Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 23 88
Rank change year-on-year -14 +65 0
Contract jobs citing Python 127 138 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.31% 6.54% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.12% 17.88% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 54 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £378 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.27% -5.03% -4.22%
10th Percentile £338 £218 £280
90th Percentile £550 £463 £481
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £25.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £14.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year - -72.38% -

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 1048 772 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.57% 36.57% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 480 501
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £47.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.03% +85.29% -27.14%
10th Percentile £20.20 £41.43 £14.00
90th Percentile £42.59 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -41.46% +9.33% +7.14%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 64 (50.39%) Linux
2 61 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (33.07%) Java
4 41 (32.28%) DevOps
5 39 (30.71%) Docker
6 36 (28.35%) Ansible
6 36 (28.35%) SQL
7 34 (26.77%) Jenkins
8 29 (22.83%) BDD
9 27 (21.26%) JavaScript
10 24 (18.90%) Kanban
11 23 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (18.11%) Bash Shell
11 23 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (17.32%) Puppet
13 21 (16.54%) Unix
14 20 (15.75%) Analytics
15 18 (14.17%) Test Automation
15 18 (14.17%) Perl
15 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (14.17%) Kubernetes
16 17 (13.39%) TDD
17 16 (12.60%) Scrum
17 16 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (11.81%) Git (software)
18 15 (11.81%) AngularJS
18 15 (11.81%) Maven
19 14 (11.02%) Selenium
20 13 (10.24%) VMware
20 13 (10.24%) Ruby

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 7 (5.51%) JBoss
2 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.94%) Confluence
4 4 (3.15%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.15%) Jupyter
4 4 (3.15%) SAS
5 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.79%) CMS
6 1 (0.79%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.79%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.66%) OpenShift
3 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.72%) Google Analytics
5 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.15%) PaaS
7 3 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.79%) Datadog
8 1 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.45%) Firewall
2 5 (3.94%) DNS
3 4 (3.15%) SNMP
3 4 (3.15%) SSH
4 2 (1.57%) HTTP
4 2 (1.57%) Internet
4 2 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.57%) SMTP
4 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.79%) DSL
5 1 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.79%) SSL
5 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.45%) Big Data
2 10 (7.87%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.51%) GIS
4 7 (5.51%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.94%) MySQL
6 5 (3.94%) Spatial Data
7 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.57%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (1.57%) QGIS
8 2 (1.57%) QlikView
8 2 (1.57%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.79%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (26.77%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.81%) Maven
3 14 (11.02%) Selenium
4 12 (9.45%) JIRA
5 11 (8.66%) Artifactory
5 11 (8.66%) Gradle
5 11 (8.66%) Subversion
6 8 (6.30%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.72%) Ant
7 6 (4.72%) GitLab
8 3 (2.36%) Bower
8 3 (2.36%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.36%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.57%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.79%) Hudson
10 1 (0.79%) JMeter
10 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (8.66%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Banking
3 4 (3.15%) Law
4 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (31.50%) Developer
2 30 (23.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (16.54%) Analyst
3 21 (16.54%) Python Developer
4 15 (11.81%) Test Analyst
5 14 (11.02%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (11.02%) Senior Test Analyst
6 11 (8.66%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.66%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Data Scientist
7 8 (6.30%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Architect
9 5 (3.94%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Digital Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (3.15%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) AngularJS
2 13 (10.24%) HTML
3 12 (9.45%) CSS
4 8 (6.30%) jQuery
4 8 (6.30%) REST
5 7 (5.51%) Middleware
6 5 (3.94%) Django
6 5 (3.94%) HTML5
6 5 (3.94%) Kafka
6 5 (3.94%) React
7 4 (3.15%) Node.js
7 4 (3.15%) NumPy
7 4 (3.15%) Pandas
8 3 (2.36%) .NET
8 3 (2.36%) D3.js
8 3 (2.36%) RESTful
8 3 (2.36%) Sass
8 3 (2.36%) Spring
9 2 (1.57%) PostGIS
9 2 (1.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.94%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.15%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.36%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) Replication
6 2 (1.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.79%) iPad
7 1 (0.79%) Smart City
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (50.39%) Linux
2 23 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (16.54%) Unix
4 8 (6.30%) Windows
5 5 (3.94%) CentOS
6 3 (2.36%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.28%) DevOps
3 29 (22.83%) BDD
4 24 (18.90%) Kanban
5 23 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (15.75%) Analytics
7 18 (14.17%) Test Automation
8 17 (13.39%) TDD
9 16 (12.60%) Scrum
10 13 (10.24%) Configuration Management
11 12 (9.45%) Machine Learning
12 9 (7.09%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (7.09%) Mathematics
12 9 (7.09%) Statistical Modelling
12 9 (7.09%) Statistics
13 8 (6.30%) ETL
13 8 (6.30%) Microservices
13 8 (6.30%) Open Source
13 8 (6.30%) Software Engineering
14 7 (5.51%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.07%) Java
2 36 (28.35%) SQL
3 27 (21.26%) JavaScript
4 23 (18.11%) Bash Shell
5 18 (14.17%) Perl
6 13 (10.24%) Ruby
7 9 (7.09%) R
8 5 (3.94%) C++
8 5 (3.94%) Go
8 5 (3.94%) PHP
9 3 (2.36%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (2.36%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.57%) C
10 2 (1.57%) C#
11 1 (0.79%) Groovy
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) Numerate Degree
2 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.57%) PhD
5 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) QA
2 8 (6.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) BS7666
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (30.71%) Docker
2 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.15%) Apache Flume
4 4 (3.15%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) LXC
Systems Management
1 36 (28.35%) Ansible
2 22 (17.32%) Puppet
3 18 (14.17%) Kubernetes
4 12 (9.45%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.15%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (3.15%) Packer
6 3 (2.36%) Nagios
6 3 (2.36%) Rundeck
6 3 (2.36%) SELinux
7 2 (1.57%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.57%) Xymon
8 1 (0.79%) Control-M
8 1 (0.79%) Terraform
8 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (10.24%) VMware
2 12 (9.45%) Splunk
3 10 (7.87%) Google
4 5 (3.94%) Pega
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle
6 3 (2.36%) Black Duck
6 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.57%) EMC
7 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.57%) Tableau
8 1 (0.79%) Capita
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco
8 1 (0.79%) New Relic