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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 160 200 215
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +15
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 39 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.69% 5.14% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £555 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
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
507 428 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.72% 5.81% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 301 345
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 13
Average hourly rate £18.46 £23.35 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.92% +22.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.15 £34.30 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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 65 (80.25%) Puppet
2 57 (70.37%) DevOps
3 42 (51.85%) Java
4 40 (49.38%) Linux
5 35 (43.21%) Ruby
6 30 (37.04%) Jenkins
7 28 (34.57%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (29.63%) Git (software)
10 23 (28.40%) Python
11 22 (27.16%) Scrum
12 20 (24.69%) Web Services
13 19 (23.46%) Finance
14 16 (19.75%) PHP
14 16 (19.75%) E-Commerce
14 16 (19.75%) Nagios
15 15 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
16 14 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (16.05%) Configuration Management
17 13 (16.05%) UNIX
17 13 (16.05%) Open Source
17 13 (16.05%) MongoDB
18 12 (14.81%) NoSQL
18 12 (14.81%) SOA
19 11 (13.58%) Perl
19 11 (13.58%) HTML
19 11 (13.58%) BDD
19 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
19 11 (13.58%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.64%) Apache
3 6 (7.41%) nginx
3 6 (7.41%) Confluence
4 5 (6.17%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.47%) CloudStack
6 2 (2.47%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.47%) Node.js
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.64%) SaaS
2 7 (8.64%) PaaS
3 6 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.70%) IaaS
7 2 (2.47%) Heroku
7 2 (2.47%) GitHub
8 1 (1.23%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.23%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) DNS
2 4 (4.94%) HTTP
3 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) SSL
3 3 (3.70%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) IPsec
5 1 (1.23%) VLAN
5 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.23%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) VPN
5 1 (1.23%) LDAP
5 1 (1.23%) DHCP
5 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (16.05%) MongoDB
3 12 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.11%) MySQL
5 7 (8.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (7.41%) Big Data
7 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.94%) Redis
8 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.47%) HBase
11 1 (1.23%) EDRMS
11 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.23%) DTS
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 24 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 11 (13.58%) JIRA
4 9 (11.11%) Maven
5 7 (8.64%) TeamCity
6 5 (6.17%) RSpec
7 4 (4.94%) Subversion
7 4 (4.94%) Ant
8 3 (3.70%) JUnit
8 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.70%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.70%) Gerrit
9 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.47%) AnthillPro
10 1 (1.23%) Selenium
10 1 (1.23%) Hudson
10 1 (1.23%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.23%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.23%) Mockito
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Back Office
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Publishing
3 2 (2.47%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Front Office
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (14.81%) Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Architect
5 4 (4.94%) Python Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Test Specialist
6 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (3.70%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Release Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (2.47%) Deployment Manager
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Configuration Engineer
8 1 (1.23%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.23%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.23%) Django Developer
8 1 (1.23%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) Web Services
2 11 (13.58%) HTML
3 10 (12.35%) RESTful
4 9 (11.11%) LAMP
5 6 (7.41%) SOAP
6 5 (6.17%) MCollective
6 5 (6.17%) .NET
6 5 (6.17%) CSS
7 4 (4.94%) REST
8 3 (3.70%) HTML5
8 3 (3.70%) Django
8 3 (3.70%) JSP
8 3 (3.70%) J2EE
8 3 (3.70%) JMS
9 2 (2.47%) XML
9 2 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (2.47%) Spring
9 2 (2.47%) JSF
9 2 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Open Source
2 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.47%) Derivative
3 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.47%) Physics
3 2 (2.47%) Social Network
3 2 (2.47%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.47%) Online Games
4 1 (1.23%) FMCG
4 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (49.38%) Linux
2 13 (16.05%) UNIX
3 10 (12.35%) Windows
4 6 (7.41%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.94%) CentOS
5 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.70%) Android
7 2 (2.47%) AIX
8 1 (1.23%) Solaris
8 1 (1.23%) Debian
8 1 (1.23%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (70.37%) DevOps
2 28 (34.57%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (27.16%) Scrum
5 16 (19.75%) E-Commerce
6 13 (16.05%) Configuration Management
7 12 (14.81%) SOA
8 11 (13.58%) BDD
9 10 (12.35%) TDD
10 7 (8.64%) OO
10 7 (8.64%) Release Management
11 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.17%) Web Development
12 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.17%) Service Management
12 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.94%) Integration Testing
13 4 (4.94%) Fault Management
13 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.85%) Java
2 35 (43.21%) Ruby
3 23 (28.40%) Python
4 16 (19.75%) PHP
5 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.58%) Perl
6 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.88%) SQL
7 8 (9.88%) Scala
8 4 (4.94%) C
8 4 (4.94%) C#
8 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.47%) Erlang
11 1 (1.23%) Groovy
11 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) CCNA
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.23%) RHCE
2 1 (1.23%) CCSA
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) vCloud
2 4 (4.94%) KVM
2 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.47%) HDFS
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
4 1 (1.23%) NFS
4 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (80.25%) Puppet
2 16 (19.75%) Nagios
3 11 (13.58%) Salt
4 9 (11.11%) Vagrant
5 6 (7.41%) Ansible
6 5 (6.17%) Ganglia
7 4 (4.94%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.70%) Opsview
9 2 (2.47%) collectd
9 2 (2.47%) YUM
9 2 (2.47%) Capistrano
10 1 (1.23%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.23%) OpenView
10 1 (1.23%) Control-M
10 1 (1.23%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (1.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle
2 6 (7.41%) VMware
2 6 (7.41%) Rackspace
2 6 (7.41%) New Relic
3 5 (6.17%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.94%) JBoss
4 4 (4.94%) SaltStack
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.70%) Akamai
5 3 (3.70%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) webMethods
7 1 (1.23%) Sun
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) Veritas
7 1 (1.23%) Zend
7 1 (1.23%) WSO2
7 1 (1.23%) 29West
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