Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 13 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 +18
Contract jobs citing DevOps 29 61 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.76% 8.48% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.41% 9.71% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 49
10th Percentile £381 £396 £405
25th Percentile £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £553 £538 £625
90th Percentile £575 £626 £676
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £55.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -20.72% - -
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £55.50 -
% change year-on-year -20.72% - -

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 345 628 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.42% 87.34% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 389 473
10th Percentile £201 £250 £263
25th Percentile £305 £363 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £460 £450
Median % change year-on-year -10.33% +2.22% +5.88%
75th Percentile £500 £538 £538
90th Percentile £584 £615 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £435 £450
% change year-on-year -2.30% -3.33% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 87
10th Percentile " £13.24 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.25 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -25.00%
75th Percentile £18.75 £46.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £23.35 £48.90 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -1.41%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 20 £480 -4.00% 47
Peterborough -5 2 £463 +23.33% 5
Huntingdon 0 1 - -
DevOps
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 13 (44.83%) Python
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Docker
3 9 (31.03%) Azure
4 8 (27.59%) AWS
4 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
5 7 (24.14%) Ansible
5 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
5 7 (24.14%) Degree
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) Unix
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
7 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Node.js
7 5 (17.24%) C
7 5 (17.24%) C++
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
7 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 5 (17.24%) Terraform
7 5 (17.24%) Data Science
7 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning
7 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
8 4 (13.79%) React
8 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
8 4 (13.79%) Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) TypeScript
8 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (10.34%) ArcGIS
2 2 (6.90%) nginx
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Luigi
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Azure
2 8 (27.59%) AWS
3 3 (10.34%) GitHub
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (6.90%) CloudFront
4 2 (6.90%) GCP
4 2 (6.90%) PaaS
4 2 (6.90%) Serverless
5 1 (3.45%) Akamai
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.45%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Logic Apps
5 1 (3.45%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) RS-232
2 1 (3.45%) RS-485
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) Azkaban
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Power BI
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Appium
3 3 (10.34%) SonarQube
4 2 (6.90%) Gerrit
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Robot Framework
5 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.45%) Buildbot
5 1 (3.45%) CircleCI
5 1 (3.45%) GitLab
5 1 (3.45%) Spinnaker
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) TestRail
5 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
1 9 (31.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Compiler Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Biologist
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) React
3 3 (10.34%) Jest
3 3 (10.34%) LLVM
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (3.45%) Kafka
5 1 (3.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (3.45%) PyTorch
5 1 (3.45%) Redux
5 1 (3.45%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (3.45%) TensorFlow
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Life Science
2 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (17.24%) Data Science
3 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Analytics
4 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
4 4 (13.79%) OOP
4 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Requirements Gathering
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Python
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) C
3 5 (17.24%) C++
3 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.79%) TypeScript
5 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) VB
6 2 (6.90%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) ES6
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (3.45%) PhD
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 26262
2 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Ansible
2 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 5 (17.24%) Terraform
3 1 (3.45%) Grafana
3 1 (3.45%) Istio
3 1 (3.45%) Packer
3 1 (3.45%) Prometheus
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) Scalr
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) ESRI
2 3 (10.34%) Lumension
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Sophos
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Coverity
4 1 (3.45%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk