Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 33 26
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 +36
Contract jobs citing DevOps 339 233 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.92% 5.51% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.92% 6.47% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 191 256
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £375 £355 £358
90th Percentile £575 £590 £613
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £43.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +13.37% -21.82% +22.22%

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 4,283 3,599 5,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.41% 85.06% 86.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,874 2,358 3,390
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.52% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £275
90th Percentile £540 £550 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 88 112
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.83 £8.42 £10.23
90th Percentile £43.25 £38.80 £42.25
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%

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 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily 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 20 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 +13 262 £441 +0.86% 66
South Yorkshire +9 65 £468 -6.45% 15
North Yorkshire +2 9 £425 - 10
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 179 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (41.89%) Docker
3 127 (37.46%) Python
4 126 (37.17%) Java
5 125 (36.87%) Jenkins
6 115 (33.92%) Puppet
7 113 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 112 (33.04%) Linux
9 96 (28.32%) Ansible
10 82 (24.19%) Microservices
11 72 (21.24%) Git (software)
12 70 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
12 70 (20.65%) Terraform
13 61 (17.99%) Bash Shell
14 58 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 58 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
15 57 (16.81%) Configuration Management
16 48 (14.16%) JavaScript
16 48 (14.16%) TDD
17 46 (13.57%) Ruby
18 45 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 44 (12.98%) Scrum
20 43 (12.68%) JIRA
20 43 (12.68%) Test Automation
20 43 (12.68%) Kubernetes
21 41 (12.09%) Finance
22 40 (11.80%) Node.js
23 38 (11.21%) Shell Script
24 36 (10.62%) Hadoop
25 34 (10.03%) Google Cloud Platform

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 (9.44%) Confluence
2 28 (8.26%) Apache Spark
3 21 (6.19%) nginx
4 20 (5.90%) Apache
5 17 (5.01%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (3.83%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.54%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (2.65%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.06%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.47%) IIS
10 5 (1.47%) Jetty
10 5 (1.47%) Mongrel
11 4 (1.18%) CMS
11 4 (1.18%) JBoss
11 4 (1.18%) Mule
12 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.59%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.59%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 113 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (10.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (7.08%) GitHub
5 22 (6.49%) Amazon S3
6 19 (5.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (5.01%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (4.42%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (4.42%) Serverless
9 12 (3.54%) IaaS
9 12 (3.54%) PaaS
10 10 (2.95%) SaaS
10 10 (2.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (2.65%) Slack
12 8 (2.36%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (2.06%) Route 53
14 6 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (1.77%) Google Analytics
14 6 (1.77%) Trello
15 5 (1.47%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.85%) HTTP
2 17 (5.01%) SSL
3 13 (3.83%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.36%) DNS
4 8 (2.36%) Firewall
5 7 (2.06%) FTP
5 7 (2.06%) VPN
6 6 (1.77%) DHCP
6 6 (1.77%) IPsec
7 5 (1.47%) Internet
7 5 (1.47%) SMS
8 4 (1.18%) Skype
8 4 (1.18%) SSH
9 1 (0.29%) AMQP
9 1 (0.29%) ATM
9 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.29%) Network Security
9 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.62%) Hadoop
2 33 (9.73%) Big Data
3 31 (9.14%) NoSQL
4 26 (7.67%) MongoDB
5 24 (7.08%) MySQL
6 15 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (3.83%) Apache Hive
7 13 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (2.65%) Redis
11 8 (2.36%) HBase
11 8 (2.36%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.06%) Impala
12 7 (2.06%) Sqoop
13 6 (1.77%) SQL Server
14 4 (1.18%) Riak
15 3 (0.88%) BigQuery
15 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 125 (36.87%) Jenkins
2 72 (21.24%) Git (software)
3 43 (12.68%) JIRA
4 22 (6.49%) SonarQube
5 21 (6.19%) Cucumber
6 19 (5.60%) Bitbucket
7 16 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 16 (4.72%) TeamCity
8 13 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (3.54%) IntelliJ
9 12 (3.54%) Selenium
10 11 (3.24%) Travis CI
11 10 (2.95%) GitLab
11 10 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (2.95%) Subversion
12 8 (2.36%) Maven
13 7 (2.06%) Ant
13 7 (2.06%) Gatling
13 7 (2.06%) Psake
13 7 (2.06%) webpack
General
1 41 (12.09%) Finance
2 9 (2.65%) Banking
3 7 (2.06%) Retail
4 4 (1.18%) Games
5 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.59%) Advertising
6 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 145 (42.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (20.06%) Developer
3 35 (10.32%) AWS Engineer
4 32 (9.44%) AWS DevOps
5 30 (8.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 25 (7.37%) Java Developer
7 23 (6.78%) Cloud Engineer
8 21 (6.19%) Senior DevOps
9 19 (5.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 17 (5.01%) Architect
11 16 (4.72%) Consultant
12 12 (3.54%) Azure Engineer
13 11 (3.24%) DevOps Consultant
14 10 (2.95%) Platform Engineer
15 9 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
15 9 (2.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 9 (2.65%) Project Manager
15 9 (2.65%) Scala Developer
15 9 (2.65%) Software Engineer
15 9 (2.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.80%) Node.js
2 33 (9.73%) Kafka
3 29 (8.55%) .NET
4 20 (5.90%) RESTful
5 19 (5.60%) JSON
5 19 (5.60%) Spring
6 18 (5.31%) REST
7 16 (4.72%) AngularJS
7 16 (4.72%) CSS
8 15 (4.42%) Web Services
8 15 (4.42%) XML
9 14 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (4.13%) Spring Boot
10 12 (3.54%) Dropwizard
10 12 (3.54%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (3.24%) Servlets
12 10 (2.95%) HTML
12 10 (2.95%) J2EE
12 10 (2.95%) React
13 9 (2.65%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.83%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (3.83%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.24%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.65%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.06%) NHS
7 6 (1.77%) Clustering
7 6 (1.77%) iPad
8 4 (1.18%) PKI
8 4 (1.18%) User Experience
8 4 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.88%) Online Games
9 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.59%) iSeries
10 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (33.04%) Linux
2 45 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (8.85%) Windows
4 18 (5.31%) Unix
5 14 (4.13%) CentOS
6 9 (2.65%) Android
6 9 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.59%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.19%) Microservices
3 70 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (16.81%) Configuration Management
5 48 (14.16%) TDD
6 44 (12.98%) Scrum
7 43 (12.68%) Test Automation
8 30 (8.85%) Open Source
9 28 (8.26%) Deployment Automation
10 27 (7.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (7.37%) BDD
12 23 (6.78%) Software Engineering
13 22 (6.49%) Kanban
14 19 (5.60%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (4.72%) Data Modelling
15 16 (4.72%) Migration
16 15 (4.42%) ITIL
17 14 (4.13%) Analytics
17 14 (4.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 13 (3.83%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 127 (37.46%) Python
2 126 (37.17%) Java
3 61 (17.99%) Bash Shell
4 48 (14.16%) JavaScript
5 46 (13.57%) Ruby
6 38 (11.21%) Shell Script
7 32 (9.44%) SQL
8 28 (8.26%) PowerShell
9 23 (6.78%) PHP
10 22 (6.49%) Perl
11 21 (6.19%) Scala
12 20 (5.90%) C#
13 18 (5.31%) Groovy
14 16 (4.72%) Go
14 16 (4.72%) Java 8
15 6 (1.77%) Haskell
16 2 (0.59%) C++
16 2 (0.59%) ES6
16 2 (0.59%) R
16 2 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.95%) Degree
4 6 (1.77%) CISM
4 6 (1.77%) CISSP
4 6 (1.77%) ISACA
5 5 (1.47%) CISA
5 5 (1.47%) CRISC
5 5 (1.47%) CSSLP
5 5 (1.47%) GIAC
5 5 (1.47%) GSSP-.NET
5 5 (1.47%) GSSP-JAVA
5 5 (1.47%) GWAPT
5 5 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.59%) CCNA
7 2 (0.59%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.72%) GCP
2 6 (1.77%) SLA
3 4 (1.18%) PMO
4 3 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 142 (41.89%) Docker
2 10 (2.95%) Apache Flume
3 9 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.36%) Xen
5 5 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.47%) vSphere
6 4 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.88%) HDFS
7 3 (0.88%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.88%) Varnish
8 2 (0.59%) KVM
8 2 (0.59%) XenServer
9 1 (0.29%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 115 (33.92%) Puppet
2 96 (28.32%) Ansible
3 70 (20.65%) Terraform
4 58 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (12.68%) Kubernetes
6 23 (6.78%) Rancher
7 20 (5.90%) Grafana
8 17 (5.01%) Salt
9 11 (3.24%) Kibana
10 9 (2.65%) Packer
10 9 (2.65%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.88%) Graphite
11 3 (0.88%) Graylog
11 3 (0.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (0.59%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.59%) Consul
12 2 (0.59%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.59%) logstash
12 2 (0.59%) Nessus
13 1 (0.29%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 29 (8.55%) Google
2 23 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.78%) Red Hat
3 18 (5.31%) SaltStack
4 17 (5.01%) Splunk
5 13 (3.83%) VMware
6 8 (2.36%) MuleSoft
6 8 (2.36%) Oracle
7 7 (2.06%) EMC
7 7 (2.06%) Informatica
7 7 (2.06%) NetApp
7 7 (2.06%) Talend
8 6 (1.77%) Black Duck
8 6 (1.77%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.47%) Adobe
10 4 (1.18%) Apigee
10 4 (1.18%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.18%) Cisco
10 4 (1.18%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.88%) Blue Coat