Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 182 176
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6 -
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 35 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.75% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.31% 2.66% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 6
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £495 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +0.25% -
10th Percentile £392 £400 £350
90th Percentile £588 £637 £575
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 - -

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 1,056 751 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.58% 15.49% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 513 261
Yorkshire median daily rate £453 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% - -
10th Percentile £290 £308 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £480 £460
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +145.61% +3.26%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.15 £28.50
England median hourly rate £19.93 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.80% +7.89% -8.43%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 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
West Yorkshire +26 29 £475 -7.32% 6
South Yorkshire -6 5 £419 -13.21%
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 28 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (74.29%) DevOps
3 22 (62.86%) Terraform
4 16 (45.71%) Docker
5 15 (42.86%) Public Cloud
6 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
7 13 (37.14%) Confluence
7 13 (37.14%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
7 13 (37.14%) JIRA
7 13 (37.14%) Linux
8 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
8 12 (34.29%) Mentoring
8 12 (34.29%) Coaching
9 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
10 10 (28.57%) nginx
10 10 (28.57%) Java
10 10 (28.57%) Python
11 9 (25.71%) Serverless
11 9 (25.71%) Puppet
11 9 (25.71%) Migration
11 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (22.86%) Kubernetes
12 8 (22.86%) Ansible
13 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (20.00%) HTTP
13 7 (20.00%) Google
13 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 13 (37.14%) Confluence
2 10 (28.57%) nginx
3 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 28 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (37.14%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (25.71%) Serverless
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (17.14%) Slack
6 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (11.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (11.43%) Route 53
7 4 (11.43%) SaaS
7 4 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
8 3 (8.57%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (5.71%) IaaS
9 2 (5.71%) PaaS
10 1 (2.86%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) ICMP
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 13 (37.14%) JIRA
3 6 (17.14%) SonarQube
4 4 (11.43%) GitLab
4 4 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (28.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Developer
5 6 (17.14%) AWS Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Security Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Lambda Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Node.js Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Core
3 2 (5.71%) Angular 2
3 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) Kafka
4 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Public Cloud
2 6 (17.14%) Clustering
2 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.57%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) DevOps
2 12 (34.29%) Coaching
2 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
2 12 (34.29%) Mentoring
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Migration
6 6 (17.14%) Microservices
6 6 (17.14%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Decision-Making
7 5 (14.29%) Open Source
8 4 (11.43%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
8 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) BDD
9 3 (8.57%) TDD
10 2 (5.71%) Pair Programming
10 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
2 10 (28.57%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) Python
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
4 5 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) GIAC
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (62.86%) Terraform
2 9 (25.71%) Puppet
3 8 (22.86%) Ansible
3 8 (22.86%) Kubernetes
4 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (11.43%) Packer
6 3 (8.57%) Consul
7 2 (5.71%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Google
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat