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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 35 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.98% 0.23% -
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
63 27 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.93% 6.19% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 38
Average daily rate £438 £277 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.94% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £214 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -65.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 17 £475 - 1
Opscode Chef
East of England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef.

1 37 (100.00%) Puppet
2 35 (94.59%) Jenkins
2 35 (94.59%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (78.38%) Middleware
4 25 (67.57%) Linux
4 25 (67.57%) Open Source
5 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (62.16%) TDD
6 23 (62.16%) Scrum
6 23 (62.16%) Kanban
6 23 (62.16%) SOA
7 22 (59.46%) SSL
7 22 (59.46%) HTTP
7 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
7 22 (59.46%) Git (software)
8 21 (56.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (56.76%) Subversion
9 17 (45.95%) WSO2
9 17 (45.95%) Mentoring
10 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
11 13 (35.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (32.43%) Coaching
12 12 (32.43%) User Stories
12 12 (32.43%) Perl
13 11 (29.73%) Java
13 11 (29.73%) DevOps
14 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
15 8 (21.62%) API Design
15 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
15 8 (21.62%) C

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) JBoss
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Jetty
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.41%) Google App Engine
2 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) HTTP
1 22 (59.46%) SSL
1 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) IPsec
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (94.59%) Jenkins
2 22 (59.46%) Git (software)
3 21 (56.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) IT Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Environment Manager
5 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Digital Transformation
8 1 (2.70%) Integration Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Agile Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) Middleware
2 8 (21.62%) J2EE
3 7 (18.92%) REST
4 6 (16.22%) Ajax
4 6 (16.22%) CSS
4 6 (16.22%) CSS3
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
4 6 (16.22%) HTML5
4 6 (16.22%) JSON
5 4 (10.81%) Django
5 4 (10.81%) Play Framework
5 4 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (8.11%) .NET
7 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.70%) JAX-RS
7 1 (2.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 21 (56.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Mac OS X
3 7 (18.92%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (67.57%) Open Source
3 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (62.16%) Kanban
4 23 (62.16%) Scrum
4 23 (62.16%) SOA
4 23 (62.16%) TDD
5 17 (45.95%) Mentoring
6 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
7 13 (35.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (32.43%) Coaching
8 12 (32.43%) User Stories
9 11 (29.73%) DevOps
10 8 (21.62%) API Design
10 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
11 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (13.51%) Web Design
12 4 (10.81%) Critical Success Factor
12 4 (10.81%) Microservices
13 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Perl
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) C
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby
4 4 (10.81%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Xen
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Cacti
2 1 (2.70%) Mesos
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) WSO2
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 5 days ago