Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 139 140
Rank change year-on-year +30 +1 +19
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 39 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.32% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.61% 2.34% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 7 9
Manchester median daily rate £700 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +40.00% -
North West median daily rate £700 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +33.33% +16.67% -10.00%
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 695 384 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.48% 13.69% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 249 230
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £245 £269 £291
90th Percentile £644 £600 £573
North West median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 0
Manchester median hourly rate £16.04 £14.46 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.91% - -
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.46 £13.00
% change year-on-year +21.02% +11.23% -60.69%

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 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 36 (92.31%) DevOps
2 31 (79.49%) Terraform
3 30 (76.92%) Jenkins
4 29 (74.36%) Puppet
4 29 (74.36%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (71.79%) Docker
5 28 (71.79%) Python
6 25 (64.10%) Java
6 25 (64.10%) Ansible
7 21 (53.85%) nginx
8 20 (51.28%) Maven
8 20 (51.28%) Open Source
9 19 (48.72%) PaaS
9 19 (48.72%) Gradle
9 19 (48.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 19 (48.72%) Travis CI
9 19 (48.72%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (48.72%) gulp
9 19 (48.72%) Groovy
9 19 (48.72%) Shell Script
9 19 (48.72%) CircleCI
9 19 (48.72%) IBM UrbanCode
9 19 (48.72%) npm
10 18 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
13 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
13 9 (23.08%) .NET
14 8 (20.51%) Linux
15 7 (17.95%) Windows

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 21 (53.85%) nginx
2 19 (48.72%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (10.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) npm
1 19 (48.72%) PaaS
2 18 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (12.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (10.26%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (10.26%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (10.26%) CloudFront
6 4 (10.26%) Serverless
7 3 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (7.69%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (5.13%) GitHub
9 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
9 1 (2.56%) Route 53
9 1 (2.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) DNS
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) DHCP
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) FTP
2 4 (10.26%) IPsec
3 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 20 (51.28%) Maven
3 19 (48.72%) CircleCI
3 19 (48.72%) Gradle
3 19 (48.72%) gulp
3 19 (48.72%) IBM UrbanCode
3 19 (48.72%) Travis CI
4 5 (12.82%) JIRA
5 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.56%) GitLab
7 1 (2.56%) JUnit
7 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.56%) Spock
7 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (12.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Site Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) Python Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Core
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.13%) Dapper ORM
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) Sensu
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Native
1 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) DevOps
2 20 (51.28%) Open Source
3 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.26%) Anomaly Detection
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.69%) MVC
7 3 (7.69%) OpenUP
7 3 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) TDD
8 2 (5.13%) CQRS
8 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) Python
2 25 (64.10%) Java
3 19 (48.72%) Groovy
3 19 (48.72%) Shell Script
4 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.82%) SQL
6 4 (10.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) Java 8
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) Docker
2 19 (48.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (79.49%) Terraform
2 29 (74.36%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (74.36%) Puppet
3 25 (64.10%) Ansible
4 5 (12.82%) Salt
5 4 (10.26%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.13%) Kibana
7 1 (2.56%) Consul
7 1 (2.56%) logstash
7 1 (2.56%) Nagios
7 1 (2.56%) Packer
7 1 (2.56%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Google
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) Splunk