Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 21 February 2019 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
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 86 146 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.72% 6.16% 5.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.57% 54.68% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 154 90
Leeds median daily rate £500 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £422 £300 £325
90th Percentile £619 £638 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.26% -2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 301 267 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.01% 11.27% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 219 174
Leeds median daily rate £450 £430 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £334 £251 £275
90th Percentile £596 £600 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Leeds median hourly rate £23.00 £12.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.73% -59.17% +150.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.60 £12.50 £10.31
% change year-on-year +64.80% +21.30% -23.67%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Leeds

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Leeds

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 79 (91.86%) DevOps
2 69 (80.23%) Linux
3 66 (76.74%) Jenkins
4 46 (53.49%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (53.49%) Amazon AWS
5 40 (46.51%) Configuration Management
6 39 (45.35%) Python
6 39 (45.35%) Docker
7 33 (38.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (37.21%) Ansible
9 31 (36.05%) Git (software)
10 30 (34.88%) Terraform
11 29 (33.72%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (30.23%) Java
12 26 (30.23%) Microservices
13 22 (25.58%) Amazon EC2
13 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (24.42%) HTTP
15 20 (23.26%) MySQL
15 20 (23.26%) MongoDB
16 19 (22.09%) Test Automation
17 18 (20.93%) VMware
17 18 (20.93%) Open Source
18 17 (19.77%) Kubernetes
19 16 (18.60%) Ruby
19 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (18.60%) Perl
20 15 (17.44%) Bash Shell
21 13 (15.12%) NoSQL
21 13 (15.12%) SonarQube

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 10 (11.63%) Confluence
2 5 (5.81%) Apache
2 5 (5.81%) nginx
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.49%) Tuxedo
4 2 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.16%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 46 (53.49%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (25.58%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (13.95%) Amazon S3
5 11 (12.79%) Route 53
6 10 (11.63%) Slack
7 9 (10.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (9.30%) Amazon ELB
8 8 (9.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (6.98%) Serverless
9 6 (6.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (4.65%) IaaS
10 4 (4.65%) PaaS
11 2 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (2.33%) GitHub
11 2 (2.33%) SaaS
12 1 (1.16%) Google App Engine
12 1 (1.16%) Office 365
12 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) HTTP
2 11 (12.79%) DNS
2 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.63%) DHCP
3 10 (11.63%) FTP
3 10 (11.63%) IPsec
3 10 (11.63%) SSL
4 3 (3.49%) Firewall
5 1 (1.16%) BGP
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.16%) LAN
5 1 (1.16%) MPLS
5 1 (1.16%) NX-OS
5 1 (1.16%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.16%) OSPF
5 1 (1.16%) VoIP
5 1 (1.16%) VPLS
5 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) MongoDB
1 20 (23.26%) MySQL
2 13 (15.12%) NoSQL
3 10 (11.63%) RDBMS
3 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.81%) Redis
7 3 (3.49%) Big Data
7 3 (3.49%) Riak
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (76.74%) Jenkins
2 31 (36.05%) Git (software)
3 13 (15.12%) JIRA
3 13 (15.12%) SonarQube
4 12 (13.95%) Travis CI
5 6 (6.98%) GitLab
6 4 (4.65%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.49%) Selenium
8 2 (2.33%) CircleCI
8 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.33%) Gatling
8 2 (2.33%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.33%) JMeter
8 2 (2.33%) NeoLoad
8 2 (2.33%) PyCharm
8 2 (2.33%) TestNG
8 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.16%) Codeship
9 1 (1.16%) git-flow
9 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Banking
2 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (73.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (20.93%) AWS DevOps
3 17 (19.77%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.81%) Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Developer
9 3 (3.49%) DevOps Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Azure Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Developer in Test
10 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 2 (2.33%) Lead DevOps
10 2 (2.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Storage Consultant
10 2 (2.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) Node.js
2 8 (9.30%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.49%) Middleware
3 3 (3.49%) Web Services
4 2 (2.33%) .NET
4 2 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.33%) Spring
5 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.16%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (1.16%) Express
5 1 (1.16%) J2EE
5 1 (1.16%) Kafka
5 1 (1.16%) React
5 1 (1.16%) REST
5 1 (1.16%) RESTful
5 1 (1.16%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (1.16%) Spring Batch
5 1 (1.16%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.16%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.65%) Clustering
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) Fintech
3 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 69 (80.23%) Linux
2 33 (38.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (13.95%) CentOS
4 7 (8.14%) Windows
5 3 (3.49%) Unix
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (91.86%) DevOps
2 40 (46.51%) Configuration Management
3 29 (33.72%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (30.23%) Microservices
5 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (22.09%) Test Automation
7 18 (20.93%) Open Source
8 10 (11.63%) Target Operating Model
8 10 (11.63%) Thought Leadership
9 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.30%) OO
10 8 (9.30%) OOP
10 8 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (9.30%) TDD
11 7 (8.14%) Migration
12 6 (6.98%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 5 (5.81%) Coaching
13 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
13 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.35%) Python
2 26 (30.23%) Java
3 16 (18.60%) Perl
3 16 (18.60%) Ruby
4 15 (17.44%) Bash Shell
5 10 (11.63%) SQL
6 8 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.49%) Go
9 3 (3.49%) PHP
10 2 (2.33%) R
11 1 (1.16%) Groovy
11 1 (1.16%) Java 8
11 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) CCIE
2 1 (1.16%) CCNP
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (45.35%) Docker
2 10 (11.63%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.81%) Xen
5 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.16%) vSphere
6 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (53.49%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (37.21%) Ansible
3 30 (34.88%) Terraform
4 17 (19.77%) Kubernetes
5 9 (10.47%) Grafana
5 9 (10.47%) Packer
5 9 (10.47%) Rancher
6 7 (8.14%) Prometheus
7 4 (4.65%) Salt
8 2 (2.33%) CFEngine
8 2 (2.33%) Graphite
8 2 (2.33%) Mesos
9 1 (1.16%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.16%) Consul
9 1 (1.16%) Graylog
9 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) VMware
2 13 (15.12%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.30%) Atlassian
4 7 (8.14%) Google
5 5 (5.81%) Black Duck
5 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle
7 2 (2.33%) EMC
7 2 (2.33%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (2.33%) NetApp
7 2 (2.33%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.16%) CA
8 1 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix
8 1 (1.16%) PagerDuty
8 1 (1.16%) SaltStack