Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 145 82
Rank change year-on-year -10 -63 +82
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 109 98 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.56% 1.49% 2.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.74% 12.79% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 80 162
City of London median daily rate £533 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.18% +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £456 £434 £406
90th Percentile £665 £653 £649
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £531
% change year-on-year - +3.53% +11.84%
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 1,015 766 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.54% 11.68% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 611 655
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £313
90th Percentile £676 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 8
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -17.07% +36.67%
10th Percentile £13.31 £15.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £25.29 £24.54
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% -7.32% +28.13%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -3 18 £525 -
Opscode Chef
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 76 (69.72%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (68.81%) Puppet
3 74 (67.89%) Ansible
4 65 (59.63%) DevOps
5 64 (58.72%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (55.96%) Jenkins
7 49 (44.95%) Python
8 46 (42.20%) Docker
9 43 (39.45%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (38.53%) Linux
11 36 (33.03%) Configuration Management
12 35 (32.11%) Bash Shell
12 35 (32.11%) Terraform
13 32 (29.36%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (28.44%) Java
15 30 (27.52%) Amazon S3
15 30 (27.52%) Git (software)
16 28 (25.69%) Unix
16 28 (25.69%) Windows
17 27 (24.77%) Amazon EC2
18 25 (22.94%) Shell Script
19 24 (22.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 23 (21.10%) SQL
20 23 (21.10%) Oracle
21 22 (20.18%) Scrum
21 22 (20.18%) PowerShell
21 22 (20.18%) Kubernetes
22 21 (19.27%) Node.js
23 20 (18.35%) JIRA
24 19 (17.43%) Ruby

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 10 (9.17%) Confluence
2 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.50%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.59%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.67%) Apache
6 2 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.83%) IIS
6 2 (1.83%) nginx
7 1 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.92%) CMS
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.92%) Jetty
7 1 (0.92%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Visio
2 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 76 (69.72%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (29.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (27.52%) Amazon S3
4 27 (24.77%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (22.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (11.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (11.93%) Serverless
7 12 (11.01%) GitHub
8 11 (10.09%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (10.09%) Route 53
9 10 (9.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (8.26%) CloudFront
10 9 (8.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (5.50%) SaaS
12 4 (3.67%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (2.75%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (2.75%) Datadog
13 3 (2.75%) IaaS
13 3 (2.75%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) DNS
2 6 (5.50%) Firewall
3 5 (4.59%) HTTP
4 3 (2.75%) IMAP
4 3 (2.75%) SMTP
5 2 (1.83%) VPN
6 1 (0.92%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.92%) Internet
6 1 (0.92%) Intranet
6 1 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.92%) LAN
6 1 (0.92%) SAN
6 1 (0.92%) SNMP
6 1 (0.92%) SSL
6 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.84%) Big Data
2 14 (12.84%) NoSQL
3 13 (11.93%) Apache Hive
3 13 (11.93%) Hadoop
3 13 (11.93%) Impala
3 13 (11.93%) MySQL
3 13 (11.93%) Sqoop
4 11 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (9.17%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (6.42%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (3.67%) Redis
9 3 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.83%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.83%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.92%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 61 (55.96%) Jenkins
2 30 (27.52%) Git (software)
3 20 (18.35%) JIRA
4 11 (10.09%) TeamCity
5 9 (8.26%) Maven
6 8 (7.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (7.34%) Gradle
7 5 (4.59%) MSTest
7 5 (4.59%) NUnit
7 5 (4.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (4.59%) Subversion
8 4 (3.67%) GitLab
8 4 (3.67%) Grunt
8 4 (3.67%) gulp
8 4 (3.67%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.67%) PhantomJS
8 4 (3.67%) Vagrant
8 4 (3.67%) webpack
9 3 (2.75%) Artifactory
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Law
5 2 (1.83%) Games
5 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (42.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (17.43%) AWS DevOps
2 19 (17.43%) AWS Engineer
3 18 (16.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 16 (14.68%) Developer
5 14 (12.84%) Platform Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (5.50%) Architect
10 5 (4.59%) AWS Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Senior DevOps
10 5 (4.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (3.67%) Unix Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) Node.js
2 15 (13.76%) Web Services
3 8 (7.34%) CSS
4 6 (5.50%) RESTful
4 6 (5.50%) Spring
5 5 (4.59%) .NET
5 5 (4.59%) HTML
5 5 (4.59%) SOAP
6 4 (3.67%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (3.67%) Jest
6 4 (3.67%) Kafka
6 4 (3.67%) Redux
6 4 (3.67%) Sass
7 3 (2.75%) HTML5
7 3 (2.75%) jQuery
7 3 (2.75%) LDAP
7 3 (2.75%) LESS
7 3 (2.75%) REST
7 3 (2.75%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Wiki
2 10 (9.17%) Fintech
3 9 (8.26%) User Experience
4 8 (7.34%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.50%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (4.59%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.59%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.59%) Smartcard
6 5 (4.59%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.59%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.67%) Replication
8 3 (2.75%) Blog
8 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.83%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.53%) Linux
2 28 (25.69%) Unix
2 28 (25.69%) Windows
3 9 (8.26%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.75%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.83%) CentOS
6 2 (1.83%) DC/OS
6 2 (1.83%) VMS
7 1 (0.92%) Debian
7 1 (0.92%) Solaris
7 1 (0.92%) SUSE
7 1 (0.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.63%) DevOps
2 64 (58.72%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.45%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (33.03%) Configuration Management
5 22 (20.18%) Scrum
6 17 (15.60%) Build Automation
6 17 (15.60%) Test Automation
7 16 (14.68%) TDD
8 15 (13.76%) ETL
9 14 (12.84%) Microservices
10 13 (11.93%) Data Analysis
10 13 (11.93%) Data Extraction
10 13 (11.93%) Open Source
11 12 (11.01%) Migration
12 11 (10.09%) SDLC
13 10 (9.17%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (8.26%) OO
15 8 (7.34%) Deployment Automation
15 8 (7.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.95%) Python
2 35 (32.11%) Bash Shell
3 31 (28.44%) Java
4 25 (22.94%) Shell Script
5 23 (21.10%) SQL
6 22 (20.18%) PowerShell
7 19 (17.43%) Ruby
8 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
9 13 (11.93%) Korn
10 4 (3.67%) C#
10 4 (3.67%) Go
10 4 (3.67%) Perl
11 2 (1.83%) Java 8
11 2 (1.83%) PHP
11 2 (1.83%) Scala
12 1 (0.92%) C
12 1 (0.92%) C++
12 1 (0.92%) ES6
12 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) AWS Certification
2 7 (6.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (6.42%) Degree
3 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) CCNP
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.83%) VCP6
5 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.92%) MCITP
6 1 (0.92%) MCSE
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) GCP
2 4 (3.67%) QA
3 2 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (42.20%) Docker
2 13 (11.93%) HDFS
3 9 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.59%) vSphere
5 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.75%) VirtualBox
6 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.83%) KVM
7 2 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.92%) Gluster
8 1 (0.92%) iptables
8 1 (0.92%) NFS
8 1 (0.92%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.92%) vCloud
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 75 (68.81%) Puppet
2 74 (67.89%) Ansible
3 35 (32.11%) Terraform
4 22 (20.18%) Kubernetes
5 13 (11.93%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (5.50%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (5.50%) Packer
7 5 (4.59%) Salt
7 5 (4.59%) systemd
8 4 (3.67%) Mesos
8 4 (3.67%) PingFederate
8 4 (3.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 3 (2.75%) Rancher
9 3 (2.75%) vRealize
10 2 (1.83%) Nagios
10 2 (1.83%) vMotion
11 1 (0.92%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.92%) SCOM
11 1 (0.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (21.10%) Oracle
2 16 (14.68%) Splunk
3 13 (11.93%) Cloudera
3 13 (11.93%) VMware
4 9 (8.26%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.50%) Google
6 5 (4.59%) Citrix
6 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.67%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.75%) Cisco
8 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.75%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.83%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.83%) New Relic
10 1 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.92%) Nokia
10 1 (0.92%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.92%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.92%) TIBCO