Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 68 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 -8
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 31 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.50% 2.15% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.90% 27.17% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 9
Oxfordshire median daily rate £560 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.89% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £519 £338 £270
90th Percentile £660 £625 £440
South East median daily rate £525 £469 £475
% change year-on-year +12.00% -1.32% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £72.50 - -

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 195 92 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.74% 7.92% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 58 80
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £463 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +43.41% -14.00%
10th Percentile £201 £160 £130
90th Percentile £651 £566 £425
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £14.93 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -78.05% +272.60%
South East median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.96% -46.15% +75.68%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 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
Oxford -6 15 £560 +17.89% 1
Kidlington - 9 £630 - 1
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 31 (100.00%) Puppet
2 29 (93.55%) Ansible
3 28 (90.32%) Oracle
4 22 (70.97%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (67.74%) Java
5 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
6 19 (61.29%) Deployment Automation
7 18 (58.06%) Linux
8 17 (54.84%) SQL
8 17 (54.84%) Configuration Management
8 17 (54.84%) jQuery
8 17 (54.84%) React
8 17 (54.84%) Node.js
8 17 (54.84%) AngularJS
9 16 (51.61%) Mockito
9 16 (51.61%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (51.61%) Unit Testing
9 16 (51.61%) JUnit
10 15 (48.39%) Process Improvement
11 13 (41.94%) Docker
12 12 (38.71%) DevOps
12 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (38.71%) Terraform
12 12 (38.71%) Windows
12 12 (38.71%) Product Management
12 12 (38.71%) Spring
12 12 (38.71%) Maven
13 11 (35.48%) Java EE
13 11 (35.48%) JSF
13 11 (35.48%) PowerShell

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 16 (51.61%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (29.03%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.90%) Apache
4 4 (12.90%) Jetty
4 4 (12.90%) nginx
4 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (3.23%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (70.97%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (35.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (32.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (16.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) JUnit
1 16 (51.61%) Mockito
2 12 (38.71%) Maven
3 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
4 10 (32.26%) Ant
4 10 (32.26%) git-flow
5 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
6 6 (19.35%) Vagrant
7 5 (16.13%) GitLab
8 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
8 4 (12.90%) Selenium
8 4 (12.90%) SonarQube
8 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
9 2 (6.45%) Gradle
9 2 (6.45%) Hudson
General
1 11 (35.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
1 17 (54.84%) Java Developer
2 10 (32.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) AngularJS
1 17 (54.84%) jQuery
1 17 (54.84%) Node.js
1 17 (54.84%) React
2 12 (38.71%) Spring
3 11 (35.48%) Java EE
3 11 (35.48%) JSF
3 11 (35.48%) Spring MVC
4 10 (32.26%) Grails
4 10 (32.26%) JMS
4 10 (32.26%) Play Framework
4 10 (32.26%) REST
4 10 (32.26%) XML
5 5 (16.13%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (9.68%) Spring Boot
7 2 (6.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.23%) Web Services
8 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.90%) Grid Computing
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) CentOS
3 7 (22.58%) Debian
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Deployment Automation
2 17 (54.84%) Configuration Management
3 16 (51.61%) Unit Testing
4 15 (48.39%) Process Improvement
5 12 (38.71%) DevOps
5 12 (38.71%) Product Management
6 11 (35.48%) MVC
7 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (32.26%) SOA
8 9 (29.03%) BDD
8 9 (29.03%) Kanban
8 9 (29.03%) Scrum
9 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
13 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
13 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
1 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
4 10 (32.26%) XPath
5 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
5 7 (22.58%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (100.00%) Puppet
2 29 (93.55%) Ansible
3 12 (38.71%) Terraform
4 6 (19.35%) Packer
5 5 (16.13%) Kibana
5 5 (16.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) VMware