Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 14 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +23
Contract jobs citing Python 111 157 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.92% 9.34% 8.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.69% 19.08% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 83 60
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £407 £338 £319
90th Percentile £614 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 -

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 665 823 703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 47.47% 48.96% 52.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 468 381
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £430 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £11.50 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.35% -93.95% +302.12%
10th Percentile £30.80 £10.75 £23.00
90th Percentile £38.50 £34.50 £195.00
Scotland median hourly rate £37.75 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.83% -14.29% -12.50%

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019, 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 72 (64.86%) DevOps
2 65 (58.56%) Linux
3 51 (45.95%) Ansible
4 48 (43.24%) Jenkins
5 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (39.64%) Puppet
7 41 (36.94%) Java
8 39 (35.14%) AWS
9 37 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 36 (32.43%) Git (software)
11 30 (27.03%) Bash Shell
12 29 (26.13%) SQL
12 29 (26.13%) Red Hat
12 29 (26.13%) Public Sector
13 28 (25.23%) Amazon EC2
14 27 (24.32%) Amazon Linux
15 26 (23.42%) LDAP
16 25 (22.52%) CentOS
17 23 (20.72%) Finance
18 22 (19.82%) SC Cleared
18 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
19 20 (18.02%) Sonatype Nexus
20 18 (16.22%) Terraform
20 18 (16.22%) Kubernetes
20 18 (16.22%) Bitbucket
20 18 (16.22%) Middleware
21 17 (15.32%) GitHub
21 17 (15.32%) Technical Leadership
22 16 (14.41%) Splunk
22 16 (14.41%) PowerShell

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 13 (11.71%) Apache
2 11 (9.91%) Confluence
2 11 (9.91%) IIS
2 11 (9.91%) JBoss
3 5 (4.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.90%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 39 (35.14%) AWS
2 28 (25.23%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (15.32%) GitHub
4 10 (9.01%) Google Docs
4 10 (9.01%) Slack
5 4 (3.60%) GCP
6 3 (2.70%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (2.70%) Azure
7 2 (1.80%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.90%) iTunes
8 1 (0.90%) npm
8 1 (0.90%) Serverless
8 1 (0.90%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Internet
1 10 (9.01%) Skype
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.80%) HTTP
2 2 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.90%) DNS
3 1 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) Big Data
2 14 (12.61%) MySQL
3 12 (10.81%) Amazon Aurora
3 12 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (10.81%) MariaDB
4 11 (9.91%) Ingres
5 6 (5.41%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.70%) KDB
8 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.80%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.80%) QlikView
10 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.90%) DB2
10 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.90%) Presto
Development Applications
1 48 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 36 (32.43%) Git (software)
3 20 (18.02%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (16.22%) Bitbucket
5 15 (13.51%) JIRA
6 14 (12.61%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.80%) JUnit
7 2 (1.80%) Maven
8 1 (0.90%) Appium
8 1 (0.90%) Calabash
8 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.90%) Gatling
8 1 (0.90%) Gradle
8 1 (0.90%) JBehave
8 1 (0.90%) JMeter
8 1 (0.90%) PyCharm
8 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (26.13%) Public Sector
2 23 (20.72%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Billing
4 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Law
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (48.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (26.13%) Developer
3 20 (18.02%) Senior DevOps
4 14 (12.61%) Lead DevOps
4 14 (12.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Migration Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.50%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (3.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (3.60%) Python Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.70%) KDB Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
12 2 (1.80%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) LDAP
2 18 (16.22%) Middleware
3 11 (9.91%) RESTful
4 5 (4.50%) Kafka
4 5 (4.50%) Spring
5 3 (2.70%) HTML
5 3 (2.70%) React
6 2 (1.80%) HTML5
6 2 (1.80%) JSON
6 2 (1.80%) MLlib
6 2 (1.80%) NumPy
6 2 (1.80%) Pandas
6 2 (1.80%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.80%) REST
6 2 (1.80%) scikit-learn
6 2 (1.80%) Seaborn
6 2 (1.80%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.80%) XML
7 1 (0.90%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.90%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.60%) Mashup
4 3 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.80%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.80%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.90%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) Derivative
6 1 (0.90%) iPhone
6 1 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.90%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 65 (58.56%) Linux
2 27 (24.32%) Amazon Linux
3 25 (22.52%) CentOS
4 16 (14.41%) Windows
5 15 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.41%) Unix
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.90%) Android
8 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (64.86%) DevOps
2 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 17 (15.32%) Technical Leadership
5 14 (12.61%) Coaching
5 14 (12.61%) Migration
6 13 (11.71%) Infrastructure as Code
6 13 (11.71%) Microservices
6 13 (11.71%) Runbook
7 12 (10.81%) OWASP
8 11 (9.91%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 11 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (9.01%) Analytics
9 10 (9.01%) ITSM
9 10 (9.01%) Service Management
10 9 (8.11%) SDLC
11 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.21%) OO
12 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) Java
2 30 (27.03%) Bash Shell
3 29 (26.13%) SQL
4 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
5 15 (13.51%) Ruby
6 13 (11.71%) Go
7 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.41%) Perl
8 5 (4.50%) Java 8
9 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.70%) C#
11 2 (1.80%) C++
11 2 (1.80%) Groovy
11 2 (1.80%) R
11 2 (1.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.90%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.90%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) SC Cleared
1 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) MCSA
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.80%) VCAP
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) NCSC
1 12 (10.81%) NIST
2 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.81%) Docker
3 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (45.95%) Ansible
2 44 (39.64%) Puppet
3 18 (16.22%) Kubernetes
3 18 (16.22%) Terraform
4 13 (11.71%) Packer
5 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.80%) Control-M
6 2 (1.80%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) Red Hat
2 16 (14.41%) Splunk
3 15 (13.51%) VMware
4 14 (12.61%) Google
5 11 (9.91%) NetApp
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle
7 2 (1.80%) Cisco
7 2 (1.80%) CommVault
7 2 (1.80%) Dell
7 2 (1.80%) EMC
7 2 (1.80%) Informatica
7 2 (1.80%) Isilon
8 1 (0.90%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Sybase