Period
to 26 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 83 90
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 5 17 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 1.19% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.26% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 17
Median daily rate £250 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.18% - -
10th Percentile £225 £313 £338
90th Percentile £275 £524 £489
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 784 1,351 1,501
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.67% 94.94% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 843 889
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +4.73%
10th Percentile £215 £226 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 31
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +15.47%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.14 £35.00
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.90 £16.63
% change year-on-year +21.51% +7.64% -3.98%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in Glasgow

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python Developer in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Python Developer in Glasgow

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, Python Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Flask
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Terraform
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Azure
4 1 (20.00%) AWS
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Flask
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle