Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 November 2017 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 114 101
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +9
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 30 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.94% 1.18% 1.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.22% 17.26% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 26
East Midlands median daily rate £368 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.37% -3.53% -22.73%
10th Percentile £319 £319 £313
90th Percentile £499 £569 £594
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 - £60.00

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 East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 227 226 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.11% 6.82% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 140 120
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £386 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.39% -6.36% +17.86%
10th Percentile £235 £231 £262
90th Percentile £491 £600 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.10 £18.38 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.27% +36.11% -12.90%
10th Percentile £10.69 £12.92 £10.50
90th Percentile £20.25 £24.88 £20.50
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +2.56%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Opscode Chef in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +9 17 £450 -10.00% 6
Northamptonshire +4 6 £338 -25.00%
Leicestershire +1 5 £375 - 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 22 (73.33%) DevOps
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
3 17 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (56.67%) Puppet
4 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
7 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (40.00%) TeamCity
7 12 (40.00%) MySQL
7 12 (40.00%) Windows
8 11 (36.67%) Ruby
8 11 (36.67%) Ansible
9 10 (33.33%) Docker
9 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 9 (30.00%) Python
10 9 (30.00%) PHP
11 8 (26.67%) Unix
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 7 (23.33%) Finance
12 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
13 6 (20.00%) Web Services
13 6 (20.00%) SQL
13 6 (20.00%) Subversion
13 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (16.67%) Scrum
14 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (16.67%) .NET

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (16.67%) GitHub
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.67%) Route 53
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) HTTP
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MySQL
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 6 (20.00%) Subversion
5 3 (10.00%) Burp Suite
5 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (6.67%) NuGet
7 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
7 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) Grunt
7 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.67%) Sensu
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.33%) Mason
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) DevOps
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.67%) Open Source
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.67%) Web Operations
6 4 (13.33%) Build Automation
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 2 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Strategy
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (6.67%) Line Management
8 2 (6.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Ruby
2 9 (30.00%) PHP
2 9 (30.00%) Python
3 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) Puppet
2 11 (36.67%) Ansible
3 3 (10.00%) Salt
3 3 (10.00%) Terraform
4 2 (6.67%) collectd
4 2 (6.67%) Kibana
4 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.67%) logstash
4 2 (6.67%) StatsD
5 1 (3.33%) Mesos
5 1 (3.33%) Packer
5 1 (3.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (10.00%) Black Duck
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Qualys
2 3 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (10.00%) Veracode
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.33%) SAP