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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 25 55 75
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +20
Contract jobs citing Python 82 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.82% 2.19% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 7.84% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +31.66%
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
410 408 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.12% 27.95% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 236 288
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £455 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 92 (77.31%) Java
2 88 (73.95%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (62.18%) JavaScript
4 58 (48.74%) Open Source
5 56 (47.06%) AngularJS
6 54 (45.38%) GIS
7 52 (43.70%) NoSQL
8 51 (42.86%) REST
8 51 (42.86%) PostGIS
8 51 (42.86%) Web Services
8 51 (42.86%) GeoServer
9 49 (41.18%) OpenLayers
10 46 (38.66%) Jenkins
11 45 (37.82%) Scrum
12 43 (36.13%) Linux
12 43 (36.13%) Leaflet
13 41 (34.45%) JIRA
13 41 (34.45%) ESRI
14 39 (32.77%) Maven
15 35 (29.41%) Selenium
15 35 (29.41%) Gradle
15 35 (29.41%) Cucumber
16 33 (27.73%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (27.73%) JBehave
17 32 (26.89%) Perl
17 32 (26.89%) SDLC
18 31 (26.05%) TDD
18 31 (26.05%) DevOps
19 28 (23.53%) BDD
19 28 (23.53%) HTML

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 51 (42.86%) GeoServer
2 20 (16.81%) Node.js
3 11 (9.24%) JBoss
4 6 (5.04%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.36%) Apache
5 4 (3.36%) ArcGIS
5 4 (3.36%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.36%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.68%) Confluence
6 2 (1.68%) IIS
6 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.56%) PaaS
3 2 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.84%) IaaS
4 1 (0.84%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Firewall
2 2 (1.68%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) LDAP
2 2 (1.68%) SSL
3 1 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (45.38%) GIS
2 52 (43.70%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.61%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.88%) QGIS
5 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.68%) DB2
7 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.68%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.84%) Big Data
8 1 (0.84%) Impala
Development Applications
1 46 (38.66%) Jenkins
2 41 (34.45%) JIRA
3 39 (32.77%) Maven
4 35 (29.41%) Cucumber
4 35 (29.41%) Gradle
4 35 (29.41%) Selenium
5 33 (27.73%) JBehave
6 24 (20.17%) Git (software)
7 21 (17.65%) Subversion
8 14 (11.76%) Artifactory
8 14 (11.76%) Hudson
9 11 (9.24%) TeamCity
10 9 (7.56%) Bower
10 9 (7.56%) MSBuild
10 9 (7.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (5.04%) Ant
12 5 (4.20%) DBeaver
13 4 (3.36%) GitLab
13 4 (3.36%) Introscope
14 3 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Legal
3 2 (1.68%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (57.98%) Developer
2 46 (38.66%) GIS Developer
3 19 (15.97%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.08%) Architect
6 10 (8.40%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Build Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) GIS Web Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.72%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Build Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Administrator
10 5 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Open Source Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Python Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.06%) AngularJS
2 51 (42.86%) PostGIS
2 51 (42.86%) REST
2 51 (42.86%) Web Services
3 49 (41.18%) OpenLayers
4 43 (36.13%) Leaflet
5 28 (23.53%) HTML
6 19 (15.97%) CSS
7 14 (11.76%) jQuery
8 13 (10.92%) Sass
9 11 (9.24%) Flask
9 11 (9.24%) Spring
9 11 (9.24%) Spring Boot
10 9 (7.56%) Java EE
11 8 (6.72%) RESTful
12 7 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (3.36%) Backbone.js
13 4 (3.36%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.36%) Middleware
13 4 (3.36%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) User Experience
2 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.68%) Photography
4 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.84%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.84%) iPad
4 1 (0.84%) iPhone
4 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.84%) Physics
4 1 (0.84%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (36.13%) Linux
2 20 (16.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (12.61%) Unix
4 8 (6.72%) Windows
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.68%) AIX
6 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.84%) Android
7 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.84%) Fedora
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (73.95%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (48.74%) Open Source
3 45 (37.82%) Scrum
4 33 (27.73%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (26.89%) SDLC
6 31 (26.05%) DevOps
6 31 (26.05%) TDD
7 28 (23.53%) BDD
8 22 (18.49%) Microservices
9 19 (15.97%) Configuration Management
10 14 (11.76%) Kanban
11 10 (8.40%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.56%) ITIL
12 9 (7.56%) Migration
12 9 (7.56%) Web Development
13 8 (6.72%) Build Automation
13 8 (6.72%) Change Management
13 8 (6.72%) Front End Development
14 7 (5.88%) High Availability
14 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (77.31%) Java
2 74 (62.18%) JavaScript
3 32 (26.89%) Perl
4 25 (21.01%) SQL
5 13 (10.92%) PowerShell
6 12 (10.08%) Bash Shell
6 12 (10.08%) CoffeeScript
6 12 (10.08%) Ruby
6 12 (10.08%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.56%) Bourne shell
7 9 (7.56%) C++
7 9 (7.56%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.72%) Korn
9 4 (3.36%) C#
9 4 (3.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.84%) C
10 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.68%) Degree
1 2 (1.68%) ISEB
2 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.01%) QA
2 13 (10.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (9.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (12.61%) Docker
2 12 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (20.17%) Ansible
2 16 (13.45%) Puppet
3 12 (10.08%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.04%) CA Wily
4 6 (5.04%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.68%) logstash
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.68%) vRealize
5 2 (1.68%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.84%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.84%) Oozie
Vendors
1 41 (34.45%) ESRI
2 23 (19.33%) VMware
3 11 (9.24%) Splunk
4 9 (7.56%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.36%) CA
5 4 (3.36%) IBM
6 2 (1.68%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.68%) Google
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle
7 1 (0.84%) Brocade
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.84%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.84%) EMC
7 1 (0.84%) HP
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.84%) Tableau
Edinburgh
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Edinburgh
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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