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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 36 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 17 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.98% 0.77% -
As % of the Systems Management category 42.50% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Median daily rate £540 £598 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
40 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.37% 9.96% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 7
Median daily rate £480 £538 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.69% +53.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £261 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £611 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £29.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -6.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Southend-on-Sea 0 9 £520 -12.60%
Opscode Chef
East of England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Puppet
2 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (94.44%) DevOps
2 17 (94.44%) TCP/IP
2 17 (94.44%) Configuration Management
3 16 (88.89%) Jenkins
4 15 (83.33%) Open Source
4 15 (83.33%) SSL
4 15 (83.33%) HTTP
5 14 (77.78%) Perl
5 14 (77.78%) Scrum
5 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (77.78%) Kanban
6 12 (66.67%) TDD
7 11 (61.11%) Apache
7 11 (61.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
8 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
8 10 (55.56%) Middleware
8 10 (55.56%) WSO2
8 10 (55.56%) SOA
8 10 (55.56%) Subversion
9 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (50.00%) JBoss
9 9 (50.00%) J2EE
9 9 (50.00%) Oracle
9 9 (50.00%) Coaching
9 9 (50.00%) Microservices

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 11 (61.11%) Apache
2 9 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) TCP/IP
2 15 (83.33%) HTTP
2 15 (83.33%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (55.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Lead DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Middleware
2 9 (50.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Configuration Management
1 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (94.44%) DevOps
2 15 (83.33%) Open Source
3 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) Kanban
3 14 (77.78%) Scrum
4 12 (66.67%) TDD
5 11 (61.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
6 10 (55.56%) SOA
7 9 (50.00%) API Design
7 9 (50.00%) Coaching
7 9 (50.00%) Microservices
7 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (44.44%) Integration Testing
9 7 (38.89%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (27.78%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (27.78%) User Stories
11 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) C
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) WSO2
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) SAP