The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Puppet
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.77% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 26.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £395
% change year-on-year +2.22% +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 41 43 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 6.59% 6.29% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 39
Median daily rate £475 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £185 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.05 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £13.45 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Birmingham

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Puppet in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 26 (83.87%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (80.65%) DevOps
2 25 (80.65%) Linux
3 24 (77.42%) Ansible
4 23 (74.19%) Jenkins
5 22 (70.97%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (67.74%) Python
7 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (61.29%) Ruby
8 19 (61.29%) Configuration Management
8 19 (61.29%) PHP
9 18 (58.06%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (58.06%) Rackspace
9 18 (58.06%) Salt
10 17 (54.84%) Open Source
10 17 (54.84%) Web Services
10 17 (54.84%) HTTP
10 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
10 17 (54.84%) SSL
11 16 (51.61%) MySQL
11 16 (51.61%) MongoDB
11 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
11 16 (51.61%) Subversion
11 16 (51.61%) Web Operations
12 7 (22.58%) Java
13 6 (19.35%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (16.13%) Terraform
15 4 (12.90%) Elastic Stack

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (19.35%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 22 (70.97%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.68%) Route 53
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) HTTP
1 17 (54.84%) SSL
1 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (51.61%) MongoDB
2 16 (51.61%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (9.68%) Redis
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (74.19%) Jenkins
2 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
2 16 (51.61%) Subversion
3 4 (12.90%) JIRA
4 3 (9.68%) TestNG
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) DevOps Engineer
1 11 (35.48%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) WebOps Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.68%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (9.68%) Sensu
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) CentOS
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) DevOps
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (61.29%) Configuration Management
4 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (54.84%) Open Source
6 16 (51.61%) Web Operations
7 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Conceptual Models
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.23%) Data Lineage
9 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.23%) Line Management
9 1 (3.23%) Logical Data Model
9 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Python
2 19 (61.29%) PHP
2 19 (61.29%) Ruby
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (83.87%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (77.42%) Ansible
3 18 (58.06%) Salt
4 5 (16.13%) Terraform
5 4 (12.90%) Kibana
5 4 (12.90%) logstash
6 3 (9.68%) collectd
6 3 (9.68%) StatsD
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Rackspace
2 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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