Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 27 61
Rank change year-on-year -12 +34 -27
Contract jobs citing Puppet 116 160 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.20% 6.09% 3.02%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.58% 47.62% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 130 83
Leeds median daily rate £500 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +13.21% +9.66%
10th Percentile £405 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £588 £512
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +10.34%
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 279 336 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.50% 12.79% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 242 158
Leeds median daily rate £450 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £306 £251 £247
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +3.24% +13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate £12.25 - £17.50
10th Percentile £11.03 - £16.25
90th Percentile £13.68 - £22.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £17.50

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 75 (64.66%) Linux
2 73 (62.93%) DevOps
3 71 (61.21%) Docker
4 68 (58.62%) Jenkins
5 54 (46.55%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (44.83%) Ansible
6 52 (44.83%) Python
6 52 (44.83%) Git (software)
7 50 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (43.10%) Bash Shell
8 42 (36.21%) Java
9 39 (33.62%) Microservices
10 38 (32.76%) Configuration Management
11 36 (31.03%) Ruby
11 36 (31.03%) JIRA
12 33 (28.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (21.55%) Coaching
15 24 (20.69%) MongoDB
16 22 (18.97%) Scrum
16 22 (18.97%) Confluence
17 21 (18.10%) Software Engineering
18 20 (17.24%) Spring
18 20 (17.24%) VMware
18 20 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
18 20 (17.24%) Open Source
19 19 (16.38%) nginx
19 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
19 19 (16.38%) Continuous Delivery
19 19 (16.38%) Maven

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 22 (18.97%) Confluence
2 19 (16.38%) nginx
3 9 (7.76%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.90%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.31%) CloudStack
5 5 (4.31%) JBoss
5 5 (4.31%) Jetty
5 5 (4.31%) Tornado
5 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.72%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (14.66%) Slack
3 6 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.45%) PaaS
5 3 (2.59%) IaaS
5 3 (2.59%) SaaS
6 2 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.79%) HTTP
2 5 (4.31%) AMQP
3 3 (2.59%) DNS
3 3 (2.59%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.69%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (6.03%) MySQL
5 6 (5.17%) Riak
6 5 (4.31%) Couchbase
6 5 (4.31%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.31%) Redis
7 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.86%) Big Data
8 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (58.62%) Jenkins
2 52 (44.83%) Git (software)
3 36 (31.03%) JIRA
4 19 (16.38%) Maven
5 16 (13.79%) SonarQube
6 11 (9.48%) Vagrant
7 10 (8.62%) IntelliJ
8 7 (6.03%) Cucumber
9 6 (5.17%) Selenium
10 5 (4.31%) Chocolatey
10 5 (4.31%) FitNesse
10 5 (4.31%) JBehave
11 4 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (3.45%) Gradle
11 4 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (1.72%) GoCD
12 2 (1.72%) Travis CI
12 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.86%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.86%) Grunt
General
1 5 (4.31%) Finance
2 2 (1.72%) Games
3 1 (0.86%) Banking
3 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (48.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (31.90%) Developer
3 24 (20.69%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (15.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 18 (15.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 17 (14.66%) Java Developer
6 14 (12.07%) Senior DevOps
6 14 (12.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Platform Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Scala Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (4.31%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (4.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.45%) Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.24%) Spring
2 18 (15.52%) JSON
3 16 (13.79%) Node.js
4 14 (12.07%) AngularJS
5 13 (11.21%) Play Framework
6 12 (10.34%) Spring Boot
7 11 (9.48%) CSS
7 11 (9.48%) RESTful
8 10 (8.62%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (8.62%) XML
9 9 (7.76%) Hibernate
9 9 (7.76%) Kafka
10 7 (6.03%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (6.03%) Web Services
11 6 (5.17%) React
12 5 (4.31%) Apache Camel
12 5 (4.31%) Flask
12 5 (4.31%) Gherkin
12 5 (4.31%) JMS
13 4 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Clustering
2 8 (6.90%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 75 (64.66%) Linux
2 33 (28.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.90%) Windows
4 6 (5.17%) CentOS
5 5 (4.31%) Unix
6 4 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.59%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (62.93%) DevOps
2 50 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (33.62%) Microservices
4 38 (32.76%) Configuration Management
5 32 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (21.55%) Coaching
7 22 (18.97%) Scrum
8 21 (18.10%) Software Engineering
9 20 (17.24%) Open Source
10 19 (16.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
11 18 (15.52%) Load Balancing
12 16 (13.79%) Static Code Analysis
13 15 (12.93%) User Stories
14 14 (12.07%) TDD
15 12 (10.34%) Kanban
16 10 (8.62%) Test Automation
17 9 (7.76%) DSDM
17 9 (7.76%) RUP
18 8 (6.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.83%) Python
2 50 (43.10%) Bash Shell
3 42 (36.21%) Java
4 36 (31.03%) Ruby
5 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
6 16 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 13 (11.21%) Scala
8 12 (10.34%) PHP
9 10 (8.62%) SQL
10 8 (6.90%) Perl
11 4 (3.45%) Elixir
11 4 (3.45%) Erlang
11 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.59%) C#
12 3 (2.59%) Go
13 2 (1.72%) C++
14 1 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (1.72%) AWS Certification
1 2 (1.72%) CCDP
1 2 (1.72%) CCNP
1 2 (1.72%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (1.72%) CISM
1 2 (1.72%) CISSP
1 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) GCP
System Software
1 71 (61.21%) Docker
2 11 (9.48%) vSphere
2 11 (9.48%) Xen
3 10 (8.62%) VMware NSX
4 5 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.59%) XenServer
7 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (46.55%) Opscode Chef
2 52 (44.83%) Ansible
3 13 (11.21%) Terraform
4 10 (8.62%) Kubernetes
5 9 (7.76%) vCenter Server
6 8 (6.90%) vRealize
7 7 (6.03%) Cobbler
8 6 (5.17%) Rancher
8 6 (5.17%) Salt
9 3 (2.59%) Icinga
9 3 (2.59%) Nagios
9 3 (2.59%) Packer
9 3 (2.59%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.72%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.86%) Grafana
11 1 (0.86%) Graylog
11 1 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) VMware
2 11 (9.48%) Oracle
3 9 (7.76%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.76%) Splunk
4 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.17%) SaltStack
6 4 (3.45%) Cisco
7 3 (2.59%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.72%) F5
8 2 (1.72%) Juniper
9 1 (0.86%) Atlassian