Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 76 82
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 +48
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 45 60 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.79% 2.14% 1.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.52% 19.74% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 53 12
Edinburgh median daily rate £700 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +22.22% -14.29%
Scotland median daily rate £675 £538 £450
% change year-on-year +25.58% +19.44% +69.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 290 304 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.55% 10.82% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 199 86
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.85% +13.10%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £213
90th Percentile £700 £600 £506
Scotland median daily rate £425 £410 £373
% change year-on-year +3.77% +9.94% +12.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £19.50
Scotland median hourly rate £26.89 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +34.43% -4.76% -

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 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 41 (91.11%) Ansible
2 39 (86.67%) Puppet
3 36 (80.00%) DevOps
4 31 (68.89%) Jenkins
5 30 (66.67%) Python
6 28 (62.22%) Docker
7 27 (60.00%) Terraform
8 26 (57.78%) Java
9 21 (46.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (44.44%) Maven
10 20 (44.44%) Gradle
11 19 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (42.22%) IBM UrbanCode
12 18 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (40.00%) npm
12 18 (40.00%) gulp
12 18 (40.00%) nginx
12 18 (40.00%) Open Source
12 18 (40.00%) Groovy
12 18 (40.00%) Shell Script
13 17 (37.78%) PaaS
13 17 (37.78%) Cloud Foundry
14 15 (33.33%) Travis CI
14 15 (33.33%) CircleCI
15 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (26.67%) Linux
16 11 (24.44%) Kubernetes
17 9 (20.00%) Finance
17 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (15.56%) PowerShell

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 18 (40.00%) nginx
2 17 (37.78%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (40.00%) npm
4 17 (37.78%) PaaS
5 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.22%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (68.89%) Jenkins
2 20 (44.44%) Gradle
2 20 (44.44%) Maven
3 19 (42.22%) IBM UrbanCode
4 18 (40.00%) gulp
5 15 (33.33%) CircleCI
5 15 (33.33%) Travis CI
6 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 5 (11.11%) JUnit
7 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
8 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
8 2 (4.44%) JIRA
8 2 (4.44%) Liquibase
8 2 (4.44%) Protractor
8 2 (4.44%) RSpec
8 2 (4.44%) Selenium
8 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Consultant
3 3 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (4.44%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Environment Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Node.js
2 3 (6.67%) Middleware
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.44%) RESTful
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) React
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
4 1 (2.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
1 1 (2.22%) FMCG
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 4 (8.89%) Unix
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
5 2 (4.44%) Debian
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) DevOps
2 18 (40.00%) Open Source
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) BDD
4 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.11%) TDD
4 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.67%) OWASP
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Release Management
6 3 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (4.44%) Analytics
7 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Python
2 26 (57.78%) Java
3 18 (40.00%) Groovy
3 18 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.11%) Ruby
6 4 (8.89%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) C#
7 2 (4.44%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Java 8
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Docker
2 18 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (91.11%) Ansible
2 39 (86.67%) Puppet
3 27 (60.00%) Terraform
4 11 (24.44%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.44%) Kibana
5 2 (4.44%) logstash
5 2 (4.44%) Mesos
6 1 (2.22%) Nagios
6 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) RedGate
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) BMC
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) EMC
4 1 (2.22%) Facebook
4 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.22%) Veritas