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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 51 50 59
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.65% 0.40% 1.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.65% 4.55% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Median daily rate £375 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% -22.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 51 44 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 9.34% 8.80% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 52
Median daily rate £450 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £130 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £14.85 £115.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.08% +283.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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
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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 4 £375 - 2
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 27 (100.00%) Puppet
2 26 (96.30%) Linux
3 23 (85.19%) Configuration Management
4 22 (81.48%) Ansible
5 19 (70.37%) AngularJS
5 19 (70.37%) Node.js
5 19 (70.37%) MVC
6 18 (66.67%) nginx
7 16 (59.26%) Subversion
8 15 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (55.56%) MySQL
8 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
9 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
9 12 (44.44%) SQL
9 12 (44.44%) Apache
10 11 (40.74%) OO
10 11 (40.74%) LAMP
10 11 (40.74%) PHP
10 11 (40.74%) Web Development
10 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
10 11 (40.74%) Laravel
10 11 (40.74%) Redis
10 11 (40.74%) Web Application Development
10 11 (40.74%) Yii
10 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
10 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
10 11 (40.74%) Refactoring
10 11 (40.74%) Symfony

Opscode Chef
Top Related 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 18 (66.67%) nginx
2 12 (44.44%) Apache
3 8 (29.63%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) GitHub
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.70%) Route 53
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) IPv4
1 4 (14.81%) IPv6
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) MySQL
1 15 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (40.74%) CouchDB
2 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
2 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
2 11 (40.74%) Redis
2 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Subversion
2 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 11 (40.74%) Mercurial
5 8 (29.63%) Ant
5 8 (29.63%) Maven
6 7 (25.93%) JUnit
6 7 (25.93%) Mockito
7 1 (3.70%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) PHP Developer
3 10 (37.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (33.33%) PHP Zend Developer
5 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Administrator
6 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (18.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (18.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps Administrator
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 4 (14.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) AngularJS
1 19 (70.37%) Node.js
2 11 (40.74%) LAMP
2 11 (40.74%) LAPP Stack
2 11 (40.74%) Laravel
2 11 (40.74%) LEMP Stack
2 11 (40.74%) Memcached
2 11 (40.74%) Symfony
2 11 (40.74%) Yii
3 8 (29.63%) Grails
3 8 (29.63%) Java EE
3 8 (29.63%) JMS
3 8 (29.63%) jQuery
3 8 (29.63%) JSF
3 8 (29.63%) Play Framework
3 8 (29.63%) REST
3 8 (29.63%) Spring
3 8 (29.63%) Spring MVC
3 8 (29.63%) XML
4 7 (25.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) Debian
4 1 (3.70%) HPUX
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Configuration Management
2 19 (70.37%) MVC
3 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (40.74%) OO
4 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (40.74%) Refactoring
4 11 (40.74%) Release Management
4 11 (40.74%) Web Application Development
4 11 (40.74%) Web Development
5 7 (25.93%) SOA
5 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
6 6 (22.22%) DevOps
6 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
7 5 (18.52%) Product Management
8 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.70%) High Availability
10 1 (3.70%) Open Source
10 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) PHP
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) XPath
5 6 (22.22%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) AWK
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) sed
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) iptables
2 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (100.00%) Puppet
2 22 (81.48%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.70%) SELinux
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Zend
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Isilon
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
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