The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Operations Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 68 64 74
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 35 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.61% 2.26% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.35% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 23
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £456 £375
% change year-on-year +4.10% +21.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £51.75 -
% change year-on-year -1.44% -  

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 1297 1830 1703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.72% 96.11% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 1240 1076
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 86
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +6 30 £450 +2.85% 17
Bradford - 5 - - 1
DevOps Engineer
Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 65 (100.00%) DevOps
2 44 (67.69%) Linux
3 40 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (60.00%) Puppet
5 31 (47.69%) Python
6 28 (43.08%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (40.00%) Configuration Management
8 26 (40.00%) Docker
9 25 (38.46%) Ansible
10 22 (33.85%) Jenkins
11 21 (32.31%) Ruby
12 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (27.69%) Bash Shell
13 17 (26.15%) Open Source
14 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
15 13 (20.00%) Windows
16 11 (16.92%) Java
16 11 (16.92%) Splunk
17 10 (15.38%) High Availability
17 10 (15.38%) HTTP
18 9 (13.85%) MySQL
18 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
18 9 (13.85%) VMware
18 9 (13.85%) Salt
19 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
19 8 (12.31%) Automated Testing
19 8 (12.31%) JIRA
19 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
20 7 (10.77%) Shell Script

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (6.15%) CICS
1 4 (6.15%) Confluence
2 3 (4.62%) nginx
3 2 (3.08%) Apache
3 2 (3.08%) CloudStack
3 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.54%) JBoss
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) GitHub
4 2 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.08%) Slack
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) Office 365
5 1 (1.54%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) HTTP
2 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.69%) Firewall
4 4 (6.15%) DNS
5 3 (4.62%) LDAP
5 3 (4.62%) SMTP
6 2 (3.08%) SNMP
7 1 (1.54%) DHCP
7 1 (1.54%) Internet
7 1 (1.54%) Network Security
7 1 (1.54%) SMS
7 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) MySQL
2 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
2 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.15%) DB2
3 4 (6.15%) Redis
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.54%) Big Data
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.31%) JIRA
4 5 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.54%) Ant
7 1 (1.54%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.54%) FishEye
7 1 (1.54%) GitLab
7 1 (1.54%) Hudson
7 1 (1.54%) JMeter
7 1 (1.54%) JUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Subversion
7 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Web Services
2 5 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) Node.js
4 2 (3.08%) .NET Core
4 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 2 (3.08%) HTML
4 2 (3.08%) XML
5 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.54%) LAMP
5 1 (1.54%) Memcached
5 1 (1.54%) REST
5 1 (1.54%) RESTful
5 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) iPad
1 4 (6.15%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Clustering
2 2 (3.08%) Derivative
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
3 1 (1.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 44 (67.69%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Windows
3 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.77%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) zOS
5 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) CentOS
7 1 (1.54%) Android
7 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) DevOps
2 28 (43.08%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 17 (26.15%) Open Source
6 10 (15.38%) High Availability
7 8 (12.31%) Automated Testing
8 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.77%) Web Operations
9 5 (7.69%) Scrum
9 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (6.15%) Functional Testing
10 4 (6.15%) ITIL
10 4 (6.15%) Microservices
10 4 (6.15%) SDLC
10 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (4.62%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) Python
2 21 (32.31%) Ruby
3 18 (27.69%) Bash Shell
4 11 (16.92%) Java
5 7 (10.77%) Go
5 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
6 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.23%) SQL
7 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.54%) C#
9 1 (1.54%) Korn
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 26 (40.00%) Docker
2 5 (7.69%) vSphere
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) XenServer
5 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) vCloud
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (60.00%) Puppet
3 25 (38.46%) Ansible
4 9 (13.85%) Salt
5 6 (9.23%) SCCM
6 4 (6.15%) CA Endevor
6 4 (6.15%) CA Service Virtualization
6 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
6 4 (6.15%) OMEGAMON
7 3 (4.62%) Cobbler
8 2 (3.08%) Rancher
9 1 (1.54%) Graphite
9 1 (1.54%) Mesos
9 1 (1.54%) Opsview
9 1 (1.54%) SCOM
9 1 (1.54%) Terraform
9 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Splunk
2 9 (13.85%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.15%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.15%) CA
4 4 (6.15%) IBM
4 4 (6.15%) Syncsort
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.54%) RightScale
6 1 (1.54%) SaltStack