Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 171 203
Rank change year-on-year +36 +32 +19
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 67 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.36% 0.21% 0.072%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.79% 1.99% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 8 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £500 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.89% -
10th Percentile £448 £460 £534
90th Percentile £638 £525 £631
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 860 452 528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.44% 10.65% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 319 387
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £209 £313
90th Percentile £588 £601 £606
England median daily rate £488 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.78 £20.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.90% +32.26% -13.29%
10th Percentile £10.13 £12.00 £9.65
90th Percentile £24.63 £29.30 £127.50
England median hourly rate £17.55 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.25% +5.26% -18.72%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in Yorkshire

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in Yorkshire

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in Yorkshire

AWS CloudFormation
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 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
West Yorkshire +31 52 £550 +10.00% 10
South Yorkshire - 12 £513 -
North Yorkshire -7 1 £450 -10.00%
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 57 (85.07%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (73.13%) Terraform
3 40 (59.70%) Amazon S3
3 40 (59.70%) Amazon RDS
4 36 (53.73%) Firewall
5 33 (49.25%) DevOps
6 32 (47.76%) Auto-Scaling
6 32 (47.76%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (46.27%) AWS Lambda
7 31 (46.27%) Serverless
8 30 (44.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 29 (43.28%) Ansible
9 29 (43.28%) Puppet
10 27 (40.30%) Linux
11 24 (35.82%) Amazon ELB
12 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
13 20 (29.85%) Degree
13 20 (29.85%) Computer Science
13 20 (29.85%) Computer Science Degree
14 19 (28.36%) Docker
15 18 (26.87%) Jenkins
16 17 (25.37%) Python
17 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
18 15 (22.39%) Bash Shell
18 15 (22.39%) IT Strategy
19 14 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
19 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
20 12 (17.91%) Configuration Management

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (14.93%) Confluence
2 8 (11.94%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.97%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 57 (85.07%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (59.70%) Amazon S3
3 32 (47.76%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (46.27%) AWS Lambda
4 31 (46.27%) Serverless
5 30 (44.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 24 (35.82%) Amazon ELB
7 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (11.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (8.96%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (8.96%) IaaS
9 6 (8.96%) PaaS
9 6 (8.96%) Route 53
9 6 (8.96%) SaaS
10 4 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (5.97%) Slack
11 3 (4.48%) OpenShift
12 2 (2.99%) CloudFront
13 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (53.73%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.94%) DNS
4 7 (10.45%) HTTP
5 6 (8.96%) ICMP
5 6 (8.96%) VPN
6 2 (2.99%) NAS
6 2 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.99%) SAN
6 2 (2.99%) SSL
7 1 (1.49%) DHCP
7 1 (1.49%) FTP
7 1 (1.49%) IPsec
7 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (59.70%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (10.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (10.45%) Big Data
2 7 (10.45%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.97%) MySQL
4 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.93%) JIRA
3 6 (8.96%) GitLab
3 6 (8.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.97%) SonarQube
5 3 (4.48%) CircleCI
5 3 (4.48%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.99%) Subversion
7 1 (1.49%) RSpec
7 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (31.34%) Consultant
3 15 (22.39%) AWS Consultant
4 12 (17.91%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (14.93%) Architect
5 10 (14.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) AWS Architect
7 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Automation Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) Lead DevOps
8 6 (8.96%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (8.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Azure Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) Node.js
3 2 (2.99%) jQuery
3 2 (2.99%) LAMP
3 2 (2.99%) RESTful
3 2 (2.99%) Symfony
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.49%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.93%) Public Cloud
3 9 (13.43%) Cloud Native
4 6 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (5.97%) Clustering
6 3 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.49%) RIA
8 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) DevOps
2 32 (47.76%) Auto-Scaling
3 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.39%) IT Strategy
5 12 (17.91%) Configuration Management
5 12 (17.91%) Load Balancing
6 11 (16.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 11 (16.42%) Open Source
7 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (13.43%) Coaching
8 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.45%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (8.96%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (8.96%) Microservices
10 6 (8.96%) Software Delivery
11 4 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (4.48%) Decision-Making
12 3 (4.48%) Static Code Analysis
12 3 (4.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) Python
2 15 (22.39%) Bash Shell
3 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.46%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.97%) Perl
6 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (29.85%) Degree
3 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) Docker
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (73.13%) Terraform
2 29 (43.28%) Ansible
2 29 (43.28%) Puppet
3 14 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (14.93%) Salt
5 5 (7.46%) Kubernetes
6 4 (5.97%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.49%) Kibana
7 1 (1.49%) logstash
7 1 (1.49%) Mesos
7 1 (1.49%) Packer
7 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) SaltStack
3 8 (11.94%) VMware
4 7 (10.45%) CA
5 3 (4.48%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle