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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 129 162 196
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +34
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 68 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.26% 0.66% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.38% 7.18% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 35 20
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£500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £368 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £565 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.80% +2.94%
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
473 543 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.78% 9.20% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 379 314
Average daily rate £438 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.48 £23.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.70 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £137.52 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -0.45%

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 September 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 September 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.

1 108 (78.26%) DevOps
2 104 (75.36%) Puppet
3 84 (60.87%) Linux
4 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (43.48%) Java
6 59 (42.75%) Python
6 59 (42.75%) Amazon AWS
6 59 (42.75%) Jenkins
7 58 (42.03%) Ruby
8 54 (39.13%) Ansible
9 50 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (32.61%) Configuration Management
11 40 (28.99%) Git (software)
11 40 (28.99%) Docker
12 27 (19.57%) VMware
13 25 (18.12%) Windows
13 25 (18.12%) TDD
14 24 (17.39%) Vagrant
15 22 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (15.94%) Scrum
16 20 (14.49%) MySQL
16 20 (14.49%) Red Hat
17 19 (13.77%) Perl
18 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
18 18 (13.04%) Finance
18 18 (13.04%) MongoDB
18 18 (13.04%) Bash Shell
19 17 (12.32%) Subversion
19 17 (12.32%) E-Commerce
20 16 (11.59%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (11.59%) Tomcat
1 16 (11.59%) OpenStack
2 13 (9.42%) IIS
3 9 (6.52%) Apache
4 8 (5.80%) JBoss
5 7 (5.07%) nginx
6 6 (4.35%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.17%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.45%) Drupal
8 2 (1.45%) Jetty
8 2 (1.45%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.72%) Confluence
9 1 (0.72%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.72%) Resin
9 1 (0.72%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 59 (42.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.52%) PaaS
4 8 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.90%) GitHub
8 3 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.17%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) IaaS
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.72%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.97%) HTTP
3 10 (7.25%) SSL
4 5 (3.62%) DNS
5 4 (2.90%) Firewall
6 3 (2.17%) Internet
6 3 (2.17%) VPN
7 2 (1.45%) IPsec
7 2 (1.45%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.72%) Network Security
8 1 (0.72%) Multicast
8 1 (0.72%) SSH
8 1 (0.72%) IPv6
8 1 (0.72%) DMZ
8 1 (0.72%) OSPF
8 1 (0.72%) BGP
8 1 (0.72%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.72%) LDAP
8 1 (0.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.49%) MySQL
2 18 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 15 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (9.42%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.25%) DTS
5 10 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (7.25%) Hadoop
5 10 (7.25%) EDRMS
5 10 (7.25%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.35%) HBase
7 5 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.45%) Redis
9 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.45%) Big Data
10 1 (0.72%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 59 (42.75%) Jenkins
2 40 (28.99%) Git (software)
3 17 (12.32%) Subversion
4 16 (11.59%) JIRA
5 14 (10.14%) TeamCity
5 14 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (7.25%) Mercurial
7 9 (6.52%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.80%) Maven
9 7 (5.07%) Ant
10 5 (3.62%) Selenium
10 5 (3.62%) RSpec
11 4 (2.90%) Gerrit
11 4 (2.90%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.17%) Hudson
13 2 (1.45%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.45%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.45%) JBehave
13 2 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 18 (13.04%) Finance
2 14 (10.14%) Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Games
4 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (50.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (13.77%) Developer
3 18 (13.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.87%) Architect
5 14 (10.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.07%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Scala Developer
10 4 (2.90%) Agile Coach
10 4 (2.90%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (2.90%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (2.90%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.90%) Consultant
11 3 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.17%) Administrator
11 3 (2.17%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.17%) Android Developer
11 3 (2.17%) DevOps Architect
12 2 (1.45%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.59%) .NET
2 12 (8.70%) Web Services
3 10 (7.25%) JRules
3 10 (7.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (5.80%) LAMP
5 7 (5.07%) Middleware
6 6 (4.35%) HTML
6 6 (4.35%) REST
7 5 (3.62%) Django
8 4 (2.90%) Grails
8 4 (2.90%) J2EE
8 4 (2.90%) XML
8 4 (2.90%) SOAP
9 3 (2.17%) Spring
9 3 (2.17%) JSP
9 3 (2.17%) Flask
9 3 (2.17%) Play Framework
9 3 (2.17%) HTML5
10 2 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.45%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.45%) Clustering
3 2 (1.45%) Tandem
4 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.72%) CMDB
4 1 (0.72%) Wiki
4 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (60.87%) Linux
2 25 (18.12%) Windows
3 15 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (9.42%) Ubuntu
5 11 (7.97%) UNIX
6 8 (5.80%) CentOS
7 6 (4.35%) Debian
8 3 (2.17%) Android
9 2 (1.45%) AIX
9 2 (1.45%) VMS
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (78.26%) DevOps
2 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (32.61%) Configuration Management
5 25 (18.12%) TDD
6 22 (15.94%) Scrum
6 22 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (12.32%) E-Commerce
8 14 (10.14%) Release Management
8 14 (10.14%) Open Source
9 12 (8.70%) Coaching
10 11 (7.97%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.25%) BDD
12 9 (6.52%) OO
12 9 (6.52%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.52%) Project Management
13 8 (5.80%) SOA
13 8 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (5.80%) Load Balancing
13 8 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.48%) Java
2 59 (42.75%) Python
3 58 (42.03%) Ruby
4 19 (13.77%) Perl
5 18 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 16 (11.59%) SQL
7 14 (10.14%) PowerShell
7 14 (10.14%) Scala
8 12 (8.70%) Go
9 7 (5.07%) PHP
10 6 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.35%) C#
10 6 (4.35%) Groovy
10 6 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.45%) C
11 2 (1.45%) VBScript
11 2 (1.45%) C++
11 2 (1.45%) Clojure
12 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) MCSE
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.17%) RHCE
3 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
1 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (28.99%) Docker
2 13 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.45%) Varnish
4 2 (1.45%) vCloud
5 1 (0.72%) KVM
5 1 (0.72%) iptables
5 1 (0.72%) Postfix
5 1 (0.72%) XenServer
5 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.72%) Samba
5 1 (0.72%) Xen
5 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 104 (75.36%) Puppet
2 54 (39.13%) Ansible
3 24 (17.39%) Vagrant
4 16 (11.59%) Salt
5 9 (6.52%) Mesos
6 8 (5.80%) SCOM
7 7 (5.07%) Nagios
8 6 (4.35%) Rundeck
9 5 (3.62%) Graphite
10 4 (2.90%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.90%) SCOrch
10 4 (2.90%) StatsD
10 4 (2.90%) BladeLogic
10 4 (2.90%) ZABBIX
10 4 (2.90%) yum
11 3 (2.17%) logstash
11 3 (2.17%) Kubernetes
11 3 (2.17%) Kibana
12 2 (1.45%) CA LISA
13 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 27 (19.57%) VMware
2 20 (14.49%) Red Hat
3 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.25%) webMethods
5 9 (6.52%) Perforce
6 6 (4.35%) Splunk
7 4 (2.90%) Akamai
7 4 (2.90%) HP
7 4 (2.90%) Serena
8 3 (2.17%) Google
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle
8 3 (2.17%) IBM
8 3 (2.17%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.17%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.45%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.45%) CA
9 2 (1.45%) NetApp
9 2 (1.45%) EMC
9 2 (1.45%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.45%) Pega
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