Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure DevOps was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 September 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.

Microsoft Azure DevOps
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 133 154
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure DevOps 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.32% 0.046% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.047% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Leeds median daily rate £444 £338 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.48% -38.64% -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £338 £550
% change year-on-year +31.48% -38.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,407 2,139 2,774
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 97.81% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,671 1,468 1,918
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £288
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 33 43
Leeds median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.03% +23.08% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.53 £9.84
90th Percentile £29.83 £28.81 £22.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year +10.71% +14.29% -8.65%

Azure DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Azure DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Azure DevOps in Leeds

Azure DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure DevOps in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure DevOps in Leeds

Azure DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure DevOps in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure DevOps in Leeds

Azure DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Azure DevOps 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 Leeds region featuring Azure DevOps in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Runbook
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
5 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (12.50%) CloudStack

Azure DevOps Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (12.50%) CloudStack
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (12.50%) GitLab
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Psake
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Runbook
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design
4 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) Xamarin