The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 94 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 33 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 0.43% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.37% 5.29% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 2
Average daily rate £475 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £343 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £440 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
190 208 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.97% 8.13% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 119 94
Average daily rate £413 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +41.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.75 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the East of England region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the East of England region.

Opscode Chef Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex +21 21 £475 +26.66% 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £505 - 2
Hertfordshire +9 3 - - 4
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 78 (92.86%) Puppet
2 61 (72.62%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (61.90%) Jenkins
4 50 (59.52%) DevOps
5 48 (57.14%) Git (software)
6 44 (52.38%) Linux
7 42 (50.00%) Subversion
8 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (36.90%) Configuration Management
10 30 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (34.52%) Middleware
12 28 (33.33%) Scrum
12 28 (33.33%) Open Source
13 26 (30.95%) TDD
14 25 (29.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (28.57%) Kanban
15 24 (28.57%) TCP/IP
16 23 (27.38%) SOA
17 22 (26.19%) SSL
17 22 (26.19%) HTTP
18 21 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 21 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
19 20 (23.81%) Java
20 19 (22.62%) Nagios
21 18 (21.43%) Docker
22 17 (20.24%) WSO2
22 17 (20.24%) Mentoring
23 15 (17.86%) Windows
24 14 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (11.90%) Apache
2 8 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 6 (7.14%) JBoss
3 6 (7.14%) nginx
3 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.38%) Drupal
4 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.19%) Jetty
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.38%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 22 (26.19%) HTTP
2 22 (26.19%) SSL
3 3 (3.57%) DNS
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
5 1 (1.19%) FTP
5 1 (1.19%) IPsec
5 1 (1.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.71%) MySQL
3 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Big Data
4 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) CouchDB
5 3 (3.57%) Redis
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) DB2
7 1 (1.19%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 52 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 48 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 42 (50.00%) Subversion
4 21 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (8.33%) Vagrant
6 5 (5.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.57%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.38%) Ant
8 2 (2.38%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.38%) Selenium
9 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (28.57%) Developer
3 13 (15.48%) DevOps Specialist
4 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Architect
6 6 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.95%) Environment Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Symfony Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Technical Administrator
10 2 (2.38%) Unix Administrator
10 2 (2.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.52%) Middleware
2 8 (9.52%) J2EE
2 8 (9.52%) REST
3 7 (8.33%) HTML
3 7 (8.33%) HTML5
4 6 (7.14%) .NET
4 6 (7.14%) Ajax
4 6 (7.14%) CSS
4 6 (7.14%) CSS3
4 6 (7.14%) JSON
5 4 (4.76%) Django
5 4 (4.76%) LAMP
5 4 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (4.76%) Play Framework
5 4 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (4.76%) Web Services
6 3 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (3.57%) Laravel
6 3 (3.57%) Memcached
6 3 (3.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (52.38%) Linux
2 25 (29.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (17.86%) Windows
4 11 (13.10%) Unix
5 7 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.76%) AIX
8 2 (2.38%) CentOS
8 2 (2.38%) HPUX
8 2 (2.38%) Solaris
8 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (72.62%) Continuous Integration
2 50 (59.52%) DevOps
3 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (36.90%) Configuration Management
5 28 (33.33%) Open Source
5 28 (33.33%) Scrum
6 26 (30.95%) TDD
7 24 (28.57%) Kanban
8 23 (27.38%) SOA
9 17 (20.24%) Mentoring
10 14 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (14.29%) Coaching
11 12 (14.29%) User Stories
12 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
13 8 (9.52%) API Design
14 6 (7.14%) Web Design
15 5 (5.95%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (5.95%) Web Development
16 4 (4.76%) Critical Success Factor
16 4 (4.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) Java
2 13 (15.48%) Perl
3 9 (10.71%) Ruby
4 8 (9.52%) C
5 7 (8.33%) Python
6 5 (5.95%) PHP
6 5 (5.95%) SQL
7 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.76%) Scala
8 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (21.43%) Docker
2 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.57%) XenApp
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (92.86%) Puppet
2 19 (22.62%) Nagios
3 8 (9.52%) Ansible
4 4 (4.76%) logstash
4 4 (4.76%) Riemann
5 3 (3.57%) Graphite
5 3 (3.57%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.19%) Cacti
6 1 (1.19%) Mesos
6 1 (1.19%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.19%) Packer
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) WSO2
2 11 (13.10%) Google
3 10 (11.90%) VMware
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle
5 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.57%) Dynatrace
6 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.57%) Zend
7 2 (2.38%) HP
7 2 (2.38%) hybris
7 2 (2.38%) IBM
7 2 (2.38%) Perforce
8 1 (1.19%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.19%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.19%) New Relic
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