Period
to 18 August 2018

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 6 months to 18 August 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 128 112
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +92
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 1,067 896 1,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.33% 2.08% 2.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.14% 17.05% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 662 806
London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £438 £425 £406
90th Percentile £700 £699 £625
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,609 5,255 5,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.41% 12.20% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,882 3,764 3,694
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 40 33
London median hourly rate £22.48 £26.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +37.12% -5.00%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.45 £14.56
90th Percentile £54.81 £50.52 £40.45
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -20.45% +7.32%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +26 201 £550 - 75
South London +21 90 £525 +5.00% 2
West London +11 68 £525 +0.72% 26
East London 0 31 £500 -11.89% 15
North London - 2 £550 -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 806 (75.54%) Puppet
2 747 (70.01%) Ansible
3 692 (64.85%) DevOps
4 636 (59.61%) Amazon AWS
5 549 (51.45%) Jenkins
6 543 (50.89%) Python
7 535 (50.14%) Linux
8 434 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
9 404 (37.86%) Docker
10 372 (34.86%) Configuration Management
11 350 (32.80%) Terraform
12 323 (30.27%) Java
13 321 (30.08%) Continuous Integration
14 278 (26.05%) Microsoft Azure
15 258 (24.18%) Finance
16 246 (23.06%) Kubernetes
17 226 (21.18%) Open Source
17 226 (21.18%) Bash Shell
18 215 (20.15%) Git (software)
19 198 (18.56%) Unix
20 195 (18.28%) Ruby
21 189 (17.71%) Windows
22 181 (16.96%) MySQL
23 177 (16.59%) Oracle
24 170 (15.93%) PostgreSQL
25 169 (15.84%) NoSQL
26 158 (14.81%) TDD
27 157 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
28 151 (14.15%) OO
29 146 (13.68%) Perl

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring 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
1 121 (11.34%) Tomcat
2 102 (9.56%) OpenStack
3 98 (9.18%) WebSphere
4 86 (8.06%) WebLogic
5 85 (7.97%) Confluence
6 62 (5.81%) Apache
7 48 (4.50%) nginx
8 32 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (2.62%) Cloud Foundry
10 26 (2.44%) IIS
11 23 (2.16%) JBoss
12 15 (1.41%) Jetty
13 14 (1.31%) Apache Spark
14 12 (1.12%) Mongrel
15 5 (0.47%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.28%) CMS
16 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
17 2 (0.19%) Drupal
17 2 (0.19%) ExpressionEngine
17 2 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 35 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.28%) HipChat
3 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.094%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.094%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.094%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 636 (59.61%) Amazon AWS
2 278 (26.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
4 143 (13.40%) Amazon S3
4 143 (13.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 141 (13.21%) Serverless
6 124 (11.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 108 (10.12%) AWS Lambda
8 107 (10.03%) GitHub
9 66 (6.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 65 (6.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 59 (5.53%) IaaS
12 47 (4.40%) Route 53
13 44 (4.12%) PaaS
14 38 (3.56%) CloudFront
15 36 (3.37%) npm
16 35 (3.28%) OpenShift
17 25 (2.34%) SaaS
18 23 (2.16%) Datadog
19 22 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (7.78%) DNS
2 62 (5.81%) HTTP
3 60 (5.62%) TCP/IP
4 53 (4.97%) SSL
5 50 (4.69%) Firewall
6 43 (4.03%) DHCP
7 27 (2.53%) FTP
7 27 (2.53%) IPsec
8 25 (2.34%) VPN
9 22 (2.06%) SAN
10 12 (1.12%) BIG-IP
11 11 (1.03%) Internet
12 8 (0.75%) Intranet
12 8 (0.75%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.75%) SMTP
12 8 (0.75%) SNMP
13 7 (0.66%) MPLS
13 7 (0.66%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.56%) LAN
14 6 (0.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (16.96%) MySQL
2 170 (15.93%) PostgreSQL
3 169 (15.84%) NoSQL
4 88 (8.25%) Hadoop
5 79 (7.40%) Amazon RDS
6 71 (6.65%) MongoDB
7 61 (5.72%) Big Data
8 60 (5.62%) SQL Server
9 46 (4.31%) Relational Database
10 39 (3.66%) Apache Hive
11 34 (3.19%) Sqoop
12 33 (3.09%) Impala
12 33 (3.09%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
14 17 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (1.31%) Redis
16 13 (1.22%) MariaDB
17 11 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
17 11 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
18 10 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 549 (51.45%) Jenkins
2 215 (20.15%) Git (software)
3 119 (11.15%) JIRA
4 93 (8.72%) TeamCity
5 79 (7.40%) MSTest
5 79 (7.40%) NUnit
6 74 (6.94%) Maven
7 68 (6.37%) Travis CI
8 62 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 57 (5.34%) Gradle
10 56 (5.25%) GitLab
11 54 (5.06%) Vagrant
12 45 (4.22%) gulp
13 34 (3.19%) Selenium
14 32 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
15 30 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
16 28 (2.62%) IBM UrbanCode
16 28 (2.62%) Subversion
17 23 (2.16%) CircleCI
17 23 (2.16%) JUnit
General
1 258 (24.18%) Finance
2 80 (7.50%) Banking
3 41 (3.84%) Retail
4 17 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 17 (1.59%) Law
5 14 (1.31%) Games
6 11 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.84%) Publishing
8 7 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.56%) Marketing
10 5 (0.47%) Back Office
10 5 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.19%) Electronics
12 2 (0.19%) French Language
12 2 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.094%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 485 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 189 (17.71%) AWS Engineer
3 177 (16.59%) Developer
4 165 (15.46%) AWS DevOps
5 150 (14.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 92 (8.62%) Java Developer
7 91 (8.53%) Cloud Engineer
8 78 (7.31%) Consultant
9 60 (5.62%) Platform Engineer
10 58 (5.44%) Linux Engineer
11 56 (5.25%) Architect
12 54 (5.06%) DevOps Consultant
13 48 (4.50%) Operations Engineer
13 48 (4.50%) Senior Developer
14 41 (3.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 40 (3.75%) Python Engineer
16 38 (3.56%) Lead DevOps
17 37 (3.47%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 37 (3.47%) Senior DevOps
17 37 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (10.78%) Web Services
2 94 (8.81%) Node.js
3 36 (3.37%) AngularJS
3 36 (3.37%) Elastic Stack
4 31 (2.91%) CSS
5 27 (2.53%) HTML
6 26 (2.44%) .NET
7 23 (2.16%) LAMP
8 21 (1.97%) React
8 21 (1.97%) Spring
9 18 (1.69%) REST
10 17 (1.59%) Java EE
11 16 (1.50%) Kafka
11 16 (1.50%) Middleware
11 16 (1.50%) RESTful
11 16 (1.50%) Vue.js
12 15 (1.41%) HTML5
13 13 (1.22%) Jest
13 13 (1.22%) JRuby
13 13 (1.22%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.06%) Linux Command Line
2 52 (4.87%) Data Centre
3 51 (4.78%) Public Cloud
4 47 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 35 (3.28%) Fintech
7 33 (3.09%) Wiki
8 24 (2.25%) Cloud Native
9 21 (1.97%) Replication
10 19 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.78%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.69%) Clustering
12 17 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.50%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.50%) Private Cloud
14 15 (1.41%) User Experience
15 14 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
16 13 (1.22%) PKI
17 11 (1.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 535 (50.14%) Linux
2 198 (18.56%) Unix
3 189 (17.71%) Windows
4 131 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (5.06%) Windows Server
6 50 (4.69%) Ubuntu
7 47 (4.40%) CentOS
8 26 (2.44%) Solaris
9 24 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (2.06%) DC/OS
11 17 (1.59%) Debian
12 15 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.94%) Fedora
13 10 (0.94%) SUSE
13 10 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.84%) AIX
15 7 (0.66%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.28%) VMS
17 2 (0.19%) Android
17 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (64.85%) DevOps
2 434 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
3 372 (34.86%) Configuration Management
4 321 (30.08%) Continuous Integration
5 226 (21.18%) Open Source
6 158 (14.81%) TDD
7 151 (14.15%) OO
8 128 (12.00%) Migration
9 109 (10.22%) Test Automation
10 93 (8.72%) Microservices
11 88 (8.25%) SDLC
12 76 (7.12%) Scrum
13 72 (6.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 65 (6.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 64 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
16 53 (4.97%) Deployment Automation
17 52 (4.87%) Build Automation
18 49 (4.59%) ETL
19 43 (4.03%) Mentoring
19 43 (4.03%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 543 (50.89%) Python
2 323 (30.27%) Java
3 226 (21.18%) Bash Shell
4 195 (18.28%) Ruby
5 146 (13.68%) Perl
6 133 (12.46%) PowerShell
7 113 (10.59%) Shell Script
8 109 (10.22%) SQL
9 104 (9.75%) JavaScript
10 87 (8.15%) Groovy
11 83 (7.78%) Go
12 42 (3.94%) Korn
13 29 (2.72%) C
14 27 (2.53%) Scala
15 22 (2.06%) PHP
16 19 (1.78%) C#
17 18 (1.69%) C++
18 14 (1.31%) ES6
19 12 (1.12%) Java 8
20 7 (0.66%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 126 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 78 (7.31%) SC Cleared
3 53 (4.97%) AWS Certification
4 36 (3.37%) Degree
5 27 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.84%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.56%) CCNA
10 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.47%) VCP6
11 4 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.37%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.37%) CISM
11 4 (0.37%) CISSP
11 4 (0.37%) MCSE
12 3 (0.28%) CCNP
12 3 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.19%) CCSA
13 2 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.25%) GCP
2 18 (1.69%) QA
3 12 (1.12%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.094%) GDPR
System Software
1 404 (37.86%) Docker
2 84 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
4 37 (3.47%) VirtualBox
5 35 (3.28%) HDFS
6 32 (3.00%) Active Directory
7 29 (2.72%) Hyper-V
8 18 (1.69%) KVM
9 15 (1.41%) vCloud
10 14 (1.31%) vSphere
11 11 (1.03%) LXC
12 9 (0.84%) NFS
13 8 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.75%) Xen
14 7 (0.66%) Firmware
15 6 (0.56%) etcd
16 5 (0.47%) flannel
16 5 (0.47%) GPFS
16 5 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
17 4 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 806 (75.54%) Puppet
2 747 (70.01%) Ansible
3 350 (32.80%) Terraform
4 246 (23.06%) Kubernetes
5 130 (12.18%) Salt
6 100 (9.37%) Packer
7 43 (4.03%) Mesos
8 41 (3.84%) Docker Swarm
9 35 (3.28%) Hadoop YARN
10 28 (2.62%) Nagios
11 20 (1.87%) CFEngine
12 17 (1.59%) Kibana
13 16 (1.50%) ZABBIX
14 15 (1.41%) logstash
15 13 (1.22%) Consul
16 12 (1.12%) vRealize Orchestrator
17 11 (1.03%) Grafana
17 11 (1.03%) Graylog
18 10 (0.94%) Capistrano
18 10 (0.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 177 (16.59%) Oracle
2 120 (11.25%) Red Hat
3 118 (11.06%) VMware
4 77 (7.22%) Google
5 76 (7.12%) Splunk
6 68 (6.37%) Microsoft
7 64 (6.00%) SaltStack
8 49 (4.59%) Atlassian
9 37 (3.47%) Cloudera
10 29 (2.72%) New Relic
11 28 (2.62%) AppDynamics
12 25 (2.34%) Sybase
13 20 (1.87%) Rackspace
14 18 (1.69%) Cisco
15 16 (1.50%) IBM
16 15 (1.41%) TIBCO
17 14 (1.31%) Remedy
18 13 (1.22%) EMC
19 12 (1.12%) F5
20 9 (0.84%) ServiceNow