Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 24 April 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 60 61
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1 -14
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 28 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.03% 1.13% 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.87% 16.00% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 2
Northamptonshire median daily rate £408 £451 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.54% -18.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £357 £430 £518
90th Percentile £538 £485 £583
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £450 £515
% change year-on-year -2.78% -12.62% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 166 50 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 23.88% 7.05% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 32 67
Northamptonshire median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £284 £351 £200
90th Percentile £556 £536 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 - £13.50
10th Percentile £14.49 - £13.25
90th Percentile £15.46 - £13.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% -

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Northamptonshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Northamptonshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Northamptonshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 24 April 2019. 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
Northampton +22 23 £420 -9.19%
Opscode Chef
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 25 (89.29%) DevOps
2 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 16 (57.14%) Terraform
4 15 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (53.57%) Puppet
4 15 (53.57%) Linux
5 13 (46.43%) Docker
6 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
7 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (35.71%) Kubernetes
7 10 (35.71%) OpenShift
8 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 8 (28.57%) Maven
9 8 (28.57%) Java
9 8 (28.57%) JUnit
9 8 (28.57%) Google App Engine
9 8 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (28.57%) Consul
10 7 (25.00%) CA Release Automation
10 7 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (25.00%) Bitbucket Server
10 7 (25.00%) Microservices
10 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 7 (25.00%) Ansible
10 7 (25.00%) SonarQube
10 7 (25.00%) Spring Boot
10 7 (25.00%) Web Services
10 7 (25.00%) Windows

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 6 (21.43%) JBoss
2 4 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (10.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (35.71%) OpenShift
3 8 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (28.57%) Google App Engine
3 8 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (10.71%) Coveralls
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) JUnit
2 8 (28.57%) Maven
3 7 (25.00%) Bitbucket Server
3 7 (25.00%) CA Release Automation
3 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.00%) JIRA
3 7 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 7 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 6 (21.43%) Gradle
4 6 (21.43%) RSpec
4 6 (21.43%) Vagrant
5 5 (17.86%) Selenium
5 5 (17.86%) Subversion
6 4 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
7 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
7 3 (10.71%) NetBeans
8 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
8 2 (7.14%) LoadUI
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) AWS DevOps
2 5 (17.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) Ajax
2 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
3 4 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) HTML5
4 3 (10.71%) J2EE
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
4 3 (10.71%) Kafka
4 3 (10.71%) Node.js
4 3 (10.71%) Spring
4 3 (10.71%) Spring Integration
4 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
4 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
1 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) DevOps
2 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
3 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Microservices
6 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Pair Programming
7 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Build Automation
8 4 (14.29%) Migration
9 3 (10.71%) API Development
9 3 (10.71%) Data Transformation
9 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
9 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
9 3 (10.71%) MVC
9 3 (10.71%) Open Source
9 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) Groovy
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Docker
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (57.14%) Terraform
2 15 (53.57%) Puppet
3 10 (35.71%) Kubernetes
4 8 (28.57%) Consul
5 7 (25.00%) Ansible
6 6 (21.43%) Packer
7 4 (14.29%) Kibana
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (3.57%) OpenView
8 1 (3.57%) SCCM
8 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) AppDynamics
1 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (10.71%) Citrix
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) VMware