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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 68 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.42% 0.48% -
As % of the Systems Management category 19.15% 8.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Median daily rate £500 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
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 47 49 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 7.40% 5.93% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 29
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £274 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Median hourly rate £14.22 - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

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

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 17 (85.00%) DevOps
2 16 (80.00%) Ansible
2 16 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (75.00%) Linux
4 14 (70.00%) PHP
4 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (60.00%) Python
6 12 (60.00%) Open Source
6 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (55.00%) Ruby
7 11 (55.00%) Salt
7 11 (55.00%) Web Operations
8 10 (50.00%) MySQL
8 10 (50.00%) Web Services
8 10 (50.00%) HTTP
8 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (50.00%) SSL
8 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
9 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
9 9 (45.00%) Docker
10 8 (40.00%) Rackspace
10 8 (40.00%) Subversion
11 7 (35.00%) Terraform
12 6 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared

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 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 16 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (5.00%) Route 53
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) HTTP
1 10 (50.00%) SSL
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) WebOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Symfony Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) Sensu
3 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (5.00%) Akka
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) Laravel
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) spray
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) CentOS
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) DevOps
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (60.00%) Open Source
5 11 (55.00%) Web Operations
6 3 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) BDD
8 1 (5.00%) Case Management
8 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) MVC
8 1 (5.00%) Network Design
8 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.00%) Process Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Service Design
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) PHP
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Go
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) Ansible
2 14 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (55.00%) Salt
4 7 (35.00%) Terraform
5 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (10.00%) collectd
6 2 (10.00%) Kibana
6 2 (10.00%) logstash
6 2 (10.00%) StatsD
7 1 (5.00%) Mesos
7 1 (5.00%) Rancher
7 1 (5.00%) rkt
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (10.00%) Zend
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago