Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 46 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 -14
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 12 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.96% 2.25% 2.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.62% 17.24% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 18
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £580 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +16.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £423 £411 £419
90th Percentile £538 £638 £558
South Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £580 £500
% change year-on-year -14.66% +16.00% +17.65%
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 113 87 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 18.49% 13.04% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 108
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £491 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.49% +3.42% +14.46%
10th Percentile £300 £319 £335
90th Percentile £525 £608 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -13.16% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £66.67 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +344.47% -14.29% -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £66.67 £13.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +412.85% -25.71% -20.45%

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (83.33%) Ansible
2 10 (83.33%) DevOps
3 9 (75.00%) Docker
3 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (66.67%) Salt
4 8 (66.67%) Terraform
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) SaltStack
5 7 (58.33%) Cloud Native
5 7 (58.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 6 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (50.00%) Amazon S3
7 5 (41.67%) Windows
7 5 (41.67%) Python
7 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (33.33%) Linux
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (33.33%) Ruby
9 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 2 (16.67%) VMware
10 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
10 2 (16.67%) SSL
10 2 (16.67%) IBM
10 2 (16.67%) CircleCI

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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Mule
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (8.33%) GitHub
4 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) AMQP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) SMS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) CircleCI
2 2 (16.67%) Travis CI
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) React Developer
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) JMS
1 1 (8.33%) JPA
1 1 (8.33%) Kafka
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Go
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (83.33%) Ansible
3 8 (66.67%) Salt
3 8 (66.67%) Terraform
4 1 (8.33%) Cobbler
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) SaltStack
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) TOWER Software