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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 64 125 99
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -26
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 82 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.86% 0.078% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 38.68% 0.88% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 2 14
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£350 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £280 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
England

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
212 228 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.39% 8.88% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 124 108
Average daily rate £363 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 9
Average hourly rate £18.75 £35.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +137.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 - 69 £350 - 5
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 116 (97.48%) Puppet
2 99 (83.19%) Linux
3 89 (74.79%) DevOps
4 83 (69.75%) Configuration Management
5 82 (68.91%) Python
6 79 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (59.66%) Ruby
8 68 (57.14%) Bash Shell
9 47 (39.50%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (37.82%) Apache
11 43 (36.13%) SQL
11 43 (36.13%) MongoDB
12 36 (30.25%) Java
12 36 (30.25%) Oracle
13 35 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
14 34 (28.57%) Jenkins
15 32 (26.89%) Ansible
16 31 (26.05%) PHP
17 28 (23.53%) UNIX
17 28 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
17 28 (23.53%) Graphite
18 27 (22.69%) Splunk
18 27 (22.69%) OpenStack
19 25 (21.01%) CouchDB
20 23 (19.33%) Salt
21 22 (18.49%) Cobbler
22 21 (17.65%) MySQL
22 21 (17.65%) Shell Script
22 21 (17.65%) TDD
23 20 (16.81%) Software Engineering

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 45 (37.82%) Apache
2 27 (22.69%) OpenStack
3 14 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 13 (10.92%) nginx
5 12 (10.08%) Node.js
6 8 (6.72%) IIS
6 8 (6.72%) Jetty
7 7 (5.88%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.84%) JBoss
8 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.84%) CMS
8 1 (0.84%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 35 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (10.92%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.88%) Google App Engine
4 7 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (5.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (5.04%) Amazon S3
5 6 (5.04%) Route 53
6 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (2.52%) IaaS
8 2 (1.68%) SaaS
8 2 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.84%) PaaS
9 1 (0.84%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.92%) Firewall
2 12 (10.08%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.40%) DNS
3 10 (8.40%) SSL
4 9 (7.56%) Internet
4 9 (7.56%) DHCP
4 9 (7.56%) HTTP
5 7 (5.88%) FTP
5 7 (5.88%) IPsec
6 4 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (36.13%) MongoDB
2 25 (21.01%) CouchDB
3 21 (17.65%) MySQL
4 20 (16.81%) NoSQL
5 18 (15.13%) Redis
6 17 (14.29%) Riak
7 16 (13.45%) Hypertable
8 11 (9.24%) Couchbase
8 11 (9.24%) SimpleDB
9 6 (5.04%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.52%) Big Data
11 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 34 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 16 (13.45%) Fiddler
3 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.68%) Hudson
4 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.84%) Selenium
5 1 (0.84%) JUnit
5 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.84%) MSI
5 1 (0.84%) Subversion
5 1 (0.84%) Maven
5 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.84%) RSpec
General
1 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.52%) Games
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
3 1 (0.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 71 (59.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (15.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (7.56%) Developer
4 6 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (5.04%) Lead Developer
4 6 (5.04%) Lead Java Developer
4 6 (5.04%) Java Developer
5 5 (4.20%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (3.36%) Administrator
6 4 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (3.36%) Software Engineer
7 3 (2.52%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 2 (1.68%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (1.68%) Architect
8 2 (1.68%) Web Developer
8 2 (1.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (1.68%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (0.84%) Release Engineer
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.08%) Servlets
2 11 (9.24%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (8.40%) Web Services
4 9 (7.56%) Kafka
5 8 (6.72%) .NET
6 7 (5.88%) J2EE
7 2 (1.68%) POSIX
7 2 (1.68%) LAMP
7 2 (1.68%) Memcached
8 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Open Source
1 18 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.04%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.20%) User Experience
5 4 (3.36%) Clustering
6 3 (2.52%) Online Games
7 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 99 (83.19%) Linux
2 28 (23.53%) UNIX
3 13 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (9.24%) CentOS
5 7 (5.88%) Windows
6 2 (1.68%) Debian
7 1 (0.84%) Fedora
7 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.84%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (74.79%) DevOps
2 83 (69.75%) Configuration Management
3 79 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (39.50%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (17.65%) TDD
6 20 (16.81%) Software Engineering
7 15 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (10.08%) Software Delivery
9 11 (9.24%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.40%) Automated Testing
11 8 (6.72%) Data Management
12 7 (5.88%) Load Balancing
13 6 (5.04%) Kanban
13 6 (5.04%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.04%) Microservices
14 4 (3.36%) Security Testing
14 4 (3.36%) Scrum
15 3 (2.52%) RUP
15 3 (2.52%) DSDM
15 3 (2.52%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (68.91%) Python
2 71 (59.66%) Ruby
3 68 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 43 (36.13%) SQL
5 36 (30.25%) Java
6 31 (26.05%) PHP
7 21 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 16 (13.45%) C
9 10 (8.40%) C++
10 7 (5.88%) Perl
11 5 (4.20%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.84%) Scala
13 1 (0.84%) Clojure
13 1 (0.84%) R
13 1 (0.84%) Groovy
13 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.24%) Docker
3 10 (8.40%) KVM
4 9 (7.56%) QEMU
5 8 (6.72%) Xen
6 1 (0.84%) Corosync
6 1 (0.84%) XenServer
6 1 (0.84%) vSphere
6 1 (0.84%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 116 (97.48%) Puppet
2 32 (26.89%) Ansible
3 28 (23.53%) Graphite
4 23 (19.33%) Salt
5 22 (18.49%) Cobbler
6 20 (16.81%) Tivoli
7 16 (13.45%) Nagios
7 16 (13.45%) CFEngine
8 5 (4.20%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.68%) Opsview
10 1 (0.84%) StatsD
Vendors
1 36 (30.25%) Oracle
2 27 (22.69%) Splunk
3 17 (14.29%) SaltStack
3 17 (14.29%) VMware
4 15 (12.61%) Rackspace
5 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.88%) Google
7 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.52%) Percona
9 2 (1.68%) hybris
9 2 (1.68%) Tealeaf
9 2 (1.68%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.84%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.84%) Citrix
10 1 (0.84%) Teradata
10 1 (0.84%) Tableau
10 1 (0.84%) Apigee
10 1 (0.84%) Mashery
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