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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 52 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Python 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.83% 0.91% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 2.26% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £398 £348 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.27% -22.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
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
193 310 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.90% 40.42% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 189 144
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £24.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Unix
2 16 (57.14%) Finance
3 14 (50.00%) Banking
4 13 (46.43%) Ruby
5 11 (39.29%) VMware
5 11 (39.29%) Perl
5 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Ansible
7 8 (28.57%) DevOps
7 8 (28.57%) IBM
7 8 (28.57%) AIX
8 7 (25.00%) Tivoli
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (25.00%) SDLC
9 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
9 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
10 5 (17.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 5 (17.86%) Netcool
10 5 (17.86%) Java
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.86%) vCloud
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
11 4 (14.29%) Migration
11 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (10.71%) Open Source

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
1 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) FishEye
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 7 (25.00%) Tivoli Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Tivoli Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Unix Scripter
7 1 (3.57%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Jinja
2 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
2 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Animation
2 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Unix
3 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (28.57%) AIX
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.14%) CentOS
7 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) SIEM
7 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Ruby
2 11 (39.29%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.86%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) AWK
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) C-shell
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) sed
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) R
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CISSP
1 1 (3.57%) SANS
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) vCloud
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) NFS
3 2 (7.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Ansible
2 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 5 (17.86%) Netcool
3 5 (17.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 8 (28.57%) IBM
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
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