The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 32 72
Rank change year-on-year -53 +40  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 36 157 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.79% 5.62% 2.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.15% 43.37% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 111 49
Median daily rate £450 £470 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.25% +25.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £408
% change year-on-year +5.55% +10.42%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 188 362 244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.34% 12.97% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 254 148
Median daily rate £420 £498 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.57% +32.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £22.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Yorkshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Yorkshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire -36 34 £450 +5.88% 22
South Yorkshire -10 2 £500 - 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 69 (62.73%) DevOps
2 67 (60.91%) Opscode Chef
2 67 (60.91%) Linux
3 58 (52.73%) Jenkins
4 55 (50.00%) Python
5 54 (49.09%) Ansible
6 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (41.82%) Java
8 45 (40.91%) Docker
9 40 (36.36%) Ruby
10 37 (33.64%) Bash Shell
11 36 (32.73%) Configuration Management
12 30 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
13 29 (26.36%) Git (software)
14 28 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
15 27 (24.55%) Spring
16 26 (23.64%) Open Source
17 25 (22.73%) MongoDB
18 21 (19.09%) JIRA
19 19 (17.27%) MySQL
19 19 (17.27%) PostgreSQL
19 19 (17.27%) Salt
20 17 (15.45%) VMware
20 17 (15.45%) Hibernate
20 17 (15.45%) HTTP
21 16 (14.55%) Web Services
21 16 (14.55%) Maven
22 15 (13.64%) HTML
22 15 (13.64%) High Availability

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (10.00%) Confluence
2 4 (3.64%) Apache
2 4 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.73%) nginx
4 2 (1.82%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.91%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.91%) CMS
5 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (5.45%) IaaS
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.64%) GitHub
4 4 (3.64%) Loggly
4 4 (3.64%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (2.73%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.82%) Route 53
6 2 (1.82%) Slack
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.91%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.91%) Office 365
7 1 (0.91%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.45%) HTTP
2 11 (10.00%) Firewall
2 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.55%) Internet
4 4 (3.64%) DNS
4 4 (3.64%) SSH
4 4 (3.64%) SSL
5 3 (2.73%) LDAP
5 3 (2.73%) SMTP
6 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.82%) SAN
7 1 (0.91%) NAS
7 1 (0.91%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.91%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.73%) MongoDB
2 19 (17.27%) MySQL
2 19 (17.27%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.18%) Redis
5 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.64%) Riak
7 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.73%) HBase
8 2 (1.82%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.82%) Big Data
9 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (52.73%) Jenkins
2 29 (26.36%) Git (software)
3 21 (19.09%) JIRA
4 16 (14.55%) Maven
5 7 (6.36%) Cucumber
5 7 (6.36%) Selenium
6 6 (5.45%) Grunt
6 6 (5.45%) Vagrant
7 5 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (4.55%) Subversion
8 4 (3.64%) git-flow
8 4 (3.64%) GoCD
8 4 (3.64%) TestNG
9 2 (1.82%) Hudson
9 2 (1.82%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.91%) GitLab
10 1 (0.91%) Gradle
10 1 (0.91%) Mockito
10 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (5.45%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (41.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (28.18%) Developer
3 18 (16.36%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) WebOps Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (6.36%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Consultant
5 7 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.73%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.55%) Spring
2 17 (15.45%) Hibernate
3 16 (14.55%) Web Services
4 15 (13.64%) HTML
5 13 (11.82%) HTML5
6 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (8.18%) Node.js
8 8 (7.27%) CSS
8 8 (7.27%) JSON
9 7 (6.36%) Apache Camel
9 7 (6.36%) CSS3
9 7 (6.36%) Play Framework
9 7 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (5.45%) Django
10 6 (5.45%) jQuery
10 6 (5.45%) RESTful
10 6 (5.45%) Spring Boot
11 5 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (4.55%) REST
11 5 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.55%) Replication
4 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.64%) User Experience
4 4 (3.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.82%) Clustering
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Fintech
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (60.91%) Linux
2 11 (10.00%) Unix
3 6 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.64%) Android
4 4 (3.64%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.73%) Windows
6 2 (1.82%) CentOS
7 1 (0.91%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.91%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.73%) DevOps
2 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (32.73%) Configuration Management
4 28 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (23.64%) Open Source
6 15 (13.64%) High Availability
7 14 (12.73%) Web Operations
8 13 (11.82%) Workflow
9 12 (10.91%) Workflow Development
10 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.09%) TDD
11 10 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 8 (7.27%) Migration
13 6 (5.45%) Microservices
13 6 (5.45%) Scrum
14 5 (4.55%) BDD
14 5 (4.55%) Kanban
14 5 (4.55%) Web Development
15 4 (3.64%) Load Balancing
15 4 (3.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.00%) Python
2 46 (41.82%) Java
3 40 (36.36%) Ruby
4 37 (33.64%) Bash Shell
5 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.82%) SQL
7 12 (10.91%) Shell Script
8 10 (9.09%) Go
8 10 (9.09%) PHP
8 10 (9.09%) Scala
9 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.55%) C#
11 3 (2.73%) C++
12 2 (1.82%) Perl
13 1 (0.91%) Korn
13 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.91%) VB
13 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 45 (40.91%) Docker
2 5 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.73%) HDFS
4 3 (2.73%) vCloud
5 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.91%) KVM
6 1 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.91%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.91%) Xen
6 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 67 (60.91%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (49.09%) Ansible
3 19 (17.27%) Salt
4 13 (11.82%) vRealize
5 10 (9.09%) Cobbler
5 10 (9.09%) Kubernetes
6 8 (7.27%) vCenter Server
7 7 (6.36%) Nagios
8 4 (3.64%) Prometheus
8 4 (3.64%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.73%) Mesos
9 3 (2.73%) Rancher
9 3 (2.73%) Terraform
10 2 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (1.82%) Packer
10 2 (1.82%) SCCM
11 1 (0.91%) Icinga
11 1 (0.91%) SCOM
11 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) VMware
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle
2 10 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 10 (9.09%) Splunk
3 9 (8.18%) SaltStack
4 7 (6.36%) Google
4 7 (6.36%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.64%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.64%) New Relic
6 2 (1.82%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.91%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.91%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.91%) Veritas
7 1 (0.91%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago