Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 48 46
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2 +17
Contract jobs citing DevOps 130 70 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.26% 3.69% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 4.45% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 52 51
Bristol median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £332 £325
90th Percentile £557 £588 £625
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £43.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £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 1,749 1,573 1,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.25% 82.83% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,175 1,064 1,053
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £253
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 69
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £28.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% -1.75% +50.71%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.75 £49.50 £45.40
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

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 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 79 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (44.62%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (43.08%) Docker
4 55 (42.31%) Linux
5 51 (39.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 44 (33.85%) Puppet
7 42 (32.31%) Java
7 42 (32.31%) Jenkins
8 41 (31.54%) Scrum
9 36 (27.69%) Windows
10 34 (26.15%) Ansible
11 31 (23.85%) Microservices
11 31 (23.85%) Kubernetes
11 31 (23.85%) .NET
12 30 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (21.54%) Git (software)
13 28 (21.54%) Terraform
14 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
14 27 (20.77%) JavaScript
15 26 (20.00%) Node.js
16 25 (19.23%) Test Automation
17 24 (18.46%) Selenium
18 23 (17.69%) PowerShell
18 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
19 22 (16.92%) SQL
19 22 (16.92%) Oracle
20 21 (16.15%) XML
20 21 (16.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 21 (16.15%) Opscode Chef
20 21 (16.15%) Problem-Solving

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 14 (10.77%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.00%) JBoss
3 5 (3.85%) Apache
4 4 (3.08%) CMS
4 4 (3.08%) IIS
4 4 (3.08%) Jetty
5 3 (2.31%) Confluence
5 3 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.54%) Drupal
7 1 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 58 (44.62%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (39.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (10.77%) NuGet
6 13 (10.00%) npm
7 10 (7.69%) IaaS
8 8 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (6.15%) PaaS
9 6 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (3.85%) Amazon S3
10 5 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (2.31%) SaaS
12 2 (1.54%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.77%) Datadog
13 1 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) Firewall
1 14 (10.77%) HTTP
2 6 (4.62%) DNS
2 6 (4.62%) VPN
3 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.54%) VLAN
4 1 (0.77%) Internet
4 1 (0.77%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.77%) Network Security
4 1 (0.77%) SMS
4 1 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.15%) MarkLogic
3 3 (2.31%) MySQL
4 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.77%) GIS
5 1 (0.77%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.77%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 42 (32.31%) Jenkins
2 28 (21.54%) Git (software)
3 24 (18.46%) Selenium
4 21 (16.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (10.77%) Maven
5 14 (10.77%) XMLUnit
6 13 (10.00%) Moq
6 13 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 13 (10.00%) xUnit.net
7 10 (7.69%) Ant
8 9 (6.92%) Travis CI
8 9 (6.92%) Vagrant
9 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.08%) IntelliJ
10 4 (3.08%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.31%) Hudson
11 3 (2.31%) Subversion
12 2 (1.54%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.54%) JIRA
12 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (6.15%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.85%) Banking
4 4 (3.08%) Marketing
5 3 (2.31%) Electronics
5 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.31%) Publishing
5 3 (2.31%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (51.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (23.85%) Developer
3 19 (14.62%) AWS DevOps
4 18 (13.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 18 (13.85%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.92%) Architect
7 7 (5.38%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) AWS Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Agile Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (3.08%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (3.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.85%) .NET
2 26 (20.00%) Node.js
3 21 (16.15%) XML
4 19 (14.62%) CSS
4 19 (14.62%) JSON
5 18 (13.85%) ASP.NET
5 18 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (13.85%) HTML
5 18 (13.85%) Spring
6 17 (13.08%) .NET Framework
7 16 (12.31%) Spring Boot
8 15 (11.54%) Redux
9 14 (10.77%) ASP.NET Core
10 13 (10.00%) Autofac
10 13 (10.00%) Code First Entity Framework
10 13 (10.00%) D3.js
10 13 (10.00%) Entity Framework
11 10 (7.69%) Struts
12 9 (6.92%) JSP
12 9 (6.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.92%) Fat Client
3 9 (6.92%) Thin Client
4 8 (6.15%) Wiki
5 7 (5.38%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (5.38%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.62%) User Experience
7 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.31%) Blog
9 2 (1.54%) Clustering
9 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.54%) IVR
9 2 (1.54%) Social Media
9 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.77%) Fintech
10 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 55 (42.31%) Linux
2 36 (27.69%) Windows
3 20 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.69%) CentOS
6 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.15%) Unix
8 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.54%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.54%) MVS
10 1 (0.77%) Android
10 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.54%) Scrum
3 31 (23.85%) Microservices
4 30 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 21 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (15.38%) Migration
8 18 (13.85%) Configuration Management
8 18 (13.85%) MVC
9 16 (12.31%) Unit Testing
10 15 (11.54%) Strategic Thinking
10 15 (11.54%) Web Development
11 14 (10.77%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (9.23%) Open Source
13 10 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (6.92%) Change Management
15 8 (6.15%) Continuous Deployment
15 8 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (6.15%) TDD
15 8 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.31%) Java
2 27 (20.77%) JavaScript
3 23 (17.69%) PowerShell
4 22 (16.92%) SQL
5 16 (12.31%) Bash Shell
5 16 (12.31%) C#
5 16 (12.31%) Python
6 10 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.38%) Java 8
8 6 (4.62%) Korn
9 4 (3.08%) PHP
9 4 (3.08%) Ruby
10 3 (2.31%) Perl
11 1 (0.77%) C
11 1 (0.77%) Go
11 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) ISEB
3 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) BS25999
2 1 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (43.08%) Docker
2 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.23%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.31%) OpenAM
5 2 (1.54%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.54%) Xen
6 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (33.85%) Puppet
2 34 (26.15%) Ansible
3 31 (23.85%) Kubernetes
4 28 (21.54%) Terraform
5 21 (16.15%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (7.69%) Packer
7 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.31%) Salt
7 3 (2.31%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.77%) Grafana
9 1 (0.77%) Graphite
9 1 (0.77%) Graylog
9 1 (0.77%) Icinga
9 1 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.77%) Suricata
9 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.92%) Oracle
3 17 (13.08%) Google
4 14 (10.77%) VMware
5 10 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.92%) Citrix
6 9 (6.92%) MKS
7 3 (2.31%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.31%) SAP
8 2 (1.54%) Adobe
8 2 (1.54%) Avaya
8 2 (1.54%) Cisco
8 2 (1.54%) GENBAND
8 2 (1.54%) Genesys
8 2 (1.54%) Temenos
9 1 (0.77%) hybris
9 1 (0.77%) Qualys
9 1 (0.77%) Splunk