Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 44 60
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16 +3
Contract jobs citing DevOps 87 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.44% 4.14% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 4.99% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 57 37
Bristol median daily rate £463 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +16.13% -8.82%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £232
90th Percentile £613 £638 £600
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 1563 1443 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.70% 82.98% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1059 1045 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £531
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 36
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £26.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +47.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 £400 -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 32 (36.78%) Java
1 32 (36.78%) Linux
2 31 (35.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (29.89%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (25.29%) Node.js
6 22 (25.29%) Oracle
6 22 (25.29%) Microservices
7 21 (24.14%) Tomcat
8 20 (22.99%) Docker
9 19 (21.84%) TeamCity
9 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
10 18 (20.69%) GitHub
10 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
11 17 (19.54%) Python
11 17 (19.54%) TDD
11 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
11 17 (19.54%) React
12 16 (18.39%) BDD
12 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
12 16 (18.39%) E-Commerce
13 15 (17.24%) Spring
13 15 (17.24%) Scrum
13 15 (17.24%) Bitbucket
14 14 (16.09%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (16.09%) Firewall
14 14 (16.09%) JIRA
14 14 (16.09%) Apache
15 13 (14.94%) .NET

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 21 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 14 (16.09%) Apache
3 10 (11.49%) CICS
3 10 (11.49%) IIS
4 6 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.75%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.60%) Mule
7 3 (3.45%) Alfresco
7 3 (3.45%) Confluence
7 3 (3.45%) Jetty
8 1 (1.15%) CMS
8 1 (1.15%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (35.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (29.89%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (20.69%) GitHub
4 9 (10.34%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (9.20%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (5.75%) PaaS
7 2 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.30%) Serverless
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.15%) Bluemix
8 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.15%) IaaS
8 1 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) Route 53
8 1 (1.15%) SaaS
8 1 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) Firewall
2 10 (11.49%) BIG-IP
2 10 (11.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (4.60%) DHCP
3 4 (4.60%) LAN
3 4 (4.60%) VPN
3 4 (4.60%) WAN
4 2 (2.30%) PuTTY
4 2 (2.30%) SMS
4 2 (2.30%) SSL
4 2 (2.30%) WinSCP
5 1 (1.15%) HTTP
5 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) DB2
2 10 (11.49%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.30%) Big Data
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) Redis
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
1 19 (21.84%) TeamCity
2 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
3 15 (17.24%) Bitbucket
4 14 (16.09%) JIRA
5 12 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (11.49%) webpack
7 9 (10.34%) Artifactory
8 7 (8.05%) Ant
8 7 (8.05%) Selenium
9 6 (6.90%) Maven
10 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
10 5 (5.75%) Gradle
10 5 (5.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
13 2 (2.30%) Gerrit
13 2 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (8.05%) Banking
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 2 (2.30%) Electronics
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (24.14%) Developer
3 13 (14.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (12.64%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (11.49%) Consultant
5 10 (11.49%) DevOps Consultant
5 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.20%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Linux Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Java Consultant
8 6 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) Node.js
2 17 (19.54%) React
3 15 (17.24%) Spring
4 13 (14.94%) .NET
5 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
5 11 (12.64%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
6 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (11.49%) Spring Boot
7 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (8.05%) HTML
9 6 (6.90%) CSS
10 5 (5.75%) Ember.js
10 5 (5.75%) HTML5
10 5 (5.75%) Web Services
11 4 (4.60%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (4.60%) Apache Camel
12 3 (3.45%) Aurelia
12 3 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) DataPower
1 10 (11.49%) Mainframe
2 8 (9.20%) Blog
2 8 (9.20%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.45%) iPad
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.78%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Unix
3 9 (10.34%) Windows
4 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.60%) CentOS
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) Android
7 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (25.29%) Microservices
4 17 (19.54%) TDD
5 16 (18.39%) BDD
5 16 (18.39%) E-Commerce
6 15 (17.24%) Scrum
7 11 (12.64%) Continuous Deployment
7 11 (12.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (12.64%) Kanban
8 10 (11.49%) MVC
9 9 (10.34%) Analytics
9 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
9 9 (10.34%) High Availability
9 9 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 8 (9.20%) CQRS
11 6 (6.90%) User Stories
12 5 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (5.75%) Load Testing
12 5 (5.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) Java
2 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.54%) Python
4 10 (11.49%) C#
4 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.34%) Ruby
6 7 (8.05%) Perl
7 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.75%) Groovy
8 5 (5.75%) Scala
8 5 (5.75%) SQL
9 2 (2.30%) F#
10 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.15%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (22.99%) Docker
2 11 (12.64%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (6.90%) vSphere
4 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (12.64%) Ansible
2 11 (12.64%) Puppet
3 4 (4.60%) Terraform
3 4 (4.60%) WSUS
4 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Oracle
2 11 (12.64%) IBM
3 10 (11.49%) F5
4 9 (10.34%) Adobe
4 9 (10.34%) Green Hat
5 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.90%) VMware
6 5 (5.75%) hybris
7 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.45%) SAP
9 2 (2.30%) HP
9 2 (2.30%) Microgen
9 2 (2.30%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.15%) Google
10 1 (1.15%) New Relic
10 1 (1.15%) Software AG
10 1 (1.15%) webMethods
10 1 (1.15%) Xamarin