Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 157 164
Rank change year-on-year +22 +7 +27
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 19 70 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 1.13% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.10% 4.44% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 53 27
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £488 £443 £450
90th Percentile £629 £630 £612
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year - -53.33% -

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 905 1,577 1,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.70% 25.39% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 1,053 715
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +10.39%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £275
90th Percentile £650 £656 £583
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 35
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.00% -63.16%
10th Percentile £11.21 £13.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £36.22 £47.63 £48.50
Median hourly rate £34.25 £23.84 £20.00
% change year-on-year +43.70% +19.18% -2.44%

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 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 -13 11 £603 +9.55%
Bristol +19 4 £525 - 6
Gloucestershire +29 2 £550 +22.22%
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 19 (100.00%) AWS
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) TDD
4 13 (68.42%) Python
4 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
4 13 (68.42%) Serverless
5 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
6 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) Google
8 6 (31.58%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) AWS Certification
8 6 (31.58%) BDD
8 6 (31.58%) Azure
9 4 (21.05%) DevOps
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (15.79%) OpenShift
11 2 (10.53%) Ansible
11 2 (10.53%) Docker
11 2 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
11 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
11 2 (10.53%) Degree
11 2 (10.53%) C
11 2 (10.53%) VPN
11 2 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
11 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
11 2 (10.53%) AWS Fargate

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 19 (100.00%) AWS
2 13 (68.42%) Serverless
3 6 (31.58%) Azure
4 3 (15.79%) OpenShift
5 2 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (10.53%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (10.53%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (5.26%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) AWS Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Python Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
4 6 (31.58%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) Architectural Design
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) AWS Certification
3 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Google