Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 355 399
Rank change year-on-year +69 +44 +149
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 406 278 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.88% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.47% 3.51% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 238 185
London median daily rate £550 £525 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.45% +5.18%
10th Percentile £450 £413 £403
90th Percentile £675 £641 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.53%
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 11,703 7,919 6,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.37% 17.59% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,618 5,866 4,505
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 73 52
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -2.39% -2.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £14.55
90th Percentile £85.50 £165.00 £97.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year -12.50% +7.85% -19.37%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -21 60 £600 +14.29% 19
East London -11 35 £550 +17.02% 2
West London +4 23 £500 -23.08% 12
South London -14 13 £575 -32.35% 4
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 (96.31%) Amazon AWS
2 312 (76.85%) DevOps
3 233 (57.39%) Terraform
4 232 (57.14%) Linux
5 222 (54.68%) Ansible
6 221 (54.43%) Python
7 188 (46.31%) Jenkins
8 160 (39.41%) Opscode Chef
9 148 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
10 135 (33.25%) Amazon EC2
11 130 (32.02%) Puppet
12 126 (31.03%) Docker
13 109 (26.85%) Serverless
14 107 (26.35%) Configuration Management
15 105 (25.86%) Java
16 104 (25.62%) AWS Lambda
17 97 (23.89%) Ruby
18 94 (23.15%) Kubernetes
19 90 (22.17%) Splunk
20 88 (21.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
21 81 (19.95%) Windows
22 80 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
22 80 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
23 79 (19.46%) PowerShell
24 73 (17.98%) Amazon S3
25 70 (17.24%) Amazon RDS
26 69 (17.00%) Bash Shell
27 68 (16.75%) Web Services
28 67 (16.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
29 65 (16.01%) Microservices

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 58 (14.29%) IIS
2 27 (6.65%) Apache
3 23 (5.67%) Tomcat
4 22 (5.42%) nginx
5 15 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (3.69%) Jetty
5 15 (3.69%) Mongrel
5 15 (3.69%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.45%) Confluence
7 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.25%) JBoss
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (0.99%) HipChat
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 391 (96.31%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (33.25%) Amazon EC2
3 109 (26.85%) Serverless
4 104 (25.62%) AWS Lambda
5 88 (21.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 80 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 73 (17.98%) Amazon S3
8 54 (13.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 45 (11.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 25 (6.16%) PaaS
11 24 (5.91%) Amazon ELB
12 21 (5.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 19 (4.68%) Amazon SQS
13 19 (4.68%) SaaS
14 18 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
14 18 (4.43%) IaaS
15 17 (4.19%) CloudFront
16 14 (3.45%) Route 53
17 13 (3.20%) Sumo Logic
18 12 (2.96%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.39%) Firewall
2 20 (4.93%) HTTP
3 11 (2.71%) DNS
4 10 (2.46%) Software-Defined Networking
4 10 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.72%) VPN
6 3 (0.74%) LAN
6 3 (0.74%) SSL
6 3 (0.74%) WAN
7 2 (0.49%) Internet
7 2 (0.49%) IPv6
7 2 (0.49%) SAN
7 2 (0.49%) SNMP
8 1 (0.25%) BGP
8 1 (0.25%) DHCP
8 1 (0.25%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.25%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) OSPF
8 1 (0.25%) SMS
8 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.24%) Amazon RDS
2 36 (8.87%) MongoDB
3 28 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 26 (6.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 23 (5.67%) MySQL
6 13 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.96%) Redis
7 12 (2.96%) SQL Server
8 10 (2.46%) Big Data
8 10 (2.46%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.22%) Amazon Aurora
10 8 (1.97%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.48%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.99%) Amazon Athena
14 4 (0.99%) Blockchain
14 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.74%) DB2
15 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 188 (46.31%) Jenkins
2 67 (16.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 61 (15.02%) Git (software)
4 49 (12.07%) Maven
5 32 (7.88%) Artifactory
6 30 (7.39%) TeamCity
6 30 (7.39%) Vagrant
7 29 (7.14%) JIRA
8 26 (6.40%) Hudson
9 23 (5.67%) Gradle
9 23 (5.67%) Travis CI
10 17 (4.19%) Ant
11 16 (3.94%) MSBuild
12 14 (3.45%) CruiseControl
13 10 (2.46%) GoCD
14 8 (1.97%) Selenium
14 8 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.72%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.72%) Grunt
15 7 (1.72%) Mercurial
General
1 64 (15.76%) Finance
2 36 (8.87%) Banking
3 28 (6.90%) Front Office
4 23 (5.67%) Retail
5 8 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.99%) Games
7 3 (0.74%) Advertising
7 3 (0.74%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 236 (58.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 167 (41.13%) AWS Engineer
3 109 (26.85%) AWS DevOps
4 103 (25.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 64 (15.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 42 (10.34%) Operations Engineer
7 37 (9.11%) Architect
8 32 (7.88%) AWS Architect
9 30 (7.39%) Developer
10 26 (6.40%) Software Engineer
11 24 (5.91%) Lead Software Engineer
12 23 (5.67%) AWS Software Engineer
13 20 (4.93%) Azure Engineer
13 20 (4.93%) Python Engineer
14 19 (4.68%) Lead Architect
15 18 (4.43%) Azure DevOps
16 17 (4.19%) Java Engineer
17 16 (3.94%) AWS Developer
17 16 (3.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 16 (3.94%) Lead Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (16.75%) Web Services
2 39 (9.61%) .NET
3 32 (7.88%) AngularJS
3 32 (7.88%) Node.js
4 31 (7.64%) React
5 26 (6.40%) Elastic Stack
5 26 (6.40%) NumPy
6 25 (6.16%) SciPy
7 15 (3.69%) JRuby
7 15 (3.69%) JSON
7 15 (3.69%) Servlets
8 14 (3.45%) J2EE
9 12 (2.96%) J2SE
9 12 (2.96%) SAML
10 11 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (2.71%) REST
11 10 (2.46%) ActiveMQ
12 9 (2.22%) LAMP
13 7 (1.72%) Kafka
13 7 (1.72%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
3 25 (6.16%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.42%) Data Centre
4 22 (5.42%) Private Cloud
5 17 (4.19%) Cloud Native
5 17 (4.19%) Fintech
6 14 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.96%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.71%) PKI
9 8 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.23%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.23%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 232 (57.14%) Linux
2 81 (19.95%) Windows
3 42 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (8.13%) CentOS
5 28 (6.90%) Ubuntu
6 27 (6.65%) Unix
7 21 (5.17%) Debian
8 19 (4.68%) Windows Server
9 14 (3.45%) Fedora
10 11 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (2.22%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.74%) Android
13 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.74%) Solaris
14 2 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.25%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (76.85%) DevOps
2 148 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (26.35%) Configuration Management
4 80 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (16.01%) Microservices
6 52 (12.81%) Software Engineering
7 47 (11.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 38 (9.36%) SDLC
9 37 (9.11%) Build Automation
10 33 (8.13%) Migration
11 30 (7.39%) ITIL
12 29 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
13 28 (6.90%) Asset Management
13 28 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (5.17%) Open Source
14 21 (5.17%) Scrum
15 20 (4.93%) Auto-Scaling
16 18 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 18 (4.43%) Test Automation
17 15 (3.69%) Cloud Operations
Programming Languages
1 221 (54.43%) Python
2 105 (25.86%) Java
3 97 (23.89%) Ruby
4 79 (19.46%) PowerShell
5 69 (17.00%) Bash Shell
6 40 (9.85%) Go
7 30 (7.39%) C++
8 23 (5.67%) Perl
9 22 (5.42%) JavaScript
10 18 (4.43%) C#
10 18 (4.43%) SQL
11 12 (2.96%) PHP
12 8 (1.97%) Groovy
12 8 (1.97%) Scala
13 7 (1.72%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.48%) Java 8
15 4 (0.99%) C
16 3 (0.74%) ES6
16 3 (0.74%) Java 9
17 2 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (15.76%) AWS Certification
2 57 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 52 (12.81%) SC Cleared
4 32 (7.88%) Degree
5 24 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.72%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.74%) CISSP
8 2 (0.49%) CCSA
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.49%) CISM
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.25%) CCNA
9 1 (0.25%) CCNP
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.25%) MCSD
9 1 (0.25%) MCSE
9 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (31.03%) Docker
2 42 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.65%) VirtualBox
4 25 (6.16%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.71%) Active Directory
7 6 (1.48%) etcd
8 5 (1.23%) flannel
8 5 (1.23%) Xen
9 4 (0.99%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.49%) KVM
12 1 (0.25%) Firmware
12 1 (0.25%) iptables
12 1 (0.25%) Varnish
12 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 233 (57.39%) Terraform
2 222 (54.68%) Ansible
3 160 (39.41%) Opscode Chef
4 130 (32.02%) Puppet
5 94 (23.15%) Kubernetes
6 59 (14.53%) Packer
7 40 (9.85%) Salt
8 27 (6.65%) Kibana
9 23 (5.67%) logstash
10 21 (5.17%) Docker Swarm
11 17 (4.19%) Nagios
12 14 (3.45%) Graylog
13 11 (2.71%) Grafana
13 11 (2.71%) Sysdig
14 10 (2.46%) Consul
14 10 (2.46%) Mesos
15 7 (1.72%) Rancher
15 7 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
16 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 4 (0.99%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 90 (22.17%) Splunk
2 45 (11.08%) VMware
3 42 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 38 (9.36%) Google
5 32 (7.88%) Microsoft
6 25 (6.16%) New Relic
7 23 (5.67%) Oracle
8 22 (5.42%) AppDynamics
9 9 (2.22%) Cisco
10 8 (1.97%) Interwoven
11 7 (1.72%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.72%) Rackspace
11 7 (1.72%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.72%) Solace
12 5 (1.23%) Dynatrace
13 4 (0.99%) AlienVault
13 4 (0.99%) Citrix
13 4 (0.99%) hybris
13 4 (0.99%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.74%) Sonatype