Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 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.

Senior Development Operations
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 123 149
Rank change year-on-year -27 +26 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 9 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 5
Leeds median daily rate £550 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -
10th Percentile £498 £520 £450
90th Percentile £591 £573 £725
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £535 £500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -
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 2,422 2,112 2,873
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 98.00% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,676 1,445 2,015
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £286 £291
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 19 49
Leeds median hourly rate £20.12 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.74% +16.00% -1.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £9.40
90th Percentile £40.70 £31.21 £17.95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 £12.50 £12.18
% change year-on-year +27.00% +2.67% -12.22%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in Leeds

Senior DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior DevOps in Leeds

Senior DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior DevOps in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, Senior 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 Senior DevOps in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Python
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) Ansible
4 6 (66.67%) Puppet
4 6 (66.67%) Microservices
4 6 (66.67%) Terraform
5 5 (55.56%) Slack
5 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 5 (55.56%) Perl
5 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
5 5 (55.56%) Confluence
5 5 (55.56%) JIRA
6 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (44.44%) Public Cloud
7 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (33.33%) SonarQube
7 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (33.33%) Docker
7 3 (33.33%) TDD
7 3 (33.33%) Clustering
7 3 (33.33%) HTTP
7 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (33.33%) nginx

Senior 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 5 (55.56%) Confluence
2 3 (33.33%) nginx
3 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Slack
2 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) SonarQube
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (22.22%) Kafka
1 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Public Cloud
2 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Microservices
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
6 2 (22.22%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) SFIA
6 2 (22.22%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) User Stories
7 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Go
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Ansible
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
1 6 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (22.22%) Grafana
2 2 (22.22%) Graylog
2 2 (22.22%) Kibana
2 2 (22.22%) Prometheus
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft