The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 53 91
Rank change year-on-year -50 +38  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 20 99 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.98% 3.53% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 3.67% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 80 23
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £398 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £615 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £415
% change year-on-year +1.06% +13.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1974 2696 2780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.72% 96.25% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4306 6540 7186
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £263 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £563 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 233 432
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £33.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -29 18 £450 -6.25% 18
North Yorkshire +6 1 - - 4
South Yorkshire -15 1 - - 1
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) DevOps
2 57 (66.28%) Linux
3 50 (58.14%) Jenkins
4 48 (55.81%) Puppet
5 43 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (41.86%) Docker
8 35 (40.70%) Configuration Management
9 32 (37.21%) Python
9 32 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (33.72%) Git (software)
11 27 (31.40%) Bash Shell
12 25 (29.07%) Ansible
12 25 (29.07%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (27.91%) Ruby
14 22 (25.58%) GitHub
15 21 (24.42%) JIRA
16 20 (23.26%) Test Automation
17 19 (22.09%) Confluence
18 18 (20.93%) Open Source
19 17 (19.77%) Java
20 16 (18.60%) Windows
21 14 (16.28%) HTTP
21 14 (16.28%) Unix
22 13 (15.12%) MongoDB
23 12 (13.95%) High Availability
23 12 (13.95%) Shell Script
23 12 (13.95%) MySQL
24 11 (12.79%) Salt
24 11 (12.79%) Octopus Deploy

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 19 (22.09%) Confluence
2 6 (6.98%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.65%) nginx
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.16%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.07%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (25.58%) GitHub
3 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.65%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.49%) Slack
7 2 (2.33%) PaaS
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.16%) IaaS
8 1 (1.16%) Office 365
8 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.16%) SaaS
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) HTTP
2 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.81%) Firewall
4 3 (3.49%) SSL
5 2 (2.33%) DNS
5 2 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (1.16%) DHCP
6 1 (1.16%) LDAP
6 1 (1.16%) NAS
6 1 (1.16%) SAN
6 1 (1.16%) SMS
6 1 (1.16%) SMTP
6 1 (1.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) MongoDB
2 12 (13.95%) MySQL
3 10 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.14%) Redis
5 4 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.16%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (58.14%) Jenkins
2 29 (33.72%) Git (software)
3 21 (24.42%) JIRA
4 11 (12.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (11.63%) Selenium
6 9 (10.47%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (5.81%) Hudson
9 4 (4.65%) git-flow
10 3 (3.49%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.33%) Maven
11 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.33%) Subversion
12 1 (1.16%) Ant
12 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.16%) GitLab
12 1 (1.16%) GoCD
12 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) .NET
1 8 (9.30%) Web Services
2 5 (5.81%) Node.js
3 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.33%) LAMP
4 1 (1.16%) JSON
4 1 (1.16%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.16%) Memcached
4 1 (1.16%) REST
4 1 (1.16%) RESTful
4 1 (1.16%) SOAP
4 1 (1.16%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.16%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Clustering
1 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) Replication
3 1 (1.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 57 (66.28%) Linux
2 16 (18.60%) Windows
3 14 (16.28%) Unix
4 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.65%) CentOS
7 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.33%) CoreOS
8 2 (2.33%) RancherOS
9 1 (1.16%) AIX
9 1 (1.16%) Android
9 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.16%) Solaris
9 1 (1.16%) VMS
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) DevOps
2 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (40.70%) Configuration Management
4 32 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (23.26%) Test Automation
6 18 (20.93%) Open Source
7 12 (13.95%) High Availability
8 9 (10.47%) Web Operations
9 8 (9.30%) SDLC
10 7 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.14%) Scrum
11 6 (6.98%) Migration
12 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
13 4 (4.65%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (4.65%) Kanban
13 4 (4.65%) Network Design
13 4 (4.65%) OOP
13 4 (4.65%) Project Management
13 4 (4.65%) Software Delivery
13 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.21%) Python
2 27 (31.40%) Bash Shell
3 24 (27.91%) Ruby
4 17 (19.77%) Java
5 12 (13.95%) Shell Script
6 9 (10.47%) Go
7 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.65%) C
8 4 (4.65%) C#
8 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.65%) PHP
8 4 (4.65%) SQL
9 1 (1.16%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.16%) Groovy
9 1 (1.16%) Korn
9 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.16%) CCDP
2 1 (1.16%) CCNP
2 1 (1.16%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.16%) CISM
2 1 (1.16%) CISSP
2 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (41.86%) Docker
2 9 (10.47%) vSphere
3 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.33%) etcd
5 2 (2.33%) flannel
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.33%) Xen
6 1 (1.16%) KVM
6 1 (1.16%) vCloud
6 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (55.81%) Puppet
2 43 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (29.07%) Ansible
4 11 (12.79%) Salt
5 10 (11.63%) SCCM
6 9 (10.47%) Cobbler
6 9 (10.47%) Kubernetes
7 6 (6.98%) Rancher
8 5 (5.81%) Tivoli
9 4 (4.65%) Terraform
10 3 (3.49%) Mesos
11 2 (2.33%) Consul
11 2 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (2.33%) Marathon
11 2 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (2.33%) Packer
11 2 (2.33%) vRealize
12 1 (1.16%) Graphite
12 1 (1.16%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) VMware
2 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.98%) Google
3 6 (6.98%) Splunk
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
5 1 (1.16%) SaltStack
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Talent International
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
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