Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 255 227 120
Rank change year-on-year -28 -107 -10
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 190 313 980
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.95% 1.12% 2.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.57% 7.37% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 245 772
Median daily rate £550 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £425 £450 £450
90th Percentile £700 £750 £725
England median daily rate £500 £550 £545
% change year-on-year -9.09% +0.92% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £59.00 - -
England median hourly rate £61.50 - -

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 3,412 4,245 7,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.02% 15.20% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,536 3,144 5,225
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £375 £319 £363
90th Percentile £700 £700 £681
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 77
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.10 £20.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.80% -7.48% -10.04%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.42 £13.19
90th Percentile £68.00 £26.75 £45.38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.43% - +2.94%

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 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 +56 34 £625 +8.70% 35
West London +49 7 £820 +98.79% 5
South London +40 4 £625 +36.99% 4
East London +25 2 £575 +4.55% 2
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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.

1 130 (68.42%) Ansible
2 128 (67.37%) Puppet
3 120 (63.16%) Python
4 116 (61.05%) DevOps
5 106 (55.79%) AWS
6 93 (48.95%) Terraform
7 86 (45.26%) Docker
8 82 (43.16%) Jenkins
9 81 (42.63%) Kubernetes
9 81 (42.63%) Linux
10 67 (35.26%) Azure
11 63 (33.16%) Configuration Management
12 62 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (27.37%) Git (software)
14 46 (24.21%) Java
15 43 (22.63%) AWS CloudFormation
16 41 (21.58%) Bash Shell
17 39 (20.53%) GCP
18 37 (19.47%) Serverless
19 35 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 33 (17.37%) Ruby
21 32 (16.84%) Infrastructure as Code
22 31 (16.32%) Windows
23 30 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
24 29 (15.26%) JIRA
24 29 (15.26%) Security Cleared
24 29 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
25 28 (14.74%) Amazon S3
25 28 (14.74%) IaaS
26 27 (14.21%) Salt

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 22 (11.58%) Confluence
2 15 (7.89%) nginx
3 13 (6.84%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.74%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.21%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.63%) JBoss
7 4 (2.11%) Apache
7 4 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.11%) CMS
7 4 (2.11%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.58%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.58%) IIS
9 2 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.05%) Drupal
9 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.53%) Jetty
10 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 106 (55.79%) AWS
2 67 (35.26%) Azure
3 43 (22.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 39 (20.53%) GCP
5 37 (19.47%) Serverless
6 30 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (14.74%) Amazon S3
7 28 (14.74%) IaaS
8 23 (12.11%) GitHub
8 23 (12.11%) PaaS
9 20 (10.53%) Amazon ECS
9 20 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (9.47%) AWS CodePipeline
11 17 (8.95%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (6.84%) Amazon SQS
12 13 (6.84%) npm
12 13 (6.84%) OpenShift
13 11 (5.79%) Amazon Cognito
14 10 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (5.26%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.00%) Firewall
2 13 (6.84%) DNS
3 6 (3.16%) BIG-IP
3 6 (3.16%) NAS
3 6 (3.16%) SAN
4 5 (2.63%) DHCP
4 5 (2.63%) Network Security
4 5 (2.63%) SSL
4 5 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.11%) HTTP
6 3 (1.58%) FTP
6 3 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.58%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (1.58%) SNMP
6 3 (1.58%) SSH
6 3 (1.58%) VLAN
6 3 (1.58%) VSAN
7 2 (1.05%) Anycast
7 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.47%) Amazon RDS
1 18 (9.47%) NoSQL
2 13 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.74%) BigQuery
4 9 (4.74%) Redis
5 8 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (3.68%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (3.68%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.68%) MySQL
7 6 (3.16%) Amazon Athena
7 6 (3.16%) Big Data
7 6 (3.16%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.16%) Looker
7 6 (3.16%) PowerCenter
7 6 (3.16%) Tableau
8 5 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.58%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 82 (43.16%) Jenkins
2 52 (27.37%) Git (software)
3 29 (15.26%) JIRA
4 21 (11.05%) GitLab
5 20 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (8.42%) Maven
7 14 (7.37%) SonarQube
8 13 (6.84%) Gradle
9 12 (6.32%) Bitbucket
9 12 (6.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (5.79%) GoCD
10 11 (5.79%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (5.26%) CircleCI
11 10 (5.26%) Travis CI
12 8 (4.21%) gulp
13 7 (3.68%) TeamCity
14 5 (2.63%) Gerrit
14 5 (2.63%) Subversion
15 4 (2.11%) Artifactory
15 4 (2.11%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (12.63%) Finance
2 20 (10.53%) Banking
3 9 (4.74%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.63%) Marketing
4 5 (2.63%) Retail
5 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.58%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.58%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Electronics
7 2 (1.05%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (35.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (16.84%) AWS Engineer
3 25 (13.16%) Developer
4 22 (11.58%) Cloud Engineer
5 21 (11.05%) Architect
5 21 (11.05%) AWS DevOps
6 20 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 16 (8.42%) Consultant
8 13 (6.84%) Azure Engineer
8 13 (6.84%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 13 (6.84%) Python Engineer
9 10 (5.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.26%) Data Engineer
9 10 (5.26%) DevOps Architect
9 10 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
10 8 (4.21%) AWS Architect
10 8 (4.21%) Azure DevOps
10 8 (4.21%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (3.68%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.68%) Node.js
2 20 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
3 17 (8.95%) Web Services
4 14 (7.37%) Kafka
5 12 (6.32%) RESTful
6 9 (4.74%) .NET
6 9 (4.74%) React
6 9 (4.74%) REST
7 7 (3.68%) Task Parallel Library
8 5 (2.63%) CSS
8 5 (2.63%) HTML
8 5 (2.63%) Spring
9 4 (2.11%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.11%) gRPC
9 4 (2.11%) Swagger
9 4 (2.11%) YAML
10 3 (1.58%) MooTools
10 3 (1.58%) OAuth
10 3 (1.58%) PySpark
10 3 (1.58%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.37%) Cloud Native
3 11 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.21%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.68%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.16%) Fixed Income
7 6 (3.16%) Hedge funds
7 6 (3.16%) User Experience
8 5 (2.63%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (2.63%) Clustering
8 5 (2.63%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.58%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (1.05%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 81 (42.63%) Linux
2 35 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (16.32%) Windows
4 26 (13.68%) Unix
5 15 (7.89%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.74%) CentOS
7 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (2.11%) VMS
8 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (1.58%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.53%) AIX
11 1 (0.53%) Android
11 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.53%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.53%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (61.05%) DevOps
2 63 (33.16%) Configuration Management
3 62 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (16.84%) Infrastructure as Code
5 29 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (13.68%) Microservices
7 22 (11.58%) Open Source
8 19 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.47%) Infrastructure Automation
10 16 (8.42%) Migration
10 16 (8.42%) Test Automation
11 15 (7.89%) SDLC
12 13 (6.84%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (6.32%) Deployment Automation
14 11 (5.79%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (5.79%) Data Science
14 11 (5.79%) ETL
14 11 (5.79%) Scrum
14 11 (5.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 120 (63.16%) Python
2 46 (24.21%) Java
3 41 (21.58%) Bash Shell
4 33 (17.37%) Ruby
5 27 (14.21%) PowerShell
6 25 (13.16%) Go
7 22 (11.58%) JavaScript
7 22 (11.58%) Perl
8 16 (8.42%) C#
9 14 (7.37%) SQL
10 11 (5.79%) Groovy
11 6 (3.16%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.63%) C++
12 5 (2.63%) Scala
13 3 (1.58%) ES6
13 3 (1.58%) R
13 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.05%) Korn
15 1 (0.53%) PHP
15 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (15.26%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.21%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.26%) Degree
4 5 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.63%) DBS Check
5 4 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.05%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.05%) CCIE
6 2 (1.05%) CCNA
6 2 (1.05%) CCNP
6 2 (1.05%) VCAP
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.68%) QA
System Software
1 86 (45.26%) Docker
2 18 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.42%) Active Directory
3 16 (8.42%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (6.32%) vSphere
5 8 (4.21%) VMware NSX
6 5 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.58%) KVM
7 3 (1.58%) vCloud
8 2 (1.05%) UAG
9 1 (0.53%) Ceph
9 1 (0.53%) GPFS
9 1 (0.53%) HDFS
9 1 (0.53%) NFS
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 130 (68.42%) Ansible
2 128 (67.37%) Puppet
3 93 (48.95%) Terraform
4 81 (42.63%) Kubernetes
5 27 (14.21%) Salt
6 16 (8.42%) Prometheus
7 15 (7.89%) Packer
8 13 (6.84%) Grafana
9 11 (5.79%) Rundeck
10 7 (3.68%) Istio
10 7 (3.68%) vRealize
11 6 (3.16%) Argo
11 6 (3.16%) Consul
11 6 (3.16%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (2.11%) Kibana
12 4 (2.11%) SCCM
12 4 (2.11%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.58%) Marathon
13 3 (1.58%) Mesos
13 3 (1.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (13.16%) Microsoft
1 25 (13.16%) VMware
2 20 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 20 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 19 (10.00%) Splunk
4 18 (9.47%) Google
5 16 (8.42%) SaltStack
6 7 (3.68%) F5
6 7 (3.68%) Informatica
7 4 (2.11%) AppDynamics
7 4 (2.11%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.11%) Cisco
7 4 (2.11%) Confluent
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle
7 4 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.11%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.11%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.11%) Symantec
7 4 (2.11%) Veritas
8 3 (1.58%) Black Duck