Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 110 104
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6 -7
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 59 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.07% 1.23% 1.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.61% 15.42% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 29
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £515 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.48% +8.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £347 £438 £398
90th Percentile £575 £575 £585
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% 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 £46.25 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +15.63% -20.00% +5.26%

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 317 240 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.10% 8.01% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 161 136
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £220 £281
90th Percentile £550 £538 £625
England median daily rate £488 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +5.98% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 16
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% -3.73% -1.67%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% +10.00%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -2 26 £499 -0.25% 6
Northamptonshire -2 20 £398 -27.73% 4
Leicestershire +10 6 £450 -12.62% 1
Rutland - 5 £375 -
Derbyshire - 1 £650 -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 49 (83.05%) DevOps
2 45 (76.27%) Puppet
3 38 (64.41%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (57.63%) Jenkins
5 31 (52.54%) Linux
6 28 (47.46%) Configuration Management
7 27 (45.76%) Ansible
8 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (35.59%) Windows
9 21 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (33.90%) Docker
10 20 (33.90%) Java
11 19 (32.20%) Terraform
12 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
12 17 (28.81%) .NET
13 15 (25.42%) Python
14 14 (23.73%) Unix
14 14 (23.73%) Bash Shell
15 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
15 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
15 13 (22.03%) Kubernetes
16 12 (20.34%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (20.34%) Web Services
17 11 (18.64%) SQL
18 10 (16.95%) MySQL
18 10 (16.95%) Scrum
18 10 (16.95%) Open Source
18 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
19 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (15.25%) Selenium

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 9 (15.25%) IIS
2 7 (11.86%) JBoss
2 7 (11.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (8.47%) CMS
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.39%) Jetty
4 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 38 (64.41%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.86%) PaaS
4 5 (8.47%) IaaS
4 5 (8.47%) SaaS
5 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (5.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) DSL
2 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 4 (6.78%) SSH
2 4 (6.78%) SSL
2 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) MySQL
3 8 (13.56%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.78%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.39%) Big Data
6 2 (3.39%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.39%) Redis
6 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.39%) Riak
7 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (57.63%) Jenkins
2 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.25%) JIRA
3 9 (15.25%) Selenium
4 8 (13.56%) JUnit
4 8 (13.56%) Subversion
4 8 (13.56%) TeamCity
5 7 (11.86%) Bitbucket
6 6 (10.17%) Maven
7 5 (8.47%) CA Release Automation
8 4 (6.78%) Gradle
9 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
9 3 (5.08%) HP UFT
9 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
9 3 (5.08%) NetBeans
10 2 (3.39%) GoCD
10 2 (3.39%) LoadUI
10 2 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.39%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (5.08%) Games
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) AWS DevOps
2 9 (15.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.39%) Python Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
2 12 (20.34%) Web Services
3 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
3 9 (15.25%) Spring
4 8 (13.56%) REST
5 5 (8.47%) Ajax
5 5 (8.47%) jQuery
6 4 (6.78%) CSS
6 4 (6.78%) HTML
6 4 (6.78%) Swagger
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.08%) HTML5
7 3 (5.08%) J2EE
7 3 (5.08%) Java EE
7 3 (5.08%) Node.js
7 3 (5.08%) SOAP
7 3 (5.08%) Spring Boot
7 3 (5.08%) Spring Security
7 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (5.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Linux
2 21 (35.59%) Windows
3 14 (23.73%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (83.05%) DevOps
2 28 (47.46%) Configuration Management
3 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.34%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (16.95%) Open Source
5 10 (16.95%) Scrum
6 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.25%) TDD
7 8 (13.56%) OO
8 7 (11.86%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (11.86%) Migration
8 7 (11.86%) Release Management
8 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.17%) Microservices
9 6 (10.17%) MVC
9 6 (10.17%) SOA
10 5 (8.47%) Content Management
10 5 (8.47%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) Java
2 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.42%) Python
4 14 (23.73%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.64%) SQL
6 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
7 8 (13.56%) PHP
8 6 (10.17%) Perl
9 5 (8.47%) C#
10 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
11 3 (5.08%) C
11 3 (5.08%) Java 8
12 2 (3.39%) C++
13 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) vCloud
2 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (76.27%) Puppet
2 27 (45.76%) Ansible
3 19 (32.20%) Terraform
4 13 (22.03%) Kubernetes
5 5 (8.47%) Salt
6 4 (6.78%) Rancher
7 3 (5.08%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (5.08%) Nagios
8 2 (3.39%) Ganglia
8 2 (3.39%) Graphite
8 2 (3.39%) Kibana
8 2 (3.39%) logstash
8 2 (3.39%) Riemann
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.47%) Rackspace
2 4 (6.78%) Google
2 4 (6.78%) Splunk
3 3 (5.08%) AppDynamics
3 3 (5.08%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.39%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.39%) New Relic
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) VMware