Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - +71 -16
Contract jobs citing Puppet 23 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.94% - 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.33% - 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 3
Northamptonshire median daily rate £365 - £525
10th Percentile £325 - £434
90th Percentile £420 - £573
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 103 43 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 13.17% 6.49% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 22 60
Northamptonshire median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +3.70% -21.74%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £200
90th Percentile £538 £516 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £18.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £14.10 £17.50
% change year-on-year +21.51% -19.43% +32.08%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Northamptonshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Northamptonshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Northampton - 23 £365 -
Puppet
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 20 (86.96%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
3 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (52.17%) DevOps
5 11 (47.83%) Subversion
6 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
7 9 (39.13%) Scrum
7 9 (39.13%) Ansible
7 9 (39.13%) Terraform
8 8 (34.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) J2EE
9 7 (30.43%) JUnit
9 7 (30.43%) CSS
9 7 (30.43%) HTML
9 7 (30.43%) Java
9 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
9 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
9 7 (30.43%) Spring
9 7 (30.43%) Maven
9 7 (30.43%) Ajax
9 7 (30.43%) JIRA
9 7 (30.43%) Selenium
9 7 (30.43%) Spring Security
9 7 (30.43%) jQuery
9 7 (30.43%) Open Source
9 7 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (34.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (30.43%) npm
4 5 (21.74%) Google App Engine
4 5 (21.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (47.83%) Subversion
3 7 (30.43%) CA Release Automation
3 7 (30.43%) Gradle
3 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
3 7 (30.43%) JIRA
3 7 (30.43%) JUnit
3 7 (30.43%) Maven
3 7 (30.43%) Selenium
4 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) GoCD
5 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Cassandra DBA
6 3 (13.04%) DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) Ajax
2 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) HTML5
2 7 (30.43%) J2EE
2 7 (30.43%) jQuery
2 7 (30.43%) Node.js
2 7 (30.43%) REST
2 7 (30.43%) Spring
2 7 (30.43%) Spring Boot
2 7 (30.43%) Spring Security
2 7 (30.43%) Swagger
2 7 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) DevOps
3 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
4 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Open Source
5 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 4 (17.39%) Low Latency
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) ActionScript
3 4 (17.39%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (86.96%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (39.13%) Ansible
2 9 (39.13%) Terraform
3 6 (26.09%) Consul
4 4 (17.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.35%) Grafana
5 1 (4.35%) Kibana
5 1 (4.35%) logstash
5 1 (4.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk