Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 80 75
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5 +5
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 9 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.69% 1.61% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.66% 15.45% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 17
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £513 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +28.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £369 £336 £336
90th Percentile £587 £625 £460
South East median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
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 193 123 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.80% 10.44% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 87 80
Oxfordshire median daily rate £437 £465 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.97% +39.85% -11.33%
10th Percentile £192 £204 £150
90th Percentile £588 £538 £439
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.93 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.17% +5.14% -40.00%
10th Percentile £16.50 £15.46 £15.15
90th Percentile £20.30 £22.21 £20.45
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year - -32.04% +32.05%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -8 4 £413 -23.26% 5
Kidlington - 4 £496 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 8 (88.89%) Puppet
1 8 (88.89%) Ansible
2 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Terraform
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Mockito
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) JUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Groovy
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Debian

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 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (11.11%) ColdFusion
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Redis
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Ant
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
3 1 (11.11%) git-flow
3 1 (11.11%) GitLab
3 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) React
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Debian
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Microservices
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) SOLID
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Groovy
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Ansible
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) Terraform
3 2 (22.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) VMware