The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 34 79 37
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -42
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 69 7 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.08% 0.58% 4.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 53.49% 8.54% 39.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 3 34
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£375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Systems Management Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
129 82 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.51% 6.74% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 42 55
Average daily rate £375 £318 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £187 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £62.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 98 (96.08%) Puppet
2 79 (77.45%) Linux
3 74 (72.55%) Python
4 73 (71.57%) Configuration Management
4 73 (71.57%) DevOps
5 63 (61.76%) Bash Shell
6 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (52.94%) Ruby
8 43 (42.16%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (37.25%) Apache
10 33 (32.35%) SQL
11 32 (31.37%) Oracle
11 32 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
12 30 (29.41%) Java
12 30 (29.41%) Ansible
13 29 (28.43%) Jenkins
13 29 (28.43%) MongoDB
14 28 (27.45%) UNIX
15 27 (26.47%) Amazon EC2
16 24 (23.53%) OpenStack
17 23 (22.55%) TDD
18 22 (21.57%) PHP
19 21 (20.59%) MySQL
19 21 (20.59%) NoSQL
20 20 (19.61%) Cobbler
21 19 (18.63%) Redis
22 18 (17.65%) Tomcat
23 17 (16.67%) Tivoli
23 17 (16.67%) Shell Script
24 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 38 (37.25%) Apache
2 24 (23.53%) OpenStack
3 18 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 13 (12.75%) nginx
5 11 (10.78%) Node.js
6 6 (5.88%) IIS
6 6 (5.88%) Jetty
6 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.96%) JBoss
8 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (26.47%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (7.84%) Amazon S3
4 8 (7.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (7.84%) Route 53
5 6 (5.88%) Google App Engine
5 6 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.98%) IaaS
6 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) Firewall
2 11 (10.78%) Internet
3 7 (6.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.86%) DNS
4 6 (5.88%) DHCP
4 6 (5.88%) FTP
4 6 (5.88%) HTTP
4 6 (5.88%) SSL
4 6 (5.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.43%) MongoDB
2 21 (20.59%) MySQL
2 21 (20.59%) NoSQL
3 19 (18.63%) Redis
4 12 (11.76%) SimpleDB
4 12 (11.76%) Couchbase
5 10 (9.80%) CouchDB
5 10 (9.80%) Riak
5 10 (9.80%) Hypertable
6 9 (8.82%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.90%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.96%) Big Data
12 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Jenkins
2 15 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.80%) Fiddler
4 3 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.94%) Subversion
4 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.98%) Hudson
5 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (53.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (15.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 15 (14.71%) Developer
4 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Developer
8 3 (2.94%) SQL DBA
8 3 (2.94%) DBA
9 2 (1.96%) Architect
9 2 (1.96%) Web Developer
9 2 (1.96%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (0.98%) Build and Release Engineer
10 1 (0.98%) Polyglot Developer
10 1 (0.98%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.78%) Servlets
1 11 (10.78%) Web Services
2 10 (9.80%) .NET
3 7 (6.86%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (5.88%) J2EE
4 6 (5.88%) POSIX
5 4 (3.92%) LAMP
5 4 (3.92%) Memcached
6 3 (2.94%) RESTful
7 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Open Source
2 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.94%) User Experience
4 3 (2.94%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 79 (77.45%) Linux
2 28 (27.45%) UNIX
3 10 (9.80%) Windows
4 6 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.90%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.98%) Fedora
6 1 (0.98%) SUSE
6 1 (0.98%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (71.57%) Configuration Management
1 73 (71.57%) DevOps
2 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (42.16%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (22.55%) TDD
5 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 12 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (9.80%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.80%) Automated Testing
8 8 (7.84%) Kanban
8 8 (7.84%) Software Delivery
9 7 (6.86%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.86%) Security Testing
10 6 (5.88%) Service Management
10 6 (5.88%) Performance Testing
10 6 (5.88%) Network Design
11 4 (3.92%) Scrum
11 4 (3.92%) Data Management
11 4 (3.92%) Release Management
12 3 (2.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 74 (72.55%) Python
2 63 (61.76%) Bash Shell
3 54 (52.94%) Ruby
4 33 (32.35%) SQL
5 30 (29.41%) Java
6 22 (21.57%) PHP
7 17 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 10 (9.80%) C
9 9 (8.82%) Perl
10 7 (6.86%) C++
11 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.98%) R
13 1 (0.98%) Groovy
13 1 (0.98%) Scala
13 1 (0.98%) Clojure
13 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.82%) QEMU
2 9 (8.82%) KVM
3 7 (6.86%) Xen
4 2 (1.96%) Docker
5 1 (0.98%) vSphere
5 1 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 98 (96.08%) Puppet
2 30 (29.41%) Ansible
3 20 (19.61%) Cobbler
4 17 (16.67%) Tivoli
5 15 (14.71%) Salt
6 14 (13.73%) Graphite
7 10 (9.80%) Nagios
7 10 (9.80%) CFEngine
8 7 (6.86%) HAProxy
9 4 (3.92%) Opsview
9 4 (3.92%) Rundeck
10 3 (2.94%) SCCM
11 1 (0.98%) StatsD
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Oracle
2 15 (14.71%) VMware
3 14 (13.73%) Splunk
4 13 (12.75%) Rackspace
5 11 (10.78%) SaltStack
6 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.88%) Google
7 6 (5.88%) hybris
8 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.92%) Riverbed
9 4 (3.92%) Tealeaf
10 1 (0.98%) Percona
10 1 (0.98%) Tableau
10 1 (0.98%) Apigee
10 1 (0.98%) Mashery
10 1 (0.98%) Teradata
10 1 (0.98%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.98%) Citrix
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