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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 143 198 308
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +110
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 932 662 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.16% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.35% 13.54% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 476 241
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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
6073 4888 4345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.22% 8.58% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3997 3004 2534
Median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 143 132
Median hourly rate £28.63 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.72% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.03 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.25 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +62 901 £500 +16.27% 235
London +87 542 £503 +5.78% 142
South East +47 105 £450 -10.00% 29
City of London +68 101 £538 +7.50% 39
Yorkshire +16 86 £550 +57.14% 15
West Yorkshire +22 71 £550 +57.14% 15
Leeds +17 66 £550 +57.14% 14
North West +5 50 £475 - 15
Surrey +27 45 £456 -17.04% 6
South West -1 33 £450 +6.50% 8
West Midlands - 33 £350 - 5
Manchester +10 29 £498 +4.73% 14
Berkshire +26 24 £488 - 9
East Midlands +11 24 £438 -2.77% 6
East of England -55 21 £500 +25.00% 11
Scotland +14 19 £406 +19.04% 4
Oxfordshire +9 18 £400 -20.00% 5
Lancashire -4 15 £433 -8.94%
Bristol -8 14 £450 +9.75% 6
South Yorkshire -9 14 £500 +51.51%
Sheffield -9 14 £500 +51.51%
Coventry - 14 £375 - 4
Hampshire +6 13 £425 +9.67% 4
Blackpool +4 12 £450 +28.57%
Glasgow +13 11 £400 +17.21% 1
Northampton -1 10 £475 +35.71%
Northamptonshire -5 10 £475 +35.71%
Cambridgeshire -27 10 £500 +26.98% 5
Wales +10 9 £520 +22.35%
Gloucestershire +4 9 £418 -3.18%

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1341 (77.87%) Puppet
2 1312 (76.19%) DevOps
3 1122 (65.16%) Linux
4 855 (49.65%) Amazon AWS
5 832 (48.32%) Ansible
6 753 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
7 712 (41.35%) Python
8 665 (38.62%) Jenkins
9 601 (34.90%) Continuous Integration
10 549 (31.88%) Configuration Management
11 546 (31.71%) Ruby
12 513 (29.79%) Java
13 510 (29.62%) Docker
14 489 (28.40%) Git (software)
15 357 (20.73%) Perl
16 353 (20.50%) Microsoft Azure
17 352 (20.44%) Windows
18 339 (19.69%) Bash Shell
19 304 (17.65%) Open Source
20 295 (17.13%) Unix
21 256 (14.87%) Continuous Delivery
22 253 (14.69%) PowerShell
23 249 (14.46%) Web Services
23 249 (14.46%) VMware
24 236 (13.70%) Finance
25 227 (13.18%) Red Hat
26 213 (12.37%) MySQL
27 210 (12.20%) JavaScript
27 210 (12.20%) OpenStack
28 198 (11.50%) MongoDB

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
1 210 (12.20%) OpenStack
2 188 (10.92%) Apache
3 151 (8.77%) Tomcat
4 91 (5.28%) nginx
5 82 (4.76%) Confluence
5 82 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 81 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
7 73 (4.24%) IIS
8 59 (3.43%) JBoss
9 50 (2.90%) WebLogic
10 36 (2.09%) Apache Spark
11 20 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 20 (1.16%) Jetty
11 20 (1.16%) SharePoint
12 19 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (0.87%) NServiceBus
14 14 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.64%) CMS
16 10 (0.58%) Drupal
17 9 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 40 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.23%) MS Office
3 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 10 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.17%) Magento
4 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.058%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.058%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 855 (49.65%) Amazon AWS
2 353 (20.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (9.81%) IaaS
4 152 (8.83%) PaaS
5 114 (6.62%) Amazon EC2
6 104 (6.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 103 (5.98%) GitHub
8 65 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
9 54 (3.14%) Amazon S3
10 46 (2.67%) SaaS
11 34 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
12 29 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
13 23 (1.34%) Google App Engine
14 22 (1.28%) Office 365
15 16 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 15 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 15 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 15 (0.87%) CloudFront
16 15 (0.87%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 143 (8.30%) TCP/IP
2 133 (7.72%) DNS
3 107 (6.21%) HTTP
4 88 (5.11%) SSL
5 86 (4.99%) Firewall
6 56 (3.25%) DHCP
7 54 (3.14%) Internet
8 53 (3.08%) Network Security
9 50 (2.90%) VPN
10 34 (1.97%) IPsec
10 34 (1.97%) LDAP
11 33 (1.92%) FTP
12 21 (1.22%) SSH
13 20 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (1.16%) SAN
14 19 (1.10%) WAN
15 18 (1.05%) LAN
16 12 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (0.70%) VLAN
17 11 (0.64%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (12.37%) MySQL
2 198 (11.50%) MongoDB
3 144 (8.36%) PostgreSQL
4 138 (8.01%) NoSQL
5 104 (6.04%) SQL Server
6 98 (5.69%) Hadoop
7 89 (5.17%) Relational Database
8 79 (4.59%) Big Data
9 75 (4.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (2.96%) Redis
11 41 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
12 40 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 30 (1.74%) RDBMS
14 27 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
15 24 (1.39%) Oracle Database
16 18 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (0.87%) HBase
18 12 (0.70%) DB2
19 10 (0.58%) Neo4j
20 9 (0.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 665 (38.62%) Jenkins
2 489 (28.40%) Git (software)
3 181 (10.51%) TeamCity
4 167 (9.70%) Maven
5 160 (9.29%) JIRA
6 111 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 111 (6.45%) Subversion
7 98 (5.69%) Hudson
8 96 (5.57%) Ant
9 95 (5.52%) Vagrant
10 67 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 66 (3.83%) Sonatype Nexus
12 64 (3.72%) Gradle
13 63 (3.66%) Travis CI
14 59 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 45 (2.61%) Artifactory
16 38 (2.21%) MSBuild
17 34 (1.97%) GoCD
17 34 (1.97%) Selenium
18 29 (1.68%) JUnit
General
1 236 (13.70%) Finance
2 110 (6.39%) Banking
3 69 (4.01%) Retail
4 33 (1.92%) Publishing
5 31 (1.80%) Games
6 27 (1.57%) Marketing
7 26 (1.51%) Legal
8 19 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 17 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.64%) Electronics
10 11 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.58%) Advertising
11 10 (0.58%) Law
12 8 (0.46%) Back Office
13 5 (0.29%) Front Office
14 4 (0.23%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.17%) Automotive
15 3 (0.17%) Local Government
15 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 881 (51.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 228 (13.24%) AWS Engineer
3 222 (12.89%) AWS DevOps
4 210 (12.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 202 (11.73%) Linux Engineer
6 196 (11.38%) Senior DevOps
7 159 (9.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 156 (9.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 134 (7.78%) Architect
10 114 (6.62%) Developer
11 113 (6.56%) Cloud Engineer
12 107 (6.21%) Consultant
13 95 (5.52%) Administrator
14 83 (4.82%) DevOps Consultant
15 72 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
16 68 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
17 54 (3.14%) Linux Administrator
18 47 (2.73%) Azure Engineer
19 45 (2.61%) Technical Architect
20 44 (2.56%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (14.46%) Web Services
2 185 (10.74%) .NET
3 134 (7.78%) Node.js
4 110 (6.39%) LAMP
5 105 (6.10%) HTML
6 61 (3.54%) CSS
7 56 (3.25%) LAPP Stack
8 55 (3.19%) AngularJS
9 54 (3.14%) REST
10 49 (2.85%) LEMP Stack
11 47 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
12 44 (2.56%) ASP.NET
13 41 (2.38%) SOAP
14 39 (2.26%) JSON
14 39 (2.26%) Middleware
15 38 (2.21%) Spring
16 37 (2.15%) J2EE
17 33 (1.92%) RESTful
17 33 (1.92%) XML
18 32 (1.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 103 (5.98%) Public Cloud
2 71 (4.12%) Private Cloud
3 65 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 57 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (2.03%) User Experience
7 27 (1.57%) Blog
7 27 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 19 (1.10%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
10 18 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 17 (0.99%) Replication
11 17 (0.99%) Social Media
11 17 (0.99%) Visualisation
12 13 (0.75%) Clustering
12 13 (0.75%) Management Information System
12 13 (0.75%) Wiki
13 12 (0.70%) EMC VNX
13 12 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1122 (65.16%) Linux
2 352 (20.44%) Windows
3 295 (17.13%) Unix
4 189 (10.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 132 (7.67%) CentOS
6 108 (6.27%) Ubuntu
7 87 (5.05%) Windows Server
8 45 (2.61%) Fedora
9 33 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (1.86%) AIX
11 30 (1.74%) VMS
12 25 (1.45%) Solaris
13 19 (1.10%) CoreOS
13 19 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (0.99%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.87%) Android
16 10 (0.58%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.58%) Debian
16 10 (0.58%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1312 (76.19%) DevOps
2 753 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
3 601 (34.90%) Continuous Integration
4 549 (31.88%) Configuration Management
5 304 (17.65%) Open Source
6 256 (14.87%) Continuous Delivery
7 162 (9.41%) Scrum
8 159 (9.23%) TDD
9 158 (9.18%) E-Commerce
10 106 (6.16%) Release Management
11 103 (5.98%) High Availability
12 97 (5.63%) Microservices
13 96 (5.57%) Web Operations
14 93 (5.40%) Migration
14 93 (5.40%) Software Engineering
15 87 (5.05%) OO
16 79 (4.59%) ITIL
17 78 (4.53%) BDD
18 73 (4.24%) Kanban
19 69 (4.01%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 712 (41.35%) Python
2 546 (31.71%) Ruby
3 513 (29.79%) Java
4 357 (20.73%) Perl
5 339 (19.69%) Bash Shell
6 253 (14.69%) PowerShell
7 210 (12.20%) JavaScript
8 187 (10.86%) SQL
9 153 (8.89%) PHP
10 92 (5.34%) C#
11 81 (4.70%) C++
12 70 (4.07%) Scala
13 66 (3.83%) Shell Script
14 57 (3.31%) Go
15 27 (1.57%) Korn
16 25 (1.45%) R
17 24 (1.39%) Bourne shell
18 21 (1.22%) Groovy
19 16 (0.93%) C
19 16 (0.93%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 127 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 64 (3.72%) SC Cleared
3 45 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 44 (2.56%) Degree
5 20 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.10%) CCNA
7 18 (1.05%) CCNP
8 15 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.81%) RHCE
10 12 (0.70%) MCSE
10 12 (0.70%) RHCSA
10 12 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (0.58%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.46%) ISEB
12 8 (0.46%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.35%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.17%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.17%) CCIE
14 3 (0.17%) MCSA
15 2 (0.12%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.73%) QA
2 32 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.52%) SLA
4 8 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.41%) COBIT
6 2 (0.12%) ISO20022
System Software
1 510 (29.62%) Docker
2 156 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (3.54%) Active Directory
4 56 (3.25%) KVM
5 55 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
6 51 (2.96%) vSphere
7 49 (2.85%) vCloud
8 42 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 42 (2.44%) Xen
9 22 (1.28%) NFS
10 14 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (0.75%) etcd
11 13 (0.75%) flannel
12 9 (0.52%) Apache Flume
12 9 (0.52%) GlusterFS
12 9 (0.52%) Squid
12 9 (0.52%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.46%) Varnish
14 6 (0.35%) LXC
14 6 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1341 (77.87%) Puppet
2 832 (48.32%) Ansible
3 128 (7.43%) Terraform
4 120 (6.97%) Kubernetes
5 119 (6.91%) Nagios
6 109 (6.33%) Salt
7 65 (3.77%) Packer
8 63 (3.66%) logstash
9 54 (3.14%) Mesos
10 48 (2.79%) ZABBIX
11 39 (2.26%) Graphite
12 36 (2.09%) SCOM
13 32 (1.86%) SCCM
13 32 (1.86%) StatsD
14 28 (1.63%) CFEngine
14 28 (1.63%) Kibana
15 27 (1.57%) HAProxy
16 23 (1.34%) Grafana
17 19 (1.10%) Rundeck
18 17 (0.99%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 249 (14.46%) VMware
2 227 (13.18%) Red Hat
3 181 (10.51%) Oracle
4 128 (7.43%) Microsoft
5 119 (6.91%) Splunk
6 77 (4.47%) Rackspace
7 75 (4.36%) SaltStack
8 59 (3.43%) Atlassian
9 55 (3.19%) Cisco
10 52 (3.02%) Google
10 52 (3.02%) IBM
11 35 (2.03%) HP
12 30 (1.74%) EMC
13 29 (1.68%) Citrix
13 29 (1.68%) NetApp
14 25 (1.45%) Dell
15 24 (1.39%) New Relic
16 19 (1.10%) Informatica
16 19 (1.10%) Siebel
16 19 (1.10%) Sun
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Central London / West End
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