Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 99 67
Rank change year-on-year +26 -32 +50
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 148 83 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.05% 2.00% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 2.06% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 46 142
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.76% +31.72%
10th Percentile £368 £389 £375
90th Percentile £662 £575 £586
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £66.50 £46.75 £50.50
% change year-on-year +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 4,647 4,031 5,374
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 97.11% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,055 2,534 3,613
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £258 £259
90th Percentile £538 £549 £556
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 155 173
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.73 £12.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.18% -8.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.64 £9.29 £8.50
90th Percentile £43.90 £27.00 £33.75
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -6.25% +14.29%

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 June 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 June 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 +41 135 £450 +5.88% 23
South Yorkshire -18 10 £475 -5.00% 4
North Yorkshire -8 1 - - 4
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 148 (100.00%) DevOps
2 88 (59.46%) Ansible
2 88 (59.46%) Puppet
3 80 (54.05%) Python
4 77 (52.03%) Docker
5 75 (50.68%) Linux
6 73 (49.32%) Jenkins
7 62 (41.89%) Bash Shell
8 61 (41.22%) Amazon AWS
9 59 (39.86%) Opscode Chef
10 46 (31.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (31.08%) Git (software)
11 42 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (28.38%) Ruby
12 37 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 36 (24.32%) Java
14 31 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (20.95%) Terraform
15 26 (17.57%) Deployment Automation
15 26 (17.57%) Red Hat
16 24 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
17 23 (15.54%) Kubernetes
17 23 (15.54%) Microservices
17 23 (15.54%) Shell Script
18 21 (14.19%) Sonatype Nexus
19 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
19 20 (13.51%) PowerShell
20 19 (12.84%) Cloud Foundry
20 19 (12.84%) SonarQube
20 19 (12.84%) Groovy

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 (12.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (8.11%) nginx
3 11 (7.43%) Confluence
4 7 (4.73%) Apache
4 7 (4.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.38%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.70%) IIS
6 4 (2.70%) Jetty
6 4 (2.70%) Mongrel
7 3 (2.03%) CloudStack
7 3 (2.03%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.68%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 61 (41.22%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.43%) PaaS
4 10 (6.76%) IaaS
5 9 (6.08%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (6.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (4.73%) Serverless
6 7 (4.73%) Slack
7 6 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (4.05%) GitHub
8 5 (3.38%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.70%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.68%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.68%) npm
10 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.68%) Trello
10 1 (0.68%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) HTTP
2 7 (4.73%) Firewall
2 7 (4.73%) SMS
3 6 (4.05%) SSL
4 5 (3.38%) Internet
5 4 (2.70%) DHCP
5 4 (2.70%) DNS
5 4 (2.70%) FTP
5 4 (2.70%) IPsec
5 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.35%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.35%) Network Security
7 1 (0.68%) NAS
7 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) MySQL
2 13 (8.78%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (6.08%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.73%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.05%) Big Data
8 5 (3.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (3.38%) Cloud Spanner
8 5 (3.38%) NewSQL
8 5 (3.38%) Redis
9 4 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.35%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.35%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.35%) Riak
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.68%) HBase
11 1 (0.68%) Impala
11 1 (0.68%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 73 (49.32%) Jenkins
2 46 (31.08%) Git (software)
3 21 (14.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 19 (12.84%) SonarQube
5 10 (6.76%) TeamCity
6 8 (5.41%) JIRA
6 8 (5.41%) Subversion
7 7 (4.73%) Psake
8 6 (4.05%) Travis CI
9 5 (3.38%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.70%) Maven
10 4 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.03%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.03%) IBM UrbanCode
11 3 (2.03%) JUnit
11 3 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.35%) CircleCI
12 2 (1.35%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.35%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (8.78%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Banking
3 7 (4.73%) Retail
4 3 (2.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.11%) Node.js
2 9 (6.08%) .NET
3 8 (5.41%) Spring
3 8 (5.41%) Spring Boot
4 7 (4.73%) REST
4 7 (4.73%) Web Services
5 6 (4.05%) React
5 6 (4.05%) RESTful
6 5 (3.38%) Akka
6 5 (3.38%) Angular 2
6 5 (3.38%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.38%) CSS
6 5 (3.38%) CSS3
6 5 (3.38%) HATEOAS
6 5 (3.38%) HTML
6 5 (3.38%) HTML5
6 5 (3.38%) Kafka
6 5 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (3.38%) Vert.x
6 5 (3.38%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.11%) iPad
2 7 (4.73%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.38%) Clustering
4 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.03%) Online Games
5 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (50.68%) Linux
2 46 (31.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (6.76%) CentOS
4 7 (4.73%) Windows
5 4 (2.70%) Android
5 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.70%) Unix
6 3 (2.03%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (100.00%) DevOps
2 42 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 31 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (17.57%) Deployment Automation
6 23 (15.54%) Microservices
7 15 (10.14%) Test Automation
8 14 (9.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (9.46%) Open Source
9 13 (8.78%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.43%) Migration
10 11 (7.43%) TDD
11 8 (5.41%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.73%) Load Balancing
13 6 (4.05%) Coaching
13 6 (4.05%) Software Engineering
14 5 (3.38%) Decision-Making
14 5 (3.38%) Non-Blocking Code
14 5 (3.38%) Static Code Analysis
14 5 (3.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.05%) Python
2 62 (41.89%) Bash Shell
3 42 (28.38%) Ruby
4 36 (24.32%) Java
5 23 (15.54%) Shell Script
6 20 (13.51%) PowerShell
7 19 (12.84%) Groovy
8 13 (8.78%) JavaScript
8 13 (8.78%) PHP
9 10 (6.76%) Perl
10 9 (6.08%) SQL
11 5 (3.38%) C#
11 5 (3.38%) ES6
12 4 (2.70%) Go
13 3 (2.03%) Scala
14 2 (1.35%) C++
15 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) GCP
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 77 (52.03%) Docker
2 6 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (4.05%) Xen
3 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.03%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.35%) KVM
5 2 (1.35%) Varnish
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 88 (59.46%) Ansible
1 88 (59.46%) Puppet
2 59 (39.86%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (20.95%) Terraform
4 23 (15.54%) Kubernetes
5 7 (4.73%) Rancher
5 7 (4.73%) Salt
6 2 (1.35%) Consul
6 2 (1.35%) Grafana
6 2 (1.35%) Graphite
7 1 (0.68%) Graylog
7 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.68%) Mesos
7 1 (0.68%) OpenView
7 1 (0.68%) Packer
7 1 (0.68%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.68%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.68%) SCOM
7 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (17.57%) Red Hat
2 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.14%) Splunk
4 9 (6.08%) VMware
5 7 (4.73%) Google
6 3 (2.03%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.03%) Cisco
6 3 (2.03%) Dell
6 3 (2.03%) EMC
6 3 (2.03%) F5
6 3 (2.03%) NetApp
6 3 (2.03%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.03%) Symantec
7 2 (1.35%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.35%) CA
7 2 (1.35%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.35%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.68%) Informatica
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle