Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 85 75
Rank change year-on-year +31 -10 +43
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 185 112 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.68% 2.51% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 2.60% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 123 121
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £375
90th Percentile £649 £638 £588
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year -29.29% +4.76% -21.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,818 4,302 5,029
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.54% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,257 2,843 3,230
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £226 £233
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £462 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 140 212
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.29% +0.96%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.23 £9.23
90th Percentile £33.23 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.05% +3.89% -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
West Yorkshire +10 140 £463 -11.06% 30
South Yorkshire +17 34 £495 -20.80% 10
North Yorkshire - 9 £455 - 1
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 185 (100.00%) DevOps
2 112 (60.54%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (58.38%) Linux
4 104 (56.22%) Jenkins
5 101 (54.59%) Puppet
6 97 (52.43%) Docker
7 87 (47.03%) Python
8 70 (37.84%) Terraform
9 58 (31.35%) Ansible
9 58 (31.35%) Configuration Management
10 53 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (27.57%) Kubernetes
12 46 (24.86%) Bash Shell
13 45 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
13 45 (24.32%) Git (software)
14 43 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (22.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 41 (22.16%) Amazon EC2
16 39 (21.08%) Microservices
16 39 (21.08%) JIRA
17 38 (20.54%) AWS CloudFormation
17 38 (20.54%) Amazon S3
18 37 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 37 (20.00%) Open Source
19 36 (19.46%) Windows
20 34 (18.38%) HTTP
20 34 (18.38%) MongoDB
21 30 (16.22%) MySQL
21 30 (16.22%) Rancher
22 29 (15.68%) Route 53

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 27 (14.59%) Confluence
2 16 (8.65%) nginx
3 9 (4.86%) Apache
4 8 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.24%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.24%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.16%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.62%) CloudStack
7 3 (1.62%) JBoss
7 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.62%) Tuxedo
7 3 (1.62%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.54%) IIS
9 1 (0.54%) Jetty
9 1 (0.54%) Mongrel
Cloud Services
1 112 (60.54%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (22.16%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (20.54%) Amazon S3
3 38 (20.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 37 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (15.68%) Route 53
6 28 (15.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 24 (12.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (11.35%) Serverless
9 17 (9.19%) Amazon SQS
10 16 (8.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (8.65%) Amazon ELB
11 15 (8.11%) IaaS
11 15 (8.11%) PaaS
11 15 (8.11%) SaaS
11 15 (8.11%) Slack
12 14 (7.57%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (2.70%) Apigee
13 5 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.38%) HTTP
2 26 (14.05%) DNS
3 23 (12.43%) TCP/IP
4 16 (8.65%) Firewall
5 12 (6.49%) ICMP
5 12 (6.49%) VPN
6 9 (4.86%) SSL
7 7 (3.78%) DHCP
7 7 (3.78%) FTP
7 7 (3.78%) IPsec
8 1 (0.54%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.38%) MongoDB
2 30 (16.22%) MySQL
3 27 (14.59%) Amazon RDS
4 22 (11.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (7.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (5.95%) NoSQL
7 10 (5.41%) Redis
8 9 (4.86%) Hadoop
9 8 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.24%) CouchDB
10 6 (3.24%) GIS
10 6 (3.24%) Riak
11 5 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.08%) Big Data
12 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 104 (56.22%) Jenkins
2 45 (24.32%) Git (software)
3 39 (21.08%) JIRA
4 29 (15.68%) GitLab
5 27 (14.59%) SonarQube
6 15 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (7.03%) Travis CI
8 10 (5.41%) Subversion
9 6 (3.24%) CircleCI
9 6 (3.24%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.62%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.62%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.62%) Maven
10 3 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.08%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.08%) Selenium
11 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.54%) Codeship
General
1 8 (4.32%) Finance
2 2 (1.08%) Banking
3 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.27%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (7.57%) Kafka
3 11 (5.95%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (5.41%) Web Services
5 9 (4.86%) .NET
6 8 (4.32%) Node.js
7 7 (3.78%) Anaconda
8 5 (2.70%) Middleware
9 4 (2.16%) JSON
10 2 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.08%) J2EE
10 2 (1.08%) RESTful
10 2 (1.08%) Sensu
11 1 (0.54%) CSS
11 1 (0.54%) HTML
11 1 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (0.54%) React
11 1 (0.54%) Serverless Framework
11 1 (0.54%) Servlets
11 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.68%) Public Cloud
2 13 (7.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (5.95%) Cloud Native
4 10 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.24%) Clustering
6 4 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 108 (58.38%) Linux
2 41 (22.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (19.46%) Windows
4 24 (12.97%) CentOS
5 10 (5.41%) Unix
6 6 (3.24%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (100.00%) DevOps
2 58 (31.35%) Configuration Management
3 53 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (21.08%) Microservices
6 37 (20.00%) Open Source
7 20 (10.81%) Load Balancing
7 20 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 19 (10.27%) Coaching
9 16 (8.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 16 (8.65%) Software Delivery
10 15 (8.11%) Test Automation
11 14 (7.57%) Auto-Scaling
12 13 (7.03%) TDD
13 12 (6.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (6.49%) Systems Engineering
14 10 (5.41%) Analytics
14 10 (5.41%) Deployment Automation
14 10 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (47.03%) Python
2 46 (24.86%) Bash Shell
3 28 (15.14%) Java
4 24 (12.97%) Ruby
5 22 (11.89%) Perl
6 18 (9.73%) SQL
7 16 (8.65%) PowerShell
8 14 (7.57%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.95%) Go
10 9 (4.86%) R
11 7 (3.78%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.16%) C
13 3 (1.62%) PHP
14 2 (1.08%) C#
14 2 (1.08%) Groovy
15 1 (0.54%) C++
15 1 (0.54%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared
1 26 (14.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.62%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.08%) Degree
5 1 (0.54%) CCDP
5 1 (0.54%) CCNP
5 1 (0.54%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.54%) CISM
5 1 (0.54%) CISSP
5 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 97 (52.43%) Docker
2 10 (5.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (4.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.24%) Xen
5 5 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.62%) vSphere
7 3 (1.62%) XenServer
8 2 (1.08%) Varnish
9 1 (0.54%) HDFS
9 1 (0.54%) KVM
9 1 (0.54%) QEMU
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 101 (54.59%) Puppet
2 70 (37.84%) Terraform
3 58 (31.35%) Ansible
4 51 (27.57%) Kubernetes
5 45 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (16.22%) Rancher
7 23 (12.43%) Packer
8 21 (11.35%) Grafana
9 20 (10.81%) Prometheus
10 15 (8.11%) Salt
11 3 (1.62%) Cobbler
11 3 (1.62%) Consul
11 3 (1.62%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.08%) Graphite
12 2 (1.08%) Graylog
12 2 (1.08%) Kibana
12 2 (1.08%) Mesos
12 2 (1.08%) SCCM
13 1 (0.54%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.11%) VMware
3 14 (7.57%) Black Duck
4 12 (6.49%) Google
4 12 (6.49%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.95%) SaltStack
6 10 (5.41%) Atlassian
7 7 (3.78%) Oracle
8 2 (1.08%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (1.08%) IBM
8 2 (1.08%) Splunk
9 1 (0.54%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco
9 1 (0.54%) F5
9 1 (0.54%) PagerDuty