Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 103 103
Rank change year-on-year +68 0 -21
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 61 50 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.64% 2.23% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.00% 2.43% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 42 4
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £340 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -32.00% +33.33%
North East median daily rate £425 £340 £500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 871 2057 1467
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 91.83% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 1459 952
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £225 £250
90th Percentile £563 £525 £588
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 98 75
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.10 £26.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.47% +26.19% +31.25%
10th Percentile £9.50 £11.83 £11.71
90th Percentile £47.83 £29.50 £37.60
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -25.53% +32.25% +10.51%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 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 +68 61 £450 +32.35% 2
DevOps Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 50 (81.97%) Linux
3 41 (67.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (60.66%) Puppet
5 31 (50.82%) Red Hat
6 28 (45.90%) Unix
7 27 (44.26%) WebLogic
8 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (42.62%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (40.98%) Oracle
10 24 (39.34%) JBoss
10 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
11 23 (37.70%) Git (software)
12 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
12 20 (32.79%) HP
13 19 (31.15%) Windows
14 17 (27.87%) Perl
15 16 (26.23%) Software Packaging
16 15 (24.59%) JIRA
16 15 (24.59%) SQL
16 15 (24.59%) AIX
16 15 (24.59%) OO
16 15 (24.59%) IBM
17 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
18 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
18 13 (21.31%) Python
18 13 (21.31%) Ansible
18 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (19.67%) Docker

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 27 (44.26%) WebLogic
2 24 (39.34%) JBoss
3 12 (19.67%) Confluence
4 11 (18.03%) WebSphere
4 11 (18.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (13.11%) nginx
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
7 3 (4.92%) FileNet
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.64%) IIS
9 1 (1.64%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 11 (18.03%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (13.11%) Slack
4 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.28%) Datadog
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.64%) PaaS
5 1 (1.64%) SaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Serverless
5 1 (1.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) LDAP
2 9 (14.75%) Firewall
3 8 (13.11%) HTTP
4 7 (11.48%) DNS
4 7 (11.48%) OpenLDAP
4 7 (11.48%) SSH
4 7 (11.48%) X.21
5 4 (6.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (6.56%) Network Security
5 4 (6.56%) SSL
6 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.92%) Big Data
2 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
2 23 (37.70%) Git (software)
3 15 (24.59%) JIRA
4 8 (13.11%) SonarQube
4 8 (13.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (4.92%) GitLab
5 3 (4.92%) Maven
5 3 (4.92%) Subversion
6 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) gulp
7 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) Software Packaging
2 11 (18.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.92%) HTML
4 3 (4.92%) HTML5
4 3 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (4.92%) Node.js
4 3 (4.92%) React
5 2 (3.28%) .NET
5 2 (3.28%) Middleware
6 1 (1.64%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.75%) Private Cloud
3 8 (13.11%) Clustering
4 4 (6.56%) DataPower
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (81.97%) Linux
2 41 (67.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (45.90%) Unix
4 19 (31.15%) Windows
5 15 (24.59%) AIX
6 9 (14.75%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
4 15 (24.59%) OO
5 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
7 11 (18.03%) Microservices
8 9 (14.75%) Mentoring
9 8 (13.11%) Coaching
9 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
9 8 (13.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.11%) Scrum
9 8 (13.11%) Static Code Analysis
10 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (11.48%) Workflow
11 5 (8.20%) Kanban
11 5 (8.20%) Open Source
11 5 (8.20%) SOA
12 3 (4.92%) Change Control
12 3 (4.92%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) Perl
2 15 (24.59%) SQL
3 13 (21.31%) Python
4 11 (18.03%) Bash Shell
5 10 (16.39%) PL/SQL
6 9 (14.75%) Java
6 9 (14.75%) Korn
6 9 (14.75%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.56%) C#
7 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.92%) Ruby
8 3 (4.92%) Scala
9 2 (3.28%) C
9 2 (3.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) CCDP
4 1 (1.64%) CCIE
4 1 (1.64%) CCNP
4 1 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CISM
4 1 (1.64%) CISSP
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Docker
2 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.48%) NFS
4 6 (9.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (60.66%) Puppet
2 26 (42.62%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (21.31%) Ansible
4 7 (11.48%) Terraform
5 4 (6.56%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.28%) Nagios
6 2 (3.28%) Packer
6 2 (3.28%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.64%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Red Hat
2 25 (40.98%) Oracle
3 20 (32.79%) HP
4 15 (24.59%) IBM
5 11 (18.03%) Axway
5 11 (18.03%) Informatica
5 11 (18.03%) Siebel
6 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.56%) Sun
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco
9 2 (3.28%) Capita
9 2 (3.28%) New Relic
9 2 (3.28%) Splunk
9 2 (3.28%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.64%) Atlassian