Period
to 20 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 22 17
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 +16
Contract jobs citing DevOps 475 318 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.13% 6.74% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.71% 7.88% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 258 197
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £391 £379 £349
90th Percentile £625 £654 £575
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £66.45
% change year-on-year -30.00% -24.75% +23.62%

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 4,055 4,038 3,782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.48% 85.61% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,766 2,651 2,437
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £541 £553
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 127 104
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.38 £20.61 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.70% +41.21% -2.70%
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.65 £9.88
90th Percentile £42.70 £44.25 £32.20
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% - +11.11%

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 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 March 2019. 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 +4 277 £475 - 103
South Yorkshire +27 155 £500 -9.09% 48
North Yorkshire +15 21 £428 - 15
East Yorkshire - 6 £469 - 4
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 230 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (45.26%) Linux
3 191 (40.21%) Amazon AWS
4 172 (36.21%) Jenkins
5 142 (29.89%) Python
6 141 (29.68%) Docker
7 129 (27.16%) Java
8 127 (26.74%) Puppet
9 116 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
10 113 (23.79%) Configuration Management
11 110 (23.16%) Git (software)
12 108 (22.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 93 (19.58%) Ansible
14 81 (17.05%) Bash Shell
15 80 (16.84%) Node.js
16 77 (16.21%) Microservices
16 77 (16.21%) Microsoft
17 76 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
18 75 (15.79%) Terraform
19 70 (14.74%) Open Source
20 63 (13.26%) TDD
21 60 (12.63%) HTTP
22 58 (12.21%) PaaS
22 58 (12.21%) Kubernetes
23 57 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
24 56 (11.79%) JIRA
24 56 (11.79%) Unix
24 56 (11.79%) Finance
24 56 (11.79%) Continuous Delivery
25 54 (11.37%) CSS

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 33 (6.95%) Confluence
2 22 (4.63%) nginx
3 18 (3.79%) Apache Spark
4 17 (3.58%) Apache
5 15 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (3.16%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.74%) Apache ServiceMix
6 13 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.89%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.05%) CMS
10 5 (1.05%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.63%) IIS
11 3 (0.63%) Jetty
11 3 (0.63%) Mongrel
12 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Changepoint
1 1 (0.21%) Magento
1 1 (0.21%) OpenCart
1 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 191 (40.21%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (22.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (12.21%) PaaS
4 57 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (8.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 38 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 36 (7.58%) Amazon S3
8 34 (7.16%) Route 53
8 34 (7.16%) Serverless
9 33 (6.95%) GitHub
10 28 (5.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 27 (5.68%) IaaS
12 25 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
13 21 (4.42%) SaaS
14 16 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (3.37%) Amazon ELB
14 16 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (2.53%) Slack
16 6 (1.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.63%) HTTP
2 46 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 38 (8.00%) DNS
4 36 (7.58%) SSL
5 18 (3.79%) Firewall
6 16 (3.37%) DHCP
6 16 (3.37%) FTP
6 16 (3.37%) IPsec
6 16 (3.37%) VPN
7 13 (2.74%) ICMP
8 9 (1.89%) NAS
9 8 (1.68%) SAN
10 6 (1.26%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.84%) FCoE
11 4 (0.84%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.84%) VSAN
11 4 (0.84%) WebEx
12 3 (0.63%) Internet
13 1 (0.21%) 3G
13 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.63%) MongoDB
2 37 (7.79%) MySQL
3 29 (6.11%) NoSQL
4 27 (5.68%) Amazon RDS
5 23 (4.84%) Hadoop
6 21 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (4.21%) Big Data
8 19 (4.00%) Relational Database
9 17 (3.58%) SQL Server
10 16 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 15 (3.16%) Power BI
11 15 (3.16%) RDBMS
11 15 (3.16%) Redis
12 12 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (2.32%) Riak
14 9 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (1.68%) GIS
16 7 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 172 (36.21%) Jenkins
2 110 (23.16%) Git (software)
3 56 (11.79%) JIRA
4 30 (6.32%) GitLab
5 24 (5.05%) SonarQube
6 19 (4.00%) Travis CI
7 18 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (3.37%) Maven
9 11 (2.32%) Subversion
10 8 (1.68%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.47%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.26%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.26%) Rational Application Developer
13 5 (1.05%) Ant
13 5 (1.05%) CMake
13 5 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.84%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.84%) IntelliJ
General
1 56 (11.79%) Finance
2 18 (3.79%) Banking
3 6 (1.26%) Retail
4 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.63%) Games
6 2 (0.42%) Advertising
6 2 (0.42%) Electronics
6 2 (0.42%) Law
6 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.21%) Marketing
7 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 195 (41.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (21.47%) Developer
3 52 (10.95%) AWS Engineer
4 49 (10.32%) AWS DevOps
5 41 (8.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 39 (8.21%) Java Developer
7 33 (6.95%) Architect
8 25 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 23 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
9 23 (4.84%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 17 (3.58%) Senior DevOps
12 16 (3.37%) Platform Engineer
13 15 (3.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 15 (3.16%) Python Engineer
13 15 (3.16%) Technical Architect
14 13 (2.74%) Consultant
15 12 (2.53%) Agile Developer
15 12 (2.53%) Agile Java Developer
15 12 (2.53%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (16.84%) Node.js
2 54 (11.37%) CSS
3 50 (10.53%) HTML
4 41 (8.63%) .NET
5 34 (7.16%) Web Services
6 29 (6.11%) REST
7 28 (5.89%) RESTful
7 28 (5.89%) Spring Boot
8 24 (5.05%) AngularJS
8 24 (5.05%) Spring
9 20 (4.21%) Elastic Stack
9 20 (4.21%) Kafka
10 17 (3.58%) jQuery
11 16 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (3.16%) ASP.NET
13 14 (2.95%) Anaconda
13 14 (2.95%) JSON
14 13 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
14 13 (2.74%) Apache Camel
14 13 (2.74%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.37%) Public Cloud
2 13 (2.74%) iSeries
2 13 (2.74%) Mainframe
3 12 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (2.53%) User Experience
4 11 (2.32%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (1.89%) Clustering
7 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.26%) Fintech
7 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.05%) IVR
8 5 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.84%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.63%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.63%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 215 (45.26%) Linux
2 56 (11.79%) Unix
3 53 (11.16%) Windows
4 52 (10.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (5.05%) CentOS
6 18 (3.79%) Mac OS X
7 13 (2.74%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.26%) Android
10 3 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
3 113 (23.79%) Configuration Management
4 77 (16.21%) Microservices
5 70 (14.74%) Open Source
6 63 (13.26%) TDD
7 56 (11.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 54 (11.37%) Test Automation
9 44 (9.26%) Migration
10 43 (9.05%) Software Engineering
11 39 (8.21%) Web Development
12 31 (6.53%) Scrum
13 28 (5.89%) Mentoring
14 24 (5.05%) Coaching
15 23 (4.84%) Service Design
16 22 (4.63%) Load Balancing
17 21 (4.42%) Deployment Automation
17 21 (4.42%) Responsive Web Design
17 21 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (4.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 142 (29.89%) Python
2 129 (27.16%) Java
3 81 (17.05%) Bash Shell
4 52 (10.95%) Ruby
5 46 (9.68%) SQL
6 40 (8.42%) JavaScript
7 31 (6.53%) C#
8 27 (5.68%) Java 8
9 26 (5.47%) Perl
10 18 (3.79%) R
11 17 (3.58%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.58%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.53%) Go
13 10 (2.11%) PHP
14 8 (1.68%) Scala
15 5 (1.05%) C++
16 4 (0.84%) C
16 4 (0.84%) Korn
16 4 (0.84%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (1.68%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.68%) DBS Check
5 6 (1.26%) CISM
5 6 (1.26%) CISSP
6 4 (0.84%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.84%) Degree
7 2 (0.42%) CCNP
7 2 (0.42%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (1.05%) GDPR
2 4 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.63%) PMO
3 3 (0.63%) QA
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 141 (29.68%) Docker
2 23 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.89%) Xen
6 7 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.42%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (0.42%) HDFS
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.21%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 127 (26.74%) Puppet
2 93 (19.58%) Ansible
3 76 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (15.79%) Terraform
5 58 (12.21%) Kubernetes
6 29 (6.11%) Packer
7 23 (4.84%) Rancher
8 19 (4.00%) Grafana
8 19 (4.00%) Prometheus
9 12 (2.53%) SCCM
10 6 (1.26%) Salt
11 5 (1.05%) Consul
12 4 (0.84%) QRadar
13 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.63%) Oozie
13 3 (0.63%) SCOM
14 2 (0.42%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
14 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 77 (16.21%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.16%) VMware
3 29 (6.11%) Oracle
4 25 (5.26%) Google
5 22 (4.63%) Red Hat
6 21 (4.42%) EMC
6 21 (4.42%) IBM
7 20 (4.21%) NetApp
8 12 (2.53%) Black Duck
8 12 (2.53%) Cisco
9 11 (2.32%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.47%) TOWER Software
11 6 (1.26%) McAfee
11 6 (1.26%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.05%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.05%) Citrix
12 5 (1.05%) Hortonworks
12 5 (1.05%) Informatica
12 5 (1.05%) Perfecto Mobile
12 5 (1.05%) Splunk