Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Continuous Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Delivery over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Continuous Delivery
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 127 89
Rank change year-on-year +66 -38 -11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 28 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.04% 1.13% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 1.32% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 18 22
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 £438 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.78% -14.17% -1.92%
10th Percentile £463 £327 £463
90th Percentile £657 £483 £649
North East median daily rate £550 £438 £505
% change year-on-year +25.64% -13.32% -2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

Continuous Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 799 1901 1341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.85% 86.06% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 1368 902
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £358 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.92% -12.67% +9.33%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £600
North East median daily rate £375 £363 £410
% change year-on-year +3.45% -11.59% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 69 47
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +43.59% +4.19%
10th Percentile £9.50 £12.84 £11.51
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £33.00
North East median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -18.52% +58.82% -19.14%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Delivery
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 Continuous Delivery within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 +61 28 £625 +42.78% 2
Continuous Delivery
North East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 23 (82.14%) DevOps
2 22 (78.57%) Puppet
3 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 19 (67.86%) Linux
5 17 (60.71%) Python
5 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (60.71%) Docker
6 16 (57.14%) Mentoring
6 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
7 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (42.86%) JSON
7 12 (42.86%) Java
8 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
8 11 (39.29%) JIRA
8 11 (39.29%) Scrum
8 11 (39.29%) Microservices
8 11 (39.29%) Confluence
9 10 (35.71%) Coaching
9 10 (35.71%) Subversion
10 9 (32.14%) Oracle
10 9 (32.14%) Open Source
10 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
10 9 (32.14%) Scala
10 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
12 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 7 (25.00%) Windows
12 7 (25.00%) Selenium
12 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Continuous Delivery
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 11 (39.29%) Confluence
2 6 (21.43%) nginx
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (21.43%) Slack
3 5 (17.86%) Heroku
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (7.14%) IaaS
4 2 (7.14%) PaaS
4 2 (7.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 11 (39.29%) JIRA
4 10 (35.71%) Subversion
5 7 (25.00%) Selenium
5 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (21.43%) Maven
6 6 (21.43%) SonarQube
6 6 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
8 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Architect
1 11 (39.29%) Lead DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Digital Architect
3 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (17.86%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (17.86%) DevOps Manager
5 5 (17.86%) Head of Delivery
5 5 (17.86%) Head of DevOps
6 4 (14.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Java Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
7 3 (10.71%) UI Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 2 (7.14%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) RESTful
2 6 (21.43%) SOAP
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) Middleware
3 5 (17.86%) Node.js
3 5 (17.86%) Play Framework
4 4 (14.29%) Ajax
4 4 (14.29%) CSS3
4 4 (14.29%) Django
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) REST
4 4 (14.29%) Spring
5 3 (10.71%) .NET
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (7.14%) XSD
6 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) DevOps
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
4 11 (39.29%) Microservices
4 11 (39.29%) Scrum
5 10 (35.71%) Coaching
6 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (32.14%) Open Source
7 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
8 6 (21.43%) Static Code Analysis
8 6 (21.43%) TDD
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (14.29%) Kanban
10 4 (14.29%) Line Management
10 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
10 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 12 (42.86%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) Scala
4 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
7 5 (17.86%) Perl
8 4 (14.29%) Ruby
9 3 (10.71%) Groovy
9 3 (10.71%) SQL
10 1 (3.57%) C#
10 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Docker
2 6 (21.43%) Xen
3 5 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (14.29%) LXC
Systems Management
1 22 (78.57%) Puppet
2 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) OpenText
3 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft