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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
England / East Midlands
Rank 83 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 11 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.76% 0.81% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.38% 13.40% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £525 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -15.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £418
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
106 97 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.31% 6.04% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 41 43
Median daily rate £425 £386 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% -12.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £282 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.94 £21.00 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £525 +2.43% 4
Leicestershire - 6 £515 - 1
Northamptonshire -7 4 £575 -
Lincolnshire - 3 - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) Docker
4 14 (56.00%) DevOps
4 14 (56.00%) Scrum
5 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 13 (52.00%) Puppet
6 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 10 (40.00%) Java
7 10 (40.00%) JSON
8 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (32.00%) Python
9 8 (32.00%) Ubuntu
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (28.00%) PaaS
10 7 (28.00%) Node.js
10 7 (28.00%) REST
10 7 (28.00%) IaaS
10 7 (28.00%) Ansible
10 7 (28.00%) HTTP
10 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (28.00%) DNS
10 7 (28.00%) SSL
10 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (24.00%) .NET
11 6 (24.00%) Windows
11 6 (24.00%) SOA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (12.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (28.00%) IaaS
3 7 (28.00%) PaaS
4 4 (16.00%) Datadog
4 4 (16.00%) GitHub
4 4 (16.00%) Heroku
4 4 (16.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (4.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
1 7 (28.00%) SSL
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (16.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (16.00%) git-flow
5 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (12.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (12.00%) JBehave
5 3 (12.00%) JUnit
5 3 (12.00%) Maven
6 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
7 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.00%) GitLab
7 1 (4.00%) Hudson
7 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
7 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) NoSQL Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) JSON
2 7 (28.00%) Node.js
2 7 (28.00%) REST
3 6 (24.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) JAXB
4 3 (12.00%) SAX
4 3 (12.00%) Spring
4 3 (12.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) XSLT
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) Kafka
6 1 (4.00%) LAMP
6 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (24.00%) CoreOS
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) SUSE
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) DevOps
2 14 (56.00%) Scrum
3 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (24.00%) Kanban
5 6 (24.00%) SDLC
5 6 (24.00%) SOA
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Coaching
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (8.00%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) Go
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Puppet
2 7 (28.00%) Ansible
3 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (16.00%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (16.00%) Graphite
4 4 (16.00%) Packer
5 1 (4.00%) CFEngine
5 1 (4.00%) Consul
5 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.00%) Mesos
5 1 (4.00%) Rancher
5 1 (4.00%) rkt
5 1 (4.00%) Salt
5 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Apigee
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Software AG
2 4 (16.00%) Splunk
3 3 (12.00%) Perforce
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore