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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 80 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 24 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.46% 1.48% 1.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.08% 20.34% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 7
Median daily rate £410 £388 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -29.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
104 118 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.31% 7.27% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 60
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Median hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Lincolnshire - 15 £375 -
Nottinghamshire -16 4 £500 -4.76% 2
Northamptonshire -21 4 £475 +18.75%
Leicestershire 0 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £525 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 40 (95.24%) DevOps
2 35 (83.33%) Puppet
3 34 (80.95%) Linux
4 25 (59.52%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
6 22 (52.38%) Ruby
7 20 (47.62%) Configuration Management
7 20 (47.62%) Java
8 18 (42.86%) MySQL
9 16 (38.10%) PHP
9 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
10 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (30.95%) CentOS
11 13 (30.95%) Docker
12 12 (28.57%) Ubuntu
12 12 (28.57%) Red Hat
12 12 (28.57%) Ansible
13 11 (26.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (23.81%) Rackspace
14 10 (23.81%) DigitalOcean
15 8 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (19.05%) Amazon S3
15 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
15 8 (19.05%) Python
15 8 (19.05%) Degree
16 7 (16.67%) ITIL
16 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell

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 7 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) nginx
3 4 (9.52%) Confluence
3 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (23.81%) DigitalOcean
4 8 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (19.05%) Amazon S3
5 7 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (16.67%) Route 53
6 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.76%) IaaS
6 2 (4.76%) PaaS
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (2.38%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (2.38%) Heroku
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) AMQP
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) MySQL
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
2 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (14.29%) Maven
4 5 (11.90%) Subversion
5 4 (9.52%) Ant
5 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.14%) GitLab
7 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.38%) CircleCI
8 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Advertising
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (30.95%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (21.43%) Ruby Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) AWS Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Azure Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (2.38%) Azure Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) NoSQL Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) ELK Stack
2 2 (4.76%) Kafka
2 2 (4.76%) LAMP
2 2 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) Akka
3 1 (2.38%) Behat
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) Doctrine
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
3 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
3 1 (2.38%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) spray
3 1 (2.38%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.14%) Wiki
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) CentOS
3 12 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.90%) Windows
6 3 (7.14%) Unix
7 1 (2.38%) CoreOS
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) DevOps
2 20 (47.62%) Configuration Management
3 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (26.19%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (16.67%) Coaching
6 7 (16.67%) ITIL
7 5 (11.90%) Kanban
7 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 4 (9.52%) High Availability
9 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.76%) Build Automation
10 2 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (4.76%) Data Management
10 2 (4.76%) Open Source
10 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.76%) Re-Platforming
11 1 (2.38%) SOLID
11 1 (2.38%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Ruby
2 20 (47.62%) Java
3 16 (38.10%) PHP
4 8 (19.05%) Python
5 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Go
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) vCloud
3 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (83.33%) Puppet
2 12 (28.57%) Ansible
3 5 (11.90%) Mesos
3 5 (11.90%) Salt
4 4 (9.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.38%) Consul
5 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.38%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 10 (23.81%) Rackspace
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Zend