Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Amazon Web Services DevOps
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 96 94
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.85% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £425 £410 £475
90th Percentile £560 £580 £568
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £513 £485
% change year-on-year -7.32% +5.67% -3.00%
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 1,365 1,575 1,399
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.13% 95.17% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 1,114 874
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.13% - +7.38%
10th Percentile £185 £216 £225
90th Percentile £554 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 54
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.17 £14.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.63% -5.08% -1.67%
10th Percentile £11.05 £8.39 £10.60
90th Percentile £43.38 £39.25 £27.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.45% +14.17% -9.64%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in Birmingham

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS DevOps in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, AWS DevOps 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 in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (83.33%) Terraform
3 8 (66.67%) Docker
4 7 (58.33%) Ansible
4 7 (58.33%) Puppet
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (33.33%) Route 53
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (25.00%) Microservices
7 3 (25.00%) AWS Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (8.33%) Retail
9 1 (8.33%) Marketing
9 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (8.33%) Data Protection

AWS DevOps 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 4 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Terraform
2 7 (58.33%) Ansible
2 7 (58.33%) Puppet
3 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (8.33%) Grafana
5 1 (8.33%) Graphite
5 1 (8.33%) Nagios
5 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (8.33%) SAP