Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 70 44
Rank change year-on-year +22 -26 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 21 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.51% 1.75% 3.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.58% 12.12% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 20
South Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.58% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £410 £409 £374
90th Percentile £638 £575 £478
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +13.33%
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 113 165 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 13.52% 14.46% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 124 108
South Yorkshire median daily rate £504 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +3.51% +29.78%
10th Percentile £352 £291 £275
90th Percentile £629 £575 £579
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +1.86% +4.12% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -2.78% -28.00%
10th Percentile £11.40 £17.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £14.60 £17.50 £28.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -15.25% +9.26% -18.18%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +14 20 £625 +31.58% 3
Opscode Chef
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 19 (90.48%) Linux
1 19 (90.48%) Puppet
2 14 (66.67%) DevOps
3 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
4 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 11 (52.38%) Python
5 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (52.38%) Mentoring
6 10 (47.62%) Coaching
6 10 (47.62%) Docker
6 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
6 10 (47.62%) HTTP
6 10 (47.62%) Clustering
7 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (38.10%) nginx
8 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
8 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
8 8 (38.10%) Confluence
8 8 (38.10%) JIRA
8 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
8 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
8 8 (38.10%) Static Code Analysis
8 8 (38.10%) SonarQube
8 8 (38.10%) Microservices
8 8 (38.10%) Slack
9 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (28.57%) Ansible
10 6 (28.57%) Xen
10 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS

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 8 (38.10%) Confluence
1 8 (38.10%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Slack
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 8 (38.10%) SonarQube
4 2 (9.52%) Axure RP
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
1 2 (9.52%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (28.57%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (28.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) WebOps Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Administrator
7 2 (9.52%) Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Designer
7 2 (9.52%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Security Administrator
7 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) UI Designer
7 2 (9.52%) UI/UX Designer
7 2 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (9.52%) Unix Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Node.js
1 3 (14.29%) React
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) Akka
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) Lucene
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) DevOps
2 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (52.38%) Mentoring
4 10 (47.62%) Coaching
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
6 8 (38.10%) Microservices
6 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 8 (38.10%) Static Code Analysis
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (23.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (23.81%) Web Operations
9 3 (14.29%) High Availability
9 3 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (9.52%) Multivariate Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Open Source
10 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
10 2 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
2 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Clojure
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Docker
2 6 (28.57%) Xen
3 2 (9.52%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 19 (90.48%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (9.52%) Grafana
3 2 (9.52%) Salt
4 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Maxymiser
2 2 (9.52%) Optimizely
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Splunk