Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 182 190
Rank change year-on-year -14 +8 -
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Developer 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.021% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.022% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £450 -
England median daily rate £525 £495 £513
% change year-on-year +6.17% -3.51% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 4,659 4,478 5,179
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 94.97% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,897 2,823 3,100
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £208 £220
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 201 229
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.88% +6.52% -8.88%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.30 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £37.80
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.16
% change year-on-year +1.08% +1.90% +0.86%

DevOps Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Developer in the West Midlands

DevOps Developer
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 Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Developer in the West Midlands

DevOps Developer
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 Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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 +11 4 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
DevOps Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, DevOps Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Serverless
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Mule
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) Anypoint
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) React
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft

DevOps Developer 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 (40.00%) Anypoint
1 2 (40.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) API Design
3 2 (40.00%) API Development
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Enablement
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk