Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 83 98
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 +1
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 2 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.17% 1.41% 1.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.37% 13.51% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 22
Wales median daily rate £401 £520 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.98% +22.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £400 £406 £326
90th Percentile £460 £618 £525
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £38.75 - £60.00

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 146 148 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.31% 10.41% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 110 83
Wales median daily rate £400 £456 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +25.86% +3.57%
10th Percentile £168 £318 £203
90th Percentile £542 £618 £509
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 10
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 - £9.50
10th Percentile £12.40 - £9.00
90th Percentile £29.17 - £10.10
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -3.43%

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 24 November 2017. 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 +8 1 £450 +9.09%
Mid Wales - 1 £401 -
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion

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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy