Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 15 October 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 69 73
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +26
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 39 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.31% 2.17% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.43% 16.67% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 12
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.23% +14.81%
10th Percentile £351 £319 £316
90th Percentile £536 £600 £492
Scotland median daily rate £575 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +31.43% +9.38% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 182 174 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.79% 13.00% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 77 93
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £227 £263 £179
90th Percentile £538 £550 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £405 £330
% change year-on-year -1.23% +22.73% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -29.17% -25.00% +116.22%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Glasgow

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Glasgow

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 36 (92.31%) Ansible
2 27 (69.23%) Puppet
3 20 (51.28%) Unix
3 20 (51.28%) Python
4 19 (48.72%) Linux
4 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (48.72%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (46.15%) Deployment Automation
6 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (41.03%) Bash Shell
7 16 (41.03%) NoSQL
7 16 (41.03%) Docker
8 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
8 15 (38.46%) HTML
8 15 (38.46%) Java
8 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
9 14 (35.90%) JBoss
9 14 (35.90%) Tomcat
9 14 (35.90%) Ruby
9 14 (35.90%) Redis
9 14 (35.90%) Riak
9 14 (35.90%) Jetty
9 14 (35.90%) Cobbler
9 14 (35.90%) DevOps
9 14 (35.90%) Terraform
10 13 (33.33%) HTML5
10 13 (33.33%) TDD
11 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
11 12 (30.77%) Spring
11 12 (30.77%) WebLogic

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 14 (35.90%) JBoss
1 14 (35.90%) Jetty
1 14 (35.90%) Tomcat
2 12 (30.77%) WebLogic
3 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
4 6 (15.38%) nginx
5 3 (7.69%) Apache
5 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (5.13%) CMS
6 2 (5.13%) Drupal
6 2 (5.13%) MODX
6 2 (5.13%) WordPress
7 1 (2.56%) Anypoint
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.56%) Confluence
7 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (5.13%) Akamai
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
4 2 (5.13%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (5.13%) IaaS
4 2 (5.13%) Mailgun
4 2 (5.13%) npm
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Datadog
5 1 (2.56%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) Heroku
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) AMQP
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) NoSQL
2 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
3 14 (35.90%) Redis
3 14 (35.90%) Riak
4 12 (30.77%) Couchbase
4 12 (30.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.13%) MySQL
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Vagrant
2 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
2 10 (25.64%) FitNesse
2 10 (25.64%) Selenium
3 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.69%) Artifactory
5 3 (7.69%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.56%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Java Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (30.77%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (30.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (28.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Cloud Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Cloud Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Perl Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Python Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) HTML5
3 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 12 (30.77%) Spring
4 11 (28.21%) JPA
5 9 (23.08%) JMS
5 9 (23.08%) Kafka
5 9 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (23.08%) TIBCO EMS
5 9 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (10.26%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (5.13%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) LAMP
7 2 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (5.13%) Node.js
7 2 (5.13%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) Ext JS
8 1 (2.56%) JSON
8 1 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Wiki
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Unix
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 12 (30.77%) CentOS
3 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (46.15%) Deployment Automation
3 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.90%) DevOps
5 13 (33.33%) TDD
6 12 (30.77%) BDD
6 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 11 (28.21%) Concurrent Programming
7 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
7 11 (28.21%) Scrum
8 9 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (23.08%) DSDM
8 9 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Kanban
8 9 (23.08%) RUP
8 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 9 (23.08%) System Testing
8 9 (23.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Python
2 16 (41.03%) Bash Shell
3 15 (38.46%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) Ruby
5 5 (12.82%) SQL
6 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.69%) Perl
8 2 (5.13%) Korn
8 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 36 (92.31%) Ansible
2 27 (69.23%) Puppet
3 14 (35.90%) Cobbler
3 14 (35.90%) Terraform
4 3 (7.69%) Kibana
4 3 (7.69%) logstash
5 2 (5.13%) Fail2ban
5 2 (5.13%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.13%) Salt
6 1 (2.56%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.56%) Nagios
6 1 (2.56%) PingFederate
6 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) IBM
2 9 (23.08%) TIBCO
3 8 (20.51%) Informatica
4 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Adobe
5 2 (5.13%) Google
5 2 (5.13%) Lets Encrypt
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.56%) Apigee
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.56%) Splunk