Period
to 21 March 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 21 March 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 35 13
Rank change year-on-year +29 -22 +15
Contract jobs citing DevOps 155 44 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.41% 4.70% 10.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.90% 5.45% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 53 73
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £550 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11% +4.21%
10th Percentile £349 £415 £351
90th Percentile £620 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 866 807 877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 86.08% 86.13% 82.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 465 561
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £256 £284 £260
90th Percentile £625 £575 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 20
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £30.13 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.21% +51.21% +42.30%
10th Percentile £10.60 £14.00 £11.79
90th Percentile £40.25 £50.00 £35.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.61 £14.57
% change year-on-year -15.09% +41.50% -2.90%

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 21 March 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 21 March 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 +26 137 £500 -11.11% 38
Doncaster 0 2 - - 4
DevOps
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 March 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.

1 108 (69.68%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (49.03%) Linux
3 61 (39.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (39.35%) Node.js
4 55 (35.48%) Java
5 50 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
6 49 (31.61%) Microsoft
7 48 (30.97%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (30.32%) CSS
9 45 (29.03%) HTML
9 45 (29.03%) Configuration Management
10 44 (28.39%) Git (software)
11 43 (27.74%) Docker
11 43 (27.74%) Python
12 41 (26.45%) Jenkins
13 33 (21.29%) PaaS
14 32 (20.65%) Bash Shell
14 32 (20.65%) Open Source
14 32 (20.65%) Unix
14 32 (20.65%) Web Development
15 31 (20.00%) Ansible
16 27 (17.42%) Puppet
16 27 (17.42%) TDD
16 27 (17.42%) HTTP
17 26 (16.77%) Finance
17 26 (16.77%) GitHub
17 26 (16.77%) Continuous Delivery
18 24 (15.48%) Test Automation
18 24 (15.48%) Security Cleared
19 23 (14.84%) JIRA

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 (8.39%) Apache ServiceMix
2 10 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.87%) Apache
4 6 (3.87%) Confluence
4 6 (3.87%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (3.23%) nginx
6 3 (1.94%) IIS
6 3 (1.94%) Jetty
6 3 (1.94%) Mongrel
6 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.65%) SAS
8 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 61 (39.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (21.29%) PaaS
4 26 (16.77%) GitHub
5 23 (14.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.58%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.94%) IaaS
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.65%) Serverless
8 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.42%) HTTP
2 22 (14.19%) SSL
3 20 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.81%) NAS
5 6 (3.87%) Kerberos
6 5 (3.23%) DNS
6 5 (3.23%) SAN
7 4 (2.58%) DHCP
7 4 (2.58%) FCoE
7 4 (2.58%) FTP
7 4 (2.58%) IPsec
7 4 (2.58%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.58%) VSAN
7 4 (2.58%) WebEx
8 2 (1.29%) VPN
9 1 (0.65%) 3G
9 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.65%) GSM
9 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.74%) Power BI
2 12 (7.74%) SQL Server 2016
2 12 (7.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (7.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.58%) Big Data
4 4 (2.58%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.94%) MySQL
6 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 44 (28.39%) Git (software)
2 41 (26.45%) Jenkins
3 23 (14.84%) JIRA
4 9 (5.81%) Maven
5 6 (3.87%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.87%) Rational Application Developer
5 6 (3.87%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.58%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.58%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.29%) GoCD
7 2 (1.29%) JUnit
8 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.65%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.65%) git-flow
8 1 (0.65%) GitLab
8 1 (0.65%) Selenium
8 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.65%) Spock
General
1 26 (16.77%) Finance
2 13 (8.39%) Banking
3 3 (1.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (39.35%) Developer
2 37 (23.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (14.84%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.32%) Architect
4 16 (10.32%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.68%) Technical Architect
6 11 (7.10%) Python Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (4.52%) NAS Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) Systems Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.23%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (2.58%) Storage Engineer
10 4 (2.58%) Web Engineer
10 4 (2.58%) WebOps Engineer
11 3 (1.94%) Consultant
11 3 (1.94%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (1.94%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (39.35%) Node.js
2 47 (30.32%) CSS
3 45 (29.03%) HTML
4 21 (13.55%) .NET
4 21 (13.55%) REST
4 21 (13.55%) RESTful
4 21 (13.55%) Web Services
5 14 (9.03%) Anaconda
6 13 (8.39%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (8.39%) Apache Camel
6 13 (8.39%) Apache CXF
7 12 (7.74%) ASP.NET
7 12 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 12 (7.74%) JMS
7 12 (7.74%) jQuery
7 12 (7.74%) Razor View Engine
7 12 (7.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (5.81%) CSS3
8 9 (5.81%) Spring
9 7 (4.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.45%) iSeries
1 10 (6.45%) Mainframe
2 9 (5.81%) User Experience
3 5 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.29%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.65%) DataPower
6 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.65%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 76 (49.03%) Linux
2 32 (20.65%) Unix
3 21 (13.55%) Windows
4 18 (11.61%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.94%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (69.68%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.97%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (29.03%) Configuration Management
4 32 (20.65%) Open Source
4 32 (20.65%) Web Development
5 27 (17.42%) TDD
6 26 (16.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (15.48%) Test Automation
8 18 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (10.97%) Service Design
10 16 (10.32%) Migration
11 15 (9.68%) Analytics
12 14 (9.03%) Data Science
12 14 (9.03%) Machine Learning
12 14 (9.03%) Software Architecture
13 13 (8.39%) MVC
13 13 (8.39%) Web Operations
14 11 (7.10%) Web Design
15 10 (6.45%) Sprint Planning
16 8 (5.16%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.48%) Java
2 43 (27.74%) Python
3 32 (20.65%) Bash Shell
4 22 (14.19%) Ruby
5 18 (11.61%) C#
5 18 (11.61%) Java 8
6 17 (10.97%) JavaScript
7 15 (9.68%) R
8 14 (9.03%) SQL
9 8 (5.16%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.94%) Go
11 3 (1.94%) PHP
12 2 (1.29%) Perl
13 1 (0.65%) C
13 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.74%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (7.74%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.16%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.58%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.29%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.58%) GDPR
3 2 (1.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 43 (27.74%) Docker
2 11 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.58%) Xen
5 2 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.65%) Firmware
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (20.00%) Ansible
2 27 (17.42%) Puppet
3 13 (8.39%) Terraform
4 11 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.52%) SCCM
6 2 (1.29%) Consul
6 2 (1.29%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.29%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.29%) Packer
6 2 (1.29%) Salt
7 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 49 (31.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.68%) NetApp
3 14 (9.03%) VMware
4 13 (8.39%) EMC
5 12 (7.74%) Google
5 12 (7.74%) Oracle
6 10 (6.45%) IBM
7 9 (5.81%) Cisco
8 4 (2.58%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.29%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.29%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.65%) F5
10 1 (0.65%) SaltStack