Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 8 23
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 +14
Contract jobs citing DevOps 43 49 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.21% 12.13% 6.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.81% 13.50% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 56
10th Percentile £350 £400 £401
25th Percentile £452 £463 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £527 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.35% - -
75th Percentile £588 £556 £625
90th Percentile £608 £600 £692
East of England median daily rate £550 £500 £483
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.63% -3.50%

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 488 363 991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 81.88% 89.85% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 234 561
10th Percentile £153 £296 £263
25th Percentile £269 £370 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £384 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year -19.21% +5.56% +7.78%
75th Percentile £498 £550 £538
90th Percentile £588 £650 £633
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 23 96
10th Percentile " £13.00 £10.20
25th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £17.13
Median % change year-on-year -12.90% -9.49% -4.86%
75th Percentile £18.75 £20.88 £47.31
90th Percentile £21.63 £47.50 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.22% +41.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 31 £500 -4.76% 54
Peterborough -21 3 £355 -16.47% 5
DevOps
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (53.49%) Python
2 21 (48.84%) Docker
3 16 (37.21%) Kubernetes
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.88%) AWS
5 14 (32.56%) Linux
6 13 (30.23%) GitLab
7 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
7 12 (27.91%) JIRA
8 10 (23.26%) Life Science
8 10 (23.26%) Azure
8 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
9 9 (20.93%) Java
9 9 (20.93%) .NET
9 9 (20.93%) Ubuntu
10 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
10 8 (18.60%) Terraform
11 7 (16.28%) Spinnaker
11 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
11 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (13.95%) Wireless
12 6 (13.95%) Electronics
12 6 (13.95%) Workflow
12 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
12 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
12 6 (13.95%) Degree
12 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
12 6 (13.95%) Social Skills
12 6 (13.95%) Lambda Expressions

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 4 (9.30%) Apache
1 4 (9.30%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.98%) Drupal
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) FrameMaker
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) AWS
2 10 (23.26%) Azure
3 3 (6.98%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (6.98%) GitHub
3 3 (6.98%) Serverless
4 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.65%) GCP
4 2 (4.65%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Akamai
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.33%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (2.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Wireless
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
1 1 (2.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) GitLab
2 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.91%) JIRA
3 7 (16.28%) Spinnaker
4 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.98%) Appium
5 3 (6.98%) Ranorex
6 2 (4.65%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.65%) TestRail
7 1 (2.33%) Buildbot
7 1 (2.33%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.33%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.33%) Gradle
7 1 (2.33%) MSTest
7 1 (2.33%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.28%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (13.95%) Electronics
2 6 (13.95%) Social Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) AWS DevOps
2 7 (16.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Python Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Data Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) Lambda Expressions
3 5 (11.63%) Node.js
4 4 (9.30%) React
5 3 (6.98%) Jest
5 3 (6.98%) Spring
5 3 (6.98%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.65%) JMS
6 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.65%) RESTful
6 2 (4.65%) Web Services
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (2.33%) Redux
7 1 (2.33%) Swagger
7 1 (2.33%) WCF
7 1 (2.33%) WPF
7 1 (2.33%) XML
7 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Life Science
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
3 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
4 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.95%) Workflow
5 5 (11.63%) Workflow Management
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Debt
6 4 (9.30%) Test Management
6 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Analytics
7 3 (6.98%) Coaching
7 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
7 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Python
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
4 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.63%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) C#
7 4 (9.30%) TypeScript
7 4 (9.30%) VBA
8 2 (4.65%) C
8 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) ES6
9 1 (2.33%) Java 8
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby
9 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) Kubernetes
2 8 (18.60%) Terraform
3 4 (9.30%) Packer
4 3 (6.98%) Ansible
4 3 (6.98%) Grafana
5 2 (4.65%) Kibana
6 1 (2.33%) HP ALM
6 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.33%) Istio
6 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.33%) Puppet
6 1 (2.33%) Scalr
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.30%) Google
3 3 (6.98%) Siemens
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.33%) HP