Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 37 79
Rank change year-on-year -4 +42 +48
Contract jobs citing Puppet 103 126 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.03% 4.37% 1.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.09% 38.30% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 69 21
Edinburgh median daily rate £700 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +17.65% -3.95%
Scotland median daily rate £550 £479 £421
% change year-on-year +14.88% +13.65% -3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 321 329 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.55% 11.41% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 191 77
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% +10.71%
10th Percentile £326 £300 £157
90th Percentile £700 £600 £480
Scotland median daily rate £425 £415 £344
% change year-on-year +2.41% +20.82% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £19.50
Scotland median hourly rate £34.69 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +38.77% +16.28% +16.22%

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 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 80 (77.67%) Ansible
2 65 (63.11%) Jenkins
3 58 (56.31%) Java
3 58 (56.31%) Python
4 56 (54.37%) DevOps
5 51 (49.51%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (46.60%) Docker
7 42 (40.78%) Amazon AWS
7 42 (40.78%) Linux
8 41 (39.81%) Terraform
9 34 (33.01%) Microsoft Azure
9 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (29.13%) nginx
10 30 (29.13%) Finance
10 30 (29.13%) IBM UrbanCode
11 29 (28.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 28 (27.18%) PaaS
13 25 (24.27%) Shell Script
14 24 (23.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (23.30%) Virtual Machines
14 24 (23.30%) AWS CloudFormation
14 24 (23.30%) Kubernetes
15 23 (22.33%) gulp
15 23 (22.33%) Travis CI
15 23 (22.33%) CircleCI
15 23 (22.33%) npm
15 23 (22.33%) Open Source
15 23 (22.33%) Gradle
15 23 (22.33%) Groovy
15 23 (22.33%) Maven

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 30 (29.13%) nginx
2 29 (28.16%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (12.62%) Apache
4 10 (9.71%) IIS
4 10 (9.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.91%) JBoss
6 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.94%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.94%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 42 (40.78%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (33.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (27.18%) PaaS
4 24 (23.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 23 (22.33%) npm
6 21 (20.39%) OpenShift
7 9 (8.74%) SaaS
8 7 (6.80%) Datadog
8 7 (6.80%) GitHub
9 5 (4.85%) IaaS
10 3 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.97%) Route 53
11 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Firewall
2 7 (6.80%) DNS
2 7 (6.80%) SSL
3 6 (5.83%) DSL
4 1 (0.97%) HTTP
4 1 (0.97%) Network Security
4 1 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.97%) Big Data
3 1 (0.97%) DataStax
3 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.97%) HBase
3 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (63.11%) Jenkins
2 30 (29.13%) IBM UrbanCode
3 23 (22.33%) CircleCI
3 23 (22.33%) Gradle
3 23 (22.33%) gulp
3 23 (22.33%) Maven
3 23 (22.33%) Travis CI
4 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
5 15 (14.56%) GitLab
6 14 (13.59%) Artifactory
6 14 (13.59%) Cucumber
7 9 (8.74%) Bitbucket
7 9 (8.74%) Mockito
8 7 (6.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (6.80%) TeamCity
9 6 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (5.83%) Selenium
9 6 (5.83%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.94%) RSpec
10 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (29.13%) Finance
2 21 (20.39%) Banking
3 12 (11.65%) Retail Banking
4 10 (9.71%) Law
5 2 (1.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (38.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (13.59%) Architect
3 12 (11.65%) Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Consultant
6 8 (7.77%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) DevOps Consultant
7 7 (6.80%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (5.83%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Administrator
9 4 (3.88%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.91%) Platform Engineer
11 2 (1.94%) AWS Architect
11 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Technical Architect
11 2 (1.94%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) REST
2 13 (12.62%) Spring
3 11 (10.68%) Web Services
4 9 (8.74%) JSON
4 9 (8.74%) RESTful
5 8 (7.77%) .NET
6 6 (5.83%) JMX
6 6 (5.83%) LDAP
7 5 (4.85%) Node.js
8 4 (3.88%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (2.91%) Vert.x
10 2 (1.94%) Middleware
11 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.97%) React
11 1 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.97%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) User Experience
2 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.97%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.78%) Linux
2 24 (23.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (21.36%) Windows
4 9 (8.74%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.77%) Unix
6 7 (6.80%) Solaris
7 6 (5.83%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.94%) Debian
9 1 (0.97%) CentOS
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (54.37%) DevOps
2 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.33%) Open Source
4 22 (21.36%) Scrum
5 19 (18.45%) Microservices
6 18 (17.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (16.50%) Kanban
8 15 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.71%) Configuration Management
10 10 (9.71%) Data Modelling
11 9 (8.74%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (8.74%) Logical Data Model
11 9 (8.74%) Physical Data Model
12 8 (7.77%) Analytics
13 7 (6.80%) Technical Leadership
13 7 (6.80%) Waterfall
14 6 (5.83%) Business Transformation
14 6 (5.83%) Patch Management
14 6 (5.83%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 58 (56.31%) Java
1 58 (56.31%) Python
2 25 (24.27%) Shell Script
3 23 (22.33%) Groovy
4 12 (11.65%) Java 8
5 8 (7.77%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.85%) SQL
7 4 (3.88%) Ruby
8 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) C#
9 1 (0.97%) Perl
9 1 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.97%) Degree
1 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 48 (46.60%) Docker
2 24 (23.30%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 80 (77.67%) Ansible
2 51 (49.51%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (39.81%) Terraform
4 24 (23.30%) Kubernetes
5 7 (6.80%) Nagios
5 7 (6.80%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (5.83%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (5.83%) Prometheus
6 6 (5.83%) Xymon
7 2 (1.94%) Mesos
7 2 (1.94%) Packer
8 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.80%) Splunk
4 6 (5.83%) AppDynamics
4 6 (5.83%) Micro Focus
4 6 (5.83%) New Relic
5 5 (4.85%) VMware
6 4 (3.88%) Oracle
7 3 (2.91%) Google
7 3 (2.91%) IBM
8 1 (0.97%) SaltStack