Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 29 25
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing DevOps 413 269 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.32% 6.08% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.55% 7.10% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 243 232
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £365 £375 £358
90th Percentile £638 £638 £613
England median daily rate £525 £518 £500
% change year-on-year +1.45% +3.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £46.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -11.29% -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 4,323 3,787 4,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.05% 85.56% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,938 2,507 2,950
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £261 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 100 142
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.10% +0.22%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.52
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.00 £34.83
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +4 284 £450 -5.26% 105
South Yorkshire +15 102 £450 -15.89% 31
North Yorkshire +9 18 £439 -12.25% 12
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 198 (47.94%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (40.19%) Amazon AWS
3 155 (37.53%) Linux
4 147 (35.59%) Docker
5 139 (33.66%) Jenkins
6 128 (30.99%) Python
7 123 (29.78%) Puppet
8 116 (28.09%) Java
9 98 (23.73%) Microservices
10 84 (20.34%) Ansible
11 81 (19.61%) Terraform
12 74 (17.92%) Configuration Management
13 71 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
14 70 (16.95%) Git (software)
15 67 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
16 64 (15.50%) Windows
17 62 (15.01%) Bash Shell
18 61 (14.77%) JavaScript
19 60 (14.53%) Kubernetes
20 58 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
21 57 (13.80%) JIRA
22 53 (12.83%) Amazon EC2
23 52 (12.59%) Microsoft
24 50 (12.11%) SQL
25 49 (11.86%) TDD
26 46 (11.14%) MongoDB
27 45 (10.90%) Test Automation
27 45 (10.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 44 (10.65%) Node.js
28 44 (10.65%) Open Source

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 36 (8.72%) Confluence
2 27 (6.54%) nginx
3 23 (5.57%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (4.36%) Apache
5 14 (3.39%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.42%) Apache ServiceMix
7 9 (2.18%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.94%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.94%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.21%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.97%) CMS
10 4 (0.97%) JBoss
10 4 (0.97%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.97%) WordPress
11 3 (0.73%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.73%) Tuxedo
11 3 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.48%) IIS
12 2 (0.48%) Jetty
12 2 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Magento
1 2 (0.48%) OpenCart
1 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 166 (40.19%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (12.83%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (9.93%) Amazon S3
5 40 (9.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 33 (7.99%) Serverless
7 30 (7.26%) Route 53
8 29 (7.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 28 (6.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 25 (6.05%) IaaS
10 25 (6.05%) PaaS
11 23 (5.57%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (4.36%) Amazon ELB
12 18 (4.36%) SaaS
13 17 (4.12%) Amazon SQS
14 16 (3.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (3.39%) Slack
16 10 (2.42%) npm
17 8 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
17 8 (1.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.72%) HTTP
2 27 (6.54%) DNS
2 27 (6.54%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.60%) Firewall
4 16 (3.87%) SSL
5 11 (2.66%) ICMP
5 11 (2.66%) VPN
6 8 (1.94%) FTP
6 8 (1.94%) NAS
7 7 (1.69%) DHCP
7 7 (1.69%) IPsec
7 7 (1.69%) SAN
8 6 (1.45%) SSH
9 4 (0.97%) FCoE
9 4 (0.97%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.97%) VSAN
10 2 (0.48%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.24%) Skype
11 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.14%) MongoDB
2 34 (8.23%) MySQL
3 29 (7.02%) Amazon RDS
3 29 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 28 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (6.05%) Hadoop
6 20 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (4.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 17 (4.12%) Redis
8 17 (4.12%) SQL Server
9 13 (3.15%) Big Data
10 12 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (2.66%) CouchDB
11 11 (2.66%) GIS
11 11 (2.66%) Power BI
11 11 (2.66%) Riak
12 10 (2.42%) Relational Database
12 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 139 (33.66%) Jenkins
2 70 (16.95%) Git (software)
3 57 (13.80%) JIRA
4 29 (7.02%) GitLab
5 24 (5.81%) SonarQube
6 23 (5.57%) IntelliJ
7 20 (4.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (4.12%) Selenium
8 17 (4.12%) Subversion
9 16 (3.87%) Cucumber
10 15 (3.63%) webpack
11 13 (3.15%) Travis CI
12 12 (2.91%) Bitbucket
12 12 (2.91%) Mercurial
13 10 (2.42%) Babel
14 9 (2.18%) Maven
15 7 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (1.69%) TeamCity
16 6 (1.45%) CircleCI
17 5 (1.21%) Gatling
General
1 41 (9.93%) Finance
2 20 (4.84%) Banking
3 3 (0.73%) Retail
4 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.24%) Games
5 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 179 (43.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 101 (24.46%) Developer
3 40 (9.69%) AWS Engineer
4 39 (9.44%) AWS DevOps
4 39 (9.44%) Java Developer
5 32 (7.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 20 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (3.15%) Platform Engineer
8 12 (2.91%) Architect
8 12 (2.91%) Azure Engineer
8 12 (2.91%) React Developer
8 12 (2.91%) UI Developer
9 11 (2.66%) Agile Developer
9 11 (2.66%) AWS Developer
9 11 (2.66%) Consultant
9 11 (2.66%) Senior DevOps
9 11 (2.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (2.42%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (2.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (2.18%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.65%) Node.js
2 40 (9.69%) REST
3 35 (8.47%) .NET
4 32 (7.75%) JSON
5 29 (7.02%) AngularJS
5 29 (7.02%) Web Services
6 28 (6.78%) Spring
7 27 (6.54%) CSS
7 27 (6.54%) React
7 27 (6.54%) Spring Boot
8 25 (6.05%) Kafka
9 22 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (5.08%) Elastic Stack
10 21 (5.08%) HTML
10 21 (5.08%) RESTful
11 18 (4.36%) XML
12 17 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (3.87%) jQuery
14 14 (3.39%) Redux
15 13 (3.15%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.26%) Public Cloud
2 21 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.91%) Cloud Native
6 11 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.66%) User Experience
7 9 (2.18%) iSeries
7 9 (2.18%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.69%) Clustering
9 6 (1.45%) PKI
10 5 (1.21%) IVR
10 5 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.21%) NHS
11 4 (0.97%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.73%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 155 (37.53%) Linux
2 64 (15.50%) Windows
3 45 (10.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (7.99%) Unix
5 25 (6.05%) CentOS
6 11 (2.66%) Android
6 11 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.42%) Windows Server
8 9 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.94%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.24%) HPUX
12 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (47.94%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (23.73%) Microservices
3 74 (17.92%) Configuration Management
4 71 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (11.86%) TDD
6 45 (10.90%) Test Automation
7 44 (10.65%) Open Source
8 31 (7.51%) Migration
8 31 (7.51%) Scrum
9 29 (7.02%) Deployment Automation
10 28 (6.78%) BDD
11 25 (6.05%) Software Engineering
12 22 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (5.33%) Software Delivery
13 20 (4.84%) Mentoring
14 19 (4.60%) Coaching
14 19 (4.60%) Load Balancing
15 17 (4.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 17 (4.12%) MVC
16 16 (3.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 128 (30.99%) Python
2 116 (28.09%) Java
3 62 (15.01%) Bash Shell
4 61 (14.77%) JavaScript
5 50 (12.11%) SQL
6 41 (9.93%) Ruby
7 35 (8.47%) Java 8
8 30 (7.26%) Perl
8 30 (7.26%) PowerShell
9 28 (6.78%) C#
10 26 (6.30%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.87%) PHP
12 11 (2.66%) Go
13 10 (2.42%) Groovy
13 10 (2.42%) Scala
14 7 (1.69%) R
15 4 (0.97%) C
15 4 (0.97%) Haskell
16 2 (0.48%) C++
16 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (9.44%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.39%) Degree
4 7 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.48%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.48%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.24%) CCDP
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) CISM
7 1 (0.24%) CISSP
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) MCSA
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) VCP6
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.73%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 147 (35.59%) Docker
2 20 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (2.42%) Xen
5 4 (0.97%) HDFS
5 4 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.73%) vSphere
6 3 (0.73%) XenServer
7 2 (0.48%) Varnish
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.24%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) KVM
8 1 (0.24%) QEMU
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 123 (29.78%) Puppet
2 84 (20.34%) Ansible
3 81 (19.61%) Terraform
4 60 (14.53%) Kubernetes
5 58 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (7.51%) Rancher
7 24 (5.81%) Grafana
8 23 (5.57%) Packer
9 18 (4.36%) Prometheus
9 18 (4.36%) Salt
10 10 (2.42%) SCCM
11 8 (1.94%) Kibana
12 4 (0.97%) SCOM
13 3 (0.73%) Cobbler
13 3 (0.73%) Consul
13 3 (0.73%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (0.48%) Graphite
14 2 (0.48%) Graylog
14 2 (0.48%) Mesos
Vendors
1 52 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.23%) VMware
3 25 (6.05%) Google
4 17 (4.12%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.15%) Black Duck
6 12 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.91%) Oracle
6 12 (2.91%) SaltStack
7 11 (2.66%) EMC
8 10 (2.42%) NetApp
9 9 (2.18%) Cisco
10 8 (1.94%) IBM
11 5 (1.21%) Adobe
11 5 (1.21%) Perfecto Mobile
12 4 (0.97%) HP
13 3 (0.73%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.73%) Splunk
13 3 (0.73%) Veritas
14 2 (0.48%) Dell
14 2 (0.48%) Sun