Period
to 21 April 2021

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 April 2021 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 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 144 143
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1 -30
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 19 28 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.73% 1.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.64% 4.82% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 84
10th Percentile £404 £423 £450
25th Percentile £454 £438 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year -2.27% -4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £627 £630 £588
90th Percentile £744 £665 £657
Central London median daily rate £592 £563 £569
% change year-on-year +5.29% -1.10% +3.41%

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 337 581 1,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.59% 15.13% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 448 948
10th Percentile £384 £350 £313
25th Percentile £450 £449 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £540 £550
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +4.76%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £690 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 22
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year +75.91% -35.43% +3.85%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £20.65
% change year-on-year +75.91% -36.67% +3.23%

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 21 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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 14 (73.68%) DevOps
1 14 (73.68%) Terraform
2 12 (63.16%) Ansible
2 12 (63.16%) Puppet
3 11 (57.89%) Docker
4 10 (52.63%) AWS
5 9 (47.37%) Azure
5 9 (47.37%) Python
6 8 (42.11%) GCP
7 7 (36.84%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
9 5 (26.32%) Salt
9 5 (26.32%) Banking
9 5 (26.32%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
9 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (21.05%) Serverless
10 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
10 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
10 4 (21.05%) PaaS
10 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (21.05%) Node.js
10 4 (21.05%) GitHub
10 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket
10 4 (21.05%) IaaS
10 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
11 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software

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 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) AWS
2 9 (47.37%) Azure
3 8 (42.11%) GCP
4 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
4 4 (21.05%) GitHub
4 4 (21.05%) IaaS
4 4 (21.05%) PaaS
4 4 (21.05%) Serverless
5 3 (15.79%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (15.79%) Datadog
6 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (10.53%) npm
6 2 (10.53%) Yarn
7 1 (5.26%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.26%) H.323
2 1 (5.26%) MGCP
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) NX-OS
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.26%) Hazelcast
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Gerrit
2 3 (15.79%) GitLab
2 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
3 2 (10.53%) Gradle
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) CircleCI
4 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Azure DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) Lucene
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) RxJava
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Native
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Microservices
4 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.53%) Dependency Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Project Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Server Patching
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Fintech
6 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) SOLID
6 1 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) AWK
4 2 (10.53%) Go
4 2 (10.53%) sed
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) R
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) VirtualBox
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Terraform
2 12 (63.16%) Ansible
2 12 (63.16%) Puppet
3 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
4 5 (26.32%) Salt
5 3 (15.79%) Grafana
5 3 (15.79%) Prometheus
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (5.26%) Consul
6 1 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (5.26%) Pingdom
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) ExtraHop
2 1 (5.26%) F5
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) PagerDuty
2 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) SaltStack
2 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds