The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 63 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Python 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.53% 1.13% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Python
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
346 269 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.83% 43.32% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 133 186
Average daily rate £388 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £443 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.86% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Front Office
3 5 (31.25%) Equities
3 5 (31.25%) KDB
4 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Sybase
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) StreamBase
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (12.50%) Scala
6 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (12.50%) Memory Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (12.50%) GemFire
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) KDB
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 5 (31.25%) Front Office
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) WPF Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (12.50%) WPF
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) Task Parallel Library
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Equities
2 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Derivative
4 1 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Memory Management
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) Scala
6 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Sybase
2 2 (12.50%) StreamBase
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Zend