Period
to 24 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Development Operations Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 45 69
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24 +18
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 61 140 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.74% 4.20% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 4.38% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 90 104
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £480 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% -10.28% +25.88%
10th Percentile £425 £410 £400
90th Percentile £640 £651 £675
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +5.32% -9.52% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,135 3,196 3,008
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 95.86% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,425 2,179 2,037
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £269 £259
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 123 103
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.30 £14.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.38% +4.44% +17.20%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £25.20 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +7.80%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in West Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in West Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in West Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
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 DevOps Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2020. 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 -22 53 £475 -5.00% 29
Bradford - 2 £413 - 1
Halifax +11 1 - -
DevOps Engineer
Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 31 (50.82%) AWS
3 29 (47.54%) Java
3 29 (47.54%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (45.90%) Docker
4 28 (45.90%) Terraform
5 26 (42.62%) Linux
6 24 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
7 22 (36.07%) Puppet
8 21 (34.43%) Kubernetes
9 19 (31.15%) Ansible
9 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (29.51%) Azure
11 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
11 16 (26.23%) Python
12 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure as Code
12 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
13 11 (18.03%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (18.03%) Bash Shell
14 10 (16.39%) GCP
15 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (14.75%) Retail
15 9 (14.75%) DNS
15 9 (14.75%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (14.75%) Splunk
16 8 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (13.11%) Node.js
16 8 (13.11%) Open Source
16 8 (13.11%) Public Sector

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
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 6 (9.84%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.56%) Apache
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) Jetty
3 4 (6.56%) Mongrel
3 4 (6.56%) nginx
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.28%) Confluence
4 2 (3.28%) Mule
5 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 31 (50.82%) AWS
2 18 (29.51%) Azure
3 11 (18.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (16.39%) GCP
5 9 (14.75%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (11.48%) IaaS
7 6 (9.84%) PaaS
8 5 (8.20%) SaaS
9 4 (6.56%) GitHub
9 4 (6.56%) Serverless
10 3 (4.92%) Google App Engine
11 2 (3.28%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (3.28%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (3.28%) AWS Fargate
11 2 (3.28%) Azure Functions
11 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (3.28%) npm
11 2 (3.28%) Slack
11 2 (3.28%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) DNS
2 7 (11.48%) HTTP
3 6 (9.84%) DHCP
3 6 (9.84%) FTP
3 6 (9.84%) IPsec
3 6 (9.84%) SSL
3 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.28%) HBase
2 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
2 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.11%) Travis CI
4 5 (8.20%) GitLab
5 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.28%) Ant
7 2 (3.28%) JIRA
7 2 (3.28%) JUnit
7 2 (3.28%) Maven
7 2 (3.28%) Mockito
7 2 (3.28%) Selenium
7 2 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.64%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.64%) Subversion
8 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (14.75%) Retail
2 8 (13.11%) Public Sector
3 5 (8.20%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Node.js
2 7 (11.48%) .NET
3 5 (8.20%) J2EE
4 4 (6.56%) Kafka
4 4 (6.56%) Servlets
5 3 (4.92%) Flash
5 3 (4.92%) JSON
6 2 (3.28%) Enzyme
6 2 (3.28%) Express
6 2 (3.28%) Jest
6 2 (3.28%) Redux
6 2 (3.28%) REST
6 2 (3.28%) Spring
6 2 (3.28%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.28%) WireMock
7 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.64%) Middleware
7 1 (1.64%) Velocity
7 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.20%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.28%) CentOS
3 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.64%) HPUX
4 1 (1.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) VMS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 24 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
5 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure as Code
6 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (13.11%) Open Source
8 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.84%) Microservices
9 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
9 5 (8.20%) Project Delivery
10 4 (6.56%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (6.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (6.56%) Migration
10 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 4 (6.56%) Task Automation
10 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.92%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) Java
2 16 (26.23%) Python
3 11 (18.03%) Bash Shell
4 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.84%) Ruby
5 4 (6.56%) PHP
6 3 (4.92%) Go
6 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) ES6
7 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) Docker
2 4 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) Xen
3 2 (3.28%) HDFS
4 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 29 (47.54%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (45.90%) Terraform
3 22 (36.07%) Puppet
4 21 (34.43%) Kubernetes
5 19 (31.15%) Ansible
6 8 (13.11%) Rancher
7 7 (11.48%) Prometheus
8 5 (8.20%) Salt
9 3 (4.92%) CFEngine
9 3 (4.92%) Grafana
10 2 (3.28%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (3.28%) Nagios
11 1 (1.64%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Splunk
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) Google
3 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) AppDynamics
4 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.28%) F5
5 1 (1.64%) Coverity
5 1 (1.64%) Databricks
5 1 (1.64%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle