Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 105 198
Rank change year-on-year -28 +93 -14
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 965 1078 609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.05% 2.40% 1.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.92% 20.19% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 796 477
London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £423 £406 £363
90th Percentile £675 £625 £663
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 - £60.00

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 5704 5339 4053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.12% 11.88% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4205 3586 2802
London median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 59 72
London median hourly rate £25.19 £20.00 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.93% +11.89% -5.92%
10th Percentile £11.94 £14.36 £13.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £36.57 £42.93
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +0.45%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -41 140 £550 - 52
West London +24 46 £525 +7.69% 7
South London +2 42 £525 +10.53% 1
East London +7 19 £575 +10.58% 5
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 707 (73.26%) Puppet
2 659 (68.29%) Ansible
3 657 (68.08%) DevOps
4 568 (58.86%) Amazon AWS
5 466 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
6 409 (42.38%) Linux
7 398 (41.24%) Python
8 397 (41.14%) Java
9 392 (40.62%) Jenkins
10 338 (35.03%) Docker
11 329 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
12 326 (33.78%) Configuration Management
13 268 (27.77%) Microsoft Azure
14 235 (24.35%) Finance
15 216 (22.38%) Ruby
16 212 (21.97%) Git (software)
17 202 (20.93%) Bash Shell
18 184 (19.07%) TDD
19 177 (18.34%) Terraform
20 173 (17.93%) MySQL
21 170 (17.62%) Open Source
22 169 (17.51%) NoSQL
23 163 (16.89%) PostgreSQL
24 149 (15.44%) Kubernetes
25 148 (15.34%) Oracle
25 148 (15.34%) Tomcat
25 148 (15.34%) Unix
26 134 (13.89%) PowerShell
27 131 (13.58%) Windows
28 130 (13.47%) 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
1 148 (15.34%) Tomcat
2 129 (13.37%) OpenStack
3 94 (9.74%) WebSphere
4 90 (9.33%) WebLogic
5 71 (7.36%) Confluence
6 54 (5.60%) Apache
7 53 (5.49%) JBoss
8 48 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
9 42 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
10 36 (3.73%) nginx
11 31 (3.21%) Jetty
12 27 (2.80%) IIS
13 18 (1.87%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.93%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.62%) CMS
16 4 (0.41%) MS Exchange
17 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.31%) SharePoint
17 3 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
18 2 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (1.04%) HipChat
2 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 568 (58.86%) Amazon AWS
2 268 (27.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (9.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 81 (8.39%) Amazon EC2
5 80 (8.29%) PaaS
6 77 (7.98%) GitHub
7 69 (7.15%) IaaS
8 59 (6.11%) Amazon S3
9 42 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 40 (4.15%) npm
11 37 (3.83%) Route 53
11 37 (3.83%) SaaS
12 36 (3.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 35 (3.63%) Serverless
14 28 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
15 26 (2.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 19 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
17 15 (1.55%) CloudFront
18 14 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
19 13 (1.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 82 (8.50%) TCP/IP
2 54 (5.60%) DNS
2 54 (5.60%) HTTP
3 50 (5.18%) Firewall
4 24 (2.49%) SSL
5 22 (2.28%) SAN
6 21 (2.18%) DHCP
7 20 (2.07%) Internet
8 19 (1.97%) HTTPS
9 15 (1.55%) LAN
10 14 (1.45%) WAN
11 13 (1.35%) Network Security
12 12 (1.24%) LDAP
12 12 (1.24%) VPN
13 11 (1.14%) SMTP
14 10 (1.04%) OpenFlow
14 10 (1.04%) VoIP
15 9 (0.93%) 4G
15 9 (0.93%) GSM
15 9 (0.93%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (17.93%) MySQL
2 169 (17.51%) NoSQL
3 163 (16.89%) PostgreSQL
4 91 (9.43%) Hadoop
5 86 (8.91%) MongoDB
6 64 (6.63%) Amazon RDS
7 45 (4.66%) SQL Server
8 43 (4.46%) Big Data
8 43 (4.46%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (2.18%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 18 (1.87%) Redis
11 16 (1.66%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.35%) Apache Hive
12 13 (1.35%) DB2
13 12 (1.24%) HBase
14 9 (0.93%) InfluxDB
15 6 (0.62%) Pentaho
16 5 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 392 (40.62%) Jenkins
2 212 (21.97%) Git (software)
3 106 (10.98%) TeamCity
4 99 (10.26%) Maven
5 98 (10.16%) JIRA
6 83 (8.60%) NUnit
7 82 (8.50%) MSTest
8 64 (6.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 48 (4.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 46 (4.77%) Gradle
10 46 (4.77%) gulp
11 45 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 43 (4.46%) Bitbucket
13 41 (4.25%) Selenium
13 41 (4.25%) Subversion
14 39 (4.04%) Sonatype Nexus
15 36 (3.73%) Artifactory
15 36 (3.73%) Vagrant
16 32 (3.32%) webpack
17 31 (3.21%) Grunt
General
1 235 (24.35%) Finance
2 80 (8.29%) Banking
3 43 (4.46%) Retail Banking
4 33 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.21%) Retail
6 21 (2.18%) Marketing
7 20 (2.07%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.97%) Front Office
9 17 (1.76%) Electronics
9 17 (1.76%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.45%) Legal
11 11 (1.14%) Games
12 8 (0.83%) Law
13 4 (0.41%) Advertising
13 4 (0.41%) Back Office
14 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 433 (44.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 238 (24.66%) Developer
3 141 (14.61%) AWS DevOps
4 135 (13.99%) AWS Engineer
5 133 (13.78%) Java Developer
6 119 (12.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 61 (6.32%) Linux Engineer
8 60 (6.22%) Architect
9 49 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 49 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
10 46 (4.77%) Cloud Engineer
11 43 (4.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 41 (4.25%) Consultant
13 39 (4.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 39 (4.04%) Senior Developer
14 38 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
15 36 (3.73%) Digital Transformation
16 34 (3.52%) Digital Developer
17 33 (3.42%) Azure DevOps
18 30 (3.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (12.64%) Web Services
2 90 (9.33%) .NET
3 89 (9.22%) Node.js
4 54 (5.60%) Spring
5 52 (5.39%) Elastic Stack
6 49 (5.08%) AngularJS
7 38 (3.94%) RESTful
8 37 (3.83%) React
9 36 (3.73%) CSS
10 34 (3.52%) Hibernate
10 34 (3.52%) REST
11 30 (3.11%) XML
12 29 (3.01%) LESS
13 28 (2.90%) Middleware
14 27 (2.80%) HTML
15 26 (2.69%) Kafka
16 25 (2.59%) SOAP
17 24 (2.49%) JSON
18 22 (2.28%) J2EE
19 21 (2.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (4.56%) Public Cloud
3 38 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.01%) Fintech
4 29 (3.01%) PKI
5 28 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.28%) Replication
8 19 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.87%) Cloud Native
9 18 (1.87%) Clustering
9 18 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.66%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.45%) Virtual Team
12 13 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.35%) User Experience
13 12 (1.24%) Derivative
14 11 (1.14%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.14%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 409 (42.38%) Linux
2 148 (15.34%) Unix
3 131 (13.58%) Windows
4 87 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (5.80%) CentOS
6 45 (4.66%) Windows Server
7 29 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (2.07%) Solaris
8 20 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (1.76%) Ubuntu
10 14 (1.45%) CoreOS
11 12 (1.24%) Debian
12 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.83%) DC/OS
14 5 (0.52%) VMS
15 3 (0.31%) AIX
16 2 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.21%) Fedora
17 1 (0.10%) Mesosphere
17 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (68.08%) DevOps
2 466 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
4 326 (33.78%) Configuration Management
5 184 (19.07%) TDD
6 170 (17.62%) Open Source
7 115 (11.92%) Scrum
8 108 (11.19%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 103 (10.67%) OO
10 100 (10.36%) Microservices
11 93 (9.64%) Migration
12 87 (9.02%) Test Automation
13 84 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
14 77 (7.98%) Software Engineering
15 75 (7.77%) E-Commerce
16 70 (7.25%) BDD
17 64 (6.63%) Mentoring
18 53 (5.49%) Continuous Deployment
19 51 (5.28%) SDLC
20 37 (3.83%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 398 (41.24%) Python
2 397 (41.14%) Java
3 216 (22.38%) Ruby
4 202 (20.93%) Bash Shell
5 134 (13.89%) PowerShell
6 130 (13.47%) Perl
7 107 (11.09%) JavaScript
8 71 (7.36%) SQL
9 57 (5.91%) Go
10 50 (5.18%) C#
11 49 (5.08%) Shell Script
12 47 (4.87%) Scala
13 46 (4.77%) PHP
14 37 (3.83%) Groovy
15 22 (2.28%) C
16 21 (2.18%) Korn
17 18 (1.87%) TypeScript
18 17 (1.76%) C++
19 14 (1.45%) ES6
20 13 (1.35%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 103 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 81 (8.39%) SC Cleared
3 32 (3.32%) Degree
4 27 (2.80%) AWS Certification
5 17 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.93%) RHCE
7 5 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.52%) RHCA
7 5 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.41%) MCITP
8 4 (0.41%) MCSE
8 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.31%) CEH
9 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.31%) CISSP
9 3 (0.31%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.31%) GIAC
9 3 (0.31%) SANS
10 2 (0.21%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.42%) QA
2 22 (2.28%) GCP
3 7 (0.73%) SLA
4 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.10%) GDPR
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 338 (35.03%) Docker
2 54 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.69%) Active Directory
4 25 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.49%) vCloud
6 21 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.07%) HDFS
7 20 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (1.55%) KVM
9 10 (1.04%) Apache Flume
9 10 (1.04%) Samba
10 9 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.73%) GPFS
12 6 (0.62%) NFS
13 5 (0.52%) LXC
14 4 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.21%) iptables
16 2 (0.21%) Varnish
16 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 707 (73.26%) Puppet
2 659 (68.29%) Ansible
3 177 (18.34%) Terraform
4 149 (15.44%) Kubernetes
5 55 (5.70%) Salt
6 49 (5.08%) Nagios
6 49 (5.08%) Packer
7 36 (3.73%) Mesos
8 27 (2.80%) Cobbler
9 23 (2.38%) Consul
10 19 (1.97%) Kibana
11 18 (1.87%) Docker Swarm
12 17 (1.76%) logstash
12 17 (1.76%) WMI
13 16 (1.66%) Grafana
14 13 (1.35%) ZABBIX
15 11 (1.14%) Rancher
16 10 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
17 8 (0.83%) SCCM
18 7 (0.73%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 148 (15.34%) Oracle
2 110 (11.40%) VMware
3 93 (9.64%) Red Hat
3 93 (9.64%) Splunk
4 61 (6.32%) Microsoft
5 45 (4.66%) Google
6 35 (3.63%) SaltStack
7 33 (3.42%) Atlassian
8 30 (3.11%) Cisco
9 19 (1.97%) New Relic
10 18 (1.87%) AppDynamics
11 17 (1.76%) Cloudera
11 17 (1.76%) SAP
12 14 (1.45%) Juniper
13 12 (1.24%) IBM
14 11 (1.14%) Rackspace
14 11 (1.14%) ServiceNow
14 11 (1.14%) SolarWinds
15 10 (1.04%) Fortinet
15 10 (1.04%) Mitel