The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 12 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 40 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.36% 0.31% -
As % of the Systems Management category 61.54% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £415 £378
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Systems Management Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
65 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.47% 6.25% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 7
Average daily rate £363 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £380 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £312
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 59 (93.65%) Jenkins
2 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (65.08%) DevOps
4 40 (63.49%) Vagrant
5 37 (58.73%) Scrum
5 37 (58.73%) Web Services
6 36 (57.14%) Cucumber
7 28 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (41.27%) Linux
9 22 (34.92%) Maven
10 21 (33.33%) VMware
10 21 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (31.75%) Apache
11 20 (31.75%) Java
11 20 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (28.57%) RESTful
13 17 (26.98%) Configuration Management
14 16 (25.40%) CentOS
14 16 (25.40%) Open Source
15 15 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
16 14 (22.22%) Oracle
16 14 (22.22%) JIRA
16 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
17 13 (20.63%) FitNesse
17 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
17 13 (20.63%) Eclipse
17 13 (20.63%) EMC
18 12 (19.05%) QA
18 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 20 (31.75%) Apache
2 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
3 10 (15.87%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (7.94%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.76%) Node.js
6 2 (3.17%) Confluence
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 7 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (93.65%) Jenkins
2 36 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 22 (34.92%) Maven
4 15 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (22.22%) JIRA
5 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 13 (20.63%) FitNesse
6 13 (20.63%) Eclipse
7 12 (19.05%) RSpec
8 7 (11.11%) Selenium
9 6 (9.52%) Mockito
10 4 (6.35%) JUnit
11 3 (4.76%) Grunt
12 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
13 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (1.59%) JMeter
13 1 (1.59%) Subversion
13 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
13 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (23.81%) Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Architect
4 11 (17.46%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Linux Support
7 5 (7.94%) J2EE Architect
7 5 (7.94%) J2EE Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) Tester
11 1 (1.59%) Coordinator
11 1 (1.59%) Test Coordinator
11 1 (1.59%) Software Tester
11 1 (1.59%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (58.73%) Web Services
2 18 (28.57%) RESTful
3 11 (17.46%) J2EE
4 10 (15.87%) Middleware
5 9 (14.29%) PostGIS
6 8 (12.70%) Spring
7 6 (9.52%) JSON
7 6 (9.52%) Ajax
7 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
7 6 (9.52%) SOAP
8 3 (4.76%) CSS
8 3 (4.76%) JTS
8 3 (4.76%) JPA
8 3 (4.76%) jQuery
8 3 (4.76%) Spring MVC
9 2 (3.17%) .NET
10 1 (1.59%) EJB
10 1 (1.59%) LAMP
10 1 (1.59%) Java EE
10 1 (1.59%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Open Source
2 3 (4.76%) Linked Data
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Linux
2 16 (25.40%) CentOS
3 11 (17.46%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (65.08%) DevOps
3 37 (58.73%) Scrum
4 28 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (26.98%) Configuration Management
6 9 (14.29%) SOA
6 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.52%) TDD
8 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.35%) User Stories
9 4 (6.35%) BPEL
10 3 (4.76%) MVC
10 3 (4.76%) Web Development
10 3 (4.76%) Kanban
11 1 (1.59%) Migration
11 1 (1.59%) Automated Testing
11 1 (1.59%) Test Strategy
11 1 (1.59%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) Java
2 8 (12.70%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) vCloud
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.76%) VirtualBox
5 2 (3.17%) vSphere
6 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (63.49%) Vagrant
2 8 (12.70%) YUM
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) VMware
2 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle
3 13 (20.63%) EMC
4 5 (7.94%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian