Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 50 51
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 10 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.28% 2.98% 1.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.70% 25.77% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £410 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £384 £363 £319
90th Percentile £420 £458 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £440 £500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +11.11%
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 115 97 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 26.26% 11.56% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 65 36
Northamptonshire median daily rate £353 £400 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.88% -5.04% +5.31%
10th Percentile £218 £255 £289
90th Percentile £479 £503 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £40.38 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £14.20
% change year-on-year +5.71% +23.24% -5.33%

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
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 19 August 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 +5 9 £420 +5.00%
Opscode Chef
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 9 (90.00%) Puppet
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Ansible
4 5 (50.00%) Terraform
4 5 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (50.00%) Consul
4 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (50.00%) Google App Engine
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) JUnit
6 3 (30.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) HTTP
6 3 (30.00%) Maven
6 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (30.00%) QA
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) Gradle
6 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (30.00%) Relational Database

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 5 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (30.00%) Coveralls
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket Server
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Gradle
2 3 (30.00%) JUnit
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Enablement
5 1 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) Ansible
3 5 (50.00%) Consul
3 5 (50.00%) Terraform
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (10.00%) OpenView
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware