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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 11 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 44 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.75% 0.74% -
As % of the Systems Management category 73.33% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
60 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.39% 2.95% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 11
Average daily rate £375 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 January 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 81 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 68 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (56.67%) Vagrant
5 50 (55.56%) Cucumber
6 45 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 40 (44.44%) Scrum
8 39 (43.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 37 (41.11%) Java
9 37 (41.11%) Web Services
10 36 (40.00%) DevOps
11 35 (38.89%) Linux
12 33 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
13 27 (30.00%) Maven
14 25 (27.78%) Git (software)
15 22 (24.44%) Ruby
16 21 (23.33%) RESTful
17 19 (21.11%) Amazon EC2
17 19 (21.11%) QA
18 17 (18.89%) Spring
18 17 (18.89%) TDD
18 17 (18.89%) Windows
18 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (17.78%) PowerShell
19 16 (17.78%) UNIX
19 16 (17.78%) Python
19 16 (17.78%) JUnit
19 16 (17.78%) Selenium
20 15 (16.67%) Hibernate
20 15 (16.67%) Mockito

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 12 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.00%) Apache
3 5 (5.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 33 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (21.11%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 10 (11.11%) Heroku
5 5 (5.56%) SaaS
5 5 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Internet
2 5 (5.56%) Network Security
2 5 (5.56%) SSL
2 5 (5.56%) DSL
2 5 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.11%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 81 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 50 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 39 (43.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 27 (30.00%) Maven
5 25 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 16 (17.78%) JUnit
6 16 (17.78%) Selenium
7 15 (16.67%) Mockito
8 11 (12.22%) JIRA
8 11 (12.22%) Subversion
8 11 (12.22%) RSpec
9 10 (11.11%) FitNesse
10 9 (10.00%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.11%) JMeter
11 1 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.11%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 46 (51.11%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (10.00%) Architect
4 9 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) J2EE Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.44%) J2EE Architect
8 2 (2.22%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Tester
8 2 (2.22%) Integration Tester
8 2 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.11%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (41.11%) Web Services
2 21 (23.33%) RESTful
3 17 (18.89%) Spring
4 15 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 12 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (11.11%) JSON
6 10 (11.11%) Ajax
7 8 (8.89%) JPA
7 8 (8.89%) Spring MVC
8 7 (7.78%) J2EE
9 6 (6.67%) PostGIS
10 5 (5.56%) SOAP
11 3 (3.33%) CSS
12 1 (1.11%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Open Source
2 3 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.89%) Linux
2 17 (18.89%) Windows
3 16 (17.78%) UNIX
4 14 (15.56%) Mac OS X
5 10 (11.11%) CentOS
5 10 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 40 (44.44%) Scrum
5 36 (40.00%) DevOps
6 17 (18.89%) TDD
7 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
8 12 (13.33%) SOA
9 10 (11.11%) BPEL
10 8 (8.89%) BDD
10 8 (8.89%) Kanban
10 8 (8.89%) MVC
11 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.44%) User Stories
13 3 (3.33%) Web Development
14 2 (2.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.11%) Java
2 22 (24.44%) Ruby
3 16 (17.78%) PowerShell
3 16 (17.78%) Python
4 14 (15.56%) Shell Script
5 11 (12.22%) SQL
6 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.11%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (8.89%) VirtualBox
3 3 (3.33%) Docker
3 3 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 51 (56.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.44%) EMC
5 2 (2.22%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Tripwire
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