Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 298 338
Rank change year-on-year +67 +40 +98
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 483 393 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.18% 0.85% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.69% 3.40% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 299 217
London median daily rate £555 £550 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.80% +8.42%
10th Percentile £463 £463 £413
90th Percentile £688 £670 £675
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £70.00 £75.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £75.00 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 13,079 11,563 7,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.88% 24.97% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,451 8,489 5,125
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 89 62
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.95 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.75% +6.74% -8.51%
10th Percentile £14.35 £14.83 £12.88
90th Percentile £70.00 £91.15 £125.50
England median hourly rate £23.84 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +19.18% -4.76% +10.53%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +12 78 £550 - 70
South London +38 40 £570 -0.87% 3
East London +15 20 £550 +4.76% 10
West London +12 15 £525 +5.00% 6
North London - 5 £525 - 5
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 473 (97.93%) Amazon AWS
2 364 (75.36%) DevOps
3 329 (68.12%) Terraform
4 290 (60.04%) Agile Software Development
5 270 (55.90%) Python
6 249 (51.55%) Docker
7 235 (48.65%) Kubernetes
8 202 (41.82%) Amazon EC2
9 198 (40.99%) Amazon S3
10 188 (38.92%) Serverless
11 187 (38.72%) Java
12 186 (38.51%) Amazon RDS
13 174 (36.02%) AWS Lambda
14 172 (35.61%) Finance
15 162 (33.54%) Jenkins
16 155 (32.09%) Linux
17 143 (29.61%) Web Services
18 135 (27.95%) Ansible
19 132 (27.33%) Git (software)
20 125 (25.88%) Amazon SQS
21 119 (24.64%) Software Engineering
22 113 (23.40%) Amazon ECS
23 111 (22.98%) Bash Shell
24 105 (21.74%) Microservices
25 101 (20.91%) Infrastructure as Code
26 99 (20.50%) Security Cleared
27 98 (20.29%) Artifactory
28 95 (19.67%) Asset Management
29 90 (18.63%) Amazon Redshift
29 90 (18.63%) Opscode Chef

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 52 (10.77%) Confluence
2 46 (9.52%) Apache
3 37 (7.66%) nginx
4 21 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (3.73%) IIS
6 8 (1.66%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.62%) WordPress
10 2 (0.41%) CMS
10 2 (0.41%) Jetty
10 2 (0.41%) Lightstreamer
10 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.21%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.21%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Distributed Ledger
1 5 (1.04%) R3 Corda
1 5 (1.04%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 473 (97.93%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (41.82%) Amazon EC2
3 198 (40.99%) Amazon S3
4 188 (38.92%) Serverless
5 174 (36.02%) AWS Lambda
6 125 (25.88%) Amazon SQS
7 113 (23.40%) Amazon ECS
8 74 (15.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 68 (14.08%) OpenShift
10 56 (11.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 49 (10.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 47 (9.73%) Google Cloud Platform
13 37 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
14 30 (6.21%) AWS CloudTrail
15 29 (6.00%) Amazon ELB
15 29 (6.00%) Amazon Glacier
15 29 (6.00%) Datadog
16 26 (5.38%) PaaS
17 22 (4.55%) SaaS
18 21 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.49%) VPN
2 11 (2.28%) Firewall
3 6 (1.24%) DNS
4 4 (0.83%) HTTP
4 4 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.62%) Internet
6 2 (0.41%) BGP
6 2 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.41%) OSPF
7 1 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.21%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.21%) LAN
7 1 (0.21%) WAN
7 1 (0.21%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (38.51%) Amazon RDS
2 90 (18.63%) Amazon Redshift
3 56 (11.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 39 (8.07%) Relational Database
5 38 (7.87%) Big Data
6 31 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (6.21%) SQL Server
8 26 (5.38%) MongoDB
9 25 (5.18%) MySQL
10 19 (3.93%) RDBMS
11 16 (3.31%) NoSQL
12 14 (2.90%) Hadoop
13 10 (2.07%) Redis
14 9 (1.86%) Amazon Aurora
15 8 (1.66%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.45%) Neo4j
17 6 (1.24%) Blockchain
18 5 (1.04%) Amazon Athena
18 5 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
19 4 (0.83%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 162 (33.54%) Jenkins
2 132 (27.33%) Git (software)
3 98 (20.29%) Artifactory
4 81 (16.77%) JIRA
5 74 (15.32%) RStudio
6 37 (7.66%) GitLab
7 25 (5.18%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (2.90%) Maven
10 11 (2.28%) SonarQube
11 10 (2.07%) CircleCI
11 10 (2.07%) webpack
12 7 (1.45%) Babel
12 7 (1.45%) Selenium
13 6 (1.24%) Gradle
13 6 (1.24%) Subversion
13 6 (1.24%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.24%) Vagrant
14 5 (1.04%) JMeter
14 5 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 172 (35.61%) Finance
2 77 (15.94%) Front Office
3 23 (4.76%) Banking
4 15 (3.11%) Retail
5 12 (2.48%) Billing
6 10 (2.07%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.45%) Publishing
8 6 (1.24%) Law
8 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.04%) Games
9 5 (1.04%) German Language
10 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.62%) Marketing
12 2 (0.41%) Back Office
12 2 (0.41%) Electronics
12 2 (0.41%) Legal
12 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (41.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 162 (33.54%) Developer
3 113 (23.40%) AWS Developer
4 106 (21.95%) AWS Engineer
5 82 (16.98%) Java Developer
6 80 (16.56%) AWS DevOps
7 61 (12.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 52 (10.77%) Cloud Engineer
9 50 (10.35%) Senior Developer
10 45 (9.32%) Java Software Developer
11 42 (8.70%) Lead Developer
12 41 (8.49%) Senior DevOps
13 34 (7.04%) Architect
13 34 (7.04%) Senior Software Developer
14 28 (5.80%) J2EE Developer
14 28 (5.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 28 (5.80%) Software Engineer
15 26 (5.38%) AWS Software Engineer
15 26 (5.38%) Python Developer
15 26 (5.38%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (29.61%) Web Services
2 71 (14.70%) J2EE
3 44 (9.11%) JSON
4 42 (8.70%) Node.js
5 40 (8.28%) Kafka
6 38 (7.87%) REST
7 34 (7.04%) React
8 32 (6.63%) J2SE
9 26 (5.38%) XML
10 23 (4.76%) AngularJS
11 22 (4.55%) Apache NiFi
11 22 (4.55%) JMS
11 22 (4.55%) SOAP
12 18 (3.73%) Elastic Stack
13 16 (3.31%) .NET
14 15 (3.11%) CSS
14 15 (3.11%) Spring Boot
15 14 (2.90%) HTML
16 12 (2.48%) Sass
17 10 (2.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.32%) Fixed Income
2 32 (6.63%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.14%) Data Structures
4 18 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.52%) Cloud Native
6 14 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (2.48%) PKI
7 12 (2.48%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.07%) Enterprise Cloud
8 10 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.86%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.45%) User Experience
11 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (0.41%) Blog
14 2 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 155 (32.09%) Linux
2 50 (10.35%) Windows
3 39 (8.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (3.11%) Unix
5 12 (2.48%) Ubuntu
6 11 (2.28%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.66%) CentOS
8 4 (0.83%) Kali Linux
8 4 (0.83%) Mesosphere
8 4 (0.83%) Solaris
9 3 (0.62%) Android
9 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.21%) AIX
11 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (75.36%) DevOps
2 290 (60.04%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (24.64%) Software Engineering
4 105 (21.74%) Microservices
5 101 (20.91%) Infrastructure as Code
6 95 (19.67%) Asset Management
7 89 (18.43%) Migration
8 79 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (16.36%) Decision-Making
9 62 (12.84%) Scrum
10 49 (10.14%) Open Source
11 45 (9.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 43 (8.90%) Configuration Management
13 37 (7.66%) Data Migration
13 37 (7.66%) TDD
14 34 (7.04%) Continuous Deployment
15 31 (6.42%) Test Automation
16 30 (6.21%) Kanban
17 26 (5.38%) Coaching
17 26 (5.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 270 (55.90%) Python
2 187 (38.72%) Java
3 111 (22.98%) Bash Shell
4 65 (13.46%) Ruby
5 54 (11.18%) PowerShell
6 41 (8.49%) JavaScript
7 37 (7.66%) SQL
8 33 (6.83%) Go
9 29 (6.00%) Java 8
10 27 (5.59%) Perl
11 23 (4.76%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.31%) C#
13 14 (2.90%) Scala
14 13 (2.69%) C++
15 12 (2.48%) PHP
16 11 (2.28%) ES6
17 8 (1.66%) TypeScript
18 7 (1.45%) ES7
19 5 (1.04%) Kotlin
20 4 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 99 (20.50%) Security Cleared
2 83 (17.18%) SC Cleared
3 56 (11.59%) AWS Certification
4 12 (2.48%) CTC Cleared
4 12 (2.48%) RHCE
5 7 (1.45%) Degree
6 4 (0.83%) PhD
7 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.21%) CCNP
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.21%) MCSE
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.66%) QA
3 3 (0.62%) GDPR
System Software
1 249 (51.55%) Docker
2 6 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.83%) Postfix
4 2 (0.41%) HDFS
4 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.21%) etcd
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 329 (68.12%) Terraform
2 235 (48.65%) Kubernetes
3 135 (27.95%) Ansible
4 90 (18.63%) Opscode Chef
5 84 (17.39%) Puppet
6 58 (12.01%) Packer
7 48 (9.94%) Consul
8 18 (3.73%) Mesos
9 11 (2.28%) Sysdig
10 9 (1.86%) Kibana
11 8 (1.66%) logstash
12 7 (1.45%) Marathon
13 5 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (1.04%) Grafana
13 5 (1.04%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.83%) Nagios
14 4 (0.83%) Nessus
14 4 (0.83%) Nmap
14 4 (0.83%) Rancher
14 4 (0.83%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (6.42%) Oracle
2 30 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.80%) Google
4 22 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 16 (3.31%) Splunk
6 13 (2.69%) Atlassian
6 13 (2.69%) New Relic
7 8 (1.66%) SAP
8 7 (1.45%) Qualys
9 5 (1.04%) Mercator
9 5 (1.04%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.04%) Sparx
10 4 (0.83%) Adobe
10 4 (0.83%) hybris
10 4 (0.83%) PagerDuty
10 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.83%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.83%) VMware
11 3 (0.62%) Interwoven
11 3 (0.62%) Teradata