Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Opscode Chef skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Opscode Chef over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 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.

Opscode Chef
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 63 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 - -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.26% 0.21% -
As % of the Systems Management category 21.88% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Belfast median daily rate £525 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £525 £513 -
% change year-on-year +2.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Opscode Chef is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 32 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 10.32% 9.87% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 27
Belfast median daily rate £375 £379 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +26.25% -4.00%
10th Percentile £308 £266 £138
90th Percentile £523 £490 £448
County Antrim median daily rate £375 £379 £300
% change year-on-year -0.99% +26.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Belfast median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Belfast

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Belfast

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Ansible
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Salt
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
2 1 (14.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSH
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
1 3 (42.86%) Velocity
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Ansible
3 3 (42.86%) Salt
4 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes