Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 12 December 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 111 52
Rank change year-on-year -7 -59 +37
Contract jobs citing Puppet 153 157 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.14% 2.18% 4.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.42% 18.43% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 139 235
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £420 £425 £410
90th Percentile £629 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - £24.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £24.00

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,232 852 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.27% 11.82% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 687 613
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £290 £325 £330
90th Percentile £675 £668 £636
Central London median daily rate £536 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +7.25% +2.56% +10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -38.18% +74.60%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.64 £13.40
90th Percentile £25.50 £39.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% -30.91% +61.76%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the City of London region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -21 44 £550 -
Puppet
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 112 (73.20%) Ansible
2 107 (69.93%) Amazon AWS
3 101 (66.01%) Opscode Chef
4 89 (58.17%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (57.52%) DevOps
6 77 (50.33%) Jenkins
7 67 (43.79%) Java
8 65 (42.48%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (40.52%) Python
10 58 (37.91%) Linux
11 52 (33.99%) Oracle
11 52 (33.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 48 (31.37%) TDD
12 48 (31.37%) Configuration Management
12 48 (31.37%) Docker
13 44 (28.76%) MySQL
13 44 (28.76%) Git (software)
14 42 (27.45%) PostgreSQL
15 41 (26.80%) NoSQL
16 37 (24.18%) Kubernetes
17 36 (23.53%) Finance
18 35 (22.88%) Tomcat
18 35 (22.88%) Terraform
19 33 (21.57%) OpenStack
19 33 (21.57%) WebSphere
20 32 (20.92%) OO
21 31 (20.26%) WebLogic
21 31 (20.26%) NUnit
21 31 (20.26%) Bash Shell
21 31 (20.26%) MSTest

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 35 (22.88%) Tomcat
2 33 (21.57%) OpenStack
2 33 (21.57%) WebSphere
3 31 (20.26%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.27%) nginx
6 4 (2.61%) Apache
6 4 (2.61%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.96%) IIS
8 2 (1.31%) Jetty
8 2 (1.31%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (6.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 107 (69.93%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (33.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (14.38%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (9.80%) Amazon S3
4 15 (9.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (5.88%) Datadog
5 9 (5.88%) PaaS
6 8 (5.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (5.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (4.58%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (3.92%) IaaS
8 6 (3.92%) Serverless
9 5 (3.27%) GitHub
10 4 (2.61%) Azure Functions
11 3 (1.96%) Google App Engine
11 3 (1.96%) npm
11 3 (1.96%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.96%) SaaS
12 2 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) DNS
2 7 (4.58%) VPN
3 5 (3.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (3.27%) Firewall
3 5 (3.27%) Network Security
4 4 (2.61%) HTTP
5 3 (1.96%) AMQP
5 3 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.31%) DHCP
6 2 (1.31%) FTP
6 2 (1.31%) IPsec
6 2 (1.31%) SAN
7 1 (0.65%) BGP
7 1 (0.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) MPLS
7 1 (0.65%) OSPF
7 1 (0.65%) SMTP
7 1 (0.65%) TACACS
7 1 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.76%) MySQL
2 42 (27.45%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (26.80%) NoSQL
4 13 (8.50%) Big Data
4 13 (8.50%) Hadoop
5 12 (7.84%) SQL Server
6 10 (6.54%) Apache Hive
6 10 (6.54%) Impala
6 10 (6.54%) Sqoop
7 9 (5.88%) Redis
8 6 (3.92%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.27%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.61%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.96%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.96%) InfluxDB
12 2 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.31%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 77 (50.33%) Jenkins
2 44 (28.76%) Git (software)
3 31 (20.26%) MSTest
3 31 (20.26%) NUnit
4 11 (7.19%) JIRA
4 11 (7.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (6.54%) TeamCity
6 9 (5.88%) Bitbucket
7 8 (5.23%) Artifactory
7 8 (5.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (4.58%) Gradle
8 7 (4.58%) Maven
8 7 (4.58%) Vagrant
9 5 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.27%) GitLab
9 5 (3.27%) GoCD
10 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.96%) Subversion
11 3 (1.96%) TestNG
11 3 (1.96%) Travis CI
General
1 36 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (3.92%) Banking
3 4 (2.61%) Publishing
4 3 (1.96%) Marketing
5 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (39.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (30.07%) Developer
3 35 (22.88%) Java Developer
4 21 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.46%) AWS Developer
5 16 (10.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (9.80%) Digital Developer
6 15 (9.80%) Digital Transformation
6 15 (9.80%) Platform Engineer
7 14 (9.15%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (4.58%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Architect
11 5 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 4 (2.61%) AWS DevOps
12 4 (2.61%) Azure Developer
12 4 (2.61%) React Developer
12 4 (2.61%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.80%) Node.js
2 11 (7.19%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (7.19%) Kafka
3 10 (6.54%) Spring Boot
4 9 (5.88%) .NET
4 9 (5.88%) HTML
4 9 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (5.88%) RESTful
5 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.23%) CSS
6 5 (3.27%) Spring
6 5 (3.27%) Web Services
7 4 (2.61%) .NET Core
7 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.61%) jQuery
7 4 (2.61%) JSON
7 4 (2.61%) Sensu
8 3 (1.96%) CSS3
8 3 (1.96%) HTML5
8 3 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.54%) Wiki
2 7 (4.58%) Fintech
3 6 (3.92%) Blog
3 6 (3.92%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (3.92%) Smartcard
3 6 (3.92%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.92%) User Experience
3 6 (3.92%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.96%) Clustering
6 3 (1.96%) Replication
7 2 (1.31%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.31%) PKI
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (37.91%) Linux
2 22 (14.38%) Unix
3 14 (9.15%) Windows
4 12 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.88%) CentOS
5 9 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.96%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.96%) VMS
7 1 (0.65%) Debian
7 1 (0.65%) SUSE
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (58.17%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (57.52%) DevOps
3 65 (42.48%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (31.37%) Configuration Management
4 48 (31.37%) TDD
5 32 (20.92%) OO
6 22 (14.38%) Scrum
7 21 (13.73%) Migration
8 18 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (11.76%) Open Source
9 17 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 16 (10.46%) Test Automation
11 15 (9.80%) Kanban
12 14 (9.15%) Microservices
13 13 (8.50%) Build Automation
14 10 (6.54%) Data Analysis
14 10 (6.54%) Data Extraction
14 10 (6.54%) ETL
15 9 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
16 7 (4.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.79%) Java
2 62 (40.52%) Python
3 31 (20.26%) Bash Shell
4 26 (16.99%) Ruby
5 24 (15.69%) SQL
6 23 (15.03%) Shell Script
7 19 (12.42%) PowerShell
8 17 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 15 (9.80%) Go
10 10 (6.54%) C#
10 10 (6.54%) Korn
10 10 (6.54%) Perl
11 6 (3.92%) Java 8
12 5 (3.27%) PHP
13 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.31%) C++
14 2 (1.31%) Scala
15 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.65%) R
15 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.58%) Degree
3 5 (3.27%) CCNP
3 5 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (3.27%) RHCE
3 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (31.37%) Docker
2 10 (6.54%) HDFS
3 5 (3.27%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.96%) Xen
6 2 (1.31%) vSphere
7 1 (0.65%) KVM
7 1 (0.65%) Varnish
7 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 112 (73.20%) Ansible
2 101 (66.01%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (24.18%) Kubernetes
4 35 (22.88%) Terraform
5 10 (6.54%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (5.23%) Consul
6 8 (5.23%) Nagios
7 7 (4.58%) Salt
8 6 (3.92%) Packer
8 6 (3.92%) systemd
8 6 (3.92%) ZABBIX
9 5 (3.27%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (3.27%) Kibana
9 5 (3.27%) logstash
10 4 (2.61%) Grafana
11 3 (1.96%) Graphite
11 3 (1.96%) Pingdom
11 3 (1.96%) Prometheus
11 3 (1.96%) Uchiwa
12 2 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (33.99%) Oracle
2 19 (12.42%) Red Hat
3 17 (11.11%) Splunk
4 10 (6.54%) Cloudera
5 8 (5.23%) Google
5 8 (5.23%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.58%) Citrix
7 6 (3.92%) Cisco
7 6 (3.92%) New Relic
8 5 (3.27%) Qualys
8 5 (3.27%) VMware
9 3 (1.96%) Adobe
9 3 (1.96%) hybris
9 3 (1.96%) IBM
9 3 (1.96%) PagerDuty
9 3 (1.96%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.31%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.31%) Black Duck
10 2 (1.31%) Micro Focus