The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 57 102 81
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -21
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 55 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.88% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Systems Management category 39.29% 1.43% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 2 1
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£350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
Yorkshire

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

Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
140 140 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.34% 8.05% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 76 43
Average daily rate £363 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +19.25%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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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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
Leeds +42 55 £350 +9.37% 6
Opscode Chef
Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 106 (99.07%) Puppet
2 87 (81.31%) Python
3 86 (80.37%) Linux
3 86 (80.37%) DevOps
4 81 (75.70%) Ruby
5 78 (72.90%) Configuration Management
6 74 (69.16%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (61.68%) Bash Shell
8 41 (38.32%) SQL
9 39 (36.45%) Apache
10 37 (34.58%) Oracle
10 37 (34.58%) MongoDB
11 36 (33.64%) PHP
12 34 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (28.97%) OpenStack
14 30 (28.04%) Ansible
14 30 (28.04%) UNIX
15 26 (24.30%) Shell Script
16 25 (23.36%) Graphite
16 25 (23.36%) Cobbler
17 24 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (22.43%) Software Engineering
18 23 (21.50%) Tivoli
19 22 (20.56%) Riak
20 21 (19.63%) MySQL
20 21 (19.63%) TDD
21 20 (18.69%) Amazon EC2
21 20 (18.69%) Redis
21 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
22 19 (17.76%) SaltStack

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 39 (36.45%) Apache
2 31 (28.97%) OpenStack
3 15 (14.02%) Node.js
4 5 (4.67%) nginx
4 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) JBoss
5 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (18.69%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.61%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (5.61%) Route 53
4 5 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) Firewall
2 7 (6.54%) Internet
3 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.80%) DNS
4 3 (2.80%) SSL
5 2 (1.87%) DHCP
5 2 (1.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.58%) MongoDB
2 22 (20.56%) Riak
3 21 (19.63%) MySQL
4 20 (18.69%) Redis
5 18 (16.82%) Hypertable
5 18 (16.82%) CouchDB
6 15 (14.02%) NoSQL
7 11 (10.28%) Couchbase
7 11 (10.28%) SimpleDB
8 6 (5.61%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.87%) Big Data
11 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Fiddler
2 15 (14.02%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.80%) RSpec
5 1 (0.93%) Hudson
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 69 (64.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (17.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) Developer
4 8 (7.48%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (5.61%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.67%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) Lead Developer
7 4 (3.74%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (1.87%) Web Developer
9 2 (1.87%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (1.87%) Programmer
9 2 (1.87%) Administrator
9 2 (1.87%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (1.87%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (1.87%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 2 (1.87%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) Web Services
2 5 (4.67%) Servlets
3 3 (2.80%) Spring
3 3 (2.80%) J2EE
3 3 (2.80%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.87%) LAMP
4 2 (1.87%) POSIX
4 2 (1.87%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.93%) Java EE
5 1 (0.93%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.35%) Open Source
3 8 (7.48%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.74%) Clustering
4 4 (3.74%) User Experience
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 86 (80.37%) Linux
2 30 (28.04%) UNIX
3 5 (4.67%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.93%) Fedora
4 1 (0.93%) CentOS
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) SUSE
4 1 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (80.37%) DevOps
2 78 (72.90%) Configuration Management
3 74 (69.16%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (22.43%) Software Engineering
6 21 (19.63%) TDD
7 17 (15.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (14.95%) Software Delivery
9 6 (5.61%) Kanban
9 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.61%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.67%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.67%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.67%) Scrum
11 4 (3.74%) DSDM
11 4 (3.74%) RUP
11 4 (3.74%) Security Testing
11 4 (3.74%) BDD
12 3 (2.80%) Capacity Management
12 3 (2.80%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 87 (81.31%) Python
2 81 (75.70%) Ruby
3 66 (61.68%) Bash Shell
4 41 (38.32%) SQL
5 36 (33.64%) PHP
6 26 (24.30%) Shell Script
7 18 (16.82%) C
7 18 (16.82%) Java
8 11 (10.28%) C++
9 6 (5.61%) Perl
10 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.93%) Clojure
11 1 (0.93%) Scala
11 1 (0.93%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.41%) QEMU
2 9 (8.41%) KVM
3 2 (1.87%) Docker
4 1 (0.93%) Xen
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 106 (99.07%) Puppet
2 30 (28.04%) Ansible
3 25 (23.36%) Graphite
3 25 (23.36%) Cobbler
4 23 (21.50%) Tivoli
5 18 (16.82%) CFEngine
5 18 (16.82%) Nagios
6 14 (13.08%) Salt
7 5 (4.67%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.93%) Opsview
8 1 (0.93%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (34.58%) Oracle
2 19 (17.76%) SaltStack
2 19 (17.76%) Splunk
3 14 (13.08%) Rackspace
4 10 (9.35%) VMware
5 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.87%) Percona
7 1 (0.93%) Tealeaf
7 1 (0.93%) hybris
7 1 (0.93%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.93%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
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