The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 26 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.74% 1.11% -
As % of the Systems Management category 27.03% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.07%
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 Luton region.

Systems Management Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
37 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.54% 2.22% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 1 6
Average daily rate £363 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (83.33%) JIRA
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) VB
2 10 (83.33%) Confluence
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) IIS
3 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (58.33%) Web Services
6 5 (41.67%) DevOps
6 5 (41.67%) FinalBuilder
6 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (33.33%) Log4Net
7 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) MSMQ
7 4 (33.33%) Puppet
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Artifactory
8 3 (25.00%) CMS
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) CMDB

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 10 (83.33%) Confluence
2 9 (75.00%) IIS
3 3 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) JIRA
2 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (41.67%) FinalBuilder
3 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
4 4 (33.33%) Log4Net
5 3 (25.00%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) MSMQ
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) PowerShell
1 10 (83.33%) VB
2 9 (75.00%) C#
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet