Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 38 75
Rank change year-on-year -22 +37 +3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 144 250 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.24% 4.63% 2.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.27% 37.54% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 200 131
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £458 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% +7.65% +19.30%
10th Percentile £405 £343 £325
90th Percentile £638 £588 £525
England median daily rate £510 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £53.75
% 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 492 666 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.07% 12.34% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 454 331
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £180 £263 £250
90th Percentile £554 £575 £510
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 18
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% -16.07% -22.22%
10th Percentile £10.45 £13.24 £9.70
90th Percentile £17.79 £17.50 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +0.45%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
West Yorkshire -12 123 £500 +11.11% 21
South Yorkshire -13 22 £575 +15.00% 6
North Yorkshire +6 3 £500 +25.00% 3
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 94 (65.28%) Linux
2 90 (62.50%) DevOps
3 82 (56.94%) Jenkins
4 81 (56.25%) Docker
5 73 (50.69%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (45.83%) Ansible
6 66 (45.83%) Python
7 57 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (39.58%) Git (software)
7 57 (39.58%) Bash Shell
8 52 (36.11%) Java
9 44 (30.56%) Configuration Management
10 42 (29.17%) Ruby
10 42 (29.17%) Microservices
11 36 (25.00%) JIRA
11 36 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (19.44%) VMware
15 27 (18.75%) MongoDB
16 25 (17.36%) Coaching
17 23 (15.97%) Open Source
18 22 (15.28%) Confluence
18 22 (15.28%) Scrum
19 21 (14.58%) Software Engineering
19 21 (14.58%) JavaScript
19 21 (14.58%) Node.js
19 21 (14.58%) nginx
19 21 (14.58%) Mentoring
19 21 (14.58%) Continuous Delivery

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 22 (15.28%) Confluence
2 21 (14.58%) nginx
3 12 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 10 (6.94%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (3.47%) CloudStack
6 5 (3.47%) JBoss
6 5 (3.47%) Jetty
6 5 (3.47%) Tornado
6 5 (3.47%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.08%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.81%) Slack
3 9 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.86%) PaaS
5 4 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.08%) IaaS
6 3 (2.08%) SaaS
7 2 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.39%) Heroku
8 1 (0.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.11%) HTTP
2 5 (3.47%) AMQP
3 4 (2.78%) Firewall
4 3 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (0.69%) SAN
5 1 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 13 (9.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (9.03%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.86%) MySQL
4 6 (4.17%) Riak
5 5 (3.47%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.47%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.47%) Redis
6 2 (1.39%) Big Data
6 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 82 (56.94%) Jenkins
2 57 (39.58%) Git (software)
3 36 (25.00%) JIRA
4 20 (13.89%) Maven
5 16 (11.11%) SonarQube
6 14 (9.72%) Vagrant
7 10 (6.94%) IntelliJ
8 9 (6.25%) Selenium
9 7 (4.86%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.47%) Chocolatey
10 5 (3.47%) FitNesse
10 5 (3.47%) Gradle
10 5 (3.47%) JBehave
10 5 (3.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.08%) GoCD
12 3 (2.08%) JMeter
12 3 (2.08%) RSpec
12 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.08%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (3.47%) Finance
2 2 (1.39%) Games
3 1 (0.69%) Banking
3 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (26.39%) Developer
3 30 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 18 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 16 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
6 14 (9.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 13 (9.03%) Consultant
8 9 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
8 9 (6.25%) Scala Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
10 6 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
11 5 (3.47%) Architect
11 5 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (3.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.58%) Node.js
2 20 (13.89%) JSON
2 20 (13.89%) Spring
3 15 (10.42%) AngularJS
4 14 (9.72%) Web Services
5 13 (9.03%) Play Framework
5 13 (9.03%) RESTful
6 12 (8.33%) Spring Boot
7 11 (7.64%) CSS
8 10 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (6.94%) XML
9 9 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 9 (6.25%) Kafka
10 8 (5.56%) React
11 7 (4.86%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (4.86%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (3.47%) Apache Camel
12 5 (3.47%) Gherkin
12 5 (3.47%) JMS
12 5 (3.47%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Clustering
2 8 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.47%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.08%) Replication
6 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) iPad
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 94 (65.28%) Linux
2 36 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (7.64%) CentOS
3 11 (7.64%) Unix
4 8 (5.56%) Windows
5 4 (2.78%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.08%) Fedora
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (62.50%) DevOps
2 57 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (30.56%) Configuration Management
4 42 (29.17%) Microservices
5 35 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (17.36%) Coaching
7 23 (15.97%) Open Source
8 22 (15.28%) Scrum
9 21 (14.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (14.58%) Mentoring
9 21 (14.58%) Software Engineering
10 18 (12.50%) Load Balancing
11 16 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
12 15 (10.42%) TDD
12 15 (10.42%) User Stories
13 12 (8.33%) Kanban
14 10 (6.94%) High Availability
14 10 (6.94%) Test Automation
15 9 (6.25%) DSDM
15 9 (6.25%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 66 (45.83%) Python
2 57 (39.58%) Bash Shell
3 52 (36.11%) Java
4 42 (29.17%) Ruby
5 21 (14.58%) JavaScript
6 18 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 13 (9.03%) Scala
8 12 (8.33%) PHP
9 10 (6.94%) Perl
9 10 (6.94%) SQL
10 6 (4.17%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.47%) Groovy
12 4 (2.78%) C#
12 4 (2.78%) Elixir
12 4 (2.78%) Erlang
13 3 (2.08%) C++
13 3 (2.08%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.39%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.39%) CCDP
2 2 (1.39%) CCNP
2 2 (1.39%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.39%) CISM
2 2 (1.39%) CISSP
2 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) GCP
System Software
1 81 (56.25%) Docker
2 16 (11.11%) VMware NSX
3 11 (7.64%) vSphere
3 11 (7.64%) Xen
4 5 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.78%) KVM
5 4 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.08%) XenServer
7 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.39%) RHEV
8 1 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 73 (50.69%) Opscode Chef
2 66 (45.83%) Ansible
3 18 (12.50%) Terraform
4 14 (9.72%) Kubernetes
5 9 (6.25%) vCenter Server
5 9 (6.25%) vRealize
6 7 (4.86%) Cobbler
7 6 (4.17%) Rancher
7 6 (4.17%) Salt
8 4 (2.78%) Juju
8 4 (2.78%) Packer
9 3 (2.08%) Icinga
9 3 (2.08%) Kibana
9 3 (2.08%) logstash
9 3 (2.08%) Nagios
9 3 (2.08%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.08%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.39%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.69%) Graylog
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) VMware
2 17 (11.81%) Oracle
3 16 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.25%) Splunk
5 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.17%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.78%) Cisco
8 3 (2.08%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.39%) F5
9 2 (1.39%) Juniper
10 1 (0.69%) Veritas