Period
to 15 December 2017

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 6 months to 15 December 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 36 65
Rank change year-on-year +22 +29 +26
Contract jobs citing Python 122 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.71% 4.75% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.10% 11.11% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 25 8
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% +17.89%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £319
90th Percentile £575 £475 £499
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.64% -2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £14.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year - -72.38% -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 607 486 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 48.29% 42.71% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 238 309
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £373 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.01% +10.37% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £264 £212
90th Percentile £525 £450 £450
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £47.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.12% -14.09% +144.44%
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -47.50% +6.67% +22.95%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Glasgow

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 71 (58.20%) Linux
2 56 (45.90%) Perl
3 54 (44.26%) Java
4 43 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (34.43%) Finance
5 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
6 40 (32.79%) SQL
7 33 (27.05%) Firewall
8 32 (26.23%) HTML
8 32 (26.23%) Bash Shell
9 31 (25.41%) Unix
10 28 (22.95%) Windows
10 28 (22.95%) Git (software)
10 28 (22.95%) Ruby
11 27 (22.13%) Ansible
12 26 (21.31%) SDLC
12 26 (21.31%) Puppet
13 24 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
14 23 (18.85%) Kafka
14 23 (18.85%) C#
15 20 (16.39%) IBM
15 20 (16.39%) Microsoft
15 20 (16.39%) Configuration Management
15 20 (16.39%) JIRA
16 19 (15.57%) QA
16 19 (15.57%) Big Data
16 19 (15.57%) REST
16 19 (15.57%) Docker
16 19 (15.57%) DevOps
17 18 (14.75%) Continuous Integration

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 17 (13.93%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.20%) IIS
3 8 (6.56%) Confluence
3 8 (6.56%) JBoss
3 8 (6.56%) Jetty
3 8 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.56%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.74%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.28%) Apache
6 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.46%) CloudStack
6 3 (2.46%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.46%) SAS
7 2 (1.64%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.82%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.10%) OpenShift
3 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.82%) GitHub
5 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.05%) Firewall
2 16 (13.11%) DNS
3 10 (8.20%) Internet
4 7 (5.74%) AMQP
5 4 (3.28%) LDAP
6 2 (1.64%) DMZ
6 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.64%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.64%) SSL
7 1 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) Big Data
2 14 (11.48%) MongoDB
2 14 (11.48%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.84%) Parquet
4 11 (9.02%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.56%) Couchbase
5 8 (6.56%) Redis
5 8 (6.56%) Riak
6 7 (5.74%) DB2
6 7 (5.74%) SQLite
7 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.28%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.64%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.64%) Impala
10 2 (1.64%) MSDE
10 2 (1.64%) Spark SQL
10 2 (1.64%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.39%) JIRA
3 16 (13.11%) Jenkins
4 15 (12.30%) Cucumber
5 11 (9.02%) Vagrant
6 10 (8.20%) JUnit
7 9 (7.38%) Selenium
8 7 (5.74%) Appium
8 7 (5.74%) Calabash
8 7 (5.74%) FitNesse
8 7 (5.74%) Gatling
8 7 (5.74%) JBehave
8 7 (5.74%) JMeter
8 7 (5.74%) SpecFlow
8 7 (5.74%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.28%) Gradle
9 4 (3.28%) Grunt
9 4 (3.28%) gulp
9 4 (3.28%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.28%) Subversion
General
1 42 (34.43%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Publishing
3 3 (2.46%) Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.82%) Law
4 1 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (40.16%) Developer
2 20 (16.39%) Python Developer
3 18 (14.75%) Security Engineer
4 14 (11.48%) Splunk Engineer
5 9 (7.38%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.38%) Perl Developer
5 9 (7.38%) Software Developer
6 8 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Java Engineer
7 7 (5.74%) Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Consultant
7 7 (5.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (5.74%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.92%) IT Security Specialist
8 6 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Technical Test Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.23%) HTML
2 23 (18.85%) Kafka
3 19 (15.57%) REST
4 15 (12.30%) Spring
5 13 (10.66%) HTML5
6 12 (9.84%) Grok
6 12 (9.84%) Regular Expression
6 12 (9.84%) RESTful
7 10 (8.20%) AngularJS
7 10 (8.20%) CSS
7 10 (8.20%) Hibernate
8 8 (6.56%) JMS
8 8 (6.56%) JPA
9 7 (5.74%) .NET
9 7 (5.74%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (5.74%) TIBCO EMS
9 7 (5.74%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (4.92%) CSS3
10 6 (4.92%) React
11 5 (4.10%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Client/Server
1 13 (10.66%) PKI
2 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.46%) Derivative
6 2 (1.64%) Clustering
6 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.64%) RIA
7 1 (0.82%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.82%) Fintech
7 1 (0.82%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 71 (58.20%) Linux
2 31 (25.41%) Unix
3 28 (22.95%) Windows
4 15 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.28%) Solaris
7 3 (2.46%) CentOS
7 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.82%) AIX
8 1 (0.82%) Tru64
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.31%) SDLC
3 20 (16.39%) Configuration Management
4 19 (15.57%) DevOps
5 18 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (14.75%) Scrum
6 16 (13.11%) Analytics
6 16 (13.11%) TDD
7 15 (12.30%) BDD
7 15 (12.30%) Test Automation
8 13 (10.66%) Anomaly Detection
8 13 (10.66%) Data Modelling
8 13 (10.66%) SIEM
9 12 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (9.84%) Integration Testing
9 12 (9.84%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (9.84%) Web Development
10 11 (9.02%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (9.02%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.90%) Perl
2 54 (44.26%) Java
3 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
4 40 (32.79%) SQL
5 32 (26.23%) Bash Shell
6 28 (22.95%) Ruby
7 23 (18.85%) C#
8 16 (13.11%) PowerShell
9 11 (9.02%) Shell Script
10 10 (8.20%) PHP
11 4 (3.28%) C++
11 4 (3.28%) Korn
11 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.28%) VBScript
12 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.46%) Prolog
12 3 (2.46%) Scala
13 2 (1.64%) ES6
14 1 (0.82%) Go
14 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) CISSP
1 13 (10.66%) SANS
2 12 (9.84%) CEH
3 5 (4.10%) Degree
3 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.57%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.82%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.82%) MISRA
2 1 (0.82%) MISRA C
System Software
1 19 (15.57%) Docker
2 6 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.46%) vSphere
3 3 (2.46%) Xen
3 3 (2.46%) XenServer
4 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.82%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (22.13%) Ansible
2 26 (21.31%) Puppet
3 24 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.66%) Cobbler
4 13 (10.66%) SCCM
5 10 (8.20%) IBM BigFix
5 10 (8.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (4.10%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.10%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.46%) Packer
8 2 (1.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (1.64%) EnCase
9 1 (0.82%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.82%) QRadar
9 1 (0.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (16.39%) IBM
1 20 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.93%) Symantec
3 16 (13.11%) Oracle
4 15 (12.30%) Splunk
5 11 (9.02%) Sybase
6 9 (7.38%) Dell
6 9 (7.38%) HP
7 7 (5.74%) TIBCO
8 4 (3.28%) Google
8 4 (3.28%) McAfee
8 4 (3.28%) SAP
8 4 (3.28%) VMware
9 3 (2.46%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (2.46%) FireEye
9 3 (2.46%) Perforce
10 2 (1.64%) Lancope
10 2 (1.64%) M86 Security
10 2 (1.64%) Nuix
10 2 (1.64%) Rackspace