Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 101 148
Rank change year-on-year -66 +47 -45
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 91 244 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.22% 2.65% 1.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.64% 15.63% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 214 111
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £448 £475 £419
90th Percentile £726 £682 £675
London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £105.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50

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 1,191 1,561 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.00% 16.95% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 1,239 772
Central London median daily rate £538 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £319
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £550 £530 £500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 10
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% -1.58% -30.91%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.80 £15.45
90th Percentile £49.44 £25.50 £33.75
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year +5.13% -24.27% +28.75%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -40 75 £575 +4.55% 30
City of Westminster -3 2 £525 -12.50%
West End of London +27 1 £625 -
Kensington and Chelsea -2 1 £300 -45.45%
Opscode Chef
London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 73 (80.22%) DevOps
2 67 (73.63%) Ansible
3 64 (70.33%) AWS
4 58 (63.74%) Puppet
5 50 (54.95%) Jenkins
6 47 (51.65%) Python
7 46 (50.55%) Terraform
8 45 (49.45%) Linux
9 39 (42.86%) Docker
10 38 (41.76%) Java
11 36 (39.56%) Configuration Management
12 34 (37.36%) Kubernetes
13 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (29.67%) Ruby
15 24 (26.37%) Infrastructure as Code
16 23 (25.27%) Microservices
16 23 (25.27%) Bash Shell
17 21 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (23.08%) Azure
18 19 (20.88%) Git (software)
18 19 (20.88%) Red Hat
19 18 (19.78%) Finance
19 18 (19.78%) JIRA
19 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
20 17 (18.68%) GCP
21 16 (17.58%) Infrastructure Automation
21 16 (17.58%) Splunk
21 16 (17.58%) Perl
22 15 (16.48%) Node.js

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 10 (10.99%) Confluence
2 8 (8.79%) JBoss
2 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.69%) Jetty
4 2 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.10%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) nginx
5 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 64 (70.33%) AWS
2 21 (23.08%) Azure
3 17 (18.68%) GCP
4 13 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (13.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (13.19%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (13.19%) GitHub
5 12 (13.19%) Serverless
6 10 (10.99%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (10.99%) Amazon S3
7 9 (9.89%) Datadog
8 7 (7.69%) Route 53
9 5 (5.49%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (4.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (3.30%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (3.30%) AWS CodePipeline
11 3 (3.30%) CloudFront
11 3 (3.30%) OpenShift
12 2 (2.20%) SoftLayer
12 2 (2.20%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Internet
2 8 (8.79%) Firewall
2 8 (8.79%) VPN
3 5 (5.49%) DNS
4 4 (4.40%) HTTP
5 3 (3.30%) FTP
5 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.20%) BGP
6 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.20%) LAN
6 2 (2.20%) OSPF
7 1 (1.10%) DHCP
7 1 (1.10%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.10%) IPsec
7 1 (1.10%) MPLS
7 1 (1.10%) RIP
7 1 (1.10%) SAN
7 1 (1.10%) SSL
7 1 (1.10%) WAN
7 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) MongoDB
1 11 (12.09%) NoSQL
2 9 (9.89%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.69%) MySQL
4 6 (6.59%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (5.49%) Big Data
6 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.20%) OLAP
8 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.20%) Power BI
8 2 (2.20%) QlikView
8 2 (2.20%) Spotfire
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (54.95%) Jenkins
2 19 (20.88%) Git (software)
3 18 (19.78%) JIRA
4 12 (13.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (9.89%) Travis CI
6 8 (8.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (8.79%) CircleCI
7 4 (4.40%) GitLab
7 4 (4.40%) SonarQube
7 4 (4.40%) Subversion
8 3 (3.30%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.30%) Maven
9 2 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.10%) Ant
10 1 (1.10%) GoCD
10 1 (1.10%) Gradle
10 1 (1.10%) Spinnaker
10 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Law
3 3 (3.30%) Games
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Billing
4 2 (2.20%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (60.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) AWS DevOps
2 17 (18.68%) AWS Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (6.59%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (6.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
9 4 (4.40%) Azure DevOps
10 3 (3.30%) Applications Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Architect
10 3 (3.30%) AWS Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.48%) Node.js
2 10 (10.99%) Web Services
3 9 (9.89%) JSON
4 8 (8.79%) Spring
5 7 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 7 (7.69%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.30%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.30%) Kafka
6 3 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.20%) OAuth
7 2 (2.20%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.10%) CSS
8 1 (1.10%) LAMP
8 1 (1.10%) LDAP
8 1 (1.10%) Middleware
8 1 (1.10%) OAuth2
8 1 (1.10%) OpenID
8 1 (1.10%) REST
8 1 (1.10%) SAML
8 1 (1.10%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) PKI
2 4 (4.40%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.30%) Replication
4 2 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.10%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.10%) iSeries
5 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (49.45%) Linux
2 21 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (15.38%) Unix
4 7 (7.69%) Windows
5 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.20%) AIX
7 2 (2.20%) CentOS
7 2 (2.20%) Solaris
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.20%) zOS
8 1 (1.10%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.10%) Debian
8 1 (1.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (80.22%) DevOps
2 36 (39.56%) Configuration Management
3 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (26.37%) Infrastructure as Code
5 23 (25.27%) Microservices
6 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (17.58%) Infrastructure Automation
8 12 (13.19%) Open Source
9 11 (12.09%) Migration
9 11 (12.09%) Scrum
10 10 (10.99%) Kanban
11 9 (9.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.79%) Fintech
12 8 (8.79%) ITIL
12 8 (8.79%) Runbook
13 7 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (7.69%) Multithreading
13 7 (7.69%) Software Delivery
13 7 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.65%) Python
2 38 (41.76%) Java
3 27 (29.67%) Ruby
4 23 (25.27%) Bash Shell
5 16 (17.58%) Perl
6 11 (12.09%) Go
7 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.30%) C
8 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.30%) SQL
9 2 (2.20%) C#
9 2 (2.20%) PHP
10 1 (1.10%) Groovy
10 1 (1.10%) PHP 4
10 1 (1.10%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.10%) Rust
10 1 (1.10%) Scala
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.99%) AWS Certification
3 9 (9.89%) RHCE
4 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.10%) CCIE
7 1 (1.10%) CCNP
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (42.86%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) etcd
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) KVM
3 1 (1.10%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.10%) vSphere
3 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 67 (73.63%) Ansible
2 58 (63.74%) Puppet
3 46 (50.55%) Terraform
4 34 (37.36%) Kubernetes
5 8 (8.79%) Cobbler
6 7 (7.69%) Salt
6 7 (7.69%) Suricata
7 6 (6.59%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (6.59%) Rancher
8 3 (3.30%) Grafana
8 3 (3.30%) Packer
8 3 (3.30%) Prometheus
9 2 (2.20%) Consul
9 2 (2.20%) Control-M
9 2 (2.20%) Kibana
9 2 (2.20%) SCCM
10 1 (1.10%) logstash
10 1 (1.10%) Nagios
10 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.10%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Red Hat
2 16 (17.58%) Splunk
3 10 (10.99%) Google
4 8 (8.79%) Atlassian
5 7 (7.69%) Qualys
5 7 (7.69%) SaltStack
6 6 (6.59%) ServiceNow
7 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.40%) IBM
8 4 (4.40%) VMware
9 3 (3.30%) Cisco
9 3 (3.30%) New Relic
9 3 (3.30%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.30%) Tableau
10 2 (2.20%) Citrix
10 2 (2.20%) hybris
10 2 (2.20%) Oracle
10 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.10%) Remedy
11 1 (1.10%) TOWER Software