Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 83 94
Rank change year-on-year +18 +11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 66 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.14% 1.75% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 1.84% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 7
Bristol median daily rate £490 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £404 £353 £242
90th Percentile £575 £610 £556
South West median daily rate £493 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +9.44% - -1.10%
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 2,010 1,846 1,656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.01% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,348 1,252 1,176
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £258 £213 £231
90th Percentile £538 £519 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 57 78
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £18.63 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.61% -23.98% +58.06%
10th Percentile £15.12 £11.98 £11.93
90th Percentile £60.63 £53.65 £46.15
South West median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.77% +30.00% -9.09%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 66 (100.00%) DevOps
2 41 (62.12%) Linux
3 40 (60.61%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (53.03%) Docker
5 34 (51.52%) Jenkins
5 34 (51.52%) Puppet
6 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (40.91%) Java
7 27 (40.91%) Ansible
8 24 (36.36%) Windows
9 22 (33.33%) Terraform
10 18 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (25.76%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (24.24%) Kubernetes
12 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
13 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (21.21%) Scrum
15 13 (19.70%) Python
15 13 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
16 12 (18.18%) Spring
17 11 (16.67%) Maven
17 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
19 9 (13.64%) Spring Boot
19 9 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
19 9 (13.64%) Google
19 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
19 9 (13.64%) Unix

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 8 (12.12%) JBoss
1 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 40 (60.61%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (25.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (10.61%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (7.58%) Amazon S3
6 5 (7.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (4.55%) IaaS
8 3 (4.55%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.52%) NuGet
9 1 (1.52%) PaaS
9 1 (1.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.52%) Network Security
2 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) MarkLogic
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (51.52%) Jenkins
2 18 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.67%) Maven
4 6 (9.09%) Ant
4 6 (9.09%) Selenium
4 6 (9.09%) Travis CI
4 6 (9.09%) Vagrant
5 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.03%) Hudson
6 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.03%) Subversion
6 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.52%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.52%) GoCD
7 1 (1.52%) JIRA
7 1 (1.52%) JUnit
7 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) Spring
2 9 (13.64%) Spring Boot
3 8 (12.12%) JSP
3 8 (12.12%) Struts
4 7 (10.61%) Node.js
5 6 (9.09%) .NET
6 5 (7.58%) Web Services
7 4 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (6.06%) XML
8 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.52%) EJB
8 1 (1.52%) JSF
8 1 (1.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 6 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.58%) Wiki
4 4 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 41 (62.12%) Linux
2 24 (36.36%) Windows
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.64%) Unix
5 8 (12.12%) CentOS
6 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) DevOps
2 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.21%) Scrum
5 8 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.09%) Change Management
7 6 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Build Automation
8 5 (7.58%) Data Extraction
8 5 (7.58%) ETL
8 5 (7.58%) Microservices
8 5 (7.58%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.06%) Threat Detection
10 3 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) Java
2 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
3 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
3 13 (19.70%) Python
4 9 (13.64%) SQL
5 8 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.58%) Korn
7 3 (4.55%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) C#
8 1 (1.52%) C++
8 1 (1.52%) Go
8 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 35 (53.03%) Docker
2 8 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (51.52%) Puppet
2 27 (40.91%) Ansible
3 22 (33.33%) Terraform
4 16 (24.24%) Kubernetes
5 13 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (10.61%) Packer
7 2 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Google
1 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 6 (9.09%) Citrix
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) MKS
2 6 (9.09%) VMware
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) SAP