Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 19 February 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.

Development Operations Engineer
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 63 104
Rank change year-on-year +27 +41 -24
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 53 80 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.58% 4.14% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.89% 4.43% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 62 4
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £530 £334 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.53% -29.62% +26.67%
10th Percentile £386 £261 £398
90th Percentile £638 £537 £561
North East median daily rate £500 £340 £500
% change year-on-year +47.06% -32.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 1,805 1,388
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 93.43% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 1,306 903
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £525 £560
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 73 57
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% +15.38% +29.78%
10th Percentile £8.92 £10.25 £10.17
90th Percentile £41.25 £38.20 £33.20
North East median hourly rate £17.10 £22.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -24.00% +26.62% +18.47%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

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 DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

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 DevOps Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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 +20 52 £530 +55.88% 4
Sunderland - 1 £350 -
DevOps Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) DevOps
2 42 (79.25%) Linux
3 38 (71.70%) Puppet
4 29 (54.72%) Jenkins
5 28 (52.83%) Configuration Management
6 25 (47.17%) Git (software)
6 25 (47.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (45.28%) Ansible
8 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (35.85%) Terraform
10 18 (33.96%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
12 16 (30.19%) Docker
13 15 (28.30%) Sonatype Nexus
13 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (28.30%) Python
13 15 (28.30%) Perl
14 14 (26.42%) Red Hat
14 14 (26.42%) JIRA
15 13 (24.53%) Software Packaging
15 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (22.64%) Microservices
17 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
17 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (20.75%) Unix
17 11 (20.75%) Windows
18 10 (18.87%) WebLogic
18 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
18 10 (18.87%) Confluence
19 9 (16.98%) Oracle

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 10 (18.87%) Confluence
1 10 (18.87%) WebLogic
2 9 (16.98%) JBoss
3 8 (15.09%) nginx
4 3 (5.66%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) FileNet
6 1 (1.89%) Jetty
6 1 (1.89%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.89%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (13.21%) Slack
4 4 (7.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.77%) Datadog
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.89%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) HTTP
2 6 (11.32%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (3.77%) SSH
4 2 (3.77%) SSL
5 1 (1.89%) DHCP
5 1 (1.89%) FTP
5 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.89%) IPsec
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Big Data
1 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Jenkins
2 25 (47.17%) Git (software)
3 15 (28.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (26.42%) JIRA
5 7 (13.21%) SonarQube
6 3 (5.66%) Maven
6 3 (5.66%) Subversion
7 2 (3.77%) GitLab
7 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.89%) gulp
8 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.89%) Selenium
8 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) Software Packaging
2 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) HTML5
3 3 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (5.66%) LDAP
3 3 (5.66%) Node.js
3 3 (5.66%) React
4 2 (3.77%) Middleware
5 1 (1.89%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) JSON
5 1 (1.89%) Servlets
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Clustering
2 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 42 (79.25%) Linux
2 25 (47.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (20.75%) Unix
3 11 (20.75%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) AIX
4 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) DevOps
2 28 (52.83%) Configuration Management
3 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (22.64%) Microservices
6 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
7 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.98%) Coaching
8 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (16.98%) Scrum
9 7 (13.21%) Load Balancing
9 7 (13.21%) Static Code Analysis
10 5 (9.43%) Kanban
10 5 (9.43%) SOA
10 5 (9.43%) Workflow
11 4 (7.55%) OO
11 4 (7.55%) User Stories
12 3 (5.66%) Open Source
12 3 (5.66%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
2 15 (28.30%) Perl
2 15 (28.30%) Python
3 7 (13.21%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) Korn
4 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.55%) C#
6 4 (7.55%) Ruby
7 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
8 2 (3.77%) C
8 2 (3.77%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Docker
2 5 (9.43%) Xen
3 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) NFS
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (71.70%) Puppet
2 24 (45.28%) Ansible
3 19 (35.85%) Terraform
4 18 (33.96%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.77%) Nagios
5 2 (3.77%) Packer
5 2 (3.77%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.89%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (1.89%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Red Hat
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) HP
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) Capita
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) New Relic
5 2 (3.77%) Splunk
6 1 (1.89%) Axway
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) Informatica
6 1 (1.89%) Siebel
6 1 (1.89%) Sun
6 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.89%) VMware