Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 9 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 +9
Contract jobs citing DevOps 153 478 344
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.52% 11.61% 6.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.44% 13.49% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 358 236
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £358 £377 £375
90th Percentile £675 £588 £575
England median daily rate £525 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.85 £51.83
% change year-on-year -26.85% -7.69% +20.54%

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 1,230 3,543 4,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 84.54% 86.08% 88.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 2,363 2,924
Median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.10% +2.06%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 142 127
Median hourly rate £20.11 £16.93 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.78% -8.49% +32.14%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.35 £42.80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% +16.28% -6.81%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Daily rate trend for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Yorkshire.

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 8 August 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 -3 82 £513 +7.89% 57
South Yorkshire -6 47 £500 +0.50% 9
North Yorkshire +8 17 £418 -12.11% 9
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 87 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (47.71%) AWS
3 57 (37.25%) Git (software)
4 56 (36.60%) Azure
5 49 (32.03%) Jenkins
6 48 (31.37%) Terraform
6 48 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (29.41%) Python
8 44 (28.76%) Java
8 44 (28.76%) Kubernetes
9 43 (28.10%) Docker
10 40 (26.14%) Puppet
11 39 (25.49%) Ansible
12 37 (24.18%) Node.js
13 34 (22.22%) GCP
14 33 (21.57%) Finance
15 32 (20.92%) JavaScript
16 31 (20.26%) Scrum
17 30 (19.61%) Linux
17 30 (19.61%) Infrastructure as Code
18 28 (18.30%) Opscode Chef
19 27 (17.65%) GitHub
20 26 (16.99%) Continuous Delivery
20 26 (16.99%) Google
21 24 (15.69%) Confluence
22 22 (14.38%) TDD
22 22 (14.38%) .NET
23 21 (13.73%) Test Automation
24 20 (13.07%) Redux
25 19 (12.42%) Software Engineering

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 24 (15.69%) Confluence
2 15 (9.80%) Mule
3 10 (6.54%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.27%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.31%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Fuse
5 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 73 (47.71%) AWS
2 56 (36.60%) Azure
3 34 (22.22%) GCP
4 27 (17.65%) GitHub
5 11 (7.19%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (7.19%) Slack
6 10 (6.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (6.54%) Amazon S3
7 9 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (5.88%) npm
7 9 (5.88%) Serverless
8 8 (5.23%) Amazon Cognito
8 8 (5.23%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (5.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (3.27%) IaaS
10 5 (3.27%) SaaS
11 3 (1.96%) Office 365
11 3 (1.96%) PaaS
12 2 (1.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.46%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.19%) HTTP
3 10 (6.54%) Firewall
3 10 (6.54%) SSL
4 7 (4.58%) SAN
5 6 (3.92%) DNS
6 5 (3.27%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (2.61%) Internet
8 3 (1.96%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.96%) Network Security
8 3 (1.96%) VPN
8 3 (1.96%) WAN
9 2 (1.31%) BGP
9 2 (1.31%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.31%) LAN
10 1 (0.65%) HSRP
10 1 (0.65%) MPLS
10 1 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.65%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.23%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (4.58%) Big Data
2 7 (4.58%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.27%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (1.96%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) HBase
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.65%) Power BI
5 1 (0.65%) Redis
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (37.25%) Git (software)
2 49 (32.03%) Jenkins
3 19 (12.42%) JIRA
4 17 (11.11%) CircleCI
5 14 (9.15%) Selenium
6 12 (7.84%) GitLab
7 11 (7.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (6.54%) Bitbucket
8 10 (6.54%) Maven
8 10 (6.54%) Mockito
9 9 (5.88%) JUnit
10 6 (3.92%) Jasmine
10 6 (3.92%) MSTest
10 6 (3.92%) NUnit
11 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio Code
12 3 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.31%) GoCD
13 2 (1.31%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.31%) Xcode
General
1 33 (21.57%) Finance
2 12 (7.84%) Banking
3 7 (4.58%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.92%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.31%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (28.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (26.14%) Developer
3 14 (9.15%) Architect
4 11 (7.19%) Consultant
4 11 (7.19%) Senior DevOps
5 10 (6.54%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (6.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (5.23%) DevOps Consultant
8 7 (4.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.27%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.61%) Angular Developer
11 4 (2.61%) Azure Developer
11 4 (2.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (2.61%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (2.61%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.18%) Node.js
2 22 (14.38%) .NET
3 20 (13.07%) Redux
4 17 (11.11%) REST
5 16 (10.46%) Jest
6 15 (9.80%) CSS
6 15 (9.80%) React
6 15 (9.80%) Spring
7 13 (8.50%) Spring Boot
8 12 (7.84%) HTML
9 11 (7.19%) AngularJS
9 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET
9 11 (7.19%) JSON
9 11 (7.19%) Kafka
10 10 (6.54%) Enzyme
11 9 (5.88%) WireMock
12 8 (5.23%) Express
13 7 (4.58%) RESTful
13 7 (4.58%) Sass
14 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.84%) User Experience
2 7 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.27%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.96%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.96%) Robotics
4 3 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.31%) iPad
5 2 (1.31%) iPhone
5 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Online Games
6 1 (0.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.65%) RIA
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.61%) Linux
2 6 (3.92%) Windows
3 3 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.96%) Solaris
3 3 (1.96%) Unix
4 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (20.26%) Scrum
4 30 (19.61%) Infrastructure as Code
5 26 (16.99%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (14.38%) TDD
7 21 (13.73%) Test Automation
8 19 (12.42%) Software Engineering
9 18 (11.76%) BDD
10 17 (11.11%) Change Management
10 17 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 17 (11.11%) Kanban
11 16 (10.46%) Continuous Deployment
11 16 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (10.46%) Technical Leadership
12 15 (9.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 15 (9.80%) Migration
12 15 (9.80%) Open Source
12 15 (9.80%) Pair Programming
13 14 (9.15%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.41%) Python
2 44 (28.76%) Java
3 32 (20.92%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.46%) C#
5 15 (9.80%) Go
6 12 (7.84%) SQL
7 11 (7.19%) ES6
8 7 (4.58%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.27%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.61%) Java 8
10 4 (2.61%) PHP
10 4 (2.61%) Ruby
10 4 (2.61%) Scala
11 2 (1.31%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.65%) C++
12 1 (0.65%) Perl
12 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (10.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.88%) Degree
3 8 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.27%) CISA
4 5 (3.27%) CISM
4 5 (3.27%) CISSP
4 5 (3.27%) CRISC
4 5 (3.27%) CSSLP
4 5 (3.27%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.27%) GIAC
4 5 (3.27%) GSSP-.NET
4 5 (3.27%) GSSP-JAVA
4 5 (3.27%) GWAPT
4 5 (3.27%) ISACA
5 4 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.31%) ISEB
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.65%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.65%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) GDPR
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (28.10%) Docker
2 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.31%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.65%) LXC
4 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (31.37%) Terraform
2 44 (28.76%) Kubernetes
3 40 (26.14%) Puppet
4 39 (25.49%) Ansible
5 28 (18.30%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (7.19%) Salt
7 3 (1.96%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.31%) Grafana
8 2 (1.31%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.65%) Graphite
9 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.65%) Mesos
9 1 (0.65%) Oozie
9 1 (0.65%) Packer
9 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.65%) vRealize
9 1 (0.65%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (16.99%) Google
2 18 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.80%) Splunk
4 13 (8.50%) AppDynamics
5 11 (7.19%) Cisco
6 10 (6.54%) F5
6 10 (6.54%) MuleSoft
7 9 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 6 (3.92%) EMC
8 6 (3.92%) Netsparker
8 6 (3.92%) VMware
9 5 (3.27%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.61%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.61%) Juniper
10 4 (2.61%) Oracle
11 3 (1.96%) Aruba
11 3 (1.96%) NETGEAR
11 3 (1.96%) UiPath
12 2 (1.31%) Apple
12 2 (1.31%) IBM