Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 15 38
Rank change year-on-year +5 +23 +33
Contract jobs citing Python 165 112 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.67% 8.66% 4.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.62% 17.45% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 62 22
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +1.59%
10th Percentile £338 £319 £315
90th Percentile £538 £550 £475
Scotland median daily rate £475 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +15.15% +10.00% -4.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - £14.50

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 841 642 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.30% 49.65% 43.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 357 246
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.89% +302.12% -14.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £43.93
90th Percentile £79.65 £195.00 £49.58
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +20.37% -32.50% +6.67%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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.

1 100 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (50.30%) Java
3 75 (45.45%) Finance
4 69 (41.82%) Linux
5 57 (34.55%) Perl
6 56 (33.94%) SQL
7 51 (30.91%) Ruby
7 51 (30.91%) Jenkins
8 43 (26.06%) Oracle
8 43 (26.06%) DevOps
9 41 (24.85%) Relational Database
10 40 (24.24%) Windows
10 40 (24.24%) Bash Shell
11 33 (20.00%) Hadoop
12 32 (19.39%) Software Engineering
12 32 (19.39%) C#
13 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 30 (18.18%) Ansible
14 29 (17.58%) SDLC
15 28 (16.97%) C++
16 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
16 27 (16.36%) Scrum
17 25 (15.15%) Terraform
17 25 (15.15%) Puppet
18 24 (14.55%) Git (software)
18 24 (14.55%) OO
18 24 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
19 23 (13.94%) Test Automation
19 23 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (13.33%) 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 15 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.48%) JBoss
3 10 (6.06%) Jetty
3 10 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 10 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.24%) Confluence
5 4 (2.42%) Apache
5 4 (2.42%) SAS
6 3 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.21%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.61%) GemFire
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.85%) AquaLogic BPM
1 8 (4.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (12.12%) GitHub
2 8 (4.85%) IaaS
3 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.42%) Office 365
3 4 (2.42%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.82%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.21%) Datadog
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.61%) Apigee
6 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Heroku
6 1 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) AMQP
2 5 (3.03%) Firewall
3 4 (2.42%) VSAN
3 4 (2.42%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.82%) DNS
4 3 (1.82%) SAN
5 2 (1.21%) HTTP
5 2 (1.21%) Internet
5 2 (1.21%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.61%) DHCP
6 1 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.61%) SSL
6 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (24.85%) Relational Database
2 33 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
4 19 (11.52%) Neo4j
5 18 (10.91%) ArangoDB
6 14 (8.48%) MongoDB
6 14 (8.48%) NoSQL
7 13 (7.88%) Redis
8 10 (6.06%) Couchbase
9 9 (5.45%) RDBMS
9 9 (5.45%) Riak
10 6 (3.64%) MSDE
10 6 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.42%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.82%) Big Data
13 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
14 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.61%) OrientDB
14 1 (0.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 51 (30.91%) Jenkins
2 24 (14.55%) Git (software)
3 22 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 15 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 14 (8.48%) Vagrant
6 13 (7.88%) Selenium
7 12 (7.27%) JMeter
8 11 (6.67%) JUnit
9 10 (6.06%) FitNesse
9 10 (6.06%) JIRA
9 10 (6.06%) SpecFlow
10 9 (5.45%) Gatling
10 9 (5.45%) JBehave
11 8 (4.85%) Appium
11 8 (4.85%) Calabash
12 7 (4.24%) Maven
13 5 (3.03%) Sinon.JS
13 5 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (3.03%) Subversion
13 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (4.85%) Front Office
3 2 (1.21%) Banking
3 2 (1.21%) Publishing
4 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (52.73%) Developer
2 45 (27.27%) Python Developer
3 26 (15.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (15.76%) Java Developer
4 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (4.85%) Lead Developer
5 7 (4.24%) Lead Java Developer
5 7 (4.24%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (4.24%) Perl Developer
6 6 (3.64%) Data Engineer
6 6 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (3.64%) Security Engineer
6 6 (3.64%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.03%) Tester
8 4 (2.42%) Angular Developer
8 4 (2.42%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (2.42%) Data Protection Engineer
8 4 (2.42%) Senior Developer
8 4 (2.42%) Software Engineer
8 4 (2.42%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.12%) HTML
2 19 (11.52%) JMS
3 18 (10.91%) Hibernate
3 18 (10.91%) Spring
4 14 (8.48%) HTML5
5 13 (7.88%) SOAP
6 12 (7.27%) REST
6 12 (7.27%) XML
7 11 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 11 (6.67%) Kafka
7 11 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (6.06%) JPA
9 9 (5.45%) TIBCO EMS
9 9 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (4.85%) Apache Camel
10 8 (4.85%) Apache MINA
11 7 (4.24%) CSS
11 7 (4.24%) Node.js
12 6 (3.64%) GraphQL
12 6 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.48%) Derivative
3 13 (7.88%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (7.88%) Reference Data
4 9 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.64%) User Experience
6 5 (3.03%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.42%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.82%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.82%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (1.82%) Wiki
9 2 (1.21%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.61%) DTCC
10 1 (0.61%) Eurex
10 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (41.82%) Linux
2 40 (24.24%) Windows
3 21 (12.73%) Unix
4 7 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.06%) DevOps
3 32 (19.39%) Software Engineering
4 29 (17.58%) SDLC
5 27 (16.36%) Scrum
6 24 (14.55%) OO
6 24 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (13.94%) Test Automation
8 20 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (11.52%) Data Protection
10 18 (10.91%) Cryptography
10 18 (10.91%) Data Encryption
10 18 (10.91%) Data Loss Prevention
10 18 (10.91%) DRM
10 18 (10.91%) IT Strategy
10 18 (10.91%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 17 (10.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 16 (9.70%) Security Operations
13 13 (7.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 83 (50.30%) Java
2 57 (34.55%) Perl
3 56 (33.94%) SQL
4 51 (30.91%) Ruby
5 40 (24.24%) Bash Shell
6 32 (19.39%) C#
7 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 28 (16.97%) C++
9 19 (11.52%) Go
9 19 (11.52%) Scala
10 13 (7.88%) Groovy
10 13 (7.88%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.85%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.85%) XPath
12 7 (4.24%) C
13 4 (2.42%) Korn
14 3 (1.82%) ES6
15 1 (0.61%) Java 8
15 1 (0.61%) Jython
15 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) CISM
1 18 (10.91%) CISSP
2 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.82%) Degree
3 3 (1.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.91%) FINRA
1 18 (10.91%) GDPR
2 10 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.12%) Docker
2 6 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.42%) VMware NSX
3 4 (2.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.61%) Firmware
4 1 (0.61%) HDFS
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) NFS
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (18.18%) Ansible
2 25 (15.15%) Puppet
2 25 (15.15%) Terraform
3 20 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.45%) Cobbler
5 5 (3.03%) Packer
6 4 (2.42%) Control-M
6 4 (2.42%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.42%) vRealize
7 3 (1.82%) Salt
8 2 (1.21%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.61%) Graphite
9 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.61%) Icinga
9 1 (0.61%) Nagios
9 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (26.06%) Oracle
2 21 (12.73%) Varonis
3 19 (11.52%) Sybase
3 19 (11.52%) Symantec
4 18 (10.91%) Cloudera
4 18 (10.91%) Hortonworks
4 18 (10.91%) McAfee
4 18 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 15 (9.09%) VMware
6 12 (7.27%) Informatica
7 11 (6.67%) IBM
8 10 (6.06%) TIBCO
9 6 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.64%) Splunk
10 4 (2.42%) NetApp
11 3 (1.82%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.61%) Intel
12 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.61%) New Relic
12 1 (0.61%) Sun