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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 54 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing DevOps 23 32 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.57% 4.06% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 5.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 1
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£444 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -13.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £26.50
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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
691 614 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.21% 77.82% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 457 271
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £17.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.28% -52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.20 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 July 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 41 (80.39%) Linux
2 34 (66.67%) Puppet
3 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
4 30 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (54.90%) Configuration Management
6 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (49.02%) Red Hat
8 23 (45.10%) VMware
9 22 (43.14%) Ansible
9 22 (43.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
11 20 (39.22%) Windows
12 18 (35.29%) Scrum
13 17 (33.33%) Java
14 14 (27.45%) Perl
15 13 (25.49%) Web Services
15 13 (25.49%) Python
15 13 (25.49%) CentOS
15 13 (25.49%) Hudson
15 13 (25.49%) Open Source
16 12 (23.53%) Bash Shell
16 12 (23.53%) PHP
16 12 (23.53%) Ruby
16 12 (23.53%) Firewall
17 11 (21.57%) Ubuntu
17 11 (21.57%) MySQL
17 11 (21.57%) Mobile App
18 10 (19.61%) nginx

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (19.61%) Apache
1 10 (19.61%) nginx
2 8 (15.69%) Confluence
3 6 (11.76%) MediaWiki
4 5 (9.80%) IIS
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Route 53
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) Firewall
2 9 (17.65%) LAN
2 9 (17.65%) WAN
3 7 (13.73%) LDAP
4 6 (11.76%) VPN
5 4 (7.84%) IPv6
5 4 (7.84%) IPsec
5 4 (7.84%) OSPF
6 3 (5.88%) BGP
6 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 3 (5.88%) Network Security
7 2 (3.92%) SSH
7 2 (3.92%) DNS
8 1 (1.96%) SAN
8 1 (1.96%) DHCP
8 1 (1.96%) HTTP
8 1 (1.96%) Wireless
8 1 (1.96%) Telnet
8 1 (1.96%) AMQP
8 1 (1.96%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) MySQL
2 9 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
2 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
3 13 (25.49%) Hudson
4 8 (15.69%) JIRA
5 7 (13.73%) Subversion
6 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.96%) RSpec
7 1 (1.96%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.96%) GitLab
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Administrator
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Development Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.96%) Environment Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Technical Leader
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.96%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) Flash
2 3 (5.88%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) CSS
2 3 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.92%) LAMP
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
4 1 (1.96%) Ajax
4 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.96%) MCollective
4 1 (1.96%) JDBC
4 1 (1.96%) SOAP
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (1.96%) CGI
4 1 (1.96%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.76%) Wiki
3 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.84%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Linux
2 22 (43.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (39.22%) Windows
4 13 (25.49%) CentOS
5 11 (21.57%) Ubuntu
6 10 (19.61%) Debian
7 8 (15.69%) UNIX
8 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.96%) SmartOS
10 1 (1.96%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.96%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Configuration Management
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (35.29%) Scrum
5 13 (25.49%) Open Source
6 9 (17.65%) SOA
7 6 (11.76%) Build Automation
8 5 (9.80%) Kanban
9 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.84%) Migration
10 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.88%) ITIL
10 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.88%) Service Management
10 3 (5.88%) Release Management
10 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.88%) Database Theory
10 3 (5.88%) Relational Database Theory
11 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) Perl
3 13 (25.49%) Python
4 12 (23.53%) Ruby
4 12 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 12 (23.53%) PHP
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
5 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) CCNA
1 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (17.65%) Samba
2 9 (17.65%) Postfix
3 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
4 7 (13.73%) iptables
5 6 (11.76%) XenServer
6 1 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Varnish
6 1 (1.96%) vCloud
6 1 (1.96%) KVM
6 1 (1.96%) Docker
6 1 (1.96%) LXC
6 1 (1.96%) Btrfs
6 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.96%) Snort
6 1 (1.96%) Squid
6 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (66.67%) Puppet
2 30 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (43.14%) Ansible
4 8 (15.69%) Salt
5 7 (13.73%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.92%) Zenoss
6 2 (3.92%) yum
6 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.96%) systemd
7 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.96%) logstash
7 1 (1.96%) Nagios
7 1 (1.96%) Nessus
7 1 (1.96%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.96%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Red Hat
2 23 (45.10%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) BMC
6 1 (1.96%) CA
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago