Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 19 June 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 69 30
Rank change year-on-year +37 -39 +49
Contract jobs citing Puppet 213 90 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.31% 3.24% 5.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 50.24% 33.09% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 66 146
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +28.57%
10th Percentile £312 £347 £349
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £465
% change year-on-year +5.88% -8.60% +30.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 424 272 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.55% 9.79% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 158 284
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% -3.53% +17.24%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £306
90th Percentile £580 £560 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +6.12% -5.76% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £10.31 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.13% -23.67% -28.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.31 £10.13
90th Percentile £26.13 £18.02 £18.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £10.31 £13.50
% change year-on-year +45.56% -23.67% -22.86%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in West Yorkshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in West Yorkshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in West Yorkshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Leeds +31 196 £430 +1.18% 23
Halifax - 5 £650 - 1
Puppet
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 145 (68.08%) Linux
2 115 (53.99%) Docker
3 109 (51.17%) DevOps
4 101 (47.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 98 (46.01%) Jenkins
6 93 (43.66%) Python
7 90 (42.25%) Ansible
8 80 (37.56%) Opscode Chef
9 79 (37.09%) Java
10 78 (36.62%) Red Hat
10 78 (36.62%) Git (software)
11 72 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
12 69 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (27.23%) Configuration Management
13 58 (27.23%) Bash Shell
14 45 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (21.13%) JavaScript
15 44 (20.66%) Microservices
16 41 (19.25%) Ruby
16 41 (19.25%) Open Source
16 41 (19.25%) Big Data
17 40 (18.78%) Software Engineering
17 40 (18.78%) Deployment Automation
18 39 (18.31%) Terraform
19 36 (16.90%) NoSQL
20 35 (16.43%) Node.js
21 34 (15.96%) TDD
22 31 (14.55%) MySQL
22 31 (14.55%) Apache
23 30 (14.08%) PHP

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 31 (14.55%) Apache
2 24 (11.27%) Confluence
3 19 (8.92%) nginx
4 14 (6.57%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (6.10%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.63%) Apache Spark
7 10 (4.69%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.76%) Apache Pig
8 8 (3.76%) IIS
8 8 (3.76%) Jetty
8 8 (3.76%) Mongrel
9 7 (3.29%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.94%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 72 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (10.80%) Slack
4 22 (10.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (7.04%) PaaS
6 13 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (5.63%) IaaS
8 8 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.76%) Google App Engine
9 7 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (3.29%) CloudFront
9 7 (3.29%) Serverless
10 6 (2.82%) SaaS
11 5 (2.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (2.35%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.41%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.94%) GitHub
13 2 (0.94%) npm
14 1 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.51%) HTTP
2 11 (5.16%) SSL
2 11 (5.16%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.23%) Firewall
4 8 (3.76%) DHCP
4 8 (3.76%) DNS
4 8 (3.76%) FTP
4 8 (3.76%) IPsec
5 6 (2.82%) NAS
5 6 (2.82%) SAN
6 2 (0.94%) LAN
6 2 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.94%) SMS
6 2 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.25%) Big Data
2 36 (16.90%) NoSQL
3 31 (14.55%) MySQL
4 30 (14.08%) MongoDB
5 28 (13.15%) Apache Hive
6 19 (8.92%) Hadoop
7 18 (8.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.23%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (2.82%) HBase
10 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.94%) Redis
12 2 (0.94%) Riak
13 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.47%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 98 (46.01%) Jenkins
2 78 (36.62%) Git (software)
3 26 (12.21%) JIRA
4 19 (8.92%) Artifactory
5 18 (8.45%) Cucumber
5 18 (8.45%) JUnit
6 11 (5.16%) Jasmine
7 10 (4.69%) Travis CI
8 9 (4.23%) Maven
9 8 (3.76%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.82%) SonarQube
11 5 (2.35%) Ant
11 5 (2.35%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.35%) Selenium
12 4 (1.88%) Flyway
12 4 (1.88%) Mockito
12 4 (1.88%) PHPUnit
13 3 (1.41%) Gatling
13 3 (1.41%) gulp
13 3 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 7 (3.29%) Finance
2 4 (1.88%) Banking
2 4 (1.88%) Retail
3 2 (0.94%) Games
3 2 (0.94%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 80 (37.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (17.84%) Developer
3 29 (13.62%) Linux Engineer
4 22 (10.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 20 (9.39%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (7.98%) AWS Engineer
7 16 (7.51%) AWS DevOps
7 16 (7.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 16 (7.51%) Software Engineer
8 14 (6.57%) Java Developer
9 13 (6.10%) Architect
9 13 (6.10%) Platform Engineer
9 13 (6.10%) Python Developer
10 10 (4.69%) Big Data Developer
10 10 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (4.23%) Senior DevOps
11 9 (4.23%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.29%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.43%) Node.js
2 26 (12.21%) Kafka
3 23 (10.80%) RabbitMQ
4 21 (9.86%) ActiveMQ
5 19 (8.92%) Spring
5 19 (8.92%) Spring Boot
6 18 (8.45%) RESTful
7 15 (7.04%) Spring Batch
7 15 (7.04%) Spring Security
8 14 (6.57%) AngularJS
8 14 (6.57%) REST
9 12 (5.63%) Web Services
10 11 (5.16%) Servlets
11 9 (4.23%) .NET
11 9 (4.23%) Dropwizard
11 9 (4.23%) Play Framework
12 8 (3.76%) J2EE
12 8 (3.76%) jQuery
13 6 (2.82%) XML
14 5 (2.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.16%) Clustering
3 10 (4.69%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.88%) NHS
6 3 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 145 (68.08%) Linux
2 101 (47.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (4.69%) CentOS
4 9 (4.23%) Windows
5 6 (2.82%) Unix
6 3 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.94%) AIX
7 2 (0.94%) Debian
7 2 (0.94%) HPUX
7 2 (0.94%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (51.17%) DevOps
2 69 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (27.23%) Configuration Management
4 45 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (20.66%) Microservices
6 41 (19.25%) Open Source
7 40 (18.78%) Deployment Automation
7 40 (18.78%) Software Engineering
8 34 (15.96%) TDD
9 29 (13.62%) Scrum
10 27 (12.68%) Test Automation
11 22 (10.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (8.45%) BDD
13 17 (7.98%) Mentoring
13 17 (7.98%) SFIA
14 15 (7.04%) Coaching
15 13 (6.10%) Kanban
16 12 (5.63%) Integration Testing
16 12 (5.63%) Load Balancing
16 12 (5.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 93 (43.66%) Python
2 79 (37.09%) Java
3 58 (27.23%) Bash Shell
4 45 (21.13%) JavaScript
5 41 (19.25%) Ruby
6 30 (14.08%) PHP
7 28 (13.15%) Shell Script
8 19 (8.92%) SQL
9 17 (7.98%) Perl
10 10 (4.69%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.69%) Scala
11 9 (4.23%) Go
11 9 (4.23%) Groovy
12 5 (2.35%) C#
13 4 (1.88%) Java 8
14 3 (1.41%) Haskell
15 1 (0.47%) C
15 1 (0.47%) C++
15 1 (0.47%) ES6
Qualifications
1 19 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.76%) BC Cleared
2 8 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) Degree
3 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.41%) GDPR
1 3 (1.41%) PMO
2 1 (0.47%) GCP
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 115 (53.99%) Docker
2 19 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.23%) Xen
4 4 (1.88%) KVM
4 4 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.41%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) Varnish
6 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 90 (42.25%) Ansible
2 80 (37.56%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (18.31%) Terraform
4 23 (10.80%) Grafana
5 18 (8.45%) Graylog
6 17 (7.98%) Salt
7 8 (3.76%) Rancher
8 7 (3.29%) Mesos
9 6 (2.82%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (2.82%) Kubernetes
9 6 (2.82%) Marathon
10 5 (2.35%) CFEngine
11 4 (1.88%) Kibana
12 2 (0.94%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.94%) Graphite
12 2 (0.94%) Oozie
13 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.47%) OpenView
13 1 (0.47%) SCOM
13 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 78 (36.62%) Red Hat
2 22 (10.33%) Splunk
3 21 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.39%) VMware
5 19 (8.92%) Google
6 10 (4.69%) CA
7 8 (3.76%) Oracle
8 6 (2.82%) Brocade
8 6 (2.82%) F5
9 3 (1.41%) Micro Focus
10 2 (0.94%) Adobe
11 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.47%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.47%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.47%) HP
11 1 (0.47%) SaltStack