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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 57 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 11 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.28% 2.26% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 4.50% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 14
Average daily rate
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£319 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £305 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £378 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
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
279 378 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.56% 50.20% 55.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 189 218
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £11.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) C++
4 9 (52.94%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) UNIX
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 8 (47.06%) Derivative
6 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
7 6 (35.29%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) C#
7 6 (35.29%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (29.41%) Front Office
8 5 (29.41%) SDLC
9 4 (23.53%) Equities
10 3 (17.65%) Subversion
10 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (17.65%) TDD
10 3 (17.65%) Maven
10 3 (17.65%) KDB
10 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (17.65%) Windows
11 2 (11.76%) IBM
11 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
11 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (11.76%) Netcool
11 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
11 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
11 2 (11.76%) Software Packaging

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (11.76%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) KDB
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.88%) HBase
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) FishEye
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JDeveloper
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Front Office
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (11.76%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Derivative
2 4 (23.53%) Equities
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (29.41%) SDLC
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) BPEL
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) B2B
4 1 (5.88%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Perl
2 10 (58.82%) C++
3 9 (52.94%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
5 6 (35.29%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) R
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (11.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Perforce
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase