Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 117 111
Rank change year-on-year -30 -6 +11
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 43 149 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.92% 2.20% 2.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.08% 12.05% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 127 137
City of London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £425 £448 £425
90th Percentile £738 £588 £655
Central London median daily rate £588 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +6.82% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 707 1,237 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.18% 18.26% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 966 690
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +6.28% +8.95%
10th Percentile £316 £289 £350
90th Percentile £675 £675 £664
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £504
% change year-on-year -4.55% +9.07% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 11
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -6.50% -27.27%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.31 £11.81
90th Percentile £29.35 £25.50 £67.50
Central London median hourly rate £17.60 £18.70 £22.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% -20.00%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 - 2 £500 -
Opscode Chef
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 35 (81.40%) Ansible
2 34 (79.07%) Puppet
3 31 (72.09%) DevOps
4 24 (55.81%) AWS
5 23 (53.49%) Jenkins
6 21 (48.84%) Docker
6 21 (48.84%) Terraform
6 21 (48.84%) Kubernetes
6 21 (48.84%) Python
7 17 (39.53%) Java
8 15 (34.88%) Linux
9 12 (27.91%) Azure
9 12 (27.91%) Ruby
9 12 (27.91%) Microservices
10 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
11 9 (20.93%) Node.js
12 8 (18.60%) GCP
13 7 (16.28%) Software Delivery
13 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure as Code
13 7 (16.28%) Migration
13 7 (16.28%) Unix
13 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
14 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
14 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
14 6 (13.95%) Travis CI
14 6 (13.95%) CircleCI
14 6 (13.95%) AWS Certification

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 2 (4.65%) JBoss
1 2 (4.65%) Jetty
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) nginx
2 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.33%) SugarCRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (55.81%) AWS
2 12 (27.91%) Azure
3 8 (18.60%) GCP
4 5 (11.63%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (11.63%) Serverless
5 4 (9.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (6.98%) GitHub
6 3 (6.98%) IaaS
6 3 (6.98%) OpenShift
7 2 (4.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.65%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (4.65%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (4.65%) npm
7 2 (4.65%) Power Platform
7 2 (4.65%) SoftLayer
8 1 (2.33%) Azure Stack
8 1 (2.33%) Datadog
8 1 (2.33%) Heroku
8 1 (2.33%) NuGet
8 1 (2.33%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) IPsec
1 1 (2.33%) SSL
1 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.65%) OLAP
4 2 (4.65%) Power BI
4 2 (4.65%) QlikView
4 2 (4.65%) Spotfire
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Ignite
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.33%) DB2
5 1 (2.33%) Flink
5 1 (2.33%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.95%) CircleCI
2 6 (13.95%) Travis CI
3 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.30%) Maven
4 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
5 3 (6.98%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.65%) Ant
6 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (4.65%) GitLab
6 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.65%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.33%) MSI
7 1 (2.33%) Snyk
7 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Law
2 2 (4.65%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.33%) Front Office
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (13.95%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) Release Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.33%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Node.js
2 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.98%) SAML
3 3 (6.98%) Spring Boot
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.65%) Kafka
4 2 (4.65%) Spring
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) OAuth
5 1 (2.33%) OpenID
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) Hedge funds
2 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Windows
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) DevOps
2 12 (27.91%) Microservices
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
5 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure as Code
5 7 (16.28%) Migration
5 7 (16.28%) Software Delivery
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Automation
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.65%) Analytics
9 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.65%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (4.65%) DevSecOps
9 2 (4.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Python
2 17 (39.53%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) Ruby
4 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.95%) Go
4 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.63%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) C#
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) PHP 4
8 1 (2.33%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) AWS Certification
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (81.40%) Ansible
2 34 (79.07%) Puppet
3 21 (48.84%) Kubernetes
3 21 (48.84%) Terraform
4 5 (11.63%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (11.63%) Rancher
5 3 (6.98%) Cobbler
6 2 (4.65%) Control-M
6 2 (4.65%) Salt
6 2 (4.65%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.33%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (2.33%) Grafana
7 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.33%) SCCM
7 1 (2.33%) SCOM
7 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
7 1 (2.33%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
1 6 (13.95%) SaltStack
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.65%) F5
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Tableau
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.33%) New Relic
5 1 (2.33%) Splunk