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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 66 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 9 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.06% 0.82% 2.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.86% 8.14% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 17
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 70 86 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 8.27% 10.08% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 71 45
Median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £590 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Bristol

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

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 Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Opscode Chef
South West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Ruby
3 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) Puppet
5 7 (53.85%) Kanban
5 7 (53.85%) .NET
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Public Cloud
6 6 (46.15%) Microservices
6 6 (46.15%) Linux
6 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 6 (46.15%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (38.46%) BDD
7 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
7 5 (38.46%) Scala
7 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
7 5 (38.46%) Blog
7 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
7 5 (38.46%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (38.46%) Node.js
7 5 (38.46%) High Availability
7 5 (38.46%) CQRS
7 5 (38.46%) GitHub
7 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (38.46%) Ember.js

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 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (46.15%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (38.46%) GitHub
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (7.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) AWS Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Azure Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate IT Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Trainee Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (38.46%) Ember.js
2 5 (38.46%) Node.js
2 5 (38.46%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) FFmpeg
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (7.69%) OpenCV
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Sass
4 1 (7.69%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Public Cloud
2 5 (38.46%) Blog
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
4 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Kanban
4 6 (46.15%) Microservices
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (38.46%) CQRS
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) High Availability
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Ruby
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Scala
4 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) ES6
7 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
1 1 (7.69%) RHCA
1 1 (7.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Xen
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Ansible
3 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) arcserve
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle