The first table below looks at the demand for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Glasgow region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 63 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 0.11% -
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £463
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
40 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.79% 4.59% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 23
Average daily rate £400 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £229 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Opscode Chef
Scotland

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) WATIR
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Groovy
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (57.14%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (57.14%) RSpec
2 4 (57.14%) JBehave
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) ATDD
2 4 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (57.14%) Gradle

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) Kerberos
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) X.509
1 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) Star Schema
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (57.14%) WATIR
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (57.14%) RSpec
2 4 (57.14%) JBehave
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Gradle
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Ant
3 3 (42.86%) Fiddler
4 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Hudson
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Automation Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Data Management
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
1 4 (57.14%) ATDD
1 4 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
1 4 (57.14%) Inmon Methodology
1 4 (57.14%) User Stories
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Groovy
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) ForgeRock
3 1 (14.29%) Sun