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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 61 97 79
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -18
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 79 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.68% 1.11% 1.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.11% 14.94% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
225 174 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.64% 7.45% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 97 152
Average daily rate £375 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +7.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Average hourly rate £20.63 £20.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +16 51 £375 -6.25% 16
South Yorkshire +6 28 £350 +16.66% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £418 - 1
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 117 (85.40%) Puppet
2 107 (78.10%) Linux
3 93 (67.88%) DevOps
4 72 (52.55%) Configuration Management
5 71 (51.82%) Python
5 71 (51.82%) Bash Shell
6 69 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (43.07%) Java
8 54 (39.42%) Jenkins
9 50 (36.50%) Ruby
9 50 (36.50%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (35.77%) MongoDB
11 41 (29.93%) SQL
12 40 (29.20%) Apache
13 38 (27.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 38 (27.74%) NoSQL
13 38 (27.74%) RabbitMQ
14 35 (25.55%) Splunk
14 35 (25.55%) Graphite
15 34 (24.82%) Salt
16 33 (24.09%) Amazon AWS
17 32 (23.36%) Git (software)
17 32 (23.36%) UNIX
18 30 (21.90%) Tomcat
18 30 (21.90%) CentOS
19 27 (19.71%) Amazon EC2
19 27 (19.71%) Oracle
20 26 (18.98%) CouchDB
20 26 (18.98%) Ansible
21 23 (16.79%) Docker

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (29.20%) Apache
2 30 (21.90%) Tomcat
3 23 (16.79%) OpenStack
4 15 (10.95%) nginx
4 15 (10.95%) Node.js
5 9 (6.57%) IIS
6 8 (5.84%) JBoss
7 7 (5.11%) WebSphere
7 7 (5.11%) Jetty
8 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (24.09%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (19.71%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (10.95%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.84%) Amazon S3
4 8 (5.84%) Route 53
4 8 (5.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (5.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (5.11%) Google App Engine
6 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (2.92%) IaaS
8 3 (2.19%) SaaS
9 2 (1.46%) PaaS
10 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) Firewall
2 12 (8.76%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.76%) Internet
3 8 (5.84%) HTTP
4 7 (5.11%) DHCP
4 7 (5.11%) FTP
4 7 (5.11%) DNS
4 7 (5.11%) SSL
4 7 (5.11%) IPsec
4 7 (5.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (35.77%) MongoDB
2 38 (27.74%) NoSQL
3 26 (18.98%) CouchDB
4 23 (16.79%) MySQL
5 21 (15.33%) Redis
6 12 (8.76%) Relational Database
7 10 (7.30%) Couchbase
7 10 (7.30%) Hadoop
7 10 (7.30%) SimpleDB
8 8 (5.84%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (5.11%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.65%) Hypertable
10 5 (3.65%) Riak
11 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.46%) Big Data
13 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 54 (39.42%) Jenkins
2 32 (23.36%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.38%) Subversion
4 5 (3.65%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.19%) JIRA
5 3 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.46%) Hudson
6 2 (1.46%) Selenium
6 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.46%) Maven
6 2 (1.46%) JUnit
6 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.46%) MSI
General
1 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
1 8 (5.84%) Games
2 4 (2.92%) Finance
3 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (51.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (14.60%) Developer
3 16 (11.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.76%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Architect
10 4 (2.92%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (2.19%) SQL Developer
11 3 (2.19%) SQL DBA
11 3 (2.19%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.19%) DBA
11 3 (2.19%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.19%) Administrator
12 2 (1.46%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.74%) RabbitMQ
2 21 (15.33%) Kafka
3 15 (10.95%) Web Services
4 12 (8.76%) Servlets
5 11 (8.03%) .NET
6 10 (7.30%) J2EE
7 9 (6.57%) LAMP
7 9 (6.57%) Memcached
8 8 (5.84%) RESTful
9 7 (5.11%) POSIX
10 4 (2.92%) Java EE
11 2 (1.46%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.73%) Play Framework
12 1 (0.73%) React
12 1 (0.73%) Sass
12 1 (0.73%) LESS
12 1 (0.73%) jQuery
12 1 (0.73%) CSS
12 1 (0.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Private Cloud
1 8 (5.84%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.92%) Mobile Games
3 4 (2.92%) Online Games
4 3 (2.19%) Replication
4 3 (2.19%) Clustering
4 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.19%) User Experience
5 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 107 (78.10%) Linux
2 38 (27.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (23.36%) UNIX
4 30 (21.90%) CentOS
5 16 (11.68%) Windows
6 2 (1.46%) Debian
7 1 (0.73%) Fedora
7 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (67.88%) DevOps
2 72 (52.55%) Configuration Management
3 69 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (36.50%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (16.79%) TDD
6 22 (16.06%) Open Source
7 17 (12.41%) Software Engineering
7 17 (12.41%) Data Management
8 16 (11.68%) Microservices
9 14 (10.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (7.30%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.30%) Automated Testing
11 9 (6.57%) Test Automation
12 8 (5.84%) Kanban
13 7 (5.11%) Performance Testing
13 7 (5.11%) Security Testing
13 7 (5.11%) Network Design
13 7 (5.11%) Service Management
13 7 (5.11%) Software Delivery
14 6 (4.38%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 71 (51.82%) Python
1 71 (51.82%) Bash Shell
2 59 (43.07%) Java
3 50 (36.50%) Ruby
4 41 (29.93%) SQL
5 20 (14.60%) PHP
6 16 (11.68%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.57%) Perl
9 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.65%) C
11 3 (2.19%) C++
11 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.46%) Scala
13 1 (0.73%) Groovy
13 1 (0.73%) Clojure
13 1 (0.73%) R
13 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (16.79%) Docker
2 20 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.30%) KVM
4 9 (6.57%) QEMU
4 9 (6.57%) Xen
5 3 (2.19%) vCloud
5 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.73%) Squid
6 1 (0.73%) XenServer
6 1 (0.73%) vSphere
6 1 (0.73%) Varnish
6 1 (0.73%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 117 (85.40%) Puppet
2 35 (25.55%) Graphite
3 34 (24.82%) Salt
4 26 (18.98%) Ansible
5 19 (13.87%) Cobbler
6 16 (11.68%) Tivoli
7 9 (6.57%) Opsview
7 9 (6.57%) Rundeck
8 7 (5.11%) HAProxy
9 5 (3.65%) CFEngine
9 5 (3.65%) Nagios
10 3 (2.19%) SCCM
11 1 (0.73%) SCOM
11 1 (0.73%) StatsD
Vendors
1 35 (25.55%) Splunk
2 27 (19.71%) Oracle
3 21 (15.33%) VMware
4 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.49%) Red Hat
6 12 (8.76%) Rackspace
7 9 (6.57%) Tealeaf
7 9 (6.57%) Riverbed
8 7 (5.11%) Google
8 7 (5.11%) hybris
9 6 (4.38%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.73%) Apigee
10 1 (0.73%) Mashery
10 1 (0.73%) Tableau
10 1 (0.73%) Percona
10 1 (0.73%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.73%) Citrix
10 1 (0.73%) Teradata