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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 50 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 19 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.19% 2.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
659 654 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.10% 78.51% 65.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 451 208
Average daily rate £390 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 8
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £16.70 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 22 May 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 40 (81.63%) Linux
2 34 (69.39%) Puppet
3 32 (65.31%) Jenkins
3 32 (65.31%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (59.18%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (40.82%) Ansible
7 19 (38.78%) VMware
7 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
7 19 (38.78%) Red Hat
8 18 (36.73%) Windows
9 17 (34.69%) CentOS
9 17 (34.69%) Hudson
10 16 (32.65%) Bash Shell
10 16 (32.65%) PHP
10 16 (32.65%) Firewall
11 15 (30.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (28.57%) Ruby
12 14 (28.57%) Java
12 14 (28.57%) Perl
13 13 (26.53%) MySQL
13 13 (26.53%) Apache
13 13 (26.53%) Ubuntu
13 13 (26.53%) Scrum
14 12 (24.49%) Postfix
14 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (24.49%) nginx
14 12 (24.49%) LAN

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (26.53%) Apache
2 12 (24.49%) nginx
3 9 (18.37%) Confluence
3 9 (18.37%) MediaWiki
4 5 (10.20%) IIS
5 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.08%) Drupal
7 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) SaaS
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.12%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Route 53
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 12 (24.49%) LAN
2 12 (24.49%) WAN
3 9 (18.37%) LDAP
3 9 (18.37%) VPN
4 5 (10.20%) IPsec
4 5 (10.20%) OSPF
4 5 (10.20%) BGP
4 5 (10.20%) EIGRP
4 5 (10.20%) IPv6
4 5 (10.20%) Network Security
5 3 (6.12%) Internet
5 3 (6.12%) HTTP
5 3 (6.12%) IPv4
5 3 (6.12%) SSL
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) DNS
6 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 9 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (65.31%) Jenkins
2 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
3 17 (34.69%) Hudson
4 10 (20.41%) Subversion
5 9 (18.37%) JIRA
6 5 (10.20%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (4.08%) Retail
1 2 (4.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Agile Development Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Architect
3 4 (8.16%) Development Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (2.04%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.04%) Developer
5 1 (2.04%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.04%) IT Consultant
5 1 (2.04%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.04%) Consultant
5 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.04%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) LAMP
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.04%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Wiki
2 8 (16.33%) Open Source
3 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.20%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) Linux
2 18 (36.73%) Windows
3 17 (34.69%) CentOS
4 15 (30.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (26.53%) Ubuntu
6 12 (24.49%) Debian
7 10 (20.41%) UNIX
8 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.08%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (2.04%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.53%) Scrum
5 9 (18.37%) Build Automation
6 7 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.20%) SOA
8 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
8 5 (10.20%) Kanban
8 5 (10.20%) Database Theory
8 5 (10.20%) Relational Database Theory
9 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Release Management
10 3 (6.12%) Service Management
10 3 (6.12%) ITIL
11 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
11 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Bash Shell
1 16 (32.65%) PHP
2 14 (28.57%) Ruby
2 14 (28.57%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) Perl
3 11 (22.45%) Python
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) PHP5
5 1 (2.04%) Groovy
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) CCNA
1 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Postfix
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (24.49%) Samba
2 10 (20.41%) XenServer
3 9 (18.37%) iptables
4 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (69.39%) Puppet
2 29 (59.18%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (40.82%) Ansible
4 11 (22.45%) Salt
5 9 (18.37%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.04%) Nagios
6 1 (2.04%) yum
6 1 (2.04%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) VMware
1 19 (38.78%) Red Hat
2 10 (20.41%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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