The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 73 89 96
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 80 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.50% 1.31% 1.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.17% 18.56% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £724 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
284 167 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.86% 7.07% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 104 131
Average daily rate £378 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.96% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £630 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £28.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -35.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £24.90 £39.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.45%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
West Yorkshire -3 49 £350 -12.50% 15
South Yorkshire +7 26 £425 +41.66% 4
North Yorkshire - 1 £418 - 2
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 135 (80.84%) Linux
1 135 (80.84%) Puppet
2 116 (69.46%) DevOps
3 93 (55.69%) Java
4 87 (52.10%) Jenkins
5 70 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (41.32%) Configuration Management
7 67 (40.12%) Bash Shell
7 67 (40.12%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (38.92%) Python
9 61 (36.53%) MongoDB
10 49 (29.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 46 (27.54%) RabbitMQ
12 43 (25.75%) Amazon AWS
12 43 (25.75%) Tomcat
13 42 (25.15%) Ruby
14 41 (24.55%) Apache
14 41 (24.55%) SQL
15 39 (23.35%) VMware
15 39 (23.35%) Salt
16 38 (22.75%) Graphite
16 38 (22.75%) Open Source
16 38 (22.75%) Cloud Computing
16 38 (22.75%) Git (software)
16 38 (22.75%) CentOS
16 38 (22.75%) Splunk
17 36 (21.56%) TCP/IP
18 35 (20.96%) NoSQL
18 35 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
18 35 (20.96%) Amazon EC2

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 43 (25.75%) Tomcat
2 41 (24.55%) Apache
3 26 (15.57%) nginx
4 22 (13.17%) IIS
5 21 (12.57%) Node.js
6 19 (11.38%) Jetty
7 18 (10.78%) WebSphere
8 13 (7.78%) OpenStack
9 9 (5.39%) JBoss
10 1 (0.60%) Confluence
10 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (25.75%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (22.75%) Cloud Computing
3 35 (20.96%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (14.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (13.77%) Google App Engine
6 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (4.19%) IaaS
8 6 (3.59%) Amazon S3
8 6 (3.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (3.59%) Route 53
9 2 (1.20%) SaaS
9 2 (1.20%) PaaS
10 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.56%) TCP/IP
2 24 (14.37%) DNS
3 22 (13.17%) HTTP
4 20 (11.98%) SSL
5 19 (11.38%) DHCP
5 19 (11.38%) FTP
5 19 (11.38%) IPsec
6 17 (10.18%) Firewall
7 11 (6.59%) Internet
8 6 (3.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.80%) WAN
10 1 (0.60%) SAN
10 1 (0.60%) DMZ
10 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (36.53%) MongoDB
2 35 (20.96%) NoSQL
3 27 (16.17%) CouchDB
4 19 (11.38%) MySQL
4 19 (11.38%) Redis
5 16 (9.58%) Hadoop
6 14 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (6.59%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.59%) SimpleDB
8 6 (3.59%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.59%) Couchbase
8 6 (3.59%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.99%) Big Data
9 5 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 87 (52.10%) Jenkins
2 38 (22.75%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (4.79%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.19%) Subversion
5 6 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.40%) Maven
7 3 (1.80%) JIRA
7 3 (1.80%) Selenium
7 3 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.20%) JUnit
8 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.20%) MSI
8 2 (1.20%) Hudson
9 1 (0.60%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.60%) FishEye
9 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.60%) Gradle
9 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.60%) JMeter
General
1 8 (4.79%) Games
2 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.99%) Finance
4 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (48.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (11.38%) Developer
3 17 (10.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 14 (8.38%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.59%) Software Engineer
6 8 (4.79%) Architect
7 6 (3.59%) Consultant
7 6 (3.59%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 6 (3.59%) Lead Developer
7 6 (3.59%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (3.59%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (3.59%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.40%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (1.80%) SQL Developer
10 3 (1.80%) SQL DBA
10 3 (1.80%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (1.80%) Technical Architect
10 3 (1.80%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (27.54%) RabbitMQ
2 29 (17.37%) .NET
3 27 (16.17%) Kafka
4 21 (12.57%) J2EE
5 20 (11.98%) Servlets
6 13 (7.78%) Web Services
7 12 (7.19%) LAMP
8 11 (6.59%) Memcached
9 8 (4.79%) RESTful
10 6 (3.59%) POSIX
11 5 (2.99%) Java EE
11 5 (2.99%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (1.80%) jQuery
12 3 (1.80%) HTML
12 3 (1.80%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.20%) CSS
14 1 (0.60%) SOAP
14 1 (0.60%) REST
14 1 (0.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.99%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.79%) Private Cloud
3 4 (2.40%) Mobile Games
3 4 (2.40%) Online Games
3 4 (2.40%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.40%) User Experience
4 3 (1.80%) Replication
4 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) Tandem
6 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 135 (80.84%) Linux
2 49 (29.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (22.75%) CentOS
4 32 (19.16%) UNIX
4 32 (19.16%) Windows
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.60%) Solaris
6 1 (0.60%) Debian
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (69.46%) DevOps
2 70 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (41.32%) Configuration Management
4 67 (40.12%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (22.75%) Open Source
6 23 (13.77%) TDD
7 22 (13.17%) Microservices
8 19 (11.38%) Data Management
9 18 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (10.18%) Unit Testing
10 17 (10.18%) Automated Testing
11 11 (6.59%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.39%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.39%) Software Delivery
13 8 (4.79%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.19%) Kanban
14 7 (4.19%) ITIL
15 6 (3.59%) Service Management
15 6 (3.59%) Network Design
15 6 (3.59%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (55.69%) Java
2 67 (40.12%) Bash Shell
3 65 (38.92%) Python
4 42 (25.15%) Ruby
5 41 (24.55%) SQL
6 21 (12.57%) JavaScript
7 19 (11.38%) PowerShell
8 18 (10.78%) PHP
9 16 (9.58%) Perl
9 16 (9.58%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.40%) R
11 3 (1.80%) Scala
11 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.80%) C++
12 2 (1.20%) C#
13 1 (0.60%) Groovy
13 1 (0.60%) Go
13 1 (0.60%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (2.40%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (17.96%) Docker
3 22 (13.17%) Xen
4 14 (8.38%) vCloud
5 5 (2.99%) vSphere
6 4 (2.40%) KVM
7 3 (1.80%) QEMU
7 3 (1.80%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.20%) XenServer
9 1 (0.60%) Squid
9 1 (0.60%) Corosync
9 1 (0.60%) Varnish
9 1 (0.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 135 (80.84%) Puppet
2 39 (23.35%) Salt
3 38 (22.75%) Graphite
4 29 (17.37%) Ansible
5 17 (10.18%) Cobbler
6 16 (9.58%) Tivoli
7 11 (6.59%) Opsview
7 11 (6.59%) Rundeck
8 7 (4.19%) HAProxy
9 5 (2.99%) SCCM
10 4 (2.40%) Nagios
10 4 (2.40%) StatsD
10 4 (2.40%) Pingdom
11 3 (1.80%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.60%) SCOM
12 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (23.35%) VMware
2 38 (22.75%) Splunk
3 28 (16.77%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.97%) Oracle
5 24 (14.37%) Google
6 22 (13.17%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.59%) Riverbed
7 11 (6.59%) Tealeaf
8 9 (5.39%) Rackspace
9 6 (3.59%) hybris
10 5 (2.99%) SaltStack
11 4 (2.40%) Apigee
11 4 (2.40%) Mashery
11 4 (2.40%) New Relic
11 4 (2.40%) Tableau
11 4 (2.40%) Teradata
11 4 (2.40%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.40%) Citrix
11 4 (2.40%) Juniper
11 4 (2.40%) Cisco
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