Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 178 206
Rank change year-on-year +33 +28 -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 49 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.091% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.096% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 3 8
West Midlands median daily rate £530 £400 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.50% -13.98% -
10th Percentile £415 £268 £393
90th Percentile £570 £455 £510
England median daily rate £530 £525 £503
% change year-on-year +0.95% +4.48% +18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,901 4,167 5,713
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.79% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,971 2,609 3,333
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 179 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.35 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands

AWS DevOps Engineer
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 AWS DevOps Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Shropshire +1 28 £530 +14.59% 1
Birmingham -1 16 £519 +63.39%
Coventry - 2 £488 - 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £550 -
AWS DevOps Engineer
England

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 West Midlands region featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) DevOps
2 46 (93.88%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (89.80%) Puppet
4 39 (79.59%) Linux
5 35 (71.43%) Ansible
6 28 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (51.02%) Jenkins
7 25 (51.02%) Python
8 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (42.86%) Docker
10 19 (38.78%) Terraform
10 19 (38.78%) Perl
10 19 (38.78%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
11 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (36.73%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (36.73%) Windows
11 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
11 18 (36.73%) Subversion
11 18 (36.73%) Middleware
11 18 (36.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (36.73%) Task Automation
11 18 (36.73%) Deployment Automation
12 16 (32.65%) Maven
13 13 (26.53%) Migration
13 13 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (22.45%) Kubernetes
15 10 (20.41%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (20.41%) Amazon S3

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
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 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.04%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 46 (93.88%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (38.78%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (20.41%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (20.41%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (20.41%) Amazon S3
4 10 (20.41%) Route 53
5 5 (10.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (6.12%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (6.12%) Serverless
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SMS
2 1 (2.04%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.08%) Hazelcast
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) Redis
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Jenkins
2 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
3 18 (36.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 18 (36.73%) Subversion
4 16 (32.65%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) Middleware
2 7 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) Node.js
4 2 (4.08%) Memcached
4 2 (4.08%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) Spring
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.08%) Cloud Native
2 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Linux
2 28 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (36.73%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (36.73%) Deployment Automation
3 18 (36.73%) Task Automation
4 13 (26.53%) Migration
5 8 (16.33%) Open Source
6 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (4.08%) Code Coverage
8 2 (4.08%) Microservices
8 2 (4.08%) Release Automation
8 2 (4.08%) Scrum
8 2 (4.08%) Service Design
8 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.04%) Process Management
9 1 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) Python
2 19 (38.78%) Perl
3 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.16%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 44 (89.80%) Puppet
2 35 (71.43%) Ansible
3 19 (38.78%) Terraform
4 13 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (22.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.04%) Packer
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle