Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 35 43
Rank change year-on-year +23 +8 +12
Contract jobs citing DevOps 197 103 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.44% 5.36% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.41% 6.30% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 77 41
Bristol median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £306 £363 £328
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 - £43.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 1,588 1,636 1,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.15% 85.12% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,016 1,124 945
Bristol median daily rate £425 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £280 £273 £250
90th Percentile £600 £538 £530
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 56 38
Bristol median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £11.85 £14.13 £12.46
90th Percentile £52.50 £68.13 £47.68
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +3.80% +5.33%

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 23 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 82 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (32.99%) AWS
3 56 (28.43%) Python
4 55 (27.92%) Docker
5 53 (26.90%) Azure
6 51 (25.89%) Ansible
6 51 (25.89%) Terraform
7 39 (19.80%) Microsoft
8 37 (18.78%) Finance
9 32 (16.24%) Linux
10 31 (15.74%) Kubernetes
11 30 (15.23%) Java
12 28 (14.21%) Jenkins
13 26 (13.20%) SharePoint
14 25 (12.69%) Microsoft Office
15 21 (10.66%) Billing
16 19 (9.64%) Git (software)
16 19 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (9.14%) Windows
18 16 (8.12%) SQL
18 16 (8.12%) Migration
18 16 (8.12%) Test Automation
18 16 (8.12%) Microservices
18 16 (8.12%) Programme Delivery
18 16 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
19 15 (7.61%) AWS CloudFormation
19 15 (7.61%) Office 365
19 15 (7.61%) JavaScript
20 14 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (7.11%) Infrastructure as Code

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 26 (13.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.55%) Apache
3 4 (2.03%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.52%) Confluence
4 3 (1.52%) Jetty
4 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.02%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (12.69%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.55%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.03%) Magento
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 65 (32.99%) AWS
2 53 (26.90%) Azure
3 15 (7.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (7.61%) Office 365
4 10 (5.08%) Serverless
5 9 (4.57%) Amazon S3
6 8 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (4.06%) GCP
7 7 (3.55%) Power Platform
8 6 (3.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (2.54%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (2.54%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (2.54%) AWS OpsWorks
9 5 (2.54%) Azure Functions
9 5 (2.54%) GitHub
9 5 (2.54%) OpenShift
10 4 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (2.03%) IaaS
10 4 (2.03%) PaaS
10 4 (2.03%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.03%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.02%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.58%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.03%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.03%) QlikView
4 3 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (1.52%) Power BI
5 2 (1.02%) Big Data
5 2 (1.02%) DB2
5 2 (1.02%) MySQL
5 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.51%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.51%) Ingres
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (14.21%) Jenkins
2 19 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (2.54%) Maven
4 5 (2.54%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.03%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.02%) Ant
6 2 (1.02%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.02%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.02%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (1.02%) JIRA
6 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.51%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.51%) NUnit
7 1 (0.51%) Selenium
7 1 (0.51%) Subversion
7 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (18.78%) Finance
2 21 (10.66%) Billing
3 11 (5.58%) Public Sector
4 8 (4.06%) Marketing
5 6 (3.05%) Electronics
5 6 (3.05%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.54%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.54%) Retail
7 2 (1.02%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (37.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (22.84%) AWS DevOps
3 38 (19.29%) AWS Engineer
4 37 (18.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 36 (18.27%) Developer
6 28 (14.21%) Analyst
7 11 (5.58%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.58%) Python Engineer
8 9 (4.57%) Architect
8 9 (4.57%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.06%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.55%) AWS Developer
10 7 (3.55%) Consultant
10 7 (3.55%) DevOps Consultant
11 6 (3.05%) AWS Consultant
11 6 (3.05%) Test Analyst
12 5 (2.54%) Azure Engineer
13 4 (2.03%) Data Migration Business Analyst
13 4 (2.03%) Full Stack Developer
13 4 (2.03%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.09%) .NET
2 8 (4.06%) Spring
3 7 (3.55%) Node.js
3 7 (3.55%) Spring Boot
4 5 (2.54%) HTML
4 5 (2.54%) RESTful
5 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.03%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.03%) Middleware
5 4 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (2.03%) Web Services
6 3 (1.52%) CSS
6 3 (1.52%) JSON
6 3 (1.52%) React
6 3 (1.52%) Vue.js
6 3 (1.52%) XML
7 2 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.02%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.02%) HTML5
7 2 (1.02%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.58%) Private Cloud
3 9 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.54%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.51%) Arduino
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.51%) PKI
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.24%) Linux
2 18 (9.14%) Windows
3 6 (3.05%) Unix
4 4 (2.03%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.52%) Android
5 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) VMS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (8.12%) Microservices
3 16 (8.12%) Migration
3 16 (8.12%) Programme Delivery
3 16 (8.12%) Test Automation
4 14 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (7.11%) Infrastructure as Code
5 13 (6.60%) TDD
6 12 (6.09%) Business Analysis
7 11 (5.58%) CRM
7 11 (5.58%) Data Migration
7 11 (5.58%) SDLC
7 11 (5.58%) User Stories
8 10 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (5.08%) Software Engineering
9 9 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (4.57%) Infrastructure Automation
9 9 (4.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 56 (28.43%) Python
2 30 (15.23%) Java
3 16 (8.12%) SQL
4 15 (7.61%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.09%) PHP
6 11 (5.58%) Bash Shell
6 11 (5.58%) Ruby
7 10 (5.08%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.06%) C#
9 4 (2.03%) Java 8
9 4 (2.03%) Scala
9 4 (2.03%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.52%) Perl
11 1 (0.51%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.55%) Degree
4 5 (2.54%) ISEB
4 5 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.03%) CISSP
5 4 (2.03%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) MCSA
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) RHCE
6 1 (0.51%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) QA
2 9 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.55%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.03%) COBIT
4 4 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.52%) NIST
5 3 (1.52%) PMO
6 2 (1.02%) GDPR
7 1 (0.51%) HL7
7 1 (0.51%) PSD2
7 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (27.92%) Docker
2 5 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 51 (25.89%) Ansible
1 51 (25.89%) Terraform
2 31 (15.74%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.55%) Puppet
4 6 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.52%) rkt
6 2 (1.02%) Ganglia
6 2 (1.02%) Graphite
6 2 (1.02%) Nagios
6 2 (1.02%) Packer
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Guardium
Vendors
1 39 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.09%) VMware
3 7 (3.55%) SAP
4 5 (2.54%) Google
5 4 (2.03%) IBM
5 4 (2.03%) Oracle
6 2 (1.02%) Apple
6 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.51%) ATG
7 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.51%) Demandware
7 1 (0.51%) hybris
7 1 (0.51%) Informatica
7 1 (0.51%) New Relic