Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 8 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 +8
Contract jobs citing DevOps 180 512 317
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.25% 11.34% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.84% 13.16% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 350 235
Median daily rate £500 £479 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +3.51% +8.82%
10th Percentile £394 £400 £375
90th Percentile £644 £613 £650
England median daily rate £540 £540 £525
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.64 £59.25
% change year-on-year -23.30% -22.98% +9.72%

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 1,830 3,890 4,253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.83% 86.14% 87.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,151 2,590 2,821
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £268
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 126 121
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £20.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -16.30% +52.67%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.21 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £39.97 £44.50
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.54 £22.00
% change year-on-year +12.07% +11.53% -12.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -8 95 £499 +5.00% 37
South Yorkshire -2 66 £525 +5.00% 1
North Yorkshire -2 11 £413 -6.78% 9
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 74 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (38.89%) AWS
3 65 (36.11%) Azure
4 62 (34.44%) Terraform
5 52 (28.89%) Jenkins
5 52 (28.89%) Kubernetes
6 50 (27.78%) Python
7 48 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 45 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (25.00%) Puppet
9 43 (23.89%) Java
10 42 (23.33%) Docker
11 41 (22.78%) Ansible
12 40 (22.22%) Linux
13 32 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
14 30 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
15 29 (16.11%) GCP
15 29 (16.11%) JavaScript
16 26 (14.44%) .NET
16 26 (14.44%) Google
17 25 (13.89%) Finance
17 25 (13.89%) GitHub
17 25 (13.89%) Node.js
18 24 (13.33%) TDD
19 23 (12.78%) Test Automation
19 23 (12.78%) Continuous Delivery
20 22 (12.22%) Configuration Management
21 21 (11.67%) GitLab
22 20 (11.11%) Open Source
23 18 (10.00%) CircleCI

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 16 (8.89%) Confluence
2 8 (4.44%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.78%) Anypoint
3 5 (2.78%) IIS
3 5 (2.78%) Mule
4 4 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.22%) nginx
5 3 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.56%) Jetty
7 1 (0.56%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 70 (38.89%) AWS
2 65 (36.11%) Azure
3 29 (16.11%) GCP
4 25 (13.89%) GitHub
5 17 (9.44%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (7.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (7.78%) Amazon S3
6 14 (7.78%) PaaS
7 11 (6.11%) Serverless
8 10 (5.56%) IaaS
9 9 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (4.44%) Amazon Cognito
10 8 (4.44%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (4.44%) SaaS
11 7 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (2.78%) Route 53
14 4 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.00%) HTTP
1 18 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.56%) SAN
3 9 (5.00%) VPN
4 6 (3.33%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.78%) BGP
5 5 (2.78%) Firewall
6 4 (2.22%) DNS
6 4 (2.22%) MPLS
6 4 (2.22%) Network Security
7 3 (1.67%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.67%) Internet
7 3 (1.67%) IPv6
7 3 (1.67%) OSPF
7 3 (1.67%) WAN
8 2 (1.11%) Junos
8 2 (1.11%) RSVP
8 2 (1.11%) SSL
8 2 (1.11%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.89%) Big Data
3 6 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.78%) MySQL
5 4 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.67%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.56%) HBase
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.56%) Power BI
8 1 (0.56%) Redis
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (28.89%) Jenkins
2 48 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 21 (11.67%) GitLab
4 18 (10.00%) CircleCI
5 11 (6.11%) Bitbucket
5 11 (6.11%) JIRA
6 8 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.78%) Selenium
8 4 (2.22%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.22%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.67%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.11%) Gradle
10 2 (1.11%) Subversion
10 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.11%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 25 (13.89%) Finance
2 9 (5.00%) Banking
3 8 (4.44%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.22%) Retail
5 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.11%) Publishing
6 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (31.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (20.56%) Developer
3 16 (8.89%) Architect
4 15 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (7.78%) Senior DevOps
6 13 (7.22%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (7.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.67%) Consultant
8 9 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.44%) DevOps Consultant
10 7 (3.89%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Azure Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
12 5 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.44%) .NET
2 25 (13.89%) Node.js
3 12 (6.67%) Kafka
4 10 (5.56%) React
5 9 (5.00%) CSS
5 9 (5.00%) RESTful
6 8 (4.44%) .NET Core
7 7 (3.89%) REST
7 7 (3.89%) Spring
8 6 (3.33%) JSON
8 6 (3.33%) RAML
8 6 (3.33%) Spring Boot
9 5 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (2.78%) HTML
9 5 (2.78%) J2EE
9 5 (2.78%) Redux
9 5 (2.78%) Web Services
10 4 (2.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (3.89%) User Experience
2 5 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.67%) Blog
4 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.11%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.11%) iPad
5 2 (1.11%) iPhone
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) Online Games
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.22%) Linux
2 10 (5.56%) Windows
3 7 (3.89%) Unix
4 6 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.78%) CentOS
6 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.11%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) HPUX
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 24 (13.33%) TDD
5 23 (12.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (12.78%) Test Automation
6 22 (12.22%) Configuration Management
7 20 (11.11%) Open Source
8 17 (9.44%) Continuous Deployment
9 16 (8.89%) BDD
10 15 (8.33%) Infrastructure Automation
10 15 (8.33%) Task Automation
11 14 (7.78%) API Development
11 14 (7.78%) Microservices
12 13 (7.22%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.67%) Change Management
13 12 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (6.67%) Project Management
13 12 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.78%) Python
2 43 (23.89%) Java
3 29 (16.11%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.78%) Go
5 13 (7.22%) C#
5 13 (7.22%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.11%) SQL
7 9 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.33%) Java 8
9 5 (2.78%) Ruby
9 5 (2.78%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.22%) ES6
10 4 (2.22%) PHP
11 3 (1.67%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.11%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.11%) Perl
12 2 (1.11%) Scala
13 1 (0.56%) C++
13 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.44%) Degree
3 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.33%) JNCIE
5 5 (2.78%) CISA
5 5 (2.78%) CISM
5 5 (2.78%) CISSP
5 5 (2.78%) CRISC
5 5 (2.78%) CSSLP
5 5 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.78%) GIAC
5 5 (2.78%) GSSP-.NET
5 5 (2.78%) GSSP-JAVA
5 5 (2.78%) GWAPT
5 5 (2.78%) ISACA
6 4 (2.22%) CCIE
6 4 (2.22%) CCNP
6 4 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.22%) JNCIS
7 3 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (23.33%) Docker
2 9 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.11%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 2 (1.11%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) Xen
5 1 (0.56%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 62 (34.44%) Terraform
2 52 (28.89%) Kubernetes
3 45 (25.00%) Puppet
4 41 (22.78%) Ansible
5 32 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (6.67%) Salt
7 9 (5.00%) Rancher
8 8 (4.44%) Prometheus
9 5 (2.78%) Grafana
10 4 (2.22%) Packer
11 3 (1.67%) WSUS
12 2 (1.11%) vCenter Server
12 2 (1.11%) vRealize
13 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
13 1 (0.56%) Kibana
13 1 (0.56%) logstash
13 1 (0.56%) Oozie
13 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (14.44%) Google
2 17 (9.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.89%) Cisco
4 12 (6.67%) VMware
5 11 (6.11%) MuleSoft
6 9 (5.00%) Juniper
7 6 (3.33%) EMC
7 6 (3.33%) Netsparker
7 6 (3.33%) Oracle
7 6 (3.33%) Splunk
8 5 (2.78%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.22%) Black Duck
9 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.67%) Aruba
10 3 (1.67%) NETGEAR
10 3 (1.67%) Nokia
11 2 (1.11%) Apple
11 2 (1.11%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.11%) Citrix
11 2 (1.11%) McAfee