The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 22 60 72
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +12
Contract jobs citing Python 96 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.22% 2.06% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.75% 7.16% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 8
Median daily rate £388 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £375 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Python
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
422 419 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.73% 28.84% 36.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 233 314
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £48.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +95.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Edinburgh region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Edinburgh region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python 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 Python.

1 117 (80.14%) Java
2 114 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (67.12%) JavaScript
4 73 (50.00%) Open Source
5 71 (48.63%) Scrum
6 70 (47.95%) GIS
7 69 (47.26%) PostGIS
7 69 (47.26%) GeoServer
8 68 (46.58%) OpenLayers
9 63 (43.15%) Jenkins
10 62 (42.47%) Leaflet
11 61 (41.78%) ESRI
12 59 (40.41%) Web Services
12 59 (40.41%) JIRA
13 57 (39.04%) AngularJS
14 55 (37.67%) REST
15 53 (36.30%) Maven
16 51 (34.93%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (34.25%) NoSQL
17 50 (34.25%) Cucumber
18 49 (33.56%) Linux
18 49 (33.56%) Gradle
19 47 (32.19%) JBehave
20 46 (31.51%) Selenium
21 41 (28.08%) TDD
22 40 (27.40%) SDLC
23 38 (26.03%) Ansible
24 36 (24.66%) DevOps
24 36 (24.66%) BDD
25 32 (21.92%) Perl

Python
Top Related 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 69 (47.26%) GeoServer
2 15 (10.27%) JBoss
3 6 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.74%) Apache
4 4 (2.74%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.74%) GlassFish
4 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.37%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.37%) Confluence
5 2 (1.37%) IIS
5 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.85%) PaaS
4 3 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.05%) iTunes
5 2 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) Firewall
2 3 (2.05%) Internet
3 2 (1.37%) HTTP
3 2 (1.37%) LDAP
3 2 (1.37%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (47.95%) GIS
2 50 (34.25%) NoSQL
3 17 (11.64%) MongoDB
3 17 (11.64%) Spatial Data
4 7 (4.79%) QGIS
5 4 (2.74%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.74%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.05%) Spotfire
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.37%) DB2
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) Impala
8 1 (0.68%) MS Access
8 1 (0.68%) MySQL
8 1 (0.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 63 (43.15%) Jenkins
2 59 (40.41%) JIRA
3 53 (36.30%) Maven
4 50 (34.25%) Cucumber
5 49 (33.56%) Gradle
6 47 (32.19%) JBehave
7 46 (31.51%) Selenium
8 28 (19.18%) Artifactory
9 27 (18.49%) Git (software)
10 23 (15.75%) Subversion
11 15 (10.27%) Hudson
12 11 (7.53%) TeamCity
13 9 (6.16%) Bower
13 9 (6.16%) MSBuild
13 9 (6.16%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (4.11%) Ant
15 5 (3.42%) DBeaver
16 4 (2.74%) Introscope
17 3 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 3 (2.05%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (9.59%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Legal
3 2 (1.37%) Banking
3 2 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (63.70%) Developer
2 57 (39.04%) GIS Developer
3 21 (14.38%) Java Developer
4 20 (13.70%) Web Developer
5 15 (10.27%) GIS Web Developer
6 14 (9.59%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Build Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Open Source Developer
8 10 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (6.16%) Build Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) Architect
11 7 (4.79%) Python Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Analyst
13 5 (3.42%) Administrator
13 5 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Senior Python Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
14 4 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (47.26%) PostGIS
2 68 (46.58%) OpenLayers
3 62 (42.47%) Leaflet
4 59 (40.41%) Web Services
5 57 (39.04%) AngularJS
6 55 (37.67%) REST
7 27 (18.49%) HTML
8 19 (13.01%) CSS
8 19 (13.01%) Node.js
9 14 (9.59%) jQuery
9 14 (9.59%) Sass
10 12 (8.22%) Java EE
11 11 (7.53%) Flask
12 8 (5.48%) Spring
12 8 (5.48%) Spring Boot
13 7 (4.79%) RESTful
14 6 (4.11%) SOAP
14 6 (4.11%) XML
15 5 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (2.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.12%) User Experience
2 10 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.05%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.05%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.05%) iPad
3 3 (2.05%) iPhone
3 3 (2.05%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.05%) Physics
4 2 (1.37%) Photography
4 2 (1.37%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (33.56%) Linux
2 24 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (13.01%) Unix
4 7 (4.79%) Windows
5 3 (2.05%) Android
5 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.37%) AIX
6 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) Fedora
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (50.00%) Open Source
3 71 (48.63%) Scrum
4 51 (34.93%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (28.08%) TDD
6 40 (27.40%) SDLC
7 36 (24.66%) BDD
7 36 (24.66%) DevOps
8 22 (15.07%) Web Development
9 21 (14.38%) Configuration Management
10 18 (12.33%) Kanban
10 18 (12.33%) Microservices
11 11 (7.53%) Migration
12 10 (6.85%) Build Automation
12 10 (6.85%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.16%) Front End Development
13 9 (6.16%) ITIL
13 9 (6.16%) Software Engineering
14 8 (5.48%) Change Management
14 8 (5.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 117 (80.14%) Java
2 98 (67.12%) JavaScript
3 32 (21.92%) Perl
3 32 (21.92%) SQL
4 15 (10.27%) Ruby
4 15 (10.27%) Shell Script
5 13 (8.90%) PowerShell
6 12 (8.22%) Bash Shell
6 12 (8.22%) CoffeeScript
7 11 (7.53%) C++
8 9 (6.16%) Bourne shell
8 9 (6.16%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.48%) Korn
10 6 (4.11%) C#
11 5 (3.42%) C
11 5 (3.42%) PHP
12 3 (2.05%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.68%) VBA
13 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.37%) ISEB
2 2 (1.37%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.44%) WCAG
2 22 (15.07%) QA
3 13 (8.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (10.27%) Docker
2 13 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.42%) GeoWebCache
4 2 (1.37%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (26.03%) Ansible
2 16 (10.96%) Puppet
3 12 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.11%) CA Wily
4 6 (4.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.37%) logstash
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.37%) rkt
5 2 (1.37%) vRealize
5 2 (1.37%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.68%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.68%) Fluentd
6 1 (0.68%) Graylog
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.68%) Oozie
Vendors
1 61 (41.78%) ESRI
2 25 (17.12%) VMware
3 12 (8.22%) Splunk
4 9 (6.16%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.79%) Oracle
6 4 (2.74%) CA
6 4 (2.74%) IBM
7 2 (1.37%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.37%) Google
7 2 (1.37%) HP
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.68%) Brocade
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.68%) EMC
8 1 (0.68%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (0.68%) Tableau
8 1 (0.68%) Telerik
8 1 (0.68%) TIBCO