Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 78 86
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +8
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 21 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.42% 1.21% 1.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 9.47% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 12
Wales median daily rate £450 £401 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% -17.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £397 £174 £313
90th Percentile £575 £490 £547
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +5.26%

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 210 169 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.25% 12.80% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 131 81
Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £307 £170 £131
90th Percentile £575 £538 £520
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Wales median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £21.60 £11.73 £15.38
90th Percentile £36.38 £24.13 £19.63
UK median hourly rate £19.20 £19.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.54% -15.22% +15.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Wales over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 June 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
South Wales -9 18 £450 +34.33% 9
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 20 (95.24%) DevOps
2 18 (85.71%) Docker
3 17 (80.95%) Ansible
4 15 (71.43%) Jenkins
5 12 (57.14%) Puppet
6 10 (47.62%) Middleware
7 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (38.10%) Python
9 7 (33.33%) Perl
9 7 (33.33%) Groovy
9 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (33.33%) AppDynamics
10 6 (28.57%) Confluence
10 6 (28.57%) JIRA
10 6 (28.57%) Linux
11 5 (23.81%) JBoss
11 5 (23.81%) Apache
11 5 (23.81%) HTTP
11 5 (23.81%) Internet
11 5 (23.81%) YAML
11 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
11 5 (23.81%) SonarQube
11 5 (23.81%) OpenShift
11 5 (23.81%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (19.05%) Vagrant
12 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
12 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket

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 6 (28.57%) Confluence
2 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (23.81%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (23.81%) OpenShift
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.76%) Office 365
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) DSL
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) OpenVPN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) SonarQube
4 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
4 4 (19.05%) Vagrant
5 3 (14.29%) CF BOSH
6 2 (9.52%) Ant
6 2 (9.52%) Maven
7 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.76%) Hudson
7 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Middleware
2 5 (23.81%) YAML
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Native
1 2 (9.52%) Fintech
1 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Build Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Runbook
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Server Hardening
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Groovy
2 7 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) Ansible
2 12 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
3 4 (19.05%) Terraform
4 2 (9.52%) Nagios
4 2 (9.52%) Salt
5 1 (4.76%) Mesos
5 1 (4.76%) Packer
5 1 (4.76%) rkt
5 1 (4.76%) SCCM
5 1 (4.76%) SCOM
5 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
5 1 (4.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) Splunk
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) New Relic
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Remedy
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Vyatta
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) SaltStack