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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 85 76 95
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 18 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.12% 1.20% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.22% 16.22% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 1
Average daily rate
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£406 £550 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +23.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Opscode Chef
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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
111 111 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.90% 7.40% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 65 68
Average daily rate £413 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £295 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Northamptonshire - 16 £388 -
Nottinghamshire -15 2 £475 - 1
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 50 (89.29%) DevOps
2 45 (80.36%) Jenkins
3 37 (66.07%) Ruby
4 28 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (48.21%) Puppet
6 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
6 22 (39.29%) Linux
7 18 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (32.14%) Finance
8 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (26.79%) Python
10 14 (25.00%) Open Source
10 14 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (21.43%) Ansible
11 12 (21.43%) MongoDB
11 12 (21.43%) Java
11 12 (21.43%) MySQL
12 10 (17.86%) Apache
12 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
13 9 (16.07%) Maven
13 9 (16.07%) Confluence
14 8 (14.29%) JIRA
14 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
15 7 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (12.50%) Hudson
15 7 (12.50%) Apache Qpid
15 7 (12.50%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (17.86%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) Confluence
3 7 (12.50%) Apache Qpid
4 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.14%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) SMTP
1 4 (7.14%) FTP
1 4 (7.14%) HTTP
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.14%) DNS
1 4 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) MySQL
1 12 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.50%) Redis
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (80.36%) Jenkins
2 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.07%) Maven
4 8 (14.29%) JIRA
5 7 (12.50%) Hudson
6 5 (8.93%) Gradle
6 5 (8.93%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (32.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Developer
4 4 (7.14%) DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (1.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Developer
7 1 (1.79%) SQL DBA
7 1 (1.79%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.93%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (89.29%) DevOps
2 28 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (25.00%) Open Source
5 14 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Change Management
7 7 (12.50%) Workflow
8 5 (8.93%) Data Management
8 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.14%) Load Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.14%) Patch Management
10 1 (1.79%) Mobile Development
10 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.79%) ITIL
10 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) Ruby
2 15 (26.79%) Python
3 12 (21.43%) Java
4 7 (12.50%) PHP
5 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.71%) Perl
6 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.36%) SQL
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (48.21%) Puppet
2 12 (21.43%) Ansible
3 6 (10.71%) Zenoss
4 5 (8.93%) yum
5 4 (7.14%) Nagios
6 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.79%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 7 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) hybris
4 3 (5.36%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) Percona