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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 138 160 206
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +46
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 74 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 0.71% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.41% 7.75% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 34 19
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £388 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
451 542 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.60% 9.21% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 388 290
Average daily rate £425 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 21
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £17.54 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.43 £116.09 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 111 (78.72%) Puppet
2 105 (74.47%) DevOps
3 92 (65.25%) Linux
4 67 (47.52%) Java
5 62 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (42.55%) Jenkins
7 58 (41.13%) Python
7 58 (41.13%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (39.72%) Ruby
9 54 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
10 49 (34.75%) Ansible
11 47 (33.33%) Configuration Management
12 40 (28.37%) Git (software)
13 31 (21.99%) Docker
14 30 (21.28%) MySQL
15 28 (19.86%) MongoDB
16 25 (17.73%) Open Source
17 24 (17.02%) TDD
17 24 (17.02%) Windows
18 22 (15.60%) VMware
18 22 (15.60%) Vagrant
19 20 (14.18%) Salt
20 18 (12.77%) Scrum
20 18 (12.77%) TCP/IP
21 17 (12.06%) Perl
21 17 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
21 17 (12.06%) Finance
21 17 (12.06%) Scala
21 17 (12.06%) OpenStack
21 17 (12.06%) Continuous Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (12.06%) OpenStack
2 14 (9.93%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.22%) IIS
4 9 (6.38%) Apache
5 8 (5.67%) JBoss
6 5 (3.55%) nginx
7 3 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.42%) Drupal
8 2 (1.42%) Jetty
8 2 (1.42%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.42%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.42%) Mule
9 1 (0.71%) Resin
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 54 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.80%) PaaS
4 7 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.13%) GitHub
7 2 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.42%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.71%) Heroku
8 1 (0.71%) SaaS
8 1 (0.71%) IaaS
8 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.35%) HTTP
3 15 (10.64%) SSL
4 7 (4.96%) DNS
5 3 (2.13%) DHCP
5 3 (2.13%) FTP
5 3 (2.13%) IPsec
6 2 (1.42%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.42%) Internet
6 2 (1.42%) Firewall
6 2 (1.42%) VPN
7 1 (0.71%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.28%) MySQL
2 28 (19.86%) MongoDB
3 17 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (10.64%) NoSQL
5 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
6 10 (7.09%) DTS
6 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (7.09%) EDRMS
7 8 (5.67%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.13%) Redis
11 2 (1.42%) HBase
11 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.71%) Big Data
12 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 60 (42.55%) Jenkins
2 40 (28.37%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.35%) Subversion
4 15 (10.64%) TeamCity
5 13 (9.22%) JIRA
6 12 (8.51%) Mercurial
7 10 (7.09%) Maven
7 10 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (7.09%) Cucumber
8 9 (6.38%) Ant
9 6 (4.26%) RSpec
10 5 (3.55%) Selenium
11 4 (2.84%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.13%) Gerrit
12 3 (2.13%) Artifactory
12 3 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.42%) JUnit
13 2 (1.42%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.42%) JBehave
13 2 (1.42%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Banking
3 4 (2.84%) Legal
3 4 (2.84%) Games
4 2 (1.42%) Publishing
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (49.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (17.73%) Developer
3 19 (13.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (8.51%) Architect
6 10 (7.09%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.96%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Scala Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Android Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Consultant
10 3 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.13%) Administrator
10 3 (2.13%) Release Engineer
10 3 (2.13%) Technical Leader
11 2 (1.42%) Release Manager
11 2 (1.42%) UNIX Systems Engineer
11 2 (1.42%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.35%) .NET
2 14 (9.93%) Web Services
3 11 (7.80%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (7.09%) REST
4 10 (7.09%) JRules
5 8 (5.67%) XML
6 7 (4.96%) LAMP
6 7 (4.96%) Middleware
7 6 (4.26%) JSON
7 6 (4.26%) SOAP
8 5 (3.55%) Django
8 5 (3.55%) HTML
9 4 (2.84%) JSP
9 4 (2.84%) Spring
9 4 (2.84%) J2EE
9 4 (2.84%) Grails
9 4 (2.84%) Backbone.js
9 4 (2.84%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (2.84%) Ember.js
10 3 (2.13%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.42%) Clustering
4 2 (1.42%) Tandem
4 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (65.25%) Linux
2 24 (17.02%) Windows
3 11 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (7.09%) UNIX
5 9 (6.38%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.26%) CentOS
7 4 (2.84%) Android
8 3 (2.13%) Debian
9 2 (1.42%) AIX
9 2 (1.42%) VMS
9 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (74.47%) DevOps
2 62 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (41.13%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 25 (17.73%) Open Source
6 24 (17.02%) TDD
7 18 (12.77%) Scrum
8 17 (12.06%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (10.64%) E-Commerce
10 14 (9.93%) OO
10 14 (9.93%) Release Management
11 13 (9.22%) Microservices
12 10 (7.09%) SOA
12 10 (7.09%) Project Management
13 9 (6.38%) PRINCE2
13 9 (6.38%) BDD
14 8 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (5.67%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (5.67%) Load Balancing
15 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.52%) Java
2 58 (41.13%) Python
3 56 (39.72%) Ruby
4 17 (12.06%) Scala
4 17 (12.06%) Perl
5 13 (9.22%) Bash Shell
5 13 (9.22%) Go
6 11 (7.80%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.80%) SQL
7 8 (5.67%) PHP
8 6 (4.26%) Groovy
8 6 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.55%) C#
10 4 (2.84%) C++
10 4 (2.84%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.13%) C
12 2 (1.42%) Clojure
12 2 (1.42%) VBScript
13 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 11 (7.80%) Degree
2 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) MCSE
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) QA
1 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (21.99%) Docker
2 8 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.13%) Varnish
5 2 (1.42%) vCloud
6 1 (0.71%) KVM
6 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.71%) Xen
6 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 111 (78.72%) Puppet
2 49 (34.75%) Ansible
3 22 (15.60%) Vagrant
4 20 (14.18%) Salt
5 8 (5.67%) yum
6 6 (4.26%) SCOM
7 5 (3.55%) Nagios
7 5 (3.55%) Graphite
8 4 (2.84%) Mesos
8 4 (2.84%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.84%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.84%) StatsD
9 3 (2.13%) logstash
9 3 (2.13%) Kibana
9 3 (2.13%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.42%) CA LISA
10 2 (1.42%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.71%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.71%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.71%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (15.60%) VMware
2 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.22%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.09%) webMethods
5 6 (4.26%) Splunk
6 5 (3.55%) Rackspace
6 5 (3.55%) Perforce
7 4 (2.84%) Oracle
7 4 (2.84%) HP
7 4 (2.84%) Akamai
8 3 (2.13%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.13%) IBM
9 2 (1.42%) EMC
9 2 (1.42%) CA
9 2 (1.42%) NetApp
9 2 (1.42%) Pega
9 2 (1.42%) Coverity
9 2 (1.42%) Google
9 2 (1.42%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.71%) WorldPay
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