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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.97% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 13.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
102 154 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.10% 10.27% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 93 28
Average daily rate £350 £110 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -66.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £68 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £391 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £8.63 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.68 £29.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 3 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (85.37%) Jenkins
2 34 (82.93%) DevOps
3 26 (63.41%) Puppet
4 22 (53.66%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (51.22%) Ansible
5 21 (51.22%) Java
6 19 (46.34%) OpenStack
7 18 (43.90%) Maven
8 17 (41.46%) Vagrant
9 16 (39.02%) Gradle
10 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (34.15%) Linux
11 14 (34.15%) Python
12 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
13 12 (29.27%) VMware
14 10 (24.39%) Ruby
14 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (21.95%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (21.95%) Node.js
15 9 (21.95%) Salt
15 9 (21.95%) New Relic
15 9 (21.95%) Nagios
16 8 (19.51%) Change Management
16 8 (19.51%) Scrum
16 8 (19.51%) Rackspace
16 8 (19.51%) Kanban
17 7 (17.07%) Coaching
17 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
17 7 (17.07%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (46.34%) OpenStack
2 9 (21.95%) Node.js
3 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.20%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SSL
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) DB2
2 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (85.37%) Jenkins
2 18 (43.90%) Maven
3 16 (39.02%) Gradle
4 7 (17.07%) Ant
5 6 (14.63%) Hudson
6 5 (12.20%) Subversion
7 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
8 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.32%) IntelliJ
8 3 (7.32%) JDeveloper
9 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.88%) JIRA
9 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) DevOps Consultant
2 10 (24.39%) Consultant
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Environment Manager
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) JSON
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) XSD
3 3 (7.32%) XSL
3 3 (7.32%) WSDL
3 3 (7.32%) REST
3 3 (7.32%) JAX-RS
3 3 (7.32%) SOAP
4 2 (4.88%) JAX-WS
4 2 (4.88%) RESTful
4 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.88%) Lucene
4 2 (4.88%) MSMQ
4 2 (4.88%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) .NET
5 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) DevOps
2 22 (53.66%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
5 8 (19.51%) Kanban
5 8 (19.51%) Change Management
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.07%) Coaching
7 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 2 (4.88%) Data Management
9 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.44%) ITIL
10 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.44%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) Python
3 10 (24.39%) Ruby
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) R
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (63.41%) Puppet
2 21 (51.22%) Ansible
3 17 (41.46%) Vagrant
4 9 (21.95%) Salt
4 9 (21.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) New Relic
3 8 (19.51%) Rackspace
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) Splunk
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) IBM