Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 58 73
Rank change year-on-year +23 +15 -7
Contract jobs citing DevOps 86 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.60% 2.85% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 3.46% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 30 21
Bristol median daily rate £475 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £350 £359 £263
90th Percentile £625 £664 £600
South West median daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £43.00 - -
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 1,475 1,270 1,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 78.83% 82.31% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 875 1,041
Bristol median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £260
90th Percentile £538 £566 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 47
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £11.55 £12.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £48.50 £50.90
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year -15.65% -6.37% +37.72%

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 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 32 (37.21%) Java
1 32 (37.21%) Linux
2 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (30.23%) Docker
5 24 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
6 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (24.42%) Node.js
7 20 (23.26%) Jenkins
8 19 (22.09%) Python
9 18 (20.93%) Oracle
9 18 (20.93%) Microservices
10 17 (19.77%) React
10 17 (19.77%) Tomcat
11 15 (17.44%) JIRA
11 15 (17.44%) TeamCity
12 14 (16.28%) GitHub
12 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
12 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
12 14 (16.28%) Apache
13 13 (15.12%) Unix
13 13 (15.12%) TDD
13 13 (15.12%) Spring
13 13 (15.12%) Bitbucket
13 13 (15.12%) Ansible
14 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
14 12 (13.95%) IBM
15 11 (12.79%) IIS
15 11 (12.79%) Continuous Deployment

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 17 (19.77%) Tomcat
2 14 (16.28%) Apache
3 11 (12.79%) IIS
4 10 (11.63%) CICS
5 5 (5.81%) Mule
5 5 (5.81%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.65%) Alfresco
6 4 (4.65%) Confluence
7 3 (3.49%) Jetty
8 2 (2.33%) Liferay
9 1 (1.16%) CMS
9 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.16%) Kentico
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (16.28%) GitHub
4 9 (10.47%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (6.98%) PaaS
6 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.49%) IaaS
7 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.16%) Bluemix
8 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.16%) SaaS
8 1 (1.16%) Serverless
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) BIG-IP
1 10 (11.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 10 (11.63%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) SSL
3 2 (2.33%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) SMS
4 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) DB2
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.16%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) Redis
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.26%) Jenkins
3 15 (17.44%) JIRA
3 15 (17.44%) TeamCity
4 13 (15.12%) Bitbucket
5 10 (11.63%) Artifactory
5 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (11.63%) webpack
6 5 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.81%) Maven
6 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.65%) Ant
7 4 (4.65%) Selenium
8 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.49%) Gradle
8 3 (3.49%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.33%) IBM UrbanCode
9 2 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (8.14%) Banking
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (22.09%) Developer
3 15 (17.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 14 (16.28%) AWS DevOps
5 13 (15.12%) Consultant
5 13 (15.12%) DevOps Consultant
6 9 (10.47%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Linux Consultant
6 9 (10.47%) Senior Developer
7 8 (9.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Java Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Administrator
10 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.42%) Node.js
2 17 (19.77%) React
3 13 (15.12%) Spring
4 11 (12.79%) Spring Boot
5 10 (11.63%) .NET
6 7 (8.14%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (8.14%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (5.81%) Web Services
8 4 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (4.65%) Apache Camel
8 4 (4.65%) Aurelia
8 4 (4.65%) CSS
8 4 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (4.65%) HTML
9 3 (3.49%) HTML5
9 3 (3.49%) Middleware
9 3 (3.49%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) DataPower
1 10 (11.63%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.81%) Blog
2 5 (5.81%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.49%) iPad
4 3 (3.49%) User Experience
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.21%) Linux
2 13 (15.12%) Unix
3 5 (5.81%) Windows
4 4 (4.65%) CentOS
4 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (20.93%) Microservices
4 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
5 13 (15.12%) TDD
6 11 (12.79%) Continuous Deployment
7 10 (11.63%) Analytics
7 10 (11.63%) BDD
7 10 (11.63%) Scrum
8 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
8 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (9.30%) MVC
10 7 (8.14%) Kanban
11 6 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (6.98%) High Availability
11 6 (6.98%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.81%) Cloud Operations
12 5 (5.81%) CQRS
12 5 (5.81%) Load Testing
12 5 (5.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.21%) Java
2 19 (22.09%) Python
3 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.30%) Perl
6 7 (8.14%) C#
6 7 (8.14%) SQL
7 6 (6.98%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.98%) Groovy
8 5 (5.81%) Ruby
9 2 (2.33%) Scala
10 1 (1.16%) F#
10 1 (1.16%) Go
10 1 (1.16%) PHP
10 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) ISEB
2 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (30.23%) Docker
2 10 (11.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) Ansible
2 10 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.30%) Terraform
4 6 (6.98%) Puppet
5 4 (4.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) IBM
3 10 (11.63%) F5
4 9 (10.47%) Adobe
4 9 (10.47%) Green Hat
5 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.49%) Google
7 3 (3.49%) hybris
7 3 (3.49%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.49%) SAP
8 2 (2.33%) Microgen
8 2 (2.33%) VMware
9 1 (1.16%) Facebook
9 1 (1.16%) HP
9 1 (1.16%) New Relic
9 1 (1.16%) Software AG
9 1 (1.16%) webMethods
9 1 (1.16%) Xamarin