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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 52 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.47% 0.19% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.09% 5.26% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -21.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
22 19 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.14% 3.59% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 37
Median daily rate £288 £388 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £228 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £41.63 £23.50 £23.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.12% -1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £23.50 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Chelmsford - 1 £275 -
Opscode Chef
East of England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (95.65%) Puppet
2 21 (91.30%) Jenkins
3 19 (82.61%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (78.26%) Linux
5 17 (73.91%) HTTP
5 17 (73.91%) TCP/IP
5 17 (73.91%) SSL
6 15 (65.22%) Middleware
7 14 (60.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (56.52%) Java
9 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
9 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (52.17%) TDD
10 11 (47.83%) Subversion
10 11 (47.83%) Kanban
10 11 (47.83%) Open Source
10 11 (47.83%) Scrum
10 11 (47.83%) SOA
10 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
11 10 (43.48%) Coaching
11 10 (43.48%) DevOps
12 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
13 8 (34.78%) Perl
13 8 (34.78%) User Stories
14 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (30.43%) REST
14 7 (30.43%) Mac OS X
14 7 (30.43%) Unix
15 6 (26.09%) HTML
15 6 (26.09%) CSS

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 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Jetty
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.70%) Google App Engine
1 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) HTTP
1 17 (73.91%) SSL
1 17 (73.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) Jenkins
2 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
3 11 (47.83%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Transformation
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Middleware
2 7 (30.43%) REST
3 6 (26.09%) Ajax
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) CSS3
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) HTML5
3 6 (26.09%) JSON
4 4 (17.39%) Django
4 4 (17.39%) Play Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (13.04%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.35%) JAX-RS
6 1 (4.35%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Mac OS X
3 7 (30.43%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) Kanban
3 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
3 11 (47.83%) Open Source
3 11 (47.83%) Scrum
3 11 (47.83%) SOA
4 10 (43.48%) Coaching
4 10 (43.48%) DevOps
5 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
6 8 (34.78%) User Stories
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (26.09%) API Design
8 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
9 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (21.74%) Web Design
10 4 (17.39%) Critical Success Factor
11 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
5 3 (13.04%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (95.65%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) WSO2
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat