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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 63 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 8 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.94% 2.41% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 5.65% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £425 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +183.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
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
418 283 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.06% 42.62% 36.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 142 166
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 £275 £246 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (58.82%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) Perl
3 16 (47.06%) Linux
4 15 (44.12%) SQL
4 15 (44.12%) C++
5 14 (41.18%) C#
5 14 (41.18%) Equities
5 14 (41.18%) KDB
6 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
6 12 (35.29%) Front Office
7 11 (32.35%) .NET
8 10 (29.41%) OO
8 10 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (29.41%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (26.47%) Derivative
9 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
10 8 (23.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (20.59%) Banking
12 6 (17.65%) UNIX
12 6 (17.65%) HTML
13 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
14 4 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
14 4 (11.76%) Task Parallel Library
14 4 (11.76%) Big Data
14 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
14 4 (11.76%) WPF
14 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
14 4 (11.76%) Sybase
14 4 (11.76%) HND
14 4 (11.76%) Finance

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) GemFire
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
2 1 (2.94%) Mule
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) KDB
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) Big Data
4 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.88%) DB2
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.94%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 12 (35.29%) Front Office
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) C++ Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) WPF Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (2.94%) DB2 Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (2.94%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Magento Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (23.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (17.65%) HTML
5 4 (11.76%) WPF
5 4 (11.76%) Task Parallel Library
6 3 (8.82%) jQuery
7 2 (5.88%) J2EE
7 2 (5.88%) JMS
7 2 (5.88%) Spring
7 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.94%) Spring Integration
8 1 (2.94%) Java SE
8 1 (2.94%) Middleware
8 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.94%) CSS
8 1 (2.94%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) XSLT
8 1 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Equities
2 10 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (26.47%) Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
2 10 (29.41%) OO
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Memory Management
4 3 (8.82%) Web Development
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Requirements Management
5 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) UML
6 1 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) OOD
6 1 (2.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) Perl
3 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 15 (44.12%) C++
4 14 (41.18%) C#
5 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
6 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.82%) Ruby
8 2 (5.88%) Scala
9 1 (2.94%) Clojure
9 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) HND
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) NFS
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Sybase
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) StreamBase
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Zend
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