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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 63 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Python 1 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.13% 1.48% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 3.40% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £375 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -31.48%
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
286 265 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.95% 43.44% 54.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 147 253
Average daily rate £388 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.10% -34.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £16.87 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 7 (77.78%) Perl
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) OWASP
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) ArcSight
5 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) CISSP
5 2 (22.22%) PMP
5 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (11.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Redis
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 2 (22.22%) GCIA
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ArcSight