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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 18 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -7
Contract jobs citing Python 70 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.66% 1.48% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.86% 5.64% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 14
Median daily rate £363 £406 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £308 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £461 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
392 443 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.30% 26.20% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 264 254
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.12% -27.85%
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 26 September 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 26 September 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.

1 147 (88.55%) Java
2 141 (84.94%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (74.70%) JavaScript
4 100 (60.24%) Scrum
5 91 (54.82%) PostGIS
5 91 (54.82%) GeoServer
5 91 (54.82%) OpenLayers
6 87 (52.41%) GIS
7 85 (51.20%) ESRI
7 85 (51.20%) Leaflet
8 80 (48.19%) JIRA
9 72 (43.37%) Jenkins
10 71 (42.77%) Open Source
11 58 (34.94%) Cucumber
12 57 (34.34%) BDD
12 57 (34.34%) Maven
12 57 (34.34%) Web Services
13 55 (33.13%) Gradle
14 54 (32.53%) JBehave
15 53 (31.93%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (31.93%) Ansible
16 52 (31.33%) AngularJS
17 50 (30.12%) TDD
18 47 (28.31%) REST
19 46 (27.71%) Linux
20 45 (27.11%) SQL
20 45 (27.11%) Artifactory
21 43 (25.90%) Selenium
22 39 (23.49%) SDLC
23 36 (21.69%) Web Development

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 91 (54.82%) GeoServer
2 18 (10.84%) JBoss
3 4 (2.41%) GlassFish
3 4 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.81%) Apache
4 3 (1.81%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) Drupal
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Edge Animate
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.42%) PaaS
3 3 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.81%) IaaS
3 3 (1.81%) iTunes
4 1 (0.60%) GitHub
4 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) Firewall
2 3 (1.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.60%) SSL
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (52.41%) GIS
2 35 (21.08%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.04%) Spatial Data
4 13 (7.83%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.63%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.61%) QGIS
7 5 (3.01%) Big Data
8 3 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.20%) Spotfire
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.60%) DB2
10 1 (0.60%) MS Access
10 1 (0.60%) MySQL
10 1 (0.60%) Power BI
10 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 80 (48.19%) JIRA
2 72 (43.37%) Jenkins
3 58 (34.94%) Cucumber
4 57 (34.34%) Maven
5 55 (33.13%) Gradle
6 54 (32.53%) JBehave
7 45 (27.11%) Artifactory
8 43 (25.90%) Selenium
9 20 (12.05%) Git (software)
10 17 (10.24%) Subversion
11 13 (7.83%) Hudson
12 11 (6.63%) SoapUI
13 8 (4.82%) Bower
13 8 (4.82%) TeamCity
14 7 (4.22%) MSBuild
14 7 (4.22%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (3.01%) DBeaver
16 4 (2.41%) Introscope
16 4 (2.41%) WebDriver
17 3 (1.81%) GitLab
General
1 12 (7.23%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Legal
3 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (72.89%) Developer
2 63 (37.95%) GIS Developer
3 32 (19.28%) Web Developer
4 25 (15.06%) Java Developer
5 19 (11.45%) GIS Web Developer
6 14 (8.43%) Analyst
7 13 (7.83%) Python Developer
7 13 (7.83%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (7.83%) Senior Test Analyst
7 13 (7.83%) Test Analyst
8 12 (7.23%) Developer in Test
9 10 (6.02%) Open Source Developer
9 10 (6.02%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Build Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (3.01%) Agile Test Analyst
12 5 (3.01%) Build Automation Engineer
12 5 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (54.82%) OpenLayers
1 91 (54.82%) PostGIS
2 85 (51.20%) Leaflet
3 57 (34.34%) Web Services
4 52 (31.33%) AngularJS
5 47 (28.31%) REST
6 22 (13.25%) HTML
7 18 (10.84%) Java EE
8 16 (9.64%) CSS
9 14 (8.43%) XML
10 13 (7.83%) jQuery
10 13 (7.83%) SOAP
11 12 (7.23%) Node.js
11 12 (7.23%) Sass
12 11 (6.63%) Flask
12 11 (6.63%) XSLT
13 10 (6.02%) JMS
14 4 (2.41%) Hibernate
14 4 (2.41%) Struts
15 2 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.87%) User Experience
2 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.81%) Algorithms
3 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.81%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.81%) iPad
3 3 (1.81%) iPhone
3 3 (1.81%) Mathematics
3 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.81%) Physics
4 2 (1.20%) Photography
4 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.71%) Linux
2 15 (9.04%) Unix
3 13 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.41%) Windows
5 3 (1.81%) Android
5 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (84.94%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (60.24%) Scrum
3 71 (42.77%) Open Source
4 57 (34.34%) BDD
5 53 (31.93%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (30.12%) TDD
7 39 (23.49%) SDLC
8 36 (21.69%) Web Development
9 29 (17.47%) Kanban
10 26 (15.66%) DevOps
11 17 (10.24%) User Stories
12 15 (9.04%) Configuration Management
13 13 (7.83%) Microservices
14 12 (7.23%) Front End Development
15 11 (6.63%) Migration
15 11 (6.63%) SOA
16 10 (6.02%) Defect Management
16 10 (6.02%) Test Automation
17 9 (5.42%) Mentoring
18 8 (4.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 147 (88.55%) Java
2 124 (74.70%) JavaScript
3 45 (27.11%) SQL
4 23 (13.86%) Perl
5 14 (8.43%) Ruby
6 12 (7.23%) C
7 11 (6.63%) CoffeeScript
8 10 (6.02%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.42%) C++
10 8 (4.82%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.82%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.22%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.22%) Bourne shell
12 6 (3.61%) Korn
12 6 (3.61%) PHP
13 4 (2.41%) C#
14 3 (1.81%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.20%) VBA
16 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (19.88%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) ISEB
2 4 (2.41%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.60%) CEH
3 1 (0.60%) CISM
3 1 (0.60%) CISSP
3 1 (0.60%) GIAC
3 1 (0.60%) HNC
3 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.87%) WCAG
2 16 (9.64%) QA
3 10 (6.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (7.23%) Docker
2 6 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.01%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (31.93%) Ansible
2 9 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.42%) Puppet
3 5 (3.01%) CA Wily
3 5 (3.01%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.20%) Fluentd
4 2 (1.20%) Graylog
5 1 (0.60%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.60%) logstash
5 1 (0.60%) QRadar
5 1 (0.60%) rkt
5 1 (0.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 85 (51.20%) ESRI
2 17 (10.24%) VMware
3 15 (9.04%) Oracle
4 11 (6.63%) Splunk
5 4 (2.41%) CA
5 4 (2.41%) IBM
5 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.20%) HP
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe
7 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.60%) Google
7 1 (0.60%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.60%) Telerik
7 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
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