Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 149 123 111
Rank change year-on-year -26 -12 +15
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 32 126 165
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 1.84% 2.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.14% 10.01% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 108 149
Median daily rate £550 £569 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.30% +8.33% -4.55%
10th Percentile £424 £450 £425
90th Percentile £683 £625 £655
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 622 1,259 890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.05% 18.43% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 972 716
Median daily rate £525 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £356 £313 £350
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 18
Median hourly rate £16.07 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.65% +2.56% -15.83%
10th Percentile £12.42 £14.96 £11.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.63 £67.50
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.57 £21.75
% change year-on-year -9.10% -5.41% -9.38%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 25 (78.13%) Puppet
1 25 (78.13%) Ansible
2 24 (75.00%) DevOps
3 16 (50.00%) Docker
4 15 (46.88%) Kubernetes
4 15 (46.88%) AWS
5 14 (43.75%) Python
5 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
6 11 (34.38%) Terraform
7 10 (31.25%) Java
7 10 (31.25%) Linux
8 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (25.00%) Azure
9 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (21.88%) Unix
10 6 (18.75%) Migration
10 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
11 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
11 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
11 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (15.63%) Ruby
12 4 (12.50%) Maven
12 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
12 4 (12.50%) Node.js
12 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.50%) Ant
12 4 (12.50%) MySQL
12 4 (12.50%) GCP
12 4 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (9.38%) Microservices

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 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
1 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
1 1 (3.13%) SugarCRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) AWS
2 8 (25.00%) Azure
3 4 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (12.50%) GCP
4 3 (9.38%) GitHub
4 3 (9.38%) IaaS
4 3 (9.38%) npm
4 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
5 2 (6.25%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (6.25%) PaaS
5 2 (6.25%) Power Platform
5 2 (6.25%) SoftLayer
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (3.13%) Azure Stack
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.13%) Heroku
6 1 (3.13%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) IPsec
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) OLAP
3 2 (6.25%) Power BI
3 2 (6.25%) QlikView
3 2 (6.25%) Spotfire
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Ignite
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Blockchain
4 1 (3.13%) DB2
4 1 (3.13%) Flink
4 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Ant
3 4 (12.50%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) Bitbucket Server
4 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.13%) CF BOSH
6 1 (3.13%) CircleCI
6 1 (3.13%) GitLab
6 1 (3.13%) GoCD
6 1 (3.13%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (3.13%) Protractor
6 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Games
1 2 (6.25%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.13%) Front Office
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Consultant
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Release Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) AWS Administrator
4 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Node.js
2 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) SAML
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) Kafka
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.13%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) DevOps
2 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (9.38%) Microservices
7 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Release Management
7 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Python
2 10 (31.25%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) AWK
7 1 (3.13%) Go
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) sed
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (78.13%) Ansible
1 25 (78.13%) Puppet
2 15 (46.88%) Kubernetes
3 11 (34.38%) Terraform
4 2 (6.25%) Control-M
4 2 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.13%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.13%) Salt
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Atlassian
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) F5
2 2 (6.25%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.25%) Tableau
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk