The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Opscode Chef skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Opscode Chef
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 68 71
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 14 55 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.99% 2.68% 2.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.38% 22.00% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 32
Median daily rate £438 £538 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +43.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £376 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £565 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 123 250 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 8.72% 12.18% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 166 81
Median daily rate £420 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in West Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Opscode Chef in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in West Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in West Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -18 11 £425 -20.93% 18
Wakefield - 1 £550 -
Opscode Chef
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 53 (80.30%) Puppet
1 53 (80.30%) DevOps
2 48 (72.73%) Linux
3 35 (53.03%) Python
3 35 (53.03%) Ansible
4 34 (51.52%) Jenkins
5 33 (50.00%) Docker
6 30 (45.45%) Java
7 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (40.91%) Configuration Management
8 27 (40.91%) Ruby
9 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 18 (27.27%) Bash Shell
10 18 (27.27%) MongoDB
11 17 (25.76%) Open Source
12 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
12 15 (22.73%) Salt
13 14 (21.21%) Spring
13 14 (21.21%) HTTP
14 13 (19.70%) MySQL
15 12 (18.18%) HTML
15 12 (18.18%) Maven
15 12 (18.18%) HTML5
16 11 (16.67%) Windows
16 11 (16.67%) Red Hat
16 11 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
17 10 (15.15%) Go
17 10 (15.15%) Splunk

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.12%) Confluence
2 6 (9.09%) IIS
3 4 (6.06%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.03%) nginx
6 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (9.09%) IaaS
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.06%) GitHub
4 4 (6.06%) Loggly
4 4 (6.06%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.03%) Route 53
6 2 (3.03%) Slack
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.52%) Office 365
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) HTTP
2 7 (10.61%) Firewall
2 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.58%) DNS
4 4 (6.06%) DHCP
4 4 (6.06%) FTP
4 4 (6.06%) HTTPS
4 4 (6.06%) SMTP
4 4 (6.06%) SSL
4 4 (6.06%) Telnet
5 2 (3.03%) Internet
5 2 (3.03%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.52%) OpenFlow
6 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 13 (19.70%) MySQL
3 10 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.09%) Redis
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (7.58%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.06%) Riak
7 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.55%) HBase
8 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (51.52%) Jenkins
2 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.18%) Maven
4 11 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (15.15%) JIRA
6 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 6 (9.09%) Grunt
6 6 (9.09%) Selenium
7 5 (7.58%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.03%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.52%) Ant
9 1 (1.52%) GitLab
9 1 (1.52%) Hudson
9 1 (1.52%) Subversion
9 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Developer
3 9 (13.64%) WebOps Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (7.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Implementation Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Automation Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) Spring
2 12 (18.18%) HTML
2 12 (18.18%) HTML5
3 9 (13.64%) Node.js
3 9 (13.64%) Web Services
4 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.61%) Apache Camel
4 7 (10.61%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (9.09%) CSS
5 6 (9.09%) CSS3
5 6 (9.09%) Django
5 6 (9.09%) jQuery
5 6 (9.09%) JSON
5 6 (9.09%) Play Framework
5 6 (9.09%) RESTful
5 6 (9.09%) Spring Boot
6 4 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.06%) LAMP
7 3 (4.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.58%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Social Media
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 48 (72.73%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.06%) Android
6 3 (4.55%) Unix
7 2 (3.03%) CentOS
7 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.52%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (80.30%) DevOps
2 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (40.91%) Configuration Management
4 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (25.76%) Open Source
6 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 9 (13.64%) High Availability
7 9 (13.64%) ITIL
7 9 (13.64%) TDD
7 9 (13.64%) Web Operations
8 7 (10.61%) Load Balancing
9 6 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.09%) Project Management
9 6 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (7.58%) Kanban
10 5 (7.58%) Microservices
11 4 (6.06%) Android Development
11 4 (6.06%) SDLC
11 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) Python
2 30 (45.45%) Java
3 27 (40.91%) Ruby
4 18 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 10 (15.15%) Go
6 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 9 (13.64%) Scala
7 8 (12.12%) PHP
8 7 (10.61%) Shell Script
9 6 (9.09%) SQL
10 4 (6.06%) C#
11 3 (4.55%) C++
12 1 (1.52%) Korn
12 1 (1.52%) Perl
12 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
1 2 (3.03%) MCSE
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 33 (50.00%) Docker
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.09%) vSphere
3 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) HDFS
4 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 53 (80.30%) Puppet
2 35 (53.03%) Ansible
3 15 (22.73%) Salt
4 7 (10.61%) Kubernetes
5 6 (9.09%) Cobbler
5 6 (9.09%) Nagios
6 5 (7.58%) SCCM
7 4 (6.06%) ZABBIX
8 3 (4.55%) Mesos
8 3 (4.55%) Prometheus
9 2 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (3.03%) Rancher
9 2 (3.03%) vRealize
10 1 (1.52%) Graphite
10 1 (1.52%) Opsview
10 1 (1.52%) SCOM
10 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (15.15%) Splunk
3 9 (13.64%) SaltStack
3 9 (13.64%) VMware
4 7 (10.61%) Rackspace
5 6 (9.09%) Google
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle
7 4 (6.06%) New Relic
8 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.03%) Hortonworks