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 3 months to 29 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 of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 112 56
Rank change year-on-year +38 -56  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 66 21 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.81% 0.82% 3.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.44% 9.17% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 16 78
East of England median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75%  
10th Percentile £438 £344 £321
90th Percentile £575 £613 £445
England median daily rate £524 £500 £438
% change year-on-year +4.80% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £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 of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 270 229 386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 11.49% 8.95% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 259 444
East of England median daily rate £488 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +9.67%  
10th Percentile £171 £293 £204
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
England median daily rate £496 £450 £407
% change year-on-year +10.22% +10.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 24
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £35.43 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.95% -5.52%  
10th Percentile £12.22 £17.50 £19.58
90th Percentile £21.25 £43.38 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 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
Essex +33 54 £500 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 12 £510 +59.37% 2
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 of England region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 91 (85.05%) DevOps
2 82 (76.64%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (72.90%) Puppet
4 63 (58.88%) Jenkins
4 63 (58.88%) TDD
4 63 (58.88%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (55.14%) Linux
6 52 (48.60%) Scrum
7 50 (46.73%) Configuration Management
8 48 (44.86%) SOA
9 45 (42.06%) Middleware
10 43 (40.19%) HTTP
10 43 (40.19%) TCP/IP
10 43 (40.19%) SSL
11 38 (35.51%) Git (software)
12 37 (34.58%) Open Source
12 37 (34.58%) Kanban
13 36 (33.64%) Test Automation
13 36 (33.64%) Docker
14 35 (32.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 34 (31.78%) Mentoring
16 31 (28.97%) Continuous Delivery
16 31 (28.97%) Perl
17 29 (27.10%) JBoss
17 29 (27.10%) Microservices
18 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
18 26 (24.30%) WSO2
18 26 (24.30%) Coaching
19 25 (23.36%) IaaS
19 25 (23.36%) J2EE

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 29 (27.10%) JBoss
2 24 (22.43%) Apache
3 23 (21.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (7.48%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.80%) AquaLogic
6 3 (2.80%) IIS
6 3 (2.80%) Mule
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.80%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.87%) Jetty
7 2 (1.87%) Mongrel
7 2 (1.87%) nginx
7 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.93%) Confluence
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 18 (16.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.36%) IaaS
2 24 (22.43%) PaaS
3 18 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (10.28%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (8.41%) Office 365
7 3 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.80%) SaaS
8 2 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.87%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (40.19%) HTTP
1 43 (40.19%) SSL
1 43 (40.19%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.21%) DNS
3 8 (7.48%) Skype
4 2 (1.87%) DHCP
4 2 (1.87%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) FTP
5 1 (0.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
2 10 (9.35%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (6.54%) Big Data
4 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (58.88%) Jenkins
2 38 (35.51%) Git (software)
3 22 (20.56%) Subversion
4 11 (10.28%) Maven
5 7 (6.54%) JIRA
6 4 (3.74%) Ant
6 4 (3.74%) Gradle
7 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.87%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.93%) Checkstyle
9 1 (0.93%) Hudson
9 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (19.63%) Finance
2 18 (16.82%) Electronics
2 18 (16.82%) Manufacturing
2 18 (16.82%) Marketing
2 18 (16.82%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.41%) Local Government
4 4 (3.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (46.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) Developer
3 14 (13.08%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.35%) Middleware Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) Programme Manager
4 10 (9.35%) Senior DevOps
5 9 (8.41%) Technical Manager
6 8 (7.48%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Technical Programme Manager
7 7 (6.54%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Architect
9 4 (3.74%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.74%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.74%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (42.06%) Middleware
2 25 (23.36%) J2EE
3 18 (16.82%) .NET
4 13 (12.15%) JSON
4 13 (12.15%) REST
4 13 (12.15%) Spring
5 10 (9.35%) Node.js
6 6 (5.61%) Spring Boot
7 5 (4.67%) RxJava
8 4 (3.74%) Web Services
9 3 (2.80%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (2.80%) Java EE
9 3 (2.80%) Java SE
9 3 (2.80%) JSON Schema
9 3 (2.80%) OAuth
9 3 (2.80%) SOAP
9 3 (2.80%) WSDL
9 3 (2.80%) XML
9 3 (2.80%) XSLT
10 2 (1.87%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Data Protection Act
1 9 (8.41%) Data Structures
2 8 (7.48%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 59 (55.14%) Linux
2 35 (32.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (15.89%) Windows
4 15 (14.02%) Unix
5 11 (10.28%) Ubuntu
6 10 (9.35%) CoreOS
7 9 (8.41%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.74%) Solaris
9 3 (2.80%) AIX
9 3 (2.80%) HPUX
9 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.87%) CentOS
10 2 (1.87%) Fedora
11 1 (0.93%) VMS
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (85.05%) DevOps
2 82 (76.64%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (58.88%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (58.88%) TDD
4 52 (48.60%) Scrum
5 50 (46.73%) Configuration Management
6 48 (44.86%) SOA
7 37 (34.58%) Kanban
7 37 (34.58%) Open Source
8 36 (33.64%) Test Automation
9 34 (31.78%) Mentoring
10 31 (28.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (27.10%) Microservices
12 26 (24.30%) Coaching
13 22 (20.56%) Programme Management
14 21 (19.63%) API Design
14 21 (19.63%) User Stories
15 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
16 18 (16.82%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (16.82%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.97%) Perl
2 23 (21.50%) Java
3 18 (16.82%) Python
4 16 (14.95%) PowerShell
5 14 (13.08%) C
6 12 (11.21%) JavaScript
7 9 (8.41%) Clojure
7 9 (8.41%) F#
7 9 (8.41%) Go
7 9 (8.41%) Rust
8 7 (6.54%) SQL
9 5 (4.67%) C#
10 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.80%) Groovy
10 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.80%) XPath
11 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) QA
2 7 (6.54%) GDPR
3 3 (2.80%) PMO
4 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (33.64%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.87%) Xen
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 78 (72.90%) Puppet
2 22 (20.56%) Ansible
3 2 (1.87%) Rundeck
3 2 (1.87%) Salt
4 1 (0.93%) Terraform
4 1 (0.93%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) WSO2
2 23 (21.50%) Oracle
3 18 (16.82%) SAP
4 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.80%) Google
5 3 (2.80%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.80%) webMethods
6 2 (1.87%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.87%) VMware
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.93%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.93%) Splunk
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