Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 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
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 257 227 154
Rank change year-on-year -30 -73 -36
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 222 225 772
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.93% 1.10% 1.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.35% 6.83% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 158 569
10th Percentile £420 £423 £463
25th Percentile £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £600
Median % change year-on-year - -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £675 £650 £675
90th Percentile £718 £716 £750
England median daily rate £500 £540 £550
% change year-on-year -7.41% -1.82% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 4,152 3,295 6,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.47% 16.05% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,094 2,418 4,710
10th Percentile £400 £345 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £452
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £528 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £629 £615 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £688
England median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 77
10th Percentile £15.01 £12.42 £14.50
25th Percentile £22.25 £12.60 £18.13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +110.53% -15.56% -9.86%
75th Percentile £65.00 £26.75 £42.62
90th Percentile £68.00 £47.83 £50.42
England median hourly rate £24.00 £18.85 £18.50
% change year-on-year +27.32% +1.89% +5.71%

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 17 May 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 17 May 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 -1 17 £538 -2.27% 29
South London +34 4 £625 +35.14%
West London +15 1 - - 7
East London +10 1 £465 -12.72% 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 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.

1 172 (77.48%) Ansible
2 160 (72.07%) Puppet
3 154 (69.37%) DevOps
4 139 (62.61%) Python
5 125 (56.31%) AWS
6 110 (49.55%) Terraform
7 106 (47.75%) Linux
8 96 (43.24%) Docker
9 86 (38.74%) Kubernetes
9 86 (38.74%) Jenkins
10 83 (37.39%) Azure
11 77 (34.68%) Git (software)
12 74 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (31.08%) Java
14 66 (29.73%) Configuration Management
15 54 (24.32%) Windows
16 52 (23.42%) VMware
17 49 (22.07%) PowerShell
17 49 (22.07%) GCP
18 48 (21.62%) Finance
19 46 (20.72%) AWS CloudFormation
20 40 (18.02%) Google
21 37 (16.67%) GitHub
21 37 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
22 33 (14.86%) Node.js
22 33 (14.86%) Open Source
22 33 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
23 32 (14.41%) Migration
23 32 (14.41%) Amazon EC2
23 32 (14.41%) Bash Shell

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 (9.91%) nginx
2 19 (8.56%) Confluence
3 13 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.60%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.15%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.15%) JBoss
6 6 (2.70%) Apache
6 6 (2.70%) IIS
6 6 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.25%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.35%) CMS
9 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.90%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.90%) Mule
10 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 125 (56.31%) AWS
2 83 (37.39%) Azure
3 49 (22.07%) GCP
4 46 (20.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 37 (16.67%) GitHub
6 32 (14.41%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (12.16%) IaaS
8 25 (11.26%) Amazon S3
9 24 (10.81%) PaaS
10 20 (9.01%) AWS CodePipeline
10 20 (9.01%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (9.01%) npm
10 20 (9.01%) Serverless
11 17 (7.66%) Amazon ELB
12 16 (7.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (6.31%) OpenShift
14 12 (5.41%) Amazon ECS
14 12 (5.41%) SaaS
15 10 (4.50%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (3.60%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) Firewall
2 9 (4.05%) DNS
3 7 (3.15%) NAS
3 7 (3.15%) SAN
4 6 (2.70%) SSL
5 4 (1.80%) BIG-IP
5 4 (1.80%) LAN
5 4 (1.80%) WAN
6 3 (1.35%) HTTP
6 3 (1.35%) Network Security
6 3 (1.35%) VSAN
7 2 (0.90%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.90%) IPv4
7 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.90%) SD-WAN
7 2 (0.90%) SNMP
7 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.90%) VPN
7 2 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.76%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (6.76%) BigQuery
3 14 (6.31%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.50%) MySQL
6 8 (3.60%) Looker
6 8 (3.60%) Tableau
7 6 (2.70%) Amazon Athena
7 6 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (2.70%) PowerCenter
8 5 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.25%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.80%) Redis
10 3 (1.35%) Big Data
10 3 (1.35%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.90%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 86 (38.74%) Jenkins
2 77 (34.68%) Git (software)
3 31 (13.96%) Maven
4 30 (13.51%) JIRA
5 25 (11.26%) Gradle
6 23 (10.36%) CircleCI
7 18 (8.11%) SonarQube
7 18 (8.11%) Travis CI
8 17 (7.66%) gulp
9 16 (7.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (6.76%) GitLab
11 14 (6.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (4.95%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (4.05%) TeamCity
14 8 (3.60%) Subversion
14 8 (3.60%) Vagrant
15 7 (3.15%) Bitbucket
16 4 (1.80%) Cucumber
16 4 (1.80%) Gerrit
16 4 (1.80%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 48 (21.62%) Finance
2 27 (12.16%) Social Skills
3 20 (9.01%) Banking
4 12 (5.41%) Presentation Skills
5 11 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.15%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.70%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.25%) Retail
9 2 (0.90%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (36.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (14.86%) AWS Engineer
3 28 (12.61%) Cloud Engineer
4 27 (12.16%) Developer
5 23 (10.36%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (9.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 20 (9.01%) Architect
8 18 (8.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 17 (7.66%) Consultant
10 11 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (4.95%) Service Operations Specialist
11 10 (4.50%) Platform Engineer
12 9 (4.05%) Azure Engineer
12 9 (4.05%) DevOps Consultant
12 9 (4.05%) Java Developer
12 9 (4.05%) Lead DevOps
13 8 (3.60%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.60%) Python Engineer
14 7 (3.15%) Azure DevOps
14 7 (3.15%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.86%) Node.js
2 22 (9.91%) Web Services
3 21 (9.46%) JSON
4 19 (8.56%) YAML
5 17 (7.66%) Elastic Stack
6 16 (7.21%) .NET
7 9 (4.05%) RESTful
7 9 (4.05%) Spring
8 8 (3.60%) Kafka
8 8 (3.60%) React
9 7 (3.15%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.15%) REST
10 6 (2.70%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.70%) Middleware
10 6 (2.70%) Spring Boot
11 4 (1.80%) Django
11 4 (1.80%) Java EE
11 4 (1.80%) OAuth
12 3 (1.35%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.35%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.46%) Cloud Native
2 20 (9.01%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.41%) Clustering
4 10 (4.50%) Public Cloud
5 9 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.15%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.15%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.25%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.25%) User Experience
9 4 (1.80%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.35%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.90%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 106 (47.75%) Linux
2 54 (24.32%) Windows
3 30 (13.51%) Unix
4 28 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.80%) CentOS
7 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.35%) VMS
9 2 (0.90%) Android
9 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (69.37%) DevOps
2 74 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (29.73%) Configuration Management
4 37 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 33 (14.86%) Open Source
6 32 (14.41%) Migration
7 29 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (13.06%) Microservices
8 28 (12.61%) Infrastructure Automation
8 28 (12.61%) ITIL
9 22 (9.91%) Service Management
9 22 (9.91%) Test Automation
10 21 (9.46%) Change Management
11 18 (8.11%) Scrum
12 14 (6.31%) Software Engineering
13 13 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (5.86%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.86%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (5.41%) TDD
15 11 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 139 (62.61%) Python
2 69 (31.08%) Java
3 49 (22.07%) PowerShell
4 32 (14.41%) Bash Shell
5 25 (11.26%) Ruby
6 22 (9.91%) JavaScript
7 21 (9.46%) Go
8 20 (9.01%) Groovy
9 18 (8.11%) SQL
10 17 (7.66%) C#
11 12 (5.41%) Perl
12 5 (2.25%) Scala
13 4 (1.80%) C
13 4 (1.80%) PHP
13 4 (1.80%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.35%) C++
14 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.90%) VB
15 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (8.56%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.76%) Degree
4 4 (1.80%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.90%) CCIE
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.90%) VCAP
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.45%) GCUX
6 1 (0.45%) GIAC
6 1 (0.45%) LPIC
6 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.45%) RHCA
6 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.80%) GDPR
2 2 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) COBIT
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 96 (43.24%) Docker
2 33 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.46%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (7.21%) Active Directory
5 9 (4.05%) vSphere
6 6 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.70%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.80%) KVM
8 3 (1.35%) vCloud
9 2 (0.90%) UAG
9 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.45%) IAG
Systems Management
1 172 (77.48%) Ansible
2 160 (72.07%) Puppet
3 110 (49.55%) Terraform
4 86 (38.74%) Kubernetes
5 23 (10.36%) Salt
6 15 (6.76%) Istio
7 13 (5.86%) Packer
8 12 (5.41%) Argo
9 8 (3.60%) SCCM
9 8 (3.60%) vRealize
10 6 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (2.70%) Grafana
10 6 (2.70%) Prometheus
11 4 (1.80%) Kibana
11 4 (1.80%) vCenter Server
12 3 (1.35%) Marathon
12 3 (1.35%) Mesos
12 3 (1.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 2 (0.90%) Consul
13 2 (0.90%) Kiali
Vendors
1 52 (23.42%) VMware
2 40 (18.02%) Google
3 24 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.01%) Red Hat
5 17 (7.66%) Splunk
6 16 (7.21%) Oracle
6 16 (7.21%) SaltStack
7 11 (4.95%) Symantec
7 11 (4.95%) Veritas
8 10 (4.50%) SolarWinds
9 8 (3.60%) New Relic
10 7 (3.15%) Informatica
11 4 (1.80%) Cisco
11 4 (1.80%) Databricks
11 4 (1.80%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.35%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.35%) Black Duck
12 3 (1.35%) F5
12 3 (1.35%) Foundry
12 3 (1.35%) IBM