Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 6 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 +26 -18
Contract jobs citing DevOps 48 160 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.78% 15.83% 5.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.59% 18.20% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 101 53
South Yorkshire median daily rate £505 £500 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% -6.54% +8.08%
10th Percentile £425 £350 £426
90th Percentile £588 £619 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £475 £486
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.31% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £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 414 879 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.32% 86.94% 85.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 595 407
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £256 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £600 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 20
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £35.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -58.94% +64.26%
10th Percentile £10.16 £9.40 £14.90
90th Percentile £22.61 £35.00 £50.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.45 £16.93 £19.03
% change year-on-year +9.03% -11.06% +27.44%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 -2 43 £501 +0.10% 30
DevOps
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 17 (35.42%) Python
2 15 (31.25%) Azure
3 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
4 13 (27.08%) Terraform
5 12 (25.00%) Ansible
5 12 (25.00%) Linux
5 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.92%) GitHub
6 11 (22.92%) Kubernetes
7 10 (20.83%) Java
7 10 (20.83%) Open Source
8 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 9 (18.75%) Docker
9 8 (16.67%) AWS
9 8 (16.67%) Puppet
9 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.58%) Blog
10 7 (14.58%) PaaS
11 6 (12.50%) RESTful
11 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (12.50%) SQL
11 6 (12.50%) .NET
12 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
12 5 (10.42%) IIS
12 5 (10.42%) Unix
12 5 (10.42%) Windows
12 5 (10.42%) HTTP
12 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP

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 5 (10.42%) IIS
1 5 (10.42%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.25%) nginx
3 2 (4.17%) Mule
4 1 (2.08%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Azure
2 11 (22.92%) GitHub
3 8 (16.67%) AWS
4 7 (14.58%) PaaS
5 4 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (8.33%) Amazon S3
5 4 (8.33%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (8.33%) CloudFront
5 4 (8.33%) IaaS
5 4 (8.33%) Route 53
5 4 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (6.25%) GCP
7 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.08%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (2.08%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) HTTP
1 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.42%) VPN
2 3 (6.25%) BGP
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) IPv6
3 1 (2.08%) Junos
3 1 (2.08%) OSPF
3 1 (2.08%) RSVP
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.08%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.42%) GitLab
2 5 (10.42%) Jasmine
2 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 5 (10.42%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio Code
3 4 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (8.33%) SonarQube
4 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.25%) Selenium
4 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.17%) JMeter
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.08%) Burp Suite
6 1 (2.08%) Cypress.io
6 1 (2.08%) Protractor
6 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Consultant
2 4 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 4 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Architect
3 3 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (4.17%) Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Development Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Java Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Senior Development Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
1 6 (12.50%) RESTful
2 5 (10.42%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (8.33%) JSON
3 4 (8.33%) REST
4 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.25%) CSS
4 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 3 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (6.25%) NgRx
4 3 (6.25%) RxJS
4 3 (6.25%) Sass
5 2 (4.17%) Angular 2
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.17%) Node.js
6 1 (2.08%) Jinja
6 1 (2.08%) RAML
6 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.08%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Blog
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) iSeries
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) CentOS
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) Open Source
3 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.42%) Microservices
5 5 (10.42%) Network Design
5 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 3 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
7 3 (6.25%) BDD
7 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.25%) Product Roadmap
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
8 2 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) Python
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.25%) C#
7 3 (6.25%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
8 2 (4.17%) VB
9 1 (2.08%) Go
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) JNCIE
2 4 (8.33%) CCIE
2 4 (8.33%) CCNP
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.33%) JNCIS
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Docker
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Terraform
2 12 (25.00%) Ansible
3 11 (22.92%) Kubernetes
4 8 (16.67%) Puppet
5 4 (8.33%) Grafana
5 4 (8.33%) Packer
5 4 (8.33%) Prometheus
5 4 (8.33%) Rancher
6 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.08%) Kibana
7 1 (2.08%) logstash
7 1 (2.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco
1 5 (10.42%) Juniper
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Black Duck
2 4 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 4 (8.33%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) Google
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Splunk
4 2 (4.17%) EMC
4 2 (4.17%) Nokia
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) NetApp
5 1 (2.08%) SAP