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 3 months to 28 March 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 34 58
Rank change year-on-year -14 +24  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 52 83 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.89% 4.25% 2.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.60% 50.00% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 39
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £385
% change year-on-year +2.22% +16.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 125 166 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.34% 8.50% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 107 87
Median daily rate £425 £435 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +20.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £337 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £17.39 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.81% -28.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 50 £438 -7.89% 19
Wakefield - 1 £550 -
Puppet
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 74 (69.81%) Linux
2 71 (66.98%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (66.04%) Python
4 64 (60.38%) DevOps
5 54 (50.94%) Jenkins
5 54 (50.94%) Java
6 51 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (48.11%) Ansible
7 42 (39.62%) Ruby
8 38 (35.85%) Docker
9 32 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
9 32 (30.19%) MongoDB
10 31 (29.25%) Open Source
11 28 (26.42%) Bash Shell
11 28 (26.42%) HTML
11 28 (26.42%) Configuration Management
12 27 (25.47%) JavaScript
12 27 (25.47%) Spring
12 27 (25.47%) JIRA
13 24 (22.64%) HTML5
14 22 (20.75%) Confluence
14 22 (20.75%) Git (software)
14 22 (20.75%) TDD
15 21 (19.81%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (19.81%) VMware
15 21 (19.81%) Scala
16 20 (18.87%) MySQL
16 20 (18.87%) HTTP
17 19 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (17.92%) Salt

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 22 (20.75%) Confluence
2 12 (11.32%) Apache Spark
3 10 (9.43%) OpenStack
4 7 (6.60%) Apache
4 7 (6.60%) Apache Pig
5 4 (3.77%) CloudStack
5 4 (3.77%) nginx
6 3 (2.83%) IIS
7 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.94%) JBoss
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.94%) Tornado
8 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.43%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (9.43%) IaaS
3 8 (7.55%) Loggly
3 8 (7.55%) Sumo Logic
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.83%) Office 365
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.89%) Slack
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.94%) Route 53
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.87%) HTTP
2 12 (11.32%) DNS
3 11 (10.38%) Firewall
4 9 (8.49%) Internet
4 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.72%) Kerberos
5 5 (4.72%) SMTP
6 4 (3.77%) LDAP
6 4 (3.77%) SSH
7 3 (2.83%) DHCP
8 2 (1.89%) LAN
8 2 (1.89%) WAN
9 1 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.94%) FTP
9 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.94%) Network Security
9 1 (0.94%) SMS
9 1 (0.94%) SNMP
9 1 (0.94%) SSL
9 1 (0.94%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.19%) MongoDB
2 21 (19.81%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (18.87%) MySQL
4 18 (16.98%) Relational Database
5 17 (16.04%) NoSQL
6 14 (13.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (12.26%) Redis
8 12 (11.32%) Hadoop
8 12 (11.32%) HBase
9 11 (10.38%) Riak
10 7 (6.60%) Apache Hive
10 7 (6.60%) Big Data
11 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 54 (50.94%) Jenkins
2 27 (25.47%) JIRA
3 22 (20.75%) Git (software)
4 16 (15.09%) Selenium
5 15 (14.15%) Maven
6 14 (13.21%) Cucumber
7 10 (9.43%) Grunt
7 10 (9.43%) Vagrant
8 4 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.83%) TestNG
10 2 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.89%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.94%) Ant
11 1 (0.94%) GitLab
11 1 (0.94%) Gradle
11 1 (0.94%) Hudson
11 1 (0.94%) Mockito
11 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 4 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (34.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (23.58%) Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.38%) Architect
5 9 (8.49%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (7.55%) WebOps Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (6.60%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (5.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Administrator
9 5 (4.72%) Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Lead Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Scala Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.42%) HTML
2 27 (25.47%) Spring
3 24 (22.64%) HTML5
4 16 (15.09%) Web Services
5 15 (14.15%) AngularJS
5 15 (14.15%) Play Framework
5 15 (14.15%) RESTful
6 14 (13.21%) Django
6 14 (13.21%) JSON
7 10 (9.43%) CSS
7 10 (9.43%) CSS3
7 10 (9.43%) jQuery
8 9 (8.49%) Elastic Stack
8 9 (8.49%) Hibernate
9 8 (7.55%) Node.js
10 7 (6.60%) LAMP
10 7 (6.60%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (5.66%) Apache Camel
11 6 (5.66%) REST
12 5 (4.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Replication
2 8 (7.55%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.66%) Social Media
4 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.72%) Tandem
4 5 (4.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.77%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.77%) User Experience
6 3 (2.83%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.83%) Clustering
7 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.94%) PKI
8 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (69.81%) Linux
2 12 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (9.43%) Unix
4 9 (8.49%) Windows
5 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.72%) Android
6 5 (4.72%) CoreOS
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.94%) CentOS
9 1 (0.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (60.38%) DevOps
2 51 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (29.25%) Open Source
4 28 (26.42%) Configuration Management
5 22 (20.75%) TDD
6 19 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (14.15%) Scrum
8 11 (10.38%) High Availability
8 11 (10.38%) Kanban
8 11 (10.38%) Mentoring
8 11 (10.38%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.43%) BDD
9 10 (9.43%) Microservices
10 9 (8.49%) Web Operations
11 8 (7.55%) OO
12 7 (6.60%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.60%) Workflow
12 7 (6.60%) Workflow Development
13 6 (5.66%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.66%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 70 (66.04%) Python
2 54 (50.94%) Java
3 42 (39.62%) Ruby
4 28 (26.42%) Bash Shell
5 27 (25.47%) JavaScript
6 21 (19.81%) Scala
7 16 (15.09%) SQL
8 11 (10.38%) Go
8 11 (10.38%) PHP
9 9 (8.49%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.72%) C#
12 4 (3.77%) C++
13 3 (2.83%) Perl
14 1 (0.94%) C
14 1 (0.94%) Korn
14 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.83%) MCSE
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.89%) CCA
3 2 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (35.85%) Docker
2 12 (11.32%) HDFS
3 9 (8.49%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.60%) vSphere
5 6 (5.66%) vCloud
6 5 (4.72%) VirtualBox
7 4 (3.77%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.77%) XenServer
8 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.83%) Xen
9 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.89%) VMware GSX
9 2 (1.89%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 71 (66.98%) Opscode Chef
2 51 (48.11%) Ansible
3 19 (17.92%) Salt
4 15 (14.15%) Nagios
5 10 (9.43%) Kubernetes
6 9 (8.49%) vRealize
7 8 (7.55%) ZABBIX
8 7 (6.60%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (4.72%) Cobbler
9 5 (4.72%) SCOM
10 3 (2.83%) SCCM
11 2 (1.89%) Mesos
11 2 (1.89%) Rancher
12 1 (0.94%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.94%) RANCID
12 1 (0.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) VMware
2 18 (16.98%) Red Hat
3 17 (16.04%) SaltStack
4 16 (15.09%) Splunk
5 11 (10.38%) Oracle
5 11 (10.38%) Rackspace
6 10 (9.43%) Google
7 8 (7.55%) New Relic
8 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.72%) Hortonworks
10 3 (2.83%) Cisco
11 2 (1.89%) Citrix
12 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.94%) Dell
12 1 (0.94%) EMC
12 1 (0.94%) EnterpriseDB
12 1 (0.94%) Juniper
12 1 (0.94%) RightScale
12 1 (0.94%) Veeam
12 1 (0.94%) Zerto