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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 38 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 124 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.33% 0.37% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 44.60% 5.08% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
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
278 197 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.71% 7.33% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 113 89
Median daily rate £400 £370 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £209 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 9
Median hourly rate £20.75 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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 5 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 5 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 +27 96 £470 +17.50% 2
Coventry - 8 £525 - 3
Warwickshire -5 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 £413 - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 88 (59.46%) Linux
2 80 (54.05%) Java
2 80 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (52.03%) DevOps
4 76 (51.35%) Git (software)
4 76 (51.35%) MongoDB
5 65 (43.92%) Spring
6 55 (37.16%) Software Engineering
7 52 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 48 (32.43%) Google
8 48 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
9 47 (31.76%) Microservices
10 46 (31.08%) Graphite
10 46 (31.08%) Spring Boot
10 46 (31.08%) ELK Stack
11 45 (30.41%) Cloud Computing
12 44 (29.73%) OpenStack
12 44 (29.73%) Packer
12 44 (29.73%) Ruby
13 43 (29.05%) Shell Script
14 41 (27.70%) JSON
14 41 (27.70%) Vagrant
14 41 (27.70%) Scala
15 40 (27.03%) RabbitMQ
15 40 (27.03%) Software Architecture
15 40 (27.03%) Play Framework
16 38 (25.68%) Open Source
17 37 (25.00%) SQL
18 36 (24.32%) Maven
18 36 (24.32%) Terraform

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 44 (29.73%) OpenStack
2 22 (14.86%) Node.js
3 18 (12.16%) Confluence
4 12 (8.11%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.41%) Apache
6 7 (4.73%) JBoss
7 4 (2.70%) IIS
7 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.35%) nginx
8 2 (1.35%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.68%) Jetty
9 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Office
2 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (30.41%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.73%) Office 365
5 5 (3.38%) Heroku
5 5 (3.38%) IaaS
6 4 (2.70%) GitHub
7 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.35%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) HTTP
2 8 (5.41%) Network Security
2 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.73%) SSL
4 3 (2.03%) DNS
5 2 (1.35%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.35%) SSH
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) Firewall
6 1 (0.68%) FTP
6 1 (0.68%) IPsec
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
6 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (51.35%) MongoDB
2 14 (9.46%) MariaDB
3 12 (8.11%) Oracle OWB
4 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.35%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 76 (51.35%) Git (software)
2 41 (27.70%) Vagrant
3 36 (24.32%) Maven
4 26 (17.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (14.86%) WebDriver
6 21 (14.19%) JIRA
7 18 (12.16%) Jenkins
8 17 (11.49%) SoapUI
9 16 (10.81%) JUnit
10 12 (8.11%) ClearQuest
11 11 (7.43%) Selenium
12 8 (5.41%) IntelliJ
13 6 (4.05%) Eclipse
14 3 (2.03%) JMeter
14 3 (2.03%) Mockito
14 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (1.35%) ClearCase
15 2 (1.35%) FxCop
15 2 (1.35%) StyleCop
15 2 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (0.68%) Finance
1 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (41.22%) Developer
2 56 (37.84%) Architect
3 50 (33.78%) Software Architect
4 33 (22.30%) Java Architect
5 28 (18.92%) Java Software Architect
6 25 (16.89%) Applications Developer
7 20 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (13.51%) Digital Architect
8 15 (10.14%) Java Developer
8 15 (10.14%) Senior Architect
8 15 (10.14%) Senior Developer
8 15 (10.14%) Senior Software Architect
9 12 (8.11%) Cloud Developer
9 12 (8.11%) Software Engineer
10 11 (7.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 11 (7.43%) Senior Java Architect
11 10 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (5.41%) Senior Applications Developer
13 7 (4.73%) Digital Developer
13 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (43.92%) Spring
2 46 (31.08%) ELK Stack
2 46 (31.08%) Spring Boot
3 41 (27.70%) JSON
4 40 (27.03%) Play Framework
4 40 (27.03%) RabbitMQ
5 30 (20.27%) J2EE
6 25 (16.89%) Sensu
7 20 (13.51%) Swagger
8 19 (12.84%) SOAP
8 19 (12.84%) XML
9 16 (10.81%) J2SE
10 14 (9.46%) CSS
11 13 (8.78%) HTML
12 12 (8.11%) HTML5
13 11 (7.43%) Hibernate
13 11 (7.43%) REST
14 8 (5.41%) .NET
15 6 (4.05%) EJB
16 4 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.35%) Blog
2 2 (1.35%) Derivative
2 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (59.46%) Linux
2 14 (9.46%) Unix
3 12 (8.11%) Windows
4 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.38%) CentOS
6 2 (1.35%) Android
6 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.35%) Fedora
6 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (52.03%) DevOps
3 55 (37.16%) Software Engineering
4 47 (31.76%) Microservices
5 40 (27.03%) Software Architecture
6 38 (25.68%) Open Source
7 31 (20.95%) Service Management
8 27 (18.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (16.22%) Scrum
10 17 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (10.81%) Configuration Management
12 15 (10.14%) Identity Access Management
13 13 (8.78%) Project Planning
13 13 (8.78%) Waterfall
14 11 (7.43%) RUP
15 7 (4.73%) TDD
16 5 (3.38%) Risk Management
17 4 (2.70%) CRM
18 3 (2.03%) Automated Testing
18 3 (2.03%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.05%) Java
2 44 (29.73%) Ruby
3 43 (29.05%) Shell Script
4 41 (27.70%) Scala
5 37 (25.00%) SQL
6 23 (15.54%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.11%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.73%) C#
9 6 (4.05%) Haskell
9 6 (4.05%) Python
10 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (18.24%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) Degree
3 2 (1.35%) RHCE
4 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (23.65%) Docker
2 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) iptables
2 2 (1.35%) Postfix
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (31.08%) Graphite
2 44 (29.73%) Packer
3 36 (24.32%) Terraform
4 27 (18.24%) Grafana
5 25 (16.89%) Uchiwa
6 15 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (3.38%) Ansible
8 3 (2.03%) SCOM
9 2 (1.35%) Nagios
9 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.68%) Kibana
10 1 (0.68%) logstash
Vendors
1 48 (32.43%) Google
2 28 (18.92%) Oracle
3 26 (17.57%) Atlassian
4 25 (16.89%) MuleSoft
5 24 (16.22%) ForgeRock
6 19 (12.84%) WSO2
7 12 (8.11%) webMethods
8 8 (5.41%) Adobe
8 8 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 6 (4.05%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.70%) VMware
11 2 (1.35%) Mercator
11 2 (1.35%) Pega
11 2 (1.35%) SaltStack
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