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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 77 75 105
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +30
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 18 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.06% 1.45% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.56% 12.94% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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
97 170 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.72% 11.21% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 91 66
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £107 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
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
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -10 18 £400 -3.61% 4
Opscode Chef
Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) Puppet
2 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (52.38%) Python
3 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
3 10 (47.62%) C++
3 10 (47.62%) MS Visio
3 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
3 10 (47.62%) Ruby
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) Data Protection
3 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 10 (47.62%) Salt
4 9 (42.86%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) Node.js
5 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) PHP
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) SimpleDB
7 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
7 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
7 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
7 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (23.81%) Redis
7 5 (23.81%) Couchbase
8 4 (19.05%) Perl
9 3 (14.29%) BDD
10 2 (9.52%) DNS

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
1 10 (47.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SimpleDB
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
1 5 (23.81%) Redis
1 5 (23.81%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
1 10 (47.62%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Data Protection
1 10 (47.62%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 10 (47.62%) Ruby
2 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
2 10 (47.62%) C++
3 7 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) Java
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (47.62%) Salt
3 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) VMware