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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
UK
Rank 159 191 241
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +50
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 740 637 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.65% 1.25% 0.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.87% 14.31% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 455 341
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
4662 4452 4479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 8.76% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3067 2756 2687
Median daily rate £475 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 142 144
Median hourly rate £34.81 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.04% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £53.58 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +41 710 £500 +5.26% 222
London +20 406 £525 +5.00% 116
South East +52 74 £475 +5.55% 40
North West +50 66 £400 +16.36% 21
City of London +6 51 £550 +7.31% 26
Manchester +36 50 £400 +23.07% 19
Yorkshire +5 49 £475 +6.74% 18
West Yorkshire +16 35 £463 +10.77% 15
Leeds +14 31 £475 +16.20% 14
Berkshire +41 29 £513 +20.58% 7
East of England -8 29 £510 +2.00% 8
North East +3 27 £340 -20.00% 1
West Midlands +1 27 £500 +19.76% 5
Tyne and Wear 0 27 £340 -20.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 26 £340 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +17 23 £550 +10.00% 2
Scotland +25 16 £450 +89.47% 7
Hampshire +16 14 £475 +16.56% 2
Surrey +12 14 £360 -20.08% 14
Edinburgh +25 13 £450 -14.28% 7
Cheshire +28 12 £600 +3.22% 1
South West -20 12 £450 +12.50% 7
Oxfordshire +6 11 £450 +50.00% 10
East Midlands +4 11 £488 -2.50% 6
Sheffield -6 11 £450 - 2
South Yorkshire -7 11 £450 - 2
Windsor - 11 £550 -
Wales -1 10 £525 +44.82%
Nottinghamshire +18 9 £488 -2.50% 2
Nottingham +11 9 £488 -2.50% 2

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 1272 (77.18%) Puppet
2 1182 (71.72%) DevOps
3 1012 (61.41%) Linux
4 845 (51.27%) Ansible
5 759 (46.06%) Amazon AWS
5 759 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
6 753 (45.69%) Python
7 664 (40.29%) Jenkins
8 555 (33.68%) Continuous Integration
9 527 (31.98%) Java
10 518 (31.43%) Configuration Management
11 497 (30.16%) Ruby
12 475 (28.82%) Docker
13 437 (26.52%) Git (software)
14 292 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
15 284 (17.23%) Windows
16 281 (17.05%) Open Source
17 280 (16.99%) Perl
18 277 (16.81%) Continuous Delivery
19 273 (16.57%) Bash Shell
20 258 (15.66%) PowerShell
21 250 (15.17%) Unix
22 236 (14.32%) Scrum
23 233 (14.14%) Web Services
24 230 (13.96%) Red Hat
24 230 (13.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 209 (12.68%) VMware
26 203 (12.32%) MySQL
27 202 (12.26%) MongoDB
28 193 (11.71%) Finance

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
1 157 (9.53%) Apache
2 142 (8.62%) OpenStack
3 130 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
4 121 (7.34%) nginx
5 114 (6.92%) Confluence
6 96 (5.83%) Tomcat
7 87 (5.28%) IIS
8 84 (5.10%) Apache Spark
9 82 (4.98%) WebSphere
10 51 (3.09%) JBoss
11 42 (2.55%) WebLogic
12 39 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
13 24 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (1.21%) CloudStack
15 18 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (0.97%) Drupal
17 14 (0.85%) Apache Pig
17 14 (0.85%) CMS
18 13 (0.79%) Apache Solr
19 10 (0.61%) Jetty
Applications
1 14 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.12%) SPSS
3 1 (0.061%) MS Office
3 1 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.061%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (1.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.49%) Magento
5 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 759 (46.06%) Amazon AWS
2 292 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 131 (7.95%) Amazon EC2
4 124 (7.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 116 (7.04%) IaaS
6 108 (6.55%) PaaS
7 105 (6.37%) GitHub
8 83 (5.04%) Amazon S3
9 64 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
10 43 (2.61%) Amazon EMR
11 40 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 36 (2.18%) Amazon ELB
13 32 (1.94%) Heroku
14 29 (1.76%) Route 53
15 24 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
16 22 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 20 (1.21%) AWS CloudTrail
18 19 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
19 17 (1.03%) Datadog
20 16 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 166 (10.07%) TCP/IP
2 141 (8.56%) DNS
3 132 (8.01%) HTTP
4 108 (6.55%) SSL
5 90 (5.46%) Firewall
6 63 (3.82%) LDAP
7 57 (3.46%) Internet
8 49 (2.97%) VPN
9 37 (2.25%) Kerberos
10 33 (2.00%) DHCP
11 23 (1.40%) Network Security
12 19 (1.15%) HTTPS
12 19 (1.15%) SAN
13 15 (0.91%) FTP
13 15 (0.91%) ICMP
14 11 (0.67%) IPsec
15 10 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
15 10 (0.61%) WAN
16 9 (0.55%) LAN
17 8 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (12.32%) MySQL
2 202 (12.26%) MongoDB
3 184 (11.17%) PostgreSQL
4 165 (10.01%) NoSQL
5 121 (7.34%) Big Data
6 115 (6.98%) Hadoop
7 98 (5.95%) Relational Database
8 95 (5.76%) SQL Server
9 74 (4.49%) Redis
10 51 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
11 45 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 38 (2.31%) Apache Hive
13 36 (2.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 26 (1.58%) HBase
15 24 (1.46%) Oracle Database
16 22 (1.33%) RDBMS
17 18 (1.09%) CouchDB
18 14 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
19 13 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
19 13 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 664 (40.29%) Jenkins
2 437 (26.52%) Git (software)
3 176 (10.68%) Subversion
4 174 (10.56%) JIRA
5 140 (8.50%) TeamCity
6 132 (8.01%) Maven
7 123 (7.46%) Vagrant
8 110 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 83 (5.04%) Selenium
10 80 (4.85%) Hudson
11 78 (4.73%) Sonatype Nexus
12 76 (4.61%) Ant
13 73 (4.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 71 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
15 65 (3.94%) Gradle
16 52 (3.16%) Cucumber
17 51 (3.09%) MSBuild
18 43 (2.61%) JUnit
19 40 (2.43%) Travis CI
20 38 (2.31%) Mercurial
General
1 193 (11.71%) Finance
2 118 (7.16%) Banking
3 81 (4.92%) Retail
4 32 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 29 (1.76%) Marketing
6 26 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.15%) Games
8 13 (0.79%) Publishing
9 11 (0.67%) Electronics
9 11 (0.67%) Front Office
9 11 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.49%) Advertising
11 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.36%) Law
12 5 (0.30%) Legal
13 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.12%) Automotive
14 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.061%) Billing
15 1 (0.061%) German Language
Job Titles
1 721 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 201 (12.20%) AWS DevOps
3 200 (12.14%) Developer
4 195 (11.83%) AWS Engineer
5 175 (10.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 158 (9.59%) Linux Engineer
7 120 (7.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 113 (6.86%) Senior DevOps
9 108 (6.55%) Architect
10 97 (5.89%) Administrator
11 86 (5.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 78 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
13 69 (4.19%) Cloud Engineer
14 63 (3.82%) Linux Administrator
15 62 (3.76%) Consultant
16 56 (3.40%) Java Developer
17 55 (3.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 48 (2.91%) Automation Engineer
19 46 (2.79%) Lead DevOps
20 43 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (14.14%) Web Services
2 129 (7.83%) .NET
3 117 (7.10%) REST
4 108 (6.55%) Node.js
5 106 (6.43%) AngularJS
6 103 (6.25%) HTML
7 84 (5.10%) Spring
8 76 (4.61%) ELK Stack
9 75 (4.55%) JSON
10 74 (4.49%) LAMP
11 63 (3.82%) CSS
11 63 (3.82%) LEMP Stack
12 58 (3.52%) HTML5
13 54 (3.28%) RESTful
14 44 (2.67%) LAPP Stack
15 40 (2.43%) Django
15 40 (2.43%) React
16 38 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
17 36 (2.18%) J2EE
18 35 (2.12%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 93 (5.64%) Public Cloud
2 67 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (3.40%) Data Centre
4 54 (3.28%) Algorithms
5 51 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.43%) Private Cloud
7 28 (1.70%) Data Structures
8 25 (1.52%) User Experience
9 22 (1.33%) Replication
10 21 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 18 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (0.97%) Blog
12 16 (0.97%) Social Media
13 15 (0.91%) Credit Risk
13 15 (0.91%) Fintech
14 14 (0.85%) Virtual Team
15 13 (0.79%) Tandem
16 12 (0.73%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.73%) Wiki
17 11 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1012 (61.41%) Linux
2 284 (17.23%) Windows
3 250 (15.17%) Unix
4 230 (13.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 152 (9.22%) CentOS
6 88 (5.34%) Windows Server
7 78 (4.73%) Ubuntu
8 53 (3.22%) AIX
9 28 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (1.52%) Fedora
11 24 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 23 (1.40%) Debian
13 20 (1.21%) CoreOS
14 19 (1.15%) Solaris
15 11 (0.67%) Android
16 8 (0.49%) SUSE
17 6 (0.36%) VMS
18 3 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
18 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1182 (71.72%) DevOps
2 759 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
3 555 (33.68%) Continuous Integration
4 518 (31.43%) Configuration Management
5 281 (17.05%) Open Source
6 277 (16.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 236 (14.32%) Scrum
8 172 (10.44%) TDD
9 139 (8.43%) E-Commerce
10 125 (7.58%) Microservices
11 120 (7.28%) High Availability
12 117 (7.10%) BDD
13 105 (6.37%) Kanban
14 102 (6.19%) OO
15 98 (5.95%) Continuous Deployment
16 87 (5.28%) Software Engineering
17 86 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
18 76 (4.61%) Mentoring
19 73 (4.43%) Migration
20 72 (4.37%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 753 (45.69%) Python
2 527 (31.98%) Java
3 497 (30.16%) Ruby
4 280 (16.99%) Perl
5 273 (16.57%) Bash Shell
6 258 (15.66%) PowerShell
7 174 (10.56%) SQL
8 156 (9.47%) JavaScript
9 147 (8.92%) PHP
10 135 (8.19%) Go
11 133 (8.07%) Scala
12 88 (5.34%) Shell Script
13 72 (4.37%) C#
14 40 (2.43%) Clojure
15 32 (1.94%) C
16 30 (1.82%) C++
17 23 (1.40%) Groovy
18 22 (1.33%) R
19 20 (1.21%) Rust
20 16 (0.97%) F#
Qualifications
1 85 (5.16%) Security Cleared
2 65 (3.94%) Degree
3 64 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.21%) AWS Certification
5 19 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.79%) CCNP
8 12 (0.73%) CCNA
9 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.55%) MCSE
11 6 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.30%) RHCE
12 5 (0.30%) VCDX
13 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.18%) MCSA
14 2 (0.12%) ACCA
14 2 (0.12%) CCSA
14 2 (0.12%) MCP
14 2 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.061%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.67%) QA
2 18 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.061%) GCP
5 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.061%) SDET
System Software
1 475 (28.82%) Docker
2 140 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.58%) Virtual Machines
4 56 (3.40%) Active Directory
5 42 (2.55%) vSphere
6 37 (2.25%) Hyper-V
7 31 (1.88%) vCloud
8 29 (1.76%) Xen
9 23 (1.40%) HDFS
10 21 (1.27%) VMware ESX
11 19 (1.15%) XenServer
12 16 (0.97%) VirtualBox
13 15 (0.91%) NFS
14 11 (0.67%) FreeRADIUS
14 11 (0.67%) KVM
15 10 (0.61%) LXC
16 9 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
17 8 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 6 (0.36%) Apache Flume
19 5 (0.30%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1272 (77.18%) Puppet
2 845 (51.27%) Ansible
3 192 (11.65%) Terraform
4 138 (8.37%) Salt
5 118 (7.16%) Nagios
6 86 (5.22%) Kubernetes
7 66 (4.00%) logstash
8 64 (3.88%) Kibana
9 43 (2.61%) Packer
10 40 (2.43%) Graphite
10 40 (2.43%) ZABBIX
11 34 (2.06%) Mesos
12 27 (1.64%) Consul
12 27 (1.64%) Hadoop YARN
13 26 (1.58%) SCOM
14 19 (1.15%) Grafana
14 19 (1.15%) vRealize
15 17 (1.03%) Cobbler
15 17 (1.03%) HAProxy
16 15 (0.91%) SELinux
Vendors
1 230 (13.96%) Red Hat
2 209 (12.68%) VMware
3 142 (8.62%) Oracle
4 99 (6.01%) Splunk
5 84 (5.10%) SaltStack
6 80 (4.85%) Microsoft
7 68 (4.13%) Rackspace
8 66 (4.00%) Atlassian
9 64 (3.88%) Cisco
10 58 (3.52%) IBM
11 48 (2.91%) HP
12 47 (2.85%) Google
13 37 (2.25%) New Relic
14 32 (1.94%) AppDynamics
15 31 (1.88%) Zend
16 25 (1.52%) Informatica
17 23 (1.40%) Sun
18 21 (1.27%) EMC
18 21 (1.27%) Hortonworks
18 21 (1.27%) Perforce
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Excellent
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Huxley
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago