Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 144 169
Rank change year-on-year +80 +25 +10
Contract jobs citing Puppet 150 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.97% 0.97% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.73% 8.17% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 33 17
Scotland median daily rate £473 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% -2.30% +13.36%
10th Percentile £324 £323 £299
90th Percentile £600 £492 £499
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year +7.69% -39.53% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 583 514 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.56% 11.86% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 272 263
Scotland median daily rate £413 £328 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.95% -0.76% -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £155
90th Percentile £575 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £35.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +91.89% -26.00%
10th Percentile £19.95 £14.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £42.13 £42.00 £28.20
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Scotland

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Scotland

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Scotland

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +69 123 £500 +11.11% 3
Glasgow +7 28 £394 -17.11% 4
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 105 (70.00%) Linux
2 92 (61.33%) Ansible
3 83 (55.33%) Opscode Chef
4 79 (52.67%) Configuration Management
5 69 (46.00%) DevOps
6 67 (44.67%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (44.00%) Git (software)
8 63 (42.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 61 (40.67%) Finance
9 61 (40.67%) Java
10 59 (39.33%) Jenkins
11 55 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (30.00%) Web Services
13 43 (28.67%) Spring
14 42 (28.00%) Python
14 42 (28.00%) Ruby
15 40 (26.67%) Docker
16 38 (25.33%) Cucumber
17 37 (24.67%) Windows
18 36 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 35 (23.33%) RESTful
19 35 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
20 34 (22.67%) Amazon AWS
20 34 (22.67%) Software Engineering
21 33 (22.00%) Scrum
21 33 (22.00%) GitHub
21 33 (22.00%) GitLab
22 31 (20.67%) Mockito
22 31 (20.67%) JSON
23 29 (19.33%) PowerShell

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 15 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.00%) JBoss
2 12 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.33%) Apache Spark
4 8 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (5.33%) Jetty
4 8 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.33%) Apache
6 4 (2.67%) Jupyter
7 2 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.67%) CMS
8 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 17 (11.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (22.67%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (22.00%) GitHub
4 8 (5.33%) OpenShift
5 6 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.00%) PaaS
9 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.33%) IaaS
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.67%) Datadog
10 1 (0.67%) Route 53
10 1 (0.67%) SaaS
10 1 (0.67%) Serverless
10 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.33%) Firewall
2 13 (8.67%) DNS
2 13 (8.67%) SAN
3 7 (4.67%) AMQP
4 4 (2.67%) HTTP
4 4 (2.67%) SSL
4 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.33%) Internet
7 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.67%) DHCP
7 1 (0.67%) DSL
7 1 (0.67%) LDAP
7 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.67%) Skype
7 1 (0.67%) SMS
7 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) MySQL
2 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.33%) Big Data
4 8 (5.33%) Couchbase
4 8 (5.33%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.33%) Parquet
4 8 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.33%) Redis
4 8 (5.33%) Riak
5 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 59 (39.33%) Jenkins
3 38 (25.33%) Cucumber
4 33 (22.00%) GitLab
5 31 (20.67%) Mockito
6 15 (10.00%) JIRA
6 15 (10.00%) TeamCity
7 14 (9.33%) Vagrant
8 9 (6.00%) Artifactory
9 8 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (5.33%) Maven
9 8 (5.33%) Subversion
10 7 (4.67%) FitNesse
10 7 (4.67%) Selenium
11 6 (4.00%) Bitbucket
12 4 (2.67%) IBM UrbanCode
12 4 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (2.00%) Gradle
General
1 61 (40.67%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Banking
3 8 (5.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (29.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (17.33%) Developer
3 23 (15.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (15.33%) Java Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) Consultant
4 14 (9.33%) Java Developer
5 10 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (5.33%) Security Engineer
6 8 (5.33%) Splunk Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Software Consultant
9 5 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
9 5 (3.33%) DevOps Specialist
9 5 (3.33%) Java Consultant
9 5 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (3.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.00%) Web Services
2 43 (28.67%) Spring
3 35 (23.33%) RESTful
4 31 (20.67%) JSON
5 28 (18.67%) JMX
6 20 (13.33%) REST
7 16 (10.67%) Kafka
8 12 (8.00%) Hibernate
9 11 (7.33%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (6.00%) JPA
11 8 (5.33%) Grok
11 8 (5.33%) HTML
11 8 (5.33%) JMS
11 8 (5.33%) Regular Expression
12 7 (4.67%) HTML5
12 7 (4.67%) SOAP
12 7 (4.67%) TIBCO EMS
12 7 (4.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (4.00%) .NET
13 6 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.33%) Virtual Team
3 7 (4.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.67%) Replication
6 2 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.33%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) DataPower
7 1 (0.67%) Fintech
7 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.67%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 105 (70.00%) Linux
2 63 (42.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (24.67%) Windows
4 28 (18.67%) Windows Server
5 27 (18.00%) Unix
6 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.00%) CentOS
9 4 (2.67%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (52.67%) Configuration Management
2 69 (46.00%) DevOps
3 67 (44.67%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 34 (22.67%) Software Engineering
7 33 (22.00%) Scrum
8 28 (18.67%) Test Automation
9 25 (16.67%) TDD
10 22 (14.67%) Mentoring
11 21 (14.00%) SOA
12 19 (12.67%) Validation
13 18 (12.00%) Microservices
14 16 (10.67%) SDLC
15 15 (10.00%) High Availability
16 13 (8.67%) Risk Management
17 12 (8.00%) Open Source
18 11 (7.33%) Capacity Planning
18 11 (7.33%) Coaching
19 10 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 61 (40.67%) Java
2 42 (28.00%) Python
2 42 (28.00%) Ruby
3 29 (19.33%) PowerShell
4 27 (18.00%) Bash Shell
5 18 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (11.33%) Perl
7 8 (5.33%) SQL
8 4 (2.67%) PHP
9 2 (1.33%) C
9 2 (1.33%) Go
9 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.67%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) Groovy
10 1 (0.67%) XPath
10 1 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 24 (16.00%) Degree
2 19 (12.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.33%) CEH
4 8 (5.33%) CISSP
4 8 (5.33%) SANS
5 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) GDPR
2 14 (9.33%) QA
3 13 (8.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (26.67%) Docker
2 26 (17.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (14.00%) vSphere
4 3 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.67%) LXC
6 1 (0.67%) RHEV
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 92 (61.33%) Ansible
2 83 (55.33%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.67%) Kubernetes
4 10 (6.67%) Packer
5 9 (6.00%) Cobbler
6 6 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (4.00%) Salt
6 6 (4.00%) Terraform
7 5 (3.33%) Rundeck
8 4 (2.67%) Control-M
8 4 (2.67%) Nagios
9 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.33%) Consul
10 2 (1.33%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.33%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.33%) Xymon
11 1 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 21 (14.00%) VMware
2 20 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 15 (10.00%) Oracle
4 12 (8.00%) Splunk
5 8 (5.33%) IBM
6 7 (4.67%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.67%) Google
8 3 (2.00%) EMC
8 3 (2.00%) Informatica
9 1 (0.67%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.67%) CA
9 1 (0.67%) Capita
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco
9 1 (0.67%) Citrix
9 1 (0.67%) F5
9 1 (0.67%) New Relic
9 1 (0.67%) Progress
9 1 (0.67%) Twitter