Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 41 69
Rank change year-on-year +23 +28 +19
Contract jobs citing Python 151 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.55% 4.75% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.18% 8.94% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 29 18
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £317 £358 £313
90th Percentile £538 £478 £442
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 879 682 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.75% 53.07% 41.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 367 298
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £475 £440
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £190.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.24% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.40 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -55.10% -3.13% +30.08%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 82 (54.30%) Java
2 64 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (36.42%) Linux
4 45 (29.80%) Finance
5 44 (29.14%) SQL
6 42 (27.81%) JavaScript
6 42 (27.81%) OO
6 42 (27.81%) Relational Database
7 41 (27.15%) Unix
8 36 (23.84%) Oracle
9 34 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (21.85%) Ansible
10 33 (21.85%) HTML
10 33 (21.85%) Git (software)
11 32 (21.19%) Analytics
12 31 (20.53%) DevOps
12 31 (20.53%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (20.53%) REST
13 30 (19.87%) Scrum
14 29 (19.21%) C++
14 29 (19.21%) Jenkins
15 28 (18.54%) SDLC
16 27 (17.88%) Splunk
17 26 (17.22%) Hadoop
17 26 (17.22%) AngularJS
18 24 (15.89%) Spring
19 22 (14.57%) Scala
20 21 (13.91%) NoSQL
20 21 (13.91%) JIRA
20 21 (13.91%) SOAP

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 (5.96%) Jetty
1 9 (5.96%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.30%) JBoss
2 8 (5.30%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (4.64%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.31%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.65%) Apache
5 4 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.32%) Confluence
6 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.66%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.66%) GemFire
7 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Houdini
1 1 (0.66%) Maya
1 1 (0.66%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) AquaLogic BPM
1 5 (3.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.64%) GitHub
4 4 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.99%) IaaS
5 3 (1.99%) PaaS
5 3 (1.99%) SaaS
6 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.66%) Datadog
6 1 (0.66%) Heroku
6 1 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.28%) HTTP
2 7 (4.64%) AMQP
3 5 (3.31%) Firewall
4 3 (1.99%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) 2G
5 1 (0.66%) 3G
5 1 (0.66%) 4G
5 1 (0.66%) LTE
5 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (27.81%) Relational Database
2 26 (17.22%) Hadoop
3 21 (13.91%) NoSQL
4 19 (12.58%) Big Data
5 17 (11.26%) RDBMS
6 14 (9.27%) MongoDB
7 10 (6.62%) Neo4j
7 10 (6.62%) SQL Server
8 8 (5.30%) Couchbase
8 8 (5.30%) Redis
8 8 (5.30%) Riak
9 5 (3.31%) Apache Zeppelin
9 5 (3.31%) ArangoDB
9 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.31%) OrientDB
10 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.99%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (21.85%) Git (software)
2 29 (19.21%) Jenkins
3 21 (13.91%) JIRA
4 12 (7.95%) Vagrant
5 10 (6.62%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.96%) FitNesse
6 9 (5.96%) Selenium
7 7 (4.64%) Maven
8 6 (3.97%) GitLab
8 6 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (3.97%) Subversion
9 5 (3.31%) Artifactory
9 5 (3.31%) GoCD
9 5 (3.31%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.99%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.32%) Ant
11 2 (1.32%) Hudson
11 2 (1.32%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.66%) Concordion
General
1 45 (29.80%) Finance
2 6 (3.97%) Banking
3 5 (3.31%) Front Office
4 3 (1.99%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.99%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (66.89%) Developer
2 43 (28.48%) Python Developer
3 35 (23.18%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) Scala Developer
6 6 (3.97%) Analyst
6 6 (3.97%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.31%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.31%) Applications Developer
7 5 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (3.31%) SQL Developer
8 4 (2.65%) Architect
8 4 (2.65%) Data Analytics Specialist
8 4 (2.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (2.65%) Lead Developer
8 4 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (1.99%) Data Engineer
9 3 (1.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (1.99%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.85%) HTML
2 31 (20.53%) REST
3 26 (17.22%) AngularJS
4 24 (15.89%) Spring
5 21 (13.91%) Kafka
5 21 (13.91%) SOAP
6 17 (11.26%) Hibernate
7 16 (10.60%) CSS
7 16 (10.60%) JMS
7 16 (10.60%) XML
8 15 (9.93%) Elastic Stack
9 14 (9.27%) HTML5
10 12 (7.95%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (7.28%) Node.js
11 11 (7.28%) Web Services
12 10 (6.62%) Akka
12 10 (6.62%) Play Framework
13 9 (5.96%) Django
13 9 (5.96%) Middleware
14 8 (5.30%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.26%) Derivative
3 14 (9.27%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (9.27%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (7.28%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.30%) OTC Derivatives
6 7 (4.64%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (4.64%) User Experience
7 6 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (3.31%) Credit Risk
8 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.31%) Reference Data
9 4 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (1.32%) NHS
12 1 (0.66%) Animation
12 1 (0.66%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.66%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 55 (36.42%) Linux
2 41 (27.15%) Unix
3 10 (6.62%) Windows
4 7 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.81%) OO
3 32 (21.19%) Analytics
4 31 (20.53%) DevOps
4 31 (20.53%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (19.87%) Scrum
6 28 (18.54%) SDLC
7 19 (12.58%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (11.92%) Software Engineering
9 17 (11.26%) Configuration Management
9 17 (11.26%) OOP
10 16 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (9.93%) Multithreading
12 14 (9.27%) TDD
13 13 (8.61%) Data Modelling
13 13 (8.61%) Kanban
14 12 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (7.28%) BDD
15 11 (7.28%) Data Analytics
15 11 (7.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 82 (54.30%) Java
2 44 (29.14%) SQL
3 42 (27.81%) JavaScript
4 29 (19.21%) C++
5 22 (14.57%) Scala
6 19 (12.58%) Bash Shell
6 19 (12.58%) Ruby
6 19 (12.58%) Shell Script
7 18 (11.92%) Perl
8 11 (7.28%) C#
9 8 (5.30%) XPath
10 6 (3.97%) PHP
11 5 (3.31%) Go
12 4 (2.65%) C
13 3 (1.99%) Groovy
13 3 (1.99%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.66%) Java 8
14 1 (0.66%) Jython
14 1 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (7.28%) Degree
2 5 (3.31%) CISM
2 5 (3.31%) CISSP
2 5 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) FINRA
2 5 (3.31%) GDPR
3 2 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (9.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (21.85%) Ansible
2 14 (9.27%) Terraform
3 13 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.61%) Puppet
4 10 (6.62%) Cobbler
5 5 (3.31%) Graphite
5 5 (3.31%) HAProxy
5 5 (3.31%) Icinga
5 5 (3.31%) Kibana
5 5 (3.31%) Packer
6 3 (1.99%) Control-M
7 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.66%) Nagios
8 1 (0.66%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (23.84%) Oracle
2 27 (17.88%) Splunk
3 10 (6.62%) IBM
4 9 (5.96%) Informatica
5 7 (4.64%) Sybase
5 7 (4.64%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.97%) Cloudera
6 6 (3.97%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.97%) Perforce
7 5 (3.31%) Hortonworks
7 5 (3.31%) McAfee
7 5 (3.31%) Symantec
7 5 (3.31%) Varonis
7 5 (3.31%) VMware
8 3 (1.99%) SAP
9 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.66%) Epicor
10 1 (0.66%) Kronos
10 1 (0.66%) Sage
10 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com