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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 80 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 67 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.31% 1.17% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.61% 18.63% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 5
Average daily rate £475 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +13.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
360 161 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.39% 6.28% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 97 91
Average daily rate £450 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.72 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 40 £445 +22.75% 22
South Yorkshire - 18 £463 - 4
North Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 2
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (86.99%) Linux
2 97 (78.86%) Puppet
3 86 (69.92%) DevOps
4 60 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (46.34%) Java
6 52 (42.28%) Configuration Management
7 51 (41.46%) Jenkins
7 51 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (40.65%) VMware
9 49 (39.84%) Amazon AWS
10 48 (39.02%) Python
11 38 (30.89%) Unix
11 38 (30.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (28.46%) .NET
12 35 (28.46%) Ruby
13 31 (25.20%) MongoDB
13 31 (25.20%) Bash Shell
14 30 (24.39%) PowerShell
15 28 (22.76%) Cloud Computing
15 28 (22.76%) Windows
16 27 (21.95%) Apache
17 26 (21.14%) Red Hat
17 26 (21.14%) Open Source
18 25 (20.33%) TCP/IP
18 25 (20.33%) Oracle
18 25 (20.33%) Xen
19 23 (18.70%) SQL
19 23 (18.70%) HTTP
20 22 (17.89%) Perl
20 22 (17.89%) Tomcat

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (21.95%) Apache
2 22 (17.89%) Tomcat
3 20 (16.26%) nginx
4 18 (14.63%) IIS
5 16 (13.01%) Node.js
6 13 (10.57%) Jetty
6 13 (10.57%) WebSphere
7 7 (5.69%) OpenStack
8 6 (4.88%) CloudStack
9 5 (4.07%) JBoss
10 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 49 (39.84%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (22.76%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (15.45%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (14.63%) Google App Engine
4 18 (14.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (12.20%) IaaS
6 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (6.50%) GitHub
8 5 (4.07%) PaaS
8 5 (4.07%) SaaS
9 4 (3.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.81%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.81%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.33%) TCP/IP
2 23 (18.70%) HTTP
3 18 (14.63%) SSL
4 15 (12.20%) DNS
5 14 (11.38%) DHCP
5 14 (11.38%) FTP
5 14 (11.38%) IPsec
6 13 (10.57%) Internet
7 7 (5.69%) SAN
8 5 (4.07%) NAS
9 4 (3.25%) Firewall
10 3 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.44%) LAN
10 3 (2.44%) WAN
11 1 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.20%) MongoDB
2 18 (14.63%) MySQL
3 12 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 10 (8.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (8.13%) Hadoop
5 9 (7.32%) Big Data
5 9 (7.32%) CouchDB
5 9 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.50%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.69%) Redis
8 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
9 4 (3.25%) Riak
10 1 (0.81%) HBase
10 1 (0.81%) Informix
Development Applications
1 51 (41.46%) Jenkins
2 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.13%) Subversion
4 7 (5.69%) Maven
5 6 (4.88%) JIRA
5 6 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.07%) JUnit
6 5 (4.07%) MSI
6 5 (4.07%) Selenium
6 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.25%) Artifactory
7 4 (3.25%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.25%) GitLab
7 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.81%) Ant
8 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.81%) Hudson
8 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (5.69%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Retail
3 2 (1.63%) Advertising
3 2 (1.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (50.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (20.33%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (18.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 21 (17.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Architect
6 10 (8.13%) Consultant
6 10 (8.13%) Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Java Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.69%) DevOps Consultant
9 7 (5.69%) PowerShell Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.25%) DevOps Specialist
11 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.25%) Operations Engineer
12 3 (2.44%) Digital Architect
12 3 (2.44%) Senior Architect
12 3 (2.44%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.46%) .NET
2 16 (13.01%) J2EE
3 13 (10.57%) AngularJS
3 13 (10.57%) Servlets
4 9 (7.32%) Kafka
4 9 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (6.50%) .NET Framework
6 7 (5.69%) Sensu
7 6 (4.88%) LAMP
8 5 (4.07%) jQuery
9 4 (3.25%) HTML
9 4 (3.25%) HTML5
9 4 (3.25%) Web Services
10 3 (2.44%) Middleware
11 2 (1.63%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.63%) SOAP
12 1 (0.81%) REST
12 1 (0.81%) RESTful
12 1 (0.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Visualisation
2 7 (5.69%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.25%) Blog
3 4 (3.25%) Clustering
3 4 (3.25%) User Experience
4 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.63%) Social Media
5 1 (0.81%) IBM XIV
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 107 (86.99%) Linux
2 38 (30.89%) Unix
3 28 (22.76%) Windows
4 22 (17.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (10.57%) Windows Server
6 9 (7.32%) CentOS
7 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.25%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (69.92%) DevOps
2 60 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (42.28%) Configuration Management
4 51 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (21.14%) Open Source
6 15 (12.20%) Automated Testing
6 15 (12.20%) ITIL
7 13 (10.57%) Web Operations
8 11 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (8.94%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.13%) Software Delivery
10 9 (7.32%) Machine Learning
10 9 (7.32%) Microservices
11 8 (6.50%) DSDM
11 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.50%) OO
11 8 (6.50%) RUP
11 8 (6.50%) Scrum
12 7 (5.69%) Web Accessibility
13 6 (4.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (46.34%) Java
2 48 (39.02%) Python
3 35 (28.46%) Ruby
4 31 (25.20%) Bash Shell
5 30 (24.39%) PowerShell
6 23 (18.70%) SQL
7 22 (17.89%) Perl
8 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
9 14 (11.38%) Shell Script
10 9 (7.32%) R
11 7 (5.69%) C#
11 7 (5.69%) C++
12 5 (4.07%) PHP
13 4 (3.25%) Go
13 4 (3.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
System Software
1 38 (30.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (20.33%) Xen
3 21 (17.07%) Docker
4 7 (5.69%) KVM
4 7 (5.69%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.69%) vSphere
5 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.07%) XenServer
6 4 (3.25%) Ceph
6 4 (3.25%) GlusterFS
7 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.44%) Varnish
7 3 (2.44%) vCloud
8 1 (0.81%) Firmware
8 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 97 (78.86%) Puppet
2 21 (17.07%) Ansible
3 20 (16.26%) Salt
4 15 (12.20%) Cobbler
4 15 (12.20%) Graphite
5 11 (8.94%) Tivoli
6 9 (7.32%) Nagios
6 9 (7.32%) StatsD
7 8 (6.50%) Grafana
7 8 (6.50%) logstash
8 7 (5.69%) Kibana
8 7 (5.69%) Uchiwa
9 5 (4.07%) SCCM
10 4 (3.25%) Cacti
10 4 (3.25%) HAProxy
10 4 (3.25%) Kubernetes
10 4 (3.25%) Opsview
11 3 (2.44%) vRealize
12 2 (1.63%) Pingdom
13 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (40.65%) VMware
2 26 (21.14%) Red Hat
3 25 (20.33%) Oracle
4 20 (16.26%) Microsoft
5 18 (14.63%) Google
6 10 (8.13%) Splunk
7 9 (7.32%) Apigee
7 9 (7.32%) Citrix
7 9 (7.32%) Mashery
7 9 (7.32%) Tableau
7 9 (7.32%) Teradata
8 8 (6.50%) HP
9 7 (5.69%) F5
9 7 (5.69%) Sitecore
10 6 (4.88%) EnterpriseDB
10 6 (4.88%) SaltStack
11 5 (4.07%) Cisco
12 3 (2.44%) New Relic
12 3 (2.44%) Rackspace
12 3 (2.44%) RightScale
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