Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Ansible skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ansible over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 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.

Ansible
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 162 177
Rank change year-on-year +75 +15 -7
Contract jobs citing Ansible 100 44 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.05% 0.74% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.96% 10.02% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 27 1
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +53.85%
10th Percentile £400 £355 £475
90th Percentile £608 £575 £525
England median daily rate £525 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +0.96% +9.47% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year -20.63% - -

Ansible is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 501 439 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.26% 7.42% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 254 149
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £418 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +39.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £231 £275 £219
90th Percentile £590 £540 £467
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.17% +3.45% -27.50%
10th Percentile £13.16 £12.80 £10.90
90th Percentile £52.25 £19.95 £27.51
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the West Midlands

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in the West Midlands

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in the West Midlands

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Birmingham +10 38 £500 - 7
Shropshire - 36 £510 - 2
Coventry +24 10 £525 - 2
Walsall - 5 £580 -
Staffordshire +9 2 £525 +31.25% 3
Warwickshire -4 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 80 (80.00%) DevOps
2 78 (78.00%) Jenkins
3 66 (66.00%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (65.00%) Puppet
5 61 (61.00%) Linux
6 54 (54.00%) Git (software)
7 46 (46.00%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
9 44 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 41 (41.00%) Terraform
11 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (36.00%) Docker
13 35 (35.00%) JIRA
13 35 (35.00%) Configuration Management
14 31 (31.00%) Java
14 31 (31.00%) Subversion
15 27 (27.00%) Confluence
16 26 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
16 26 (26.00%) Scrum
16 26 (26.00%) Windows
17 25 (25.00%) HTTP
17 25 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 25 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
18 23 (23.00%) logstash
19 22 (22.00%) Shell Script
20 21 (21.00%) Amazon RDS
20 21 (21.00%) Kubernetes
20 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
21 20 (20.00%) TeamCity
21 20 (20.00%) GitLab

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 27 (27.00%) Confluence
2 25 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (19.00%) Apache
4 14 (14.00%) Tomcat
5 11 (11.00%) JBoss
6 10 (10.00%) nginx
7 8 (8.00%) OpenStack
7 8 (8.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (6.00%) IIS
8 6 (6.00%) Mule
9 5 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (4.00%) Mule ESB
11 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.00%) Jetty
12 1 (1.00%) Mongrel
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 66 (66.00%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (14.00%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (12.00%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (12.00%) Amazon S3
5 12 (12.00%) GitHub
5 12 (12.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (7.00%) PaaS
8 6 (6.00%) Route 53
9 5 (5.00%) Heroku
10 4 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (4.00%) SaaS
11 2 (2.00%) IaaS
12 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (1.00%) Google App Engine
12 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (1.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.00%) HTTP
2 20 (20.00%) SSL
3 15 (15.00%) DNS
4 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.00%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (8.00%) OpenVPN
5 8 (8.00%) SSH
6 5 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (3.00%) AMQP
7 3 (3.00%) Firewall
8 2 (2.00%) ICMP
8 2 (2.00%) VPN
9 1 (1.00%) LAN
9 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (21.00%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (14.00%) MySQL
4 12 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 4 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (4.00%) DB2
8 4 (4.00%) MariaDB
8 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.00%) Big Data
10 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 78 (78.00%) Jenkins
2 54 (54.00%) Git (software)
3 35 (35.00%) JIRA
4 31 (31.00%) Subversion
5 25 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (20.00%) GitLab
6 20 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 19 (19.00%) Bitbucket
8 16 (16.00%) Maven
8 16 (16.00%) Vagrant
9 15 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (10.00%) Selenium
11 9 (9.00%) Ant
11 9 (9.00%) JMeter
12 8 (8.00%) JUnit
12 8 (8.00%) Liquibase
12 8 (8.00%) SonarQube
13 6 (6.00%) FishEye
14 5 (5.00%) git-flow
14 5 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (5.00%) Billing
2 2 (2.00%) Automotive
2 2 (2.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (52.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (14.00%) Architect
2 14 (14.00%) Consultant
2 14 (14.00%) Lead DevOps
2 14 (14.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 10 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (9.00%) Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (8.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 8 (8.00%) WebOps Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) JIRA Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.00%) REST
2 18 (18.00%) JSON
3 16 (16.00%) SOAP
4 15 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (14.00%) Middleware
6 12 (12.00%) Web Services
7 11 (11.00%) Spring
8 8 (8.00%) MCollective
9 7 (7.00%) JSON Schema
9 7 (7.00%) Software Packaging
9 7 (7.00%) Spring Boot
9 7 (7.00%) WSDL
9 7 (7.00%) XML
10 5 (5.00%) Sensu
11 4 (4.00%) Hibernate
11 4 (4.00%) J2EE
11 4 (4.00%) JPA
11 4 (4.00%) MSMQ
11 4 (4.00%) Spring MVC
11 4 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) PKI
1 10 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 8 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (6.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (5.00%) DataPower
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) RIA
6 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (61.00%) Linux
2 26 (26.00%) Windows
3 17 (17.00%) Unix
4 10 (10.00%) CentOS
4 10 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.00%) AIX
7 2 (2.00%) HPUX
7 2 (2.00%) Solaris
8 1 (1.00%) Debian
8 1 (1.00%) Fedora
8 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (80.00%) DevOps
2 46 (46.00%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 26 (26.00%) Scrum
6 20 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 17 (17.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 17 (17.00%) Test Automation
8 15 (15.00%) ITIL
9 14 (14.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (14.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 13 (13.00%) Coaching
10 13 (13.00%) High Availability
10 13 (13.00%) Release Automation
11 11 (11.00%) Open Source
11 11 (11.00%) Presales
12 10 (10.00%) Kanban
12 10 (10.00%) Web Operations
13 9 (9.00%) Build Automation
14 8 (8.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) Java
2 22 (22.00%) Shell Script
3 19 (19.00%) Python
4 18 (18.00%) SQL
5 17 (17.00%) Bash Shell
6 16 (16.00%) Ruby
7 10 (10.00%) Groovy
8 9 (9.00%) PHP
9 7 (7.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.00%) Go
10 5 (5.00%) Perl
11 4 (4.00%) JavaScript
11 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.00%) XPath
13 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) BC Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) OCP
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.00%) GCP
System Software
1 36 (36.00%) Docker
2 14 (14.00%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (8.00%) Postfix
3 8 (8.00%) Squid
3 8 (8.00%) vCloud
4 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.00%) KVM
6 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (65.00%) Puppet
2 45 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (41.00%) Terraform
4 23 (23.00%) logstash
5 21 (21.00%) Kubernetes
6 15 (15.00%) Nagios
7 13 (13.00%) Kibana
8 10 (10.00%) Graylog
8 10 (10.00%) Rundeck
8 10 (10.00%) Salt
8 10 (10.00%) Tivoli
9 9 (9.00%) Rancher
10 8 (8.00%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (8.00%) Rsyslog
10 8 (8.00%) Sysdig
10 8 (8.00%) ZABBIX
11 5 (5.00%) collectd
11 5 (5.00%) StatsD
12 2 (2.00%) Data Guard
13 1 (1.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) VMware
2 17 (17.00%) Atlassian
2 17 (17.00%) Oracle
3 13 (13.00%) CA
3 13 (13.00%) Micro Focus
3 13 (13.00%) Serena
4 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.00%) Splunk
6 9 (9.00%) IBM
6 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.00%) Rackspace
7 8 (8.00%) Sonatype
8 7 (7.00%) WSO2
9 5 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (5.00%) SaltStack
9 5 (5.00%) Teradata
10 4 (4.00%) Google
11 3 (3.00%) MuleSoft
12 2 (2.00%) webMethods
13 1 (1.00%) Perforce