Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 41 133
Rank change year-on-year +31 +92 -39
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 124 50 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.18% 5.52% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.72% 5.82% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 47 14
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £420 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +33.23% -32.45%
10th Percentile £319 £288 £295
90th Percentile £538 £638 £537
North East median daily rate £420 £468 £325
% change year-on-year -10.16% +43.85% -35.00%
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 904 859 2,044
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 94.81% 90.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 580 1,352
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £372 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.31% +14.31% -16.13%
10th Percentile £211 £249 £220
90th Percentile £594 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £384 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +5.86% +11.54% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 53 109
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +1.85% +80.00%
10th Percentile £9.67 £10.17 £12.77
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.93 £35.00
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £24.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year -38.00% -8.33% +80.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +32 115 £416 -7.50% 8
Gateshead - 9 £550 -
DevOps Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 124 (100.00%) DevOps
2 97 (78.23%) Linux
3 95 (76.61%) Puppet
4 92 (74.19%) Ansible
5 72 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
6 67 (54.03%) Configuration Management
6 67 (54.03%) Docker
7 63 (50.81%) Jenkins
8 55 (44.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 53 (42.74%) Terraform
10 50 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (39.52%) Bash Shell
12 44 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
13 42 (33.87%) Perl
14 41 (33.06%) Windows
15 40 (32.26%) Python
15 40 (32.26%) Java
15 40 (32.26%) Elastic Stack
16 39 (31.45%) Open Source
17 37 (29.84%) High Availability
17 37 (29.84%) Data Centre
18 35 (28.23%) Splunk
19 33 (26.61%) Nagios
19 33 (26.61%) New Relic
20 32 (25.81%) Packer
20 32 (25.81%) TeamCity
20 32 (25.81%) Ruby
21 31 (25.00%) PowerShell
21 31 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 31 (25.00%) Test Automation

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 13 (10.48%) JBoss
2 12 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 12 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 11 (8.87%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.84%) FileNet
4 6 (4.84%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (3.23%) nginx
6 3 (2.42%) Apache
7 2 (1.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.81%) IIS
8 1 (0.81%) Jetty
8 1 (0.81%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (8.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 72 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (44.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (25.00%) Datadog
4 13 (10.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (8.87%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (8.06%) Amazon S3
7 7 (5.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.61%) Slack
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.81%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.81%) Route 53
9 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) SSL
2 6 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (4.84%) Network Security
3 4 (3.23%) HTTP
4 2 (1.61%) DHCP
4 2 (1.61%) DNS
4 2 (1.61%) Firewall
4 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.81%) FTP
5 1 (0.81%) Internet
5 1 (0.81%) IPsec
5 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.81%) SMS
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.35%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (7.26%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (50.81%) Jenkins
2 32 (25.81%) TeamCity
3 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
4 15 (12.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (8.87%) Maven
6 10 (8.06%) GitLab
7 3 (2.42%) JIRA
8 2 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.61%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.81%) Selenium
9 1 (0.81%) Subversion
9 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (0.81%) Banking
1 1 (0.81%) Finance
1 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.26%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (9.68%) Software Packaging
3 11 (8.87%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (8.06%) Spring Boot
4 10 (8.06%) Zuul
5 6 (4.84%) LDAP
6 1 (0.81%) .NET
6 1 (0.81%) HTML
6 1 (0.81%) J2EE
6 1 (0.81%) LAMP
6 1 (0.81%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.81%) Middleware
6 1 (0.81%) Servlets
6 1 (0.81%) Spring
6 1 (0.81%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.84%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.71%) Private Cloud
3 6 (4.84%) DataPower
3 6 (4.84%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (78.23%) Linux
2 41 (33.06%) Windows
3 31 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (20.97%) Unix
5 11 (8.87%) AIX
5 11 (8.87%) CentOS
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.81%) VMS
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (100.00%) DevOps
2 67 (54.03%) Configuration Management
3 50 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (31.45%) Open Source
5 37 (29.84%) High Availability
6 31 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 29 (23.39%) BDD
8 24 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (17.74%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (13.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (12.10%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (8.06%) OO
13 9 (7.26%) Continuous Deployment
14 7 (5.65%) Coaching
14 7 (5.65%) ITIL
14 7 (5.65%) Mentoring
14 7 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (4.84%) Software Delivery
15 6 (4.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.52%) Bash Shell
2 42 (33.87%) Perl
3 40 (32.26%) Java
3 40 (32.26%) Python
4 32 (25.81%) Ruby
5 31 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 30 (24.19%) C++
7 29 (23.39%) C
8 6 (4.84%) SQL
9 2 (1.61%) C#
10 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (21.77%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.55%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.26%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) GCP
2 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 67 (54.03%) Docker
2 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) Firmware
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 95 (76.61%) Puppet
2 92 (74.19%) Ansible
3 53 (42.74%) Terraform
4 44 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (26.61%) Nagios
6 32 (25.81%) Packer
7 30 (24.19%) Kubernetes
8 10 (8.06%) Consul
9 6 (4.84%) Forum Sentry
10 2 (1.61%) Grafana
10 2 (1.61%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.81%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.81%) Kibana
11 1 (0.81%) logstash
Vendors
1 35 (28.23%) Splunk
2 33 (26.61%) New Relic
3 16 (12.90%) Red Hat
4 15 (12.10%) Oracle
5 13 (10.48%) Informatica
6 11 (8.87%) Axway
6 11 (8.87%) IBM
6 11 (8.87%) Siebel
7 10 (8.06%) HP
8 7 (5.65%) Dynatrace
9 6 (4.84%) Sun
9 6 (4.84%) VMware
10 2 (1.61%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.61%) Google
11 1 (0.81%) Capita
11 1 (0.81%) Citrix
11 1 (0.81%) Ivanti
11 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.81%) TIBCO