Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 28 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing DevOps 62 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.49% 5.96% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 7.25% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 61
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £389 £353 £400
90th Percentile £546 £600 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £428 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -14.50% +25.00%
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 818 676 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.65% 82.24% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 383 598
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +26.87%
10th Percentile £258 £258 £281
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 28
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -32.93% +47.75%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £26.49 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.52 £13.86 £14.50
% change year-on-year +26.41% -4.41% +1.75%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +7 52 £450 -8.86% 16
Barnsley - 4 £513 -
Doncaster +6 2 £400 +10.34%
DevOps
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 43 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) Java
3 32 (51.61%) Jenkins
4 28 (45.16%) Ansible
5 26 (41.94%) Python
6 23 (37.10%) Linux
6 23 (37.10%) Docker
6 23 (37.10%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (32.26%) Puppet
7 20 (32.26%) Terraform
8 18 (29.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (29.03%) JIRA
9 16 (25.81%) Finance
9 16 (25.81%) SaltStack
9 16 (25.81%) Confluence
10 15 (24.19%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (22.58%) Bash Shell
11 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
11 14 (22.58%) Scrum
12 13 (20.97%) GCP
13 12 (19.35%) GitHub
13 12 (19.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 11 (17.74%) Kubernetes
14 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (16.13%) Hadoop
15 10 (16.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (16.13%) Google
16 9 (14.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (14.52%) Kanban
16 9 (14.52%) Shell Script

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 (25.81%) Confluence
2 8 (12.90%) Apache Spark
3 5 (8.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (6.45%) Apache
5 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.84%) Mule
5 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.23%) Alfresco
6 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.61%) nginx
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.10%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (29.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (19.35%) GitHub
4 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (16.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (14.52%) Amazon S3
7 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) VPN
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
2 4 (6.45%) SMS
3 3 (4.84%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) Skype
4 1 (1.61%) SSH
4 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 9 (14.52%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (12.90%) Big Data
4 3 (4.84%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) BigQuery
5 2 (3.23%) Flink
6 1 (1.61%) Bigtable
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (51.61%) Jenkins
2 18 (29.03%) JIRA
3 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
4 9 (14.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (14.52%) Bitbucket
5 7 (11.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (8.06%) CircleCI
6 5 (8.06%) Travis CI
7 4 (6.45%) AppScan
8 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.61%) Gatling
8 1 (1.61%) GitLab
8 1 (1.61%) JMeter
8 1 (1.61%) JUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Maven
8 1 (1.61%) Selenium
8 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Cloud Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) MuleSoft Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Python Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Spring
2 4 (6.45%) Spring Boot
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) Dropwizard
3 3 (4.84%) Node.js
3 3 (4.84%) REST
4 2 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (3.23%) Anaconda
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Camel
4 2 (3.23%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.23%) JSP
4 2 (3.23%) Play Framework
4 2 (3.23%) SOAP
4 2 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.61%) JSON
5 1 (1.61%) Kafka
5 1 (1.61%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Cloud Native
2 6 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) Scrum
3 12 (19.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (14.52%) Kanban
5 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.90%) Metadata Management
5 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (12.90%) TDD
6 7 (11.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (11.29%) Microservices
7 6 (9.68%) BDD
7 6 (9.68%) Software Delivery
8 5 (8.06%) Analytics
8 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.06%) Data Science
8 5 (8.06%) Open Source
8 5 (8.06%) SDLC
8 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.06%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) Java
2 26 (41.94%) Python
3 14 (22.58%) Bash Shell
4 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
5 7 (11.29%) Ruby
6 5 (8.06%) Go
7 3 (4.84%) Java 8
7 3 (4.84%) Perl
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.23%) R
8 2 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) CCNA
2 3 (4.84%) CISA
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.84%) CISM
2 3 (4.84%) CISSP
2 3 (4.84%) CRISC
2 3 (4.84%) CSSLP
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) GIAC
2 3 (4.84%) GSSP-.NET
2 3 (4.84%) GSSP-JAVA
2 3 (4.84%) GWAPT
2 3 (4.84%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (37.10%) Docker
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) vSphere
3 3 (4.84%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.61%) KVM
4 1 (1.61%) Varnish
4 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (45.16%) Ansible
2 20 (32.26%) Puppet
2 20 (32.26%) Terraform
3 15 (24.19%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (17.74%) Kubernetes
5 9 (14.52%) Salt
6 4 (6.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (3.23%) Nessus
8 1 (1.61%) Kibana
8 1 (1.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) SaltStack
2 10 (16.13%) Google
3 8 (12.90%) EMC
3 8 (12.90%) NetApp
3 8 (12.90%) VMware
4 5 (8.06%) TOWER Software
5 4 (6.45%) MuleSoft
6 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat
6 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco
6 3 (4.84%) Dell
6 3 (4.84%) F5
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle
6 3 (4.84%) Splunk
6 3 (4.84%) Symantec
7 2 (3.23%) IBM
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.61%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.61%) Thales