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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 152 175 183
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 44 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.56% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.61% 8.29% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 9
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £570 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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
379 398 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.47% 6.73% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 271 202
Average daily rate £450 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £529 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.76 £23.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 88 (88.00%) Puppet
2 82 (82.00%) Linux
3 74 (74.00%) DevOps
4 51 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (46.00%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (43.00%) Jenkins
6 43 (43.00%) Ruby
7 41 (41.00%) Python
8 39 (39.00%) Java
9 37 (37.00%) Configuration Management
10 28 (28.00%) MongoDB
11 26 (26.00%) MySQL
12 25 (25.00%) UNIX
12 25 (25.00%) OO
13 24 (24.00%) Open Source
14 23 (23.00%) NoSQL
14 23 (23.00%) Ansible
15 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 20 (20.00%) Perl
16 17 (17.00%) Scrum
16 17 (17.00%) Bash Shell
17 16 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (16.00%) Nagios
18 15 (15.00%) Ubuntu
19 14 (14.00%) E-Commerce
20 13 (13.00%) Salt
20 13 (13.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 13 (13.00%) Web Services
20 13 (13.00%) XML
20 13 (13.00%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (11.00%) nginx
2 7 (7.00%) Apache
3 6 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.00%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.00%) Node.js
6 2 (2.00%) JBoss
7 1 (1.00%) Confluence
7 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.00%) Mule
7 1 (1.00%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.00%) PaaS
2 8 (8.00%) IaaS
3 4 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (3.00%) SaaS
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.00%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) ElastiCache
6 1 (1.00%) Heroku
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) DNS
1 5 (5.00%) SSL
2 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.00%) HTTP
3 3 (3.00%) IPsec
3 3 (3.00%) Firewall
4 2 (2.00%) VPN
4 2 (2.00%) DHCP
4 2 (2.00%) FTP
5 1 (1.00%) SNMP
5 1 (1.00%) LDAP
5 1 (1.00%) SAN
5 1 (1.00%) IMAP
5 1 (1.00%) VLAN
5 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.00%) MongoDB
2 26 (26.00%) MySQL
3 23 (23.00%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.00%) Redis
6 3 (3.00%) Big Data
7 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.00%) HBase
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.00%) Riak
8 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.00%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 43 (43.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (13.00%) Maven
4 9 (9.00%) TeamCity
5 7 (7.00%) Subversion
6 6 (6.00%) Hudson
6 6 (6.00%) Ant
7 5 (5.00%) JIRA
7 5 (5.00%) Gradle
8 4 (4.00%) Mockito
8 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.00%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.00%) Selenium
10 1 (1.00%) JBehave
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Publishing
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.00%) Legal
5 3 (3.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Front Office
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (62.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (14.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 12 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) Developer
5 6 (6.00%) Consultant
6 5 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.00%) Administrator
7 4 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Operations Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) DevOps Administrator
7 4 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Architect
7 4 (4.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) iOS Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.00%) Data Centre Architect
9 2 (2.00%) DevOps Architect
9 2 (2.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) Web Services
1 13 (13.00%) XML
2 12 (12.00%) JSON
3 8 (8.00%) REST
4 5 (5.00%) Spring
4 5 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (4.00%) CSS
5 4 (4.00%) HTML
6 3 (3.00%) XML Schema
6 3 (3.00%) .NET
6 3 (3.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.00%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.00%) SOAP
8 1 (1.00%) Middleware
8 1 (1.00%) LAMP
8 1 (1.00%) Java EE
8 1 (1.00%) Symfony
8 1 (1.00%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (1.00%) Django
8 1 (1.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Open Source
2 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.00%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.00%) Equities
5 1 (1.00%) Derivative
5 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 82 (82.00%) Linux
2 25 (25.00%) UNIX
3 15 (15.00%) Ubuntu
4 13 (13.00%) Debian
5 9 (9.00%) Windows
6 5 (5.00%) CentOS
6 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.00%) Android
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.00%) AIX
8 2 (2.00%) Solaris
9 1 (1.00%) SUSE
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (74.00%) DevOps
2 51 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (46.00%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (37.00%) Configuration Management
5 25 (25.00%) OO
6 17 (17.00%) Scrum
7 14 (14.00%) E-Commerce
8 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.00%) OOP
10 8 (8.00%) Kanban
10 8 (8.00%) TDD
11 7 (7.00%) Microservices
11 7 (7.00%) BDD
12 5 (5.00%) Load Balancing
13 4 (4.00%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.00%) Test Strategy
13 4 (4.00%) Automated Testing
14 3 (3.00%) OOD
14 3 (3.00%) Web Development
14 3 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.00%) Ruby
2 41 (41.00%) Python
3 39 (39.00%) Java
4 20 (20.00%) Perl
5 17 (17.00%) Bash Shell
6 13 (13.00%) PHP
7 12 (12.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.00%) C++
10 5 (5.00%) Groovy
10 5 (5.00%) Scala
11 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.00%) Clojure
12 2 (2.00%) C
12 2 (2.00%) C#
12 2 (2.00%) SQL
13 1 (1.00%) Korn
13 1 (1.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Docker
2 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) KVM
3 3 (3.00%) VirtualBox
3 3 (3.00%) Varnish
4 2 (2.00%) Xen
4 2 (2.00%) NFS
5 1 (1.00%) vCloud
5 1 (1.00%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 88 (88.00%) Puppet
2 23 (23.00%) Ansible
3 16 (16.00%) Nagios
4 13 (13.00%) Salt
5 10 (10.00%) Vagrant
6 7 (7.00%) yum
7 3 (3.00%) Graphite
8 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.00%) MOM
8 1 (1.00%) Control-M
8 1 (1.00%) OpenView
8 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.00%) Opsview
8 1 (1.00%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.00%) collectd
8 1 (1.00%) StatsD
8 1 (1.00%) logstash
8 1 (1.00%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) DigitalOcean
2 9 (9.00%) SaltStack
3 6 (6.00%) Rackspace
4 4 (4.00%) VMware
4 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.00%) HP
6 2 (2.00%) Veritas
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (1.00%) IBM
7 1 (1.00%) Dell
7 1 (1.00%) EMC
7 1 (1.00%) Sun
7 1 (1.00%) Splunk
7 1 (1.00%) New Relic
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