Period
to 16 September 2021

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 35 73
Rank change year-on-year -3 +38 -26
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 20 7 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.01% 2.32% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.55% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 16
10th Percentile £460 £420 £393
25th Percentile £475 £444 £462
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £538
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% -11.63% +2.38%
75th Percentile £604 £531 £604
90th Percentile £621 £538 £648
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £525

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 591 275 1,117
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 88.87% 91.06% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 169 662
10th Percentile £140 £261 £200
25th Percentile £273 £318 £351
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £506 £538 £525
90th Percentile £604 £603 £625
East of England median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 25 105
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.35 £10.30
25th Percentile £12.50 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -15.63% -3.03% -5.71%
75th Percentile £16.00 £43.75 £46.00
90th Percentile £18.98 £51.75 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -7.62%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Cambridgeshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Cambridgeshire

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Cambridgeshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Cambridgeshire

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 16 September 2021. 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
Cambridge -5 13 £500 - 31
Peterborough -26 1 £475 -
DevOps Engineer
East of England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (85.00%) Python
3 16 (80.00%) Docker
4 13 (65.00%) AWS
5 12 (60.00%) Linux
5 12 (60.00%) Kubernetes
6 10 (50.00%) JIRA
7 9 (45.00%) Ubuntu
7 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
7 9 (45.00%) GitLab
8 7 (35.00%) Spinnaker
9 6 (30.00%) Terraform
9 6 (30.00%) Lambda Expressions
9 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (30.00%) Wireless
9 6 (30.00%) Electronics
10 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
11 4 (20.00%) Packer
11 4 (20.00%) Workflow
11 4 (20.00%) Google
11 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
12 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (15.00%) Life Science
12 3 (15.00%) Drupal
12 3 (15.00%) Apache
12 3 (15.00%) Tomcat

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Drupal
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) AWS
2 3 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (15.00%) Serverless
3 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (10.00%) GCP
4 1 (5.00%) Akamai
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (5.00%) Azure
4 1 (5.00%) CloudFront
4 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (5.00%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) JIRA
2 9 (45.00%) GitLab
2 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (35.00%) Spinnaker
4 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Buildbot
5 1 (5.00%) CircleCI
5 1 (5.00%) Gerrit
5 1 (5.00%) Gradle
5 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
5 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.00%) TestRail
5 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (30.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (5.00%) Swagger
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Life Science
2 1 (5.00%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow Management
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Physics
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Test Management
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Java 8
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (30.00%) Terraform
3 4 (20.00%) Packer
4 3 (15.00%) Ansible
5 2 (10.00%) Puppet
6 1 (5.00%) Grafana
6 1 (5.00%) Istio
6 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
6 1 (5.00%) Scalr
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe