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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 49 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing DevOps 21 30 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.42% 3.65% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 4.72% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 1
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£425 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £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
686 636 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 79.21% 77.47% 68.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 456 207
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 9
Average hourly rate £37.04 £24.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.18% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 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 42 (80.77%) Linux
2 34 (65.38%) Puppet
3 32 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 30 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (46.15%) VMware
7 24 (46.15%) Red Hat
8 22 (42.31%) Windows
8 22 (42.31%) Ansible
9 20 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
10 18 (34.62%) Scrum
11 17 (32.69%) Java
12 15 (28.85%) Perl
12 15 (28.85%) PHP
12 15 (28.85%) CentOS
12 15 (28.85%) Bash Shell
12 15 (28.85%) Hudson
13 14 (26.92%) Python
13 14 (26.92%) Firewall
14 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (25.00%) Ruby
15 12 (23.08%) Ubuntu
15 12 (23.08%) MySQL
16 11 (21.15%) Apache
16 11 (21.15%) Debian
17 10 (19.23%) Samba

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 11 (21.15%) Apache
2 10 (19.23%) nginx
3 7 (13.46%) Confluence
3 7 (13.46%) MediaWiki
4 5 (9.62%) IIS
5 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) SaaS
3 2 (3.85%) PaaS
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.92%) Route 53
4 1 (1.92%) IaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) Firewall
2 10 (19.23%) LAN
2 10 (19.23%) WAN
3 7 (13.46%) VPN
3 7 (13.46%) LDAP
4 3 (5.77%) IPsec
4 3 (5.77%) Network Security
4 3 (5.77%) IPv6
4 3 (5.77%) OSPF
4 3 (5.77%) BGP
4 3 (5.77%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.92%) SAN
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) MySQL
2 9 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 15 (28.85%) Hudson
4 8 (15.38%) Subversion
5 7 (13.46%) JIRA
6 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.77%) Development Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Agile Development Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.92%) Environment Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Technical Leader
6 1 (1.92%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Web Services
2 3 (5.77%) Flash
3 2 (3.85%) LAMP
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
4 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.92%) Spring
4 1 (1.92%) REST
4 1 (1.92%) CGI
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.46%) Wiki
3 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 5 (9.62%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Linux
2 22 (42.31%) Windows
3 20 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (28.85%) CentOS
5 12 (23.08%) Ubuntu
6 11 (21.15%) Debian
7 10 (19.23%) UNIX
8 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.85%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (34.62%) Scrum
5 10 (19.23%) Open Source
6 7 (13.46%) Build Automation
6 7 (13.46%) SOA
7 6 (11.54%) Kanban
8 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.69%) Migration
10 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.77%) Release Management
10 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Database Theory
10 3 (5.77%) Relational Database Theory
11 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) Perl
2 15 (28.85%) PHP
2 15 (28.85%) Bash Shell
3 14 (26.92%) Python
4 13 (25.00%) Ruby
5 5 (9.62%) SQL
6 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) Groovy
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) CCNA
1 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.23%) Samba
2 10 (19.23%) Postfix
3 8 (15.38%) XenServer
3 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 7 (13.46%) iptables
5 1 (1.92%) Xen
5 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (65.38%) Puppet
2 30 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (42.31%) Ansible
4 9 (17.31%) Salt
5 7 (13.46%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.85%) yum
6 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.92%) Nagios
7 1 (1.92%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Red Hat
1 24 (46.15%) VMware
2 8 (15.38%) Citrix
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
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