Period
to 19 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 June 2021 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 > South West
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 142 175
Rank change year-on-year +24 +33 -13
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 26 19 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.88% 0.59% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.91% 1.98% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 43
10th Percentile " £488 £433
25th Percentile £463 £506 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £552 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +0.36% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £655 £629 £584
90th Percentile £674 " £630
England median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%

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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 892 961 1,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.31% 29.81% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 672 1,037
10th Percentile £307 £326 £263
25th Percentile £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £481 £475
Median % change year-on-year -1.20% +1.21% +11.76%
75th Percentile £540 £586 £575
90th Percentile £613 £675 £669
England median daily rate £508 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +1.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 23
10th Percentile £17.25 £10.78 £13.35
25th Percentile £29.25 £13.38 £14.34
Median hourly rate £48.25 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +141.25% - +14.29%
75th Percentile £54.38 £42.62 £44.88
90th Percentile £56.00 £46.00 £48.00
England median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% -2.44% +9.33%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in the South West

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the South West.

Daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in the South West

AWS CloudFormation
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the South West over the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the South West

AWS CloudFormation
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 19 June 2021. 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
Devon +27 12 £655 +8.71%
Gloucestershire -1 5 £475 -13.64% 2
Bristol +5 4 £500 -4.76% 6
Wiltshire - 4 £525 - 3
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 South West region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 25 (96.15%) AWS
2 13 (50.00%) DevOps
3 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) Terraform
6 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (34.62%) Python
6 9 (34.62%) BDD
6 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
7 8 (30.77%) Ansible
7 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) GCP
8 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
8 7 (26.92%) Azure
8 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) JUnit
9 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
9 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure as Code
10 5 (19.23%) OpenShift
11 4 (15.38%) Docker
11 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
11 4 (15.38%) Big Data
11 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (15.38%) Java
11 4 (15.38%) Google
11 4 (15.38%) QA
11 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 25 (96.15%) AWS
2 8 (30.77%) GCP
3 7 (26.92%) Azure
4 5 (19.23%) OpenShift
5 4 (15.38%) Serverless
6 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
6 3 (11.54%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (11.54%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (7.69%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (3.85%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (3.85%) AWS CodeBuild
8 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SD-WAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 6 (23.08%) JUnit
4 3 (11.54%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Avionics
2 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (19.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Python Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) AWS Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
1 4 (15.38%) Spring
2 3 (11.54%) Jest
3 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) CentOS
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) BDD
4 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (11.54%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Data Development
8 3 (11.54%) Data Pipeline
8 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
9 2 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Terraform
2 8 (30.77%) Ansible
3 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Juniper