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 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 22 51 79
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +28
Contract jobs citing Python 87 39 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.89% 2.46% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.37% 9.05% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 4
Median daily rate £375 £389 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £335 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +30.83%
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
389 431 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.80% 27.19% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 242 293
Median daily rate £375 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £455 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £44.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 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 25 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.

1 121 (81.21%) Java
2 118 (79.19%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (69.80%) JavaScript
4 80 (53.69%) Scrum
5 74 (49.66%) Open Source
5 74 (49.66%) PostGIS
5 74 (49.66%) GeoServer
6 72 (48.32%) OpenLayers
6 72 (48.32%) GIS
7 69 (46.31%) Jenkins
8 66 (44.30%) Leaflet
8 66 (44.30%) ESRI
9 61 (40.94%) JIRA
10 56 (37.58%) Web Services
11 55 (36.91%) Maven
11 55 (36.91%) AngularJS
12 52 (34.90%) REST
12 52 (34.90%) Cucumber
12 52 (34.90%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (34.23%) Gradle
14 49 (32.89%) JBehave
14 49 (32.89%) Linux
15 45 (30.20%) TDD
15 45 (30.20%) NoSQL
15 45 (30.20%) Selenium
16 43 (28.86%) Ansible
17 42 (28.19%) SDLC
18 41 (27.52%) BDD
19 35 (23.49%) SQL
19 35 (23.49%) DevOps

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 74 (49.66%) GeoServer
2 16 (10.74%) JBoss
3 6 (4.03%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.68%) Apache
4 4 (2.68%) GlassFish
4 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.01%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.34%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.34%) Confluence
6 2 (1.34%) IIS
6 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.71%) PaaS
4 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.01%) iTunes
5 2 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.34%) IaaS
6 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) Firewall
2 3 (2.01%) Internet
3 2 (1.34%) HTTP
3 2 (1.34%) LDAP
3 2 (1.34%) SSL
4 1 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (48.32%) GIS
2 45 (30.20%) NoSQL
3 18 (12.08%) Spatial Data
4 17 (11.41%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.37%) QGIS
6 4 (2.68%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.01%) Spotfire
7 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.34%) DB2
9 1 (0.67%) MS Access
9 1 (0.67%) MySQL
9 1 (0.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 69 (46.31%) Jenkins
2 61 (40.94%) JIRA
3 55 (36.91%) Maven
4 52 (34.90%) Cucumber
5 51 (34.23%) Gradle
6 49 (32.89%) JBehave
7 45 (30.20%) Selenium
8 33 (22.15%) Artifactory
9 27 (18.12%) Git (software)
10 23 (15.44%) Subversion
11 15 (10.07%) Hudson
12 11 (7.38%) TeamCity
13 9 (6.04%) Bower
13 9 (6.04%) MSBuild
13 9 (6.04%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (4.03%) Ant
15 5 (3.36%) DBeaver
16 4 (2.68%) GitLab
16 4 (2.68%) Introscope
17 3 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (8.72%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Legal
3 2 (1.34%) Banking
3 2 (1.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (66.44%) Developer
2 57 (38.26%) GIS Developer
3 23 (15.44%) Web Developer
4 21 (14.09%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.07%) GIS Web Developer
6 14 (9.40%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Build Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Open Source Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Build Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Architect
11 5 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Senior Python Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (2.68%) AWS DevOps
12 4 (2.68%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (49.66%) PostGIS
2 72 (48.32%) OpenLayers
3 66 (44.30%) Leaflet
4 56 (37.58%) Web Services
5 55 (36.91%) AngularJS
6 52 (34.90%) REST
7 26 (17.45%) HTML
8 19 (12.75%) CSS
9 18 (12.08%) Node.js
10 14 (9.40%) jQuery
10 14 (9.40%) Sass
11 12 (8.05%) Java EE
12 11 (7.38%) Flask
13 7 (4.70%) Spring
13 7 (4.70%) Spring Boot
13 7 (4.70%) XML
14 6 (4.03%) RESTful
14 6 (4.03%) SOAP
15 4 (2.68%) Struts
15 4 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.79%) User Experience
2 10 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.01%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.01%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (2.01%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.01%) iPad
3 3 (2.01%) iPhone
3 3 (2.01%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.01%) Physics
4 2 (1.34%) Photography
4 2 (1.34%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.89%) Linux
2 23 (15.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (12.08%) Unix
4 7 (4.70%) Windows
5 3 (2.01%) Android
5 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.34%) AIX
6 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (79.19%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (53.69%) Scrum
3 74 (49.66%) Open Source
4 52 (34.90%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (30.20%) TDD
6 42 (28.19%) SDLC
7 41 (27.52%) BDD
8 35 (23.49%) DevOps
9 26 (17.45%) Web Development
10 21 (14.09%) Configuration Management
11 18 (12.08%) Microservices
12 17 (11.41%) Kanban
13 11 (7.38%) Migration
14 10 (6.71%) Build Automation
15 9 (6.04%) Front End Development
15 9 (6.04%) ITIL
15 9 (6.04%) Software Engineering
16 8 (5.37%) Change Management
16 8 (5.37%) Mentoring
17 7 (4.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 121 (81.21%) Java
2 104 (69.80%) JavaScript
3 35 (23.49%) SQL
4 32 (21.48%) Perl
5 15 (10.07%) Ruby
5 15 (10.07%) Shell Script
6 13 (8.72%) PowerShell
7 12 (8.05%) Bash Shell
7 12 (8.05%) CoffeeScript
8 11 (7.38%) C++
9 9 (6.04%) Bourne shell
9 9 (6.04%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.37%) Korn
11 6 (4.03%) C#
12 5 (3.36%) C
12 5 (3.36%) PHP
13 3 (2.01%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.67%) VBA
14 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) ISEB
2 2 (1.34%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.12%) WCAG
2 19 (12.75%) QA
3 13 (8.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (10.74%) Docker
2 13 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.36%) GeoWebCache
4 2 (1.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (28.86%) Ansible
2 16 (10.74%) Puppet
3 12 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.03%) CA Wily
4 6 (4.03%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.34%) logstash
5 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.34%) rkt
5 2 (1.34%) vRealize
5 2 (1.34%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.67%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.67%) Fluentd
6 1 (0.67%) Graylog
Vendors
1 66 (44.30%) ESRI
2 25 (16.78%) VMware
3 12 (8.05%) Splunk
4 8 (5.37%) Oracle
4 8 (5.37%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.68%) CA
5 4 (2.68%) IBM
6 2 (1.34%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.34%) Google
6 2 (1.34%) HP
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.67%) Brocade
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco
7 1 (0.67%) EMC
7 1 (0.67%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.67%) Telerik
7 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
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