Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 44 67
Rank change year-on-year +21 +23 +13
Contract jobs citing Python 121 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.78% 3.54% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.13% 6.81% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 25 16
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.92% +1.67%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £324
90th Percentile £551 £475 £453
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.43 - -

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 750 602 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 48.20% 51.94% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 329 277
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £236
90th Percentile £506 £450 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.28 £17.32 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.67% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -60.56% +13.33% +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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018, 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 61 (50.41%) Java
2 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (36.36%) Linux
4 41 (33.88%) Unix
4 41 (33.88%) JavaScript
5 34 (28.10%) HTML
6 32 (26.45%) OO
7 30 (24.79%) SQL
7 30 (24.79%) Git (software)
7 30 (24.79%) Analytics
8 29 (23.97%) Ansible
9 28 (23.14%) DevOps
10 27 (22.31%) Scrum
11 26 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (20.66%) Relational Database
12 25 (20.66%) Splunk
12 25 (20.66%) Oracle
13 24 (19.83%) REST
14 22 (18.18%) C++
14 22 (18.18%) Finance
14 22 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
15 21 (17.36%) Configuration Management
16 20 (16.53%) Shell Script
16 20 (16.53%) Jenkins
17 19 (15.70%) Enterprise Software
18 18 (14.88%) Big Data
18 18 (14.88%) Spring
18 18 (14.88%) JIRA
19 17 (14.05%) 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 6 (4.96%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (4.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.31%) Apache
2 4 (3.31%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.31%) Jetty
3 3 (2.48%) CloudStack
3 3 (2.48%) JBoss
3 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.65%) Confluence
4 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.83%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Houdini
1 1 (0.83%) Maya
1 1 (0.83%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) AquaLogic BPM
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.48%) IaaS
4 3 (2.48%) PaaS
4 3 (2.48%) SaaS
5 2 (1.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.83%) Datadog
6 1 (0.83%) Heroku
6 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) HTTP
2 4 (3.31%) Firewall
3 2 (1.65%) AMQP
4 1 (0.83%) 2G
4 1 (0.83%) 3G
4 1 (0.83%) 4G
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) LTE
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.66%) Relational Database
2 18 (14.88%) Big Data
3 14 (11.57%) Hadoop
3 14 (11.57%) RDBMS
4 13 (10.74%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.61%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.13%) Apache Zeppelin
7 4 (3.31%) Neo4j
7 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.31%) OrientDB
8 3 (2.48%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.48%) Redis
8 3 (2.48%) Riak
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.65%) MySQL
9 2 (1.65%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.65%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (1.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 30 (24.79%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.53%) Jenkins
3 18 (14.88%) JIRA
4 6 (4.96%) Vagrant
5 5 (4.13%) GitLab
5 5 (4.13%) Maven
5 5 (4.13%) Subversion
6 4 (3.31%) Artifactory
6 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.31%) GoCD
6 4 (3.31%) Selenium
6 4 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.48%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.65%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.65%) Hudson
9 1 (0.83%) Gradle
9 1 (0.83%) Grunt
9 1 (0.83%) gulp
9 1 (0.83%) Robot Framework
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Front Office
3 3 (2.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Games
4 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Military
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (61.98%) Developer
2 28 (23.14%) Java Developer
3 25 (20.66%) Python Developer
4 14 (11.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) .NET Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Scala Developer
6 5 (4.13%) Analyst
6 5 (4.13%) Applications Developer
6 5 (4.13%) Consultant
6 5 (4.13%) Lead Developer
6 5 (4.13%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (3.31%) Architect
7 4 (3.31%) Data Analytics Specialist
7 4 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (3.31%) HTML Developer
7 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (3.31%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.48%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.10%) HTML
2 24 (19.83%) REST
3 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
4 18 (14.88%) Spring
5 17 (14.05%) CSS
6 15 (12.40%) SOAP
7 14 (11.57%) Kafka
8 13 (10.74%) Elastic Stack
8 13 (10.74%) XML
9 12 (9.92%) .NET
9 12 (9.92%) Node.js
10 10 (8.26%) Web Services
11 9 (7.44%) Hibernate
12 8 (6.61%) HTML5
12 8 (6.61%) JMS
13 7 (5.79%) Akka
13 7 (5.79%) Django
13 7 (5.79%) Middleware
13 7 (5.79%) Play Framework
14 6 (4.96%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.70%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (10.74%) Derivative
3 13 (10.74%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (7.44%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.79%) OTC Derivatives
6 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.31%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.48%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (2.48%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.48%) User Experience
9 2 (1.65%) NHS
10 1 (0.83%) Animation
10 1 (0.83%) Clustering
10 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.36%) Linux
2 41 (33.88%) Unix
3 6 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.65%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) OO
3 30 (24.79%) Analytics
4 28 (23.14%) DevOps
5 27 (22.31%) Scrum
6 22 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (17.36%) Configuration Management
8 17 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (13.22%) SDLC
10 14 (11.57%) OOP
11 12 (9.92%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (9.92%) Data Modelling
11 12 (9.92%) Machine Learning
12 10 (8.26%) Data Analytics
12 10 (8.26%) TDD
13 9 (7.44%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (7.44%) Deployment Automation
13 9 (7.44%) Migration
13 9 (7.44%) OOD
13 9 (7.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.41%) Java
2 41 (33.88%) JavaScript
3 30 (24.79%) SQL
4 22 (18.18%) C++
5 20 (16.53%) Shell Script
6 16 (13.22%) Scala
7 14 (11.57%) Ruby
8 13 (10.74%) PHP
9 12 (9.92%) Bash Shell
10 10 (8.26%) C#
11 8 (6.61%) Perl
12 6 (4.96%) XPath
13 4 (3.31%) C
14 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.83%) Java 8
15 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) PMO
3 1 (0.83%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.83%) MISRA
3 1 (0.83%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (7.44%) Docker
2 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) vSphere
2 3 (2.48%) Xen
2 3 (2.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (23.97%) Ansible
2 13 (10.74%) Puppet
3 11 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (7.44%) Cobbler
5 7 (5.79%) Terraform
6 5 (4.13%) Kibana
7 4 (3.31%) Graphite
7 4 (3.31%) HAProxy
7 4 (3.31%) Icinga
7 4 (3.31%) Packer
7 4 (3.31%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.65%) Control-M
9 1 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.83%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 25 (20.66%) Oracle
1 25 (20.66%) Splunk
2 6 (4.96%) Perforce
3 4 (3.31%) VMware
4 3 (2.48%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (2.48%) IBM
4 3 (2.48%) Informatica
4 3 (2.48%) SAP
5 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.65%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.83%) CA
6 1 (0.83%) Ceridian
6 1 (0.83%) Epicor
6 1 (0.83%) Infor
6 1 (0.83%) Kronos
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.83%) Sage
6 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) Sybase