Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 23 January 2022 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.

DevOps
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 26 12 18
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -5
Contract jobs citing DevOps 47 26 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.31% 7.37% 7.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 9.22% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 56
10th Percentile £350 £404 £358
25th Percentile £409 £425 £412
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £575 £525 £575
90th Percentile £605 £534 £641
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £42.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £46.00
Median % change year-on-year - -4.35% -
75th Percentile - £46.00 £55.38
90th Percentile - - £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -4.35% -8.00%

DevOps 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 553 282 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 74.23% 79.89% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 184 532
10th Percentile £163 £243 £231
25th Percentile £315 £313 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £441 £430
Median % change year-on-year +1.98% +2.62% +1.18%
75th Percentile £525 £525 £538
90th Percentile £600 £608 £624
East of England median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - -5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 38 119
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £12.68
25th Percentile £12.53 £15.00 £15.02
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.59 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -23.24% +0.50% -19.54%
75th Percentile £15.75 £33.13 £46.00
90th Percentile £30.04 £47.88 £49.20
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £34.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year -52.55% +92.96% +0.85%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Cambridgeshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for DevOps in Cambridgeshire

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in Cambridgeshire

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Hourly rate trend for DevOps in Cambridgeshire

DevOps
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 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge -3 28 £500 - 56
Peterborough -34 1 £355 -23.24% 2
DevOps
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 20 (42.55%) Python
2 16 (34.04%) C
2 16 (34.04%) Azure
2 16 (34.04%) Terraform
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) Social Skills
5 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
5 12 (25.53%) Windows
6 11 (23.40%) AWS
6 11 (23.40%) CI/CD
7 10 (21.28%) Kubernetes
7 10 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
7 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
8 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
9 8 (17.02%) C++
9 8 (17.02%) Serverless
9 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
9 8 (17.02%) Ansible
10 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
10 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
10 7 (14.89%) Image Processing
10 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
10 7 (14.89%) GCP
10 7 (14.89%) Java
10 7 (14.89%) Linux
10 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.89%) XML

DevOps
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 6 (12.77%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
2 5 (10.64%) FrameMaker
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Azure
2 11 (23.40%) AWS
3 8 (17.02%) Serverless
4 7 (14.89%) GCP
5 5 (10.64%) SaaS
6 4 (8.51%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (4.26%) Akamai
8 2 (4.26%) Algolia
8 2 (4.26%) Amplience
8 2 (4.26%) CloudFront
9 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
9 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (2.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (2.13%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (2.13%) GitHub
9 1 (2.13%) IaaS
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
9 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) Intranet
4 1 (2.13%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) GIS
3 3 (6.38%) BigQuery
3 3 (6.38%) Cloud Spanner
3 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.77%) Gerrit
4 3 (6.38%) GitLab
5 2 (4.26%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) Appium
6 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.13%) Gradle
6 1 (2.13%) MLflow
6 1 (2.13%) MSTest
6 1 (2.13%) Spinnaker
6 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (29.79%) Social Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Presentation Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Publishing
4 3 (6.38%) Finance
5 2 (4.26%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Electronics
6 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (14.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Python Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Data Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Architect
8 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) XML
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) XSLT
3 4 (8.51%) React
4 3 (6.38%) Kafka
4 3 (6.38%) Node.js
4 3 (6.38%) REST
4 3 (6.38%) WPF
5 2 (4.26%) Swagger
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.13%) GraphQL
6 1 (2.13%) Kendo UI
6 1 (2.13%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (2.13%) Pandas
6 1 (2.13%) RESTful
6 1 (2.13%) scikit-learn
6 1 (2.13%) Sphinx
6 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.13%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.77%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (10.64%) iPad
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.13%) Life Science
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
3 11 (23.40%) CI/CD
4 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
4 10 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
6 7 (14.89%) Image Processing
6 7 (14.89%) Migration
6 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
7 6 (12.77%) ITIL
7 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineering
8 5 (10.64%) Computer Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.64%) Full Stack Development
8 5 (10.64%) Project Delivery
9 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Python
2 16 (34.04%) C
3 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
4 8 (17.02%) C++
5 7 (14.89%) Java
6 6 (12.77%) C#
6 6 (12.77%) VB
7 5 (10.64%) Bash
7 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.51%) TypeScript
9 3 (6.38%) SQL
10 2 (4.26%) Kotlin
11 1 (2.13%) Go
11 1 (2.13%) Java 8
11 1 (2.13%) Perl
11 1 (2.13%) Ruby
11 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) PMP
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) Docker
2 6 (12.77%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) Terraform
2 10 (21.28%) Kubernetes
3 8 (17.02%) Ansible
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) HP ALM
5 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) VMware
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco
3 6 (12.77%) ESRI
3 6 (12.77%) Google
3 6 (12.77%) Lumension
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Sophos
4 5 (10.64%) Adobe
5 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (6.38%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.26%) Elastic Path
8 1 (2.13%) Databricks
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.13%) Siemens