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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 67 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Python 9 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.05% 2.12% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 5.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
433 279 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.64% 42.34% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 138 188
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 16 (57.14%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) Perl
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Equities
4 10 (35.71%) Front Office
4 10 (35.71%) KDB
5 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
5 9 (32.14%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) C++
6 8 (28.57%) .NET
6 8 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 7 (25.00%) OO
7 7 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (21.43%) Banking
8 6 (21.43%) Derivative
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 5 (17.86%) UNIX
9 5 (17.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) Big Data
10 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 4 (14.29%) Ruby
10 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.29%) TDD
10 4 (14.29%) HND
10 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.29%) Sybase

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (7.14%) GemFire
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) Mule
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) KDB
2 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) Big Data
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.14%) DB2
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.57%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (35.71%) Front Office
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.71%) WPF Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (10.71%) WPF
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) JMS
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
7 1 (3.57%) Middleware
7 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.57%) Java SE
7 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
7 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Equities
2 8 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (21.43%) Derivative
4 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
2 7 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Memory Management
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) UML
6 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.57%) OOD
6 1 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) Perl
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) C++
5 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.29%) Ruby
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) Scala
8 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) HND
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) NFS
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Sybase
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) StreamBase
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Zend
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £700 per day based on experience
Posted: 6 days ago