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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 43 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 21 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.99% 0.60% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 42.00% 10.26% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 -
Puppet
West Midlands

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
50 39 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.11% 5.86% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 31
Median daily rate £500 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £188 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -27.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 26 (86.67%) DevOps
2 24 (80.00%) Linux
3 23 (76.67%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 19 (63.33%) Ansible
6 18 (60.00%) Python
6 18 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (56.67%) Ruby
7 17 (56.67%) Configuration Management
8 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (43.33%) Web Services
10 12 (40.00%) Java
10 12 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
10 12 (40.00%) Rackspace
10 12 (40.00%) Web Operations
11 11 (36.67%) Salt
11 11 (36.67%) PHP
12 10 (33.33%) HTTP
12 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 10 (33.33%) SSL
12 10 (33.33%) Open Source
12 10 (33.33%) Subversion
13 9 (30.00%) Docker
14 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
14 8 (26.67%) MySQL
15 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
15 7 (23.33%) Terraform
16 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes

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 3 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (10.00%) nginx
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 18 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (10.00%) Route 53
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) HTTP
1 10 (33.33%) SSL
1 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (10.00%) Redis
4 2 (6.67%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.00%) TestNG
5 2 (6.67%) Maven
5 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.33%) git-flow
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) ELK Stack
3 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (10.00%) Sensu
3 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) CentOS
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) DevOps
2 17 (56.67%) Configuration Management
3 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (40.00%) Web Operations
5 10 (33.33%) Open Source
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Microservices
7 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (6.67%) Server Building
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.33%) Data Lineage
9 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Line Management
9 1 (3.33%) Logical Data Model
9 1 (3.33%) Migration
9 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Python
2 17 (56.67%) Ruby
3 12 (40.00%) Java
4 11 (36.67%) PHP
5 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) Go
7 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.33%) Groovy
8 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (76.67%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (63.33%) Ansible
3 11 (36.67%) Salt
4 7 (23.33%) Terraform
5 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (13.33%) Mesos
7 3 (10.00%) collectd
7 3 (10.00%) Kibana
7 3 (10.00%) logstash
7 3 (10.00%) StatsD
8 2 (6.67%) Graphite
8 2 (6.67%) Marathon
9 1 (3.33%) Rancher
9 1 (3.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.33%) CA
3 1 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) VMware