Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 59 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 +8
Contract jobs citing Puppet 17 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.03% 0.43% 2.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.53% 4.92% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 19
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £365 £490 £408
90th Percentile £488 £560 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £525
% change year-on-year -5.56% -14.29% +5.00%
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 97 61 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.56% 8.68% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 36 52
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.04% +5.31% -3.85%
10th Percentile £255 £289 £282
90th Percentile £503 £550 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year +23.24% -18.86% +16.67%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 August 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 0 15 £400 -23.81%
Kettering - 1 £500 -
Puppet
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 16 (94.12%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (82.35%) DevOps
2 14 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 9 (52.94%) Ansible
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 7 (41.18%) Terraform
6 7 (41.18%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (35.29%) Docker
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
7 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 5 (29.41%) Rackspace
8 5 (29.41%) Open Source
8 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
8 5 (29.41%) DSL
8 5 (29.41%) Microservices
8 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
9 4 (23.53%) IaaS
9 4 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (23.53%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (23.53%) Subversion
9 4 (23.53%) Scrum
9 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 4 (23.53%) OO
9 4 (23.53%) SOA
9 4 (23.53%) Java

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 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 4 (23.53%) PaaS
2 4 (23.53%) SaaS
3 3 (17.65%) npm
4 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DSL
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
4 4 (23.53%) Subversion
5 3 (17.65%) CA Release Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Gradle
5 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
5 3 (17.65%) IntelliJ
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) JUnit
5 3 (17.65%) Maven
5 3 (17.65%) NetBeans
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) Ajax
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) Node.js
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
3 3 (17.65%) Spring Security
3 3 (17.65%) Swagger
3 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Deployment Automation
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 5 (29.41%) Microservices
4 5 (29.41%) Open Source
5 4 (23.53%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) SIEM
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
6 3 (17.65%) SOLID
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) C
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (94.12%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (52.94%) Ansible
3 7 (41.18%) Terraform
4 1 (5.88%) Grafana
4 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.88%) Packer
4 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Rackspace
2 3 (17.65%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk