Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Architect was £595 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Development Operations Architect
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 177 212
Rank change year-on-year -7 +35 -
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Architect 17 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.13% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.14% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
West Midlands median daily rate £595 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.18% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £548 £525 £425
90th Percentile £630 £625 £475
England median daily rate £575 £575 £550
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
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 4,797 4,362 5,889
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 94.74% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,909 2,743 3,501
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £231 £213 £236
90th Percentile £575 £544 £540
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 199 224
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.60 £50.00 £39.28
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

DevOps Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Architect in the West Midlands

DevOps Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Architect in the West Midlands

DevOps Architect
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 DevOps Architect within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 October 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 -27 16 £595 -0.83%
Birmingham -6 1 £550 -
DevOps Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, DevOps Architect 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 DevOps Architect in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
4 10 (58.82%) Ansible
5 9 (52.94%) Puppet
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
6 8 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (41.18%) Docker
7 7 (41.18%) Workflow
8 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
8 6 (35.29%) Change Management
8 6 (35.29%) SDLC
8 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
9 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
10 4 (23.53%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (23.53%) Maven
10 4 (23.53%) Middleware
10 4 (23.53%) Java
10 4 (23.53%) SQL
11 3 (17.65%) Migration
11 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (17.65%) Microservices
12 2 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
12 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
12 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
12 2 (11.76%) API Design

DevOps Architect 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 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) Mule
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (11.76%) IaaS
4 2 (11.76%) PaaS
4 2 (11.76%) SaaS
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) Ant
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) Middleware
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) Java EE
3 2 (11.76%) Java SE
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) JSON Schema
3 2 (11.76%) OAuth
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
3 2 (11.76%) WSDL
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
2 2 (11.76%) HPUX
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
3 7 (41.18%) Workflow
4 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) API Design
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Groovy
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
2 2 (11.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Ansible
2 9 (52.94%) Puppet
3 8 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
1 2 (11.76%) WSO2