Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 47 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18 +4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 9 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.81% 0.65% 1.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.25% 6.12% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Somerset median daily rate £388 - £733
South West median daily rate £425 £481 £450
% change year-on-year -11.69% +6.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median hourly rate - - £43.43
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.43

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 Somerset with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 59 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.87% 10.61% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 11
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +21.74%
10th Percentile £222 £229 £250
90th Percentile £492 £438 £410
South West median daily rate £413 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £40.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.86% -14.30% +12.20%
10th Percentile £21.60 £28.00 £38.25
90th Percentile £39.05 £40.00 £43.43
South West median hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -43.13% +77.78% +1.41%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Somerset

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Somerset

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. 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
Street - 5 - -
Bath - 1 £388 - 3
Puppet
South West

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

1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (77.78%) PaaS
4 6 (66.67%) Ansible
5 5 (55.56%) Docker
5 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
5 5 (55.56%) Open Source
5 5 (55.56%) Groovy
5 5 (55.56%) RESTful
5 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
5 5 (55.56%) C++
5 5 (55.56%) Java
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 4 (44.44%) C#
6 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
6 4 (44.44%) Python
6 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
6 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (44.44%) Ruby
6 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
6 4 (44.44%) iPad
6 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
6 4 (44.44%) nginx
6 4 (44.44%) Node.js
6 4 (44.44%) Big Data

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (44.44%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (44.44%) nginx
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (77.78%) PaaS
2 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (33.33%) IaaS
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) 4G
2 1 (11.11%) GSM
2 1 (11.11%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) Node.js
3 4 (44.44%) React
4 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) JSON-LD
4 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (44.44%) iPad
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) VMS
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Operations Management
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Microservices
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
6 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
1 5 (55.56%) Groovy
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) C
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) KVM
4 1 (11.11%) vCloud
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (66.67%) Ansible
3 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (11.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware