The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 47 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Python 18 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.61% 1.33% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 2.31% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 2
Average daily rate £375 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
339 519 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.20% 57.67% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 270 163
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Python
Scotland

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 17 April 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (66.67%) Java
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Perl
3 12 (50.00%) C++
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) OO
5 9 (37.50%) KDB
6 8 (33.33%) Equities
6 8 (33.33%) Banking
7 7 (29.17%) Front Office
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) Scrum
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) UNIX
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (25.00%) Derivative
8 6 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
9 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) HTML
10 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 4 (16.67%) MS Office
10 4 (16.67%) XML
10 4 (16.67%) JUnit

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (4.17%) Mule
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) KDB
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.67%) Star Schema
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.67%) Gradle
2 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (16.67%) RSpec
2 4 (16.67%) JBehave
2 4 (16.67%) JUnit
2 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) Maven
2 4 (16.67%) WATIR
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) Behat
4 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 7 (29.17%) Front Office
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (12.50%) WPF Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) WPF
6 2 (8.33%) Symfony
6 2 (8.33%) CakePHP
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
7 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
7 1 (4.17%) JMS
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware
7 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Equities
2 6 (25.00%) Derivative
2 6 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) OO
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.67%) Data Management
5 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.67%) ATDD
5 4 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
5 4 (16.67%) User Stories
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) Perl
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) C++
4 11 (45.83%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) Groovy
5 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) NFS
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) HP
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Zend
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
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