Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 January 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 42 54
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 +43
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 24 72 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.51% 5.94% 3.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.14% 28.92% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 65 27
Oxfordshire median daily rate £506 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.96% +27.78% +50.00%
10th Percentile £433 £519 £363
90th Percentile £643 £660 £493
South East median daily rate £510 £538 £475
% change year-on-year -5.12% +13.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 140 249 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.63% 20.54% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 216 88
Oxfordshire median daily rate £465 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% +25.00% +49.53%
10th Percentile £233 £250 £187
90th Percentile £573 £625 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £145.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.28% +792.31% -75.10%
10th Percentile £16.50 £130.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £17.50 £160.00 £17.25
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year +3.45% -31.36% -20.58%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Oxfordshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Oxfordshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Oxfordshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Oxford -5 14 £465 -20.51% 6
Kidlington +1 6 £488 -22.62% 2
Abingdon - 4 £525 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 24 (100.00%) Puppet
2 23 (95.83%) Ansible
3 20 (83.33%) DevOps
4 19 (79.17%) Docker
4 19 (79.17%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (62.50%) Python
6 14 (58.33%) Terraform
7 13 (54.17%) Serverless
7 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
8 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (45.83%) Java
9 11 (45.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (41.67%) Linux
11 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
11 9 (37.50%) Kubernetes
12 8 (33.33%) Microservices
13 7 (29.17%) Build Automation
13 7 (29.17%) Kanban
13 7 (29.17%) SQL
13 7 (29.17%) Scrum
14 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 6 (25.00%) jQuery
14 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 6 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (20.83%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
16 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
16 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
16 4 (16.67%) Razor View Engine

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (79.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (54.17%) Serverless
3 11 (45.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon Aurora
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) Redis
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Maven
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (12.50%) Mockito
4 2 (8.33%) Ant
4 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 2 (8.33%) git-flow
4 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (58.33%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (37.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Developer
5 5 (20.83%) AWS Developer
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps Developer
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Angular Developer
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Automation Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) Python Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) jQuery
2 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Core
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
3 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (12.50%) Node.js
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) Grails
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (4.17%) JSF
6 1 (4.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) CentOS
2 2 (8.33%) Debian
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) DevOps
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Microservices
4 7 (29.17%) Build Automation
4 7 (29.17%) Kanban
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) MVC
6 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 4 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Python
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (12.50%) Ruby
7 2 (8.33%) Groovy
8 1 (4.17%) Scala
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (100.00%) Puppet
2 23 (95.83%) Ansible
3 14 (58.33%) Terraform
4 9 (37.50%) Kubernetes
5 2 (8.33%) Kibana
5 2 (8.33%) logstash
5 2 (8.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) VMware