Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 49 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +23
Contract jobs citing Puppet 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.36% 0.85% 1.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.21% 7.27% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Somerset median daily rate £319 £481 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.77% +48.08% -
10th Percentile £250 £397 £273
90th Percentile £413 £591 £378
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 76 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.79% 11.68% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 38
Somerset median daily rate £470 £408 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.34% +30.40% -10.71%
10th Percentile £238 £206 £234
90th Percentile £538 £613 £405
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +69.64% -35.53%
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +24.90% +18.75% +33.33%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 October 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
Bath +6 6 £388 - 6
Puppet
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) CSS3
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) React
2 4 (57.14%) RxJS
3 3 (42.86%) ES6
3 3 (42.86%) Handlebars
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) OO PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) PostCSS
4 2 (28.57%) Twig
4 2 (28.57%) WordPress
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) R

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 2 (28.57%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Redis
3 1 (14.29%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) PostCSS
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) PHP Developer
3 3 (42.86%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) CSS3
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) React
1 4 (57.14%) RxJS
2 3 (42.86%) Handlebars
2 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) Twig
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Programming
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OO PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) ES6
4 2 (28.57%) Go
4 2 (28.57%) R
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef