Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 40 100
Rank change year-on-year -6 +60 +13
Contract jobs citing Puppet 104 122 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.61% 4.18% 0.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.11% 36.42% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 64 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £700 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11% +3.45%
Scotland median daily rate £550 £474 £425
% change year-on-year +16.09% +11.47% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 370 335 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.84% 11.49% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 185 72
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +8.28% +12.14%
10th Percentile £336 £285 £244
90th Percentile £700 £600 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £412 £330
% change year-on-year +3.16% +24.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - £19.50
10th Percentile £9.00 - £18.75
90th Percentile £11.00 - £20.25
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £26.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +23.81% -31.82% +108.11%

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 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 82 (78.85%) Ansible
2 63 (60.58%) Jenkins
3 58 (55.77%) Python
4 57 (54.81%) DevOps
5 54 (51.92%) Java
6 53 (50.96%) Opscode Chef
7 49 (47.12%) Docker
8 42 (40.38%) Amazon AWS
9 40 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (37.50%) Linux
11 35 (33.65%) Terraform
12 34 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 31 (29.81%) Cloud Foundry
14 30 (28.85%) nginx
14 30 (28.85%) Finance
15 29 (27.88%) PaaS
15 29 (27.88%) IBM UrbanCode
16 27 (25.96%) Kubernetes
17 25 (24.04%) OpenShift
17 25 (24.04%) Banking
17 25 (24.04%) Maven
17 25 (24.04%) Git (software)
18 23 (22.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (22.12%) Windows
19 22 (21.15%) Shell Script
19 22 (21.15%) Kanban
19 22 (21.15%) Scrum
19 22 (21.15%) Artifactory
19 22 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
19 22 (21.15%) Virtual Machines

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 31 (29.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 30 (28.85%) nginx
3 15 (14.42%) Apache
4 10 (9.62%) Tomcat
5 9 (8.65%) IIS
6 3 (2.88%) Confluence
6 3 (2.88%) JBoss
7 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.92%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 42 (40.38%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (27.88%) PaaS
4 25 (24.04%) OpenShift
5 21 (20.19%) npm
6 19 (18.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (7.69%) IaaS
8 7 (6.73%) Datadog
8 7 (6.73%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (6.73%) SaaS
9 5 (4.81%) GitHub
10 4 (3.85%) Tricentis Tosca
11 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.96%) Route 53
11 1 (0.96%) Serverless
11 1 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) Firewall
2 7 (6.73%) DNS
2 7 (6.73%) SSL
3 6 (5.77%) DSL
4 2 (1.92%) HTTP
5 1 (0.96%) Network Security
5 1 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.96%) SAN
5 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) MySQL
1 7 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.85%) Couchbase
4 4 (3.85%) Redis
5 2 (1.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.96%) DataStax
6 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 63 (60.58%) Jenkins
2 29 (27.88%) IBM UrbanCode
3 25 (24.04%) Git (software)
3 25 (24.04%) Maven
4 22 (21.15%) Artifactory
5 21 (20.19%) CircleCI
5 21 (20.19%) Gradle
5 21 (20.19%) gulp
5 21 (20.19%) Travis CI
6 17 (16.35%) Bitbucket
7 14 (13.46%) Cucumber
8 13 (12.50%) GitLab
9 9 (8.65%) TeamCity
10 8 (7.69%) Selenium
10 8 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (5.77%) Mockito
11 6 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (5.77%) Subversion
12 5 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (4.81%) JIRA
General
1 30 (28.85%) Finance
2 25 (24.04%) Banking
3 12 (11.54%) Retail Banking
4 8 (7.69%) Law
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (13.46%) Architect
3 10 (9.62%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (9.62%) Developer
4 9 (8.65%) Consultant
5 8 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) REST
2 11 (10.58%) Spring
3 9 (8.65%) .NET
3 9 (8.65%) Web Services
4 7 (6.73%) JSON
4 7 (6.73%) RESTful
5 6 (5.77%) LDAP
6 4 (3.85%) JMX
6 4 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (3.85%) Node.js
6 4 (3.85%) Vert.x
7 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.92%) Middleware
9 1 (0.96%) CSS
9 1 (0.96%) HATEOAS
9 1 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.96%) React
9 1 (0.96%) SOAP
9 1 (0.96%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) User Experience
2 3 (2.88%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.50%) Linux
2 23 (22.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 23 (22.12%) Windows
3 10 (9.62%) Unix
3 10 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.73%) Solaris
5 6 (5.77%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.92%) Debian
8 1 (0.96%) CentOS
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.81%) DevOps
2 40 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
3 22 (21.15%) Kanban
3 22 (21.15%) Scrum
4 21 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (20.19%) Open Source
5 19 (18.27%) Microservices
6 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.62%) Data Modelling
7 10 (9.62%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (8.65%) Logical Data Model
8 9 (8.65%) Physical Data Model
9 8 (7.69%) Analytics
9 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.73%) TDD
11 6 (5.77%) Business Transformation
11 6 (5.77%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (55.77%) Python
2 54 (51.92%) Java
3 22 (21.15%) Shell Script
4 21 (20.19%) Groovy
5 14 (13.46%) PowerShell
6 10 (9.62%) Java 8
7 9 (8.65%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.69%) SQL
9 4 (3.85%) Ruby
10 3 (2.88%) C#
11 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.92%) Perl
11 2 (1.92%) PHP
12 1 (0.96%) Go
12 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 49 (47.12%) Docker
2 22 (21.15%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.85%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.92%) iptables
6 1 (0.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 82 (78.85%) Ansible
2 53 (50.96%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (33.65%) Terraform
4 27 (25.96%) Kubernetes
5 7 (6.73%) Nagios
5 7 (6.73%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (5.77%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (5.77%) Prometheus
6 6 (5.77%) Xymon
7 4 (3.85%) OpenView
7 4 (3.85%) Packer
7 4 (3.85%) SCOM
7 4 (3.85%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.88%) SCCM
9 2 (1.92%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.92%) Mesos
10 1 (0.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Red Hat
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.73%) Google
3 7 (6.73%) Splunk
3 7 (6.73%) VMware
4 6 (5.77%) AppDynamics
4 6 (5.77%) New Relic
5 4 (3.85%) HP
5 4 (3.85%) IBM
5 4 (3.85%) Micro Focus
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.96%) SaltStack