Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Architect was £590 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 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.

Development Operations Architect
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 171 211
Rank change year-on-year -13 +40 -29
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Architect 14 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.18% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.19% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
West Midlands median daily rate £590 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% - -
England median daily rate £575 £575 £525
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -
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 4,902 4,158 5,714
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.82% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,971 2,595 3,337
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 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 179 172
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +16.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.25
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%

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 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 -16 12 £630 +14.55%
Birmingham -19 1 £550 - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
DevOps Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (57.14%) Docker
4 8 (57.14%) Puppet
5 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Workflow
5 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (50.00%) Ansible
5 7 (50.00%) Kubernetes
6 6 (42.86%) SDLC
6 6 (42.86%) Change Management
6 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Route 53
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (14.29%) Terraform
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
8 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
8 1 (7.14%) GDPR
8 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (7.14%) PMO
8 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (14.29%) Route 53
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (50.00%) Workflow
3 6 (42.86%) Change Management
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 6 (42.86%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 7 (50.00%) Ansible
2 7 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google