Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead DevOps Engineer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Lead Development Operations Engineer
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 148 -
Rank change year-on-year +67 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead DevOps Engineer 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.14% 0.048% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.053% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £625 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 £550 -
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 832 1904 1355
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 91.85% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 1396 894
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £394 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.63% +9.33%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £256
90th Percentile £563 £525 £591
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £389 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +11.07% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 79 65
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.29 £26.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.75% +15.97% +38.07%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.95 £11.42
90th Percentile £49.00 £29.95 £36.70
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.50 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -41.51% +32.50% +25.00%

Lead DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Lead DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Lead DevOps Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Lead DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead DevOps Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Lead DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Lead DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Lead DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) Slack
2 6 (60.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Docker
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (60.00%) Coaching
2 6 (60.00%) Microservices
2 6 (60.00%) SonarQube
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (60.00%) nginx
2 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) Confluence
2 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Xen
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum

Lead DevOps Engineer Skill Set
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 6 (60.00%) Confluence
1 6 (60.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) SonarQube
3 4 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Coaching
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (60.00%) Microservices
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
1 6 (60.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (40.00%) Terraform