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 3 months to 29 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 38 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 50 61 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.92% 4.26% 4.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 51.55% 47.29% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 39
Median daily rate £438 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £388
% change year-on-year +2.22% +16.12%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 97 129 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 9.55% 9.01% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 87 71
Median daily rate £425 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £331 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 68 (71.58%) Linux
2 64 (67.37%) Python
2 64 (67.37%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (62.11%) DevOps
4 51 (53.68%) Java
5 49 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (50.53%) Ansible
6 48 (50.53%) Jenkins
7 39 (41.05%) Ruby
8 34 (35.79%) Docker
9 30 (31.58%) MongoDB
10 29 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (30.53%) Open Source
11 27 (28.42%) Bash Shell
11 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
12 26 (27.37%) HTML
13 25 (26.32%) Configuration Management
13 25 (26.32%) Spring
14 23 (24.21%) JIRA
15 22 (23.16%) HTML5
16 21 (22.11%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (21.05%) VMware
17 20 (21.05%) TDD
17 20 (21.05%) MySQL
17 20 (21.05%) Git (software)
18 19 (20.00%) Scala
18 19 (20.00%) Salt
18 19 (20.00%) HTTP
19 18 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (18.95%) Confluence

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 18 (18.95%) Confluence
2 12 (12.63%) Apache Spark
3 10 (10.53%) OpenStack
4 7 (7.37%) Apache
4 7 (7.37%) Apache Pig
5 4 (4.21%) CloudStack
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.11%) nginx
7 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.05%) JBoss
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 29 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (10.53%) IaaS
3 8 (8.42%) Loggly
3 8 (8.42%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.11%) Office 365
4 2 (2.11%) Slack
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.00%) HTTP
2 10 (10.53%) DNS
2 10 (10.53%) Firewall
3 9 (9.47%) Internet
3 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.26%) Kerberos
5 4 (4.21%) LDAP
5 4 (4.21%) SMTP
5 4 (4.21%) SSH
6 2 (2.11%) LAN
6 2 (2.11%) WAN
7 1 (1.05%) DHCP
7 1 (1.05%) Network Security
7 1 (1.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 21 (22.11%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (21.05%) MySQL
4 17 (17.89%) Relational Database
5 14 (14.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (13.68%) NoSQL
7 12 (12.63%) Hadoop
7 12 (12.63%) HBase
8 11 (11.58%) Redis
9 9 (9.47%) Riak
10 7 (7.37%) Apache Hive
10 7 (7.37%) Big Data
11 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 48 (50.53%) Jenkins
2 23 (24.21%) JIRA
3 20 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 15 (15.79%) Maven
5 12 (12.63%) Cucumber
5 12 (12.63%) Selenium
6 10 (10.53%) Grunt
7 8 (8.42%) Vagrant
8 4 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.16%) TestNG
10 2 (2.11%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.05%) Ant
11 1 (1.05%) GitLab
11 1 (1.05%) Gradle
11 1 (1.05%) Hudson
11 1 (1.05%) Mockito
11 1 (1.05%) Subversion
11 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (24.21%) Developer
3 14 (14.74%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Architect
4 9 (9.47%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (7.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (7.37%) WebOps Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (6.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Administrator
7 5 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Scala Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.37%) HTML
2 25 (26.32%) Spring
3 22 (23.16%) HTML5
4 15 (15.79%) AngularJS
5 14 (14.74%) Web Services
6 13 (13.68%) Play Framework
6 13 (13.68%) RESTful
7 12 (12.63%) Django
7 12 (12.63%) JSON
8 10 (10.53%) CSS
8 10 (10.53%) CSS3
8 10 (10.53%) jQuery
9 9 (9.47%) Hibernate
10 8 (8.42%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (7.37%) LAMP
11 7 (7.37%) Node.js
12 6 (6.32%) Apache Camel
12 6 (6.32%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (6.32%) REST
13 5 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Replication
2 7 (7.37%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.26%) Social Media
3 5 (5.26%) Tandem
3 5 (5.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.21%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.21%) User Experience
5 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.16%) Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (71.58%) Linux
2 10 (10.53%) Unix
3 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.26%) CoreOS
4 5 (5.26%) Windows
5 3 (3.16%) Android
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.05%) CentOS
7 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.11%) DevOps
2 49 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (30.53%) Open Source
4 25 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 20 (21.05%) TDD
6 18 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (15.79%) Scrum
8 11 (11.58%) High Availability
8 11 (11.58%) Kanban
8 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.53%) BDD
10 9 (9.47%) Microservices
11 8 (8.42%) OO
11 8 (8.42%) Web Operations
12 7 (7.37%) Automated Testing
12 7 (7.37%) Workflow
12 7 (7.37%) Workflow Development
13 6 (6.32%) MapReduce
14 5 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (67.37%) Python
2 51 (53.68%) Java
3 39 (41.05%) Ruby
4 27 (28.42%) Bash Shell
4 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.00%) Scala
6 16 (16.84%) SQL
7 11 (11.58%) Go
7 11 (11.58%) PHP
8 9 (9.47%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.26%) C#
10 4 (4.21%) C++
10 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.16%) Perl
12 1 (1.05%) C
12 1 (1.05%) Korn
12 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) CCA
2 2 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (2.11%) MCSE
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.05%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (35.79%) Docker
2 12 (12.63%) HDFS
3 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.32%) vSphere
5 5 (5.26%) vCloud
5 5 (5.26%) VirtualBox
6 4 (4.21%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.21%) XenServer
7 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.16%) Xen
8 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.11%) VMware GSX
8 2 (2.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 64 (67.37%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (50.53%) Ansible
3 19 (20.00%) Salt
4 14 (14.74%) Nagios
5 9 (9.47%) Kubernetes
6 8 (8.42%) vRealize
6 8 (8.42%) ZABBIX
7 7 (7.37%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (5.26%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.11%) Rancher
10 1 (1.05%) Mesos
10 1 (1.05%) SCCM
10 1 (1.05%) SCOM
10 1 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) VMware
2 17 (17.89%) SaltStack
3 15 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 12 (12.63%) Splunk
5 11 (11.58%) Oracle
5 11 (11.58%) Rackspace
6 10 (10.53%) Google
7 8 (8.42%) New Relic
8 5 (5.26%) Hortonworks
9 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.11%) Citrix
11 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.05%) Cisco
11 1 (1.05%) EMC
11 1 (1.05%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (1.05%) RightScale
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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