Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

DevOps
South West > Bristol
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 37 47
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 +22
Contract jobs citing DevOps 157 89 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.21% 4.52% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 5.52% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 68 52
Bristol median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £365 £350 £351
90th Percentile £575 £625 £636
South West median daily rate £484 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.84% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £43.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,847 1,613 1,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.84% 81.92% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,281 1,076 1,012
Bristol median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £276 £256 £255
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 48 68
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -4.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £14.99 £11.93 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.63 £48.25 £46.80
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Bristol

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Bristol

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Bristol over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 80 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (44.59%) Docker
3 67 (42.68%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (38.85%) Linux
5 46 (29.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 45 (28.66%) Jenkins
7 44 (28.03%) Kubernetes
8 42 (26.75%) Windows
9 39 (24.84%) Java
10 38 (24.20%) Scrum
11 37 (23.57%) .NET
12 35 (22.29%) Puppet
12 35 (22.29%) Terraform
12 35 (22.29%) Microservices
13 33 (21.02%) PowerShell
14 32 (20.38%) SQL Server
14 32 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (19.11%) Git (software)
15 30 (19.11%) Python
15 30 (19.11%) Ansible
16 29 (18.47%) Test Automation
17 28 (17.83%) SQL
18 26 (16.56%) Node.js
19 25 (15.92%) JavaScript
19 25 (15.92%) Bash Shell
20 24 (15.29%) Microsoft
21 22 (14.01%) Oracle
21 22 (14.01%) AWS CloudFormation
22 21 (13.38%) XML
22 21 (13.38%) Migration

DevOps
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 10 (6.37%) Confluence
2 9 (5.73%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.10%) IIS
3 8 (5.10%) JBoss
4 5 (3.18%) Apache
5 4 (2.55%) CMS
5 4 (2.55%) Jetty
6 3 (1.91%) nginx
7 2 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.64%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 67 (42.68%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (29.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (14.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (8.92%) NuGet
5 13 (8.28%) npm
6 12 (7.64%) IaaS
7 11 (7.01%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (6.37%) PaaS
9 7 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (3.18%) Amazon S3
10 5 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (3.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (2.55%) Datadog
11 4 (2.55%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.91%) SaaS
13 2 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.92%) HTTP
2 12 (7.64%) Firewall
3 8 (5.10%) DNS
3 8 (5.10%) VPN
4 2 (1.27%) Internet
5 1 (0.64%) Network Security
5 1 (0.64%) SMS
5 1 (0.64%) SSH
5 1 (0.64%) SSL
5 1 (0.64%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.73%) RDBMS
2 9 (5.73%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.10%) MarkLogic
4 5 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.27%) MySQL
5 2 (1.27%) Redis
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.64%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.64%) GIS
6 1 (0.64%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (28.66%) Jenkins
2 30 (19.11%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.83%) Selenium
4 16 (10.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (10.19%) Maven
5 14 (8.92%) SpecFlow
5 14 (8.92%) XMLUnit
6 13 (8.28%) Moq
6 13 (8.28%) xUnit.net
7 10 (6.37%) TeamCity
8 8 (5.10%) JIRA
9 6 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.55%) Ant
10 4 (2.55%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.91%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.91%) Hudson
11 3 (1.91%) JUnit
11 3 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.91%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (8.28%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Banking
3 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.55%) Marketing
5 3 (1.91%) Electronics
5 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.91%) Publishing
5 3 (1.91%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (50.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (21.66%) AWS DevOps
3 33 (21.02%) Developer
4 30 (19.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 30 (19.11%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (9.55%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.37%) Architect
7 8 (5.10%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) AWS Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.55%) Agile Developer
10 4 (2.55%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (2.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.55%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (2.55%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (2.55%) Python Engineer
10 4 (2.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.57%) .NET
2 26 (16.56%) Node.js
3 21 (13.38%) XML
4 20 (12.74%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (12.74%) Spring
5 19 (12.10%) JSON
6 18 (11.46%) .NET Framework
6 18 (11.46%) ASP.NET
6 18 (11.46%) Web Services
7 17 (10.83%) CSS
7 17 (10.83%) HTML
7 17 (10.83%) Spring Boot
8 16 (10.19%) Redux
9 14 (8.92%) ASP.NET Core
9 14 (8.92%) Entity Framework
10 13 (8.28%) Autofac
10 13 (8.28%) Code First Entity Framework
10 13 (8.28%) D3.js
11 8 (5.10%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.10%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.28%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.10%) Wiki
4 7 (4.46%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.18%) User Experience
6 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.55%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.91%) Blog
7 3 (1.91%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.91%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.27%) Clustering
8 2 (1.27%) IVR
8 2 (1.27%) Social Media
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Fintech
9 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.85%) Linux
2 42 (26.75%) Windows
3 17 (10.83%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.37%) CentOS
4 10 (6.37%) Unix
5 7 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.91%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.27%) MVS
9 1 (0.64%) Android
9 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.20%) Scrum
3 35 (22.29%) Microservices
4 32 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (18.47%) Test Automation
6 21 (13.38%) Migration
7 20 (12.74%) MVC
7 20 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (10.19%) Unit Testing
9 15 (9.55%) Strategic Thinking
9 15 (9.55%) Web Development
10 14 (8.92%) Dependency Injection
11 13 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (8.28%) Open Source
12 11 (7.01%) Configuration Management
12 11 (7.01%) TDD
13 10 (6.37%) Workflow
14 9 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (5.10%) Load Balancing
15 8 (5.10%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.84%) Java
2 33 (21.02%) PowerShell
3 30 (19.11%) Python
4 28 (17.83%) SQL
5 25 (15.92%) Bash Shell
5 25 (15.92%) JavaScript
6 18 (11.46%) C#
7 9 (5.73%) Ruby
7 9 (5.73%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.46%) Java 8
9 5 (3.18%) Korn
9 5 (3.18%) Perl
10 3 (1.91%) PHP
11 1 (0.64%) C++
11 1 (0.64%) Go
11 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) ISEB
3 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) BS25999
2 1 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 70 (44.59%) Docker
2 8 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.27%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.27%) Xen
6 1 (0.64%) iptables
Systems Management
1 44 (28.03%) Kubernetes
2 35 (22.29%) Puppet
2 35 (22.29%) Terraform
3 30 (19.11%) Ansible
4 19 (12.10%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.10%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (4.46%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (2.55%) Nagios
7 4 (2.55%) Packer
8 3 (1.91%) Grafana
8 3 (1.91%) Icinga
8 3 (1.91%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.64%) Suricata
Vendors
1 24 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.01%) Oracle
3 11 (7.01%) Google
4 10 (6.37%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.46%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.18%) VMware
7 3 (1.91%) Citrix
7 3 (1.91%) MKS
7 3 (1.91%) SAP
8 2 (1.27%) Adobe
8 2 (1.27%) Avaya
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco
8 2 (1.27%) GENBAND
8 2 (1.27%) Genesys
8 2 (1.27%) Temenos
9 1 (0.64%) hybris
9 1 (0.64%) Qualys
9 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.64%) Splunk