Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

DevOps Engineer - AWS
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 82 98
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16 -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.88% 0.23% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.24% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Birmingham median daily rate £513 £318 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.42% -23.03% -
10th Percentile £420 £252 £406
90th Percentile £576 £384 £419
West Midlands median daily rate £530 £431 £475
% change year-on-year +22.90% -9.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,407 1,262 1,462
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 94.96% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 883 978
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £177 £232 £213
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.97% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.30 £10.53
90th Percentile £37.25 £35.00 £37.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.49 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.19% +6.67% -14.29%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in Birmingham

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in Birmingham

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in Birmingham

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, AWS DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) Terraform
3 10 (76.92%) Puppet
4 9 (69.23%) Linux
5 8 (61.54%) Route 53
5 8 (61.54%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (61.54%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (61.54%) Amazon S3
6 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Migration
6 7 (53.85%) Docker
7 5 (38.46%) AWS Certification
7 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
8 4 (30.77%) Python
8 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
9 3 (23.08%) Open Source
9 3 (23.08%) OO
9 3 (23.08%) Ansible
9 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
10 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
11 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (7.69%) Node.js
11 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
11 1 (7.69%) Process Management

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon S3
2 8 (61.54%) Route 53
3 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Cloud Operations
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Process Management
6 1 (7.69%) Release Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Runbook
6 1 (7.69%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) Terraform
2 10 (76.92%) Puppet
3 3 (23.08%) Ansible
3 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle