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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 87 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 33 34 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.35% 1.60% -
As % of the Systems Management category 18.97% 21.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.07%
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
174 155 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.09% 7.28% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 97 80
Average daily rate £335 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £461 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £312
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.70 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £21.20 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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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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 -7 28 £500 +20.48% 10
North Yorkshire - - - - 4
South Yorkshire - - - - 4
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 48 (80.00%) Puppet
2 47 (78.33%) Linux
3 32 (53.33%) DevOps
4 23 (38.33%) Configuration Management
5 21 (35.00%) Ruby
6 19 (31.67%) Web Services
7 18 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (28.33%) Python
9 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
10 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 14 (23.33%) VMware
12 13 (21.67%) C++
12 13 (21.67%) Salt
13 12 (20.00%) MySQL
13 12 (20.00%) MS Visio
13 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 12 (20.00%) TDD
13 12 (20.00%) Data Protection
13 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (18.33%) PHP
15 10 (16.67%) Java
15 10 (16.67%) Apache
15 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
16 9 (15.00%) Node.js
16 9 (15.00%) Oracle
17 8 (13.33%) Perl
17 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
18 7 (11.67%) MongoDB
18 7 (11.67%) Jenkins

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.67%) Apache
3 9 (15.00%) Node.js
4 5 (8.33%) CMS
4 5 (8.33%) Magnolia
5 3 (5.00%) nginx
6 2 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) Route 53
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.67%) CloudFront
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.67%) PaaS
5 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.00%) DHCP
3 3 (5.00%) SSL
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (11.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.00%) Couchbase
3 6 (10.00%) Redis
3 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.00%) SimpleDB
4 5 (8.33%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) Hudson
4 4 (6.67%) Ant
4 4 (6.67%) Maven
5 3 (5.00%) RSpec
6 2 (3.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 12 (20.00%) Architect
3 9 (15.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) DBA
7 2 (3.33%) Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Head of Operations
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.67%) Web Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Release Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Applications Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Head of Development
8 1 (1.67%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) Web Services
2 5 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (78.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Debian
2 4 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) DevOps
2 23 (38.33%) Configuration Management
3 12 (20.00%) TDD
3 12 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.00%) SOA
7 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.67%) Migration
8 4 (6.67%) Refactoring
8 4 (6.67%) BDD
9 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
9 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.00%) RUP
9 3 (5.00%) DSDM
9 3 (5.00%) Scrum
10 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Ruby
2 17 (28.33%) Python
3 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 13 (21.67%) C++
5 11 (18.33%) PHP
6 10 (16.67%) Java
7 8 (13.33%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) SQL
8 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
1 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
1 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
2 1 (1.67%) XenServer
2 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (80.00%) Puppet
2 13 (21.67%) Salt
3 3 (5.00%) Cobbler
3 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.33%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (3.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) VMware
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.33%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.33%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.67%) Splunk
5 1 (1.67%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.67%) Actimize
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