Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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.

Opscode Chef
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 57 91
Rank change year-on-year -5 +34 -13
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 45 54 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.64% 4.31% 0.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.15% 33.54% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 10
Oxfordshire median daily rate £595 £444 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.08% -11.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £493 £363 £436
90th Percentile £650 £488 £538
South East median daily rate £500 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +2.56%
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 235 161 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 19.03% 12.85% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 91 86
Oxfordshire median daily rate £463 £400 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +44.14% -38.33%
10th Percentile £307 £210 £130
90th Percentile £617 £488 £484
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £84.00 £16.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +416.92% -58.33% +171.78%
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £25.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -43.96% +29.38% +0.45%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +4 29 £600 +47.69% 3
Kidlington 0 6 £620 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 45 (100.00%) Puppet
2 43 (95.56%) Java
3 41 (91.11%) Ansible
4 39 (86.67%) AngularJS
4 39 (86.67%) Node.js
4 39 (86.67%) jQuery
4 39 (86.67%) JavaScript
4 39 (86.67%) React
5 37 (82.22%) Linux
5 37 (82.22%) Configuration Management
6 36 (80.00%) Unit Testing
7 34 (75.56%) Mockito
7 34 (75.56%) JUnit
8 32 (71.11%) Ant
8 32 (71.11%) Maven
9 23 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (46.67%) TDD
11 19 (42.22%) BDD
12 17 (37.78%) SQL
13 14 (31.11%) Oracle
13 14 (31.11%) Spring
13 14 (31.11%) REST
14 13 (28.89%) Process Improvement
14 13 (28.89%) XML
14 13 (28.89%) SOA
15 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (24.44%) Product Management
17 10 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
17 10 (22.22%) 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 12 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.67%) Slack
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Route 53
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 34 (75.56%) JUnit
1 34 (75.56%) Mockito
2 32 (71.11%) Ant
2 32 (71.11%) Maven
3 4 (8.89%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.44%) Gradle
5 2 (4.44%) Hudson
5 2 (4.44%) JMeter
General
1 5 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 23 (51.11%) Java Developer
3 18 (40.00%) Java Team Leader
3 18 (40.00%) Team Leader
4 7 (15.56%) Lead Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) AWS Developer
6 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Linux Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Java Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) SAP Architect
8 2 (4.44%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (86.67%) AngularJS
1 39 (86.67%) jQuery
1 39 (86.67%) Node.js
1 39 (86.67%) React
2 14 (31.11%) REST
2 14 (31.11%) Spring
3 13 (28.89%) XML
4 10 (22.22%) Grails
4 10 (22.22%) Java EE
4 10 (22.22%) JMS
4 10 (22.22%) JSF
4 10 (22.22%) Play Framework
4 10 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 3 (6.67%) .NET
5 3 (6.67%) EDI
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) JSON
5 3 (6.67%) JSP
5 3 (6.67%) Servlets
5 3 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.22%) Fintech
1 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (2.22%) NHS
1 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) CentOS
2 1 (2.22%) Debian
2 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Configuration Management
2 36 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 21 (46.67%) TDD
4 19 (42.22%) BDD
5 13 (28.89%) Process Improvement
5 13 (28.89%) SOA
6 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (24.44%) Product Management
8 10 (22.22%) MVC
9 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.89%) DevOps
10 4 (8.89%) Microservices
11 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.67%) Migration
12 2 (4.44%) Front End Development
12 2 (4.44%) Functional Programming
12 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
12 2 (4.44%) Performance Engineering
13 1 (2.22%) Coaching
13 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) Java
2 39 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) XPath
5 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.44%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) AWK
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GCP
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 45 (100.00%) Puppet
2 41 (91.11%) Ansible
3 2 (4.44%) logstash
4 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.22%) SELinux
4 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.22%) New Relic
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) VMware