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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 68 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 56 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.11% 0.66% -
As % of the Systems Management category 24.78% 11.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
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
226 134 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.52% 5.91% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 80 78
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £20.25 £17.00 £13.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £15.80 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £23.80 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
West Yorkshire +27 55 £363 -9.37% 8
North Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 80 (90.91%) Puppet
2 69 (78.41%) Linux
3 67 (76.14%) DevOps
4 60 (68.18%) Ruby
5 51 (57.95%) Python
5 51 (57.95%) Configuration Management
6 36 (40.91%) Bash Shell
7 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (36.36%) PHP
9 28 (31.82%) Apache
9 28 (31.82%) MongoDB
10 27 (30.68%) Oracle
11 26 (29.55%) SQL
12 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
13 18 (20.45%) MySQL
13 18 (20.45%) UNIX
13 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (20.45%) Graphite
14 17 (19.32%) Node.js
14 17 (19.32%) Shell Script
15 16 (18.18%) Web Services
15 16 (18.18%) Redis
16 15 (17.05%) Riak
16 15 (17.05%) Amazon EC2
17 14 (15.91%) Cobbler
17 14 (15.91%) Tivoli
17 14 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (14.77%) TDD
18 13 (14.77%) C++
18 13 (14.77%) Tomcat

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 28 (31.82%) Apache
2 17 (19.32%) Node.js
3 13 (14.77%) Tomcat
4 12 (13.64%) OpenStack
5 8 (9.09%) nginx
6 3 (3.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.41%) JBoss
7 1 (1.14%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) Jetty
7 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.14%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (17.05%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (11.36%) Amazon S3
3 10 (11.36%) Route 53
4 4 (4.55%) CloudFront
4 4 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.41%) IaaS
6 1 (1.14%) PaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.82%) DNS
3 5 (5.68%) SSL
3 5 (5.68%) HTTP
4 4 (4.55%) DHCP
4 4 (4.55%) Internet
4 4 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.14%) WAN
5 1 (1.14%) Firewall
5 1 (1.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.82%) MongoDB
2 18 (20.45%) MySQL
3 16 (18.18%) Redis
4 15 (17.05%) Riak
5 11 (12.50%) Hypertable
5 11 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 11 (12.50%) CouchDB
6 9 (10.23%) Couchbase
6 9 (10.23%) SimpleDB
7 6 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.68%) RSpec
5 4 (4.55%) Ant
5 4 (4.55%) Maven
6 3 (3.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (47.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (11.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.09%) Architect
3 8 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (7.95%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) Developer
6 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) DBA
7 2 (2.27%) Programmer
7 2 (2.27%) Administrator
7 2 (2.27%) Consultant
7 2 (2.27%) Head of Operations
7 2 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.27%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.27%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) Web Services
2 8 (9.09%) J2EE
3 3 (3.41%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.41%) Spring
4 2 (2.27%) POSIX
4 2 (2.27%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.27%) LAMP
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.14%) Java EE
5 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.14%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.55%) User Experience
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 69 (78.41%) Linux
2 18 (20.45%) UNIX
3 8 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Debian
4 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (76.14%) DevOps
2 51 (57.95%) Configuration Management
3 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 14 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (14.77%) TDD
7 8 (9.09%) SOA
7 8 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.68%) Scrum
9 5 (5.68%) Kanban
9 5 (5.68%) Refactoring
9 5 (5.68%) RUP
9 5 (5.68%) DSDM
9 5 (5.68%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.68%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.55%) ITIL
10 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.55%) Security Testing
10 4 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (68.18%) Ruby
2 51 (57.95%) Python
3 36 (40.91%) Bash Shell
4 32 (36.36%) PHP
5 26 (29.55%) SQL
6 17 (19.32%) Shell Script
7 13 (14.77%) C++
8 11 (12.50%) C
9 8 (9.09%) Java
10 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.55%) Perl
11 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Xen
2 1 (1.14%) vSphere
2 1 (1.14%) Varnish
2 1 (1.14%) XenServer
2 1 (1.14%) KVM
2 1 (1.14%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 80 (90.91%) Puppet
2 18 (20.45%) Graphite
3 14 (15.91%) Cobbler
3 14 (15.91%) Tivoli
4 11 (12.50%) Nagios
4 11 (12.50%) CFEngine
4 11 (12.50%) Salt
4 11 (12.50%) Ansible
5 6 (6.82%) HAProxy
6 3 (3.41%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (1.14%) Opsview
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) Oracle
2 13 (14.77%) SaltStack
2 13 (14.77%) Splunk
3 12 (13.64%) VMware
4 5 (5.68%) Rackspace
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.41%) IBM
6 3 (3.41%) Percona
7 1 (1.14%) Actimize
7 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.14%) Tealeaf
7 1 (1.14%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.14%) EnterpriseDB
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