The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
UK / England
Rank 147 188 230
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +42
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 710 603 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.30% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.54% 14.83% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 435 338
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4292 4067 4174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.35% 8.74% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2847 2546 2524
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 137 138
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.85 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.17% +8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £54.76 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in England

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in England

Opscode Chef
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Opscode Chef Hourly Rate Trend in England

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 20 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
London +20 406 £525 +5.00% 120
South East +52 74 £475 +5.55% 39
North West +50 66 £400 +16.36% 22
Yorkshire +5 49 £475 +6.74% 19
East of England -8 29 £510 +2.00% 7
North East +3 27 £340 -20.00%
West Midlands +1 27 £500 +19.76% 5
South West -20 12 £450 +12.50% 7
East Midlands +4 11 £488 -2.50% 6
Midlands +1 1 £550 -
Opscode Chef
UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 1229 (76.67%) Puppet
2 1150 (71.74%) DevOps
3 987 (61.57%) Linux
4 813 (50.72%) Ansible
5 741 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
6 740 (46.16%) Python
7 735 (45.85%) Amazon AWS
8 647 (40.36%) Jenkins
9 541 (33.75%) Continuous Integration
10 512 (31.94%) Java
11 508 (31.69%) Configuration Management
12 493 (30.75%) Ruby
13 467 (29.13%) Docker
14 426 (26.58%) Git (software)
15 280 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
16 279 (17.40%) Windows
17 274 (17.09%) Perl
18 270 (16.84%) Open Source
19 269 (16.78%) Continuous Delivery
20 264 (16.47%) Bash Shell
21 252 (15.72%) PowerShell
22 244 (15.22%) Unix
23 234 (14.60%) Scrum
24 227 (14.16%) Web Services
25 222 (13.85%) Red Hat
26 221 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 205 (12.79%) VMware
28 200 (12.48%) MySQL
29 198 (12.35%) MongoDB
30 188 (11.73%) Finance

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 153 (9.54%) Apache
2 141 (8.80%) OpenStack
3 128 (7.99%) Elasticsearch
4 115 (7.17%) nginx
5 111 (6.92%) Confluence
6 92 (5.74%) Tomcat
7 84 (5.24%) Apache Spark
7 84 (5.24%) IIS
8 81 (5.05%) WebSphere
9 51 (3.18%) JBoss
10 41 (2.56%) WebLogic
11 34 (2.12%) Cloud Foundry
12 24 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
13 20 (1.25%) CloudStack
14 17 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (1.00%) Drupal
16 13 (0.81%) Apache Pig
16 13 (0.81%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.75%) CMS
18 10 (0.62%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.12%) SPSS
3 1 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (1.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.50%) Magento
5 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 735 (45.85%) Amazon AWS
2 280 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 127 (7.92%) Amazon EC2
4 120 (7.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 110 (6.86%) IaaS
6 105 (6.55%) GitHub
7 101 (6.30%) PaaS
8 80 (4.99%) Amazon S3
9 63 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
10 43 (2.68%) Amazon EMR
11 38 (2.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 33 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
13 32 (2.00%) Heroku
14 27 (1.68%) Route 53
15 23 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
16 22 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 20 (1.25%) AWS CloudTrail
18 17 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
18 17 (1.06%) Datadog
19 16 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 162 (10.11%) TCP/IP
2 136 (8.48%) DNS
3 130 (8.11%) HTTP
4 105 (6.55%) SSL
5 86 (5.36%) Firewall
6 62 (3.87%) LDAP
7 57 (3.56%) Internet
8 49 (3.06%) VPN
9 35 (2.18%) Kerberos
10 31 (1.93%) DHCP
11 20 (1.25%) Network Security
12 19 (1.19%) HTTPS
12 19 (1.19%) SAN
13 15 (0.94%) FTP
13 15 (0.94%) ICMP
14 11 (0.69%) IPsec
15 10 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
16 9 (0.56%) WAN
17 8 (0.50%) LAN
17 8 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (12.48%) MySQL
2 198 (12.35%) MongoDB
3 182 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
4 164 (10.23%) NoSQL
5 120 (7.49%) Big Data
6 113 (7.05%) Hadoop
7 98 (6.11%) Relational Database
8 91 (5.68%) SQL Server
9 73 (4.55%) Redis
10 48 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
11 45 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 37 (2.31%) Apache Hive
13 33 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 25 (1.56%) HBase
15 23 (1.43%) Oracle Database
16 22 (1.37%) RDBMS
17 18 (1.12%) CouchDB
18 14 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
19 13 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
19 13 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 647 (40.36%) Jenkins
2 426 (26.58%) Git (software)
3 174 (10.85%) Subversion
4 171 (10.67%) JIRA
5 137 (8.55%) TeamCity
6 125 (7.80%) Maven
7 121 (7.55%) Vagrant
8 109 (6.80%) Octopus Deploy
9 83 (5.18%) Selenium
10 80 (4.99%) Hudson
11 78 (4.87%) Sonatype Nexus
12 76 (4.74%) Ant
13 71 (4.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 71 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 61 (3.81%) Gradle
15 52 (3.24%) Cucumber
16 51 (3.18%) MSBuild
17 43 (2.68%) JUnit
18 38 (2.37%) Mercurial
19 37 (2.31%) Travis CI
General
1 188 (11.73%) Finance
2 115 (7.17%) Banking
3 81 (5.05%) Retail
4 32 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 29 (1.81%) Marketing
6 26 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.00%) Games
8 13 (0.81%) Publishing
9 11 (0.69%) Electronics
9 11 (0.69%) Front Office
9 11 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.50%) Advertising
11 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.37%) Law
12 5 (0.31%) Legal
13 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.12%) Automotive
14 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.062%) Billing
15 1 (0.062%) German Language
Job Titles
1 704 (43.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 195 (12.16%) AWS DevOps
3 193 (12.04%) AWS Engineer
3 193 (12.04%) Developer
4 174 (10.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 155 (9.67%) Linux Engineer
6 119 (7.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 109 (6.80%) Senior DevOps
8 106 (6.61%) Architect
9 92 (5.74%) Administrator
10 83 (5.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 75 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
12 68 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
13 62 (3.87%) Consultant
14 58 (3.62%) Linux Administrator
15 54 (3.37%) Java Developer
16 50 (3.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 47 (2.93%) Automation Engineer
18 43 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 43 (2.68%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (14.16%) Web Services
2 126 (7.86%) .NET
3 117 (7.30%) REST
4 106 (6.61%) Node.js
5 105 (6.55%) AngularJS
6 103 (6.43%) HTML
7 84 (5.24%) Spring
8 74 (4.62%) LAMP
9 73 (4.55%) ELK Stack
9 73 (4.55%) JSON
10 63 (3.93%) CSS
11 61 (3.81%) LEMP Stack
12 58 (3.62%) HTML5
13 53 (3.31%) RESTful
14 44 (2.74%) LAPP Stack
15 40 (2.50%) Django
16 39 (2.43%) React
17 36 (2.25%) J2EE
17 36 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
18 35 (2.18%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.74%) Public Cloud
2 66 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (3.31%) Data Centre
4 52 (3.24%) Algorithms
5 51 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 36 (2.25%) Private Cloud
7 26 (1.62%) Data Structures
8 25 (1.56%) User Experience
9 22 (1.37%) Replication
10 21 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.00%) Social Media
13 15 (0.94%) Credit Risk
14 14 (0.87%) Fintech
14 14 (0.87%) Virtual Team
15 13 (0.81%) Blog
15 13 (0.81%) Tandem
16 12 (0.75%) Management Information System
17 11 (0.69%) Clustering
17 11 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 987 (61.57%) Linux
2 279 (17.40%) Windows
3 244 (15.22%) Unix
4 221 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 147 (9.17%) CentOS
6 84 (5.24%) Windows Server
7 73 (4.55%) Ubuntu
8 52 (3.24%) AIX
9 28 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (1.56%) Fedora
11 23 (1.43%) Apple iOS
12 22 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (1.31%) Debian
14 20 (1.25%) CoreOS
15 19 (1.19%) Solaris
16 11 (0.69%) Android
17 8 (0.50%) SUSE
18 5 (0.31%) VMS
19 3 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
19 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1150 (71.74%) DevOps
2 741 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
3 541 (33.75%) Continuous Integration
4 508 (31.69%) Configuration Management
5 270 (16.84%) Open Source
6 269 (16.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 234 (14.60%) Scrum
8 171 (10.67%) TDD
9 136 (8.48%) E-Commerce
10 124 (7.74%) Microservices
11 120 (7.49%) High Availability
12 116 (7.24%) BDD
13 103 (6.43%) Kanban
14 100 (6.24%) OO
15 95 (5.93%) Continuous Deployment
16 86 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 86 (5.36%) Software Engineering
17 76 (4.74%) Mentoring
18 70 (4.37%) Migration
18 70 (4.37%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 740 (46.16%) Python
2 512 (31.94%) Java
3 493 (30.75%) Ruby
4 274 (17.09%) Perl
5 264 (16.47%) Bash Shell
6 252 (15.72%) PowerShell
7 169 (10.54%) SQL
8 153 (9.54%) JavaScript
9 144 (8.98%) PHP
10 132 (8.23%) Go
11 130 (8.11%) Scala
12 84 (5.24%) Shell Script
13 72 (4.49%) C#
14 38 (2.37%) Clojure
15 31 (1.93%) C
16 30 (1.87%) C++
17 22 (1.37%) R
18 19 (1.19%) Groovy
19 18 (1.12%) Rust
20 14 (0.87%) F#
Qualifications
1 77 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 65 (4.05%) Degree
3 56 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.25%) AWS Certification
5 19 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.81%) CCNP
8 12 (0.75%) CCNA
9 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.56%) MCSE
11 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.31%) RHCE
12 5 (0.31%) VCDX
13 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.19%) MCSA
14 2 (0.12%) ACCA
14 2 (0.12%) CCSA
14 2 (0.12%) MCP
14 2 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.062%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.80%) QA
2 18 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.062%) GCP
5 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.062%) SDET
System Software
1 467 (29.13%) Docker
2 139 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
4 53 (3.31%) Active Directory
5 41 (2.56%) vSphere
6 36 (2.25%) Hyper-V
7 31 (1.93%) vCloud
8 28 (1.75%) Xen
9 22 (1.37%) HDFS
10 21 (1.31%) VMware ESX
11 19 (1.19%) XenServer
12 16 (1.00%) VirtualBox
13 15 (0.94%) NFS
14 11 (0.69%) FreeRADIUS
14 11 (0.69%) KVM
15 10 (0.62%) LXC
16 7 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 7 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
17 6 (0.37%) Apache Flume
18 5 (0.31%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1229 (76.67%) Puppet
2 813 (50.72%) Ansible
3 184 (11.48%) Terraform
4 136 (8.48%) Salt
5 117 (7.30%) Nagios
6 84 (5.24%) Kubernetes
7 64 (3.99%) logstash
8 62 (3.87%) Kibana
9 42 (2.62%) Packer
10 40 (2.50%) Graphite
10 40 (2.50%) ZABBIX
11 33 (2.06%) Mesos
12 27 (1.68%) Hadoop YARN
13 26 (1.62%) SCOM
14 25 (1.56%) Consul
15 19 (1.19%) Grafana
16 17 (1.06%) Cobbler
16 17 (1.06%) HAProxy
16 17 (1.06%) vRealize
17 15 (0.94%) SELinux
Vendors
1 222 (13.85%) Red Hat
2 205 (12.79%) VMware
3 137 (8.55%) Oracle
4 97 (6.05%) Splunk
5 80 (4.99%) SaltStack
6 77 (4.80%) Microsoft
7 66 (4.12%) Rackspace
8 65 (4.05%) Atlassian
9 62 (3.87%) Cisco
10 56 (3.49%) IBM
11 47 (2.93%) HP
12 44 (2.74%) Google
13 36 (2.25%) New Relic
14 31 (1.93%) AppDynamics
14 31 (1.93%) Zend
15 25 (1.56%) Informatica
16 23 (1.43%) Sun
17 21 (1.31%) EMC
17 21 (1.31%) Perforce
18 20 (1.25%) Siebel
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Excellent
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Huxley
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago