Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 386 356
Rank change year-on-year +93 -30 +169
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 409 276 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.58% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.26% 3.06% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 240 206
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £413
90th Percentile £675 £650 £588
England median daily rate £550 £525 £508
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.45% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London 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 12,531 9,007 6,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 26.61% 18.97% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,290 6,766 4,718
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.74%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 81 51
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% -14.00% +24.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.13
90th Percentile £82.18 £58.75 £97.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -17 57 £610 +16.24% 23
East London -11 37 £550 +17.02% 3
West London +14 23 £500 -11.11% 17
South London -8 16 £600 +14.29% 4
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 391 (95.60%) Amazon AWS
2 330 (80.68%) DevOps
3 233 (56.97%) Linux
4 226 (55.26%) Terraform
5 216 (52.81%) Ansible
6 208 (50.86%) Python
7 197 (48.17%) Jenkins
8 166 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
9 139 (33.99%) Docker
10 135 (33.01%) Opscode Chef
11 123 (30.07%) Puppet
12 119 (29.10%) Amazon EC2
13 112 (27.38%) Java
14 102 (24.94%) Configuration Management
15 101 (24.69%) Kubernetes
16 92 (22.49%) Ruby
17 88 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
18 84 (20.54%) Splunk
19 81 (19.80%) Serverless
20 80 (19.56%) Microsoft Azure
21 78 (19.07%) AWS Lambda
22 77 (18.83%) PowerShell
22 77 (18.83%) Windows
23 76 (18.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 76 (18.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 71 (17.36%) Bash Shell
25 69 (16.87%) Web Services
26 65 (15.89%) Finance
26 65 (15.89%) Git (software)
26 65 (15.89%) Packer

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 56 (13.69%) IIS
2 25 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (5.87%) Apache
3 24 (5.87%) Confluence
4 23 (5.62%) Tomcat
5 18 (4.40%) nginx
6 13 (3.18%) Jetty
6 13 (3.18%) Mongrel
6 13 (3.18%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.47%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.98%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.73%) CMS
9 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.49%) JBoss
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.24%) Luigi
Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.24%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 391 (95.60%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (29.10%) Amazon EC2
3 81 (19.80%) Serverless
4 80 (19.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 78 (19.07%) AWS Lambda
6 76 (18.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 59 (14.43%) Amazon S3
8 52 (12.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 38 (9.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 26 (6.36%) PaaS
11 22 (5.38%) Amazon SQS
12 21 (5.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 21 (5.13%) Datadog
13 19 (4.65%) SaaS
14 17 (4.16%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (3.91%) IaaS
16 13 (3.18%) Amazon Kinesis
17 11 (2.69%) OpenShift
17 11 (2.69%) Sumo Logic
18 10 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.40%) Firewall
2 17 (4.16%) HTTP
3 15 (3.67%) DNS
4 10 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.22%) LAN
5 5 (1.22%) WAN
6 4 (0.98%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (0.98%) VPN
7 3 (0.73%) SSL
8 2 (0.49%) IPv6
8 2 (0.49%) SAN
9 1 (0.24%) BGP
9 1 (0.24%) DHCP
9 1 (0.24%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.24%) ICMP
9 1 (0.24%) Internet
9 1 (0.24%) Network Security
9 1 (0.24%) OSPF
9 1 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.91%) Amazon RDS
2 37 (9.05%) MongoDB
3 34 (8.31%) Hadoop
4 25 (6.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 20 (4.89%) MySQL
6 16 (3.91%) Big Data
7 14 (3.42%) Redis
8 13 (3.18%) SQL Server
9 12 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.69%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (2.20%) Amazon Aurora
11 9 (2.20%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.22%) Parquet
12 5 (1.22%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.98%) Amazon Athena
13 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.73%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.49%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 197 (48.17%) Jenkins
2 76 (18.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 65 (15.89%) Git (software)
4 51 (12.47%) Maven
5 40 (9.78%) JIRA
6 30 (7.33%) Artifactory
6 30 (7.33%) Vagrant
7 28 (6.85%) TeamCity
8 25 (6.11%) Hudson
9 22 (5.38%) Travis CI
10 17 (4.16%) Gradle
11 14 (3.42%) MSBuild
12 13 (3.18%) Ant
12 13 (3.18%) CruiseControl
13 12 (2.93%) GoCD
13 12 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (2.44%) GitLab
14 10 (2.44%) Mercurial
14 10 (2.44%) Selenium
14 10 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 65 (15.89%) Finance
2 38 (9.29%) Banking
3 28 (6.85%) Front Office
4 20 (4.89%) Retail
5 4 (0.98%) Law
6 2 (0.49%) Advertising
6 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Billing
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.24%) Publishing
7 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 256 (62.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 153 (37.41%) AWS Engineer
3 105 (25.67%) AWS DevOps
4 100 (24.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 46 (11.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 43 (10.51%) Operations Engineer
7 37 (9.05%) Architect
8 35 (8.56%) AWS Architect
9 34 (8.31%) Developer
10 27 (6.60%) Software Engineer
11 24 (5.87%) Lead Software Engineer
12 23 (5.62%) AWS Software Engineer
12 23 (5.62%) Senior DevOps
13 22 (5.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 20 (4.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 19 (4.65%) Lead Architect
16 18 (4.40%) Azure DevOps
16 18 (4.40%) Python Engineer
17 17 (4.16%) Java Engineer
18 16 (3.91%) Lead Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (16.87%) Web Services
2 40 (9.78%) .NET
3 38 (9.29%) AngularJS
4 37 (9.05%) React
5 36 (8.80%) Node.js
6 31 (7.58%) Elastic Stack
7 26 (6.36%) NumPy
8 25 (6.11%) SciPy
9 14 (3.42%) CSS
10 13 (3.18%) J2EE
10 13 (3.18%) JRuby
10 13 (3.18%) REST
10 13 (3.18%) Servlets
11 12 (2.93%) HTML
11 12 (2.93%) J2SE
11 12 (2.93%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (2.93%) SAML
12 11 (2.69%) JSON
13 10 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
14 8 (1.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.78%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (7.09%) Linux Command Line
3 20 (4.89%) Cloud Native
4 19 (4.65%) Fintech
5 13 (3.18%) Private Cloud
6 12 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.93%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.69%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.71%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.47%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.47%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.98%) PKI
13 3 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.73%) User Experience
14 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 233 (56.97%) Linux
2 77 (18.83%) Windows
3 47 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (7.33%) CentOS
5 29 (7.09%) Unix
6 26 (6.36%) Ubuntu
7 22 (5.38%) Windows Server
8 19 (4.65%) Debian
9 13 (3.18%) Fedora
10 12 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (2.44%) Android
12 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (1.96%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.22%) DC/OS
14 5 (1.22%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (80.68%) DevOps
2 166 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (24.94%) Configuration Management
4 88 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (14.18%) Microservices
6 55 (13.45%) Software Engineering
7 39 (9.54%) Build Automation
8 32 (7.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (7.82%) Migration
9 28 (6.85%) Asset Management
9 28 (6.85%) SDLC
10 27 (6.60%) Test Automation
11 25 (6.11%) Scrum
12 24 (5.87%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (5.38%) E-Commerce
14 21 (5.13%) Continuous Deployment
14 21 (5.13%) ITIL
15 20 (4.89%) Open Source
16 18 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (4.16%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 208 (50.86%) Python
2 112 (27.38%) Java
3 92 (22.49%) Ruby
4 77 (18.83%) PowerShell
5 71 (17.36%) Bash Shell
6 39 (9.54%) Go
7 35 (8.56%) JavaScript
8 30 (7.33%) Perl
9 27 (6.60%) C++
10 19 (4.65%) C#
10 19 (4.65%) SQL
11 14 (3.42%) Scala
12 13 (3.18%) PHP
13 10 (2.44%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.22%) Java 8
15 4 (0.98%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.73%) C
16 3 (0.73%) ES6
16 3 (0.73%) Java 9
17 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 55 (13.45%) Security Cleared
2 51 (12.47%) AWS Certification
3 50 (12.22%) SC Cleared
4 22 (5.38%) Degree
5 15 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.49%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) RHCE
7 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.93%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 139 (33.99%) Docker
2 33 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.11%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.87%) VirtualBox
5 15 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.69%) Active Directory
7 6 (1.47%) etcd
8 5 (1.22%) flannel
9 4 (0.98%) Xen
10 3 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.73%) XenApp
11 2 (0.49%) Firmware
11 2 (0.49%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.24%) iptables
12 1 (0.24%) KVM
12 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 226 (55.26%) Terraform
2 216 (52.81%) Ansible
3 135 (33.01%) Opscode Chef
4 123 (30.07%) Puppet
5 101 (24.69%) Kubernetes
6 65 (15.89%) Packer
7 34 (8.31%) Salt
8 32 (7.82%) Kibana
9 30 (7.33%) logstash
10 21 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (3.67%) Consul
11 15 (3.67%) Nagios
12 13 (3.18%) Mesos
13 12 (2.93%) Graylog
14 10 (2.44%) Grafana
15 7 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
16 6 (1.47%) Marathon
17 5 (1.22%) Rancher
17 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 5 (1.22%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 84 (20.54%) Splunk
2 40 (9.78%) Red Hat
3 38 (9.29%) VMware
4 35 (8.56%) Google
5 29 (7.09%) Microsoft
6 25 (6.11%) New Relic
6 25 (6.11%) Oracle
7 18 (4.40%) AppDynamics
8 13 (3.18%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.20%) Citrix
10 7 (1.71%) Solace
11 6 (1.47%) MKS
12 5 (1.22%) Cisco
12 5 (1.22%) Dynatrace
12 5 (1.22%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.22%) SaltStack
12 5 (1.22%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.98%) AlienVault
13 4 (0.98%) hybris
13 4 (0.98%) MuleSoft