Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 103 72
Rank change year-on-year +32 -31 +50
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 145 80 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.95% 1.90% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 1.96% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 88 141
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £508 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.40% +1.50% +20.48%
10th Percentile £391 £405 £390
90th Percentile £648 £638 £600
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £39.88
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.39% -33.54%

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 4,732 4,079 5,365
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.96% 96.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,155 2,671 3,494
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £547 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 126 186
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.10 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.70% +1.71% +2.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.34
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.75 £29.75
England median hourly rate £18.06 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.44% +1.08% +2.89%

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 15 October 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 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
West Yorkshire +15 116 £455 -13.33% 28
South Yorkshire +13 20 £500 -20.00% 10
North Yorkshire +1 5 £425 - 1
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 145 (100.00%) DevOps
2 86 (59.31%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (58.62%) Docker
4 83 (57.24%) Puppet
5 81 (55.86%) Linux
6 75 (51.72%) Jenkins
7 70 (48.28%) Python
8 67 (46.21%) Terraform
9 50 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (33.10%) Ansible
11 40 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
12 39 (26.90%) Bash Shell
12 39 (26.90%) Git (software)
13 38 (26.21%) Configuration Management
14 37 (25.52%) Kubernetes
15 36 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
15 36 (24.83%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (21.38%) Microservices
18 30 (20.69%) AWS CloudFormation
19 29 (20.00%) Amazon S3
20 28 (19.31%) Windows
21 27 (18.62%) Amazon EC2
22 25 (17.24%) HTTP
23 24 (16.55%) MySQL
23 24 (16.55%) JIRA
24 23 (15.86%) PowerShell
24 23 (15.86%) Java
25 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
25 22 (15.17%) Security Cleared

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 20 (13.79%) Confluence
2 8 (5.52%) nginx
3 6 (4.14%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.76%) Apache
5 3 (2.07%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.38%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.38%) IIS
6 2 (1.38%) JBoss
6 2 (1.38%) Jetty
6 2 (1.38%) Mongrel
6 2 (1.38%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.69%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 86 (59.31%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (20.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 29 (20.00%) Amazon S3
5 27 (18.62%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (13.79%) Route 53
7 19 (13.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 17 (11.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (8.97%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (8.28%) Slack
11 11 (7.59%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (7.59%) IaaS
11 11 (7.59%) PaaS
12 10 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (6.90%) Serverless
13 9 (6.21%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (5.52%) SaaS
15 5 (3.45%) GitHub
16 4 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (2.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.24%) HTTP
2 14 (9.66%) DNS
3 12 (8.28%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.59%) Firewall
5 6 (4.14%) ICMP
5 6 (4.14%) SSL
5 6 (4.14%) VPN
6 4 (2.76%) DHCP
6 4 (2.76%) FTP
6 4 (2.76%) IPsec
7 2 (1.38%) Internet
8 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.69%) Network Security
8 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.55%) MySQL
2 22 (15.17%) MongoDB
3 17 (11.72%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (4.83%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.14%) Big Data
9 5 (3.45%) Redis
10 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.76%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.07%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.38%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.69%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (51.72%) Jenkins
2 39 (26.90%) Git (software)
3 24 (16.55%) JIRA
4 22 (15.17%) SonarQube
5 19 (13.10%) GitLab
6 9 (6.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (5.52%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.83%) Travis CI
9 6 (4.14%) Subversion
10 5 (3.45%) Bitbucket
11 4 (2.76%) Artifactory
11 4 (2.76%) CircleCI
12 3 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.07%) Selenium
12 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (1.38%) Maven
13 2 (1.38%) Psake
13 2 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.38%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (8.28%) Finance
2 2 (1.38%) Banking
3 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.34%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (6.21%) Kafka
2 9 (6.21%) Web Services
3 7 (4.83%) Node.js
4 6 (4.14%) .NET
4 6 (4.14%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.76%) JSON
5 4 (2.76%) Middleware
5 4 (2.76%) RESTful
6 3 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.38%) J2EE
7 2 (1.38%) Sensu
7 2 (1.38%) Servlets
7 2 (1.38%) Spring
7 2 (1.38%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.69%) LDAP
8 1 (0.69%) REST
8 1 (0.69%) Spring Batch
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Public Cloud
2 10 (6.90%) Cloud Native
3 7 (4.83%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.45%) Clustering
4 5 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) Online Games
8 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) RIA
8 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 81 (55.86%) Linux
2 35 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (19.31%) Windows
4 21 (14.48%) CentOS
5 11 (7.59%) Unix
6 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (100.00%) DevOps
2 50 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.21%) Configuration Management
4 36 (24.83%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (21.38%) Microservices
6 19 (13.10%) Open Source
7 15 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
8 13 (8.97%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 13 (8.97%) Mentoring
8 13 (8.97%) Test Automation
9 12 (8.28%) Load Balancing
9 12 (8.28%) Software Delivery
10 11 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (7.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 11 (7.59%) TDD
11 10 (6.90%) Coaching
12 9 (6.21%) Scrum
12 9 (6.21%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.52%) Auto-Scaling
14 7 (4.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 70 (48.28%) Python
2 39 (26.90%) Bash Shell
3 23 (15.86%) Java
3 23 (15.86%) PowerShell
4 21 (14.48%) Ruby
5 15 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 13 (8.97%) Perl
7 11 (7.59%) Go
8 10 (6.90%) SQL
9 8 (5.52%) PHP
10 7 (4.83%) Groovy
10 7 (4.83%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.07%) C
12 1 (0.69%) C#
12 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (15.17%) SC Cleared
1 22 (15.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.38%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.69%) CCDP
3 1 (0.69%) CCNP
3 1 (0.69%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.69%) CISM
3 1 (0.69%) CISSP
3 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 85 (58.62%) Docker
2 4 (2.76%) Xen
3 3 (2.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.38%) Varnish
4 2 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.38%) vSphere
4 2 (1.38%) XenServer
5 1 (0.69%) HDFS
5 1 (0.69%) KVM
5 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.69%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 83 (57.24%) Puppet
2 67 (46.21%) Terraform
3 48 (33.10%) Ansible
4 40 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (25.52%) Kubernetes
6 19 (13.10%) Packer
6 19 (13.10%) Rancher
7 18 (12.41%) Grafana
7 18 (12.41%) Salt
8 16 (11.03%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.07%) Graylog
10 2 (1.38%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.38%) Consul
10 2 (1.38%) Graphite
10 2 (1.38%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.38%) Kibana
11 1 (0.69%) Mesos
11 1 (0.69%) OpenView
11 1 (0.69%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.72%) Red Hat
3 12 (8.28%) Black Duck
3 12 (8.28%) Google
4 10 (6.90%) SaltStack
5 7 (4.83%) VMware
6 5 (3.45%) Apigee
6 5 (3.45%) Oracle
7 4 (2.76%) Splunk
8 3 (2.07%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.38%) Cisco
9 2 (1.38%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.69%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.69%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.69%) F5
10 1 (0.69%) IBM
10 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.69%) PagerDuty