Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 17 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing DevOps 393 391 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.76% 7.93% 6.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.37% 9.11% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 275 239
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -2.17% -3.16%
10th Percentile £380 £365 £375
90th Percentile £588 £644 £638
England median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
England median hourly rate £48.00 £48.75 £46.50
% change year-on-year -1.54% +4.84% -15.45%

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 3,178 4,292 3,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.97% 87.02% 86.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,139 2,900 2,486
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £275 £281 £256
90th Percentile £575 £551 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 117 104
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.42% +6.31%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.75 £9.86
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.25 £40.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.14
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.93% +1.34%

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 19 November 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
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 19 November 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 +4 226 £475 +5.56% 87
South Yorkshire +1 128 £500 +11.11% 21
North Yorkshire +17 29 £550 +28.65% 20
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 213 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (32.82%) Java
3 119 (30.28%) AWS
4 109 (27.74%) Python
5 107 (27.23%) Jenkins
6 103 (26.21%) Azure
7 101 (25.70%) Docker
7 101 (25.70%) Microservices
8 93 (23.66%) Ansible
9 88 (22.39%) Finance
10 76 (19.34%) Linux
11 73 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
12 67 (17.05%) Puppet
13 65 (16.54%) Git (software)
14 64 (16.28%) Node.js
15 62 (15.78%) Opscode Chef
16 60 (15.27%) JIRA
17 55 (13.99%) GitHub
18 54 (13.74%) JavaScript
19 51 (12.98%) Kubernetes
20 50 (12.72%) Test Automation
21 49 (12.47%) Release Management
22 48 (12.21%) .NET
22 48 (12.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
23 46 (11.70%) Change Management
23 46 (11.70%) Spring Boot
24 45 (11.45%) GCP
25 43 (10.94%) Financial Institution
25 43 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 42 (10.69%) Infrastructure as Code

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 33 (8.40%) Confluence
2 18 (4.58%) OpenStack
3 14 (3.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (3.05%) Mule
5 8 (2.04%) CMS
5 8 (2.04%) Jupyter
6 6 (1.53%) IIS
7 5 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.02%) Apache
8 4 (1.02%) Drupal
8 4 (1.02%) Jadu
8 4 (1.02%) Jetty
8 4 (1.02%) Mongrel
8 4 (1.02%) nginx
8 4 (1.02%) WordPress
9 2 (0.51%) SAS
10 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (1.78%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.02%) Zeplin
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (30.28%) AWS
2 103 (26.21%) Azure
3 55 (13.99%) GitHub
4 45 (11.45%) GCP
5 30 (7.63%) IaaS
6 29 (7.38%) PaaS
7 28 (7.12%) SaaS
8 18 (4.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (4.33%) Serverless
10 15 (3.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (3.31%) Slack
13 11 (2.80%) Boomi
14 10 (2.54%) npm
15 8 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (1.78%) Azure Functions
16 7 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
17 6 (1.53%) BrowserStack
18 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
18 4 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.07%) DNS
1 16 (4.07%) Firewall
1 16 (4.07%) HTTP
1 16 (4.07%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.82%) SSL
3 10 (2.54%) DHCP
3 10 (2.54%) IPsec
4 9 (2.29%) FTP
5 8 (2.04%) Network Security
6 5 (1.27%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.76%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.76%) SAN
7 3 (0.76%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.51%) VPN
9 1 (0.25%) Intranet
9 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.25%) VLAN
9 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.80%) MongoDB
2 11 (2.80%) MySQL
3 10 (2.54%) BigQuery
4 9 (2.29%) Big Data
4 9 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.78%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.78%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.76%) Power BI
8 3 (0.76%) Riak
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.51%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.51%) DB2
9 2 (0.51%) HBase
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (27.23%) Jenkins
2 65 (16.54%) Git (software)
3 60 (15.27%) JIRA
4 30 (7.63%) Selenium
5 28 (7.12%) JUnit
5 28 (7.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 25 (6.36%) Maven
7 16 (4.07%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.82%) Mockito
9 14 (3.56%) Travis CI
10 12 (3.05%) Gradle
10 12 (3.05%) Visual Studio Code
11 9 (2.29%) GitLab
11 9 (2.29%) Subversion
12 8 (2.04%) SonarQube
12 8 (2.04%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.53%) Appium
13 6 (1.53%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 88 (22.39%) Finance
2 43 (10.94%) Financial Institution
3 32 (8.14%) Public Sector
4 29 (7.38%) Banking
5 16 (4.07%) Retail
6 10 (2.54%) Marketing
7 8 (2.04%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.51%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 109 (27.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 107 (27.23%) Developer
3 41 (10.43%) Architect
4 40 (10.18%) Python Developer
5 20 (5.09%) AWS DevOps
5 20 (5.09%) Consultant
5 20 (5.09%) Java Developer
6 19 (4.83%) Senior DevOps
7 16 (4.07%) DevOps Consultant
8 15 (3.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 15 (3.82%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (3.82%) Software Engineer
9 14 (3.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.31%) Lead Developer
11 12 (3.05%) AWS Architect
11 12 (3.05%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (2.80%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (2.80%) DevOps Systems Engineer
12 11 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (2.54%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (16.28%) Node.js
2 48 (12.21%) .NET
3 46 (11.70%) Spring Boot
4 35 (8.91%) Web Services
5 33 (8.40%) JSON
6 26 (6.62%) AngularJS
6 26 (6.62%) REST
6 26 (6.62%) Spring
7 22 (5.60%) Redux
8 21 (5.34%) HTML
9 20 (5.09%) CSS
10 17 (4.33%) XML
11 13 (3.31%) Express
11 13 (3.31%) React
12 11 (2.80%) jQuery
13 10 (2.54%) Enzyme
13 10 (2.54%) Jest
13 10 (2.54%) PySpark
13 10 (2.54%) RESTful
13 10 (2.54%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.40%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (2.54%) Blog
2 10 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (1.78%) NHS
4 6 (1.53%) User Experience
5 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.02%) Clustering
6 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.76%) Cloud Native
7 3 (0.76%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.51%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.51%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 76 (19.34%) Linux
2 25 (6.36%) Windows
3 14 (3.56%) Unix
4 10 (2.54%) Android
5 7 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.27%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.76%) CentOS
7 3 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.76%) VMS
8 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (25.70%) Microservices
3 73 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (12.72%) Test Automation
5 49 (12.47%) Release Management
6 48 (12.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 46 (11.70%) Change Management
8 43 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 42 (10.69%) Infrastructure as Code
10 41 (10.43%) Open Source
11 39 (9.92%) Process Improvement
12 38 (9.67%) Scrum
13 36 (9.16%) TDD
14 34 (8.65%) Configuration Management
15 30 (7.63%) Software Engineering
16 26 (6.62%) Migration
17 25 (6.36%) BDD
18 23 (5.85%) Pair Programming
19 22 (5.60%) Kanban
20 19 (4.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 129 (32.82%) Java
2 109 (27.74%) Python
3 54 (13.74%) JavaScript
4 34 (8.65%) PowerShell
5 32 (8.14%) Bash Shell
5 32 (8.14%) SQL
6 26 (6.62%) Ruby
7 20 (5.09%) PHP
8 16 (4.07%) Shell Script
9 15 (3.82%) C#
10 13 (3.31%) TypeScript
10 13 (3.31%) VB
11 10 (2.54%) ES6
11 10 (2.54%) Go
11 10 (2.54%) Kotlin
12 8 (2.04%) Java 8
12 8 (2.04%) R
13 6 (1.53%) Perl
14 2 (0.51%) C
14 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.27%) Degree
3 5 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.76%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.51%) CISSP
5 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.51%) MCSA
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.54%) QA
2 8 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.02%) GDPR
4 3 (0.76%) WCAG
5 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (25.70%) Docker
2 15 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.80%) vSphere
4 10 (2.54%) VMware NSX
5 8 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.02%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.02%) Xen
7 2 (0.51%) HDFS
8 1 (0.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 93 (23.66%) Ansible
2 67 (17.05%) Puppet
3 62 (15.78%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (12.98%) Kubernetes
5 41 (10.43%) Terraform
6 16 (4.07%) Salt
7 10 (2.54%) Grafana
7 10 (2.54%) Prometheus
8 8 (2.04%) Rancher
8 8 (2.04%) vCenter Server
8 8 (2.04%) vRealize
9 5 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (1.27%) Nagios
9 5 (1.27%) Packer
10 4 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.76%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.76%) FreeIPA
11 3 (0.76%) SCCM
12 2 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 32 (8.14%) Splunk
2 27 (6.87%) Google
3 26 (6.62%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.83%) VMware
5 16 (4.07%) MuleSoft
6 13 (3.31%) Cisco
7 12 (3.05%) AppDynamics
8 11 (2.80%) Dell
9 10 (2.54%) Blue Coat
9 10 (2.54%) F5
10 9 (2.29%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.04%) Alibaba
11 8 (2.04%) Fortinet
11 8 (2.04%) Oracle
12 5 (1.27%) Adobe
12 5 (1.27%) EMC
12 5 (1.27%) NetApp
13 3 (0.76%) IBM
13 3 (0.76%) TOWER Software
13 3 (0.76%) Veritas