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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 22 59 76
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +17
Contract jobs citing Python 80 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.77% 2.04% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.25% 7.73% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 6
Median daily rate £375 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £315 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £459 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
395 440 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.45% 26.41% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 260 254
Median daily rate £353 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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.

1 136 (85.00%) Java
2 132 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (71.25%) JavaScript
4 92 (57.50%) Scrum
5 83 (51.88%) PostGIS
5 83 (51.88%) GeoServer
6 82 (51.25%) OpenLayers
7 79 (49.38%) GIS
8 76 (47.50%) ESRI
8 76 (47.50%) Leaflet
9 73 (45.63%) Jenkins
9 73 (45.63%) Open Source
10 72 (45.00%) JIRA
11 57 (35.63%) Web Services
11 57 (35.63%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (35.00%) Cucumber
12 56 (35.00%) Maven
13 53 (33.13%) Gradle
14 52 (32.50%) AngularJS
15 51 (31.88%) JBehave
16 50 (31.25%) REST
16 50 (31.25%) Ansible
17 48 (30.00%) BDD
17 48 (30.00%) Linux
18 46 (28.75%) TDD
19 44 (27.50%) Selenium
20 41 (25.63%) SDLC
21 40 (25.00%) Artifactory
22 39 (24.38%) SQL
23 38 (23.75%) NoSQL

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 83 (51.88%) GeoServer
2 17 (10.63%) JBoss
3 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.50%) Apache
4 4 (2.50%) GlassFish
4 4 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.88%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.25%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.25%) Confluence
6 2 (1.25%) IIS
6 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.88%) PaaS
4 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.88%) IaaS
4 3 (1.88%) iTunes
5 2 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) Firewall
2 3 (1.88%) Internet
3 2 (1.25%) HTTP
3 2 (1.25%) LDAP
3 2 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (49.38%) GIS
2 38 (23.75%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.00%) Spatial Data
4 14 (8.75%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.38%) QGIS
7 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.88%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.25%) Big Data
8 2 (1.25%) DB2
8 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) MS Access
9 1 (0.63%) MySQL
9 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 73 (45.63%) Jenkins
2 72 (45.00%) JIRA
3 56 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 56 (35.00%) Maven
4 53 (33.13%) Gradle
5 51 (31.88%) JBehave
6 44 (27.50%) Selenium
7 40 (25.00%) Artifactory
8 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
9 20 (12.50%) Subversion
10 14 (8.75%) Hudson
11 11 (6.88%) TeamCity
12 9 (5.63%) MSBuild
12 9 (5.63%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (5.00%) Bower
13 8 (5.00%) SoapUI
14 5 (3.13%) Ant
14 5 (3.13%) DBeaver
15 4 (2.50%) GitLab
15 4 (2.50%) Introscope
General
1 14 (8.75%) Finance
2 9 (5.63%) Legal
3 2 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (67.50%) Developer
2 58 (36.25%) GIS Developer
3 28 (17.50%) Web Developer
4 21 (13.13%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.38%) GIS Web Developer
6 11 (6.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Build Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Open Source Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.63%) Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) Build Automation Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Python Developer
9 8 (5.00%) Developer in Test
9 8 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (5.00%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (51.88%) PostGIS
2 82 (51.25%) OpenLayers
3 76 (47.50%) Leaflet
4 57 (35.63%) Web Services
5 52 (32.50%) AngularJS
6 50 (31.25%) REST
7 22 (13.75%) HTML
8 16 (10.00%) Java EE
9 15 (9.38%) CSS
10 14 (8.75%) Node.js
11 12 (7.50%) jQuery
11 12 (7.50%) Sass
11 12 (7.50%) XML
12 11 (6.88%) SOAP
13 10 (6.25%) Flask
14 8 (5.00%) XSLT
15 7 (4.38%) JMS
16 5 (3.13%) RESTful
16 5 (3.13%) Spring
16 5 (3.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.50%) User Experience
2 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
3 3 (1.88%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.88%) iPad
3 3 (1.88%) iPhone
3 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
3 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.88%) Physics
4 2 (1.25%) Photography
4 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.00%) Linux
2 20 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (11.25%) Unix
4 7 (4.38%) Windows
5 3 (1.88%) Android
5 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.25%) AIX
6 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (57.50%) Scrum
3 73 (45.63%) Open Source
4 57 (35.63%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (30.00%) BDD
6 46 (28.75%) TDD
7 41 (25.63%) SDLC
8 34 (21.25%) DevOps
9 32 (20.00%) Web Development
10 25 (15.63%) Kanban
11 21 (13.13%) Configuration Management
12 16 (10.00%) Microservices
13 11 (6.88%) Migration
13 11 (6.88%) User Stories
14 10 (6.25%) Build Automation
14 10 (6.25%) Front End Development
15 9 (5.63%) Mentoring
15 9 (5.63%) Software Engineering
16 8 (5.00%) SOA
17 7 (4.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 136 (85.00%) Java
2 114 (71.25%) JavaScript
3 39 (24.38%) SQL
4 26 (16.25%) Perl
5 16 (10.00%) Ruby
6 15 (9.38%) Shell Script
7 13 (8.13%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.88%) C++
8 11 (6.88%) CoffeeScript
9 10 (6.25%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.63%) Bourne shell
10 9 (5.63%) C
11 8 (5.00%) Korn
11 8 (5.00%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.75%) C#
12 6 (3.75%) PHP
13 3 (1.88%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.63%) VBA
14 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (1.88%) ISEB
2 3 (1.88%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.50%) WCAG
2 17 (10.63%) QA
3 11 (6.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (10.00%) Docker
2 11 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) GeoWebCache
4 2 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (31.25%) Ansible
2 14 (8.75%) Puppet
3 12 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.75%) CA Wily
4 6 (3.75%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.25%) Fluentd
5 2 (1.25%) Graylog
5 2 (1.25%) logstash
5 2 (1.25%) rkt
5 2 (1.25%) vRealize
5 2 (1.25%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.63%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 76 (47.50%) ESRI
2 22 (13.75%) VMware
3 13 (8.13%) Oracle
3 13 (8.13%) Splunk
4 6 (3.75%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.50%) CA
5 4 (2.50%) IBM
6 2 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.25%) Google
6 2 (1.25%) HP
6 2 (1.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.63%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.63%) Telerik
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO