Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 58 66
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8 -35
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 30 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.69% 0.90% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.55% 13.95% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £338 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -19.64% -1.18%
10th Percentile £338 £319 £313
90th Percentile £430 £371 £568
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -5.88%
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 113 43 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 13.90% 6.46% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 23 62
Northamptonshire median daily rate £385 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.70% -21.74%
10th Percentile £297 £290 £201
90th Percentile £478 £513 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £18.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.10 £17.50
% change year-on-year +24.08% -19.43% +29.63%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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
Northampton +17 29 £400 +18.52%
Opscode Chef
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 20 (66.67%) Puppet
2 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
3 18 (60.00%) DevOps
4 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (46.67%) Subversion
6 12 (40.00%) Terraform
7 11 (36.67%) Scrum
7 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (36.67%) Java
7 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
8 10 (33.33%) JUnit
8 10 (33.33%) Maven
8 10 (33.33%) Ajax
8 10 (33.33%) Selenium
8 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 8 (26.67%) Ansible
9 8 (26.67%) Spring
9 8 (26.67%) JIRA
9 8 (26.67%) Web Services
10 7 (23.33%) Linux
10 7 (23.33%) CSS
10 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (23.33%) HTML
10 7 (23.33%) J2EE
10 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
10 7 (23.33%) Python
10 7 (23.33%) HP UFT
10 7 (23.33%) Open Source
10 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
10 7 (23.33%) Spring Security

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 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (23.33%) npm
3 6 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (16.67%) Google App Engine
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DSL
2 2 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (46.67%) Subversion
3 10 (33.33%) JUnit
3 10 (33.33%) Maven
3 10 (33.33%) Selenium
4 8 (26.67%) JIRA
5 7 (23.33%) CA Release Automation
5 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (23.33%) Gradle
5 7 (23.33%) HP UFT
6 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
6 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (10.00%) LoadUI
6 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.33%) GitLab
7 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cassandra DBA
5 3 (10.00%) DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Perl Scripter
6 1 (3.33%) Python Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Ajax
1 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 8 (26.67%) Spring
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) HTML5
3 7 (23.33%) J2EE
3 7 (23.33%) jQuery
3 7 (23.33%) Node.js
3 7 (23.33%) REST
3 7 (23.33%) Spring Boot
3 7 (23.33%) Spring Security
3 7 (23.33%) Swagger
3 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) DevOps
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) Deployment Automation
4 7 (23.33%) Open Source
4 7 (23.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.33%) Kanban
5 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (3.33%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) ActionScript
3 4 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) Java 8
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (66.67%) Puppet
2 12 (40.00%) Terraform
3 8 (26.67%) Ansible
4 6 (20.00%) Consul
5 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.33%) Grafana
6 1 (3.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Splunk