Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 16 October 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.

DevOps
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 34 17
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17 +11
Contract jobs citing DevOps 82 41 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.61% 5.21% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.26% 6.30% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 66
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +7.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £369 £400 £391
90th Percentile £553 £638 £613
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £461 £475
% change year-on-year -2.39% -2.95% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 728 651 872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.35% 82.72% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 358 609
South Yorkshire median daily rate £411 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £246 £268
90th Percentile £538 £596 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 34
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.92% -27.60% +62.16%
10th Percentile £9.31 £11.30 £10.87
90th Percentile £27.17 £43.50 £49.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in South Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in South Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in South Yorkshire

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +17 73 £450 -15.89% 27
Barnsley - 2 £488 -
DevOps
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 60 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (52.44%) Java
3 34 (41.46%) Linux
4 32 (39.02%) Docker
5 29 (35.37%) Jenkins
6 28 (34.15%) Ansible
7 27 (32.93%) Amazon AWS
8 23 (28.05%) Python
9 22 (26.83%) Terraform
10 19 (23.17%) JIRA
11 17 (20.73%) Windows
11 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
11 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
12 16 (19.51%) Puppet
12 16 (19.51%) SaltStack
13 15 (18.29%) Google Cloud Platform
14 14 (17.07%) Test Automation
14 14 (17.07%) Scrum
15 13 (15.85%) Spring
15 13 (15.85%) Finance
15 13 (15.85%) Hadoop
15 13 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (14.63%) AWS CloudFormation
16 12 (14.63%) Kubernetes
16 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
16 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
16 12 (14.63%) Confluence
16 12 (14.63%) Unix
16 12 (14.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 12 (14.63%) Java 8

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 12 (14.63%) Confluence
2 8 (9.76%) Apache Spark
3 6 (7.32%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (3.66%) Apache
4 3 (3.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.66%) Mule
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.22%) nginx
6 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.93%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (14.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (12.20%) GitHub
4 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (9.76%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.66%) IaaS
6 3 (3.66%) PaaS
7 1 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) Serverless
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) VPN
2 5 (6.10%) NAS
3 4 (4.88%) FCoE
3 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.88%) SAN
3 4 (4.88%) SSL
3 4 (4.88%) VSAN
4 3 (3.66%) HTTP
5 2 (2.44%) SMS
5 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.22%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.22%) Skype
6 1 (1.22%) SSH
6 1 (1.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.41%) Big Data
3 8 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.44%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.44%) Flink
6 2 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (1.22%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.22%) Bigtable
7 1 (1.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 29 (35.37%) Jenkins
2 19 (23.17%) JIRA
3 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (10.98%) Bitbucket
5 8 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (6.10%) Selenium
7 4 (4.88%) AppScan
7 4 (4.88%) CircleCI
7 4 (4.88%) Travis CI
8 3 (3.66%) Subversion
9 2 (2.44%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.44%) JMeter
10 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.22%) Gatling
10 1 (1.22%) GitLab
10 1 (1.22%) JUnit
10 1 (1.22%) Maven
10 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (21.95%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Agile Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Architect
7 3 (3.66%) AWS Developer
7 3 (3.66%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) MuleSoft Developer
7 3 (3.66%) NAS Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) NetApp Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) Spring
2 11 (13.41%) REST
3 9 (10.98%) Web Services
4 8 (9.76%) Spring Boot
5 6 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (7.32%) Apache Camel
5 6 (7.32%) Apache CXF
6 5 (6.10%) Dropwizard
6 5 (6.10%) JMS
7 4 (4.88%) Flash
8 3 (3.66%) .NET
8 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.66%) CSS
8 3 (3.66%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.66%) HTML
8 3 (3.66%) Node.js
8 3 (3.66%) SOAP
9 2 (2.44%) Kafka
9 2 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Cloud Native
2 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.32%) iSeries
3 6 (7.32%) Mainframe
4 5 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) DataPower
6 1 (1.22%) PKI
6 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.46%) Linux
2 17 (20.73%) Windows
3 12 (14.63%) Unix
4 3 (3.66%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.07%) Scrum
2 14 (17.07%) Test Automation
3 12 (14.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 10 (12.20%) TDD
5 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.98%) Kanban
5 9 (10.98%) Microservices
6 8 (9.76%) BDD
6 8 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (9.76%) Metadata Management
7 7 (8.54%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.32%) Migration
8 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.10%) Analytics
9 5 (6.10%) Build Automation
9 5 (6.10%) Data Science
9 5 (6.10%) OO
9 5 (6.10%) SDLC
10 4 (4.88%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) Java
2 23 (28.05%) Python
3 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
4 12 (14.63%) Java 8
5 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.54%) SQL
7 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.66%) Go
8 3 (3.66%) Ruby
9 2 (2.44%) C#
9 2 (2.44%) PHP
9 2 (2.44%) R
10 1 (1.22%) Groovy
10 1 (1.22%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.22%) Scala
10 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
1 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.66%) CISA
4 3 (3.66%) CISM
4 3 (3.66%) CISSP
4 3 (3.66%) CRISC
4 3 (3.66%) CSSLP
4 3 (3.66%) GIAC
4 3 (3.66%) GSSP-.NET
4 3 (3.66%) GSSP-JAVA
4 3 (3.66%) GWAPT
4 3 (3.66%) ISACA
5 1 (1.22%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 32 (39.02%) Docker
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (34.15%) Ansible
2 22 (26.83%) Terraform
3 16 (19.51%) Puppet
4 13 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (14.63%) Kubernetes
6 9 (10.98%) Salt
7 2 (2.44%) Nessus
7 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (1.22%) Kibana
8 1 (1.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) SaltStack
2 11 (13.41%) Google
3 10 (12.20%) NetApp
4 8 (9.76%) EMC
5 7 (8.54%) VMware
6 6 (7.32%) IBM
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco
8 4 (4.88%) MuleSoft
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle
9 3 (3.66%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.22%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.22%) Splunk
10 1 (1.22%) Thales