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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 79 115 94
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -21
Contract jobs citing Puppet 63 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.28% 0.23% 1.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.39% 4.00% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 2 18
Median daily rate £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £433 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 -
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
178 150 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.43% 5.86% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 67 93
Median daily rate £450 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 22
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -23.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Birmingham +11 24 £500 +17.64%
Shropshire +15 20 £401 - 1
Solihull - 8 £550 -
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
Warwickshire - 1 £350 - 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 115 (70.12%) DevOps
2 103 (62.80%) Linux
3 98 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (47.56%) Opscode Chef
5 69 (42.07%) Git (software)
5 69 (42.07%) Amazon AWS
6 63 (38.41%) Java
7 60 (36.59%) Docker
8 58 (35.37%) Configuration Management
9 49 (29.88%) Jenkins
10 47 (28.66%) MongoDB
10 47 (28.66%) Microsoft Azure
11 45 (27.44%) Open Source
12 40 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 38 (23.17%) Spring
14 36 (21.95%) JIRA
15 35 (21.34%) Ansible
16 31 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (18.90%) Ruby
17 30 (18.29%) SQL
17 30 (18.29%) Terraform
18 29 (17.68%) Scrum
18 29 (17.68%) Selenium
19 28 (17.07%) Microservices
20 27 (16.46%) Unix
20 27 (16.46%) HTTP
20 27 (16.46%) RabbitMQ
21 26 (15.85%) Confluence
21 26 (15.85%) JSON
21 26 (15.85%) PHP

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 26 (15.85%) Confluence
2 19 (11.59%) OpenStack
3 13 (7.93%) Apache
4 12 (7.32%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.88%) JBoss
6 7 (4.27%) nginx
7 6 (3.66%) Documentum
8 5 (3.05%) Mule
8 5 (3.05%) NServiceBus
8 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.05%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (42.07%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (28.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (12.80%) IaaS
4 16 (9.76%) PaaS
5 12 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.05%) Office 365
8 4 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (2.44%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (2.44%) Google App Engine
8 4 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.44%) Route 53
8 4 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.22%) SaaS
11 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.46%) HTTP
2 21 (12.80%) DNS
3 20 (12.20%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.32%) SSL
5 9 (5.49%) Network Security
6 8 (4.88%) LDAP
7 1 (0.61%) Firewall
7 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.61%) NAS
7 1 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.61%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.61%) SAN
7 1 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (28.66%) MongoDB
2 17 (10.37%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.32%) MySQL
5 9 (5.49%) Oracle OWB
6 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.83%) Redis
9 2 (1.22%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.22%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.22%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.61%) HBase
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (42.07%) Git (software)
2 49 (29.88%) Jenkins
3 36 (21.95%) JIRA
4 29 (17.68%) Selenium
5 26 (15.85%) Maven
6 21 (12.80%) Subversion
7 20 (12.20%) JUnit
8 18 (10.98%) ClearQuest
8 18 (10.98%) Sonatype Nexus
9 16 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (7.93%) SoapUI
11 12 (7.32%) ClearCase
12 10 (6.10%) IntelliJ
13 9 (5.49%) Apache Ivy
14 7 (4.27%) Cucumber
14 7 (4.27%) Eclipse
14 7 (4.27%) SonarQube
15 6 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (3.66%) Travis CI
16 5 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (1.83%) Finance
2 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (37.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (17.07%) Architect
3 23 (14.02%) Developer
4 16 (9.76%) Java Architect
5 15 (9.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 13 (7.93%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) AWS DevOps
7 12 (7.32%) Operations Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Software Architect
8 10 (6.10%) Consultant
8 10 (6.10%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Scala Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Scala Software Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (6.10%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) DevOps Specialist
9 9 (5.49%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Lead DevOps
9 9 (5.49%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.17%) Spring
2 27 (16.46%) RabbitMQ
3 26 (15.85%) JSON
4 25 (15.24%) ELK Stack
5 23 (14.02%) REST
6 20 (12.20%) Web Services
7 19 (11.59%) J2EE
8 18 (10.98%) Spring Boot
9 17 (10.37%) SOAP
10 16 (9.76%) Play Framework
11 14 (8.54%) XML
12 13 (7.93%) Hibernate
13 12 (7.32%) Hystrix
14 10 (6.10%) CSS
14 10 (6.10%) HTML
14 10 (6.10%) HTML5
14 10 (6.10%) J2SE
14 10 (6.10%) Sensu
14 10 (6.10%) Swagger
15 9 (5.49%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) Private Cloud
2 7 (4.27%) CMDB
3 6 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.05%) User Experience
5 4 (2.44%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 103 (62.80%) Linux
2 27 (16.46%) Unix
3 22 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (6.71%) Windows
5 10 (6.10%) AIX
6 9 (5.49%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.27%) CentOS
8 6 (3.66%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.61%) HPUX
11 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (70.12%) DevOps
2 98 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (35.37%) Configuration Management
4 45 (27.44%) Open Source
5 40 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 31 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (17.68%) Scrum
8 28 (17.07%) Microservices
9 15 (9.15%) Web Operations
10 13 (7.93%) Software Architecture
11 12 (7.32%) Software Engineering
12 10 (6.10%) Automated Testing
12 10 (6.10%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (6.10%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.49%) CRM
13 9 (5.49%) Project Planning
13 9 (5.49%) RUP
13 9 (5.49%) TDD
13 9 (5.49%) Use Case
14 8 (4.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.41%) Java
2 31 (18.90%) Ruby
3 30 (18.29%) SQL
4 26 (15.85%) PHP
5 25 (15.24%) Python
6 16 (9.76%) Scala
7 15 (9.15%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.71%) JavaScript
9 10 (6.10%) PowerShell
10 9 (5.49%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.83%) C
11 3 (1.83%) Perl
11 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.22%) Go
13 1 (0.61%) Groovy
13 1 (0.61%) Jython
13 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.27%) ISEB
2 7 (4.27%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (36.59%) Docker
2 16 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.93%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (3.66%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) HDFS
5 1 (0.61%) Postfix
5 1 (0.61%) Squid
5 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 78 (47.56%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (21.34%) Ansible
3 30 (18.29%) Terraform
4 18 (10.98%) Graphite
5 14 (8.54%) Grafana
6 13 (7.93%) Salt
7 9 (5.49%) Packer
8 8 (4.88%) Kibana
8 8 (4.88%) logstash
9 7 (4.27%) Kubernetes
9 7 (4.27%) Uchiwa
10 5 (3.05%) Consul
10 5 (3.05%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (3.05%) SCOM
11 4 (2.44%) Mesos
12 3 (1.83%) collectd
12 3 (1.83%) StatsD
12 3 (1.83%) ZABBIX
13 2 (1.22%) Marathon
13 2 (1.22%) Rancher
Vendors
1 25 (15.24%) Red Hat
2 23 (14.02%) Oracle
3 20 (12.20%) VMware
4 19 (11.59%) WSO2
5 14 (8.54%) Rackspace
6 12 (7.32%) Google
7 11 (6.71%) webMethods
8 8 (4.88%) Microsoft
8 8 (4.88%) MuleSoft
8 8 (4.88%) SaltStack
9 7 (4.27%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.44%) Adobe
11 3 (1.83%) F5
11 3 (1.83%) HP
11 3 (1.83%) Pega
12 2 (1.22%) CA
12 2 (1.22%) ForgeRock
12 2 (1.22%) Zend
13 1 (0.61%) AppDynamics
13 1 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
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