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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 38 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.17% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 30.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
125 64 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.13% 4.07% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 31 20
Average daily rate £457 £249 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.71% -20.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £110 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £15.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.44% +23.75%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Nottinghamshire - 21 £475 - 1
Northamptonshire - 16 £500 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 41 (82.00%) DevOps
2 38 (76.00%) Jenkins
3 32 (64.00%) Puppet
3 32 (64.00%) Configuration Management
4 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (50.00%) Linux
5 20 (40.00%) Ruby
5 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (38.00%) Open Source
6 19 (38.00%) Java
7 16 (32.00%) Python
8 15 (30.00%) Ansible
9 13 (26.00%) Finance
10 12 (24.00%) MySQL
10 12 (24.00%) Maven
11 11 (22.00%) Apache
11 11 (22.00%) VMware
12 10 (20.00%) Workflow
12 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 10 (20.00%) UNIX
12 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (18.00%) Nagios
14 8 (16.00%) Change Management
14 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
14 8 (16.00%) Gradle
14 8 (16.00%) QA
15 7 (14.00%) Data Management
15 7 (14.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (22.00%) Apache
2 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.00%) Node.js
2 5 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (8.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.00%) SaaS
4 2 (4.00%) PaaS
5 1 (2.00%) GitHub
5 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) SMTP
1 4 (8.00%) FTP
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
1 4 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) MySQL
2 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.00%) Redis
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (76.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.00%) Maven
3 8 (16.00%) Gradle
4 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.00%) Hudson
6 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.00%) Ant
7 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.00%) JDeveloper
7 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) DBA
5 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.00%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.00%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XSD
2 1 (2.00%) XSL
2 1 (2.00%) WSDL
2 1 (2.00%) Spring
2 1 (2.00%) Java EE
2 1 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Open Source
2 4 (8.00%) Replication
3 3 (6.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (20.00%) UNIX
3 6 (12.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) HPUX
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) DevOps
2 32 (64.00%) Configuration Management
3 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (20.00%) Workflow
6 8 (16.00%) Change Management
7 7 (14.00%) Data Management
8 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.00%) Load Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.00%) Project Management
12 2 (4.00%) Dependency Management
13 1 (2.00%) People Management
13 1 (2.00%) ITIL
13 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
13 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
13 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Ruby
2 19 (38.00%) Java
3 16 (32.00%) Python
4 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) Perl
5 6 (12.00%) PHP
5 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) REXX
7 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) Docker
4 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (64.00%) Puppet
2 15 (30.00%) Ansible
3 9 (18.00%) Nagios
4 6 (12.00%) Zenoss
5 5 (10.00%) Salt
5 5 (10.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.00%) CA Endevor
6 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) VMware
2 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.00%) New Relic
4 4 (8.00%) hybris
5 3 (6.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) Sun
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) Percona
7 1 (2.00%) Perforce