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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 26 63 76
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +13
Contract jobs citing Python 47 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.73% 2.03% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.20% 6.49% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 3
Median daily rate £388 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £213 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.13 £42.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +22.14%

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
356 447 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.41% 31.35% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 260 284
Median daily rate £375 £380 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 95 (81.90%) Java
2 91 (78.45%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (59.48%) JavaScript
4 60 (51.72%) Scrum
5 59 (50.86%) BDD
6 51 (43.97%) JIRA
7 44 (37.93%) PostGIS
7 44 (37.93%) OpenLayers
8 43 (37.07%) GeoServer
8 43 (37.07%) ESRI
9 42 (36.21%) Leaflet
10 39 (33.62%) GIS
11 38 (32.76%) AngularJS
11 38 (32.76%) Open Source
12 37 (31.90%) Cucumber
12 37 (31.90%) TDD
13 36 (31.03%) Gradle
14 34 (29.31%) Maven
15 32 (27.59%) SQL
15 32 (27.59%) Jenkins
16 30 (25.86%) Degree
17 29 (25.00%) Kanban
18 26 (22.41%) Linux
18 26 (22.41%) Ansible
18 26 (22.41%) JBehave
19 22 (18.97%) DevOps
20 21 (18.10%) Web Services
21 20 (17.24%) Selenium
22 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
23 16 (13.79%) Artifactory

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 43 (37.07%) GeoServer
2 8 (6.90%) JBoss
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.45%) nginx
5 3 (2.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.86%) Apache
7 1 (0.86%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.86%) CMS
7 1 (0.86%) Confluence
7 1 (0.86%) Drupal
7 1 (0.86%) IIS
7 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Edge Animate
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.17%) PaaS
3 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.59%) IaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.86%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.86%) GitHub
5 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Firewall
1 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.62%) GIS
2 16 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.62%) Spatial Data
4 9 (7.76%) Big Data
5 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.45%) QGIS
7 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.72%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.72%) Redis
8 2 (1.72%) Riak
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.86%) OLAP
9 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (43.97%) JIRA
2 37 (31.90%) Cucumber
3 36 (31.03%) Gradle
4 34 (29.31%) Maven
5 32 (27.59%) Jenkins
6 26 (22.41%) JBehave
7 20 (17.24%) Selenium
8 16 (13.79%) Artifactory
9 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
9 8 (6.90%) SoapUI
10 6 (5.17%) Subversion
11 4 (3.45%) gulp
12 3 (2.59%) Bower
12 3 (2.59%) CircleCI
12 3 (2.59%) Travis CI
13 2 (1.72%) GitLab
13 2 (1.72%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.72%) Protractor
13 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (1.72%) Finance
1 2 (1.72%) Law
2 1 (0.86%) Banking
2 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (67.24%) Developer
2 32 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.97%) Python Developer
4 16 (13.79%) GIS Developer
5 14 (12.07%) Analyst
6 13 (11.21%) Developer in Test
6 13 (11.21%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (11.21%) Web Developer
7 12 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
7 12 (10.34%) Test Analyst
8 11 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (7.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
11 7 (6.03%) Angular Developer
11 7 (6.03%) Open Source Developer
12 6 (5.17%) Agile Test Analyst
12 6 (5.17%) GIS Web Developer
12 6 (5.17%) Tester
13 5 (4.31%) Automation Tester
13 5 (4.31%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (37.93%) OpenLayers
1 44 (37.93%) PostGIS
2 42 (36.21%) Leaflet
3 38 (32.76%) AngularJS
4 21 (18.10%) Web Services
5 13 (11.21%) HTML
6 12 (10.34%) CSS
7 10 (8.62%) Java EE
7 10 (8.62%) jQuery
7 10 (8.62%) REST
8 9 (7.76%) Spring
8 9 (7.76%) XML
9 8 (6.90%) RESTful
9 8 (6.90%) Sass
9 8 (6.90%) SOAP
9 8 (6.90%) XSLT
10 7 (6.03%) JMS
11 6 (5.17%) Node.js
11 6 (5.17%) Spring Boot
12 5 (4.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (2.59%) Social Media
3 3 (2.59%) User Experience
4 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.72%) iPad
4 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.86%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.41%) Linux
2 8 (6.90%) Unix
3 5 (4.31%) Windows
4 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.86%) CentOS
5 1 (0.86%) VMS
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (78.45%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (51.72%) Scrum
3 59 (50.86%) BDD
4 38 (32.76%) Open Source
5 37 (31.90%) TDD
6 29 (25.00%) Kanban
7 22 (18.97%) DevOps
8 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (12.93%) Web Development
10 12 (10.34%) SDLC
10 12 (10.34%) User Stories
11 11 (9.48%) Microservices
12 10 (8.62%) Data Migration
12 10 (8.62%) Migration
13 9 (7.76%) Open Source Development
14 8 (6.90%) Front End Development
14 8 (6.90%) Test Automation
15 7 (6.03%) Defect Management
15 7 (6.03%) SOA
16 5 (4.31%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 95 (81.90%) Java
2 69 (59.48%) JavaScript
3 32 (27.59%) SQL
4 13 (11.21%) Perl
5 7 (6.03%) C
6 6 (5.17%) Ruby
7 4 (3.45%) ES6
8 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.59%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (2.59%) Groovy
8 3 (2.59%) PHP
8 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.59%) VBA
9 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) R
10 1 (0.86%) Scala
10 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (25.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) CEH
2 3 (2.59%) CISM
2 3 (2.59%) CISSP
2 3 (2.59%) GIAC
3 2 (1.72%) ISEB
3 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.86%) HNC
4 1 (0.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) QA
2 8 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) Docker
2 3 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (22.41%) Ansible
2 9 (7.76%) Puppet
3 5 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.59%) QRadar
5 1 (0.86%) Fluentd
5 1 (0.86%) Graylog
5 1 (0.86%) Packer
Vendors
1 43 (37.07%) ESRI
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle
3 5 (4.31%) Splunk
4 2 (1.72%) Informatica
4 2 (1.72%) Twitter
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe
5 1 (0.86%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.86%) New Relic
5 1 (0.86%) Progress
5 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.86%) SaltStack