Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 24 52
Rank change year-on-year +10 +28 +23
Contract jobs citing DevOps 189 104 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.47% 5.67% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.15% 6.88% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 81 32
Bristol median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £364
90th Percentile £599 £625 £659
South West median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
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 1,695 1,512 1,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.96% 82.44% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,167 1,002 897
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £297 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £546
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.89% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 33 44
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £18.63 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.34% -42.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.29 £10.95
90th Percentile £60.10 £47.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -21.05% -5.00%

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 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 90 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (42.33%) Docker
3 78 (41.27%) Terraform
4 67 (35.45%) Python
5 63 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (30.69%) Linux
7 52 (27.51%) Kubernetes
7 52 (27.51%) Ansible
8 43 (22.75%) Jenkins
9 41 (21.69%) Java
10 36 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 35 (18.52%) Bash Shell
12 31 (16.40%) Windows
12 31 (16.40%) Microservices
13 29 (15.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 28 (14.81%) TDD
15 26 (13.76%) PowerShell
16 24 (12.70%) Git (software)
17 23 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (12.17%) Ruby
18 22 (11.64%) Web Services
18 22 (11.64%) JavaScript
19 21 (11.11%) Kanban
20 20 (10.58%) Spring
21 19 (10.05%) Scrum
21 19 (10.05%) Microsoft
21 19 (10.05%) Security Cleared
22 18 (9.52%) Hibernate
23 17 (8.99%) Puppet
23 17 (8.99%) Opscode Chef

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 (5.82%) Confluence
2 8 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.12%) IIS
3 4 (2.12%) JBoss
4 3 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.59%) CMS
4 3 (1.59%) Mule
4 3 (1.59%) Mule ESB
4 3 (1.59%) nginx
5 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 11 (5.82%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.06%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 90 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (15.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (6.35%) GitHub
5 11 (5.82%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (5.82%) Amazon S3
6 10 (5.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (4.76%) IaaS
8 8 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (4.23%) PaaS
8 8 (4.23%) Serverless
9 7 (3.70%) OpenShift
10 4 (2.12%) Datadog
11 3 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.59%) SaaS
12 2 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.53%) NuGet
13 1 (0.53%) Office 365
13 1 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.65%) DNS
2 4 (2.12%) VPN
3 3 (1.59%) Firewall
4 2 (1.06%) Internet
4 2 (1.06%) SSH
5 1 (0.53%) Network Security
5 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.53%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.35%) MongoDB
1 12 (6.35%) RDBMS
1 12 (6.35%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.59%) MySQL
4 3 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.06%) Redis
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (22.75%) Jenkins
2 24 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.88%) Maven
4 10 (5.29%) JIRA
5 8 (4.23%) TeamCity
5 8 (4.23%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.65%) Selenium
7 4 (2.12%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.12%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.12%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.12%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.59%) Gradle
8 3 (1.59%) JMeter
8 3 (1.59%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.59%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 14 (7.41%) Finance
2 8 (4.23%) Banking
3 3 (1.59%) Publishing
4 2 (1.06%) Billing
4 2 (1.06%) Legal
4 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (51.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (29.63%) AWS DevOps
3 44 (23.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 44 (23.28%) AWS Engineer
4 32 (16.93%) Developer
5 18 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.82%) AWS Developer
7 10 (5.29%) Architect
7 10 (5.29%) Python Engineer
8 8 (4.23%) Consultant
9 6 (3.17%) Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.17%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) Trainer
10 5 (2.65%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.65%) Azure Engineer
11 4 (2.12%) AWS Architect
11 4 (2.12%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (2.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.64%) Web Services
2 20 (10.58%) Spring
3 18 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 14 (7.41%) .NET
5 13 (6.88%) Spring Boot
6 12 (6.35%) LDAP
7 11 (5.82%) Itk
8 9 (4.76%) HTML
8 9 (4.76%) RESTful
9 8 (4.23%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.23%) CSS
9 8 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (3.70%) Node.js
11 6 (3.17%) HTML5
12 5 (2.65%) .NET Core
12 5 (2.65%) REST
13 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (2.12%) Dropwizard
13 4 (2.12%) Gherkin
13 4 (2.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.59%) Blog
3 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.59%) Wiki
4 2 (1.06%) Clustering
4 2 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.53%) Fintech
5 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (30.69%) Linux
2 31 (16.40%) Windows
3 14 (7.41%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.65%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.12%) Unix
7 3 (1.59%) CentOS
8 2 (1.06%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.40%) Microservices
3 28 (14.81%) TDD
4 23 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (11.11%) Kanban
6 19 (10.05%) Scrum
7 14 (7.41%) Workflow
8 13 (6.88%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (5.82%) Document Management
9 11 (5.82%) Requirements Management
10 10 (5.29%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 10 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (5.29%) Test Automation
11 9 (4.76%) User Stories
12 8 (4.23%) Migration
12 8 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.23%) Release Automation
13 7 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (3.70%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 67 (35.45%) Python
2 41 (21.69%) Java
3 35 (18.52%) Bash Shell
4 26 (13.76%) PowerShell
5 23 (12.17%) Ruby
6 22 (11.64%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.88%) SQL
8 11 (5.82%) Java 8
9 10 (5.29%) Perl
10 7 (3.70%) C#
11 5 (2.65%) Scala
12 4 (2.12%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.06%) Go
14 1 (0.53%) C++
14 1 (0.53%) ES6
14 1 (0.53%) PHP
14 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.06%) CISSP
4 2 (1.06%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) COBIT
2 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (42.33%) Docker
2 12 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) iptables
3 2 (1.06%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) Xen
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 78 (41.27%) Terraform
2 52 (27.51%) Ansible
2 52 (27.51%) Kubernetes
3 17 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (8.99%) Puppet
4 11 (5.82%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (3.70%) Graphite
6 4 (2.12%) Nagios
7 3 (1.59%) Grafana
7 3 (1.59%) Icinga
8 1 (0.53%) Packer
8 1 (0.53%) Suricata
Vendors
1 19 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.23%) Google
3 7 (3.70%) VMware
4 4 (2.12%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.12%) Oracle
5 3 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.06%) Temenos
7 1 (0.53%) Qualys
7 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.53%) Splunk