Period
to 14 December 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 14 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 7 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +42
Contract jobs citing DevOps 156 126 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.79% 14.25% 8.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.72% 16.24% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 139 167
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £358 £302 £304
90th Percentile £565 £638 £563
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.16% +11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 791 776 1,861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 90.19% 87.78% 88.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 569 1,352
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -15.66%
10th Percentile £290 £252 £235
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +7.10% +10.71% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 78
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.75 £22.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.05% -21.43% +30.23%
10th Percentile £9.26 £10.55 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -14.91% -36.36% +41.03%

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 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 98 (62.82%) Jenkins
2 86 (55.13%) Linux
2 86 (55.13%) Ansible
3 85 (54.49%) Docker
4 84 (53.85%) Puppet
5 77 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (48.08%) Amazon AWS
7 57 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (34.62%) Python
9 53 (33.97%) Git (software)
10 51 (32.69%) Terraform
11 50 (32.05%) Configuration Management
12 42 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 40 (25.64%) Java
14 39 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
15 37 (23.72%) Test Automation
15 37 (23.72%) Bash Shell
16 36 (23.08%) Open Source
16 36 (23.08%) JIRA
16 36 (23.08%) Kubernetes
17 33 (21.15%) GitLab
17 33 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 29 (18.59%) Windows
18 29 (18.59%) Maven
18 29 (18.59%) Scrum
19 28 (17.95%) Elastic Stack
20 27 (17.31%) JavaScript
21 25 (16.03%) CentOS
21 25 (16.03%) Confluence
21 25 (16.03%) 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 25 (16.03%) Confluence
2 16 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.85%) JBoss
5 5 (3.21%) nginx
6 4 (2.56%) Apache
6 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.56%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.92%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (48.08%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (14.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (8.97%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (8.97%) Amazon S3
5 12 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (5.77%) GitHub
6 9 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (5.77%) Slack
7 8 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (4.49%) Datadog
9 5 (3.21%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (3.21%) Route 53
9 5 (3.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (2.56%) Google Analytics
10 4 (2.56%) IaaS
10 4 (2.56%) PaaS
11 3 (1.92%) BrowserStack
11 3 (1.92%) SaaS
12 2 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.05%) HTTP
2 8 (5.13%) Firewall
3 7 (4.49%) VLAN
4 4 (2.56%) Network Security
4 4 (2.56%) SSL
4 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.64%) DHCP
5 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 15 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 12 (7.69%) MySQL
4 10 (6.41%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.92%) DB2
8 3 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.92%) ZAP BI
9 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.64%) KDB
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 98 (62.82%) Jenkins
2 53 (33.97%) Git (software)
3 36 (23.08%) JIRA
4 33 (21.15%) GitLab
5 29 (18.59%) Maven
6 22 (14.10%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (10.90%) Cucumber
7 17 (10.90%) Selenium
8 16 (10.26%) JUnit
9 12 (7.69%) JMeter
10 10 (6.41%) SonarQube
11 8 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (4.49%) Subversion
13 6 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (3.85%) TeamCity
14 5 (3.21%) IntelliJ
15 4 (2.56%) Ant
15 4 (2.56%) Eclipse
15 4 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (1.28%) Legal
2 2 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (0.64%) Back Office
3 1 (0.64%) Banking
3 1 (0.64%) Electronics
3 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.64%) Marketing
3 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (65.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (13.46%) AWS DevOps
3 20 (12.82%) Developer
4 17 (10.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 17 (10.90%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (6.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (6.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 10 (6.41%) Senior DevOps
6 8 (5.13%) Architect
7 7 (4.49%) Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.21%) Scala Developer
10 4 (2.56%) QA Tester
10 4 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.95%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (12.82%) Node.js
3 16 (10.26%) Spring Boot
4 15 (9.62%) HTML
4 15 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (9.62%) Zuul
5 14 (8.97%) CSS
5 14 (8.97%) REST
6 12 (7.69%) Web Services
7 11 (7.05%) YAML
8 9 (5.77%) Spring
9 8 (5.13%) AngularJS
9 8 (5.13%) Hibernate
9 8 (5.13%) J2EE
9 8 (5.13%) Play Framework
10 7 (4.49%) Gherkin
11 6 (3.85%) Java EE
12 4 (2.56%) HTML5
12 4 (2.56%) jQuery
12 4 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.69%) User Experience
2 11 (7.05%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (5.13%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.92%) Replication
5 3 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.28%) Clustering
6 2 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (55.13%) Linux
2 33 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (18.59%) Windows
4 25 (16.03%) CentOS
5 18 (11.54%) Unix
6 4 (2.56%) Debian
6 4 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.92%) VMS
8 2 (1.28%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.28%) Mesosphere
8 2 (1.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (32.05%) Configuration Management
4 37 (23.72%) Test Automation
5 36 (23.08%) Open Source
6 29 (18.59%) Scrum
7 25 (16.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (13.46%) Deployment Automation
8 21 (13.46%) Microservices
9 19 (12.18%) BDD
9 19 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 17 (10.90%) Kanban
12 12 (7.69%) ITIL
12 12 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 11 (7.05%) Change Management
13 11 (7.05%) Coaching
13 11 (7.05%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (7.05%) SDLC
13 11 (7.05%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (34.62%) Python
2 40 (25.64%) Java
3 37 (23.72%) Bash Shell
4 27 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 22 (14.10%) Perl
6 18 (11.54%) Ruby
7 16 (10.26%) SQL
8 14 (8.97%) C#
8 14 (8.97%) PowerShell
9 12 (7.69%) C++
10 9 (5.77%) Scala
11 5 (3.21%) C
12 4 (2.56%) Groovy
12 4 (2.56%) Haskell
13 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.64%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.64%) OCP
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.97%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 85 (54.49%) Docker
2 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.64%) vSphere
4 1 (0.64%) XenApp
4 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 86 (55.13%) Ansible
2 84 (53.85%) Puppet
3 51 (32.69%) Terraform
4 39 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (23.08%) Kubernetes
6 15 (9.62%) Consul
6 15 (9.62%) Nagios
7 13 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (7.69%) Grafana
8 12 (7.69%) Packer
9 11 (7.05%) ZABBIX
10 8 (5.13%) Prometheus
11 5 (3.21%) Rancher
12 4 (2.56%) Kibana
13 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.64%) Rundeck
13 1 (0.64%) Salt
13 1 (0.64%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (9.62%) Oracle
2 13 (8.33%) Google
3 11 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.05%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.41%) Riverbed
5 7 (4.49%) Black Duck
5 7 (4.49%) Dynatrace
5 7 (4.49%) Splunk
6 5 (3.21%) New Relic
7 4 (2.56%) Adobe
7 4 (2.56%) VMware
7 4 (2.56%) webMethods
8 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.28%) Informatica
9 1 (0.64%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.64%) Citrix
9 1 (0.64%) EMC
9 1 (0.64%) HP
9 1 (0.64%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.64%) Pega