The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 58 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 1 33 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.21% 5.17% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.44% 47.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
Opscode Chef
East of 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 Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
41 69 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.49% 10.82% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 19
Median daily rate £300 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £315 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.94 - £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Fedora
3 1 (25.00%) Python

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Jetty
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) WSO2