The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 163 193 318
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +125
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 825 662 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.22% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.73% 15.07% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 502 250
Median daily rate £500 £458 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
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 - - -

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5601 4393 4117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.43% 8.11% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3565 2731 2422
Median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 180 148
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Opscode Chef
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef within the UK.

Opscode Chef Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +22 784 £500 +7.41% 251
London +61 501 £500 +5.26% 152
City of London +54 81 £525 +5.00% 42
North West -27 54 £450 -14.28% 17
Yorkshire -33 53 £500 +33.33% 25
South East -12 52 £450 - 29
West Yorkshire -34 36 £486 +29.66% 22
Leeds -36 33 £486 +29.66% 20
South West 0 27 £400 -20.00% 8
North East -39 26 £340 -23.53%
Tyne and Wear -42 25 £330 -25.84%
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 24 £340 -23.53%
East Midlands -1 23 £550 +10.00% 3
Surrey -1 23 £500 -9.09% 16
East of England -10 23 £475 +18.75% 12
Manchester +9 22 £490 +0.51% 16
West Midlands +11 21 £413 +33.06% 4
Scotland +3 21 £375 -6.25% 6
Cambridgeshire +12 19 £475 +46.15% 9
Cheshire -30 19 £425 -34.61%
Cambridge +7 17 £475 +46.15% 9
Berkshire +12 16 £500 +33.33% 5
Staines +3 16 £550 -
South Yorkshire -16 15 £500 +33.33% 2
Coventry - 15 £425 - 2
Edinburgh +3 14 - - 5
Sheffield -22 14 £500 +33.33% 2
Lancashire -5 13 £450 +20.00%
Blackpool +12 12 £450 +50.00%
Northamptonshire 0 12 £450 -10.00% 2

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 1115 (75.70%) DevOps
2 1106 (75.08%) Puppet
3 998 (67.75%) Linux
4 685 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
5 665 (45.15%) Amazon AWS
6 646 (43.86%) Ansible
7 626 (42.50%) Jenkins
8 584 (39.65%) Python
9 558 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
10 540 (36.66%) Configuration Management
11 485 (32.93%) Ruby
12 484 (32.86%) Java
13 446 (30.28%) Docker
14 432 (29.33%) Git (software)
15 327 (22.20%) Bash Shell
16 315 (21.38%) Windows
17 313 (21.25%) Unix
17 313 (21.25%) Perl
18 264 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
19 239 (16.23%) Open Source
20 227 (15.41%) Continuous Delivery
20 227 (15.41%) VMware
21 214 (14.53%) PowerShell
22 206 (13.99%) Web Services
23 205 (13.92%) MySQL
24 201 (13.65%) Red Hat
25 193 (13.10%) Finance
26 190 (12.90%) OpenStack
27 182 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 177 (12.02%) SQL

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 190 (12.90%) OpenStack
2 145 (9.84%) Apache
3 123 (8.35%) Tomcat
4 103 (6.99%) Node.js
5 84 (5.70%) nginx
6 71 (4.82%) WebSphere
7 64 (4.34%) Confluence
7 64 (4.34%) IIS
8 60 (4.07%) JBoss
9 39 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (1.83%) Apache Spark
11 26 (1.77%) WebLogic
12 20 (1.36%) Jetty
13 18 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (0.95%) SharePoint
15 13 (0.88%) CloudStack
16 10 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.61%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
18 8 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.14%) MS Office
2 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.068%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 10 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.068%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 665 (45.15%) Amazon AWS
2 264 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 137 (9.30%) IaaS
4 101 (6.86%) PaaS
5 98 (6.65%) GitHub
6 80 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
7 72 (4.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 56 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
9 47 (3.19%) Amazon S3
10 32 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 31 (2.10%) SaaS
12 29 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
14 21 (1.43%) CloudFront
15 18 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 17 (1.15%) Google App Engine
17 16 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 16 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
17 16 (1.09%) AWS OpsWorks
17 16 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 132 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 107 (7.26%) HTTP
3 98 (6.65%) DNS
4 81 (5.50%) SSL
5 63 (4.28%) Firewall
6 62 (4.21%) Internet
7 41 (2.78%) DHCP
8 35 (2.38%) Network Security
9 33 (2.24%) IPsec
10 32 (2.17%) VPN
11 30 (2.04%) FTP
12 28 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
13 27 (1.83%) LDAP
14 25 (1.70%) SAN
15 20 (1.36%) SSH
16 19 (1.29%) LAN
17 18 (1.22%) WAN
18 11 (0.75%) VLAN
19 9 (0.61%) NAS
20 8 (0.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (13.92%) MySQL
2 175 (11.88%) MongoDB
3 111 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
4 110 (7.47%) NoSQL
5 89 (6.04%) Relational Database
6 70 (4.75%) Big Data
7 66 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 59 (4.01%) Hadoop
9 55 (3.73%) SQL Server
10 46 (3.12%) Redis
11 42 (2.85%) Amazon RDS
12 28 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
14 18 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.15%) HBase
16 15 (1.02%) Oracle Database
17 13 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 12 (0.81%) Apache Hive
18 12 (0.81%) CouchDB
19 10 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 626 (42.50%) Jenkins
2 432 (29.33%) Git (software)
3 163 (11.07%) Maven
4 144 (9.78%) JIRA
5 140 (9.50%) TeamCity
6 97 (6.59%) Subversion
7 92 (6.25%) Hudson
8 87 (5.91%) Ant
9 81 (5.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 73 (4.96%) Vagrant
11 53 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 50 (3.39%) Gradle
13 48 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 47 (3.19%) Travis CI
15 46 (3.12%) Sonatype Nexus
16 39 (2.65%) Selenium
17 38 (2.58%) Artifactory
18 30 (2.04%) MSBuild
19 26 (1.77%) GitLab
20 20 (1.36%) JUnit
General
1 193 (13.10%) Finance
2 88 (5.97%) Banking
3 53 (3.60%) Retail
4 39 (2.65%) Games
5 29 (1.97%) Publishing
6 24 (1.63%) Legal
7 22 (1.49%) Marketing
8 18 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.75%) Electronics
10 11 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.75%) Law
11 6 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.34%) Back Office
13 4 (0.27%) Advertising
13 4 (0.27%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.14%) Local Government
16 1 (0.068%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 762 (51.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 179 (12.15%) Linux Engineer
3 176 (11.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 158 (10.73%) AWS Engineer
5 134 (9.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 133 (9.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 115 (7.81%) Architect
8 104 (7.06%) Developer
9 93 (6.31%) Cloud Engineer
10 79 (5.36%) Consultant
11 64 (4.34%) Administrator
12 60 (4.07%) DevOps Consultant
13 56 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
14 47 (3.19%) Technical Architect
15 41 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
16 40 (2.72%) Azure Engineer
16 40 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
17 33 (2.24%) Automation Engineer
18 32 (2.17%) Analyst
18 32 (2.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (13.99%) Web Services
2 147 (9.98%) .NET
3 90 (6.11%) HTML
3 90 (6.11%) LAMP
4 65 (4.41%) REST
5 50 (3.39%) CSS
6 46 (3.12%) SOAP
7 40 (2.72%) AngularJS
7 40 (2.72%) LAPP Stack
8 38 (2.58%) LEMP Stack
9 37 (2.51%) Middleware
9 37 (2.51%) Sensu
10 36 (2.44%) Kafka
11 34 (2.31%) JSON
12 30 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
13 29 (1.97%) HTML5
13 29 (1.97%) Ruby on Rails
14 28 (1.90%) J2EE
15 27 (1.83%) XML
16 26 (1.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (3.80%) Private Cloud
2 53 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 42 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 26 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.56%) User Experience
8 18 (1.22%) Clustering
8 18 (1.22%) Social Media
9 17 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 17 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.15%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 14 (0.95%) Blog
11 14 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.81%) Wiki
13 11 (0.75%) Online Games
14 10 (0.68%) HACMP
14 10 (0.68%) Replication
15 9 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 998 (67.75%) Linux
2 315 (21.38%) Windows
3 313 (21.25%) Unix
4 182 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 102 (6.92%) CentOS
6 86 (5.84%) Ubuntu
7 68 (4.62%) Windows Server
8 36 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (2.04%) VMS
10 28 (1.90%) AIX
10 28 (1.90%) Fedora
11 22 (1.49%) CoreOS
12 19 (1.29%) Windows 7
13 18 (1.22%) Solaris
14 14 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.81%) Android
15 12 (0.81%) Debian
15 12 (0.81%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.68%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1115 (75.70%) DevOps
2 685 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
3 558 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
4 540 (36.66%) Configuration Management
5 239 (16.23%) Open Source
6 227 (15.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 166 (11.27%) Scrum
8 137 (9.30%) TDD
9 103 (6.99%) Release Management
10 97 (6.59%) E-Commerce
11 96 (6.52%) Web Operations
12 95 (6.45%) OO
13 72 (4.89%) Software Engineering
14 71 (4.82%) Migration
15 63 (4.28%) Mentoring
16 62 (4.21%) Microservices
17 61 (4.14%) Kanban
18 57 (3.87%) ITIL
19 55 (3.73%) High Availability
20 54 (3.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 584 (39.65%) Python
2 485 (32.93%) Ruby
3 484 (32.86%) Java
4 327 (22.20%) Bash Shell
5 313 (21.25%) Perl
6 214 (14.53%) PowerShell
7 177 (12.02%) SQL
8 150 (10.18%) JavaScript
9 106 (7.20%) PHP
10 74 (5.02%) C++
11 68 (4.62%) Shell Script
12 52 (3.53%) Scala
13 36 (2.44%) C#
14 35 (2.38%) Go
15 28 (1.90%) Korn
16 27 (1.83%) Groovy
17 24 (1.63%) Bourne shell
18 19 (1.29%) R
19 16 (1.09%) Clojure
20 15 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 95 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 51 (3.46%) SC Cleared
3 28 (1.90%) Degree
4 19 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (0.88%) MCSE
5 13 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.81%) CCNA
7 10 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.61%) CCNP
9 6 (0.41%) RHCE
10 4 (0.27%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.20%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.20%) CCIE
11 3 (0.20%) CISSP
11 3 (0.20%) PhD
11 3 (0.20%) RHCA
12 2 (0.14%) CCDA
12 2 (0.14%) CISM
12 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.58%) QA
2 23 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.48%) COBIT
5 6 (0.41%) SLA
6 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.14%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.068%) Data Quality
System Software
1 446 (30.28%) Docker
2 158 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (3.60%) Xen
4 51 (3.46%) Active Directory
5 47 (3.19%) KVM
6 37 (2.51%) vCloud
7 35 (2.38%) vSphere
8 23 (1.56%) Hyper-V
9 20 (1.36%) NFS
10 13 (0.88%) etcd
10 13 (0.88%) flannel
10 13 (0.88%) GlusterFS
10 13 (0.88%) XenServer
11 11 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (0.75%) VirtualBox
12 10 (0.68%) Ceph
12 10 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 9 (0.61%) VMware ESX
14 8 (0.54%) Apache Flume
15 7 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1106 (75.08%) Puppet
2 646 (43.86%) Ansible
3 110 (7.47%) Salt
4 108 (7.33%) Nagios
5 98 (6.65%) Kubernetes
6 68 (4.62%) logstash
7 64 (4.34%) Terraform
8 57 (3.87%) Packer
9 46 (3.12%) Mesos
10 39 (2.65%) ZABBIX
11 36 (2.44%) SCCM
11 36 (2.44%) SCOM
12 35 (2.38%) Kibana
13 33 (2.24%) Graphite
14 28 (1.90%) Cobbler
15 27 (1.83%) Grafana
16 25 (1.70%) Tivoli
17 23 (1.56%) Uchiwa
18 22 (1.49%) CFEngine
19 21 (1.43%) StatsD
Vendors
1 227 (15.41%) VMware
2 201 (13.65%) Red Hat
3 156 (10.59%) Oracle
4 124 (8.42%) Microsoft
5 103 (6.99%) Splunk
6 78 (5.30%) Rackspace
7 59 (4.01%) Atlassian
8 49 (3.33%) Cisco
9 47 (3.19%) SaltStack
10 45 (3.05%) IBM
11 42 (2.85%) Google
12 37 (2.51%) HP
13 31 (2.10%) New Relic
14 28 (1.90%) Dell
14 28 (1.90%) NetApp
15 27 (1.83%) Citrix
16 22 (1.49%) Sitecore
17 18 (1.22%) F5
18 17 (1.15%) Apigee
19 16 (1.09%) hybris
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