Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps was £535 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 15 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.

Senior Development Operations
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 141 116
Rank change year-on-year +57 -25 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.75% 0.45% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.49% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 2
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £535 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.74% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £408 £413 £438
90th Percentile £543 £560 £543
North East median daily rate £535 £488 £515
% change year-on-year +9.74% -5.34% -
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 881 2060 1471
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 91.92% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 1472 955
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £383 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £235 £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 39 95 76
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.50 £26.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.51% +29.27% +27.81%
10th Percentile £9.40 £11.48 £11.46
90th Percentile £47.33 £29.50 £37.50
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £22.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -22.27% +26.62% +10.24%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in Tyne and Wear

Senior DevOps
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 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior DevOps in Tyne and Wear

Senior DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior DevOps in Tyne and Wear

Senior DevOps
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 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 15 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 +58 7 £535 +9.74% 1
Senior DevOps
North East

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, Senior DevOps 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 Senior DevOps in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) SFIA
5 2 (28.57%) Slack
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) nginx
5 2 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) SonarQube

Senior DevOps 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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Slack
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
4 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) SFIA
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco