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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 66 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 87 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.69% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.94% 4.93% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 0 9
Median daily rate £415 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £51.72 -
% change year-on-year
-37.15% -
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
249 142 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.70% 5.60% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 86 73
Median daily rate £450 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -29.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.11 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £32.80 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +12 49 £400 - 3
Birmingham +2 11 £500 - 1
Coventry -13 4 £375 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £350 -
Solihull - 1 £475 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 128 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (62.30%) Linux
3 118 (61.78%) DevOps
4 108 (56.54%) Java
5 88 (46.07%) MongoDB
6 87 (45.55%) Docker
7 79 (41.36%) Git (software)
8 74 (38.74%) Spring
9 72 (37.70%) Microservices
10 68 (35.60%) Amazon AWS
11 58 (30.37%) Open Source
12 56 (29.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 56 (29.32%) SQL
13 51 (26.70%) JSON
13 51 (26.70%) Opscode Chef
14 50 (26.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 50 (26.18%) RabbitMQ
15 47 (24.61%) Maven
15 47 (24.61%) Spring Boot
15 47 (24.61%) ELK Stack
16 44 (23.04%) Scala
17 43 (22.51%) Play Framework
18 42 (21.99%) Graphite
19 41 (21.47%) Configuration Management
20 38 (19.90%) JIRA
21 36 (18.85%) REST
21 36 (18.85%) Software Architecture
21 36 (18.85%) J2EE
22 35 (18.32%) SOAP
23 34 (17.80%) Oracle

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 29 (15.18%) Confluence
2 24 (12.57%) WebLogic
3 23 (12.04%) OpenStack
4 19 (9.95%) Apache
5 12 (6.28%) JBoss
5 12 (6.28%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (4.71%) Tomcat
7 8 (4.19%) nginx
8 7 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.66%) NServiceBus
8 7 (3.66%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.62%) Documentum
9 5 (2.62%) Mule
10 1 (0.52%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 5 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.05%) MS Office
2 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (35.60%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (29.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (12.04%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (10.47%) IaaS
5 12 (6.28%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (6.28%) PaaS
6 11 (5.76%) Google App Engine
6 11 (5.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (4.19%) Office 365
8 3 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.05%) GitHub
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.52%) Route 53
10 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.61%) HTTP
2 12 (6.28%) DNS
3 11 (5.76%) Network Security
4 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.57%) SSH
5 3 (1.57%) SSL
6 2 (1.05%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.52%) Firewall
7 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.52%) LAN
7 1 (0.52%) LDAP
7 1 (0.52%) NAS
7 1 (0.52%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.52%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.52%) SAN
7 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (46.07%) MongoDB
2 15 (7.85%) NoSQL
3 14 (7.33%) Oracle OWB
4 10 (5.24%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.57%) MySQL
7 2 (1.05%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.05%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.05%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.52%) HBase
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 79 (41.36%) Git (software)
2 47 (24.61%) Maven
3 38 (19.90%) JIRA
4 34 (17.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (14.14%) Selenium
5 27 (14.14%) SoapUI
6 26 (13.61%) Jenkins
7 16 (8.38%) IntelliJ
8 15 (7.85%) ClearQuest
9 14 (7.33%) JUnit
10 13 (6.81%) WebDriver
11 11 (5.76%) Eclipse
12 10 (5.24%) Vagrant
13 7 (3.66%) FxCop
13 7 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (3.66%) StyleCop
13 7 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (2.62%) ClearCase
15 5 (2.62%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (0.52%) Finance
1 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (34.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (31.41%) Architect
3 39 (20.42%) Developer
4 38 (19.90%) Software Architect
5 37 (19.37%) Java Architect
6 24 (12.57%) Software Engineer
7 23 (12.04%) Java Software Architect
8 22 (11.52%) Scala Software Engineer
9 21 (10.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 21 (10.99%) Java Developer
9 21 (10.99%) Java Engineer
9 21 (10.99%) Scala Developer
10 20 (10.47%) Java Software Engineer
11 19 (9.95%) Java Scala Software Engineer
12 18 (9.42%) Java Software Developer
13 17 (8.90%) Java Scala Developer
14 16 (8.38%) AWS Engineer
15 15 (7.85%) Digital Architect
16 14 (7.33%) Lead DevOps
17 13 (6.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (38.74%) Spring
2 51 (26.70%) JSON
3 50 (26.18%) RabbitMQ
4 47 (24.61%) ELK Stack
4 47 (24.61%) Spring Boot
5 43 (22.51%) Play Framework
6 36 (18.85%) J2EE
6 36 (18.85%) REST
7 35 (18.32%) SOAP
8 31 (16.23%) Hystrix
9 28 (14.66%) XML
10 27 (14.14%) WireMock
11 22 (11.52%) J2SE
12 20 (10.47%) Hibernate
13 19 (9.95%) Swagger
14 14 (7.33%) CSS
14 14 (7.33%) Node.js
15 13 (6.81%) HTML5
15 13 (6.81%) Sensu
15 13 (6.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.71%) Private Cloud
2 7 (3.66%) CMDB
3 4 (2.09%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.05%) Blog
4 2 (1.05%) Derivative
4 2 (1.05%) User Experience
5 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.52%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 119 (62.30%) Linux
2 31 (16.23%) Unix
3 24 (12.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (9.95%) Windows
5 11 (5.76%) CentOS
6 8 (4.19%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.09%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.05%) AIX
9 2 (1.05%) Fedora
10 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.52%) HPUX
10 1 (0.52%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (61.78%) DevOps
3 72 (37.70%) Microservices
4 58 (30.37%) Open Source
5 50 (26.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 41 (21.47%) Configuration Management
7 36 (18.85%) Software Architecture
8 34 (17.80%) Scrum
9 32 (16.75%) Software Engineering
10 17 (8.90%) TDD
11 15 (7.85%) Waterfall
12 14 (7.33%) Project Planning
12 14 (7.33%) RUP
13 13 (6.81%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (5.76%) CRM
14 11 (5.76%) Service Management
15 9 (4.71%) High Availability
15 9 (4.71%) Risk Management
16 8 (4.19%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (56.54%) Java
2 56 (29.32%) SQL
3 44 (23.04%) Scala
4 23 (12.04%) Ruby
5 22 (11.52%) JavaScript
5 22 (11.52%) Shell Script
6 16 (8.38%) Python
7 13 (6.81%) PowerShell
8 12 (6.28%) PHP
9 10 (5.24%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.14%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.14%) Perl
11 4 (2.09%) C
12 2 (1.05%) C#
12 2 (1.05%) Go
12 2 (1.05%) Groovy
12 2 (1.05%) Haskell
13 1 (0.52%) Jython
Qualifications
1 18 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.66%) ISEB
3 7 (3.66%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) RHCE
5 1 (0.52%) CISSP
5 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (45.55%) Docker
2 14 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.76%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (4.71%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.57%) Postfix
6 2 (1.05%) iptables
7 1 (0.52%) HDFS
7 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.52%) Squid
7 1 (0.52%) vCloud
7 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (26.70%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (21.99%) Graphite
3 27 (14.14%) Terraform
4 23 (12.04%) Grafana
5 15 (7.85%) Ansible
5 15 (7.85%) Packer
6 13 (6.81%) Consul
6 13 (6.81%) Uchiwa
7 8 (4.19%) Kibana
8 7 (3.66%) Kubernetes
8 7 (3.66%) logstash
8 7 (3.66%) SCOM
9 5 (2.62%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (2.09%) Mesos
11 3 (1.57%) Nagios
11 3 (1.57%) ZABBIX
12 2 (1.05%) Marathon
12 2 (1.05%) Rancher
12 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 34 (17.80%) Oracle
2 27 (14.14%) Google
2 27 (14.14%) Red Hat
3 25 (13.09%) WSO2
4 23 (12.04%) webMethods
5 17 (8.90%) VMware
6 14 (7.33%) MuleSoft
7 13 (6.81%) Atlassian
8 12 (6.28%) Microsoft
9 10 (5.24%) Adobe
10 8 (4.19%) ForgeRock
10 8 (4.19%) SaltStack
11 4 (2.09%) Pega
12 2 (1.05%) HP
12 2 (1.05%) Zend
13 1 (0.52%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.52%) BMC
13 1 (0.52%) CA
13 1 (0.52%) Dell
13 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
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