The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 78 110
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +32
Contract jobs citing Python 115 59 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.14% 1.80% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.23% 5.85% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 8
Median daily rate £326 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £279 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Python
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
869 1008 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.81% 30.77% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 531 585
Median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £45.50
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Scotland region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Scotland region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Python
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +38 78 £371 -5.71% 12
Renfrewshire - 15 £321 -
Glasgow +15 12 £375 -20.00% 6
Fife +3 4 £275 -6.77%
Dundee +5 3 £225 -5.26% 1
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Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Python.

1 183 (75.00%) Java
2 141 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (55.74%) JavaScript
4 98 (40.16%) Scrum
5 90 (36.89%) Linux
6 85 (34.84%) PostGIS
6 85 (34.84%) GeoServer
7 84 (34.43%) OpenLayers
8 82 (33.61%) GIS
9 80 (32.79%) Jenkins
10 79 (32.38%) Open Source
11 76 (31.15%) Leaflet
11 76 (31.15%) ESRI
12 75 (30.74%) JIRA
13 71 (29.10%) SQL
14 67 (27.46%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (26.23%) Perl
16 57 (23.36%) Web Services
17 56 (22.95%) Maven
17 56 (22.95%) Cucumber
17 56 (22.95%) AngularJS
18 53 (21.72%) BDD
18 53 (21.72%) Gradle
18 53 (21.72%) Ansible
18 53 (21.72%) TDD
19 51 (20.90%) JBehave
20 50 (20.49%) REST
20 50 (20.49%) Selenium
21 48 (19.67%) Unix
22 47 (19.26%) SDLC

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 85 (34.84%) GeoServer
2 20 (8.20%) JBoss
3 8 (3.28%) Apache
4 7 (2.87%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.05%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.64%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.23%) lighttpd
8 3 (1.23%) nginx
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.82%) Confluence
9 2 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.82%) IIS
9 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.51%) PaaS
4 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.23%) IaaS
4 3 (1.23%) iTunes
5 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.82%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.15%) Firewall
2 12 (4.92%) HTTP
3 9 (3.69%) DNS
4 6 (2.46%) LDAP
5 5 (2.05%) FTP
5 5 (2.05%) Internet
5 5 (2.05%) SMTP
5 5 (2.05%) SNMP
5 5 (2.05%) SSL
6 4 (1.64%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.64%) SSH
7 3 (1.23%) DHCP
7 3 (1.23%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.23%) IPv4
7 3 (1.23%) IPv6
7 3 (1.23%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.23%) NAS
7 3 (1.23%) Network Security
7 3 (1.23%) SAN
8 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (33.61%) GIS
2 43 (17.62%) NoSQL
3 17 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.56%) Spatial Data
5 11 (4.51%) QGIS
6 10 (4.10%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.87%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.05%) MySQL
9 5 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.64%) Big Data
10 4 (1.64%) DB2
10 4 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.23%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.82%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.41%) HBase
13 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.41%) MS Access
13 1 (0.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 80 (32.79%) Jenkins
2 75 (30.74%) JIRA
3 56 (22.95%) Cucumber
3 56 (22.95%) Maven
4 53 (21.72%) Gradle
5 51 (20.90%) JBehave
6 50 (20.49%) Selenium
7 40 (16.39%) Artifactory
8 32 (13.11%) Git (software)
9 24 (9.84%) Subversion
10 17 (6.97%) Hudson
11 11 (4.51%) Bower
11 11 (4.51%) TeamCity
12 10 (4.10%) SoapUI
13 9 (3.69%) MSBuild
13 9 (3.69%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (2.87%) DBeaver
15 6 (2.46%) GitLab
16 5 (2.05%) Ant
17 4 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (7.79%) Finance
2 9 (3.69%) Legal
3 8 (3.28%) Banking
3 8 (3.28%) French Language
3 8 (3.28%) German Language
4 4 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.23%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.82%) Advertising
6 2 (0.82%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 127 (52.05%) Developer
2 60 (24.59%) GIS Developer
3 30 (12.30%) Web Developer
4 23 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 15 (6.15%) GIS Web Developer
6 14 (5.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (5.33%) Automation Engineer
8 12 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.51%) Python Developer
10 10 (4.10%) Analyst
10 10 (4.10%) Build Engineer
10 10 (4.10%) Open Source Developer
11 9 (3.69%) Build Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.69%) Senior Test Analyst
11 9 (3.69%) Test Analyst
12 8 (3.28%) Developer in Test
12 8 (3.28%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.28%) Test Engineer
13 7 (2.87%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (34.84%) PostGIS
2 84 (34.43%) OpenLayers
3 76 (31.15%) Leaflet
4 57 (23.36%) Web Services
5 56 (22.95%) AngularJS
6 50 (20.49%) REST
7 36 (14.75%) HTML
8 28 (11.48%) CSS
9 27 (11.07%) XML
10 18 (7.38%) Java EE
11 17 (6.97%) Node.js
12 16 (6.56%) jQuery
12 16 (6.56%) Sass
13 13 (5.33%) Flask
14 11 (4.51%) SOAP
15 10 (4.10%) Middleware
16 8 (3.28%) JSON
16 8 (3.28%) XSLT
17 7 (2.87%) .NET
17 7 (2.87%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.48%) User Experience
2 11 (4.51%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.69%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.46%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.05%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.64%) Derivative
7 4 (1.64%) Equities
7 4 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.64%) Replication
7 4 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.23%) Applied Mathematics
8 3 (1.23%) iPad
8 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.23%) Physics
8 3 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 90 (36.89%) Linux
2 48 (19.67%) Unix
3 26 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (10.25%) Windows
5 15 (6.15%) AIX
6 10 (4.10%) Solaris
7 9 (3.69%) HPUX
8 6 (2.46%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.05%) Android
9 5 (2.05%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.05%) Debian
9 5 (2.05%) SUSE
10 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (40.16%) Scrum
3 79 (32.38%) Open Source
4 67 (27.46%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (21.72%) BDD
5 53 (21.72%) TDD
6 47 (19.26%) SDLC
7 40 (16.39%) DevOps
8 39 (15.98%) Web Development
9 31 (12.70%) Kanban
10 26 (10.66%) Configuration Management
11 23 (9.43%) Software Engineering
12 22 (9.02%) Software Testing
13 18 (7.38%) ITIL
14 16 (6.56%) Microservices
14 16 (6.56%) Migration
15 14 (5.74%) Test Automation
16 13 (5.33%) Front End Development
17 12 (4.92%) Build Automation
17 12 (4.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 183 (75.00%) Java
2 136 (55.74%) JavaScript
3 71 (29.10%) SQL
4 64 (26.23%) Perl
5 23 (9.43%) C++
6 22 (9.02%) PHP
6 22 (9.02%) Ruby
7 20 (8.20%) Shell Script
8 19 (7.79%) Bash Shell
8 19 (7.79%) PowerShell
9 17 (6.97%) C#
10 16 (6.56%) C
11 14 (5.74%) CoffeeScript
12 10 (4.10%) Korn
12 10 (4.10%) PL/SQL
13 9 (3.69%) Bourne shell
14 5 (2.05%) Jython
14 5 (2.05%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.23%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (15.57%) Degree
2 12 (4.92%) SC Cleared
2 12 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.28%) ISEB
3 8 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.41%) CISSP
5 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) OCA
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.48%) WCAG
2 19 (7.79%) QA
3 12 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO13485
System Software
1 17 (6.97%) Docker
2 11 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.28%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.87%) GeoWebCache
5 2 (0.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (21.72%) Ansible
2 19 (7.79%) Puppet
3 14 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.69%) OVPA
5 6 (2.46%) CA Wily
5 6 (2.46%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.05%) BladeLogic
6 5 (2.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 5 (2.05%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.64%) RSA Archer
8 3 (1.23%) Cacti
8 3 (1.23%) Munin
8 3 (1.23%) Nagios
9 2 (0.82%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.82%) Fluentd
9 2 (0.82%) Graylog
9 2 (0.82%) logstash
9 2 (0.82%) rkt
9 2 (0.82%) vRealize
9 2 (0.82%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 76 (31.15%) ESRI
2 26 (10.66%) VMware
3 25 (10.25%) HP
4 17 (6.97%) Splunk
5 16 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 14 (5.74%) Oracle
7 9 (3.69%) CA
8 7 (2.87%) IBM
9 5 (2.05%) BMC
9 5 (2.05%) Dell
9 5 (2.05%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.82%) Google
11 1 (0.41%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.41%) Logi Analytics
11 1 (0.41%) MapR
11 1 (0.41%) Sybase
11 1 (0.41%) Symantec
11 1 (0.41%) Telerik
11 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
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