Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 228 209 260
Rank change year-on-year -19 +51 +50
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 401 145 415
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.10% 1.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.15% 3.14% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 128 247
10th Percentile £425 £463 £450
25th Percentile £500 £500 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £638
90th Percentile £725 £729 £700
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 12,749 4,613 12,650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.20% 35.14% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,410 3,450 9,156
10th Percentile £380 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £630 £613
90th Percentile £720 £725 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 16 94
10th Percentile £13.38 £13.81 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.26 £21.13 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -19.35% +47.62% +3.70%
75th Percentile £46.69 £48.50 £25.94
90th Percentile £65.00 £58.13 £53.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.92 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.39% -0.39% +20.00%

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 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021. 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 -17 47 £525 -5.15% 49
South London +11 9 £675 +8.00% 2
West London - 8 £575 - 6
East London - 4 £704 - 7
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 (86.03%) AWS
2 272 (67.83%) DevOps
3 216 (53.87%) Terraform
4 197 (49.13%) Python
5 171 (42.64%) Serverless
6 168 (41.90%) Azure
7 155 (38.65%) Infrastructure as Code
8 152 (37.91%) Docker
9 141 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
10 140 (34.91%) Kubernetes
11 135 (33.67%) AWS Lambda
12 123 (30.67%) Jenkins
13 101 (25.19%) Ansible
14 100 (24.94%) Java
15 96 (23.94%) Git (software)
16 85 (21.20%) JavaScript
17 83 (20.70%) Linux
18 82 (20.45%) Amazon EC2
18 82 (20.45%) PowerShell
19 76 (18.95%) Finance
20 72 (17.96%) Bash Shell
20 72 (17.96%) GitHub
21 68 (16.96%) C#
22 62 (15.46%) Windows
23 61 (15.21%) Amazon S3
24 57 (14.21%) Microservices
25 56 (13.97%) GCP
26 54 (13.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
27 52 (12.97%) TeamCity
27 52 (12.97%) Software Engineering

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 14 (3.49%) Confluence
1 14 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.74%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.50%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (1.25%) nginx
5 3 (0.75%) Apache
5 3 (0.75%) IBM Domino
5 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.50%) CMS
6 2 (0.50%) IIS
6 2 (0.50%) JBoss
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.50%) Traefik
7 1 (0.25%) Luigi
7 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.00%) Cloudability
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 345 (86.03%) AWS
2 171 (42.64%) Serverless
3 168 (41.90%) Azure
4 135 (33.67%) AWS Lambda
5 82 (20.45%) Amazon EC2
6 72 (17.96%) GitHub
7 61 (15.21%) Amazon S3
8 56 (13.97%) GCP
9 54 (13.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 51 (12.72%) PaaS
11 50 (12.47%) Amazon ECS
12 42 (10.47%) Amazon EKS
12 42 (10.47%) AWS CodePipeline
12 42 (10.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 39 (9.73%) Amazon SQS
14 31 (7.73%) IaaS
15 29 (7.23%) AWS CodeDeploy
16 20 (4.99%) SaaS
17 19 (4.74%) AWS Direct Connect
17 19 (4.74%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.99%) DNS
1 16 (3.99%) Firewall
2 11 (2.74%) Internet
3 7 (1.75%) Network Security
3 7 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.75%) VPN
4 6 (1.50%) SSL
5 4 (1.00%) HTTP
5 4 (1.00%) IPv4
5 4 (1.00%) LAN
5 4 (1.00%) WAN
6 2 (0.50%) 5G
6 2 (0.50%) Broadband
6 2 (0.50%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.50%) VLAN
7 1 (0.25%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 41 (10.22%) Amazon RDS
3 23 (5.74%) NoSQL
4 22 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (4.74%) SQL Server
6 15 (3.74%) Big Data
7 13 (3.24%) Data Lake
8 10 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.24%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.24%) DataStax
10 8 (2.00%) BigQuery
10 8 (2.00%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.00%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.00%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.75%) Amazon Athena
11 7 (1.75%) Bigtable
11 7 (1.75%) MySQL
11 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 123 (30.67%) Jenkins
2 96 (23.94%) Git (software)
3 52 (12.97%) TeamCity
4 42 (10.47%) Maven
5 33 (8.23%) Gradle
6 32 (7.98%) GitLab
7 27 (6.73%) JIRA
8 21 (5.24%) CircleCI
9 16 (3.99%) Mocha
10 13 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (3.24%) Bitbucket
10 13 (3.24%) Subversion
11 12 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (2.49%) Cypress.io
13 8 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (2.00%) webpack
14 7 (1.75%) Jasmine
14 7 (1.75%) Locust
15 6 (1.50%) TestCafe
15 6 (1.50%) Travis CI
General
1 76 (18.95%) Finance
2 48 (11.97%) Social Skills
3 16 (3.99%) Banking
4 13 (3.24%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.99%) Legal
6 10 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.49%) Law
6 10 (2.49%) Retail
7 7 (1.75%) Public Sector
7 7 (1.75%) Publishing
8 6 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.75%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (25.69%) AWS Engineer
2 101 (25.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 82 (20.45%) Developer
4 76 (18.95%) Architect
5 58 (14.46%) AWS DevOps
6 53 (13.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 51 (12.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 40 (9.98%) Cloud Architect
9 34 (8.48%) Azure Architect
10 30 (7.48%) AWS Architect
11 21 (5.24%) C# Developer
12 20 (4.99%) Node.js Developer
13 19 (4.74%) Azure Engineer
14 18 (4.49%) AWS Developer
14 18 (4.49%) Full Stack Developer
15 16 (3.99%) Data Engineer
15 16 (3.99%) Lead Developer
15 16 (3.99%) Python Engineer
16 15 (3.74%) Software Engineer
17 12 (2.99%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.22%) Node.js
2 44 (10.97%) Web Services
3 37 (9.23%) .NET
4 34 (8.48%) REST
5 27 (6.73%) JSON
5 27 (6.73%) React
6 23 (5.74%) .NET Core
6 23 (5.74%) Jest
7 22 (5.49%) AngularJS
8 20 (4.99%) YAML
9 19 (4.74%) HTML
9 19 (4.74%) Lambda Expressions
10 17 (4.24%) Kafka
11 16 (3.99%) CSS
12 15 (3.74%) Spring
13 13 (3.24%) ADO
14 11 (2.74%) Express
15 10 (2.49%) Elastic Stack
16 9 (2.24%) HTML5
16 9 (2.24%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.73%) Cloud Native
2 27 (6.73%) Public Cloud
3 20 (4.99%) Hedge funds
4 13 (3.24%) Algorithms
4 13 (3.24%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.50%) Clustering
8 6 (1.50%) Legacy Systems
8 6 (1.50%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.25%) Derivative
9 5 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.25%) PKI
10 4 (1.00%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (20.70%) Linux
2 62 (15.46%) Windows
3 17 (4.24%) Unix
4 15 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.75%) CentOS
7 2 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (67.83%) DevOps
2 155 (38.65%) Infrastructure as Code
3 141 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (14.21%) Microservices
5 52 (12.97%) Software Engineering
6 48 (11.97%) Open Source
7 47 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (11.72%) Scrum
8 41 (10.22%) Migration
9 30 (7.48%) Analytics
9 30 (7.48%) Configuration Management
9 30 (7.48%) Infrastructure Automation
9 30 (7.48%) Test Automation
10 25 (6.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (5.74%) Full Stack Development
11 23 (5.74%) OO
12 22 (5.49%) Collaborative Working
12 22 (5.49%) Task Automation
13 21 (5.24%) TDD
14 20 (4.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (49.13%) Python
2 100 (24.94%) Java
3 85 (21.20%) JavaScript
4 82 (20.45%) PowerShell
5 72 (17.96%) Bash Shell
6 68 (16.96%) C#
7 39 (9.73%) SQL
7 39 (9.73%) TypeScript
8 28 (6.98%) C++
9 25 (6.23%) Go
10 17 (4.24%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.99%) C
12 14 (3.49%) Groovy
13 13 (3.24%) Ruby
14 8 (2.00%) PHP
15 7 (1.75%) Java 8
16 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.75%) Perl
17 3 (0.75%) Scala
17 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (5.74%) AWS Certification
2 20 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.49%) Degree
5 7 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.25%) CISSP
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.25%) PhD
7 1 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.24%) GDPR
2 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.50%) NCSC
3 2 (0.50%) PSD2
3 2 (0.50%) QA
3 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) SOC 1
4 1 (0.25%) SOC 2
System Software
1 152 (37.91%) Docker
2 15 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.50%) Squid
5 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 216 (53.87%) Terraform
2 140 (34.91%) Kubernetes
3 101 (25.19%) Ansible
4 50 (12.47%) Puppet
5 47 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (3.74%) Packer
7 6 (1.50%) Grafana
7 6 (1.50%) Prometheus
7 6 (1.50%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.25%) Istio
8 5 (1.25%) Nagios
9 4 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.75%) CASB
10 3 (0.75%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.50%) Consul
11 2 (0.50%) Graphite
11 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.50%) Mesos
11 2 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.24%) Google
3 18 (4.49%) Databricks
4 16 (3.99%) VMware
5 13 (3.24%) New Relic
6 12 (2.99%) Oracle
6 12 (2.99%) SolarWinds
7 10 (2.49%) Splunk
8 6 (1.50%) Informatica
8 6 (1.50%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.25%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.00%) SAP
10 4 (1.00%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.75%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.75%) Perforce
12 2 (0.50%) IBM
12 2 (0.50%) PagerDuty