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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 124 126 113
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 21 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.17% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.92% 2.36% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
355 212 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.29% 7.32% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 121 104
Median daily rate £347 £325 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.77 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £70.00 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

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
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 31 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 -4 14 - - 7
Glasgow - 7 £350 -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 28 (87.50%) DevOps
2 27 (84.38%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (78.13%) Linux
3 25 (78.13%) Ansible
4 24 (75.00%) Puppet
5 22 (68.75%) Java
5 22 (68.75%) Docker
6 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
7 17 (53.13%) Configuration Management
7 17 (53.13%) PaaS
8 15 (46.88%) TeamCity
8 15 (46.88%) Ruby
9 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (40.63%) Splunk
9 13 (40.63%) Perl
10 12 (37.50%) Python
10 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
11 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
11 11 (34.38%) MSBuild
11 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
11 11 (34.38%) Finance
11 11 (34.38%) Legal
11 11 (34.38%) Migration
11 11 (34.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (28.13%) Hudson
12 9 (28.13%) Bourne shell
12 9 (28.13%) Maven
13 8 (25.00%) Korn

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 (21.88%) Apache
2 6 (18.75%) JBoss
3 5 (15.63%) Confluence
3 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 2 (6.25%) nginx
5 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) PaaS
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (21.88%) IaaS
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) FTP
2 2 (6.25%) IPsec
2 2 (6.25%) LDAP
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) DB2
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
2 15 (46.88%) TeamCity
3 11 (34.38%) MSBuild
3 11 (34.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (28.13%) Hudson
4 9 (28.13%) Maven
5 6 (18.75%) JIRA
6 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.25%) Ant
7 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
7 2 (6.25%) ClearCase
7 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.25%) Gradle
7 2 (6.25%) Grunt
7 2 (6.25%) gulp
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium
7 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (6.25%) Subversion
7 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
1 11 (34.38%) Legal
2 4 (12.50%) Law
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) AWS Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Azure Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Middleware
2 4 (12.50%) Servlets
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) ELK Stack
4 2 (6.25%) Java EE
4 2 (6.25%) JDBC
4 2 (6.25%) JSP
4 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) JAXB
5 1 (3.13%) JSON
5 1 (3.13%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) SAX
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) AIX
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.50%) HPUX
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) DevOps
2 27 (84.38%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (53.13%) Configuration Management
4 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) Migration
6 7 (21.88%) Microservices
7 6 (18.75%) Network Design
7 6 (18.75%) SOA
8 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (9.38%) Kanban
10 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.25%) Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.25%) Scrum
10 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Content Management
11 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
11 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) Ruby
3 13 (40.63%) Perl
4 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 12 (37.50%) Python
5 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
6 9 (28.13%) Bourne shell
7 8 (25.00%) C++
7 8 (25.00%) Korn
8 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 2 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Docker
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
3 2 (6.25%) Xen
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) zsh
Systems Management
1 25 (78.13%) Ansible
2 24 (75.00%) Puppet
3 4 (12.50%) logstash
4 2 (6.25%) CA Wily
4 2 (6.25%) Kibana
4 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.25%) Zenoss
5 1 (3.13%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Splunk
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.63%) Atlassian
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Google
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Perforce
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