The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 53 90
Rank change year-on-year -29 +37  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 18 70 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.25% 3.44% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 3.57% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 55 11
Median daily rate £425 £480 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £575 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £415
% change year-on-year +1.06% +13.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 - -

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

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1409 1960 1992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.64% 96.31% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 1345 1376
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 60
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.05 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -25 14 £423 -15.07% 16
Bradford - 2 £475 -
DevOps Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 52 (100.00%) DevOps
2 43 (82.69%) Linux
3 38 (73.08%) Puppet
4 35 (67.31%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (51.92%) Docker
7 25 (48.08%) Python
7 25 (48.08%) Configuration Management
8 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
9 23 (44.23%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
10 19 (36.54%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (34.62%) Bash Shell
11 18 (34.62%) Ansible
12 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
12 16 (30.77%) Open Source
12 16 (30.77%) Ruby
13 13 (25.00%) Java
14 11 (21.15%) HTTP
14 11 (21.15%) High Availability
15 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
15 10 (19.23%) MySQL
15 10 (19.23%) VMware
16 9 (17.31%) Salt
17 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
17 8 (15.38%) Windows
18 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
18 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
18 7 (13.46%) Finance
18 7 (13.46%) PostgreSQL

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 5 (9.62%) Confluence
2 4 (7.69%) nginx
3 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 19 (36.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) GitHub
3 3 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) Slack
4 2 (3.85%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Office 365
5 1 (1.92%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) HTTP
2 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) SMS
4 1 (1.92%) SMTP
4 1 (1.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
1 10 (19.23%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.62%) Redis
4 4 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.46%) JIRA
3 7 (13.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.77%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (1.92%) Ant
6 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.92%) GitLab
6 1 (1.92%) Hudson
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.92%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) Node.js
4 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) LAMP
5 1 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.92%) Memcached
5 1 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) RESTful
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Clustering
1 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Unix
5 3 (5.77%) CentOS
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.92%) Android
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.92%) VMS
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) DevOps
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (48.08%) Configuration Management
4 23 (44.23%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
6 16 (30.77%) Open Source
7 11 (21.15%) High Availability
8 7 (13.46%) Scrum
8 7 (13.46%) Web Operations
9 5 (9.62%) Migration
9 5 (9.62%) SDLC
10 4 (7.69%) Kanban
10 4 (7.69%) Network Design
10 4 (7.69%) OOP
10 4 (7.69%) Project Management
10 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.77%) ITIL
11 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
11 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.77%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Python
2 18 (34.62%) Bash Shell
3 16 (30.77%) Ruby
4 13 (25.00%) Java
5 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 7 (13.46%) Go
7 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.77%) SQL
9 2 (3.85%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.92%) C
10 1 (1.92%) C#
10 1 (1.92%) Groovy
10 1 (1.92%) Korn
10 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.92%) CCDP
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
2 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) CISM
2 1 (1.92%) CISSP
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Docker
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) vSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) vCloud
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (73.08%) Puppet
2 35 (67.31%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (34.62%) Ansible
4 9 (17.31%) Salt
5 7 (13.46%) Kubernetes
6 6 (11.54%) SCCM
7 5 (9.62%) Cobbler
8 4 (7.69%) Rancher
8 4 (7.69%) Terraform
9 2 (3.85%) Packer
9 2 (3.85%) vRealize
10 1 (1.92%) Graphite
10 1 (1.92%) Icinga
10 1 (1.92%) Mesos
10 1 (1.92%) Nagios
10 1 (1.92%) Opsview
10 1 (1.92%) Prometheus
10 1 (1.92%) SCOM
10 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) VMware
2 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.54%) Splunk
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago