Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 79 111
Rank change year-on-year -22 +32 -10
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 86 159 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.95% 2.89% 1.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.52% 23.31% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 131 79
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £404 £363 £313
90th Percentile £638 £588 £505
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 491 682 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.15% 12.42% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 469 333
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £185 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £503
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 17
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% -16.07% -22.22%
10th Percentile £10.45 £13.24 £10.75
90th Percentile £17.79 £17.50 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +2.56%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire -28 71 £500 +5.26% 15
South Yorkshire +9 15 £580 +16.00% 8
North Yorkshire +9 3 £500 - 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 72 (83.72%) Puppet
2 70 (81.40%) DevOps
3 56 (65.12%) Python
4 53 (61.63%) Linux
4 53 (61.63%) Docker
5 50 (58.14%) Bash Shell
6 49 (56.98%) Jenkins
7 43 (50.00%) Ansible
8 42 (48.84%) Git (software)
9 38 (44.19%) Ruby
10 34 (39.53%) Configuration Management
11 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (36.05%) Java
13 29 (33.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (33.72%) Node.js
14 27 (31.40%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (24.42%) MongoDB
17 18 (20.93%) Microservices
17 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
17 18 (20.93%) PHP
17 18 (20.93%) Shell Script
18 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
18 14 (16.28%) Scrum
18 14 (16.28%) Clustering
18 14 (16.28%) Red Hat
18 14 (16.28%) Mentoring
19 13 (15.12%) React
19 13 (15.12%) Splunk
19 13 (15.12%) nginx

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (15.12%) nginx
2 11 (12.79%) Confluence
3 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (5.81%) CloudStack
5 5 (5.81%) JBoss
5 5 (5.81%) Jetty
5 5 (5.81%) OpenStack
5 5 (5.81%) Tornado
5 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.65%) Apache
7 3 (3.49%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.63%) Slack
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.81%) PaaS
5 3 (3.49%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.16%) IaaS
7 1 (1.16%) npm
7 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) HTTP
2 6 (6.98%) Firewall
3 5 (5.81%) AMQP
4 3 (3.49%) DNS
5 2 (2.33%) Network Security
6 1 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) MongoDB
2 11 (12.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.47%) Redis
5 8 (9.30%) MySQL
6 6 (6.98%) Riak
7 5 (5.81%) Couchbase
7 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.16%) Big Data
8 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (56.98%) Jenkins
2 42 (48.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.95%) Vagrant
4 11 (12.79%) JIRA
5 10 (11.63%) Maven
5 10 (11.63%) SonarQube
6 9 (10.47%) Selenium
7 6 (6.98%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.81%) FitNesse
8 5 (5.81%) Gradle
8 5 (5.81%) JBehave
9 4 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.49%) JMeter
10 3 (3.49%) RSpec
10 3 (3.49%) Travis CI
11 2 (2.33%) Axure RP
11 2 (2.33%) GoCD
11 2 (2.33%) gulp
11 2 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (10.47%) Games
2 4 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (58.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (20.93%) Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 10 (11.63%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (5.81%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (5.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Architect
9 3 (3.49%) DevOps Developer
9 3 (3.49%) WebOps Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.72%) Node.js
2 13 (15.12%) React
3 12 (13.95%) AngularJS
4 11 (12.79%) Kafka
4 11 (12.79%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (12.79%) Spring
4 11 (12.79%) Web Services
5 9 (10.47%) JSON
6 7 (8.14%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (8.14%) Hibernate
6 7 (8.14%) RESTful
7 6 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (6.98%) HTML
8 5 (5.81%) Apache Camel
8 5 (5.81%) Flask
8 5 (5.81%) Gherkin
8 5 (5.81%) JMS
8 5 (5.81%) LAMP
8 5 (5.81%) Lucene
8 5 (5.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Clustering
2 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.65%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Replication
3 3 (3.49%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Linux
2 29 (33.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (13.95%) Unix
4 10 (11.63%) CentOS
5 3 (3.49%) Fedora
6 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (81.40%) DevOps
2 34 (39.53%) Configuration Management
3 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (31.40%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (20.93%) Microservices
6 14 (16.28%) Mentoring
6 14 (16.28%) Scrum
6 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.95%) Coaching
7 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
8 11 (12.79%) TDD
9 10 (11.63%) Kanban
9 10 (11.63%) Static Code Analysis
10 9 (10.47%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (10.47%) DSDM
10 9 (10.47%) RUP
11 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
12 7 (8.14%) BDD
13 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
13 5 (5.81%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.12%) Python
2 50 (58.14%) Bash Shell
3 38 (44.19%) Ruby
4 31 (36.05%) Java
5 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.93%) PHP
5 18 (20.93%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.30%) SQL
7 5 (5.81%) Groovy
7 5 (5.81%) Perl
8 3 (3.49%) C#
8 3 (3.49%) C++
8 3 (3.49%) ES6
8 3 (3.49%) Scala
9 2 (2.33%) Clojure
9 2 (2.33%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) GCP
System Software
1 53 (61.63%) Docker
2 11 (12.79%) Xen
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
3 3 (3.49%) XenServer
4 2 (2.33%) RHEV
4 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.33%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 72 (83.72%) Puppet
2 43 (50.00%) Ansible
3 9 (10.47%) Kubernetes
4 7 (8.14%) Cobbler
5 6 (6.98%) Salt
6 5 (5.81%) Grafana
6 5 (5.81%) Terraform
7 3 (3.49%) Graphite
7 3 (3.49%) Kibana
7 3 (3.49%) logstash
7 3 (3.49%) Opsview
7 3 (3.49%) Rancher
7 3 (3.49%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.33%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.16%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Red Hat
2 13 (15.12%) Splunk
3 11 (12.79%) Oracle
4 6 (6.98%) SaltStack
5 3 (3.49%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (3.49%) New Relic
6 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco
6 2 (2.33%) F5
6 2 (2.33%) Juniper
6 2 (2.33%) Maxymiser
6 2 (2.33%) Optimizely
7 1 (1.16%) Capita
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas
7 1 (1.16%) VMware