The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.90% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.13 £40.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +18.24%

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

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 49.28% 37.50% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Median daily rate £291 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.27% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £382 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £506 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Python
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Python.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) HBase
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) HBase
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP