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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 46 60
Rank change year-on-year +23 +14  
Contract jobs citing Python 52 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.71% 3.05% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.02% 10.65% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 10
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £560 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 371 432 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 40.77% 28.65% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 261 252
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £49.62 £39.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.21% -17.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 71 (66.98%) Java
2 64 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (40.57%) BDD
4 39 (36.79%) Linux
4 39 (36.79%) Scrum
5 34 (32.08%) JavaScript
6 30 (28.30%) Selenium
6 30 (28.30%) Jenkins
7 29 (27.36%) SQL
8 28 (26.42%) AngularJS
9 27 (25.47%) JIRA
10 26 (24.53%) TDD
10 26 (24.53%) Gradle
10 26 (24.53%) DevOps
10 26 (24.53%) Cucumber
11 25 (23.58%) Open Source
12 22 (20.75%) Maven
13 20 (18.87%) Perl
13 20 (18.87%) Web Services
13 20 (18.87%) Git (software)
14 19 (17.92%) REST
15 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (16.04%) Kanban
16 17 (16.04%) PostGIS
16 17 (16.04%) Subversion
16 17 (16.04%) OpenLayers
17 16 (15.09%) GeoServer
17 16 (15.09%) GIS
17 16 (15.09%) ESRI
18 15 (14.15%) Finance

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 16 (15.09%) GeoServer
2 4 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (3.77%) nginx
3 2 (1.89%) IIS
3 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.94%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.94%) JBoss
4 1 (0.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) PaaS
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.94%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.94%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.94%) GitHub
5 1 (0.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Firewall
1 2 (1.89%) HTTP
1 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) LDAP
2 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) GIS
2 14 (13.21%) NoSQL
3 12 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.43%) MySQL
4 10 (9.43%) Spatial Data
5 9 (8.49%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.66%) Big Data
7 4 (3.77%) QGIS
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.89%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.89%) Redis
8 2 (1.89%) Riak
9 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.94%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.94%) OLAP
9 1 (0.94%) QlikView
9 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.94%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 30 (28.30%) Jenkins
1 30 (28.30%) Selenium
2 27 (25.47%) JIRA
3 26 (24.53%) Cucumber
3 26 (24.53%) Gradle
4 22 (20.75%) Maven
5 20 (18.87%) Git (software)
6 17 (16.04%) Subversion
7 15 (14.15%) JBehave
8 12 (11.32%) WebDriver
9 11 (10.38%) SoapUI
10 9 (8.49%) Bugzilla
11 4 (3.77%) gulp
12 3 (2.83%) Bower
12 3 (2.83%) CircleCI
12 3 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (2.83%) Travis CI
13 2 (1.89%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.89%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.89%) Protractor
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Law
3 10 (9.43%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (43.40%) Developer
2 21 (19.81%) Python Developer
3 20 (18.87%) Java Developer
4 15 (14.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Analyst
5 11 (10.38%) Test Engineer
6 10 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (8.49%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.49%) Senior Test Analyst
7 9 (8.49%) Test Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Angular Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Open Source Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Tester
10 6 (5.66%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) Automation Tester
11 5 (4.72%) Consultant
12 4 (3.77%) Security Consultant
12 4 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.42%) AngularJS
2 20 (18.87%) Web Services
3 19 (17.92%) REST
4 17 (16.04%) OpenLayers
4 17 (16.04%) PostGIS
5 15 (14.15%) Leaflet
6 13 (12.26%) HTML
7 11 (10.38%) CSS
7 11 (10.38%) JSON
8 10 (9.43%) jQuery
8 10 (9.43%) RESTful
8 10 (9.43%) Spring
9 9 (8.49%) Sass
10 7 (6.60%) Node.js
11 6 (5.66%) .NET
11 6 (5.66%) Spring Boot
12 5 (4.72%) CSS3
12 5 (4.72%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.72%) HTML5
12 5 (4.72%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Data Centre
1 11 (10.38%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) User Experience
5 2 (1.89%) iPad
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) Social Media
6 1 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.94%) Fintech
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.79%) Linux
2 14 (13.21%) Windows
3 10 (9.43%) Unix
4 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.94%) Android
6 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) CentOS
6 1 (0.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.57%) BDD
3 39 (36.79%) Scrum
4 26 (24.53%) DevOps
4 26 (24.53%) TDD
5 25 (23.58%) Open Source
6 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (16.04%) Kanban
8 10 (9.43%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (9.43%) Manual Testing
8 10 (9.43%) Microservices
8 10 (9.43%) SDLC
9 9 (8.49%) Open Source Development
10 8 (7.55%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.60%) Data Migration
11 7 (6.60%) Migration
11 7 (6.60%) Requirements Management
11 7 (6.60%) SIEM
11 7 (6.60%) Use Case
12 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (66.98%) Java
2 34 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 29 (27.36%) SQL
4 20 (18.87%) Perl
5 11 (10.38%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.55%) VBA
7 7 (6.60%) Ruby
8 5 (4.72%) ES6
9 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.83%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (2.83%) Groovy
11 2 (1.89%) PHP
11 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.89%) R
11 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.94%) C
12 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.94%) Scala
12 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) CEH
2 4 (3.77%) CISSP
3 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.94%) CISM
3 1 (0.94%) GIAC
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
3 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) QA
2 10 (9.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (8.49%) Docker
2 3 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) Ansible
2 12 (11.32%) Puppet
3 7 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.94%) Packer
4 1 (0.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) ESRI
2 9 (8.49%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (5.66%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) Splunk
4 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.89%) Informatica
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.89%) Twitter
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe
6 1 (0.94%) FireEye
6 1 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.94%) Netezza
6 1 (0.94%) New Relic
6 1 (0.94%) Progress
6 1 (0.94%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.94%) Tableau
6 1 (0.94%) VMware
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