Period
to 15 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 28 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 +37
Contract jobs citing DevOps 276 189 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.96% 6.57% 5.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.98% 7.53% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 143 164
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +31.03%
10th Percentile £375 £349 £361
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £491
% change year-on-year +4.65% -12.47% +30.13%
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 3,072 2,511 3,521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.63% 87.31% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,091 1,704 2,417
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +12.36%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £288
90th Percentile £538 £550 £572
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.06% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 57
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -10.34% -13.28%
10th Percentile £10.96 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.50 £28.90 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +53.85% -13.33% -2.88%

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 July 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 July 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 0 209 £445 +4.71% 75
Halifax - 18 £494 - 2
Bradford -10 12 £475 -5.00% 7
Huddersfield - 2 £395 - 1
Wakefield 0 1 - -
Ossett - 1 - -
DevOps
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 139 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (41.67%) Docker
3 110 (39.86%) Puppet
4 107 (38.77%) Python
5 98 (35.51%) Java
6 94 (34.06%) Ansible
6 94 (34.06%) Jenkins
7 88 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
7 88 (31.88%) Linux
8 68 (24.64%) Git (software)
9 67 (24.28%) Microservices
10 65 (23.55%) Bash Shell
11 61 (22.10%) Opscode Chef
12 52 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (18.48%) Ruby
13 51 (18.48%) Configuration Management
14 50 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 48 (17.39%) JavaScript
16 47 (17.03%) Microsoft Azure
17 46 (16.67%) Node.js
18 42 (15.22%) TDD
18 42 (15.22%) Scrum
19 37 (13.41%) Terraform
20 36 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
20 36 (13.04%) Test Automation
21 35 (12.68%) NoSQL
22 33 (11.96%) Shell Script
23 32 (11.59%) Open Source
24 30 (10.87%) .NET
25 28 (10.14%) Red Hat

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 20 (7.25%) Apache Spark
2 19 (6.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 17 (6.16%) nginx
4 14 (5.07%) Confluence
5 13 (4.71%) Apache
6 12 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.90%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.81%) IIS
9 5 (1.81%) Jetty
9 5 (1.81%) Mongrel
10 4 (1.45%) CMS
11 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.72%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.72%) WordPress
13 1 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.36%) JBoss
13 1 (0.36%) Mule
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 88 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (17.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.43%) PaaS
4 14 (5.07%) IaaS
5 13 (4.71%) GitHub
6 12 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (3.99%) Serverless
8 9 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (3.26%) Slack
9 8 (2.90%) SaaS
10 6 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (2.17%) Trello
11 5 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.81%) Google App Engine
12 4 (1.45%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (1.45%) Google Analytics
12 4 (1.45%) npm
12 4 (1.45%) Office 365
13 2 (0.72%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.52%) HTTP
2 12 (4.35%) SSL
3 9 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.81%) DHCP
4 5 (1.81%) DNS
4 5 (1.81%) FTP
4 5 (1.81%) IPsec
5 4 (1.45%) Firewall
5 4 (1.45%) SAN
5 4 (1.45%) SMS
6 3 (1.09%) NAS
6 3 (1.09%) Skype
7 2 (0.72%) Internet
7 2 (0.72%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.72%) LAN
7 2 (0.72%) Network Security
7 2 (0.72%) WAN
7 2 (0.72%) WebEx
8 1 (0.36%) AMQP
8 1 (0.36%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.68%) NoSQL
2 25 (9.06%) Hadoop
3 24 (8.70%) Big Data
4 18 (6.52%) MySQL
5 15 (5.43%) MongoDB
6 13 (4.71%) Apache Hive
7 12 (4.35%) SQL Server
8 10 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (3.26%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.90%) HBase
10 8 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (2.54%) Impala
11 7 (2.54%) Sqoop
12 6 (2.17%) Redis
13 3 (1.09%) Cloud Spanner
13 3 (1.09%) NewSQL
13 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.72%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 94 (34.06%) Jenkins
2 68 (24.64%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.61%) JIRA
3 21 (7.61%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (7.25%) SonarQube
5 19 (6.88%) TeamCity
6 17 (6.16%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (3.26%) Psake
8 9 (3.26%) Selenium
8 9 (3.26%) Subversion
8 9 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.90%) IntelliJ
9 8 (2.90%) Maven
10 7 (2.54%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.54%) Travis CI
11 6 (2.17%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.17%) webpack
12 5 (1.81%) gulp
12 5 (1.81%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 26 (9.42%) Finance
2 14 (5.07%) Banking
3 10 (3.62%) Retail
4 4 (1.45%) Games
5 2 (0.72%) Advertising
5 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (48.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (15.94%) Developer
3 33 (11.96%) AWS Engineer
4 31 (11.23%) AWS DevOps
5 30 (10.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 22 (7.97%) Senior DevOps
7 21 (7.61%) Architect
7 21 (7.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (5.07%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.07%) Platform Engineer
10 11 (3.99%) Azure Engineer
10 11 (3.99%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.62%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 10 (3.62%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.90%) Applications Architect
12 8 (2.90%) Java Engineer
12 8 (2.90%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.67%) Node.js
2 30 (10.87%) .NET
3 25 (9.06%) AngularJS
3 25 (9.06%) RESTful
4 22 (7.97%) Kafka
5 14 (5.07%) JSON
5 14 (5.07%) REST
5 14 (5.07%) Spring
6 13 (4.71%) CSS
6 13 (4.71%) Dropwizard
6 13 (4.71%) React
7 12 (4.35%) Web Services
7 12 (4.35%) XML
8 10 (3.62%) Play Framework
8 10 (3.62%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (3.26%) HTML
9 9 (3.26%) Servlets
10 8 (2.90%) J2EE
10 8 (2.90%) Spring Boot
11 7 (2.54%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.35%) iPad
3 9 (3.26%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.90%) NHS
5 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.81%) User Experience
7 4 (1.45%) Clustering
7 4 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.09%) Online Games
9 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Social Media
10 1 (0.36%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 88 (31.88%) Linux
2 50 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (5.43%) Android
4 14 (5.07%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.35%) CentOS
5 12 (4.35%) Windows
6 11 (3.99%) Unix
7 5 (1.81%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.09%) AIX
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.72%) Debian
9 2 (0.72%) HPUX
9 2 (0.72%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.72%) Solaris
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (24.28%) Microservices
3 52 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (18.48%) Configuration Management
5 42 (15.22%) Scrum
5 42 (15.22%) TDD
6 36 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
6 36 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 32 (11.59%) Open Source
8 25 (9.06%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.88%) BDD
11 18 (6.52%) E-Commerce
12 17 (6.16%) Migration
13 16 (5.80%) Data Modelling
13 16 (5.80%) Kanban
14 15 (5.43%) ITIL
15 11 (3.99%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (3.62%) Service Management
17 9 (3.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 107 (38.77%) Python
2 98 (35.51%) Java
3 65 (23.55%) Bash Shell
4 51 (18.48%) Ruby
5 48 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 33 (11.96%) Shell Script
7 28 (10.14%) Scala
8 26 (9.42%) PowerShell
9 24 (8.70%) C#
9 24 (8.70%) Groovy
9 24 (8.70%) SQL
10 23 (8.33%) PHP
11 14 (5.07%) Perl
12 9 (3.26%) Java 8
13 6 (2.17%) Go
14 5 (1.81%) ES6
15 4 (1.45%) Haskell
16 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.72%) C++
17 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.97%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.81%) Degree
3 5 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.72%) CISM
5 2 (0.72%) CISSP
5 2 (0.72%) ISACA
5 2 (0.72%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CCDP
6 1 (0.36%) CCNP
6 1 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.36%) CISA
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CRISC
6 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) GIAC
6 1 (0.36%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.90%) SLA
2 7 (2.54%) QA
3 5 (1.81%) PMO
4 2 (0.72%) GCP
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (41.67%) Docker
2 10 (3.62%) Apache Flume
3 7 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.17%) Xen
5 3 (1.09%) HDFS
6 2 (0.72%) KVM
6 2 (0.72%) Varnish
7 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.36%) QEMU
7 1 (0.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 110 (39.86%) Puppet
2 94 (34.06%) Ansible
3 61 (22.10%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (13.41%) Terraform
5 24 (8.70%) Kubernetes
6 10 (3.62%) Grafana
7 7 (2.54%) Kibana
7 7 (2.54%) Rancher
8 6 (2.17%) Salt
9 3 (1.09%) Graphite
9 3 (1.09%) Graylog
10 2 (0.72%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.72%) Consul
10 2 (0.72%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.72%) Packer
10 2 (0.72%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.36%) collectd
11 1 (0.36%) logstash
11 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (10.14%) Red Hat
2 27 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.61%) Splunk
4 15 (5.43%) Google
5 12 (4.35%) Xamarin
6 10 (3.62%) Oracle
7 7 (2.54%) Informatica
7 7 (2.54%) Talend
8 6 (2.17%) VMware
9 4 (1.45%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.09%) Adobe
10 3 (1.09%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.09%) Cadence
11 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.72%) CA
11 2 (0.72%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.72%) IBM
11 2 (0.72%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.72%) Sun
12 1 (0.36%) Microgen