The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 55 69
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14  
Contract jobs citing Python 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.29% 0.69% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 2.06% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £400 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -13.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 257 194 301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 49.05% 33.45% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 110 176
Median daily rate £370 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Glasgow

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Glasgow

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 29 (70.73%) Java
2 25 (60.98%) Linux
3 17 (41.46%) DevOps
4 13 (31.71%) Perl
5 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 12 (29.27%) IBM
6 11 (26.83%) JBoss
6 11 (26.83%) Ansible
7 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
7 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) Ruby
7 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
8 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (21.95%) Firewall
8 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
9 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.51%) HTML
9 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.51%) Maven
9 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
9 8 (19.51%) HTML5
9 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
10 7 (17.07%) C#
10 7 (17.07%) Unix
10 7 (17.07%) J2EE
10 7 (17.07%) UML
10 7 (17.07%) Docker
11 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
11 6 (14.63%) Splunk

Python
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 11 (26.83%) JBoss
2 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.44%) Route 53
2 1 (2.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Hive
3 3 (7.32%) Big Data
3 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.32%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (4.88%) GIS
4 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) Spatial Data
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.44%) QGIS
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
3 8 (19.51%) Maven
4 6 (14.63%) JIRA
5 5 (12.20%) GitLab
6 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.88%) Gradle
6 2 (4.88%) JBehave
6 2 (4.88%) Selenium
7 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) DevOps Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Java Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Splunk Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) AIX Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Splunk Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Unix Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) HTML
1 8 (19.51%) HTML5
2 7 (17.07%) J2EE
3 5 (12.20%) Kafka
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.88%) Node.js
4 2 (4.88%) PostGIS
4 2 (4.88%) Regular Expression
4 2 (4.88%) REST
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) Ajax
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) CSS3
5 1 (2.44%) Dojo
5 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) JSP
5 1 (2.44%) Leaflet
5 1 (2.44%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Unix
3 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.20%) AIX
5 4 (9.76%) Tru64
5 4 (9.76%) Windows
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) DevOps
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
4 7 (17.07%) UML
5 6 (14.63%) OO
5 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
5 6 (14.63%) Web Development
6 5 (12.20%) Analytics
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
7 4 (9.76%) SIEM
7 4 (9.76%) Time Management
8 3 (7.32%) Anomaly Detection
8 3 (7.32%) Data Security
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) Perl
3 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 10 (24.39%) Ruby
4 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
5 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
5 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.07%) C#
7 5 (12.20%) PHP
8 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.88%) C++
10 1 (2.44%) C
10 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CISSP
1 3 (7.32%) SANS
2 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) BS7666
2 1 (2.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Docker
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Flume
3 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Ansible
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (12.20%) logstash
3 5 (12.20%) Puppet
4 4 (9.76%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (9.76%) Data Guard
4 4 (9.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (7.32%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (7.32%) QRadar
6 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.44%) Mesos
6 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) IBM
2 6 (14.63%) Atlassian
2 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
2 6 (14.63%) Splunk
2 6 (14.63%) Symantec
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) AppDynamics
4 4 (9.76%) EMC
4 4 (9.76%) VMware
5 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
5 3 (7.32%) MapR
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) ESRI
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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