The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 140 159 209
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +50
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 353 310 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.69% 1.48% 0.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.90% 16.94% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 232 163
Average daily rate £475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1868 1830 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.95% 8.73% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1269 1019
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 20
Average hourly rate £32.50 £18.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.08% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £14.78 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £25.00 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the London region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in London

Opscode Chef
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the London region.

Opscode Chef Hourly Rate Trend in London

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +40 37 £475 - 34
Harrow - 3 £500 -
Hammersmith - 3 £487 -
Bromley -6 1 £375 -40.00%
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 511 (74.60%) DevOps
2 483 (70.51%) Puppet
3 436 (63.65%) Linux
4 320 (46.72%) Amazon AWS
5 310 (45.26%) Jenkins
6 288 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
7 283 (41.31%) Ansible
8 264 (38.54%) Python
9 249 (36.35%) Ruby
10 236 (34.45%) Docker
11 235 (34.31%) Git (software)
12 229 (33.43%) Continuous Integration
13 225 (32.85%) Configuration Management
14 215 (31.39%) Java
15 150 (21.90%) VMware
16 143 (20.88%) Windows
17 141 (20.58%) MySQL
18 132 (19.27%) Open Source
19 127 (18.54%) Continuous Delivery
20 124 (18.10%) Perl
21 122 (17.81%) Bash Shell
22 116 (16.93%) Unix
23 114 (16.64%) TDD
24 111 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
25 110 (16.06%) Web Services
26 102 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
27 94 (13.72%) SQL
28 91 (13.28%) Red Hat
29 87 (12.70%) MongoDB
30 86 (12.55%) Salt

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 81 (11.82%) OpenStack
2 76 (11.09%) Apache
3 67 (9.78%) Node.js
3 67 (9.78%) Tomcat
4 66 (9.64%) nginx
5 31 (4.53%) IIS
5 31 (4.53%) WebSphere
6 30 (4.38%) Apache Spark
7 28 (4.09%) JBoss
8 24 (3.50%) Confluence
9 21 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (2.34%) Jetty
11 8 (1.17%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.17%) Drupal
12 7 (1.02%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.73%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.73%) WordPress
14 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.58%) CMS
15 3 (0.44%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 11 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.73%) HipChat
3 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.29%) SPSS
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Magento
2 4 (0.58%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 320 (46.72%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (7.74%) GitHub
4 51 (7.45%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (4.23%) IaaS
7 24 (3.50%) PaaS
8 23 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (2.92%) Amazon S3
10 17 (2.48%) Heroku
11 13 (1.90%) SaaS
12 11 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (1.46%) CloudFront
14 9 (1.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (1.31%) Route 53
15 8 (1.17%) Google App Engine
16 7 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (9.34%) TCP/IP
2 50 (7.30%) HTTP
3 39 (5.69%) DNS
4 31 (4.53%) SAN
5 29 (4.23%) Firewall
5 29 (4.23%) SSL
6 26 (3.80%) VPN
7 25 (3.65%) Internet
8 17 (2.48%) LDAP
9 16 (2.34%) LAN
10 15 (2.19%) DHCP
11 14 (2.04%) NAS
11 14 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (1.90%) iSCSI
12 13 (1.90%) SSH
13 12 (1.75%) FTP
13 12 (1.75%) IPsec
13 12 (1.75%) Kerberos
14 11 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (20.58%) MySQL
2 102 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
3 87 (12.70%) MongoDB
4 48 (7.01%) NoSQL
5 41 (5.99%) Redis
6 32 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (4.38%) Hadoop
8 29 (4.23%) Relational Database
9 28 (4.09%) Big Data
10 26 (3.80%) SQL Server
11 21 (3.07%) HBase
12 16 (2.34%) Apache Hive
13 15 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (1.31%) Neo4j
16 8 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (1.17%) DB2
16 8 (1.17%) Parquet
17 6 (0.88%) RDBMS
17 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 310 (45.26%) Jenkins
2 235 (34.31%) Git (software)
3 63 (9.20%) TeamCity
4 61 (8.91%) Subversion
4 61 (8.91%) Vagrant
5 57 (8.32%) JIRA
6 52 (7.59%) Maven
7 45 (6.57%) Sonatype Nexus
8 31 (4.53%) Hudson
9 25 (3.65%) Ant
9 25 (3.65%) Selenium
10 24 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 19 (2.77%) Gerrit
12 18 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (2.48%) Cucumber
13 17 (2.48%) Gradle
14 16 (2.34%) Artifactory
15 15 (2.19%) FishEye
16 12 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 10 (1.46%) RSpec
General
1 72 (10.51%) Finance
2 49 (7.15%) Banking
3 25 (3.65%) Retail
4 18 (2.63%) Publishing
5 15 (2.19%) Games
6 11 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.02%) Legal
8 6 (0.88%) Law
9 5 (0.73%) Marketing
10 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.29%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 330 (48.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (11.68%) Developer
3 71 (10.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 65 (9.49%) AWS Engineer
4 65 (9.49%) Linux Engineer
5 57 (8.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 48 (7.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 47 (6.86%) Architect
8 40 (5.84%) Consultant
9 30 (4.38%) DevOps Consultant
10 27 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
11 23 (3.36%) Administrator
12 21 (3.07%) Linux Administrator
13 20 (2.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 20 (2.92%) Release Manager
14 18 (2.63%) Java Developer
15 17 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 16 (2.34%) Senior Consultant
17 15 (2.19%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (16.06%) Web Services
2 59 (8.61%) .NET
3 49 (7.15%) HTML
4 48 (7.01%) LAMP
5 41 (5.99%) CSS
5 41 (5.99%) REST
6 31 (4.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 27 (3.94%) LAPP Stack
8 24 (3.50%) LEMP Stack
9 23 (3.36%) SOAP
10 21 (3.07%) J2EE
11 20 (2.92%) Kafka
12 19 (2.77%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (2.77%) RESTful
13 16 (2.34%) Sensu
14 14 (2.04%) AngularJS
14 14 (2.04%) jQuery
14 14 (2.04%) JSON
15 12 (1.75%) Java EE
15 12 (1.75%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 19 (2.77%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.48%) Private Cloud
4 17 (2.48%) User Experience
5 12 (1.75%) Fintech
5 12 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.02%) Public Cloud
8 6 (0.88%) Hedge funds
8 6 (0.88%) Online Games
9 5 (0.73%) Derivative
10 4 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.58%) Interactive TV
10 4 (0.58%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.58%) Replication
10 4 (0.58%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.44%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 436 (63.65%) Linux
2 143 (20.88%) Windows
3 116 (16.93%) Unix
4 73 (10.66%) CentOS
5 67 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (9.64%) Ubuntu
7 43 (6.28%) Windows Server
8 17 (2.48%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.90%) Solaris
10 11 (1.61%) Debian
11 9 (1.31%) Android
11 9 (1.31%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.17%) Mac OS X Server
13 7 (1.02%) CoreOS
14 6 (0.88%) AIX
14 6 (0.88%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.73%) VMS
16 4 (0.58%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (74.60%) DevOps
2 288 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (33.43%) Continuous Integration
4 225 (32.85%) Configuration Management
5 132 (19.27%) Open Source
6 127 (18.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 114 (16.64%) TDD
8 82 (11.97%) Scrum
9 75 (10.95%) E-Commerce
10 58 (8.47%) Web Operations
11 52 (7.59%) Release Management
12 45 (6.57%) BDD
13 40 (5.84%) Automated Testing
14 37 (5.40%) High Availability
15 36 (5.26%) Kanban
16 33 (4.82%) Migration
17 28 (4.09%) Mentoring
18 27 (3.94%) OO
18 27 (3.94%) Software Engineering
19 20 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 264 (38.54%) Python
2 249 (36.35%) Ruby
3 215 (31.39%) Java
4 124 (18.10%) Perl
5 122 (17.81%) Bash Shell
6 94 (13.72%) SQL
7 73 (10.66%) JavaScript
8 72 (10.51%) PHP
9 71 (10.36%) PowerShell
10 37 (5.40%) Scala
11 30 (4.38%) Shell Script
12 28 (4.09%) Go
13 25 (3.65%) C++
14 22 (3.21%) C#
15 15 (2.19%) Clojure
15 15 (2.19%) Groovy
16 8 (1.17%) C
17 7 (1.02%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.73%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (4.09%) Security Cleared
2 21 (3.07%) Degree
2 21 (3.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.73%) MCSE
3 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.73%) RHCE
3 5 (0.73%) RHCSA
4 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.44%) CCNA
4 3 (0.44%) CCNP
4 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.29%) PhD
5 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.29%) PMP
5 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.15%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.75%) QA
2 7 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 236 (34.45%) Docker
2 111 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.94%) Active Directory
4 21 (3.07%) vCloud
5 16 (2.34%) Xen
6 15 (2.19%) KVM
7 14 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.75%) vSphere
9 11 (1.61%) Hyper-V
10 10 (1.46%) NFS
10 10 (1.46%) XenApp
11 9 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.31%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.88%) oVirt
12 6 (0.88%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.88%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.73%) GlusterFS
14 4 (0.58%) Varnish
14 4 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 483 (70.51%) Puppet
2 283 (41.31%) Ansible
3 86 (12.55%) Salt
4 77 (11.24%) Nagios
5 54 (7.88%) Kubernetes
6 53 (7.74%) ZABBIX
7 41 (5.99%) logstash
8 23 (3.36%) CFEngine
9 22 (3.21%) Kibana
9 22 (3.21%) Mesos
10 16 (2.34%) Rundeck
10 16 (2.34%) yum
11 15 (2.19%) Capistrano
11 15 (2.19%) Packer
12 13 (1.90%) SCCM
13 12 (1.75%) HAProxy
14 10 (1.46%) Zenoss
15 9 (1.31%) Grafana
15 9 (1.31%) Uchiwa
16 6 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 150 (21.90%) VMware
2 91 (13.28%) Red Hat
3 56 (8.18%) Microsoft
4 47 (6.86%) Rackspace
5 39 (5.69%) Cisco
6 38 (5.55%) Google
7 35 (5.11%) Oracle
8 27 (3.94%) New Relic
9 23 (3.36%) Atlassian
10 22 (3.21%) Splunk
11 21 (3.07%) Dell
11 21 (3.07%) IBM
12 17 (2.48%) Perforce
13 16 (2.34%) hybris
14 14 (2.04%) HP
15 12 (1.75%) EMC
16 11 (1.61%) Cloudera
17 10 (1.46%) AppDynamics
17 10 (1.46%) Rally
18 9 (1.31%) Sybase
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