Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead DevOps was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 - 139
Rank change year-on-year - +139 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead DevOps 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.87% - 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% - 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £650 - £575
10th Percentile £520 - £563
90th Percentile £662 - £588
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £650 - £575
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 994 847 1,760
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 95.49% 90.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 578 1,175
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £385 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% -9.24%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £225
90th Percentile £562 £528 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £373 £326
% change year-on-year +3.36% +14.44% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 50 72
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £15.00 £29.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.15% +6.31% +105.56%
10th Percentile £9.68 £10.24 £11.18
90th Percentile £44.50 £42.10 £35.23
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -41.09% +3.70% +100.00%

Lead DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne

Lead 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 Lead DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne

Lead DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead DevOps in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Lead DevOps contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Lead DevOps in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 7 (77.78%) Confluence
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
3 7 (77.78%) Coaching
4 6 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (66.67%) Line Management
4 6 (66.67%) Release Management
4 6 (66.67%) OpenStack
4 6 (66.67%) Performance Management
4 6 (66.67%) Kanban
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) Puppet
7 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (22.22%) Ansible
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) Python
8 1 (11.11%) SMS
8 1 (11.11%) HTTP
8 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 1 (11.11%) Clustering
8 1 (11.11%) Perl
8 1 (11.11%) Windows

Lead DevOps 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 7 (77.78%) Confluence
2 6 (66.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Coaching
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
4 6 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (66.67%) Kanban
4 6 (66.67%) Line Management
4 6 (66.67%) Performance Management
4 6 (66.67%) Release Management
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
6 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Microservices
6 1 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat