Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 73 38
Rank change year-on-year +18 -35 +40
Contract jobs citing Puppet 196 117 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.97% 2.82% 5.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.82% 25.38% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 110 211
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +1.06% +21.29%
10th Percentile £369 £399 £343
90th Percentile £588 £590 £606
England median daily rate £525 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.96% +10.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.88 £39.88
% change year-on-year +6.46% -17.55% -16.05%

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 636 461 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.90% 11.13% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 294 495
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £310 £207 £270
90th Percentile £600 £538 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £11.88 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -20.11% -30.94%
10th Percentile £13.76 £9.25 £12.83
90th Percentile £36.28 £24.55 £21.13
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year +6.86% -21.79% +10.85%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +13 145 £488 +2.63% 24
South Yorkshire +26 43 £490 -8.41% 2
North Yorkshire +5 8 £344 -31.25% 9
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 125 (63.78%) Linux
2 115 (58.67%) Jenkins
3 110 (56.12%) DevOps
4 101 (51.53%) Docker
5 92 (46.94%) Python
6 89 (45.41%) Ansible
7 82 (41.84%) Amazon AWS
8 81 (41.33%) Java
9 77 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
10 69 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (34.18%) Terraform
12 65 (33.16%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (32.14%) Microservices
14 60 (30.61%) Git (software)
15 57 (29.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 56 (28.57%) Configuration Management
17 41 (20.92%) Bash Shell
18 38 (19.39%) Ruby
19 37 (18.88%) MongoDB
19 37 (18.88%) MySQL
20 34 (17.35%) Microsoft Azure
21 32 (16.33%) HTTP
21 32 (16.33%) Red Hat
22 31 (15.82%) JavaScript
22 31 (15.82%) Perl
22 31 (15.82%) Grafana
23 30 (15.31%) AWS CloudFormation
23 30 (15.31%) Kubernetes
23 30 (15.31%) VMware
23 30 (15.31%) Security Cleared

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 23 (11.73%) Apache
1 23 (11.73%) nginx
2 17 (8.67%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.16%) Confluence
4 13 (6.63%) WebSphere
5 11 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (4.08%) IIS
6 8 (4.08%) Jetty
6 8 (4.08%) Mongrel
6 8 (4.08%) OpenStack
7 7 (3.57%) Apache Spark
7 7 (3.57%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (2.55%) JBoss
10 4 (2.04%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.02%) CloudStack
11 2 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.02%) Mule
11 2 (1.02%) Tuxedo
11 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 82 (41.84%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (17.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (15.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (12.24%) Amazon S3
5 22 (11.22%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (8.16%) Slack
7 12 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (5.10%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (5.10%) Route 53
8 10 (5.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (4.08%) Google App Engine
9 8 (4.08%) PaaS
10 6 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (3.06%) Google Analytics
10 6 (3.06%) IaaS
10 6 (3.06%) Serverless
11 4 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.33%) HTTP
2 20 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 18 (9.18%) SSL
4 15 (7.65%) DNS
5 12 (6.12%) Firewall
6 10 (5.10%) DHCP
6 10 (5.10%) FTP
6 10 (5.10%) IPsec
7 7 (3.57%) SAN
8 6 (3.06%) SMS
9 4 (2.04%) NAS
10 3 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.53%) SMTP
10 3 (1.53%) SSH
11 2 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.51%) AMQP
12 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.88%) MongoDB
1 37 (18.88%) MySQL
2 27 (13.78%) Big Data
3 20 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.67%) Hadoop
5 16 (8.16%) Apache Hive
6 15 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (6.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (5.61%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.04%) Redis
11 2 (1.02%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.02%) HBase
11 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.51%) Parquet
12 1 (0.51%) Riak
Development Applications
1 115 (58.67%) Jenkins
2 60 (30.61%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.69%) JIRA
3 19 (9.69%) SonarQube
4 15 (7.65%) Cucumber
4 15 (7.65%) Travis CI
5 14 (7.14%) Artifactory
6 12 (6.12%) GitLab
7 11 (5.61%) Selenium
8 8 (4.08%) Ant
8 8 (4.08%) IntelliJ
9 7 (3.57%) Gatling
10 6 (3.06%) CircleCI
10 6 (3.06%) JUnit
11 5 (2.55%) Maven
12 4 (2.04%) PHPUnit
12 4 (2.04%) Subversion
12 4 (2.04%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (8.16%) Finance
2 5 (2.55%) Banking
3 2 (1.02%) Games
3 2 (1.02%) Online Betting
3 2 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Advertising
4 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (42.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (15.31%) Developer
3 24 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (9.18%) Architect
4 18 (9.18%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (8.16%) AWS DevOps
5 16 (8.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 15 (7.65%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.61%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (5.61%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 10 (5.10%) Python Developer
9 10 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
11 8 (4.08%) Senior DevOps
12 7 (3.57%) Scala Developer
12 7 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.73%) Spring
2 22 (11.22%) Node.js
3 20 (10.20%) Kafka
3 20 (10.20%) REST
3 20 (10.20%) Spring Boot
4 16 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (8.16%) SOAP
4 16 (8.16%) Web Services
5 15 (7.65%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (7.14%) Servlets
7 13 (6.63%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (5.61%) .NET
9 10 (5.10%) XML
10 9 (4.59%) J2EE
11 8 (4.08%) CSS
11 8 (4.08%) RESTful
12 7 (3.57%) Gherkin
12 7 (3.57%) JSON
12 7 (3.57%) Middleware
12 7 (3.57%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (6.12%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.10%) Cloud Native
4 8 (4.08%) DataPower
5 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.04%) Clustering
6 4 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.53%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 125 (63.78%) Linux
2 57 (29.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (12.76%) Windows
4 18 (9.18%) CentOS
5 14 (7.14%) Unix
6 9 (4.59%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.04%) Solaris
8 3 (1.53%) HPUX
9 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (56.12%) DevOps
2 69 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (33.16%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (32.14%) Microservices
5 56 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 29 (14.80%) Open Source
7 27 (13.78%) Software Engineering
8 20 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (10.20%) TDD
9 19 (9.69%) Test Automation
10 18 (9.18%) Deployment Automation
11 16 (8.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 13 (6.63%) SOA
13 12 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 12 (6.12%) Mentoring
14 10 (5.10%) BDD
14 10 (5.10%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 10 (5.10%) SFIA
15 9 (4.59%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 92 (46.94%) Python
2 81 (41.33%) Java
3 41 (20.92%) Bash Shell
4 38 (19.39%) Ruby
5 31 (15.82%) JavaScript
5 31 (15.82%) Perl
6 20 (10.20%) PHP
7 17 (8.67%) Go
7 17 (8.67%) SQL
8 16 (8.16%) Shell Script
9 15 (7.65%) Java 8
10 11 (5.61%) Groovy
11 10 (5.10%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.57%) C#
12 7 (3.57%) Scala
13 6 (3.06%) Haskell
14 3 (1.53%) C
14 3 (1.53%) C++
15 1 (0.51%) ES6
Qualifications
1 30 (15.31%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.57%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.04%) Degree
5 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.53%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (1.02%) CCNA
7 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.51%) CCDP
7 1 (0.51%) CCNP
7 1 (0.51%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.51%) CISM
7 1 (0.51%) CISSP
7 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) GDPR
2 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.02%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (51.53%) Docker
2 25 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.61%) Xen
4 8 (4.08%) vSphere
5 4 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.53%) Varnish
6 3 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.02%) Apache Flume
7 2 (1.02%) KVM
7 2 (1.02%) XenServer
8 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.51%) HDFS
8 1 (0.51%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 89 (45.41%) Ansible
2 77 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (34.18%) Terraform
4 31 (15.82%) Grafana
5 30 (15.31%) Kubernetes
6 25 (12.76%) Salt
7 18 (9.18%) Rancher
8 12 (6.12%) Packer
9 11 (5.61%) Prometheus
10 10 (5.10%) Graylog
11 9 (4.59%) Kibana
12 7 (3.57%) CFEngine
13 6 (3.06%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 5 (2.55%) CA Single Sign-On
15 3 (1.53%) Cobbler
15 3 (1.53%) Graphite
15 3 (1.53%) NetBackup
15 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 2 (1.02%) Consul
16 2 (1.02%) Oozie
Vendors
1 32 (16.33%) Red Hat
2 30 (15.31%) VMware
3 26 (13.27%) Google
4 24 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.12%) Oracle
5 12 (6.12%) SaltStack
6 11 (5.61%) IBM
7 9 (4.59%) Black Duck
8 8 (4.08%) CA
9 7 (3.57%) Splunk
10 6 (3.06%) TOWER Software
11 5 (2.55%) Adobe
12 4 (2.04%) EMC
12 4 (2.04%) NetApp
13 3 (1.53%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.53%) Micro Focus
14 2 (1.02%) Apigee
14 2 (1.02%) Centrify
14 2 (1.02%) HP
15 1 (0.51%) PagerDuty