Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 356 525
Rank change year-on-year -6 +169 +42
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 273 279 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.02% 4.33% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 211 80
London median daily rate £525 £525 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.70% +10.59%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £363
90th Percentile £650 £588 £575
England median daily rate £525 £510 £475
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 9025 6442 3850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.00% 14.46% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6747 4735 2865
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £275
90th Percentile £644 £625 £614
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 49 31
London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% -3.58%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £75.00 £98.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +8.20%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 -23 58 £525 -4.55% 7
East London +5 16 £491 - 1
West London -14 4 £563 +9.22% 1
South London -34 3 £525 -0.47%
North London - 1 £550 - 2
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AWS CloudFormation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 264 (96.70%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (79.12%) DevOps
3 161 (58.97%) Linux
4 156 (57.14%) Python
5 139 (50.92%) Ansible
6 129 (47.25%) Puppet
7 125 (45.79%) Jenkins
8 122 (44.69%) Terraform
9 121 (44.32%) Docker
10 95 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (34.07%) Configuration Management
12 86 (31.50%) Opscode Chef
13 80 (29.30%) Amazon EC2
14 79 (28.94%) Bash Shell
15 77 (28.21%) Java
16 71 (26.01%) Continuous Integration
17 69 (25.27%) Kubernetes
18 68 (24.91%) Git (software)
19 65 (23.81%) Web Services
20 61 (22.34%) Ruby
21 59 (21.61%) Microservices
22 54 (19.78%) Amazon S3
23 43 (15.75%) Continuous Delivery
23 43 (15.75%) AWS Lambda
23 43 (15.75%) Serverless
24 39 (14.29%) Open Source
25 37 (13.55%) Finance
25 37 (13.55%) Splunk
26 35 (12.82%) Mesos
27 34 (12.45%) NoSQL

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 (12.09%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (10.99%) Apache
3 24 (8.79%) Confluence
4 22 (8.06%) nginx
5 14 (5.13%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.83%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.83%) CMS
8 5 (1.83%) IIS
8 5 (1.83%) Jetty
9 4 (1.47%) JBoss
10 3 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.37%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.37%) SAS
12 1 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (2.56%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 264 (96.70%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (29.30%) Amazon EC2
3 54 (19.78%) Amazon S3
4 43 (15.75%) AWS Lambda
4 43 (15.75%) Serverless
5 33 (12.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 32 (11.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (10.26%) Route 53
8 23 (8.42%) Amazon SQS
9 21 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 20 (7.33%) Amazon ELB
11 19 (6.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 17 (6.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 16 (5.86%) GitHub
14 14 (5.13%) CloudFront
15 12 (4.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 12 (4.40%) Fastly
16 8 (2.93%) Akamai
16 8 (2.93%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (2.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.52%) HTTP
2 23 (8.42%) TCP/IP
3 21 (7.69%) SSL
4 17 (6.23%) Firewall
5 12 (4.40%) DNS
6 7 (2.56%) LAN
7 6 (2.20%) Network Security
7 6 (2.20%) WAN
8 5 (1.83%) ZigBee
9 4 (1.47%) Internet
9 4 (1.47%) LDAP
10 3 (1.10%) VPN
11 2 (0.73%) SAN
12 1 (0.37%) DHCP
12 1 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.37%) Intranet
12 1 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.37%) SMS
12 1 (0.37%) VLAN
12 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.45%) NoSQL
2 32 (11.72%) Amazon RDS
3 30 (10.99%) MongoDB
4 25 (9.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 21 (7.69%) MySQL
6 16 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (5.49%) Hadoop
8 14 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 13 (4.76%) RDBMS
10 12 (4.40%) SQL Server
11 11 (4.03%) Redis
12 10 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (3.66%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.93%) Big Data
14 7 (2.56%) DB2
15 5 (1.83%) Couchbase
15 5 (1.83%) HBase
16 4 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (1.10%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 125 (45.79%) Jenkins
2 68 (24.91%) Git (software)
3 32 (11.72%) JIRA
4 22 (8.06%) TeamCity
5 19 (6.96%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (6.23%) Vagrant
7 15 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (5.49%) Grunt
7 15 (5.49%) Maven
8 14 (5.13%) Bitbucket
8 14 (5.13%) Subversion
9 11 (4.03%) Mercurial
10 10 (3.66%) Artifactory
10 10 (3.66%) SonarQube
11 8 (2.93%) Babel
11 8 (2.93%) webpack
12 7 (2.56%) CircleCI
12 7 (2.56%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.56%) gulp
13 6 (2.20%) Selenium
General
1 37 (13.55%) Finance
2 19 (6.96%) Publishing
3 13 (4.76%) Banking
4 7 (2.56%) Retail
5 5 (1.83%) Law
6 3 (1.10%) Games
6 3 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.73%) Back Office
7 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.73%) Marketing
7 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 164 (60.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 106 (38.83%) AWS Engineer
3 95 (34.80%) AWS DevOps
4 84 (30.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 34 (12.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 28 (10.26%) Senior DevOps
7 27 (9.89%) Developer
7 27 (9.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 25 (9.16%) Linux Engineer
8 25 (9.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 24 (8.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.76%) Consultant
11 11 (4.03%) AWS Developer
11 11 (4.03%) Platform Engineer
12 9 (3.30%) DevOps Consultant
12 9 (3.30%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.30%) Java Engineer
13 8 (2.93%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.56%) Architect
14 7 (2.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (23.81%) Web Services
2 31 (11.36%) Node.js
3 20 (7.33%) React
4 18 (6.59%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (5.49%) JSON
6 13 (4.76%) Kafka
6 13 (4.76%) Spring
7 12 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (3.30%) boto
8 9 (3.30%) Sass
9 8 (2.93%) Redux
9 8 (2.93%) REST
9 8 (2.93%) Serverless Framework
10 7 (2.56%) Middleware
10 7 (2.56%) Spring Boot
11 6 (2.20%) Flask
11 6 (2.20%) ZeroMQ
12 5 (1.83%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (1.83%) OAuth
12 5 (1.83%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.23%) Linux Command Line
1 17 (6.23%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.40%) Digital Media
3 11 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.93%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.93%) Fintech
4 8 (2.93%) User Experience
5 7 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.20%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.20%) Clustering
6 6 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.83%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.10%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.73%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Blog
11 1 (0.37%) PKI
11 1 (0.37%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 161 (58.97%) Linux
2 30 (10.99%) Windows
3 26 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (5.49%) Debian
4 15 (5.49%) Unix
5 13 (4.76%) CentOS
5 13 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 11 (4.03%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.56%) Solaris
8 6 (2.20%) DC/OS
9 5 (1.83%) Amazon Linux
9 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) Fedora
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (79.12%) DevOps
2 95 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (34.07%) Configuration Management
4 71 (26.01%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (21.61%) Microservices
6 43 (15.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 39 (14.29%) Open Source
8 30 (10.99%) TDD
9 27 (9.89%) Continuous Deployment
9 27 (9.89%) Scrum
10 21 (7.69%) Kanban
11 19 (6.96%) E-Commerce
12 18 (6.59%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.49%) Test Automation
14 14 (5.13%) Load Balancing
15 13 (4.76%) Migration
16 10 (3.66%) Auto-Scaling
17 9 (3.30%) BDD
17 9 (3.30%) Infrastructure Management
17 9 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (57.14%) Python
2 79 (28.94%) Bash Shell
3 77 (28.21%) Java
4 61 (22.34%) Ruby
5 22 (8.06%) JavaScript
6 20 (7.33%) Go
6 20 (7.33%) Perl
7 16 (5.86%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.86%) SQL
8 14 (5.13%) ES6
9 11 (4.03%) Groovy
9 11 (4.03%) PHP
10 8 (2.93%) C++
11 5 (1.83%) Scala
12 3 (1.10%) C#
13 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.37%) C
14 1 (0.37%) Clojure
14 1 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (4.03%) AWS Certification
2 10 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.93%) Degree
5 3 (1.10%) CISA
5 3 (1.10%) CISM
6 2 (0.73%) CISSP
6 2 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.73%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) MCP
7 1 (0.37%) MCSA
7 1 (0.37%) MCSE
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.37%) RHCE
7 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.13%) GCP
2 8 (2.93%) QA
3 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 121 (44.32%) Docker
2 13 (4.76%) Varnish
3 9 (3.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.56%) etcd
5 5 (1.83%) Firmware
6 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.10%) HDFS
8 2 (0.73%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.73%) vSphere
9 1 (0.37%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.37%) NFS
9 1 (0.37%) PowerDNS
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.37%) Xen
9 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 139 (50.92%) Ansible
2 129 (47.25%) Puppet
3 122 (44.69%) Terraform
4 86 (31.50%) Opscode Chef
5 69 (25.27%) Kubernetes
6 35 (12.82%) Mesos
7 24 (8.79%) Kibana
7 24 (8.79%) Packer
8 21 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (5.13%) Nagios
10 13 (4.76%) Grafana
11 12 (4.40%) logstash
11 12 (4.40%) Rancher
12 8 (2.93%) Consul
12 8 (2.93%) Salt
13 4 (1.47%) StatsD
14 3 (1.10%) collectd
14 3 (1.10%) Graphite
14 3 (1.10%) HAProxy
15 1 (0.37%) Icinga
Vendors
1 37 (13.55%) Splunk
2 23 (8.42%) Google
3 19 (6.96%) Red Hat
4 15 (5.49%) Oracle
5 12 (4.40%) VMware
6 8 (2.93%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.93%) New Relic
7 7 (2.56%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.56%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.83%) hybris
8 5 (1.83%) Perforce
9 4 (1.47%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.10%) Adobe
10 3 (1.10%) Juniper
10 3 (1.10%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.10%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.10%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.73%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.73%) IBM
11 2 (0.73%) Meraki