Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 144 95
Rank change year-on-year +27 -49 +54
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 160 111 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.26% 1.55% 2.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.43% 13.57% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 92 144
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £450 £419 £425
90th Percentile £625 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
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 1,191 818 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.82% 11.43% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 664 622
City of London median daily rate £525 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +9.47% +8.57%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £663 £631
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 6 10
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.96% -19.09% +61.76%
10th Percentile £14.80 £15.75 £15.74
90th Percentile £25.50 £47.50 £66.38
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% -30.91% +61.76%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 -4 71 £550 -
Opscode Chef
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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.

1 101 (63.13%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (62.50%) Puppet
3 98 (61.25%) Ansible
4 91 (56.88%) DevOps
4 91 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (51.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 66 (41.25%) Linux
7 64 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 62 (38.75%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (35.00%) Java
9 56 (35.00%) Terraform
10 53 (33.13%) Finance
11 51 (31.88%) Oracle
11 51 (31.88%) Python
12 48 (30.00%) TDD
13 44 (27.50%) Windows
14 42 (26.25%) MySQL
14 42 (26.25%) NoSQL
14 42 (26.25%) Docker
15 40 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (21.88%) Bash Shell
17 32 (20.00%) OO
17 32 (20.00%) Windows Server
18 31 (19.38%) SQL
18 31 (19.38%) WebLogic
18 31 (19.38%) Tomcat
18 31 (19.38%) NUnit
18 31 (19.38%) Configuration Management
18 31 (19.38%) MSTest
18 31 (19.38%) OpenStack

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 31 (19.38%) OpenStack
1 31 (19.38%) Tomcat
1 31 (19.38%) WebLogic
1 31 (19.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.88%) Confluence
2 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.25%) Apache
3 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) nginx
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (8.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 101 (63.13%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (51.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (13.13%) Amazon S3
4 20 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (6.25%) SaaS
7 9 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (5.00%) PaaS
9 6 (3.75%) IaaS
10 5 (3.13%) Serverless
11 4 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (2.50%) GitHub
12 3 (1.88%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.88%) Datadog
12 3 (1.88%) Route 53
13 2 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (1.25%) npm
13 2 (1.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) DNS
2 3 (1.88%) AMQP
2 3 (1.88%) Firewall
3 2 (1.25%) HTTP
3 2 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) BGP
4 1 (0.63%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) Intranet
4 1 (0.63%) Junos
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) MPLS
4 1 (0.63%) OSPF
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) SNMP
4 1 (0.63%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) TACACS
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) VoIP
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.25%) MySQL
1 42 (26.25%) NoSQL
2 40 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (11.25%) Big Data
4 16 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (9.38%) Hadoop
6 13 (8.13%) Apache Hive
6 13 (8.13%) Impala
6 13 (8.13%) Sqoop
7 8 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.75%) Redis
9 4 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.88%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.88%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 64 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 31 (19.38%) MSTest
2 31 (19.38%) NUnit
3 30 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 16 (10.00%) JIRA
5 10 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.50%) Artifactory
7 4 (2.50%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.50%) GoCD
7 4 (2.50%) Gradle
7 4 (2.50%) Maven
7 4 (2.50%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.88%) JUnit
8 3 (1.88%) Subversion
8 3 (1.88%) TestNG
9 2 (1.25%) git-flow
9 2 (1.25%) Grunt
General
1 53 (33.13%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Banking
3 2 (1.25%) Law
3 2 (1.25%) Legal
3 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (42.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (28.13%) Developer
3 36 (22.50%) Java Developer
4 34 (21.25%) Linux Engineer
5 30 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 29 (18.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 28 (17.50%) Azure DevOps
7 28 (17.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 28 (17.50%) Azure Engineer
8 18 (11.25%) Senior Developer
9 16 (10.00%) AWS Developer
10 15 (9.38%) Digital Developer
10 15 (9.38%) Digital Transformation
10 15 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (8.13%) Platform Engineer
12 9 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
14 7 (4.38%) .NET Developer
14 7 (4.38%) Architect
14 7 (4.38%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.25%) X-Windows
2 18 (11.25%) Node.js
3 11 (6.88%) .NET
4 10 (6.25%) Web Services
5 9 (5.63%) CSS
5 9 (5.63%) Kafka
5 9 (5.63%) RESTful
6 8 (5.00%) HTML
7 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (3.75%) REST
8 6 (3.75%) Spring
9 5 (3.13%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.50%) jQuery
10 4 (2.50%) JSON
11 3 (1.88%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.88%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.88%) HTML5
11 3 (1.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Wiki
2 7 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.75%) Blog
3 6 (3.75%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.75%) User Experience
4 5 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.13%) Fintech
4 5 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.13%) Replication
4 5 (3.13%) Smartcard
4 5 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.13%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (1.88%) Clustering
6 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (41.25%) Linux
2 44 (27.50%) Windows
3 32 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 30 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (12.50%) Unix
6 3 (1.88%) VMS
7 1 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Debian
7 1 (0.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) SUSE
7 1 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
1 91 (56.88%) DevOps
2 62 (38.75%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (30.00%) TDD
4 32 (20.00%) OO
5 31 (19.38%) Configuration Management
6 24 (15.00%) Scrum
7 23 (14.38%) Migration
8 22 (13.75%) Open Source
9 20 (12.50%) Microservices
10 19 (11.88%) Build Automation
11 17 (10.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (10.63%) Test Automation
12 15 (9.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 15 (9.38%) ETL
13 13 (8.13%) Data Analysis
13 13 (8.13%) Data Extraction
13 13 (8.13%) Kanban
14 7 (4.38%) Software Engineering
15 6 (3.75%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.00%) Java
2 51 (31.88%) Python
3 35 (21.88%) Bash Shell
4 31 (19.38%) SQL
5 25 (15.63%) PowerShell
6 23 (14.38%) Shell Script
7 20 (12.50%) Ruby
8 19 (11.88%) JavaScript
9 13 (8.13%) Korn
10 12 (7.50%) C#
11 9 (5.63%) Go
12 5 (3.13%) Java 8
13 4 (2.50%) Perl
13 4 (2.50%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.88%) PHP
15 2 (1.25%) C++
15 2 (1.25%) Scala
16 1 (0.63%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.63%) Groovy
16 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (4.38%) Degree
2 5 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.88%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) MCITP
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (26.25%) Docker
2 28 (17.50%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.13%) HDFS
4 5 (3.13%) vSphere
5 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.63%) KVM
6 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 100 (62.50%) Puppet
2 98 (61.25%) Ansible
3 56 (35.00%) Terraform
4 23 (14.38%) Kubernetes
5 13 (8.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (4.38%) Salt
7 5 (3.13%) Packer
7 5 (3.13%) systemd
8 3 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.88%) Nagios
8 3 (1.88%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 3 (1.88%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.25%) logstash
9 2 (1.25%) Suricata
10 1 (0.63%) Consul
10 1 (0.63%) Grafana
10 1 (0.63%) Graphite
10 1 (0.63%) Observium
10 1 (0.63%) Rancher
Vendors
1 51 (31.88%) Oracle
2 13 (8.13%) Cloudera
3 11 (6.88%) Splunk
4 9 (5.63%) Google
5 7 (4.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.75%) VMware
7 5 (3.13%) Citrix
8 3 (1.88%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.88%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.88%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.25%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.63%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.63%) F5
10 1 (0.63%) Huawei
10 1 (0.63%) Juniper
10 1 (0.63%) Nokia
10 1 (0.63%) Qualys
10 1 (0.63%) SAP
10 1 (0.63%) TIBCO