Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 May 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 147 132
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15 +41
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 27 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.91% 0.62% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.86% 3.73% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 5
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -6.98% -2.27%
10th Percentile £401 £400 £345
90th Percentile £588 £640 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £538
% change year-on-year -5.00% -6.98% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 700 563 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.48% 16.55% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 394 150
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% -0.59%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £275
90th Percentile £588 £588 £551
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.73% -52.17% +108.33%
10th Percentile £10.15 £11.63 £19.28
90th Percentile £33.21 £14.88 £40.03
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -22.22% +18.03% -1.61%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in West Yorkshire

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in West Yorkshire

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in West Yorkshire

AWS CloudFormation
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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
Leeds +24 24 £475 -5.00% 2
AWS CloudFormation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 21 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (74.07%) DevOps
3 16 (59.26%) Terraform
4 12 (44.44%) Public Cloud
5 11 (40.74%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (40.74%) Docker
6 10 (37.04%) Confluence
6 10 (37.04%) JIRA
7 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 9 (33.33%) Coaching
8 8 (29.63%) nginx
8 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
8 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
8 8 (29.63%) Java
8 8 (29.63%) Migration
8 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.93%) Python
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
9 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
9 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
9 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (25.93%) Serverless
10 6 (22.22%) Ansible
10 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
11 5 (18.52%) HTTP
11 5 (18.52%) Perl
11 5 (18.52%) Google
11 5 (18.52%) Clustering
11 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 10 (37.04%) Confluence
2 8 (29.63%) nginx
3 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 21 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (40.74%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (25.93%) Serverless
4 5 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (18.52%) Slack
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (7.41%) Route 53
7 2 (7.41%) SaaS
7 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
8 1 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (3.70%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) ICMP
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) JIRA
2 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (18.52%) SonarQube
5 2 (7.41%) GitLab
5 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) AWS DevOps
2 8 (29.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) AWS Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Security Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Lambda Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Public Cloud
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (11.11%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) DevOps
2 9 (33.33%) Coaching
2 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Migration
4 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
5 5 (18.52%) DevSecOps
5 5 (18.52%) Microservices
5 5 (18.52%) Static Code Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Decision-Making
7 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
8 2 (7.41%) Auto-Scaling
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
8 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineering
9 1 (3.70%) BDD
9 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) Perl
3 5 (18.52%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Master's Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) GIAC
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Terraform
2 6 (22.22%) Ansible
2 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 5 (18.52%) Puppet
4 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (11.11%) Consul
5 3 (11.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft