Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 16 27
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11 +24
Contract jobs citing DevOps 49 79 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.15% 9.94% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 12.15% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 56
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £401 £356 £411
90th Percentile £623 £570 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 802 650 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.24% 81.76% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 376 570
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +26.92%
10th Percentile £268 £219 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £576
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.32% -20.00% +13.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £12.90
90th Percentile £57.88 £25.81 £26.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.61 £13.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +58.54% -17.46% -5.80%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -15 41 £475 - 8
Barnsley - 4 £513 -
Doncaster +6 2 £400 +10.34%
DevOps
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (59.18%) Java
2 29 (59.18%) Jenkins
3 28 (57.14%) Ansible
4 22 (44.90%) Linux
4 22 (44.90%) Python
5 20 (40.82%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (36.73%) Puppet
7 16 (32.65%) Confluence
7 16 (32.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (30.61%) Terraform
8 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (28.57%) Bash Shell
9 14 (28.57%) Docker
9 14 (28.57%) Scrum
9 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 13 (26.53%) JIRA
10 13 (26.53%) Finance
10 13 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (26.53%) GitHub
11 11 (22.45%) GCP
12 10 (20.41%) Google
12 10 (20.41%) SaltStack
13 9 (18.37%) Bitbucket
13 9 (18.37%) Kubernetes
13 9 (18.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 9 (18.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (18.37%) Hadoop
13 9 (18.37%) Kanban

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 16 (32.65%) Confluence
2 8 (16.33%) Apache Spark
3 6 (12.24%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (8.16%) Apache
5 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.12%) Mule
5 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.08%) Alfresco
6 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.04%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.82%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (32.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (26.53%) GitHub
5 5 (10.20%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (8.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
8 2 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (2.04%) CloudBees
9 1 (2.04%) IaaS
9 1 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
9 1 (2.04%) PaaS
9 1 (2.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) VPN
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) SMS
4 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Hadoop
2 8 (16.33%) Big Data
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) BigQuery
4 2 (4.08%) Flink
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.04%) Bigtable
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) Jenkins
2 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 13 (26.53%) JIRA
4 9 (18.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (18.37%) Bitbucket
5 7 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (8.16%) AppScan
7 3 (6.12%) CircleCI
7 3 (6.12%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.04%) Burp Suite
8 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.04%) JMeter
8 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (6.12%) Blue Coat Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) MuleSoft Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Python Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) WebOps Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Security Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Service Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Spring
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) Node.js
3 2 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Camel
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) JSON
3 2 (4.08%) JSP
3 2 (4.08%) Play Framework
3 2 (4.08%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) RESTful
4 1 (2.04%) Sensu
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) CESG
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Scrum
3 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (18.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 9 (18.37%) Kanban
4 8 (16.33%) Metadata Management
4 8 (16.33%) Web Operations
5 7 (14.29%) BDD
5 7 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (14.29%) TDD
6 6 (12.24%) Open Source
6 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.20%) Microservices
7 5 (10.20%) SDLC
7 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.16%) ATDD
8 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.16%) SFIA
8 4 (8.16%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) Java
2 22 (44.90%) Python
3 14 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
5 7 (14.29%) Ruby
6 5 (10.20%) Go
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.08%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) CISSP
2 3 (6.12%) CCNA
2 3 (6.12%) CISA
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.12%) CISM
2 3 (6.12%) CRISC
2 3 (6.12%) CSSLP
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) GIAC
2 3 (6.12%) GSSP-.NET
2 3 (6.12%) GSSP-JAVA
2 3 (6.12%) GWAPT
2 3 (6.12%) ISACA
3 2 (4.08%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.04%) CITP
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) IISP
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) GCP
2 1 (2.04%) PSD2
2 1 (2.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Docker
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) vSphere
3 3 (6.12%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.04%) KVM
4 1 (2.04%) Varnish
4 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (57.14%) Ansible
2 18 (36.73%) Puppet
3 15 (30.61%) Terraform
4 13 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (18.37%) Kubernetes
6 4 (8.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (6.12%) Nessus
7 3 (6.12%) Salt
8 1 (2.04%) Kibana
8 1 (2.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Google
1 10 (20.41%) SaltStack
2 8 (16.33%) EMC
2 8 (16.33%) NetApp
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) MuleSoft
3 5 (10.20%) TOWER Software
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) Blue Coat
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) Dell
5 3 (6.12%) F5
5 3 (6.12%) Splunk
5 3 (6.12%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat