The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.99% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 20.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
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 - -
Opscode Chef
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
67 37 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.53% 7.76% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 34
Average daily rate £375 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £16.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% +16.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Oxford - 12 £500 - 2
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 26 (100.00%) Puppet
2 17 (65.38%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (65.38%) Oracle
3 15 (57.69%) TDD
4 14 (53.85%) Java
4 14 (53.85%) Web Services
5 12 (46.15%) XML
5 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) JUnit
5 12 (46.15%) Spring
5 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
5 12 (46.15%) MVC
5 12 (46.15%) Ansible
5 12 (46.15%) Spring MVC
5 12 (46.15%) jQuery
6 11 (42.31%) BDD
7 10 (38.46%) XSLT
7 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
7 10 (38.46%) Mockito
7 10 (38.46%) DevOps
8 9 (34.62%) SDLC
9 8 (30.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (30.77%) Confluence
9 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (30.77%) Network Security
9 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (30.77%) JIRA
9 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
9 8 (30.77%) Linux

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (30.77%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 17 (65.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (30.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (23.08%) Amazon S3
3 6 (23.08%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) HBase
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) JUnit
2 10 (38.46%) Mockito
3 8 (30.77%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 12 (46.15%) XML
2 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
2 12 (46.15%) Spring
2 12 (46.15%) Spring MVC
2 12 (46.15%) jQuery
3 10 (38.46%) XSLT
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 4 (15.38%) WCF
4 4 (15.38%) WPF
4 4 (15.38%) Silverlight
4 4 (15.38%) REST
4 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) TDD
2 12 (46.15%) MVC
3 11 (42.31%) BDD
4 10 (38.46%) DevOps
4 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 9 (34.62%) SDLC
6 8 (30.77%) Migration
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Web Development
9 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 4 (15.38%) Open Source
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (100.00%) Puppet
2 12 (46.15%) Ansible
3 2 (7.69%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft