The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 76 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 15 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.19% -
As % of the Systems Management category 12.82% 2.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
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 East Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
117 148 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.10% 9.31% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 91 38
Average daily rate £373 £110 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+238.63% -66.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £68 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £391 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.21 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% -39.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.63 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £21.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the East Midlands region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 11 £550 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 30 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 28 (80.00%) DevOps
3 20 (57.14%) Puppet
4 19 (54.29%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (45.71%) OpenStack
5 16 (45.71%) Ansible
5 16 (45.71%) Java
5 16 (45.71%) Maven
6 14 (40.00%) Gradle
6 14 (40.00%) Vagrant
7 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (34.29%) Linux
8 11 (31.43%) Python
9 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 9 (25.71%) VMware
11 8 (22.86%) Change Management
11 8 (22.86%) Scrum
11 8 (22.86%) Rackspace
11 8 (22.86%) Kanban
12 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.00%) Coaching
12 7 (20.00%) Ruby
12 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (20.00%) Ant
13 6 (17.14%) Nagios
13 6 (17.14%) Salt
13 6 (17.14%) New Relic
13 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (17.14%) Mobile App

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (45.71%) OpenStack
2 6 (17.14%) Node.js
3 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.57%) Apache
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.71%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.29%) PaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 30 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 16 (45.71%) Maven
3 14 (40.00%) Gradle
4 7 (20.00%) Ant
5 6 (17.14%) Hudson
6 5 (14.29%) Subversion
7 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
8 3 (8.57%) JDeveloper
8 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
8 3 (8.57%) IntelliJ
9 2 (5.71%) JIRA
9 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) JSON
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) REST
3 3 (8.57%) JAX-RS
3 3 (8.57%) SOAP
3 3 (8.57%) XSD
3 3 (8.57%) XSL
3 3 (8.57%) WSDL
4 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.71%) Lucene
4 2 (5.71%) MSMQ
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) JAX-WS
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) DevOps
2 19 (54.29%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 8 (22.86%) Change Management
5 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Kanban
6 7 (20.00%) Coaching
6 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.86%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Python
3 7 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) R
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (57.14%) Puppet
2 16 (45.71%) Ansible
3 14 (40.00%) Vagrant
4 6 (17.14%) Nagios
4 6 (17.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Rackspace
3 6 (17.14%) New Relic
4 3 (8.57%) SAP
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Splunk
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) IBM