Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the 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.

DevOps
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 20 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 -7
Contract jobs citing DevOps 483 339 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.80% 6.85% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.69% 7.80% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 230 192
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £380 £375 £351
90th Percentile £588 £575 £590
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £43.75 - £35.00
England median hourly rate £48.00 £50.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +16.28% -21.82%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,529 4,348 3,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.24% 87.91% 85.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,352 2,925 2,390
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £263 £280 £263
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 122 89
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.51 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +25.04% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £8.42
90th Percentile £36.20 £43.25 £38.70
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +16.28% -10.42% +2.13%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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 +13 277 £475 +7.65% 102
South Yorkshire +14 170 £500 +6.89% 31
North Yorkshire +10 15 £475 +11.76% 13
East Yorkshire - 4 £463 - 2
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 236 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (34.99%) Jenkins
3 160 (33.13%) Python
4 158 (32.71%) Docker
5 155 (32.09%) Amazon AWS
6 144 (29.81%) Java
7 142 (29.40%) Linux
8 116 (24.02%) Ansible
9 106 (21.95%) Microservices
10 105 (21.74%) Finance
11 96 (19.88%) Git (software)
12 95 (19.67%) Puppet
13 82 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
14 79 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
15 78 (16.15%) Kubernetes
16 76 (15.73%) Opscode Chef
17 74 (15.32%) JIRA
18 63 (13.04%) Terraform
19 61 (12.63%) Google Cloud Platform
19 61 (12.63%) Open Source
20 60 (12.42%) GitHub
20 60 (12.42%) JavaScript
21 56 (11.59%) Change Management
21 56 (11.59%) Spring Boot
22 55 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 54 (11.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
24 53 (10.97%) TDD
24 53 (10.97%) Test Automation
25 52 (10.77%) Windows
26 51 (10.56%) Configuration Management

DevOps
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 32 (6.63%) Confluence
2 30 (6.21%) OpenStack
3 13 (2.69%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (2.07%) CMS
5 9 (1.86%) Apache
5 9 (1.86%) IIS
5 9 (1.86%) Jupyter
6 8 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.66%) Mule
7 7 (1.45%) nginx
8 6 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.24%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.62%) CICS
10 3 (0.62%) Drupal
10 3 (0.62%) Jadu
10 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.62%) WordPress
11 2 (0.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.62%) Zeplin
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Changepoint
1 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 155 (32.09%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (12.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 60 (12.42%) GitHub
5 21 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (4.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 18 (3.73%) Amazon S3
7 18 (3.73%) Serverless
8 15 (3.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 14 (2.90%) Amazon ECS
10 12 (2.48%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (2.28%) PaaS
11 11 (2.28%) Route 53
11 11 (2.28%) Slack
12 10 (2.07%) IaaS
12 10 (2.07%) OpenShift
13 9 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (1.66%) npm
14 8 (1.66%) SaaS
15 6 (1.24%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.28%) HTTP
2 24 (4.97%) SSL
3 23 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 18 (3.73%) DNS
5 13 (2.69%) FTP
6 10 (2.07%) DHCP
6 10 (2.07%) IPsec
6 10 (2.07%) NAS
7 9 (1.86%) SAN
8 6 (1.24%) Firewall
8 6 (1.24%) VPN
9 4 (0.83%) Internet
9 4 (0.83%) Network Security
9 4 (0.83%) RTMP
9 4 (0.83%) SMTP
9 4 (0.83%) SSH
10 3 (0.62%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.41%) WebEx
12 1 (0.21%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.80%) Big Data
2 27 (5.59%) MySQL
3 26 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 20 (4.14%) Hadoop
4 20 (4.14%) SQL Server
5 16 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.11%) BigQuery
6 15 (3.11%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.90%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.48%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.07%) Apache Hive
10 10 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.86%) HBase
12 6 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.04%) DB2
14 4 (0.83%) Power BI
15 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.62%) Bigtable
15 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 169 (34.99%) Jenkins
2 96 (19.88%) Git (software)
3 74 (15.32%) JIRA
4 32 (6.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (4.55%) GitLab
5 22 (4.55%) Selenium
6 21 (4.35%) JUnit
7 20 (4.14%) SonarQube
8 19 (3.93%) Maven
9 17 (3.52%) Visual Studio
10 14 (2.90%) Visual Studio Code
11 13 (2.69%) Gradle
11 13 (2.69%) Subversion
12 12 (2.48%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (2.48%) Travis CI
13 9 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (1.66%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (1.45%) Mockito
General
1 105 (21.74%) Finance
2 47 (9.73%) Financial Institution
3 38 (7.87%) Banking
4 19 (3.93%) Public Sector
5 16 (3.31%) Retail
6 7 (1.45%) Publishing
7 6 (1.24%) Marketing
8 5 (1.04%) Law
9 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 179 (37.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 126 (26.09%) Developer
3 46 (9.52%) Python Developer
4 31 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
5 30 (6.21%) AWS DevOps
6 28 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
6 28 (5.80%) Java Developer
6 28 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
7 26 (5.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.76%) Architect
9 21 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 20 (4.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 19 (3.93%) Lead Developer
12 17 (3.52%) Agile Developer
12 17 (3.52%) Consultant
12 17 (3.52%) Python Engineer
13 16 (3.31%) Agile Java Developer
14 15 (3.11%) Platform Engineer
15 14 (2.90%) AWS Developer
15 14 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.59%) Spring Boot
2 42 (8.70%) .NET
2 42 (8.70%) Node.js
3 37 (7.66%) AngularJS
4 33 (6.83%) REST
5 32 (6.63%) Spring
6 28 (5.80%) JSON
6 28 (5.80%) Web Services
7 27 (5.59%) HTML
8 25 (5.18%) CSS
9 24 (4.97%) Elastic Stack
10 20 (4.14%) RESTful
11 19 (3.93%) Anaconda
12 18 (3.73%) Kafka
13 14 (2.90%) Redux
13 14 (2.90%) SOAP
14 12 (2.48%) PySpark
14 12 (2.48%) React
14 12 (2.48%) Swagger
15 11 (2.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (3.31%) Blog
3 11 (2.28%) Clustering
4 10 (2.07%) Private Cloud
5 9 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (1.86%) User Experience
6 8 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.45%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.04%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.04%) Replication
10 4 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.83%) iSeries
10 4 (0.83%) Media Streaming
10 4 (0.83%) MPEG
10 4 (0.83%) New Media
10 4 (0.83%) NHS
10 4 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 142 (29.40%) Linux
2 52 (10.77%) Windows
3 36 (7.45%) Unix
4 32 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (4.14%) Windows Server
6 18 (3.73%) CentOS
7 11 (2.28%) Android
8 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.24%) Solaris
9 6 (1.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.04%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.83%) AIX
12 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.41%) Mesosphere
12 2 (0.41%) VMS
13 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (21.95%) Microservices
3 79 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (12.63%) Open Source
5 56 (11.59%) Change Management
6 55 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 54 (11.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 53 (10.97%) TDD
8 53 (10.97%) Test Automation
9 51 (10.56%) Configuration Management
9 51 (10.56%) Release Management
10 49 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 39 (8.07%) Process Improvement
12 37 (7.66%) Analytics
13 36 (7.45%) Scrum
14 33 (6.83%) Infrastructure as Code
15 30 (6.21%) Data Science
16 28 (5.80%) Migration
17 24 (4.97%) Kanban
18 22 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 160 (33.13%) Python
2 144 (29.81%) Java
3 60 (12.42%) JavaScript
4 45 (9.32%) SQL
5 42 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 41 (8.49%) PowerShell
7 40 (8.28%) Ruby
8 31 (6.42%) C#
9 23 (4.76%) R
10 18 (3.73%) Go
11 15 (3.11%) Perl
12 14 (2.90%) Java 8
12 14 (2.90%) TypeScript
13 13 (2.69%) PHP
14 10 (2.07%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.07%) VB
15 9 (1.86%) ES6
15 9 (1.86%) Scala
16 5 (1.04%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.83%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 11 (2.28%) Degree
2 10 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.83%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.62%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.41%) CISSP
7 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) ISEB
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.24%) QA
2 4 (0.83%) GDPR
2 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.83%) PMO
2 4 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.62%) WCAG
4 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.41%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.41%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 158 (32.71%) Docker
2 16 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.48%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.86%) vSphere
5 8 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.04%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.83%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.41%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (0.41%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.41%) OpenDJ
8 2 (0.41%) Xen
9 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 116 (24.02%) Ansible
2 95 (19.67%) Puppet
3 78 (16.15%) Kubernetes
4 76 (15.73%) Opscode Chef
5 63 (13.04%) Terraform
6 29 (6.00%) Packer
7 20 (4.14%) Grafana
8 18 (3.73%) Prometheus
9 14 (2.90%) SCCM
10 13 (2.69%) Salt
11 12 (2.48%) Rancher
12 9 (1.86%) Consul
13 6 (1.24%) Oozie
13 6 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.83%) Kibana
14 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.83%) PingFederate
14 4 (0.83%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.83%) vRealize
15 3 (0.62%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 36 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.25%) Google
3 25 (5.18%) Red Hat
4 23 (4.76%) MuleSoft
4 23 (4.76%) Splunk
5 19 (3.93%) Oracle
5 19 (3.93%) VMware
6 13 (2.69%) EMC
7 12 (2.48%) Citrix
7 12 (2.48%) IBM
8 11 (2.28%) Black Duck
9 9 (1.86%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.66%) NetApp
11 7 (1.45%) Blue Coat
11 7 (1.45%) F5
12 6 (1.24%) Adobe
12 6 (1.24%) BMC
12 6 (1.24%) HP
12 6 (1.24%) Xamarin
13 5 (1.04%) Cisco