Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 22 33
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +28
Contract jobs citing DevOps 192 174 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.26% 8.12% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.55% 9.44% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 119 71
Bristol median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £350
90th Percentile £700 £588 £625
South West median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 - £43.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 1,530 1,843 1,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 81.77% 86.00% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 1,287 1,013
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £256
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 69 37
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +120.00% -30.00%
10th Percentile £14.50 £14.20 £11.78
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.45 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +26.98% -10.00%

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 26 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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 78 (40.63%) Azure
2 65 (33.85%) Docker
3 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (28.65%) Terraform
5 52 (27.08%) Ansible
6 51 (26.56%) Python
7 48 (25.00%) AWS
8 41 (21.35%) Java
9 37 (19.27%) Microsoft
10 35 (18.23%) Kubernetes
11 34 (17.71%) .NET
12 33 (17.19%) SQL Server
13 32 (16.67%) CRM
13 32 (16.67%) Open Source
13 32 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
14 31 (16.15%) MS Visio
14 31 (16.15%) Migration
15 30 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 30 (15.63%) Jenkins
16 29 (15.10%) Sparx
16 29 (15.10%) ArchiMate
17 28 (14.58%) Dynamics 365
17 28 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
17 28 (14.58%) Visual Studio
18 27 (14.06%) PHP
19 24 (12.50%) JavaScript
19 24 (12.50%) Linux
19 24 (12.50%) Finance
20 23 (11.98%) SharePoint
20 23 (11.98%) Serverless

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 23 (11.98%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.17%) Confluence
3 3 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.56%) CMS
3 3 (1.56%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.56%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.04%) Jetty
4 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Drupal
5 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 31 (16.15%) MS Visio
2 30 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.04%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 32 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.08%) Magento
3 2 (1.04%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 78 (40.63%) Azure
2 48 (25.00%) AWS
3 28 (14.58%) Dynamics 365
4 23 (11.98%) Serverless
5 22 (11.46%) Power Platform
6 18 (9.38%) Microsoft Flow
6 18 (9.38%) PowerApps
7 17 (8.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (8.85%) Azure Functions
7 17 (8.85%) SaaS
8 12 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (5.21%) GCP
10 7 (3.65%) npm
10 7 (3.65%) Office 365
11 5 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (2.08%) OpenShift
13 3 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
13 3 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.56%) GitHub
13 3 (1.56%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.56%) Skype
2 2 (1.04%) DHCP
2 2 (1.04%) DNS
2 2 (1.04%) FTP
2 2 (1.04%) HTTP
2 2 (1.04%) IPsec
2 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) LAN
3 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.46%) Power BI
3 17 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.08%) QlikView
5 3 (1.56%) MySQL
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.52%) Big Data
6 1 (0.52%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.52%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.52%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 30 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 28 (14.58%) Visual Studio
3 22 (11.46%) Git (software)
4 14 (7.29%) Selenium
5 11 (5.73%) JIRA
6 10 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (4.69%) TeamCity
8 8 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (3.65%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.65%) SpecFlow
10 6 (3.13%) gulp
10 6 (3.13%) webpack
11 5 (2.60%) MSBuild
11 5 (2.60%) NUnit
11 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.08%) Postman
12 4 (2.08%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.56%) git-flow
13 3 (1.56%) GitLab
13 3 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (12.50%) Finance
2 15 (7.81%) Public Sector
3 11 (5.73%) Billing
4 7 (3.65%) Marketing
5 5 (2.60%) Electronics
5 5 (2.60%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.04%) Law
6 2 (1.04%) Police
6 2 (1.04%) Publishing
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (19.79%) Developer
3 32 (16.67%) Architect
4 30 (15.63%) AWS DevOps
4 30 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
5 29 (15.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 16 (8.33%) CRM Architect
6 16 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Architect
7 14 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.77%) Analyst
9 10 (5.21%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.69%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.17%) CRM Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.17%) Python Engineer
11 8 (4.17%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.17%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.13%) Release Manager
12 6 (3.13%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.71%) .NET
2 16 (8.33%) CSS
2 16 (8.33%) HTML
3 12 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 10 (5.21%) RESTful
5 9 (4.69%) .NET Core
5 9 (4.69%) Middleware
6 8 (4.17%) Node.js
6 8 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (3.65%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.65%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (3.65%) Entity Framework
7 7 (3.65%) HTML5
8 6 (3.13%) Spring Boot
8 6 (3.13%) Web Services
9 5 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.60%) JSON
9 5 (2.60%) React
10 4 (2.08%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.04%) PKI
4 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.04%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.04%) W3C
5 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) User Experience
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.50%) Linux
2 14 (7.29%) Windows
3 5 (2.60%) Unix
4 2 (1.04%) Android
4 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.67%) CRM
2 32 (16.67%) Open Source
3 31 (16.15%) Migration
4 29 (15.10%) ArchiMate
5 22 (11.46%) Test Automation
6 17 (8.85%) B2C
7 15 (7.81%) Configuration Management
7 15 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (7.81%) Infrastructure as Code
7 15 (7.81%) Microservices
8 14 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (6.77%) Scrum
10 12 (6.25%) MVC
11 11 (5.73%) Project Management
12 10 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.21%) Risk Management
13 9 (4.69%) Change Management
14 8 (4.17%) Kanban
14 8 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.56%) Python
2 41 (21.35%) Java
3 27 (14.06%) PHP
4 24 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 22 (11.46%) C#
6 13 (6.77%) Bash Shell
6 13 (6.77%) SQL
7 12 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.17%) Scala
9 6 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.60%) Ruby
10 5 (2.60%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.04%) C
11 2 (1.04%) C++
11 2 (1.04%) ES6
12 1 (0.52%) Groovy
12 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (7.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.56%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.04%) MBA
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Degree
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) MCSA
6 1 (0.52%) RHCE
6 1 (0.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.04%) HL7
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) WCAG
3 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 65 (33.85%) Docker
2 17 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 55 (28.65%) Terraform
2 52 (27.08%) Ansible
3 35 (18.23%) Kubernetes
4 11 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.60%) Puppet
6 3 (1.56%) Packer
7 2 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.04%) Salt
8 1 (0.52%) Grafana
8 1 (0.52%) logstash
8 1 (0.52%) Nagios
8 1 (0.52%) rkt
Vendors
1 37 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.10%) Sparx
3 5 (2.60%) SAP
4 4 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.56%) Adobe
5 3 (1.56%) Google
5 3 (1.56%) hybris
5 3 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.04%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (1.04%) New Relic
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.52%) Sybase
7 1 (0.52%) Tableau
7 1 (0.52%) VMware