The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 73 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.085% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.47% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
68 130 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.96% 10.99% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 49 25
Average daily rate £300 £315 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £423 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.75 £30.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.39 £30.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £16.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 1 - - 2
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet.

1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) Flyway
3 2 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (25.00%) Salt
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) Flyway
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) Lucene
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM