The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 0 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 1.06% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 16.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £463
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
144 86 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.99% 6.49% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 49 98
Average daily rate £300 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.10 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £22.50 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Opscode Chef
Yorkshire

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (90.00%) Node.js
2 9 (90.00%) Python
2 9 (90.00%) PHP
3 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Cobbler
6 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (30.00%) JSON
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) YAML
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) C++
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) RESTful
8 1 (10.00%) EnterpriseDB

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) YAML
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (10.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 9 (90.00%) Python
2 9 (90.00%) PHP
3 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) EnterpriseDB