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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 85 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 42 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.62% 0.21% -
As % of the Systems Management category 27.27% 2.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
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
154 179 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.95% 7.68% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 101 87
Average daily rate £363 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £214 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +69.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 3 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 3 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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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 +23 42 £350 +9.37% 17
North Yorkshire - - - - 4
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 96 (96.97%) Puppet
2 86 (86.87%) Linux
3 84 (84.85%) DevOps
4 80 (80.81%) Python
4 80 (80.81%) Ruby
5 67 (67.68%) Configuration Management
6 60 (60.61%) Bash Shell
6 60 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (39.39%) PHP
8 38 (38.38%) Apache
8 38 (38.38%) MongoDB
9 37 (37.37%) SQL
10 32 (32.32%) Oracle
11 27 (27.27%) UNIX
12 26 (26.26%) OpenStack
13 25 (25.25%) Graphite
13 25 (25.25%) Software Engineering
13 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (24.24%) Shell Script
15 23 (23.23%) Cobbler
15 23 (23.23%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (22.22%) Riak
17 21 (21.21%) Tivoli
17 21 (21.21%) MySQL
18 20 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (20.20%) SaltStack
18 20 (20.20%) Ansible
19 19 (19.19%) Redis
19 19 (19.19%) Splunk
19 19 (19.19%) Amazon EC2

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 38 (38.38%) Apache
2 26 (26.26%) OpenStack
3 15 (15.15%) Node.js
4 8 (8.08%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.06%) nginx
6 2 (2.02%) JBoss
6 2 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.01%) Jetty
7 1 (1.01%) IIS
7 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.01%) CMS
7 1 (1.01%) EPiServer CMS
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.23%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (19.19%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.08%) Amazon S3
3 8 (8.08%) Route 53
4 3 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.02%) IaaS
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.01%) SaaS
6 1 (1.01%) PaaS
6 1 (1.01%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) Internet
2 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.04%) DNS
3 4 (4.04%) SSL
3 4 (4.04%) HTTP
3 4 (4.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.38%) MongoDB
2 22 (22.22%) Riak
3 21 (21.21%) MySQL
4 19 (19.19%) Redis
5 18 (18.18%) Hypertable
5 18 (18.18%) CouchDB
6 14 (14.14%) NoSQL
7 11 (11.11%) SimpleDB
7 11 (11.11%) Couchbase
8 7 (7.07%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
12 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
12 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Fiddler
2 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.05%) RSpec
5 2 (2.02%) Subversion
6 1 (1.01%) Maven
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.01%) Hudson
6 1 (1.01%) Ant
General
1 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (65.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (8.08%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Developer
5 5 (5.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Administrator
7 2 (2.02%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.02%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.02%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.02%) DBA
7 2 (2.02%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.02%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.02%) Programmer
7 2 (2.02%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (1.01%) Development Analyst
8 1 (1.01%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) Web Services
2 4 (4.04%) J2EE
3 3 (3.03%) Servlets
3 3 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.03%) Spring
4 2 (2.02%) POSIX
4 2 (2.02%) LAMP
4 2 (2.02%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.01%) Memcached
5 1 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.01%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.07%) Open Source
4 4 (4.04%) Clustering
5 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (86.87%) Linux
2 27 (27.27%) UNIX
3 7 (7.07%) Windows
4 2 (2.02%) Debian
5 1 (1.01%) Fedora
5 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.01%) CentOS
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.01%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (84.85%) DevOps
2 67 (67.68%) Configuration Management
3 60 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (25.25%) Software Engineering
4 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (12.12%) TDD
6 8 (8.08%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.07%) Scrum
7 7 (7.07%) RUP
7 7 (7.07%) DSDM
8 5 (5.05%) SOA
8 5 (5.05%) Kanban
8 5 (5.05%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.04%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.04%) Security Testing
9 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.03%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.03%) Network Design
10 3 (3.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (80.81%) Python
1 80 (80.81%) Ruby
2 60 (60.61%) Bash Shell
3 39 (39.39%) PHP
4 37 (37.37%) SQL
5 24 (24.24%) Shell Script
6 18 (18.18%) C
7 12 (12.12%) C++
8 10 (10.10%) Java
9 7 (7.07%) Perl
10 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) VCP4
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.08%) KVM
3 7 (7.07%) QEMU
4 2 (2.02%) Xen
4 2 (2.02%) XenServer
4 2 (2.02%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) Varnish
5 1 (1.01%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 96 (96.97%) Puppet
2 25 (25.25%) Graphite
3 23 (23.23%) Cobbler
4 21 (21.21%) Tivoli
5 20 (20.20%) Ansible
6 18 (18.18%) Nagios
6 18 (18.18%) CFEngine
7 14 (14.14%) Salt
8 5 (5.05%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.02%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (1.01%) Opsview
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Oracle
2 20 (20.20%) SaltStack
3 19 (19.19%) Splunk
4 11 (11.11%) VMware
4 11 (11.11%) Rackspace
5 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.03%) Percona
7 2 (2.02%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (2.02%) IBM
8 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.01%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.01%) hybris
8 1 (1.01%) Tealeaf
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