Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 20 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 49 119 157
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.81% 7.92% 8.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.35% 16.10% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 69 84
Median daily rate £400 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £321
90th Percentile £484 £550 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -

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 267 739 886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 42.58% 49.20% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 461 529
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £299 £313 £300
90th Percentile £525 £556 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £27.68 £35.00 £28.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.92% +22.70% -84.99%
10th Percentile £20.18 £24.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.10 £52.35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +28.57% +102.90% -52.41%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Glasgow

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Daily rate trend for Python in Glasgow

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python in Glasgow over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Python in Glasgow

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Python in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Python.

1 24 (48.98%) Perl
2 22 (44.90%) Linux
3 19 (38.78%) SQL
4 14 (28.57%) Java
5 13 (26.53%) Finance
5 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (26.53%) Data Analysis
5 13 (26.53%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (24.49%) Azure
6 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (22.45%) C#
7 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
7 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
7 11 (22.45%) Power Platform
7 11 (22.45%) Azure Data Factory
7 11 (22.45%) Power BI
8 10 (20.41%) SDLC
8 10 (20.41%) R
8 10 (20.41%) Kimball Methodology
8 10 (20.41%) Data Flow Diagram
8 10 (20.41%) Databricks
8 10 (20.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
8 10 (20.41%) UML
9 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
10 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
10 8 (16.33%) Unix
11 7 (14.29%) Scrum
11 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 7 (14.29%) Relational Database

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 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) Confluence
1 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Azure
2 11 (22.45%) Azure Data Factory
2 11 (22.45%) Power Platform
3 3 (6.12%) AWS
3 3 (6.12%) GitHub
3 3 (6.12%) IaaS
4 2 (4.08%) GCP
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.04%) Azure Stack
5 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.04%) Logic Apps
5 1 (2.04%) Power Automate
5 1 (2.04%) Serverless
5 1 (2.04%) Slack
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) LAN
1 3 (6.12%) Network Security
1 3 (6.12%) WAN
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
1 11 (22.45%) Power BI
2 10 (20.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
4 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.20%) DB2
5 5 (10.20%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) GIS
6 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) QlikView
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) GitLab
5 1 (2.04%) Gradle
5 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Data Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Data Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Data Network Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
1 3 (6.12%) CSS
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
1 3 (6.12%) jQuery
2 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.08%) Node.js
2 2 (4.08%) React
2 2 (4.08%) REST
2 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (2.04%) Django
3 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.04%) Flask
3 1 (2.04%) GraphQL
3 1 (2.04%) Kafka
3 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.04%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.08%) Equities
2 2 (4.08%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (4.08%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Unix
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (26.53%) Data Analysis
1 13 (26.53%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.41%) Data Flow Diagram
3 10 (20.41%) Kimball Methodology
3 10 (20.41%) SDLC
3 10 (20.41%) UML
4 7 (14.29%) DevOps
4 7 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
5 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Perl
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 14 (28.57%) Java
4 11 (22.45%) C#
4 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
5 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
5 10 (20.41%) R
6 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.16%) C
8 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.08%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) Scala
10 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.04%) Go
10 1 (2.04%) Java 8
10 1 (2.04%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
2 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.16%) Ansible
3 4 (8.16%) Salt
4 3 (6.12%) Terraform
5 1 (2.04%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.04%) logstash
5 1 (2.04%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Databricks
2 5 (10.20%) Sybase
3 4 (8.16%) SaltStack
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) CommVault
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) VMware