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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 62 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 43 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.66% 1.70% 2.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.54% 29.03% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
121 62 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.49% 5.87% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 41 65
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 August 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 110 (96.49%) Puppet
2 91 (79.82%) Linux
3 74 (64.91%) DevOps
4 69 (60.53%) Python
4 69 (60.53%) Configuration Management
5 66 (57.89%) Bash Shell
6 55 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (43.86%) Jenkins
9 45 (39.47%) Ruby
10 36 (31.58%) Java
11 35 (30.70%) MongoDB
12 32 (28.07%) SQL
13 31 (27.19%) UNIX
14 30 (26.32%) Apache
15 29 (25.44%) Tomcat
15 29 (25.44%) Open Source
16 28 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
16 28 (24.56%) NoSQL
17 25 (21.93%) Ansible
17 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
18 24 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
18 24 (21.05%) Oracle
19 23 (20.18%) Cloud Computing
19 23 (20.18%) OpenStack
20 22 (19.30%) Redis
21 21 (18.42%) TDD
22 20 (17.54%) VMware
22 20 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 20 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (26.32%) Apache
2 29 (25.44%) Tomcat
3 23 (20.18%) OpenStack
4 16 (14.04%) Node.js
5 13 (11.40%) nginx
6 6 (5.26%) IIS
6 6 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 6 (5.26%) Jetty
7 5 (4.39%) JBoss
8 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (20.18%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (7.02%) Route 53
4 8 (7.02%) Amazon S3
4 8 (7.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (5.26%) Google App Engine
5 6 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.88%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 15 (13.16%) Firewall
3 11 (9.65%) Internet
4 8 (7.02%) DNS
5 7 (6.14%) SSL
5 7 (6.14%) HTTP
5 7 (6.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (5.26%) DHCP
6 6 (5.26%) FTP
6 6 (5.26%) IPsec
7 3 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.70%) MongoDB
2 28 (24.56%) NoSQL
3 22 (19.30%) Redis
4 19 (16.67%) MySQL
5 12 (10.53%) Hadoop
6 11 (9.65%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (8.77%) Relational Database
8 9 (7.89%) Couchbase
8 9 (7.89%) SimpleDB
9 8 (7.02%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (6.14%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.75%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.75%) Hypertable
12 2 (1.75%) Riak
12 2 (1.75%) Big Data
13 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 50 (43.86%) Jenkins
2 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.63%) Subversion
3 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.75%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (45.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (14.04%) Developer
3 14 (12.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Architect
9 3 (2.63%) DBA
9 3 (2.63%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.63%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.63%) SQL DBA
9 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (0.88%) Web Engineer
10 1 (0.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) Web Services
1 14 (12.28%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (9.65%) LAMP
2 11 (9.65%) Servlets
2 11 (9.65%) Memcached
3 10 (8.77%) .NET
4 9 (7.89%) J2EE
5 7 (6.14%) POSIX
6 3 (2.63%) Java EE
6 3 (2.63%) RESTful
7 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.51%) Clustering
2 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.63%) Replication
3 2 (1.75%) User Experience
3 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 91 (79.82%) Linux
2 31 (27.19%) UNIX
3 20 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (13.16%) Windows
5 12 (10.53%) CentOS
6 1 (0.88%) SUSE
6 1 (0.88%) Debian
6 1 (0.88%) Fedora
6 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (64.91%) DevOps
2 69 (60.53%) Configuration Management
3 55 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (25.44%) Open Source
6 21 (18.42%) TDD
7 13 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (9.65%) Data Management
9 10 (8.77%) Automated Testing
9 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.89%) Software Delivery
10 9 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.02%) Kanban
12 7 (6.14%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.14%) Performance Testing
12 7 (6.14%) Security Testing
12 7 (6.14%) Network Design
12 7 (6.14%) Service Management
13 6 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 69 (60.53%) Python
2 66 (57.89%) Bash Shell
3 45 (39.47%) Ruby
4 36 (31.58%) Java
5 32 (28.07%) SQL
6 18 (15.79%) Shell Script
7 16 (14.04%) PHP
8 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 8 (7.02%) Perl
10 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.75%) C
12 1 (0.88%) C++
12 1 (0.88%) VB
12 1 (0.88%) Scala
12 1 (0.88%) Groovy
12 1 (0.88%) Clojure
12 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 20 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.65%) vCloud
3 10 (8.77%) QEMU
3 10 (8.77%) KVM
4 7 (6.14%) Xen
5 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.75%) Docker
7 1 (0.88%) XenServer
7 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 110 (96.49%) Puppet
2 25 (21.93%) Ansible
3 20 (17.54%) Cobbler
4 18 (15.79%) Tivoli
5 13 (11.40%) Salt
5 13 (11.40%) Graphite
6 11 (9.65%) Rundeck
6 11 (9.65%) Opsview
7 7 (6.14%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.63%) SCCM
9 2 (1.75%) Nagios
9 2 (1.75%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.88%) StatsD
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) Oracle
2 20 (17.54%) VMware
3 13 (11.40%) Splunk
4 11 (9.65%) Riverbed
4 11 (9.65%) Red Hat
4 11 (9.65%) Tealeaf
5 10 (8.77%) Rackspace
6 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.14%) hybris
8 6 (5.26%) Google
9 3 (2.63%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.75%) Juniper
10 2 (1.75%) F5
10 2 (1.75%) Cisco
10 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.88%) Teradata
11 1 (0.88%) Citrix
11 1 (0.88%) Tableau
11 1 (0.88%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.88%) Apigee
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