Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 8 December 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 46 44
Rank change year-on-year -30 -2 +53
Contract jobs citing Puppet 34 104 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.76% 3.67% 4.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.50% 28.03% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 84 67
Edinburgh median daily rate £469 £700 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.04% +45.08% +10.29%
10th Percentile £263 £400 £345
90th Percentile £750 £700 £603
Scotland median daily rate £550 £575 £463
% change year-on-year -4.35% +24.32% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -15.38% - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 272 371 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.07% 13.11% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 194 193
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £331 £277
90th Percentile £575 £700 £600
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £412
% change year-on-year - +3.16% +24.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.00% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.77% +30.00% -16.67%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Edinburgh

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Edinburgh

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) Java
3 20 (58.82%) Ansible
4 17 (50.00%) Python
4 17 (50.00%) Banking
5 15 (44.12%) AWS
5 15 (44.12%) DevOps
6 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
7 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
8 10 (29.41%) Finance
8 10 (29.41%) Perl
8 10 (29.41%) Maven
8 10 (29.41%) Cucumber
9 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (26.47%) TeamCity
9 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
9 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (26.47%) Kubernetes
10 8 (23.53%) Microservices
10 8 (23.53%) Spring
10 8 (23.53%) Mockito
11 7 (20.59%) Big Data
11 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
11 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (20.59%) RESTful
11 7 (20.59%) Artifactory
11 7 (20.59%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (17.65%) Java 8
12 6 (17.65%) Impala

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (20.59%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (17.65%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) JBoss
5 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (5.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) AWS
2 6 (17.65%) GitHub
2 6 (17.65%) PaaS
3 5 (14.71%) Amazon S3
3 5 (14.71%) Azure
3 5 (14.71%) OpenShift
3 5 (14.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (11.76%) Amazon ECS
4 4 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (11.76%) CloudFront
4 4 (11.76%) npm
4 4 (11.76%) Route 53
4 4 (11.76%) Serverless
5 3 (8.82%) IaaS
6 2 (5.88%) Datadog
6 2 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (5.88%) Kong
6 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) BIG-IP
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
1 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Big Data
2 6 (17.65%) Apache Hive
2 6 (17.65%) Impala
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon Aurora
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.88%) Aerospike
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (5.88%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.88%) Hazelcast
5 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.88%) Redis
6 1 (2.94%) GIS
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
2 10 (29.41%) Cucumber
2 10 (29.41%) Maven
3 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
3 9 (26.47%) TeamCity
4 8 (23.53%) Mockito
5 7 (20.59%) Artifactory
6 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
6 5 (14.71%) GitLab
6 5 (14.71%) IntelliJ
7 4 (11.76%) CircleCI
7 4 (11.76%) Gradle
7 4 (11.76%) gulp
7 4 (11.76%) Travis CI
8 3 (8.82%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
9 2 (5.88%) IBM UrbanCode
9 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (5.88%) Selenium
9 2 (5.88%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (50.00%) Banking
2 10 (29.41%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Big Data Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Data Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Domain Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Spring
2 7 (20.59%) RESTful
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) Java EE
4 3 (8.82%) JMX
4 3 (8.82%) JSON
5 2 (5.88%) LDAP
5 2 (5.88%) Middleware
5 2 (5.88%) React
5 2 (5.88%) REST
5 2 (5.88%) Vert.x
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) LAMP
6 1 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.94%) OAuth
6 1 (2.94%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.76%) Unix
5 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) DevOps
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
3 8 (23.53%) Microservices
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (14.71%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (11.76%) High Availability
6 4 (11.76%) Kanban
6 4 (11.76%) Open Source
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Automation
7 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.82%) SOA
7 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) Python
3 10 (29.41%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) Java 8
5 5 (14.71%) Scala
6 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.76%) Groovy
7 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.88%) Go
8 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) C#
9 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) KVM
2 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Ansible
2 9 (26.47%) Kubernetes
2 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.71%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (14.71%) Oozie
3 5 (14.71%) Terraform
4 2 (5.88%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (5.88%) Consul
4 2 (5.88%) Nagios
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.94%) PingFederate
5 1 (2.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) F5
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.88%) CA
4 2 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) Micro Focus
4 2 (5.88%) New Relic
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Splunk
5 1 (2.94%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto