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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 35 54 72
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Contract jobs citing Python 66 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.36% 1.93% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.31% 7.20% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 10
Median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
431 389 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.49% 26.85% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 241 249
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +120.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 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 4 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 72 (71.29%) Java
2 69 (68.32%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (53.47%) JavaScript
4 48 (47.52%) AngularJS
5 45 (44.55%) Open Source
6 43 (42.57%) NoSQL
7 39 (38.61%) REST
7 39 (38.61%) Web Services
7 39 (38.61%) GIS
8 32 (31.68%) Linux
8 32 (31.68%) PostGIS
8 32 (31.68%) GeoServer
9 30 (29.70%) OpenLayers
9 30 (29.70%) DevOps
10 29 (28.71%) Jenkins
10 29 (28.71%) Leaflet
10 29 (28.71%) JIRA
11 27 (26.73%) Scrum
11 27 (26.73%) Maven
11 27 (26.73%) ESRI
12 26 (25.74%) Perl
13 24 (23.76%) HTML
13 24 (23.76%) Selenium
13 24 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (22.77%) Gradle
14 23 (22.77%) Cucumber
15 22 (21.78%) SDLC
16 21 (20.79%) QA
16 21 (20.79%) JBehave
16 21 (20.79%) Red Hat Enterprise 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 32 (31.68%) GeoServer
2 16 (15.84%) Node.js
3 10 (9.90%) JBoss
4 7 (6.93%) ArcGIS
5 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.96%) Apache
6 4 (3.96%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.96%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.98%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.98%) Confluence
7 2 (1.98%) IIS
7 2 (1.98%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
2 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.92%) PaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Firewall
2 3 (2.97%) HTTP
3 2 (1.98%) LDAP
3 2 (1.98%) SSL
4 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (42.57%) NoSQL
2 39 (38.61%) GIS
3 10 (9.90%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.97%) QGIS
6 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.98%) Big Data
6 2 (1.98%) DB2
6 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.98%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.99%) HBase
7 1 (0.99%) Impala
7 1 (0.99%) MySQL
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (28.71%) Jenkins
1 29 (28.71%) JIRA
2 27 (26.73%) Maven
3 24 (23.76%) Selenium
4 23 (22.77%) Cucumber
4 23 (22.77%) Gradle
5 21 (20.79%) JBehave
6 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
7 14 (13.86%) Subversion
8 10 (9.90%) TeamCity
9 8 (7.92%) MSBuild
9 8 (7.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (6.93%) Hudson
11 6 (5.94%) Ant
12 4 (3.96%) Artifactory
12 4 (3.96%) Bower
12 4 (3.96%) GitLab
12 4 (3.96%) Introscope
13 2 (1.98%) gulp
13 2 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Legal
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (48.51%) Developer
2 30 (29.70%) GIS Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Build Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Build Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Python Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Administrator
10 5 (4.95%) Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (3.96%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (3.96%) DevOps Architect
11 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Python Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (47.52%) AngularJS
2 39 (38.61%) REST
2 39 (38.61%) Web Services
3 32 (31.68%) PostGIS
4 30 (29.70%) OpenLayers
5 29 (28.71%) Leaflet
6 24 (23.76%) HTML
7 14 (13.86%) CSS
8 11 (10.89%) Spring
8 11 (10.89%) Spring Boot
9 10 (9.90%) jQuery
10 9 (8.91%) RESTful
11 7 (6.93%) Sass
11 7 (6.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.94%) Java EE
13 5 (4.95%) Flask
14 4 (3.96%) Backbone.js
14 4 (3.96%) Hibernate
14 4 (3.96%) Middleware
14 4 (3.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.95%) User Experience
3 2 (1.98%) Photography
3 2 (1.98%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.68%) Linux
2 21 (20.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (14.85%) Unix
4 7 (6.93%) Windows
5 2 (1.98%) AIX
5 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.99%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (68.32%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.55%) Open Source
3 30 (29.70%) DevOps
4 27 (26.73%) Scrum
5 24 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (21.78%) SDLC
7 19 (18.81%) BDD
7 19 (18.81%) Microservices
7 19 (18.81%) TDD
8 18 (17.82%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.91%) ITIL
9 9 (8.91%) Kanban
10 8 (7.92%) Build Automation
10 8 (7.92%) Change Management
10 8 (7.92%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.92%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.92%) Migration
11 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
12 6 (5.94%) High Availability
12 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (71.29%) Java
2 54 (53.47%) JavaScript
3 26 (25.74%) Perl
4 19 (18.81%) SQL
5 13 (12.87%) Bash Shell
5 13 (12.87%) Shell Script
6 12 (11.88%) PowerShell
7 11 (10.89%) Ruby
8 8 (7.92%) Bourne shell
8 8 (7.92%) C++
8 8 (7.92%) Korn
9 6 (5.94%) CoffeeScript
9 6 (5.94%) PHP
10 3 (2.97%) C#
10 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.99%) VB
11 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) ISEB
2 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.79%) QA
2 13 (12.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.98%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (13.86%) Docker
2 11 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) HDFS
3 2 (1.98%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (14.85%) Puppet
2 13 (12.87%) Ansible
3 11 (10.89%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.94%) CA Wily
4 6 (5.94%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.98%) logstash
5 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.98%) vRealize
5 2 (1.98%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.99%) Oozie
Vendors
1 27 (26.73%) ESRI
2 17 (16.83%) VMware
3 10 (9.90%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.90%) Splunk
4 4 (3.96%) CA
4 4 (3.96%) IBM
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle
6 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.98%) Google
6 2 (1.98%) Zend
7 1 (0.99%) Brocade
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco
7 1 (0.99%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.99%) EMC
7 1 (0.99%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.99%) Tableau
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