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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 83 59
Rank change year-on-year +32 -24  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 49 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.65% 1.69% 2.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 39.52% 20.00% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 38
Median daily rate £450 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +39.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £383 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £685 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 124 165 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.23% 8.46% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 106 87
Median daily rate £425 £433 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £342 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £17.39 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.81% -28.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +10 36 £425 -12.82% 21
Bradford - 10 £475 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £550 - 1
Opscode Chef
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 68 (80.00%) Puppet
2 65 (76.47%) Linux
3 61 (71.76%) DevOps
4 53 (62.35%) Python
5 47 (55.29%) Jenkins
6 42 (49.41%) Java
7 41 (48.24%) Ansible
8 38 (44.71%) Ruby
9 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (36.47%) Docker
11 27 (31.76%) MongoDB
11 27 (31.76%) Configuration Management
12 26 (30.59%) Amazon AWS
12 26 (30.59%) Open Source
13 25 (29.41%) Git (software)
14 24 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (25.88%) HTML
15 22 (25.88%) HTML5
16 21 (24.71%) MySQL
17 20 (23.53%) HTTP
17 20 (23.53%) Salt
18 19 (22.35%) Bash Shell
19 18 (21.18%) Scala
19 18 (21.18%) Spring
19 18 (21.18%) PostgreSQL
20 17 (20.00%) JIRA
20 17 (20.00%) Red Hat
20 17 (20.00%) Windows
20 17 (20.00%) SaltStack
21 15 (17.65%) Confluence

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 15 (17.65%) Confluence
2 12 (14.12%) Apache Spark
3 10 (11.76%) OpenStack
4 8 (9.41%) Apache
4 8 (9.41%) IIS
5 7 (8.24%) Apache Pig
6 4 (4.71%) CloudStack
7 2 (2.35%) nginx
8 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.18%) JBoss
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (30.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (11.76%) IaaS
3 8 (9.41%) Loggly
3 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.41%) Sumo Logic
4 4 (4.71%) GitHub
5 3 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.35%) Office 365
6 2 (2.35%) Slack
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.18%) Route 53
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) HTTP
2 10 (11.76%) DNS
3 8 (9.41%) Firewall
4 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.88%) DHCP
5 5 (5.88%) FTP
5 5 (5.88%) HTTPS
5 5 (5.88%) Internet
5 5 (5.88%) Kerberos
5 5 (5.88%) SMTP
5 5 (5.88%) SSL
5 5 (5.88%) Telnet
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.76%) MongoDB
2 21 (24.71%) MySQL
3 18 (21.18%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (16.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
6 12 (14.12%) Hadoop
6 12 (14.12%) HBase
6 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
7 9 (10.59%) Redis
8 8 (9.41%) Big Data
8 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
8 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (8.24%) Apache Hive
9 7 (8.24%) Riak
10 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 47 (55.29%) Jenkins
2 25 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 17 (20.00%) JIRA
4 15 (17.65%) Maven
5 13 (15.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (14.12%) Cucumber
6 12 (14.12%) Selenium
7 10 (11.76%) Grunt
7 10 (11.76%) Vagrant
8 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.35%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.18%) Ant
10 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.18%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.18%) FishEye
10 1 (1.18%) GitLab
10 1 (1.18%) Hudson
10 1 (1.18%) JMeter
10 1 (1.18%) JUnit
10 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 5 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Legal
2 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (12.94%) Developer
3 8 (9.41%) WebOps Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Architect
4 7 (8.24%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (7.06%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (7.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Administrator
6 5 (5.88%) Implementation Specialist
6 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Lead Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (4.71%) Scala Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.53%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (3.53%) Hadoop Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) HTML
1 22 (25.88%) HTML5
2 18 (21.18%) Spring
3 14 (16.47%) Web Services
4 12 (14.12%) Django
4 12 (14.12%) JSON
4 12 (14.12%) Play Framework
4 12 (14.12%) RESTful
5 10 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 10 (11.76%) CSS
5 10 (11.76%) CSS3
5 10 (11.76%) jQuery
6 8 (9.41%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (9.41%) LAMP
6 8 (9.41%) Node.js
7 6 (7.06%) Apache Camel
7 6 (7.06%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (5.88%) Spring Boot
9 3 (3.53%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Driving Licence
2 5 (5.88%) Replication
2 5 (5.88%) Social Media
2 5 (5.88%) Tandem
3 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 65 (76.47%) Linux
2 17 (20.00%) Windows
3 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.24%) Unix
6 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.88%) Android
7 5 (5.88%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (71.76%) DevOps
2 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.76%) Configuration Management
4 26 (30.59%) Open Source
5 24 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (17.65%) TDD
7 14 (16.47%) Scrum
8 11 (12.94%) ITIL
8 11 (12.94%) Kanban
8 11 (12.94%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.76%) BDD
9 10 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (9.41%) High Availability
10 8 (9.41%) Microservices
10 8 (9.41%) Web Operations
11 7 (8.24%) Automated Testing
11 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
11 7 (8.24%) Load Balancing
11 7 (8.24%) Project Management
12 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (62.35%) Python
2 42 (49.41%) Java
3 38 (44.71%) Ruby
4 19 (22.35%) Bash Shell
5 18 (21.18%) Scala
6 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
7 12 (14.12%) PHP
8 11 (12.94%) Go
9 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
10 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
11 7 (8.24%) SQL
12 5 (5.88%) C#
13 4 (4.71%) C++
14 1 (1.18%) C
14 1 (1.18%) Korn
14 1 (1.18%) Perl
14 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) AWS Certification
2 3 (3.53%) MCSE
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (36.47%) Docker
2 12 (14.12%) HDFS
3 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.41%) vSphere
5 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
6 5 (5.88%) VirtualBox
7 4 (4.71%) XenServer
8 3 (3.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 68 (80.00%) Puppet
2 41 (48.24%) Ansible
3 20 (23.53%) Salt
4 14 (16.47%) Nagios
5 10 (11.76%) Kubernetes
6 8 (9.41%) ZABBIX
7 7 (8.24%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (5.88%) Cobbler
8 5 (5.88%) SCCM
9 3 (3.53%) SCOM
10 2 (2.35%) Mesos
10 2 (2.35%) Rancher
11 1 (1.18%) Graphite
11 1 (1.18%) Opsview
11 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 17 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 15 (17.65%) Splunk
3 13 (15.29%) VMware
4 11 (12.94%) Rackspace
5 10 (11.76%) Google
5 10 (11.76%) Oracle
6 8 (9.41%) New Relic
7 5 (5.88%) Hortonworks
7 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.18%) Cisco
9 1 (1.18%) EnterpriseDB
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