Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 60 47
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 19 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.68% 2.19% 2.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% 13.73% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 14
Sheffield median daily rate £625 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £410 £421 £366
90th Percentile £638 £575 £536
South Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% +17.65% +41.67%
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 95 153 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 13.38% 15.94% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 108 83
Sheffield median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +47.83%
10th Percentile £354 £335 £292
90th Percentile £624 £575 £566
South Yorkshire median daily rate £516 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +11.62% +8.82% +28.79%
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 £13.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.71% -20.45% -12.00%

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 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 17 (89.47%) Linux
1 17 (89.47%) Puppet
2 13 (68.42%) DevOps
3 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
3 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
3 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
3 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (57.89%) Clustering
4 11 (57.89%) Python
4 11 (57.89%) Coaching
4 11 (57.89%) Docker
5 10 (52.63%) HTTP
5 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
6 9 (47.37%) nginx
6 9 (47.37%) Bash Shell
6 9 (47.37%) Confluence
6 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
6 9 (47.37%) JIRA
6 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
6 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
6 9 (47.37%) SonarQube
6 9 (47.37%) Microservices
6 9 (47.37%) Static Code Analysis
6 9 (47.37%) Slack
7 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (36.84%) Xen
8 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) Ansible
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (47.37%) Confluence
1 9 (47.37%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Slack
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
3 9 (47.37%) JIRA
3 9 (47.37%) SonarQube
4 2 (10.53%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (31.58%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (31.58%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Administrator
7 2 (10.53%) Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) Designer
7 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) UI Designer
7 2 (10.53%) UI/UX Designer
7 2 (10.53%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (10.53%) Unix Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) UX Designer
7 2 (10.53%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Node.js
1 3 (15.79%) React
2 2 (10.53%) Akka
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (5.26%) Lucene
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) DevOps
2 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
2 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
3 11 (57.89%) Coaching
3 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
4 9 (47.37%) Microservices
4 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 9 (47.37%) Static Code Analysis
5 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (15.79%) High Availability
7 3 (15.79%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (15.79%) Web Operations
8 2 (10.53%) Field Research
8 2 (10.53%) Guerrilla Research
8 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
8 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) Bash Shell
2 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Clojure
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Docker
2 7 (36.84%) Xen
3 2 (10.53%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (89.47%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) Grafana
3 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.26%) Rancher
4 1 (5.26%) Salt
4 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) Maxymiser
2 2 (10.53%) Optimizely
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle