The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 46 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing Python 19 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.95% 1.61% 3.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.53% 4.33% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 19
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £470 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
291 323 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.12% 37.08% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 168 217
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £31.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Python.

1 16 (64.00%) Perl
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) Unix
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (24.00%) Open Source
6 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (16.00%) Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) DevOps
7 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (16.00%) AIX
7 4 (16.00%) DNS
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) TDD
7 4 (16.00%) BDD
7 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (16.00%) SIEM
7 4 (16.00%) Splunk
7 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) Node.js
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) GeoServer
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) DB2
3 2 (8.00%) GIS
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) Bower
4 2 (8.00%) Flyway
4 2 (8.00%) Hudson
4 2 (8.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) DBeaver
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Splunk Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Scripter
4 2 (8.00%) Market Risk Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) Flask
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (8.00%) Sass
4 1 (4.00%) Java EE
4 1 (4.00%) Jinja
4 1 (4.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) OpenLayers
4 1 (4.00%) PostGIS
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Derivative
1 2 (8.00%) Equities
1 2 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (8.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) AIX
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) BDD
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) SIEM
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Perl
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.00%) AWK
7 2 (8.00%) C#
7 2 (8.00%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (8.00%) C-shell
7 2 (8.00%) Korn
7 2 (8.00%) Scala
7 2 (8.00%) sed
8 1 (4.00%) Jython
8 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.00%) R
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.00%) SANS
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.00%) Mesos
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Splunk
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) MapR
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec