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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 28 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 23 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.67% 1.49% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.41% 4.48% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Median daily rate £365 £398 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% +14.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £380 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%

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
221 223 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.92% 33.23% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 127 196
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £203 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.32 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 42 (76.36%) Java
2 23 (41.82%) Perl
2 23 (41.82%) Linux
3 18 (32.73%) JIRA
4 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (29.09%) Maven
5 16 (29.09%) SQL
6 14 (25.45%) Firewall
7 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
7 13 (23.64%) DevOps
8 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
8 12 (21.82%) REST
8 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
8 12 (21.82%) Finance
8 12 (21.82%) QA
9 11 (20.00%) Scrum
9 11 (20.00%) HTML
9 11 (20.00%) DNS
9 11 (20.00%) Splunk
9 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
9 11 (20.00%) Open Source
9 11 (20.00%) HTML5
9 11 (20.00%) SDLC
10 10 (18.18%) JBehave
10 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
10 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 10 (18.18%) Analytics
10 10 (18.18%) Gradle
10 10 (18.18%) Ansible
10 10 (18.18%) IBM

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 7 (12.73%) JBoss
2 6 (10.91%) GeoServer
3 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.27%) Apache Spark
4 4 (7.27%) Confluence
5 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) nginx
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (5.45%) LDAP
4 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (14.55%) Big Data
3 7 (12.73%) GIS
3 7 (12.73%) Hadoop
4 6 (10.91%) Spatial Data
5 5 (9.09%) Apache Hive
6 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.64%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.82%) IBM BigInsights
8 1 (1.82%) MySQL
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.82%) QGIS
8 1 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) JIRA
2 16 (29.09%) Maven
3 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
3 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
4 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 10 (18.18%) Gradle
4 10 (18.18%) JBehave
4 10 (18.18%) Selenium
5 4 (7.27%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.64%) GitLab
7 1 (1.82%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Splunk Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Angular Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Java Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Open Source Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Python Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Security Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) GIS Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) DBA
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) REST
2 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 11 (20.00%) HTML5
3 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 10 (18.18%) Web Services
4 7 (12.73%) PostGIS
5 6 (10.91%) Ajax
5 6 (10.91%) J2EE
5 6 (10.91%) JSP
5 6 (10.91%) Leaflet
5 6 (10.91%) OpenLayers
6 4 (7.27%) CSS
6 4 (7.27%) CSS3
6 4 (7.27%) Dojo
6 4 (7.27%) jQuery
6 4 (7.27%) Kafka
6 4 (7.27%) Node.js
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (5.45%) Regular Expression
8 2 (3.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.64%) Social Media
2 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.82%) Derivative
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.82%) Equities
3 1 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Ontologies
3 1 (1.82%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Unix
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.82%) AIX
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) DevOps
3 11 (20.00%) Open Source
3 11 (20.00%) Scrum
3 11 (20.00%) SDLC
4 10 (18.18%) Analytics
5 9 (16.36%) OO
5 9 (16.36%) SIEM
6 7 (12.73%) BDD
6 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.73%) UML
7 6 (10.91%) Microservices
7 6 (10.91%) Open Source Development
7 6 (10.91%) TDD
7 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.91%) Web Development
8 5 (9.09%) Anomaly Detection
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) Java
2 23 (41.82%) Perl
3 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.55%) C#
6 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
6 7 (12.73%) C++
7 5 (9.09%) C
8 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.64%) PHP
10 2 (3.64%) Ruby
11 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) CISSP
1 5 (9.09%) SANS
2 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) WCAG
3 1 (1.82%) BS7666
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
2 4 (7.27%) Apache Flume
3 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Ansible
2 5 (9.09%) ArcSight ESM
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (9.09%) QRadar
3 4 (7.27%) logstash
3 4 (7.27%) RSA Archer
4 3 (5.45%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
4 3 (5.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.45%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Splunk
2 10 (18.18%) IBM
3 8 (14.55%) Symantec
4 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
4 6 (10.91%) ESRI
5 5 (9.09%) ArcSight
5 5 (9.09%) MapR
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle
7 3 (5.45%) AppDynamics
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.82%) Sybase
8 1 (1.82%) Tableau
8 1 (1.82%) Twitter