Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 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
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 9 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +1
Contract jobs citing DevOps 64 29 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.33% 9.80% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.96% 11.11% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 55
10th Percentile £350 £413 £386
25th Percentile £430 £463 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
75th Percentile £588 £588 £579
90th Percentile £605 £600 £650
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 £66.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -30.30% +43.48% -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 535 261 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 77.99% 88.18% 86.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 162 590
10th Percentile £142 £264 £262
25th Percentile £323 £318 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £439
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.56% +3.24%
75th Percentile £525 £538 £525
90th Percentile £606 £650 £625
East of England median daily rate £450 £429 £445
% change year-on-year +4.96% -3.65% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 27 90
10th Percentile " £14.25 £10.73
25th Percentile £12.25 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.18 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -29.60% +12.79% -18.56%
75th Percentile £18.75 £45.63 £47.44
90th Percentile £33.75 £53.75 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -50.00% +102.90% -1.43%

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 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 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 +6 41 £513 - 62
Peterborough -26 2 £346 -23.06% 2
DevOps
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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 31 (48.44%) Python
2 19 (29.69%) Docker
3 18 (28.13%) Kubernetes
3 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
4 17 (26.56%) Azure
5 16 (25.00%) Social Skills
6 15 (23.44%) C
7 14 (21.88%) AWS
7 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
7 14 (21.88%) Terraform
8 13 (20.31%) Linux
9 12 (18.75%) Windows
9 12 (18.75%) .NET
9 12 (18.75%) GitLab
9 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
10 11 (17.19%) Java
10 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
10 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
10 11 (17.19%) JIRA
11 9 (14.06%) Life Science
11 9 (14.06%) Ubuntu
11 9 (14.06%) C#
11 9 (14.06%) C++
11 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
11 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (14.06%) Bash Shell
12 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
12 8 (12.50%) Windows 10

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 (9.38%) ArcGIS
2 4 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) Drupal
3 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) FrameMaker
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (9.38%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) Azure
2 14 (21.88%) AWS
3 6 (9.38%) Serverless
4 4 (6.25%) GCP
5 3 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.69%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (4.69%) SaaS
6 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.56%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (1.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.56%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (1.56%) GitHub
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Wireless
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) Intranet
3 1 (1.56%) ISDN
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) GIS
3 3 (4.69%) BigQuery
3 3 (4.69%) Cloud Spanner
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) GitLab
1 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.19%) JIRA
3 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.38%) Spinnaker
5 5 (7.81%) Gerrit
5 5 (7.81%) Ranorex
6 2 (3.13%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.13%) MSTest
6 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.56%) Appium
7 1 (1.56%) Gradle
7 1 (1.56%) TestRail
General
1 16 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Electronics
2 6 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (9.38%) Publishing
3 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 5 (7.81%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) AWS DevOps
2 11 (17.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Python Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Data Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) .NET
2 8 (12.50%) XML
3 7 (10.94%) Lambda Expressions
4 6 (9.38%) XSLT
5 3 (4.69%) Kafka
5 3 (4.69%) Node.js
5 3 (4.69%) Spring
5 3 (4.69%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.69%) WPF
6 2 (3.13%) JMS
6 2 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.13%) React
6 2 (3.13%) Swagger
7 1 (1.56%) Ajax
7 1 (1.56%) CSS
7 1 (1.56%) JSON
7 1 (1.56%) Middleware
7 1 (1.56%) WCF
7 1 (1.56%) Web Services
7 1 (1.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Life Science
2 6 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) iPad
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.56%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Windows
3 9 (14.06%) Ubuntu
4 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
6 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
4 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 8 (12.50%) Workflow
6 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
6 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.94%) Image Processing
7 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
7 6 (9.38%) ITIL
7 6 (9.38%) Migration
7 6 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (9.38%) Systems Engineering
7 6 (9.38%) Test Management
7 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) Python
2 15 (23.44%) C
3 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
4 11 (17.19%) Java
5 9 (14.06%) Bash Shell
5 9 (14.06%) C#
5 9 (14.06%) C++
6 6 (9.38%) SQL
6 6 (9.38%) VB
7 4 (6.25%) VBA
8 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.56%) Java 8
10 1 (1.56%) Perl
10 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.69%) PMP
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.56%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Docker
2 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.38%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) Kubernetes
2 14 (21.88%) Terraform
3 7 (10.94%) Ansible
4 3 (4.69%) Packer
5 2 (3.13%) Grafana
5 2 (3.13%) HP ALM
5 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.13%) Kibana
6 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Google
3 6 (9.38%) Adobe
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco
3 6 (9.38%) ESRI
3 6 (9.38%) Lumension
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.38%) Sophos
3 6 (9.38%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) Siemens
5 3 (4.69%) LogRhythm
5 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.13%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) Cloudera