Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Senior Development Operations Engineer
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 87 147
Rank change year-on-year +5 +60 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.63% 0.65% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.69% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £535 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.56% +1.90% -
10th Percentile £352 £407 £468
90th Percentile £538 £543 £610
North East median daily rate £425 £535 £525
% change year-on-year -20.56% +1.90% +1.94%
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 915 871 2,059
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.88% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 608 1,458
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £229 £225
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 100
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.25 £17.10 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.85% -35.47% +29.27%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £45.93 £47.83 £29.50
North East median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.91% -22.22% +26.62%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Senior DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 12 December 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 -2 6 £425 -20.56% 1
Senior DevOps Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) Splunk
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (50.00%) Prometheus
4 3 (50.00%) Grafana
4 3 (50.00%) Docker
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (33.33%) Informatica
5 2 (33.33%) Nagios
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Senior 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (16.67%) Datadog
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) GitLab
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) SFIA
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Grafana
3 3 (50.00%) Prometheus
4 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) Packer
4 2 (33.33%) Terraform
5 1 (16.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica
2 2 (33.33%) New Relic
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle