Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 2019 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 96 90
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 18 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.07% 0.31% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.52% 2.44% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 11
Wales median daily rate £525 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +40.00%
10th Percentile £456 £575 £406
90th Percentile £581 £575 £618
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year -9.68% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 189 164 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.24% 12.63% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 107 120
Wales median daily rate £440 £400 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -15.34% +38.97%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £309
90th Percentile £674 £580 £610
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Wales median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -4.11% +92.11%
10th Percentile £15.33 £12.80 £15.93
90th Percentile £20.98 £36.79 £21.98
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Wales

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Wales

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
South Wales -5 16 £500 - 3
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 15 (83.33%) Java
1 15 (83.33%) Python
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
2 13 (72.22%) Maven
2 13 (72.22%) JIRA
2 13 (72.22%) Artifactory
3 12 (66.67%) Confluence
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
4 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
5 10 (55.56%) WebSphere
5 10 (55.56%) Groovy
5 10 (55.56%) Node.js
5 10 (55.56%) JUnit
5 10 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (55.56%) SOAP
5 10 (55.56%) J2EE
5 10 (55.56%) JMS
5 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
5 10 (55.56%) Spring
5 10 (55.56%) JSF
5 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 10 (55.56%) Spring Boot
5 10 (55.56%) Java 8
6 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) DevOps
8 5 (27.78%) Ansible

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (66.67%) Confluence
2 10 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 10 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (16.67%) IaaS
3 3 (16.67%) PaaS
4 2 (11.11%) NuGet
4 2 (11.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) SSH
2 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
2 5 (27.78%) Big Data
2 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) GIS
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Artifactory
1 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
1 13 (72.22%) JIRA
1 13 (72.22%) Maven
2 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
3 10 (55.56%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
1 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
1 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
1 10 (55.56%) J2EE
1 10 (55.56%) JMS
1 10 (55.56%) JSF
1 10 (55.56%) Node.js
1 10 (55.56%) SOAP
1 10 (55.56%) Spring
1 10 (55.56%) Spring Boot
2 2 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) OAuth
2 2 (11.11%) Stripes Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Data Management
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Storage Management
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
6 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
1 15 (83.33%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) Groovy
3 10 (55.56%) Java 8
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) R
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) iptables
2 2 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Ansible
1 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cloudera
2 3 (16.67%) ESRI
3 2 (11.11%) Hortonworks
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Remedy