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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing Python 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 1.47% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £245 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
38 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 31.93% 24.51% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 23
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £407 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Python
Scotland

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 14 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 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%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Maximo
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maximo
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle