Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 86 93
Rank change year-on-year +32 +7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 62 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.06% 1.34% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 1.40% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 18 7
Bristol median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £358
90th Percentile £566 £501 £556
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -15.00%
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 1,938 1,716 1,664
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 95.49% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,290 1,155 1,182
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £240 £213 £231
90th Percentile £533 £531 £550
South West median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +8.48% +1.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 50 83
Bristol median hourly rate £40.88 £29.54 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.40% +20.55% +48.48%
10th Percentile £15.46 £11.48 £11.80
90th Percentile £65.10 £51.10 £45.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% +22.22%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 40 (64.52%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (62.90%) Jenkins
3 39 (62.90%) Linux
4 37 (59.68%) Puppet
5 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (45.16%) Ansible
7 27 (43.55%) Docker
8 25 (40.32%) Windows
8 25 (40.32%) Java
9 21 (33.87%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (33.87%) Terraform
10 20 (32.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (32.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (27.42%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (27.42%) Scrum
12 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
13 13 (20.97%) Python
13 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
14 11 (17.74%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (17.74%) Kubernetes
14 11 (17.74%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (17.74%) Spring
14 11 (17.74%) Maven
14 11 (17.74%) Google
14 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
14 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
15 10 (16.13%) VMware

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 9 (14.52%) JBoss
1 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.84%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 40 (64.52%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (32.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (17.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (11.29%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (8.06%) Amazon S3
6 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (8.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (4.84%) IaaS
8 2 (3.23%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.61%) GitHub
9 1 (1.61%) NuGet
9 1 (1.61%) PaaS
9 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.61%) Network Security
2 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) MarkLogic
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (62.90%) Jenkins
2 20 (32.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (17.74%) Maven
4 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
5 9 (14.52%) Ant
5 9 (14.52%) Selenium
5 9 (14.52%) Travis CI
5 9 (14.52%) Vagrant
6 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.23%) Hudson
7 2 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
7 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Spring
2 9 (14.52%) JSP
2 9 (14.52%) Spring Boot
2 9 (14.52%) Struts
3 7 (11.29%) Node.js
4 6 (9.68%) .NET
5 4 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (6.45%) XML
6 3 (4.84%) Web Services
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.61%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Fat Client
1 9 (14.52%) Thin Client
2 7 (11.29%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (8.06%) Wiki
4 4 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Linux
2 25 (40.32%) Windows
3 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
4 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.90%) CentOS
6 8 (12.90%) Unix
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (33.87%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (27.42%) Scrum
5 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
6 9 (14.52%) Change Management
6 9 (14.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (11.29%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.06%) Build Automation
9 5 (8.06%) Data Extraction
9 5 (8.06%) ETL
9 5 (8.06%) Migration
10 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.45%) Microservices
10 4 (6.45%) Open Source
10 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.45%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) Java
2 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
2 13 (20.97%) Python
3 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.68%) Korn
5 6 (9.68%) SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 27 (43.55%) Docker
2 11 (17.74%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 37 (59.68%) Puppet
2 28 (45.16%) Ansible
3 21 (33.87%) Terraform
4 17 (27.42%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (17.74%) Kubernetes
6 10 (16.13%) Packer
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (3.23%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.61%) Grafana
8 1 (1.61%) Graphite
8 1 (1.61%) Graylog
8 1 (1.61%) Icinga
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Google
2 10 (16.13%) VMware
3 9 (14.52%) Citrix
3 9 (14.52%) MKS
3 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) Splunk