Period
to 17 October 2017

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 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 42 69
Rank change year-on-year +22 +27 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 113 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.39% 4.07% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.85% 8.99% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 24 9
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £319 £320 £305
90th Percentile £550 £486 £483
Scotland median daily rate £406 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £14.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -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 713 567 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 52.93% 45.25% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 299 299
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £300 £262 £250
90th Percentile £500 £450 £438
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £47.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.12% -10.00% +55.56%
10th Percentile £23.00 £43.93 £12.88
90th Percentile £195.00 £49.58 £56.75
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.43
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.36% -3.21%

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 October 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 17 October 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 66 (58.41%) Linux
2 62 (54.87%) Perl
3 54 (47.79%) Java
4 43 (38.05%) Finance
5 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
5 38 (33.63%) SQL
5 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (29.20%) Git (software)
6 33 (29.20%) Firewall
7 30 (26.55%) HTML
8 28 (24.78%) Windows
8 28 (24.78%) Bash Shell
9 27 (23.89%) Unix
10 26 (23.01%) SDLC
11 25 (22.12%) Kafka
11 25 (22.12%) Ansible
12 22 (19.47%) C#
12 22 (19.47%) IBM
12 22 (19.47%) Puppet
12 22 (19.47%) Ruby
13 21 (18.58%) JIRA
13 21 (18.58%) Jenkins
13 21 (18.58%) Big Data
14 20 (17.70%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (17.70%) REST
14 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
15 19 (16.81%) QA
15 19 (16.81%) DevOps
16 18 (15.93%) Docker
17 17 (15.04%) Symantec

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 17 (15.04%) Apache Spark
2 11 (9.73%) JBoss
3 10 (8.85%) IIS
4 9 (7.96%) WebSphere
5 8 (7.08%) Confluence
5 8 (7.08%) Jetty
5 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
5 8 (7.08%) WebLogic
6 6 (5.31%) SAS
7 4 (3.54%) Apache
8 3 (2.65%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.77%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.88%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.42%) OpenShift
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.20%) Firewall
2 16 (14.16%) DNS
3 10 (8.85%) Internet
4 7 (6.19%) AMQP
5 4 (3.54%) LDAP
6 2 (1.77%) DMZ
6 2 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.77%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) Big Data
2 16 (14.16%) NoSQL
3 14 (12.39%) MongoDB
4 12 (10.62%) Parquet
5 10 (8.85%) Hadoop
6 8 (7.08%) Couchbase
6 8 (7.08%) Redis
6 8 (7.08%) Riak
7 7 (6.19%) DB2
7 7 (6.19%) SQLite
8 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.54%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.77%) Impala
10 2 (1.77%) MSDE
10 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 33 (29.20%) Git (software)
2 21 (18.58%) Jenkins
2 21 (18.58%) JIRA
3 16 (14.16%) Cucumber
4 11 (9.73%) JUnit
4 11 (9.73%) Vagrant
5 9 (7.96%) Selenium
5 9 (7.96%) TeamCity
6 8 (7.08%) Appium
6 8 (7.08%) Calabash
6 8 (7.08%) Gatling
6 8 (7.08%) JBehave
6 8 (7.08%) JMeter
6 8 (7.08%) SpecFlow
7 7 (6.19%) FitNesse
8 6 (5.31%) Maven
9 5 (4.42%) Subversion
10 4 (3.54%) Gradle
10 4 (3.54%) gulp
10 4 (3.54%) Mercurial
General
1 43 (38.05%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Publishing
3 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Developer
2 18 (15.93%) Security Engineer
3 14 (12.39%) Python Developer
3 14 (12.39%) Splunk Engineer
4 9 (7.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (7.96%) Java Developer
4 9 (7.96%) Perl Developer
4 9 (7.96%) Software Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) Java Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Technical Test Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Consultant
7 6 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.31%) IT Security Specialist
7 6 (5.31%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.42%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.55%) HTML
2 25 (22.12%) Kafka
3 20 (17.70%) REST
4 17 (15.04%) HTML5
5 15 (13.27%) Spring
6 13 (11.50%) CSS
7 12 (10.62%) Grok
7 12 (10.62%) Regular Expression
8 11 (9.73%) RESTful
9 10 (8.85%) CSS3
9 10 (8.85%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.96%) AngularJS
11 8 (7.08%) Ext JS
11 8 (7.08%) JMS
11 8 (7.08%) JPA
12 7 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (6.19%) TIBCO EMS
12 7 (6.19%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (5.31%) JSON
13 6 (5.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Client/Server
1 13 (11.50%) PKI
2 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) Clustering
4 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.77%) RIA
5 1 (0.88%) Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Fintech
5 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 66 (58.41%) Linux
2 28 (24.78%) Windows
3 27 (23.89%) Unix
4 15 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.54%) Solaris
7 3 (2.65%) CentOS
7 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.88%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) Tru64
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.01%) SDLC
3 19 (16.81%) DevOps
4 17 (15.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (14.16%) Analytics
5 16 (14.16%) Configuration Management
5 16 (14.16%) Project Management
5 16 (14.16%) TDD
6 15 (13.27%) BDD
6 15 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.27%) Scrum
6 15 (13.27%) Test Automation
7 13 (11.50%) Anomaly Detection
7 13 (11.50%) SIEM
8 12 (10.62%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (10.62%) Data Modelling
8 12 (10.62%) Front End Development
8 12 (10.62%) Web Development
9 11 (9.73%) BCP
9 11 (9.73%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.87%) Perl
2 54 (47.79%) Java
3 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
3 38 (33.63%) SQL
4 28 (24.78%) Bash Shell
5 22 (19.47%) C#
5 22 (19.47%) Ruby
6 17 (15.04%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.31%) PHP
8 6 (5.31%) Prolog
9 4 (3.54%) Korn
9 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.54%) VBScript
10 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.65%) Scala
11 2 (1.77%) C++
11 2 (1.77%) ES6
12 1 (0.88%) Go
12 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (11.50%) CISSP
1 13 (11.50%) SANS
2 12 (10.62%) CEH
3 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) Degree
5 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.81%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (15.93%) Docker
2 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.77%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (22.12%) Ansible
2 22 (19.47%) Puppet
3 20 (17.70%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (11.50%) SCCM
5 10 (8.85%) IBM BigFix
5 10 (8.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (7.08%) Cobbler
7 5 (4.42%) Kubernetes
7 5 (4.42%) RSA Archer
8 3 (2.65%) Packer
9 2 (1.77%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (1.77%) EnCase
9 2 (1.77%) logstash
10 1 (0.88%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.88%) Control-M
10 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (19.47%) IBM
2 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.04%) Symantec
4 15 (13.27%) Splunk
5 13 (11.50%) Oracle
6 11 (9.73%) Sybase
7 9 (7.96%) Dell
7 9 (7.96%) HP
8 7 (6.19%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.54%) Google
9 4 (3.54%) McAfee
9 4 (3.54%) SAP
9 4 (3.54%) VMware
10 3 (2.65%) FireEye
10 3 (2.65%) Perforce
11 2 (1.77%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.77%) Lancope
11 2 (1.77%) M86 Security
11 2 (1.77%) Nuix
11 2 (1.77%) Rackspace