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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 48 64
Rank change year-on-year +19 +16  
Contract jobs citing Python 32 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.83% 3.27% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.86% 6.78% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 6
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £464 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.63 £37.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% +3.42%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 361 339 317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 54.53% 48.22% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 195 160
Median daily rate £375 £351 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -1.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 27 (61.36%) Java
2 24 (54.55%) Linux
3 18 (40.91%) Ruby
4 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
5 16 (36.36%) Unix
6 15 (34.09%) Perl
7 14 (31.82%) Shell Script
8 13 (29.55%) IBM
9 12 (27.27%) Finance
10 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 10 (22.73%) Ansible
11 10 (22.73%) DevOps
12 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (20.45%) SQL
12 9 (20.45%) JBoss
12 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
12 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
12 9 (20.45%) Splunk
12 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (18.18%) Time Management
13 8 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (18.18%) VMware
13 8 (18.18%) Tru64
13 8 (18.18%) EMC
13 8 (18.18%) PHP
13 8 (18.18%) AIX
13 8 (18.18%) J2EE
13 8 (18.18%) Big Data

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 9 (20.45%) JBoss
2 6 (13.64%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.82%) SAS
3 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) DNS
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
2 8 (18.18%) Big Data
3 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.82%) Parquet
5 2 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) KDB
6 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.91%) JIRA
4 6 (13.64%) GitLab
5 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.82%) Maven
5 3 (6.82%) Subversion
5 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.55%) Appium
6 2 (4.55%) Calabash
6 2 (4.55%) Gatling
6 2 (4.55%) Grunt
6 2 (4.55%) gulp
6 2 (4.55%) JBehave
6 2 (4.55%) JMeter
6 2 (4.55%) JUnit
6 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Consultant
2 7 (15.91%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) DevOps Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Splunk Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Unix Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.55%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) J2EE
2 6 (13.64%) Kafka
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) CSS3
3 5 (11.36%) HTML
3 5 (11.36%) HTML5
4 3 (6.82%) Ajax
4 3 (6.82%) Ext JS
4 3 (6.82%) Grok
4 3 (6.82%) JSON
4 3 (6.82%) Node.js
4 3 (6.82%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.55%) Ember.js
5 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.55%) LESS
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (4.55%) React
5 2 (4.55%) Regular Expression
5 2 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Equities
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 16 (36.36%) Unix
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (18.18%) AIX
4 8 (18.18%) Tru64
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) DevOps
2 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) Time Management
3 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Analytics
5 6 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (13.64%) SIEM
5 6 (13.64%) Web Development
6 5 (11.36%) Case Management
6 5 (11.36%) Change Management
6 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.36%) Front End Development
6 5 (11.36%) Project Management
6 5 (11.36%) Workflow
7 4 (9.09%) SDLC
7 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.82%) BDD
8 3 (6.82%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (6.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) Ruby
3 15 (34.09%) Perl
4 14 (31.82%) Shell Script
5 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.45%) SQL
7 8 (18.18%) PHP
8 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
9 6 (13.64%) C#
10 3 (6.82%) Prolog
11 2 (4.55%) C++
11 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) CISSP
1 5 (11.36%) SANS
2 3 (6.82%) CEH
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Ansible
2 8 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (11.36%) Puppet
3 5 (11.36%) RSA Archer
4 3 (6.82%) logstash
5 2 (4.55%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.55%) QRadar
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (2.27%) Control-M
6 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.27%) Mesos
6 1 (2.27%) Terraform
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) IBM
2 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.45%) Splunk
3 8 (18.18%) EMC
3 8 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) Informatica
6 1 (2.27%) MapR
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