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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 77 72
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 23 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.53% 1.12% 1.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 14.66% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 27
Median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 138 116 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 9.16% 7.65% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 86 65
Median daily rate £425 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.93% +13.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +13.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 16 £500 +8.10% 3
Northamptonshire -11 4 £550 +22.22%
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 27 (72.97%) Docker
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) DevOps
3 19 (51.35%) Scrum
4 18 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
5 16 (43.24%) Puppet
5 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
5 16 (43.24%) Windows
6 15 (40.54%) Linux
6 15 (40.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (37.84%) SOA
7 14 (37.84%) Kubernetes
8 13 (35.14%) Microservices
8 13 (35.14%) .NET
9 12 (32.43%) IaaS
9 12 (32.43%) PaaS
9 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (32.43%) Terraform
10 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
10 11 (29.73%) Python
10 11 (29.73%) HTTP
10 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
11 10 (27.03%) SSL
12 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
12 9 (24.32%) DNS
13 8 (21.62%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (21.62%) CoreOS

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 (8.11%) nginx
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (32.43%) IaaS
3 12 (32.43%) PaaS
4 4 (10.81%) SaaS
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.70%) Datadog
6 1 (2.70%) GitHub
6 1 (2.70%) Heroku
6 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.70%) Route 53
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) HTTP
1 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
2 10 (27.03%) SSL
3 9 (24.32%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.41%) HBase
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.70%) Mahout
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
3 15 (40.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (13.51%) TeamCity
5 4 (10.81%) Subversion
6 2 (5.41%) Burp Suite
6 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.70%) git-flow
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Senior DevOps
2 9 (24.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) WebOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) JSON
2 8 (21.62%) Node.js
2 8 (21.62%) REST
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.70%) Kafka
5 1 (2.70%) Lucene
5 1 (2.70%) Mason
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 8 (21.62%) CoreOS
3 8 (21.62%) Ubuntu
4 4 (10.81%) VMS
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (64.86%) DevOps
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
3 18 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (37.84%) SOA
5 13 (35.14%) Microservices
6 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
8 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
8 8 (21.62%) Kanban
8 8 (21.62%) TDD
9 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.81%) Build Automation
10 4 (10.81%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (10.81%) Open Source
10 4 (10.81%) SDLC
10 4 (10.81%) Security Operations
10 4 (10.81%) SIEM
11 3 (8.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
1 11 (29.73%) Python
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
6 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (72.97%) Docker
2 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (5.41%) HDFS
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Puppet
2 14 (37.84%) Kubernetes
3 12 (32.43%) Terraform
4 5 (13.51%) Ansible
5 4 (10.81%) Consul
6 2 (5.41%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (5.41%) Salt
7 1 (2.70%) Ambari
7 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.70%) collectd
7 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.70%) Graphite
7 1 (2.70%) Kibana
7 1 (2.70%) logstash
7 1 (2.70%) Mesos
7 1 (2.70%) Nagios
7 1 (2.70%) Packer
7 1 (2.70%) StatsD
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.41%) Black Duck
4 2 (5.41%) Qualys
4 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.41%) Veracode
5 1 (2.70%) Apigee
5 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.70%) Software AG
5 1 (2.70%) Splunk