Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 133 141
Rank change year-on-year -36 +8 -34
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 65 129 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 1.87% 1.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.71% 13.69% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 113 81
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £450 £438 £423
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
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 1,138 942 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.75% 13.67% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 744 561
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £345 £306
90th Percentile £688 £674 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 7
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.69% +8.95%
10th Percentile £16.22 £11.81 £15.40
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.48 £25.29
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year +5.00% -14.34% +13.89%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -39 5 £575 +4.55%
Opscode Chef
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 52 (80.00%) DevOps
2 41 (63.08%) Linux
3 37 (56.92%) Ansible
4 35 (53.85%) Terraform
5 34 (52.31%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (52.31%) Python
6 33 (50.77%) Jenkins
7 32 (49.23%) Docker
7 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (46.15%) Puppet
9 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Azure
10 25 (38.46%) Configuration Management
11 19 (29.23%) Java
11 19 (29.23%) Kubernetes
12 18 (27.69%) JIRA
13 17 (26.15%) Finance
13 17 (26.15%) Bash Shell
13 17 (26.15%) Infrastructure as Code
14 15 (23.08%) Node.js
14 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
14 15 (23.08%) Unix
15 12 (18.46%) Serverless
15 12 (18.46%) PowerShell
15 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (18.46%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (18.46%) Microservices
15 12 (18.46%) GitHub
16 11 (16.92%) Confluence
16 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
16 11 (16.92%) 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 11 (16.92%) Confluence
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
3 3 (4.62%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.54%) Jetty
5 1 (1.54%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.54%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 34 (52.31%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (18.46%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (18.46%) GitHub
3 12 (18.46%) Serverless
4 11 (16.92%) Amazon ECS
4 11 (16.92%) Amazon S3
5 10 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (15.38%) Route 53
5 10 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (12.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (9.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (7.69%) CloudFront
9 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.08%) IaaS
9 2 (3.08%) PaaS
10 1 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
10 1 (1.54%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) SSL
2 5 (7.69%) HTTP
2 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.15%) DNS
4 3 (4.62%) DHCP
4 3 (4.62%) FTP
4 3 (4.62%) IPsec
4 3 (4.62%) LAN
4 3 (4.62%) WAN
5 2 (3.08%) Wireless
6 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (50.77%) Jenkins
2 18 (27.69%) JIRA
3 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (6.15%) Maven
5 4 (6.15%) Selenium
6 3 (4.62%) Ant
6 3 (4.62%) Artifactory
6 3 (4.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.62%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.08%) JMeter
8 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.54%) JBehave
8 1 (1.54%) JUnit
8 1 (1.54%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Games
2 5 (7.69%) Law
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) AWS DevOps
2 15 (23.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
4 10 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 9 (13.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (9.23%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Python Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) LAN Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) Node.js
2 5 (7.69%) OAuth
2 5 (7.69%) OAuth2
2 5 (7.69%) X-Windows
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) YAML
4 2 (3.08%) .NET Core
4 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.08%) JSON
4 2 (3.08%) Kafka
4 2 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.08%) REST
4 2 (3.08%) Servlets
4 2 (3.08%) Spring
5 1 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.54%) HTML5
5 1 (1.54%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.54%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Cloud Native
2 6 (9.23%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (9.23%) PKI
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Smartcard
4 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (63.08%) Linux
2 15 (23.08%) Unix
3 11 (16.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (16.92%) Windows
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.62%) CentOS
5 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.54%) Debian
6 1 (1.54%) Fedora
6 1 (1.54%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (80.00%) DevOps
2 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 17 (26.15%) Infrastructure as Code
5 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (18.46%) Microservices
6 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
7 10 (15.38%) Fintech
8 9 (13.85%) Open Source
8 9 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (10.77%) Build Automation
10 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (7.69%) Migration
11 5 (7.69%) Security Architecture
11 5 (7.69%) SIEM
11 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineering
12 4 (6.15%) Deployment Automation
12 4 (6.15%) High Availability
12 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) Python
2 19 (29.23%) Java
3 17 (26.15%) Bash Shell
4 12 (18.46%) PowerShell
5 8 (12.31%) Ruby
6 7 (10.77%) SQL
7 5 (7.69%) C#
8 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.62%) Perl
10 2 (3.08%) Go
10 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.08%) Scala
10 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.54%) Groovy
11 1 (1.54%) Java 8
11 1 (1.54%) Java 9
11 1 (1.54%) PHP
11 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) AWS Certification
2 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) RHCE
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 32 (49.23%) Docker
2 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.54%) etcd
4 1 (1.54%) KVM
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.54%) vCloud
4 1 (1.54%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (56.92%) Ansible
2 35 (53.85%) Terraform
3 30 (46.15%) Puppet
4 19 (29.23%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.62%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (4.62%) Packer
6 2 (3.08%) Consul
6 2 (3.08%) Salt
6 2 (3.08%) systemd
7 1 (1.54%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.54%) Istio
7 1 (1.54%) Kibana
7 1 (1.54%) logstash
7 1 (1.54%) Mesos
7 1 (1.54%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.54%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 8 (12.31%) Splunk
3 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.69%) Google
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Perforce
5 3 (4.62%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 2 (3.08%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.08%) webMethods
7 1 (1.54%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow