The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 80 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 49 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.87% 0.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 37 6 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £416 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2422 2160 2220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.55% 94.04% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1248 1060
Average daily rate £363 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 115 155
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.94 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -18.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the Yorkshire region.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +28 49 £363 -14.70% 2
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 55 (100.00%) DevOps
2 52 (94.55%) Ruby
2 52 (94.55%) Puppet
3 44 (80.00%) Python
3 44 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (78.18%) Linux
5 33 (60.00%) Configuration Management
6 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (50.91%) PHP
7 28 (50.91%) Bash Shell
8 21 (38.18%) SQL
8 21 (38.18%) Apache
8 21 (38.18%) MongoDB
9 16 (29.09%) Splunk
9 16 (29.09%) Graphite
10 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 15 (27.27%) Oracle
11 14 (25.45%) Shell Script
11 14 (25.45%) Riak
12 13 (23.64%) CFEngine
12 13 (23.64%) Fiddler
12 13 (23.64%) CouchDB
12 13 (23.64%) Nagios
12 13 (23.64%) C
12 13 (23.64%) SaltStack
12 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (23.64%) Ansible
12 13 (23.64%) Hypertable
13 12 (21.82%) UNIX
14 11 (20.00%) Tivoli

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (38.18%) Apache
2 9 (16.36%) OpenStack
3 6 (10.91%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.82%) PaaS
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) LDAP
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) MongoDB
2 14 (25.45%) Riak
3 13 (23.64%) CouchDB
3 13 (23.64%) Hypertable
4 8 (14.55%) Redis
4 8 (14.55%) MySQL
5 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
6 6 (10.91%) Couchbase
6 6 (10.91%) SimpleDB
7 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Fiddler
2 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) RSpec
3 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) UNIX
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) DevOps
2 33 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.09%) TDD
7 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.27%) Scrum
7 4 (7.27%) RUP
7 4 (7.27%) DSDM
7 4 (7.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) Ruby
2 44 (80.00%) Python
3 28 (50.91%) PHP
3 28 (50.91%) Bash Shell
4 21 (38.18%) SQL
5 14 (25.45%) Shell Script
6 13 (23.64%) C
7 10 (18.18%) Java
8 6 (10.91%) C++
9 5 (9.09%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Xen
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) XenServer
1 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (94.55%) Puppet
2 44 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (29.09%) Graphite
4 13 (23.64%) Ansible
4 13 (23.64%) CFEngine
4 13 (23.64%) Nagios
5 11 (20.00%) Tivoli
5 11 (20.00%) Cobbler
6 6 (10.91%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Splunk
2 15 (27.27%) Oracle
3 13 (23.64%) SaltStack
4 5 (9.09%) Rackspace
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) EnterpriseDB