Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 22 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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 50 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 15 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.20% 2.82% 2.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.15% 18.38% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 16
Sheffield median daily rate £588 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.56% -2.70% -
10th Percentile £431 £398 £393
90th Percentile £638 £578 £500
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 99 136 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 14.54% 15.37% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 93 84
Sheffield median daily rate £498 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% -5.26% +28.73%
10th Percentile £350 £331 £296
90th Percentile £606 £575 £587
South Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £450 £455
% change year-on-year +8.33% -1.10% +21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +94.44% -75.34%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +114.29% -30.00% -17.36%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Sheffield

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Sheffield

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Puppet
2 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (80.00%) DevOps
3 8 (53.33%) Ansible
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (46.67%) Docker
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (46.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (40.00%) Web Operations
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) HTTP
5 6 (40.00%) Clustering
6 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) Coaching
6 5 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) JIRA
6 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 5 (33.33%) nginx
6 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (33.33%) Confluence
6 5 (33.33%) SonarQube

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 5 (33.33%) Confluence
1 5 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (33.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) WebOps Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Security Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) Lucene
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) React
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (40.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (40.00%) Web Operations
5 5 (33.33%) Coaching
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (33.33%) Microservices
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) SFIA
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Docker
2 4 (26.67%) Xen
3 1 (6.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) Puppet
2 8 (53.33%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat