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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 79 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 14 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.87% 0.48% 0.069%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.73% 5.98% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £550 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +23.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
89 117 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.55% 8.07% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 74 64
Average daily rate £388 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 8 £325 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £575 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (81.13%) DevOps
2 41 (77.36%) Jenkins
3 31 (58.49%) Configuration Management
4 30 (56.60%) Ruby
5 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (52.83%) Puppet
7 25 (47.17%) Linux
8 21 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (37.74%) Finance
10 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
11 17 (32.08%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (32.08%) Open Source
11 17 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (28.30%) Python
13 13 (24.53%) Java
14 12 (22.64%) MySQL
14 12 (22.64%) MongoDB
14 12 (22.64%) Ansible
15 10 (18.87%) Apache
15 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
15 10 (18.87%) Workflow
15 10 (18.87%) Maven
16 8 (15.09%) Change Management
16 8 (15.09%) UNIX
16 8 (15.09%) Confluence
16 8 (15.09%) QA
16 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
17 7 (13.21%) Redis
17 7 (13.21%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (18.87%) Apache
2 8 (15.09%) Confluence
3 7 (13.21%) Apache Qpid
4 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.55%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) SMTP
1 4 (7.55%) FTP
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.55%) DNS
1 4 (7.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) MySQL
1 12 (22.64%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.21%) Redis
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (77.36%) Jenkins
2 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.87%) Maven
4 7 (13.21%) JIRA
4 7 (13.21%) Hudson
5 5 (9.43%) Gradle
6 2 (3.77%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
7 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (33.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Developer
4 3 (5.66%) DBA
4 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (1.89%) Consultant
6 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Developer
6 1 (1.89%) SQL DBA
6 1 (1.89%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) AWS Developer
6 1 (1.89%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Build Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Deployment Team Leader
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.89%) Spring
2 1 (1.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.55%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Linux
2 17 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (15.09%) UNIX
4 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.55%) Windows
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) HPUX
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) DevOps
2 31 (58.49%) Configuration Management
3 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (32.08%) Open Source
5 17 (32.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (18.87%) Workflow
7 8 (15.09%) Change Management
7 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Data Management
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.55%) Patch Management
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.55%) Load Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.77%) Dependency Management
11 1 (1.89%) People Management
11 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.89%) Portfolio Management
11 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) Ruby
2 15 (28.30%) Python
3 13 (24.53%) Java
4 6 (11.32%) Perl
4 6 (11.32%) PHP
4 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) REXX
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (52.83%) Puppet
2 12 (22.64%) Ansible
3 6 (11.32%) Zenoss
4 4 (7.55%) yum
4 4 (7.55%) Nagios
5 1 (1.89%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.21%) SaltStack
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) hybris
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) Sun
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) Percona
6 1 (1.89%) Perforce