Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 151 158
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -72
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 83 106 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 1.54% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.55% 9.99% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 83 67
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -7.89% +3.64%
10th Percentile £470 £438 £410
90th Percentile £710 £670 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £105.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £105.00 - -

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 1,099 1,061 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.69% 15.44% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 858 602
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.69% +7.63%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £315
90th Percentile £682 £686 £638
Central London median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -9.57% -7.06%
10th Percentile £12.88 £13.91 £15.40
90th Percentile £48.90 £25.50 £25.95
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% -14.61%

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 September 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 September 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
Moorgate - 7 £500 -
Opscode Chef
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 69 (83.13%) DevOps
2 60 (72.29%) AWS
3 55 (66.27%) Jenkins
4 54 (65.06%) Ansible
5 48 (57.83%) Linux
6 47 (56.63%) Puppet
7 42 (50.60%) Python
7 42 (50.60%) Terraform
8 38 (45.78%) Java
9 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (38.55%) Docker
10 30 (36.14%) Configuration Management
11 26 (31.33%) Bash Shell
12 24 (28.92%) Azure
12 24 (28.92%) JIRA
13 22 (26.51%) Ruby
13 22 (26.51%) Microservices
14 21 (25.30%) Finance
15 20 (24.10%) Node.js
15 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
16 19 (22.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (22.89%) Kubernetes
17 18 (21.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 18 (21.69%) Infrastructure Automation
18 17 (20.48%) Infrastructure as Code
18 17 (20.48%) Red Hat
19 16 (19.28%) Unix
19 16 (19.28%) Amazon EC2
19 16 (19.28%) Amazon S3

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 14 (16.87%) Confluence
2 8 (9.64%) Jetty
2 8 (9.64%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.43%) JBoss
4 3 (3.61%) Apache
4 3 (3.61%) IIS
5 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.41%) nginx
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.20%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 60 (72.29%) AWS
2 24 (28.92%) Azure
3 18 (21.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 16 (19.28%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (19.28%) Amazon S3
4 16 (19.28%) AWS Lambda
4 16 (19.28%) Serverless
5 15 (18.07%) GitHub
6 13 (15.66%) Route 53
7 12 (14.46%) GCP
8 11 (13.25%) Amazon ECS
9 9 (10.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (10.84%) Datadog
10 7 (8.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (8.43%) CloudFront
11 3 (3.61%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (2.41%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (2.41%) IaaS
12 2 (2.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) Internet
2 7 (8.43%) VPN
3 5 (6.02%) FTP
3 5 (6.02%) HTTP
3 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.82%) DNS
4 4 (4.82%) SSL
5 3 (3.61%) DHCP
5 3 (3.61%) IPsec
6 2 (2.41%) Firewall
7 1 (1.20%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.20%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.20%) LAN
7 1 (1.20%) MPLS
7 1 (1.20%) OSPF
7 1 (1.20%) RIP
7 1 (1.20%) SSH
7 1 (1.20%) WAN
7 1 (1.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) MongoDB
2 12 (14.46%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.05%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (10.84%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.23%) MySQL
6 5 (6.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.20%) Big Data
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.20%) OLAP
9 1 (1.20%) Power BI
9 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
9 1 (1.20%) QlikView
9 1 (1.20%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (66.27%) Jenkins
2 24 (28.92%) JIRA
3 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (9.64%) Travis CI
6 7 (8.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.82%) CircleCI
7 4 (4.82%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.61%) Maven
9 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.41%) GitLab
9 2 (2.41%) Gradle
9 2 (2.41%) JMeter
9 2 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.41%) Selenium
9 2 (2.41%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.20%) Spinnaker
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Law
3 5 (6.02%) Games
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Billing
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (63.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (28.92%) AWS DevOps
2 24 (28.92%) AWS Engineer
3 22 (26.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 9 (10.84%) Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (8.43%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (4.82%) Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) AWS Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Cisco Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) Node.js
2 10 (12.05%) JSON
2 10 (12.05%) Web Services
3 9 (10.84%) Spring
4 8 (9.64%) Hibernate
5 7 (8.43%) Spring Boot
6 5 (6.02%) OAuth
6 5 (6.02%) OAuth2
7 2 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.41%) Servlets
8 1 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.20%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.20%) JRuby
8 1 (1.20%) Kafka
8 1 (1.20%) RESTful
8 1 (1.20%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.43%) Cloud Native
1 7 (8.43%) PKI
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (6.02%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.61%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) iSeries
5 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.83%) Linux
2 19 (22.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (19.28%) Unix
4 9 (10.84%) Windows
5 5 (6.02%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.82%) CentOS
7 2 (2.41%) AIX
7 2 (2.41%) Debian
7 2 (2.41%) Solaris
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.41%) zOS
8 1 (1.20%) Fedora
8 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (83.13%) DevOps
2 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (36.14%) Configuration Management
4 22 (26.51%) Microservices
5 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (21.69%) Infrastructure Automation
7 17 (20.48%) Infrastructure as Code
8 12 (14.46%) Migration
9 11 (13.25%) Fintech
10 10 (12.05%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (12.05%) Open Source
11 9 (10.84%) BDD
11 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
11 9 (10.84%) TDD
12 8 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (9.64%) Runbook
12 8 (9.64%) Scrum
12 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (8.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) Python
2 38 (45.78%) Java
3 26 (31.33%) Bash Shell
4 22 (26.51%) Ruby
5 14 (16.87%) Perl
6 12 (14.46%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.43%) Go
8 6 (7.23%) SQL
9 3 (3.61%) C#
10 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.41%) PHP
11 1 (1.20%) C
11 1 (1.20%) Java 8
11 1 (1.20%) Java 9
11 1 (1.20%) PHP 4
11 1 (1.20%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) AWS Certification
1 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.84%) RHCE
3 4 (4.82%) Degree
3 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CCIE
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 32 (38.55%) Docker
2 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) KVM
4 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.20%) etcd
4 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.20%) vCloud
4 1 (1.20%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.20%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
4 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (65.06%) Ansible
2 47 (56.63%) Puppet
3 42 (50.60%) Terraform
4 19 (22.89%) Kubernetes
5 7 (8.43%) Cobbler
5 7 (8.43%) Suricata
6 5 (6.02%) Salt
7 4 (4.82%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (4.82%) Rancher
8 3 (3.61%) Packer
9 2 (2.41%) Consul
9 2 (2.41%) Grafana
9 2 (2.41%) Prometheus
10 1 (1.20%) Control-M
10 1 (1.20%) Istio
10 1 (1.20%) Kibana
10 1 (1.20%) logstash
10 1 (1.20%) Pingdom
10 1 (1.20%) Rundeck
10 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Red Hat
2 15 (18.07%) Splunk
3 11 (13.25%) Atlassian
4 7 (8.43%) Google
4 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.43%) Qualys
4 7 (8.43%) ServiceNow
5 5 (6.02%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.61%) VMware
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco
7 2 (2.41%) hybris
7 2 (2.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.41%) Tableau
7 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix
8 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.20%) EMC
8 1 (1.20%) F5
8 1 (1.20%) New Relic
8 1 (1.20%) Rackspace