Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 112 71
Rank change year-on-year +43 -41 +47
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 145 73 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.93% 1.73% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 1.78% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 65 145
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -7.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £375 £402 £375
90th Percentile £600 £638 £600
England median daily rate £530 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year -21.35% -5.82% -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 4,745 4,108 5,595
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 97.09% 96.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,160 2,641 3,756
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 129 169
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.56 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.63 £8.90 £8.92
90th Percentile £42.73 £29.03 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.01% -2.63% +6.83%

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 August 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 17 August 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 +30 125 £450 -5.26% 19
South Yorkshire +7 17 £500 -6.54% 6
North Yorkshire +3 1 - - 6
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 85 (58.62%) Docker
3 83 (57.24%) Puppet
4 77 (53.10%) Python
5 76 (52.41%) Linux
6 72 (49.66%) Amazon AWS
7 64 (44.14%) Ansible
8 62 (42.76%) Jenkins
9 50 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
9 50 (34.48%) Terraform
10 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (30.34%) Bash Shell
12 40 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 38 (26.21%) Git (software)
14 36 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
15 35 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (24.14%) Configuration Management
16 31 (21.38%) Ruby
17 27 (18.62%) Java
18 26 (17.93%) Kubernetes
18 26 (17.93%) Microservices
19 24 (16.55%) Shell Script
20 22 (15.17%) Red Hat
21 21 (14.48%) Microsoft
22 20 (13.79%) PowerShell
22 20 (13.79%) Deployment Automation
23 18 (12.41%) SonarQube
23 18 (12.41%) Windows
23 18 (12.41%) Rancher
24 17 (11.72%) HTTP

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 13 (8.97%) Confluence
2 11 (7.59%) nginx
3 8 (5.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (4.83%) Apache
4 7 (4.83%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.76%) IIS
6 4 (2.76%) Jetty
6 4 (2.76%) Mongrel
7 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.07%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.38%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.69%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.69%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 72 (49.66%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (11.72%) Amazon S3
4 16 (11.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (6.21%) Serverless
7 9 (6.21%) Slack
8 8 (5.52%) IaaS
8 8 (5.52%) PaaS
9 7 (4.83%) GitHub
10 6 (4.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (3.45%) Route 53
11 5 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (2.76%) Google App Engine
13 3 (2.07%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (1.38%) SaaS
14 2 (1.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) HTTP
2 7 (4.83%) DNS
2 7 (4.83%) Firewall
3 6 (4.14%) SSL
4 5 (3.45%) DHCP
4 5 (3.45%) FTP
4 5 (3.45%) Internet
4 5 (3.45%) IPsec
4 5 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.38%) SMS
6 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.03%) MySQL
2 11 (7.59%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.21%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (6.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (5.52%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.83%) Big Data
5 7 (4.83%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.14%) Redis
7 5 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.76%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.38%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.69%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.69%) HBase
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.69%) Riak
11 1 (0.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 62 (42.76%) Jenkins
2 38 (26.21%) Git (software)
3 18 (12.41%) SonarQube
4 13 (8.97%) JIRA
5 9 (6.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (5.52%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.52%) Travis CI
7 6 (4.14%) GitLab
7 6 (4.14%) Subversion
7 6 (4.14%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.45%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.45%) Psake
9 4 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.07%) CircleCI
11 2 (1.38%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.38%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.38%) Maven
11 2 (1.38%) Selenium
11 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.38%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (2.07%) Games
3 2 (1.38%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.28%) Kafka
2 8 (5.52%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (4.83%) .NET
3 7 (4.83%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (4.14%) Node.js
4 6 (4.14%) RESTful
5 5 (3.45%) Web Services
6 4 (2.76%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (2.76%) J2EE
6 4 (2.76%) Serverless Framework
6 4 (2.76%) Servlets
7 3 (2.07%) Spring
7 3 (2.07%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.38%) REST
8 2 (1.38%) Sensu
8 2 (1.38%) Spring Batch
8 2 (1.38%) Spring Security
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.69%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Cloud Native
1 9 (6.21%) Public Cloud
2 7 (4.83%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (4.14%) iPad
4 4 (2.76%) Clustering
4 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.07%) Online Games
6 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) RIA
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (52.41%) Linux
2 40 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (12.41%) Windows
4 12 (8.28%) CentOS
5 9 (6.21%) Unix
6 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (100.00%) DevOps
2 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 35 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (17.93%) Microservices
5 20 (13.79%) Deployment Automation
6 14 (9.66%) TDD
7 13 (8.97%) Open Source
8 12 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (8.28%) Test Automation
9 9 (6.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 9 (6.21%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.21%) Scrum
10 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.52%) Migration
11 7 (4.83%) Kanban
12 6 (4.14%) BDD
13 5 (3.45%) Coaching
13 5 (3.45%) Software Architecture
13 5 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (53.10%) Python
2 44 (30.34%) Bash Shell
3 31 (21.38%) Ruby
4 27 (18.62%) Java
5 24 (16.55%) Shell Script
6 20 (13.79%) PowerShell
7 12 (8.28%) Go
7 12 (8.28%) Groovy
8 10 (6.90%) Perl
8 10 (6.90%) PHP
9 9 (6.21%) SQL
10 6 (4.14%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.69%) C#
11 1 (0.69%) R
11 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) SC Cleared
1 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.38%) Degree
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) GCP
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 85 (58.62%) Docker
2 7 (4.83%) Xen
3 5 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.07%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.07%) Varnish
5 2 (1.38%) KVM
5 2 (1.38%) vSphere
5 2 (1.38%) XenServer
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.69%) HDFS
6 1 (0.69%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 83 (57.24%) Puppet
2 64 (44.14%) Ansible
3 50 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (34.48%) Terraform
4 26 (17.93%) Kubernetes
5 18 (12.41%) Rancher
6 15 (10.34%) Salt
7 10 (6.90%) Grafana
8 7 (4.83%) Packer
8 7 (4.83%) 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%) OpenView
11 1 (0.69%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.69%) SCOM
11 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (15.17%) Red Hat
2 21 (14.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.97%) Google
4 9 (6.21%) SaltStack
4 9 (6.21%) Splunk
4 9 (6.21%) VMware
5 4 (2.76%) Apigee
5 4 (2.76%) Black Duck
5 4 (2.76%) Cisco
6 3 (2.07%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.07%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.07%) Dell
6 3 (2.07%) EMC
6 3 (2.07%) F5
6 3 (2.07%) NetApp
6 3 (2.07%) Symantec
7 2 (1.38%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.38%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle
8 1 (0.69%) HP