Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 78 152
Rank change year-on-year +2 +74 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.99% 0.96% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.02% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £419 £625 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.00% +15.74% +8.00%
10th Percentile £260 £528 £353
90th Percentile £531 £638 £612
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £419 £625 £540
% change year-on-year -33.00% +15.74% +8.00%
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 769 784 2,188
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.00% 90.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 549 1,557
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -16.05%
10th Percentile £256 £249 £225
90th Percentile £588 £540 £513
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 45 102
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% -37.50% +75.00%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.38 £45.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -31.43% -35.19% +70.24%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) Terraform
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) nginx
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (25.00%) Consul
5 2 (25.00%) Zuul
6 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) Tech Ops
6 1 (12.50%) Slack
6 1 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Artifactory

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 2 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
2 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (25.00%) Zuul
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Tech Ops
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Terraform
3 2 (25.00%) Consul
4 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
4 1 (12.50%) Kibana
4 1 (12.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) VMware