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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 51 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 23 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.54% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £359 £324
% change year-on-year
+25.43% +10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
679 537 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.86% 74.27% 64.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 373 284
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 21
Average hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (90.91%) Linux
2 36 (81.82%) Puppet
2 36 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (68.18%) Red Hat
4 27 (61.36%) CentOS
4 27 (61.36%) Ruby
5 25 (56.82%) Jenkins
5 25 (56.82%) PHP
6 24 (54.55%) LAMP
6 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (52.27%) VMware
8 22 (50.00%) Ubuntu
9 21 (47.73%) Bash Shell
9 21 (47.73%) Firewall
9 21 (47.73%) Apache
9 21 (47.73%) Perl
10 20 (45.45%) Salt
10 20 (45.45%) XenServer
11 17 (38.64%) Java
12 16 (36.36%) LDAP
12 16 (36.36%) LAN
12 16 (36.36%) WAN
12 16 (36.36%) Citrix
12 16 (36.36%) Samba
12 16 (36.36%) Hudson
13 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
14 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
15 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (47.73%) Apache
2 9 (20.45%) nginx
3 5 (11.36%) Confluence
3 5 (11.36%) MediaWiki
4 2 (4.55%) Drupal
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) Firewall
2 16 (36.36%) LDAP
2 16 (36.36%) LAN
2 16 (36.36%) WAN
3 9 (20.45%) VPN
4 5 (11.36%) IPsec
4 5 (11.36%) Network Security
4 5 (11.36%) IPv6
4 5 (11.36%) Internet
4 5 (11.36%) OSPF
4 5 (11.36%) BGP
4 5 (11.36%) EIGRP
5 4 (9.09%) HTTP
5 4 (9.09%) SSL
5 4 (9.09%) IPv4
6 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.27%) AMQP
6 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Jenkins
2 16 (36.36%) Hudson
3 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 7 (15.91%) Subversion
5 5 (11.36%) JIRA
6 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.27%) GitLab
7 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.27%) RSpec
General
1 3 (6.82%) Retail
1 3 (6.82%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (40.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Architect
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Consultant
5 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Developer
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (2.27%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) LAMP
2 8 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) Spring MVC
3 3 (6.82%) Spring
4 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.27%) Middleware
5 1 (2.27%) Memcached
5 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.27%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) Akka
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.27%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Open Source
2 5 (11.36%) Wiki
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Linux
2 27 (61.36%) CentOS
3 22 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 11 (25.00%) Debian
5 6 (13.64%) UNIX
5 6 (13.64%) Windows
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.55%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (2.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
4 9 (20.45%) Build Automation
5 7 (15.91%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (11.36%) Database Theory
6 5 (11.36%) Relational Database Theory
7 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.82%) ERP
8 3 (6.82%) Kanban
8 3 (6.82%) MVC
8 3 (6.82%) TDD
9 2 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (2.27%) Web Development
10 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) Ruby
2 25 (56.82%) PHP
3 21 (47.73%) Perl
3 21 (47.73%) Bash Shell
4 17 (38.64%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) SQL
5 6 (13.64%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) Scala
6 2 (4.55%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) CCNA
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) XenServer
2 16 (36.36%) Samba
3 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.36%) Postfix
5 1 (2.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (81.82%) Puppet
1 36 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (45.45%) Salt
3 6 (13.64%) Ansible
4 5 (11.36%) ZABBIX
5 4 (9.09%) Cacti
5 4 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Red Hat
2 23 (52.27%) VMware
3 16 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) Percona
5 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
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