Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 62 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +32
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 26 45 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.17% 3.59% 4.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.03% 18.52% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 34
Oxfordshire median daily rate £488 £596 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.14% +34.20% -11.25%
10th Percentile £411 £493 £363
90th Percentile £633 £650 £488
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -7.50%
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 173 243 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.45% 19.39% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 206 98
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £465 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +19.23% +30.00%
10th Percentile £196 £309 £212
90th Percentile £601 £620 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £84.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.76% +416.92% -41.44%
10th Percentile £16.50 £33.70 £14.80
90th Percentile £19.95 £146.30 £17.30
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year +19.30% -54.40% +55.53%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +2 15 £465 -22.50% 9
Kidlington +4 7 £488 -21.37%
Abingdon - 4 £525 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 25 (96.15%) Puppet
1 25 (96.15%) Ansible
2 21 (80.77%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (76.92%) DevOps
4 18 (69.23%) Docker
5 14 (53.85%) Terraform
5 14 (53.85%) Python
6 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 12 (46.15%) Serverless
7 12 (46.15%) Java
7 12 (46.15%) Linux
7 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (42.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (34.62%) Microservices
9 9 (34.62%) Kubernetes
10 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
10 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
11 7 (26.92%) jQuery
11 7 (26.92%) Scrum
11 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 7 (26.92%) SQL
11 7 (26.92%) Kanban
12 6 (23.08%) Build Automation
12 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
12 6 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
12 6 (23.08%) Maven
13 5 (19.23%) TDD
13 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
13 5 (19.23%) Oracle

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 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (80.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (46.15%) Serverless
3 11 (42.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Redis
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Maven
3 5 (19.23%) JUnit
3 5 (19.23%) Mockito
4 4 (15.38%) Ant
4 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
6 2 (7.69%) git-flow
6 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (53.85%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (34.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Developer
5 5 (19.23%) AWS Developer
5 5 (19.23%) DevOps Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Angular Developer
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Automation Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Python Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) jQuery
2 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Core
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (15.38%) Dapper ORM
3 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
3 4 (15.38%) Node.js
3 4 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (7.69%) React
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (3.85%) Grails
6 1 (3.85%) JSF
6 1 (3.85%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) CentOS
2 2 (7.69%) Debian
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Microservices
4 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 7 (26.92%) Kanban
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) Build Automation
6 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 5 (19.23%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 4 (15.38%) BDD
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
8 4 (15.38%) Refactoring
8 4 (15.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
9 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Python
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Groovy
6 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) Ruby
7 2 (7.69%) Scala
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (96.15%) Ansible
1 25 (96.15%) Puppet
2 14 (53.85%) Terraform
3 9 (34.62%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.69%) Kibana
4 2 (7.69%) logstash
4 2 (7.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) VMware