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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 48 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.56% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.30% 4.35% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
33 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.13% 7.07% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 30
Median daily rate £500 £325 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £177 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.42% +55.55%

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 22 February 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 31 (86.11%) DevOps
2 30 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (83.33%) Linux
3 28 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 28 (77.78%) Ansible
4 26 (72.22%) Python
5 25 (69.44%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (66.67%) Ruby
6 24 (66.67%) Configuration Management
7 21 (58.33%) Web Services
8 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (52.78%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (52.78%) Web Operations
10 18 (50.00%) Rackspace
10 18 (50.00%) Salt
10 18 (50.00%) PHP
10 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
11 17 (47.22%) Open Source
11 17 (47.22%) HTTP
11 17 (47.22%) TCP/IP
11 17 (47.22%) SSL
12 16 (44.44%) MySQL
12 16 (44.44%) Subversion
12 16 (44.44%) MongoDB
13 14 (38.89%) Java
14 9 (25.00%) Docker
15 7 (19.44%) Terraform
15 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell

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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.33%) nginx
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 25 (69.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (8.33%) Route 53
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) HTTP
1 17 (47.22%) SSL
1 17 (47.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 16 (44.44%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (8.33%) Redis
4 2 (5.56%) InfluxDB
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 16 (44.44%) Subversion
4 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (8.33%) TestNG
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.78%) git-flow
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) WebOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (8.33%) Sensu
3 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) DevOps
2 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (52.78%) Web Operations
5 17 (47.22%) Open Source
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) Microservices
7 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.78%) Data Lineage
9 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Line Management
9 1 (2.78%) Logical Data Model
9 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Python
2 24 (66.67%) Ruby
3 18 (50.00%) PHP
4 14 (38.89%) Java
5 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.56%) Go
8 1 (2.78%) Groovy
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (77.78%) Ansible
3 18 (50.00%) Salt
4 7 (19.44%) Terraform
5 6 (16.67%) Kubernetes
6 4 (11.11%) Kibana
6 4 (11.11%) logstash
6 4 (11.11%) Mesos
7 3 (8.33%) collectd
7 3 (8.33%) StatsD
8 2 (5.56%) Graphite
8 2 (5.56%) Marathon
9 1 (2.78%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (8.33%) SaltStack
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk