Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 78 126
Rank change year-on-year +41 +48 -13
Contract jobs citing Puppet 122 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.23% 1.58% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 39.35% 18.06% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 18 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £424 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.99% -4.24% +12.74%
10th Percentile £356 £354 £356
90th Percentile £619 £531 £516
Scotland median daily rate £475 £420 £435
% change year-on-year +13.10% -3.45% +13.36%
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 310 155 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.76% 8.75% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 68 89
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £149 £235
90th Percentile £600 £475 £497
Scotland median daily rate £415 £340 £316
% change year-on-year +22.06% +7.51% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £19.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +16.28% +16.22% -26.00%

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 91 (74.59%) Linux
2 74 (60.66%) Configuration Management
3 71 (58.20%) Continuous Integration
3 71 (58.20%) Ansible
4 66 (54.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (50.00%) Finance
6 60 (49.18%) Git (software)
7 54 (44.26%) Jenkins
8 52 (42.62%) DevOps
9 46 (37.70%) Web Services
10 44 (36.07%) Java
11 43 (35.25%) Windows
11 43 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (33.61%) Ruby
13 39 (31.97%) RESTful
14 37 (30.33%) Continuous Delivery
15 36 (29.51%) Spring
16 35 (28.69%) PowerShell
16 35 (28.69%) Microsoft Azure
16 35 (28.69%) Mockito
17 34 (27.87%) JSON
18 33 (27.05%) JMX
18 33 (27.05%) Cucumber
18 33 (27.05%) GitHub
18 33 (27.05%) GitLab
18 33 (27.05%) Windows Server
19 29 (23.77%) Software Engineering
20 28 (22.95%) Degree
20 28 (22.95%) Computer Science

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 12 (9.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.28%) Apache
5 3 (2.46%) JBoss
6 2 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.82%) CMS
7 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 35 (28.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (27.05%) GitHub
3 23 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.28%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.46%) PaaS
7 2 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.64%) IaaS
8 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.82%) Datadog
8 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) SAN
2 5 (4.10%) Firewall
3 3 (2.46%) DNS
4 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.82%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.82%) DHCP
5 1 (0.82%) LDAP
5 1 (0.82%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.82%) Skype
5 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) MySQL
2 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 60 (49.18%) Git (software)
2 54 (44.26%) Jenkins
3 35 (28.69%) Mockito
4 33 (27.05%) Cucumber
4 33 (27.05%) GitLab
5 14 (11.48%) TeamCity
6 7 (5.74%) Maven
7 6 (4.92%) Artifactory
7 6 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (4.92%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.92%) JIRA
7 6 (4.92%) Subversion
8 4 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.28%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.46%) Gradle
9 3 (2.46%) IBM UrbanCode
9 3 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.64%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (31.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (22.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (13.93%) Java Engineer
4 15 (12.30%) Developer
5 12 (9.84%) Consultant
6 11 (9.02%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.38%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Senior Java Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Software Consultant
10 5 (4.10%) Java Consultant
10 5 (4.10%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) DevOps Consultant
11 4 (3.28%) DevOps Specialist
11 4 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Web Engineer
12 3 (2.46%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (37.70%) Web Services
2 39 (31.97%) RESTful
3 36 (29.51%) Spring
4 34 (27.87%) JSON
5 33 (27.05%) JMX
6 19 (15.57%) REST
7 6 (4.92%) .NET
7 6 (4.92%) SOAP
8 5 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (4.10%) React
8 5 (4.10%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.64%) Ajax
9 2 (1.64%) Java EE
9 2 (1.64%) jQuery
9 2 (1.64%) XML
10 1 (0.82%) EJB
10 1 (0.82%) EJB 3.0
10 1 (0.82%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.82%) JPA
10 1 (0.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) Computer Science
2 18 (14.75%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.64%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.64%) Replication
5 2 (1.64%) Tandem
6 1 (0.82%) DataPower
6 1 (0.82%) Fintech
6 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.82%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 91 (74.59%) Linux
2 66 (54.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (35.25%) Windows
4 33 (27.05%) Windows Server
5 27 (22.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.02%) Unix
8 5 (4.10%) CentOS
9 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.82%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (60.66%) Configuration Management
2 71 (58.20%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (42.62%) DevOps
4 43 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (30.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 29 (23.77%) Software Engineering
7 24 (19.67%) Mentoring
7 24 (19.67%) Scrum
7 24 (19.67%) SOA
8 22 (18.03%) Test Automation
8 22 (18.03%) Validation
9 18 (14.75%) Microservices
10 17 (13.93%) High Availability
10 17 (13.93%) TDD
11 16 (13.11%) Coaching
12 13 (10.66%) Open Source
12 13 (10.66%) Risk Management
13 10 (8.20%) Asset Management
14 8 (6.56%) Performance Measurement
15 6 (4.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.07%) Java
2 41 (33.61%) Ruby
3 35 (28.69%) PowerShell
4 13 (10.66%) Python
5 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.74%) Perl
7 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.92%) SQL
8 2 (1.64%) Go
8 2 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (0.82%) C
9 1 (0.82%) C++
9 1 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (22.95%) Degree
2 23 (18.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.11%) GDPR
2 13 (10.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 26 (21.31%) vSphere
3 15 (12.30%) Docker
4 4 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 71 (58.20%) Ansible
2 61 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.56%) Kubernetes
3 8 (6.56%) Packer
4 4 (3.28%) Nagios
4 4 (3.28%) Salt
5 3 (2.46%) Rundeck
5 3 (2.46%) Terraform
6 1 (0.82%) Control-M
6 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) VMware
2 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.11%) Oracle
3 16 (13.11%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.28%) Google
4 4 (3.28%) Splunk
5 1 (0.82%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.82%) Capita
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco
5 1 (0.82%) Citrix
5 1 (0.82%) EMC
5 1 (0.82%) F5
5 1 (0.82%) IBM
5 1 (0.82%) New Relic