Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead DevOps was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 81 165
Rank change year-on-year -7 +84 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Lead DevOps 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.35% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £588 £625 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +56.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £504 £613 £390
90th Percentile £641 £638 £410
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £588 £625 £400
% change year-on-year -6.00% +56.25% -17.95%
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 815 759 2,204
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 93.01% 90.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 531 1,524
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £393 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +13.64% -17.50%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £224
90th Percentile £588 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £373 £330
% change year-on-year +4.56% +13.03% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 108
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £26.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.19% -5.41% +85.00%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.20 £10.79
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.08 £35.48
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -38.78% -9.26% +80.00%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) GitLab
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence

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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (33.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) GitLab
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Black Duck
1 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat