The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 91 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 37 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 0.52% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 1.34% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +4.10%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1145 972 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.30% 38.86% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 490 364
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 32 31
Average hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Scotland region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Scotland region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Python
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 29 £404 +44.19% 8
Glasgow -3 3 £700 +100.00% 8
Fife -2 1 £180 -52.00%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £400 - 3
East Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 35 (59.32%) Java
2 32 (54.24%) Perl
3 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (42.37%) Linux
5 23 (38.98%) UNIX
6 21 (35.59%) PHP
7 18 (30.51%) C++
7 18 (30.51%) Security Testing
7 18 (30.51%) Big Data
8 15 (25.42%) Degree
9 14 (23.73%) SQL
10 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
10 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
11 11 (18.64%) Information Security
11 11 (18.64%) Selenium
12 10 (16.95%) HTML
13 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
13 9 (15.25%) Ruby
14 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
14 8 (13.56%) CSS
14 8 (13.56%) Product Management
14 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (11.86%) Manual Testing
15 7 (11.86%) BDD
15 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
16 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
16 6 (10.17%) Windows
16 6 (10.17%) Web Services
16 6 (10.17%) Software Testing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (6.78%) nginx
2 2 (3.39%) GemFire
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Drupal
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) WordPress
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
1 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.69%) SMS
2 1 (1.69%) LDAP
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) Big Data
2 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.47%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.78%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.39%) KDB
6 2 (3.39%) DB2
6 2 (3.39%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.69%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Selenium
2 5 (8.47%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) Zephyr
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.39%) Ant
4 2 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) JMeter
5 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) Hudson
5 1 (1.69%) Cobertura
5 1 (1.69%) Concordion
5 1 (1.69%) Calabash
General
1 4 (6.78%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Front Office
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Python Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Tester
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Verification Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Development Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.39%) Programmer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) HTML
2 8 (13.56%) CSS
3 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.17%) Web Services
4 5 (8.47%) JSON
4 5 (8.47%) Flask
5 4 (6.78%) HTML5
5 4 (6.78%) jQuery
5 4 (6.78%) XML
6 3 (5.08%) XSLT
6 3 (5.08%) .NET
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.39%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.69%) Spring
8 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.69%) WPF
8 1 (1.69%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (1.69%) Django
8 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.39%) Open Source
3 2 (3.39%) Equities
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) Physics
4 1 (1.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Linux
2 23 (38.98%) UNIX
3 6 (10.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) Security Testing
3 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
4 11 (18.64%) Information Security
5 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.56%) Product Management
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.86%) Manual Testing
7 7 (11.86%) BDD
8 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.78%) Scrum
11 3 (5.08%) TDD
11 3 (5.08%) Web Development
11 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
11 3 (5.08%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.08%) SIEM
11 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) Java
2 32 (54.24%) Perl
3 21 (35.59%) PHP
4 18 (30.51%) C++
5 14 (23.73%) SQL
6 9 (15.25%) Ruby
7 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.78%) VB
9 2 (3.39%) Scala
9 2 (3.39%) VBScript
9 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.39%) C#
10 1 (1.69%) Jython
10 1 (1.69%) XPath
10 1 (1.69%) XQuery
10 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.69%) Groovy
10 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.39%) CISSP
3 2 (3.39%) PMP
3 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.39%) GCIA
4 1 (1.69%) RHCE
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.39%) StreamBase
3 2 (3.39%) Sybase
4 1 (1.69%) Zend
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) HP
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Stirling
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