The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
England / West Midlands
Rank 80 67 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Contract jobs citing Puppet 42 61 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.77% 2.34% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.00% 32.62% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 7
Median daily rate £475 £420 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £371 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +8.81%
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 West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
150 187 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.32% 7.16% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 79 89
Median daily rate £460 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 29
Median hourly rate £17.74 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.46% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £10.25 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £13.79 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 10 £525 - 1
Shropshire -1 10 £481 +14.58% 4
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Coventry -14 1 - - 3
Solihull - 1 £525 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 72 (69.23%) Linux
2 69 (66.35%) DevOps
3 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (59.62%) Opscode Chef
5 52 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 49 (47.12%) Ansible
7 46 (44.23%) Configuration Management
8 45 (43.27%) Amazon AWS
9 42 (40.38%) Open Source
10 41 (39.42%) Docker
11 39 (37.50%) Python
12 38 (36.54%) MongoDB
13 36 (34.62%) Git (software)
13 36 (34.62%) Ruby
13 36 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (31.73%) Java
15 27 (25.96%) Subversion
16 26 (25.00%) TCP/IP
16 26 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 25 (24.04%) PostgreSQL
18 24 (23.08%) HTTP
18 24 (23.08%) Web Services
19 23 (22.12%) PHP
20 22 (21.15%) Terraform
21 21 (20.19%) Web Operations
21 21 (20.19%) JSON
21 21 (20.19%) Salt
22 20 (19.23%) Microservices
22 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
22 20 (19.23%) NoSQL

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 15 (14.42%) Confluence
2 9 (8.65%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.69%) Apache
4 6 (5.77%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.81%) nginx
6 4 (3.85%) Documentum
7 3 (2.88%) JBoss
7 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.92%) CMS
8 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.96%) Mule
9 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 45 (43.27%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.73%) PaaS
4 6 (5.77%) IaaS
5 5 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.88%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.88%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.88%) Route 53
6 3 (2.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 24 (23.08%) HTTP
3 19 (18.27%) SSL
4 11 (10.58%) DNS
5 7 (6.73%) LDAP
6 1 (0.96%) Firewall
6 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.96%) NAS
6 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.54%) MongoDB
2 25 (24.04%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 18 (17.31%) MySQL
5 3 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.88%) Redis
6 2 (1.92%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.92%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 52 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 36 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 27 (25.96%) Subversion
4 17 (16.35%) JIRA
5 16 (15.38%) Selenium
6 15 (14.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (13.46%) IntelliJ
8 11 (10.58%) JUnit
9 8 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (7.69%) ClearCase
9 8 (7.69%) ClearQuest
10 5 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.85%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.88%) GitLab
12 3 (2.88%) Maven
12 3 (2.88%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.88%) TestNG
12 3 (2.88%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (2.88%) Finance
2 1 (0.96%) Advertising
2 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (23.08%) Developer
3 16 (15.38%) Scala Developer
4 15 (14.42%) Java Developer
5 13 (12.50%) Programmer
6 12 (11.54%) Java Programmer
6 12 (11.54%) Java Scala Developer
6 12 (11.54%) Linux Developer
6 12 (11.54%) MongoDB Developer
6 12 (11.54%) Senior DevOps
7 10 (9.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 10 (9.62%) Open Source Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Architect
8 9 (8.65%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (8.65%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) DevOps Specialist
10 6 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.08%) Web Services
2 21 (20.19%) JSON
3 17 (16.35%) CSS
4 16 (15.38%) Play Framework
5 14 (13.46%) XML
6 8 (7.69%) Spring
7 7 (6.73%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (5.77%) HTML
9 5 (4.81%) J2EE
9 5 (4.81%) REST
10 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.85%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.85%) HTML5
10 4 (3.85%) RESTful
10 4 (3.85%) Sensu
11 3 (2.88%) LEMP Stack
12 2 (1.92%) EJB
12 2 (1.92%) Middleware
12 2 (1.92%) RAML
12 2 (1.92%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.85%) Private Cloud
2 4 (3.85%) Public Cloud
2 4 (3.85%) User Experience
3 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (69.23%) Linux
2 13 (12.50%) Unix
3 9 (8.65%) Windows
4 8 (7.69%) AIX
4 8 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.73%) CentOS
6 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.96%) Fedora
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (66.35%) DevOps
2 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (44.23%) Configuration Management
4 42 (40.38%) Open Source
5 36 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (20.19%) Web Operations
8 20 (19.23%) Microservices
9 17 (16.35%) Scrum
10 6 (5.77%) Use Case
11 5 (4.81%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (4.81%) ITIL
11 5 (4.81%) Kanban
11 5 (4.81%) OO
11 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.81%) TDD
12 4 (3.85%) Release Management
12 4 (3.85%) Service Management
12 4 (3.85%) Target Operating Model
12 4 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.50%) Python
2 36 (34.62%) Ruby
3 33 (31.73%) Java
4 23 (22.12%) PHP
5 18 (17.31%) Scala
6 12 (11.54%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.88%) SQL
9 2 (1.92%) Go
9 2 (1.92%) Perl
9 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.96%) C#
10 1 (0.96%) Jython
10 1 (0.96%) Korn
10 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) Degree
5 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (39.42%) Docker
2 8 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 62 (59.62%) Opscode Chef
2 49 (47.12%) Ansible
3 22 (21.15%) Terraform
4 21 (20.19%) Salt
5 5 (4.81%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.81%) logstash
6 4 (3.85%) Kibana
6 4 (3.85%) Mesos
7 3 (2.88%) collectd
7 3 (2.88%) Graphite
7 3 (2.88%) StatsD
8 2 (1.92%) Marathon
9 1 (0.96%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.96%) Grafana
9 1 (0.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.96%) Packer
9 1 (0.96%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.96%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Rackspace
2 7 (6.73%) VMware
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle
4 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.81%) SaltStack
5 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.88%) F5
7 2 (1.92%) CA
7 2 (1.92%) HP
7 2 (1.92%) IBM
7 2 (1.92%) Pega
7 2 (1.92%) Zend
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe
8 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.96%) BMC
8 1 (0.96%) Casewise
8 1 (0.96%) Dell
8 1 (0.96%) Google
8 1 (0.96%) Splunk
8 1 (0.96%) webMethods
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