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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 59 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.94% 1.16% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 2.64% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£348 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £450 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
318 265 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.51% 44.02% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 141 204
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.87 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -55.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.10 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (72.73%) Ruby
2 7 (63.64%) Perl
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) OWASP
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
6 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) CISSP
6 2 (18.18%) PMP
6 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) IPv4
3 1 (9.09%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Hudson
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) OWASP
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Ruby
2 7 (63.64%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Scala
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 2 (18.18%) GCIA
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) ArcSight