Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 86 68
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 -17
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 74 50 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.93% 2.31% 3.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.22% 20.66% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 72
Leeds median daily rate £430 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -22.73% +57.14%
10th Percentile £400 £390 £375
90th Percentile £494 £556 £599
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £450 £550
% change year-on-year -4.44% -18.18% +57.14%
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 333 242 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.18% 11.16% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 150 248
Leeds median daily rate £430 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +21.43%
10th Percentile £340 £297 £300
90th Percentile £575 £558 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate - £28.27 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +135.54% -33.79%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.38 £10.31 £12.75
% change year-on-year +49.20% -19.18% -32.00%

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 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 69 (93.24%) Puppet
2 58 (78.38%) Ansible
3 54 (72.97%) Python
4 50 (67.57%) DevOps
5 49 (66.22%) Linux
6 42 (56.76%) Bash Shell
7 41 (55.41%) Jenkins
8 39 (52.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (51.35%) Amazon AWS
10 37 (50.00%) Docker
11 31 (41.89%) Deployment Automation
11 31 (41.89%) Configuration Management
12 29 (39.19%) Ruby
13 27 (36.49%) Shell Script
14 26 (35.14%) Git (software)
15 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (32.43%) Java
16 19 (25.68%) Red Hat
16 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (24.32%) PHP
18 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
19 11 (14.86%) Salt
19 11 (14.86%) Splunk
19 11 (14.86%) MySQL
20 9 (12.16%) PaaS
20 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
20 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
21 8 (10.81%) Amazon S3
21 8 (10.81%) Open Source
21 8 (10.81%) Go

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 7 (9.46%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.05%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.70%) nginx
3 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.35%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Jetty
4 1 (1.35%) Mongrel
Cloud Services
1 38 (51.35%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.16%) PaaS
3 8 (10.81%) Amazon S3
4 7 (9.46%) IaaS
5 6 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (8.11%) CloudFront
6 5 (6.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (6.76%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (6.76%) Serverless
7 4 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (4.05%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (4.05%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (4.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.35%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.35%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (1.35%) npm
9 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) NAS
1 3 (4.05%) SAN
2 2 (2.70%) DHCP
2 2 (2.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.70%) LAN
2 2 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) FTP
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) IPsec
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) MySQL
2 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.05%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.05%) Big Data
6 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.05%) HBase
Development Applications
1 41 (55.41%) Jenkins
2 26 (35.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.46%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (5.41%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.05%) Maven
6 2 (2.70%) Ant
6 2 (2.70%) Gradle
6 2 (2.70%) Subversion
6 2 (2.70%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.35%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.35%) gulp
7 1 (1.35%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.35%) JIRA
7 1 (1.35%) JUnit
7 1 (1.35%) Liquibase
7 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.35%) Selenium
7 1 (1.35%) TestNG
7 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.41%) Games
2 2 (2.70%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) AWS DevOps
3 12 (16.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) PHP Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Python Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Ruby Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Administrator
10 3 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (4.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 2 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) jQuery
1 6 (8.11%) RESTful
2 4 (5.41%) Kafka
2 4 (5.41%) Serverless Framework
3 3 (4.05%) LAMP
3 3 (4.05%) Symfony
3 3 (4.05%) Web Services
4 2 (2.70%) .NET
4 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.70%) React
5 1 (1.35%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.35%) Ember.js
5 1 (1.35%) Express
5 1 (1.35%) J2EE
5 1 (1.35%) JSON Schema
5 1 (1.35%) Meteor
5 1 (1.35%) Node.js
5 1 (1.35%) Servlets
5 1 (1.35%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Linux
2 39 (52.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (9.46%) CentOS
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
5 2 (2.70%) AIX
5 2 (2.70%) Debian
5 2 (2.70%) HPUX
5 2 (2.70%) Solaris
5 2 (2.70%) Windows
6 1 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (67.57%) DevOps
2 31 (41.89%) Configuration Management
2 31 (41.89%) Deployment Automation
3 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.81%) Open Source
6 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.76%) Release Management
8 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.76%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.05%) API Integration
9 3 (4.05%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.05%) ETL
9 3 (4.05%) High Availability
9 3 (4.05%) ITIL
9 3 (4.05%) Machine Learning
9 3 (4.05%) Microservices
9 3 (4.05%) TDD
9 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.97%) Python
2 42 (56.76%) Bash Shell
3 29 (39.19%) Ruby
4 27 (36.49%) Shell Script
5 24 (32.43%) Java
6 18 (24.32%) PHP
7 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.81%) Go
9 5 (6.76%) Perl
10 4 (5.41%) Groovy
11 3 (4.05%) SQL
12 2 (2.70%) C#
12 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.35%) C++
13 1 (1.35%) ES6
13 1 (1.35%) Java 8
13 1 (1.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) CCDP
1 1 (1.35%) CCNP
1 1 (1.35%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.35%) CISM
1 1 (1.35%) CISSP
1 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 37 (50.00%) Docker
2 5 (6.76%) KVM
2 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.70%) Xen
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) QEMU
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 69 (93.24%) Puppet
2 58 (78.38%) Ansible
3 11 (14.86%) Salt
4 8 (10.81%) Terraform
5 6 (8.11%) Rancher
6 5 (6.76%) CFEngine
7 2 (2.70%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.35%) Graphite
8 1 (1.35%) Opsview
8 1 (1.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Red Hat
2 11 (14.86%) Splunk
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle
3 5 (6.76%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) Google
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) Dell
5 1 (1.35%) HP