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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure DevOps over the 6 months to 18 August 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.

Microsoft Azure DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 74 84 76
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +71
Contract jobs citing Azure DevOps 62 49 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.49% 2.17% 1.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.94% 6.82% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 24 17
10th Percentile £385 £328 £350
25th Percentile £425 £363 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £443 £400
Median % change year-on-year +18.64% +10.63% -11.11%
75th Percentile £675 £538 £488
90th Percentile £738 £575 £659
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £45.43 -
England median hourly rate £60.65 £48.63 £51.25
% change year-on-year +24.70% -5.11% -6.82%

Azure DevOps is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 781 718 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.38% 31.74% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 457 349
10th Percentile £200 £200 £260
25th Percentile £357 £325 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.63% - +4.97%
75th Percentile £632 £550 £544
90th Percentile £700 £625 £608
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 71 15
10th Percentile - - £16.26
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £22.82
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% -38.65% +34.24%
75th Percentile £23.56 £27.88 £44.65
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.50 £60.70
England median hourly rate £21.40 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +7.00% -5.88% +1.19%

Azure DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure DevOps in the East of England

Azure DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure DevOps in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Azure DevOps in the East of England

Azure DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure DevOps in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Azure DevOps in the East of England

Azure DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure DevOps in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Azure DevOps in the East of England

Azure DevOps
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure DevOps within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Hertfordshire +14 33 £550 +4.76% 5
Cambridgeshire -14 13 £400 +12.68% 9
Suffolk +1 12 £625 +56.25% 4
Essex +4 4 £425 +7.94% 1
Azure DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Azure 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 East of England region with a requirement for Azure DevOps.

1 62 (100.00%) Azure
1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 40 (64.52%) Agile
3 31 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 24 (38.71%) JIRA
5 22 (35.48%) .NET
5 22 (35.48%) Infrastructure as Code
6 21 (33.87%) Kubernetes
6 21 (33.87%) C#
7 20 (32.26%) Python
8 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
8 18 (29.03%) Data Science
8 18 (29.03%) CircleCI
9 17 (27.42%) MLOps
9 17 (27.42%) SDLC
9 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
10 16 (25.81%) Computer Science
10 16 (25.81%) Publishing
10 16 (25.81%) Scala
10 16 (25.81%) PhD
10 16 (25.81%) C++
10 16 (25.81%) Data Engineering
10 16 (25.81%) Apache Spark
10 16 (25.81%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (25.81%) Go
10 16 (25.81%) Kafka
10 16 (25.81%) Data Governance
10 16 (25.81%) DataOps
10 16 (25.81%) Data Ingestion
10 16 (25.81%) Cloud Native

Azure DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 16 (25.81%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.84%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 62 (100.00%) Azure
2 10 (16.13%) GCP
3 8 (12.90%) GitHub
3 8 (12.90%) Slack
4 5 (8.06%) GitHub Actions
5 4 (6.45%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (4.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (4.84%) PaaS
7 2 (3.23%) Azure AKS
7 2 (3.23%) Azure Monitor
7 2 (3.23%) Azure Storage
7 2 (3.23%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 2 (3.23%) Kong
8 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.61%) AWS
8 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.61%) IaaS
8 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) VPN
3 2 (3.23%) HTTP
3 2 (3.23%) SSH
3 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (12.90%) Parquet
3 2 (3.23%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 24 (38.71%) JIRA
3 18 (29.03%) CircleCI
4 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (8.06%) Selenium
8 4 (6.45%) git-flow
8 4 (6.45%) JMeter
9 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.61%) VersionOne
General
1 16 (25.81%) Publishing
2 12 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (14.52%) Finance
4 8 (12.90%) Social Skills
5 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.68%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (8.06%) Retail
7 4 (6.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) Operations Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Data Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) .NET Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) DataOps Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Senior DevOps
6 8 (12.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Angular Developer
8 6 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Senior Data Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) .NET
2 16 (25.81%) Kafka
3 14 (22.58%) OAuth
3 14 (22.58%) OAuth2
4 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 8 (12.90%) JWT
5 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.29%) HTML
5 7 (11.29%) React
6 6 (9.68%) CSS
6 6 (9.68%) HTML5
6 6 (9.68%) OpenID
6 6 (9.68%) RESTful
6 6 (9.68%) SAML
7 5 (8.06%) CSS3
8 4 (6.45%) Redux
8 4 (6.45%) Web Services
9 3 (4.84%) JSON
10 2 (3.23%) RxJS
10 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Cloud Native
2 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) CentOS
2 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 40 (64.52%) Agile
3 22 (35.48%) Infrastructure as Code
4 18 (29.03%) Data Science
5 17 (27.42%) MLOps
5 17 (27.42%) SDLC
5 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
6 16 (25.81%) Computer Science
6 16 (25.81%) Data Engineering
6 16 (25.81%) Data Governance
6 16 (25.81%) Data Ingestion
6 16 (25.81%) DataOps
7 13 (20.97%) CI/CD
8 11 (17.74%) Workflow
9 10 (16.13%) GitOps
9 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
10 9 (14.52%) Open Source
11 8 (12.90%) Code Coverage
11 8 (12.90%) Data Architecture
11 8 (12.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) C#
2 20 (32.26%) Python
3 16 (25.81%) C++
3 16 (25.81%) Go
3 16 (25.81%) Scala
4 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
5 11 (17.74%) TypeScript
6 10 (16.13%) SQL
7 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.06%) Bash
9 4 (6.45%) ES6
10 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.23%) Rust
11 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.61%) Java
12 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) PhD
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) CBAP
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.23%) SAFe Agilist
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (33.87%) Kubernetes
2 16 (25.81%) Terraform
3 6 (9.68%) MIIS
4 5 (8.06%) Ansible
4 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.06%) Puppet
5 4 (6.45%) Grafana
6 2 (3.23%) Argo
6 2 (3.23%) Cilium
6 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco
3 4 (6.45%) Juniper
3 4 (6.45%) Palo Alto
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.23%) Aruba
5 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.23%) Citrix
5 2 (3.23%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) Guidewire
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.23%) Splunk
6 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore