Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 24 28
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +46
Contract jobs citing Python 147 117 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.07% 5.82% 4.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.31% 14.48% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 48
Edinburgh median daily rate £430 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +1.56% -
10th Percentile £326 £325 £323
90th Percentile £613 £550 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.43 - -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,027 808 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.41% 40.20% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 512 489
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £265
90th Percentile £568 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £37.00 £43.39 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +11.26% -13.33%
10th Percentile £25.38 £14.56 £17.80
90th Percentile £45.69 £52.17 £42.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £43.39 £38.25
% change year-on-year -61.37% +13.44% +23.39%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Edinburgh

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Edinburgh

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Edinburgh

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Python.

1 66 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.14%) DevOps
3 56 (38.10%) Java
4 52 (35.37%) Amazon AWS
5 46 (31.29%) Scrum
5 46 (31.29%) Git (software)
6 45 (30.61%) JavaScript
6 45 (30.61%) Jenkins
7 44 (29.93%) Docker
8 42 (28.57%) Ansible
9 39 (26.53%) SQL
9 39 (26.53%) TDD
10 37 (25.17%) BDD
11 34 (23.13%) Linux
12 32 (21.77%) Kubernetes
13 30 (20.41%) Bash Shell
14 28 (19.05%) Ruby
15 27 (18.37%) Maven
16 26 (17.69%) Cloud Foundry
17 25 (17.01%) Google Cloud Platform
17 25 (17.01%) Finance
18 24 (16.33%) NoSQL
18 24 (16.33%) Test Automation
19 23 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (15.65%) Groovy
20 22 (14.97%) Kanban
21 21 (14.29%) Node.js
21 21 (14.29%) GCP
21 21 (14.29%) npm
22 20 (13.61%) React

Python
Co-occurring 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 26 (17.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (8.16%) GeoServer
3 6 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.08%) SAS
4 5 (3.40%) nginx
5 3 (2.04%) JBoss
5 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) Apache
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.68%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.68%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 52 (35.37%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (17.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (14.29%) npm
4 13 (8.84%) GitHub
4 13 (8.84%) Heroku
4 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (7.48%) PaaS
6 9 (6.12%) Bluemix
6 9 (6.12%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (4.76%) OpenShift
8 6 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.72%) Tricentis Tosca
9 4 (2.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (2.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (2.04%) Amazon S3
10 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.36%) IaaS
11 2 (1.36%) SaaS
11 2 (1.36%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.76%) DNS
2 4 (2.72%) BGP
2 4 (2.72%) BIG-IP
2 4 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (2.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (2.72%) FabricPath
2 4 (2.72%) HSRP
2 4 (2.72%) OSPF
2 4 (2.72%) SAN
3 3 (2.04%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.84%) GIS
3 10 (6.80%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.12%) Big Data
4 9 (6.12%) QGIS
5 7 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.72%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.72%) Redis
7 4 (2.72%) Spatial Data
8 3 (2.04%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (2.04%) Impala
9 2 (1.36%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.68%) HBase
10 1 (0.68%) QlikView
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (31.29%) Git (software)
2 45 (30.61%) Jenkins
3 27 (18.37%) Maven
4 20 (13.61%) Selenium
5 18 (12.24%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (10.20%) Subversion
7 14 (9.52%) Ant
7 14 (9.52%) SonarQube
8 13 (8.84%) Gerrit
8 13 (8.84%) GitLab
9 8 (5.44%) Gradle
10 7 (4.76%) Cucumber
11 6 (4.08%) IBM UrbanCode
12 5 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (3.40%) CircleCI
12 5 (3.40%) FitNesse
12 5 (3.40%) gulp
12 5 (3.40%) Travis CI
13 4 (2.72%) JIRA
13 4 (2.72%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (17.01%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Publishing
4 2 (1.36%) Advertising
4 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (33.33%) Developer
2 37 (25.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (11.56%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (11.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 16 (10.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 15 (10.20%) Python Developer
6 11 (7.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (7.48%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.12%) Architect
7 9 (6.12%) Tester
8 8 (5.44%) Analyst
8 8 (5.44%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Data Scientist
9 7 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.08%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (4.08%) GIS Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Operations Engineer
12 4 (2.72%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.29%) Node.js
2 20 (13.61%) CSS
2 20 (13.61%) React
3 19 (12.93%) AngularJS
3 19 (12.93%) HTML
4 17 (11.56%) PostGIS
5 11 (7.48%) Django
6 9 (6.12%) OpenLayers
7 6 (4.08%) REST
8 5 (3.40%) Redux
8 5 (3.40%) Sass
8 5 (3.40%) Web Services
9 4 (2.72%) GraphQL
9 4 (2.72%) jQuery
9 4 (2.72%) Spring
10 3 (2.04%) .NET
10 3 (2.04%) HTML5
10 3 (2.04%) TensorFlow
11 2 (1.36%) Bokeh
11 2 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) iPad
2 8 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 7 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.76%) User Experience
4 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.72%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.04%) Replication
6 3 (2.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.36%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.36%) Photography
8 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.13%) Linux
2 8 (5.44%) Unix
3 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.36%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.14%) DevOps
3 46 (31.29%) Scrum
4 39 (26.53%) TDD
5 37 (25.17%) BDD
6 24 (16.33%) Test Automation
7 23 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (14.97%) Kanban
9 18 (12.24%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.16%) Analytics
11 11 (7.48%) Microservices
12 10 (6.80%) Machine Learning
12 10 (6.80%) Open Source
13 9 (6.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 9 (6.12%) ETL
13 9 (6.12%) SDLC
13 9 (6.12%) Visualisation
14 8 (5.44%) Data Science
14 8 (5.44%) Software Engineering
15 7 (4.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.10%) Java
2 45 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 39 (26.53%) SQL
4 30 (20.41%) Bash Shell
5 28 (19.05%) Ruby
6 23 (15.65%) Groovy
7 14 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 13 (8.84%) PHP
9 12 (8.16%) C#
9 12 (8.16%) Perl
10 10 (6.80%) R
11 6 (4.08%) C++
11 6 (4.08%) ES6
11 6 (4.08%) Go
12 4 (2.72%) Scala
12 4 (2.72%) VBScript
13 3 (2.04%) C
13 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.04%) VB
14 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (2.72%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.04%) PhD
3 2 (1.36%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.29%) GCP
2 10 (6.80%) QA
3 3 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 44 (29.93%) Docker
2 8 (5.44%) GeoWebCache
3 6 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.72%) vSphere
6 3 (2.04%) NFS
7 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 42 (28.57%) Ansible
2 32 (21.77%) Kubernetes
3 20 (13.61%) Puppet
4 17 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (9.52%) Consul
5 14 (9.52%) Mesos
6 6 (4.08%) SELinux
7 4 (2.72%) FortiGate
7 4 (2.72%) OpenView
7 4 (2.72%) SCOM
7 4 (2.72%) Terraform
7 4 (2.72%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.04%) vRealize
9 2 (1.36%) Nessus
9 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.68%) Ambari
Vendors
1 15 (10.20%) IBM
2 9 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.44%) Cisco
4 7 (4.76%) Google
5 6 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.08%) VMware
6 4 (2.72%) EMC
6 4 (2.72%) F5
6 4 (2.72%) HP
6 4 (2.72%) Infoblox
7 3 (2.04%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.04%) NetApp
8 2 (1.36%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle
8 2 (1.36%) Qualys
9 1 (0.68%) Brocade
9 1 (0.68%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.68%) MapR
9 1 (0.68%) NVIDIA
9 1 (0.68%) SaltStack