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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 114 147 171
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +24
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 38 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.21% 0.85% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.48% 10.89% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 23
Average daily rate £475 £495 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
London

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
282 395 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.99% 7.85% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 290 275
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.35 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.79% +24.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 66 (69.47%) Puppet
2 63 (66.32%) DevOps
3 55 (57.89%) Linux
4 45 (47.37%) Python
5 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (44.21%) Jenkins
7 40 (42.11%) Ruby
8 39 (41.05%) Amazon AWS
9 37 (38.95%) Docker
10 33 (34.74%) Ansible
11 31 (32.63%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (30.53%) Git (software)
12 29 (30.53%) Java
13 28 (29.47%) Configuration Management
14 24 (25.26%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (23.16%) VMware
15 22 (23.16%) Bash Shell
16 21 (22.11%) Perl
17 18 (18.95%) E-Commerce
17 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (17.89%) Finance
19 16 (16.84%) TDD
20 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
20 14 (14.74%) MySQL
21 13 (13.68%) Apache Spark
21 13 (13.68%) Scrum
22 12 (12.63%) Windows
22 12 (12.63%) PowerShell
22 12 (12.63%) Kanban
22 12 (12.63%) Ubuntu

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (13.68%) Apache Spark
2 12 (12.63%) OpenStack
3 10 (10.53%) Node.js
4 5 (5.26%) Apache Pig
4 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.21%) Apache
5 4 (4.21%) nginx
6 2 (2.11%) IIS
6 2 (2.11%) JBoss
6 2 (2.11%) SAS
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.05%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SPSS
2 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 39 (41.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.26%) GitHub
4 4 (4.21%) IaaS
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.21%) PaaS
5 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.16%) Heroku
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.11%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.05%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.05%) Office 365
7 1 (1.05%) Route 53
7 1 (1.05%) SaaS
7 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.21%) DNS
2 4 (4.21%) Firewall
2 4 (4.21%) SAN
3 3 (3.16%) HTTP
3 3 (3.16%) Internet
3 3 (3.16%) LDAP
4 2 (2.11%) FTP
4 2 (2.11%) IPsec
4 2 (2.11%) Network Security
4 2 (2.11%) SSL
5 1 (1.05%) DHCP
5 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.05%) Multicast
5 1 (1.05%) NAS
5 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) MySQL
2 12 (12.63%) Hadoop
3 11 (11.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (11.58%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.58%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.47%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.42%) HBase
6 6 (6.32%) Neo4j
7 5 (5.26%) Big Data
7 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.21%) Apache Hive
8 4 (4.21%) Datomic
8 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.16%) Redis
9 3 (3.16%) Spotfire
10 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (2.11%) Mahout
10 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (44.21%) Jenkins
2 29 (30.53%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.58%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (11.58%) TeamCity
4 10 (10.53%) Subversion
5 9 (9.47%) Cucumber
5 9 (9.47%) Vagrant
6 6 (6.32%) JIRA
7 5 (5.26%) Hudson
8 4 (4.21%) Maven
8 4 (4.21%) RSpec
9 3 (3.16%) Selenium
9 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.11%) GitLab
11 1 (1.05%) Gatling
11 1 (1.05%) git-flow
11 1 (1.05%) gulp
11 1 (1.05%) Liquibase
11 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.05%) Yeoman
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Law
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Front Office
4 2 (2.11%) Games
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Publishing
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (43.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) Developer
4 8 (8.42%) Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Administrator
5 7 (7.37%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (7.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Release Manager
8 4 (4.21%) VMWare Administrator
9 3 (3.16%) DevOps Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.16%) Monitoring Specialist
9 3 (3.16%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Ruby Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (3.16%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) Web Services
2 8 (8.42%) CSS
2 8 (8.42%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (7.37%) HTML
3 7 (7.37%) REST
4 6 (6.32%) Spring
5 5 (5.26%) Sass
5 5 (5.26%) SOAP
6 4 (4.21%) .NET
6 4 (4.21%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.21%) Kafka
6 4 (4.21%) Spring MVC
7 3 (3.16%) JMS
7 3 (3.16%) JMX
7 3 (3.16%) JRuby
7 3 (3.16%) JSP
7 3 (3.16%) LAMP
8 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.11%) Middleware
8 2 (2.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.21%) Fintech
2 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.16%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.05%) CMDB
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (57.89%) Linux
2 12 (12.63%) Ubuntu
2 12 (12.63%) Windows
3 9 (9.47%) CentOS
4 8 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.32%) Unix
6 3 (3.16%) Debian
7 2 (2.11%) VMS
7 2 (2.11%) VyOS
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.05%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (66.32%) DevOps
2 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (32.63%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (29.47%) Configuration Management
5 24 (25.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (18.95%) E-Commerce
7 16 (16.84%) TDD
8 13 (13.68%) Scrum
9 12 (12.63%) Kanban
10 9 (9.47%) BDD
10 9 (9.47%) Coaching
10 9 (9.47%) Open Source
11 8 (8.42%) Automated Testing
12 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.37%) Web Operations
13 5 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (5.26%) MVC
13 5 (5.26%) Release Management
13 5 (5.26%) Security Hardening
14 4 (4.21%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.37%) Python
2 40 (42.11%) Ruby
3 29 (30.53%) Java
4 22 (23.16%) Bash Shell
5 21 (22.11%) Perl
6 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
7 12 (12.63%) PowerShell
8 11 (11.58%) SQL
9 8 (8.42%) Go
9 8 (8.42%) Scala
10 5 (5.26%) Clojure
10 5 (5.26%) PHP
11 4 (4.21%) C#
11 4 (4.21%) Erlang
12 3 (3.16%) C++
12 3 (3.16%) Groovy
13 2 (2.11%) R
14 1 (1.05%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) MCSE
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.21%) RHCE
1 4 (4.21%) RHCSA
2 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 37 (38.95%) Docker
2 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.21%) vSphere
4 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.16%) KVM
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.11%) NFS
5 2 (2.11%) vCloud
5 2 (2.11%) Xen
5 2 (2.11%) XenApp
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.05%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (69.47%) Puppet
2 33 (34.74%) Ansible
3 9 (9.47%) Mesos
4 8 (8.42%) Kubernetes
4 8 (8.42%) Nagios
5 7 (7.37%) Rundeck
6 5 (5.26%) Capistrano
7 2 (2.11%) Packer
7 2 (2.11%) SCOM
7 2 (2.11%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.05%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.05%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.05%) SCCM
8 1 (1.05%) Terraform
8 1 (1.05%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (23.16%) VMware
2 10 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.47%) Rackspace
4 7 (7.37%) Perforce
5 6 (6.32%) Cisco
6 4 (4.21%) Google
6 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.16%) Vyatta
8 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.11%) Brocade
8 2 (2.11%) hybris
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle
8 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.11%) Splunk
9 1 (1.05%) Akamai
9 1 (1.05%) Citrix
9 1 (1.05%) Dell
9 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.05%) Serena
9 1 (1.05%) Sybase
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