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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
England / East of England
Rank 99 87 115
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 27 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.69% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.00% 17.86% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 10
Median daily rate £501 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £405 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £600 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
150 224 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.06% 9.46% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 112 131
Median daily rate £475 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 29
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.77 £44.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +18 21 £513 +2.50% 3
Essex -18 5 £445 -17.20% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £425 -15.84% 2
Opscode Chef
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 57 (87.69%) Puppet
2 47 (72.31%) DevOps
3 46 (70.77%) Linux
4 41 (63.08%) Jenkins
5 37 (56.92%) Ansible
6 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (50.77%) Java
8 32 (49.23%) Git (software)
9 28 (43.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (40.00%) TDD
11 25 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (36.92%) Perl
13 23 (35.38%) Ant
13 23 (35.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (33.85%) Apache
15 20 (30.77%) HTTP
16 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
16 19 (29.23%) Python
16 19 (29.23%) Configuration Management
16 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (27.69%) Mentoring
17 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
17 18 (27.69%) JIRA
17 18 (27.69%) Oracle
18 17 (26.15%) OOD
18 17 (26.15%) OO
18 17 (26.15%) Data Structures
19 16 (24.62%) Algorithms
19 16 (24.62%) Go
19 16 (24.62%) Gradle

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (33.85%) Apache
2 12 (18.46%) nginx
3 10 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 8 (12.31%) JBoss
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (10.77%) Drupal
6 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Magento
2 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) GitHub
3 2 (3.08%) Trello
4 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) HTTP
2 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
3 16 (24.62%) SSL
4 12 (18.46%) DNS
5 11 (16.92%) DHCP
6 9 (13.85%) Firewall
7 3 (4.62%) Internet
8 2 (3.08%) SAN
9 1 (1.54%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (20.00%) MySQL
3 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.77%) DB2
5 3 (4.62%) Big Data
6 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (63.08%) Jenkins
2 32 (49.23%) Git (software)
3 23 (35.38%) Ant
4 18 (27.69%) JIRA
5 16 (24.62%) Gradle
5 16 (24.62%) Maven
6 15 (23.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 11 (16.92%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (18.46%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Architect
3 8 (12.31%) Lead DevOps
3 8 (12.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (12.31%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (10.77%) Administrator
4 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.77%) Unix Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Java Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) LAMP
1 11 (16.92%) Middleware
2 9 (13.85%) J2EE
3 5 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (6.15%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (3.08%) RxJava
6 1 (1.54%) JSON
6 1 (1.54%) Kafka
6 1 (1.54%) Node.js
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Data Structures
2 16 (24.62%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) FMCG
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (70.77%) Linux
2 28 (43.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (15.38%) Unix
4 7 (10.77%) AIX
5 4 (6.15%) CentOS
6 3 (4.62%) Fedora
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.08%) Solaris
7 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) DevOps
2 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.00%) TDD
4 23 (35.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (29.23%) Configuration Management
5 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (27.69%) Mentoring
6 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
7 17 (26.15%) OO
7 17 (26.15%) OOD
8 16 (24.62%) Complexity Analysis
8 16 (24.62%) Open Source
9 15 (23.08%) ATDD
9 15 (23.08%) BDD
10 14 (21.54%) Kanban
10 14 (21.54%) Scrum
11 10 (15.38%) Coaching
11 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
12 8 (12.31%) Integration Testing
12 8 (12.31%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) Java
2 24 (36.92%) Perl
3 19 (29.23%) Python
4 16 (24.62%) Go
4 16 (24.62%) Ruby
5 15 (23.08%) Clojure
5 15 (23.08%) PHP
5 15 (23.08%) Rust
6 9 (13.85%) F#
7 7 (10.77%) SQL
8 6 (9.23%) C#
9 4 (6.15%) C
10 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.08%) Jython
12 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Docker
2 10 (15.38%) FreeRADIUS
3 6 (9.23%) vSphere
4 5 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 57 (87.69%) Puppet
2 37 (56.92%) Ansible
3 11 (16.92%) Nagios
4 3 (4.62%) Graphite
4 3 (4.62%) logstash
4 3 (4.62%) Terraform
5 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.54%) Consul
6 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) VMware
3 9 (13.85%) Cisco
4 8 (12.31%) WSO2
5 7 (10.77%) hybris
5 7 (10.77%) IBM
6 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.08%) New Relic
7 2 (3.08%) SAP
7 2 (3.08%) Splunk