Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 48 107
Rank change year-on-year +25 +59 -33
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 90 60 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.51% 5.30% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.79% 5.58% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 43 16
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £440 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +26.67% -3.99%
10th Percentile £315 £232 £296
90th Percentile £633 £508 £540
North East median daily rate £430 £450 £355
% change year-on-year -4.44% +26.67% -3.99%
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 1,024 1,076 1,715
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 94.97% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 729 1,118
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +6.62% -2.86%
10th Percentile £234 £250 £225
90th Percentile £562 £525 £533
North East median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 58 60
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £26.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.28% +21.84% +67.31%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.01
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £35.03
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -32.44% +12.50% +42.86%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +23 86 £440 -2.22% 10
Gateshead - 3 £550 - 1
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 25 May 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 90 (100.00%) DevOps
2 75 (83.33%) Puppet
3 72 (80.00%) Linux
4 66 (73.33%) Ansible
5 51 (56.67%) Configuration Management
6 49 (54.44%) Amazon AWS
7 48 (53.33%) Jenkins
8 45 (50.00%) Docker
9 43 (47.78%) Bash Shell
9 43 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 40 (44.44%) Terraform
12 39 (43.33%) Perl
13 36 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
14 35 (38.89%) Python
15 32 (35.56%) Java
16 27 (30.00%) Windows
16 27 (30.00%) Open Source
16 27 (30.00%) Ruby
17 25 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 25 (27.78%) Splunk
17 25 (27.78%) Nagios
17 25 (27.78%) New Relic
18 24 (26.67%) Datadog
18 24 (26.67%) Data Centre
18 24 (26.67%) High Availability
18 24 (26.67%) PowerShell
19 23 (25.56%) C
19 23 (25.56%) C++
19 23 (25.56%) Elastic Stack

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 15 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 13 (14.44%) JBoss
2 13 (14.44%) WebSphere
3 11 (12.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (7.78%) nginx
5 6 (6.67%) FileNet
5 6 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (5.56%) Confluence
7 4 (4.44%) Apache
8 2 (2.22%) IIS
8 2 (2.22%) Jetty
8 2 (2.22%) Mongrel
8 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (12.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 49 (54.44%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (26.67%) Datadog
4 4 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.44%) Slack
5 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.22%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) SSL
2 7 (7.78%) HTTP
3 6 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (6.67%) Network Security
4 3 (3.33%) DNS
4 3 (3.33%) Firewall
4 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.22%) DHCP
5 2 (2.22%) FTP
5 2 (2.22%) IPsec
6 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.11%) SMS
6 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
3 21 (23.33%) TeamCity
4 15 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (8.89%) JIRA
6 4 (4.44%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.22%) GitLab
7 2 (2.22%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.11%) Maven
8 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.11%) Selenium
8 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.56%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (24.44%) Software Packaging
3 11 (12.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (6.67%) LDAP
5 2 (2.22%) .NET
5 2 (2.22%) J2EE
5 2 (2.22%) Servlets
6 1 (1.11%) LAMP
6 1 (1.11%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.11%) Middleware
6 1 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 9 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.67%) DataPower
5 4 (4.44%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (80.00%) Linux
2 27 (30.00%) Windows
3 25 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (18.89%) Unix
5 11 (12.22%) AIX
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) DevOps
2 51 (56.67%) Configuration Management
3 43 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (30.00%) Open Source
5 24 (26.67%) High Availability
6 21 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 20 (22.22%) BDD
8 14 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (15.56%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.11%) OO
11 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.89%) Coaching
12 8 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (8.89%) Workflow
13 6 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (6.67%) Microservices
14 5 (5.56%) Decision-Making
14 5 (5.56%) Load Balancing
14 5 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.78%) Bash Shell
2 39 (43.33%) Perl
3 35 (38.89%) Python
4 32 (35.56%) Java
5 27 (30.00%) Ruby
6 24 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 23 (25.56%) C
7 23 (25.56%) C++
8 7 (7.78%) SQL
9 2 (2.22%) Korn
10 1 (1.11%) PHP
10 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.33%) Xen
4 1 (1.11%) Firmware
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 75 (83.33%) Puppet
2 66 (73.33%) Ansible
3 40 (44.44%) Terraform
4 36 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (27.78%) Nagios
6 23 (25.56%) Kubernetes
7 21 (23.33%) Packer
8 6 (6.67%) Forum Sentry
9 2 (2.22%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.11%) Kibana
10 1 (1.11%) logstash
10 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) New Relic
1 25 (27.78%) Splunk
2 17 (18.89%) Red Hat
3 16 (17.78%) Oracle
4 11 (12.22%) Axway
4 11 (12.22%) HP
4 11 (12.22%) IBM
4 11 (12.22%) Informatica
4 11 (12.22%) Siebel
5 6 (6.67%) Sun
6 4 (4.44%) VMware
7 2 (2.22%) Google
7 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.22%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.11%) Capita