Period
to 23 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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.

DevOps Engineer - AWS
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 82 102
Rank change year-on-year +25 +20 -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 25 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.70% 1.74% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 1.80% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 4
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £475 £319 £463
90th Percentile £669 £519 £561
North East median daily rate £525 £350 £475
% change year-on-year +50.00% -26.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 900 1,002 1,091
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.19% 96.81% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 709 741
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.84% +5.52% +6.54%
10th Percentile £226 £246 £250
90th Percentile £559 £563 £528
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 59
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.95 £14.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.83% -45.28% +8.16%
10th Percentile £10.44 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £33.38 £43.75 £40.00
North East median hourly rate £13.82 £15.20 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.08% -32.44% +12.50%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +29 25 £525 +50.00%
AWS DevOps Engineer
North East

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, AWS 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (64.00%) Kubernetes
2 16 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (56.00%) Terraform
4 13 (52.00%) GitLab
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (48.00%) Docker
6 10 (40.00%) Ansible
6 10 (40.00%) Puppet
6 10 (40.00%) Open Source
6 10 (40.00%) JIRA
6 10 (40.00%) Python
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (24.00%) SIEM
9 6 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (24.00%) Network Security
9 6 (24.00%) Communications Security
9 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (24.00%) Security Management
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (16.00%) Java
10 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (12.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 16 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (8.00%) OpenShift
5 2 (8.00%) Serverless
6 1 (4.00%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) GitLab
2 10 (40.00%) JIRA
3 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (40.00%) Open Source
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Communications Security
4 6 (24.00%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (24.00%) Security Management
4 6 (24.00%) SIEM
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Data Management
6 3 (12.00%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) Kubernetes
2 14 (56.00%) Terraform
3 10 (40.00%) Ansible
3 10 (40.00%) Puppet
4 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.00%) Nagios
5 1 (4.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) New Relic
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk