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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 60 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing Python 9 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.01% 0.94% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 1.91% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate
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£469 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £288 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £288 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
342 418 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.47% 49.06% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 180 139
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 18 (78.26%) Perl
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Java
3 13 (56.52%) C++
3 13 (56.52%) UNIX
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) Shell Script
5 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (34.78%) Banking
6 8 (34.78%) Derivative
6 8 (34.78%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) Subversion
8 6 (26.09%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
8 6 (26.09%) SDLC
8 6 (26.09%) Maven
8 6 (26.09%) C#
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) TDD
9 5 (21.74%) Front Office
9 5 (21.74%) DevOps
9 5 (21.74%) FishEye
9 5 (21.74%) JIRA
9 5 (21.74%) Software Packaging
10 4 (17.39%) Equities
10 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
10 4 (17.39%) IBM
11 3 (13.04%) Tivoli

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (13.04%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) KDB
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) HBase
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) MarkLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) IBM BigInsights
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) Maven
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) FishEye
3 5 (21.74%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) JDeveloper
5 1 (4.35%) Bower
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
1 8 (34.78%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Front Office
3 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (21.74%) Software Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Sass
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) Flask
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Derivative
2 4 (17.39%) Equities
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) UNIX
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) SDLC
4 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.35%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.35%) BPEL
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) MapReduce
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Perl
2 14 (60.87%) Java
3 13 (56.52%) C++
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) Shell Script
6 6 (26.09%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.35%) Scala
8 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (13.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata
3 1 (4.35%) Netezza
3 1 (4.35%) Greenplum
3 1 (4.35%) Vertica
3 1 (4.35%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.35%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.35%) MapR