Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 122 117
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +22
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 153 141 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.24% 1.98% 2.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.55% 16.49% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 120 109
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £450 £424 £448
90th Percentile £588 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 1,219 855 703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.85% 11.99% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 691 555
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +10.17%
10th Percentile £287 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £673 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 14
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -40.00% +34.97%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.81 £13.60
90th Percentile £25.50 £39.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% -20.00% +52.78%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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
London Bridge -9 67 £575 +4.55%
Opscode Chef
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 96 (62.75%) DevOps
2 87 (56.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (56.21%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (56.21%) Ansible
4 84 (54.90%) Puppet
5 80 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (45.10%) Linux
7 60 (39.22%) Terraform
8 56 (36.60%) Finance
9 51 (33.33%) Java
10 49 (32.03%) Jenkins
11 46 (30.07%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (30.07%) TDD
12 43 (28.10%) Python
13 42 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 40 (26.14%) MySQL
14 40 (26.14%) Oracle
14 40 (26.14%) Windows Server
15 39 (25.49%) Docker
15 39 (25.49%) NoSQL
16 38 (24.84%) Git (software)
16 38 (24.84%) PostgreSQL
17 37 (24.18%) Windows
18 35 (22.88%) Active Directory
19 34 (22.22%) X-Windows
20 32 (20.92%) WebSphere
20 32 (20.92%) Configuration Management
20 32 (20.92%) Tomcat
20 32 (20.92%) OO
21 31 (20.26%) WebLogic

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 32 (20.92%) Tomcat
1 32 (20.92%) WebSphere
2 31 (20.26%) OpenStack
2 31 (20.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.31%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.31%) Confluence
4 2 (1.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.65%) Jetty
5 1 (0.65%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.65%) nginx
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 87 (56.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (56.21%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.23%) PaaS
4 7 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.58%) Datadog
4 7 (4.58%) SaaS
4 7 (4.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (3.27%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (3.27%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.61%) Azure Functions
6 4 (2.61%) IaaS
6 4 (2.61%) Serverless
7 3 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.96%) npm
8 2 (1.31%) GitHub
8 2 (1.31%) Route 53
9 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) VPN
2 5 (3.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (3.27%) Network Security
3 3 (1.96%) AMQP
3 3 (1.96%) DNS
3 3 (1.96%) Firewall
4 2 (1.31%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) BGP
5 1 (0.65%) DHCP
5 1 (0.65%) FTP
5 1 (0.65%) IPsec
5 1 (0.65%) LAN
5 1 (0.65%) MPLS
5 1 (0.65%) OSPF
5 1 (0.65%) SNMP
5 1 (0.65%) TACACS
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) VoIP
5 1 (0.65%) WAN
5 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (26.14%) MySQL
2 39 (25.49%) NoSQL
3 38 (24.84%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.92%) Big Data
6 5 (3.27%) Redis
7 4 (2.61%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.31%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.31%) HBase
9 2 (1.31%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Ignite
10 1 (0.65%) SQLite
10 1 (0.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 49 (32.03%) Jenkins
2 38 (24.84%) Git (software)
3 31 (20.26%) MSTest
3 31 (20.26%) NUnit
4 13 (8.50%) JIRA
5 9 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (3.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (2.61%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.61%) GoCD
8 4 (2.61%) Gradle
8 4 (2.61%) Maven
9 3 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.96%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.96%) Subversion
10 2 (1.31%) Ant
10 2 (1.31%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.31%) Selenium
10 2 (1.31%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (36.60%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Legal
3 2 (1.31%) Advertising
3 2 (1.31%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.65%) Law
4 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (46.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (28.10%) Developer
3 40 (26.14%) Linux Engineer
4 38 (24.84%) Azure DevOps
5 36 (23.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 36 (23.53%) Azure Engineer
6 35 (22.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 34 (22.22%) Java Developer
7 34 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 20 (13.07%) Senior Developer
9 16 (10.46%) AWS Developer
10 15 (9.80%) Digital Developer
10 15 (9.80%) Digital Transformation
10 15 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (5.23%) Senior DevOps
13 7 (4.58%) .NET Developer
14 6 (3.92%) Architect
15 5 (3.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 4 (2.61%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.22%) X-Windows
2 17 (11.11%) Node.js
3 12 (7.84%) .NET
4 11 (7.19%) Kafka
5 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.23%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (5.23%) RESTful
6 7 (4.58%) CSS
6 7 (4.58%) HTML
7 6 (3.92%) REST
7 6 (3.92%) Web Services
8 5 (3.27%) .NET Core
8 5 (3.27%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.61%) jQuery
10 3 (1.96%) Spring
10 3 (1.96%) Spring Boot
11 2 (1.31%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (1.31%) JSON
11 2 (1.31%) Socket.IO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.92%) Fat Client
1 6 (3.92%) Fintech
1 6 (3.92%) Public Cloud
1 6 (3.92%) Smartcard
1 6 (3.92%) Thin Client
1 6 (3.92%) User Experience
1 6 (3.92%) Video\Live Streaming
2 5 (3.27%) Blog
3 4 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.96%) Clustering
4 3 (1.96%) Replication
5 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 69 (45.10%) Linux
2 42 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (26.14%) Windows Server
4 37 (24.18%) Windows
5 6 (3.92%) Unix
6 1 (0.65%) Android
6 1 (0.65%) CentOS
6 1 (0.65%) Debian
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (62.75%) DevOps
2 80 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (30.07%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (30.07%) TDD
4 32 (20.92%) Configuration Management
4 32 (20.92%) OO
5 22 (14.38%) Open Source
6 19 (12.42%) Migration
7 15 (9.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 14 (9.15%) Kanban
8 14 (9.15%) Microservices
9 13 (8.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (7.84%) Scrum
11 10 (6.54%) Build Automation
12 9 (5.88%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.58%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (4.58%) Systems Engineering
14 6 (3.92%) Issue Tracking
15 5 (3.27%) Continuous Deployment
15 5 (3.27%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 51 (33.33%) Java
2 43 (28.10%) Python
3 21 (13.73%) Bash Shell
4 19 (12.42%) SQL
5 18 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 17 (11.11%) Ruby
7 14 (9.15%) PowerShell
8 12 (7.84%) C#
9 11 (7.19%) Go
9 11 (7.19%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.61%) Scala
10 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.96%) Java 8
11 3 (1.96%) Perl
12 1 (0.65%) C
12 1 (0.65%) C++
12 1 (0.65%) Groovy
12 1 (0.65%) Korn
12 1 (0.65%) PHP
12 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.92%) Degree
3 5 (3.27%) CCNP
3 5 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (3.27%) RHCE
3 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (25.49%) Docker
2 35 (22.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) HDFS
4 1 (0.65%) KVM
4 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 86 (56.21%) Ansible
2 84 (54.90%) Puppet
3 60 (39.22%) Terraform
4 24 (15.69%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.92%) Salt
5 6 (3.92%) systemd
6 3 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.96%) Nagios
6 3 (1.96%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.96%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.31%) logstash
7 2 (1.31%) Suricata
8 1 (0.65%) Graphite
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.65%) Icinga
8 1 (0.65%) Kibana
8 1 (0.65%) Mesos
8 1 (0.65%) Packer
8 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.65%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 40 (26.14%) Oracle
2 15 (9.80%) Splunk
3 7 (4.58%) Google
3 7 (4.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.92%) Cisco
4 6 (3.92%) Citrix
4 6 (3.92%) Qualys
5 5 (3.27%) SaltStack
6 3 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.96%) VMware
7 2 (1.31%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.31%) Tableau
8 1 (0.65%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.65%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.65%) Huawei
8 1 (0.65%) Juniper
8 1 (0.65%) New Relic
8 1 (0.65%) Nokia