Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Software Delivery
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 75 94
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 17 16 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.82% 1.75% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.02% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 39
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +66.67% -52.63%
10th Percentile £430 £260 £180
90th Percentile £552 £488 £409
North East median daily rate £525 £340 £225
% change year-on-year +54.41% +51.11% -52.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £29.00
North East median hourly rate - - £29.00

Software Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 828 793 2,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.56% 86.95% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 557 1,469
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -13.58%
10th Percentile £285 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £553 £525
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 93
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.78 £23.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.11% -16.07% +55.56%
10th Percentile £9.63 £9.90 £14.30
90th Percentile £45.95 £48.05 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.75 £22.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -37.50% -19.27% +60.29%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear

Software Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear

Software Delivery
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 Software Delivery within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +6 17 £525 +40.00% 2
Software Delivery
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Delivery also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Delivery.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (70.59%) DevOps
3 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (70.59%) Terraform
4 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (58.82%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (58.82%) Amazon S3
5 10 (58.82%) Maven
5 10 (58.82%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (58.82%) QA
5 10 (58.82%) ITIL
5 10 (58.82%) Unix
5 10 (58.82%) Linux
5 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
5 10 (58.82%) Ansible
5 10 (58.82%) Docker
5 10 (58.82%) Puppet
5 10 (58.82%) Private Cloud
5 10 (58.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (58.82%) GitLab
5 10 (58.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (58.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (58.82%) Dynatrace
6 9 (52.94%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (47.06%) Zuul
7 8 (47.06%) Spring Boot
7 8 (47.06%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (47.06%) Consul

Software Delivery
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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (58.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 10 (58.82%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (58.82%) Amazon S3
2 10 (58.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) 3G
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (58.82%) GitLab
2 10 (58.82%) Maven
2 10 (58.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (47.06%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (47.06%) Spring Boot
2 8 (47.06%) Zuul
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Private Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
1 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 8 (47.06%) CentOS
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) DC/OS
4 2 (11.76%) Mesosphere
4 2 (11.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (70.59%) DevOps
4 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
5 10 (58.82%) ITIL
5 10 (58.82%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) People Management
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Docker
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Terraform
2 10 (58.82%) Ansible
2 10 (58.82%) Puppet
3 8 (47.06%) Consul
4 3 (17.65%) SCCM
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (11.76%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Dynatrace
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Ivanti
3 3 (17.65%) ThinPrint
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian