Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 70 81
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 +8
Contract jobs citing Puppet 31 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.98% 2.02% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.62% 27.19% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 1
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -37.04%
10th Percentile £425 £324 £413
90th Percentile £695 £568 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +19.32% -2.22% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Puppet is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 121 114 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.74% 7.44% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 59 43
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +44.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £215 £311 £200
90th Percentile £575 £565 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £311
% change year-on-year +3.66% +31.73% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% -16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.65 £14.40 £14.60
90th Percentile £18.80 £21.55 £21.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +0.17% -1.69% -26.25%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 30 (96.77%) DevOps
2 29 (93.55%) Jenkins
3 26 (83.87%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (80.65%) Linux
5 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
6 23 (74.19%) Docker
7 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (64.52%) Ansible
9 19 (61.29%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (61.29%) Configuration Management
9 19 (61.29%) Python
10 17 (54.84%) Terraform
11 16 (51.61%) HTTP
12 15 (48.39%) Subversion
12 15 (48.39%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (45.16%) Maven
13 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
14 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
14 13 (41.94%) PHP
14 13 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (41.94%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (38.71%) Web Operations
15 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (38.71%) Salt
15 12 (38.71%) Kibana
15 12 (38.71%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (38.71%) logstash
15 12 (38.71%) Open Source
15 12 (38.71%) Ruby

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 15 (48.39%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
3 6 (19.35%) Apache
4 4 (12.90%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 26 (83.87%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (35.48%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (35.48%) Amazon ELB
2 11 (35.48%) Amazon S3
2 11 (35.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (22.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (19.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (16.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (16.13%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (16.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) HTTP
2 10 (32.26%) SSL
2 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 6 (19.35%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (19.35%) OpenVPN
3 6 (19.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (38.71%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (35.48%) MySQL
4 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
5 5 (16.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (93.55%) Jenkins
2 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
3 15 (48.39%) Subversion
4 14 (45.16%) Maven
5 13 (41.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (25.81%) JIRA
7 6 (19.35%) Ant
7 6 (19.35%) Bitbucket
7 6 (19.35%) JUnit
7 6 (19.35%) Liquibase
7 6 (19.35%) SonarQube
8 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
9 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) WebOps Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps Manager
4 6 (19.35%) Head of DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.23%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (32.26%) Web Services
3 8 (25.81%) Sensu
4 6 (19.35%) MCollective
4 6 (19.35%) Middleware
4 6 (19.35%) REST
5 4 (12.90%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.23%) Laravel
6 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
6 1 (3.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) CentOS
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) DevOps
2 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (61.29%) Configuration Management
5 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (38.71%) Open Source
5 12 (38.71%) Web Operations
6 9 (29.03%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) Coaching
7 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
7 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
7 6 (19.35%) Migration
7 6 (19.35%) Service Management
7 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Process Architecture
8 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.45%) Case Management
9 2 (6.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Python
2 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
2 13 (41.94%) PHP
3 12 (38.71%) Ruby
4 7 (22.58%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) Groovy
5 6 (19.35%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Docker
2 12 (38.71%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (19.35%) Postfix
3 6 (19.35%) Squid
3 6 (19.35%) vCloud
4 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) Ansible
2 17 (54.84%) Terraform
3 13 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (38.71%) Kibana
4 12 (38.71%) logstash
4 12 (38.71%) Salt
5 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
6 7 (22.58%) Rancher
6 7 (22.58%) ZABBIX
7 6 (19.35%) collectd
7 6 (19.35%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (19.35%) Rsyslog
7 6 (19.35%) StatsD
7 6 (19.35%) Sysdig
8 1 (3.23%) Mesos
8 1 (3.23%) rkt
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Rackspace
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Sonatype
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) SaltStack
4 3 (9.68%) Zend