Period
to 24 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Amazon Web Services DevOps
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 88 94
Rank change year-on-year +25 +6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 61 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.25% 0.70% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 0.74% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 12 3
Bristol median daily rate £550 £500 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +36.99% -14.12%
10th Percentile £475 £419 £358
90th Percentile £590 £625 £377
South West median daily rate £550 £500 £370
% change year-on-year +10.00% +35.14% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £13.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £13.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,800 1,628 1,538
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 95.32% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,228 1,034 1,045
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £225
90th Percentile £588 £525 £544
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 61 57
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £20.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -5.85% -42.34%
10th Percentile £10.83 £11.18 £10.85
90th Percentile £52.51 £47.00 £46.58
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% -28.95% +1.33%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in Bristol

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS DevOps in Bristol

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps in Bristol

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, AWS DevOps contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS DevOps in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 51 (83.61%) Terraform
3 46 (75.41%) Python
4 38 (62.30%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (55.74%) Docker
6 33 (54.10%) Ansible
7 23 (37.70%) Kubernetes
8 17 (27.87%) Linux
8 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (24.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
11 13 (21.31%) Java
12 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
12 10 (16.39%) Microservices
13 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure as Code
13 9 (14.75%) Amazon S3
14 8 (13.11%) OpenShift
14 8 (13.11%) Windows
15 7 (11.48%) Kanban
15 7 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (9.84%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
16 6 (9.84%) Unix
16 6 (9.84%) TDD
16 6 (9.84%) Google
17 5 (8.20%) Ubuntu
17 5 (8.20%) Ruby
17 5 (8.20%) Finance
17 5 (8.20%) Scala
17 5 (8.20%) Git (software)

AWS DevOps Skill Set
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 (4.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 38 (62.30%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (24.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (14.75%) Amazon S3
4 8 (13.11%) OpenShift
5 7 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (9.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (6.56%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (6.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (6.56%) AWS OpsWorks
8 3 (4.92%) GitHub
9 2 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.64%) Datadog
10 1 (1.64%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.28%) Redis
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Financial Institution
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) Unix
4 5 (8.20%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.64%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.39%) Microservices
4 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure as Code
5 7 (11.48%) Kanban
6 6 (9.84%) TDD
6 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (6.56%) A/B Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Coaching
8 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.56%) Migration
8 4 (6.56%) Scrum
8 4 (6.56%) Use Case
8 4 (6.56%) Web Development
9 3 (4.92%) Pair Programming
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) Python
2 13 (21.31%) Java
3 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.20%) Ruby
4 5 (8.20%) Scala
5 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.28%) Perl
6 2 (3.28%) PHP
System Software
1 34 (55.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 51 (83.61%) Terraform
2 33 (54.10%) Ansible
3 23 (37.70%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.92%) Puppet
5 1 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.64%) Grafana
5 1 (1.64%) Graphite
5 1 (1.64%) Icinga
5 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Google
2 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft