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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 41 55
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14  
Contract jobs citing DevOps 21 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.53% 3.10% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.77% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 19
Median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £465 £413
% change year-on-year +2.15% +12.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.63% -  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 677 690 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.66% 82.14% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 511 585
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing DevOps as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

DevOps
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 within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 25 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
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.00%) Linux
4 19 (38.00%) TDD
5 18 (36.00%) Java
5 18 (36.00%) Puppet
5 18 (36.00%) Jenkins
6 17 (34.00%) TeamCity
7 16 (32.00%) Scrum
8 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (30.00%) BDD
9 13 (26.00%) GitHub
9 13 (26.00%) Microservices
9 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (26.00%) HTML
9 13 (26.00%) Web Services
10 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
11 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 10 (20.00%) .NET
11 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 9 (18.00%) CSS
12 9 (18.00%) VMware
12 9 (18.00%) Ruby
12 9 (18.00%) Selenium
12 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (18.00%) Elasticsearch

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 9 (18.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.00%) Confluence
3 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.00%) Alfresco
4 3 (6.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 25 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (26.00%) GitHub
3 9 (18.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (14.00%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (8.00%) Amazon S3
5 4 (8.00%) Route 53
6 2 (4.00%) PaaS
6 2 (4.00%) SaaS
7 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.00%) DHCP
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) PuTTY
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.00%) DAB
3 1 (2.00%) IPsec
3 1 (2.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (34.00%) TeamCity
3 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (18.00%) Selenium
5 8 (16.00%) JIRA
5 8 (16.00%) Maven
6 7 (14.00%) Ant
6 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (12.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (10.00%) Bitbucket
8 5 (10.00%) Gradle
9 3 (6.00%) Vagrant
10 2 (4.00%) Grunt
10 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
10 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
10 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (4.00%) TestNG
10 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) HTML
1 13 (26.00%) Web Services
2 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
3 10 (20.00%) .NET
4 9 (18.00%) CSS
5 8 (16.00%) HTML5
5 8 (16.00%) Node.js
6 7 (14.00%) React
7 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (12.00%) Ember.js
7 6 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (12.00%) REST
7 6 (12.00%) Spring
7 6 (12.00%) XML
8 5 (10.00%) SOAP
9 4 (8.00%) CSS3
9 4 (8.00%) DHTML
10 3 (6.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (12.00%) Blog
2 6 (12.00%) Public Cloud
3 5 (10.00%) User Experience
4 3 (6.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (16.00%) Windows
4 7 (14.00%) CentOS
5 4 (8.00%) Unix
6 3 (6.00%) Debian
6 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) TDD
3 16 (32.00%) Scrum
4 15 (30.00%) BDD
4 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.00%) Microservices
6 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (14.00%) High Availability
7 7 (14.00%) Kanban
7 7 (14.00%) MVC
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.00%) CQRS
9 5 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 5 (10.00%) User Stories
10 4 (8.00%) API Development
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (36.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) Ruby
4 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.00%) C#
4 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 5 (10.00%) Python
5 5 (10.00%) Scala
6 4 (8.00%) Groovy
7 3 (6.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.00%) F#
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) AWS Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ISEB
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CITP
5 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) Docker
2 4 (8.00%) vSphere
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.00%) GFS2
4 1 (2.00%) OCFS2
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (36.00%) Puppet
2 9 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.00%) Ansible
4 7 (14.00%) Terraform
5 3 (6.00%) vRealize
6 2 (4.00%) WSUS
6 2 (4.00%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.00%) Graphite
7 1 (2.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (18.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) Google
3 5 (10.00%) hybris
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com