Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 November 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 132 79
Rank change year-on-year +10 -53 +89
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 88 65 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.71% 1.33% 2.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.80% 14.07% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 39 111
East of England median daily rate £513 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +20.48% -7.78%
10th Percentile £452 £313 £363
90th Percentile £584 £660 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
East of England median hourly rate - - £60.00
England median hourly rate £38.75 - £60.00

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 of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 557 462 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.79% 9.48% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 277 347
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £153 £200 £216
90th Percentile £579 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 40
East of England median hourly rate £14.67 £16.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.09% -51.11% +109.50%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £27.25 £37.59 £60.00
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.74% +2.50% +0.45%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Opscode Chef in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Essex +16 54 £513 +2.50% 1
Hertfordshire -18 30 £500 +5.26% 8
Cambridgeshire -12 4 £475 -19.15% 6
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 79 (89.77%) Puppet
2 69 (78.41%) DevOps
3 65 (73.86%) Jenkins
3 65 (73.86%) Configuration Management
4 58 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (60.23%) Scrum
5 53 (60.23%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (56.82%) TDD
6 50 (56.82%) Middleware
7 44 (50.00%) SOA
8 42 (47.73%) Ansible
9 41 (46.59%) Linux
10 31 (35.23%) Finance
10 31 (35.23%) Docker
11 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
12 27 (30.68%) Programme Management
12 27 (30.68%) Manufacturing
12 27 (30.68%) Electronics
12 27 (30.68%) Digital Marketing
12 27 (30.68%) Marketing
12 27 (30.68%) SAP
12 27 (30.68%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (29.55%) Relational Database
14 24 (27.27%) Microservices
14 24 (27.27%) Test Automation
15 22 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 22 (25.00%) JBoss
16 21 (23.86%) SSL
16 21 (23.86%) HTTP

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 22 (25.00%) JBoss
2 17 (19.32%) Apache
3 14 (15.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (7.95%) OpenStack
5 5 (5.68%) Mule
5 5 (5.68%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (3.41%) AquaLogic
7 3 (3.41%) Confluence
7 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.41%) nginx
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.14%) CMS
8 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.23%) PaaS
3 8 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (9.09%) IaaS
3 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.68%) SaaS
5 4 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.55%) Serverless
6 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.41%) Route 53
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 21 (23.86%) HTTP
2 21 (23.86%) SSL
3 2 (2.27%) Junos
4 1 (1.14%) DHCP
4 1 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.09%) MySQL
2 8 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.55%) DB2
5 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (73.86%) Jenkins
2 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.64%) Subversion
4 9 (10.23%) Maven
5 5 (5.68%) JIRA
6 4 (4.55%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.55%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.14%) Mocha
8 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.14%) Selenium
8 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.14%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.14%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (35.23%) Finance
2 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
3 27 (30.68%) Electronics
3 27 (30.68%) Manufacturing
3 27 (30.68%) Marketing
4 5 (5.68%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (56.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (22.73%) Middleware Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Consultant
5 8 (9.09%) Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Architect
6 6 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (6.82%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (6.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (3.41%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.82%) Middleware
2 13 (14.77%) J2EE
3 8 (9.09%) Spring
3 8 (9.09%) Spring Boot
3 8 (9.09%) Web Services
4 6 (6.82%) SOAP
4 6 (6.82%) XML
5 5 (5.68%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (5.68%) Java EE
5 5 (5.68%) Java SE
5 5 (5.68%) JSON
5 5 (5.68%) JSON Schema
5 5 (5.68%) OAuth
5 5 (5.68%) REST
5 5 (5.68%) WSDL
5 5 (5.68%) XSLT
6 3 (3.41%) Laravel
6 3 (3.41%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (3.41%) Symfony
6 3 (3.41%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.59%) Linux
2 22 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (14.77%) Unix
4 8 (9.09%) Solaris
5 7 (7.95%) Windows
6 5 (5.68%) AIX
6 5 (5.68%) HPUX
7 4 (4.55%) CentOS
8 2 (2.27%) DC/OS
9 1 (1.14%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.14%) VMS
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (78.41%) DevOps
2 65 (73.86%) Configuration Management
3 58 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (60.23%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (60.23%) Scrum
5 50 (56.82%) TDD
6 44 (50.00%) SOA
7 27 (30.68%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (30.68%) Digital Marketing
7 27 (30.68%) Programme Management
8 24 (27.27%) Microservices
8 24 (27.27%) Test Automation
9 21 (23.86%) Kanban
10 20 (22.73%) Open Source
11 18 (20.45%) Mentoring
12 14 (15.91%) Coaching
13 13 (14.77%) API Design
14 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
15 9 (10.23%) User Stories
16 8 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) Python
2 13 (14.77%) Perl
3 10 (11.36%) Java
3 10 (11.36%) Ruby
4 7 (7.95%) SQL
5 5 (5.68%) Groovy
5 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.68%) XPath
6 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.55%) C
6 4 (4.55%) PHP
6 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.41%) Go
8 2 (2.27%) C#
8 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.14%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) JNCIA
1 2 (2.27%) JNCIE
1 2 (2.27%) JNCIP
1 2 (2.27%) JNCIS
1 2 (2.27%) RHCA
1 2 (2.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) GCP
2 2 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (35.23%) Docker
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) LXC
3 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 79 (89.77%) Puppet
2 42 (47.73%) Ansible
3 10 (11.36%) Terraform
4 9 (10.23%) Kubernetes
5 7 (7.95%) Mesos
6 3 (3.41%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.41%) Rancher
7 2 (2.27%) Marathon
7 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.14%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) SAP
2 19 (21.59%) WSO2
3 18 (20.45%) Oracle
4 6 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.68%) VMware
5 5 (5.68%) webMethods
6 3 (3.41%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.41%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.27%) Google
7 2 (2.27%) HP
7 2 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (2.27%) Juniper
7 2 (2.27%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.14%) Coveo
8 1 (1.14%) F5
8 1 (1.14%) hybris
8 1 (1.14%) Intershop
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.14%) Splunk