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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 24 77 58
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -19
Contract jobs citing Python 59 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.46% 0.93% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.53% 3.31% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 15
Median daily rate £388 £398 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% +1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £224 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £435 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
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
380 423 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.62% 28.09% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 246 308
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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.

1 112 (84.21%) Java
1 112 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 81 (60.90%) Scrum
4 69 (51.88%) JIRA
5 67 (50.38%) PostGIS
5 67 (50.38%) OpenLayers
6 66 (49.62%) GeoServer
7 65 (48.87%) ESRI
8 64 (48.12%) Leaflet
9 61 (45.86%) BDD
10 58 (43.61%) GIS
11 54 (40.60%) Open Source
12 51 (38.35%) Cucumber
13 46 (34.59%) Gradle
13 46 (34.59%) Maven
14 42 (31.58%) TDD
14 42 (31.58%) JBehave
15 41 (30.83%) Jenkins
16 40 (30.08%) AngularJS
17 38 (28.57%) Degree
18 34 (25.56%) SQL
18 34 (25.56%) Ansible
19 33 (24.81%) Web Services
20 30 (22.56%) Selenium
20 30 (22.56%) Artifactory
21 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (21.05%) Kanban
23 26 (19.55%) Web Development
24 24 (18.05%) Linux

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 66 (49.62%) GeoServer
2 12 (9.02%) JBoss
3 9 (6.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.01%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) Drupal
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Edge Animate
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.26%) IaaS
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) iTunes
4 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) Firewall
1 3 (2.26%) Internet
1 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (43.61%) GIS
2 11 (8.27%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.52%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.77%) Big Data
4 9 (6.77%) Spatial Data
5 5 (3.76%) QGIS
6 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.50%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.50%) Redis
8 2 (1.50%) Riak
9 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.75%) MS Access
9 1 (0.75%) MySQL
9 1 (0.75%) OLAP
9 1 (0.75%) Power BI
9 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.75%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 69 (51.88%) JIRA
2 51 (38.35%) Cucumber
3 46 (34.59%) Gradle
3 46 (34.59%) Maven
4 42 (31.58%) JBehave
5 41 (30.83%) Jenkins
6 30 (22.56%) Artifactory
6 30 (22.56%) Selenium
7 10 (7.52%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.01%) GitLab
9 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.26%) Subversion
9 3 (2.26%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.50%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.50%) Protractor
11 1 (0.75%) Ant
11 1 (0.75%) Hudson
11 1 (0.75%) JMeter
11 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.75%) Finance
1 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 99 (74.44%) Developer
2 31 (23.31%) Java Developer
3 28 (21.05%) GIS Developer
4 22 (16.54%) Web Developer
5 20 (15.04%) Python Developer
6 16 (12.03%) Analyst
7 15 (11.28%) Developer in Test
7 15 (11.28%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
8 14 (10.53%) Test Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) GIS Web Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Open Source Developer
10 7 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Agile Test Analyst
12 5 (3.76%) AWS Developer
12 5 (3.76%) GIS Analyst
12 5 (3.76%) Tester
13 4 (3.01%) Consultant
13 4 (3.01%) Senior GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (50.38%) OpenLayers
1 67 (50.38%) PostGIS
2 64 (48.12%) Leaflet
3 40 (30.08%) AngularJS
4 33 (24.81%) Web Services
5 23 (17.29%) REST
6 11 (8.27%) XML
7 10 (7.52%) Java EE
7 10 (7.52%) SOAP
7 10 (7.52%) XSLT
8 9 (6.77%) JMS
9 8 (6.02%) HTML
10 7 (5.26%) Spring
11 6 (4.51%) CSS
11 6 (4.51%) Spring Boot
12 5 (3.76%) jQuery
12 5 (3.76%) RESTful
13 4 (3.01%) Sass
13 4 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (2.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) User Experience
2 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.26%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.26%) Social Media
5 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.75%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.75%) iPhone
6 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.75%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.75%) Physics
6 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.05%) Linux
2 8 (6.02%) Unix
3 4 (3.01%) Windows
4 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (60.90%) Scrum
3 61 (45.86%) BDD
4 54 (40.60%) Open Source
5 42 (31.58%) TDD
6 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (21.05%) Kanban
8 26 (19.55%) Web Development
9 20 (15.04%) SDLC
10 17 (12.78%) DevOps
11 15 (11.28%) User Stories
12 12 (9.02%) Migration
13 10 (7.52%) Data Migration
13 10 (7.52%) Microservices
13 10 (7.52%) SOA
14 9 (6.77%) Defect Management
15 8 (6.02%) Test Automation
16 7 (5.26%) Open Source Development
17 6 (4.51%) Exploratory Testing
17 6 (4.51%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (84.21%) Java
2 91 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 34 (25.56%) SQL
4 10 (7.52%) C
5 9 (6.77%) Perl
6 7 (5.26%) Ruby
7 4 (3.01%) VBA
8 2 (1.50%) C#
8 2 (1.50%) ES6
8 2 (1.50%) PHP
8 2 (1.50%) VBScript
9 1 (0.75%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.75%) R
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) CEH
2 3 (2.26%) CISM
2 3 (2.26%) CISSP
2 3 (2.26%) GIAC
2 3 (2.26%) ISEB
2 3 (2.26%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.75%) HNC
3 1 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) WCAG
2 10 (7.52%) QA
3 8 (6.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (25.56%) Ansible
2 3 (2.26%) QRadar
3 2 (1.50%) Fluentd
3 2 (1.50%) Graylog
4 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (48.87%) ESRI
2 12 (9.02%) Oracle
3 5 (3.76%) Splunk
4 2 (1.50%) Twitter
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe
5 1 (0.75%) Google
5 1 (0.75%) HP
5 1 (0.75%) Logi Analytics
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.75%) Progress
5 1 (0.75%) Telerik
5 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.75%) VMware
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