The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 62 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.42% 0.59% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.31% 7.69% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate £363 £531 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
UK

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

Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
52 52 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.19% 7.62% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 21
Average daily rate £325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 5 £363 - 1
West Wales +17 3 £500 -5.88%
Opscode Chef
UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef.

1 17 (89.47%) DevOps
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (73.68%) Configuration Management
4 14 (73.68%) Jenkins
4 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (68.42%) Puppet
6 11 (57.89%) Scrum
7 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (36.84%) Ansible
8 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (36.84%) TeamCity
8 7 (36.84%) Windows
9 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
9 6 (31.58%) JIRA
9 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (31.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (31.58%) GitHub
9 6 (31.58%) OpenStack
10 5 (26.32%) Rackspace
10 5 (26.32%) New Relic
10 5 (26.32%) Software Delivery
10 5 (26.32%) AppDynamics
10 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
10 5 (26.32%) Java
10 5 (26.32%) VMware
10 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (26.32%) Red Hat

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) OpenStack
2 4 (21.05%) JBoss
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) Jetty
3 2 (10.53%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.26%) FileNet
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Mule
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) GitHub
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (10.53%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DMZ
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) IPsec
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) TeamCity
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 6 (31.58%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.53%) Burp Suite
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
6 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.26%) FishEye
6 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
6 1 (5.26%) Gradle
6 1 (5.26%) Hudson
6 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.26%) PhantomJS
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) DevOps
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) Configuration Management
3 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (57.89%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) Software Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Web Operations
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Kanban
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) TDD
8 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) vCloud
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) Puppet
2 7 (36.84%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.26%) Salt
4 1 (5.26%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
2 5 (26.32%) AppDynamics
2 5 (26.32%) New Relic
2 5 (26.32%) Rackspace
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Rally
4 1 (5.26%) Sun