Period
to 15 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 47 83
Rank change year-on-year -23 +36 +11
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 42 199 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.45% 4.59% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 4.82% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 145 114
Median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £440 £400 £375
90th Percentile £713 £588 £600
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £66.50
% change year-on-year -26.32% -28.57% +42.25%

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 1,628 4,128 4,819
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 95.27% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,003 2,741 3,192
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 196 173
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.78 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.90% -7.18% +35.95%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.00 £9.98
90th Percentile £28.86 £35.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +15.00% +6.95% +1.08%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 July 2020. 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 -24 21 £550 +10.00% 11
South Yorkshire -2 14 £600 +20.00%
North Yorkshire +5 3 £413 - 3
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 42 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (71.43%) Terraform
3 29 (69.05%) AWS
4 28 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (50.00%) Python
6 21 (50.00%) Docker
7 19 (45.24%) Puppet
8 18 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (40.48%) Infrastructure as Code
10 16 (38.10%) Linux
10 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (35.71%) Kubernetes
12 14 (33.33%) Ansible
12 14 (33.33%) GitLab
12 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 14 (33.33%) Node.js
12 14 (33.33%) Java
13 13 (30.95%) Go
14 12 (28.57%) GitHub
14 12 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (28.57%) Azure
15 11 (26.19%) TDD
15 11 (26.19%) Google
15 11 (26.19%) Kafka
15 11 (26.19%) GCP
15 11 (26.19%) CircleCI
16 10 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
16 10 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
16 10 (23.81%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 4 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.14%) Anypoint
2 3 (7.14%) Confluence
3 2 (4.76%) Mule
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Jetty
4 1 (2.38%) Mongrel
4 1 (2.38%) nginx
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 29 (69.05%) AWS
2 12 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (28.57%) Azure
2 12 (28.57%) GitHub
3 11 (26.19%) GCP
4 10 (23.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (23.81%) Amazon S3
5 9 (21.43%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (21.43%) Serverless
6 8 (19.05%) Amazon Cognito
6 8 (19.05%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (4.76%) IaaS
10 1 (2.38%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (2.38%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
10 1 (2.38%) Route 53
10 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) SAN
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) FTP
4 1 (2.38%) IPsec
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) HBase
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (33.33%) GitLab
2 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 11 (26.19%) CircleCI
4 9 (21.43%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.76%) GoCD
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Node.js
2 11 (26.19%) Kafka
3 3 (7.14%) RAML
4 2 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.38%) JSON
5 1 (2.38%) REST
5 1 (2.38%) Servlets
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) DevOps
2 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (40.48%) Infrastructure as Code
4 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.19%) TDD
6 10 (23.81%) BDD
6 10 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (19.05%) MapReduce
8 8 (19.05%) Open Source
9 7 (16.67%) Architectural Design
9 7 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
9 7 (16.67%) Data Science
9 7 (16.67%) Project Planning
10 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
10 6 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (14.29%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Python
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 13 (30.95%) Go
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.38%) LXC
3 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (71.43%) Terraform
2 19 (45.24%) Puppet
3 18 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (35.71%) Kubernetes
5 14 (33.33%) Ansible
6 6 (14.29%) Salt
7 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
7 1 (2.38%) Grafana
7 1 (2.38%) Graphite
7 1 (2.38%) Mesos
7 1 (2.38%) Oozie
7 1 (2.38%) Packer
7 1 (2.38%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Google
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) EMC
2 3 (7.14%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat