Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Linux Development Operations Engineer
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 82 143
Rank change year-on-year -7 +61 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.90% 0.57% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.60% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £500 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.65% -4.23%
10th Percentile £278 £465 £304
90th Percentile £531 £555 £502
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £500 £351
% change year-on-year - +42.65% -4.23%
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 960 833 1,891
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.09% 90.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 574 1,258
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £375 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.83% -13.67%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £221
90th Percentile £556 £530 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 92
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.75 £24.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.40% -11.61% +107.41%
10th Percentile £8.53 £9.96 £11.95
90th Percentile £37.63 £40.60 £35.23
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.49 £24.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -36.78% -9.26% +100.00%

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux 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 Linux DevOps Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux DevOps Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Linux DevOps Engineer 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 Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) Puppet
3 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (55.56%) Ansible
4 5 (55.56%) Terraform
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) nginx
5 4 (44.44%) HTTP
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) SSL
6 3 (33.33%) Apache
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Open Source
6 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (33.33%) Docker
6 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (22.22%) Elastic Stack

Linux 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 4 (44.44%) nginx
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) Jetty
3 2 (22.22%) Mongrel
3 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (22.22%) Google App Engine
2 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (11.11%) Datadog
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) FTP
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Travis CI
4 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
4 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) Microservices
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (11.11%) Tech Ops
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) Ansible
2 5 (55.56%) Terraform
3 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 1 (11.11%) Kibana
4 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (11.11%) logstash
4 1 (11.11%) Nagios
4 1 (11.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) New Relic
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk