Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 20 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 53 110
Rank change year-on-year -30 +57 -33
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 71 135 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.35% 3.79% 1.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.19% 31.69% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 110 58
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +32.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £405 £362 £313
90th Percentile £638 £588 £508
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £375
% change year-on-year - +26.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 335 426 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.10% 11.95% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 291 205
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £255
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £17.50
10th Percentile £9.25 - £10.13
90th Percentile £14.08 - £23.19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.89% -16.07% -22.22%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in West Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in West Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in West Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Leeds -18 66 £500 - 18
Halifax - 2 £700 -
Opscode Chef
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 61 (85.92%) DevOps
2 59 (83.10%) Puppet
3 51 (71.83%) Python
4 49 (69.01%) Docker
5 44 (61.97%) Linux
5 44 (61.97%) Bash Shell
6 41 (57.75%) Jenkins
7 38 (53.52%) Git (software)
8 35 (49.30%) Ruby
8 35 (49.30%) Ansible
9 29 (40.85%) Configuration Management
10 26 (36.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (33.80%) Java
13 23 (32.39%) Node.js
14 18 (25.35%) MongoDB
14 18 (25.35%) PHP
15 17 (23.94%) Shell Script
15 17 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
16 15 (21.13%) Microservices
17 14 (19.72%) Scrum
17 14 (19.72%) Software Engineering
18 13 (18.31%) nginx
19 12 (16.90%) Load Balancing
19 12 (16.90%) Clustering
20 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
20 11 (15.49%) Kafka
20 11 (15.49%) AngularJS

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 13 (18.31%) nginx
2 11 (15.49%) Confluence
3 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (7.04%) CloudStack
5 5 (7.04%) JBoss
5 5 (7.04%) Jetty
5 5 (7.04%) OpenStack
5 5 (7.04%) Tornado
5 5 (7.04%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.63%) Apache
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.08%) Slack
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.04%) PaaS
4 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.41%) npm
5 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) HTTP
2 6 (8.45%) Firewall
3 5 (7.04%) AMQP
4 3 (4.23%) DNS
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.68%) Redis
4 8 (11.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (11.27%) MySQL
5 6 (8.45%) Riak
6 5 (7.04%) Couchbase
6 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (57.75%) Jenkins
2 38 (53.52%) Git (software)
3 11 (15.49%) JIRA
4 10 (14.08%) Maven
4 10 (14.08%) SonarQube
5 9 (12.68%) Vagrant
6 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.45%) Selenium
7 5 (7.04%) FitNesse
7 5 (7.04%) Gradle
7 5 (7.04%) JBehave
8 4 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (4.23%) Travis CI
10 2 (2.82%) GoCD
10 2 (2.82%) gulp
10 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.41%) CircleCI
11 1 (1.41%) Grunt
11 1 (1.41%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 7 (9.86%) Games
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (64.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (23.94%) Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (12.68%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (7.04%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (7.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Architect
8 2 (2.82%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) Node.js
2 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
2 11 (15.49%) Kafka
2 11 (15.49%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (15.49%) Spring
3 10 (14.08%) React
4 8 (11.27%) JSON
5 7 (9.86%) Hibernate
6 6 (8.45%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (8.45%) RESTful
7 5 (7.04%) Apache Camel
7 5 (7.04%) Flask
7 5 (7.04%) Gherkin
7 5 (7.04%) JMS
7 5 (7.04%) LAMP
7 5 (7.04%) Spring Boot
7 5 (7.04%) Web Services
8 4 (5.63%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (5.63%) HTML
8 4 (5.63%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Clustering
2 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.63%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) iPad
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.97%) Linux
2 26 (36.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.45%) CentOS
3 6 (8.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (85.92%) DevOps
2 29 (40.85%) Configuration Management
3 26 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.13%) Microservices
6 14 (19.72%) Scrum
6 14 (19.72%) Software Engineering
7 12 (16.90%) Load Balancing
8 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
9 10 (14.08%) Coaching
9 10 (14.08%) Kanban
9 10 (14.08%) Static Code Analysis
9 10 (14.08%) TDD
10 9 (12.68%) DSDM
10 9 (12.68%) RUP
11 8 (11.27%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
12 7 (9.86%) BDD
13 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
13 5 (7.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 51 (71.83%) Python
2 44 (61.97%) Bash Shell
3 35 (49.30%) Ruby
4 24 (33.80%) Java
5 18 (25.35%) PHP
6 17 (23.94%) Shell Script
7 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
8 8 (11.27%) SQL
9 5 (7.04%) Groovy
10 3 (4.23%) C#
10 3 (4.23%) C++
10 3 (4.23%) ES6
10 3 (4.23%) Perl
11 2 (2.82%) Go
12 1 (1.41%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) GCP
System Software
1 49 (69.01%) Docker
2 11 (15.49%) Xen
3 3 (4.23%) vSphere
3 3 (4.23%) XenServer
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 59 (83.10%) Puppet
2 35 (49.30%) Ansible
3 8 (11.27%) Kubernetes
4 7 (9.86%) Cobbler
5 6 (8.45%) Salt
6 3 (4.23%) Grafana
6 3 (4.23%) Graphite
6 3 (4.23%) Opsview
6 3 (4.23%) Rancher
6 3 (4.23%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.82%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.41%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Splunk
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.45%) SaltStack
4 3 (4.23%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (4.23%) New Relic
5 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) F5
5 2 (2.82%) Juniper
6 1 (1.41%) Capita
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft