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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 37 117 117
Rank change year-on-year
+80 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 113 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.07% 0.43% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 42.97% 6.32% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 6 3
Median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
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 - - £42.50
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
263 174 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.47% 6.80% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 102 85
Median daily rate £400 £355 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 14
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +20 85 £481 +20.31%
Coventry - 4 £350 - 1
Warwickshire -8 2 - - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £425 -
Birmingham - 2 £531 - 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 102 (60.00%) Linux
2 97 (57.06%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (55.29%) Java
4 93 (54.71%) DevOps
5 90 (52.94%) MongoDB
6 86 (50.59%) Git (software)
7 76 (44.71%) Spring
8 62 (36.47%) Software Engineering
9 61 (35.88%) Microservices
10 58 (34.12%) Microsoft Azure
11 55 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
12 54 (31.76%) Google
13 51 (30.00%) JSON
13 51 (30.00%) Scala
13 51 (30.00%) Graphite
13 51 (30.00%) Spring Boot
13 51 (30.00%) ELK Stack
14 50 (29.41%) Play Framework
14 50 (29.41%) Open Source
15 49 (28.82%) Cloud Computing
16 48 (28.24%) SQL
17 46 (27.06%) Shell Script
17 46 (27.06%) Ruby
17 46 (27.06%) Software Architecture
17 46 (27.06%) Docker
18 45 (26.47%) Packer
18 45 (26.47%) OpenStack
19 44 (25.88%) RabbitMQ
20 42 (24.71%) Vagrant
21 40 (23.53%) Maven

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 (26.47%) OpenStack
2 26 (15.29%) Node.js
3 19 (11.18%) Confluence
4 18 (10.59%) WebLogic
5 13 (7.65%) Apache
6 10 (5.88%) JBoss
7 7 (4.12%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (3.53%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.94%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.35%) IIS
10 4 (2.35%) NServiceBus
11 3 (1.76%) nginx
12 2 (1.18%) Documentum
13 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.59%) Jetty
13 1 (0.59%) PegaRULES
13 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
2 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (34.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (28.82%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (5.88%) Office 365
5 7 (4.12%) IaaS
6 5 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.94%) GitHub
6 5 (2.94%) Google App Engine
6 5 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.94%) Heroku
7 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.41%) HTTP
2 10 (5.88%) Network Security
2 10 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.71%) SSL
4 3 (1.76%) DNS
5 2 (1.18%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.18%) LAN
5 2 (1.18%) SSH
5 2 (1.18%) WAN
6 1 (0.59%) DHCP
6 1 (0.59%) Firewall
6 1 (0.59%) FTP
6 1 (0.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (52.94%) MongoDB
2 14 (8.24%) MariaDB
3 13 (7.65%) Oracle OWB
4 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.76%) MySQL
7 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 86 (50.59%) Git (software)
2 42 (24.71%) Vagrant
3 40 (23.53%) Maven
4 29 (17.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (14.71%) WebDriver
6 22 (12.94%) Jenkins
6 22 (12.94%) JIRA
7 21 (12.35%) SoapUI
8 19 (11.18%) JUnit
9 17 (10.00%) Selenium
10 13 (7.65%) ClearQuest
11 12 (7.06%) IntelliJ
12 9 (5.29%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (2.35%) FxCop
14 4 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (2.35%) StyleCop
15 3 (1.76%) ClearCase
15 3 (1.76%) JMeter
15 3 (1.76%) Mockito
General
1 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (40.00%) Developer
2 64 (37.65%) Architect
3 56 (32.94%) Software Architect
4 36 (21.18%) Java Architect
5 30 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 30 (17.65%) Java Software Architect
6 26 (15.29%) Applications Developer
7 23 (13.53%) Digital Architect
8 20 (11.76%) Java Developer
9 18 (10.59%) Senior Architect
9 18 (10.59%) Senior Software Architect
9 18 (10.59%) Software Engineer
10 17 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 15 (8.82%) Senior Developer
12 13 (7.65%) Cloud Developer
12 13 (7.65%) Senior Java Architect
13 11 (6.47%) Java Engineer
14 10 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
14 10 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
14 10 (5.88%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (44.71%) Spring
2 51 (30.00%) ELK Stack
2 51 (30.00%) JSON
2 51 (30.00%) Spring Boot
3 50 (29.41%) Play Framework
4 44 (25.88%) RabbitMQ
5 38 (22.35%) J2EE
6 27 (15.88%) SOAP
7 26 (15.29%) Hystrix
7 26 (15.29%) Sensu
7 26 (15.29%) XML
8 22 (12.94%) J2SE
8 22 (12.94%) Swagger
9 17 (10.00%) CSS
9 17 (10.00%) Hibernate
9 17 (10.00%) REST
10 16 (9.41%) HTML
11 15 (8.82%) HTML5
12 10 (5.88%) .NET
13 9 (5.29%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.18%) Blog
2 2 (1.18%) Derivative
2 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (60.00%) Linux
2 21 (12.35%) Unix
3 18 (10.59%) Windows
4 8 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.94%) CentOS
6 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.18%) Android
7 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.18%) Fedora
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.59%) VMS
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (57.06%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (54.71%) DevOps
3 62 (36.47%) Software Engineering
4 61 (35.88%) Microservices
5 50 (29.41%) Open Source
6 46 (27.06%) Software Architecture
7 34 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (18.82%) Service Management
9 27 (15.88%) Scrum
10 20 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 17 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (9.41%) Identity Access Management
13 14 (8.24%) Project Planning
13 14 (8.24%) Waterfall
14 12 (7.06%) RUP
15 9 (5.29%) TDD
16 7 (4.12%) Risk Management
17 6 (3.53%) CRM
18 4 (2.35%) Application Packaging
18 4 (2.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (55.29%) Java
2 51 (30.00%) Scala
3 48 (28.24%) SQL
4 46 (27.06%) Ruby
4 46 (27.06%) Shell Script
5 27 (15.88%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.24%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.29%) C#
8 8 (4.71%) Haskell
9 7 (4.12%) Python
10 6 (3.53%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.18%) Perl
13 1 (0.59%) C
13 1 (0.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 29 (17.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) Degree
3 2 (1.18%) RHCE
4 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 46 (27.06%) Docker
2 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.18%) iptables
3 2 (1.18%) Postfix
4 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (30.00%) Graphite
2 45 (26.47%) Packer
3 37 (21.76%) Terraform
4 30 (17.65%) Grafana
5 26 (15.29%) Uchiwa
6 18 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.94%) Ansible
7 5 (2.94%) SCOM
8 2 (1.18%) Kibana
8 2 (1.18%) Nagios
8 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.59%) logstash
9 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (31.76%) Google
2 30 (17.65%) Oracle
3 27 (15.88%) Atlassian
4 26 (15.29%) MuleSoft
5 25 (14.71%) ForgeRock
6 19 (11.18%) WSO2
7 18 (10.59%) webMethods
8 11 (6.47%) Adobe
9 10 (5.88%) Microsoft
10 8 (4.71%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.35%) Pega
11 4 (2.35%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.76%) VMware
13 2 (1.18%) Mercator