Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 12 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 +19
Contract jobs citing DevOps 83 196 107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 10.74% 10.39% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.87% 12.40% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 155 78
Median daily rate £438 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% +4.23%
10th Percentile £308 £306 £363
90th Percentile £588 £600 £579
South West median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £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 645 1,581 1,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.44% 83.78% 84.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 1,023 1,069
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £275
90th Percentile £605 £600 £538
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £416
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.11% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 51
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £12.75
90th Percentile £52.42 £52.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Bristol

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for DevOps in Bristol

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Bristol over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend 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 8 August 2020. 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 £475 -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.12%) Azure
2 25 (30.12%) C#
3 22 (26.51%) Finance
4 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
5 20 (24.10%) Terraform
6 19 (22.89%) JIRA
7 18 (21.69%) .NET
8 17 (20.48%) Jenkins
9 16 (19.28%) Linux
10 14 (16.87%) AWS
11 13 (15.66%) Test Scripting
11 13 (15.66%) Kubernetes
11 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
11 13 (15.66%) Public Sector
12 12 (14.46%) Docker
13 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
13 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (13.25%) Python
13 11 (13.25%) Scrum
14 10 (12.05%) Law
14 10 (12.05%) TDD
14 10 (12.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 10 (12.05%) MS Visio
14 10 (12.05%) Web Services
14 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
14 10 (12.05%) Ansible
15 9 (10.84%) Microservices
15 9 (10.84%) Business Transformation

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 4 (4.82%) Apache
1 4 (4.82%) nginx
2 3 (3.61%) WordPress
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (12.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.12%) Azure
2 14 (16.87%) AWS
3 6 (7.23%) Amazon ECS
4 4 (4.82%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.82%) GitHub
5 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.41%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (2.41%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.20%) npm
6 1 (1.20%) Office 365
6 1 (1.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) SSDT
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) JIRA
2 17 (20.48%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.23%) JMeter
5 5 (6.02%) Selenium
5 5 (6.02%) SoapUI
5 5 (6.02%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (4.82%) MSTest
6 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 4 (4.82%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.61%) GitLab
8 2 (2.41%) Ant
8 2 (2.41%) Hudson
8 2 (2.41%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.41%) Subversion
8 2 (2.41%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Public Sector
3 10 (12.05%) Law
4 6 (7.23%) Electronics
4 6 (7.23%) General Ledger
4 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.23%) Marketing
4 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Test Analyst
4 11 (13.25%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (13.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (7.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Technical Leader
8 5 (6.02%) Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Financial Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Administrator
9 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.82%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) .NET
2 10 (12.05%) Web Services
3 9 (10.84%) .NET Core
4 8 (9.64%) HTML
4 8 (9.64%) Middleware
5 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
6 6 (7.23%) SOAP
7 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.02%) Express
7 5 (6.02%) Node.js
7 5 (6.02%) React
7 5 (6.02%) REST
8 4 (4.82%) Angular 2
8 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.82%) CSS
8 4 (4.82%) Gherkin
8 4 (4.82%) NHibernate
8 4 (4.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Linux
2 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Unix
4 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.61%) Windows
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
5 1 (1.20%) Debian
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.66%) Test Scripting
3 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (13.25%) Scrum
4 10 (12.05%) TDD
5 9 (10.84%) Business Transformation
5 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.84%) Microservices
6 7 (8.43%) BDD
6 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.43%) Test Automation
6 7 (8.43%) User Stories
7 6 (7.23%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (7.23%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.02%) Migration
8 5 (6.02%) SOA
8 5 (6.02%) Software Architecture
9 4 (4.82%) Case Management
9 4 (4.82%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) C#
2 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.25%) Python
4 8 (9.64%) Java
5 7 (8.43%) SQL
6 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.82%) Groovy
7 4 (4.82%) PHP
8 3 (3.61%) Scala
9 2 (2.41%) Perl
9 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.41%) VBScript
10 1 (1.20%) Elm
10 1 (1.20%) Haskell
10 1 (1.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) Degree
3 5 (6.02%) AWS Certification
3 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) ISEB
5 1 (1.20%) CISM
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.20%) IIBA
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.61%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.20%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) IFRS
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) NIST
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (24.10%) Terraform
2 13 (15.66%) Kubernetes
3 10 (12.05%) Ansible
4 5 (6.02%) Puppet
5 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) SAP
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle
4 2 (2.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.41%) ILOG
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco
5 1 (1.20%) DataCore
5 1 (1.20%) Dell
5 1 (1.20%) Juniper
5 1 (1.20%) VMware