Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 61 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20 +35
Contract jobs citing Puppet 170 143 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.42% 3.26% 4.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.15% 28.32% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 145 199
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.53% +9.41%
10th Percentile £387 £405 £343
90th Percentile £614 £638 £588
England median daily rate £525 £501 £500
% change year-on-year +4.90% +0.10% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -39.53%

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 604 505 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.15% 11.51% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 341 463
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £300 £198 £263
90th Percentile £600 £550 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.30 £12.50 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.40% -14.89% -16.07%
10th Percentile £13.73 £9.81 £13.24
90th Percentile £36.28 £17.25 £17.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £22.75
% change year-on-year +2.53% -24.98% +13.75%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
West Yorkshire -9 118 £488 -2.50% 29
South Yorkshire +12 41 £475 -20.83% 5
North Yorkshire +11 11 £375 -25.00% 5
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 123 (72.35%) DevOps
2 122 (71.76%) Linux
3 109 (64.12%) Jenkins
4 91 (53.53%) Docker
5 88 (51.76%) Amazon AWS
6 75 (44.12%) Python
7 74 (43.53%) Opscode Chef
8 73 (42.94%) Ansible
9 69 (40.59%) Terraform
10 59 (34.71%) Java
11 58 (34.12%) Configuration Management
12 56 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (32.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
14 54 (31.76%) Git (software)
15 47 (27.65%) Microservices
16 41 (24.12%) Ruby
17 34 (20.00%) Bash Shell
17 34 (20.00%) Kubernetes
18 33 (19.41%) Grafana
18 33 (19.41%) MongoDB
19 31 (18.24%) HTTP
20 30 (17.65%) Windows
20 30 (17.65%) VMware
21 28 (16.47%) Red Hat
21 28 (16.47%) MySQL
21 28 (16.47%) Amazon EC2
22 27 (15.88%) Open Source
22 27 (15.88%) CentOS
23 26 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure

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 17 (10.00%) Confluence
2 15 (8.82%) nginx
3 14 (8.24%) Apache
4 13 (7.65%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.71%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.12%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.35%) IIS
7 4 (2.35%) JBoss
7 4 (2.35%) Jetty
7 4 (2.35%) Mongrel
7 4 (2.35%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.76%) CloudStack
9 2 (1.18%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 88 (51.76%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (16.47%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (14.71%) Amazon S3
5 20 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (10.00%) Route 53
7 15 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (8.82%) Slack
8 14 (8.24%) Amazon ELB
8 14 (8.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (7.65%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (3.53%) GitHub
10 6 (3.53%) Google Analytics
10 6 (3.53%) IaaS
10 6 (3.53%) PaaS
11 5 (2.94%) Google App Engine
12 4 (2.35%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (1.18%) Apigee
13 2 (1.18%) OpenShift
13 2 (1.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.24%) HTTP
2 18 (10.59%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.65%) DNS
3 13 (7.65%) SSL
4 11 (6.47%) Firewall
5 6 (3.53%) DHCP
5 6 (3.53%) FTP
5 6 (3.53%) IPsec
6 4 (2.35%) SAN
7 3 (1.76%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.76%) SMTP
7 3 (1.76%) SSH
8 2 (1.18%) Internet
9 1 (0.59%) AMQP
9 1 (0.59%) NAS
9 1 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.41%) MongoDB
2 28 (16.47%) MySQL
3 17 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 16 (9.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (7.06%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (6.47%) Big Data
8 7 (4.12%) Redis
9 6 (3.53%) Apache Hive
9 6 (3.53%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.18%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.59%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.59%) Riak
12 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 109 (64.12%) Jenkins
2 54 (31.76%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.94%) JIRA
4 21 (12.35%) SonarQube
5 16 (9.41%) GitLab
6 13 (7.65%) Selenium
7 11 (6.47%) Cucumber
7 11 (6.47%) IntelliJ
7 11 (6.47%) Travis CI
8 10 (5.88%) Artifactory
9 9 (5.29%) Gatling
10 6 (3.53%) Ant
10 6 (3.53%) CircleCI
11 5 (2.94%) Maven
11 5 (2.94%) Vagrant
12 4 (2.35%) JUnit
12 4 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.76%) Subversion
General
1 14 (8.24%) Finance
2 5 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.18%) Games
3 2 (1.18%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.59%) Advertising
4 1 (0.59%) Automotive
4 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (54.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (11.76%) Developer
3 16 (9.41%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
5 13 (7.65%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (6.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (4.71%) Scala Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (3.53%) Architect
10 6 (3.53%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.94%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.94%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.35%) Consultant
12 4 (2.35%) DevOps Specialist
12 4 (2.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.35%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.94%) Node.js
2 21 (12.35%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (8.82%) Spring
4 13 (7.65%) Kafka
4 13 (7.65%) Web Services
5 12 (7.06%) Spring Boot
6 11 (6.47%) .NET
6 11 (6.47%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (5.88%) CSS
7 10 (5.88%) REST
7 10 (5.88%) Servlets
7 10 (5.88%) XML
8 8 (4.71%) JSON
8 8 (4.71%) SOAP
9 7 (4.12%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (4.12%) Gherkin
9 7 (4.12%) Play Framework
10 6 (3.53%) J2EE
11 5 (2.94%) Middleware
11 5 (2.94%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.06%) Cloud Native
2 9 (5.29%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.35%) DataPower
4 4 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.76%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.76%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.18%) Clustering
6 2 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 122 (71.76%) Linux
2 56 (32.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (17.65%) Windows
4 27 (15.88%) CentOS
5 18 (10.59%) Unix
6 10 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.76%) HPUX
7 3 (1.76%) Solaris
7 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.59%) Debian
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (72.35%) DevOps
2 58 (34.12%) Configuration Management
3 56 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (27.65%) Microservices
6 27 (15.88%) Open Source
7 26 (15.29%) Test Automation
8 21 (12.35%) Software Engineering
9 19 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (9.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 15 (8.82%) Deployment Automation
12 14 (8.24%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 13 (7.65%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (7.65%) TDD
14 10 (5.88%) BDD
15 9 (5.29%) Mentoring
16 8 (4.71%) SFIA
17 7 (4.12%) Analytics
17 7 (4.12%) Coaching
17 7 (4.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 75 (44.12%) Python
2 59 (34.71%) Java
3 41 (24.12%) Ruby
4 34 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 26 (15.29%) Perl
6 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 21 (12.35%) SQL
8 19 (11.18%) Shell Script
9 13 (7.65%) Go
10 11 (6.47%) Groovy
11 10 (5.88%) PHP
11 10 (5.88%) PowerShell
12 9 (5.29%) Java 8
13 8 (4.71%) Scala
14 6 (3.53%) C#
14 6 (3.53%) Haskell
15 1 (0.59%) C
15 1 (0.59%) ES6
15 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.76%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.18%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.18%) Degree
5 1 (0.59%) CCDP
5 1 (0.59%) CCNP
5 1 (0.59%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.59%) CISM
5 1 (0.59%) CISSP
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.59%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) GDPR
1 3 (1.76%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (53.53%) Docker
2 19 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.47%) Xen
4 7 (4.12%) vSphere
5 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.76%) XenServer
7 2 (1.18%) Varnish
8 1 (0.59%) HDFS
8 1 (0.59%) KVM
8 1 (0.59%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 74 (43.53%) Opscode Chef
2 73 (42.94%) Ansible
3 69 (40.59%) Terraform
4 34 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 33 (19.41%) Grafana
6 24 (14.12%) Salt
7 22 (12.94%) Packer
8 16 (9.41%) Rancher
9 15 (8.82%) Prometheus
10 9 (5.29%) Kibana
11 6 (3.53%) Graylog
12 5 (2.94%) Graphite
13 4 (2.35%) CFEngine
13 4 (2.35%) Cobbler
13 4 (2.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 3 (1.76%) Consul
14 3 (1.76%) NetBackup
14 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 2 (1.18%) HAProxy
15 2 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (17.65%) VMware
2 28 (16.47%) Red Hat
3 20 (11.76%) Google
4 18 (10.59%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.65%) Black Duck
5 13 (7.65%) SaltStack
6 11 (6.47%) Atlassian
7 8 (4.71%) Oracle
8 6 (3.53%) Adobe
9 5 (2.94%) IBM
10 4 (2.35%) EnterpriseDB
10 4 (2.35%) Splunk
10 4 (2.35%) TOWER Software
11 3 (1.76%) CA
11 3 (1.76%) Micro Focus
12 2 (1.18%) Centrify
12 2 (1.18%) EMC
12 2 (1.18%) HP
12 2 (1.18%) NetApp
12 2 (1.18%) Pega