The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 131 168 196
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +28
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 59 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 0.66% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.88% 10.19% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 6
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£475 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £395 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
425 422 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.82% 6.51% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 309 304
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.25 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £18.25 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the City of London region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef.

1 80 (80.81%) Linux
2 78 (78.79%) Puppet
3 67 (67.68%) DevOps
4 51 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (48.48%) Configuration Management
6 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 43 (43.43%) Java
8 42 (42.42%) Ruby
9 41 (41.41%) Python
10 37 (37.37%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (30.30%) Git (software)
12 27 (27.27%) MySQL
13 26 (26.26%) Ansible
14 24 (24.24%) MongoDB
15 22 (22.22%) Open Source
15 22 (22.22%) Perl
16 17 (17.17%) NoSQL
16 17 (17.17%) Windows
17 16 (16.16%) OO
17 16 (16.16%) Bash Shell
17 16 (16.16%) Salt
18 15 (15.15%) UNIX
18 15 (15.15%) XML
19 14 (14.14%) Scrum
19 14 (14.14%) Continuous Delivery
20 13 (13.13%) JSON
21 12 (12.12%) Subversion
21 12 (12.12%) Finance
21 12 (12.12%) TDD

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.10%) OpenStack
2 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.08%) Apache
3 8 (8.08%) nginx
4 5 (5.05%) IIS
5 3 (3.03%) Jetty
5 3 (3.03%) Mule
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.02%) Node.js
6 2 (2.02%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.01%) JBoss
7 1 (1.01%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 37 (37.37%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.09%) PaaS
3 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.06%) IaaS
5 4 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.01%) Heroku
8 1 (1.01%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.10%) SSL
3 9 (9.09%) HTTP
4 7 (7.07%) DNS
5 5 (5.05%) IPsec
6 4 (4.04%) DHCP
6 4 (4.04%) FTP
7 2 (2.02%) Internet
7 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.01%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.01%) IMAP
8 1 (1.01%) Firewall
8 1 (1.01%) VPN
8 1 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) MySQL
2 24 (24.24%) MongoDB
3 17 (17.17%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.04%) Big Data
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.03%) HBase
7 3 (3.03%) Redis
8 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 44 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 30 (30.30%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.12%) Subversion
4 11 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 8 (8.08%) JIRA
7 7 (7.07%) Maven
8 6 (6.06%) Mercurial
9 5 (5.05%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.05%) Hudson
10 4 (4.04%) Ant
11 3 (3.03%) RSpec
11 3 (3.03%) Gradle
12 2 (2.02%) Mockito
12 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.01%) Selenium
13 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
13 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Publishing
3 5 (5.05%) Legal
4 4 (4.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (56.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (20.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 14 (14.14%) Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (4.04%) Administrator
5 4 (4.04%) iOS Developer
6 3 (3.03%) Scala Developer
6 3 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Android Developer
6 3 (3.03%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (3.03%) Release Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.02%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.02%) Release Manager
7 2 (2.02%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) XML
2 13 (13.13%) JSON
3 11 (11.11%) REST
4 8 (8.08%) Web Services
5 7 (7.07%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (5.05%) Spring
6 5 (5.05%) HTML
7 4 (4.04%) XML Schema
8 3 (3.03%) .NET
8 3 (3.03%) CSS
8 3 (3.03%) SOAP
8 3 (3.03%) Apache Camel
9 2 (2.02%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.02%) Akka
9 2 (2.02%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.02%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.02%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.02%) Ember.js
9 2 (2.02%) JSP
10 1 (1.01%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Open Source
2 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.03%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.01%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.01%) Equities
6 1 (1.01%) Derivative
6 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (80.81%) Linux
2 17 (17.17%) Windows
3 15 (15.15%) UNIX
4 6 (6.06%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.05%) Debian
5 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.04%) CentOS
7 3 (3.03%) Android
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.02%) VMS
9 1 (1.01%) SUSE
9 1 (1.01%) AIX
9 1 (1.01%) Solaris
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (67.68%) DevOps
2 51 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (48.48%) Configuration Management
4 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.16%) OO
6 14 (14.14%) Scrum
6 14 (14.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (12.12%) Microservices
7 12 (12.12%) TDD
7 12 (12.12%) OOP
8 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
8 10 (10.10%) BDD
9 9 (9.09%) Release Management
9 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.06%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.06%) Kanban
11 4 (4.04%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.04%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.43%) Java
2 42 (42.42%) Ruby
3 41 (41.41%) Python
4 22 (22.22%) Perl
5 16 (16.16%) Bash Shell
6 10 (10.10%) PHP
7 9 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 9 (9.09%) Scala
8 6 (6.06%) C++
8 6 (6.06%) SQL
9 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.04%) C
10 4 (4.04%) Groovy
11 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.03%) Golang
12 1 (1.01%) Korn
12 1 (1.01%) C-shell
12 1 (1.01%) C#
12 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
1 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) Docker
2 8 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) Varnish
3 3 (3.03%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.02%) KVM
4 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) NFS
5 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.01%) Xen
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.01%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.01%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 78 (78.79%) Puppet
2 26 (26.26%) Ansible
3 16 (16.16%) Salt
4 10 (10.10%) Vagrant
4 10 (10.10%) yum
5 6 (6.06%) Nagios
6 4 (4.04%) SCOM
7 3 (3.03%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.03%) StatsD
7 3 (3.03%) Graphite
8 2 (2.02%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.01%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.01%) Cacti
9 1 (1.01%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (1.01%) MOM
9 1 (1.01%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) VMware
2 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.04%) Splunk
3 4 (4.04%) Rackspace
3 4 (4.04%) SaltStack
4 3 (3.03%) Akamai
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.03%) HP
4 3 (3.03%) EMC
5 2 (2.02%) NetApp
5 2 (2.02%) Perforce
5 2 (2.02%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.01%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.01%) Veritas
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