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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 57 83 78
Rank change year-on-year +26 -5  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 13 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.46% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.25% 6.00% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 80 100 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 9.00% 6.60% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 28
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 23 (95.83%) Puppet
2 16 (66.67%) DevOps
3 15 (62.50%) Ansible
4 13 (54.17%) Linux
5 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 9 (37.50%) Java
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (37.50%) Banking
7 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (29.17%) Maven
8 7 (29.17%) Perl
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) Python
8 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (29.17%) PaaS
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) IaaS
9 6 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (20.83%) Open Source
10 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.83%) Unix
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
11 4 (16.67%) Server Building

Opscode Chef
Top Related 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 6 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) nginx
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) Confluence
5 1 (4.17%) CICS
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (4.17%) Liferay
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (29.17%) PaaS
3 6 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.17%) CloudFront
4 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (29.17%) Maven
4 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (12.50%) CircleCI
4 3 (12.50%) Gradle
4 3 (12.50%) gulp
4 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (12.50%) Travis CI
5 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
6 1 (4.17%) GitLab
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
6 1 (4.17%) Mockito
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium
6 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Project Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) DBA
3 1 (4.17%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (8.33%) Java EE
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) JDBC
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) JSP
3 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.17%) Servlets
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) iPad
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Debian
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) DevOps
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 4 (16.67%) Server Building
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) Release Management
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.17%) Change Control
8 1 (4.17%) Content Management
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (29.17%) Perl
3 7 (29.17%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (12.50%) Groovy
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.17%) MCITP
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Shibboleth
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Xen
2 1 (4.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 23 (95.83%) Puppet
2 15 (62.50%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) vRealize
4 1 (4.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Splunk
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) New Relic
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.17%) WSO2
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