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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 72 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 56 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.15% 0.86% -
As % of the Systems Management category 25.69% 13.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
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
218 139 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.38% 6.28% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 82 72
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 12
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £14.70 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £17.50 £24.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +5.45%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +26 54 £363 -12.12% 8
North Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 4
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 77 (88.51%) Puppet
2 68 (78.16%) Linux
3 61 (70.11%) DevOps
4 53 (60.92%) Ruby
5 47 (54.02%) Configuration Management
6 44 (50.57%) Python
7 32 (36.78%) Bash Shell
7 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (29.89%) PHP
9 25 (28.74%) Apache
10 23 (26.44%) Oracle
11 22 (25.29%) SQL
11 22 (25.29%) MongoDB
12 18 (20.69%) MySQL
13 17 (19.54%) UNIX
13 17 (19.54%) Shell Script
13 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
14 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (17.24%) VMware
15 15 (17.24%) Tomcat
15 15 (17.24%) Web Services
16 14 (16.09%) Tivoli
16 14 (16.09%) Node.js
16 14 (16.09%) Cobbler
17 13 (14.94%) Redis
17 13 (14.94%) Amazon EC2
17 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (13.79%) Riak
19 11 (12.64%) OpenStack

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 25 (28.74%) Apache
2 15 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 14 (16.09%) Node.js
4 11 (12.64%) OpenStack
5 7 (8.05%) nginx
6 3 (3.45%) JBoss
6 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.45%) CMS
6 3 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.30%) Magnolia
8 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.15%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) Jetty
8 1 (1.15%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
1 11 (12.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.94%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (10.34%) Amazon S3
3 9 (10.34%) Route 53
4 4 (4.60%) CloudFront
4 4 (4.60%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.45%) IaaS
6 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.75%) DNS
2 5 (5.75%) SSL
2 5 (5.75%) HTTP
2 5 (5.75%) Internet
3 4 (4.60%) DHCP
4 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.15%) Firewall
5 1 (1.15%) WAN
5 1 (1.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) MongoDB
2 18 (20.69%) MySQL
3 13 (14.94%) Redis
4 12 (13.79%) Riak
5 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
6 8 (9.20%) Hypertable
6 8 (9.20%) CouchDB
7 7 (8.05%) SimpleDB
7 7 (8.05%) Couchbase
8 5 (5.75%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.30%) Jackrabbit
12 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
12 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.15%) Big Data
12 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.20%) Fiddler
3 5 (5.75%) RSpec
4 4 (4.60%) Maven
4 4 (4.60%) Ant
5 3 (3.45%) Subversion
5 3 (3.45%) Hudson
6 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Architect
2 11 (12.64%) Architect
3 9 (10.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Administrator
8 3 (3.45%) Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Head of Operations
9 2 (2.30%) DBA
9 2 (2.30%) Consultant
9 2 (2.30%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) Web Services
2 8 (9.20%) J2EE
3 3 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.45%) Spring
4 2 (2.30%) LAMP
4 2 (2.30%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.30%) POSIX
5 1 (1.15%) Java EE
5 1 (1.15%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.15%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 68 (78.16%) Linux
2 17 (19.54%) UNIX
3 7 (8.05%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) Debian
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.11%) DevOps
2 47 (54.02%) Configuration Management
3 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.64%) Data Protection
6 11 (12.64%) TDD
7 8 (9.20%) SOA
8 7 (8.05%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.75%) RUP
9 5 (5.75%) DSDM
9 5 (5.75%) Refactoring
9 5 (5.75%) Scrum
9 5 (5.75%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.60%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.60%) Kanban
10 4 (4.60%) Migration
10 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.60%) ITIL
11 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.92%) Ruby
2 44 (50.57%) Python
3 32 (36.78%) Bash Shell
4 26 (29.89%) PHP
5 22 (25.29%) SQL
6 17 (19.54%) Shell Script
7 10 (11.49%) C++
7 10 (11.49%) Java
8 8 (9.20%) C
9 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.45%) Perl
11 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) Xen
2 1 (1.15%) KVM
2 1 (1.15%) Corosync
2 1 (1.15%) XenServer
2 1 (1.15%) vSphere
2 1 (1.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 77 (88.51%) Puppet
2 14 (16.09%) Tivoli
2 14 (16.09%) Cobbler
3 9 (10.34%) Salt
4 8 (9.20%) CFEngine
4 8 (9.20%) Ansible
4 8 (9.20%) Nagios
5 5 (5.75%) HAProxy
6 3 (3.45%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (1.15%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Oracle
2 15 (17.24%) VMware
3 10 (11.49%) SaltStack
3 10 (11.49%) Splunk
4 7 (8.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.60%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.45%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) Percona
8 1 (1.15%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.15%) Actimize
8 1 (1.15%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.15%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.15%) Tealeaf
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