Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 22 January 2019 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 70 85
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15 +5
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 36 22 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.00% 2.45% 3.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.29% 12.29% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 45
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £525 £625 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +78.57% -26.32%
10th Percentile £279 £400 £304
90th Percentile £600 £638 £473
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £625 £345
% change year-on-year -16.00% +81.16% -27.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 221 179 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.53% 19.91% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 133 237
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £475 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +17.65% +4.62%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £261
90th Percentile £572 £638 £466
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +18.75% +17.65% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 16
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £24.89 £21.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.13% -45.16% +43.52%
10th Percentile £16.80 £9.30 £26.00
90th Percentile £32.98 £48.33 £55.25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £24.89 £21.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +17.13% -43.33% +41.51%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Newcastle upon Tyne

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Newcastle upon Tyne

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 35 (97.22%) Puppet
1 35 (97.22%) DevOps
2 31 (86.11%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (86.11%) Jenkins
3 30 (83.33%) Python
4 28 (77.78%) Docker
5 27 (75.00%) Bash Shell
5 27 (75.00%) Terraform
6 26 (72.22%) Ansible
7 24 (66.67%) Kubernetes
8 20 (55.56%) Git (software)
9 19 (52.78%) Linux
10 17 (47.22%) JIRA
10 17 (47.22%) GitLab
11 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (38.89%) MongoDB
12 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
13 13 (36.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (33.33%) Open Source
15 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (30.56%) Web Services
16 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
16 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (27.78%) CentOS
16 10 (27.78%) Node.js
17 9 (25.00%) MySQL
18 8 (22.22%) Java
18 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
18 8 (22.22%) Security Management
18 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 7 (19.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 31 (86.11%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (36.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (19.44%) Slack
5 6 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (16.67%) Amazon S3
5 6 (16.67%) Route 53
5 6 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (8.33%) Datadog
8 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Network Security
2 7 (19.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) MongoDB
2 9 (25.00%) MySQL
3 6 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 31 (86.11%) Jenkins
2 20 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 17 (47.22%) GitLab
3 17 (47.22%) JIRA
4 6 (16.67%) SonarQube
5 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 3 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) AWS DevOps
2 13 (36.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) JIRA Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 10 (27.78%) Node.js
3 6 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (27.78%) CentOS
4 4 (11.11%) Debian
4 4 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) DevOps
2 12 (33.33%) Open Source
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Communications Security
4 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (22.22%) Security Management
4 8 (22.22%) SIEM
4 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (19.44%) Microservices
5 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 6 (16.67%) Migration
6 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) OO
8 3 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (2.78%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) Python
2 27 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) Java
5 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.89%) SQL
7 4 (11.11%) C#
7 4 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (97.22%) Puppet
2 27 (75.00%) Terraform
3 26 (72.22%) Ansible
4 24 (66.67%) Kubernetes
5 7 (19.44%) Grafana
5 7 (19.44%) Prometheus
6 6 (16.67%) Packer
6 6 (16.67%) Rancher
7 1 (2.78%) OSSEC
7 1 (2.78%) Rundeck
7 1 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Black Duck
3 4 (11.11%) Google
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Qualys