Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 59 91
Rank change year-on-year +14 +32 -8
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 72 37 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.85% 3.01% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.14% 24.83% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 22 3
Oxfordshire median daily rate £575 £444 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.58% +34.47% -26.67%
10th Percentile £519 £338 £283
90th Percentile £660 £488 £499
South East median daily rate £538 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +19.44% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 224 149 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.21% 12.11% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 88 64
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £381 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.15% +27.08% -33.33%
10th Percentile £250 £187 £130
90th Percentile £638 £500 £421
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £145.00 £15.00 £65.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +866.67% -77.01% +354.70%
10th Percentile £130.00 £14.70 £24.03
90th Percentile £160.00 £17.02 £111.88
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £27.38 £27.80
% change year-on-year -45.21% -1.53% +33.98%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +9 43 £595 +44.24% 7
Kidlington +2 13 £628 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 72 (100.00%) Puppet
2 67 (93.06%) Ansible
3 65 (90.28%) Java
4 62 (86.11%) JavaScript
5 58 (80.56%) AngularJS
5 58 (80.56%) Node.js
5 58 (80.56%) jQuery
5 58 (80.56%) React
6 54 (75.00%) Unit Testing
6 54 (75.00%) Configuration Management
7 51 (70.83%) Linux
7 51 (70.83%) JUnit
7 51 (70.83%) Mockito
8 45 (62.50%) Maven
9 43 (59.72%) Ant
10 41 (56.94%) Oracle
11 35 (48.61%) SQL
12 32 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
13 31 (43.06%) Cloud Computing
14 30 (41.67%) Process Improvement
15 29 (40.28%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (38.89%) BDD
17 27 (37.50%) Spring
18 25 (34.72%) REST
19 24 (33.33%) Product Management
19 24 (33.33%) XML
19 24 (33.33%) SOA
20 22 (30.56%) JSF
20 22 (30.56%) MVC
20 22 (30.56%) Spring MVC

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 29 (40.28%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (29.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.56%) Apache
4 4 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 4 (5.56%) Jetty
4 4 (5.56%) nginx
4 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (43.06%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (4.17%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (70.83%) JUnit
1 51 (70.83%) Mockito
2 45 (62.50%) Maven
3 43 (59.72%) Ant
4 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
5 10 (13.89%) git-flow
6 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.94%) GitLab
8 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.56%) Gradle
8 4 (5.56%) Hudson
8 4 (5.56%) Selenium
8 4 (5.56%) SonarQube
8 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
8 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.17%) JIRA
10 2 (2.78%) JMeter
General
1 16 (22.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (59.72%) Developer
2 42 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
3 18 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 11 (15.28%) Senior Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) AWS Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Java Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Lead Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.94%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Linux Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (80.56%) AngularJS
1 58 (80.56%) jQuery
1 58 (80.56%) Node.js
1 58 (80.56%) React
2 27 (37.50%) Spring
3 25 (34.72%) REST
4 24 (33.33%) XML
5 22 (30.56%) Java EE
5 22 (30.56%) JSF
5 22 (30.56%) Spring MVC
6 21 (29.17%) Grails
6 21 (29.17%) JMS
6 21 (29.17%) Play Framework
7 5 (6.94%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (6.94%) Spring Boot
8 4 (5.56%) RESTful
9 3 (4.17%) EDI
9 3 (4.17%) JSON
9 3 (4.17%) JSP
9 3 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 51 (70.83%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (6.94%) CentOS
3 5 (6.94%) Debian
3 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 54 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 30 (41.67%) Process Improvement
3 28 (38.89%) BDD
4 24 (33.33%) Product Management
4 24 (33.33%) SOA
5 22 (30.56%) MVC
6 21 (29.17%) TDD
7 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (18.06%) DevOps
9 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.11%) Kanban
10 8 (11.11%) Scrum
10 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.33%) Microservices
12 5 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (6.94%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.56%) Functional Programming
13 4 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (90.28%) Java
2 62 (86.11%) JavaScript
3 35 (48.61%) SQL
4 21 (29.17%) XPath
5 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.72%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 72 (100.00%) Puppet
2 67 (93.06%) Ansible
3 9 (12.50%) Terraform
4 7 (9.72%) logstash
5 5 (6.94%) Kibana
6 4 (5.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) Oracle
2 9 (12.50%) Google
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.39%) VMware