Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 115 110
Rank change year-on-year +56 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 93 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.51% 1.10% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.62% 15.22% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 25
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £324 £318
90th Percentile £550 £560 £562
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 363 230 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.72% 7.20% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 150 144
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -8.54%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £222
90th Percentile £550 £519 £586
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 19
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £14.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.51% -19.43% +32.08%
10th Percentile £13.97 £10.69 £13.03
90th Percentile £21.00 £20.25 £22.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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
Nottinghamshire +30 48 £488 +28.29% 11
Northamptonshire +18 31 £400 +18.52%
Leicestershire +12 5 £478 +27.33% 2
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 58 (62.37%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (61.29%) Ansible
3 53 (56.99%) DevOps
4 52 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (48.39%) Puppet
6 44 (47.31%) Jenkins
7 40 (43.01%) Linux
8 35 (37.63%) Python
8 35 (37.63%) Java
9 34 (36.56%) Configuration Management
10 33 (35.48%) Web Services
11 31 (33.33%) SQL
11 31 (33.33%) Subversion
12 28 (30.11%) Open Source
12 28 (30.11%) Git (software)
13 27 (29.03%) Maven
14 26 (27.96%) Docker
15 24 (25.81%) Relational Database
15 24 (25.81%) Amazon EC2
16 23 (24.73%) NoSQL
17 22 (23.66%) Splunk
17 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
19 20 (21.51%) ETL
19 20 (21.51%) Amazon Aurora
20 19 (20.43%) Analytics
20 19 (20.43%) Amazon EMR
20 19 (20.43%) Data Analytics
20 19 (20.43%) Amazon S3
20 19 (20.43%) Amazon Redshift

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 10 (10.75%) JBoss
2 7 (7.53%) Confluence
2 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 58 (62.37%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (25.81%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (20.43%) Amazon EMR
3 19 (20.43%) Amazon Glacier
3 19 (20.43%) Amazon S3
3 19 (20.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (8.60%) OpenShift
7 7 (7.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (7.53%) npm
8 5 (5.38%) Google App Engine
9 4 (4.30%) Tricentis Tosca
10 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Firewall
2 3 (3.23%) DSL
2 3 (3.23%) SSL
3 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) HTTP
4 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.81%) Relational Database
2 23 (24.73%) NoSQL
3 20 (21.51%) Amazon Aurora
4 19 (20.43%) Amazon Redshift
5 15 (16.13%) MySQL
6 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
7 9 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (8.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 44 (47.31%) Jenkins
2 31 (33.33%) Subversion
3 28 (30.11%) Git (software)
4 27 (29.03%) Maven
5 18 (19.35%) Selenium
6 16 (17.20%) JUnit
7 15 (16.13%) JIRA
8 13 (13.98%) Cucumber
9 12 (12.90%) Gradle
10 11 (11.83%) HP UFT
11 10 (10.75%) Bitbucket
12 7 (7.53%) CA Release Automation
13 6 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (5.38%) Artifactory
14 5 (5.38%) DbUnit
14 5 (5.38%) JMeter
15 4 (4.30%) LoadUI
15 4 (4.30%) SoapUI
15 4 (4.30%) Sonatype Nexus
16 2 (2.15%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (3.23%) Banking
1 3 (3.23%) Finance
1 3 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 20 (21.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 18 (19.35%) AWS DevOps
5 15 (16.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 14 (15.05%) Developer
7 11 (11.83%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Data Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Database Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) AWS Specialist
11 4 (4.30%) Cloud Specialist
11 4 (4.30%) DevOps Specialist
12 3 (3.23%) Architect
12 3 (3.23%) Java Architect
12 3 (3.23%) Java Technical Architect
12 3 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.48%) Web Services
2 19 (20.43%) Spring
3 13 (13.98%) Node.js
4 12 (12.90%) CSS
4 12 (12.90%) HTML
4 12 (12.90%) Swagger
5 11 (11.83%) Ajax
5 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
6 9 (9.68%) Java EE
7 8 (8.60%) J2EE
7 8 (8.60%) REST
8 7 (7.53%) HTML5
8 7 (7.53%) jQuery
8 7 (7.53%) Spring Boot
8 7 (7.53%) Spring Security
8 7 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (6.45%) React
10 5 (5.38%) Apache Camel
10 5 (5.38%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.38%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.23%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.01%) Linux
2 18 (19.35%) Windows
3 15 (16.13%) Unix
4 5 (5.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.30%) CentOS
6 2 (2.15%) Solaris
7 1 (1.08%) SUSE
7 1 (1.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.99%) DevOps
2 52 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (36.56%) Configuration Management
4 28 (30.11%) Open Source
5 20 (21.51%) ETL
6 19 (20.43%) Analytics
6 19 (20.43%) Data Analytics
7 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
8 16 (17.20%) Scrum
9 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (12.90%) Business Continuity
10 12 (12.90%) Issue Tracking
10 12 (12.90%) Task Automation
11 10 (10.75%) Pair Programming
12 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
13 8 (8.60%) BDD
13 8 (8.60%) TDD
14 7 (7.53%) Deployment Automation
14 7 (7.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (7.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) Java
1 35 (37.63%) Python
2 31 (33.33%) SQL
3 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.83%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.30%) ActionScript
5 4 (4.30%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (4.30%) Java 8
5 4 (4.30%) Perl
5 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.23%) Groovy
6 3 (3.23%) Ruby
7 2 (2.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 26 (27.96%) Docker
2 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.38%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (61.29%) Ansible
2 45 (48.39%) Puppet
3 17 (18.28%) Terraform
4 14 (15.05%) Kubernetes
5 6 (6.45%) Consul
6 4 (4.30%) Nagios
6 4 (4.30%) OpenView
6 4 (4.30%) SCOM
6 4 (4.30%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.08%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.08%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.08%) Grafana
7 1 (1.08%) Graphite
7 1 (1.08%) Kibana
7 1 (1.08%) Packer
7 1 (1.08%) Riemann
7 1 (1.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Splunk
2 14 (15.05%) VMware
3 11 (11.83%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.68%) Oracle
5 8 (8.60%) Google
6 7 (7.53%) CA Agile Central
6 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.38%) Atlassian
8 4 (4.30%) Citrix
8 4 (4.30%) HP
8 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.23%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.08%) F5
10 1 (1.08%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow