Period
to 13 December 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 13 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.

DevOps
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 25 15
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 +14
Contract jobs citing DevOps 102 44 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.09% 5.09% 7.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.73% 6.03% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 76
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +7.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £344 £423 £384
90th Percentile £538 £638 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
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 801 730 994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 87.07% 84.39% 82.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 405 673
South Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £252 £263 £262
90th Percentile £575 £600 £573
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 40
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £23.08 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.33% +4.89% +63.72%
10th Percentile £9.31 £13.50 £11.94
90th Percentile £24.93 £46.70 £47.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.53
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.10% +0.22%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +18 89 £462 -13.69% 23
Doncaster - 2 - - 8
DevOps
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 63 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.16%) Linux
3 41 (40.20%) Java
4 36 (35.29%) Docker
5 31 (30.39%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (27.45%) Ansible
7 27 (26.47%) Windows
8 26 (25.49%) Jenkins
9 23 (22.55%) Python
10 22 (21.57%) Security Cleared
11 21 (20.59%) Puppet
12 20 (19.61%) SC Cleared
13 19 (18.63%) Terraform
14 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
14 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (16.67%) Finance
15 17 (16.67%) Java 8
16 16 (15.69%) Unix
16 16 (15.69%) Bash Shell
16 16 (15.69%) REST
16 16 (15.69%) JIRA
17 15 (14.71%) JavaScript
18 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
18 14 (13.73%) Git (software)
18 14 (13.73%) AWS CloudFormation
19 13 (12.75%) Web Services
19 13 (12.75%) Spring
19 13 (12.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 12 (11.76%) C#
20 12 (11.76%) SQL

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 10 (9.80%) Apache ServiceMix
2 5 (4.90%) nginx
2 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.92%) Confluence
4 3 (2.94%) Apache
4 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.96%) IIS
5 2 (1.96%) Jetty
5 2 (1.96%) Mongrel
5 2 (1.96%) Mule
5 2 (1.96%) SAS
5 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.39%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (13.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (7.84%) Amazon S3
4 8 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.94%) IaaS
5 3 (2.94%) PaaS
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.96%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.98%) GitHub
7 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.98%) Serverless
7 1 (0.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) NAS
2 7 (6.86%) HTTP
2 7 (6.86%) SSL
3 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.92%) FCoE
4 4 (3.92%) iSCSI
4 4 (3.92%) SAN
4 4 (3.92%) VSAN
5 3 (2.94%) DNS
6 2 (1.96%) DHCP
6 2 (1.96%) FTP
6 2 (1.96%) IPsec
6 2 (1.96%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.98%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.98%) Skype
7 1 (0.98%) SMS
7 1 (0.98%) SSH
7 1 (0.98%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) Power BI
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2016
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.92%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.94%) Big Data
6 3 (2.94%) MySQL
6 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.96%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 26 (25.49%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.69%) JIRA
3 14 (13.73%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.86%) Travis CI
5 6 (5.88%) Selenium
6 5 (4.90%) CircleCI
7 4 (3.92%) Maven
8 3 (2.94%) Subversion
9 2 (1.96%) GitLab
9 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.96%) JMeter
9 2 (1.96%) JUnit
9 2 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.98%) Gatling
10 1 (0.98%) git-flow
10 1 (0.98%) Gradle
10 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.98%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (34.31%) Developer
2 31 (30.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (19.61%) Java Developer
4 6 (5.88%) Consultant
4 6 (5.88%) NAS Engineer
4 6 (5.88%) Systems Developer
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Developer
6 4 (3.92%) Agile Developer
6 4 (3.92%) DevOps Consultant
6 4 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) Test Engineer
7 3 (2.94%) AWS Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (2.94%) NetApp Engineer
7 3 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.94%) Python Engineer
8 2 (1.96%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (1.96%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) REST
2 13 (12.75%) Spring
2 13 (12.75%) Web Services
3 12 (11.76%) .NET
4 11 (10.78%) RESTful
5 10 (9.80%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (9.80%) Apache Camel
5 10 (9.80%) Apache CXF
5 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET
5 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (9.80%) CSS
5 10 (9.80%) jQuery
5 10 (9.80%) Node.js
5 10 (9.80%) Razor View Engine
5 10 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (8.82%) HTML
6 9 (8.82%) JMS
6 9 (8.82%) Spring Boot
7 5 (4.90%) Anaconda
7 5 (4.90%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Cloud Native
2 9 (8.82%) iSeries
2 9 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.96%) Clustering
4 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) DataPower
5 1 (0.98%) PKI
5 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (42.16%) Linux
2 27 (26.47%) Windows
3 16 (15.69%) Unix
4 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
3 13 (12.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 12 (11.76%) Microservices
4 12 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 11 (10.78%) Migration
5 11 (10.78%) MVC
6 10 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.82%) TDD
7 9 (8.82%) Web Operations
8 8 (7.84%) BDD
8 8 (7.84%) Open Source
8 8 (7.84%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.86%) Scrum
10 6 (5.88%) Analytics
10 6 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (5.88%) Data Science
10 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.90%) API Testing
11 5 (4.90%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (40.20%) Java
2 23 (22.55%) Python
3 17 (16.67%) Java 8
4 16 (15.69%) Bash Shell
5 15 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 12 (11.76%) C#
6 12 (11.76%) SQL
7 7 (6.86%) Ruby
7 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.88%) R
9 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.94%) PHP
11 2 (1.96%) Perl
11 2 (1.96%) VBA
12 1 (0.98%) C
12 1 (0.98%) Go
12 1 (0.98%) Groovy
12 1 (0.98%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 36 (35.29%) Docker
2 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.94%) Xen
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (27.45%) Ansible
2 21 (20.59%) Puppet
3 19 (18.63%) Terraform
4 12 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (10.78%) Salt
6 7 (6.86%) SCCM
7 6 (5.88%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.98%) Kibana
9 1 (0.98%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.78%) VMware
3 10 (9.80%) NetApp
3 10 (9.80%) SaltStack
4 8 (7.84%) Cisco
4 8 (7.84%) EMC
5 7 (6.86%) Google
6 5 (4.90%) IBM
7 3 (2.94%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (0.98%) F5
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.98%) Splunk
8 1 (0.98%) Thales