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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 73 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 23 38 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.48% 2.33% -
As % of the Systems Management category 19.83% 37.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 0
Median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
England

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
116 101 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.45% 6.19% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 66 36
Median daily rate £525 £475 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +69.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Median hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.32 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.90 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

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
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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northamptonshire +2 12 £450 -10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -17 10 £550 +4.76% 1
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 32 (86.49%) Puppet
2 31 (83.78%) DevOps
3 26 (70.27%) Linux
4 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
6 14 (37.84%) Ansible
6 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
6 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (35.14%) Docker
7 13 (35.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
10 9 (24.32%) Mesos
11 8 (21.62%) Kubernetes
12 7 (18.92%) Java
12 7 (18.92%) MySQL
12 7 (18.92%) Windows
13 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
13 6 (16.22%) Ruby
13 6 (16.22%) GitLab
13 6 (16.22%) OpenStack
13 6 (16.22%) Open Source
14 5 (13.51%) PaaS
14 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
14 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (13.51%) vCloud
14 5 (13.51%) IaaS
14 5 (13.51%) High Availability
14 5 (13.51%) Salt
14 5 (13.51%) Maven

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 6 (16.22%) OpenStack
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 4 (10.81%) nginx
4 3 (8.11%) Confluence
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) IaaS
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.70%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.51%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) ADSL
4 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.70%) IPsec
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) Multicast
4 1 (2.70%) OSPF
4 1 (2.70%) SSH
4 1 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.70%) DataStage
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) GitLab
4 5 (13.51%) Maven
5 4 (10.81%) Subversion
6 3 (8.11%) Ant
6 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (8.11%) JIRA
6 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Ruby Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Middleware Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Middleware Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) Akka
4 1 (2.70%) Kafka
4 1 (2.70%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.70%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) CentOS
3 1 (2.70%) CoreOS
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) DevOps
2 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
4 13 (35.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (16.22%) Open Source
6 5 (13.51%) High Availability
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Kanban
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) ETL
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL
9 2 (5.41%) SOA
10 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
10 1 (2.70%) Information Security
10 1 (2.70%) Network Design
10 1 (2.70%) Project Management
10 1 (2.70%) Re-Platforming
10 1 (2.70%) Software Delivery
10 1 (2.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) Ruby
3 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Groovy
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) vCloud
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (86.49%) Puppet
2 14 (37.84%) Ansible
3 9 (24.32%) Mesos
4 8 (21.62%) Kubernetes
5 5 (13.51%) Salt
6 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (2.70%) Packer
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Apigee
1 2 (5.41%) IBM
1 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) F5
2 1 (2.70%) Intel
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Software AG
2 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.70%) Talend
2 1 (2.70%) VMware