Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 50 85
Rank change year-on-year +24 +35 -33
Contract jobs citing DevOps 97 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.64% 3.17% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 3.82% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 31 20
Bristol median daily rate £488 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £393 £363 £325
90th Percentile £635 £650 £528
South West median daily rate £500 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £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 1,410 1,334 1,466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 81.93% 82.91% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 902 1,086
Bristol median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% -5.19%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £249
90th Percentile £525 £550 £513
South West median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.15% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 55
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £36.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.97% -2.67% +3.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.40 £13.40
90th Percentile £46.50 £49.75 £52.40
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.97% -3.75% +26.98%

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 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 53 (54.64%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (38.14%) Linux
4 34 (35.05%) Ansible
5 26 (26.80%) Jenkins
5 26 (26.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (25.77%) Python
6 25 (25.77%) Docker
7 22 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (21.65%) Puppet
8 21 (21.65%) Java
9 19 (19.59%) Windows
10 17 (17.53%) Terraform
10 17 (17.53%) Node.js
11 15 (15.46%) .NET
11 15 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
12 14 (14.43%) E-Commerce
12 14 (14.43%) Microservices
13 13 (13.40%) C#
13 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.37%) Unix
14 12 (12.37%) TDD
14 12 (12.37%) React
15 11 (11.34%) Kubernetes
15 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (11.34%) Ruby
15 11 (11.34%) MVC
15 11 (11.34%) Scrum
15 11 (11.34%) Oracle

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 8 (8.25%) IIS
2 6 (6.19%) Apache
2 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.12%) CICS
5 3 (3.09%) Confluence
6 2 (2.06%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.06%) Liferay
6 2 (2.06%) Mule
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.03%) CMS
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (54.64%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (26.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.34%) GitHub
4 7 (7.22%) Serverless
5 3 (3.09%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.06%) IaaS
7 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.03%) PaaS
7 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Firewall
2 4 (4.12%) BIG-IP
2 4 (4.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (4.12%) SSL
3 3 (3.09%) HTTP
4 2 (2.06%) DNS
5 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.03%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.15%) MySQL
4 4 (4.12%) Big Data
4 4 (4.12%) DB2
5 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.03%) HBase
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.03%) Redis
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.03%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 26 (26.80%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.31%) TeamCity
4 8 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.22%) JIRA
6 6 (6.19%) Artifactory
7 5 (5.15%) Bitbucket
7 5 (5.15%) Maven
8 4 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (4.12%) Selenium
8 4 (4.12%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.12%) webpack
9 3 (3.09%) JMeter
9 3 (3.09%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.06%) Ant
10 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.06%) Gradle
10 2 (2.06%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (2.06%) WebPagetest
General
1 8 (8.25%) Banking
2 4 (4.12%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Back Office
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Front Office
4 2 (2.06%) Law
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (51.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (19.59%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (16.49%) AWS DevOps
3 16 (16.49%) Developer
4 12 (12.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (8.25%) Consultant
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.22%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Linux Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (4.12%) AWS Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (4.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) Node.js
2 15 (15.46%) .NET
3 12 (12.37%) React
4 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (11.34%) Web Services
5 10 (10.31%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
6 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.19%) Aurelia
7 6 (6.19%) HTML
7 6 (6.19%) Spring
8 5 (5.15%) CSS
8 5 (5.15%) Spring Boot
9 3 (3.09%) .NET Core
9 3 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (3.09%) SOAP
10 2 (2.06%) jQuery
10 2 (2.06%) JSON
10 2 (2.06%) Kafka
10 2 (2.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.19%) Blog
3 5 (5.15%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (5.15%) User Experience
4 4 (4.12%) DataPower
4 4 (4.12%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.09%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.06%) iPad
6 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.14%) Linux
2 19 (19.59%) Windows
3 12 (12.37%) Unix
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.09%) CentOS
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (14.43%) E-Commerce
3 14 (14.43%) Microservices
4 12 (12.37%) TDD
5 11 (11.34%) MVC
5 11 (11.34%) Scrum
6 9 (9.28%) Open Source
7 8 (8.25%) BDD
7 8 (8.25%) Kanban
8 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.22%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.19%) Analytics
9 6 (6.19%) CQRS
9 6 (6.19%) High Availability
10 5 (5.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (4.12%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.77%) Python
2 21 (21.65%) Java
3 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.40%) C#
5 11 (11.34%) Bash Shell
5 11 (11.34%) Ruby
5 11 (11.34%) SQL
6 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.19%) PHP
7 6 (6.19%) Scala
8 4 (4.12%) Groovy
8 4 (4.12%) Java 8
8 4 (4.12%) Perl
9 3 (3.09%) Korn
9 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.06%) Go
10 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.03%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) AWS Certification
2 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) GCP
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (25.77%) Docker
2 7 (7.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (35.05%) Ansible
2 21 (21.65%) Puppet
3 17 (17.53%) Terraform
4 15 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (11.34%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.12%) Salt
7 3 (3.09%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.06%) Nagios
8 2 (2.06%) Opsview
9 1 (1.03%) HP ALM
9 1 (1.03%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.15%) IBM
4 4 (4.12%) F5
4 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.09%) Adobe
5 3 (3.09%) Green Hat
5 3 (3.09%) VMware
6 2 (2.06%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.06%) Google
6 2 (2.06%) Microgen
6 2 (2.06%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.06%) SAP
7 1 (1.03%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.03%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.03%) Facebook
7 1 (1.03%) hybris
7 1 (1.03%) New Relic
7 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.03%) Splunk