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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 126 168 202
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +34
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 82 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.40% 0.61% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.07% 7.52% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 28 10
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£500 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £388 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
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
430 479 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.36% 8.17% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 352 289
Average daily rate £444 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.46 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -55.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £16.85 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £54.64 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

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 1 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 1 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.

1 113 (79.02%) Puppet
2 105 (73.43%) DevOps
3 97 (67.83%) Linux
4 70 (48.95%) Java
5 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (44.76%) Jenkins
6 64 (44.76%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (42.66%) Ruby
8 60 (41.96%) Python
9 54 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
10 53 (37.06%) Configuration Management
11 46 (32.17%) Ansible
12 40 (27.97%) Git (software)
13 30 (20.98%) MongoDB
13 30 (20.98%) MySQL
14 27 (18.88%) TDD
15 26 (18.18%) Docker
16 25 (17.48%) Open Source
17 23 (16.08%) Vagrant
18 22 (15.38%) VMware
19 21 (14.69%) Windows
20 20 (13.99%) Scrum
21 19 (13.29%) OO
21 19 (13.29%) NoSQL
21 19 (13.29%) Salt
22 18 (12.59%) Continuous Delivery
22 18 (12.59%) Bash Shell
22 18 (12.59%) Perl
23 17 (11.89%) Tomcat
23 17 (11.89%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (11.89%) Tomcat
2 15 (10.49%) OpenStack
3 12 (8.39%) IIS
4 11 (7.69%) Apache
5 7 (4.90%) JBoss
5 7 (4.90%) nginx
6 3 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.10%) Mule
7 2 (1.40%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.40%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.40%) Node.js
7 2 (1.40%) Drupal
7 2 (1.40%) Jetty
7 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 54 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.69%) PaaS
4 7 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (2.10%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.40%) GitHub
8 2 (1.40%) IaaS
8 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.70%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.70%) SaaS
9 1 (0.70%) Heroku
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.89%) TCP/IP
2 15 (10.49%) HTTP
2 15 (10.49%) SSL
3 6 (4.20%) DNS
4 4 (2.80%) DHCP
4 4 (2.80%) FTP
4 4 (2.80%) IPsec
5 2 (1.40%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.40%) Internet
5 2 (1.40%) Firewall
5 2 (1.40%) VPN
6 1 (0.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.98%) MySQL
1 30 (20.98%) MongoDB
2 19 (13.29%) NoSQL
3 16 (11.19%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.99%) DTS
5 10 (6.99%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.99%) EDRMS
5 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.99%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.50%) Redis
7 4 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.40%) HBase
9 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.40%) Big Data
10 1 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 64 (44.76%) Jenkins
2 40 (27.97%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.19%) TeamCity
4 14 (9.79%) Subversion
5 13 (9.09%) Mercurial
5 13 (9.09%) JIRA
6 10 (6.99%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (6.29%) Maven
8 8 (5.59%) Ant
9 6 (4.20%) RSpec
10 5 (3.50%) Selenium
11 4 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.80%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.80%) Hudson
12 3 (2.10%) Gerrit
12 3 (2.10%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.40%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.40%) Gradle
13 2 (1.40%) JUnit
General
1 16 (11.19%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Banking
3 6 (4.20%) Publishing
4 5 (3.50%) Legal
5 4 (2.80%) Games
6 2 (1.40%) Advertising
6 2 (1.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (51.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (19.58%) Developer
3 21 (14.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 19 (13.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (8.39%) Architect
6 10 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.90%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.90%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (4.90%) Scala Developer
8 6 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Android Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Administrator
11 3 (2.10%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.10%) Consultant
11 3 (2.10%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.10%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.10%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (2.10%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (2.10%) Release Engineer
11 3 (2.10%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.49%) .NET
2 14 (9.79%) Web Services
3 13 (9.09%) XML
3 13 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 13 (9.09%) REST
4 10 (6.99%) JRules
5 9 (6.29%) JSON
6 7 (4.90%) Middleware
6 7 (4.90%) HTML
7 6 (4.20%) SOAP
7 6 (4.20%) LAMP
8 5 (3.50%) Spring
8 5 (3.50%) Play Framework
9 4 (2.80%) JSP
9 4 (2.80%) J2EE
9 4 (2.80%) Grails
9 4 (2.80%) Backbone.js
9 4 (2.80%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (2.80%) Ember.js
10 3 (2.10%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.10%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.10%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.40%) Replication
5 2 (1.40%) Clustering
5 2 (1.40%) Tandem
6 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 97 (67.83%) Linux
2 21 (14.69%) Windows
3 10 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.29%) UNIX
5 8 (5.59%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.50%) Android
6 5 (3.50%) CentOS
7 3 (2.10%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.40%) AIX
8 2 (1.40%) VMS
8 2 (1.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (73.43%) DevOps
2 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (44.76%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (37.06%) Configuration Management
5 27 (18.88%) TDD
6 25 (17.48%) Open Source
7 20 (13.99%) Scrum
8 19 (13.29%) OO
9 18 (12.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (11.89%) Microservices
11 15 (10.49%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.09%) Release Management
13 11 (7.69%) OOP
13 11 (7.69%) SOA
13 11 (7.69%) Load Balancing
14 10 (6.99%) BDD
14 10 (6.99%) Project Management
14 10 (6.99%) Automated Testing
15 9 (6.29%) PRINCE2
16 8 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (48.95%) Java
2 61 (42.66%) Ruby
3 60 (41.96%) Python
4 18 (12.59%) Perl
4 18 (12.59%) Bash Shell
5 17 (11.89%) Scala
6 11 (7.69%) Go
7 10 (6.99%) Groovy
7 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.59%) PHP
8 8 (5.59%) SQL
9 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.50%) C++
11 4 (2.80%) C#
11 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.10%) C
13 2 (1.40%) VBScript
13 2 (1.40%) Clojure
14 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (8.39%) Degree
2 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) MCSE
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) QA
1 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (18.18%) Docker
2 10 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.50%) Varnish
5 3 (2.10%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.40%) vCloud
7 1 (0.70%) KVM
7 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 113 (79.02%) Puppet
2 46 (32.17%) Ansible
3 23 (16.08%) Vagrant
4 19 (13.29%) Salt
5 11 (7.69%) yum
6 6 (4.20%) SCOM
7 5 (3.50%) Graphite
8 4 (2.80%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.80%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.80%) StatsD
8 4 (2.80%) Nagios
8 4 (2.80%) Mesos
9 3 (2.10%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.10%) logstash
9 3 (2.10%) Kibana
10 2 (1.40%) Rundeck
10 2 (1.40%) CA LISA
11 1 (0.70%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.70%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 22 (15.38%) VMware
2 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.39%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.99%) webMethods
5 6 (4.20%) Splunk
6 5 (3.50%) Perforce
7 4 (2.80%) Oracle
7 4 (2.80%) HP
7 4 (2.80%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.80%) Akamai
8 3 (2.10%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.40%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.40%) Google
9 2 (1.40%) Pega
9 2 (1.40%) Coverity
9 2 (1.40%) EMC
9 2 (1.40%) CA
9 2 (1.40%) NetApp
9 2 (1.40%) IBM
10 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
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