Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 31 20
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11 +7
Contract jobs citing DevOps 195 57 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.09% 5.73% 7.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.23% 6.65% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 40 38
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £389 £354
90th Percentile £575 £553 £543
Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.65% -13.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 964 857 659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.49% 86.22% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 541 372
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.30% -1.79%
10th Percentile £269 £268 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 15
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £20.66 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% +47.59% -25.33%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.53 £49.88 £26.15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +53.85% -11.86%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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 +20 172 £500 +11.11% 17
Barnsley +4 3 £425 -17.07% 1
DevOps
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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.

1 109 (55.90%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (49.23%) Python
3 83 (42.56%) Jenkins
4 61 (31.28%) Ansible
5 60 (30.77%) Linux
6 59 (30.26%) Java
7 58 (29.74%) Finance
8 54 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
9 48 (24.62%) Open Source
10 47 (24.10%) Git (software)
11 45 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
12 43 (22.05%) Docker
13 42 (21.54%) Puppet
13 42 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (21.03%) JIRA
15 39 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 38 (19.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 38 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
17 37 (18.97%) Change Management
17 37 (18.97%) Analytics
18 35 (17.95%) Node.js
18 35 (17.95%) Financial Institution
19 34 (17.44%) Configuration Management
19 34 (17.44%) GitHub
20 33 (16.92%) TDD
20 33 (16.92%) Release Management
21 30 (15.38%) Process Improvement
22 29 (14.87%) Bash Shell
23 27 (13.85%) Banking
23 27 (13.85%) Windows

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 13 (6.67%) Confluence
2 9 (4.62%) Jupyter
2 9 (4.62%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.56%) IIS
3 5 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.05%) CMS
4 4 (2.05%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (1.54%) CICS
5 3 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.03%) Apache
6 2 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.51%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 54 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 38 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (17.44%) GitHub
5 13 (6.67%) PaaS
6 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.51%) IaaS
8 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.82%) HTTP
2 21 (10.77%) SSL
2 21 (10.77%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.59%) NAS
3 7 (3.59%) SAN
4 4 (2.05%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.54%) VPN
5 3 (1.54%) WebEx
6 2 (1.03%) DNS
6 2 (1.03%) FTP
6 2 (1.03%) SMTP
6 2 (1.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.13%) Big Data
1 10 (5.13%) BigQuery
2 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.08%) MySQL
4 5 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.05%) DB2
5 4 (2.05%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.03%) GIS
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 83 (42.56%) Jenkins
2 47 (24.10%) Git (software)
3 41 (21.03%) JIRA
4 19 (9.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (6.15%) Gradle
5 12 (6.15%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.10%) Maven
7 7 (3.59%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.59%) JUnit
7 7 (3.59%) Selenium
8 6 (3.08%) Appium
8 6 (3.08%) FitNesse
8 6 (3.08%) JBehave
8 6 (3.08%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.56%) JMeter
9 5 (2.56%) Subversion
9 5 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 58 (29.74%) Finance
2 35 (17.95%) Financial Institution
3 27 (13.85%) Banking
4 5 (2.56%) Publishing
5 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (34.36%) Developer
1 67 (34.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (18.46%) Python Developer
3 19 (9.74%) Python Engineer
4 15 (7.69%) Architect
5 13 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 12 (6.15%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.64%) Consultant
8 9 (4.62%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.10%) DevOps Consultant
9 8 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (3.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.59%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.08%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (3.08%) Java Engineer
11 6 (3.08%) Senior DevOps
12 5 (2.56%) Azure DevOps
12 5 (2.56%) WebOps Engineer
13 4 (2.05%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.95%) Node.js
2 25 (12.82%) CSS
2 25 (12.82%) HTML
3 22 (11.28%) Anaconda
3 22 (11.28%) RESTful
4 18 (9.23%) Web Services
5 15 (7.69%) REST
6 13 (6.67%) JSON
6 13 (6.67%) Spring
7 12 (6.15%) .NET
8 10 (5.13%) Sass
8 10 (5.13%) Swagger
9 9 (4.62%) NumPy
9 9 (4.62%) Pandas
9 9 (4.62%) PySpark
9 9 (4.62%) scikit-learn
9 9 (4.62%) SOAP
10 7 (3.59%) CSS3
10 7 (3.59%) Hibernate
10 7 (3.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.64%) User Experience
2 8 (4.10%) Blog
3 7 (3.59%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.56%) Clustering
4 5 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.05%) iSeries
5 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.05%) Replication
6 3 (1.54%) Cyberattack
6 3 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.77%) Linux
2 27 (13.85%) Windows
3 17 (8.72%) Unix
4 9 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.59%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.56%) Android
6 5 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.54%) Solaris
8 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.03%) AIX
10 1 (0.51%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.90%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (24.62%) Open Source
3 42 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 38 (19.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 37 (18.97%) Analytics
6 37 (18.97%) Change Management
7 34 (17.44%) Configuration Management
8 33 (16.92%) Release Management
8 33 (16.92%) TDD
9 30 (15.38%) Process Improvement
10 26 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 25 (12.82%) Data Science
12 24 (12.31%) Microservices
13 20 (10.26%) Machine Learning
14 18 (9.23%) Web Development
15 14 (7.18%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
17 12 (6.15%) Continuous Deployment
18 11 (5.64%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 96 (49.23%) Python
2 59 (30.26%) Java
3 29 (14.87%) Bash Shell
4 25 (12.82%) R
4 25 (12.82%) Ruby
5 20 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.69%) SQL
7 9 (4.62%) C#
7 9 (4.62%) Java 8
7 9 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.08%) Go
8 6 (3.08%) Perl
9 5 (2.56%) PHP
10 3 (1.54%) COBOL
10 3 (1.54%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.03%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.03%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.51%) C
12 1 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (5.13%) DBS Check
3 9 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.03%) Degree
4 2 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.54%) GDPR
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 43 (22.05%) Docker
2 8 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.03%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.03%) OpenDJ
4 2 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.03%) vSphere
5 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 61 (31.28%) Ansible
2 42 (21.54%) Puppet
3 21 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (7.18%) Terraform
5 9 (4.62%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.56%) Salt
7 4 (2.05%) Consul
7 4 (2.05%) SCCM
8 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.54%) Packer
9 2 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.51%) Automic
10 1 (0.51%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.51%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (10.77%) MuleSoft
2 19 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.21%) Google
4 11 (5.64%) Oracle
5 10 (5.13%) EMC
5 10 (5.13%) IBM
6 9 (4.62%) VMware
7 6 (3.08%) NetApp
8 5 (2.56%) Veritas
9 4 (2.05%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.05%) Citrix
9 4 (2.05%) HP
10 3 (1.54%) BMC
10 3 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.54%) TOWER Software
11 2 (1.03%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.03%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.03%) Mercator
11 2 (1.03%) Splunk
11 2 (1.03%) Sybase