Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 269 329 349
Rank change year-on-year +60 +20 +117
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 415 358 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 0.76% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.37% 3.49% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 281 205
London median daily rate £550 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +7.37%
10th Percentile £463 £425 £419
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £62.50 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 - -

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 12,331 10,269 6,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 28.66% 21.85% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,038 7,607 4,721
London median daily rate £525 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £318 £323
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 88 41
London median hourly rate £21.50 £26.78 £21.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.70% +27.32% -15.88%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £70.00 £57.88 £107.50
England median hourly rate £17.60 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +5.26% -5.00%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in London

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in London

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in London over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in London

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in London

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in London over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 March 2019. 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 +2 72 £586 +11.67% 11
South London +30 30 £570 +8.57% 3
East London -20 24 £550 +7.32% 1
West London +5 13 £525 +5.00% 2
North London - 3 £700 -
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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.

1 401 (96.63%) Amazon AWS
2 309 (74.46%) DevOps
3 236 (56.87%) Terraform
4 198 (47.71%) Python
5 197 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
6 195 (46.99%) Jenkins
7 182 (43.86%) Ansible
8 176 (42.41%) Docker
9 173 (41.69%) Linux
10 160 (38.55%) Kubernetes
11 131 (31.57%) Amazon EC2
12 120 (28.92%) Java
13 111 (26.75%) Serverless
14 101 (24.34%) Amazon RDS
15 100 (24.10%) AWS Lambda
16 98 (23.61%) Amazon S3
17 93 (22.41%) Git (software)
18 91 (21.93%) Puppet
18 91 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
19 88 (21.20%) Microservices
20 86 (20.72%) Opscode Chef
21 83 (20.00%) Finance
22 82 (19.76%) Bash Shell
23 78 (18.80%) Security Cleared
24 74 (17.83%) Web Services
24 74 (17.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
25 69 (16.63%) SC Cleared
26 66 (15.90%) Migration
27 62 (14.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
28 61 (14.70%) Configuration Management

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 46 (11.08%) Confluence
2 34 (8.19%) IIS
3 28 (6.75%) Apache
4 27 (6.51%) nginx
5 24 (5.78%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.20%) CMS
8 3 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.48%) Jetty
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.24%) JBoss
10 1 (0.24%) Lightstreamer
10 1 (0.24%) Luigi
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.24%) iWork
Cloud Services
1 401 (96.63%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (31.57%) Amazon EC2
3 111 (26.75%) Serverless
4 100 (24.10%) AWS Lambda
5 98 (23.61%) Amazon S3
6 74 (17.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 62 (14.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 60 (14.46%) Amazon SQS
8 60 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 56 (13.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 35 (8.43%) PaaS
11 33 (7.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 29 (6.99%) Amazon Glacier
13 25 (6.02%) AWS CloudTrail
14 23 (5.54%) Datadog
15 21 (5.06%) OpenShift
16 19 (4.58%) SaaS
17 17 (4.10%) GitHub
18 15 (3.61%) Amazon Kinesis
19 11 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.47%) VPN
2 19 (4.58%) Firewall
3 12 (2.89%) DNS
4 6 (1.45%) WAN
5 5 (1.20%) LAN
6 3 (0.72%) HTTP
7 2 (0.48%) DHCP
7 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.24%) BGP
8 1 (0.24%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.24%) ICMP
8 1 (0.24%) MPLS
8 1 (0.24%) Network Security
8 1 (0.24%) OSPF
8 1 (0.24%) SSL
8 1 (0.24%) VLAN
8 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (24.34%) Amazon RDS
2 41 (9.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 33 (7.95%) Big Data
4 31 (7.47%) MongoDB
5 28 (6.75%) Amazon Redshift
5 28 (6.75%) Hadoop
6 26 (6.27%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.86%) MySQL
8 15 (3.61%) NoSQL
8 15 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.61%) SQL Server
9 8 (1.93%) Amazon Athena
10 6 (1.45%) Redis
11 5 (1.20%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.20%) Parquet
11 5 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.72%) Amazon QuickSight
12 3 (0.72%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 195 (46.99%) Jenkins
2 93 (22.41%) Git (software)
3 59 (14.22%) JIRA
4 46 (11.08%) Artifactory
5 43 (10.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 35 (8.43%) Maven
7 24 (5.78%) GitLab
8 17 (4.10%) Hudson
9 14 (3.37%) RStudio
10 13 (3.13%) CircleCI
10 13 (3.13%) Gradle
10 13 (3.13%) Subversion
10 13 (3.13%) Travis CI
11 10 (2.41%) Vagrant
12 9 (2.17%) Mercurial
12 9 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (2.17%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.93%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.69%) SonarQube
14 7 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 83 (20.00%) Finance
2 35 (8.43%) Banking
3 31 (7.47%) Front Office
4 10 (2.41%) Retail
5 7 (1.69%) Billing
6 6 (1.45%) Law
7 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.96%) Marketing
9 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.72%) Publishing
9 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.48%) Advertising
10 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 215 (51.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 124 (29.88%) AWS Engineer
3 91 (21.93%) AWS DevOps
4 82 (19.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 82 (19.76%) Developer
5 47 (11.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 41 (9.88%) Java Developer
7 40 (9.64%) Architect
7 40 (9.64%) AWS Developer
8 34 (8.19%) Senior DevOps
9 31 (7.47%) AWS Architect
10 27 (6.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 23 (5.54%) Operations Engineer
12 22 (5.30%) Software Engineer
13 19 (4.58%) AWS Software Engineer
14 18 (4.34%) Senior Developer
15 16 (3.86%) Java Engineer
16 15 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
16 15 (3.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 14 (3.37%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (17.83%) Web Services
2 49 (11.81%) Node.js
3 41 (9.88%) REST
4 33 (7.95%) React
5 32 (7.71%) .NET
6 30 (7.23%) AngularJS
7 27 (6.51%) J2EE
7 27 (6.51%) JSON
7 27 (6.51%) Kafka
8 23 (5.54%) Elastic Stack
8 23 (5.54%) XML
9 22 (5.30%) Apache NiFi
9 22 (5.30%) JMS
9 22 (5.30%) SOAP
10 17 (4.10%) NumPy
10 17 (4.10%) SciPy
11 16 (3.86%) CSS
12 14 (3.37%) J2SE
12 14 (3.37%) Sass
13 13 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
1 21 (5.06%) Linux Command Line
2 20 (4.82%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.82%) Public Cloud
3 17 (4.10%) Data Structures
4 14 (3.37%) Cloud Native
4 14 (3.37%) Fixed Income
5 12 (2.89%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.89%) User Experience
6 11 (2.65%) Fintech
7 10 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.69%) PKI
9 5 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 173 (41.69%) Linux
2 56 (13.49%) Windows
3 31 (7.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (6.51%) Unix
5 19 (4.58%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.13%) Android
7 11 (2.65%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.41%) CentOS
8 10 (2.41%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.20%) Mesosphere
11 3 (0.72%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.48%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.48%) Solaris
13 1 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (74.46%) DevOps
2 197 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (21.20%) Microservices
5 66 (15.90%) Migration
6 61 (14.70%) Configuration Management
7 56 (13.49%) Software Engineering
8 42 (10.12%) Continuous Delivery
9 41 (9.88%) TDD
10 35 (8.43%) Asset Management
11 34 (8.19%) Scrum
12 30 (7.23%) Continuous Deployment
13 28 (6.75%) Test Automation
14 27 (6.51%) Data Migration
15 26 (6.27%) Unit Testing
16 25 (6.02%) Build Automation
17 24 (5.78%) E-Commerce
17 24 (5.78%) Open Source
18 23 (5.54%) Data Encryption
19 22 (5.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 198 (47.71%) Python
2 120 (28.92%) Java
3 82 (19.76%) Bash Shell
4 57 (13.73%) PowerShell
5 46 (11.08%) Ruby
6 38 (9.16%) JavaScript
7 26 (6.27%) Java 8
8 25 (6.02%) SQL
9 24 (5.78%) Go
9 24 (5.78%) PHP
10 23 (5.54%) C++
11 20 (4.82%) Scala
12 19 (4.58%) Perl
13 17 (4.10%) Shell Script
14 15 (3.61%) C#
15 10 (2.41%) TypeScript
16 9 (2.17%) ES6
17 5 (1.20%) ES7
18 4 (0.96%) C
18 4 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 78 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 69 (16.63%) SC Cleared
3 40 (9.64%) AWS Certification
4 12 (2.89%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.96%) Degree
6 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.48%) PhD
7 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 176 (42.41%) Docker
2 15 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.45%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.72%) Xen
7 3 (0.72%) XenApp
8 2 (0.48%) Firmware
9 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.24%) etcd
Systems Management
1 236 (56.87%) Terraform
2 182 (43.86%) Ansible
3 160 (38.55%) Kubernetes
4 91 (21.93%) Puppet
5 86 (20.72%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (12.53%) Packer
7 30 (7.23%) Consul
8 19 (4.58%) Docker Swarm
8 19 (4.58%) Mesos
9 15 (3.61%) Kibana
10 14 (3.37%) Salt
11 13 (3.13%) logstash
12 8 (1.93%) Sysdig
13 6 (1.45%) Grafana
13 6 (1.45%) Marathon
13 6 (1.45%) Nagios
14 5 (1.20%) Prometheus
15 2 (0.48%) HP ALM
15 2 (0.48%) Nessus
15 2 (0.48%) Rancher
Vendors
1 38 (9.16%) Google
2 36 (8.67%) Oracle
3 33 (7.95%) Splunk
4 21 (5.06%) Microsoft
5 19 (4.58%) VMware
6 13 (3.13%) New Relic
7 12 (2.89%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.89%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.17%) SaltStack
9 6 (1.45%) Citrix
10 5 (1.20%) Interwoven
10 5 (1.20%) Mercator
11 4 (0.96%) Palo Alto
11 4 (0.96%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.96%) Tableau
12 3 (0.72%) MKS
12 3 (0.72%) Qualys
12 3 (0.72%) SAP
13 2 (0.48%) Apple
13 2 (0.48%) HP