Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 24 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 +21
Contract jobs citing DevOps 219 216 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.24% 6.21% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.53% 7.22% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 147 121
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +16.13%
10th Percentile £375 £358 £328
90th Percentile £638 £613 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +20.00%
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 2567 2990 3797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.92% 85.99% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1775 1955 2623
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 70 101
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.08 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.55 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.57 £14.25
% change year-on-year +9.85% +2.21% -1.72%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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 +5 190 £475 +2.70% 39
Bradford +4 11 £533 +42.00% 2
Halifax +11 3 £569 +30.00% 1
Pudsey - 1 £575 -
DevOps
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 113 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (47.03%) Python
3 92 (42.01%) Linux
4 88 (40.18%) Git (software)
5 84 (38.36%) Puppet
6 80 (36.53%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (35.62%) Java
8 77 (35.16%) Docker
9 75 (34.25%) Jenkins
10 74 (33.79%) Ansible
11 69 (31.51%) Bash Shell
12 64 (29.22%) Opscode Chef
13 59 (26.94%) Configuration Management
14 50 (22.83%) Ruby
15 47 (21.46%) Amazon AWS
15 47 (21.46%) Shell Script
15 47 (21.46%) Node.js
16 46 (21.00%) Microservices
17 43 (19.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 36 (16.44%) Software Engineering
19 35 (15.98%) Kafka
20 33 (15.07%) Spring
20 33 (15.07%) JIRA
20 33 (15.07%) Hadoop
20 33 (15.07%) SQL
21 32 (14.61%) Scrum
21 32 (14.61%) Big Data
21 32 (14.61%) Continuous Delivery
22 31 (14.16%) NoSQL
22 31 (14.16%) ETL

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 28 (12.79%) Apache Spark
2 23 (10.50%) Confluence
2 23 (10.50%) nginx
3 19 (8.68%) OpenStack
4 14 (6.39%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (4.57%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.28%) Apache
6 5 (2.28%) CloudStack
6 5 (2.28%) JBoss
6 5 (2.28%) Jetty
6 5 (2.28%) Tornado
6 5 (2.28%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.37%) IIS
7 3 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.46%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.37%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.37%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 47 (21.46%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (12.33%) GitHub
3 24 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (8.68%) Slack
5 13 (5.94%) PaaS
6 10 (4.57%) IaaS
7 6 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (2.74%) Heroku
8 5 (2.28%) SaaS
9 3 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.37%) Loggly
9 3 (1.37%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.37%) Serverless
9 3 (1.37%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.46%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.50%) HTTP
2 12 (5.48%) LAN
2 12 (5.48%) VPN
2 12 (5.48%) WAN
3 11 (5.02%) DNS
4 8 (3.65%) Firewall
5 5 (2.28%) AMQP
6 3 (1.37%) 2G
6 3 (1.37%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.91%) SMTP
7 2 (0.91%) SSH
8 1 (0.46%) FTP
8 1 (0.46%) Internet
8 1 (0.46%) LDAP
8 1 (0.46%) Network Security
8 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.07%) Hadoop
2 32 (14.61%) Big Data
3 31 (14.16%) NoSQL
4 26 (11.87%) MySQL
5 25 (11.42%) Apache Hive
5 25 (11.42%) HBase
5 25 (11.42%) Impala
5 25 (11.42%) Sqoop
6 24 (10.96%) MongoDB
7 14 (6.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (5.48%) Redis
9 6 (2.74%) Riak
10 5 (2.28%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.46%) Adabas
14 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 88 (40.18%) Git (software)
2 75 (34.25%) Jenkins
3 33 (15.07%) JIRA
4 21 (9.59%) SonarQube
5 18 (8.22%) Maven
6 16 (7.31%) Vagrant
7 10 (4.57%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (3.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.74%) Subversion
10 5 (2.28%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.28%) FitNesse
10 5 (2.28%) Gradle
10 5 (2.28%) IBM UrbanCode
10 5 (2.28%) JBehave
10 5 (2.28%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.28%) Selenium
10 5 (2.28%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.83%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.83%) GoCD
General
1 20 (9.13%) Finance
2 7 (3.20%) Games
3 6 (2.74%) Banking
4 5 (2.28%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.28%) Retail
4 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.83%) Electronics
5 4 (1.83%) Marketing
5 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 103 (47.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (20.09%) Developer
3 28 (12.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 27 (12.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 27 (12.33%) Linux Engineer
5 26 (11.87%) Java Developer
6 22 (10.05%) Senior DevOps
7 15 (6.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.57%) Architect
8 10 (4.57%) Product Manager
9 9 (4.11%) DevOps Manager
9 9 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
10 8 (3.65%) Lead DevOps
10 8 (3.65%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.65%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.20%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (3.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.20%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (3.20%) Data Engineer
12 6 (2.74%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.46%) Node.js
2 35 (15.98%) Kafka
3 33 (15.07%) Spring
4 25 (11.42%) Spark Streaming
5 22 (10.05%) Web Services
6 21 (9.59%) AngularJS
6 21 (9.59%) Hibernate
7 19 (8.68%) React
8 14 (6.39%) Sensu
9 13 (5.94%) RESTful
10 12 (5.48%) .NET
11 10 (4.57%) Spring Boot
12 9 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (3.65%) JSON
14 7 (3.20%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (3.20%) JMS
15 6 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
15 6 (2.74%) HTML
16 5 (2.28%) LAMP
16 5 (2.28%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.13%) Clustering
2 10 (4.57%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.65%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.83%) iPad
6 4 (1.83%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (1.83%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.83%) User Experience
7 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.46%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) PKI
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
9 1 (0.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 92 (42.01%) Linux
2 43 (19.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (6.39%) Unix
4 13 (5.94%) CentOS
5 6 (2.74%) Android
5 6 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (36.53%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (26.94%) Configuration Management
4 46 (21.00%) Microservices
5 36 (16.44%) Software Engineering
6 32 (14.61%) Continuous Delivery
6 32 (14.61%) Scrum
7 31 (14.16%) ETL
8 28 (12.79%) Open Source
8 28 (12.79%) TDD
9 27 (12.33%) Load Balancing
10 25 (11.42%) MapReduce
11 21 (9.59%) Coaching
11 21 (9.59%) Mentoring
12 18 (8.22%) Kanban
13 17 (7.76%) Static Code Analysis
14 16 (7.31%) BDD
14 16 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (6.85%) Test Automation
15 15 (6.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 103 (47.03%) Python
2 78 (35.62%) Java
3 69 (31.51%) Bash Shell
4 50 (22.83%) Ruby
5 47 (21.46%) Shell Script
6 33 (15.07%) SQL
7 29 (13.24%) JavaScript
8 27 (12.33%) PHP
9 21 (9.59%) Scala
10 19 (8.68%) C#
11 13 (5.94%) Perl
12 12 (5.48%) C++
13 9 (4.11%) Go
14 8 (3.65%) Groovy
15 6 (2.74%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.91%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.91%) ES6
16 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.46%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 18 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.37%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.37%) Degree
5 2 (0.91%) CCDP
5 2 (0.91%) CCNP
5 2 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.91%) CISM
5 2 (0.91%) CISSP
5 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.91%) PMP
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) GCP
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) GDPR
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 77 (35.16%) Docker
2 25 (11.42%) Apache Flume
3 12 (5.48%) Xen
4 5 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.37%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.37%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.37%) vSphere
5 3 (1.37%) XenServer
6 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.91%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.46%) vCloud
7 1 (0.46%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 84 (38.36%) Puppet
2 74 (33.79%) Ansible
3 64 (29.22%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (8.68%) Prometheus
4 19 (8.68%) Terraform
5 15 (6.85%) Kubernetes
6 11 (5.02%) Nagios
7 9 (4.11%) Rancher
8 7 (3.20%) Graphite
8 7 (3.20%) Opsview
8 7 (3.20%) Salt
9 6 (2.74%) Cobbler
10 4 (1.83%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.37%) CFEngine
11 3 (1.37%) Grafana
11 3 (1.37%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.91%) Icinga
12 2 (0.91%) Packer
13 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.46%) Mesos
Vendors
1 28 (12.79%) Oracle
2 21 (9.59%) Splunk
3 17 (7.76%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.31%) Red Hat
5 10 (4.57%) Informatica
5 10 (4.57%) Talend
6 7 (3.20%) SAP
6 7 (3.20%) VMware
7 6 (2.74%) New Relic
7 6 (2.74%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.83%) Cisco
8 4 (1.83%) F5
8 4 (1.83%) Google
9 3 (1.37%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (1.37%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.91%) Apigee
10 2 (0.91%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.91%) Juniper
10 2 (0.91%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.91%) Xamarin