Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Ansible skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ansible over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Ansible
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 58 43
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 +14
Contract jobs citing Ansible 31 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.79% 1.68% 3.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.93% 12.24% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 28
Sheffield median daily rate £438 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £388 £418 £328
90th Percentile £600 £600 £579
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Ansible is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 111 98 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 17.16% 13.71% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 113
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £355 £338
90th Percentile £525 £618 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £504 £450
% change year-on-year -15.63% +11.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +94.44%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -25.71% -20.45%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Sheffield

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Sheffield

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Sheffield over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 24 (77.42%) DevOps
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) Linux
3 20 (64.52%) Docker
4 18 (58.06%) Bash Shell
5 17 (54.84%) Puppet
6 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
6 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
7 14 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (35.48%) Terraform
8 11 (35.48%) REST
8 11 (35.48%) Java
8 11 (35.48%) Python
8 11 (35.48%) Migration
9 10 (32.26%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (32.26%) JMS
9 10 (32.26%) Apache CXF
9 10 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (32.26%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (32.26%) Java 8
10 9 (29.03%) Apache Camel
10 9 (29.03%) Web Services
11 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
13 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
13 6 (19.35%) Amazon S3
13 6 (19.35%) Windows
13 6 (19.35%) SaltStack
13 6 (19.35%) Salt

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 10 (32.26%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (9.68%) Confluence
3 2 (6.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (19.35%) Amazon S3
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (6.45%) IaaS
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.23%) GitHub
6 1 (3.23%) Serverless
6 1 (3.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
1 4 (12.90%) SSL
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) AMQP
4 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Redis
4 1 (3.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) CF BOSH
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.23%) GitLab
4 1 (3.23%) GoCD
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) React Developer
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) REST
2 10 (32.26%) ActiveMQ
2 10 (32.26%) Apache CXF
2 10 (32.26%) JMS
3 9 (29.03%) Apache Camel
3 9 (29.03%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) JPA
5 1 (3.23%) Lucene
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Cloud Native
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) DevOps
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) Coaching
6 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Information Security
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) Kanban
7 3 (9.68%) Microservices
7 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (9.68%) Secure Coding
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) User Stories
8 2 (6.45%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Bash Shell
2 11 (35.48%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) Python
3 10 (32.26%) Java 8
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
5 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
1 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Puppet
2 11 (35.48%) Terraform
3 10 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (19.35%) Salt
5 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
6 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.23%) Rundeck
6 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) SaltStack
2 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.45%) EnterpriseDB
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Pega
2 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.23%) F5
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.23%) VMware