Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 112 101
Rank change year-on-year +47 -11 -13
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 81 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.92% 1.23% 1.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.21% 15.18% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 29 37
East Midlands median daily rate £415 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.63% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £337 £324 £340
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £525 £525 £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 £48.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +21.88% - -

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 349 257 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.59% 8.09% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 174 158
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.16% +0.60%
10th Percentile £225 £235 £275
90th Percentile £538 £523 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% -5.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.55 £13.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £19.85 £20.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% -22.22% +11.47%

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 September 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 September 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 +24 47 £488 -2.50% 10
Northamptonshire +11 28 £400 +14.29%
Leicestershire +3 2 £500 +42.86% 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 53 (65.43%) DevOps
2 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (61.73%) Ansible
4 46 (56.79%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (54.32%) Puppet
6 40 (49.38%) Jenkins
7 35 (43.21%) Linux
8 34 (41.98%) Java
9 33 (40.74%) Configuration Management
10 30 (37.04%) Python
11 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 24 (29.63%) Docker
13 23 (28.40%) Web Services
14 22 (27.16%) Subversion
14 22 (27.16%) Maven
15 20 (24.69%) Spring
15 20 (24.69%) Windows
15 20 (24.69%) Open Source
16 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
16 19 (23.46%) Test Automation
16 19 (23.46%) Terraform
16 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
16 19 (23.46%) SQL
17 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (22.22%) Relational Database
17 18 (22.22%) Splunk
18 17 (20.99%) NoSQL
19 16 (19.75%) Bitbucket
19 16 (19.75%) Kubernetes
19 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills

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 12 (14.81%) JBoss
2 5 (6.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (6.17%) CMS
2 5 (6.17%) Confluence
3 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (2.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 46 (56.79%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (14.81%) Amazon EMR
3 12 (14.81%) Amazon Glacier
3 12 (14.81%) Amazon S3
3 12 (14.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (9.88%) OpenShift
5 6 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (4.94%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (3.70%) npm
8 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) DSL
2 5 (6.17%) SSL
2 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.94%) SSH
4 3 (3.70%) Firewall
4 3 (3.70%) HTTP
5 2 (2.47%) DNS
5 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.23%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.23%) DHCP
6 1 (1.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 17 (20.99%) NoSQL
3 13 (16.05%) Amazon Aurora
4 12 (14.81%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (14.81%) MySQL
5 8 (9.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
7 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
8 4 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (49.38%) Jenkins
2 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 22 (27.16%) Maven
3 22 (27.16%) Subversion
4 16 (19.75%) Bitbucket
5 15 (18.52%) Selenium
6 14 (17.28%) Cucumber
6 14 (17.28%) JUnit
7 12 (14.81%) JIRA
8 8 (9.88%) Gradle
9 7 (8.64%) HP UFT
10 6 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (6.17%) DbUnit
11 5 (6.17%) JMeter
11 5 (6.17%) LoadUI
11 5 (6.17%) SoapUI
12 4 (4.94%) Artifactory
12 4 (4.94%) CA Release Automation
12 4 (4.94%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (3.70%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (24.69%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) Developer
5 9 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (9.88%) Architect
6 8 (9.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Data Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (4.94%) AWS Specialist
9 4 (4.94%) Cloud Specialist
10 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Python Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.47%) Cassandra DBA
11 2 (2.47%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) Web Services
2 20 (24.69%) Spring
3 10 (12.35%) Java EE
4 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 9 (11.11%) Node.js
4 9 (11.11%) REST
5 8 (9.88%) Ajax
5 8 (9.88%) CSS
5 8 (9.88%) HTML
5 8 (9.88%) Swagger
6 6 (7.41%) .NET
6 6 (7.41%) React
7 5 (6.17%) Apache Camel
7 5 (6.17%) Gherkin
7 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.17%) JPA
8 4 (4.94%) J2EE
8 4 (4.94%) JAX-RS
8 4 (4.94%) JSF
8 4 (4.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Linux
2 20 (24.69%) Windows
3 12 (14.81%) Unix
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.70%) Solaris
6 2 (2.47%) CentOS
7 1 (1.23%) SUSE
7 1 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (65.43%) DevOps
2 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (40.74%) Configuration Management
4 20 (24.69%) Open Source
5 19 (23.46%) Test Automation
6 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.52%) Scrum
8 13 (16.05%) ETL
9 12 (14.81%) Analytics
9 12 (14.81%) Data Analytics
9 12 (14.81%) TDD
10 11 (13.58%) Pair Programming
11 10 (12.35%) Release Management
12 8 (9.88%) BDD
12 8 (9.88%) Web Development
13 7 (8.64%) Kanban
13 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.64%) OO
13 7 (8.64%) System Integration Testing
14 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) Java
2 30 (37.04%) Python
3 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
3 19 (23.46%) SQL
4 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.94%) Java 8
5 4 (4.94%) Ruby
6 3 (3.70%) Groovy
6 3 (3.70%) Perl
6 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.47%) C#
8 1 (1.23%) C
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 24 (29.63%) Docker
2 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.94%) vCloud
4 3 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 50 (61.73%) Ansible
2 44 (54.32%) Puppet
3 19 (23.46%) Terraform
4 16 (19.75%) Kubernetes
5 4 (4.94%) OpenView
5 4 (4.94%) SCOM
5 4 (4.94%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.47%) Ganglia
6 2 (2.47%) Graphite
6 2 (2.47%) Kibana
6 2 (2.47%) Nagios
6 2 (2.47%) Riemann
7 1 (1.23%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.23%) Grafana
7 1 (1.23%) logstash
7 1 (1.23%) Packer
7 1 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Splunk
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle
4 7 (8.64%) Google
4 7 (8.64%) VMware
5 5 (6.17%) Rackspace
6 4 (4.94%) HP
7 3 (3.70%) AppDynamics
7 3 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.23%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix
8 1 (1.23%) F5
8 1 (1.23%) SaltStack