The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 15 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.44% 3.33% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £418
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.77%
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 Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
86 90 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.17% 6.14% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 17
Median daily rate £424 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 21 (95.45%) Puppet
2 13 (59.09%) DevOps
3 12 (54.55%) Ansible
4 11 (50.00%) Linux
5 10 (45.45%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
7 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
8 7 (31.82%) PaaS
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (31.82%) Maven
8 7 (31.82%) Banking
8 7 (31.82%) Perl
9 6 (27.27%) Unix
9 6 (27.27%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) Python
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (27.27%) IaaS
9 6 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
10 5 (22.73%) Open Source
10 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
11 4 (18.18%) JavaScript

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) nginx
2 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
4 2 (9.09%) CMS
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
5 1 (4.55%) CICS
5 1 (4.55%) Liferay
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (31.82%) PaaS
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (27.27%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) CloudFront
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
3 7 (31.82%) Maven
4 3 (13.64%) CircleCI
4 3 (13.64%) Gradle
4 3 (13.64%) gulp
4 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
4 3 (13.64%) Travis CI
5 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
5 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.55%) git-flow
6 1 (4.55%) GitLab
6 1 (4.55%) Mockito
6 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Project Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) DBA
3 1 (4.55%) Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.55%) React
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) DataPower
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Debian
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) DevOps
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Open Source
6 4 (18.18%) Server Building
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Content Management
8 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) Release Management
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
9 1 (4.55%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (4.55%) Change Control
9 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
9 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 7 (31.82%) Perl
4 6 (27.27%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 3 (13.64%) Groovy
8 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.55%) MCITP
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (9.09%) zsh
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) Shibboleth
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (95.45%) Puppet
2 12 (54.55%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) vRealize
4 1 (4.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Splunk
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) New Relic
4 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.55%) WSO2