Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 366 430
Rank change year-on-year +61 +64 +127
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 368 250 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.59% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.30% 3.48% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 210 174
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £463 £416 £379
90th Percentile £680 £657 £599
England median daily rate £538 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £75.00 - -
England median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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 11,137 7,187 5,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.43% 16.88% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,187 5,205 4,182
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £480 £466 £450
% change year-on-year +3.11% +3.44% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 64 54
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.36% -3.84% -15.08%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.25 £14.18
90th Percentile £93.45 £92.88 £47.35
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -13.80%

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 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily 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 14 August 2018. 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 +1 75 £550 +4.76% 30
West London -8 29 £500 -23.08% 10
East London -6 22 £525 +11.70% 6
South London -32 14 £625 -26.47% 2
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 366 (99.46%) Amazon AWS
2 267 (72.55%) DevOps
3 227 (61.68%) Ansible
4 196 (53.26%) Terraform
5 189 (51.36%) Python
6 166 (45.11%) Linux
7 157 (42.66%) Jenkins
8 139 (37.77%) Opscode Chef
9 132 (35.87%) Docker
10 130 (35.33%) Puppet
11 123 (33.42%) Amazon EC2
12 116 (31.52%) Serverless
13 107 (29.08%) AWS Lambda
14 106 (28.80%) Windows
15 104 (28.26%) Kubernetes
16 99 (26.90%) Configuration Management
17 84 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
18 83 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
19 78 (21.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 77 (20.92%) Microsoft Azure
20 77 (20.92%) PowerShell
21 74 (20.11%) Amazon S3
22 72 (19.57%) Splunk
23 68 (18.48%) Git (software)
24 65 (17.66%) Amazon RDS
25 63 (17.12%) Ruby
26 62 (16.85%) Security Cleared
27 59 (16.03%) Packer
28 56 (15.22%) SC Cleared
29 52 (14.13%) Migration

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 38 (10.33%) IIS
2 12 (3.26%) Apache
3 10 (2.72%) nginx
4 9 (2.45%) Confluence
4 9 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.63%) Jetty
5 6 (1.63%) Mongrel
5 6 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.36%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) HipChat
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 366 (99.46%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (33.42%) Amazon EC2
3 116 (31.52%) Serverless
4 107 (29.08%) AWS Lambda
5 78 (21.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 77 (20.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 74 (20.11%) Amazon S3
8 52 (14.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 42 (11.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 30 (8.15%) Amazon ELB
11 26 (7.07%) Route 53
12 22 (5.98%) CloudFront
12 22 (5.98%) PaaS
13 19 (5.16%) Datadog
14 18 (4.89%) Amazon SQS
14 18 (4.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 17 (4.62%) SaaS
16 13 (3.53%) OpenShift
17 12 (3.26%) IaaS
18 11 (2.99%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.15%) Firewall
2 10 (2.72%) Software-Defined Networking
2 10 (2.72%) VPN
3 9 (2.45%) HTTP
3 9 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.90%) DNS
5 3 (0.82%) SAN
6 2 (0.54%) Internet
6 2 (0.54%) Network Security
6 2 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.54%) SNMP
6 2 (0.54%) SSL
7 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.27%) LAN
7 1 (0.27%) MQTT
7 1 (0.27%) OSPF
7 1 (0.27%) SMS
7 1 (0.27%) VLAN
7 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (17.66%) Amazon RDS
2 24 (6.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (4.08%) MySQL
4 14 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.53%) Redis
6 12 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (1.90%) Big Data
7 7 (1.90%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.63%) Amazon Aurora
8 6 (1.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.82%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.54%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.54%) DB2
11 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 157 (42.66%) Jenkins
2 68 (18.48%) Git (software)
3 39 (10.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 38 (10.33%) TeamCity
5 31 (8.42%) Vagrant
6 20 (5.43%) Travis CI
7 19 (5.16%) JIRA
8 18 (4.89%) GoCD
9 16 (4.35%) CircleCI
10 14 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (3.53%) Maven
12 12 (3.26%) Gradle
13 11 (2.99%) Subversion
14 10 (2.72%) Ant
15 7 (1.90%) Mercurial
15 7 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
16 6 (1.63%) Grunt
16 6 (1.63%) MSBuild
17 5 (1.36%) Bitbucket
17 5 (1.36%) Cucumber
General
1 41 (11.14%) Finance
2 26 (7.07%) Retail
3 13 (3.53%) Banking
4 9 (2.45%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.63%) Publishing
6 5 (1.36%) Advertising
7 4 (1.09%) Games
8 2 (0.54%) Law
8 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 203 (55.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 141 (38.32%) AWS Engineer
3 114 (30.98%) AWS DevOps
4 100 (27.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 61 (16.58%) Cloud Engineer
6 31 (8.42%) Operations Engineer
7 28 (7.61%) Architect
8 27 (7.34%) Senior DevOps
9 24 (6.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 20 (5.43%) Platform Engineer
11 18 (4.89%) Developer
12 15 (4.08%) AWS Architect
12 15 (4.08%) Consultant
13 13 (3.53%) Security Engineer
14 11 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
14 11 (2.99%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 11 (2.99%) Python Engineer
15 10 (2.72%) DevOps Consultant
15 10 (2.72%) Network Engineer
15 10 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.23%) Node.js
2 34 (9.24%) Elastic Stack
3 32 (8.70%) Web Services
4 28 (7.61%) .NET
5 14 (3.80%) JSON
6 12 (3.26%) React
7 8 (2.17%) REST
7 8 (2.17%) Servlets
8 7 (1.90%) CSS
8 7 (1.90%) HTML
9 6 (1.63%) boto
9 6 (1.63%) JRuby
9 6 (1.63%) SAML
9 6 (1.63%) Spring
9 6 (1.63%) XML
10 5 (1.36%) CSS3
10 5 (1.36%) HTML5
10 5 (1.36%) Redux
10 5 (1.36%) RESTful
10 5 (1.36%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 30 (8.15%) Private Cloud
3 22 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.89%) Fintech
5 18 (4.89%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (3.26%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.99%) PKI
9 8 (2.17%) Hedge funds
9 8 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.36%) User Experience
11 3 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.82%) Replication
12 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.54%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 166 (45.11%) Linux
2 106 (28.80%) Windows
3 43 (11.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (7.88%) CentOS
5 28 (7.61%) Ubuntu
6 26 (7.07%) Windows Server
7 20 (5.43%) DC/OS
8 19 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (4.35%) Unix
10 10 (2.72%) Debian
11 9 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.36%) Fedora
13 2 (0.54%) Android
13 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.54%) Solaris
14 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (72.55%) DevOps
2 99 (26.90%) Configuration Management
3 84 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (14.13%) Migration
6 51 (13.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 43 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (9.78%) Microservices
8 36 (9.78%) SDLC
9 34 (9.24%) Open Source
10 30 (8.15%) Deployment Automation
11 25 (6.79%) ITIL
12 24 (6.52%) Build Automation
13 23 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
14 22 (5.98%) Software Engineering
15 19 (5.16%) Server Monitoring
16 18 (4.89%) E-Commerce
17 14 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (3.53%) SIEM
18 13 (3.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 189 (51.36%) Python
2 77 (20.92%) PowerShell
3 63 (17.12%) Ruby
4 52 (14.13%) Bash Shell
5 50 (13.59%) Java
6 25 (6.79%) Go
7 20 (5.43%) JavaScript
8 19 (5.16%) C#
9 14 (3.80%) SQL
10 12 (3.26%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.99%) Perl
12 7 (1.90%) Groovy
13 6 (1.63%) C
14 5 (1.36%) C++
14 5 (1.36%) ES6
14 5 (1.36%) PHP
15 3 (0.82%) Java 8
16 1 (0.27%) Java 9
16 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (16.85%) Security Cleared
2 56 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 52 (14.13%) AWS Certification
4 19 (5.16%) Degree
5 12 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.90%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.82%) CISSP
7 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.54%) CCSA
8 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.54%) CISM
8 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.54%) MCSE
8 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CCNA
9 1 (0.27%) CCNP
9 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.16%) GCP
2 6 (1.63%) QA
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 132 (35.87%) Docker
2 42 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.07%) VirtualBox
4 24 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (5.43%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.53%) Active Directory
7 10 (2.72%) etcd
8 7 (1.90%) Varnish
8 7 (1.90%) Xen
9 5 (1.36%) KVM
10 4 (1.09%) flannel
10 4 (1.09%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.27%) iptables
12 1 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 227 (61.68%) Ansible
2 196 (53.26%) Terraform
3 139 (37.77%) Opscode Chef
4 130 (35.33%) Puppet
5 104 (28.26%) Kubernetes
6 59 (16.03%) Packer
7 42 (11.41%) Salt
8 32 (8.70%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (4.35%) Mesos
10 13 (3.53%) Sysdig
11 11 (2.99%) Consul
12 10 (2.72%) Kibana
13 8 (2.17%) logstash
13 8 (2.17%) Nagios
14 6 (1.63%) Graylog
14 6 (1.63%) Rancher
15 5 (1.36%) Grafana
15 5 (1.36%) Prometheus
15 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 4 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (19.57%) Splunk
2 49 (13.32%) Google
3 46 (12.50%) VMware
4 31 (8.42%) Microsoft
5 30 (8.15%) Red Hat
6 24 (6.52%) New Relic
7 15 (4.08%) Oracle
8 11 (2.99%) AppDynamics
9 10 (2.72%) Cisco
10 9 (2.45%) Rackspace
11 8 (2.17%) Interwoven
12 6 (1.63%) Perforce
13 5 (1.36%) Atlassian
14 4 (1.09%) AlienVault
14 4 (1.09%) Dynatrace
14 4 (1.09%) SaltStack
14 4 (1.09%) Solace
15 2 (0.54%) Apigee
15 2 (0.54%) hybris
15 2 (0.54%) Sonatype