Period
to 16 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 84 82
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 +14
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 22 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.68% 1.01% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.06% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 2
Birmingham median daily rate £513 £519 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +63.39% -23.03%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £252
90th Percentile £588 £636 £384
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £530 £463
% change year-on-year -0.94% +14.59% -0.54%
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 1,248 1,409 1,191
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.05% 94.69% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 946 798
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.53 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.20% +3.45% -4.92%
10th Percentile £10.69 £10.50 £10.13
90th Percentile £43.13 £42.50 £35.43
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.28 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.48% -11.43% +9.63%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 22 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (95.45%) Terraform
3 19 (86.36%) Linux
3 19 (86.36%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (72.73%) Puppet
5 15 (68.18%) Amazon S3
5 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
6 14 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (59.09%) Amazon ELB
8 12 (54.55%) Route 53
9 11 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (45.45%) Migration
11 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
11 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
12 8 (36.36%) PHP
13 7 (31.82%) AWS Certification
14 6 (27.27%) Docker
15 5 (22.73%) Python
16 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
17 3 (13.64%) HTTP
17 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
17 3 (13.64%) SSL
17 3 (13.64%) .NET
17 3 (13.64%) J2EE
17 3 (13.64%) Java
17 3 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 2 (9.09%) Amazon EKS

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 19 (86.36%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (68.18%) Amazon S3
3 14 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (59.09%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (54.55%) Route 53
6 2 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (9.09%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (9.09%) CloudFront
6 2 (9.09%) SaaS
6 2 (9.09%) Serverless
6 2 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
1 3 (13.64%) SSL
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) GitLab
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
3 10 (45.45%) Migration
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.55%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source
7 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PHP
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (95.45%) Terraform
2 16 (72.73%) Puppet
3 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
4 2 (9.09%) Ansible
4 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (9.09%) Packer
5 1 (4.55%) Mesos
5 1 (4.55%) rkt
5 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On