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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 41 83 96
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +13
Contract jobs citing Python 142 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.83% 1.69% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.20% 5.34% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 18 24
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £368 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £415 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.90 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
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
1076 937 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.57% 31.71% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 482 635
Median daily rate £350 £363 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +34 94 £406 +2.84% 19
Glasgow +15 23 £375 - 12
Renfrewshire - 12 £320 -
Fife +10 4 £209 -
Dundee - 3 £225 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 142 (66.36%) Java
2 122 (57.01%) JavaScript
3 116 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (35.98%) Open Source
5 76 (35.51%) Linux
6 72 (33.64%) Scrum
7 71 (33.18%) Jenkins
8 70 (32.71%) GIS
9 68 (31.78%) PostGIS
9 68 (31.78%) GeoServer
10 67 (31.31%) OpenLayers
11 61 (28.50%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (28.04%) Web Services
12 60 (28.04%) AngularJS
13 59 (27.57%) Leaflet
13 59 (27.57%) SQL
14 58 (27.10%) JIRA
15 57 (26.64%) ESRI
16 56 (26.17%) Perl
17 55 (25.70%) NoSQL
17 55 (25.70%) REST
18 52 (24.30%) Maven
19 51 (23.83%) Selenium
20 48 (22.43%) Cucumber
20 48 (22.43%) Gradle
21 46 (21.50%) JBehave
21 46 (21.50%) TDD
22 43 (20.09%) SDLC
23 41 (19.16%) HTML
24 40 (18.69%) Unix

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 68 (31.78%) GeoServer
2 16 (7.48%) JBoss
3 8 (3.74%) Apache
4 7 (3.27%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.27%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.80%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.87%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.40%) lighttpd
7 3 (1.40%) nginx
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.93%) Confluence
8 2 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.93%) IIS
8 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.21%) PaaS
4 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.40%) iTunes
5 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.93%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) GitHub
6 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.35%) Firewall
2 17 (7.94%) HTTP
3 9 (4.21%) DNS
3 9 (4.21%) SAN
4 8 (3.74%) HTTPS
4 8 (3.74%) iSCSI
4 8 (3.74%) NAS
5 6 (2.80%) LDAP
6 5 (2.34%) FTP
6 5 (2.34%) SMTP
6 5 (2.34%) SNMP
6 5 (2.34%) SSL
7 4 (1.87%) Internet
7 4 (1.87%) Kerberos
7 4 (1.87%) SSH
8 3 (1.40%) DHCP
8 3 (1.40%) IPv4
8 3 (1.40%) IPv6
8 3 (1.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (32.71%) GIS
2 55 (25.70%) NoSQL
3 21 (9.81%) MongoDB
4 17 (7.94%) Spatial Data
5 15 (7.01%) SQL Server
6 11 (5.14%) QGIS
7 8 (3.74%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.80%) MySQL
8 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.34%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.87%) DB2
11 3 (1.40%) Big Data
11 3 (1.40%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.47%) Impala
13 1 (0.47%) MS Access
13 1 (0.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 71 (33.18%) Jenkins
2 58 (27.10%) JIRA
3 52 (24.30%) Maven
4 51 (23.83%) Selenium
5 48 (22.43%) Cucumber
5 48 (22.43%) Gradle
6 46 (21.50%) JBehave
7 35 (16.36%) Git (software)
8 27 (12.62%) Artifactory
8 27 (12.62%) Subversion
9 18 (8.41%) Hudson
10 12 (5.61%) Bower
11 11 (5.14%) TeamCity
12 9 (4.21%) MSBuild
12 9 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (3.27%) DBeaver
14 6 (2.80%) Ant
15 4 (1.87%) Introscope
15 4 (1.87%) SoapUI
16 3 (1.40%) GitLab
General
1 19 (8.88%) Finance
2 9 (4.21%) Legal
3 5 (2.34%) Banking
4 4 (1.87%) French Language
4 4 (1.87%) German Language
5 3 (1.40%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) Games
6 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 103 (48.13%) Developer
2 57 (26.64%) GIS Developer
3 22 (10.28%) Java Developer
4 21 (9.81%) Web Developer
5 15 (7.01%) GIS Web Developer
5 15 (7.01%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.54%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (6.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.14%) Python Developer
8 11 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (4.67%) Build Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) Architect
10 9 (4.21%) Build Automation Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) Open Source Developer
11 8 (3.74%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.27%) Administrator
12 7 (3.27%) Analyst
12 7 (3.27%) Test Engineer
13 6 (2.80%) Data Manager
13 6 (2.80%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (31.78%) PostGIS
2 67 (31.31%) OpenLayers
3 60 (28.04%) AngularJS
3 60 (28.04%) Web Services
4 59 (27.57%) Leaflet
5 55 (25.70%) REST
6 41 (19.16%) HTML
7 31 (14.49%) CSS
8 24 (11.21%) Node.js
9 19 (8.88%) Middleware
10 17 (7.94%) jQuery
10 17 (7.94%) Sass
11 14 (6.54%) Flask
11 14 (6.54%) XML
12 13 (6.07%) Java EE
13 10 (4.67%) Spring
13 10 (4.67%) Spring Boot
14 9 (4.21%) RESTful
15 7 (3.27%) .NET
16 6 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.21%) User Experience
2 12 (5.61%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.74%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.80%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.34%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.87%) Replication
7 4 (1.87%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.87%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.40%) Applied Mathematics
8 3 (1.40%) iPad
8 3 (1.40%) iPhone
8 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.40%) Physics
8 3 (1.40%) PKI
9 2 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.93%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 76 (35.51%) Linux
2 40 (18.69%) Unix
3 30 (14.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (10.75%) Windows
5 11 (5.14%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.67%) AIX
7 5 (2.34%) Android
7 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.34%) Debian
7 5 (2.34%) Solaris
7 5 (2.34%) SUSE
8 4 (1.87%) HPUX
9 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.47%) Fedora
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (35.98%) Open Source
3 72 (33.64%) Scrum
4 61 (28.50%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (21.50%) TDD
6 43 (20.09%) SDLC
7 40 (18.69%) DevOps
8 37 (17.29%) BDD
9 26 (12.15%) Web Development
10 24 (11.21%) Configuration Management
11 22 (10.28%) ITIL
11 22 (10.28%) Software Engineering
12 21 (9.81%) Kanban
13 20 (9.35%) Microservices
14 16 (7.48%) Migration
15 13 (6.07%) High Availability
15 13 (6.07%) Test Automation
16 12 (5.61%) Build Automation
16 12 (5.61%) OO
16 12 (5.61%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 142 (66.36%) Java
2 122 (57.01%) JavaScript
3 59 (27.57%) SQL
4 56 (26.17%) Perl
5 27 (12.62%) PowerShell
6 21 (9.81%) Bash Shell
7 19 (8.88%) Ruby
8 18 (8.41%) Shell Script
9 16 (7.48%) C++
10 15 (7.01%) CoffeeScript
11 14 (6.54%) C#
11 14 (6.54%) PHP
12 13 (6.07%) Jython
13 11 (5.14%) PL/SQL
14 10 (4.67%) Korn
15 9 (4.21%) Bourne shell
16 7 (3.27%) C
17 4 (1.87%) Objective-C
18 3 (1.40%) Embedded C
19 2 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.54%) Degree
3 13 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.80%) ISEB
4 6 (2.80%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.87%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CISSP
6 1 (0.47%) OCA
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.47%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.21%) QA
2 23 (10.75%) WCAG
3 14 (6.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO13485
System Software
1 15 (7.01%) Docker
2 13 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.27%) GeoWebCache
4 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (18.22%) Ansible
2 29 (13.55%) Puppet
3 13 (6.07%) BladeLogic
3 13 (6.07%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 12 (5.61%) SCOrch
5 6 (2.80%) CA Wily
5 6 (2.80%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.34%) SCCM
7 4 (1.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (1.87%) OVPA
7 4 (1.87%) WSUS
8 3 (1.40%) Cacti
8 3 (1.40%) Munin
8 3 (1.40%) Nagios
9 2 (0.93%) logstash
9 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.93%) rkt
9 2 (0.93%) vRealize
9 2 (0.93%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 57 (26.64%) ESRI
2 29 (13.55%) VMware
3 24 (11.21%) HP
4 19 (8.88%) Red Hat
5 17 (7.94%) CA
6 15 (7.01%) Splunk
7 13 (6.07%) Dell
8 12 (5.61%) BMC
9 9 (4.21%) Microsoft
10 7 (3.27%) IBM
10 7 (3.27%) Oracle
11 5 (2.34%) Symantec
12 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.93%) Google
13 1 (0.47%) ArcSight
13 1 (0.47%) Brocade
13 1 (0.47%) Cisco
13 1 (0.47%) EMC
13 1 (0.47%) Telerik
13 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
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