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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 56 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing DevOps 16 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.82% 3.20% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 4.04% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 19
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.54 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -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
704 693 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.00% 79.11% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 512 496
Average daily rate £375 £385 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 24
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.74 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (39.13%) Puppet
1 9 (39.13%) Ansible
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (26.09%) Unix
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Release Management
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (17.39%) Solaris
6 4 (17.39%) Symantec
6 4 (17.39%) NetApp
6 4 (17.39%) Veritas
7 3 (13.04%) MySQL
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
8 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
1 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Development Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Release Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Management Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) Kafka
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (8.70%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Release Management
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Kanban
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) PHP
1 2 (8.70%) Python
1 2 (8.70%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Clojure
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Ansible
1 9 (39.13%) Puppet
2 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.35%) logstash
4 1 (4.35%) Mesos
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) NetApp
1 4 (17.39%) Symantec
1 4 (17.39%) Veritas
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk