Period
to 28 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

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.

Development Operations Linux/Unix
England > North East
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 110 92
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 0 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.56% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.58% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 24
North East median daily rate - £530 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.20% +47.06%
England median daily rate £550 £550 £515
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -29.29% -34.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 924 1,389 1,209
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.96% 96.53% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 959 831
North East median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £263 £244
90th Percentile £575 £538 £560
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 57 48
North East median hourly rate £15.98 £14.00 £16.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.14% -15.05% -23.35%
10th Percentile £11.60 £10.27 £9.70
90th Percentile £42.70 £45.25 £46.25
England median hourly rate £19.25 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +1.71%

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in the North East

Linux/Unix DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in the North East