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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 57 40 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing Python 14 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.61% 3.74% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 7.32% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
323 355 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.08% 51.08% 60.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 217 278
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £31.75 - £12.18
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 - £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 - £35.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (85.71%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) Perl
3 13 (61.90%) UNIX
4 11 (52.38%) C++
5 10 (47.62%) Java
6 9 (42.86%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) Derivative
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (28.57%) C#
10 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
10 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 5 (23.81%) Banking
10 5 (23.81%) Front Office
10 5 (23.81%) Ruby
11 4 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
11 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
11 4 (19.05%) Equities
11 4 (19.05%) Windows
12 3 (14.29%) Web Services
12 3 (14.29%) C
12 3 (14.29%) .NET
12 3 (14.29%) SOA
12 3 (14.29%) TDD
12 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (14.29%) OWASP
12 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (14.29%) KDB
12 3 (14.29%) Network Security

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Route 53
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.76%) IPv4
3 1 (4.76%) IPv6
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) KDB
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Hudson
2 1 (4.76%) JDeveloper
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Derivative
2 4 (19.05%) Equities
3 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) SOA
1 3 (14.29%) TDD
1 3 (14.29%) OWASP
1 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.52%) SIEM
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) B2B
3 1 (4.76%) Process Management
3 1 (4.76%) BPEL
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Perl
2 11 (52.38%) C++
3 10 (47.62%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) Ruby
7 3 (14.29%) C
8 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) GCIA
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) PMP
2 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (9.52%) Netcool
2 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
1 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase