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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 52 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 50 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.19% 1.39% 4.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 42.74% 23.88% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £309 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
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
117 67 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.46% 5.82% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 72
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £468 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £110.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

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 1 July 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 100 (96.15%) Puppet
2 81 (77.88%) Linux
3 71 (68.27%) DevOps
4 69 (66.35%) Python
5 68 (65.38%) Configuration Management
6 63 (60.58%) Bash Shell
7 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (46.15%) Ruby
9 45 (43.27%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (36.54%) Jenkins
11 35 (33.65%) Apache
12 32 (30.77%) Java
13 31 (29.81%) SQL
13 31 (29.81%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (28.85%) UNIX
15 28 (26.92%) MongoDB
16 27 (25.96%) NoSQL
16 27 (25.96%) Oracle
16 27 (25.96%) Tomcat
17 26 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
17 26 (25.00%) Ansible
18 23 (22.12%) OpenStack
19 21 (20.19%) Redis
19 21 (20.19%) Git (software)
19 21 (20.19%) TDD
20 20 (19.23%) Open Source
20 20 (19.23%) MySQL
21 19 (18.27%) Cobbler
22 18 (17.31%) PHP
22 18 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 35 (33.65%) Apache
2 27 (25.96%) Tomcat
3 23 (22.12%) OpenStack
4 15 (14.42%) Node.js
5 13 (12.50%) nginx
6 6 (5.77%) IIS
6 6 (5.77%) WebSphere
6 6 (5.77%) Jetty
7 5 (4.81%) JBoss
8 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 31 (29.81%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (13.46%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (7.69%) Route 53
4 8 (7.69%) Amazon S3
4 8 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (5.77%) Google App Engine
5 6 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.96%) IaaS
6 1 (0.96%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) Firewall
2 11 (10.58%) Internet
3 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.77%) DNS
5 6 (5.77%) SSL
5 6 (5.77%) DHCP
5 6 (5.77%) FTP
5 6 (5.77%) HTTP
5 6 (5.77%) IPsec
6 3 (2.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 27 (25.96%) NoSQL
3 21 (20.19%) Redis
4 20 (19.23%) MySQL
5 10 (9.62%) Hadoop
5 10 (9.62%) Couchbase
5 10 (9.62%) SimpleDB
5 10 (9.62%) Relational Database
6 8 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (6.73%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.81%) CouchDB
8 5 (4.81%) Hypertable
8 5 (4.81%) Riak
9 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.92%) Big Data
11 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 38 (36.54%) Jenkins
2 21 (20.19%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.81%) Fiddler
4 3 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.96%) JIRA
5 1 (0.96%) Hudson
General
1 8 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (49.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (14.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 15 (14.42%) Developer
3 9 (8.65%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) DBA
8 3 (2.88%) SQL Developer
8 3 (2.88%) SQL DBA
8 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (1.92%) Web Developer
9 2 (1.92%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (0.96%) Web Engineer
10 1 (0.96%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) Web Services
2 12 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (10.58%) Servlets
4 10 (9.62%) .NET
5 9 (8.65%) J2EE
5 9 (8.65%) Memcached
5 9 (8.65%) LAMP
6 7 (6.73%) POSIX
7 3 (2.88%) Java EE
7 3 (2.88%) RESTful
8 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.88%) Replication
2 3 (2.88%) Clustering
3 2 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 81 (77.88%) Linux
2 30 (28.85%) UNIX
3 14 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (12.50%) Windows
5 10 (9.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.96%) SUSE
6 1 (0.96%) Debian
6 1 (0.96%) Fedora
6 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (68.27%) DevOps
2 68 (65.38%) Configuration Management
3 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (43.27%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (20.19%) TDD
6 20 (19.23%) Open Source
7 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (9.62%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.62%) Automated Testing
10 9 (8.65%) Data Management
11 8 (7.69%) Kanban
12 7 (6.73%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.73%) Performance Testing
12 7 (6.73%) Security Testing
12 7 (6.73%) Software Delivery
12 7 (6.73%) Network Design
12 7 (6.73%) Service Management
13 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.77%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 69 (66.35%) Python
2 63 (60.58%) Bash Shell
3 48 (46.15%) Ruby
4 32 (30.77%) Java
5 31 (29.81%) SQL
6 18 (17.31%) PHP
7 16 (15.38%) Shell Script
8 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
9 8 (7.69%) Perl
10 5 (4.81%) C
11 3 (2.88%) C++
11 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.96%) Scala
12 1 (0.96%) Groovy
12 1 (0.96%) Clojure
12 1 (0.96%) R
12 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 18 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.65%) QEMU
2 9 (8.65%) KVM
3 7 (6.73%) Xen
4 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.92%) Docker
5 2 (1.92%) vCloud
6 1 (0.96%) XenServer
6 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 100 (96.15%) Puppet
2 26 (25.00%) Ansible
3 19 (18.27%) Cobbler
4 16 (15.38%) Tivoli
5 14 (13.46%) Graphite
6 13 (12.50%) Salt
7 9 (8.65%) Opsview
7 9 (8.65%) Rundeck
8 7 (6.73%) HAProxy
9 5 (4.81%) Nagios
9 5 (4.81%) CFEngine
10 3 (2.88%) SCCM
11 1 (0.96%) StatsD
Vendors
1 27 (25.96%) Oracle
2 18 (17.31%) VMware
3 14 (13.46%) Splunk
4 12 (11.54%) Rackspace
5 9 (8.65%) Tealeaf
5 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.65%) Riverbed
6 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.73%) hybris
8 6 (5.77%) SaltStack
8 6 (5.77%) Google
9 1 (0.96%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.96%) Citrix
9 1 (0.96%) Teradata
9 1 (0.96%) Apigee
9 1 (0.96%) Mashery
9 1 (0.96%) Tableau