Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 50 40
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 +18
Contract jobs citing Puppet 116 128 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.40% 4.22% 4.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.00% 36.99% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 144 123
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £344
90th Percentile £651 £638 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £489 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -2.25% +11.11% +5.88%
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 400 346 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.74% 11.40% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 243 279
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £440 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +2.44% +13.03%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £244
90th Percentile £638 £573 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £438 £430
% change year-on-year - +1.74% +10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.60 £12.25 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.16% -44.94% +30.79%
10th Percentile £13.15 £9.25 £14.93
90th Percentile £34.15 £14.08 £28.58
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £14.69
% change year-on-year +60.00% -14.89% -15.25%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -17 94 £500 - 27
Bradford - 2 - -
Halifax -4 1 £415 -40.71%
Puppet
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 103 (88.79%) DevOps
2 93 (80.17%) Linux
3 80 (68.97%) Jenkins
4 65 (56.03%) Docker
4 65 (56.03%) Amazon AWS
5 63 (54.31%) Python
6 55 (47.41%) Configuration Management
7 52 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
8 51 (43.97%) Terraform
9 47 (40.52%) Microservices
9 47 (40.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (37.07%) Ansible
11 37 (31.90%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (29.31%) HTTP
12 34 (29.31%) MongoDB
13 33 (28.45%) Git (software)
14 32 (27.59%) Java
15 31 (26.72%) Kubernetes
16 28 (24.14%) CentOS
16 28 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
16 28 (24.14%) MySQL
17 27 (23.28%) Ruby
17 27 (23.28%) SonarQube
17 27 (23.28%) Grafana
18 25 (21.55%) Bash Shell
19 24 (20.69%) Perl
20 21 (18.10%) Test Automation
20 21 (18.10%) Packer
20 21 (18.10%) Elastic Stack

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 12 (10.34%) Confluence
1 12 (10.34%) nginx
2 7 (6.03%) Apache
2 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.45%) JBoss
3 4 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.59%) CloudStack
4 3 (2.59%) Tuxedo
4 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 65 (56.03%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (17.24%) Amazon S3
4 19 (16.38%) Route 53
5 17 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (13.79%) Amazon ELB
6 16 (13.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 14 (12.07%) Slack
8 11 (9.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (6.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (3.45%) GitHub
11 4 (3.45%) Google Analytics
12 3 (2.59%) IaaS
12 3 (2.59%) PaaS
12 3 (2.59%) SaaS
12 3 (2.59%) Serverless
13 2 (1.72%) Apigee
13 2 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.31%) HTTP
2 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.62%) SSL
4 7 (6.03%) DNS
5 6 (5.17%) DHCP
5 6 (5.17%) FTP
5 6 (5.17%) IPsec
6 5 (4.31%) Firewall
7 1 (0.86%) BGP
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.86%) LAN
7 1 (0.86%) MPLS
7 1 (0.86%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.86%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.86%) OSPF
7 1 (0.86%) VoIP
7 1 (0.86%) VPLS
7 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.31%) MongoDB
2 28 (24.14%) MySQL
3 17 (14.66%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.17%) Big Data
5 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.31%) Redis
6 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.72%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.86%) Riak
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 80 (68.97%) Jenkins
2 33 (28.45%) Git (software)
3 27 (23.28%) SonarQube
4 16 (13.79%) GitLab
4 16 (13.79%) JIRA
5 8 (6.90%) IntelliJ
5 8 (6.90%) Selenium
6 6 (5.17%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.17%) Gatling
6 6 (5.17%) Travis CI
7 5 (4.31%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.45%) Ant
8 4 (3.45%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.72%) JMeter
10 2 (1.72%) Maven
10 2 (1.72%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.72%) PyCharm
10 2 (1.72%) TestNG
General
1 3 (2.59%) Finance
2 1 (0.86%) Advertising
2 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (68.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (15.52%) AWS DevOps
2 18 (15.52%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (12.07%) Platform Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (5.17%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (4.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) DevOps Specialist
10 3 (2.59%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (1.72%) Developer in Test
11 2 (1.72%) Junior DevOps Engineer
11 2 (1.72%) Lead DevOps
11 2 (1.72%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.10%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (11.21%) Node.js
3 6 (5.17%) CSS
3 6 (5.17%) JSON
3 6 (5.17%) Play Framework
3 6 (5.17%) XML
4 5 (4.31%) .NET
4 5 (4.31%) Kafka
4 5 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.45%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.45%) Servlets
5 4 (3.45%) Web Services
6 3 (2.59%) Middleware
6 3 (2.59%) Spring
7 2 (1.72%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.72%) React
7 2 (1.72%) REST
7 2 (1.72%) RESTful
7 2 (1.72%) Sensu
7 2 (1.72%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Public Cloud
2 5 (4.31%) Clustering
3 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.72%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 93 (80.17%) Linux
2 47 (40.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (24.14%) CentOS
4 20 (17.24%) Windows
5 8 (6.90%) Unix
6 4 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.59%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (88.79%) DevOps
2 55 (47.41%) Configuration Management
3 47 (40.52%) Microservices
4 37 (31.90%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (18.10%) Test Automation
7 19 (16.38%) Open Source
8 16 (13.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 10 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.76%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.90%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.90%) TDD
12 7 (6.03%) Coaching
13 6 (5.17%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (5.17%) Load Balancing
13 6 (5.17%) Migration
14 5 (4.31%) Analytics
14 5 (4.31%) OO
14 5 (4.31%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 63 (54.31%) Python
2 32 (27.59%) Java
3 27 (23.28%) Ruby
4 25 (21.55%) Bash Shell
5 24 (20.69%) Perl
6 13 (11.21%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.21%) SQL
7 11 (9.48%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.17%) Go
8 6 (5.17%) Scala
9 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.45%) C#
10 4 (3.45%) Groovy
10 4 (3.45%) Haskell
11 3 (2.59%) PHP
12 2 (1.72%) Java 8
12 2 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) CCNP
2 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.86%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.86%) CCDP
3 1 (0.86%) CCIE
3 1 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.86%) CISM
3 1 (0.86%) CISSP
3 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (56.03%) Docker
2 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.03%) Xen
4 5 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.59%) vSphere
6 3 (2.59%) XenServer
7 2 (1.72%) Varnish
8 1 (0.86%) HDFS
8 1 (0.86%) KVM
8 1 (0.86%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 52 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
2 51 (43.97%) Terraform
3 43 (37.07%) Ansible
4 31 (26.72%) Kubernetes
5 27 (23.28%) Grafana
6 21 (18.10%) Packer
7 18 (15.52%) Rancher
8 17 (14.66%) Prometheus
9 7 (6.03%) Salt
10 5 (4.31%) Kibana
11 4 (3.45%) Graphite
12 3 (2.59%) Cobbler
12 3 (2.59%) Consul
13 2 (1.72%) CFEngine
13 2 (1.72%) Graylog
13 2 (1.72%) HAProxy
13 2 (1.72%) Mesos
14 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) VMware
2 17 (14.66%) Red Hat
3 14 (12.07%) Black Duck
4 9 (7.76%) Atlassian
4 9 (7.76%) Google
4 9 (7.76%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.31%) Adobe
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco
7 2 (1.72%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (1.72%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.86%) CA
8 1 (0.86%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.86%) Citrix
8 1 (0.86%) PagerDuty
8 1 (0.86%) Splunk
8 1 (0.86%) webMethods