Period
to 23 July 2017

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 July 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 60 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.10% 0.16% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 1.52% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Merseyside median daily rate £405 - £375
10th Percentile £395 - £363
90th Percentile £426 - £388
North West median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 70 66 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 10.97% 10.41% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 33
Merseyside median daily rate £405 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +25.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £263 £289 £167
90th Percentile £500 £509 £398
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £364
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% +19.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £14.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £20.73 £14.00
% change year-on-year +92.96% +48.07% -41.67%

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
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 July 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
Liverpool +6 6 £405 -
Opscode Chef
North West

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

1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 6 (85.71%) Spock
2 6 (85.71%) Datadog
2 6 (85.71%) SonarQube
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) GitHub
2 6 (85.71%) Bitbucket
2 6 (85.71%) Gradle
2 6 (85.71%) Artifactory
2 6 (85.71%) JMeter
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

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 4 (57.14%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Datadog
1 6 (85.71%) GitHub
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Artifactory
2 6 (85.71%) Bitbucket
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) Gradle
2 6 (85.71%) JMeter
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) SonarQube
2 6 (85.71%) Spock
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CA Agile Central