Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 16 December 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.

Opscode Chef
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 102 91
Rank change year-on-year +38 -11 -25
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 68 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.11% 0.62% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.79% 8.70% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 11 14
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £413 £328 £425
90th Percentile £513 £625 £600
South West median daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 312 138 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.25% 7.08% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 85 106
Bristol median daily rate £425 £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -1.89% -5.10%
10th Percentile £263 £201 £218
90th Percentile £550 £590 £576
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £365
% change year-on-year +3.03% +13.01% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Bristol median hourly rate £36.25 £18.63 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.63% -54.29% +91.76%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.44 £23.94
90th Percentile £47.00 £19.81 £46.23
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £22.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +82.55% -43.13% +60.00%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Bristol

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Bristol

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 63 (92.65%) Puppet
2 56 (82.35%) Ansible
2 56 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (79.41%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (69.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (69.12%) Java
4 47 (69.12%) Oracle
5 46 (67.65%) Migration
6 45 (66.18%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (64.71%) MySQL
8 43 (63.24%) OO
8 43 (63.24%) NoSQL
9 42 (61.76%) MSTest
9 42 (61.76%) OpenStack
9 42 (61.76%) Tomcat
9 42 (61.76%) WebLogic
9 42 (61.76%) TDD
9 42 (61.76%) NUnit
9 42 (61.76%) WebSphere
10 19 (27.94%) DevOps
11 18 (26.47%) Docker
12 15 (22.06%) Linux
13 13 (19.12%) Python
14 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
15 11 (16.18%) Bash Shell
16 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
17 9 (13.24%) Windows
18 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
18 8 (11.76%) Shell Script

Opscode Chef
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 42 (61.76%) OpenStack
1 42 (61.76%) Tomcat
1 42 (61.76%) WebLogic
1 42 (61.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.41%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 56 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (69.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.35%) Amazon S3
3 5 (7.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (5.88%) Datadog
4 4 (5.88%) IaaS
4 4 (5.88%) PaaS
5 3 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.47%) GitHub
6 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) DNS
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) Network Security
1 1 (1.47%) SSL
1 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (66.18%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (64.71%) MySQL
3 43 (63.24%) NoSQL
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (61.76%) MSTest
1 42 (61.76%) NUnit
2 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.88%) JIRA
5 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.94%) Hudson
6 2 (2.94%) Subversion
7 1 (1.47%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.47%) PostCSS
7 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 46 (67.65%) Java Developer
3 16 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) AWS Developer
5 8 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (11.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Applications Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Applications Project Manager
8 1 (1.47%) LAMP Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Migration Project Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.47%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.41%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.41%) JSON
2 3 (4.41%) Node.js
2 3 (4.41%) React
2 3 (4.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) RESTful
3 2 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.47%) CSS3
4 1 (1.47%) Handlebars
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) HTML5
4 1 (1.47%) LAMP
4 1 (1.47%) RxJS
4 1 (1.47%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Wiki
2 4 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) Windows
3 7 (10.29%) Unix
4 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (79.41%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (67.65%) Migration
4 43 (63.24%) OO
5 42 (61.76%) TDD
6 19 (27.94%) DevOps
7 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 5 (7.35%) Build Automation
8 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Data Extraction
8 5 (7.35%) ETL
8 5 (7.35%) Microservices
8 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.88%) Open Source
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.41%) Server Monitoring
11 2 (2.94%) Line Management
11 2 (2.94%) Test Strategy
11 2 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (69.12%) Java
2 13 (19.12%) Python
3 11 (16.18%) Bash Shell
4 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.29%) SQL
7 5 (7.35%) Korn
8 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.88%) Ruby
9 2 (2.94%) Perl
10 1 (1.47%) ES6
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 63 (92.65%) Puppet
2 56 (82.35%) Ansible
3 8 (11.76%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.88%) Terraform
5 3 (4.41%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (4.41%) Grafana
5 3 (4.41%) Icinga
5 3 (4.41%) Nagios
6 1 (1.47%) Packer
6 1 (1.47%) Suricata
Vendors
1 47 (69.12%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.47%) Qualys
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) Splunk