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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 31 70
Rank change year-on-year -34 +39  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 35 116 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.48% 5.74% 2.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.46% 47.15% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 80 31
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
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 123 246 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 8.72% 12.17% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 163 80
Median daily rate £420 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £319 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -39 30 £450 +5.88% 20
Wakefield - 2 £550 -
Puppet
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 60 (66.67%) DevOps
2 53 (58.89%) Ansible
2 53 (58.89%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (55.56%) Linux
4 48 (53.33%) Jenkins
5 46 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (48.89%) Java
7 42 (46.67%) Python
7 42 (46.67%) Docker
8 28 (31.11%) JavaScript
8 28 (31.11%) Ruby
8 28 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (28.89%) Spring
9 26 (28.89%) Configuration Management
10 25 (27.78%) Bash Shell
11 23 (25.56%) JIRA
12 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
12 22 (24.44%) Open Source
12 22 (24.44%) MongoDB
13 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (20.00%) VMware
14 16 (17.78%) Maven
14 16 (17.78%) Hibernate
14 16 (17.78%) MySQL
15 15 (16.67%) HTML
16 14 (15.56%) Workflow
16 14 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (15.56%) Salt
16 14 (15.56%) vRealize
17 13 (14.44%) Workflow Development

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 (13.33%) Confluence
2 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.33%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.33%) nginx
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.78%) IaaS
3 6 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.44%) Loggly
4 4 (4.44%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.22%) Route 53
6 2 (2.22%) Slack
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.11%) Office 365
7 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.11%) PaaS
7 1 (1.11%) SaaS
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) HTTP
2 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.67%) Firewall
4 4 (4.44%) DNS
4 4 (4.44%) Internet
4 4 (4.44%) SSH
5 3 (3.33%) LDAP
5 3 (3.33%) SMTP
6 2 (2.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.11%) OpenFlow
7 1 (1.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) MongoDB
2 16 (17.78%) MySQL
3 14 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (12.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 8 (8.89%) Redis
7 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.44%) Riak
9 3 (3.33%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.33%) HBase
10 2 (2.22%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.22%) Big Data
11 1 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 48 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 23 (25.56%) JIRA
3 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
4 16 (17.78%) Maven
5 7 (7.78%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.78%) Selenium
6 6 (6.67%) Grunt
6 6 (6.67%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.33%) TestNG
8 2 (2.22%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.11%) Ant
9 1 (1.11%) GitLab
9 1 (1.11%) Gradle
9 1 (1.11%) Hudson
9 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.11%) Mockito
9 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.11%) Subversion
9 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.44%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (32.22%) Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.00%) WebOps Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Consultant
6 7 (7.78%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.44%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.33%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.89%) Spring
2 16 (17.78%) Hibernate
3 15 (16.67%) HTML
4 13 (14.44%) HTML5
5 11 (12.22%) AngularJS
6 10 (11.11%) Web Services
7 9 (10.00%) Node.js
8 8 (8.89%) CSS
8 8 (8.89%) JSON
9 7 (7.78%) Apache Camel
9 7 (7.78%) CSS3
9 7 (7.78%) Play Framework
9 7 (7.78%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (6.67%) Django
10 6 (6.67%) jQuery
10 6 (6.67%) RESTful
10 6 (6.67%) Spring Boot
11 5 (5.56%) REST
11 5 (5.56%) SOAP
12 4 (4.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.44%) Replication
3 4 (4.44%) User Experience
3 4 (4.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Fintech
6 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (55.56%) Linux
2 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Android
3 4 (4.44%) Unix
4 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.22%) CentOS
5 2 (2.22%) Windows
6 1 (1.11%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (66.67%) DevOps
2 46 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.89%) Configuration Management
4 22 (24.44%) Open Source
5 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (15.56%) Workflow
7 13 (14.44%) Workflow Development
8 11 (12.22%) High Availability
8 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
9 10 (11.11%) TDD
9 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.00%) Web Operations
11 7 (7.78%) Scrum
12 6 (6.67%) Kanban
12 6 (6.67%) Microservices
13 5 (5.56%) BDD
14 4 (4.44%) Android Development
14 4 (4.44%) Migration
14 4 (4.44%) Network Design
14 4 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.89%) Java
2 42 (46.67%) Python
3 28 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 28 (31.11%) Ruby
4 25 (27.78%) Bash Shell
5 12 (13.33%) SQL
6 10 (11.11%) Go
6 10 (11.11%) PHP
6 10 (11.11%) Scala
7 7 (7.78%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.44%) C#
10 3 (3.33%) C++
11 1 (1.11%) Korn
11 1 (1.11%) Perl
11 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) AWS Certification
1 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) CCDP
3 1 (1.11%) CCNP
3 1 (1.11%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.11%) CISM
3 1 (1.11%) CISSP
3 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 42 (46.67%) Docker
2 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.33%) HDFS
4 3 (3.33%) vCloud
4 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (58.89%) Ansible
1 53 (58.89%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (15.56%) Salt
2 14 (15.56%) vRealize
3 10 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 9 (10.00%) vCenter Server
5 7 (7.78%) Nagios
6 6 (6.67%) Cobbler
7 4 (4.44%) Prometheus
7 4 (4.44%) Terraform
7 4 (4.44%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.33%) Mesos
8 3 (3.33%) Rancher
9 2 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (2.22%) Packer
10 1 (1.11%) Icinga
10 1 (1.11%) SCCM
10 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) VMware
2 11 (12.22%) Red Hat
3 10 (11.11%) Oracle
4 9 (10.00%) SaltStack
4 9 (10.00%) Splunk
5 7 (7.78%) Rackspace
6 6 (6.67%) Google
7 4 (4.44%) New Relic
8 2 (2.22%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.11%) Cisco
9 1 (1.11%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago