Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 14 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +20
Contract jobs citing Python 93 134 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.18% 8.95% 7.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.71% 18.72% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 44
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £352 £325 £302
90th Percentile £629 £538 £569
Scotland median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £13.43
% change year-on-year -12.50% +197.95% -

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 497 716 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 43.71% 47.83% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 454 397
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £293
90th Percentile £600 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £53.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -45.75% +206.00%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £17.30
% change year-on-year -15.15% +138.44% -60.68%

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 63 (67.74%) DevOps
2 60 (64.52%) Linux
3 57 (61.29%) Ansible
4 54 (58.06%) Jenkins
5 45 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (41.94%) Red Hat
6 39 (41.94%) Amazon EC2
7 35 (37.63%) Amazon Linux
8 33 (35.48%) Mentoring
9 31 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 31 (33.33%) Public Sector
10 29 (31.18%) GitHub
11 28 (30.11%) Bitbucket
12 27 (29.03%) AWS
13 26 (27.96%) Puppet
14 24 (25.81%) Security Cleared
15 23 (24.73%) Sonatype Nexus
16 22 (23.66%) SC Cleared
16 22 (23.66%) JIRA
17 20 (21.51%) Finance
18 18 (19.35%) LDAP
19 16 (17.20%) Coaching
20 15 (16.13%) Terraform
20 15 (16.13%) Confluence
20 15 (16.13%) Infrastructure as Code
21 14 (15.05%) Slack
22 12 (12.90%) Test Automation
22 12 (12.90%) Java
22 12 (12.90%) Google
23 11 (11.83%) Docker

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 15 (16.13%) Confluence
2 3 (3.23%) Apache
2 3 (3.23%) nginx
3 2 (2.15%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 39 (41.94%) Amazon EC2
2 29 (31.18%) GitHub
3 27 (29.03%) AWS
4 14 (15.05%) Slack
5 11 (11.83%) Google Docs
6 8 (8.60%) Azure
7 6 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (5.38%) OpenShift
9 3 (3.23%) Amazon S3
9 3 (3.23%) Serverless
9 3 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (1.08%) GCP
11 1 (1.08%) npm
11 1 (1.08%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) Skype
2 1 (1.08%) LAN
2 1 (1.08%) SAN
2 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.23%) Big Data
2 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.15%) KDB
4 1 (1.08%) GIS
4 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (58.06%) Jenkins
2 31 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 28 (30.11%) Bitbucket
4 23 (24.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (23.66%) JIRA
6 1 (1.08%) Selenium
6 1 (1.08%) SonarQube
General
1 31 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 20 (21.51%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Electronics
3 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (37.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (27.96%) Senior DevOps
3 25 (26.88%) Developer
4 18 (19.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.83%) Test Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (9.68%) Python Developer
8 7 (7.53%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.35%) LDAP
2 7 (7.53%) Node.js
3 6 (6.45%) CSS
3 6 (6.45%) HTML
3 6 (6.45%) React
4 5 (5.38%) GraphQL
4 5 (5.38%) Kafka
4 5 (5.38%) Vue.js
5 4 (4.30%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (4.30%) Spring
5 4 (4.30%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.23%) Apollo GraphQL
6 3 (3.23%) Flask
6 3 (3.23%) HTML5
6 3 (3.23%) Redux
6 3 (3.23%) REST
6 3 (3.23%) Web Services
7 2 (2.15%) .NET
7 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (3.23%) User Experience
2 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.08%) Derivative
3 1 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 60 (64.52%) Linux
2 35 (37.63%) Amazon Linux
3 6 (6.45%) Unix
4 5 (5.38%) Windows
5 4 (4.30%) CentOS
6 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.74%) DevOps
2 45 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (35.48%) Mentoring
4 16 (17.20%) Coaching
5 15 (16.13%) Infrastructure as Code
6 12 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 11 (11.83%) Technical Leadership
8 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.45%) Analytics
11 5 (5.38%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.30%) Data Management
12 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
12 4 (4.30%) Kanban
12 4 (4.30%) Scrum
12 4 (4.30%) SOA
12 4 (4.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) Java
2 10 (10.75%) SQL
3 9 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.38%) Ruby
7 4 (4.30%) Perl
8 3 (3.23%) R
8 3 (3.23%) Scala
8 3 (3.23%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.15%) C#
9 2 (2.15%) Java 8
9 2 (2.15%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) PhD
4 1 (1.08%) CCNA
4 1 (1.08%) CCNP
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) Docker
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) LXC
4 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 57 (61.29%) Ansible
2 26 (27.96%) Puppet
3 15 (16.13%) Terraform
4 9 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.23%) Avamar
5 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (3.23%) logstash
6 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.08%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 39 (41.94%) Red Hat
2 12 (12.90%) Google
3 7 (7.53%) VMware
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (3.23%) SAP
5 3 (3.23%) Veeam
6 2 (2.15%) CommVault
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.08%) EMC
7 1 (1.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle
7 1 (1.08%) Tableau