Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 51 99
Rank change year-on-year -18 +48 -49
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 66 109 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.95% 4.21% 1.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.74% 33.64% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 52
Leeds median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £405 £399 £313
90th Percentile £638 £588 £523
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £463 £350
% change year-on-year +8.11% +32.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 278 324 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.42% 12.51% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 231 158
Leeds median daily rate £450 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £309 £250 £247
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate £12.25 - £17.50
10th Percentile £11.03 - £16.25
90th Percentile £13.68 - £22.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £17.50

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Leeds

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Leeds

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 56 (84.85%) DevOps
2 54 (81.82%) Puppet
3 47 (71.21%) Python
4 46 (69.70%) Docker
5 44 (66.67%) Bash Shell
6 43 (65.15%) Linux
7 38 (57.58%) Jenkins
7 38 (57.58%) Git (software)
8 33 (50.00%) Ruby
9 31 (46.97%) Ansible
10 29 (43.94%) Configuration Management
11 26 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (33.33%) Node.js
15 21 (31.82%) Java
16 18 (27.27%) PHP
16 18 (27.27%) MongoDB
17 16 (24.24%) Shell Script
18 15 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (22.73%) Microservices
19 14 (21.21%) Scrum
19 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
19 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
20 12 (18.18%) Clustering
20 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
21 11 (16.67%) JIRA
21 11 (16.67%) nginx
21 11 (16.67%) Confluence
21 11 (16.67%) Splunk

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 11 (16.67%) Confluence
1 11 (16.67%) nginx
2 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.58%) CloudStack
3 5 (7.58%) JBoss
3 5 (7.58%) Jetty
3 5 (7.58%) OpenStack
3 5 (7.58%) Tornado
3 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.06%) Apache
5 3 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.15%) Slack
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.03%) PaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.52%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) HTTP
2 6 (9.09%) Firewall
3 5 (7.58%) AMQP
4 3 (4.55%) DNS
5 2 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.64%) Redis
3 8 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (12.12%) MySQL
4 6 (9.09%) Riak
5 5 (7.58%) Couchbase
5 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (57.58%) Git (software)
1 38 (57.58%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.67%) JIRA
3 10 (15.15%) SonarQube
4 9 (13.64%) Maven
4 9 (13.64%) Vagrant
5 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.09%) Selenium
6 5 (7.58%) FitNesse
6 5 (7.58%) JBehave
7 4 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (6.06%) Gradle
8 2 (3.03%) GoCD
8 2 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.03%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.52%) Grunt
9 1 (1.52%) gulp
9 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.61%) Games
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (25.76%) Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (7.58%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (7.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (4.55%) DevOps Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Architect
8 2 (3.03%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) Node.js
2 11 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 11 (16.67%) Kafka
2 11 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (16.67%) Spring
3 9 (13.64%) React
4 8 (12.12%) JSON
5 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
6 6 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (7.58%) Apache Camel
7 5 (7.58%) Flask
7 5 (7.58%) Gherkin
7 5 (7.58%) JMS
7 5 (7.58%) LAMP
7 5 (7.58%) RESTful
7 5 (7.58%) Spring Boot
8 4 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (6.06%) HTML
8 4 (6.06%) Lucene
8 4 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Linux
2 26 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Unix
4 5 (7.58%) CentOS
5 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (84.85%) DevOps
2 29 (43.94%) Configuration Management
3 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.73%) Microservices
6 14 (21.21%) Scrum
6 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
7 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 10 (15.15%) Coaching
8 10 (15.15%) Kanban
8 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
8 10 (15.15%) Static Code Analysis
8 10 (15.15%) TDD
9 9 (13.64%) DSDM
9 9 (13.64%) RUP
10 8 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.61%) BDD
12 5 (7.58%) Integration Testing
13 3 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (71.21%) Python
2 44 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 33 (50.00%) Ruby
4 21 (31.82%) Java
5 18 (27.27%) PHP
6 16 (24.24%) Shell Script
7 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 8 (12.12%) SQL
9 3 (4.55%) ES6
9 3 (4.55%) Perl
10 2 (3.03%) C#
10 2 (3.03%) C++
10 2 (3.03%) Go
11 1 (1.52%) Groovy
11 1 (1.52%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) GCP
System Software
1 46 (69.70%) Docker
2 11 (16.67%) Xen
3 3 (4.55%) vSphere
3 3 (4.55%) XenServer
4 2 (3.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 54 (81.82%) Puppet
2 31 (46.97%) Ansible
3 7 (10.61%) Cobbler
3 7 (10.61%) Kubernetes
4 6 (9.09%) Salt
5 3 (4.55%) Grafana
5 3 (4.55%) Graphite
5 3 (4.55%) Opsview
5 3 (4.55%) Rancher
5 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.03%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.52%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Splunk
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle
3 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.09%) SaltStack
5 3 (4.55%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (4.55%) New Relic
6 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) F5
6 2 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (1.52%) Capita
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft