Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 13 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +26
Contract jobs citing DevOps 195 190 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 11.89% 9.50% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.73% 11.24% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 149 76
Median daily rate £513 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £384
90th Percentile £670 £600 £625
South West median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 1,324 1,691 1,496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 80.73% 84.55% 84.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 1,163 989
Median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +5.96%
10th Percentile £313 £297 £263
90th Percentile £625 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 69 32
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +114.29% -41.67%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.85 £11.23
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.05 £46.23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +43.86% -25.00%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 86 (44.10%) Azure
2 62 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (28.21%) Docker
3 55 (28.21%) Terraform
4 48 (24.62%) C#
4 48 (24.62%) Microsoft
5 46 (23.59%) Python
6 45 (23.08%) AWS
7 44 (22.56%) SQL Server
8 43 (22.05%) .NET
9 42 (21.54%) Ansible
10 38 (19.49%) MS Visio
10 38 (19.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 37 (18.97%) Visual Studio
12 36 (18.46%) Java
13 35 (17.95%) Jenkins
14 34 (17.44%) Kubernetes
15 33 (16.92%) Migration
16 29 (14.87%) Finance
16 29 (14.87%) JavaScript
16 29 (14.87%) Open Source
17 28 (14.36%) Dynamics CRM
17 28 (14.36%) CRM
17 28 (14.36%) Dynamics 365
18 27 (13.85%) Sparx
18 27 (13.85%) ArchiMate
18 27 (13.85%) Microsoft Excel
19 24 (12.31%) PHP
19 24 (12.31%) JIRA
19 24 (12.31%) Git (software)

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 18 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.10%) Confluence
3 3 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.54%) CMS
3 3 (1.54%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.54%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.54%) WordPress
4 2 (1.03%) Apache
4 2 (1.03%) Jetty
4 2 (1.03%) nginx
4 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.51%) Drupal
5 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (19.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 38 (19.49%) MS Visio
2 27 (13.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.54%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.54%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 28 (14.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 86 (44.10%) Azure
2 45 (23.08%) AWS
3 28 (14.36%) Dynamics 365
4 21 (10.77%) Serverless
5 19 (9.74%) Power Platform
6 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Flow
6 18 (9.23%) PowerApps
7 17 (8.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (8.72%) Azure Functions
7 17 (8.72%) SaaS
8 9 (4.62%) npm
9 7 (3.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (3.08%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (3.08%) Amazon S3
10 6 (3.08%) GitHub
11 4 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (2.05%) Office 365
11 4 (2.05%) OpenShift
11 4 (2.05%) PaaS
12 3 (1.54%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.54%) Skype
2 2 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.74%) Power BI
3 17 (8.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.08%) MySQL
5 5 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.03%) Big Data
6 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.51%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.51%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.51%) QlikView
7 1 (0.51%) Spark SQL
7 1 (0.51%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 37 (18.97%) Visual Studio
2 35 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 24 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 24 (12.31%) JIRA
4 18 (9.23%) Selenium
5 14 (7.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (7.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (6.15%) SpecFlow
7 11 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (5.13%) SoapUI
9 9 (4.62%) gulp
9 9 (4.62%) TeamCity
10 8 (4.10%) webpack
11 6 (3.08%) MSBuild
11 6 (3.08%) Postman
11 6 (3.08%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.56%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.56%) GitLab
12 5 (2.56%) MSTest
13 4 (2.05%) Gradle
General
1 29 (14.87%) Finance
2 20 (10.26%) Public Sector
3 11 (5.64%) Law
4 7 (3.59%) Electronics
4 7 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.59%) Marketing
4 7 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.56%) Back Office
5 5 (2.56%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.03%) Billing
6 2 (1.03%) Police
6 2 (1.03%) Publishing
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (16.92%) Developer
3 32 (16.41%) AWS DevOps
4 31 (15.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 31 (15.90%) AWS Engineer
5 29 (14.87%) Architect
6 18 (9.23%) Analyst
7 16 (8.21%) CRM Architect
7 16 (8.21%) Dynamics CRM Architect
8 14 (7.18%) Test Analyst
9 13 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (6.15%) Senior Test Analyst
11 11 (5.64%) .NET Developer
12 10 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) Python Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) Senior DevOps
13 9 (4.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) Technical Architect
14 8 (4.10%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.05%) .NET
2 22 (11.28%) HTML
3 18 (9.23%) CSS
4 15 (7.69%) .NET Core
5 13 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 13 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 13 (6.67%) Web Services
6 12 (6.15%) ASP.NET
7 9 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (4.62%) Entity Framework
7 9 (4.62%) Middleware
7 9 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (4.10%) HTML5
8 8 (4.10%) Node.js
8 8 (4.10%) RESTful
9 7 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (3.59%) JSON
9 7 (3.59%) React
10 6 (3.08%) Angular 2
10 6 (3.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.03%) PKI
4 2 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.03%) W3C
5 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.28%) Linux
2 6 (3.08%) Windows
3 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.05%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.03%) Unix
5 1 (0.51%) Debian
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (16.92%) Migration
3 29 (14.87%) Open Source
4 28 (14.36%) CRM
5 27 (13.85%) ArchiMate
6 20 (10.26%) Scrum
7 17 (8.72%) B2C
7 17 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (8.72%) Microservices
7 17 (8.72%) Test Automation
8 16 (8.21%) MVC
9 15 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 15 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 14 (7.18%) Infrastructure as Code
10 14 (7.18%) TDD
11 11 (5.64%) Business Transformation
12 10 (5.13%) Risk Management
13 9 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.62%) Change Management
13 9 (4.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.62%) C#
2 46 (23.59%) Python
3 36 (18.46%) Java
4 29 (14.87%) JavaScript
5 24 (12.31%) PHP
6 18 (9.23%) SQL
7 16 (8.21%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.64%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.59%) Ruby
9 7 (3.59%) Scala
9 7 (3.59%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.05%) Groovy
10 4 (2.05%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.54%) ES6
12 1 (0.51%) Elm
12 1 (0.51%) Haskell
12 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.08%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.54%) Degree
4 3 (1.54%) MBA
5 2 (1.03%) ISEB
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.51%) IIBA
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) HL7
2 2 (1.03%) WCAG
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) IFRS
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (28.21%) Docker
2 18 (9.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 55 (28.21%) Terraform
2 42 (21.54%) Ansible
3 34 (17.44%) Kubernetes
4 9 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.10%) Puppet
6 2 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.03%) Packer
7 1 (0.51%) Grafana
7 1 (0.51%) logstash
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.85%) Sparx
3 7 (3.59%) SAP
4 3 (1.54%) Adobe
4 3 (1.54%) hybris
4 3 (1.54%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco
5 1 (0.51%) DataCore
5 1 (0.51%) Dell
5 1 (0.51%) Google
5 1 (0.51%) Juniper
5 1 (0.51%) New Relic
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle
5 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.51%) Sybase
5 1 (0.51%) Tableau
5 1 (0.51%) VMware