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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 55 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.95% - 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£348 - £325
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 £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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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
331 268 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.16% 44.15% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 149 162
Average daily rate £344 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.60 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.27% -52.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £13.68 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 7 (50.00%) Perl
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) OWASP
6 3 (21.43%) C
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Sybase
7 2 (14.29%) DB2
7 2 (14.29%) Apache
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) CISSP
7 2 (14.29%) PMP
7 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
7 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Route 53
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) IPv4
3 1 (7.14%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Magento Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) OWASP
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) GCIA
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Sybase
1 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.14%) Zend