Period
to 17 December 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 17 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 175 201
Rank change year-on-year +41 +26 +22
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 65 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.29% 0.29% 0.057%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.72% 2.13% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 10 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £538 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -6.98% -
10th Percentile £441 £470 £444
90th Percentile £638 £525 £621
England median daily rate £550 £525 £510
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £90.00 - -

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 967 611 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.26% 13.80% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 436 325
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £206 £271
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £20.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.98% +32.26% +29.17%
10th Percentile £9.65 £10.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £29.00 £30.60 £127.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%

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 17 December 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 17 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
West Yorkshire +24 49 £550 +10.00% 8
South Yorkshire +8 13 £500 - 2
North Yorkshire -7 1 £450 -10.00% 1
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 58 (89.23%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (75.38%) Terraform
3 46 (70.77%) Amazon S3
3 46 (70.77%) Amazon RDS
4 41 (63.08%) DevOps
5 38 (58.46%) Auto-Scaling
5 38 (58.46%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (56.92%) AWS Lambda
6 37 (56.92%) Serverless
7 36 (55.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 36 (55.38%) Firewall
8 30 (46.15%) Linux
8 30 (46.15%) Ansible
9 26 (40.00%) Jenkins
10 24 (36.92%) Amazon ELB
11 22 (33.85%) Puppet
11 22 (33.85%) Bash Shell
12 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
13 20 (30.77%) Degree
13 20 (30.77%) Computer Science
13 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
13 20 (30.77%) Docker
13 20 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
14 19 (29.23%) Load Balancing
14 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
15 17 (26.15%) JIRA
15 17 (26.15%) Confluence
15 17 (26.15%) Public Cloud
16 16 (24.62%) Mentoring
16 16 (24.62%) Coaching

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 17 (26.15%) Confluence
2 6 (9.23%) nginx
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 58 (89.23%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (70.77%) Amazon S3
3 38 (58.46%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (56.92%) AWS Lambda
4 37 (56.92%) Serverless
5 36 (55.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 24 (36.92%) Amazon ELB
7 14 (21.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (18.46%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (18.46%) Route 53
8 12 (18.46%) SaaS
9 11 (16.92%) IaaS
9 11 (16.92%) PaaS
10 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (7.69%) Slack
12 4 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (4.62%) OpenShift
14 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (55.38%) Firewall
2 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 14 (21.54%) DNS
4 12 (18.46%) ICMP
4 12 (18.46%) VPN
5 8 (12.31%) HTTP
6 2 (3.08%) SSL
7 1 (1.54%) DHCP
7 1 (1.54%) FTP
7 1 (1.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (70.77%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.54%) Big Data
5 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (26.15%) JIRA
3 12 (18.46%) GitLab
3 12 (18.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.69%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.62%) CircleCI
6 3 (4.62%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.08%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) RSpec
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (30.77%) Consultant
3 17 (26.15%) AWS DevOps
4 16 (24.62%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (23.08%) AWS Consultant
5 15 (23.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Architect
6 8 (12.31%) AWS Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Automation Consultant
8 5 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (4.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Automation Architect
10 2 (3.08%) AWS Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.08%) Lead DevOps
10 2 (3.08%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Public Cloud
2 9 (13.85%) Cloud Native
3 5 (7.69%) Clustering
4 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Windows
3 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) DevOps
2 38 (58.46%) Auto-Scaling
3 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
4 20 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 19 (29.23%) Load Balancing
6 16 (24.62%) Coaching
6 16 (24.62%) Mentoring
7 15 (23.08%) IT Strategy
8 14 (21.54%) Open Source
9 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (18.46%) Software Delivery
9 12 (18.46%) Systems Engineering
10 10 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (10.77%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
12 5 (7.69%) Microservices
12 5 (7.69%) Migration
12 5 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
13 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Bash Shell
2 12 (18.46%) Python
3 5 (7.69%) Perl
3 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.15%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) Ruby
6 2 (3.08%) C
6 2 (3.08%) SQL
7 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 20 (30.77%) Degree
1 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (75.38%) Terraform
2 30 (46.15%) Ansible
3 22 (33.85%) Puppet
4 13 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (15.38%) Salt
6 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.08%) Packer
8 1 (1.54%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) SaltStack
3 3 (4.62%) Google
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) CA
5 1 (1.54%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat