Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +28 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing DevOps 100 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.80% 3.03% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.96% 3.68% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 33 34
Bristol median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £380 £322 £325
90th Percentile £608 £525 £625
South West median daily rate £495 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +7.61% +8.24% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 1,436 1,360 1,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.29% 82.42% 83.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 925 1,056
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £525 £530 £525
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.58% +3.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 56
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -1.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.72 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.10 £50.25 £52.38
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +20.52%

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 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 57 (57.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (48.00%) Linux
2 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (45.00%) Ansible
4 37 (37.00%) Puppet
5 34 (34.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (33.00%) Jenkins
7 31 (31.00%) Windows
8 28 (28.00%) Java
9 26 (26.00%) Docker
10 25 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (25.00%) Terraform
11 23 (23.00%) Python
12 20 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (19.00%) Configuration Management
14 16 (16.00%) Scrum
15 13 (13.00%) VMware
15 13 (13.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (12.00%) Selenium
16 12 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
17 11 (11.00%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
17 11 (11.00%) Virtual Machines
17 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (11.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (11.00%) Node.js
17 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
17 11 (11.00%) Tomcat
17 11 (11.00%) Google
18 10 (10.00%) Ruby

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 11 (11.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.00%) JBoss
3 5 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.00%) Confluence
5 2 (2.00%) Drupal
5 2 (2.00%) Liferay
6 1 (1.00%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) Mule
6 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 57 (57.00%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (34.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (11.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (6.00%) Serverless
6 3 (3.00%) GitHub
7 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.00%) IaaS
8 1 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) DNS
2 2 (2.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) SSL
2 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.00%) VLAN
3 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.00%) Network Security
3 1 (1.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.00%) Big Data
3 2 (2.00%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.00%) HBase
4 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.00%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 33 (33.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.00%) Selenium
3 11 (11.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (8.00%) Ant
4 8 (8.00%) Travis CI
4 8 (8.00%) Vagrant
5 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.00%) Maven
7 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.00%) JIRA
8 3 (3.00%) JMeter
9 2 (2.00%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.00%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.00%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.00%) Mocha
9 2 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.00%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.00%) Subversion
9 2 (2.00%) WebPagetest
General
1 7 (7.00%) Banking
2 5 (5.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Back Office
3 2 (2.00%) Front Office
3 2 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (1.00%) Billing
4 1 (1.00%) Electronics
4 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (62.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.00%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Developer
4 11 (11.00%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (7.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
10 4 (4.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Azure Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Java Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) Node.js
2 9 (9.00%) Struts
2 9 (9.00%) Web Services
3 8 (8.00%) .NET
3 8 (8.00%) HTML
3 8 (8.00%) JSP
4 7 (7.00%) CSS
5 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.00%) HTML5
8 3 (3.00%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.00%) Ajax
8 3 (3.00%) CSS3
8 3 (3.00%) J2EE
8 3 (3.00%) jQuery
8 3 (3.00%) React
8 3 (3.00%) REST
8 3 (3.00%) Spring
9 2 (2.00%) Aurelia
9 2 (2.00%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Fat Client
1 8 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (6.00%) User Experience
3 5 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.00%) Blog
7 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.00%) Linux
2 31 (31.00%) Windows
3 13 (13.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.00%) Unix
5 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.00%) CentOS
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (19.00%) Configuration Management
4 16 (16.00%) Scrum
5 10 (10.00%) Open Source
6 9 (9.00%) Change Management
7 6 (6.00%) Microservices
7 6 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (6.00%) TDD
8 5 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (5.00%) MVC
8 5 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (4.00%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (4.00%) Migration
9 4 (4.00%) Release Management
10 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.00%) Kanban
10 3 (3.00%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.00%) Java
2 23 (23.00%) Python
3 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.00%) Ruby
5 9 (9.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (9.00%) PHP
6 8 (8.00%) SQL
7 7 (7.00%) C#
7 7 (7.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.00%) Scala
10 4 (4.00%) Java 8
10 4 (4.00%) Korn
11 3 (3.00%) Perl
11 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.00%) Go
13 1 (1.00%) C
13 1 (1.00%) Groovy
13 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) GCP
2 3 (3.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (26.00%) Docker
2 11 (11.00%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 45 (45.00%) Ansible
2 37 (37.00%) Puppet
3 25 (25.00%) Terraform
4 20 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (10.00%) Kubernetes
6 9 (9.00%) Packer
7 7 (7.00%) Salt
8 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (3.00%) SCVMM
9 2 (2.00%) Nagios
9 2 (2.00%) Opsview
10 1 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.00%) Grafana
10 1 (1.00%) Graphite
10 1 (1.00%) Graylog
10 1 (1.00%) Icinga
10 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) VMware
2 11 (11.00%) Google
3 8 (8.00%) Citrix
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.00%) MKS
4 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle
6 2 (2.00%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.00%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.00%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.00%) SAP
7 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.00%) Splunk
7 1 (1.00%) Sybase