Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 71 69
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 -7
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 8 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.28% 2.03% 2.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.96% 14.45% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 31
Oxfordshire median daily rate £650 £488 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.75% +41.18%
10th Percentile £470 £406 £525
90th Percentile £725 £630 £650
South East median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +11.11%
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 115 173 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.37% 14.08% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 135 171
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £233 £205 £320
90th Percentile £575 £638 £618
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £84.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.76% +416.92%
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £17.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +23.19% +18.97% -47.03%

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019. 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 +15 7 £650 +39.78% 6
Abingdon 0 1 £550 +4.76%
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) Ansible
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) Docker
4 5 (62.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
5 4 (50.00%) AWS
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (37.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (37.50%) Terraform
6 3 (37.50%) Kanban
6 3 (37.50%) Subversion
6 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (37.50%) Azure
6 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (25.00%) Web Services
8 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization

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 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Azure
3 1 (12.50%) GCP
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
3 4 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Cloud Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) RAML
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) API Design
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) Ansible
3 6 (75.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (37.50%) Terraform
5 1 (12.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk