Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 146 172
Rank change year-on-year +29 +26 +9
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 54 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.57% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.40% 1.56% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 5 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -14.89% -
10th Percentile £450 £475 £534
90th Percentile £638 £525 £631
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £500 £588
% change year-on-year +5.00% -14.89% -
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 643 320 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.72% 10.96% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 230 256
West Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £315 £253 £316
90th Percentile £588 £601 £613
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +1.74% -4.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.37% +26.67% -36.84%
10th Percentile £13.62 £12.70 £11.28
90th Percentile £27.57 £24.38 £26.78
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.78 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -22.21% +22.58% -13.29%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +40 50 £550 +10.00% 9
AWS CloudFormation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 44 (81.48%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (68.52%) Firewall
3 36 (66.67%) Terraform
4 33 (61.11%) Auto-Scaling
4 33 (61.11%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (61.11%) Amazon S3
4 33 (61.11%) Amazon RDS
5 32 (59.26%) AWS Lambda
5 32 (59.26%) Serverless
6 31 (57.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 24 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
8 23 (42.59%) Linux
9 21 (38.89%) DevOps
10 20 (37.04%) Ansible
10 20 (37.04%) Degree
10 20 (37.04%) Computer Science
10 20 (37.04%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (35.19%) Puppet
12 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
12 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
12 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
12 15 (27.78%) IT Strategy
13 14 (25.93%) Python
14 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing
14 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
15 12 (22.22%) Configuration Management
16 11 (20.37%) Public Cloud
16 11 (20.37%) Web Services
16 11 (20.37%) JIRA
16 11 (20.37%) Confluence

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 11 (20.37%) Confluence
2 7 (12.96%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (7.41%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 44 (81.48%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (61.11%) Amazon EC2
2 33 (61.11%) Amazon S3
3 32 (59.26%) AWS Lambda
3 32 (59.26%) Serverless
4 31 (57.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 24 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (12.96%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (12.96%) IaaS
8 7 (12.96%) PaaS
8 7 (12.96%) Route 53
8 7 (12.96%) SaaS
9 4 (7.41%) Slack
10 3 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (3.70%) OpenShift
12 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (1.85%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 37 (68.52%) Firewall
2 9 (16.67%) DNS
3 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.96%) ICMP
4 7 (12.96%) VPN
5 5 (9.26%) HTTP
6 2 (3.70%) NAS
6 2 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (3.70%) SAN
7 1 (1.85%) DHCP
7 1 (1.85%) FTP
7 1 (1.85%) IPsec
7 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (61.11%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (12.96%) Big Data
3 7 (12.96%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 11 (20.37%) JIRA
3 7 (12.96%) GitLab
3 7 (12.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.41%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.85%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.85%) RSpec
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (33.33%) Consultant
3 15 (27.78%) AWS Consultant
4 12 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (18.52%) Architect
5 10 (18.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (16.67%) AWS Architect
7 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) Automation Consultant
8 6 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
8 6 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
3 1 (1.85%) LAMP
3 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.85%) RESTful
3 1 (1.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.37%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) Clustering
4 3 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.85%) RIA
6 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Auto-Scaling
2 21 (38.89%) DevOps
3 15 (27.78%) IT Strategy
4 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing
5 12 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 10 (18.52%) Coaching
6 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (16.67%) Open Source
8 7 (12.96%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (12.96%) Software Delivery
9 6 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (11.11%) Microservices
10 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.56%) Decision-Making
12 3 (5.56%) Deployment Automation
12 3 (5.56%) Static Code Analysis
12 3 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Python
2 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
3 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.26%) Java
5 4 (7.41%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Computer Science Degree
1 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.11%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Docker
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (66.67%) Terraform
2 20 (37.04%) Ansible
3 19 (35.19%) Puppet
4 5 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.41%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.70%) Salt
8 1 (1.85%) Mesos
8 1 (1.85%) Packer
8 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) CA
4 2 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) SaltStack