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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 56 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 55 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.94% 0.95% -
As % of the Systems Management category 29.89% 16.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
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
184 93 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.84% 5.89% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 53 51
Average daily rate £363 £328 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £241 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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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 +32 55 £363 -9.37% 8
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Opscode Chef
Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 78 (96.30%) Puppet
2 67 (82.72%) DevOps
3 66 (81.48%) Linux
4 59 (72.84%) Ruby
5 50 (61.73%) Configuration Management
6 48 (59.26%) Python
7 36 (44.44%) Bash Shell
8 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (39.51%) PHP
10 28 (34.57%) MongoDB
11 26 (32.10%) Apache
12 25 (30.86%) SQL
13 22 (27.16%) Oracle
14 20 (24.69%) Software Engineering
15 18 (22.22%) UNIX
15 18 (22.22%) Graphite
16 17 (20.99%) Node.js
16 17 (20.99%) Shell Script
17 16 (19.75%) Redis
18 15 (18.52%) Riak
19 14 (17.28%) Cobbler
19 14 (17.28%) Tivoli
19 14 (17.28%) MySQL
19 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (16.05%) TDD
20 13 (16.05%) C++
20 13 (16.05%) SaltStack
20 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (14.81%) OpenStack

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (32.10%) Apache
2 17 (20.99%) Node.js
3 12 (14.81%) OpenStack
4 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.41%) nginx
6 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.70%) JBoss
6 3 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Visio
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.58%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.41%) Amazon S3
3 6 (7.41%) Route 53
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
1 6 (7.41%) DNS
2 5 (6.17%) SSL
3 4 (4.94%) DHCP
3 4 (4.94%) HTTP
3 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.57%) MongoDB
2 16 (19.75%) Redis
3 15 (18.52%) Riak
4 14 (17.28%) MySQL
5 11 (13.58%) CouchDB
5 11 (13.58%) NoSQL
5 11 (13.58%) Hypertable
6 9 (11.11%) Couchbase
6 9 (11.11%) SimpleDB
7 6 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.23%) Big Data
10 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Fiddler
2 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.17%) RSpec
4 3 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (51.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (9.88%) Architect
3 8 (9.88%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) DBA
7 2 (2.47%) Programmer
7 2 (2.47%) Administrator
7 2 (2.47%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Head of Operations
7 2 (2.47%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.47%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) Web Services
2 4 (4.94%) J2EE
3 3 (3.70%) Spring
3 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.47%) LAMP
4 2 (2.47%) POSIX
4 2 (2.47%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.23%) Memcached
5 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.23%) Java EE
5 1 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.94%) User Experience
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 66 (81.48%) Linux
2 18 (22.22%) UNIX
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (82.72%) DevOps
2 50 (61.73%) Configuration Management
3 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.69%) Software Engineering
5 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.05%) TDD
7 8 (9.88%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.17%) Capacity Management
8 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.17%) Kanban
8 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.17%) Scrum
8 5 (6.17%) DSDM
8 5 (6.17%) RUP
9 4 (4.94%) SOA
9 4 (4.94%) Security Testing
10 3 (3.70%) BDD
10 3 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.70%) Performance Testing
10 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (72.84%) Ruby
2 48 (59.26%) Python
3 36 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 32 (39.51%) PHP
5 25 (30.86%) SQL
6 17 (20.99%) Shell Script
7 13 (16.05%) C++
8 11 (13.58%) C
9 7 (8.64%) Java
10 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) XenServer
2 1 (1.23%) vSphere
2 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (96.30%) Puppet
2 18 (22.22%) Graphite
3 14 (17.28%) Cobbler
3 14 (17.28%) Tivoli
4 11 (13.58%) Nagios
4 11 (13.58%) CFEngine
4 11 (13.58%) Salt
4 11 (13.58%) Ansible
5 6 (7.41%) HAProxy
6 3 (3.70%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (1.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) SaltStack
3 12 (14.81%) Splunk
4 11 (13.58%) VMware
5 5 (6.17%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.70%) IBM
6 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.47%) Percona
8 1 (1.23%) Tealeaf
8 1 (1.23%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.23%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.23%) Actimize
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