Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 June 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
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 117 141
Rank change year-on-year -64 +24 -36
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 100 207 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.20% 2.28% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.82% 16.11% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 178 99
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £450 £446 £369
90th Percentile £725 £713 £638
London median daily rate £600 £550 £545
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +31.25% -20.00%

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 Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,466 1,285 831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.55% 14.16% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,165 1,004 666
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £360 £338 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £625
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 8
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.34% +13.89%
10th Percentile £16.71 £12.52 £15.40
90th Percentile £46.23 £37.50 £75.83
London median hourly rate £25.67 £25.00 £24.86
% change year-on-year +2.68% +0.56% +16.99%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Central London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Central London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Central London over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Central London

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 16 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -35 66 £575 +9.52% 11
Southwark -40 5 £575 +4.55%
West End of London -10 4 £644 +11.96%
City of Westminster -26 4 £644 +32.05%
Opscode Chef
London

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 Central London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 79 (79.00%) DevOps
2 61 (61.00%) Ansible
3 58 (58.00%) Linux
4 54 (54.00%) Puppet
5 52 (52.00%) Terraform
6 51 (51.00%) Jenkins
7 50 (50.00%) Python
8 49 (49.00%) Docker
9 48 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
10 41 (41.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 36 (36.00%) Kubernetes
12 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (33.00%) Configuration Management
14 28 (28.00%) Infrastructure as Code
15 27 (27.00%) Finance
16 25 (25.00%) Java
17 24 (24.00%) Git (software)
18 23 (23.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 19 (19.00%) Bash Shell
19 19 (19.00%) JIRA
20 18 (18.00%) Unix
20 18 (18.00%) Windows
21 16 (16.00%) Node.js
22 15 (15.00%) Atlassian
22 15 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
23 14 (14.00%) Microservices
23 14 (14.00%) GitHub
23 14 (14.00%) Ruby
23 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
23 14 (14.00%) AWS Lambda

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 12 (12.00%) Confluence
2 5 (5.00%) Apache
2 5 (5.00%) nginx
3 3 (3.00%) IIS
3 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.00%) JBoss
4 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.00%) Jetty
5 1 (1.00%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 48 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (41.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (14.00%) AWS Lambda
3 14 (14.00%) GitHub
3 14 (14.00%) Serverless
4 13 (13.00%) Amazon S3
4 13 (13.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (12.00%) Amazon ECS
5 12 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (10.00%) Route 53
7 6 (6.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (5.00%) CloudFront
9 4 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (3.00%) PaaS
11 2 (2.00%) IaaS
12 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (1.00%) Datadog
12 1 (1.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) Firewall
1 6 (6.00%) SSL
1 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.00%) HTTP
3 4 (4.00%) DNS
4 3 (3.00%) DHCP
4 3 (3.00%) FTP
4 3 (3.00%) IPsec
4 3 (3.00%) LAN
4 3 (3.00%) WAN
5 2 (2.00%) SAN
5 2 (2.00%) Wireless
6 1 (1.00%) BGP
6 1 (1.00%) OSPF
6 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (7.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.00%) MySQL
2 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.00%) DB2
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (51.00%) Jenkins
2 24 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (19.00%) JIRA
4 7 (7.00%) Maven
5 5 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.00%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.00%) GoCD
6 4 (4.00%) Selenium
7 3 (3.00%) Ant
7 3 (3.00%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.00%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.00%) Gradle
8 2 (2.00%) JMeter
8 2 (2.00%) JUnit
8 2 (2.00%) Spinnaker
8 2 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 27 (27.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Banking
2 5 (5.00%) Games
2 5 (5.00%) Law
3 2 (2.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (62.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.00%) AWS DevOps
2 17 (17.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.00%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (16.00%) Senior DevOps
4 14 (14.00%) Azure DevOps
5 13 (13.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 10 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Architect
9 7 (7.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (7.00%) Python Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) Node.js
2 12 (12.00%) X-Windows
3 5 (5.00%) OAuth
3 5 (5.00%) OAuth2
4 4 (4.00%) REST
4 4 (4.00%) Web Services
5 3 (3.00%) .NET
5 3 (3.00%) Kafka
5 3 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.00%) YAML
6 2 (2.00%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.00%) gRPC
6 2 (2.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.00%) JSON
6 2 (2.00%) Servlets
6 2 (2.00%) Spring
7 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Cloud Native
2 8 (8.00%) PKI
3 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) Replication
6 2 (2.00%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.00%) User Experience
6 2 (2.00%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (58.00%) Linux
2 23 (23.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (18.00%) Unix
3 18 (18.00%) Windows
4 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.00%) CentOS
5 3 (3.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.00%) Debian
6 1 (1.00%) Fedora
6 1 (1.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (79.00%) DevOps
2 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (33.00%) Configuration Management
4 28 (28.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 15 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (14.00%) Microservices
7 13 (13.00%) Open Source
8 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.00%) Fintech
9 10 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (8.00%) OWASP
11 7 (7.00%) Build Automation
11 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.00%) SIEM
12 6 (6.00%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
13 5 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
13 5 (5.00%) Migration
13 5 (5.00%) SDLC
13 5 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (50.00%) Python
2 25 (25.00%) Java
3 19 (19.00%) Bash Shell
4 14 (14.00%) Ruby
5 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.00%) Perl
7 8 (8.00%) SQL
8 6 (6.00%) Go
8 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.00%) C#
9 5 (5.00%) Groovy
10 4 (4.00%) Scala
11 3 (3.00%) PHP
12 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.00%) C
13 1 (1.00%) Java 8
13 1 (1.00%) Java 9
13 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) AWS Certification
2 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.00%) RHCE
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 49 (49.00%) Docker
2 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.00%) etcd
4 1 (1.00%) KVM
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.00%) vCloud
4 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (61.00%) Ansible
2 54 (54.00%) Puppet
3 52 (52.00%) Terraform
4 36 (36.00%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.00%) Salt
6 4 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (4.00%) Packer
7 3 (3.00%) Rundeck
8 2 (2.00%) Consul
8 2 (2.00%) Mesos
8 2 (2.00%) systemd
9 1 (1.00%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.00%) Istio
9 1 (1.00%) Kibana
9 1 (1.00%) logstash
9 1 (1.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (15.00%) Atlassian
2 10 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.00%) Google
3 8 (8.00%) Splunk
4 6 (6.00%) SaltStack
4 6 (6.00%) VMware
5 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.00%) Perforce
7 2 (2.00%) Citrix
7 2 (2.00%) Interwoven
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle
7 2 (2.00%) Remedy
7 2 (2.00%) webMethods
8 1 (1.00%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.00%) hybris
8 1 (1.00%) IBM
8 1 (1.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow