Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 80 94
Rank change year-on-year +22 +14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 77 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.65% 1.71% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 1.80% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 23 5
Bristol median daily rate £500 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -11.63% -10.42%
10th Percentile £404 £352 £226
90th Percentile £594 £625 £556
South West median daily rate £500 £495 £488
% change year-on-year +1.01% +1.54% +5.69%
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 2,024 1,775 1,466
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 94.87% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,428 1,176 1,007
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £223 £228
90th Percentile £575 £525 £561
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 62 74
Bristol median hourly rate £36.28 £17.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.29% -28.57% +32.43%
10th Percentile £14.13 £11.76 £12.20
90th Percentile £61.04 £57.88 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -15.38%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 77 (100.00%) DevOps
2 45 (58.44%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (49.35%) Linux
3 38 (49.35%) Terraform
4 36 (46.75%) Docker
5 30 (38.96%) Jenkins
5 30 (38.96%) Windows
5 30 (38.96%) Python
6 28 (36.36%) Kubernetes
7 25 (32.47%) Ansible
8 24 (31.17%) PowerShell
9 23 (29.87%) Bash Shell
10 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (22.08%) Puppet
12 16 (20.78%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (19.48%) Java
14 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
14 12 (15.58%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (14.29%) SQL
15 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (12.99%) Unix
17 9 (11.69%) .NET
18 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
19 7 (9.09%) Scrum
19 7 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
19 7 (9.09%) Line Management
19 7 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
20 6 (7.79%) Windows Server

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 6 (7.79%) IIS
2 4 (5.19%) Confluence
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.60%) JBoss
3 2 (2.60%) nginx
3 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 45 (58.44%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (15.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.79%) IaaS
6 5 (6.49%) Amazon S3
6 5 (6.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (6.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (5.19%) PaaS
8 3 (3.90%) Datadog
8 3 (3.90%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.30%) NuGet
10 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.60%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.60%) Redis
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (38.96%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.79%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.19%) JIRA
4 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.90%) Maven
6 2 (2.60%) Hudson
6 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.60%) Subversion
6 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.30%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.30%) GoCD
7 1 (1.30%) JUnit
7 1 (1.30%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Billing
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) Node.js
2 6 (7.79%) Web Services
3 5 (6.49%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (5.19%) Spring
5 3 (3.90%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.60%) JSP
6 2 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.60%) Struts
6 2 (2.60%) XML
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.30%) EJB
7 1 (1.30%) JSF
7 1 (1.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Wiki
2 3 (3.90%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (2.60%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 38 (49.35%) Linux
2 30 (38.96%) Windows
3 10 (12.99%) Unix
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.19%) CentOS
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (9.09%) Line Management
4 7 (9.09%) Scrum
5 6 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.49%) Build Automation
6 5 (6.49%) Data Extraction
6 5 (6.49%) ETL
6 5 (6.49%) Migration
6 5 (6.49%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.19%) Microservices
7 4 (5.19%) TDD
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (3.90%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 2 (2.60%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) Python
2 24 (31.17%) PowerShell
3 23 (29.87%) Bash Shell
4 15 (19.48%) Java
5 11 (14.29%) SQL
6 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.79%) Ruby
8 5 (6.49%) Korn
9 3 (3.90%) Perl
10 1 (1.30%) C#
10 1 (1.30%) C++
10 1 (1.30%) Go
10 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 36 (46.75%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (49.35%) Terraform
2 28 (36.36%) Kubernetes
3 25 (32.47%) Ansible
4 17 (22.08%) Puppet
5 16 (20.78%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (3.90%) Grafana
7 3 (3.90%) Icinga
7 3 (3.90%) Nagios
8 2 (2.60%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) Google
4 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) VMware