The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 124 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 20 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.099% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.80% 1.23% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
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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 Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
345 244 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.54% 8.04% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 143 107
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £115 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 14 - - 3
Glasgow - 6 £400 - 2
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UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 34 (89.47%) DevOps
2 32 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (71.05%) Linux
4 26 (68.42%) Java
4 26 (68.42%) Ansible
5 25 (65.79%) Puppet
6 23 (60.53%) Jenkins
6 23 (60.53%) Docker
7 18 (47.37%) PaaS
8 17 (44.74%) Configuration Management
9 16 (42.11%) Ruby
10 15 (39.47%) TeamCity
10 15 (39.47%) Finance
11 14 (36.84%) Python
12 13 (34.21%) Migration
12 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (34.21%) Hudson
12 13 (34.21%) Splunk
13 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
13 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
13 12 (31.58%) Perl
14 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
14 11 (28.95%) Legal
14 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
14 11 (28.95%) MSBuild
14 11 (28.95%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (23.68%) logstash
15 9 (23.68%) Relational Database

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) Apache
1 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (15.79%) JBoss
3 5 (13.16%) Confluence
3 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.26%) Documentum
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
5 2 (5.26%) nginx
5 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.63%) CMS
6 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (47.37%) PaaS
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (18.42%) IaaS
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) FTP
2 2 (5.26%) IPsec
2 2 (5.26%) LDAP
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 9 (23.68%) RDBMS
2 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Redis
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Jenkins
2 15 (39.47%) TeamCity
3 13 (34.21%) Hudson
4 11 (28.95%) MSBuild
4 11 (28.95%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (21.05%) Maven
6 5 (13.16%) JIRA
7 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.26%) Ant
9 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
9 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
9 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
9 2 (5.26%) Gradle
9 2 (5.26%) Grunt
9 2 (5.26%) gulp
9 2 (5.26%) Selenium
9 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (5.26%) Subversion
9 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Legal
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) AWS Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Azure Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Middleware
2 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
2 7 (18.42%) ELK Stack
2 7 (18.42%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (10.53%) Servlets
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) Java EE
4 2 (5.26%) JDBC
4 2 (5.26%) JSP
4 2 (5.26%) SOAP
4 2 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) AIX
2 8 (21.05%) Unix
3 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (7.89%) HPUX
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) DevOps
2 32 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (44.74%) Configuration Management
4 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Microservices
6 6 (15.79%) Network Design
6 6 (15.79%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) Kanban
9 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
9 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Content Management
10 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) Ruby
3 14 (36.84%) Python
4 12 (31.58%) Perl
4 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
5 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
6 9 (23.68%) Bourne shell
6 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 8 (21.05%) C++
7 8 (21.05%) Korn
8 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.26%) Xen
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) zsh
Systems Management
1 26 (68.42%) Ansible
2 25 (65.79%) Puppet
3 9 (23.68%) logstash
4 7 (18.42%) Kibana
5 2 (5.26%) CA Wily
5 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (5.26%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.63%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Splunk
2 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Atlassian
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle