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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 114 - 105
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 17 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% - 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.52% - 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate £251 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
UK

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
226 182 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.87% 6.88% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 95 80
Average daily rate £300 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
Glasgow - 13 £238 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £525 - 2
Opscode Chef
UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (73.08%) DevOps
2 18 (69.23%) Linux
3 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (57.69%) Java
5 13 (50.00%) Ansible
6 12 (46.15%) Puppet
7 10 (38.46%) Finance
7 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (34.62%) VMware
9 8 (30.77%) Python
9 8 (30.77%) Unix
9 8 (30.77%) Docker
9 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
10 7 (26.92%) Microservices
10 7 (26.92%) ELK Stack
10 7 (26.92%) logstash
10 7 (26.92%) Kibana
10 7 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
10 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
10 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
10 7 (26.92%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (26.92%) Hudson
10 7 (26.92%) Ruby
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
10 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
10 7 (26.92%) Middleware
10 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
10 7 (26.92%) Banking

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (19.23%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.69%) Confluence
4 2 (7.69%) Documentum
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) nginx
5 1 (3.85%) CMS
5 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) PaaS
2 5 (19.23%) IaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) FTP
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) IPsec
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
1 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
1 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) Hudson
3 5 (19.23%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
1 7 (26.92%) ELK Stack
1 7 (26.92%) Middleware
1 7 (26.92%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.69%) Servlets
3 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Unix
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) AIX
5 2 (7.69%) Debian
5 2 (7.69%) Windows
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) DevOps
2 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 7 (26.92%) Microservices
5 5 (19.23%) Network Design
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) ITSM
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Service Management
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Content Management
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) Ruby
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCNA
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.69%) MCITP
1 2 (7.69%) MCP
1 2 (7.69%) MCSA
1 2 (7.69%) MCSE
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Xen
4 1 (3.85%) vCloud
4 1 (3.85%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Ansible
2 12 (46.15%) Puppet
3 7 (26.92%) Kibana
3 7 (26.92%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat