Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 101 94
Rank change year-on-year +47 -7 -10
Contract jobs citing Ansible 82 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.75% 0.67% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.28% 9.42% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 10 11
Bristol median daily rate £425 £556 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.60% -7.29% +14.29%
10th Percentile £413 £401 £519
90th Percentile £536 £630 £625
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £513
% change year-on-year +5.56% -12.20% +7.89%
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 312 138 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.25% 7.08% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 85 106
Bristol median daily rate £425 £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -1.89% -5.10%
10th Percentile £263 £201 £218
90th Percentile £550 £590 £576
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £365
% change year-on-year +3.03% +13.01% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Bristol median hourly rate £36.25 £18.63 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.63% -54.29% +91.76%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.44 £23.94
90th Percentile £47.00 £19.81 £46.23
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £22.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +82.55% -43.13% +60.00%

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 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 63 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
1 63 (76.83%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (75.61%) Puppet
3 56 (68.29%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (67.07%) Java
5 54 (65.85%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (62.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 47 (57.32%) Oracle
8 45 (54.88%) Migration
9 44 (53.66%) Tomcat
9 44 (53.66%) TDD
10 43 (52.44%) MySQL
11 42 (51.22%) WebLogic
11 42 (51.22%) OO
11 42 (51.22%) PostgreSQL
11 42 (51.22%) NUnit
11 42 (51.22%) WebSphere
11 42 (51.22%) NoSQL
11 42 (51.22%) MSTest
11 42 (51.22%) OpenStack
12 31 (37.80%) DevOps
13 23 (28.05%) Docker
14 19 (23.17%) Linux
15 17 (20.73%) Terraform
16 16 (19.51%) Windows
17 15 (18.29%) Kubernetes
18 14 (17.07%) Jenkins
19 13 (15.85%) Scrum
20 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
21 9 (10.98%) Unix

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 44 (53.66%) Tomcat
2 42 (51.22%) OpenStack
2 42 (51.22%) WebLogic
2 42 (51.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) Mule
4 1 (1.22%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 63 (76.83%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (62.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon S3
4 5 (6.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (6.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.66%) npm
5 3 (3.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) SSL
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (52.44%) MySQL
2 42 (51.22%) NoSQL
2 42 (51.22%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.66%) GIS
4 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (51.22%) MSTest
1 42 (51.22%) NUnit
2 14 (17.07%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.66%) JIRA
4 3 (3.66%) Redmine
4 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.44%) Ant
5 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.44%) Gradle
5 2 (2.44%) Selenium
5 2 (2.44%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.22%) GoCD
6 1 (1.22%) Maven
6 1 (1.22%) Mockito
6 1 (1.22%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (58.54%) Developer
2 47 (57.32%) Java Developer
3 24 (29.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (14.63%) AWS Developer
5 12 (14.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Architect
6 3 (3.66%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) AWS Architect
7 2 (2.44%) Consultant
7 2 (2.44%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (2.44%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (2.44%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.22%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (1.22%) Digital Architect
8 1 (1.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.22%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (1.22%) Salesforce Consultant
8 1 (1.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) React
1 5 (6.10%) RESTful
2 4 (4.88%) Node.js
3 3 (3.66%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.66%) Middleware
3 3 (3.66%) XML
4 2 (2.44%) .NET
4 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.44%) JSON
4 2 (2.44%) JSP
4 2 (2.44%) Struts
4 2 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (1.22%) CSS
5 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.22%) HTML5
5 1 (1.22%) JSR 170
5 1 (1.22%) OSGi
5 1 (1.22%) REST
5 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Wiki
2 4 (4.88%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) Windows
3 9 (10.98%) Unix
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (65.85%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (54.88%) Migration
4 44 (53.66%) TDD
5 42 (51.22%) OO
6 31 (37.80%) DevOps
7 13 (15.85%) Scrum
8 6 (7.32%) ETL
8 6 (7.32%) Microservices
8 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.32%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.10%) Build Automation
9 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.10%) Data Extraction
9 5 (6.10%) User Stories
10 4 (4.88%) BDD
10 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (4.88%) SOA
11 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (67.07%) Java
2 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.76%) SQL
4 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.54%) Python
4 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.10%) Korn
7 1 (1.22%) Go
7 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) BS25999
1 1 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Docker
2 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 62 (75.61%) Puppet
2 56 (68.29%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (20.73%) Terraform
4 15 (18.29%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.66%) Packer
6 2 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Google
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.44%) Citrix
4 2 (2.44%) MKS
4 2 (2.44%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe
5 1 (1.22%) hybris
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com