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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 47 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 42 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.63% 0.41% -
As % of the Systems Management category 41.58% 4.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
West Yorkshire

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
101 85 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.72% 8.72% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 22
Average daily rate £363 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +54.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 3 March 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 94 (97.92%) Puppet
2 84 (87.50%) Linux
3 83 (86.46%) DevOps
4 78 (81.25%) Python
4 78 (81.25%) Ruby
5 65 (67.71%) Configuration Management
6 59 (61.46%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (61.46%) Bash Shell
7 39 (40.63%) PHP
8 38 (39.58%) MongoDB
9 37 (38.54%) Apache
10 36 (37.50%) SQL
11 30 (31.25%) Oracle
12 26 (27.08%) UNIX
13 25 (26.04%) Software Engineering
13 25 (26.04%) OpenStack
13 25 (26.04%) Graphite
14 24 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (23.96%) Shell Script
16 22 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (22.92%) Riak
16 22 (22.92%) Cobbler
17 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (20.83%) SaltStack
17 20 (20.83%) Ansible
17 20 (20.83%) MySQL
17 20 (20.83%) Tivoli
18 19 (19.79%) Splunk
18 19 (19.79%) Redis
19 18 (18.75%) CFEngine

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 37 (38.54%) Apache
2 25 (26.04%) OpenStack
3 15 (15.63%) Node.js
4 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.21%) nginx
6 2 (2.08%) JBoss
6 2 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (7.29%) Amazon S3
3 7 (7.29%) Route 53
4 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (1.04%) SaaS
5 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Internet
2 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.17%) DNS
3 4 (4.17%) SSL
3 4 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.13%) DHCP
4 3 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (39.58%) MongoDB
2 22 (22.92%) Riak
3 20 (20.83%) MySQL
4 19 (19.79%) Redis
5 18 (18.75%) Hypertable
5 18 (18.75%) CouchDB
6 14 (14.58%) NoSQL
7 11 (11.46%) SimpleDB
7 11 (11.46%) Couchbase
8 7 (7.29%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Fiddler
2 7 (7.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.21%) RSpec
5 2 (2.08%) Subversion
6 1 (1.04%) JIRA
6 1 (1.04%) Hudson
General
1 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Developer
5 5 (5.21%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.13%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 3 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (3.13%) Administrator
7 2 (2.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.08%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.08%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.08%) DBA
7 2 (2.08%) Programmer
7 2 (2.08%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.08%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (1.04%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) Web Services
2 3 (3.13%) J2EE
2 3 (3.13%) Servlets
2 3 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.13%) Spring
3 2 (2.08%) POSIX
3 2 (2.08%) LAMP
3 2 (2.08%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.04%) Memcached
4 1 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.29%) Open Source
4 4 (4.17%) Clustering
5 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
6 2 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 84 (87.50%) Linux
2 26 (27.08%) UNIX
3 6 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) SUSE
4 1 (1.04%) Debian
4 1 (1.04%) Fedora
4 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.04%) CentOS
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (86.46%) DevOps
2 65 (67.71%) Configuration Management
3 59 (61.46%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.04%) Software Engineering
5 24 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (12.50%) TDD
7 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.25%) Scrum
8 6 (6.25%) RUP
8 6 (6.25%) DSDM
9 5 (5.21%) Kanban
9 5 (5.21%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.17%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.17%) Security Testing
10 4 (4.17%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.17%) SOA
11 3 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (3.13%) OO
11 3 (3.13%) Network Design
11 3 (3.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (81.25%) Python
1 78 (81.25%) Ruby
2 59 (61.46%) Bash Shell
3 39 (40.63%) PHP
4 36 (37.50%) SQL
5 23 (23.96%) Shell Script
6 18 (18.75%) C
7 12 (12.50%) C++
8 9 (9.38%) Java
9 6 (6.25%) Perl
10 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) VCP4
3 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.29%) QEMU
2 7 (7.29%) KVM
3 1 (1.04%) XenServer
3 1 (1.04%) vSphere
3 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (97.92%) Puppet
2 25 (26.04%) Graphite
3 22 (22.92%) Cobbler
4 20 (20.83%) Ansible
4 20 (20.83%) Tivoli
5 18 (18.75%) Nagios
5 18 (18.75%) CFEngine
6 14 (14.58%) Salt
7 5 (5.21%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.08%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.04%) Opsview
Vendors
1 30 (31.25%) Oracle
2 20 (20.83%) SaltStack
3 19 (19.79%) Splunk
4 11 (11.46%) Rackspace
5 10 (10.42%) VMware
6 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.08%) Percona
7 2 (2.08%) IBM
8 1 (1.04%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.04%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.04%) hybris
8 1 (1.04%) Tealeaf
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