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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Infrastructure as Code skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure as Code 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.

Infrastructure as Code (IaC, Infra as Code)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 72 89 94
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5 +77
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 64 44 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.57% 1.95% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.17% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 7
10th Percentile £481 £456 £470
25th Percentile £512 £509 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £711 £675 £550
90th Percentile £738 - £600
England median daily rate £600 £550 £540
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% -1.82%

Infrastructure as Code 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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,207 2,024 1,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.67% 89.48% 86.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,370 1,152 809
10th Percentile £200 £155 £224
25th Percentile £363 £290 £330
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £425 £445
Median % change year-on-year +14.12% -4.49% -1.11%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 299 83
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £14.57
Median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +51.85% -40.00% +32.35%
75th Percentile £52.50 £24.25 £47.38
90th Percentile £64.10 £50.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £26.98 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.61% -8.89% +6.91%

Infrastructure as Code
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure as Code in the East of England

Infrastructure as Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure as Code in the East of England

Infrastructure as Code
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Infrastructure as Code in the East of England

Infrastructure as Code
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 Infrastructure as Code 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 +6 41 £611 +1.82% 12
Essex +13 11 £485 -0.26% 3
Cambridgeshire -14 7 £650 +30.00% 14
Suffolk - 5 £505 -
Infrastructure as Code
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code.

1 56 (87.50%) DevOps
2 45 (70.31%) Python
3 43 (67.19%) Kubernetes
4 40 (62.50%) Agile
5 39 (60.94%) Azure
6 32 (50.00%) Go
6 32 (50.00%) Terraform
7 30 (46.88%) GCP
8 29 (45.31%) Jenkins
9 26 (40.63%) JIRA
10 25 (39.06%) Apache Spark
10 25 (39.06%) Data Engineering
10 25 (39.06%) Cloud Native
11 24 (37.50%) Data Science
11 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
11 24 (37.50%) Software Engineering
11 24 (37.50%) C++
11 24 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
11 24 (37.50%) Kafka
11 24 (37.50%) Scala
12 22 (34.38%) Azure DevOps
13 21 (32.81%) AWS
14 20 (31.25%) PhD
14 20 (31.25%) DataOps
14 20 (31.25%) MLOps
15 18 (28.13%) CircleCI
16 17 (26.56%) Platform Engineering
16 17 (26.56%) Docker
17 16 (25.00%) Data Governance
17 16 (25.00%) Open Source

Infrastructure as Code
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 25 (39.06%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 39 (60.94%) Azure
2 30 (46.88%) GCP
3 22 (34.38%) Azure DevOps
4 21 (32.81%) AWS
5 11 (17.19%) Amazon S3
6 8 (12.50%) Slack
7 7 (10.94%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (10.94%) Amazon EKS
7 7 (10.94%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (10.94%) Serverless
8 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 2 (3.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (3.13%) Azure Service Bus
9 2 (3.13%) Azure Storage
9 2 (3.13%) GitHub
9 2 (3.13%) IaaS
9 2 (3.13%) Kong
9 2 (3.13%) PaaS
9 2 (3.13%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Firewall
1 4 (6.25%) VPN
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) NAS
2 2 (3.13%) SAN
2 2 (3.13%) SSH
2 2 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (12.50%) Parquet
2 8 (12.50%) Presto
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.38%) BigQuery
4 4 (6.25%) Data Lake
5 3 (4.69%) Big Data
5 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.13%) Power BI
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (45.31%) Jenkins
2 26 (40.63%) JIRA
3 18 (28.13%) CircleCI
4 8 (12.50%) GitLab
5 6 (9.38%) Artifactory
6 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 16 (25.00%) Publishing
2 12 (18.75%) Public Sector
3 8 (12.50%) Social Skills
4 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.69%) Finance
6 2 (3.13%) Legal
7 1 (1.56%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Data Engineer
2 17 (26.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Operations Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Data Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) DataOps Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (6.25%) Data Architect
8 4 (6.25%) GCP Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
9 3 (4.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) Kafka
2 8 (12.50%) JWT
2 8 (12.50%) OAuth
2 8 (12.50%) OAuth2
3 7 (10.94%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (10.94%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (6.25%) Lucene
5 3 (4.69%) REST
6 2 (3.13%) .NET
6 2 (3.13%) J2EE
6 2 (3.13%) JPA
6 2 (3.13%) Node.js
6 2 (3.13%) Spring
6 2 (3.13%) Swagger
7 1 (1.56%) Dask
7 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.56%) HTML
7 1 (1.56%) JSON
7 1 (1.56%) React
7 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Cloud Native
2 10 (15.63%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.25%) Data Fabric
3 4 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.25%) Wiki
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (87.50%) DevOps
2 40 (62.50%) Agile
3 25 (39.06%) Data Engineering
4 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 24 (37.50%) Data Science
4 24 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 20 (31.25%) DataOps
5 20 (31.25%) MLOps
6 17 (26.56%) Platform Engineering
7 16 (25.00%) CI/CD
7 16 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
7 16 (25.00%) Data Architecture
7 16 (25.00%) Data Governance
7 16 (25.00%) Data Ingestion
7 16 (25.00%) Open Source
8 13 (20.31%) Microservices
8 13 (20.31%) Workflow
9 12 (18.75%) Use Case
10 10 (15.63%) GitOps
11 9 (14.06%) Containerisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (70.31%) Python
2 32 (50.00%) Go
3 24 (37.50%) C++
3 24 (37.50%) Scala
4 10 (15.63%) Java
5 7 (10.94%) Groovy
5 7 (10.94%) Perl
6 5 (7.81%) C#
7 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.25%) SQL
8 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.13%) Bash
9 2 (3.13%) Rust
10 1 (1.56%) Ruby
10 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) PhD
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.13%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Docker
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (67.19%) Kubernetes
2 32 (50.00%) Terraform
3 13 (20.31%) Ansible
4 7 (10.94%) Packer
5 2 (3.13%) Argo
5 2 (3.13%) Cilium
5 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.13%) Grafana
5 2 (3.13%) Prometheus
5 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 8 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 7 (10.94%) AppDynamics
3 7 (10.94%) IBM
4 6 (9.38%) Google
5 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco
5 4 (6.25%) Juniper
5 4 (6.25%) VMware
6 2 (3.13%) Aruba
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix
6 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle