Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 13 56
Rank change year-on-year -2 +43 +6
Contract jobs citing DevOps 79 91 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.48% 8.51% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 9.81% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 28
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £358 £406 £413
90th Percentile £641 £625 £641
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £46.00 - £43.25
10th Percentile £43.00 - £38.33
90th Percentile £62.50 - £46.78
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 £50.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year -8.00% +15.61% -

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 913 928 1,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.46% 86.81% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 508 566
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £448 £430 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.07% +9.90% +4.33%
10th Percentile £250 £266 £257
90th Percentile £616 £591 £563
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 68 104
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.00 £22.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.88% -43.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.80
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £33.17
% change year-on-year -5.26% -42.71% +2.05%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Cambridgeshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Cambridgeshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Cambridgeshire

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in Cambridgeshire

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 January 2020. 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 +1 62 £500 +5.26% 86
Huntingdon -5 1 £630 +5.00% 1
Peterborough -15 1 £400 -27.27% 5
DevOps
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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 41 (51.90%) AWS
2 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.44%) Docker
4 25 (31.65%) Azure
4 25 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (31.65%) Python
5 22 (27.85%) Terraform
6 21 (26.58%) Scrum
6 21 (26.58%) Git (software)
6 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
7 20 (25.32%) Kubernetes
7 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
8 19 (24.05%) Infrastructure as Code
9 18 (22.78%) Serverless
10 16 (20.25%) Linux
11 15 (18.99%) Degree
11 15 (18.99%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (16.46%) Java
12 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
12 13 (16.46%) Web Services
12 13 (16.46%) Analytics
12 13 (16.46%) Ansible
13 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (15.19%) Amazon S3
13 12 (15.19%) .NET
13 12 (15.19%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (13.92%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (13.92%) High Availability
14 11 (13.92%) React

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 9 (11.39%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (6.33%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.06%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.53%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) Jupyter
5 2 (2.53%) nginx
5 2 (2.53%) SAS
6 1 (1.27%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 41 (51.90%) AWS
2 25 (31.65%) Azure
3 18 (22.78%) Serverless
4 15 (18.99%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (15.19%) Amazon S3
6 11 (13.92%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (11.39%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (11.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (8.86%) Office 365
9 6 (7.59%) AWS Step Functions
9 6 (7.59%) GCP
10 5 (6.33%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (6.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (6.33%) PaaS
11 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (3.80%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (3.80%) SaaS
13 2 (2.53%) Amazon SageMaker
13 2 (2.53%) IaaS
13 2 (2.53%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) DHCP
1 5 (6.33%) DNS
1 5 (6.33%) Skype
2 3 (3.80%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
4 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.27%) Wireless
4 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (12.66%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (10.13%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (10.13%) MySQL
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (5.06%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (5.06%) Apache Hive
6 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.06%) Star Schema
7 3 (3.80%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (3.80%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.80%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.53%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.27%) Power BI
9 1 (1.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Git (software)
1 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (6.33%) Gerrit
4 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.06%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.80%) webpack
6 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.53%) GitLab
6 2 (2.53%) Mocha
6 2 (2.53%) Robot Framework
6 2 (2.53%) Selenium
6 2 (2.53%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (8.86%) Electronics
2 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.80%) Publishing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (20.25%) Developer
3 10 (12.66%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (6.33%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.06%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Hardware Test Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) Web Services
2 12 (15.19%) .NET
3 11 (13.92%) React
4 7 (8.86%) Node.js
5 5 (6.33%) HTML
6 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (5.06%) HTML5
7 3 (3.80%) GraphQL
7 3 (3.80%) Sass
8 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.53%) CSS
8 2 (2.53%) CSS3
8 2 (2.53%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.53%) Express
8 2 (2.53%) JSON
8 2 (2.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (2.53%) RESTful
8 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.53%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.33%) Replication
4 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.27%) Life Science
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) Windows
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.80%) Unix
6 2 (2.53%) Android
6 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Debian
7 1 (1.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (26.58%) Scrum
4 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
5 19 (24.05%) Infrastructure as Code
6 13 (16.46%) Analytics
7 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (13.92%) High Availability
9 9 (11.39%) Microservices
10 8 (10.13%) ETL
10 8 (10.13%) TDD
11 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
11 7 (8.86%) Data Analysis
11 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
11 7 (8.86%) SDLC
11 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.86%) Visualisation
12 6 (7.59%) Data Science
12 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.59%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) Python
2 13 (16.46%) Java
2 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.39%) C#
4 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.59%) R
6 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.33%) SQL
6 5 (6.33%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.06%) Assembly Language
7 4 (5.06%) C
7 4 (5.06%) C++
7 4 (5.06%) Embedded C
7 4 (5.06%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.53%) Go
8 2 (2.53%) Perl
8 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.53%) XAML
9 1 (1.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.53%) PhD
5 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (35.44%) Docker
2 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (27.85%) Terraform
2 20 (25.32%) Kubernetes
3 13 (16.46%) Ansible
4 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.33%) Puppet
5 5 (6.33%) SCCM
6 1 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.27%) Grafana
6 1 (1.27%) Kibana
6 1 (1.27%) Knative
6 1 (1.27%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) VMware
2 5 (6.33%) Google
2 5 (6.33%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.06%) Talend
4 3 (3.80%) Perforce
5 2 (2.53%) New Relic
5 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.27%) Coverity
6 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.27%) Splunk
6 1 (1.27%) Tableau