Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 152 170
Rank change year-on-year +31 +18 +12
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 48 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.40% 0.20% 0.057%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.97% 1.42% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £436 £475 £613
90th Percentile £646 £525 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £538 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +7.50% -6.98% -
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 689 423 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.06% 13.89% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 310 210
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £315 £213 £313
90th Percentile £600 £607 £601
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.48% -19.35% -34.74%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.85 £11.70
90th Percentile £35.38 £20.15 £25.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.28 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -30.34% +32.26% +29.17%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 +44 43 £550 +10.00% 6
AWS CloudFormation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 42 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (72.92%) Amazon RDS
2 35 (72.92%) Auto-Scaling
2 35 (72.92%) Terraform
2 35 (72.92%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (72.92%) Amazon S3
3 34 (70.83%) AWS Lambda
3 34 (70.83%) Serverless
4 33 (68.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 33 (68.75%) Firewall
5 24 (50.00%) DevOps
5 24 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
6 21 (43.75%) Ansible
7 20 (41.67%) Linux
7 20 (41.67%) Degree
7 20 (41.67%) Computer Science
7 20 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
9 16 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
10 15 (31.25%) Load Balancing
10 15 (31.25%) IT Strategy
11 13 (27.08%) Public Cloud
11 13 (27.08%) Confluence
11 13 (27.08%) JIRA
12 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
12 12 (25.00%) Coaching
13 11 (22.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (22.92%) Puppet
13 11 (22.92%) DNS

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 13 (27.08%) Confluence
2 5 (10.42%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 42 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (72.92%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (72.92%) Amazon S3
3 34 (70.83%) AWS Lambda
3 34 (70.83%) Serverless
4 33 (68.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 24 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (22.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (18.75%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (18.75%) IaaS
7 9 (18.75%) PaaS
7 9 (18.75%) Route 53
7 9 (18.75%) SaaS
8 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (8.33%) Slack
9 3 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
11 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (68.75%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) DNS
3 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 9 (18.75%) ICMP
4 9 (18.75%) VPN
5 5 (10.42%) HTTP
6 1 (2.08%) DHCP
6 1 (2.08%) FTP
6 1 (2.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (72.92%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
2 13 (27.08%) JIRA
3 9 (18.75%) GitLab
3 9 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.33%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.08%) RSpec
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (37.50%) Consultant
3 15 (31.25%) AWS Consultant
4 14 (29.17%) AWS DevOps
5 13 (27.08%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) Architect
7 8 (16.67%) AWS Architect
8 6 (12.50%) Automation Consultant
9 5 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
11 2 (4.17%) Automation Architect
11 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 2 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
11 2 (4.17%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) Principal Consultant
11 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (4.17%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Auto-Scaling
2 24 (50.00%) DevOps
3 20 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 15 (31.25%) IT Strategy
4 15 (31.25%) Load Balancing
5 12 (25.00%) Coaching
5 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (18.75%) Open Source
6 9 (18.75%) Software Delivery
6 9 (18.75%) Systems Engineering
7 7 (14.58%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.33%) Microservices
8 4 (8.33%) Migration
8 4 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.25%) Decision-Making
9 3 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 9 (18.75%) Python
3 4 (8.33%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) Perl
3 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 20 (41.67%) Degree
2 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (72.92%) Terraform
2 21 (43.75%) Ansible
3 11 (22.92%) Puppet
4 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.17%) Packer
6 2 (4.17%) Salt
7 1 (2.08%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Google
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) CA
3 1 (2.08%) Computacenter
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.08%) SaltStack