Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 184 209
Rank change year-on-year +35 +25 -33
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 61 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 10
West Midlands median daily rate £519 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.28% -7.22% -3.00%
10th Percentile £424 £420 £464
90th Percentile £550 £788 £553
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +20.00%
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 4,894 4,556 5,931
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 94.66% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,017 2,872 3,537
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £233 £213 £237
90th Percentile £575 £544 £547
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 196 237
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -9.64%
10th Percentile £10.89 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.63 £43.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.54% +1.46%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 - 38 £530 - 3
Birmingham +16 13 £475 +11.76% 1
Coventry -10 2 - -
Solihull - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
AWS DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 60 (98.36%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (72.13%) Puppet
4 40 (65.57%) Ansible
5 37 (60.66%) Linux
6 29 (47.54%) Jenkins
7 27 (44.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (39.34%) Docker
10 23 (37.70%) Configuration Management
11 22 (36.07%) Python
11 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
12 21 (34.43%) Perl
12 21 (34.43%) Windows
12 21 (34.43%) Red Hat
12 21 (34.43%) Middleware
13 20 (32.79%) Subversion
13 20 (32.79%) Sonatype Nexus
13 20 (32.79%) Deployment Automation
14 18 (29.51%) Maven
15 17 (27.87%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (27.87%) Terraform
16 16 (26.23%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (26.23%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (26.23%) Task Automation
17 13 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (21.31%) ZABBIX
17 13 (21.31%) Open Source
18 12 (19.67%) Test Automation

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 2 (3.28%) Confluence
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 60 (98.36%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (27.87%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (11.48%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (11.48%) Amazon S3
4 7 (11.48%) Route 53
5 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Jenkins
2 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
3 20 (32.79%) Sonatype Nexus
3 20 (32.79%) Subversion
4 18 (29.51%) Maven
5 3 (4.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (6.56%) Automotive
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) Middleware
2 8 (13.11%) Web Services
3 2 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.92%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Linux
2 27 (44.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (34.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.70%) Configuration Management
4 20 (32.79%) Deployment Automation
5 16 (26.23%) Task Automation
6 13 (21.31%) Open Source
6 13 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (19.67%) Kanban
7 12 (19.67%) Scrum
7 12 (19.67%) SOA
7 12 (19.67%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.39%) TDD
9 9 (14.75%) Migration
10 7 (11.48%) SDLC
11 6 (9.84%) Workflow
12 5 (8.20%) Change Management
12 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
13 3 (4.92%) Case Management
13 3 (4.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) Python
2 21 (34.43%) Perl
3 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (39.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 44 (72.13%) Puppet
2 40 (65.57%) Ansible
3 17 (27.87%) Terraform
4 16 (26.23%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (21.31%) ZABBIX
6 12 (19.67%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.28%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.28%) Grafana
7 2 (3.28%) Graphite
7 2 (3.28%) Prometheus
7 2 (3.28%) QRadar
7 2 (3.28%) Salt
7 2 (3.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.28%) Google
2 2 (3.28%) IBM
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
2 2 (3.28%) Splunk