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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 47 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Python 18 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.68% 1.35% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.43% 3.63% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 16
Median daily rate £394 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £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 £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
280 331 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.73% 37.11% 51.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 176 223
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 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 4 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 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) Perl
3 13 (52.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) Unix
5 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
6 7 (28.00%) DevOps
7 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (24.00%) AIX
7 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (20.00%) Splunk
8 5 (20.00%) SIEM
8 5 (20.00%) Analytics
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.00%) Banking
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (16.00%) Open Source
9 4 (16.00%) Use Case
9 4 (16.00%) Ruby
9 4 (16.00%) Ansible
10 3 (12.00%) BDD
10 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
10 3 (12.00%) Hadoop

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 2 (8.00%) Node.js
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
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 5 (20.00%) DNS
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Flyway
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Bower
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Splunk Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Scripter
5 2 (8.00%) Market Risk Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Unix Scripter
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) Flask
3 1 (4.00%) Jinja
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
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%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) AIX
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.00%) Analytics
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.00%) SIEM
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Open Source
3 4 (16.00%) Use Case
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Anomaly Detection
5 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Perl
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 3 (12.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.00%) AWK
7 2 (8.00%) C-shell
7 2 (8.00%) sed
8 1 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (4.00%) Jython
8 1 (4.00%) Korn
8 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CISSP
1 2 (8.00%) SANS
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 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 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) QRadar
3 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.00%) Mesos
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.00%) Splunk
4 3 (12.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) MapR
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec