Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 72 123
Rank change year-on-year +9 +51 -15
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 103 110 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.43% 3.03% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 3.14% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 83 32
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.93% +3.57%
10th Percentile £400 £390 £313
90th Percentile £638 £588 £486
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £415
% change year-on-year - +20.48% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 2904 3499 4250
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.34% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 2280 2869
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £253 £258
90th Percentile £545 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 100 182
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%
10th Percentile £9.47 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £30.65 £24.66 £33.58
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +1.43% +2.98% +0.70%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +7 92 £500 - 10
Halifax - 2 £700 -
DevOps Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) DevOps
2 85 (82.52%) Linux
3 72 (69.90%) Python
4 62 (60.19%) Puppet
5 54 (52.43%) Jenkins
5 54 (52.43%) Bash Shell
6 51 (49.51%) Configuration Management
7 50 (48.54%) Git (software)
7 50 (48.54%) Ansible
8 48 (46.60%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (44.66%) Opscode Chef
10 44 (42.72%) Docker
11 39 (37.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 36 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (33.98%) Shell Script
14 33 (32.04%) Ruby
15 26 (25.24%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (21.36%) Big Data
16 22 (21.36%) Java
17 21 (20.39%) JIRA
17 21 (20.39%) nginx
17 21 (20.39%) Microservices
18 20 (19.42%) HTTP
19 19 (18.45%) SonarQube
19 19 (18.45%) Continuous Delivery
19 19 (18.45%) Mentoring
20 18 (17.48%) Coaching
20 18 (17.48%) Apache Spark
20 18 (17.48%) Hadoop
20 18 (17.48%) Confluence

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 21 (20.39%) nginx
2 18 (17.48%) Apache Spark
2 18 (17.48%) Confluence
3 16 (15.53%) OpenStack
4 13 (12.62%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.88%) CloudStack
6 3 (2.91%) Apache
6 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.24%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.53%) Slack
3 15 (14.56%) GitHub
4 9 (8.74%) PaaS
5 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (5.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (3.88%) Heroku
8 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.94%) IaaS
8 2 (1.94%) SaaS
9 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.97%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.42%) HTTP
2 11 (10.68%) LAN
2 11 (10.68%) VPN
2 11 (10.68%) WAN
3 6 (5.83%) DNS
4 5 (4.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.36%) Big Data
2 18 (17.48%) Hadoop
3 15 (14.56%) Apache Hive
3 15 (14.56%) HBase
3 15 (14.56%) Impala
3 15 (14.56%) Sqoop
4 8 (7.77%) MySQL
5 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (52.43%) Jenkins
2 50 (48.54%) Git (software)
3 21 (20.39%) JIRA
4 19 (18.45%) SonarQube
5 6 (5.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (4.85%) Vagrant
7 4 (3.88%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (2.91%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.97%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.97%) Gradle
10 1 (0.97%) gulp
10 1 (0.97%) Maven
10 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.97%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (4.85%) Finance
1 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.88%) Electronics
2 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.91%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) Kafka
1 15 (14.56%) Spark Streaming
2 13 (12.62%) Sensu
3 12 (11.65%) Node.js
4 7 (6.80%) React
4 7 (6.80%) Web Services
5 4 (3.88%) RESTful
6 3 (2.91%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.91%) HTML
6 3 (2.91%) HTML5
6 3 (2.91%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (2.91%) LAMP
6 3 (2.91%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.97%) JSON
7 1 (0.97%) Memcached
7 1 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.97%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Clustering
2 8 (7.77%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.88%) iPad
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 85 (82.52%) Linux
2 39 (37.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (11.65%) Unix
4 11 (10.68%) CentOS
5 3 (2.91%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.97%) Windows
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (100.00%) DevOps
2 51 (49.51%) Configuration Management
3 48 (46.60%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (20.39%) Microservices
6 19 (18.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (18.45%) Mentoring
7 18 (17.48%) Coaching
7 18 (17.48%) Load Balancing
8 17 (16.50%) Open Source
9 16 (15.53%) Software Engineering
9 16 (15.53%) Static Code Analysis
10 15 (14.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (14.56%) ETL
10 15 (14.56%) MapReduce
11 13 (12.62%) Scrum
12 11 (10.68%) Analytics
12 11 (10.68%) Big Data Analytics
12 11 (10.68%) Data Analytics
12 11 (10.68%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 72 (69.90%) Python
2 54 (52.43%) Bash Shell
3 35 (33.98%) Shell Script
4 33 (32.04%) Ruby
5 22 (21.36%) Java
6 17 (16.50%) PHP
7 11 (10.68%) Perl
8 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
9 8 (7.77%) Groovy
10 7 (6.80%) C#
11 4 (3.88%) C++
11 4 (3.88%) Scala
12 3 (2.91%) SQL
13 1 (0.97%) C
13 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Degree
4 2 (1.94%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.94%) CCDP
4 2 (1.94%) CCNP
4 2 (1.94%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.94%) CISM
4 2 (1.94%) CISSP
4 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) GCP
System Software
1 44 (42.72%) Docker
2 15 (14.56%) Apache Flume
3 10 (9.71%) Xen
4 4 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.94%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.94%) vSphere
6 2 (1.94%) XenServer
7 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 62 (60.19%) Puppet
2 50 (48.54%) Ansible
3 46 (44.66%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (14.56%) Prometheus
5 12 (11.65%) Kubernetes
6 11 (10.68%) Terraform
7 6 (5.83%) Nagios
7 6 (5.83%) Salt
8 5 (4.85%) Cobbler
8 5 (4.85%) Graphite
8 5 (4.85%) Opsview
8 5 (4.85%) Rancher
9 3 (2.91%) Packer
10 2 (1.94%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.94%) Icinga
10 2 (1.94%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.97%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.97%) Grafana
11 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) Red Hat
2 14 (13.59%) Splunk
3 6 (5.83%) SaltStack
4 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.85%) VMware
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle
5 4 (3.88%) SAP
6 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.94%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (1.94%) F5
6 2 (1.94%) Juniper
7 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.97%) Capita
7 1 (0.97%) Informatica
7 1 (0.97%) New Relic
7 1 (0.97%) Talend