Period
to 17 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 February 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 187 185
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 14 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.17% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.18% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
West Midlands median daily rate £563 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £448 £475 £475
90th Percentile £661 £563 £525
England median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +2.15%
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 4,511 5,039 4,846
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,809 3,041 2,713
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £224
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 224 202
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +4.69% +1.59%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.63 £36.20
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in the West Midlands

AWS DevOps
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS DevOps in the West Midlands

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps in the West Midlands

AWS DevOps
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Birmingham -1 11 £575 +9.52% 2
Coventry +10 2 £700 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 -
AWS DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 West Midlands region featuring AWS DevOps in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Ansible
5 8 (57.14%) Puppet
5 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
8 5 (35.71%) Subversion
8 5 (35.71%) Unix
8 5 (35.71%) Windows
8 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
8 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
8 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (35.71%) Docker
8 5 (35.71%) logstash
9 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (28.57%) Graylog
9 4 (28.57%) Splunk
9 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (28.57%) Nagios
9 4 (28.57%) Python
9 4 (28.57%) Java
9 4 (28.57%) ITIL
9 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
9 4 (28.57%) JSON

AWS DevOps 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) Jetty
3 1 (7.14%) Mongrel
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (21.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
5 2 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (14.29%) Serverless
6 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (7.14%) Google App Engine
6 1 (7.14%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (7.14%) Route 53
6 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) Hazelcast
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Redis
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Subversion
2 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
3 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (28.57%) GitLab
4 3 (21.43%) JMeter
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) Ant
5 1 (7.14%) Codeship
5 1 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
5 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) Memcached
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (7.14%) JRuby
3 1 (7.14%) Sensu
3 1 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) PKI
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Native
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) DataPower
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Fedora
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Release Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 2 (14.29%) Code Coverage
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Go
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GCP
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) VirtualBox
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Ansible
2 8 (57.14%) Puppet
3 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (35.71%) logstash
5 4 (28.57%) Graylog
5 4 (28.57%) Nagios
5 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
6 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
6 3 (21.43%) Rundeck
6 3 (21.43%) Terraform
7 2 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (7.14%) collectd
8 1 (7.14%) Kibana
8 1 (7.14%) Salt
8 1 (7.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Splunk
2 3 (21.43%) CA
2 3 (21.43%) Micro Focus
2 3 (21.43%) Serena
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Teradata
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Perforce
4 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
4 1 (7.14%) VMware