Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 August 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 125 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - -
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 19 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.58% 0.38% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.04% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 0
Manchester median daily rate £531 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% - -
North West median daily rate £525 £513 -
% change year-on-year +2.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 625 341 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.21% 11.84% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 220 165
Manchester median daily rate £430 £439 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% +6.50%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £288
90th Percentile £600 £600 £538
North West median daily rate £429 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.82% - -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 6
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.31% +100.00% +9.43%
10th Percentile £12.37 £12.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £185.00 £140.90 £22.75
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.11% +58.93% +3.70%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in Manchester

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in Manchester

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 16 (84.21%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Puppet
2 13 (68.42%) Terraform
3 12 (63.16%) DevOps
4 10 (52.63%) Ansible
4 10 (52.63%) Python
4 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
5 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
5 9 (47.37%) Ruby
5 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
7 7 (36.84%) .NET
7 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (31.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
8 6 (31.58%) Google
8 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 5 (26.32%) HTTP
9 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 5 (26.32%) Perl
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 16 (84.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (21.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (21.05%) GitHub
5 3 (15.79%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (15.79%) Serverless
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (10.53%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (10.53%) CloudFront
6 2 (10.53%) Route 53
6 2 (10.53%) Slack
7 1 (5.26%) npm
7 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) HTTP
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) FTP
3 3 (15.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (21.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
4 3 (15.79%) CircleCI
4 3 (15.79%) Travis CI
4 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
5 2 (10.53%) Hudson
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
6 1 (5.26%) Gradle
6 1 (5.26%) gulp
6 1 (5.26%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) RStudio
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Senior DevOps
3 8 (42.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (36.84%) Consultant
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (21.05%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Core
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (21.05%) Dapper ORM
4 3 (15.79%) Node.js
5 2 (10.53%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
2 4 (21.05%) Cloud Native
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) CentOS
4 3 (15.79%) Debian
4 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) CQRS
6 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 4 (21.05%) Refactoring
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (15.79%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
1 10 (52.63%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) Ruby
3 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) Puppet
1 13 (68.42%) Terraform
2 10 (52.63%) Ansible
3 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
5 3 (15.79%) Consul
5 3 (15.79%) Packer
5 3 (15.79%) Salt
6 1 (5.26%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) SaltStack
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Cloudera