The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
England / Yorkshire
Rank 62 73 85
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 63 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.97% 2.25% 1.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.31% 21.88% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 37
Median daily rate £450 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £392 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £418
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 195 288 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.19% 10.28% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 194 92
Median daily rate £425 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +31.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £275
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 1 12 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -28.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +32 51 £450 -5.26% 25
South Yorkshire -7 11 £450 -5.26% 3
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 102 (84.30%) Puppet
2 97 (80.17%) Linux
3 87 (71.90%) DevOps
4 74 (61.16%) Python
5 60 (49.59%) Jenkins
6 57 (47.11%) Ruby
7 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (42.98%) Java
9 51 (42.15%) Ansible
10 39 (32.23%) Configuration Management
11 38 (31.40%) Docker
11 38 (31.40%) Git (software)
12 37 (30.58%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (29.75%) Open Source
13 36 (29.75%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (28.93%) Bash Shell
15 34 (28.10%) MongoDB
16 33 (27.27%) Salt
17 31 (25.62%) HTTP
18 26 (21.49%) MySQL
19 25 (20.66%) HTML
19 25 (20.66%) HTML5
20 24 (19.83%) JIRA
21 23 (19.01%) Web Services
22 22 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
23 21 (17.36%) Spring
23 21 (17.36%) Scala
24 20 (16.53%) Confluence
25 19 (15.70%) Windows
26 18 (14.88%) TCP/IP

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in 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 20 (16.53%) Confluence
2 12 (9.92%) Apache Spark
2 12 (9.92%) OpenStack
3 10 (8.26%) IIS
4 9 (7.44%) Apache
5 7 (5.79%) Apache Pig
6 6 (4.96%) CloudStack
7 3 (2.48%) nginx
8 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.83%) JBoss
9 1 (0.83%) Liferay
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.58%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (11.57%) IaaS
4 11 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (6.61%) GitHub
5 8 (6.61%) Loggly
5 8 (6.61%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.48%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.48%) Office 365
8 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.65%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.65%) Slack
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.83%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.83%) Route 53
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.62%) HTTP
2 18 (14.88%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.92%) SSL
4 10 (8.26%) DNS
4 10 (8.26%) Firewall
5 5 (4.13%) DHCP
5 5 (4.13%) FTP
5 5 (4.13%) HTTPS
5 5 (4.13%) Internet
5 5 (4.13%) Kerberos
5 5 (4.13%) SMTP
5 5 (4.13%) Telnet
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.83%) NAS
6 1 (0.83%) Network Security
6 1 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.10%) MongoDB
2 26 (21.49%) MySQL
3 22 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (12.40%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.40%) Relational Database
5 14 (11.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (9.92%) Hadoop
6 12 (9.92%) HBase
6 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
7 10 (8.26%) Redis
8 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (6.61%) Big Data
10 7 (5.79%) Apache Hive
10 7 (5.79%) Riak
11 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (4.13%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 60 (49.59%) Jenkins
2 38 (31.40%) Git (software)
3 24 (19.83%) JIRA
4 16 (13.22%) Maven
5 15 (12.40%) Cucumber
5 15 (12.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (12.40%) Selenium
6 13 (10.74%) Vagrant
7 10 (8.26%) Grunt
8 7 (5.79%) Subversion
9 6 (4.96%) TeamCity
10 5 (4.13%) git-flow
11 4 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.48%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.65%) Hudson
14 1 (0.83%) DbUnit
14 1 (0.83%) FishEye
14 1 (0.83%) GitLab
14 1 (0.83%) JMeter
14 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.13%) Finance
2 1 (0.83%) Advertising
2 1 (0.83%) Legal
2 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (50.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (9.92%) Platform Engineer
3 11 (9.09%) Developer
4 10 (8.26%) Architect
4 10 (8.26%) WebOps Engineer
5 6 (4.96%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (4.96%) Lead DevOps
5 6 (4.96%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (4.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (4.96%) Technical Architect
6 5 (4.13%) Administrator
6 5 (4.13%) Implementation Specialist
6 5 (4.13%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.13%) Lead Architect
6 5 (4.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.13%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (4.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (4.13%) Technical Leader
7 4 (3.31%) Automation Specialist
7 4 (3.31%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.66%) HTML
1 25 (20.66%) HTML5
2 23 (19.01%) Web Services
3 21 (17.36%) Spring
4 15 (12.40%) Django
4 15 (12.40%) JSON
4 15 (12.40%) Play Framework
4 15 (12.40%) RESTful
5 10 (8.26%) AngularJS
5 10 (8.26%) CSS
5 10 (8.26%) CSS3
5 10 (8.26%) jQuery
6 9 (7.44%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (6.61%) LAMP
7 8 (6.61%) Node.js
8 7 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (4.96%) Apache Camel
10 5 (4.13%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (4.13%) Spring Boot
11 3 (2.48%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Driving Licence
2 7 (5.79%) Social Media
3 5 (4.13%) Replication
3 5 (4.13%) Tandem
4 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.65%) Clustering
5 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (80.17%) Linux
2 19 (15.70%) Windows
3 17 (14.05%) Unix
4 13 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.44%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.96%) Android
6 6 (4.96%) CoreOS
6 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.65%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (71.90%) DevOps
2 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (32.23%) Configuration Management
4 36 (29.75%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (29.75%) Open Source
5 16 (13.22%) TDD
6 15 (12.40%) Scrum
7 14 (11.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (9.92%) Web Operations
9 11 (9.09%) BDD
9 11 (9.09%) ITIL
9 11 (9.09%) Kanban
9 11 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.26%) Microservices
11 9 (7.44%) High Availability
12 8 (6.61%) Load Balancing
13 7 (5.79%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.79%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.79%) Incident Management
13 7 (5.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (61.16%) Python
2 57 (47.11%) Ruby
3 52 (42.98%) Java
4 35 (28.93%) Bash Shell
5 21 (17.36%) Scala
6 14 (11.57%) Shell Script
7 13 (10.74%) JavaScript
7 13 (10.74%) PHP
8 11 (9.09%) Go
8 11 (9.09%) PowerShell
9 9 (7.44%) SQL
10 5 (4.13%) C#
11 4 (3.31%) C++
12 2 (1.65%) Perl
13 1 (0.83%) C
13 1 (0.83%) Korn
13 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.31%) AWS Certification
1 4 (3.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) MCSE
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (31.40%) Docker
2 12 (9.92%) HDFS
3 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.44%) vSphere
4 6 (4.96%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.96%) Xen
4 6 (4.96%) XenServer
5 5 (4.13%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) KVM
6 1 (0.83%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 102 (84.30%) Puppet
2 51 (42.15%) Ansible
3 33 (27.27%) Salt
4 14 (11.57%) Nagios
5 12 (9.92%) Kubernetes
6 10 (8.26%) Cobbler
7 8 (6.61%) ZABBIX
8 7 (5.79%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (5.79%) SCCM
9 5 (4.13%) SCOM
10 2 (1.65%) Mesos
10 2 (1.65%) Rancher
11 1 (0.83%) Graphite
11 1 (0.83%) Opsview
11 1 (0.83%) Packer
11 1 (0.83%) Terraform
11 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Red Hat
1 18 (14.88%) SaltStack
2 17 (14.05%) Splunk
3 12 (9.92%) VMware
4 11 (9.09%) Google
4 11 (9.09%) Oracle
4 11 (9.09%) Rackspace
5 9 (7.44%) New Relic
6 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.13%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco
9 1 (0.83%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.83%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.83%) WSO2
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