Period
to 22 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Development Operations Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 63 83
Rank change year-on-year +15 +20 +14
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 74 63 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.95% 3.27% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 3.41% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 47 18
Bristol median daily rate £550 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +13.43% -6.94%
10th Percentile £475 £388 £355
90th Percentile £620 £585 £527
South West median daily rate £550 £479 £438
% change year-on-year +14.88% +9.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £13.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £24.25 - -

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 1,797 1,848 1,632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,175 1,251 1,092
Bristol median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £256 £253 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 72 54
Bristol median hourly rate £33.25 £37.55 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +23.11% +3.04%
10th Percentile £11.17 £15.03 £11.65
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.25 £46.18
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14% +7.69%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019, 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 74 (100.00%) DevOps
2 46 (62.16%) Python
3 42 (56.76%) Docker
3 42 (56.76%) Terraform
4 35 (47.30%) Ansible
4 35 (47.30%) AWS
5 23 (31.08%) Kubernetes
6 20 (27.03%) Jenkins
7 19 (25.68%) Linux
8 17 (22.97%) Java
8 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (14.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (13.51%) Azure
10 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
10 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
11 8 (10.81%) Windows
12 7 (9.46%) Finance
12 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
12 7 (9.46%) VMware
12 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (9.46%) Security Operations
12 7 (9.46%) Private Cloud
12 7 (9.46%) SDLC
12 7 (9.46%) Microservices
12 7 (9.46%) GCP
12 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
12 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Automation
13 6 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (8.11%) PowerShell

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 3 (4.05%) Apache
1 3 (4.05%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.70%) JBoss
2 2 (2.70%) Jetty
2 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 35 (47.30%) AWS
2 11 (14.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (13.51%) Azure
4 7 (9.46%) GCP
5 5 (6.76%) GitHub
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (4.05%) OpenShift
6 3 (4.05%) Serverless
7 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.70%) IaaS
7 2 (2.70%) PaaS
8 1 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.35%) Big Data
2 1 (1.35%) DB2
2 1 (1.35%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.70%) JIRA
3 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.35%) GitLab
4 1 (1.35%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Banking
2 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) JSON
2 2 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.35%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (1.35%) Kafka
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Private Cloud
2 6 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Windows
3 4 (5.41%) Unix
4 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Automation
4 7 (9.46%) Microservices
4 7 (9.46%) SDLC
4 7 (9.46%) Security Operations
5 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (4.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (4.05%) Fintech
6 3 (4.05%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 3 (4.05%) Kanban
6 3 (4.05%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL
7 2 (2.70%) Pair Programming
7 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) Python
2 17 (22.97%) Java
3 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.11%) PHP
4 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.11%) Ruby
5 3 (4.05%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) SQL
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) Scala
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) MCSA
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) RHCE
2 1 (1.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (56.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (56.76%) Terraform
2 35 (47.30%) Ansible
3 23 (31.08%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.41%) Puppet
5 3 (4.05%) rkt
6 2 (2.70%) Ganglia
6 2 (2.70%) Graphite
6 2 (2.70%) Nagios
6 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.35%) IBM Guardium
7 1 (1.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) VMware
2 3 (4.05%) Google
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) New Relic