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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 34 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 54 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.94% 2.22% -
As % of the Systems Management category 37.50% 26.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
144 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.17% 8.25% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 45 20
Average daily rate £350 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

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 20 November 2014.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 71 (95.95%) Puppet
2 59 (79.73%) Linux
3 56 (75.68%) DevOps
4 48 (64.86%) Ruby
5 44 (59.46%) Configuration Management
6 37 (50.00%) Python
7 31 (41.89%) Bash Shell
8 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (31.08%) PHP
10 19 (25.68%) MongoDB
11 18 (24.32%) Apache
12 16 (21.62%) SQL
13 15 (20.27%) UNIX
13 15 (20.27%) Shell Script
13 15 (20.27%) VMware
13 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
14 14 (18.92%) Node.js
14 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (18.92%) Oracle
15 13 (17.57%) Web Services
15 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (17.57%) Redis
16 12 (16.22%) Cobbler
16 12 (16.22%) Data Protection
16 12 (16.22%) TDD
16 12 (16.22%) MySQL
16 12 (16.22%) MS Visio
16 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
16 12 (16.22%) Tivoli
17 11 (14.86%) C++

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 18 (24.32%) Apache
2 14 (18.92%) Node.js
3 10 (13.51%) OpenStack
4 8 (10.81%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.76%) nginx
6 3 (4.05%) JBoss
6 3 (4.05%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
1 12 (16.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.16%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon S3
3 5 (6.76%) Route 53
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.76%) DNS
1 5 (6.76%) SSL
2 4 (5.41%) DHCP
2 4 (5.41%) HTTP
3 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) MongoDB
2 13 (17.57%) Redis
3 12 (16.22%) MySQL
4 9 (12.16%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.16%) Riak
5 7 (9.46%) Couchbase
5 7 (9.46%) SimpleDB
6 5 (6.76%) CouchDB
6 5 (6.76%) Hypertable
6 5 (6.76%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.76%) RSpec
2 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.76%) Fiddler
3 3 (4.05%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Architect
2 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (13.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) DBA
9 2 (2.70%) Programmer
9 2 (2.70%) Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Head of Operations
10 1 (1.35%) Software Programmer
10 1 (1.35%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) Web Services
2 4 (5.41%) J2EE
3 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.05%) Spring
4 2 (2.70%) POSIX
4 2 (2.70%) LAMP
4 2 (2.70%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.35%) Memcached
5 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.05%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 59 (79.73%) Linux
2 15 (20.27%) UNIX
3 6 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (75.68%) DevOps
2 44 (59.46%) Configuration Management
3 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.22%) TDD
5 12 (16.22%) Data Protection
6 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.41%) BDD
8 4 (5.41%) Kanban
8 4 (5.41%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.41%) SOA
8 4 (5.41%) Scrum
8 4 (5.41%) RUP
8 4 (5.41%) DSDM
9 3 (4.05%) ITIL
9 3 (4.05%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (4.05%) OO
9 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.86%) Ruby
2 37 (50.00%) Python
3 31 (41.89%) Bash Shell
4 23 (31.08%) PHP
5 16 (21.62%) SQL
6 15 (20.27%) Shell Script
7 11 (14.86%) C++
8 6 (8.11%) Java
9 5 (6.76%) C
10 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 71 (95.95%) Puppet
2 12 (16.22%) Tivoli
2 12 (16.22%) Cobbler
3 10 (13.51%) Salt
4 5 (6.76%) HAProxy
4 5 (6.76%) Ansible
4 5 (6.76%) Nagios
4 5 (6.76%) CFEngine
5 3 (4.05%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (1.35%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) VMware
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) SaltStack
4 6 (8.11%) Splunk
5 4 (5.41%) Rackspace
6 3 (4.05%) IBM
6 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) Percona
7 1 (1.35%) Actimize
7 1 (1.35%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.35%) Tealeaf
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