Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £493 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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.

Development Operations Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 90 87
Rank change year-on-year +45 -3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 62 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.60% 0.85% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 0.89% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 11
Bristol median daily rate £493 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £419 £359 £325
90th Percentile £645 £521 £513
South West median daily rate £490 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 1,644 1,581 1,698
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.53% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,044 1,075 1,195
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £257 £234 £238
90th Percentile £525 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 75
Bristol median hourly rate £21.00 £29.04 £33.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.67% -13.59% +97.65%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.72 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £29.00 £38.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -24.68% +3.36% +84.54%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, DevOps Engineer 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 DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 41 (66.13%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (62.90%) Ansible
4 35 (56.45%) Linux
5 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (51.61%) Puppet
7 30 (48.39%) Jenkins
8 25 (40.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (33.87%) Docker
10 21 (33.87%) Windows
11 20 (32.26%) Java
12 19 (30.65%) Terraform
13 18 (29.03%) Python
13 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (20.97%) Configuration Management
15 12 (19.35%) Google Cloud Platform
16 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
16 11 (17.74%) Virtual Machines
16 11 (17.74%) Scrum
16 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (17.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
17 10 (16.13%) AWS CloudFormation
17 10 (16.13%) Kubernetes
18 9 (14.52%) Packer
18 9 (14.52%) VMware
18 9 (14.52%) Ruby
18 9 (14.52%) Google
19 8 (12.90%) Selenium

DevOps Engineer 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 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 8 (12.90%) JBoss
3 5 (8.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.61%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.61%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 41 (66.13%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (40.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (19.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (16.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.61%) GitHub
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
3 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) MarkLogic
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (48.39%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (12.90%) Ant
3 8 (12.90%) Selenium
3 8 (12.90%) Travis CI
3 8 (12.90%) Vagrant
4 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.84%) Maven
6 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.23%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.23%) JMeter
7 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.23%) WebPagetest
General
1 7 (11.29%) Banking
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Back Office
4 2 (3.23%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) JSP
1 8 (12.90%) Node.js
1 8 (12.90%) Struts
2 7 (11.29%) Web Services
3 6 (9.68%) .NET
4 3 (4.84%) .NET Core
4 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.23%) Ajax
5 2 (3.23%) CSS
5 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.23%) HTML
5 2 (3.23%) Spring
6 1 (1.61%) J2EE
6 1 (1.61%) LDAP
6 1 (1.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Fat Client
1 8 (12.90%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.45%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (56.45%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) Windows
3 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.29%) Unix
6 4 (6.45%) CentOS
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (20.97%) Configuration Management
5 11 (17.74%) Scrum
6 8 (12.90%) Change Management
6 8 (12.90%) Open Source
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (4.84%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (4.84%) Migration
9 3 (4.84%) MVC
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (3.23%) Coaching
10 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.23%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) Java
2 18 (29.03%) Python
3 9 (14.52%) Ruby
4 8 (12.90%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.06%) C#
5 5 (8.06%) PHP
5 5 (8.06%) Scala
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.45%) Korn
6 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.45%) SQL
7 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) Groovy
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) GCP
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) Docker
2 11 (17.74%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 39 (62.90%) Ansible
2 32 (51.61%) Puppet
3 19 (30.65%) Terraform
4 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (16.13%) Kubernetes
6 9 (14.52%) Packer
7 3 (4.84%) Salt
7 3 (4.84%) SCVMM
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (3.23%) Nagios
8 2 (3.23%) Opsview
9 1 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.61%) Grafana
9 1 (1.61%) Graphite
9 1 (1.61%) Graylog
9 1 (1.61%) Icinga
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Google
1 9 (14.52%) VMware
2 8 (12.90%) Citrix
2 8 (12.90%) MKS
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.23%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.61%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.61%) Splunk