Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 183 252 249
Rank change year-on-year +69 -3 +55
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 587 159 314
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.56% 0.89% 1.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.03% 2.35% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 125 224
10th Percentile £450 £413 £425
25th Percentile £513 £463 £506
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £709 £600 £650
90th Percentile £789 £663 £700
England median daily rate £575 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £16.00
% change year-on-year - - -82.22%

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 14,566 6,765 10,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.74% 37.73% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,843 5,037 7,438
10th Percentile £394 £338 £313
25th Percentile £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £700
England median daily rate £540 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.77% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 25 74
10th Percentile £13.88 £20.40 £15.73
25th Percentile £20.89 £22.50 £18.71
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +20.93% +14.94%
75th Percentile £55.00 £61.00 £42.93
90th Percentile £71.42 £68.00 £78.75
England median hourly rate £21.04 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.36% +10.00% +14.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +1 68 £625 +17.92% 46
East London - 2 £704 - 4
South London -15 1 £660 +5.60%
North London - 1 - - 3
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 484 (82.45%) AWS
2 406 (69.17%) Terraform
3 391 (66.61%) DevOps
4 306 (52.13%) Infrastructure as Code
5 298 (50.77%) CI/CD
6 249 (42.42%) Python
7 245 (41.74%) Serverless
8 241 (41.06%) Azure
9 239 (40.72%) Kubernetes
10 235 (40.03%) Docker
11 218 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
12 185 (31.52%) Jenkins
13 162 (27.60%) AWS Lambda
14 159 (27.09%) Java
15 153 (26.06%) Linux
16 152 (25.89%) Bash
17 149 (25.38%) Ansible
18 141 (24.02%) PowerShell
19 124 (21.12%) JavaScript
20 107 (18.23%) GitHub
21 103 (17.55%) Finance
22 96 (16.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 92 (15.67%) TeamCity
24 91 (15.50%) Microsoft
24 91 (15.50%) PaaS
25 90 (15.33%) Windows
26 89 (15.16%) Migration
26 89 (15.16%) Microservices
27 87 (14.82%) Open Source
27 87 (14.82%) Git (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 33 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (5.28%) Apache Spark
3 21 (3.58%) nginx
4 17 (2.90%) Confluence
5 12 (2.04%) Apache
6 11 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.70%) JBoss
8 9 (1.53%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.36%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.19%) CMS
10 7 (1.19%) Traefik
11 5 (0.85%) IIS
12 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.34%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Pulsar
14 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.17%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Cloudability
2 4 (0.68%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 484 (82.45%) AWS
2 245 (41.74%) Serverless
3 241 (41.06%) Azure
4 162 (27.60%) AWS Lambda
5 107 (18.23%) GitHub
6 91 (15.50%) PaaS
7 82 (13.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 81 (13.80%) Amazon EC2
9 80 (13.63%) GCP
10 79 (13.46%) Amazon ECS
11 73 (12.44%) Amazon S3
12 56 (9.54%) Amazon SQS
12 56 (9.54%) IaaS
13 52 (8.86%) AWS CodePipeline
14 43 (7.33%) AWS Fargate
15 39 (6.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 37 (6.30%) Amazon EKS
17 30 (5.11%) Amazon Kinesis
18 29 (4.94%) SaaS
19 27 (4.60%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.94%) Network Security
2 21 (3.58%) DNS
3 18 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.39%) HTTP
5 12 (2.04%) Firewall
6 10 (1.70%) VPN
7 9 (1.53%) Internet
8 6 (1.02%) BGP
8 6 (1.02%) OpenLDAP
8 6 (1.02%) OSPF
9 4 (0.68%) Broadband
9 4 (0.68%) IPsec
10 3 (0.51%) IPv4
10 3 (0.51%) LAN
10 3 (0.51%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.51%) SSL
10 3 (0.51%) WAN
11 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.34%) RTSP
11 2 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (16.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 64 (10.90%) Amazon RDS
3 36 (6.13%) Big Data
4 32 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.77%) Amazon Redshift
5 28 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (3.92%) Data Lake
7 14 (2.39%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.39%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.21%) MySQL
9 12 (2.04%) Redis
10 11 (1.87%) Amazon Aurora
11 10 (1.70%) Delta Lake
12 9 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.53%) DataStax
12 9 (1.53%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (1.36%) Amazon Athena
13 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 185 (31.52%) Jenkins
2 92 (15.67%) TeamCity
3 87 (14.82%) Git (software)
4 74 (12.61%) Maven
5 72 (12.27%) Gradle
6 55 (9.37%) GitLab
7 38 (6.47%) JIRA
8 36 (6.13%) CircleCI
9 18 (3.07%) Bitbucket
10 17 (2.90%) Locust
10 17 (2.90%) Mocha
11 16 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (2.56%) Artifactory
12 15 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (2.21%) SonarQube
14 9 (1.53%) GoCD
14 9 (1.53%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.53%) Sinon.JS
15 6 (1.02%) Cypress.io
General
1 103 (17.55%) Finance
2 75 (12.78%) Social Skills
3 28 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.26%) Banking
5 24 (4.09%) Public Sector
6 20 (3.41%) Retail
7 19 (3.24%) Law
8 16 (2.73%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.73%) Investment Banking
9 14 (2.39%) Legal
10 12 (2.04%) Front Office
11 7 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (1.19%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.02%) Marketing
13 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.68%) Publishing
14 3 (0.51%) Electronics
15 2 (0.34%) Documentation Skills
15 2 (0.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 1 (0.17%) Police
Job Titles
1 184 (31.35%) AWS Engineer
2 135 (23.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 113 (19.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 104 (17.72%) Architect
5 92 (15.67%) Developer
6 87 (14.82%) AWS DevOps
7 71 (12.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 68 (11.58%) Cloud Architect
9 42 (7.16%) Azure Engineer
10 33 (5.62%) Azure Architect
11 31 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
12 30 (5.11%) AWS Architect
13 27 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
14 25 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
15 22 (3.75%) Platform Engineer
15 22 (3.75%) Software Engineer
16 21 (3.58%) Node.js Developer
17 20 (3.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
18 19 (3.24%) Python Engineer
19 18 (3.07%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (13.46%) Kafka
2 66 (11.24%) Node.js
3 47 (8.01%) .NET
4 46 (7.84%) React
5 38 (6.47%) REST
6 31 (5.28%) ADO
7 28 (4.77%) Jest
8 24 (4.09%) AngularJS
9 23 (3.92%) JSON
10 21 (3.58%) ARM Templates
11 20 (3.41%) HTML
12 18 (3.07%) Lambda Expressions
13 17 (2.90%) CSS
13 17 (2.90%) WireMock
14 14 (2.39%) Web Services
15 13 (2.21%) J2EE
16 12 (2.04%) .NET Core
16 12 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
16 12 (2.04%) J2SE
16 12 (2.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.12%) Cloud Native
1 77 (13.12%) Public Cloud
2 21 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (3.24%) Data Centre
4 16 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (2.21%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.87%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.70%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.70%) Blog
8 10 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.53%) PKI
10 8 (1.36%) Clustering
11 6 (1.02%) NVMe
11 6 (1.02%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.68%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.34%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 153 (26.06%) Linux
2 90 (15.33%) Windows
3 32 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (4.26%) CentOS
5 19 (3.24%) Unix
6 12 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.53%) Debian
8 8 (1.36%) Amazon Linux
8 8 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (1.36%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.51%) AIX
10 2 (0.34%) Alpine Linux
10 2 (0.34%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (66.61%) DevOps
2 306 (52.13%) Infrastructure as Code
3 298 (50.77%) CI/CD
4 218 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (15.16%) Microservices
5 89 (15.16%) Migration
6 87 (14.82%) Open Source
7 62 (10.56%) Collaborative Working
7 62 (10.56%) Software Engineering
8 56 (9.54%) Scrum
9 55 (9.37%) Configuration Management
9 55 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (8.18%) Task Automation
11 45 (7.67%) Analytics
12 44 (7.50%) Full Stack Development
13 43 (7.33%) TDD
14 41 (6.98%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 39 (6.64%) Project Delivery
15 39 (6.64%) Test Automation
16 38 (6.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 249 (42.42%) Python
2 159 (27.09%) Java
3 152 (25.89%) Bash
4 141 (24.02%) PowerShell
5 124 (21.12%) JavaScript
6 75 (12.78%) C#
7 37 (6.30%) SQL
7 37 (6.30%) TypeScript
8 33 (5.62%) Go
9 22 (3.75%) Ruby
9 22 (3.75%) Scala
10 17 (2.90%) Groovy
10 17 (2.90%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.39%) C++
12 13 (2.21%) C
13 7 (1.19%) Kotlin
14 5 (0.85%) PHP
15 3 (0.51%) Java 8
16 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (4.43%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.09%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.24%) AWS Certification
4 10 (1.70%) Degree
5 6 (1.02%) CISSP
5 6 (1.02%) RHCE
6 5 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.17%) CCSP
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.17%) OSCP
9 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.75%) GDPR
1 22 (3.75%) QA
2 8 (1.36%) NCSC
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.51%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) NIST
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) SOC 1
5 1 (0.17%) SOC 2
System Software
1 235 (40.03%) Docker
2 21 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.34%) LXC
5 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 406 (69.17%) Terraform
2 239 (40.72%) Kubernetes
3 149 (25.38%) Ansible
4 61 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (7.84%) Puppet
6 28 (4.77%) Prometheus
7 27 (4.60%) Packer
8 25 (4.26%) Grafana
9 23 (3.92%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (2.39%) HAProxy
11 11 (1.87%) Consul
12 9 (1.53%) Istio
13 7 (1.19%) Graphite
13 7 (1.19%) linkerd
13 7 (1.19%) Podman
13 7 (1.19%) ZABBIX
14 6 (1.02%) Nagios
14 6 (1.02%) Pingdom
15 3 (0.51%) Kibana
15 3 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 91 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.01%) Databricks
3 25 (4.26%) Google
4 24 (4.09%) Splunk
5 21 (3.58%) Red Hat
6 16 (2.73%) Oracle
6 16 (2.73%) VMware
7 7 (1.19%) PagerDuty
8 6 (1.02%) Cisco
8 6 (1.02%) New Relic
8 6 (1.02%) SolarWinds
9 4 (0.68%) Actifio
9 4 (0.68%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.68%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.68%) SAP
10 3 (0.51%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.51%) Forcepoint
10 3 (0.51%) Perforce
10 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.51%) TOWER Software