Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 January 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 58 55
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.25% 0.17% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.93% 1.72% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Merseyside median daily rate £550 £225 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +144.44% -47.06% -
10th Percentile £450 £213 £372
90th Percentile £580 £238 £538
North West median daily rate £500 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +20.48% +0.61% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 67 58 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 15.06% 9.98% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 19
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £168 £283 £254
90th Percentile £555 £474 £525
North West median daily rate £433 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +8.13% +3.23% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +108.33% -29.41%
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -17.37% +12.90% -29.55%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Merseyside

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Opscode Chef in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Merseyside

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Merseyside over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Merseyside

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Liverpool +13 10 £550 +144.44% 1
Opscode Chef
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) Ansible
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (90.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (50.00%) Docker
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) PaaS
3 5 (50.00%) iPad
3 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (50.00%) Node.js
3 5 (50.00%) Big Data
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Groovy
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 9 (90.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (50.00%) nginx
2 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) PaaS
3 4 (40.00%) Datadog
3 4 (40.00%) GitHub
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Artifactory
2 4 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) Gradle
2 4 (40.00%) JMeter
2 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) SonarQube
2 4 (40.00%) Spock
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Node.js
1 5 (50.00%) React
1 5 (50.00%) RESTful
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (50.00%) iPad
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) C++
1 5 (50.00%) Groovy
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) Python
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Ansible
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) Kubernetes