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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 158 189 217
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +28
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 39 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.39% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.94% 6.67% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £545 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.07%
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
491 420 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.38% 5.85% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 296 341
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 56 (76.71%) Puppet
2 52 (71.23%) DevOps
3 39 (53.42%) Linux
4 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (50.68%) Java
6 30 (41.10%) Ruby
7 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
9 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
9 21 (28.77%) Python
10 16 (21.92%) E-Commerce
10 16 (21.92%) Scrum
10 16 (21.92%) MongoDB
11 15 (20.55%) Web Services
12 14 (19.18%) UNIX
12 14 (19.18%) PHP
12 14 (19.18%) Nagios
12 14 (19.18%) Salt
13 13 (17.81%) Open Source
13 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
13 13 (17.81%) MySQL
13 13 (17.81%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (17.81%) Finance
14 12 (16.44%) BDD
15 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (15.07%) NoSQL
15 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
16 10 (13.70%) HTML
16 10 (13.70%) Windows
16 10 (13.70%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (10.96%) Apache
2 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.22%) nginx
4 4 (5.48%) Confluence
4 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.74%) Node.js
6 2 (2.74%) CloudStack
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.74%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.59%) SaaS
3 6 (8.22%) PaaS
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.11%) IaaS
5 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.74%) Heroku
7 1 (1.37%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (1.37%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) DNS
2 3 (4.11%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) LDAP
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.37%) FTP
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) VLAN
4 1 (1.37%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) MongoDB
2 13 (17.81%) MySQL
2 13 (17.81%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (15.07%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (8.22%) Big Data
6 5 (6.85%) Redis
7 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.74%) HBase
9 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.37%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
2 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.70%) JIRA
4 8 (10.96%) Maven
5 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
6 5 (6.85%) RSpec
7 4 (5.48%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.48%) Subversion
7 4 (5.48%) Ant
8 3 (4.11%) JUnit
8 3 (4.11%) Gerrit
8 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.74%) AnthillPro
9 2 (2.74%) Mockito
9 2 (2.74%) Gradle
10 1 (1.37%) Behat
10 1 (1.37%) Hudson
10 1 (1.37%) DbUnit
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Back Office
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Publishing
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Front Office
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Test Specialist
6 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.11%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Release Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (1.37%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.37%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.37%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) Web Services
2 10 (13.70%) HTML
3 7 (9.59%) LAMP
3 7 (9.59%) RESTful
4 5 (6.85%) SOAP
4 5 (6.85%) CSS
4 5 (6.85%) MCollective
5 4 (5.48%) .NET
6 3 (4.11%) JSP
6 3 (4.11%) J2EE
6 3 (4.11%) JMS
6 3 (4.11%) Spring
6 3 (4.11%) REST
6 3 (4.11%) Django
7 2 (2.74%) HTML5
7 2 (2.74%) Sinatra
7 2 (2.74%) Kafka
7 2 (2.74%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.74%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Open Source
2 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Social Network
3 2 (2.74%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.74%) Physics
3 2 (2.74%) Derivative
4 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) Linux
2 14 (19.18%) UNIX
3 10 (13.70%) Windows
4 6 (8.22%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.11%) Debian
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.74%) CentOS
6 2 (2.74%) AIX
7 1 (1.37%) Solaris
7 1 (1.37%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (71.23%) DevOps
2 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (21.92%) E-Commerce
4 16 (21.92%) Scrum
5 12 (16.44%) BDD
6 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
7 10 (13.70%) TDD
8 8 (10.96%) OO
8 8 (10.96%) SOA
9 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.85%) Web Development
10 5 (6.85%) Release Management
11 4 (5.48%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.48%) Kanban
11 4 (5.48%) OOP
12 3 (4.11%) Content Management
12 3 (4.11%) Service Management
12 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (4.11%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.68%) Java
2 30 (41.10%) Ruby
3 21 (28.77%) Python
4 14 (19.18%) PHP
5 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
6 10 (13.70%) Bash Shell
7 9 (12.33%) Scala
8 8 (10.96%) Perl
8 8 (10.96%) SQL
9 5 (6.85%) C#
10 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.48%) C
10 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.74%) Erlang
12 1 (1.37%) C++
12 1 (1.37%) Groovy
12 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) CCNA
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.37%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) KVM
1 3 (4.11%) vCloud
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.74%) HDFS
2 2 (2.74%) Xen
3 1 (1.37%) NFS
3 1 (1.37%) Varnish
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 56 (76.71%) Puppet
2 14 (19.18%) Nagios
2 14 (19.18%) Salt
3 9 (12.33%) Vagrant
4 6 (8.22%) Ansible
5 4 (5.48%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.11%) collectd
6 3 (4.11%) Opsview
6 3 (4.11%) Ganglia
7 2 (2.74%) Capistrano
7 2 (2.74%) YUM
7 2 (2.74%) logstash
8 1 (1.37%) OpenView
8 1 (1.37%) Control-M
8 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.37%) StatsD
8 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.37%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Rackspace
3 5 (6.85%) VMware
3 5 (6.85%) SaltStack
4 4 (5.48%) New Relic
5 3 (4.11%) JBoss
5 3 (4.11%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.74%) Akamai
6 2 (2.74%) Google
6 2 (2.74%) IBM
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.37%) Sun
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) Veritas
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) Splunk
7 1 (1.37%) Zend
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