Period
to 5 March 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 255 222 279
Rank change year-on-year -33 +57 +56
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 174 324 419
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.87% 1.15% 0.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.29% 3.38% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 248 294
Median daily rate £525 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £431 £425 £463
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £90.00
England median hourly rate - £16.00 £90.00
% change year-on-year - -82.22% +227.27%

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 7,583 9,591 12,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.71% 34.18% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,525 7,115 9,522
Median daily rate £520 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £340
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 71 65
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.93 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.39% +20.68% -26.35%
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.07 £78.75 £42.34
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.50% +14.29% -2.78%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +60 17 £575 - 26
South London +28 6 £625 +14.68% 13
West London +34 3 - - 6
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 167 (95.98%) AWS
2 98 (56.32%) DevOps
3 94 (54.02%) Terraform
4 85 (48.85%) Python
5 70 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (39.08%) Jenkins
7 66 (37.93%) Ansible
8 60 (34.48%) Serverless
9 59 (33.91%) Docker
10 53 (30.46%) Linux
11 51 (29.31%) AWS Lambda
12 47 (27.01%) Amazon ECS
13 45 (25.86%) Infrastructure as Code
13 45 (25.86%) Amazon EC2
14 43 (24.71%) Java
14 43 (24.71%) Opscode Chef
15 42 (24.14%) Puppet
16 41 (23.56%) Amazon S3
16 41 (23.56%) Finance
17 40 (22.99%) Kubernetes
18 39 (22.41%) Microservices
19 34 (19.54%) Azure
20 32 (18.39%) Git (software)
20 32 (18.39%) AWS CodePipeline
21 31 (17.82%) JavaScript
22 29 (16.67%) Software Engineering
22 29 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
22 29 (16.67%) SC Cleared
22 29 (16.67%) Security Cleared
22 29 (16.67%) Enterprise Software

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 21 (12.07%) Confluence
2 13 (7.47%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.45%) nginx
4 4 (2.30%) Jupyter
5 3 (1.72%) CMS
5 3 (1.72%) IIS
5 3 (1.72%) JBoss
5 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 167 (95.98%) AWS
2 60 (34.48%) Serverless
3 51 (29.31%) AWS Lambda
4 47 (27.01%) Amazon ECS
5 45 (25.86%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (23.56%) Amazon S3
7 34 (19.54%) Azure
8 32 (18.39%) AWS CodePipeline
9 26 (14.94%) Amazon Kinesis
10 23 (13.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 23 (13.22%) Amazon SQS
11 20 (11.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 20 (11.49%) PaaS
12 19 (10.92%) Amazon ELB
12 19 (10.92%) CloudFront
13 17 (9.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (9.20%) SaaS
15 15 (8.62%) Amazon EKS
15 15 (8.62%) Amazon EMR
15 15 (8.62%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) Network Security
2 3 (1.72%) BIG-IP
2 3 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (1.72%) H.323
2 3 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (1.72%) MGCP
2 3 (1.72%) NX-OS
2 3 (1.72%) Sourcefire
2 3 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.72%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.72%) VoIP
2 3 (1.72%) VPN
2 3 (1.72%) Wireless
3 1 (0.57%) Extranet
3 1 (0.57%) Firewall
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.94%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (12.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 22 (12.64%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (9.20%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.05%) SQL Server
5 13 (7.47%) Amazon Athena
5 13 (7.47%) Amazon Redshift
5 13 (7.47%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.32%) Redis
7 10 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (5.75%) MySQL
7 10 (5.75%) RDBMS
8 9 (5.17%) MongoDB
9 7 (4.02%) Amazon QuickSight
10 6 (3.45%) Big Data
10 6 (3.45%) Looker
10 6 (3.45%) PowerCenter
10 6 (3.45%) Tableau
11 5 (2.87%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.87%) Presto
Development Applications
1 68 (39.08%) Jenkins
2 32 (18.39%) Git (software)
3 24 (13.79%) JIRA
4 12 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (6.32%) SonarQube
6 7 (4.02%) GitLab
7 6 (3.45%) Gradle
8 5 (2.87%) Subversion
8 5 (2.87%) Vagrant
9 4 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.30%) Terragrunt
10 3 (1.72%) CircleCI
10 3 (1.72%) Cypress.io
10 3 (1.72%) Selenium
10 3 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.15%) Grunt
11 2 (1.15%) gulp
11 2 (1.15%) Maven
12 1 (0.57%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 41 (23.56%) Finance
2 17 (9.77%) Banking
3 11 (6.32%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.87%) Retail
6 2 (1.15%) Advertising
6 2 (1.15%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) German Language
7 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (29.89%) Developer
2 49 (28.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (20.69%) AWS Engineer
4 28 (16.09%) Architect
5 20 (11.49%) AWS DevOps
6 16 (9.20%) AWS Developer
6 16 (9.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 14 (8.05%) AWS Architect
7 14 (8.05%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.05%) Cloud Architect
7 14 (8.05%) Java Developer
8 13 (7.47%) C# Quant Developer
8 13 (7.47%) Quantitative Developer
9 12 (6.90%) Security Architect
9 12 (6.90%) Senior DevOps
9 12 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (5.75%) Data Engineer
11 9 (5.17%) Python Engineer
12 7 (4.02%) Cloud Engineer
13 6 (3.45%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.37%) .NET
1 25 (14.37%) Kafka
2 23 (13.22%) REST
3 20 (11.49%) Web Services
4 19 (10.92%) HTML
5 18 (10.34%) Redux
5 18 (10.34%) Spring
6 17 (9.77%) Elastic Stack
6 17 (9.77%) Node.js
6 17 (9.77%) Spring Boot
7 15 (8.62%) HTML5
8 13 (7.47%) .NET Core
8 13 (7.47%) Lambda Expressions
9 12 (6.90%) React
10 10 (5.75%) CSS
11 9 (5.17%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (4.02%) OAuth
13 6 (3.45%) JSON
13 6 (3.45%) WebSockets
14 5 (2.87%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (12.07%) Data Structures
3 15 (8.62%) Algorithms
4 14 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.47%) Clustering
5 13 (7.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (7.47%) Hedge funds
6 9 (5.17%) Cloud Native
7 7 (4.02%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (4.02%) User Experience
8 4 (2.30%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.30%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (1.15%) Blog
10 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.15%) Social Media
10 2 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (30.46%) Linux
2 13 (7.47%) Windows
3 8 (4.60%) Unix
4 6 (3.45%) CentOS
4 6 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) Mesosphere
6 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (56.32%) DevOps
2 70 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.86%) Infrastructure as Code
4 39 (22.41%) Microservices
5 29 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 27 (15.52%) Configuration Management
7 20 (11.49%) Web Development
8 18 (10.34%) Scrum
9 17 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (9.20%) ETL
10 16 (9.20%) OO
11 15 (8.62%) Fintech
11 15 (8.62%) High Availability
12 13 (7.47%) Multithreaded Programming
12 13 (7.47%) Multithreading
12 13 (7.47%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (7.47%) Portfolio Management
12 13 (7.47%) Scalability Testing
13 12 (6.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 85 (48.85%) Python
2 43 (24.71%) Java
3 31 (17.82%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.92%) C#
5 18 (10.34%) C++
6 16 (9.20%) PowerShell
7 15 (8.62%) SQL
8 14 (8.05%) Bash Shell
9 13 (7.47%) TypeScript
10 9 (5.17%) Go
11 6 (3.45%) R
11 6 (3.45%) Ruby
12 3 (1.72%) C
12 3 (1.72%) Scala
12 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.15%) ES6
13 2 (1.15%) PHP
14 1 (0.57%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 29 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 29 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.07%) AWS Certification
3 5 (2.87%) CISSP
3 5 (2.87%) Degree
4 3 (1.72%) CCNP
4 3 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.15%) CCNA
5 2 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.57%) CCIE
6 1 (0.57%) CEH
6 1 (0.57%) CISA
6 1 (0.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) NIST
System Software
1 59 (33.91%) Docker
2 9 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.87%) HDFS
4 4 (2.30%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.15%) etcd
6 2 (1.15%) Varnish
6 2 (1.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 94 (54.02%) Terraform
2 66 (37.93%) Ansible
3 43 (24.71%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (24.14%) Puppet
5 40 (22.99%) Kubernetes
6 7 (4.02%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (4.02%) Packer
7 4 (2.30%) Consul
7 4 (2.30%) Salt
8 3 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.72%) Marathon
8 3 (1.72%) Mesos
9 2 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (1.15%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.57%) Kibana
10 1 (0.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (5.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.60%) Atlassian
2 8 (4.60%) Splunk
3 7 (4.02%) Google
3 7 (4.02%) VMware
4 6 (3.45%) Informatica
5 5 (2.87%) Dynatrace
6 4 (2.30%) F5
7 3 (1.72%) Cisco
7 3 (1.72%) Databricks
7 3 (1.72%) ExtraHop
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle
7 3 (1.72%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.72%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.72%) Teradata
7 3 (1.72%) Vertica
8 2 (1.15%) Demandware
8 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.57%) Radianz
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat