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 26 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 83 82
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 22 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.81% 1.13% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.71% 8.98% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Median daily rate £456 £431 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.79% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 140 167 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 11.52% 12.61% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 59 57
Median daily rate £450 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 32 (91.43%) Puppet
2 21 (60.00%) Linux
3 20 (57.14%) Ansible
4 17 (48.57%) DevOps
5 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 13 (37.14%) Docker
8 11 (31.43%) Java
8 11 (31.43%) PaaS
9 10 (28.57%) Banking
9 10 (28.57%) IaaS
9 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 9 (25.71%) RESTful
10 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
11 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
11 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (22.86%) Perl
11 8 (22.86%) Web Services
11 8 (22.86%) vRealize
12 7 (20.00%) Private Cloud
12 7 (20.00%) MySQL
12 7 (20.00%) Unix
12 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (20.00%) Spring
12 7 (20.00%) Mockito
12 7 (20.00%) GitHub
12 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (20.00%) JSON
13 6 (17.14%) SaaS

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 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) PaaS
2 10 (28.57%) IaaS
3 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (20.00%) GitHub
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (17.14%) SaaS
6 5 (14.29%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.86%) BrowserStack
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
1 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
2 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.00%) Mockito
4 6 (17.14%) GitLab
5 3 (8.57%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.71%) Maven
7 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.86%) Hudson
7 1 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) Selenium
7 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.86%) Subversion
7 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (28.57%) Banking
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Product Owner
4 2 (5.71%) Project Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) RESTful
2 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 7 (20.00%) JSON
3 7 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) Java EE
4 2 (5.71%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) JDBC
5 1 (2.86%) JSP
5 1 (2.86%) Servlets
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Unix
4 5 (14.29%) Windows
5 4 (11.43%) Debian
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.71%) AIX
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) DevOps
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (11.43%) Information Management
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) High Availability
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.71%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Release Automation
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
6 2 (5.71%) Server Building
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) Perl
3 6 (17.14%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
4 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.86%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.86%) MCITP
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.86%) RHCE
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 32 (91.43%) Puppet
2 20 (57.14%) Ansible
3 8 (22.86%) vRealize
4 2 (5.71%) Control-M
4 2 (5.71%) Rundeck
4 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.86%) Salt
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Splunk
3 2 (5.71%) CyberArk
3 2 (5.71%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
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