Period
to 17 June 2019

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 6 months to 17 June 2019 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
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 40 74
Rank change year-on-year -31 +34 -39
Contract jobs citing Puppet 130 251 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.96% 5.17% 2.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.51% 40.16% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 210 78
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -7.61%
10th Percentile £396 £341 £337
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% -20.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 553 625 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.59% 12.88% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 421 244
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +6.11% -4.65%
10th Percentile £275 £293 £190
90th Percentile £588 £575 £553
England median daily rate £500 £488 £462
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.52% +8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.68 £15.00 £10.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.50% +39.63% -20.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £60.00 £18.02
England median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -20.00%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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 6 months to 17 June 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -52 60 £468 +3.89% 7
South Yorkshire -1 53 £500 +2.83% 1
North Yorkshire +5 6 £425 +21.43% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 113 (86.92%) DevOps
2 98 (75.38%) Jenkins
3 82 (63.08%) Linux
4 73 (56.15%) Python
5 68 (52.31%) Ansible
6 65 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 64 (49.23%) Opscode Chef
8 57 (43.85%) Java
9 49 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (37.69%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (37.69%) Docker
10 48 (36.92%) Configuration Management
11 42 (32.31%) HTTP
12 39 (30.00%) Terraform
13 38 (29.23%) Microservices
13 38 (29.23%) Git (software)
14 32 (24.62%) Windows
15 31 (23.85%) Open Source
16 30 (23.08%) MongoDB
16 30 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
17 29 (22.31%) Google Cloud Platform
18 28 (21.54%) Test Automation
18 28 (21.54%) MySQL
19 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
19 27 (20.77%) Ruby
19 27 (20.77%) Google
20 26 (20.00%) SSL
21 25 (19.23%) Infrastructure as Code
22 24 (18.46%) Kubernetes
22 24 (18.46%) Amazon EC2

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 (8.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.92%) IIS
4 8 (6.15%) Apache
5 6 (4.62%) Confluence
5 6 (4.62%) Jetty
5 6 (4.62%) nginx
5 6 (4.62%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.08%) JBoss
6 4 (3.08%) Mongrel
6 4 (3.08%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.31%) CMS
8 2 (1.54%) CICS
8 2 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.54%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 2 (1.54%) Mule
8 2 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 65 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (22.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (18.46%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (10.77%) Route 53
6 13 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (10.00%) Amazon S3
7 12 (9.23%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (9.23%) GitHub
8 11 (8.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (6.15%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (4.62%) Google App Engine
10 6 (4.62%) IaaS
10 6 (4.62%) Serverless
11 5 (3.85%) Amazon EKS
11 5 (3.85%) PaaS
12 3 (2.31%) SaaS
13 2 (1.54%) Slack
14 1 (0.77%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (32.31%) HTTP
2 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
3 26 (20.00%) SSL
4 16 (12.31%) DNS
5 15 (11.54%) DHCP
6 14 (10.77%) FTP
6 14 (10.77%) IPsec
7 5 (3.85%) NAS
7 5 (3.85%) SAN
8 4 (3.08%) Internet
9 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.77%) SSH
9 1 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 28 (21.54%) MySQL
3 13 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (9.23%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.31%) DB2
8 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.54%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.54%) Redis
8 2 (1.54%) Riak
9 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 98 (75.38%) Jenkins
2 38 (29.23%) Git (software)
3 16 (12.31%) Travis CI
4 15 (11.54%) SonarQube
5 14 (10.77%) GitLab
6 9 (6.92%) Subversion
7 8 (6.15%) JIRA
8 7 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (4.62%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.08%) IBM UrbanCode
10 4 (3.08%) JUnit
10 4 (3.08%) Maven
11 3 (2.31%) Ant
11 3 (2.31%) GoCD
11 3 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.54%) Gradle
12 2 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 23 (17.69%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Banking
3 5 (3.85%) Publishing
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Law
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (50.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (12.31%) Consultant
2 16 (12.31%) Developer
3 15 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
4 14 (10.77%) AWS DevOps
5 11 (8.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) DevOps Consultant
6 9 (6.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Storage Consultant
9 6 (4.62%) Junior
9 6 (4.62%) Junior DevOps
10 5 (3.85%) Architect
10 5 (3.85%) Junior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.85%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (13.08%) Node.js
3 16 (12.31%) RESTful
4 13 (10.00%) JSON
5 9 (6.92%) CSS
5 9 (6.92%) HTML
5 9 (6.92%) HTML5
6 8 (6.15%) REST
6 8 (6.15%) Web Services
7 7 (5.38%) CSS3
7 7 (5.38%) LESS
7 7 (5.38%) Sass
7 7 (5.38%) Spring
8 6 (4.62%) J2EE
8 6 (4.62%) Swagger
9 5 (3.85%) .NET
9 5 (3.85%) Flask
9 5 (3.85%) Servlets
10 4 (3.08%) SOAP
10 4 (3.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Clustering
2 7 (5.38%) User Experience
3 6 (4.62%) iSeries
3 6 (4.62%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.85%) Blog
4 5 (3.85%) Replication
5 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.77%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.77%) PKI
7 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 82 (63.08%) Linux
2 32 (24.62%) Windows
3 23 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (12.31%) Unix
5 15 (11.54%) CentOS
6 14 (10.77%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.62%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.54%) Mesosphere
10 2 (1.54%) Solaris
11 1 (0.77%) Android
11 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.77%) Debian
11 1 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (86.92%) DevOps
2 49 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (37.69%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (36.92%) Configuration Management
4 38 (29.23%) Microservices
5 31 (23.85%) Open Source
6 28 (21.54%) Test Automation
7 25 (19.23%) Infrastructure as Code
8 20 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (13.08%) Software Engineering
10 14 (10.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 14 (10.77%) TDD
11 12 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (7.69%) Test Scripting
14 9 (6.92%) Deployment Automation
14 9 (6.92%) OO
14 9 (6.92%) OOP
14 9 (6.92%) Self-Awareness
Programming Languages
1 73 (56.15%) Python
2 57 (43.85%) Java
3 27 (20.77%) Ruby
4 24 (18.46%) Bash Shell
5 15 (11.54%) Go
5 15 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 15 (11.54%) Perl
6 14 (10.77%) SQL
7 12 (9.23%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.08%) PHP
9 3 (2.31%) Scala
10 2 (1.54%) COBOL
10 2 (1.54%) Groovy
10 2 (1.54%) Java 8
11 1 (0.77%) C#
11 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 5 (3.85%) AWS Certification
2 5 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) CISM
4 1 (0.77%) CISSP
4 1 (0.77%) Degree
4 1 (0.77%) OCA
4 1 (0.77%) OCAJ
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (37.69%) Docker
2 9 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.62%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.08%) Xen
7 2 (1.54%) OpenAM
7 2 (1.54%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 68 (52.31%) Ansible
2 64 (49.23%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (30.00%) Terraform
4 24 (18.46%) Kubernetes
5 16 (12.31%) Grafana
5 16 (12.31%) Packer
5 16 (12.31%) Prometheus
6 14 (10.77%) SCCM
7 11 (8.46%) Rancher
7 11 (8.46%) Salt
8 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.54%) Automic
9 2 (1.54%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.54%) Consul
9 2 (1.54%) Kibana
9 2 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.77%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (20.77%) Google
2 18 (13.85%) EMC
3 15 (11.54%) MuleSoft
4 13 (10.00%) NetApp
5 12 (9.23%) Citrix
5 12 (9.23%) VMware
6 11 (8.46%) TOWER Software
7 10 (7.69%) Oracle
8 9 (6.92%) Black Duck
8 9 (6.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.38%) IBM
10 6 (4.62%) Splunk
11 5 (3.85%) Atlassian
11 5 (3.85%) HP
11 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.85%) Veritas
12 2 (1.54%) BMC
12 2 (1.54%) Mercator
12 2 (1.54%) Sonatype
12 2 (1.54%) webMethods