Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 132 118
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 +61
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 135 99 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.93% 1.61% 1.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.17% 14.75% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 84 114
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £438 £433 £406
90th Percentile £638 £634 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
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 953 671 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.66% 10.89% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 544 540
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.58% +4.96%
10th Percentile £343 £300 £313
90th Percentile £655 £634 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.78% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 9
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.34 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.93% +1.52% +17.65%
10th Percentile £11.81 £14.82 £18.50
90th Percentile £35.25 £31.23 £27.80
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.35 £22.00
% change year-on-year -14.34% +6.13% +17.65%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -3 12 £550 -
Opscode Chef
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (74.81%) Puppet
1 101 (74.81%) DevOps
2 87 (64.44%) Ansible
3 70 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (51.11%) Docker
5 68 (50.37%) Jenkins
6 57 (42.22%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (41.48%) Git (software)
7 56 (41.48%) Java
8 55 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 48 (35.56%) Configuration Management
10 45 (33.33%) Python
11 39 (28.89%) Terraform
12 36 (26.67%) Linux
13 35 (25.93%) Finance
14 32 (23.70%) Unix
15 31 (22.96%) Node.js
15 31 (22.96%) Ruby
15 31 (22.96%) Kubernetes
16 29 (21.48%) Windows
17 28 (20.74%) JIRA
18 27 (20.00%) TeamCity
19 26 (19.26%) Maven
19 26 (19.26%) Bash Shell
20 25 (18.52%) JavaScript
21 23 (17.04%) Splunk
22 19 (14.07%) OO
22 19 (14.07%) TDD
23 18 (13.33%) Banking

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 15 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.37%) OpenStack
3 12 (8.89%) Confluence
3 12 (8.89%) WebSphere
4 11 (8.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (8.15%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.70%) JBoss
6 4 (2.96%) nginx
7 2 (1.48%) Apache
7 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.48%) IIS
8 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.74%) Jetty
8 1 (0.74%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.74%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.74%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 70 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (12.59%) Amazon S3
4 16 (11.85%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (11.85%) GitHub
4 16 (11.85%) Serverless
5 14 (10.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (10.37%) Route 53
6 13 (9.63%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (8.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (8.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (8.15%) CloudFront
8 11 (8.15%) npm
9 10 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (4.44%) IaaS
10 6 (4.44%) SaaS
11 5 (3.70%) Bluemix
11 5 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (3.70%) PaaS
12 3 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.33%) Firewall
2 8 (5.93%) HTTP
2 8 (5.93%) SMTP
3 7 (5.19%) IMAP
4 6 (4.44%) DNS
5 3 (2.22%) Internet
6 2 (1.48%) LAN
6 2 (1.48%) SNMP
6 2 (1.48%) SSH
6 2 (1.48%) WAN
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.74%) FTP
7 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.74%) VPN
7 1 (0.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.59%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (11.85%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.11%) MySQL
4 11 (8.15%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (5.19%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.44%) Redis
7 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.96%) OLTP
9 3 (2.22%) Big Data
10 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.74%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.74%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 68 (50.37%) Jenkins
2 56 (41.48%) Git (software)
3 28 (20.74%) JIRA
4 27 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 26 (19.26%) Maven
6 16 (11.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (8.89%) Cucumber
8 11 (8.15%) MSTest
8 11 (8.15%) NUnit
8 11 (8.15%) Selenium
9 10 (7.41%) Gradle
9 10 (7.41%) Liquibase
9 10 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (5.19%) gulp
10 7 (5.19%) Subversion
11 6 (4.44%) Travis CI
11 6 (4.44%) webpack
12 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (25.93%) Finance
2 18 (13.33%) Banking
3 11 (8.15%) Retail Banking
4 10 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 9 (6.67%) Retail
6 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.22%) Publishing
7 2 (1.48%) Games
7 2 (1.48%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (57.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (20.00%) Developer
3 26 (19.26%) AWS DevOps
4 20 (14.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 20 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (11.85%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.89%) AWS Developer
7 10 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Java Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
9 8 (5.93%) Architect
9 8 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Platform Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (2.96%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.96%) Azure Engineer
12 4 (2.96%) DevOps Developer
12 4 (2.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.96%) Node.js
2 17 (12.59%) Web Services
3 14 (10.37%) Spring
4 12 (8.89%) RESTful
5 10 (7.41%) Spring MVC
6 9 (6.67%) CSS
6 9 (6.67%) Sass
6 9 (6.67%) SOAP
7 7 (5.19%) .NET
7 7 (5.19%) LDAP
8 6 (4.44%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.44%) HTML
9 5 (3.70%) J2EE
9 5 (3.70%) REST
10 4 (2.96%) Ajax
10 4 (2.96%) HTML5
10 4 (2.96%) Jest
10 4 (2.96%) jQuery
10 4 (2.96%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Fintech
2 14 (10.37%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.44%) User Experience
5 5 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.96%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.22%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.48%) PKI
8 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.48%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.48%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.67%) Linux
2 32 (23.70%) Unix
3 29 (21.48%) Windows
4 13 (9.63%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.19%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.44%) Debian
6 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.70%) VMS
8 4 (2.96%) CentOS
9 2 (1.48%) DC/OS
9 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.74%) AIX
10 1 (0.74%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (74.81%) DevOps
2 70 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (42.22%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (35.56%) Configuration Management
5 19 (14.07%) OO
5 19 (14.07%) TDD
6 18 (13.33%) Migration
7 15 (11.11%) BDD
7 15 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (11.11%) Microservices
8 14 (10.37%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (8.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 11 (8.15%) MVC
9 11 (8.15%) Open Source
10 10 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (7.41%) SDLC
11 9 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (5.93%) Creative Thinking
12 8 (5.93%) OOP
13 7 (5.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.48%) Java
2 45 (33.33%) Python
3 31 (22.96%) Ruby
4 26 (19.26%) Bash Shell
5 25 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 18 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 12 (8.89%) SQL
8 10 (7.41%) Shell Script
9 9 (6.67%) Perl
10 4 (2.96%) Go
10 4 (2.96%) Groovy
11 3 (2.22%) C#
11 3 (2.22%) Java 8
11 3 (2.22%) Scala
12 1 (0.74%) AWK
12 1 (0.74%) Elixir
12 1 (0.74%) ES6
12 1 (0.74%) Korn
12 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) AWS Certification
2 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.44%) Degree
5 5 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.48%) CCNP
6 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.48%) VCP6
6 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.89%) QA
2 6 (4.44%) GCP
System Software
1 69 (51.11%) Docker
2 9 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.70%) vCloud
4 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.22%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.22%) vSphere
6 2 (1.48%) KVM
6 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.74%) Gluster
7 1 (0.74%) HDFS
7 1 (0.74%) iptables
7 1 (0.74%) NFS
7 1 (0.74%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 101 (74.81%) Puppet
2 87 (64.44%) Ansible
3 39 (28.89%) Terraform
4 31 (22.96%) Kubernetes
5 15 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
6 11 (8.15%) Mesos
7 7 (5.19%) PingFederate
8 4 (2.96%) Rancher
9 3 (2.22%) Salt
9 3 (2.22%) vRealize
9 3 (2.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (1.48%) Capistrano
10 2 (1.48%) Kibana
10 2 (1.48%) Marathon
10 2 (1.48%) Nagios
10 2 (1.48%) Packer
10 2 (1.48%) systemd
10 2 (1.48%) vMotion
11 1 (0.74%) SCOM
11 1 (0.74%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (17.04%) Splunk
2 15 (11.11%) Oracle
3 12 (8.89%) AppDynamics
3 12 (8.89%) VMware
4 11 (8.15%) Atlassian
5 9 (6.67%) Google
6 8 (5.93%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.96%) New Relic
9 3 (2.22%) Capita
9 3 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.22%) Cisco
9 3 (2.22%) Citrix
9 3 (2.22%) F5
10 2 (1.48%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.74%) Adobe
11 1 (0.74%) Juniper
11 1 (0.74%) Perforce
11 1 (0.74%) RightScale
11 1 (0.74%) Tableau