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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 92 54 102
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +48
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 32 71 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.56% 3.53% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.28% 39.89% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 52 1
Average daily rate £435 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
166 178 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.09% 8.85% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 110 82
Average daily rate £425 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £291 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £12.75 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £18.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.75 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -38 31 £435 +24.28% 18
Opscode Chef
Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 58 (86.57%) Linux
2 54 (80.60%) Puppet
3 41 (61.19%) DevOps
4 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (44.78%) Python
6 29 (43.28%) Java
7 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
7 25 (37.31%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (35.82%) Bash Shell
8 24 (35.82%) Ruby
9 23 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (34.33%) Configuration Management
10 21 (31.34%) Unix
11 20 (29.85%) Red Hat
11 20 (29.85%) MongoDB
12 19 (28.36%) Perl
12 19 (28.36%) VMware
13 18 (26.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (25.37%) Oracle
15 15 (22.39%) MySQL
16 14 (20.90%) .NET
16 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
17 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (19.40%) Nagios
18 12 (17.91%) Shell Script
18 12 (17.91%) Open Source
19 11 (16.42%) Docker
20 10 (14.93%) JIRA
20 10 (14.93%) Scrum
20 10 (14.93%) Internet

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (14.93%) Apache
2 9 (13.43%) Node.js
3 4 (5.97%) Confluence
4 3 (4.48%) CloudStack
4 3 (4.48%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.49%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 25 (37.31%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.45%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (10.45%) IaaS
3 6 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (7.46%) Google App Engine
4 5 (7.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.48%) GitHub
6 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (2.99%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (2.99%) CloudFront
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.49%) PaaS
7 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 7 (10.45%) HTTP
3 6 (8.96%) NAS
3 6 (8.96%) SAN
3 6 (8.96%) SSL
3 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) FTP
5 1 (1.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) MongoDB
2 15 (22.39%) MySQL
3 10 (14.93%) NoSQL
3 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.45%) Big Data
4 7 (10.45%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.46%) Informix
6 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.48%) CouchDB
7 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.48%) Redis
7 3 (4.48%) Riak
8 2 (2.99%) DB2
9 1 (1.49%) HBase
9 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.93%) JIRA
4 9 (13.43%) Subversion
5 6 (8.96%) Maven
6 5 (7.46%) Hudson
6 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.97%) Ant
7 4 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.97%) ClearCase
7 4 (5.97%) CruiseControl
7 4 (5.97%) Selenium
7 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.97%) Travis CI
7 4 (5.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (4.48%) Bitbucket
8 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.49%) JUnit
9 1 (1.49%) MSI
9 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.96%) Games
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) iGaming
3 1 (1.49%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Architect
3 11 (16.42%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (11.94%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Digital Transformation
5 5 (7.46%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) .NET
2 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
3 6 (8.96%) HTML
3 6 (8.96%) HTML5
4 5 (7.46%) J2EE
4 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.48%) Django
6 3 (4.48%) jQuery
6 3 (4.48%) JSON
6 3 (4.48%) Kafka
6 3 (4.48%) Play Framework
6 3 (4.48%) RESTful
6 3 (4.48%) Spring
7 2 (2.99%) ELK Stack
7 2 (2.99%) LAMP
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.97%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) Blog
3 3 (4.48%) IBM XIV
3 3 (4.48%) Social Media
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (86.57%) Linux
2 21 (31.34%) Unix
3 18 (26.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (13.43%) Windows
5 3 (4.48%) CentOS
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) DevOps
2 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.33%) Configuration Management
3 23 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (17.91%) Open Source
5 10 (14.93%) Scrum
6 7 (10.45%) Microservices
7 5 (7.46%) DSDM
7 5 (7.46%) Machine Learning
7 5 (7.46%) RUP
7 5 (7.46%) SDLC
7 5 (7.46%) TDD
7 5 (7.46%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (5.97%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL
8 4 (5.97%) Release Management
8 4 (5.97%) SOA
9 3 (4.48%) Build Automation
9 3 (4.48%) Change Control
9 3 (4.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) Python
2 29 (43.28%) Java
3 24 (35.82%) Bash Shell
3 24 (35.82%) Ruby
4 19 (28.36%) Perl
5 12 (17.91%) Shell Script
6 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.96%) SQL
8 5 (7.46%) R
9 4 (5.97%) PHP
10 3 (4.48%) Scala
11 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.49%) C#
12 1 (1.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) CCDE
3 1 (1.49%) CCIE
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) CCSP
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CISSP
3 1 (1.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.42%) Docker
3 6 (8.96%) Xen
4 5 (7.46%) vSphere
5 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.48%) KVM
6 3 (4.48%) XenServer
7 1 (1.49%) Firmware
7 1 (1.49%) HDFS
7 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 54 (80.60%) Puppet
2 13 (19.40%) Nagios
3 10 (14.93%) Salt
4 9 (13.43%) Ansible
4 9 (13.43%) Cobbler
5 8 (11.94%) Cacti
5 8 (11.94%) Graphite
5 8 (11.94%) Opsview
6 5 (7.46%) StatsD
6 5 (7.46%) Tivoli
7 4 (5.97%) logstash
8 2 (2.99%) collectd
8 2 (2.99%) Grafana
8 2 (2.99%) Icinga
9 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.49%) Mesos
9 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Red Hat
2 19 (28.36%) VMware
3 17 (25.37%) Oracle
4 10 (14.93%) F5
5 9 (13.43%) Splunk
6 7 (10.45%) Cisco
6 7 (10.45%) HP
7 5 (7.46%) Apigee
7 5 (7.46%) Citrix
7 5 (7.46%) Google
7 5 (7.46%) Mashery
7 5 (7.46%) Tableau
7 5 (7.46%) Teradata
8 4 (5.97%) CA
8 4 (5.97%) SaltStack
8 4 (5.97%) TIBCO
9 3 (4.48%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (4.48%) IBM
9 3 (4.48%) NetApp
9 3 (4.48%) Qualys
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