Period
to 3 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 44 58
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 +36
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 73 99 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 4.47% 4.90% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 5.10% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 77 34
Median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £379 £448 £419
90th Percentile £600 £600 £650
South West median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 1,545 1,943 1,698
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 96.14% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,042 1,344 1,126
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £278 £250
90th Percentile £616 £588 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 92 59
Median hourly rate £33.00 £34.11 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +94.89% -13.58%
10th Percentile £15.11 £11.24 £11.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.90 £43.20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year - +53.85% -30.00%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 3 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £475 -
DevOps Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 73 (100.00%) DevOps
2 51 (69.86%) Terraform
3 43 (58.90%) Docker
4 37 (50.68%) Ansible
5 35 (47.95%) AWS
5 35 (47.95%) Python
6 32 (43.84%) Kubernetes
7 27 (36.99%) Jenkins
8 25 (34.25%) Java
9 19 (26.03%) PHP
9 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (23.29%) Linux
11 14 (19.18%) Configuration Management
11 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure as Code
12 12 (16.44%) Azure
13 11 (15.07%) Bash Shell
14 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
15 9 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (12.33%) C#
15 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (10.96%) .NET
16 8 (10.96%) Octopus Deploy
17 7 (9.59%) Puppet
18 6 (8.22%) MSBuild
18 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
18 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
18 6 (8.22%) AWS CloudFormation
18 6 (8.22%) AWS Certification
18 6 (8.22%) Ruby
18 6 (8.22%) Finance

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 (4.11%) Apache
1 3 (4.11%) nginx
1 3 (4.11%) WordPress
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Confluence
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
2 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (47.95%) AWS
2 12 (16.44%) Azure
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon ECS
3 6 (8.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (6.85%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.48%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.74%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (2.74%) GCP
6 2 (2.74%) npm
6 2 (2.74%) PaaS
6 2 (2.74%) Serverless
7 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.37%) GitHub
7 1 (1.37%) IaaS
7 1 (1.37%) Route 53
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.96%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.22%) MSBuild
3 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.48%) GitLab
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) MSTest
5 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.37%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.37%) gulp
6 1 (1.37%) NUnit
6 1 (1.37%) Selenium
6 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.37%) webpack
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Electronics
2 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.48%) Marketing
2 4 (5.48%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) Middleware
2 5 (6.85%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
3 2 (2.74%) JSON
3 2 (2.74%) Kafka
3 2 (2.74%) LAMP
4 1 (1.37%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.37%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
4 1 (1.37%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.37%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.37%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (6.85%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.11%) Windows
5 2 (2.74%) Unix
6 1 (1.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.18%) Configuration Management
3 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.85%) Scrum
5 5 (6.85%) TDD
6 4 (5.48%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (5.48%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.48%) Microservices
6 4 (5.48%) Migration
6 4 (5.48%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (5.48%) SOA
7 3 (4.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (2.74%) High Availability
8 2 (2.74%) Open Source
8 2 (2.74%) Software Delivery
9 1 (1.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.95%) Python
2 25 (34.25%) Java
3 19 (26.03%) PHP
4 11 (15.07%) Bash Shell
5 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
6 9 (12.33%) C#
7 6 (8.22%) Ruby
8 4 (5.48%) Groovy
8 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (58.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (69.86%) Terraform
2 37 (50.68%) Ansible
3 32 (43.84%) Kubernetes
4 9 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (9.59%) Puppet
6 2 (2.74%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.37%) Grafana
7 1 (1.37%) logstash
7 1 (1.37%) Nagios
7 1 (1.37%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) SAP
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.37%) Google
3 1 (1.37%) New Relic