Period
to 15 October 2018

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

DevOps
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 29 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 +18
Contract jobs citing DevOps 263 172 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.66% 5.94% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.68% 6.84% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 170 184
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £464 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.61% +3.00% -2.17%
10th Percentile £367 £375 £352
90th Percentile £633 £638 £613
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £464 £475
% change year-on-year -2.91% -2.42% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,029 2,514 3,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.23% 86.84% 88.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,069 1,741 2,205
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £545 £539
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 57 59
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £8.42 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.75 £26.25 £30.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in West Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in West Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in West Yorkshire

DevOps
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 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 +7 208 £450 -2.17% 61
Bradford -12 13 £425 -20.19% 9
Halifax - 7 £400 - 1
Huddersfield - 2 £395 -
Ossett - 1 - -
DevOps
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps 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 DevOps.

1 123 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (41.06%) Docker
3 94 (35.74%) Amazon AWS
4 93 (35.36%) Jenkins
4 93 (35.36%) Python
5 92 (34.98%) Linux
6 88 (33.46%) Puppet
7 82 (31.18%) Microservices
8 78 (29.66%) Java
9 59 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (22.05%) Terraform
11 54 (20.53%) Configuration Management
12 51 (19.39%) JavaScript
13 50 (19.01%) Ansible
14 46 (17.49%) Git (software)
15 44 (16.73%) Bash Shell
16 43 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 40 (15.21%) Node.js
17 40 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
17 40 (15.21%) Kubernetes
18 38 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
19 37 (14.07%) JIRA
20 36 (13.69%) MongoDB
21 34 (12.93%) Amazon EC2
21 34 (12.93%) TDD
22 33 (12.55%) JSON
23 32 (12.17%) HTTP
23 32 (12.17%) Test Automation
24 31 (11.79%) Finance
25 30 (11.41%) Ruby

DevOps
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 25 (9.51%) Confluence
2 18 (6.84%) nginx
3 15 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.42%) Apache
4 9 (3.42%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.66%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.66%) CMS
6 6 (2.28%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.52%) JBoss
7 4 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.52%) WordPress
8 3 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.76%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.76%) IIS
9 2 (0.76%) Jetty
9 2 (0.76%) Mongrel
9 2 (0.76%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.38%) Anypoint
Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Magento
1 2 (0.76%) OpenCart
1 2 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 94 (35.74%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (12.93%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (8.75%) Amazon S3
5 20 (7.60%) Route 53
5 20 (7.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (7.22%) Serverless
7 18 (6.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (6.08%) Amazon ELB
8 16 (6.08%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (5.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (5.32%) IaaS
11 13 (4.94%) PaaS
11 13 (4.94%) SaaS
12 12 (4.56%) Slack
13 10 (3.80%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (3.80%) npm
14 9 (3.42%) Trello
15 8 (3.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (2.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.17%) HTTP
2 15 (5.70%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.94%) SSL
4 11 (4.18%) DNS
5 10 (3.80%) Firewall
6 5 (1.90%) SSH
7 4 (1.52%) DHCP
7 4 (1.52%) FTP
7 4 (1.52%) ICMP
7 4 (1.52%) IPsec
7 4 (1.52%) VPN
8 3 (1.14%) Skype
9 1 (0.38%) ATM
9 1 (0.38%) Internet
9 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.38%) Network Security
9 1 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.38%) SMS
9 1 (0.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.69%) MongoDB
2 29 (11.03%) MySQL
3 20 (7.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (6.08%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.32%) Hadoop
6 12 (4.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (4.18%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (3.42%) Redis
9 8 (3.04%) Big Data
10 5 (1.90%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.52%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.52%) GIS
11 4 (1.52%) Riak
11 4 (1.52%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.14%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.76%) Parquet
13 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 93 (35.36%) Jenkins
2 46 (17.49%) Git (software)
3 37 (14.07%) JIRA
4 24 (9.13%) SonarQube
5 23 (8.75%) IntelliJ
6 20 (7.60%) Cucumber
7 18 (6.84%) GitLab
8 15 (5.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (5.32%) Selenium
9 14 (5.32%) webpack
10 12 (4.56%) Bitbucket
11 10 (3.80%) Babel
11 10 (3.80%) TeamCity
12 8 (3.04%) Subversion
13 7 (2.66%) Ant
13 7 (2.66%) Maven
14 6 (2.28%) Gatling
14 6 (2.28%) SpecFlow
14 6 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (1.90%) Artifactory
General
1 31 (11.79%) Finance
2 14 (5.32%) Banking
3 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.76%) Games
3 2 (0.76%) Legal
4 1 (0.38%) Advertising
4 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.38%) Marketing
4 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (44.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (23.95%) Developer
3 26 (9.89%) AWS Engineer
4 24 (9.13%) AWS DevOps
5 21 (7.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 19 (7.22%) Java Developer
7 16 (6.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 15 (5.70%) Senior DevOps
9 14 (5.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.56%) React Developer
11 11 (4.18%) Azure Engineer
11 11 (4.18%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.04%) AWS Developer
12 8 (3.04%) Operations Engineer
12 8 (3.04%) Platform Engineer
12 8 (3.04%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.04%) Python Developer
12 8 (3.04%) Scala Developer
12 8 (3.04%) Tester
13 7 (2.66%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.21%) Node.js
2 33 (12.55%) JSON
3 24 (9.13%) React
3 24 (9.13%) REST
4 23 (8.75%) AngularJS
5 18 (6.84%) Kafka
6 17 (6.46%) Elastic Stack
6 17 (6.46%) XML
7 16 (6.08%) .NET
8 15 (5.70%) CSS
9 13 (4.94%) Redux
10 12 (4.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (4.56%) Web Services
11 11 (4.18%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (3.80%) DOM
12 10 (3.80%) Jest
12 10 (3.80%) RESTful
12 10 (3.80%) Spring
12 10 (3.80%) Spring Boot
13 8 (3.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.22%) Public Cloud
2 13 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (4.18%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.18%) User Experience
4 6 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.90%) Clustering
5 5 (1.90%) NHS
5 5 (1.90%) PKI
6 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.38%) Fintech
7 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Online Games
7 1 (0.38%) RIA
7 1 (0.38%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 92 (34.98%) Linux
2 43 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (10.65%) Windows
4 23 (8.75%) CentOS
5 15 (5.70%) Unix
6 13 (4.94%) Android
6 13 (4.94%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.66%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.14%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.38%) HPUX
9 1 (0.38%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (31.18%) Microservices
3 59 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (20.53%) Configuration Management
5 34 (12.93%) TDD
6 32 (12.17%) Test Automation
7 25 (9.51%) Open Source
8 22 (8.37%) Deployment Automation
9 19 (7.22%) Scrum
10 18 (6.84%) BDD
10 18 (6.84%) Software Engineering
11 15 (5.70%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (5.32%) Migration
13 13 (4.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 13 (4.94%) ITIL
13 13 (4.94%) Load Balancing
13 13 (4.94%) PRINCE2
13 13 (4.94%) Software Delivery
14 12 (4.56%) Service Management
15 11 (4.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 93 (35.36%) Python
2 78 (29.66%) Java
3 51 (19.39%) JavaScript
4 44 (16.73%) Bash Shell
5 30 (11.41%) Ruby
6 24 (9.13%) Perl
6 24 (9.13%) PowerShell
6 24 (9.13%) SQL
7 22 (8.37%) PHP
8 19 (7.22%) Shell Script
9 18 (6.84%) C#
10 14 (5.32%) Java 8
11 12 (4.56%) Groovy
12 11 (4.18%) Go
12 11 (4.18%) Scala
13 6 (2.28%) Haskell
14 2 (0.76%) C++
14 2 (0.76%) ES6
15 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.60%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.42%) Degree
3 9 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.76%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CCDP
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CISM
6 1 (0.38%) CISSP
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) MCSA
6 1 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.14%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 108 (41.06%) Docker
2 4 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (1.52%) Xen
3 3 (1.14%) HDFS
3 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.76%) Varnish
4 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.76%) vSphere
4 2 (0.76%) XenServer
5 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.38%) Firmware
5 1 (0.38%) KVM
5 1 (0.38%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 88 (33.46%) Puppet
2 58 (22.05%) Terraform
3 50 (19.01%) Ansible
4 40 (15.21%) Kubernetes
5 38 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (9.89%) Grafana
7 22 (8.37%) Rancher
8 16 (6.08%) Packer
8 16 (6.08%) Prometheus
9 11 (4.18%) Salt
10 10 (3.80%) Kibana
11 3 (1.14%) Graphite
11 3 (1.14%) Graylog
12 2 (0.76%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.76%) Consul
12 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.38%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.38%) collectd
13 1 (0.38%) PowerCLI
13 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (9.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.22%) Red Hat
3 17 (6.46%) Google
4 12 (4.56%) Black Duck
5 7 (2.66%) VMware
6 6 (2.28%) Adobe
7 5 (1.90%) Apigee
7 5 (1.90%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.90%) Oracle
8 4 (1.52%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.52%) Splunk
9 3 (1.14%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.14%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.76%) Sun
11 1 (0.38%) Cadence
11 1 (0.38%) Cisco
11 1 (0.38%) HP
11 1 (0.38%) Sage
11 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.38%) webMethods