The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 27 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 125 128
Rank change year-on-year +37 +3  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 25 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.14% 0.75% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.87% 5.47% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 1
Median daily rate £469 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.18% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 282 402 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 12.85% 13.68% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 180 121
Median daily rate £425 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.81% +2.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £266 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 8
Median hourly rate £31.93 £38.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +105.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £36.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Opscode Chef in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +27 20 £469 +8.69% 6
Glasgow +4 4 £425 +21.42% 5
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 38 (90.48%) Puppet
2 28 (66.67%) Linux
3 26 (61.90%) Ansible
4 23 (54.76%) DevOps
5 17 (40.48%) Docker
5 17 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
7 14 (33.33%) Java
8 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
9 12 (28.57%) PaaS
10 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
10 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (23.81%) Banking
10 10 (23.81%) Python
10 10 (23.81%) IaaS
11 9 (21.43%) Perl
11 9 (21.43%) Finance
11 9 (21.43%) RESTful
12 8 (19.05%) Web Services
12 8 (19.05%) Unix
12 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
12 8 (19.05%) GitLab
12 8 (19.05%) Private Cloud
12 8 (19.05%) vRealize
13 7 (16.67%) Mockito
13 7 (16.67%) GitHub
13 7 (16.67%) MySQL
13 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (16.67%) JSON

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (28.57%) PaaS
3 10 (23.81%) IaaS
4 7 (16.67%) GitHub
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (14.29%) OpenShift
5 6 (14.29%) SaaS
6 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.38%) BrowserStack
7 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
1 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 8 (19.05%) GitLab
4 7 (16.67%) Mockito
5 3 (7.14%) Artifactory
5 3 (7.14%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (7.14%) Maven
5 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.76%) Selenium
6 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.76%) Subversion
7 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.38%) GoCD
7 1 (2.38%) Hudson
7 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 10 (23.81%) Banking
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Java Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Developer
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Product Owner
5 2 (4.76%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) RESTful
2 8 (19.05%) Web Services
3 7 (16.67%) JSON
3 7 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.76%) Java EE
4 2 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) JDBC
5 1 (2.38%) JSP
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.38%) Sensu
5 1 (2.38%) Servlets
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Private Cloud
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Blog
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (19.05%) Unix
4 5 (11.90%) Windows
5 4 (9.52%) Debian
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) DevOps
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (9.52%) Information Management
4 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL
5 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (7.14%) Release Automation
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.76%) Release Management
6 2 (4.76%) TDD
6 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) Python
3 9 (21.43%) Perl
4 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) C
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Go
8 1 (2.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.38%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.38%) MCITP
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.38%) RHCE
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Docker
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) RHEV
4 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (90.48%) Puppet
2 26 (61.90%) Ansible
3 8 (19.05%) vRealize
4 3 (7.14%) Control-M
4 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 3 (7.14%) Rundeck
5 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.38%) Graphite
6 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.38%) Icinga
6 1 (2.38%) Mesos
6 1 (2.38%) Nagios
6 1 (2.38%) Salt
6 1 (2.38%) SCCM
6 1 (2.38%) Terraform
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.52%) Splunk
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) CA
4 2 (4.76%) CyberArk
4 2 (4.76%) EMC
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Black Duck
5 1 (2.38%) Informatica
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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