Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 19 55
Rank change year-on-year +15 +36 +19
Contract jobs citing DevOps 170 80 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.73% 9.79% 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.35% 11.27% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 86 106
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £473 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% - -
10th Percentile £325 £279 £319
90th Percentile £600 £638 £584
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £26.58
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £26.58

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 728 710 2,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.78% 86.90% 88.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 515 1,538
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £413 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.29% -17.58%
10th Percentile £264 £259 £225
90th Percentile £600 £542 £513
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -16.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 96
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.06% +14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £8.89 £13.11 £15.00
90th Percentile £33.00 £47.60 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -61.67% +7.14% +82.56%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 114 (67.06%) Linux
2 109 (64.12%) Ansible
3 105 (61.76%) Puppet
4 92 (54.12%) Jenkins
5 86 (50.59%) Docker
6 84 (49.41%) Amazon AWS
7 74 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (42.35%) Terraform
9 67 (39.41%) Configuration Management
10 64 (37.65%) Open Source
11 58 (34.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 57 (33.53%) Java
13 56 (32.94%) Python
13 56 (32.94%) Bash Shell
14 53 (31.18%) Opscode Chef
15 42 (24.71%) Windows
16 41 (24.12%) Git (software)
17 40 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 40 (23.53%) Elastic Stack
17 40 (23.53%) Kubernetes
18 38 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (21.18%) Test Automation
20 31 (18.24%) High Availability
20 31 (18.24%) Packer
21 30 (17.65%) Data Centre
21 30 (17.65%) BDD
21 30 (17.65%) Perl
21 30 (17.65%) C++
22 29 (17.06%) PowerShell
22 29 (17.06%) Continuous Delivery

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 11 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.71%) Confluence
3 7 (4.12%) JBoss
4 6 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.35%) Apache
6 4 (2.35%) nginx
7 2 (1.18%) FileNet
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.59%) IIS
8 1 (0.59%) Jetty
8 1 (0.59%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 84 (49.41%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (34.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (14.12%) Datadog
4 19 (11.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (9.41%) Amazon S3
7 10 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (5.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (4.12%) Slack
10 6 (3.53%) PaaS
11 5 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (2.94%) Route 53
12 4 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.76%) IaaS
13 3 (1.76%) SaaS
13 3 (1.76%) Serverless
14 2 (1.18%) BrowserStack
14 2 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.71%) HTTP
2 4 (2.35%) SSL
3 3 (1.76%) Network Security
4 2 (1.18%) DHCP
4 2 (1.18%) DNS
4 2 (1.18%) Firewall
4 2 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.59%) FTP
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.59%) IPsec
5 1 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.59%) SMS
5 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.18%) Amazon Redshift
2 17 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.65%) MySQL
4 12 (7.06%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.59%) Big Data
10 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.59%) DataStage
10 1 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.59%) KDB
10 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 92 (54.12%) Jenkins
2 41 (24.12%) Git (software)
3 27 (15.88%) GitLab
4 26 (15.29%) TeamCity
5 19 (11.18%) JIRA
6 16 (9.41%) Maven
6 16 (9.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (5.88%) SonarQube
8 9 (5.29%) Selenium
9 8 (4.71%) JUnit
10 7 (4.12%) Cucumber
10 7 (4.12%) JMeter
11 5 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.35%) Subversion
12 4 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (1.18%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.18%) FindBugs
14 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.59%) Gradle
14 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (4.12%) Finance
2 4 (2.35%) Legal
3 2 (1.18%) Electronics
3 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.18%) Marketing
3 2 (1.18%) Retail
3 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (70.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (14.12%) AWS DevOps
3 22 (12.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 22 (12.94%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (8.82%) Architect
5 13 (7.65%) Developer
6 10 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
7 8 (4.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (4.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (4.12%) Open Source Architect
8 7 (4.12%) Open Source Developer
9 6 (3.53%) Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.94%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (2.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
11 4 (2.35%) Junior DevOps
11 4 (2.35%) Junior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.53%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (10.00%) Node.js
2 17 (10.00%) Spring Boot
3 16 (9.41%) RabbitMQ
3 16 (9.41%) Zuul
4 12 (7.06%) REST
5 9 (5.29%) HTML
6 7 (4.12%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.12%) Web Services
7 5 (2.94%) Software Packaging
7 5 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (2.35%) CSS
8 4 (2.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (1.76%) hapi
9 3 (1.76%) JSON
9 3 (1.76%) RESTful
9 3 (1.76%) Spring
10 2 (1.18%) .NET
10 2 (1.18%) LDAP
10 2 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.65%) Private Cloud
3 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.35%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.76%) Clustering
5 3 (1.76%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) DataPower
7 1 (0.59%) Blog
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.59%) NHS
7 1 (0.59%) Replication
7 1 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 114 (67.06%) Linux
2 42 (24.71%) Windows
3 40 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (15.88%) CentOS
5 26 (15.29%) Unix
6 6 (3.53%) AIX
7 4 (2.35%) Debian
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.76%) VMS
8 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.18%) DC/OS
9 2 (1.18%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (39.41%) Configuration Management
3 64 (37.65%) Open Source
4 38 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (21.18%) Test Automation
6 31 (18.24%) High Availability
7 30 (17.65%) BDD
8 29 (17.06%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (12.94%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (10.00%) ITIL
10 17 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 16 (9.41%) Deployment Automation
11 16 (9.41%) Scrum
12 15 (8.82%) Mentoring
13 14 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (7.65%) Microservices
15 11 (6.47%) Coaching
15 11 (6.47%) Software Delivery
16 10 (5.88%) Kanban
16 10 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.53%) Java
2 56 (32.94%) Bash Shell
2 56 (32.94%) Python
3 30 (17.65%) C++
3 30 (17.65%) Perl
4 29 (17.06%) PowerShell
5 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 25 (14.71%) Ruby
6 23 (13.53%) C
7 11 (6.47%) SQL
8 9 (5.29%) C#
9 5 (2.94%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.35%) PHP
11 2 (1.18%) Java 8
12 1 (0.59%) Groovy
12 1 (0.59%) Jython
12 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.29%) Degree
4 4 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.35%) OCP
4 4 (2.35%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.76%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) PMO
2 1 (0.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 86 (50.59%) Docker
2 6 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.18%) Xen
6 1 (0.59%) Firmware
6 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.59%) vSphere
6 1 (0.59%) XenApp
6 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 109 (64.12%) Ansible
2 105 (61.76%) Puppet
3 72 (42.35%) Terraform
4 53 (31.18%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (23.53%) Kubernetes
6 31 (18.24%) Packer
7 25 (14.71%) Nagios
8 16 (9.41%) Consul
9 6 (3.53%) Grafana
9 6 (3.53%) Prometheus
10 4 (2.35%) Data Guard
10 4 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (2.35%) Rancher
11 2 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.18%) Forum Sentry
12 1 (0.59%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.59%) Kibana
12 1 (0.59%) logstash
12 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (15.29%) Splunk
2 24 (14.12%) New Relic
3 17 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.24%) Oracle
5 11 (6.47%) Google
6 9 (5.29%) Dynatrace
7 7 (4.12%) Informatica
7 7 (4.12%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.12%) VMware
8 6 (3.53%) Black Duck
8 6 (3.53%) HP
8 6 (3.53%) IBM
9 5 (2.94%) Axway
9 5 (2.94%) Siebel
10 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.18%) SAP
10 2 (1.18%) Sun
11 1 (0.59%) Citrix
11 1 (0.59%) EMC
11 1 (0.59%) Sybase