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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 123 166 199
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +33
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 70 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 0.65% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.20% 8.72% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 30 9
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£475 £480 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £421 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +45.45%
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
407 436 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.53% 7.43% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 321 269
Average daily rate £450 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -57.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.43 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £18.70 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 94 (77.05%) Puppet
2 89 (72.95%) Linux
3 83 (68.03%) DevOps
4 63 (51.64%) Java
5 61 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (45.90%) Jenkins
8 52 (42.62%) Ruby
9 50 (40.98%) Configuration Management
10 48 (39.34%) Python
10 48 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
11 42 (34.43%) Git (software)
12 35 (28.69%) Ansible
13 30 (24.59%) MySQL
14 25 (20.49%) MongoDB
15 24 (19.67%) Open Source
16 23 (18.85%) TDD
17 20 (16.39%) OO
18 19 (15.57%) Windows
18 19 (15.57%) Salt
19 18 (14.75%) TCP/IP
20 17 (13.93%) Perl
20 17 (13.93%) VMware
20 17 (13.93%) Subversion
20 17 (13.93%) Docker
20 17 (13.93%) Vagrant
21 16 (13.11%) Scrum
21 16 (13.11%) XML
21 16 (13.11%) SSL
21 16 (13.11%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (10.66%) OpenStack
1 13 (10.66%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.20%) IIS
3 9 (7.38%) Apache
4 8 (6.56%) nginx
5 4 (3.28%) JBoss
6 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.46%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.46%) Mule
6 3 (2.46%) Jetty
7 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.64%) Drupal
7 2 (1.64%) Node.js
8 1 (0.82%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.82%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.02%) PaaS
4 5 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.46%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.64%) IaaS
7 1 (0.82%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.82%) SaaS
7 1 (0.82%) Heroku
7 1 (0.82%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 16 (13.11%) SSL
3 15 (12.30%) HTTP
4 7 (5.74%) DNS
5 5 (4.10%) IPsec
6 4 (3.28%) DHCP
6 4 (3.28%) FTP
7 2 (1.64%) Internet
7 2 (1.64%) VPN
7 2 (1.64%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.82%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.82%) IMAP
8 1 (0.82%) SNMP
8 1 (0.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.59%) MySQL
2 25 (20.49%) MongoDB
3 15 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (11.48%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.38%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.38%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.74%) DTS
6 7 (5.74%) EDRMS
6 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.28%) Redis
9 3 (2.46%) HBase
9 3 (2.46%) Big Data
10 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 56 (45.90%) Jenkins
2 42 (34.43%) Git (software)
3 17 (13.93%) Subversion
4 13 (10.66%) Mercurial
5 12 (9.84%) JIRA
5 12 (9.84%) TeamCity
6 8 (6.56%) Maven
7 6 (4.92%) Ant
7 6 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.92%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.10%) RSpec
8 5 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.28%) Selenium
9 4 (3.28%) Hudson
10 3 (2.46%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.46%) Gradle
11 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.64%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.82%) JBehave
12 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (9.84%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Publishing
4 5 (4.10%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (18.03%) Developer
3 18 (14.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 17 (13.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) Architect
5 7 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) Android Developer
6 6 (4.92%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) Administrator
7 4 (3.28%) iOS Developer
8 3 (2.46%) Scala Developer
8 3 (2.46%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.46%) Consultant
8 3 (2.46%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.46%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.46%) Release Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (1.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.11%) XML
2 14 (11.48%) REST
3 13 (10.66%) JSON
4 12 (9.84%) Web Services
5 11 (9.02%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (8.20%) .NET
7 7 (5.74%) JRules
8 6 (4.92%) Spring
8 6 (4.92%) Middleware
9 5 (4.10%) HTML
10 4 (3.28%) LAMP
10 4 (3.28%) XML Schema
10 4 (3.28%) SOAP
10 4 (3.28%) Play Framework
11 3 (2.46%) Apache Camel
11 3 (2.46%) Backbone.js
11 3 (2.46%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.46%) Ember.js
11 3 (2.46%) CSS
12 2 (1.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.74%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.28%) Clustering
6 3 (2.46%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.64%) Replication
7 2 (1.64%) Tandem
8 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.82%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 89 (72.95%) Linux
2 19 (15.57%) Windows
3 8 (6.56%) UNIX
3 8 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.92%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.92%) Android
5 4 (3.28%) CentOS
5 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.46%) Debian
7 2 (1.64%) VMS
7 2 (1.64%) AIX
8 1 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.82%) Solaris
8 1 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (68.03%) DevOps
2 61 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (40.98%) Configuration Management
5 24 (19.67%) Open Source
6 23 (18.85%) TDD
7 20 (16.39%) OO
8 16 (13.11%) Scrum
9 14 (11.48%) Microservices
9 14 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (10.66%) E-Commerce
11 12 (9.84%) OOP
11 12 (9.84%) Load Balancing
12 11 (9.02%) Release Management
13 10 (8.20%) BDD
14 9 (7.38%) SOA
14 9 (7.38%) Automated Testing
15 8 (6.56%) Project Management
16 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
17 6 (4.92%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.64%) Java
2 52 (42.62%) Ruby
3 48 (39.34%) Python
4 17 (13.93%) Perl
5 16 (13.11%) Bash Shell
6 14 (11.48%) Scala
7 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
7 10 (8.20%) Go
8 7 (5.74%) PHP
8 7 (5.74%) C++
9 6 (4.92%) SQL
10 5 (4.10%) Groovy
11 4 (3.28%) C#
11 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.46%) C
12 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.64%) VBScript
14 1 (0.82%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.82%) C-shell
14 1 (0.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.82%) MCSE
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.93%) Docker
2 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) Varnish
4 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.46%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.82%) KVM
6 1 (0.82%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.82%) vCloud
6 1 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.82%) NFS
6 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 94 (77.05%) Puppet
2 35 (28.69%) Ansible
3 19 (15.57%) Salt
4 17 (13.93%) Vagrant
5 13 (10.66%) yum
6 6 (4.92%) SCOM
7 5 (4.10%) Graphite
7 5 (4.10%) Nagios
8 4 (3.28%) SCOrch
8 4 (3.28%) StatsD
9 3 (2.46%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.46%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.64%) Mesos
10 2 (1.64%) Kibana
10 2 (1.64%) logstash
10 2 (1.64%) CA LISA
11 1 (0.82%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.82%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 1 (0.82%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) VMware
2 10 (8.20%) Red Hat
2 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.74%) webMethods
4 6 (4.92%) Splunk
5 5 (4.10%) Rackspace
5 5 (4.10%) HP
6 4 (3.28%) Perforce
6 4 (3.28%) Akamai
7 3 (2.46%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle
7 3 (2.46%) EMC
8 2 (1.64%) CA
8 2 (1.64%) NetApp
8 2 (1.64%) IBM
8 2 (1.64%) Pega
8 2 (1.64%) Coverity
8 2 (1.64%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.82%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago