Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 14 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 +31
Contract jobs citing Python 137 104 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.73% 8.97% 5.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.68% 19.59% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 63 26
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.59%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £313
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
Scotland median daily rate £488 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +14.71% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £13.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year +216.57% -7.41% -73.64%

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 775 531 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.36% 45.82% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 325 239
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +8.15%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £520 £450
Scotland median daily rate £410 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +5.81% +10.71% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £30.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -20.42% -45.16%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £16.55
90th Percentile £70.68 £25.00 £53.53
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -51.16% +14.67%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019, 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 83 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (47.45%) Linux
3 59 (43.07%) Perl
4 58 (42.34%) Finance
5 57 (41.61%) Java
6 54 (39.42%) Jenkins
7 46 (33.58%) SQL
8 44 (32.12%) DevOps
9 42 (30.66%) Windows
9 42 (30.66%) Ruby
10 33 (24.09%) Oracle
11 32 (23.36%) C#
12 29 (21.17%) Bash Shell
13 26 (18.98%) Ansible
13 26 (18.98%) Relational Database
14 24 (17.52%) Software Engineering
15 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
16 22 (16.06%) Git (software)
17 21 (15.33%) Hadoop
17 21 (15.33%) Puppet
17 21 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (15.33%) Scrum
17 21 (15.33%) Varonis
18 20 (14.60%) Terraform
18 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
19 19 (13.87%) C++
19 19 (13.87%) Data Protection
19 19 (13.87%) Test Automation
20 17 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
20 17 (12.41%) Cucumber

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 8 (5.84%) Confluence
2 7 (5.11%) JBoss
2 7 (5.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.92%) Apache
3 4 (2.92%) Apache Qpid
3 4 (2.92%) SAS
4 3 (2.19%) Jetty
4 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) AquaLogic BPM
1 6 (4.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (12.41%) GitHub
2 9 (6.57%) IaaS
3 6 (4.38%) Office 365
3 6 (4.38%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.92%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.73%) Apigee
6 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.73%) Datadog
6 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) Firewall
1 6 (4.38%) Wireshark
2 5 (3.65%) DNS
3 4 (2.92%) NAS
3 4 (2.92%) VSAN
4 3 (2.19%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.19%) SAN
5 2 (1.46%) AMQP
6 1 (0.73%) DHCP
6 1 (0.73%) DKIM
6 1 (0.73%) DMARC
6 1 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.73%) HTTP
6 1 (0.73%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.73%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.73%) SMTP
6 1 (0.73%) SSL
6 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.98%) Relational Database
2 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
3 21 (15.33%) Hadoop
4 16 (11.68%) ArangoDB
4 16 (11.68%) Neo4j
5 6 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.38%) Redis
6 4 (2.92%) MSDE
6 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.19%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.46%) Big Data
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.46%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.46%) Riak
9 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.73%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 54 (39.42%) Jenkins
2 22 (16.06%) Git (software)
3 17 (12.41%) Cucumber
3 17 (12.41%) TeamCity
4 15 (10.95%) JMeter
5 14 (10.22%) JUnit
6 13 (9.49%) SpecFlow
7 11 (8.03%) Gatling
8 10 (7.30%) Appium
8 10 (7.30%) Calabash
8 10 (7.30%) JBehave
9 9 (6.57%) Maven
10 8 (5.84%) JIRA
11 7 (5.11%) Selenium
12 6 (4.38%) Vagrant
13 5 (3.65%) Jasmine
13 5 (3.65%) Sinon.JS
13 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
14 3 (2.19%) Artifactory
14 3 (2.19%) Subversion
General
1 58 (42.34%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Front Office
3 4 (2.92%) Publishing
4 2 (1.46%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (40.88%) Developer
2 28 (20.44%) Python Developer
3 24 (17.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.95%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.03%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Perl Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Tester
9 6 (4.38%) Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Angular Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.92%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Data Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) HTML
2 11 (8.03%) SOAP
3 9 (6.57%) JMS
4 8 (5.84%) Hibernate
4 8 (5.84%) REST
4 8 (5.84%) Spring
4 8 (5.84%) XML
5 7 (5.11%) CSS
5 7 (5.11%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (4.38%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.38%) Apache Camel
6 6 (4.38%) Apache MINA
6 6 (4.38%) Kafka
6 6 (4.38%) Node.js
6 6 (4.38%) React
7 5 (3.65%) Enzyme
7 5 (3.65%) Express
7 5 (3.65%) HTML5
7 5 (3.65%) Jest
7 5 (3.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.76%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (8.03%) Reference Data
4 10 (7.30%) Derivative
5 6 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.65%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.92%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.92%) Wiki
8 3 (2.19%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.46%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.46%) User Experience
10 1 (0.73%) Fintech
10 1 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.73%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 65 (47.45%) Linux
2 42 (30.66%) Windows
3 15 (10.95%) Unix
4 6 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.46%) Solaris
6 1 (0.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.73%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.12%) DevOps
3 24 (17.52%) Software Engineering
4 21 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (15.33%) Scrum
5 19 (13.87%) Data Protection
5 19 (13.87%) Test Automation
6 17 (12.41%) Data Loss Prevention
6 17 (12.41%) SDLC
7 16 (11.68%) Cryptography
7 16 (11.68%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (11.68%) Data Encryption
7 16 (11.68%) DRM
7 16 (11.68%) IT Strategy
7 16 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (11.68%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 15 (10.95%) Security Operations
9 14 (10.22%) Data Analysis
9 14 (10.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (10.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.07%) Perl
2 57 (41.61%) Java
3 46 (33.58%) SQL
4 42 (30.66%) Ruby
5 32 (23.36%) C#
6 29 (21.17%) Bash Shell
7 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
8 19 (13.87%) C++
9 17 (12.41%) Go
10 13 (9.49%) Scala
11 10 (7.30%) Groovy
11 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
11 10 (7.30%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.38%) XPath
13 5 (3.65%) Korn
14 4 (2.92%) C
15 3 (2.19%) ES6
16 1 (0.73%) Clojure
16 1 (0.73%) Java 8
16 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) CISM
1 16 (11.68%) CISSP
2 7 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (5.11%) Degree
3 4 (2.92%) Master's Degree
3 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) FINRA
1 16 (11.68%) GDPR
2 4 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.76%) Docker
2 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.92%) VMware NSX
3 4 (2.92%) vSphere
4 1 (0.73%) Firmware
4 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.73%) NFS
4 1 (0.73%) Postfix
4 1 (0.73%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.73%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (18.98%) Ansible
2 21 (15.33%) Puppet
3 20 (14.60%) Terraform
4 16 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.92%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.92%) Nagios
5 4 (2.92%) Packer
5 4 (2.92%) vRealize
6 3 (2.19%) DatAdvantage
6 3 (2.19%) Salt
7 2 (1.46%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.46%) Control-M
8 1 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 33 (24.09%) Oracle
2 21 (15.33%) Varonis
3 17 (12.41%) Symantec
4 16 (11.68%) Cloudera
4 16 (11.68%) Hortonworks
4 16 (11.68%) McAfee
4 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.68%) Sybase
5 15 (10.95%) VMware
6 6 (4.38%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.65%) Splunk
8 4 (2.92%) Informatica
8 4 (2.92%) NetApp
9 3 (2.19%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.19%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.46%) IBM
11 1 (0.73%) Google
11 1 (0.73%) New Relic
11 1 (0.73%) Proofpoint
11 1 (0.73%) Sun