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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 33 79 43
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -36
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 72 4 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.46% 0.34% 4.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 52.55% 4.40% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 2 33
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£350 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £312 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £324 £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
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
137 91 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.39% 7.79% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 47 56
Average daily rate £363 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.93% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +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 5 May 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 102 (98.08%) Puppet
2 85 (81.73%) Linux
3 79 (75.96%) Python
4 76 (73.08%) Configuration Management
4 76 (73.08%) DevOps
5 68 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (61.54%) Bash Shell
7 62 (59.62%) Ruby
8 43 (41.35%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (40.38%) Apache
10 37 (35.58%) SQL
11 34 (32.69%) Oracle
12 32 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
12 32 (30.77%) Ansible
12 32 (30.77%) MongoDB
13 27 (25.96%) Jenkins
13 27 (25.96%) Amazon EC2
14 26 (25.00%) PHP
14 26 (25.00%) Java
14 26 (25.00%) UNIX
14 26 (25.00%) OpenStack
15 22 (21.15%) TDD
16 21 (20.19%) Cobbler
17 20 (19.23%) MySQL
18 19 (18.27%) Tivoli
18 19 (18.27%) Shell Script
19 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
19 18 (17.31%) NoSQL
19 18 (17.31%) Splunk
19 18 (17.31%) Redis

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 42 (40.38%) Apache
2 26 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 16 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.58%) nginx
4 11 (10.58%) Node.js
5 6 (5.77%) IIS
5 6 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.77%) Jetty
6 2 (1.92%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (25.96%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (5.77%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.77%) Google App Engine
4 6 (5.77%) Route 53
4 6 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.96%) IaaS
5 1 (0.96%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) Firewall
2 8 (7.69%) Internet
2 8 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.73%) DNS
3 7 (6.73%) SSL
3 7 (6.73%) HTTP
4 6 (5.77%) IPsec
4 6 (5.77%) DHCP
4 6 (5.77%) FTP
5 5 (4.81%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 20 (19.23%) MySQL
3 18 (17.31%) NoSQL
3 18 (17.31%) Redis
4 14 (13.46%) Riak
4 14 (13.46%) Hypertable
4 14 (13.46%) CouchDB
5 11 (10.58%) SimpleDB
5 11 (10.58%) Couchbase
6 6 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.81%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.88%) Big Data
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) Jenkins
2 14 (13.46%) Fiddler
3 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.96%) Hudson
4 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.96%) Subversion
4 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (56.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (16.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 11 (10.58%) Developer
4 7 (6.73%) Java Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Lead Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 2 (1.92%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (1.92%) Administrator
8 2 (1.92%) Web Developer
8 2 (1.92%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (1.92%) Architect
9 1 (0.96%) Analyst
9 1 (0.96%) Technical Architect
9 1 (0.96%) DBA
9 1 (0.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) Servlets
2 9 (8.65%) Web Services
3 8 (7.69%) .NET
4 6 (5.77%) J2EE
5 5 (4.81%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.85%) POSIX
6 4 (3.85%) LAMP
6 4 (3.85%) Memcached
7 1 (0.96%) RESTful
7 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Open Source
2 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.81%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.88%) Clustering
4 3 (2.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 85 (81.73%) Linux
2 26 (25.00%) UNIX
3 8 (7.69%) Windows
4 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.96%) SUSE
6 1 (0.96%) Debian
6 1 (0.96%) Fedora
6 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (73.08%) Configuration Management
1 76 (73.08%) DevOps
2 68 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (41.35%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (21.15%) TDD
5 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
6 12 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (9.62%) Software Delivery
7 10 (9.62%) Automated Testing
7 10 (9.62%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.77%) Kanban
9 5 (4.81%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.81%) Security Testing
10 4 (3.85%) Performance Testing
10 4 (3.85%) Data Management
10 4 (3.85%) Network Design
10 4 (3.85%) Service Management
10 4 (3.85%) Scrum
11 3 (2.88%) RUP
11 3 (2.88%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 79 (75.96%) Python
2 64 (61.54%) Bash Shell
3 62 (59.62%) Ruby
4 37 (35.58%) SQL
5 26 (25.00%) PHP
5 26 (25.00%) Java
6 19 (18.27%) Shell Script
7 14 (13.46%) C
8 7 (6.73%) C++
8 7 (6.73%) Perl
9 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.96%) VB
10 1 (0.96%) Clojure
10 1 (0.96%) R
10 1 (0.96%) Groovy
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) Degree
1 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.65%) QEMU
2 9 (8.65%) KVM
3 7 (6.73%) Xen
4 2 (1.92%) Docker
5 1 (0.96%) XenServer
5 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 102 (98.08%) Puppet
2 32 (30.77%) Ansible
3 21 (20.19%) Cobbler
4 19 (18.27%) Tivoli
5 18 (17.31%) Graphite
6 14 (13.46%) Nagios
6 14 (13.46%) CFEngine
6 14 (13.46%) Salt
7 5 (4.81%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.85%) Opsview
9 1 (0.96%) StatsD
9 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (32.69%) Oracle
2 18 (17.31%) Splunk
3 15 (14.42%) Rackspace
3 15 (14.42%) SaltStack
3 15 (14.42%) VMware
4 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.77%) Google
6 4 (3.85%) Riverbed
6 4 (3.85%) hybris
6 4 (3.85%) Tealeaf
6 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.96%) Tableau
7 1 (0.96%) Percona
7 1 (0.96%) Apigee
7 1 (0.96%) Mashery
7 1 (0.96%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.96%) Citrix
7 1 (0.96%) Teradata