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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 51 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -1
Contract jobs citing Puppet 103 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.43% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.40% 4.55% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 4 6
Median daily rate £440 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
England

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
283 132 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.42% 5.67% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 79 63
Median daily rate £400 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +77.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £28.20 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire +15 76 £440 +7.31% 3
Coventry - 8 £350 - 3
Birmingham - 4 £363 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £425 -
Warwickshire -5 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £525 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 131 (64.22%) Linux
2 120 (58.82%) Java
2 120 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (56.37%) MongoDB
4 108 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 108 (52.94%) DevOps
5 101 (49.51%) Spring
6 77 (37.75%) Microservices
7 70 (34.31%) Docker
8 69 (33.82%) Spring Boot
9 67 (32.84%) SQL
9 67 (32.84%) Software Engineering
10 66 (32.35%) ELK Stack
11 65 (31.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 65 (31.86%) Open Source
12 64 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
13 63 (30.88%) RabbitMQ
14 62 (30.39%) Graphite
15 59 (28.92%) Maven
15 59 (28.92%) Google
16 57 (27.94%) JSON
16 57 (27.94%) Scala
17 56 (27.45%) Play Framework
18 54 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
19 52 (25.49%) Software Architecture
20 49 (24.02%) J2EE
21 47 (23.04%) Ruby
22 46 (22.55%) Shell Script
23 45 (22.06%) OpenStack
23 45 (22.06%) Packer

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 45 (22.06%) OpenStack
2 24 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 22 (10.78%) Confluence
4 15 (7.35%) Apache
5 12 (5.88%) JBoss
6 11 (5.39%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (3.92%) NServiceBus
7 8 (3.92%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.43%) nginx
8 7 (3.43%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.96%) IIS
11 2 (0.98%) Documentum
12 1 (0.49%) Jetty
12 1 (0.49%) PegaRULES
12 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS Office
2 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (31.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (5.88%) Office 365
5 10 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (4.90%) Google App Engine
5 10 (4.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (4.41%) IaaS
7 5 (2.45%) GitHub
7 5 (2.45%) Heroku
8 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.78%) HTTP
2 14 (6.86%) Network Security
3 10 (4.90%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.92%) SSL
5 3 (1.47%) DNS
6 2 (0.98%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.98%) LAN
6 2 (0.98%) SSH
6 2 (0.98%) WAN
7 1 (0.49%) DHCP
7 1 (0.49%) Firewall
7 1 (0.49%) FTP
7 1 (0.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (56.37%) MongoDB
2 16 (7.84%) Oracle OWB
3 14 (6.86%) MariaDB
4 13 (6.37%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.45%) MySQL
7 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.49%) HBase
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 108 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 59 (28.92%) Maven
3 44 (21.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 43 (21.08%) Vagrant
5 32 (15.69%) SoapUI
6 25 (12.25%) JIRA
6 25 (12.25%) WebDriver
7 24 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 23 (11.27%) Selenium
9 21 (10.29%) JUnit
10 16 (7.84%) ClearQuest
11 14 (6.86%) IntelliJ
12 11 (5.39%) Eclipse
13 8 (3.92%) FxCop
13 8 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (3.92%) StyleCop
13 8 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.96%) GoCD
15 3 (1.47%) ClearCase
15 3 (1.47%) Mockito
General
1 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (40.20%) Architect
2 74 (36.27%) Developer
3 64 (31.37%) Software Architect
4 49 (24.02%) Java Architect
5 41 (20.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 37 (18.14%) Java Software Architect
7 27 (13.24%) Java Developer
8 26 (12.75%) Applications Developer
9 23 (11.27%) Digital Architect
9 23 (11.27%) Software Engineer
10 22 (10.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 19 (9.31%) Senior Architect
11 19 (9.31%) Senior Software Architect
12 16 (7.84%) Java Engineer
13 15 (7.35%) Java Software Developer
13 15 (7.35%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (7.35%) Scala Developer
13 15 (7.35%) Scala Software Engineer
14 14 (6.86%) Java Scala Developer
14 14 (6.86%) Java Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (49.51%) Spring
2 69 (33.82%) Spring Boot
3 66 (32.35%) ELK Stack
4 63 (30.88%) RabbitMQ
5 57 (27.94%) JSON
6 56 (27.45%) Play Framework
7 49 (24.02%) J2EE
8 41 (20.10%) Hystrix
9 40 (19.61%) WireMock
10 39 (19.12%) SOAP
11 32 (15.69%) Swagger
12 31 (15.20%) XML
13 28 (13.73%) J2SE
14 27 (13.24%) REST
15 26 (12.75%) Node.js
15 26 (12.75%) Sensu
16 23 (11.27%) Hibernate
17 18 (8.82%) CSS
18 17 (8.33%) HTML
18 17 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (0.98%) Blog
2 2 (0.98%) Derivative
3 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 131 (64.22%) Linux
2 28 (13.73%) Unix
3 22 (10.78%) Windows
4 11 (5.39%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.94%) CentOS
7 3 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.98%) Android
8 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.98%) Fedora
8 2 (0.98%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.49%) VMS
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (52.94%) DevOps
3 77 (37.75%) Microservices
4 67 (32.84%) Software Engineering
5 65 (31.86%) Open Source
6 52 (25.49%) Software Architecture
7 41 (20.10%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (15.69%) Service Management
9 26 (12.75%) Configuration Management
9 26 (12.75%) Scrum
10 19 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (8.33%) Project Planning
11 17 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 16 (7.84%) Identity Access Management
13 15 (7.35%) RUP
14 14 (6.86%) TDD
15 10 (4.90%) High Availability
16 9 (4.41%) CRM
16 9 (4.41%) Risk Management
16 9 (4.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 120 (58.82%) Java
2 67 (32.84%) SQL
3 57 (27.94%) Scala
4 47 (23.04%) Ruby
5 46 (22.55%) Shell Script
6 27 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 19 (9.31%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.90%) Python
9 8 (3.92%) C#
9 8 (3.92%) Haskell
10 5 (2.45%) Perl
11 4 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.47%) C
13 1 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (15.20%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.98%) Degree
3 2 (0.98%) RHCE
4 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.49%) CISSP
4 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.47%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (34.31%) Docker
2 9 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.98%) iptables
4 2 (0.98%) Postfix
4 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.49%) HDFS
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (30.39%) Graphite
2 45 (22.06%) Packer
3 40 (19.61%) Consul
4 37 (18.14%) Terraform
5 36 (17.65%) Grafana
6 26 (12.75%) Uchiwa
7 22 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (3.92%) SCOM
9 7 (3.43%) Kibana
10 6 (2.94%) Ansible
10 6 (2.94%) logstash
11 3 (1.47%) Nagios
11 3 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.98%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.49%) Ganglia
13 1 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (28.92%) Google
2 38 (18.63%) Oracle
3 27 (13.24%) Atlassian
3 27 (13.24%) WSO2
4 26 (12.75%) MuleSoft
5 25 (12.25%) ForgeRock
6 24 (11.76%) webMethods
7 15 (7.35%) Adobe
8 12 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 11 (5.39%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.41%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.96%) Pega
11 4 (1.96%) VMware
12 2 (0.98%) Mercator
13 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
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