Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 29 25
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 +23
Contract jobs citing DevOps 368 235 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.49% 5.52% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 6.51% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 214 264
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £466 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.49% -1.84% +5.56%
10th Percentile £366 £375 £358
90th Percentile £622 £635 £613
England median daily rate £525 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year +9.29% -16.82% +10.00%

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 4,260 3,610 4,822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.73% 84.72% 85.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,870 2,397 3,161
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £260 £266
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 86 127
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.25 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.25 £28.03 £39.20
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

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 October 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 19 October 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 +4 267 £450 -3.49% 90
South Yorkshire +18 83 £450 -15.89% 32
North Yorkshire +1 11 £400 -5.88% 17
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 192 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (39.40%) Docker
3 136 (36.96%) Linux
4 135 (36.68%) Amazon AWS
5 134 (36.41%) Jenkins
6 122 (33.15%) Java
7 115 (31.25%) Python
8 112 (30.43%) Puppet
9 95 (25.82%) Microservices
10 86 (23.37%) Terraform
11 81 (22.01%) Ansible
12 70 (19.02%) Git (software)
13 67 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (18.21%) Bash Shell
14 63 (17.12%) JIRA
15 62 (16.85%) JavaScript
16 60 (16.30%) Configuration Management
17 53 (14.40%) Kubernetes
18 52 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
19 50 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
19 50 (13.59%) Windows
20 47 (12.77%) Test Automation
21 45 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 45 (12.23%) Finance
22 43 (11.68%) TDD
22 43 (11.68%) Confluence
22 43 (11.68%) Node.js
23 41 (11.14%) MongoDB
24 39 (10.60%) Amazon EC2
25 38 (10.33%) Security Cleared

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 43 (11.68%) Confluence
2 19 (5.16%) nginx
3 17 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (3.80%) Apache Spark
5 12 (3.26%) Apache
6 9 (2.45%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.17%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.90%) Apache ServiceMix
8 7 (1.90%) CMS
8 7 (1.90%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.09%) JBoss
10 4 (1.09%) Mule
10 4 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.09%) WordPress
11 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.54%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.54%) IIS
12 2 (0.54%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Magento
1 2 (0.54%) OpenCart
1 2 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 135 (36.68%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (10.60%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (9.78%) Amazon S3
4 36 (9.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 31 (8.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (7.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 25 (6.79%) Route 53
7 25 (6.79%) Serverless
8 21 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (5.71%) IaaS
8 21 (5.71%) PaaS
9 17 (4.62%) SaaS
10 16 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
11 15 (4.08%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (4.08%) GitHub
12 14 (3.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (3.53%) Slack
14 11 (2.99%) Trello
15 10 (2.72%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.51%) HTTP
2 22 (5.98%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.62%) DNS
3 17 (4.62%) SSL
4 16 (4.35%) VPN
5 14 (3.80%) Firewall
6 9 (2.45%) ICMP
7 6 (1.63%) NAS
7 6 (1.63%) SSH
8 5 (1.36%) FTP
9 4 (1.09%) DHCP
9 4 (1.09%) FCoE
9 4 (1.09%) IPsec
9 4 (1.09%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.09%) SAN
9 4 (1.09%) Skype
9 4 (1.09%) VSAN
10 3 (0.82%) SMS
11 2 (0.54%) WebEx
12 1 (0.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.14%) MongoDB
2 31 (8.42%) MySQL
3 27 (7.34%) Hadoop
4 24 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
5 21 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 20 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (5.43%) Big Data
6 20 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (4.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (2.17%) Redis
9 7 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.09%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.09%) GIS
10 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.09%) Riak
10 4 (1.09%) SQL Server
11 3 (0.82%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 134 (36.41%) Jenkins
2 70 (19.02%) Git (software)
3 63 (17.12%) JIRA
4 25 (6.79%) IntelliJ
5 24 (6.52%) GitLab
5 24 (6.52%) SonarQube
6 21 (5.71%) Bitbucket
6 21 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 21 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (5.16%) Selenium
8 16 (4.35%) webpack
9 15 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (2.99%) Subversion
10 11 (2.99%) TeamCity
11 10 (2.72%) Babel
12 9 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (2.17%) Maven
14 7 (1.90%) Gatling
14 7 (1.90%) Travis CI
15 6 (1.63%) Ant
General
1 45 (12.23%) Finance
2 23 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.54%) Legal
4 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.27%) Advertising
5 1 (0.27%) Games
5 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.27%) Marketing
5 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 148 (40.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 94 (25.54%) Developer
3 37 (10.05%) Java Developer
4 29 (7.88%) AWS Engineer
5 28 (7.61%) AWS DevOps
6 25 (6.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (5.16%) Cloud Engineer
8 17 (4.62%) Senior DevOps
9 16 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 14 (3.80%) React Developer
11 13 (3.53%) Consultant
12 12 (3.26%) UI Developer
13 11 (2.99%) AWS Developer
13 11 (2.99%) Azure Engineer
14 10 (2.72%) Architect
14 10 (2.72%) Linux Engineer
14 10 (2.72%) Operations Engineer
14 10 (2.72%) Project Manager
14 10 (2.72%) Python Developer
15 9 (2.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.68%) Node.js
2 35 (9.51%) REST
3 34 (9.24%) JSON
4 27 (7.34%) AngularJS
5 26 (7.07%) React
5 26 (7.07%) Spring
6 24 (6.52%) Web Services
7 22 (5.98%) Spring Boot
8 21 (5.71%) .NET
9 20 (5.43%) CSS
10 19 (5.16%) Elastic Stack
10 19 (5.16%) XML
11 18 (4.89%) Kafka
12 15 (4.08%) Redux
13 13 (3.53%) HTML
14 12 (3.26%) Dropwizard
14 12 (3.26%) RESTful
14 12 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (2.99%) SOAP
16 10 (2.72%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.52%) Public Cloud
2 16 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.53%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (2.99%) User Experience
5 10 (2.72%) Cloud Native
6 9 (2.45%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.90%) Clustering
8 7 (1.90%) iSeries
8 7 (1.90%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.90%) NHS
9 6 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.63%) PKI
10 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.54%) IVR
11 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 136 (36.96%) Linux
2 50 (13.59%) Windows
3 45 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (7.88%) Unix
5 23 (6.25%) CentOS
6 13 (3.53%) Android
6 13 (3.53%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.45%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.09%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.27%) HPUX
10 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (25.82%) Microservices
3 67 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (16.30%) Configuration Management
5 47 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 43 (11.68%) TDD
7 32 (8.70%) Open Source
7 32 (8.70%) Scrum
8 27 (7.34%) BDD
8 27 (7.34%) Deployment Automation
9 24 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 21 (5.71%) Software Delivery
11 20 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (5.16%) Kanban
12 19 (5.16%) Migration
13 18 (4.89%) Load Balancing
14 17 (4.62%) Mentoring
15 16 (4.35%) PRINCE2
16 15 (4.08%) ITIL
16 15 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (33.15%) Java
2 115 (31.25%) Python
3 67 (18.21%) Bash Shell
4 62 (16.85%) JavaScript
5 32 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 31 (8.42%) Ruby
6 31 (8.42%) SQL
7 28 (7.61%) Shell Script
8 27 (7.34%) Java 8
9 26 (7.07%) Perl
10 22 (5.98%) PHP
11 20 (5.43%) C#
12 13 (3.53%) Go
12 13 (3.53%) Groovy
13 11 (2.99%) Scala
14 6 (1.63%) Haskell
15 3 (0.82%) C
16 2 (0.54%) ES6
16 2 (0.54%) R
16 2 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 36 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.16%) Degree
4 12 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.09%) CISM
6 4 (1.09%) CISSP
6 4 (1.09%) ISACA
7 3 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.82%) CISA
7 3 (0.82%) CRISC
7 3 (0.82%) CSSLP
7 3 (0.82%) GIAC
7 3 (0.82%) GSSP-.NET
7 3 (0.82%) GSSP-JAVA
7 3 (0.82%) GWAPT
8 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.54%) QA
1 2 (0.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 145 (39.40%) Docker
2 9 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.09%) vSphere
3 4 (1.09%) Xen
4 3 (0.82%) HDFS
5 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.54%) Varnish
5 2 (0.54%) XenServer
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) KVM
6 1 (0.27%) QEMU
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 112 (30.43%) Puppet
2 86 (23.37%) Terraform
3 81 (22.01%) Ansible
4 53 (14.40%) Kubernetes
5 52 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (7.07%) Grafana
7 22 (5.98%) Rancher
8 20 (5.43%) Salt
9 19 (5.16%) Packer
10 16 (4.35%) Prometheus
11 11 (2.99%) Kibana
12 3 (0.82%) Graphite
12 3 (0.82%) Graylog
13 2 (0.54%) Cobbler
13 2 (0.54%) Consul
13 2 (0.54%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.54%) logstash
13 2 (0.54%) Nessus
13 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.54%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 33 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.88%) Google
3 21 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 17 (4.62%) SaltStack
4 17 (4.62%) VMware
5 12 (3.26%) Black Duck
6 11 (2.99%) NetApp
7 9 (2.45%) EMC
7 9 (2.45%) Oracle
8 8 (2.17%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.90%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.90%) Cisco
10 6 (1.63%) Adobe
10 6 (1.63%) IBM
11 5 (1.36%) Splunk
12 3 (0.82%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.82%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.82%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.54%) Perfecto Mobile
13 2 (0.54%) Sun