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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 27 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +12
Contract jobs citing Python 54 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.38% 2.51% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.63% 7.94% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 2
Median daily rate £381 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%

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
369 466 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.57% 31.64% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 268 270
Median daily rate £388 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £52.09 £40.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.40% -15.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 86 (74.78%) Java
2 79 (68.70%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (46.96%) JavaScript
4 53 (46.09%) Scrum
5 48 (41.74%) BDD
6 39 (33.91%) JIRA
7 38 (33.04%) Linux
8 35 (30.43%) Jenkins
9 33 (28.70%) SQL
10 32 (27.83%) AngularJS
11 31 (26.96%) Open Source
11 31 (26.96%) TDD
12 30 (26.09%) Cucumber
12 30 (26.09%) Gradle
12 30 (26.09%) PostGIS
12 30 (26.09%) OpenLayers
13 29 (25.22%) GeoServer
13 29 (25.22%) Maven
13 29 (25.22%) ESRI
14 28 (24.35%) Leaflet
15 27 (23.48%) GIS
16 25 (21.74%) Degree
16 25 (21.74%) DevOps
16 25 (21.74%) Selenium
17 24 (20.87%) Web Services
18 23 (20.00%) Kanban
19 20 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (17.39%) JBehave
19 20 (17.39%) Ansible
19 20 (17.39%) Perl

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 29 (25.22%) GeoServer
2 7 (6.09%) JBoss
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.48%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.48%) nginx
5 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.87%) Apache
7 1 (0.87%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.87%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) Confluence
7 1 (0.87%) Drupal
7 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.35%) PaaS
3 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.87%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.87%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.87%) GitHub
5 1 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Firewall
1 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.48%) GIS
2 15 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.70%) Big Data
3 10 (8.70%) Spatial Data
4 9 (7.83%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.09%) MySQL
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.48%) QGIS
7 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.74%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.74%) Redis
9 2 (1.74%) Riak
10 1 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.87%) OLAP
10 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (33.91%) JIRA
2 35 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 30 (26.09%) Cucumber
3 30 (26.09%) Gradle
4 29 (25.22%) Maven
5 25 (21.74%) Selenium
6 20 (17.39%) JBehave
7 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
8 13 (11.30%) SoapUI
8 13 (11.30%) Subversion
9 9 (7.83%) Artifactory
10 8 (6.96%) WebDriver
11 6 (5.22%) Bugzilla
12 4 (3.48%) gulp
13 3 (2.61%) Bower
13 3 (2.61%) CircleCI
13 3 (2.61%) Travis CI
14 2 (1.74%) Ant
14 2 (1.74%) Jasmine
14 2 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (9.57%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Law
3 7 (6.09%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (53.04%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.52%) Python Developer
4 15 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) GIS Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Developer in Test
6 10 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Senior Test Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Angular Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Consultant
9 7 (6.09%) Open Source Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Tester
10 6 (5.22%) GIS Web Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.83%) AngularJS
2 30 (26.09%) OpenLayers
2 30 (26.09%) PostGIS
3 28 (24.35%) Leaflet
4 24 (20.87%) Web Services
5 15 (13.04%) REST
6 13 (11.30%) HTML
7 12 (10.43%) CSS
8 10 (8.70%) jQuery
9 9 (7.83%) Java EE
9 9 (7.83%) RESTful
9 9 (7.83%) Spring
10 8 (6.96%) Sass
11 7 (6.09%) JSON
11 7 (6.09%) Node.js
11 7 (6.09%) XML
12 6 (5.22%) .NET
12 6 (5.22%) SOAP
12 6 (5.22%) Spring Boot
12 6 (5.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.96%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.61%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.61%) Social Media
6 2 (1.74%) iPad
6 2 (1.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.87%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.87%) Fintech
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.04%) Linux
2 14 (12.17%) Windows
3 11 (9.57%) Unix
4 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.87%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) CentOS
6 1 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (68.70%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.09%) Scrum
3 48 (41.74%) BDD
4 31 (26.96%) Open Source
4 31 (26.96%) TDD
5 25 (21.74%) DevOps
6 23 (20.00%) Kanban
7 20 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.70%) Data Migration
8 10 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (8.70%) Microservices
8 10 (8.70%) Migration
8 10 (8.70%) SDLC
9 9 (7.83%) Open Source Development
9 9 (7.83%) User Stories
9 9 (7.83%) Web Development
10 8 (6.96%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.09%) Manual Testing
11 7 (6.09%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 86 (74.78%) Java
2 54 (46.96%) JavaScript
3 33 (28.70%) SQL
4 20 (17.39%) Perl
5 10 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.09%) Ruby
6 7 (6.09%) VBA
7 5 (4.35%) C
8 4 (3.48%) ES6
9 3 (2.61%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (2.61%) Groovy
9 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.74%) PHP
10 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.87%) R
11 1 (0.87%) Scala
11 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (21.74%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) CEH
2 6 (5.22%) CISSP
3 3 (2.61%) CISM
3 3 (2.61%) GIAC
4 1 (0.87%) HNC
4 1 (0.87%) HND
4 1 (0.87%) ISEB
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) QA
2 9 (7.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Docker
2 3 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (17.39%) Ansible
2 10 (8.70%) Puppet
3 6 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.61%) QRadar
5 1 (0.87%) Packer
Vendors
1 29 (25.22%) ESRI
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle
3 8 (6.96%) Splunk
4 6 (5.22%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.74%) Adobe
6 2 (1.74%) Informatica
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.74%) Twitter
7 1 (0.87%) FireEye
7 1 (0.87%) Google
7 1 (0.87%) Netezza
7 1 (0.87%) New Relic
7 1 (0.87%) Progress
7 1 (0.87%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.87%) Sybase
7 1 (0.87%) VMware
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