Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead DevOps Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 January 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.

Lead Development Operations Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead DevOps Engineer 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £575 - -
England median daily rate £619 £550 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% +22.22% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £75.00 -

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 4,456 5,191 4,675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.54% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,800 3,111 2,622
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £220 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 230 236
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.88 £15.85 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.47% -6.76% +4.39%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.60 £10.42
90th Percentile £47.28 £37.53 £36.88
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

Lead DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands

Lead DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands

Lead DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead DevOps Engineer in the West Midlands

Lead DevOps Engineer
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 Lead DevOps Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 January 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 - 14 £600 -
Birmingham - 3 £500 -
Lead DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Lead DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Lead DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (95.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (95.00%) JIRA
3 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (70.00%) Puppet
5 13 (65.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (65.00%) Terraform
5 13 (65.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (65.00%) Scrum
6 12 (60.00%) Ansible
6 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (60.00%) Confluence
7 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (45.00%) Windows
8 9 (45.00%) Linux
8 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (40.00%) Oracle
10 7 (35.00%) Workflow
10 7 (35.00%) Software Packaging
11 6 (30.00%) Kanban
11 6 (30.00%) Subversion
11 6 (30.00%) Maven
11 6 (30.00%) Perl
11 6 (30.00%) Python
11 6 (30.00%) Middleware
11 6 (30.00%) SDLC
11 6 (30.00%) ZABBIX
11 6 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (25.00%) Java
12 5 (25.00%) Atlassian

Lead DevOps Engineer 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 12 (60.00%) Confluence
2 6 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (15.00%) Apache
4 3 (15.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Jenkins
1 19 (95.00%) JIRA
2 13 (65.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (65.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (30.00%) Maven
3 6 (30.00%) Subversion
4 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (15.00%) GitLab
4 3 (15.00%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Software Packaging
2 6 (30.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
4 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) Workflow
6 6 (30.00%) Kanban
6 6 (30.00%) SDLC
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) Task Automation
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (15.00%) Presales
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.00%) Migration
10 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Perl
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) Puppet
2 13 (65.00%) Terraform
3 12 (60.00%) Ansible
4 6 (30.00%) ZABBIX
5 3 (15.00%) Nagios
6 1 (5.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) VMware