Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Ansible skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ansible over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ansible
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 90 90
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +16
Contract jobs citing Ansible 13 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.66% 0.72% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.16% 8.57% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 13
Bristol median daily rate £556 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.29% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £401 £515 £389
90th Percentile £630 £633 £600
South West median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Ansible is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 128 140 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.52% 8.37% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 100 85
Bristol median daily rate £345 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% -6.83% -9.38%
10th Percentile £188 £217 £155
90th Percentile £534 £557 £577
South West median daily rate £413 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £40.75 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% +91.76% -29.17%
10th Percentile £17.44 £23.94 £16.20
90th Percentile £19.81 £46.23 £66.50
South West median hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -43.13% +77.78% +1.41%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Bristol

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Bristol

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Python
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 8 (61.54%) Docker
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Node.js
4 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 6 (46.15%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) Terraform
6 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (30.77%) GitHub
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) Groovy
7 3 (23.08%) Confluence
7 3 (23.08%) Rackspace
7 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
7 3 (23.08%) React
7 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (15.38%) JSON
8 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
8 2 (15.38%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (15.38%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (15.38%) Microservices
8 2 (15.38%) SonarQube

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) CICS
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) GitHub
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Serverless
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
1 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) Gerrit
5 2 (15.38%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (15.38%) SonarQube
6 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
6 1 (7.69%) Gradle
6 1 (7.69%) Maven
6 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
6 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (7.69%) RSpec
6 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) AWS DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) React
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) D3.js
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.69%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Groovy
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Kotlin
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Terraform
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
5 1 (7.69%) Rancher
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Rackspace
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) New Relic
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) VMware