Period
to

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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 347 265 217
Rank change year-on-year -82 -48 -40
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 253 258 189
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.93% 1.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.77% 5.31% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 169 129
10th Percentile £500 £413 £413
25th Percentile £553 £480 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £700 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £800 £675 £638
90th Percentile £850 £730 £715
England median daily rate £619 £509 £525
% change year-on-year +21.56% -3.05% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £59.00 -
England median hourly rate - £61.50 £51.58
% change year-on-year - +19.24% -

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 6,707 4,863 2,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.93% 17.57% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,095 3,540 2,165
10th Percentile £413 £406 £363
25th Percentile £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £706 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 18 30
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.04 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £17.21 £14.50
Median hourly rate £23.91 £23.00 £19.20
Median % change year-on-year +3.96% +19.82% -8.60%
75th Percentile £41.52 £42.50 £33.06
90th Percentile £78.45 £62.20 £47.83
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.78% +18.49% +5.41%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in London.

Daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in London.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -7 34 £600 +4.35% 16
North London - 2 £750 - 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 201 (79.45%) Ansible
2 179 (70.75%) Python
3 178 (70.36%) DevOps
4 174 (68.77%) Terraform
5 155 (61.26%) Kubernetes
6 149 (58.89%) Jenkins
7 127 (50.20%) Puppet
8 121 (47.83%) AWS
9 107 (42.29%) CI/CD
10 104 (41.11%) Docker
11 94 (37.15%) GCP
12 91 (35.97%) Azure
13 87 (34.39%) Linux
14 79 (31.23%) Configuration Management
14 79 (31.23%) Agile
15 73 (28.85%) Open Source
16 72 (28.46%) Gradle
16 72 (28.46%) npm
17 71 (28.06%) Groovy
18 69 (27.27%) CircleCI
19 67 (26.48%) Google
20 63 (24.90%) Maven
21 61 (24.11%) Travis CI
22 60 (23.72%) gulp
22 60 (23.72%) Google Kubernetes Engine
23 58 (22.92%) Git (software)
24 55 (21.74%) Java
25 52 (20.55%) Infrastructure as Code
25 52 (20.55%) Bash
26 50 (19.76%) Mentoring

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 13 (5.14%) IIS
2 9 (3.56%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.37%) Apache
3 6 (2.37%) Confluence
3 6 (2.37%) Drupal
3 6 (2.37%) nginx
3 6 (2.37%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.79%) JBoss
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.40%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.40%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 121 (47.83%) AWS
2 94 (37.15%) GCP
3 91 (35.97%) Azure
4 72 (28.46%) npm
5 60 (23.72%) Google Kubernetes Engine
6 42 (16.60%) GitHub
7 31 (12.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 28 (11.07%) Azure DevOps
9 18 (7.11%) GitHub Actions
10 17 (6.72%) Datadog
11 16 (6.32%) Serverless
12 15 (5.93%) Amazon ECS
12 15 (5.93%) Azure AKS
13 13 (5.14%) PaaS
14 12 (4.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (4.35%) OpenShift
16 10 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (3.95%) Amazon S3
16 10 (3.95%) AWS CodePipeline
16 10 (3.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.51%) Firewall
2 13 (5.14%) Internet
3 12 (4.74%) VPN
4 7 (2.77%) DNS
5 3 (1.19%) DHCP
5 3 (1.19%) SNMP
5 3 (1.19%) SSL
6 2 (0.79%) BGP
6 2 (0.79%) HTTP
6 2 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.40%) VLAN
7 1 (0.40%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.49%) MySQL
2 22 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 17 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.74%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (3.95%) SQL Server
7 9 (3.56%) MariaDB
8 8 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.77%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.37%) Redis
11 5 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.58%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.19%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.19%) Big Data
13 3 (1.19%) DynamoDB
13 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
14 2 (0.79%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 149 (58.89%) Jenkins
2 72 (28.46%) Gradle
3 69 (27.27%) CircleCI
4 63 (24.90%) Maven
5 61 (24.11%) Travis CI
6 60 (23.72%) gulp
7 58 (22.92%) Git (software)
8 35 (13.83%) GitLab
9 19 (7.51%) JIRA
10 12 (4.74%) JUnit
11 11 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (3.95%) Mockito
13 9 (3.56%) TeamCity
14 7 (2.77%) Spinnaker
15 6 (2.37%) Bitbucket
16 5 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
17 4 (1.58%) Artifactory
17 4 (1.58%) MSBuild
17 4 (1.58%) MSTest
General
1 48 (18.97%) Finance
2 26 (10.28%) Social Skills
3 19 (7.51%) Retail
4 18 (7.11%) Banking
5 17 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.98%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (1.98%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.58%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.58%) Legal
8 3 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (1.19%) Law
9 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.40%) Aviation
10 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (49.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (24.90%) GCP Engineer
3 55 (21.74%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 54 (21.34%) GCP DevOps
4 54 (21.34%) GCP DevOps Engineer
5 42 (16.60%) Cloud Engineer
6 29 (11.46%) AWS Engineer
7 25 (9.88%) Developer
7 25 (9.88%) Senior DevOps
8 21 (8.30%) AWS DevOps
9 20 (7.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 17 (6.72%) Architect
10 17 (6.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 15 (5.93%) Azure Engineer
12 13 (5.14%) Platform Engineer
13 10 (3.95%) Python Engineer
14 9 (3.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 9 (3.56%) Consultant
15 8 (3.16%) .NET Developer
15 8 (3.16%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.49%) .NET
2 23 (9.09%) Kafka
3 11 (4.35%) React
4 10 (3.95%) Behat
4 10 (3.95%) Gherkin
4 10 (3.95%) POSIX
4 10 (3.95%) pytest
5 9 (3.56%) .NET Core
5 9 (3.56%) ARM Templates
5 9 (3.56%) JSON
6 8 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (3.16%) Node.js
7 7 (2.77%) RESTful
7 7 (2.77%) Spring
8 6 (2.37%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.37%) REST
9 5 (1.98%) CSS
9 5 (1.98%) HTML
9 5 (1.98%) Web Services
10 4 (1.58%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.09%) Cloud Native
2 14 (5.53%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.74%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.98%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.58%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.58%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.79%) User Experience
11 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) CMDB
11 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.40%) PKI
11 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (34.39%) Linux
2 29 (11.46%) Windows
3 22 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (5.14%) CentOS
4 13 (5.14%) Unix
5 6 (2.37%) VMS
6 5 (1.98%) CoreOS
7 4 (1.58%) SUSE
7 4 (1.58%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.40%) Fedora
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Solaris
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (70.36%) DevOps
2 107 (42.29%) CI/CD
3 79 (31.23%) Agile
3 79 (31.23%) Configuration Management
4 73 (28.85%) Open Source
5 52 (20.55%) Infrastructure as Code
6 50 (19.76%) Mentoring
7 41 (16.21%) Microservices
8 39 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (7.91%) Analytics
10 19 (7.51%) Scrum
11 17 (6.72%) Deployment Automation
11 17 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (6.72%) SDLC
11 17 (6.72%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 16 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (5.93%) Software Engineering
14 14 (5.53%) Data Science
14 14 (5.53%) Fintech
14 14 (5.53%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 179 (70.75%) Python
2 71 (28.06%) Groovy
3 55 (21.74%) Java
4 52 (20.55%) Bash
5 47 (18.58%) PowerShell
6 35 (13.83%) Ruby
7 33 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 30 (11.86%) SQL
9 25 (9.88%) Go
10 19 (7.51%) C#
11 16 (6.32%) Perl
12 10 (3.95%) TypeScript
13 8 (3.16%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.77%) C
14 7 (2.77%) C++
15 6 (2.37%) PHP
16 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.40%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 19 (7.51%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.56%) Degree
4 7 (2.77%) RHCE
5 6 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.79%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.79%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CCIE
7 1 (0.40%) CCNA
7 1 (0.40%) CCNP
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.40%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) QA
2 4 (1.58%) GDPR
3 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 104 (41.11%) Docker
2 19 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.98%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.58%) LXC
6 4 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.79%) vSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.40%) vCloud
8 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 201 (79.45%) Ansible
2 174 (68.77%) Terraform
3 155 (61.26%) Kubernetes
4 127 (50.20%) Puppet
5 18 (7.11%) Grafana
5 18 (7.11%) Salt
6 16 (6.32%) Prometheus
7 12 (4.74%) Istio
8 8 (3.16%) vRealize
9 6 (2.37%) CloudForms
9 6 (2.37%) Packer
10 5 (1.98%) Nagios
10 5 (1.98%) rkt
11 4 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.19%) Consul
12 3 (1.19%) IBM BigFix
12 3 (1.19%) Icinga
12 3 (1.19%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.79%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 67 (26.48%) Google
2 28 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.07%) Red Hat
3 21 (8.30%) VMware
4 20 (7.91%) Splunk
5 16 (6.32%) Oracle
6 9 (3.56%) AppDynamics
7 8 (3.16%) New Relic
7 8 (3.16%) PagerDuty
8 7 (2.77%) Cisco
9 5 (1.98%) NetApp
9 5 (1.98%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.58%) Citrix
11 3 (1.19%) CA
11 3 (1.19%) Sonatype
12 2 (0.79%) BMC
12 2 (0.79%) CyberArk
12 2 (0.79%) EMC
12 2 (0.79%) F5
12 2 (0.79%) Palo Alto