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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 49 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 33 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.06% 0.94% -
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 15.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
99 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.18% 6.26% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 28 24
Average daily rate £363 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £243 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -18.44%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 77 (96.25%) Puppet
2 71 (88.75%) DevOps
3 65 (81.25%) Linux
4 63 (78.75%) Ruby
5 52 (65.00%) Python
6 50 (62.50%) Configuration Management
7 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (45.00%) Bash Shell
8 36 (45.00%) PHP
9 32 (40.00%) MongoDB
10 30 (37.50%) Apache
11 29 (36.25%) SQL
12 26 (32.50%) Oracle
13 22 (27.50%) Software Engineering
13 22 (27.50%) Graphite
14 19 (23.75%) Riak
14 19 (23.75%) UNIX
15 17 (21.25%) Shell Script
15 17 (21.25%) SaltStack
15 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (20.00%) Node.js
16 16 (20.00%) Splunk
16 16 (20.00%) Redis
17 15 (18.75%) CFEngine
17 15 (18.75%) Ansible
17 15 (18.75%) Hypertable
17 15 (18.75%) Nagios
17 15 (18.75%) C
17 15 (18.75%) MySQL
17 15 (18.75%) CouchDB

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (37.50%) Apache
2 16 (20.00%) Node.js
3 13 (16.25%) OpenStack
4 7 (8.75%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.25%) nginx
6 3 (3.75%) JBoss
6 3 (3.75%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.50%) Amazon S3
3 6 (7.50%) Route 53
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.25%) DNS
2 5 (6.25%) SSL
3 4 (5.00%) Internet
3 4 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.00%) DHCP
3 4 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 19 (23.75%) Riak
3 16 (20.00%) Redis
4 15 (18.75%) Hypertable
4 15 (18.75%) CouchDB
4 15 (18.75%) MySQL
5 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
6 9 (11.25%) SimpleDB
6 9 (11.25%) Couchbase
7 6 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Fiddler
2 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.25%) RSpec
3 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.75%) Subversion
General
1 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (58.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Architect
6 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.50%) Programmer
7 2 (2.50%) Administrator
7 2 (2.50%) DBA
7 2 (2.50%) Head of Operations
7 2 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.25%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) J2EE
3 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.75%) Spring
4 2 (2.50%) POSIX
4 2 (2.50%) LAMP
4 2 (2.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.25%) Memcached
5 1 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 65 (81.25%) Linux
2 19 (23.75%) UNIX
3 7 (8.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (88.75%) DevOps
2 50 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (27.50%) Software Engineering
5 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.75%) TDD
7 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.25%) Kanban
8 5 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 5 (6.25%) Scrum
8 5 (6.25%) RUP
8 5 (6.25%) DSDM
9 4 (5.00%) SOA
9 4 (5.00%) Security Testing
10 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.75%) Network Design
10 3 (3.75%) Performance Testing
10 3 (3.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (78.75%) Ruby
2 52 (65.00%) Python
3 36 (45.00%) PHP
3 36 (45.00%) Bash Shell
4 29 (36.25%) SQL
5 17 (21.25%) Shell Script
6 15 (18.75%) C
7 13 (16.25%) C++
8 7 (8.75%) Java
9 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) XenServer
2 1 (1.25%) vSphere
2 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 77 (96.25%) Puppet
2 22 (27.50%) Graphite
3 15 (18.75%) CFEngine
3 15 (18.75%) Nagios
3 15 (18.75%) Ansible
4 14 (17.50%) Cobbler
4 14 (17.50%) Tivoli
5 10 (12.50%) Salt
6 5 (6.25%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.75%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (1.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Oracle
2 17 (21.25%) SaltStack
3 16 (20.00%) Splunk
4 6 (7.50%) VMware
4 6 (7.50%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.75%) IBM
5 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.50%) Percona
7 1 (1.25%) Actimize
7 1 (1.25%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.25%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.25%) Tealeaf
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