Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 51 53
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 -21
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 39 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.56% 1.34% 1.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.23% 15.79% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 17
Northamptonshire median daily rate £390 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £340 £319 £313
90th Percentile £436 £578 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -4.23%
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 121 57 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 14.15% 8.49% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 33 43
Northamptonshire median daily rate £380 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +11.11% -20.59%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £233
90th Percentile £459 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +12.86% -12.50% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £18.75
% change year-on-year +23.20% -24.27% +44.23%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +12 37 £385 +10.00% 2
Opscode Chef
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 27 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 25 (64.10%) DevOps
2 25 (64.10%) Puppet
3 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (48.72%) Subversion
5 17 (43.59%) Java
6 16 (41.03%) Scrum
6 16 (41.03%) Terraform
7 15 (38.46%) JUnit
7 15 (38.46%) Linux
7 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 15 (38.46%) Ansible
7 15 (38.46%) Selenium
7 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
8 14 (35.90%) Ajax
8 14 (35.90%) Maven
9 11 (28.21%) Web Services
9 11 (28.21%) JIRA
10 10 (25.64%) Open Source
10 10 (25.64%) Bitbucket
10 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
10 10 (25.64%) Windows
10 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
10 10 (25.64%) Spring
10 10 (25.64%) CA Release Automation
11 9 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
11 9 (23.08%) npm
11 9 (23.08%) Spring Boot
11 9 (23.08%) Swagger

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 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.95%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (23.08%) npm
3 4 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.13%) Google App Engine
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DSL
2 4 (10.26%) SSH
2 4 (10.26%) SSL
3 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 19 (48.72%) Subversion
3 15 (38.46%) JUnit
3 15 (38.46%) Selenium
4 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
4 14 (35.90%) Maven
5 11 (28.21%) JIRA
6 10 (25.64%) Bitbucket
6 10 (25.64%) CA Release Automation
7 9 (23.08%) Gradle
7 9 (23.08%) HP UFT
8 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
8 5 (12.82%) LoadUI
8 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
9 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
9 2 (5.13%) NetBeans
10 1 (2.56%) GitLab
10 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.26%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Cassandra DBA
4 3 (7.69%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Python Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) SOA Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 14 (35.90%) Ajax
3 11 (28.21%) Web Services
4 10 (25.64%) Spring
5 9 (23.08%) CSS
5 9 (23.08%) HTML
5 9 (23.08%) HTML5
5 9 (23.08%) J2EE
5 9 (23.08%) jQuery
5 9 (23.08%) Node.js
5 9 (23.08%) REST
5 9 (23.08%) Spring Boot
5 9 (23.08%) Spring Security
5 9 (23.08%) Swagger
5 9 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (12.82%) Java EE
7 4 (10.26%) .NET
8 2 (5.13%) SOAP
8 2 (5.13%) XML
9 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) DevOps
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) Scrum
4 10 (25.64%) Open Source
5 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 9 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
5 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.38%) Kanban
8 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
8 5 (12.82%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
9 4 (10.26%) TDD
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
10 3 (7.69%) OO
11 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.13%) SOLID
11 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 9 (23.08%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.26%) ActionScript
5 4 (10.26%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.69%) Ruby
7 2 (5.13%) Java 8
7 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 2 (5.13%) SQL
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (64.10%) Puppet
2 16 (41.03%) Terraform
3 15 (38.46%) Ansible
4 4 (10.26%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.69%) Consul
6 1 (2.56%) Grafana
6 1 (2.56%) logstash
6 1 (2.56%) Packer
6 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Splunk