The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 63 56
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 7 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.83% 1.17% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.20% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 14
Median daily rate £400 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £365 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £415
% change year-on-year +1.06% +13.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.10 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 812 830 871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.98% 97.30% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 589 643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 37
Median hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.10 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

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
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
DevOps Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (92.86%) Puppet
3 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (85.71%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (57.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 7 (50.00%) CentOS
7 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
7 6 (42.86%) Web Services
7 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
7 6 (42.86%) Terraform
8 5 (35.71%) Java
8 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (35.71%) Ansible
8 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
9 3 (21.43%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (21.43%) AWS Certification
9 3 (21.43%) Ruby
9 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
9 3 (21.43%) Alfresco
9 3 (21.43%) Mule
9 3 (21.43%) Groovy
9 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Perl
9 3 (21.43%) Unix
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Debian

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 (21.43%) Alfresco
1 3 (21.43%) Mule
2 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (57.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon S3
3 3 (21.43%) Route 53
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (14.29%) MCollective
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) Sensu
4 1 (7.14%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (21.43%) Debian
4 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Web Operations
6 1 (7.14%) API Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Groovy
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) AWS Certification
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) Terraform
3 5 (35.71%) Ansible
4 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
5 1 (7.14%) Graphite
5 1 (7.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com