The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
England / London
Rank 122 138 171
Rank change year-on-year +16 +33  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 387 392 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.99% 1.78% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.08% 18.17% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 307 214
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £412 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2141 2157 1798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.00% 9.78% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1512 1237
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 39
Median hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.88% +20.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in London

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the London region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 52 £525 +10.52% 30
Canary Wharf +3 8 £580 +9.17%
Westminster +8 3 £650 +47.72%
Hammersmith -1 2 £518 +8.94% 1
Feltham - 1 £425 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £375 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £350 -
Docklands, London - 1 £560 - 1
Heathrow - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 670 (79.86%) DevOps
2 616 (73.42%) Puppet
3 464 (55.30%) Ansible
4 431 (51.37%) Amazon AWS
5 412 (49.11%) Linux
6 397 (47.32%) Python
7 384 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
8 331 (39.45%) Jenkins
9 297 (35.40%) Continuous Integration
10 295 (35.16%) Java
11 263 (31.35%) Configuration Management
12 256 (30.51%) Docker
13 255 (30.39%) Ruby
14 205 (24.43%) Git (software)
15 174 (20.74%) Microsoft Azure
16 164 (19.55%) Perl
17 158 (18.83%) Bash Shell
18 155 (18.47%) Unix
19 153 (18.24%) Open Source
20 138 (16.45%) Windows
21 137 (16.33%) Finance
22 131 (15.61%) Continuous Delivery
23 127 (15.14%) Web Services
24 120 (14.30%) PowerShell
25 116 (13.83%) Big Data
26 109 (12.99%) Scala
27 106 (12.63%) JavaScript
27 106 (12.63%) SQL
28 96 (11.44%) Scrum
29 95 (11.32%) VMware

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 86 (10.25%) Elasticsearch
2 72 (8.58%) Apache Spark
3 60 (7.15%) OpenStack
4 48 (5.72%) nginx
5 44 (5.24%) Cloud Foundry
6 36 (4.29%) Apache
7 35 (4.17%) Confluence
7 35 (4.17%) IIS
8 31 (3.69%) Tomcat
9 25 (2.98%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.67%) JBoss
11 13 (1.55%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.95%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.83%) CMS
13 7 (0.83%) Jupyter
13 7 (0.83%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.72%) Drupal
14 6 (0.72%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.48%) Alfresco
15 4 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.48%) SPSS
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.36%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 431 (51.37%) Amazon AWS
2 174 (20.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (10.85%) Amazon EC2
4 67 (7.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 63 (7.51%) PaaS
6 61 (7.27%) GitHub
7 58 (6.91%) IaaS
8 48 (5.72%) Amazon S3
9 38 (4.53%) Amazon EMR
10 23 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 22 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
12 20 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 19 (2.26%) Route 53
14 16 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
14 16 (1.91%) Datadog
15 14 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 13 (1.55%) Heroku
17 8 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.79%) TCP/IP
2 55 (6.56%) DNS
3 50 (5.96%) HTTP
4 35 (4.17%) Internet
5 32 (3.81%) Firewall
6 31 (3.69%) LDAP
7 28 (3.34%) Kerberos
8 23 (2.74%) SSL
9 20 (2.38%) DHCP
10 16 (1.91%) VPN
11 14 (1.67%) SAN
12 10 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (1.19%) Network Security
13 8 (0.95%) LAN
14 7 (0.83%) BGP
14 7 (0.83%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.83%) IPsec
14 7 (0.83%) MPLS
14 7 (0.83%) NX-OS
14 7 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (13.83%) Big Data
2 95 (11.32%) Hadoop
3 92 (10.97%) NoSQL
4 85 (10.13%) MySQL
5 77 (9.18%) MongoDB
6 72 (8.58%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (7.63%) SQL Server
8 46 (5.48%) Apache Hive
9 40 (4.77%) Relational Database
10 38 (4.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 31 (3.69%) Redis
12 28 (3.34%) HBase
13 26 (3.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 22 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (2.62%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.79%) Blockchain
16 14 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.67%) Neo4j
17 12 (1.43%) Sqoop
18 9 (1.07%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 331 (39.45%) Jenkins
2 205 (24.43%) Git (software)
3 85 (10.13%) Subversion
4 84 (10.01%) Maven
5 70 (8.34%) TeamCity
6 59 (7.03%) JIRA
6 59 (7.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 52 (6.20%) Vagrant
8 43 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 42 (5.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 35 (4.17%) Gradle
10 35 (4.17%) Hudson
11 32 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (3.58%) Selenium
13 24 (2.86%) Ant
14 22 (2.62%) Travis CI
15 18 (2.15%) CircleCI
15 18 (2.15%) JUnit
15 18 (2.15%) SonarQube
16 16 (1.91%) Mercurial
General
1 137 (16.33%) Finance
2 79 (9.42%) Banking
3 41 (4.89%) Retail
4 26 (3.10%) Marketing
5 16 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.79%) Games
7 13 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.07%) Electronics
8 9 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.83%) Law
9 7 (0.83%) Publishing
10 4 (0.48%) Advertising
10 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.36%) Front Office
11 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 391 (46.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 140 (16.69%) Developer
3 132 (15.73%) AWS DevOps
4 125 (14.90%) AWS Engineer
5 74 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 68 (8.10%) Linux Engineer
7 60 (7.15%) Senior DevOps
8 52 (6.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 47 (5.60%) Cloud Engineer
10 45 (5.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 44 (5.24%) Consultant
12 42 (5.01%) Azure DevOps
13 40 (4.77%) Architect
14 39 (4.65%) Azure Engineer
15 36 (4.29%) Java Developer
16 32 (3.81%) AWS Developer
16 32 (3.81%) Big Data Engineer
17 31 (3.69%) Administrator
17 31 (3.69%) Data Engineer
18 27 (3.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (15.14%) Web Services
2 82 (9.77%) .NET
3 64 (7.63%) Node.js
4 63 (7.51%) REST
5 55 (6.56%) AngularJS
6 43 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
7 40 (4.77%) HTML
8 39 (4.65%) Spring
9 36 (4.29%) CSS
10 29 (3.46%) Kafka
10 29 (3.46%) RabbitMQ
11 27 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (2.98%) ASP.NET
13 21 (2.50%) React
14 20 (2.38%) Ember.js
14 20 (2.38%) J2EE
14 20 (2.38%) LAMP
15 19 (2.26%) SOAP
16 18 (2.15%) JSON
16 18 (2.15%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.01%) Public Cloud
2 39 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 38 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.58%) Algorithms
6 25 (2.98%) Fintech
7 21 (2.50%) User Experience
8 15 (1.79%) Credit Risk
9 14 (1.67%) Blog
10 13 (1.55%) Private Cloud
10 13 (1.55%) Replication
11 10 (1.19%) Clustering
12 9 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.95%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.95%) Online Banking
14 7 (0.83%) CMDB
14 7 (0.83%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 412 (49.11%) Linux
2 155 (18.47%) Unix
3 138 (16.45%) Windows
4 73 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (6.56%) CentOS
6 30 (3.58%) Windows Server
7 26 (3.10%) Ubuntu
8 21 (2.50%) Solaris
9 14 (1.67%) CoreOS
10 11 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.72%) Debian
12 6 (0.72%) Fedora
12 6 (0.72%) SUSE
13 4 (0.48%) VMS
14 3 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.24%) AIX
15 2 (0.24%) Android
15 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (79.86%) DevOps
2 384 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (35.40%) Continuous Integration
4 263 (31.35%) Configuration Management
5 153 (18.24%) Open Source
6 131 (15.61%) Continuous Delivery
7 96 (11.44%) Scrum
8 89 (10.61%) TDD
9 85 (10.13%) High Availability
10 81 (9.65%) Microservices
11 64 (7.63%) Migration
12 58 (6.91%) E-Commerce
13 57 (6.79%) BDD
14 50 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (5.72%) Software Engineering
16 45 (5.36%) OO
17 43 (5.13%) Continuous Deployment
18 42 (5.01%) Analytics
19 40 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
20 38 (4.53%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 397 (47.32%) Python
2 295 (35.16%) Java
3 255 (30.39%) Ruby
4 164 (19.55%) Perl
5 158 (18.83%) Bash Shell
6 120 (14.30%) PowerShell
7 109 (12.99%) Scala
8 106 (12.63%) JavaScript
8 106 (12.63%) SQL
9 83 (9.89%) Go
10 58 (6.91%) C#
11 52 (6.20%) Shell Script
12 40 (4.77%) PHP
13 33 (3.93%) Groovy
14 26 (3.10%) C++
15 23 (2.74%) R
16 20 (2.38%) C
17 15 (1.79%) Clojure
18 13 (1.55%) Korn
19 5 (0.60%) F#
Qualifications
1 41 (4.89%) Degree
2 37 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.72%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.72%) CCNP
5 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.48%) CCNA
6 4 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.48%) MCSE
7 2 (0.24%) CCSA
7 2 (0.24%) MCSA
7 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.12%) CCDP
8 1 (0.12%) CCIE
8 1 (0.12%) MCP
8 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.65%) QA
2 4 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) GCP
5 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 256 (30.51%) Docker
2 64 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (3.58%) Active Directory
5 23 (2.74%) VMware ESX
6 22 (2.62%) HDFS
6 22 (2.62%) Hyper-V
7 18 (2.15%) NFS
8 14 (1.67%) vCloud
9 10 (1.19%) Apache Flume
10 9 (1.07%) LXC
11 7 (0.83%) KVM
11 7 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (0.72%) GPFS
12 6 (0.72%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.72%) vSphere
13 5 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 616 (73.42%) Puppet
2 464 (55.30%) Ansible
3 91 (10.85%) Terraform
4 73 (8.70%) Nagios
5 72 (8.58%) Kubernetes
6 66 (7.87%) Salt
7 47 (5.60%) logstash
8 39 (4.65%) Kibana
9 31 (3.69%) Hadoop YARN
10 25 (2.98%) Graphite
11 24 (2.86%) Mesos
12 22 (2.62%) ZABBIX
13 14 (1.67%) Grafana
14 13 (1.55%) Packer
15 12 (1.43%) SCOM
16 11 (1.31%) SCCM
16 11 (1.31%) Zenoss
17 10 (1.19%) SELinux
18 9 (1.07%) Cacti
19 8 (0.95%) Consul
Vendors
1 95 (11.32%) VMware
2 66 (7.87%) Red Hat
3 64 (7.63%) Splunk
4 54 (6.44%) Microsoft
5 44 (5.24%) Oracle
6 39 (4.65%) Atlassian
6 39 (4.65%) SaltStack
7 28 (3.34%) Cisco
8 22 (2.62%) Google
9 21 (2.50%) AppDynamics
9 21 (2.50%) New Relic
10 18 (2.15%) Rackspace
11 16 (1.91%) Hortonworks
11 16 (1.91%) Sybase
12 15 (1.79%) NetApp
13 13 (1.55%) HP
13 13 (1.55%) IBM
14 12 (1.43%) SAP
15 10 (1.19%) EMC
16 9 (1.07%) Zend
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