Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 35 72
Rank change year-on-year -14 +37 -17
Contract jobs citing Puppet 123 184 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.04% 5.11% 2.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.61% 42.69% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 146 90
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +13.21% +9.66%
10th Percentile £405 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £588 £513
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £458 £425
% change year-on-year +9.29% +7.65% +19.30%
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 336 431 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.03% 11.97% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 294 205
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £255
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £434 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +2.06% +13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £17.50
10th Percentile £9.25 - £9.90
90th Percentile £14.08 - £23.31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.89% -16.07% -11.39%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -11 118 £500 +11.11% 20
Halifax - 2 £700 -
Puppet
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 79 (64.23%) DevOps
2 77 (62.60%) Linux
3 74 (60.16%) Docker
4 70 (56.91%) Jenkins
5 59 (47.97%) Ansible
6 58 (47.15%) Opscode Chef
7 55 (44.72%) Python
8 52 (42.28%) Git (software)
9 51 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (40.65%) Bash Shell
11 44 (35.77%) Java
12 39 (31.71%) Microservices
13 38 (30.89%) Configuration Management
14 37 (30.08%) Ruby
15 35 (28.46%) JIRA
16 33 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 25 (20.33%) Coaching
18 23 (18.70%) MongoDB
19 22 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (17.89%) Open Source
19 22 (17.89%) Scrum
20 21 (17.07%) VMware
20 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
20 21 (17.07%) nginx
20 21 (17.07%) Confluence
21 20 (16.26%) Mentoring
21 20 (16.26%) Maven
21 20 (16.26%) JavaScript
22 19 (15.45%) Spring

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 21 (17.07%) Confluence
1 21 (17.07%) nginx
2 10 (8.13%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.50%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (4.07%) CloudStack
5 5 (4.07%) JBoss
5 5 (4.07%) Jetty
5 5 (4.07%) Tornado
5 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (13.82%) Slack
3 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.69%) PaaS
4 6 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.44%) IaaS
5 3 (2.44%) SaaS
6 2 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.63%) Heroku
7 1 (0.81%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) HTTP
2 5 (4.07%) AMQP
3 3 (2.44%) DNS
3 3 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.70%) MongoDB
2 12 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (5.69%) MySQL
5 6 (4.88%) Riak
6 5 (4.07%) Couchbase
6 5 (4.07%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.07%) Redis
7 2 (1.63%) Big Data
7 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (56.91%) Jenkins
2 52 (42.28%) Git (software)
3 35 (28.46%) JIRA
4 20 (16.26%) Maven
5 16 (13.01%) SonarQube
6 11 (8.94%) Vagrant
7 10 (8.13%) IntelliJ
8 6 (4.88%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.07%) Chocolatey
9 5 (4.07%) FitNesse
9 5 (4.07%) Gradle
9 5 (4.07%) JBehave
9 5 (4.07%) Selenium
10 4 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.44%) Travis CI
12 2 (1.63%) GoCD
12 2 (1.63%) gulp
12 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (4.07%) Finance
2 2 (1.63%) Games
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (49.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (30.08%) Developer
3 25 (20.33%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (14.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 18 (14.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 17 (13.82%) Java Developer
6 15 (12.20%) Senior DevOps
7 14 (11.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Platform Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Scala Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Lead DevOps
11 5 (4.07%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (4.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Consultant
11 5 (4.07%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Technical Leader
12 4 (3.25%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.45%) Spring
2 17 (13.82%) JSON
2 17 (13.82%) Node.js
3 14 (11.38%) AngularJS
4 12 (9.76%) Play Framework
4 12 (9.76%) Spring Boot
5 11 (8.94%) CSS
5 11 (8.94%) RESTful
6 10 (8.13%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (8.13%) XML
7 9 (7.32%) Hibernate
7 9 (7.32%) Kafka
8 8 (6.50%) Web Services
9 7 (5.69%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (5.69%) React
10 5 (4.07%) Apache Camel
10 5 (4.07%) Flask
10 5 (4.07%) Gherkin
10 5 (4.07%) JMS
11 4 (3.25%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Clustering
2 8 (6.50%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (62.60%) Linux
2 33 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.50%) Windows
4 7 (5.69%) CentOS
5 6 (4.88%) Unix
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.63%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (64.23%) DevOps
2 51 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (31.71%) Microservices
4 38 (30.89%) Configuration Management
5 33 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (20.33%) Coaching
7 22 (17.89%) Open Source
7 22 (17.89%) Scrum
8 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
9 20 (16.26%) Mentoring
10 19 (15.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (14.63%) Load Balancing
12 16 (13.01%) Static Code Analysis
13 15 (12.20%) User Stories
14 14 (11.38%) TDD
15 12 (9.76%) Kanban
16 10 (8.13%) Test Automation
17 9 (7.32%) DSDM
17 9 (7.32%) RUP
18 8 (6.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (44.72%) Python
2 50 (40.65%) Bash Shell
3 44 (35.77%) Java
4 37 (30.08%) Ruby
5 20 (16.26%) JavaScript
6 17 (13.82%) Shell Script
7 12 (9.76%) PHP
7 12 (9.76%) Scala
8 10 (8.13%) SQL
9 8 (6.50%) Perl
10 5 (4.07%) Groovy
11 4 (3.25%) C#
11 4 (3.25%) Elixir
11 4 (3.25%) Erlang
11 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.44%) C++
12 3 (2.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (1.63%) AWS Certification
1 2 (1.63%) CCDP
1 2 (1.63%) CCNP
1 2 (1.63%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (1.63%) CISM
1 2 (1.63%) CISSP
1 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) GCP
System Software
1 74 (60.16%) Docker
2 11 (8.94%) vSphere
2 11 (8.94%) Xen
3 10 (8.13%) VMware NSX
4 5 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.44%) XenServer
7 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 59 (47.97%) Ansible
2 58 (47.15%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (11.38%) Terraform
4 11 (8.94%) Kubernetes
5 9 (7.32%) vCenter Server
6 8 (6.50%) vRealize
7 7 (5.69%) Cobbler
8 6 (4.88%) Rancher
8 6 (4.88%) Salt
9 4 (3.25%) Nagios
10 3 (2.44%) Icinga
10 3 (2.44%) Packer
10 3 (2.44%) Prometheus
10 3 (2.44%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.63%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.81%) Grafana
12 1 (0.81%) Graylog
12 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) VMware
2 12 (9.76%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.94%) Oracle
4 9 (7.32%) Splunk
5 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.88%) SaltStack
7 4 (3.25%) Cisco
8 3 (2.44%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.63%) F5
9 2 (1.63%) Juniper
10 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.81%) Dynatrace