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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 58 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.68% 0.54% -
As % of the Systems Management category 26.79% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £445
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
56 66 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.29% 8.89% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 21
Average daily rate £375 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £313 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
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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 - 10 £403 -
West Wales -1 5 £490 +3.15%
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) Puppet
2 14 (77.78%) DevOps
2 14 (77.78%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
5 8 (44.44%) Ansible
6 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) HTTP
7 6 (33.33%) Java
8 5 (27.78%) Apache
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 5 (27.78%) Ruby
8 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
8 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (22.22%) Open Source
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
9 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) nginx
9 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
9 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (22.22%) SSL
9 4 (22.22%) Python
9 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
10 3 (16.67%) SOAP

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) nginx
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Jetty
4 1 (5.56%) Liferay
4 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Redis
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Scala Developer
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) Grails
3 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) WSDL
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) DevOps
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) Coaching
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
9 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
9 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 1 (5.56%) Project Management
9 1 (5.56%) Service Management
9 1 (5.56%) ITSM
9 1 (5.56%) SOA
9 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby
2 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Jython
6 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) vCloud
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Postfix
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) Puppet
2 8 (44.44%) Ansible
3 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
4 2 (11.11%) Salt
5 1 (5.56%) Rundeck
5 1 (5.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow