Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 50 55
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5 +5
Contract jobs citing DevOps 107 60 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.61% 3.49% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.65% 4.22% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 40 45
Bristol median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £335
90th Percentile £575 £526 £625
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £43.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £39.00 -

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 1,609 1,421 1,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.28% 82.62% 84.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,100 947 1,084
Bristol median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% - -
10th Percentile £273 £252 £250
90th Percentile £538 £530 £550
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 61
Bristol median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -6.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.69 £47.00
South West median hourly rate £40.75 £39.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.95% +5.56%

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 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 64 (59.81%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (50.47%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (47.66%) Linux
4 48 (44.86%) Puppet
5 42 (39.25%) Jenkins
6 39 (36.45%) Ansible
7 37 (34.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 36 (33.64%) Java
8 36 (33.64%) Docker
9 32 (29.91%) Scrum
10 27 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (24.30%) Selenium
12 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
12 25 (23.36%) Windows
13 23 (21.50%) Terraform
14 21 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
14 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
14 21 (19.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (18.69%) Test Automation
15 20 (18.69%) CSS
15 20 (18.69%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (17.76%) Configuration Management
16 19 (17.76%) HTML
16 19 (17.76%) Python
17 18 (16.82%) SQL
17 18 (16.82%) Oracle
17 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
17 18 (16.82%) Node.js
17 18 (16.82%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (15.89%) Unit Testing

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 12 (11.21%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.28%) JBoss
3 3 (2.80%) Apache
3 3 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.87%) Confluence
4 2 (1.87%) Drupal
4 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Mule
5 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 54 (50.47%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (34.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (18.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (13.08%) NuGet
5 13 (12.15%) npm
6 12 (11.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.80%) IaaS
9 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.87%) Serverless
9 2 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.93%) GitHub
10 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) HTTP
2 9 (8.41%) Firewall
3 2 (1.87%) DNS
3 2 (1.87%) SSL
3 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.87%) VLAN
4 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.93%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) MarkLogic
3 5 (4.67%) MySQL
4 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.87%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.93%) GIS
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) HBase
6 1 (0.93%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.93%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 42 (39.25%) Jenkins
2 26 (24.30%) Selenium
3 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
4 21 (19.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (13.08%) Maven
6 13 (12.15%) Moq
6 13 (12.15%) SpecFlow
6 13 (12.15%) XMLUnit
6 13 (12.15%) xUnit.net
7 10 (9.35%) Ant
8 9 (8.41%) Travis CI
8 9 (8.41%) Vagrant
9 4 (3.74%) JIRA
10 3 (2.80%) JMeter
10 3 (2.80%) Subversion
10 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.87%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.87%) JUnit
11 2 (1.87%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.87%) Mocha
General
1 8 (7.48%) Banking
2 7 (6.54%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Back Office
4 2 (1.87%) Electronics
4 2 (1.87%) Front Office
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (61.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) Developer
3 14 (13.08%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (10.28%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (9.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (4.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Java Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (3.74%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Azure DevOps
11 2 (1.87%) DevOps Architect
11 2 (1.87%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.69%) CSS
2 19 (17.76%) HTML
3 18 (16.82%) Node.js
4 17 (15.89%) .NET
4 17 (15.89%) XML
5 15 (14.02%) .NET Framework
5 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET
5 15 (14.02%) JSON
6 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (13.08%) Redux
7 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET Core
7 13 (12.15%) Autofac
7 13 (12.15%) D3.js
7 13 (12.15%) Entity Framework
8 12 (11.21%) Code First Entity Framework
8 12 (11.21%) Spring
9 10 (9.35%) Struts
10 9 (8.41%) JSP
10 9 (8.41%) Spring Boot
11 8 (7.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.15%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (8.41%) Fat Client
3 9 (8.41%) Thin Client
4 8 (7.48%) User Experience
5 7 (6.54%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.80%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.80%) Wiki
7 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (47.66%) Linux
2 25 (23.36%) Windows
3 14 (13.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (10.28%) CentOS
4 11 (10.28%) Unix
5 10 (9.35%) Windows Server
6 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.93%) Android
8 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (59.81%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.91%) Scrum
3 27 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (18.69%) Test Automation
5 19 (17.76%) Configuration Management
6 18 (16.82%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (15.89%) Unit Testing
8 15 (14.02%) MVC
9 14 (13.08%) Microservices
9 14 (13.08%) Strategic Thinking
10 13 (12.15%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (12.15%) Web Development
11 11 (10.28%) Open Source
12 10 (9.35%) Change Management
13 9 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (7.48%) Continuous Deployment
15 5 (4.67%) Migration
15 5 (4.67%) Release Management
16 4 (3.74%) Cybersecurity
16 4 (3.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.64%) Java
2 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.76%) Python
4 18 (16.82%) SQL
5 17 (15.89%) C#
6 9 (8.41%) Ruby
7 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.48%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.54%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.54%) PHP
9 5 (4.67%) Korn
10 3 (2.80%) Java 8
10 3 (2.80%) Scala
11 2 (1.87%) Perl
12 1 (0.93%) C
12 1 (0.93%) C++
12 1 (0.93%) Groovy
12 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
1 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) GCP
3 1 (0.93%) BS25999
3 1 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (33.64%) Docker
2 12 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.41%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.80%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (44.86%) Puppet
2 39 (36.45%) Ansible
3 23 (21.50%) Terraform
4 21 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (14.95%) Kubernetes
6 10 (9.35%) Packer
7 6 (5.61%) Salt
8 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.87%) Nagios
9 2 (1.87%) Opsview
10 1 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.93%) Grafana
10 1 (0.93%) Graphite
10 1 (0.93%) Graylog
10 1 (0.93%) Icinga
10 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (16.82%) Oracle
2 13 (12.15%) VMware
3 12 (11.21%) Google
4 10 (9.35%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.41%) Citrix
5 9 (8.41%) MKS
6 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.74%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.87%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.87%) SAP
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe
9 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.93%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.93%) Splunk
9 1 (0.93%) Sybase