The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 37 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 31 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.53% 2.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 2.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
DevOps
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
667 718 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.97% 78.47% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 489 278
Average daily rate £388 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £17.10 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Bristol region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £475 -
DevOps
South West

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 44 (83.02%) Linux
2 37 (69.81%) Puppet
3 35 (66.04%) Jenkins
4 34 (64.15%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (58.49%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (41.51%) Configuration Management
7 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (39.62%) Ansible
8 20 (37.74%) VMware
8 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
8 20 (37.74%) Red Hat
8 20 (37.74%) Windows
9 18 (33.96%) Firewall
9 18 (33.96%) CentOS
9 18 (33.96%) Hudson
10 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
10 17 (32.08%) Java
10 17 (32.08%) PHP
11 16 (30.19%) Ruby
12 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (28.30%) Perl
13 14 (26.42%) MySQL
13 14 (26.42%) Apache
13 14 (26.42%) Ubuntu
13 14 (26.42%) Scrum
14 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (24.53%) Postfix
14 13 (24.53%) nginx
14 13 (24.53%) LAN

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (26.42%) Apache
2 13 (24.53%) nginx
3 10 (18.87%) Confluence
3 10 (18.87%) MediaWiki
4 5 (9.43%) IIS
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.77%) Drupal
7 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) SaaS
3 3 (5.66%) PaaS
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Route 53
4 1 (1.89%) GitHub
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 13 (24.53%) LAN
2 13 (24.53%) WAN
3 10 (18.87%) VPN
3 10 (18.87%) LDAP
4 6 (11.32%) IPsec
4 6 (11.32%) IPv6
4 6 (11.32%) OSPF
4 6 (11.32%) BGP
4 6 (11.32%) EIGRP
4 6 (11.32%) Network Security
5 4 (7.55%) HTTP
5 4 (7.55%) IPv4
5 4 (7.55%) SSL
5 4 (7.55%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) AMQP
6 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) MySQL
2 11 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 35 (66.04%) Jenkins
2 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
3 18 (33.96%) Hudson
4 11 (20.75%) Subversion
5 10 (18.87%) JIRA
6 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.89%) GitLab
General
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Architect
3 4 (7.55%) Development Manager
3 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Agile Development Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (1.89%) Web Engineer
5 1 (1.89%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (1.89%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (1.89%) Java Developer
5 1 (1.89%) Systems Architect
5 1 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Web Services
2 5 (9.43%) LAMP
3 2 (3.77%) Middleware
3 2 (3.77%) Spring MVC
3 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) Memcached
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.89%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Wiki
2 9 (16.98%) Open Source
3 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (83.02%) Linux
2 20 (37.74%) Windows
3 18 (33.96%) CentOS
4 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (26.42%) Ubuntu
6 13 (24.53%) Debian
7 11 (20.75%) UNIX
8 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.77%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (1.89%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (41.51%) Configuration Management
3 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.42%) Scrum
5 10 (18.87%) Build Automation
6 8 (15.09%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (11.32%) Database Theory
8 6 (11.32%) Relational Database Theory
8 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.32%) Kanban
9 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
10 4 (7.55%) SOA
10 4 (7.55%) Release Management
10 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.66%) ERP
12 2 (3.77%) Business Transformation
12 2 (3.77%) ITIL
12 2 (3.77%) Service Management
12 2 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
1 17 (32.08%) Java
1 17 (32.08%) PHP
2 16 (30.19%) Ruby
3 15 (28.30%) Perl
4 12 (22.64%) Python
5 9 (16.98%) SQL
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) Groovy
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
6 1 (1.89%) PHP5
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (15.09%) CCNA
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (24.53%) Postfix
1 13 (24.53%) Samba
2 11 (20.75%) XenServer
3 10 (18.87%) iptables
4 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (69.81%) Puppet
2 31 (58.49%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (39.62%) Ansible
4 12 (22.64%) Salt
5 10 (18.87%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.89%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.89%) Nagios
6 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) VMware
1 20 (37.74%) Red Hat
2 11 (20.75%) Citrix
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft