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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 48 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +7
Contract jobs citing Puppet 109 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.45% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.74% 6.45% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 3 9
Median daily rate £415 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
305 124 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.64% 5.20% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 66 49
Median daily rate £395 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £487 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.11% +46.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.14 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £29.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +11.68%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +16 72 £415 +1.21% 2
Coventry - 10 £350 - 3
Birmingham -9 6 £413 -
Herefordshire - 1 £525 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 145 (60.92%) Linux
2 141 (59.24%) Java
3 135 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (54.62%) DevOps
5 129 (54.20%) MongoDB
6 117 (49.16%) Git (software)
7 111 (46.64%) Spring
8 85 (35.71%) Microservices
9 84 (35.29%) Docker
10 81 (34.03%) Microsoft Azure
11 80 (33.61%) Amazon AWS
12 75 (31.51%) SQL
12 75 (31.51%) Spring Boot
13 74 (31.09%) Open Source
14 73 (30.67%) Software Engineering
15 70 (29.41%) ELK Stack
16 69 (28.99%) RabbitMQ
17 66 (27.73%) JSON
17 66 (27.73%) Graphite
18 65 (27.31%) Scala
19 64 (26.89%) Play Framework
19 64 (26.89%) Maven
20 60 (25.21%) Google
21 58 (24.37%) Software Architecture
22 56 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
23 55 (23.11%) J2EE
24 50 (21.01%) Shell Script
25 48 (20.17%) Oracle
25 48 (20.17%) SOAP
25 48 (20.17%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 46 (19.33%) OpenStack
2 31 (13.03%) Confluence
3 28 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 18 (7.56%) Apache
5 16 (6.72%) JBoss
6 12 (5.04%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (3.36%) NServiceBus
7 8 (3.36%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.94%) nginx
8 7 (2.94%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.68%) IIS
11 2 (0.84%) Documentum
12 1 (0.42%) Jetty
12 1 (0.42%) PegaRULES
12 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
2 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (34.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (33.61%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (5.04%) IaaS
4 12 (5.04%) Office 365
5 11 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (4.62%) Google App Engine
5 11 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.10%) GitHub
6 5 (2.10%) Heroku
7 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.84%) PaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.66%) HTTP
2 18 (7.56%) Network Security
3 10 (4.20%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.36%) SSL
5 4 (1.68%) DNS
6 2 (0.84%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.84%) LAN
6 2 (0.84%) SSH
6 2 (0.84%) WAN
7 1 (0.42%) DHCP
7 1 (0.42%) Firewall
7 1 (0.42%) FTP
7 1 (0.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (54.20%) MongoDB
2 21 (8.82%) Oracle OWB
3 14 (5.88%) MariaDB
4 13 (5.46%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.36%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.10%) MySQL
7 3 (1.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.42%) HBase
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 117 (49.16%) Git (software)
2 64 (26.89%) Maven
3 48 (20.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 43 (18.07%) Vagrant
5 40 (16.81%) JIRA
6 36 (15.13%) SoapUI
7 28 (11.76%) Selenium
8 25 (10.50%) JUnit
8 25 (10.50%) WebDriver
9 23 (9.66%) Jenkins
10 21 (8.82%) ClearQuest
10 21 (8.82%) IntelliJ
11 15 (6.30%) Eclipse
12 8 (3.36%) FxCop
12 8 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (3.36%) StyleCop
12 8 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.52%) ClearCase
14 4 (1.68%) GoCD
15 3 (1.26%) JMeter
General
1 1 (0.42%) Finance
1 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (37.82%) Architect
2 78 (32.77%) Developer
3 69 (28.99%) Software Architect
4 54 (22.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 52 (21.85%) Java Architect
6 39 (16.39%) Java Software Architect
7 29 (12.18%) Java Developer
7 29 (12.18%) Software Engineer
8 26 (10.92%) Applications Developer
8 26 (10.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 24 (10.08%) Digital Architect
10 22 (9.24%) Scala Software Engineer
11 21 (8.82%) Java Engineer
11 21 (8.82%) Scala Developer
12 20 (8.40%) Java Software Engineer
13 19 (7.98%) Java Scala Software Engineer
13 19 (7.98%) Senior Architect
13 19 (7.98%) Senior Software Architect
14 18 (7.56%) Java Software Developer
15 17 (7.14%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (46.64%) Spring
2 75 (31.51%) Spring Boot
3 70 (29.41%) ELK Stack
4 69 (28.99%) RabbitMQ
5 66 (27.73%) JSON
6 64 (26.89%) Play Framework
7 55 (23.11%) J2EE
8 48 (20.17%) SOAP
9 45 (18.91%) Hystrix
10 44 (18.49%) WireMock
11 39 (16.39%) XML
12 36 (15.13%) Swagger
13 33 (13.87%) J2SE
13 33 (13.87%) REST
14 28 (11.76%) Hibernate
15 26 (10.92%) Node.js
15 26 (10.92%) Sensu
16 24 (10.08%) CSS
17 21 (8.82%) HTML
17 21 (8.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.52%) CMDB
1 6 (2.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (1.68%) Digital Media
3 2 (0.84%) Blog
3 2 (0.84%) Derivative
4 1 (0.42%) HP Superdome
4 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 145 (60.92%) Linux
2 33 (13.87%) Unix
3 26 (10.92%) Windows
4 15 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.62%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.20%) CentOS
7 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.84%) Android
9 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.84%) Fedora
9 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.42%) AIX
10 1 (0.42%) HPUX
10 1 (0.42%) Solaris
10 1 (0.42%) VMS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (54.62%) DevOps
3 85 (35.71%) Microservices
4 74 (31.09%) Open Source
5 73 (30.67%) Software Engineering
6 58 (24.37%) Software Architecture
7 43 (18.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (13.45%) Service Management
9 30 (12.61%) Configuration Management
10 28 (11.76%) Scrum
11 22 (9.24%) Project Planning
11 22 (9.24%) Waterfall
12 20 (8.40%) RUP
13 18 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.72%) Identity Access Management
15 14 (5.88%) TDD
16 13 (5.46%) CRM
17 10 (4.20%) High Availability
18 9 (3.78%) Risk Management
18 9 (3.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 141 (59.24%) Java
2 75 (31.51%) SQL
3 65 (27.31%) Scala
4 50 (21.01%) Shell Script
5 47 (19.75%) Ruby
6 31 (13.03%) JavaScript
7 19 (7.98%) PL/SQL
8 12 (5.04%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.20%) Python
10 8 (3.36%) PHP
11 7 (2.94%) C#
11 7 (2.94%) Haskell
12 5 (2.10%) Perl
13 4 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.26%) C
15 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (13.03%) Security Cleared
2 29 (12.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.52%) ISEB
3 6 (2.52%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.84%) Degree
4 2 (0.84%) RHCE
5 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.42%) CISSP
5 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (35.29%) Docker
2 9 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.84%) iptables
6 2 (0.84%) Postfix
7 1 (0.42%) HDFS
7 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (27.73%) Graphite
2 45 (18.91%) Packer
3 44 (18.49%) Terraform
4 40 (16.81%) Consul
4 40 (16.81%) Grafana
5 35 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (10.92%) Uchiwa
7 8 (3.36%) SCOM
8 7 (2.94%) Kibana
9 6 (2.52%) Ansible
9 6 (2.52%) logstash
10 4 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (1.26%) Nagios
12 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.84%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.42%) Ganglia
13 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (25.21%) Google
2 48 (20.17%) Oracle
3 33 (13.87%) WSO2
4 28 (11.76%) webMethods
5 27 (11.34%) Atlassian
6 26 (10.92%) MuleSoft
7 25 (10.50%) ForgeRock
8 18 (7.56%) Red Hat
9 15 (6.30%) Adobe
10 13 (5.46%) Microsoft
11 9 (3.78%) SaltStack
11 9 (3.78%) VMware
12 3 (1.26%) Pega
13 2 (0.84%) Mercator
14 1 (0.42%) 3PAR
14 1 (0.42%) HP
14 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
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