Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 50 95
Rank change year-on-year -26 +45 -27
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 20 8 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.49% 1.56% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.08% 11.59% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 8
10th Percentile £363 £262 £410
25th Percentile " £293 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £396 £315 £500
Median % change year-on-year +25.71% -37.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £458 " £531
90th Percentile £530 £338 £558
England median daily rate £525 £510 £550
% change year-on-year +2.94% -7.27% +4.76%

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 142 69 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.60% 13.48% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 43 203
10th Percentile £211 £153 £200
25th Percentile £363 £256 £309
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £408 £350 £375
Median % change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £538 £456 £508
90th Percentile £602 £580 £543
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 18
10th Percentile £14.25 £10.69 £12.66
25th Percentile £14.31 £11.29 £14.16
Median hourly rate £18.25 £23.62 £17.38
Median % change year-on-year -22.73% +35.93% -0.71%
75th Percentile £45.81 £41.13 £27.34
90th Percentile £51.65 £47.65 £41.34
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.13% -2.50% +14.29%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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
Northamptonshire -1 16 £396 +25.71% 2
Derbyshire - 2 £600 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £465 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £363 - 4
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (70.00%) JIRA
4 13 (65.00%) Banking
4 13 (65.00%) Data Lake
5 12 (60.00%) AWS
6 11 (55.00%) Architectural Design
7 8 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (30.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) Puppet
8 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
9 5 (25.00%) REST
9 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (25.00%) Azure
9 5 (25.00%) MariaDB
9 5 (25.00%) Spring Boot
9 5 (25.00%) RAML
9 5 (25.00%) Swagger
9 5 (25.00%) J2EE
9 5 (25.00%) Spring
9 5 (25.00%) Terraform
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (20.00%) MVC
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Windows
10 4 (20.00%) OpenShift
10 4 (20.00%) Ansible
10 4 (20.00%) Hadoop

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 (15.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Mule
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Azure
3 4 (20.00%) OpenShift
4 3 (15.00%) IaaS
4 3 (15.00%) PaaS
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (10.00%) npm
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (5.00%) AWS CodeCommit
6 1 (5.00%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Functions
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Pipelines
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
6 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) IPv4
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Data Lake
2 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (25.00%) MariaDB
4 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) MySQL
6 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (70.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (10.00%) CA Release Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Gradle
3 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) Chocolatey
4 1 (5.00%) GitLab
4 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (65.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
1 12 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Payments Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Payments Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
1 5 (25.00%) RAML
1 5 (25.00%) REST
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
1 5 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 5 (25.00%) Swagger
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) JDBC
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
2 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) Spring Security
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) BYOD
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 11 (55.00%) Architectural Design
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) API Development
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Terraform
3 4 (20.00%) Ansible
4 3 (15.00%) SCCM
5 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (10.00%) SCOM
6 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (5.00%) Alibaba
5 1 (5.00%) Databricks
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle