Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 360 420
Rank change year-on-year +63 +60 +114
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 388 241 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.64% 3.74% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 198 148
London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £453 £400 £363
90th Percentile £650 £675 £588
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
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 10,670 6,436 4,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.66% 16.12% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,815 4,684 3,595
London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £644 £625
England median daily rate £480 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 51 51
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.16 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% -8.48%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £93.45 £127.50 £46.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.55
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.83% -13.10%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -2 84 £538 +2.38% 25
West London -4 28 £500 -16.67% 6
South London -33 17 £560 -34.12% 2
East London -15 11 £525 +11.70% 2
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 387 (99.74%) Amazon AWS
2 300 (77.32%) DevOps
3 241 (62.11%) Ansible
4 194 (50.00%) Terraform
5 193 (49.74%) Python
6 171 (44.07%) Linux
7 162 (41.75%) Jenkins
8 144 (37.11%) Docker
9 137 (35.31%) Opscode Chef
10 132 (34.02%) Puppet
11 115 (29.64%) Windows
12 113 (29.12%) Serverless
13 106 (27.32%) AWS Lambda
13 106 (27.32%) Kubernetes
14 102 (26.29%) Amazon EC2
15 101 (26.03%) Configuration Management
16 92 (23.71%) Continuous Integration
17 89 (22.94%) Microsoft Azure
18 85 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
19 78 (20.10%) Git (software)
20 69 (17.78%) PowerShell
21 68 (17.53%) Splunk
22 66 (17.01%) Amazon S3
23 63 (16.24%) Java
23 63 (16.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 62 (15.98%) Amazon RDS
24 62 (15.98%) Ruby
25 60 (15.46%) Google
25 60 (15.46%) Security Cleared
26 58 (14.95%) TeamCity

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 29 (7.47%) IIS
2 15 (3.87%) nginx
3 12 (3.09%) Apache
4 10 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.80%) Confluence
6 6 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.55%) Jetty
6 6 (1.55%) Mongrel
6 6 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.55%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.77%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.26%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.03%) HipChat
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 387 (99.74%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (29.12%) Serverless
3 106 (27.32%) AWS Lambda
4 102 (26.29%) Amazon EC2
5 89 (22.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 66 (17.01%) Amazon S3
7 63 (16.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 46 (11.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 45 (11.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 39 (10.05%) Amazon ELB
10 39 (10.05%) Route 53
11 26 (6.70%) PaaS
12 24 (6.19%) CloudFront
13 22 (5.67%) SaaS
14 19 (4.90%) Datadog
15 16 (4.12%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (3.87%) Amazon Kinesis
16 15 (3.87%) IaaS
17 12 (3.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 12 (3.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.19%) Firewall
2 13 (3.35%) VPN
3 7 (1.80%) HTTP
3 7 (1.80%) Network Security
4 6 (1.55%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (1.03%) DNS
6 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.77%) VLAN
6 3 (0.77%) WAN
7 2 (0.52%) DHCP
7 2 (0.52%) Internet
7 2 (0.52%) LAN
7 2 (0.52%) MPLS
7 2 (0.52%) SNMP
8 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.26%) MQTT
8 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.26%) SAN
8 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.98%) Amazon RDS
2 33 (8.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 18 (4.64%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.84%) Redis
6 10 (2.58%) Amazon Redshift
6 10 (2.58%) Big Data
6 10 (2.58%) MySQL
6 10 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.06%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.80%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.77%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.77%) DB2
11 3 (0.77%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.52%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 162 (41.75%) Jenkins
2 78 (20.10%) Git (software)
3 58 (14.95%) TeamCity
4 41 (10.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 29 (7.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 28 (7.22%) Vagrant
7 24 (6.19%) GoCD
8 20 (5.15%) Maven
9 18 (4.64%) Travis CI
10 17 (4.38%) CircleCI
11 16 (4.12%) JIRA
12 14 (3.61%) Ant
12 14 (3.61%) Gradle
12 14 (3.61%) Subversion
13 7 (1.80%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (1.55%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.55%) GitLab
14 6 (1.55%) MSBuild
14 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (11.60%) Finance
2 25 (6.44%) Retail
3 14 (3.61%) Banking
4 9 (2.32%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.06%) Advertising
6 7 (1.80%) Publishing
7 5 (1.29%) Games
8 3 (0.77%) Marketing
8 3 (0.77%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.52%) Billing
9 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.26%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 228 (58.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 145 (37.37%) AWS Engineer
3 133 (34.28%) AWS DevOps
4 112 (28.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 67 (17.27%) Cloud Engineer
6 44 (11.34%) Senior DevOps
7 38 (9.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 29 (7.47%) Architect
9 22 (5.67%) Consultant
10 21 (5.41%) Developer
11 19 (4.90%) Operations Engineer
12 17 (4.38%) Platform Engineer
13 16 (4.12%) AWS Consultant
13 16 (4.12%) DevOps Consultant
14 12 (3.09%) AWS Architect
14 12 (3.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 12 (3.09%) Python Engineer
14 12 (3.09%) Security Engineer
15 10 (2.58%) Linux Engineer
15 10 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.43%) Node.js
2 45 (11.60%) Web Services
3 40 (10.31%) Elastic Stack
4 27 (6.96%) .NET
5 14 (3.61%) JSON
6 12 (3.09%) React
7 11 (2.84%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.06%) Kafka
8 8 (2.06%) Servlets
9 6 (1.55%) .NET Core
9 6 (1.55%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (1.55%) CSS
9 6 (1.55%) HTML
9 6 (1.55%) JRuby
9 6 (1.55%) Redux
10 5 (1.29%) boto
10 5 (1.29%) Sass
10 5 (1.29%) Spring
10 5 (1.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.89%) Linux Command Line
2 32 (8.25%) Private Cloud
3 21 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.41%) Fintech
4 17 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.38%) Public Cloud
5 16 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.32%) Cloud Native
8 8 (2.06%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.06%) PKI
9 7 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.55%) EMC VNX
11 5 (1.29%) User Experience
12 4 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 171 (44.07%) Linux
2 115 (29.64%) Windows
3 35 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (7.22%) Windows Server
5 26 (6.70%) CentOS
6 24 (6.19%) Ubuntu
7 17 (4.38%) DC/OS
7 17 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (3.87%) Unix
9 11 (2.84%) Debian
10 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.29%) Fedora
12 3 (0.77%) Solaris
13 2 (0.52%) Android
13 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (77.32%) DevOps
2 101 (26.03%) Configuration Management
3 92 (23.71%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (14.69%) Migration
6 52 (13.40%) Continuous Delivery
7 40 (10.31%) Open Source
8 37 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (9.28%) Microservices
10 32 (8.25%) SDLC
11 28 (7.22%) Auto-Scaling
12 27 (6.96%) Deployment Automation
13 25 (6.44%) E-Commerce
14 18 (4.64%) Software Engineering
15 17 (4.38%) ITIL
16 16 (4.12%) Server Monitoring
16 16 (4.12%) TDD
17 14 (3.61%) Mentoring
18 13 (3.35%) Analytics
18 13 (3.35%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 193 (49.74%) Python
2 69 (17.78%) PowerShell
3 63 (16.24%) Java
4 62 (15.98%) Ruby
5 46 (11.86%) Bash Shell
6 43 (11.08%) C#
7 27 (6.96%) Go
8 20 (5.15%) JavaScript
9 15 (3.87%) Perl
9 15 (3.87%) SQL
10 13 (3.35%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.80%) C++
11 7 (1.80%) Groovy
12 6 (1.55%) ES6
12 6 (1.55%) PHP
13 5 (1.29%) C
14 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.52%) Java 8
16 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (15.46%) Security Cleared
2 55 (14.18%) SC Cleared
3 52 (13.40%) AWS Certification
4 15 (3.87%) Degree
5 10 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.55%) MCSE
8 5 (1.29%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.77%) CISSP
10 2 (0.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.52%) CCSA
10 2 (0.52%) CISM
11 1 (0.26%) CCNA
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.26%) MCSD
11 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.26%) RHCE
11 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.19%) GCP
2 8 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (37.11%) Docker
2 40 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.93%) VirtualBox
4 17 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (4.12%) Active Directory
6 8 (2.06%) Varnish
7 7 (1.80%) etcd
7 7 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.80%) Xen
8 5 (1.29%) KVM
9 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.52%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.26%) LXC
10 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 241 (62.11%) Ansible
2 194 (50.00%) Terraform
3 137 (35.31%) Opscode Chef
4 132 (34.02%) Puppet
5 106 (27.32%) Kubernetes
6 57 (14.69%) Packer
7 48 (12.37%) Salt
8 36 (9.28%) Docker Swarm
9 19 (4.90%) Mesos
10 16 (4.12%) Rancher
11 15 (3.87%) Consul
11 15 (3.87%) Kibana
12 11 (2.84%) Grafana
13 10 (2.58%) logstash
13 10 (2.58%) Nagios
14 9 (2.32%) Sysdig
15 6 (1.55%) Graphite
15 6 (1.55%) Graylog
15 6 (1.55%) StatsD
16 5 (1.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 68 (17.53%) Splunk
2 60 (15.46%) Google
3 44 (11.34%) VMware
4 38 (9.79%) Microsoft
5 24 (6.19%) New Relic
5 24 (6.19%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.12%) AppDynamics
7 11 (2.84%) Oracle
8 8 (2.06%) Perforce
9 6 (1.55%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.55%) EMC
9 6 (1.55%) Interwoven
9 6 (1.55%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.55%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.29%) Cisco
11 3 (0.77%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.77%) Sonatype
12 2 (0.52%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.52%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.52%) PagerDuty