The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 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 Scotland 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 96 94 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 27 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 1.16% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 3.11% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +166.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £306 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1061 932 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.16% 37.18% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 434 314
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 24
Average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £13.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 14 July 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 14 July 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
Glasgow -2 18 £375 -6.25% 8
Edinburgh -14 6 £463 +32.14% 4
Aberdeen +5 1 £300 - 1
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
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Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 (55.56%) Java
2 33 (52.38%) Perl
3 31 (49.21%) Linux
4 23 (36.51%) SQL
5 19 (30.16%) C#
5 19 (30.16%) C++
6 18 (28.57%) KDB
7 17 (26.98%) UNIX
8 16 (25.40%) Equities
9 14 (22.22%) HTML
9 14 (22.22%) Multithreading
10 13 (20.63%) Shell Script
10 13 (20.63%) Front Office
11 12 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (19.05%) Banking
11 12 (19.05%) .NET
12 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
12 11 (17.46%) Finance
12 11 (17.46%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (15.87%) Derivative
13 10 (15.87%) Oracle
13 10 (15.87%) OO
14 9 (14.29%) Maven
14 9 (14.29%) Selenium
14 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
14 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
15 8 (12.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 8 (12.70%) Hudson
15 8 (12.70%) JIRA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 6 (9.52%) Confluence
2 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.17%) GemFire
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.59%) Drupal
5 1 (1.59%) Mule
5 1 (1.59%) WordPress
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.59%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.17%) SAN
1 2 (3.17%) Firewall
1 2 (3.17%) NAS
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) LDAP
2 1 (1.59%) LAN
2 1 (1.59%) WAN
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) KDB
2 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (6.35%) MySQL
6 4 (6.35%) Big Data
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.76%) Star Schema
7 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.17%) DB2
9 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.59%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (1.59%) Redis
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Maven
1 9 (14.29%) Selenium
1 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.70%) Hudson
2 8 (12.70%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) Cobertura
4 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 3 (4.76%) Gradle
5 3 (4.76%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (4.76%) RSpec
5 3 (4.76%) JBehave
5 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.76%) WATIR
5 3 (4.76%) JUnit
5 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.17%) Introscope
6 2 (3.17%) Redmine
6 2 (3.17%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (20.63%) Front Office
2 12 (19.05%) Banking
3 11 (17.46%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Developer
2 9 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 9 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) WPF Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Build Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Programmer
5 3 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Python Programmer
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Tester
6 2 (3.17%) Tester
6 2 (3.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) HTML
2 12 (19.05%) .NET
3 11 (17.46%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (12.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (9.52%) WPF
5 6 (9.52%) jQuery
5 6 (9.52%) XML
6 4 (6.35%) Middleware
6 4 (6.35%) J2EE
6 4 (6.35%) Task Parallel Library
7 3 (4.76%) XSLT
7 3 (4.76%) JMS
7 3 (4.76%) Spring
7 3 (4.76%) Java EE
8 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.17%) CSS
8 2 (3.17%) Spring Integration
8 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.17%) Java SE
9 1 (1.59%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Equities
2 12 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (15.87%) Derivative
4 1 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Open Source
4 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Linux
2 17 (26.98%) UNIX
3 7 (11.11%) Windows
3 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.59%) CentOS
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 10 (15.87%) OO
3 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (7.94%) Web Development
4 5 (7.94%) Memory Management
4 5 (7.94%) BDD
4 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.94%) TDD
5 4 (6.35%) Scrum
5 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.76%) ATDD
6 3 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (4.76%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) Java
2 33 (52.38%) Perl
3 23 (36.51%) SQL
4 19 (30.16%) C#
4 19 (30.16%) C++
5 13 (20.63%) Shell Script
6 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.76%) PHP
9 3 (4.76%) Ruby
9 3 (4.76%) Groovy
10 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.17%) Scala
10 2 (3.17%) VB
11 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.59%) XQuery
11 1 (1.59%) Jython
11 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) HND
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) DICOM
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) RHEV
3 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.59%) NFS
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Samba
3 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Puppet
1 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.17%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.59%) Nagios
4 1 (1.59%) Munin
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) JBoss
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) VMware
4 5 (7.94%) Sybase
4 5 (7.94%) HP
5 4 (6.35%) StreamBase
5 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.76%) IBM
7 2 (3.17%) CA
7 2 (3.17%) Symantec
8 1 (1.59%) Zend
8 1 (1.59%) Reuters
8 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.59%) Adobe
8 1 (1.59%) Murex
8 1 (1.59%) Informatica
8 1 (1.59%) Veritas
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