Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 February 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 129 130
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 +58
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 156 106 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 1.73% 1.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.86% 16.21% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 94 93
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £425 £425 £364
90th Percentile £655 £675 £648
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 827 654 687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.65% 10.68% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 524 510
City of London median daily rate £520 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
90th Percentile £663 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £508 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +1.50% +11.11% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 6
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +15.18% +32.64%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.85 £15.38
90th Percentile £67.50 £55.00 £36.13
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.79% +31.94%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
London Bridge +2 12 £550 +33.33%
Opscode Chef
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 121 (77.56%) Puppet
2 113 (72.44%) DevOps
3 95 (60.90%) Ansible
4 72 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 72 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
5 70 (44.87%) Java
6 69 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (43.59%) Docker
8 61 (39.10%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (38.46%) Git (software)
10 54 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 53 (33.97%) Python
12 51 (32.69%) Configuration Management
13 47 (30.13%) Finance
14 41 (26.28%) Ruby
14 41 (26.28%) Linux
15 37 (23.72%) Unix
16 36 (23.08%) Terraform
17 34 (21.79%) Maven
18 30 (19.23%) TeamCity
19 29 (18.59%) Kubernetes
20 28 (17.95%) Bash Shell
20 28 (17.95%) Windows
20 28 (17.95%) JavaScript
21 27 (17.31%) TDD
21 27 (17.31%) JIRA
22 25 (16.03%) Node.js
23 24 (15.38%) Splunk
23 24 (15.38%) Migration
24 22 (14.10%) Banking

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 18 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 15 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (7.69%) JBoss
4 12 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.13%) Confluence
6 4 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.92%) nginx
8 1 (0.64%) Apache
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.64%) IIS
8 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.64%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 72 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (13.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (8.97%) npm
5 11 (7.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (5.77%) Amazon S3
6 9 (5.77%) Route 53
6 9 (5.77%) Serverless
7 8 (5.13%) GitHub
8 7 (4.49%) PaaS
9 6 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (3.85%) IaaS
10 3 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (1.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (1.92%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.92%) SaaS
10 3 (1.92%) Slack
10 3 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.54%) Firewall
2 5 (3.21%) HTTP
2 5 (3.21%) SMTP
3 4 (2.56%) IMAP
4 3 (1.92%) Internet
4 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.28%) DNS
5 2 (1.28%) LAN
5 2 (1.28%) SSH
5 2 (1.28%) WAN
6 1 (0.64%) 3G
6 1 (0.64%) 4G
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.64%) FTP
6 1 (0.64%) GSM
6 1 (0.64%) Network Security
6 1 (0.64%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (11.54%) MySQL
2 18 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.49%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.56%) OLTP
5 4 (2.56%) Redis
5 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.92%) Big Data
6 3 (1.92%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.92%) HDInsight
7 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 60 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 34 (21.79%) Maven
4 30 (19.23%) TeamCity
5 27 (17.31%) JIRA
6 18 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (8.97%) Cucumber
8 12 (7.69%) Liquibase
8 12 (7.69%) MSTest
8 12 (7.69%) NUnit
8 12 (7.69%) Subversion
9 11 (7.05%) gulp
9 11 (7.05%) Selenium
10 10 (6.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (6.41%) webpack
11 8 (5.13%) Grunt
11 8 (5.13%) Jasmine
12 6 (3.85%) Gradle
12 6 (3.85%) PhantomJS
12 6 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (30.13%) Finance
2 22 (14.10%) Banking
3 15 (9.62%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 10 (6.41%) Retail
6 4 (2.56%) Publishing
6 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.28%) Law
9 1 (0.64%) French Language
9 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (58.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (24.36%) Developer
3 27 (17.31%) AWS DevOps
4 20 (12.82%) AWS Engineer
5 18 (11.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 18 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 13 (8.33%) Java Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) Architect
8 11 (7.05%) Integration Engineer
8 11 (7.05%) Senior DevOps
9 10 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 8 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (4.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 7 (4.49%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (4.49%) React Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
14 5 (3.21%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.03%) Node.js
2 19 (12.18%) Web Services
3 18 (11.54%) Spring
4 14 (8.97%) Spring MVC
5 13 (8.33%) Sass
6 12 (7.69%) CSS
7 9 (5.77%) RESTful
8 8 (5.13%) Jest
8 8 (5.13%) LESS
8 8 (5.13%) REST
9 7 (4.49%) .NET
9 7 (4.49%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.49%) J2EE
9 7 (4.49%) React
10 6 (3.85%) SOAP
11 5 (3.21%) LDAP
12 4 (2.56%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.56%) HTML
12 4 (2.56%) Spring Boot
13 3 (1.92%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.26%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (7.05%) Data Structures
2 11 (7.05%) Fintech
3 7 (4.49%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.85%) User Experience
5 4 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.28%) iPad
7 2 (1.28%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.64%) Derivative
8 1 (0.64%) Equities
8 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.28%) Linux
2 37 (23.72%) Unix
3 28 (17.95%) Windows
4 15 (9.62%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.05%) Debian
6 5 (3.21%) VMS
7 4 (2.56%) CentOS
7 4 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.64%) AIX
9 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.64%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.64%) Fedora
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (72.44%) DevOps
2 69 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (39.10%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (32.69%) Configuration Management
5 27 (17.31%) TDD
6 24 (15.38%) Migration
7 18 (11.54%) BDD
8 17 (10.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (10.26%) Continuous Deployment
9 16 (10.26%) Microservices
9 16 (10.26%) OO
10 15 (9.62%) MVC
10 15 (9.62%) Open Source
11 12 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (5.13%) Build Automation
12 8 (5.13%) Front End Development
12 8 (5.13%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.13%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.49%) Memory Management
14 6 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 70 (44.87%) Java
2 53 (33.97%) Python
3 41 (26.28%) Ruby
4 28 (17.95%) Bash Shell
4 28 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 20 (12.82%) PowerShell
6 15 (9.62%) Perl
7 13 (8.33%) SQL
8 10 (6.41%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.21%) Groovy
10 3 (1.92%) Scala
11 2 (1.28%) C#
11 2 (1.28%) Go
12 1 (0.64%) AWK
12 1 (0.64%) C
12 1 (0.64%) C++
12 1 (0.64%) Elixir
12 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.85%) Degree
2 4 (2.56%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) CCNP
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.64%) VCP6
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.97%) QA
2 10 (6.41%) GCP
System Software
1 68 (43.59%) Docker
2 6 (3.85%) vCloud
3 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.92%) KVM
3 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.64%) HDFS
5 1 (0.64%) iptables
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 121 (77.56%) Puppet
2 95 (60.90%) Ansible
3 36 (23.08%) Terraform
4 29 (18.59%) Kubernetes
5 15 (9.62%) Docker Swarm
6 12 (7.69%) Mesos
7 6 (3.85%) Nagios
8 3 (1.92%) Grafana
8 3 (1.92%) Salt
9 2 (1.28%) Capistrano
9 2 (1.28%) Kibana
9 2 (1.28%) Marathon
10 1 (0.64%) Cacti
10 1 (0.64%) Icinga
10 1 (0.64%) logstash
10 1 (0.64%) Oozie
10 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.64%) SELinux
10 1 (0.64%) vMotion
10 1 (0.64%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (15.38%) Splunk
2 16 (10.26%) Oracle
3 14 (8.97%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.69%) AppDynamics
5 5 (3.21%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.21%) Google
5 5 (3.21%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.21%) VMware
6 4 (2.56%) Capita
7 3 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.92%) Cisco
7 3 (1.92%) F5
8 2 (1.28%) Citrix
8 2 (1.28%) New Relic
8 2 (1.28%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.28%) Tableau
9 1 (0.64%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.64%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.64%) XebiaLabs