Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Deployment Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Deployment Automation over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 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.

Deployment Automation
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 75 134
Rank change year-on-year +4 +59 -37
Contract jobs citing Deployment Automation 19 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.92% 1.64% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.88% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 8
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £530 £550 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +27.54% -31.00%
10th Percentile £470 £425 £275
90th Percentile £560 £665 £481
North East median daily rate £528 £550 £431
% change year-on-year -4.09% +27.54% -31.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

Deployment Automation 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 873 799 1,813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.09% 87.23% 88.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 579 1,296
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -9.64%
10th Percentile £291 £257 £263
90th Percentile £575 £576 £531
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 57
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -21.43% +38.27%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.40 £13.35
90th Percentile £46.40 £50.00 £40.00
North East median hourly rate £14.77 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -50.77% +13.21% +51.43%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in Tyne and Wear

Deployment Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Automation in Tyne and Wear

Deployment Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Automation in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Automation in Tyne and Wear

Deployment Automation
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 Deployment Automation within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 January 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 +3 19 £530 -3.64% 1
Deployment Automation
North East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Deployment Automation also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Deployment Automation.

1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (89.47%) Docker
3 16 (84.21%) Scrum
3 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (78.95%) Linux
4 15 (78.95%) Puppet
4 15 (78.95%) Ansible
5 14 (73.68%) Confluence
5 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (73.68%) JIRA
5 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (73.68%) Kanban
5 14 (73.68%) Docker Swarm
6 12 (63.16%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (63.16%) Release Automation
6 12 (63.16%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
6 12 (63.16%) ZABBIX
6 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
6 12 (63.16%) Riverbed
6 12 (63.16%) Ruby
6 12 (63.16%) Maven
6 12 (63.16%) Python
6 12 (63.16%) SOA
6 12 (63.16%) Perl
6 12 (63.16%) Change Management
6 12 (63.16%) Windows
6 12 (63.16%) Nagios
6 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
6 12 (63.16%) YAML

Deployment Automation
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 14 (73.68%) Confluence
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (47.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
1 7 (36.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) JIRA
2 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
2 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 12 (63.16%) Maven
2 12 (63.16%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Elastic Stack
1 12 (63.16%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Hybrid Cloud
1 12 (63.16%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) DC/OS
3 2 (10.53%) Mesosphere
3 2 (10.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Scrum
3 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (73.68%) Kanban
4 12 (63.16%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 12 (63.16%) Change Management
4 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
4 12 (63.16%) Infrastructure Management
4 12 (63.16%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (63.16%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (63.16%) Release Automation
4 12 (63.16%) SOA
4 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
5 9 (47.37%) SDLC
5 9 (47.37%) Task Automation
6 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) Release Management
8 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Perl
1 12 (63.16%) Python
1 12 (63.16%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) Ansible
1 15 (78.95%) Puppet
2 14 (73.68%) Docker Swarm
3 12 (63.16%) Nagios
3 12 (63.16%) ZABBIX
4 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (10.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Riverbed
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft