Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 11 December 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 69 107
Rank change year-on-year -11 +38 +24
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 61 67 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.14% 2.29% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.40% 19.65% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 43 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £700 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +22.22% +20.00%
Scotland median daily rate £700 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +43.59% +8.33% +69.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 372 341 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.07% 11.65% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 192 64
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £338 £276 £247
90th Percentile £700 £600 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £412 £330
% change year-on-year +3.09% +24.92% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - £19.50
10th Percentile £9.00 - £18.75
90th Percentile £11.00 - £20.25
Scotland median hourly rate £29.69 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.77% -16.67% +62.16%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 58 (95.08%) Ansible
2 54 (88.52%) Puppet
3 48 (78.69%) Python
4 44 (72.13%) DevOps
5 43 (70.49%) Java
6 41 (67.21%) Jenkins
7 37 (60.66%) Docker
8 33 (54.10%) Terraform
9 30 (49.18%) Maven
10 29 (47.54%) Gradle
10 29 (47.54%) IBM UrbanCode
11 28 (45.90%) Cloud Foundry
12 27 (44.26%) npm
12 27 (44.26%) CircleCI
12 27 (44.26%) Travis CI
12 27 (44.26%) Virtual Machines
12 27 (44.26%) gulp
12 27 (44.26%) Open Source
12 27 (44.26%) PaaS
12 27 (44.26%) Groovy
12 27 (44.26%) nginx
12 27 (44.26%) Shell Script
13 26 (42.62%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (22.95%) Linux
18 13 (21.31%) Kubernetes
19 11 (18.03%) Scrum
19 11 (18.03%) OpenShift

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 28 (45.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 27 (44.26%) nginx
3 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 27 (44.26%) npm
1 27 (44.26%) PaaS
2 26 (42.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (18.03%) OpenShift
6 4 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.64%) Datadog
7 1 (1.64%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.64%) DataStax
2 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.64%) HBase
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (67.21%) Jenkins
2 30 (49.18%) Maven
3 29 (47.54%) Gradle
3 29 (47.54%) IBM UrbanCode
4 27 (44.26%) CircleCI
4 27 (44.26%) gulp
4 27 (44.26%) Travis CI
5 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.92%) Selenium
7 2 (3.28%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.28%) JIRA
7 2 (3.28%) JUnit
7 2 (3.28%) Liquibase
7 2 (3.28%) Protractor
7 2 (3.28%) RSpec
7 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (63.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (6.56%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (3.28%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Applications Manager
7 1 (1.64%) EMC Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Senior Veritas Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Veritas Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) REST
2 3 (4.92%) Node.js
3 2 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (3.28%) Middleware
3 2 (3.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) RESTful
4 1 (1.64%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) User Experience
2 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.64%) EMC VNX
2 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Windows
3 5 (8.20%) Unix
4 3 (4.92%) CentOS
5 2 (3.28%) Debian
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) DevOps
2 27 (44.26%) Open Source
3 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.03%) Scrum
5 10 (16.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
5 10 (16.39%) Microservices
6 9 (14.75%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (14.75%) Kanban
6 9 (14.75%) Logical Data Model
6 9 (14.75%) Physical Data Model
6 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.84%) TDD
7 6 (9.84%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (8.20%) BDD
8 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.56%) Community of Practice
9 4 (6.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (78.69%) Python
2 43 (70.49%) Java
3 27 (44.26%) Groovy
3 27 (44.26%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.92%) Ruby
6 2 (3.28%) SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) Java 8
7 1 (1.64%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (60.66%) Docker
2 27 (44.26%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 58 (95.08%) Ansible
2 54 (88.52%) Puppet
3 33 (54.10%) Terraform
4 13 (21.31%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.28%) Kibana
5 2 (3.28%) logstash
5 2 (3.28%) Mesos
6 1 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.64%) OpenView
6 1 (1.64%) SCOM
6 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) RedGate
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) EMC
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.64%) Splunk
4 1 (1.64%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.64%) Veritas
4 1 (1.64%) VMware