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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 82 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 54 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.02% 0.16% -
As % of the Systems Management category 32.93% 1.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 39 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
164 210 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.13% 8.53% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 117 88
Average daily rate £363 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 12
Average hourly rate £15.88 £27.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.20% +83.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +45 53 £350 +9.37% 9
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 4
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 108 (99.08%) Puppet
2 90 (82.57%) Linux
3 89 (81.65%) DevOps
4 88 (80.73%) Python
5 84 (77.06%) Ruby
6 79 (72.48%) Configuration Management
7 73 (66.97%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (60.55%) Bash Shell
9 41 (37.61%) SQL
10 40 (36.70%) Apache
11 38 (34.86%) MongoDB
12 36 (33.03%) PHP
13 35 (32.11%) Oracle
14 33 (30.28%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (28.44%) OpenStack
16 30 (27.52%) UNIX
17 28 (25.69%) Ansible
18 26 (23.85%) Shell Script
19 25 (22.94%) Cobbler
19 25 (22.94%) Graphite
20 24 (22.02%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
21 23 (21.10%) Tivoli
22 22 (20.18%) Riak
23 21 (19.27%) MySQL
24 20 (18.35%) Redis
24 20 (18.35%) Amazon EC2
24 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
25 19 (17.43%) SaltStack
25 19 (17.43%) Splunk

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (36.70%) Apache
2 31 (28.44%) OpenStack
3 15 (13.76%) Node.js
4 6 (5.50%) nginx
4 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.92%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.92%) JBoss
5 1 (0.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.92%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Jetty
5 1 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.02%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (18.35%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.50%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.50%) Route 53
3 6 (5.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.83%) IaaS
5 2 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.92%) SaaS
6 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Internet
1 8 (7.34%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.75%) HTTP
4 3 (2.75%) DNS
4 3 (2.75%) SSL
5 2 (1.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.86%) MongoDB
2 22 (20.18%) Riak
3 21 (19.27%) MySQL
4 20 (18.35%) Redis
5 18 (16.51%) CouchDB
5 18 (16.51%) Hypertable
6 15 (13.76%) NoSQL
7 11 (10.09%) Couchbase
7 11 (10.09%) SimpleDB
8 6 (5.50%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.83%) Big Data
12 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (16.51%) Fiddler
2 15 (13.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.59%) RSpec
3 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.83%) Hudson
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.92%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (65.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (18.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) Developer
4 8 (7.34%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (4.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
5 5 (4.59%) Java Developer
6 4 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (2.75%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (2.75%) Lead Developer
7 3 (2.75%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (2.75%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (1.83%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (1.83%) Administrator
8 2 (1.83%) Programmer
8 2 (1.83%) Web Developer
8 2 (1.83%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (1.83%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (1.83%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 2 (1.83%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) Web Services
2 5 (4.59%) Servlets
3 3 (2.75%) J2EE
3 3 (2.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.75%) Spring
4 2 (1.83%) Spring MVC
4 2 (1.83%) LAMP
4 2 (1.83%) POSIX
5 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.92%) Memcached
5 1 (0.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.17%) Open Source
3 8 (7.34%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.67%) Clustering
4 4 (3.67%) User Experience
5 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 90 (82.57%) Linux
2 30 (27.52%) UNIX
3 6 (5.50%) Windows
4 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Debian
5 1 (0.92%) SUSE
5 1 (0.92%) CentOS
5 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.92%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (81.65%) DevOps
2 79 (72.48%) Configuration Management
3 73 (66.97%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (30.28%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
6 19 (17.43%) TDD
7 7 (6.42%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.50%) Kanban
9 5 (4.59%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.59%) Scrum
9 5 (4.59%) Automated Testing
10 4 (3.67%) Security Testing
10 4 (3.67%) SOA
10 4 (3.67%) DSDM
10 4 (3.67%) RUP
10 4 (3.67%) BDD
10 4 (3.67%) Capacity Management
11 3 (2.75%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (2.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 88 (80.73%) Python
2 84 (77.06%) Ruby
3 66 (60.55%) Bash Shell
4 41 (37.61%) SQL
5 36 (33.03%) PHP
6 26 (23.85%) Shell Script
7 18 (16.51%) C
7 18 (16.51%) Java
8 11 (10.09%) C++
9 7 (6.42%) Perl
10 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.92%) Clojure
12 1 (0.92%) VB
12 1 (0.92%) Scala
12 1 (0.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.17%) KVM
3 9 (8.26%) QEMU
4 2 (1.83%) Docker
5 1 (0.92%) Corosync
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.92%) Varnish
5 1 (0.92%) XenServer
5 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 108 (99.08%) Puppet
2 28 (25.69%) Ansible
3 25 (22.94%) Cobbler
3 25 (22.94%) Graphite
4 23 (21.10%) Tivoli
5 18 (16.51%) Nagios
5 18 (16.51%) CFEngine
6 14 (12.84%) Salt
7 5 (4.59%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.92%) Opsview
8 1 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (32.11%) Oracle
2 19 (17.43%) SaltStack
2 19 (17.43%) Splunk
3 14 (12.84%) Rackspace
4 11 (10.09%) VMware
5 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.75%) Percona
7 1 (0.92%) Tealeaf
7 1 (0.92%) hybris
7 1 (0.92%) IBM
7 1 (0.92%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.92%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.92%) EPiServer
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