Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 159 181
Rank change year-on-year +40 +22 +5
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 24 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.80% 0.86% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.85% 3.81% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 14
Yorkshire median daily rate £505 £506 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.25% +1.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £459 £425 £404
90th Percentile £606 £625 £621
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.50 £90.00 -
% change year-on-year -71.67% - -

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 841 1,101 761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.15% 22.59% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 748 538
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £441 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +3.82% -
10th Percentile £286 £288 £228
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.85 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.78% -18.63% +17.74%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +5.26%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 +35 22 £505 -3.16% 9
South Yorkshire +29 2 £550 +12.24% 1
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 23 (95.83%) AWS
2 21 (87.50%) Terraform
3 20 (83.33%) DevOps
4 18 (75.00%) Ansible
5 16 (66.67%) Puppet
6 15 (62.50%) Docker
7 14 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (54.17%) Configuration Management
9 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
10 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (45.83%) Kubernetes
10 11 (45.83%) Infrastructure as Code
11 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
11 10 (41.67%) Python
12 9 (37.50%) Linux
12 9 (37.50%) Ruby
13 8 (33.33%) Java
14 7 (29.17%) Migration
15 6 (25.00%) Splunk
15 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (25.00%) Salt
15 6 (25.00%) Grafana
15 6 (25.00%) Prometheus
16 5 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
16 5 (20.83%) CircleCI
16 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Automation
16 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
16 5 (20.83%) Travis CI
16 5 (20.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (20.83%) Azure

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 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 23 (95.83%) AWS
2 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (20.83%) Azure
3 5 (20.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (8.33%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (8.33%) GCP
5 2 (8.33%) Serverless
6 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (4.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (20.83%) CircleCI
2 5 (20.83%) Travis CI
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Developer
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) AWS Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) CentOS
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) DevOps
2 13 (54.17%) Configuration Management
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (29.17%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Task Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) Architectural Design
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (8.33%) Microservices
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source
8 2 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 10 (41.67%) Python
3 9 (37.50%) Ruby
4 8 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.50%) TypeScript
8 1 (4.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (87.50%) Terraform
2 18 (75.00%) Ansible
3 16 (66.67%) Puppet
4 14 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (45.83%) Kubernetes
6 6 (25.00%) Grafana
6 6 (25.00%) Prometheus
6 6 (25.00%) Salt
7 5 (20.83%) Nagios
8 4 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (12.50%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Aruba
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
3 1 (4.17%) VMware