Period
to 17 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 74 99
Rank change year-on-year +27 +25 -29
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 199 150 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.53% 3.09% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 3.23% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 112 46
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.76%
10th Percentile £400 £368 £389
90th Percentile £594 £662 £575
England median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £66.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year -28.57% +42.25% -7.43%

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 4,209 4,649 4,036
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 95.80% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,786 3,050 2,537
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £238 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.69% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 163 155
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.45 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.78% +29.02% -8.93%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.62 £9.29
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.10 £27.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £18.64 £18.98
% change year-on-year +4.64% -1.82% -5.10%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 +21 128 £500 +11.11% 22
South Yorkshire +29 62 £500 +5.26% 15
North Yorkshire +4 3 £413 - 2
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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.

1 199 (100.00%) DevOps
2 110 (55.28%) Jenkins
3 101 (50.75%) Linux
4 88 (44.22%) Docker
5 86 (43.22%) Amazon AWS
5 86 (43.22%) Python
6 66 (33.17%) Puppet
7 59 (29.65%) Ansible
8 57 (28.64%) Terraform
9 54 (27.14%) Opscode Chef
10 51 (25.63%) Java
10 51 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (24.62%) Git (software)
12 48 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (24.12%) Configuration Management
13 42 (21.11%) JIRA
13 42 (21.11%) Kubernetes
14 41 (20.60%) Open Source
15 37 (18.59%) Bash Shell
16 36 (18.09%) HTTP
17 33 (16.58%) Google Cloud Platform
18 31 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 29 (14.57%) Microservices
19 29 (14.57%) Packer
20 26 (13.07%) Ruby
21 23 (11.56%) Data Science
22 22 (11.06%) Test Automation
22 22 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
22 22 (11.06%) TCP/IP
22 22 (11.06%) MySQL

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 14 (7.04%) Confluence
2 10 (5.03%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.52%) Apache Spark
4 8 (4.02%) nginx
5 7 (3.52%) Apache
6 6 (3.02%) IIS
6 6 (3.02%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.51%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.01%) CMS
9 2 (1.01%) Jetty
9 2 (1.01%) Mongrel
9 2 (1.01%) Mule
10 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 86 (43.22%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (16.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 22 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (9.55%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (9.05%) GitHub
6 15 (7.54%) Amazon S3
6 15 (7.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (6.03%) Route 53
8 11 (5.53%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (5.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (4.52%) Amazon ECS
9 9 (4.52%) Serverless
10 8 (4.02%) PaaS
11 6 (3.02%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (2.01%) CloudFront
12 4 (2.01%) SaaS
13 3 (1.51%) IaaS
13 3 (1.51%) Slack
14 2 (1.01%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.09%) HTTP
2 22 (11.06%) TCP/IP
3 19 (9.55%) SSL
4 13 (6.53%) DNS
5 11 (5.53%) DHCP
5 11 (5.53%) FTP
5 11 (5.53%) IPsec
6 4 (2.01%) NAS
6 4 (2.01%) RTMP
6 4 (2.01%) SAN
6 4 (2.01%) VPN
7 1 (0.50%) Firewall
7 1 (0.50%) ICMP
7 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.06%) MySQL
2 21 (10.55%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.03%) Big Data
3 12 (6.03%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (5.53%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.03%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.52%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.52%) Apache Hive
7 7 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.51%) HBase
8 5 (2.51%) Redis
9 4 (2.01%) Riak
10 3 (1.51%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.51%) Bigtable
10 3 (1.51%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 110 (55.28%) Jenkins
2 49 (24.62%) Git (software)
3 42 (21.11%) JIRA
4 16 (8.04%) GitLab
5 14 (7.04%) SonarQube
6 12 (6.03%) Travis CI
7 8 (4.02%) Maven
7 8 (4.02%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.52%) Bitbucket
9 6 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.01%) Ant
11 4 (2.01%) CMake
11 4 (2.01%) JUnit
11 4 (2.01%) MSBuild
12 2 (1.01%) Selenium
12 2 (1.01%) TestNG
12 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (9.55%) Finance
2 12 (6.03%) Banking
3 9 (4.52%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.01%) Publishing
4 4 (2.01%) Retail
5 2 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.55%) Elastic Stack
2 19 (9.55%) Anaconda
3 11 (5.53%) Node.js
4 7 (3.52%) .NET
4 7 (3.52%) Kafka
5 6 (3.02%) Swagger
6 5 (2.51%) JSON
6 5 (2.51%) Spring
7 4 (2.01%) FFmpeg
7 4 (2.01%) REST
7 4 (2.01%) RESTful
7 4 (2.01%) WebRTC
8 3 (1.51%) Java EE
8 3 (1.51%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.01%) Express
9 2 (1.01%) J2EE
9 2 (1.01%) Servlets
9 2 (1.01%) Web Services
9 2 (1.01%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.52%) Public Cloud
2 5 (2.51%) Clustering
3 4 (2.01%) Blog
3 4 (2.01%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.01%) Media Streaming
3 4 (2.01%) MPEG
3 4 (2.01%) New Media
3 4 (2.01%) Replication
3 4 (2.01%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (1.01%) Cyberattack
4 2 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.50%) iSeries
5 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 101 (50.75%) Linux
2 31 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (8.54%) CentOS
3 17 (8.54%) Unix
4 16 (8.04%) Windows
5 10 (5.03%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.01%) Android
7 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.01%) Solaris
9 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (100.00%) DevOps
2 51 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (24.12%) Configuration Management
3 48 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (20.60%) Open Source
5 29 (14.57%) Microservices
6 23 (11.56%) Data Science
7 22 (11.06%) Test Automation
8 21 (10.55%) Analytics
9 18 (9.05%) Machine Learning
9 18 (9.05%) Software Engineering
10 17 (8.54%) Scrum
10 17 (8.54%) TDD
11 16 (8.04%) Infrastructure as Code
12 14 (7.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 13 (6.53%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (6.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 11 (5.53%) Change Management
16 10 (5.03%) Migration
17 9 (4.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 86 (43.22%) Python
2 51 (25.63%) Java
3 37 (18.59%) Bash Shell
4 26 (13.07%) Ruby
5 15 (7.54%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.04%) R
7 11 (5.53%) Perl
8 9 (4.52%) Go
9 6 (3.02%) C#
10 4 (2.01%) C++
10 4 (2.01%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.01%) SQL
11 3 (1.51%) Korn
11 3 (1.51%) PHP
11 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.01%) Java 8
12 2 (1.01%) Scala
13 1 (0.50%) ES6
13 1 (0.50%) Groovy
13 1 (0.50%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.01%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.01%) Degree
4 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) GDPR
1 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 88 (44.22%) Docker
2 8 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.01%) Xen
6 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (33.17%) Puppet
2 59 (29.65%) Ansible
3 57 (28.64%) Terraform
4 54 (27.14%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (21.11%) Kubernetes
6 29 (14.57%) Packer
7 14 (7.04%) Grafana
7 14 (7.04%) Prometheus
8 9 (4.52%) Rancher
9 8 (4.02%) SCCM
10 7 (3.52%) Consul
10 7 (3.52%) Salt
11 5 (2.51%) Oozie
12 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (1.01%) PingFederate
14 1 (0.50%) CFEngine
14 1 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (7.54%) Google
2 12 (6.03%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.53%) MuleSoft
4 9 (4.52%) Citrix
5 8 (4.02%) EMC
5 8 (4.02%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.02%) VMware
6 7 (3.52%) Black Duck
7 6 (3.02%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.02%) Splunk
8 5 (2.51%) IBM
8 5 (2.51%) Veritas
9 4 (2.01%) HP
9 4 (2.01%) NetApp
9 4 (2.01%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.51%) Oracle
11 2 (1.01%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.01%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.01%) Mercator
11 2 (1.01%) TOWER Software