Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 21 September 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 55 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -38
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 25 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.82% 1.49% 1.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.82% 13.75% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 20
South Yorkshire median daily rate £490 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.41% +7.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £406 £410 £448
90th Percentile £538 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 158 80 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.85% 10.84% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 42 127
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £427 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% -3.99% +18.67%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £294
90th Percentile £565 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £66.67 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +506.09% -45.00% -9.09%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year +45.83% -19.27% -30.94%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in South Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in South Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in South Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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
Sheffield +4 17 £470 -12.15%
Barnsley - 4 £500 -
Opscode Chef
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 25 (100.00%) Puppet
2 20 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (72.00%) DevOps
4 17 (68.00%) Ansible
5 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (52.00%) Terraform
8 12 (48.00%) Docker
8 12 (48.00%) SaltStack
8 12 (48.00%) Salt
8 12 (48.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 11 (44.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (44.00%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (44.00%) Amazon S3
9 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (44.00%) Linux
10 10 (40.00%) Cloud Native
11 9 (36.00%) Python
12 8 (32.00%) Ruby
13 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
13 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
13 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
13 7 (28.00%) CircleCI
13 7 (28.00%) Travis CI
14 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (24.00%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (24.00%) Google
14 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) nginx
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Alfresco
4 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) Mule
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 20 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (44.00%) Amazon S3
2 11 (44.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (24.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SMS
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) AMQP
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Redis
3 1 (4.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (28.00%) CircleCI
2 7 (28.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) WebOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) React Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (8.00%) JSP
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
1 2 (8.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (8.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) JMS
2 1 (4.00%) JPA
2 1 (4.00%) Kafka
2 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Cloud Native
2 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) DevOps
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Web Operations
7 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.00%) Planning and Forecasting
8 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.00%) Remediation Plan
8 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Self-Awareness
8 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) Ruby
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) Go
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Docker
2 5 (20.00%) vSphere
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) KVM
4 1 (4.00%) Varnish
4 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (100.00%) Puppet
2 17 (68.00%) Ansible
3 13 (52.00%) Terraform
4 12 (48.00%) Salt
5 5 (20.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (8.00%) CFEngine
7 1 (4.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) SaltStack
2 6 (24.00%) Google
2 6 (24.00%) TOWER Software
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Informatica
6 1 (4.00%) Splunk
6 1 (4.00%) TIBCO