Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 15 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 East > Surrey
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 67 58
Rank change year-on-year -61 -9 +64
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 37 83 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.14% 2.97% 3.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.14% 23.51% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 81 49
Surrey median daily rate £573 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% +8.11% -15.91%
10th Percentile £419 £410 £354
90th Percentile £610 £588 £500
South East median daily rate £510 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.00% +8.11% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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 Surrey with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 365 353 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.22% 12.64% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 249 256
Surrey median daily rate £480 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £260
90th Percentile £606 £591 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Surrey median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.41% -5.13%
10th Percentile £16.53 £11.43 £17.75
90th Percentile £22.98 £39.55 £28.62
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year +21.43% -55.20% +55.53%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Surrey

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Surrey

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Surrey

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Guildford -6 15 £575 +16.75% 2
Staines -7 5 £588 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -14 5 - -
Chertsey - 3 £400 -
Weybridge - 2 - -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 15 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 24 (64.86%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (64.86%) Ansible
1 24 (64.86%) DevOps
2 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
3 22 (59.46%) Git (software)
4 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (54.05%) Puppet
6 17 (45.95%) Docker
7 16 (43.24%) Test Automation
8 15 (40.54%) Python
9 14 (37.84%) Groovy
10 13 (35.14%) DSL
11 12 (32.43%) Linux
11 12 (32.43%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (29.73%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (27.03%) Subversion
14 9 (24.32%) Finance
14 9 (24.32%) SQL
14 9 (24.32%) Vagrant
15 8 (21.62%) TDD
15 8 (21.62%) JIRA
15 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
15 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (18.92%) Open Source
16 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
16 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
16 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (18.92%) Java
16 7 (18.92%) SonarQube

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 12 (32.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Jetty
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 24 (64.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (16.22%) IaaS
4 4 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (10.81%) Serverless
5 3 (8.11%) OpenShift
5 3 (8.11%) PaaS
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.41%) GitHub
6 2 (5.41%) SaaS
6 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.70%) npm
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) DSL
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
2 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.51%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.11%) Redis
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.70%) Power BI
6 1 (2.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
2 22 (59.46%) Git (software)
3 11 (29.73%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (27.03%) Subversion
5 9 (24.32%) Vagrant
6 8 (21.62%) JIRA
7 7 (18.92%) SonarQube
8 5 (13.51%) Gatling
8 5 (13.51%) JMeter
8 5 (13.51%) Maven
8 5 (13.51%) NeoLoad
8 5 (13.51%) Selenium
8 5 (13.51%) TestNG
9 3 (8.11%) Gradle
9 3 (8.11%) IntelliJ
9 3 (8.11%) JUnit
9 3 (8.11%) Mockito
9 3 (8.11%) PyCharm
10 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
11 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Senior DevOps
2 9 (24.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Architect
7 1 (2.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (10.81%) JPA
1 4 (10.81%) Spring
2 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.11%) Node.js
2 3 (8.11%) React
2 3 (8.11%) RESTful
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) boto
3 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) JMS
4 1 (2.70%) Kafka
4 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.70%) React Native
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.70%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) AIX
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) SUSE
4 1 (2.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) DevOps
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.92%) Open Source
6 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (16.22%) Migration
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) SDET
7 5 (13.51%) Test Management
8 4 (10.81%) OO
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) Kanban
9 3 (8.11%) Microservices
9 3 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (8.11%) OOP
10 2 (5.41%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Python
2 14 (37.84%) Groovy
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
4 7 (18.92%) Java
5 6 (16.22%) Ruby
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) Perl
7 3 (8.11%) Java 8
8 2 (5.41%) Korn
8 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.70%) NFS
3 1 (2.70%) Samba
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (64.86%) Ansible
2 20 (54.05%) Puppet
3 5 (13.51%) Kubernetes
4 4 (10.81%) Terraform
5 2 (5.41%) Grafana
5 2 (5.41%) Graphite
5 2 (5.41%) Kibana
5 2 (5.41%) logstash
6 1 (2.70%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.70%) Mesos
6 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.70%) Dell
2 1 (2.70%) EMC
2 1 (2.70%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.70%) Splunk
2 1 (2.70%) VMware