Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps was £535 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 137 145
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 19 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.85% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 6 8
Leeds median daily rate £535 £488 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.74% -6.97% -30.13%
10th Percentile £475 £359 £494
90th Percentile £595 £631 £569
West Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £488 £524
% change year-on-year +9.74% -6.97% -30.13%
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 2153 2422 3080
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 95.73% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1597 2110
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £553
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 95
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.72% -11.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.51 £10.07 £8.81
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.23 £33.80
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £12.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year +14.80% -8.05% +8.76%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017, Senior DevOps 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 Leeds region featuring Senior DevOps in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (84.21%) Puppet
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Configuration Management
3 14 (73.68%) Bash Shell
3 14 (73.68%) Python
4 13 (68.42%) HTTP
4 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (68.42%) Docker
4 13 (68.42%) Mentoring
4 13 (68.42%) Coaching
4 13 (68.42%) Microservices
5 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
5 12 (63.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (57.89%) SonarQube
6 11 (57.89%) Slack
6 11 (57.89%) Confluence
6 11 (57.89%) nginx
6 11 (57.89%) Static Code Analysis
6 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
6 11 (57.89%) Ansible
6 11 (57.89%) Clustering
6 11 (57.89%) JIRA
6 11 (57.89%) Load Balancing
7 9 (47.37%) Perl
7 9 (47.37%) User Stories
7 9 (47.37%) Terraform
8 8 (42.11%) Public Cloud
9 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering

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 11 (57.89%) Confluence
1 11 (57.89%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Slack
2 6 (31.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (5.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
2 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 11 (57.89%) JIRA
2 11 (57.89%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Clustering
2 8 (42.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (84.21%) Configuration Management
3 13 (68.42%) Coaching
3 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (68.42%) Mentoring
3 13 (68.42%) Microservices
4 12 (63.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (57.89%) Load Balancing
5 11 (57.89%) Static Code Analysis
6 9 (47.37%) User Stories
7 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) Kanban
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) SFIA
9 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 2 (10.53%) Migration
11 1 (5.26%) Project Management
11 1 (5.26%) Service Management
11 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Bash Shell
1 14 (73.68%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) Perl
3 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Go
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) Puppet
2 11 (57.89%) Ansible
3 9 (47.37%) Terraform
4 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
6 3 (15.79%) Rancher
7 1 (5.26%) Graphite
7 1 (5.26%) Nagios
7 1 (5.26%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat