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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 151 237 251
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +14
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 943 604 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.04% 0.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.51% 12.52% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 430 374
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
5710 4824 4932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.71% 8.33% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3599 2979 2924
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 177 188
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £46.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +74 922 £500 +11.11% 229
London +106 536 £513 +7.89% 127
South East +72 106 £463 -11.90% 33
Yorkshire +21 93 £450 +12.50% 18
City of London +42 92 £550 +15.78% 35
West Yorkshire +39 87 £450 +28.57% 16
Leeds +35 67 £475 +35.71% 15
East of England +7 38 £540 +16.75% 14
North West +2 38 £450 +2.85% 16
West Midlands +4 37 £410 - 9
Oxfordshire +15 32 £438 -14.63% 7
Surrey +24 27 £475 -9.52% 8
North East -21 27 £388 -18.42%
Tyne and Wear -24 27 £388 -17.59%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 26 £425 -9.62%
East Midlands -10 24 £410 +5.80% 1
South West 0 20 £450 +2.85% 11
Hertfordshire +14 19 £525 +23.52% 5
Oxford 0 19 £419 -18.29% 5
Manchester -17 19 £450 - 15
Berkshire +20 18 £463 +32.14% 6
Essex +15 17 £540 -9.62%
Bradford +25 16 £375 -6.25%
Telford -11 16 £375 - 2
Shropshire -16 16 £375 - 2
Lincolnshire - 15 £375 -
Bristol -12 14 £450 -14.28% 5
Scotland +16 12 £475 +38.18% 5
Cheshire -3 12 £394 -1.56% 1
Lincoln - 12 £375 -

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1416 (77.12%) Puppet
2 1359 (74.02%) DevOps
3 1177 (64.11%) Linux
4 892 (48.58%) Ansible
5 878 (47.82%) Amazon AWS
6 806 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
7 794 (43.25%) Python
8 691 (37.64%) Jenkins
9 627 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
10 573 (31.21%) Ruby
11 523 (28.49%) Docker
12 520 (28.32%) Configuration Management
13 515 (28.05%) Java
14 480 (26.14%) Git (software)
15 362 (19.72%) Windows
16 357 (19.44%) Perl
17 344 (18.74%) Open Source
18 342 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
19 338 (18.41%) Bash Shell
20 300 (16.34%) Continuous Delivery
21 294 (16.01%) PowerShell
22 267 (14.54%) Finance
23 245 (13.34%) Unix
24 238 (12.96%) Red Hat
25 235 (12.80%) Web Services
26 228 (12.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 224 (12.20%) MySQL
28 222 (12.09%) VMware
29 221 (12.04%) MongoDB
30 220 (11.98%) TeamCity

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
1 216 (11.76%) Apache
2 168 (9.15%) OpenStack
3 165 (8.99%) Tomcat
4 117 (6.37%) Elasticsearch
5 103 (5.61%) Confluence
6 91 (4.96%) nginx
6 91 (4.96%) WebSphere
7 88 (4.79%) IIS
8 58 (3.16%) WebLogic
9 57 (3.10%) JBoss
10 31 (1.69%) Apache Spark
11 22 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
11 22 (1.20%) Drupal
12 19 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
13 18 (0.98%) CMS
13 18 (0.98%) Jetty
14 17 (0.93%) Mongrel
15 16 (0.87%) NServiceBus
15 16 (0.87%) SharePoint
16 10 (0.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 33 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.11%) SPSS
4 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.054%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.054%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (0.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.60%) Magento
3 9 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.054%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.054%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 878 (47.82%) Amazon AWS
2 342 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 161 (8.77%) PaaS
4 155 (8.44%) IaaS
5 125 (6.81%) Amazon EC2
6 119 (6.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 111 (6.05%) GitHub
8 72 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
9 65 (3.54%) Amazon S3
10 36 (1.96%) SaaS
11 21 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 21 (1.14%) Heroku
12 19 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (0.87%) Office 365
13 16 (0.87%) Route 53
14 14 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (0.76%) Google App Engine
15 13 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (0.71%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 164 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 153 (8.33%) DNS
3 112 (6.10%) HTTP
4 109 (5.94%) SSL
5 94 (5.12%) Firewall
6 62 (3.38%) VPN
7 55 (3.00%) Internet
8 50 (2.72%) Network Security
9 46 (2.51%) DHCP
10 43 (2.34%) LDAP
11 30 (1.63%) FTP
12 26 (1.42%) IPsec
13 24 (1.31%) ICMP
13 24 (1.31%) SAN
14 14 (0.76%) SSH
15 12 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (0.65%) WAN
16 11 (0.60%) HTTPS
16 11 (0.60%) VoIP
17 10 (0.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (12.20%) MySQL
2 221 (12.04%) MongoDB
3 180 (9.80%) NoSQL
4 175 (9.53%) PostgreSQL
5 118 (6.43%) SQL Server
6 103 (5.61%) Relational Database
7 96 (5.23%) Hadoop
8 63 (3.43%) Redis
9 61 (3.32%) Big Data
10 47 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 46 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 45 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
13 27 (1.47%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.42%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.93%) DB2
16 16 (0.87%) CouchDB
17 14 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
18 10 (0.54%) Riak
19 9 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
20 8 (0.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 691 (37.64%) Jenkins
2 480 (26.14%) Git (software)
3 220 (11.98%) TeamCity
4 183 (9.97%) JIRA
5 163 (8.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 144 (7.84%) Subversion
7 121 (6.59%) Maven
8 115 (6.26%) Vagrant
9 98 (5.34%) Hudson
10 80 (4.36%) Sonatype Nexus
11 78 (4.25%) Ant
12 76 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 66 (3.59%) Travis CI
14 65 (3.54%) MSBuild
15 62 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 62 (3.38%) Gradle
16 54 (2.94%) Selenium
17 41 (2.23%) Cucumber
18 38 (2.07%) GoCD
19 35 (1.91%) Artifactory
General
1 267 (14.54%) Finance
2 132 (7.19%) Banking
3 97 (5.28%) Retail
4 33 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 28 (1.53%) Publishing
6 24 (1.31%) Marketing
7 22 (1.20%) Legal
8 21 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 18 (0.98%) Games
10 14 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.65%) Front Office
12 11 (0.60%) Advertising
13 10 (0.54%) Electronics
13 10 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.38%) Law
15 5 (0.27%) Back Office
16 4 (0.22%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.16%) Automotive
17 3 (0.16%) Local Government
17 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 889 (48.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 265 (14.43%) AWS Engineer
3 250 (13.62%) AWS DevOps
4 232 (12.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 206 (11.22%) Linux Engineer
6 174 (9.48%) Senior DevOps
7 170 (9.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 167 (9.10%) Developer
9 138 (7.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 125 (6.81%) Architect
11 122 (6.64%) Administrator
12 106 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
13 96 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
14 87 (4.74%) Consultant
15 71 (3.87%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
16 65 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
17 64 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
18 56 (3.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 55 (3.00%) DevOps Consultant
20 52 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (12.80%) Web Services
2 177 (9.64%) .NET
3 134 (7.30%) Node.js
4 119 (6.48%) HTML
5 113 (6.15%) LAMP
6 92 (5.01%) AngularJS
7 76 (4.14%) REST
8 70 (3.81%) JSON
9 69 (3.76%) CSS
10 67 (3.65%) Spring
11 64 (3.49%) LAPP Stack
12 62 (3.38%) ASP.NET
12 62 (3.38%) LEMP Stack
13 56 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
14 54 (2.94%) RESTful
15 52 (2.83%) HTML5
16 46 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 46 (2.51%) Middleware
17 38 (2.07%) ELK Stack
18 36 (1.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 141 (7.68%) Public Cloud
2 68 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 53 (2.89%) Data Centre
4 45 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (2.02%) User Experience
6 34 (1.85%) Blog
6 34 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 21 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
9 19 (1.03%) Social Media
10 17 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (0.93%) Replication
10 17 (0.93%) Wiki
11 16 (0.87%) Hedge funds
12 14 (0.76%) Clustering
12 14 (0.76%) CMDB
12 14 (0.76%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.71%) EMC VNX
13 13 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1177 (64.11%) Linux
2 362 (19.72%) Windows
3 245 (13.34%) Unix
4 228 (12.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 158 (8.61%) CentOS
6 111 (6.05%) Ubuntu
7 97 (5.28%) Windows Server
8 45 (2.45%) Fedora
9 37 (2.02%) AIX
10 32 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (1.14%) Solaris
12 18 (0.98%) Android
13 16 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 16 (0.87%) VMS
14 14 (0.76%) Debian
15 12 (0.65%) CoreOS
15 12 (0.65%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.54%) Windows 10
17 8 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1359 (74.02%) DevOps
2 806 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 627 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
4 520 (28.32%) Configuration Management
5 344 (18.74%) Open Source
6 300 (16.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 212 (11.55%) Scrum
8 197 (10.73%) E-Commerce
9 193 (10.51%) TDD
10 133 (7.24%) Microservices
11 128 (6.97%) High Availability
12 115 (6.26%) Continuous Deployment
13 113 (6.15%) Kanban
14 107 (5.83%) BDD
15 102 (5.56%) Migration
15 102 (5.56%) Software Engineering
16 95 (5.17%) Release Management
17 89 (4.85%) Load Balancing
18 88 (4.79%) OO
19 85 (4.63%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 794 (43.25%) Python
2 573 (31.21%) Ruby
3 515 (28.05%) Java
4 357 (19.44%) Perl
5 338 (18.41%) Bash Shell
6 294 (16.01%) PowerShell
7 213 (11.60%) JavaScript
8 181 (9.86%) PHP
9 180 (9.80%) SQL
10 118 (6.43%) C#
11 89 (4.85%) Scala
12 83 (4.52%) Go
13 70 (3.81%) Shell Script
14 60 (3.27%) C++
15 25 (1.36%) Clojure
16 20 (1.09%) C
16 20 (1.09%) Groovy
17 18 (0.98%) Bourne shell
18 17 (0.93%) Korn
19 15 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 110 (5.99%) Security Cleared
2 58 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 55 (3.00%) Degree
4 48 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (0.76%) RHCE
6 13 (0.71%) CCNP
7 12 (0.65%) CCNA
7 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.49%) ISEB
9 9 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.49%) RHCSA
10 8 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.44%) MCSE
11 4 (0.22%) ACCA
12 3 (0.16%) CCIE
12 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.92%) QA
2 31 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.49%) SLA
5 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.054%) COBIT
6 1 (0.054%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.054%) SDET
System Software
1 523 (28.49%) Docker
2 134 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
4 55 (3.00%) Active Directory
5 51 (2.78%) vSphere
6 42 (2.29%) Hyper-V
6 42 (2.29%) KVM
7 41 (2.23%) vCloud
8 33 (1.80%) Xen
9 25 (1.36%) NFS
10 9 (0.49%) Squid
11 8 (0.44%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.38%) iptables
13 6 (0.33%) etcd
13 6 (0.33%) flannel
13 6 (0.33%) XenServer
14 5 (0.27%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
15 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1416 (77.12%) Puppet
2 892 (48.58%) Ansible
3 168 (9.15%) Terraform
4 109 (5.94%) Kubernetes
5 102 (5.56%) Nagios
6 93 (5.07%) Salt
7 65 (3.54%) Packer
8 51 (2.78%) ZABBIX
9 48 (2.61%) Mesos
10 44 (2.40%) logstash
11 34 (1.85%) Graphite
12 27 (1.47%) SCOM
13 24 (1.31%) HAProxy
13 24 (1.31%) Kibana
14 21 (1.14%) CFEngine
14 21 (1.14%) Consul
15 19 (1.03%) SCCM
15 19 (1.03%) StatsD
16 18 (0.98%) Rundeck
16 18 (0.98%) yum
Vendors
1 238 (12.96%) Red Hat
2 222 (12.09%) VMware
3 175 (9.53%) Oracle
4 115 (6.26%) Splunk
5 95 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 95 (5.17%) SaltStack
6 79 (4.30%) Rackspace
7 53 (2.89%) IBM
8 52 (2.83%) Atlassian
9 51 (2.78%) Cisco
10 38 (2.07%) Google
11 34 (1.85%) HP
12 29 (1.58%) Perforce
13 26 (1.42%) EMC
13 26 (1.42%) NetApp
13 26 (1.42%) New Relic
14 24 (1.31%) F5
15 23 (1.25%) Sun
16 21 (1.14%) hybris
16 21 (1.14%) Zend
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Hertfordshire
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