Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 62 91
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 -43
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 69 82 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.13% 3.42% 2.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.94% 29.08% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 67 48
Leeds median daily rate £500 £475 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +21.02% +4.67%
10th Percentile £404 £396 £312
90th Percentile £638 £588 £532
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
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 247 282 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.20% 11.75% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 197 196
Leeds median daily rate £445 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +5.42% +18.57%
10th Percentile £241 £232 £246
90th Percentile £598 £550 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +1.86% +7.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate £12.25 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.17% +33.33% +32.35%
10th Percentile £11.03 £30.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £13.68 £30.00 £23.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £22.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year -43.82% +64.81% +28.57%

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 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 59 (85.51%) DevOps
2 56 (81.16%) Puppet
3 51 (73.91%) Docker
4 49 (71.01%) Python
5 46 (66.67%) Bash Shell
6 42 (60.87%) Git (software)
6 42 (60.87%) Linux
7 41 (59.42%) Jenkins
8 39 (56.52%) Ansible
9 35 (50.72%) Ruby
10 31 (44.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (42.03%) Configuration Management
12 24 (34.78%) PHP
13 23 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (33.33%) Node.js
14 21 (30.43%) Java
14 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (26.09%) MongoDB
17 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
18 13 (18.84%) Microservices
18 13 (18.84%) RabbitMQ
18 13 (18.84%) Splunk
19 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
19 12 (17.39%) nginx
19 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
19 12 (17.39%) Clustering
19 12 (17.39%) Shell Script
20 11 (15.94%) Redis
20 11 (15.94%) Kafka

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 12 (17.39%) nginx
2 9 (13.04%) Confluence
3 7 (10.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.25%) Apache
4 5 (7.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (7.25%) JBoss
4 5 (7.25%) Jetty
4 5 (7.25%) OpenStack
4 5 (7.25%) Tornado
4 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.80%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.04%) Slack
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.35%) PaaS
6 2 (2.90%) IaaS
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.45%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.45%) npm
7 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) HTTP
2 5 (7.25%) AMQP
2 5 (7.25%) Firewall
3 3 (4.35%) DNS
4 2 (2.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 11 (15.94%) Redis
3 8 (11.59%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (10.14%) MySQL
5 6 (8.70%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.70%) Riak
6 5 (7.25%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) HBase
7 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (60.87%) Git (software)
2 41 (59.42%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.49%) Maven
4 9 (13.04%) JIRA
4 9 (13.04%) SonarQube
5 8 (11.59%) Vagrant
6 6 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.25%) FitNesse
7 5 (7.25%) Gradle
7 5 (7.25%) JBehave
7 5 (7.25%) Selenium
8 3 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (4.35%) Travis CI
9 2 (2.90%) GoCD
9 2 (2.90%) gulp
10 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.45%) CircleCI
10 1 (1.45%) Grunt
10 1 (1.45%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 9 (13.04%) Games
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (63.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Lead DevOps
7 6 (8.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (4.35%) JavaScript Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) WebOps Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) AWS Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) DevOps Developer
10 2 (2.90%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) Node.js
2 13 (18.84%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (15.94%) Kafka
4 10 (14.49%) AngularJS
5 9 (13.04%) Spring
6 8 (11.59%) React
7 7 (10.14%) JSON
7 7 (10.14%) LAMP
8 6 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 5 (7.25%) Apache Camel
9 5 (7.25%) Flask
9 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
9 5 (7.25%) JMS
9 5 (7.25%) Memcached
9 5 (7.25%) RESTful
9 5 (7.25%) Spring Boot
10 4 (5.80%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (5.80%) Lucene
10 4 (5.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Clustering
2 7 (10.14%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.87%) Linux
2 31 (44.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (11.59%) CentOS
4 3 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (85.51%) DevOps
2 29 (42.03%) Configuration Management
3 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (18.84%) Microservices
6 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
6 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.04%) Coaching
7 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 9 (13.04%) Static Code Analysis
8 8 (11.59%) TDD
9 7 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (10.14%) Scrum
9 7 (10.14%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.70%) Kanban
11 5 (7.25%) BDD
11 5 (7.25%) DSDM
11 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.25%) RUP
12 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) Python
2 46 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 35 (50.72%) Ruby
4 24 (34.78%) PHP
5 21 (30.43%) Java
6 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
7 12 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.25%) SQL
9 4 (5.80%) Perl
10 3 (4.35%) ES6
11 2 (2.90%) C#
11 2 (2.90%) C++
11 2 (2.90%) Go
12 1 (1.45%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) GCP
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 51 (73.91%) Docker
2 7 (10.14%) Xen
3 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.90%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (81.16%) Puppet
2 39 (56.52%) Ansible
3 9 (13.04%) Kubernetes
4 6 (8.70%) Salt
5 5 (7.25%) Grafana
5 5 (7.25%) Graphite
5 5 (7.25%) Opsview
6 3 (4.35%) CFEngine
7 2 (2.90%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.45%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.45%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.45%) Marathon
8 1 (1.45%) Mesos
8 1 (1.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Splunk
2 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.14%) SaltStack
3 5 (7.25%) New Relic
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) F5
5 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco
5 2 (2.90%) Juniper
6 1 (1.45%) Capita
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft