Period
to 15 February 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 15 February 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 104 128
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24 +9
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 208 217 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.32% 2.42% 1.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.97% 19.93% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 184 118
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £425
90th Percentile £668 £675 £675
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.69%
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 1,604 1,089 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.92% 12.13% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,236 866 664
Central London median daily rate £550 £501 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.84% +0.15% +11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £661 £650
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 15
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -20.00% +31.74%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.81 £13.80
90th Percentile £33.10 £43.50 £55.00
London median hourly rate £23.84 £24.92 £22.00
% change year-on-year -4.35% +13.27% -

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 15 February 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 15 February 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 +1 150 £550 +4.76% 60
Southwark -1 68 £575 +4.55%
City of Westminster -16 2 £550 +4.76% 1
West End of London -41 2 £600 +6.67%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £550 -
Opscode Chef
London

For the 6 months to 15 February 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.

1 135 (64.90%) DevOps
2 130 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (60.58%) Ansible
4 120 (57.69%) Puppet
5 114 (54.81%) Amazon AWS
6 96 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (44.71%) Linux
8 88 (42.31%) Terraform
9 80 (38.46%) Jenkins
10 73 (35.10%) Finance
11 64 (30.77%) Java
12 61 (29.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 59 (28.37%) Docker
14 57 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (27.40%) TDD
15 56 (26.92%) Python
16 54 (25.96%) Windows
16 54 (25.96%) Windows Server
17 53 (25.48%) PostgreSQL
18 52 (25.00%) Oracle
19 51 (24.52%) Active Directory
20 50 (24.04%) MySQL
20 50 (24.04%) NoSQL
21 49 (23.56%) X-Windows
21 49 (23.56%) Kubernetes
22 47 (22.60%) Tomcat
23 46 (22.12%) WebSphere
24 45 (21.63%) OO
25 44 (21.15%) WebLogic
25 44 (21.15%) NUnit

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 (22.60%) Tomcat
2 46 (22.12%) WebSphere
3 44 (21.15%) OpenStack
3 44 (21.15%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.44%) Apache
4 3 (1.44%) Confluence
4 3 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.44%) IIS
4 3 (1.44%) nginx
5 2 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.96%) Jetty
5 2 (0.96%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 130 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (54.81%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (8.17%) GitHub
4 14 (6.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (5.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (4.81%) SaaS
7 9 (4.33%) PaaS
8 7 (3.37%) Serverless
9 6 (2.88%) Datadog
10 5 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (2.40%) IaaS
10 5 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.92%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.92%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.44%) npm
12 3 (1.44%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.96%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.81%) Firewall
2 6 (2.88%) VPN
3 5 (2.40%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (2.40%) Network Security
4 4 (1.92%) DNS
5 3 (1.44%) AMQP
5 3 (1.44%) HTTP
5 3 (1.44%) LAN
5 3 (1.44%) WAN
6 2 (0.96%) Wireless
7 1 (0.48%) IPFIX
7 1 (0.48%) IPsec
7 1 (0.48%) Junos
7 1 (0.48%) MQTT
7 1 (0.48%) MRTG
7 1 (0.48%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.48%) OPNsense
7 1 (0.48%) VoIP
7 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (25.48%) PostgreSQL
2 50 (24.04%) MySQL
2 50 (24.04%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.88%) Redis
4 5 (2.40%) Big Data
5 4 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.44%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.96%) HBase
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.48%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.48%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 80 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 44 (21.15%) MSTest
2 44 (21.15%) NUnit
3 38 (18.27%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.21%) GitLab
4 15 (7.21%) JIRA
5 11 (5.29%) TeamCity
6 9 (4.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.37%) Maven
7 7 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (2.88%) GoCD
9 5 (2.40%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.40%) Gradle
9 5 (2.40%) Subversion
9 5 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.44%) Ant
10 3 (1.44%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.44%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.44%) Vagrant
General
1 73 (35.10%) Finance
2 12 (5.77%) Banking
3 4 (1.92%) Law
3 4 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (52.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (26.44%) Developer
3 47 (22.60%) Java Developer
4 45 (21.63%) Azure DevOps
5 43 (20.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 43 (20.67%) Azure Engineer
6 40 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
7 38 (18.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 35 (16.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 20 (9.62%) Senior Developer
9 20 (9.62%) Senior DevOps
10 17 (8.17%) Platform Engineer
10 17 (8.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 16 (7.69%) AWS Developer
11 16 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
12 15 (7.21%) Digital Developer
12 15 (7.21%) Digital Transformation
12 15 (7.21%) Operations Engineer
12 15 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (5.77%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.56%) X-Windows
2 16 (7.69%) Node.js
3 12 (5.77%) .NET
4 10 (4.81%) Kafka
5 8 (3.85%) RESTful
6 7 (3.37%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.37%) CSS
6 7 (3.37%) HTML
6 7 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (2.88%) .NET Core
7 6 (2.88%) REST
7 6 (2.88%) Web Services
8 4 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.44%) jQuery
9 3 (1.44%) Spring
9 3 (1.44%) Spring Boot
9 3 (1.44%) YAML
10 2 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.96%) Socket.IO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.88%) Fintech
1 6 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (2.88%) Public Cloud
2 5 (2.40%) Fat Client
2 5 (2.40%) Smartcard
2 5 (2.40%) Thin Client
2 5 (2.40%) User Experience
2 5 (2.40%) Video\Live Streaming
3 4 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.44%) Blog
4 3 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.96%) Clustering
5 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.96%) PKI
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 93 (44.71%) Linux
2 61 (29.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 54 (25.96%) Windows
3 54 (25.96%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.33%) Unix
5 3 (1.44%) Debian
5 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.96%) CentOS
7 1 (0.48%) Android
7 1 (0.48%) Fedora
7 1 (0.48%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (64.90%) DevOps
2 96 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
3 57 (27.40%) TDD
4 45 (21.63%) OO
5 32 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 21 (10.10%) Open Source
7 18 (8.65%) Migration
8 17 (8.17%) Microservices
9 15 (7.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 15 (7.21%) Kanban
10 14 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (6.73%) Test Automation
11 11 (5.29%) Build Automation
11 11 (5.29%) Scrum
12 9 (4.33%) Systems Engineering
13 8 (3.85%) ITIL
13 8 (3.85%) SDLC
14 7 (3.37%) Integration Testing
14 7 (3.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 64 (30.77%) Java
2 56 (26.92%) Python
3 24 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 22 (10.58%) Ruby
5 19 (9.13%) JavaScript
6 18 (8.65%) PowerShell
7 16 (7.69%) SQL
8 12 (5.77%) C#
8 12 (5.77%) Go
9 10 (4.81%) Perl
10 6 (2.88%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.92%) PHP
11 4 (1.92%) Scala
12 3 (1.44%) C
12 3 (1.44%) Java 8
12 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.48%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.48%) C++
13 1 (0.48%) Groovy
13 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.85%) Degree
2 8 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.88%) RHCE
4 5 (2.40%) CCNP
4 5 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (28.37%) Docker
2 51 (24.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.44%) KVM
3 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.96%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.96%) Xen
5 1 (0.48%) NFS
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.48%) pfSense
5 1 (0.48%) Samba
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 126 (60.58%) Ansible
2 120 (57.69%) Puppet
3 88 (42.31%) Terraform
4 49 (23.56%) Kubernetes
5 12 (5.77%) Salt
6 5 (2.40%) Packer
6 5 (2.40%) systemd
7 4 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.44%) Mesos
8 3 (1.44%) Nagios
8 3 (1.44%) Rundeck
8 3 (1.44%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.96%) Kibana
9 2 (0.96%) logstash
9 2 (0.96%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.48%) Grafana
10 1 (0.48%) Observium
10 1 (0.48%) Rancher
10 1 (0.48%) Suricata
10 1 (0.48%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 52 (25.00%) Oracle
2 14 (6.73%) Splunk
3 12 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.81%) Google
5 9 (4.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.33%) SaltStack
6 7 (3.37%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.88%) Cisco
7 6 (2.88%) Qualys
7 6 (2.88%) VMware
8 5 (2.40%) Citrix
9 2 (0.96%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.96%) New Relic
9 2 (0.96%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.96%) Tableau
10 1 (0.48%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.48%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow