Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 50 49
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 25 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.97% 1.70% 2.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.77% 19.35% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 17
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £413
90th Percentile £458 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £440 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -12.00% +11.11% -5.26%
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 97 62 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.51% 8.79% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 36 52
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.04% +5.31% -2.79%
10th Percentile £255 £289 £282
90th Percentile £503 £550 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £423
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.16% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year +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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 August 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 17 August 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 0 24 £400 -8.57% 2
Opscode Chef
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 22 (88.00%) DevOps
2 16 (64.00%) Puppet
2 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (44.00%) Terraform
5 10 (40.00%) Ansible
5 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (40.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
7 8 (32.00%) Java
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) DSL
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (32.00%) Docker
8 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (28.00%) Bitbucket
8 7 (28.00%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (24.00%) Selenium
9 6 (24.00%) Subversion
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) JUnit
10 5 (20.00%) Python
10 5 (20.00%) Maven
10 5 (20.00%) Ajax
10 5 (20.00%) JIRA
10 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (20.00%) Rackspace
10 5 (20.00%) Open Source

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 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) IaaS
2 4 (16.00%) PaaS
2 4 (16.00%) SaaS
3 3 (12.00%) npm
4 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) DSL
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) SSH
3 3 (12.00%) SSL
4 2 (8.00%) HTTP
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (28.00%) Bitbucket
4 6 (24.00%) JUnit
4 6 (24.00%) Selenium
4 6 (24.00%) Subversion
5 5 (20.00%) JIRA
5 5 (20.00%) Maven
6 4 (16.00%) CA Release Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Gradle
7 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (12.00%) IntelliJ
7 3 (12.00%) NetBeans
8 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (8.00%) LoadUI
8 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
9 1 (4.00%) gulp
9 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.00%) Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Perl Scripter
3 1 (4.00%) Python Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (20.00%) Ajax
4 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) J2EE
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) Node.js
5 3 (12.00%) REST
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) Spring
5 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (12.00%) Spring Security
5 3 (12.00%) Swagger
5 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (12.00%) XML
6 2 (8.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (16.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) Microservices
6 4 (16.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) SIEM
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
7 3 (12.00%) SOLID
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Web Development
8 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) Puppet
2 11 (44.00%) Terraform
3 10 (40.00%) Ansible
4 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.00%) Grafana
5 1 (4.00%) logstash
5 1 (4.00%) Packer
5 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (12.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk