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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 47 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 9 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.56% 1.60% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.64% 23.73% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 3
Median daily rate £520 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £375 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £490 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
Opscode Chef
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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
66 59 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.42% 6.75% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 49
Median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £489 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
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 in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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
West Wales +12 7 £520 +10.63%
South Wales +5 1 £275 -31.67%
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Puppet
2 8 (66.67%) Ansible
3 7 (58.33%) DevOps
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) Open Source
5 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) PaaS
6 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
6 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
7 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (25.00%) Salt
7 3 (25.00%) Web Operations
7 3 (25.00%) CentOS
7 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Fedora
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
8 2 (16.67%) Google

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (8.33%) JBehave
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) JAXB
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) SAX
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Fedora
3 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Web Operations
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (8.33%) Case Management
6 1 (8.33%) DSDM
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) RUP
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
1 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Puppet
2 8 (66.67%) Ansible
3 3 (25.00%) Salt
4 2 (16.67%) Pingdom
4 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 1 (8.33%) Cobbler
5 1 (8.33%) Terraform
5 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (8.33%) Perforce