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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 52 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +10
Contract jobs citing Puppet 109 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.32% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.50% 8.09% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 2 9
Median daily rate £430 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £414 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £446 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.47 -
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
307 136 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.36% 5.50% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 84 61
Median daily rate £440 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.34% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.12 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -28.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.76 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +9.34%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 67 £415 +1.21% 1
Coventry -8 9 £350 - 1
Birmingham -6 7 £400 - 2
Solihull - 1 £475 -
Herefordshire - 1 £525 -
Warwickshire - 1 £475 - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 136 (61.82%) Linux
2 132 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (59.55%) Java
4 124 (56.36%) DevOps
5 112 (50.91%) MongoDB
6 107 (48.64%) Git (software)
7 101 (45.91%) Spring
8 89 (40.45%) Docker
9 75 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
10 74 (33.64%) Microservices
11 70 (31.82%) Spring Boot
12 68 (30.91%) SQL
13 67 (30.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 66 (30.00%) Maven
15 65 (29.55%) RabbitMQ
16 63 (28.64%) Open Source
17 62 (28.18%) ELK Stack
18 58 (26.36%) Graphite
19 57 (25.91%) JSON
20 51 (23.18%) Scala
21 50 (22.73%) Play Framework
22 49 (22.27%) Software Architecture
22 49 (22.27%) Software Engineering
23 47 (21.36%) J2EE
24 46 (20.91%) Google
24 46 (20.91%) Continuous Delivery
25 45 (20.45%) Oracle
25 45 (20.45%) JIRA
25 45 (20.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
26 42 (19.09%) SOAP

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 37 (16.82%) OpenStack
2 36 (16.36%) Confluence
3 24 (10.91%) WebLogic
4 15 (6.82%) Apache
5 12 (5.45%) JBoss
5 12 (5.45%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (4.09%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (3.18%) nginx
7 7 (3.18%) NServiceBus
7 7 (3.18%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.82%) Documentum
8 4 (1.82%) Mule
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) Jetty
9 1 (0.45%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.45%) PegaRULES
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) MS Office
2 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (30.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (16.82%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (8.18%) IaaS
5 12 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (5.00%) Google App Engine
6 11 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (4.55%) PaaS
8 8 (3.64%) Office 365
9 3 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.91%) GitHub
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.45%) Route 53
11 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.36%) HTTP
2 14 (6.36%) Network Security
3 11 (5.00%) DNS
4 7 (3.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.82%) SSL
6 3 (1.36%) SSH
7 2 (0.91%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.45%) DHCP
8 1 (0.45%) FTP
8 1 (0.45%) IPsec
8 1 (0.45%) LAN
8 1 (0.45%) LDAP
8 1 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.45%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (50.91%) MongoDB
2 20 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
3 10 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.09%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.64%) MariaDB
6 7 (3.18%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.36%) MySQL
8 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.45%) HBase
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 107 (48.64%) Git (software)
2 66 (30.00%) Maven
3 45 (20.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 45 (20.45%) JIRA
4 36 (16.36%) SoapUI
5 28 (12.73%) Selenium
6 26 (11.82%) Vagrant
7 22 (10.00%) JUnit
8 21 (9.55%) ClearQuest
9 20 (9.09%) Jenkins
10 18 (8.18%) WebDriver
11 17 (7.73%) IntelliJ
12 11 (5.00%) Eclipse
13 7 (3.18%) FxCop
13 7 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (3.18%) StyleCop
13 7 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (2.27%) Ant
15 5 (2.27%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (0.45%) Finance
1 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (37.27%) Architect
2 64 (29.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (27.73%) Software Architect
4 56 (25.45%) Developer
5 52 (23.64%) Java Architect
6 39 (17.73%) Java Software Architect
7 27 (12.27%) Java Developer
8 25 (11.36%) Software Engineer
9 22 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 22 (10.00%) Java Engineer
9 22 (10.00%) Scala Software Engineer
10 21 (9.55%) Scala Developer
11 20 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
12 19 (8.64%) Digital Architect
12 19 (8.64%) Java Scala Software Engineer
13 18 (8.18%) Java Software Developer
14 17 (7.73%) Java Scala Developer
15 16 (7.27%) AWS Engineer
15 16 (7.27%) Senior Architect
15 16 (7.27%) Senior Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (45.91%) Spring
2 70 (31.82%) Spring Boot
3 65 (29.55%) RabbitMQ
4 62 (28.18%) ELK Stack
5 57 (25.91%) JSON
6 50 (22.73%) Play Framework
7 47 (21.36%) J2EE
8 42 (19.09%) Hystrix
8 42 (19.09%) SOAP
9 41 (18.64%) WireMock
10 35 (15.91%) REST
11 33 (15.00%) Swagger
12 32 (14.55%) XML
13 26 (11.82%) J2SE
14 24 (10.91%) Hibernate
15 20 (9.09%) Sensu
16 19 (8.64%) Node.js
17 18 (8.18%) CSS
18 15 (6.82%) HTML
18 15 (6.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.18%) CMDB
1 7 (3.18%) Private Cloud
2 4 (1.82%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.91%) Blog
4 2 (0.91%) Derivative
5 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.45%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 136 (61.82%) Linux
2 32 (14.55%) Unix
3 22 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (8.18%) Windows
5 11 (5.00%) CentOS
6 7 (3.18%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.82%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.91%) AIX
9 2 (0.91%) Fedora
10 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) HPUX
10 1 (0.45%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (56.36%) DevOps
3 74 (33.64%) Microservices
4 63 (28.64%) Open Source
5 49 (22.27%) Software Architecture
5 49 (22.27%) Software Engineering
6 46 (20.91%) Continuous Delivery
7 35 (15.91%) Configuration Management
8 32 (14.55%) Scrum
9 21 (9.55%) RUP
9 21 (9.55%) Waterfall
10 20 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 20 (9.09%) Service Management
11 15 (6.82%) TDD
12 13 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.91%) Identity Access Management
13 11 (5.00%) CRM
14 9 (4.09%) Automated Testing
14 9 (4.09%) Continuous Deployment
14 9 (4.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (59.55%) Java
2 68 (30.91%) SQL
3 51 (23.18%) Scala
4 38 (17.27%) Shell Script
5 33 (15.00%) Ruby
6 26 (11.82%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.27%) PL/SQL
8 12 (5.45%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.55%) PHP
10 9 (4.09%) Python
11 6 (2.73%) Perl
12 4 (1.82%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.36%) C
13 3 (1.36%) C#
13 3 (1.36%) Haskell
14 2 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (11.82%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.18%) ISEB
3 7 (3.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.91%) RHCE
5 1 (0.45%) CISSP
5 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.18%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (40.45%) Docker
2 13 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (3.64%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.36%) Postfix
5 3 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.91%) iptables
7 1 (0.45%) HDFS
7 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.45%) Squid
7 1 (0.45%) vCloud
7 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (26.36%) Graphite
2 39 (17.73%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (15.91%) Grafana
4 32 (14.55%) Terraform
5 31 (14.09%) Packer
6 25 (11.36%) Consul
7 20 (9.09%) Uchiwa
8 9 (4.09%) Ansible
9 8 (3.64%) Kibana
10 7 (3.18%) logstash
10 7 (3.18%) SCOM
11 5 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (1.36%) Nagios
12 3 (1.36%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.91%) Rancher
13 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
14 1 (0.45%) SCCM
14 1 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 46 (20.91%) Google
2 45 (20.45%) Oracle
3 33 (15.00%) WSO2
4 25 (11.36%) Red Hat
5 24 (10.91%) webMethods
6 21 (9.55%) Atlassian
6 21 (9.55%) MuleSoft
7 16 (7.27%) ForgeRock
7 16 (7.27%) VMware
8 12 (5.45%) Microsoft
9 11 (5.00%) Adobe
10 8 (3.64%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.36%) Pega
12 1 (0.45%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.45%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.45%) HP
12 1 (0.45%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.45%) Sonatype
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