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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 91 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 41 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 0.57% -
As % of the Systems Management category 17.52% 6.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
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
234 260 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.48% 8.75% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 122 84
Average daily rate £325 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 26
Average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £27.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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
Essex - 18 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire +14 17 £325 -16.12% 9
Hertfordshire +2 3 £475 -13.63% 1
Bedfordshire +6 2 £450 - 1
Suffolk +1 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 40 (83.33%) Linux
2 39 (81.25%) Puppet
3 31 (64.58%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (52.08%) DevOps
5 21 (43.75%) Jenkins
5 21 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (39.58%) Java
7 18 (37.50%) Configuration Management
8 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (33.33%) Ruby
9 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
10 13 (27.08%) Open Source
10 13 (27.08%) REST
11 12 (25.00%) UNIX
12 11 (22.92%) Web Services
12 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (20.83%) TDD
14 8 (16.67%) Ansible
14 8 (16.67%) IaaS
14 8 (16.67%) Scrum
14 8 (16.67%) Middleware
14 8 (16.67%) Python
14 8 (16.67%) SOA
14 8 (16.67%) Perl
15 7 (14.58%) PHP
15 7 (14.58%) Mac OS X
15 7 (14.58%) Kanban
15 7 (14.58%) Subversion
15 7 (14.58%) JIRA
15 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.67%) IaaS
3 4 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.17%) SaaS
4 2 (4.17%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
1 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 6 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
1 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.58%) Subversion
3 7 (14.58%) JIRA
4 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Ant
5 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.08%) Maven
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Administrator
2 15 (31.25%) Linux Administrator
2 15 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (29.17%) Developer
3 14 (29.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Lead Technical Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Installation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) REST
2 11 (22.92%) Web Services
3 8 (16.67%) Middleware
4 6 (12.50%) HTML
5 5 (10.42%) CSS
5 5 (10.42%) JSON
6 4 (8.33%) Spring
6 4 (8.33%) HTML5
7 3 (6.25%) CSS3
7 3 (6.25%) Ajax
8 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.17%) Apache Camel
8 2 (4.17%) Play Framework
8 2 (4.17%) JPA
8 2 (4.17%) Apache CXF
8 2 (4.17%) Django
8 2 (4.17%) jQuery
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.17%) OSGi
8 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) CMDB
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (25.00%) UNIX
3 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.58%) Mac OS X
5 4 (8.33%) CentOS
5 4 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (52.08%) DevOps
3 18 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) TDD
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
6 8 (16.67%) SOA
7 7 (14.58%) Kanban
8 6 (12.50%) User Stories
9 5 (10.42%) Coaching
10 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
12 2 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (4.17%) Web Testing
12 2 (4.17%) BDD
12 2 (4.17%) Build Automation
12 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
12 2 (4.17%) Service Management
12 2 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Java
2 16 (33.33%) Ruby
3 8 (16.67%) Python
3 8 (16.67%) Perl
4 7 (14.58%) PHP
4 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) Scala
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (81.25%) Puppet
2 8 (16.67%) Ansible
3 2 (4.17%) OpenAM
3 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) WSO2
2 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) ForgeRock
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.08%) Zend
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
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