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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 60 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 10 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.22% 2.73% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 5.59% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +166.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
413 376 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.24% 48.83% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 175 131
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (62.50%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) Perl
3 16 (50.00%) Linux
4 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 15 (46.88%) C++
5 14 (43.75%) C#
5 14 (43.75%) Equities
5 14 (43.75%) KDB
6 12 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 12 (37.50%) Front Office
7 11 (34.38%) .NET
8 10 (31.25%) OO
8 10 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (31.25%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (28.13%) Derivative
9 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
10 8 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (21.88%) Banking
12 6 (18.75%) UNIX
12 6 (18.75%) HTML
13 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
14 4 (12.50%) Big Data
14 4 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
14 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
14 4 (12.50%) Task Parallel Library
14 4 (12.50%) WPF
14 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 4 (12.50%) Sybase
14 4 (12.50%) HND
14 4 (12.50%) Finance

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (6.25%) GemFire
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) Mule
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) KDB
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) Big Data
4 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.25%) DB2
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.13%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 12 (37.50%) Front Office
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) WPF Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) DB2 Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (3.13%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Magento Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) WPF
5 4 (12.50%) Task Parallel Library
6 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE
7 2 (6.25%) JMS
7 2 (6.25%) Spring
7 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.13%) Spring Integration
8 1 (3.13%) Java SE
8 1 (3.13%) Middleware
8 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.13%) CSS
8 1 (3.13%) XML
8 1 (3.13%) XSLT
8 1 (3.13%) HTML5
8 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Equities
2 10 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (28.13%) Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Memory Management
4 3 (9.38%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) UML
6 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) OOD
6 1 (3.13%) ETL
6 1 (3.13%) BPR
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) Perl
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) C++
4 14 (43.75%) C#
5 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) Scala
8 1 (3.13%) Clojure
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) HND
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) NFS
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Sybase
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) StreamBase
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Zend