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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 42 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 29 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.40% 2.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 2.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
636 670 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.56% 79.10% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 459 291
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £25.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.78% +18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 43 (81.13%) Linux
2 37 (69.81%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (67.92%) Puppet
4 35 (66.04%) Jenkins
5 32 (60.38%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (39.62%) VMware
7 21 (39.62%) CentOS
8 20 (37.74%) Ruby
8 20 (37.74%) Red Hat
8 20 (37.74%) Configuration Management
8 20 (37.74%) Firewall
8 20 (37.74%) Hudson
8 20 (37.74%) Bash Shell
9 19 (35.85%) Windows
9 19 (35.85%) PHP
10 18 (33.96%) Perl
10 18 (33.96%) Ansible
11 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
12 16 (30.19%) Java
12 16 (30.19%) Apache
12 16 (30.19%) LAN
12 16 (30.19%) WAN
13 15 (28.30%) Ubuntu
13 15 (28.30%) Samba
13 15 (28.30%) Salt
14 14 (26.42%) Scrum
14 14 (26.42%) XenServer
14 14 (26.42%) Citrix
15 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (30.19%) Apache
2 12 (22.64%) nginx
3 9 (16.98%) Confluence
3 9 (16.98%) MediaWiki
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) Drupal
5 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) SaaS
2 4 (7.55%) PaaS
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) Route 53
4 1 (1.89%) GitHub
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) Firewall
2 16 (30.19%) LAN
2 16 (30.19%) WAN
3 12 (22.64%) LDAP
4 9 (16.98%) VPN
5 6 (11.32%) IPsec
5 6 (11.32%) IPv6
5 6 (11.32%) OSPF
5 6 (11.32%) BGP
5 6 (11.32%) EIGRP
5 6 (11.32%) Network Security
6 5 (9.43%) Internet
7 4 (7.55%) SSL
7 4 (7.55%) IPv4
7 4 (7.55%) HTTP
8 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.89%) DNS
8 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.89%) Wireless
8 1 (1.89%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) MySQL
2 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 35 (66.04%) Jenkins
2 20 (37.74%) Hudson
3 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
4 10 (18.87%) Subversion
5 9 (16.98%) JIRA
6 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.89%) GitLab
General
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
1 3 (5.66%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (32.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Development Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Agile Development Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Systems Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (1.89%) Environment Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) LAMP
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 3 (5.66%) Spring MVC
3 3 (5.66%) Spring
4 2 (3.77%) Middleware
4 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.89%) Memcached
5 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) Akka
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.89%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.89%) JSON
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Wiki
2 7 (13.21%) Open Source
3 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.55%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) DTV
5 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) CentOS
3 19 (35.85%) Windows
4 15 (28.30%) Ubuntu
5 12 (22.64%) Debian
5 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (20.75%) UNIX
7 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.77%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (3.77%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.74%) Configuration Management
4 14 (26.42%) Scrum
5 9 (16.98%) Build Automation
6 8 (15.09%) Kanban
6 8 (15.09%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.32%) Database Theory
8 6 (11.32%) Relational Database Theory
9 4 (7.55%) SOA
9 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.55%) Release Management
10 3 (5.66%) ERP
10 3 (5.66%) MVC
10 3 (5.66%) TDD
11 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Ruby
1 20 (37.74%) Bash Shell
2 19 (35.85%) PHP
3 18 (33.96%) Perl
4 16 (30.19%) Java
5 12 (22.64%) Python
6 9 (16.98%) SQL
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) PHP5
8 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) CCNA
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.09%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Samba
2 14 (26.42%) XenServer
3 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (22.64%) Postfix
5 9 (16.98%) iptables
6 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (67.92%) Puppet
2 32 (60.38%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (33.96%) Ansible
4 15 (28.30%) Salt
5 9 (16.98%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) VMware
2 20 (37.74%) Red Hat
3 14 (26.42%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
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