45%) Developer
6 55 (14.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 37 (9.51%) Architect
8 32 (8.23%) Azure Engineer
9 29 (7.46%) Software Engineer
10 25 (6.43%) AWS Developer
11 20 (5.14%) AWS Software Engineer
11 20 (5.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 20 (5.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 18 (4.63%) AWS Architect
12 18 (4.63%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (3.86%) Platform Engineer
13 15 (3.86%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.60%) Senior DevOps
15 13 (3.34%) Python Developer
16 11 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (16.20%) Node.js
2 53 (13.62%) Kafka
3 44 (11.31%) .NET
4 42 (10.80%) React
5 22 (5.66%) RESTful
6 20 (5.14%) ADO
6 20 (5.14%) JSON
6 20 (5.14%) REST
7 18 (4.63%) Elastic Stack
8 15 (3.86%) cloud-init
9 10 (2.57%) ARM Templates
9 10 (2.57%) CSS
9 10 (2.57%) J2EE
9 10 (2.57%) Jest
10 9 (2.31%) GraphQL
10 9 (2.31%) HTML
11 8 (2.06%) WireMock
12 7 (1.80%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.80%) Web Services
13 6 (1.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.83%) Cloud Native
2 39 (10.03%) Public Cloud
3 28 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (5.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (4.37%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (4.11%) Clustering
6 16 (4.11%) PKI
7 13 (3.34%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.31%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.29%) Tandem
10 4 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.51%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.51%) iPad
11 2 (0.51%) Legacy Systems
11 2 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 99 (25.45%) Linux
2 35 (9.00%) Windows
3 24 (6.17%) CentOS
3 24 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.54%) Ubuntu
4 6 (1.54%) Unix
5 4 (1.03%) Alpine Linux
6 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.26%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (68.12%) DevOps
2 205 (52.70%) CI/CD
3 171 (43.96%) Infrastructure as Code
4 140 (35.99%) Agile
5 95 (24.42%) Microservices
6 75 (19.28%) Software Engineering
7 51 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (12.60%) Test Automation
9 46 (11.83%) Open Source
10 44 (11.31%) Configuration Management
11 41 (10.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 37 (9.51%) Migration
13 36 (9.25%) Full Stack Development
14 34 (8.74%) Scrum
15 32 (8.23%) Event-Driven
16 29 (7.46%) TDD
17 27 (6.94%) Load Balancing
18 23 (5.91%) Kanban
18 23 (5.91%) Unit Testing
19 21 (5.40%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 190 (48.84%) Python
2 115 (29.56%) Java
3 101 (25.96%) Bash
4 87 (22.37%) JavaScript
5 71 (18.25%) Go
5 71 (18.25%) PowerShell
6 49 (12.60%) Ruby
7 35 (9.00%) TypeScript
8 28 (7.20%) C#
9 20 (5.14%) SQL
10 13 (3.34%) ES6
10 13 (3.34%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.08%) Groovy
12 11 (2.83%) Scala
13 5 (1.29%) C
13 5 (1.29%) C++
14 3 (0.77%) PHP
14 3 (0.77%) R
14 3 (0.77%) Rust
14 3 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (7.97%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.71%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.57%) AWS Certification
4 8 (2.06%) Degree
5 5 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.51%) CCA
7 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.26%) CISSP
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.88%) QA
2 15 (3.86%) NCSC
3 4 (1.03%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.03%) GDPR
3 4 (1.03%) SLA
4 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 172 (44.22%) Docker
2 18 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) LXC
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) Squid
5 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 275 (70.69%) Terraform
2 193 (49.61%) Kubernetes
3 96 (24.68%) Ansible
4 49 (12.60%) Puppet
5 32 (8.23%) Packer
6 31 (7.97%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (5.91%) Grafana
8 19 (4.88%) Prometheus
9 17 (4.37%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (4.11%) Consul
11 14 (3.60%) Graphite
11 14 (3.60%) Istio
11 14 (3.60%) ZABBIX
12 13 (3.34%) HAProxy
12 13 (3.34%) Podman
13 12 (3.08%) linkerd
14 6 (1.54%) Salt
15 5 (1.29%) Nagios
16 4 (1.03%) CloudForms
16 4 (1.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.00%) Splunk
3 18 (4.63%) Databricks
3 18 (4.63%) VMware
4 17 (4.37%) Google
5 16 (4.11%) PagerDuty
6 8 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.54%) Cisco
7 6 (1.54%) Oracle
8 4 (1.03%) NetApp
9 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.77%) CA
9 3 (0.77%) Jitterbit
9 3 (0.77%) Sonatype
10 2 (0.51%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.51%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.51%) SAP
10 2 (0.51%) Spotify
11 1 (0.26%) Adobe
11 1 (0.26%) Sybase