The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Aberdeen region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.90% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 32.43% 11.70% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 5
Average daily rate £313 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.72 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java