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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 146 197 222
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +25
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 876 688 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.25% 1.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.22% 14.72% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 485 448
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 £381 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £61.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 -

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
5401 4674 5064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.90% 8.50% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 2874 3121
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 158 172
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.31%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +54 851 £500 +5.26% 248
London +43 473 £525 +10.52% 148
South East +77 96 £475 -6.17% 30
Yorkshire +41 65 £450 +12.50% 17
City of London -1 58 £550 +10.00% 30
North West +2 54 £425 +6.25% 30
West Yorkshire +37 48 £430 +9.55% 12
East of England -20 47 £480 -4.95% 7
West Midlands +16 46 £500 +8.10% 5
Manchester +11 37 £413 +10.00% 26
Leeds +30 36 £450 +14.64% 12
Hertfordshire +22 28 £479 -4.25% 1
North East -2 28 £340 -38.18% 2
Tyne and Wear -6 28 £340 -24.44% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 27 £340 -24.44% 1
Berkshire +28 21 £500 +33.33% 8
Surrey +27 21 £358 -31.90% 7
Oxfordshire +11 21 £450 -14.28% 3
Birmingham +12 18 £513 +20.58%
South West -31 18 £488 +21.87% 7
Essex -14 17 £480 -12.72% 1
Hampshire +25 15 £475 +16.56% 2
Staines -1 15 - -
East Midlands -2 15 £388 -13.88% 2
Sheffield -5 14 £450 +5.88% 4
South Yorkshire -11 14 £450 +5.88% 4
Wales -1 11 £560 +54.48% 1
Scotland -1 11 £450 +89.47% 8
Shropshire - 11 £375 - 1
Edinburgh +28 10 £450 +20.00% 7

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1417 (78.46%) Puppet
2 1309 (72.48%) DevOps
3 1110 (61.46%) Linux
4 898 (49.72%) Ansible
5 851 (47.12%) Amazon AWS
6 792 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
7 791 (43.80%) Python
8 700 (38.76%) Jenkins
9 614 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
10 543 (30.07%) Ruby
11 533 (29.51%) Java
12 519 (28.74%) Configuration Management
13 515 (28.52%) Docker
14 491 (27.19%) Git (software)
15 350 (19.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 323 (17.88%) Open Source
17 311 (17.22%) Perl
18 307 (17.00%) Windows
19 294 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
20 286 (15.84%) Bash Shell
21 276 (15.28%) PowerShell
22 255 (14.12%) Unix
23 245 (13.57%) Web Services
24 239 (13.23%) VMware
25 238 (13.18%) Scrum
26 231 (12.79%) Red Hat
26 231 (12.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 225 (12.46%) MongoDB
28 209 (11.57%) Finance
28 209 (11.57%) MySQL

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
1 202 (11.18%) Apache
2 154 (8.53%) OpenStack
3 150 (8.31%) Elasticsearch
4 133 (7.36%) Tomcat
5 128 (7.09%) Confluence
6 123 (6.81%) nginx
7 100 (5.54%) WebSphere
8 88 (4.87%) IIS
9 70 (3.88%) Apache Spark
10 62 (3.43%) WebLogic
11 58 (3.21%) JBoss
12 32 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
13 24 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (1.00%) CloudStack
15 18 (1.00%) Drupal
16 17 (0.94%) CMS
17 14 (0.78%) Apache Solr
18 12 (0.66%) Apache Pig
18 12 (0.66%) Jetty
Applications
1 19 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.17%) SPSS
3 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.055%) MS Office
4 1 (0.055%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.055%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (1.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 10 (0.55%) Magento
2 10 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.055%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 851 (47.12%) Amazon AWS
2 350 (19.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 156 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
4 152 (8.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 119 (6.59%) GitHub
6 117 (6.48%) PaaS
7 113 (6.26%) IaaS
8 93 (5.15%) Amazon S3
9 77 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
10 39 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 34 (1.88%) Amazon EMR
12 32 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
12 32 (1.77%) Route 53
13 30 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
13 30 (1.66%) Heroku
14 22 (1.22%) SaaS
15 21 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 21 (1.16%) AWS CloudTrail
16 20 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 20 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 175 (9.69%) TCP/IP
2 152 (8.42%) DNS
3 136 (7.53%) HTTP
4 111 (6.15%) SSL
5 95 (5.26%) Firewall
6 69 (3.82%) LDAP
7 59 (3.27%) VPN
8 56 (3.10%) Internet
9 42 (2.33%) DHCP
10 34 (1.88%) Kerberos
11 30 (1.66%) Network Security
12 19 (1.05%) SAN
13 18 (1.00%) ICMP
14 17 (0.94%) FTP
15 13 (0.72%) IPsec
16 11 (0.61%) HTTPS
17 10 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
17 10 (0.55%) WAN
18 9 (0.50%) VLAN
19 8 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (12.46%) MongoDB
2 209 (11.57%) MySQL
3 204 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
4 174 (9.63%) NoSQL
5 124 (6.87%) SQL Server
6 123 (6.81%) Hadoop
7 109 (6.04%) Big Data
8 101 (5.59%) Relational Database
9 75 (4.15%) Redis
10 58 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 56 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
12 45 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 28 (1.55%) Apache Hive
14 22 (1.22%) CouchDB
14 22 (1.22%) Oracle Database
15 19 (1.05%) RDBMS
16 14 (0.78%) DB2
17 13 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
17 13 (0.72%) HBase
17 13 (0.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 700 (38.76%) Jenkins
2 491 (27.19%) Git (software)
3 198 (10.96%) JIRA
4 183 (10.13%) Subversion
5 176 (9.75%) TeamCity
6 132 (7.31%) Maven
7 124 (6.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 114 (6.31%) Vagrant
9 88 (4.87%) Sonatype Nexus
10 80 (4.43%) Ant
11 75 (4.15%) Selenium
11 75 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 71 (3.93%) Hudson
13 67 (3.71%) Gradle
14 65 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 51 (2.82%) MSBuild
16 48 (2.66%) Cucumber
17 44 (2.44%) JUnit
18 42 (2.33%) Travis CI
19 38 (2.10%) Mercurial
General
1 209 (11.57%) Finance
2 127 (7.03%) Banking
3 88 (4.87%) Retail
4 31 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 28 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.38%) Marketing
7 22 (1.22%) Publishing
8 16 (0.89%) Games
9 15 (0.83%) Advertising
10 14 (0.78%) Front Office
11 8 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.33%) Electronics
12 6 (0.33%) Law
12 6 (0.33%) Legal
12 6 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.17%) Automotive
15 2 (0.11%) Back Office
16 1 (0.055%) German Language
Job Titles
1 811 (44.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 232 (12.85%) AWS DevOps
3 231 (12.79%) AWS Engineer
4 214 (11.85%) Developer
5 200 (11.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 173 (9.58%) Linux Engineer
7 138 (7.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 134 (7.42%) Senior DevOps
9 126 (6.98%) Administrator
10 122 (6.76%) Architect
11 102 (5.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 102 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
12 84 (4.65%) Consultant
13 79 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
14 74 (4.10%) Linux Administrator
15 63 (3.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 56 (3.10%) Java Developer
17 52 (2.88%) DevOps Consultant
18 51 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 47 (2.60%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (13.57%) Web Services
2 170 (9.41%) .NET
3 135 (7.48%) Node.js
4 120 (6.64%) HTML
4 120 (6.64%) REST
5 118 (6.53%) AngularJS
6 92 (5.09%) LAMP
7 85 (4.71%) Spring
8 81 (4.49%) JSON
9 76 (4.21%) CSS
10 70 (3.88%) LEMP Stack
11 67 (3.71%) ELK Stack
12 61 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
13 59 (3.27%) LAPP Stack
14 57 (3.16%) ASP.NET
15 55 (3.05%) HTML5
16 54 (2.99%) RESTful
17 47 (2.60%) React
18 41 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
19 39 (2.16%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 135 (7.48%) Public Cloud
2 68 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 52 (2.88%) Private Cloud
5 44 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 43 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 32 (1.77%) User Experience
8 20 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.05%) Blog
9 19 (1.05%) Replication
10 18 (1.00%) Social Media
11 16 (0.89%) CMDB
12 14 (0.78%) Credit Risk
12 14 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 14 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (0.72%) Fintech
13 13 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 13 (0.72%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1110 (61.46%) Linux
2 307 (17.00%) Windows
3 255 (14.12%) Unix
4 231 (12.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 163 (9.03%) CentOS
6 95 (5.26%) Ubuntu
7 89 (4.93%) Windows Server
8 52 (2.88%) AIX
9 32 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 26 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (1.16%) Fedora
11 21 (1.16%) Solaris
12 18 (1.00%) Debian
13 16 (0.89%) Android
14 15 (0.83%) CoreOS
15 11 (0.61%) VMS
16 4 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.22%) SUSE
17 3 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1309 (72.48%) DevOps
2 792 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
3 614 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
4 519 (28.74%) Configuration Management
5 323 (17.88%) Open Source
6 294 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
7 238 (13.18%) Scrum
8 202 (11.18%) TDD
9 170 (9.41%) E-Commerce
10 151 (8.36%) High Availability
11 132 (7.31%) Microservices
12 131 (7.25%) BDD
13 116 (6.42%) Kanban
14 114 (6.31%) Continuous Deployment
15 100 (5.54%) OO
16 91 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 91 (5.04%) Migration
17 86 (4.76%) Software Engineering
18 85 (4.71%) Load Balancing
19 78 (4.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 791 (43.80%) Python
2 543 (30.07%) Ruby
3 533 (29.51%) Java
4 311 (17.22%) Perl
5 286 (15.84%) Bash Shell
6 276 (15.28%) PowerShell
7 201 (11.13%) JavaScript
8 193 (10.69%) SQL
9 182 (10.08%) PHP
10 127 (7.03%) Scala
11 118 (6.53%) Go
12 114 (6.31%) C#
13 86 (4.76%) Shell Script
14 35 (1.94%) Clojure
15 34 (1.88%) C++
16 29 (1.61%) R
17 28 (1.55%) C
18 17 (0.94%) Groovy
19 13 (0.72%) T-SQL
20 12 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 79 (4.37%) SC Cleared
3 67 (3.71%) Degree
4 27 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (1.22%) AWS Certification
6 19 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (0.94%) CCNP
8 16 (0.89%) CCNA
8 16 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.61%) MCSE
10 10 (0.55%) RHCE
11 9 (0.50%) ISEB
11 9 (0.50%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.28%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.28%) MCSA
14 5 (0.28%) RHCSA
15 4 (0.22%) ACCA
16 3 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.43%) QA
2 20 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.39%) SLA
5 1 (0.055%) GCP
5 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.055%) SDET
System Software
1 515 (28.52%) Docker
2 160 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
4 59 (3.27%) Active Directory
5 47 (2.60%) vSphere
6 42 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 30 (1.66%) Xen
8 25 (1.38%) vCloud
9 22 (1.22%) NFS
10 20 (1.11%) KVM
11 17 (0.94%) XenServer
12 14 (0.78%) FreeRADIUS
13 11 (0.61%) VirtualBox
14 10 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (0.55%) VMware ESX
15 8 (0.44%) HDFS
16 7 (0.39%) iptables
17 6 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 6 (0.33%) LXC
18 5 (0.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1417 (78.46%) Puppet
2 898 (49.72%) Ansible
3 203 (11.24%) Terraform
4 133 (7.36%) Salt
5 105 (5.81%) Nagios
6 89 (4.93%) Kubernetes
7 56 (3.10%) logstash
8 48 (2.66%) Packer
9 46 (2.55%) Kibana
10 41 (2.27%) ZABBIX
11 36 (1.99%) Mesos
12 35 (1.94%) Graphite
13 25 (1.38%) Consul
14 23 (1.27%) HAProxy
15 20 (1.11%) Grafana
16 19 (1.05%) SCOM
17 18 (1.00%) StatsD
18 15 (0.83%) SELinux
18 15 (0.83%) yum
19 14 (0.78%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 239 (13.23%) VMware
2 231 (12.79%) Red Hat
3 158 (8.75%) Oracle
4 99 (5.48%) Splunk
5 89 (4.93%) Microsoft
6 85 (4.71%) SaltStack
7 76 (4.21%) Atlassian
8 74 (4.10%) Rackspace
9 68 (3.77%) IBM
10 62 (3.43%) Cisco
11 53 (2.93%) HP
12 37 (2.05%) Google
13 36 (1.99%) New Relic
14 32 (1.77%) Zend
15 31 (1.72%) AppDynamics
16 28 (1.55%) Perforce
17 27 (1.50%) Sun
18 26 (1.44%) EMC
19 24 (1.33%) Informatica
20 23 (1.27%) F5
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London
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Scotland
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Wales
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Staffworx Ltd
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
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London
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London
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London
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Slough, Berkshire
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London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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