Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 23 79
Rank change year-on-year +17 +56 -14
Contract jobs citing DevOps 182 78 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.44% 9.23% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.11% 10.25% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 75 60
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% +12.12%
10th Percentile £324 £266 £285
90th Percentile £600 £638 £538
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 823 761 1,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.93% 90.06% 89.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 532 1,270
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £390 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +17.19% -18.99%
10th Percentile £256 £260 £220
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £375 £323
% change year-on-year +4.00% +16.28% -16.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 35 97
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% +16.07% +105.81%
10th Percentile £10.56 £13.45 £15.00
90th Percentile £44.13 £47.70 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% +107.41%

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 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 116 (63.74%) Linux
2 113 (62.09%) Ansible
3 110 (60.44%) Puppet
4 97 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 80 (43.96%) Jenkins
7 78 (42.86%) Docker
8 74 (40.66%) Java
9 73 (40.11%) Configuration Management
10 70 (38.46%) Terraform
11 67 (36.81%) Open Source
12 63 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
13 57 (31.32%) Bash Shell
14 54 (29.67%) Opscode Chef
15 51 (28.02%) Windows
16 49 (26.92%) Python
17 48 (26.37%) Test Automation
18 45 (24.73%) BDD
18 45 (24.73%) Perl
19 43 (23.63%) Elastic Stack
20 42 (23.08%) High Availability
21 41 (22.53%) Data Centre
22 38 (20.88%) Splunk
22 38 (20.88%) PowerShell
23 37 (20.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 37 (20.33%) Nagios
24 36 (19.78%) C++
24 36 (19.78%) Ruby
24 36 (19.78%) New Relic
24 36 (19.78%) Kubernetes

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 15 (8.24%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.14%) JBoss
3 12 (6.59%) WebLogic
4 11 (6.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (4.40%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.85%) Apache
6 7 (3.85%) nginx
7 6 (3.30%) FileNet
7 6 (3.30%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (2.75%) Confluence
8 5 (2.75%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.20%) IIS
9 4 (2.20%) Jetty
9 4 (2.20%) Mongrel
9 4 (2.20%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.10%) CMS
11 1 (0.55%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 11 (6.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (18.68%) Datadog
4 14 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (5.49%) Amazon S3
6 8 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (3.85%) PaaS
8 4 (2.20%) Google App Engine
9 3 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.65%) BrowserStack
9 3 (1.65%) IaaS
9 3 (1.65%) SaaS
9 3 (1.65%) Serverless
10 2 (1.10%) Slack
11 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.55%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.55%) GitHub
11 1 (0.55%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.04%) SSL
2 7 (3.85%) HTTP
2 7 (3.85%) Network Security
3 6 (3.30%) DHCP
3 6 (3.30%) DNS
3 6 (3.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.20%) FTP
4 4 (2.20%) IPsec
5 3 (1.65%) Firewall
6 2 (1.10%) VPN
7 1 (0.55%) BGP
7 1 (0.55%) Internet
7 1 (0.55%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.55%) OSPF
7 1 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.55%) SMS
7 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.84%) Amazon Redshift
2 15 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (4.40%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.85%) MySQL
6 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.55%) Big Data
9 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.55%) DataStage
9 1 (0.55%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 80 (43.96%) Jenkins
2 35 (19.23%) TeamCity
3 31 (17.03%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.34%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (7.69%) Selenium
6 13 (7.14%) GitLab
7 12 (6.59%) Maven
8 11 (6.04%) Cucumber
8 11 (6.04%) JIRA
9 4 (2.20%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.20%) Subversion
9 4 (2.20%) Travis CI
9 4 (2.20%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.65%) FindBugs
10 3 (1.65%) JUnit
11 2 (1.10%) Gradle
11 2 (1.10%) Hamcrest
11 2 (1.10%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.55%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (2.20%) Legal
2 3 (1.65%) Finance
2 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.10%) Electronics
3 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (0.55%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 117 (64.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (15.93%) AWS DevOps
3 25 (13.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 25 (13.74%) AWS Engineer
4 16 (8.79%) Architect
5 13 (7.14%) Developer
6 12 (6.59%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (6.04%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (5.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.49%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (5.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (3.85%) Open Source Architect
9 7 (3.85%) Open Source Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.30%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.30%) Junior
10 6 (3.30%) Junior DevOps
10 6 (3.30%) Junior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.30%) Lead DevOps
10 6 (3.30%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.63%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (6.59%) REST
2 12 (6.59%) Software Packaging
3 11 (6.04%) Spring Boot
3 11 (6.04%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (5.49%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (5.49%) Zuul
5 9 (4.95%) Node.js
6 7 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.30%) HTML
7 6 (3.30%) LDAP
8 5 (2.75%) JSON
8 5 (2.75%) RESTful
8 5 (2.75%) Web Services
9 4 (2.20%) .NET
9 4 (2.20%) J2EE
9 4 (2.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (2.20%) Servlets
9 4 (2.20%) Spring
9 4 (2.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.53%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.34%) Private Cloud
4 7 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.30%) DataPower
6 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.10%) Clustering
7 2 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.55%) Blog
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 116 (63.74%) Linux
2 51 (28.02%) Windows
3 37 (20.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (17.03%) Unix
5 18 (9.89%) CentOS
6 11 (6.04%) AIX
7 6 (3.30%) VMS
8 4 (2.20%) Debian
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.10%) DC/OS
9 2 (1.10%) Mesosphere
9 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (40.11%) Configuration Management
3 67 (36.81%) Open Source
4 48 (26.37%) Test Automation
5 45 (24.73%) BDD
6 42 (23.08%) High Availability
7 27 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
8 26 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 22 (12.09%) Mentoring
10 21 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (10.44%) Scrum
11 19 (10.44%) TDD
12 17 (9.34%) ITIL
13 16 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (8.24%) Coaching
15 14 (7.69%) Kanban
16 13 (7.14%) Software Engineering
17 10 (5.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.66%) Java
2 57 (31.32%) Bash Shell
3 49 (26.92%) Python
4 45 (24.73%) Perl
5 38 (20.88%) PowerShell
6 36 (19.78%) C++
6 36 (19.78%) Ruby
7 32 (17.58%) C
8 17 (9.34%) JavaScript
9 13 (7.14%) SQL
10 5 (2.75%) C#
11 4 (2.20%) PHP
11 4 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.65%) Java 8
13 2 (1.10%) Groovy
14 1 (0.55%) Jython
Qualifications
1 32 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.84%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.20%) OCP
4 4 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.55%) CCDP
6 1 (0.55%) CCIE
6 1 (0.55%) CCNP
6 1 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.55%) CISM
6 1 (0.55%) CISSP
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) GCP
3 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 78 (42.86%) Docker
2 8 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.75%) Xen
4 4 (2.20%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.55%) Firmware
5 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 113 (62.09%) Ansible
2 110 (60.44%) Puppet
3 70 (38.46%) Terraform
4 54 (29.67%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (20.33%) Nagios
6 36 (19.78%) Kubernetes
7 35 (19.23%) Packer
8 10 (5.49%) Consul
9 6 (3.30%) Forum Sentry
10 4 (2.20%) Data Guard
10 4 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.10%) Grafana
11 2 (1.10%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.55%) Dollar Universe
12 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.55%) Kibana
12 1 (0.55%) logstash
12 1 (0.55%) OpenNMS
12 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (20.88%) Splunk
2 36 (19.78%) New Relic
3 22 (12.09%) Red Hat
4 19 (10.44%) Oracle
5 13 (7.14%) Informatica
6 12 (6.59%) IBM
7 11 (6.04%) Axway
7 11 (6.04%) Siebel
8 10 (5.49%) HP
9 9 (4.95%) Google
9 9 (4.95%) VMware
10 8 (4.40%) Microsoft
11 7 (3.85%) Dynatrace
12 6 (3.30%) Sun
13 3 (1.65%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
14 2 (1.10%) Black Duck
14 2 (1.10%) OpenText
14 2 (1.10%) Pega
14 2 (1.10%) SAP