The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 62 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 31 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.18% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.81% 1.30% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate £438 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 - £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
455 461 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.06% 33.92% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 275 184
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) Java
3 26 (57.78%) GIS
4 25 (55.56%) REST
4 25 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 24 (53.33%) Open Source
6 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
7 22 (48.89%) Web Services
8 19 (42.22%) PostGIS
9 18 (40.00%) NoSQL
9 18 (40.00%) Leaflet
9 18 (40.00%) JIRA
10 17 (37.78%) Maven
10 17 (37.78%) QA
11 16 (35.56%) Selenium
11 16 (35.56%) ESRI
11 16 (35.56%) JBehave
11 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
11 16 (35.56%) Gradle
12 12 (26.67%) Scrum
13 9 (20.00%) TDD
13 9 (20.00%) BDD
14 8 (17.78%) SDLC
14 8 (17.78%) ArcGIS
14 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
14 8 (17.78%) HTML
15 7 (15.56%) Microservices
16 5 (11.11%) Spring Boot
16 5 (11.11%) DevOps
16 5 (11.11%) Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.78%) ArcGIS
2 4 (8.89%) Node.js
3 3 (6.67%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.22%) SAS
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) GIS
2 18 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) QGIS
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) HBase
4 1 (2.22%) Impala
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) JIRA
2 17 (37.78%) Maven
3 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
3 16 (35.56%) Gradle
3 16 (35.56%) JBehave
3 16 (35.56%) Selenium
4 2 (4.44%) GitLab
5 1 (2.22%) Ant
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) GIS Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Digital Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Python Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) GIS Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) GIS Technician
6 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Server Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) AngularJS
1 25 (55.56%) REST
2 22 (48.89%) Web Services
3 19 (42.22%) PostGIS
4 18 (40.00%) Leaflet
5 8 (17.78%) HTML
6 5 (11.11%) Spring
6 5 (11.11%) Spring Boot
7 3 (6.67%) CSS
7 3 (6.67%) jQuery
7 3 (6.67%) JSON
7 3 (6.67%) Middleware
7 3 (6.67%) RESTful
7 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
8 2 (4.44%) Ember.js
8 2 (4.44%) HTML5
8 2 (4.44%) Laravel
8 2 (4.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.44%) Photography
1 2 (4.44%) Remote Sensing
1 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) iPhone
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.22%) Physics
2 1 (2.22%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) Open Source
3 12 (26.67%) Scrum
4 9 (20.00%) BDD
4 9 (20.00%) TDD
5 8 (17.78%) SDLC
5 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.56%) Microservices
7 5 (11.11%) DevOps
8 4 (8.89%) High Availability
8 4 (8.89%) Kanban
8 4 (8.89%) Workflow
9 3 (6.67%) Coaching
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) Data Management
9 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.67%) ITIL
9 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.67%) UML
9 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) PHP
4 2 (4.44%) Ruby
4 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.44%) VBA
5 1 (2.22%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.22%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (37.78%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
1 2 (4.44%) HDFS
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.22%) Oozie
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) ESRI
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Mapinfo
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Zend
5 1 (2.22%) Brocade
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Tableau
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