Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 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
London > Central London
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 132 102
Rank change year-on-year +28 -30 +49
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 238 158 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.57% 1.84% 2.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.95% 15.40% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 131 159
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £475 £425 £435
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 1,592 1,026 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.17% 11.94% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,262 813 751
Central London median daily rate £530 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £313 £316 £325
90th Percentile £675 £662 £638
London median daily rate £538 £513 £480
% change year-on-year +4.88% +6.77% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 12 13
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% -30.91% +61.76%
10th Percentile £14.80 £15.05 £13.40
90th Percentile £25.50 £29.75 £55.00
London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -26.21% +43.06% -10.00%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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 +24 161 £550 +4.76% 61
Southwark +5 73 £575 +4.55%
City of Westminster -11 4 £563 +7.14%
West End of London -30 4 £625 +4.17% 10
Camden -3 3 £625 +38.89%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £550 -
Opscode Chef
London

For the 6 months to 9 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 Central London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 156 (65.55%) DevOps
2 144 (60.50%) Ansible
2 144 (60.50%) Puppet
3 137 (57.56%) Amazon AWS
4 127 (53.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 121 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (43.70%) Linux
6 104 (43.70%) Jenkins
7 98 (41.18%) Terraform
8 78 (32.77%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (31.51%) Java
10 74 (31.09%) Finance
11 71 (29.83%) Docker
12 67 (28.15%) Windows
13 65 (27.31%) Python
14 63 (26.47%) Oracle
15 62 (26.05%) NoSQL
16 61 (25.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 61 (25.63%) TDD
17 59 (24.79%) MySQL
18 58 (24.37%) PostgreSQL
19 55 (23.11%) Windows Server
20 52 (21.85%) Kubernetes
20 52 (21.85%) Active Directory
21 49 (20.59%) X-Windows
22 48 (20.17%) OO
23 47 (19.75%) Tomcat
24 45 (18.91%) WebSphere
25 44 (18.49%) OpenStack
25 44 (18.49%) MSTest

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 47 (19.75%) Tomcat
2 45 (18.91%) WebSphere
3 44 (18.49%) OpenStack
3 44 (18.49%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.26%) Confluence
4 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.84%) Apache
5 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.84%) IIS
5 2 (0.84%) nginx
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.42%) Jetty
6 1 (0.42%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (4.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 137 (57.56%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (53.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 17 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 16 (6.72%) GitHub
6 13 (5.46%) SaaS
7 12 (5.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (5.04%) PaaS
8 8 (3.36%) Datadog
8 8 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (2.94%) IaaS
10 6 (2.52%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (2.10%) Serverless
12 4 (1.68%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (1.68%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (1.26%) npm
13 3 (1.26%) OpenShift
13 3 (1.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.36%) Firewall
2 7 (2.94%) VPN
3 6 (2.52%) DNS
4 5 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (2.10%) Network Security
5 4 (1.68%) HTTP
6 3 (1.26%) AMQP
7 2 (0.84%) DHCP
7 2 (0.84%) FTP
7 2 (0.84%) IPsec
7 2 (0.84%) SSL
7 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.42%) BGP
8 1 (0.42%) IPFIX
8 1 (0.42%) MPLS
8 1 (0.42%) MQTT
8 1 (0.42%) OSPF
8 1 (0.42%) SAN
8 1 (0.42%) TACACS
8 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (26.05%) NoSQL
2 59 (24.79%) MySQL
3 58 (24.37%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.88%) Big Data
5 14 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.20%) Apache Hive
6 10 (4.20%) Impala
6 10 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.20%) Sqoop
7 8 (3.36%) Redis
8 6 (2.52%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.68%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (1.68%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.84%) HBase
11 2 (0.84%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 104 (43.70%) Jenkins
2 44 (18.49%) MSTest
2 44 (18.49%) NUnit
3 41 (17.23%) Git (software)
4 18 (7.56%) GitLab
5 17 (7.14%) JIRA
6 11 (4.62%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.78%) GoCD
7 9 (3.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (3.36%) Maven
8 8 (3.36%) Subversion
9 7 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.94%) Gradle
10 6 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.10%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.10%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (1.68%) Artifactory
13 3 (1.26%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.26%) TestNG
General
1 74 (31.09%) Finance
2 16 (6.72%) Banking
3 3 (1.26%) Publishing
3 3 (1.26%) Retail
4 2 (0.84%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.42%) Law
5 1 (0.42%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (25.21%) Developer
3 49 (20.59%) Java Developer
4 39 (16.39%) Azure DevOps
4 39 (16.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 39 (16.39%) Azure Engineer
5 35 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
6 32 (13.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 30 (12.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 30 (12.61%) Platform Engineer
8 20 (8.40%) Operations Engineer
8 20 (8.40%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.72%) AWS Developer
9 16 (6.72%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 16 (6.72%) Senior DevOps
10 15 (6.30%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (6.30%) Digital Developer
10 15 (6.30%) Digital Transformation
10 15 (6.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 15 (6.30%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.59%) X-Windows
2 14 (5.88%) Node.js
3 13 (5.46%) .NET
4 12 (5.04%) Web Services
5 10 (4.20%) CSS
5 10 (4.20%) RESTful
6 9 (3.78%) HTML
6 9 (3.78%) Kafka
7 8 (3.36%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (2.52%) REST
8 6 (2.52%) Spring
9 5 (2.10%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.68%) .NET Core
10 4 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.68%) jQuery
11 3 (1.26%) CSS3
11 3 (1.26%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.26%) HTML5
11 3 (1.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.20%) Wiki
2 8 (3.36%) Public Cloud
3 6 (2.52%) Blog
3 6 (2.52%) Fintech
3 6 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (2.52%) User Experience
4 5 (2.10%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.10%) Smartcard
4 5 (2.10%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.10%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (1.68%) Replication
6 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.26%) Clustering
6 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 104 (43.70%) Linux
2 67 (28.15%) Windows
3 61 (25.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (23.11%) Windows Server
5 22 (9.24%) Unix
6 4 (1.68%) Debian
6 4 (1.68%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.26%) CentOS
7 3 (1.26%) VMS
8 1 (0.42%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Fedora
8 1 (0.42%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (65.55%) DevOps
2 121 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (32.77%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (25.63%) TDD
5 48 (20.17%) OO
6 36 (15.13%) Configuration Management
7 30 (12.61%) Open Source
8 26 (10.92%) Scrum
9 24 (10.08%) Migration
10 20 (8.40%) Microservices
11 19 (7.98%) Test Automation
12 18 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (7.14%) Build Automation
13 17 (7.14%) Kanban
14 15 (6.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 12 (5.04%) ETL
16 10 (4.20%) Data Analysis
16 10 (4.20%) Data Extraction
17 9 (3.78%) Computer Science
18 8 (3.36%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 75 (31.51%) Java
2 65 (27.31%) Python
3 38 (15.97%) Bash Shell
4 32 (13.45%) SQL
5 28 (11.76%) Ruby
6 27 (11.34%) PowerShell
7 21 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 20 (8.40%) Shell Script
9 14 (5.88%) Go
10 12 (5.04%) C#
11 10 (4.20%) Korn
12 7 (2.94%) Groovy
13 6 (2.52%) Perl
14 5 (2.10%) Java 8
15 4 (1.68%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.84%) C++
16 2 (0.84%) PHP
16 2 (0.84%) Scala
17 1 (0.42%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.20%) Degree
3 8 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.10%) CCNP
4 5 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.10%) RHCE
5 2 (0.84%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.10%) QA
2 3 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (29.83%) Docker
2 52 (21.85%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.20%) HDFS
4 3 (1.26%) KVM
4 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.84%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) NFS
6 1 (0.42%) pfSense
6 1 (0.42%) Samba
6 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 144 (60.50%) Ansible
1 144 (60.50%) Puppet
2 98 (41.18%) Terraform
3 52 (21.85%) Kubernetes
4 11 (4.62%) Salt
5 10 (4.20%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (2.94%) Packer
7 6 (2.52%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (2.10%) Nagios
8 5 (2.10%) systemd
8 5 (2.10%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.68%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.26%) logstash
11 2 (0.84%) Kibana
11 2 (0.84%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.84%) Suricata
12 1 (0.42%) Graylog
12 1 (0.42%) Icinga
12 1 (0.42%) Observium
12 1 (0.42%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 63 (26.47%) Oracle
2 16 (6.72%) Splunk
3 12 (5.04%) Google
4 10 (4.20%) Cloudera
4 10 (4.20%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.36%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.52%) Cisco
6 6 (2.52%) Qualys
7 5 (2.10%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.10%) Citrix
8 4 (1.68%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.68%) VMware
9 2 (0.84%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.84%) New Relic
10 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.42%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.42%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.42%) Tableau