Period
to 13 May 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 13 May 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
13 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 253 201 257
Rank change year-on-year -52 +56 +61
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 232 257 426
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.98% 1.23% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.57% 3.62% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 207 266
10th Percentile £425 £475 £466
25th Percentile £464 £500 £510
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £564
Median % change year-on-year - -2.48% +3.49%
75th Percentile £650 £650 £638
90th Percentile £688 £700 £688
England median daily rate £519 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -5.68% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £90.00
England median hourly rate - - £90.00

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 9,039 7,104 12,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.20% 34.04% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,653 5,305 9,116
10th Percentile £363 £325 £350
25th Percentile £431 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £623 £606
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 65
10th Percentile £15.38 £14.40 £12.85
25th Percentile £21.37 £19.68 £17.89
Median hourly rate £44.75 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +79.00% +19.05% -16.00%
75th Percentile £65.00 £48.97 £34.60
90th Percentile £68.00 £65.48 £64.25
England median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.95% -1.58%

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 13 May 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 13 May 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 +27 23 £575 +4.55% 24
South London +30 7 £625 +10.04% 3
West London +23 7 £550 +4.76% 2
East London +12 1 £465 -12.92% 7
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 13 May 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.

1 211 (90.95%) AWS
2 131 (56.47%) DevOps
3 128 (55.17%) Terraform
4 103 (44.40%) Python
5 90 (38.79%) Jenkins
6 85 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (34.91%) Docker
7 81 (34.91%) Serverless
8 76 (32.76%) AWS Lambda
9 75 (32.33%) Ansible
10 67 (28.88%) Linux
11 64 (27.59%) Infrastructure as Code
12 63 (27.16%) Azure
13 61 (26.29%) Finance
14 59 (25.43%) Amazon EC2
15 56 (24.14%) Kubernetes
16 54 (23.28%) Amazon S3
17 51 (21.98%) Java
18 50 (21.55%) Git (software)
19 49 (21.12%) Amazon ECS
20 48 (20.69%) Software Engineering
21 46 (19.83%) Microservices
22 44 (18.97%) JavaScript
22 44 (18.97%) .NET
23 43 (18.53%) C#
24 41 (17.67%) Puppet
25 40 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
26 38 (16.38%) Enterprise Software
27 36 (15.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
28 35 (15.09%) Amazon SQS

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 19 (8.19%) Confluence
2 13 (5.60%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.45%) nginx
4 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.72%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (1.72%) IIS
6 3 (1.29%) CMS
6 3 (1.29%) JBoss
6 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.86%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 211 (90.95%) AWS
2 81 (34.91%) Serverless
3 76 (32.76%) AWS Lambda
4 63 (27.16%) Azure
5 59 (25.43%) Amazon EC2
6 54 (23.28%) Amazon S3
7 49 (21.12%) Amazon ECS
8 36 (15.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 35 (15.09%) Amazon SQS
10 34 (14.66%) AWS CodePipeline
11 26 (11.21%) PaaS
12 24 (10.34%) Amazon EKS
13 23 (9.91%) Amazon Kinesis
13 23 (9.91%) CloudFront
14 20 (8.62%) Amazon ELB
14 20 (8.62%) GCP
14 20 (8.62%) GitHub
15 19 (8.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 15 (6.47%) Route 53
16 15 (6.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.45%) Network Security
2 7 (3.02%) Firewall
3 4 (1.72%) DNS
3 4 (1.72%) Internet
4 2 (0.86%) HTTP
4 2 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.86%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) 5G
5 1 (0.43%) Broadband
5 1 (0.43%) IPv4
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.36%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (12.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 20 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (7.76%) NoSQL
4 18 (7.76%) Relational Database
5 17 (7.33%) SQL Server
6 15 (6.47%) Amazon Athena
7 12 (5.17%) MongoDB
7 12 (5.17%) RDBMS
8 11 (4.74%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (4.74%) Big Data
9 8 (3.45%) MySQL
10 7 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.59%) Looker
11 6 (2.59%) PowerCenter
11 6 (2.59%) Redis
11 6 (2.59%) Tableau
12 4 (1.72%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.72%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 90 (38.79%) Jenkins
2 50 (21.55%) Git (software)
3 28 (12.07%) JIRA
4 16 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (5.17%) Gradle
5 12 (5.17%) Maven
5 12 (5.17%) TeamCity
6 11 (4.74%) GitLab
6 11 (4.74%) SonarQube
7 8 (3.45%) Cypress.io
8 7 (3.02%) Selenium
9 6 (2.59%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.59%) CircleCI
9 6 (2.59%) Vagrant
10 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.16%) Subversion
10 5 (2.16%) webpack
11 4 (1.72%) JUnit
12 3 (1.29%) Travis CI
General
1 61 (26.29%) Finance
2 21 (9.05%) Social Skills
3 12 (5.17%) Banking
4 10 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.88%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.59%) Retail
7 3 (1.29%) Publishing
7 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.86%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 70 (30.17%) Developer
2 55 (23.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (22.84%) AWS Engineer
4 30 (12.93%) Architect
5 28 (12.07%) C# Developer
6 23 (9.91%) AWS DevOps
7 22 (9.48%) C# Quant Developer
7 22 (9.48%) Quantitative Developer
8 21 (9.05%) AWS Developer
9 20 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (8.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 16 (6.90%) AWS Architect
11 16 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
11 16 (6.90%) Java Developer
12 15 (6.47%) Data Engineer
13 14 (6.03%) Platform Engineer
14 13 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
15 11 (4.74%) Azure Engineer
16 9 (3.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 9 (3.88%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.97%) .NET
2 29 (12.50%) Web Services
3 26 (11.21%) .NET Core
4 23 (9.91%) Kafka
4 23 (9.91%) Node.js
4 23 (9.91%) REST
5 22 (9.48%) Spring
6 19 (8.19%) HTML
7 18 (7.76%) React
8 16 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
8 16 (6.90%) Spring Boot
9 15 (6.47%) HTML5
9 15 (6.47%) Lambda Expressions
10 13 (5.60%) Redux
11 12 (5.17%) AngularJS
11 12 (5.17%) CSS
12 9 (3.88%) JSON
13 7 (3.02%) FIX Protocol
13 7 (3.02%) OAuth
13 7 (3.02%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.38%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (12.93%) Data Structures
3 24 (10.34%) Algorithms
4 22 (9.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (9.48%) Hedge funds
5 14 (6.03%) Clustering
6 12 (5.17%) Cloud Native
6 12 (5.17%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (3.45%) Public Cloud
8 7 (3.02%) User Experience
9 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.86%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.43%) Replication
12 1 (0.43%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 67 (28.88%) Linux
2 27 (11.64%) Windows
3 8 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (3.45%) Unix
4 5 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.72%) CentOS
6 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (56.47%) DevOps
2 85 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (27.59%) Infrastructure as Code
4 48 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 46 (19.83%) Microservices
6 34 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (12.93%) Configuration Management
8 25 (10.78%) Fintech
9 24 (10.34%) Scrum
10 22 (9.48%) OO
10 22 (9.48%) Portfolio Management
11 20 (8.62%) Web Development
12 18 (7.76%) Migration
13 17 (7.33%) Analytics
14 16 (6.90%) High Availability
14 16 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (6.47%) Open Source
16 14 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
16 14 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 103 (44.40%) Python
2 51 (21.98%) Java
3 44 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 43 (18.53%) C#
5 32 (13.79%) C++
6 31 (13.36%) PowerShell
7 22 (9.48%) Bash Shell
7 22 (9.48%) SQL
8 20 (8.62%) TypeScript
9 13 (5.60%) Go
10 10 (4.31%) Ruby
11 9 (3.88%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.02%) C
13 4 (1.72%) Scala
14 3 (1.29%) Groovy
14 3 (1.29%) PHP
14 3 (1.29%) R
15 2 (0.86%) Java 8
15 2 (0.86%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.43%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 32 (13.79%) AWS Certification
2 27 (11.64%) SC Cleared
2 27 (11.64%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.45%) Degree
4 5 (2.16%) CISSP
5 2 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.43%) CEH
6 1 (0.43%) CISM
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) GDPR
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.43%) PSD2
2 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (34.91%) Docker
2 11 (4.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.29%) HDFS
4 3 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.86%) Squid
Systems Management
1 128 (55.17%) Terraform
2 75 (32.33%) Ansible
3 56 (24.14%) Kubernetes
4 41 (17.67%) Puppet
5 40 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.31%) Packer
7 7 (3.02%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.29%) Marathon
8 3 (1.29%) Mesos
8 3 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.29%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.86%) Nagios
10 1 (0.43%) Grafana
10 1 (0.43%) Kibana
10 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.31%) Informatica
3 6 (2.59%) Databricks
3 6 (2.59%) New Relic
3 6 (2.59%) Oracle
3 6 (2.59%) Splunk
4 4 (1.72%) Google
4 4 (1.72%) SAP
4 4 (1.72%) SolarWinds
4 4 (1.72%) VMware
5 3 (1.29%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.29%) Teradata
5 3 (1.29%) Vertica
6 2 (0.86%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.86%) Demandware
7 1 (0.43%) Alibaba
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) McAfee
7 1 (0.43%) TOWER Software