Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Ansible skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ansible over the 6 months to 15 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.

Ansible
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 67 102
Rank change year-on-year -4 +35 +71
Contract jobs citing Ansible 94 92 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.76% 3.03% 1.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.50% 26.59% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 75 49
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £387 £393 £358
90th Percentile £659 £600 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Ansible is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 400 346 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.74% 11.40% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 243 279
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £440 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +2.44% +13.03%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £244
90th Percentile £638 £573 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £438 £430
% change year-on-year - +1.74% +10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.60 £12.25 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.16% -44.94% +30.79%
10th Percentile £13.15 £9.25 £14.93
90th Percentile £34.15 £14.08 £28.58
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £14.69
% change year-on-year +60.00% -14.89% -15.25%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in West Yorkshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in West Yorkshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in West Yorkshire

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 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
Leeds -2 87 £491 +5.65% 24
Halifax -4 1 £415 -40.71%
Bradford - 1 - - 3
Ansible
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 61 (64.89%) Python
2 59 (62.77%) Jenkins
3 56 (59.57%) DevOps
4 50 (53.19%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (47.87%) Git (software)
6 43 (45.74%) Puppet
7 42 (44.68%) Terraform
8 39 (41.49%) Linux
9 38 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (36.17%) nginx
10 34 (36.17%) Docker
11 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (34.04%) SQL
12 32 (34.04%) MongoDB
13 30 (31.91%) NoSQL
14 29 (30.85%) Redis
14 29 (30.85%) TDD
15 28 (29.79%) Subversion
15 28 (29.79%) RabbitMQ
15 28 (29.79%) Elasticsearch
16 27 (28.72%) Mercurial
16 27 (28.72%) Configuration Management
17 25 (26.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (25.53%) Apache Cassandra
19 23 (24.47%) Riak
19 23 (24.47%) CouchDB
19 23 (24.47%) GIS
19 23 (24.47%) Opscode Chef
20 22 (23.40%) PostgreSQL
20 22 (23.40%) Bash Shell

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 34 (36.17%) nginx
2 28 (29.79%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (21.28%) Apache
3 20 (21.28%) Apache Spark
4 5 (5.32%) Confluence
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (53.19%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (22.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (20.21%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (18.09%) Amazon S3
5 14 (14.89%) Serverless
6 13 (13.83%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (13.83%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (13.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (4.26%) Slack
9 3 (3.19%) Route 53
10 2 (2.13%) Apigee
10 2 (2.13%) OpenShift
11 1 (1.06%) GitHub
11 1 (1.06%) IaaS
11 1 (1.06%) npm
11 1 (1.06%) PaaS
11 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) Firewall
2 10 (10.64%) HTTP
3 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.06%) DHCP
4 1 (1.06%) FTP
4 1 (1.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.04%) MongoDB
2 30 (31.91%) NoSQL
3 29 (30.85%) Redis
4 24 (25.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (24.47%) CouchDB
5 23 (24.47%) GIS
5 23 (24.47%) Riak
6 22 (23.40%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (21.28%) Hadoop
8 19 (20.21%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (8.51%) MySQL
10 3 (3.19%) Big Data
11 2 (2.13%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (62.77%) Jenkins
2 45 (47.87%) Git (software)
3 28 (29.79%) Subversion
4 27 (28.72%) Mercurial
5 11 (11.70%) SonarQube
6 6 (6.38%) JIRA
7 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.13%) ProC
8 1 (1.06%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.06%) Codeship
8 1 (1.06%) GitLab
8 1 (1.06%) Grunt
8 1 (1.06%) Maven
8 1 (1.06%) RSpec
8 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.19%) Retail
2 2 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (43.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (24.47%) Developer
3 21 (22.34%) Python Developer
4 14 (14.89%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (13.83%) Consultant
6 10 (10.64%) AWS Consultant
7 9 (9.57%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (9.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Architect
10 5 (5.32%) AWS Architect
10 5 (5.32%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Automation Consultant
11 4 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 3 (3.19%) Cloud Consultant
12 3 (3.19%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (3.19%) Windows DevOps Engineer
12 3 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.79%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (5.32%) .NET
3 4 (4.26%) Django
4 3 (3.19%) Kafka
4 3 (3.19%) Web Services
5 2 (2.13%) J2EE
5 2 (2.13%) Middleware
5 2 (2.13%) Node.js
5 2 (2.13%) OC4J
5 2 (2.13%) PySpark
5 2 (2.13%) Serverless Framework
6 1 (1.06%) Compass CSS Framework
6 1 (1.06%) CSS
6 1 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.06%) HTML
6 1 (1.06%) HTML5
6 1 (1.06%) LESS
6 1 (1.06%) React
6 1 (1.06%) RESTful
6 1 (1.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.49%) Linux
2 25 (26.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (10.64%) CentOS
4 8 (8.51%) Windows
5 6 (6.38%) Unix
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (59.57%) DevOps
2 38 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (30.85%) TDD
5 27 (28.72%) Configuration Management
6 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering
7 13 (13.83%) Microservices
8 12 (12.77%) Auto-Scaling
9 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
10 8 (8.51%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (8.51%) Pair Programming
11 7 (7.45%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (7.45%) IT Strategy
12 6 (6.38%) Load Balancing
12 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.38%) Migration
13 5 (5.32%) Coaching
13 5 (5.32%) Decision-Making
13 5 (5.32%) OO
13 5 (5.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 61 (64.89%) Python
2 32 (34.04%) SQL
3 22 (23.40%) Bash Shell
4 19 (20.21%) Perl
5 15 (15.96%) Java
6 11 (11.70%) Ruby
7 6 (6.38%) Go
8 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.19%) PHP
10 2 (2.13%) C
10 2 (2.13%) C#
10 2 (2.13%) C++
10 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.13%) R
11 1 (1.06%) Java 8
11 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (9.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (9.57%) Degree
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) Docker
2 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.06%) HDFS
4 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (45.74%) Puppet
2 42 (44.68%) Terraform
3 23 (24.47%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (17.02%) Kubernetes
5 7 (7.45%) Salt
6 2 (2.13%) CFEngine
6 2 (2.13%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.13%) Mesos
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.13%) Packer
6 2 (2.13%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.13%) Rancher
7 1 (1.06%) Grafana
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.19%) Google
2 3 (3.19%) Splunk
3 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) SaltStack
3 2 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.06%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.06%) PagerDuty