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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
South West / Bristol
Rank 66 66 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 4 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.50% 0.67% 1.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.27% 5.83% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 55 103 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 6.88% 11.55% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 82 50
Median daily rate £363 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (57.14%) Puppet
4 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) Blog
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) High Availability
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) CQRS
5 3 (42.86%) GitHub
5 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (42.86%) Node.js
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 3 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (42.86%) User Experience
5 3 (42.86%) Microservices
5 3 (42.86%) Public Cloud
5 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) Ruby

Opscode Chef
Top Related 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 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
2 3 (42.86%) Node.js
2 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blog
1 3 (42.86%) Public Cloud
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) CQRS
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) High Availability
5 3 (42.86%) Kanban
5 3 (42.86%) Microservices
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
1 3 (42.86%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SaltStack