The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.00% 0.63% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.43% 9.52% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
28 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.67% 6.67% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 34
Median daily rate £450 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £185 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Birmingham region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 24 (82.76%) DevOps
2 23 (79.31%) Linux
3 22 (75.86%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (68.97%) Ansible
4 20 (68.97%) Jenkins
5 19 (65.52%) Python
5 19 (65.52%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (58.62%) Ruby
7 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
8 14 (48.28%) Web Services
9 13 (44.83%) Java
10 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
10 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (41.38%) Rackspace
10 12 (41.38%) Web Operations
11 11 (37.93%) Salt
11 11 (37.93%) PHP
12 10 (34.48%) HTTP
12 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
12 10 (34.48%) SSL
12 10 (34.48%) Subversion
12 10 (34.48%) Open Source
13 9 (31.03%) Docker
13 9 (31.03%) MySQL
14 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
15 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
15 7 (24.14%) Terraform
16 6 (20.69%) ELK Stack

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.34%) nginx
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 19 (65.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (10.34%) Route 53
3 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) HTTP
1 10 (34.48%) SSL
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (31.03%) MySQL
3 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (10.34%) Redis
5 2 (6.90%) InfluxDB
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) Jenkins
2 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
3 10 (34.48%) Subversion
4 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.34%) TestNG
5 2 (6.90%) Maven
5 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.45%) git-flow
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
6 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) WebOps Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) ELK Stack
3 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.34%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (10.34%) Sensu
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) DevOps
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (41.38%) Web Operations
4 10 (34.48%) Open Source
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Microservices
6 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (3.45%) Data Lineage
8 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Line Management
8 1 (3.45%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Python
2 17 (58.62%) Ruby
3 13 (44.83%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) PHP
5 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) Go
8 1 (3.45%) Groovy
8 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (75.86%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (68.97%) Ansible
3 11 (37.93%) Salt
4 7 (24.14%) Terraform
5 6 (20.69%) Kubernetes
6 4 (13.79%) Kibana
6 4 (13.79%) logstash
6 4 (13.79%) Mesos
7 3 (10.34%) collectd
7 3 (10.34%) StatsD
8 2 (6.90%) Graphite
8 2 (6.90%) Marathon
9 1 (3.45%) Rancher
9 1 (3.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Rackspace
2 3 (10.34%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) VMware