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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 63 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Python 7 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.82% 1.22% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 2.43% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 13
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -26.47%
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
288 412 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.61% 50.31% 49.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 170 183
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Perl
3 11 (57.89%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) C++
5 9 (47.37%) UNIX
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Derivative
7 7 (36.84%) Banking
7 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
8 6 (31.58%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (31.58%) C#
9 5 (26.32%) SDLC
9 5 (26.32%) Front Office
10 4 (21.05%) Equities
10 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (21.05%) TDD
10 4 (21.05%) Subversion
11 3 (15.79%) KDB
11 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
11 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
11 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
11 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig
11 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
11 3 (15.79%) Maven
11 3 (15.79%) IBM
11 3 (15.79%) Windows
12 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) KDB
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) HBase
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) MarkLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) IBM BigInsights
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) FishEye
3 2 (10.53%) Hudson
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) JDeveloper
4 1 (5.26%) Bower
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) SOA Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (10.53%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) Sass
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) Flask
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Derivative
2 4 (21.05%) Equities
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) SDLC
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) BPEL
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Perl
2 11 (57.89%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
5 6 (31.58%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (10.53%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Perforce
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Teradata
3 1 (5.26%) Netezza
3 1 (5.26%) Greenplum
3 1 (5.26%) Vertica
3 1 (5.26%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.26%) MapR