The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 110 153 137
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -16
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 473 353 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.20% 1.57% 1.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.36% 17.89% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 272 297
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 -
Opscode Chef
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
2576 1973 2108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.00% 8.78% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 1401 1481
Median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 43
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.31%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the London region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in London

Opscode Chef
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the London region.

Opscode Chef Hourly Rate Trend in London

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 58 £550 +10.00% 30
Croydon -18 2 £468 +3.88%
Westminster - 2 £663 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef 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 London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 799 (79.58%) DevOps
2 704 (70.12%) Puppet
3 547 (54.48%) Linux
4 530 (52.79%) Ansible
5 523 (52.09%) Amazon AWS
6 469 (46.71%) Python
7 454 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
8 394 (39.24%) Continuous Integration
9 363 (36.16%) Jenkins
10 327 (32.57%) Docker
11 306 (30.48%) Java
12 294 (29.28%) Ruby
13 284 (28.29%) Configuration Management
14 263 (26.20%) Git (software)
15 197 (19.62%) Microsoft Azure
16 192 (19.12%) Perl
17 184 (18.33%) Open Source
18 175 (17.43%) Windows
19 156 (15.54%) Web Services
20 154 (15.34%) Bash Shell
21 151 (15.04%) Terraform
22 149 (14.84%) Continuous Delivery
22 149 (14.84%) PowerShell
23 147 (14.64%) Finance
24 139 (13.84%) Unix
25 137 (13.65%) JavaScript
26 121 (12.05%) MongoDB
27 117 (11.65%) Scrum
28 115 (11.45%) Banking
29 114 (11.35%) .NET

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 96 (9.56%) Elasticsearch
2 90 (8.96%) OpenStack
3 85 (8.47%) Apache
4 61 (6.08%) Confluence
5 59 (5.88%) Apache Spark
6 54 (5.38%) IIS
7 47 (4.68%) Tomcat
8 46 (4.58%) nginx
9 34 (3.39%) WebSphere
10 19 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 10 (1.00%) CMS
12 7 (0.70%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.70%) JBoss
12 7 (0.70%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.60%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.40%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.30%) Mule
15 3 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.30%) SPSS
3 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.30%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.100%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 523 (52.09%) Amazon AWS
2 197 (19.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (10.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 96 (9.56%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (7.47%) GitHub
6 62 (6.18%) IaaS
7 56 (5.58%) PaaS
8 46 (4.58%) Amazon S3
9 37 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (2.69%) Amazon EMR
11 23 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 22 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
13 21 (2.09%) Heroku
14 16 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
14 16 (1.59%) SaaS
15 15 (1.49%) Route 53
16 14 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
16 14 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 9 (0.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 96 (9.56%) TCP/IP
2 70 (6.97%) DNS
3 62 (6.18%) HTTP
4 43 (4.28%) SSL
5 36 (3.59%) Internet
5 36 (3.59%) LDAP
5 36 (3.59%) VPN
6 32 (3.19%) Firewall
7 26 (2.59%) Kerberos
8 18 (1.79%) ICMP
9 12 (1.20%) SAN
10 11 (1.10%) Network Security
11 9 (0.90%) DHCP
11 9 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
12 8 (0.80%) SSH
13 6 (0.60%) BGP
13 6 (0.60%) FTP
13 6 (0.60%) VLAN
13 6 (0.60%) VoIP
13 6 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (12.05%) MongoDB
2 111 (11.06%) MySQL
3 108 (10.76%) PostgreSQL
4 84 (8.37%) Big Data
4 84 (8.37%) Hadoop
5 78 (7.77%) NoSQL
6 59 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 40 (3.98%) Redis
8 35 (3.49%) Relational Database
9 33 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 31 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
11 24 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (2.29%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.90%) Riak
15 7 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.60%) HBase
16 6 (0.60%) Sqoop
17 5 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 363 (36.16%) Jenkins
2 263 (26.20%) Git (software)
3 108 (10.76%) TeamCity
4 90 (8.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 83 (8.27%) Maven
6 82 (8.17%) JIRA
7 78 (7.77%) Subversion
8 73 (7.27%) Vagrant
9 65 (6.47%) Sonatype Nexus
10 48 (4.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 45 (4.48%) Ant
12 44 (4.38%) Hudson
12 44 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 33 (3.29%) Gradle
14 32 (3.19%) SonarQube
15 24 (2.39%) MSBuild
16 22 (2.19%) Artifactory
16 22 (2.19%) GoCD
17 20 (1.99%) Mercurial
18 19 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 147 (14.64%) Finance
2 115 (11.45%) Banking
3 70 (6.97%) Retail
4 31 (3.09%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.09%) Marketing
6 18 (1.79%) Publishing
7 14 (1.39%) Games
8 13 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.20%) Front Office
10 8 (0.80%) Advertising
11 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.50%) Law
13 4 (0.40%) Electronics
13 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
14 2 (0.20%) Back Office
15 1 (0.100%) Billing
15 1 (0.100%) German Language
15 1 (0.100%) Legal
Job Titles
1 515 (51.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 175 (17.43%) AWS DevOps
2 175 (17.43%) AWS Engineer
3 137 (13.65%) Developer
4 121 (12.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 106 (10.56%) Linux Engineer
6 90 (8.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 82 (8.17%) Senior DevOps
8 70 (6.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 56 (5.58%) Architect
10 50 (4.98%) Consultant
11 47 (4.68%) Cloud Engineer
12 36 (3.59%) Administrator
13 35 (3.49%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
14 34 (3.39%) Azure DevOps
15 33 (3.29%) Azure Engineer
15 33 (3.29%) DevOps Consultant
16 32 (3.19%) AWS Developer
17 28 (2.79%) Java Engineer
18 26 (2.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (15.54%) Web Services
2 114 (11.35%) .NET
3 70 (6.97%) Node.js
4 66 (6.57%) REST
5 63 (6.27%) AngularJS
6 61 (6.08%) HTML
7 58 (5.78%) CSS
8 43 (4.28%) ELK Stack
9 40 (3.98%) LAMP
10 37 (3.69%) ASP.NET
11 35 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
12 30 (2.99%) React
13 29 (2.89%) LEMP Stack
14 26 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (2.59%) Ember.js
14 26 (2.59%) Ruby on Rails
15 23 (2.29%) Spring
16 22 (2.19%) Backbone.js
16 22 (2.19%) RESTful
17 19 (1.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.67%) Public Cloud
2 38 (3.78%) Data Centre
3 32 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.29%) Algorithms
6 17 (1.69%) Private Cloud
7 14 (1.39%) Credit Risk
7 14 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.39%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.20%) Fintech
8 12 (1.20%) User Experience
8 12 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.10%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.00%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.90%) Clustering
11 9 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.80%) Blog
12 8 (0.80%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.80%) Psychology
12 8 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 547 (54.48%) Linux
2 175 (17.43%) Windows
3 139 (13.84%) Unix
4 72 (7.17%) CentOS
5 63 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (5.18%) Windows Server
7 47 (4.68%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.39%) Fedora
9 13 (1.29%) Solaris
10 11 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.80%) Android
12 8 (0.80%) CoreOS
12 8 (0.80%) VMS
12 8 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.40%) Debian
14 3 (0.30%) AIX
14 3 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.20%) SUSE
16 1 (0.100%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (79.58%) DevOps
2 454 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
3 394 (39.24%) Continuous Integration
4 284 (28.29%) Configuration Management
5 184 (18.33%) Open Source
6 149 (14.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 117 (11.65%) Scrum
8 113 (11.25%) High Availability
9 104 (10.36%) E-Commerce
10 100 (9.96%) TDD
11 84 (8.37%) Continuous Deployment
12 75 (7.47%) Migration
13 73 (7.27%) BDD
14 66 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 65 (6.47%) Microservices
16 57 (5.68%) Load Balancing
17 46 (4.58%) Software Engineering
18 43 (4.28%) Kanban
19 40 (3.98%) Web Operations
20 38 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 469 (46.71%) Python
2 306 (30.48%) Java
3 294 (29.28%) Ruby
4 192 (19.12%) Perl
5 154 (15.34%) Bash Shell
6 149 (14.84%) PowerShell
7 137 (13.65%) JavaScript
8 103 (10.26%) SQL
9 95 (9.46%) Go
10 79 (7.87%) Scala
11 76 (7.57%) C#
12 70 (6.97%) PHP
13 40 (3.98%) Shell Script
14 28 (2.79%) R
15 25 (2.49%) C++
16 24 (2.39%) Clojure
17 16 (1.59%) C
18 14 (1.39%) Groovy
19 6 (0.60%) Objective-C
19 6 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 44 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 37 (3.69%) Degree
4 11 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (0.90%) AWS Certification
5 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.50%) MCSA
7 4 (0.40%) ACCA
7 4 (0.40%) CCNP
7 4 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.40%) MCSE
8 3 (0.30%) CCNA
8 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.30%) MCP
8 3 (0.30%) RHCE
9 2 (0.20%) CCSA
9 2 (0.20%) ISEB
9 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.68%) QA
2 12 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.100%) GCP
System Software
1 327 (32.57%) Docker
2 75 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.09%) Active Directory
6 20 (1.99%) vCloud
7 18 (1.79%) KVM
8 16 (1.59%) NFS
9 10 (1.00%) Xen
10 9 (0.90%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.90%) vSphere
11 5 (0.50%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.50%) iptables
11 5 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.40%) Samba
13 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.30%) XenServer
14 2 (0.20%) etcd
14 2 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 704 (70.12%) Puppet
2 530 (52.79%) Ansible
3 151 (15.04%) Terraform
4 83 (8.27%) Salt
5 64 (6.37%) Kubernetes
6 56 (5.58%) Nagios
7 34 (3.39%) logstash
8 30 (2.99%) Packer
9 29 (2.89%) Kibana
10 27 (2.69%) ZABBIX
11 23 (2.29%) Mesos
12 20 (1.99%) Consul
13 17 (1.69%) Graphite
14 15 (1.49%) Grafana
15 14 (1.39%) HAProxy
16 11 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
17 10 (1.00%) SELinux
18 8 (0.80%) StatsD
19 7 (0.70%) Ganglia
19 7 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 107 (10.66%) VMware
2 75 (7.47%) Red Hat
3 74 (7.37%) Splunk
4 60 (5.98%) Atlassian
5 55 (5.48%) Microsoft
6 51 (5.08%) Oracle
7 42 (4.18%) SaltStack
8 34 (3.39%) Rackspace
9 23 (2.29%) Cisco
10 20 (1.99%) New Relic
11 19 (1.89%) HP
12 17 (1.69%) AppDynamics
13 15 (1.49%) Google
13 15 (1.49%) IBM
14 14 (1.39%) Hortonworks
15 13 (1.29%) Sun
15 13 (1.29%) Zend
16 11 (1.10%) F5
16 11 (1.10%) NetApp
17 10 (1.00%) Sybase
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