The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £495 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Operations Engineer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 62 68 92
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 68 73 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.15% 2.59% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.68% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 63 23
Median daily rate £495 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £382 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £464 £375
% change year-on-year +2.42% +23.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £51.75 -
% change year-on-year -1.44% -  

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 2096 2719 2507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.56% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1801 1576
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 137
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +5 36 £450 +2.85% 18
South Yorkshire +2 23 £518 +3.50% 1
North Yorkshire +11 7 £440 +25.71% 3
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 136 (100.00%) DevOps
2 81 (59.56%) Linux
3 75 (55.15%) Puppet
4 65 (47.79%) Jenkins
5 62 (45.59%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (39.71%) Docker
7 53 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (37.50%) Python
8 51 (37.50%) Ansible
9 46 (33.82%) Ruby
9 46 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (33.09%) Configuration Management
11 44 (32.35%) Git (software)
12 39 (28.68%) Bash Shell
13 37 (27.21%) Amazon AWS
14 33 (24.26%) JIRA
15 32 (23.53%) GitHub
16 27 (19.85%) Java
17 24 (17.65%) Kubernetes
18 23 (16.91%) HTTP
19 22 (16.18%) TCP/IP
19 22 (16.18%) Open Source
19 22 (16.18%) Confluence
20 21 (15.44%) Windows
21 20 (14.71%) Salt
22 18 (13.24%) Unix
23 16 (11.76%) MongoDB
23 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
24 15 (11.03%) Go
24 15 (11.03%) Web Services

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 22 (16.18%) Confluence
2 11 (8.09%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.41%) nginx
4 4 (2.94%) CICS
5 3 (2.21%) Apache
5 3 (2.21%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) JBoss
7 1 (0.74%) Liferay
7 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.21%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (23.53%) GitHub
3 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.94%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.21%) IaaS
7 2 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.47%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.47%) Slack
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.74%) Office 365
8 1 (0.74%) PaaS
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.91%) HTTP
2 22 (16.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.62%) Firewall
3 9 (6.62%) SSL
4 5 (3.68%) DNS
5 3 (2.21%) LDAP
5 3 (2.21%) SMTP
6 2 (1.47%) DHCP
6 2 (1.47%) Network Security
6 2 (1.47%) SNMP
7 1 (0.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) NAS
7 1 (0.74%) SAN
7 1 (0.74%) SMS
7 1 (0.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 15 (11.03%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (8.82%) MySQL
4 11 (8.09%) Redis
5 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.94%) DB2
6 4 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.21%) Big Data
8 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (47.79%) Jenkins
2 44 (32.35%) Git (software)
3 33 (24.26%) JIRA
4 11 (8.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (8.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (6.62%) Maven
5 9 (6.62%) Selenium
5 9 (6.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (5.88%) Bitbucket
7 7 (5.15%) Vagrant
8 5 (3.68%) git-flow
8 5 (3.68%) Hudson
9 4 (2.94%) Subversion
10 3 (2.21%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.21%) GitLab
10 3 (2.21%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.47%) Ant
11 2 (1.47%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (9.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.21%) Banking
2 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.74%) Advertising
3 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) Web Services
2 10 (7.35%) .NET
3 9 (6.62%) Node.js
4 2 (1.47%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.47%) CSS
4 2 (1.47%) HTML
4 2 (1.47%) LAMP
4 2 (1.47%) MCollective
4 2 (1.47%) Middleware
4 2 (1.47%) REST
4 2 (1.47%) Sensu
4 2 (1.47%) SOAP
4 2 (1.47%) XML
5 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.74%) JSON
5 1 (0.74%) Memcached
5 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.74%) Spring
5 1 (0.74%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.68%) Private Cloud
2 4 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.94%) iPad
2 4 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.47%) Clustering
4 2 (1.47%) Derivative
4 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 81 (59.56%) Linux
2 21 (15.44%) Windows
3 18 (13.24%) Unix
4 13 (9.56%) CoreOS
5 8 (5.88%) RancherOS
6 7 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.94%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.94%) zOS
9 3 (2.21%) CentOS
9 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.74%) Android
10 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (100.00%) DevOps
2 53 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (33.09%) Configuration Management
5 22 (16.18%) Open Source
6 12 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (8.82%) High Availability
7 9 (6.62%) Security Hardening
7 9 (6.62%) Web Operations
8 8 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 8 (5.88%) SDLC
9 7 (5.15%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.41%) Software Delivery
11 5 (3.68%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (3.68%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.68%) Scrum
11 5 (3.68%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.68%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.68%) Virtual Environments
12 4 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.50%) Python
2 46 (33.82%) Ruby
3 39 (28.68%) Bash Shell
4 27 (19.85%) Java
5 15 (11.03%) Go
6 12 (8.82%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.09%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.35%) SQL
9 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.94%) C#
10 4 (2.94%) Perl
10 4 (2.94%) PHP
11 3 (2.21%) C
12 1 (0.74%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.74%) Clojure
12 1 (0.74%) Groovy
12 1 (0.74%) Korn
12 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.47%) CCA
3 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (39.71%) Docker
2 13 (9.56%) etcd
3 11 (8.09%) flannel
4 10 (7.35%) vSphere
5 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.21%) Xen
7 3 (2.21%) XenServer
8 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.47%) Ceph
8 2 (1.47%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.74%) KVM
9 1 (0.74%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.74%) vCloud
9 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 75 (55.15%) Puppet
2 62 (45.59%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (37.50%) Ansible
4 24 (17.65%) Kubernetes
5 20 (14.71%) Salt
6 11 (8.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (8.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 10 (7.35%) Rancher
7 10 (7.35%) SCCM
8 9 (6.62%) Mesos
9 8 (5.88%) Consul
9 8 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (5.88%) Marathon
10 7 (5.15%) Cobbler
11 5 (3.68%) rkt
11 5 (3.68%) Tivoli
12 4 (2.94%) CA Endevor
12 4 (2.94%) CA Service Virtualization
12 4 (2.94%) OMEGAMON
13 3 (2.21%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) VMware
2 11 (8.09%) Splunk
3 7 (5.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.41%) Google
4 6 (4.41%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.68%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.94%) CA
6 4 (2.94%) IBM
6 4 (2.94%) Oracle
6 4 (2.94%) Syncsort
7 2 (1.47%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.74%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.74%) New Relic
8 1 (0.74%) RightScale
8 1 (0.74%) WSO2