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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 67 76
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 22 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.21% 1.63% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.57% 17.01% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
Median daily rate £363 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £385
% change year-on-year +5.55% +16.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 102 147 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.24% 9.58% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 73 53
Median daily rate £400 £425 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +25.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 27 (58.70%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (52.17%) Java
3 24 (52.17%) Jenkins
3 24 (52.17%) DevOps
4 23 (50.00%) Linux
5 21 (45.65%) Ansible
6 19 (41.30%) Scrum
7 16 (34.78%) Red Hat
7 16 (34.78%) Spring
8 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (32.61%) Cucumber
9 14 (30.43%) Python
10 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (26.09%) Docker
11 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell
11 11 (23.91%) RESTful
11 11 (23.91%) TDD
12 10 (21.74%) Banking
12 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (21.74%) BDD
12 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
13 9 (19.57%) Selenium
13 9 (19.57%) Windows
14 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
14 8 (17.39%) Perl
14 8 (17.39%) MySQL
14 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery

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 5 (10.87%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) nginx
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) Liferay
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (15.22%) GitHub
3 7 (15.22%) IaaS
3 7 (15.22%) PaaS
4 4 (8.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.17%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Jenkins
2 15 (32.61%) Cucumber
3 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
4 9 (19.57%) Selenium
5 7 (15.22%) GitLab
5 7 (15.22%) Gradle
6 6 (13.04%) Maven
6 6 (13.04%) Mockito
7 4 (8.70%) gulp
8 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
8 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.52%) CircleCI
8 3 (6.52%) Travis CI
9 2 (4.35%) JIRA
9 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.17%) git-flow
10 1 (2.17%) GoCD
10 1 (2.17%) Hudson
10 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (21.74%) Banking
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) HTML Developer
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) Spring
2 11 (23.91%) RESTful
3 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
4 7 (15.22%) Web Services
5 6 (13.04%) Java EE
5 6 (13.04%) JSON
6 5 (10.87%) HTML
7 4 (8.70%) CSS
7 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.52%) .NET
8 3 (6.52%) CSS3
8 3 (6.52%) HTML5
8 3 (6.52%) jQuery
8 3 (6.52%) Sass
9 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (4.35%) XML
10 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.17%) EJB
10 1 (2.17%) JDBC
10 1 (2.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.52%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Windows
4 7 (15.22%) Unix
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
6 4 (8.70%) Debian
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.17%) CentOS
8 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) DevOps
3 19 (41.30%) Scrum
4 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.91%) TDD
6 10 (21.74%) BDD
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.04%) Kanban
9 6 (13.04%) Open Source
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (8.70%) Migration
10 4 (8.70%) Server Building
11 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.52%) Patch Management
11 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.35%) Build Automation
12 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) Python
3 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell
4 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) Perl
5 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.87%) SQL
6 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.52%) ES6
7 3 (6.52%) Groovy
7 3 (6.52%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Docker
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Shibboleth
4 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (58.70%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (45.65%) Ansible
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (6.52%) vRealize
5 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.35%) Prometheus
5 2 (4.35%) Xymon
6 1 (2.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Splunk
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) New Relic
6 1 (2.17%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.17%) WSO2
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